People love going to cafés for all sorts of occasions.
Need a place to chill? Head to a café. Catching up with a friend? See you at Starbucks. Working away from the office? Café. Meeting a Tinder date? For most, probably a café too.
With so many cafés popping up each month, it’s hard to decide which ones to try first. We’ve picked out the best ones here on eatigo.
This cosy, cheerful neighbourhood cafe specialises in western fusion dishes prepared to order, all with a few fun Malaysian twists. Among the must-try items are the kam heong chicken, Teriyaki Showdown and Chicken Chop on Mash. Look out for the building called Happy Mansion when you pull up. Don’t worry about any of those pesky parking fees. It’s free to park here, so all you have to worry about is having a good time.
Recommended items: Teriyaki Showdown RM18 RM9 | Chicken Chop on Mash RM18 RM9
50% slots: 10:00 | 21:00
Decked out in an ocean theme, the Divers Paradise Café serves contemporary cuisine fused with local flavours. In line with its theme, the menu places a focus on seafood, with dishes like lobster eggs benedict, curried coconut poached salmon and smoked salmon croissant. Their special brewed coffee is available all day, and its relaxing environment provide a good respite from exploring the Bukit Bintang area.
Recommended items: Lobster Eggs Benedict RM58 RM29| Smoked Salmon Croissant RM30 RM15
50% slots: 17:30 | 18:00
Blackbird is a café and restaurant offering diners seating both indoors and alfresco. Their menu is mainly western, with options like soft shell crab pasta, steak with chimichurri sauce and grilled Thai pork neck. On Thursdays to Saturdays, there are live band performances to keep diners entertained. Blackbird also offers a wide variety of alcoholic beverages, from beers to wine, making this a great place to chill out after a long day at work.
Recommended items: Soft Shell Crab Pasta RM32 RM16 | Grilled Thai Pork Neck RM18 RM9
50% slots: 15:30 | 16:00
This Australian freakshake brand has spread its sweetness to Malaysia! Their Canberra-born monster milkshakes are packed with all the goodness that includes ice-cream whipped cream, sauces, cakes, crumbles, pretzels and others! Their food are just as freakish. Some of the best things to try are the grilled Aussie steak, beef Cubano toastie and the Freak Burger – you have to see it to believe it. Perfect for sharing.
Recommended items: Freak Burger RM32 RM16 | Grilled Aussie Steak RM39 RM19.50
50% slots: 11:00 | 15:30
Unicorn25 is a bright, inviting cafe, reflecting the warmth of its young team. The Dutch Baby pancakes are Unicorn25’s speciality – oven-baked popovers, prepared fresh to order, served warm in skillets, their light crispness yielding to a comforting fluffiness in each flavoursome bite. You can have them savoury or sweet, topped with eight possible combos, from a soft fried egg to Oreo crumbs and bananas. Their other highlights here also include the baked egg pan and all-day breakfast platter.
Recommended items: All-Day Breakfast RM25 RM12.50 | Baked Egg Pan RM15 RM7.50
50% slots: 16:00 | 16:30
Dal.Komm Coffee is a premium cafe serving only the world’s best medium-dark roasted coffee alongside deliciously satisfying desserts made using only carefully selected ingredients. Try the caramel honey Shibuya toast and salted egg lava cruffin. The coffees here are also eligible for eatigo discounts, so be sure to try one of their cappuccinos or lattes with your selected dessert.
Recommended items: Caramel Honey Shibuya Toast RM17.50 RM8.75 | Salted Egg Lava Cruffin RM19.90 RM9.95
50% slots: 08:00 | 08:30
Available at 5 other outlets, including Sky Avenue Genting and IOI City Mall.
Pronounced as ‘good nine’ bistro, Goo9s gets its name for its special promotion dishes that are available at only RM9. These includes dishes like fried kangkong with Thai sauce and char kway teow with salted egg prawns. For a refreshing companion to meals, the restaurant serves beers all-day long. Those who prefer non-alcoholic drinks can go for their special in-house ice blended smoothies, perfect for those unbearably hot days.
Recommended items: Fried Kangkong RM9 RM4.50 | Char Kway Teow RM9 RM4.50
50% slots: 15:00 | 15:30 | 16:00 | 16:30
Coffee Dan’s Sell @ Kota Damansara
Tucked in the affluent township of Kota Damansara, Coffee Dan’s Sell is located in the centre of hipster cafes. They serve dishes like roasted lamb, carbonara beef and the Big Breakfast platter. Although operating hours are from 4pm to 12:15 am on Tuesdays through Sundays, they are extended till 2am on Fridays and Saturdays to cater to nightlifers. Breakfast is also offered all day so diners can have it anytime they want.
Recommended items: Roasted Lamb RM28 RM14 | Carbonara Beef RM16 RM8
50% slots: 16:30 | 17:00 | 23:00
Open from early in the morning till late at night, Briqs Grill Bar at Bangsar’s Jalan Telawi serves all things western. Favourites to try here include salted egg soft shell crab pasta, grain-fed ribeye grilled steak and eggs benedict for brunch lovers. They are also known for their milkshakes and beers, so be sure to try them with your food. Briqs also serves a range of cakes and desserts for a sweet finish to the meal.
Recommended items: Salted Egg Soft Shell Crab Pasta RM25 RM12.50 | Eggs Benedict RM16 RM8
50% slots: 15:00 | 15:30
Sporting warm, cosy interiors at Jalan Sabah’s Melawati Mall is Be Sixth Comfort Food, a café offering a mix of western cuisine with a local twist. Ideal for spending the day with a book or to catch up with friends, the café offers dishes like pulled beef on waffles, abang ramly ribeye and sarapan besar, which directly translates as big breakfast.
Recommended items: Pulled Beef On Waffles RM22 RM11 | Abang Ramly Ribeye RM56 RM28
50% slots: 10:00 | 10:30