With the increasing number of cafés cropping up in the past year, the locals and visitors are becoming increasingly spoilt for choice when it comes to brunching. These Top 10 Brunch Cafés in Klang Valley offer you the best way to start the day with a set of sumptuous brunch in town! Check them out.
1) Underground Société
Defy the norm with Underground Société, a new dining experience brought to you by the team behind CoffeeSociété and Garage 51. Underground Société is a café with an alternative lifestyle and artistic expression that’s in an Underground way. Underground Société strives to branch out further from being more than just a coffee place, highlighting all day casual dining with fine food including a whole new level of brunch, while at the same time maintaining the core they are a master at—coffee.
2) The Good Batch
The Good Batch is an excellent place to go to for brunch. This café serves sumptuous all-day brunch items and it also has a bar. Their menu offers a harmonious blend of Malaysian flavours in classic Western fare. The place is decorated with some kitchen-like ornaments, and its soothing ambience will make any visitor feel welcomed.
3) Antipodean Café
Antipodean Café is one of the pioneers who brought the brunch concept into Malaysia. Its goal is to create a meeting place where expatriates and locals can meet and chill over a cup of excellent coffee and a place of good tucker. The café resembles a charming Spanish bistro and their extensive Western and Asian-styled menu is scribbled with white chalk on a massive blackboard-wall. Their all-day breakfast menu allows diners to enjoy a variety of savoury treats.
4) The Red Beanbag
A modern Australian-inspired café that serves hearty all-day breakfasts and Western delicacies, The Red Beanbag aims to provide high quality food and beverage coupled with friendly service and an ambience that makes customers feel warm and fuzzy inside. The culinary team at The Red Beanbag brings the Western brunch scene in Kuala Lumpur to new heights by doing the simple things really well (like poaching an egg perfectly) whilst injecting some creativity along the way (like serving roti canai with lamb stew).
5) Nutmeg KL
Nutmeg is a collaborative effort between owners and chefs working together to create refined Western cuisine with a distinctive Malaysian stamp. Their brioche, sausages, gravadlax, salt beef, baked beans, chilli sauce, pastries and cakes are made in-house. They offer an extensive brunch menu which is pretty impressive.
6) Frisson Coffee Bar
Frisson Coffee Bar has a pretty good selection of Australian dishes and home-baked cakes. It is known to have one of the best breakfasts, brunches and sandwiches. There are great comments about their service whereby customers were greeted by smiling, friendly waiters and waitresses which made them feel welcomed once they stepped foot into Frisson. Their “Scrambled on Oversized Bruschetta”, “Croissant Ala Fusion Chicken” and “Baked Breakfast in a Pot” are highly recommended.
Wanderlust’s dining concept was created by the same team behind Departure Lounge. This restaurant maintains their passion for great coffee, scrumptious creative food, and a clean, cosy dining ambience. It is a minimalistic yet lively brunch eatery with a constantly evolving menu of hearty fusion meals, freshly-brewed coffee and tea, as well as unique dessert options.
Here’s a laidback café that has managed to avoid the rustic wood or metal decor of its peers. THIRDWAVE has built up a stellar reputation for its innovative menu with items like homemade beetroot gnocchi paired with crispy kale and spinach, Scotch egg and Danish smørrebrød or open-faced sandwiches. Apart from food, they also have an award-winning barista to make you any handcrafted brew of your choice with single origin beans from their special Brew Bar or just your usual cup of Java.
9) Pink Belly
Pink Belly is not recommended if you are only into chicken, lamb, fish or beef. Why? Because they have a pork-only menu. With its minimalist interior, the restaurant looks clean, fresh, while their black walls are adorned with framed quirky quotes. Weekends are their busiest time as many customers love to drop by to taste their all-day brunch and pork specialties.
10) Yeast Bistronomy
The Yeast Group brought Traditional French Artisan Breads and Bistronomy to Kuala Lumpur in December 2012. The dual concept of a French Bakery and a Bistro is run by French and Local professionals, with high-end food and beverage experience. While it’s reputed for brunch and dinner, the pastries and tarts here deserve your full attention. The group’s aims to delight, educate, and transport its Guests back to France’s best Bistros & Bakeries.