This list of the 8 Best Breakfast Places in KL, will be the best list ever for early risers. Acknowledge as the most important meal of the day, breakfast is indeed the first meal of a day that provides us energy to kick start our morning. Being a multi-cultural country, Malaysia has plenty of breakfast options available for us to choose, from delectable Nasi Lemak to Dim Sum, you name it!
Today, we will be listing some of the best breakfast places for early risers in KL so the next time you’re up early, you will know where to go for a good breakfast!
1. Restoran 168 Wantan Mee & Curry Mee
This restaurant has been around for more than five decades, serving the locals faithfully without fail. As seen from the restaurant’s name, there are mainly two dishes here, the wantan mee and curry mee. Topped with vegetables, char siew, and comes with a bowl of clear soup with wantan, the wantan mee is served the traditional classic way. The curry mee, another local favourite, is served with fried tofu, fried bean curd skin and fresh cockles. If you want to have a try, be sure to arrive early as it is normally sold out before noon.
Address: 2-2, Jalan Brunei Utara, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 7am – 4pm (Closed on Monday)
2. Nasi Lemak Tanglin
Operating on a truck since 1948, Nasi Lemak Tanglin has built a reputation that cannot be matched anywhere else. They stick firmly to their traditional Malay cooking style, steaming their rice perfectly with just enough coconut milk to give the rice an aromatic lift. The bowl of rice is paired with spicy sweet sambal, crunchy anchovies, peanuts, boiled egg and cucumbers. Request for the “kuah daging hitam”, a dark-hued beef sauce that goes really well with the nasi lemak, adding depth of flavour to your rice.
Address: Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 7am – 1pm (Daily)
3. Restoran Ful Lai Dim Sum
Restoran Fu Lai Dim Sum is a restaurant that serves different kind of dim sum dishes from early morning until late midnight. Some of the dim sum dishes they serve are braised chicken feet, creamy custard bun, siu mai, prawn dumplings, BBQ pork bun, fried yam balls and many more. Trust us, the options are plenty you might even have a hard time figuring out which dish to order. But what you definitely cannot miss out is their egg tarts!
Address: 47&49, Jalan 3/62a, Bandar Sri Menjalara, 55200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 6am – 2am (Daily)
4. Yut Kee Restaurant
This restaurant has been serving traditional Hainanese fare since 1928, one of the oldest and most popular kopitiam in KL that attract both locals and tourists. Even after more than 90 years after it was founded, large crowds can still be seen flocking into this kopitiam.
Here, they serve perfectly toasted bread that comes with their own coconut jam. Other popular dishes include Hainanese Chicken Chop, Roti Babi, and Roasted Pork with Apple Sauce. If you want to dine in here, make sure you’re there very early or else you would most likely have to join the queue of people outside the restaurant waiting for a table.
Address: 1, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 7:30am – 3pm (Closed on Monday)
5. Hon Kee Porridge
Located in the heart of Chinatown, Hon Kee Porridge opens as early as 4am for those who wake up extra early for a good hearty breakfast in the morning. With a history of more than 60 years, this stall is well-known for their Fresh Raw Fish porridge and Crispy Pork Innards Porridge. Pair your porridge with a serving of Yao Char Kuai, your taste bud will be awaken by a delicious combination like never before.
Address: 93, Jalan Hang Lekir, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 4am – 2:30pm (Daily)
6. Levain Boulangerie & Patisserie
Housed in a renovated cosy bungalow with high ceilings and neo-classical deco, Levain Boulangerie & Patisserie serves freshly baked bread, pastries, cakes, cookies, pralines and macaroons. Here, all their bread and pastries are baked everyday using natural yeast, in a traditional oven which imparts an irreplaceable flavour and texture. Other than baked goodness, pasta and sandwiches are also available here. Find out more from their website here.
7. A. Toast
A breakfast and juice hut located in Pudu, A. Toast is an incredibly small café with only a few tables as they focus more on takeaway sandwiches and beverages. The dine-in dish that is rather popular here would be the big breakfast that comes with charcoal toast, hash brown, sausage, ham, scrambled eggs and salad. Some other breakfast food and drinks they serve include tortilla, fruit juices and coffee.
Address: 291, Jalan Pudu, Pudu, 55200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 6am – 3pm; Saturday – Sunday: 8am – 3pm
8. Huckleberry Food and Fare
Inspired by the book “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, the owner decided to name this café Huckleberry Food and Fare. Walk into the shop and you’ll be greeted with warm smiles and fresh aroma of baked goods. Here, they serve fresh pastries, wholesome bread, rustic cakes, nourishing food and drinks to satisfy every mood, the perfect place for a relaxing breakfast. You can read more about them on their website here.
Address: Plaza Damansara, 2G & 4G, Jalan Medan Setia 2, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Monday: 7:30am – 11pm; Tuesday – Thursday: 7:30am – 12am ; Friday – Sunday: 7:30am – 1am
Now the next time you rise early in the morning, you know where to go for a good breakfast in KL! If you liked this list of the 8 Best Breakfast Places to Eat in KL, be sure to check out Sri Hartamas Breakfast Food: 6 Spots for Early Morning Risers in Sri Hartamas, Sea Park Breakfast: Top 5 Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day Right, and Setia Alam Breakfast: 8 Places for Morning People in Setia Alam
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