In the mood to explore the city’s latest eateries? Head over to these new cafes and restaurants in KL throughout August 2022.
Pastry lovers and food enthusiasts, rejoice. August is looking great if you’re up for some exploring this month. In the pastries section, the city is blessed with the return of Flaaah and SWOL for a unique selection of french patisserie. Add Bask to your wishlist if you’re a loyal fan of Tokyo Restaurant’s signature basque cheesecake. For new restaurants with character, bring your loved ones to Bol and Copaa. The best part? These cafes and restaurants are not only great for unwinding but also for Instagram-worthy shots.
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Kicking off our guide to the best new cafes in KL in August 2022 is Petaling street’s latest addition, Flaaah. If you were a fan of their baked goods back when they were in REXKL, you can finally sort out your cravings by heading to Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur. Located on the ground floor, the bakery’s space offers ample light and introduces diners to a clean, industrial feel. The menu comprises light yet appetising pastries such as croissants, savoury tarts and cookies. Highlights include the sourdough croissant, roasted broccoli mushroom with gouda and egg, and PB&J. To elevate the Flaaah experience, order their cold brew to go with your baked treats.
Address: Four Points by Sheraton KL, 2, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: 8 AM – 4 PM (daily)
If you’re a fan of Tokyo Restaurant’s basque burnt cheesecake, you can skip the drive to Lot 10, Bukit Bintang and indulge in their heavenly slice at Bask. Located in APW Bangsar, the quaint cafe specialises in tasty desserts and brews. The inviting space boasts a warm ambience with a modern-chic interior completed with wood essences. Get ready to unwind with your loved ones over a melt-in-your-mouth treat.
Address: APW, 29, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.
Operating hours: 11 AM – 9 PM (Tuesday – Sunday)
Head over to SWOL if you’re in the mood for french patisseries. Situated along Jalan Telawi, Bangsar, the latest joint, offers a vibe unlike any other. Step inside, and you will be awestruck by the crisp white futuristic interior. Famed for its imported macarons from France, the menu also offers delicious cakes and pastries. The best part? You can order an assorted box filled with your favourite baked treats comprising croissants, twists, pain au chocolat, pain aux raisins and croissant au beurre. In the drinks department, we suggest ordering their speciality coffees to go with your pastries.
Address: 34-1, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: 8 AM – 8 PM (weekdays), 8 AM – 10 PM (weekends)
Do you need an idea for date night? Make a reservation at Desa Sri Hartamas’ latest modern cuisine and bar, Copaa. Upon entering, you’ll find a captivating atmosphere decorated with a contemporary yet rustic interior. The menu boasts Asian fusion meals with highlights of cold ramen served in five-hour boiled chicken broth, grilled squid with chimichurri and aubergine miso baked with chilli padi and furikake. We recommend completing your evening with a wine pairing to accompany your mouth-watering dishes.
Address: No 38-1, Jalan 24/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Wilayah Persekutuan, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: 5 PM – 1 AM (Monday – Saturday)
Located on Jalan Sin Chew Kee, Bol offers a homey ambience in pleasant green tones equipped with rattan furniture and floral motifs. On the menu, diners can enjoy delicious offerings with a twist on Peranakan cuisine. Highlights include Itek tim, served in pulled duck tortellini and duck consomme, rojak tart, rendang wagyu, sea bass kapitan and buah keluak lamb shank. Order the Hawthorn Melaka and Guava Sop for desserts. Explore the menu.
Make a reservation here.
Address: 15, Jln Sin Chew Kee, Bukit Bintang, 50150 Wilayah Persekutuan, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: 6 PM – 10.30 PM (Tuesday – Friday), 12 PM – 3 PM / 6 PM – 10.30 PM (weekends)
Owlsome by The Owls Cafe
Situated at Bukit Jalil, Owlsome is spearheaded by The Owls Cafe. Thanks to the minimalist interior and calm palette, the beautiful spot evokes a cosy and inviting vibe for a quiet afternoon. The menu boasts comfort favourites such as sandwiches, pastries and aromatic brews. If you’re craving sandwiches, we recommend ordering the Still Life and A Little Bit of Eggs.
Address: LOT E1.04 & E1.05, Institut Block Level 1, Calvary Convention Centre, 1, Jalan Jalil Perkasa 1, Taman Teknologi Malaysia, 57100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Hero image credit: Unsplash/Rod Long; Featured image credit: Instagram/@flaaahflaaahflaaah.
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