8 Café Hideouts That Are Perfect for Alone Time in KL

8 Café Hideouts That Are Perfect for Alone Time in KL

8 amazing café hideouts that are perfect for some alone time in KL Image Credit: Crazyfoodplay

The hustle and bustle of city life can be a little overwhelming for many. Sometimes, all we need is just alone time, with a small cup of coffee, or a piece of cake to soothe our soul and energise us to get back to work. Below, we have listed down eight amazing café hideouts that are perfect for some alone time in KL, so you’ll know where to go to recharge!


PODGY is an ideal spot that provides a break from the usual busy city life as it is tucked in a quiet neighbourhood. Their interior is kept minimal by their monochrome tiles, wooden furnishing, and potted green plants. Besides that, they serve breakfast, mains, desserts and drinks! Order a cup of coffee, then take a moment to sit back and relax!

Address: 5, Lorong Kurau, Lucky Garden, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 9 am – 8 pm (Closed on Tuesday)

2. Aether Café

Aether is a serene eatery with lush greeneries and wooden furniture hidden inside TTDI. It has a cosy and peaceful ambience that is sure to make you feel at ease. Aside from their pretty decorations, the café offers healthy and wholesome meals. From garlic lychee pasta, protein-packed salads to an extensive range of Korean and Japanese options, you’ll never get bored here. With great food and a relaxing environment, Aether café is sure to help you take a break from the busy city energy.

Address: 48, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm; Sunday: 9 am – 7 pm (Closed on Tuesday)

3. Baiwago Plus Café

A chain bakery-café from Taiwan, Baiwago Plus Café is a place that serves various types of delicious pastries with a cosy environment. Here you can get doughnuts, croissants, sandwiches, buns and many more, as long as a good cup of coffee. Another plus point is that they are equipped with wifi and plug points so that you can search for online entertainment without any worries. You can check out their full menu here.

Address: SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: 6 am – 2 am

4. Feeka Coffee Roasters

Feeka is a quiet café haven located in the heart of Bukit Bintang. Its exterior is made of old walls and lush green creepers- completely out of tune with the busy-city atmosphere surrounding it. Being surrounded by their chipped walls and simplistic designs is perfect for some quiet alone time. They also serve a range of hot and cold coffees, sandwiches, steaks and many more with appropriate prices. You can check out their prices and food items here.

Address: 19, Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 8 am – 11 pm

5. Kooky Cream

Kooky Cream has a peaceful ambience, which is in total contrast with the busy lanes just outside the store. With their lush potted plants, vintage furnishing, and sunlight that shine in through the windows, you are sure to feel at home upon entering. They serve fresh cakes and other delectable dishes for you. Because what’s better than having freshly baked cakes within a homey atmosphere for a break? Nothing!

Address: Lot A-G-02 The Hub SS2 19 Sentral, Jalan Harapan, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 2 pm – 11 pm; Friday – Saturday: 2 pm – 12 am(Closed on Tuesday)

6. Merchant’s Lane

Merchant’s Lane is a little café that has an eccentric mix of old and new. The décor resembles a George Town style colonial shop lot, with trees built into walls, air wells and theme-appropriate furniture. The food here is delicious with a homey feeling, too! Be sure to stop by if you’re ever tired of the hectic city life. With its homely atmosphere and even homelier food, you’re sure to love this quaint little spot!

Address: 150, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 11:30 pm – 9:30 pm; Friday: 11:30 am – 5 pm; Saturday, Sunday: 9:30 am – 6 pm (Closed on Wednesday)

7. PULP by Papa Palheta

PULP is a Singaporean-run café featuring high ceilings and fuss-free furniture. They have a perfect minimalist space for you to spend time alone to think, read, or just about whatever you enjoy doing. What you have to try is their cold-brewed coffee, which is a perfect drink during your time alone. Check out what else PULP has to offer here!

Address: 29-01, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 7:30 am – 10 pm

8. X Coffee The Japan Store

X Coffee is a speciality café that is located within the Japan store in Isetan. It serves Japanese roasters like Maruyama Coffee, Fuglen Coffee and Nozy Coffee, the perfect drink to spice up your alone time! Come here to contemplate life or read a book all while enjoying a good cup of hot coffee.

Address: Shopping Centre, 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 11 am – 9 pm

There it is! Now you know where to spend your alone time, and relax amidst your busy schedule in this bustling city. If you enjoyed this list of our favourite café hideouts in KL, check out our lists of the best dessert and bakery cafés in Klang and Bangsar South.

If you would rather spend your alone time at home, don’t forget you can always order food from foodpanda to satisfy your tummy!

Article Written By Marcovy

Marcovy is a passionate writer who thinks life is about living to eat and enjoying it to the fullest. He wanted to explore the restaurants around Malaysia and the idea of documenting those food experiences was what inspired him to start writing food blog.

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