With Labor Day and Raya coming together to form a long weekend, many have hit the road and travelled back to their hometown to reunite with their families and enjoy the holidays.
But what if your hometown is in KL and you find the once bustling city devoid of festivities? Well, good news! It’s time to take advantage of the less congested roads and go on a café-hopping adventure!
Here are 4 cafés that have interesting themes and a beautiful interior for you to explore and unwind as you channel your inner Zen over a cup of coffee.
Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature at 2046, a café that provides a relaxing atmosphere as you watch the world walk by while surrounded by lush greens.
2046 is also a pet-friendly establishment so if you’re looking for a break from human faces, bring your furry buddies along to keep you company!
The café offers a mix of Western and Oriental dishes along with delectable pastries to choose from including its popular Portuguese egg tart.
Check them out at 54, Jalan SS 23/11, Taman Sea, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
2. Aka Cafe
Taro fans are in for a treat at Aka Café, a purple-themed café that serves taro-based desserts.
Their signature desserts include their taro ice balls, taro au lait, taro pudding, and several classic Japanese desserts.
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Aside from desserts, Aka Cafe also offers Japanese set meals for those who may get a little hungry while hard at work.
Pay them a visit at 21-1(first floor), Plaza Danau 2, Taman Danau Desa 58000 KL, Jalan 109F, Taman Danau Desa, 58000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.
3. IJO Matcha
If you’re one who simply can’t live without matcha or loves looking at plants, IJO Matcha at Tamarind Square is definitely the place to be.
A unique aspect of IJO Matcha is that not only does it have a matcha parlor for guests to sip their drinks, but it also contains a plant nursery where you can shop around and bring a plant back home.
While at you’re at it, do give its signature beverage Matcha Butterbeer a try too.
After you’re done shopping around, take a walk around Tamarind Square and snap away on your camera of its towering concrete buildings and exotic trees.
Find them at Level 3, B.03.03A Tamarind Square, Persiaran Multimedia, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor.
4. The Lemon Tree
You’d think that The Lemon Tree‘s name is just another marketing gimmick, but you’ll be surprised to see that there are a few lemon trees planted within the building itself!
Another aspect that makes the café appealing is that it is fully constructed out of glass, allowing natural sunlight to illuminate the place during daytime.
The Lemon Tree also prides itself in their artisanal pastries and specialty coffee which you ought to try out.
Go to Ground Floor, Menara Lien Hoe, 8, Persiaran Tropicana, Tropicana, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor to dine there!
Head on over and tingle your tastebuds at these interesting cafés and you just might find a new favorite!
Disclaimer: This is an independent review by WeirdKaya.