When you think of cafés, we usually think of places like Bangsar and Damansara. But what if we stay relatively far away from those places? If you’re looking for a quiet café to hang out with friends or chill in your downtime, but aren’t looking to travel too far, don’t worry! Here at foodpanda, we’ve come up with our top five Cheras cafes perfect for chilling just for you.
1. Mochu Locco Zakka Café
Mochu Locco Zakka Café offers freshly baked cakes, bagels and scones alongside refreshing sweet potato lattes and smoothies in a quaint little space located on the highest floor above a salon. Come here to enjoy a quiet outing with friends amidst Mochu Locco Zakka Café’s Japanese zakka-style interior and chill ambience. You can also get cute notebooks, kitchenware, and hand-crafted items from their mini-Zakka store in the shop!
Address: Mochu Locco Zakka Café, 2A-D, Jalan Bukit Segar BS 9, Taman Bukit Segar, 43200 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
Opening Hours: 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Mon & Wed); 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Fri); 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Sat); 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Sun); (Closed on Thursday)
2. Ah Gong House
Having turned her grandfather’s actual home into a café and intimate music school, former kindergarten teacher, Doreen, has curated the perfect café spot for you to chill with your friends on weekends. Expect to indulge in wholesome and honest fares, including homebaked fruit cheesecake that will blow your expectations out of the waters. Enjoy luscious drip coffee while catching up with old friends, all while surrounded by Ah GongHouse’s nostalgic and lo-fi ambience.
Address: 29, Jalan Goh Boon Hiong, Taman Taynton View, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Sat & Sun)
3. Pretty On Plate
If you’re looking for a place that’s both chill and Insta-worthy, then Pretty On Plate is the place for you. Enjoy their brioches topped with ice cream and sorbets, while you inject them with their signature syringes filled with peanut butter, vanilla custard or chocolate fillings. Pretty On Plate also offers a large selection of various desserts for you to choose from. Or, if you have a hard time deciding on which to get, you can always opt for their dessert samples (eight pieces for RM35) and get a taste of each and every one!
Address: G3, Amaya Maluri Serviced Apartments, Jalan Jejaka 2, Taman Maluri, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm (closed on Wednesday)
4. Hexgon Café
Hexgon Café’s fluffy, white bao sandwiches are what really make them unique. Come here to indulge in tender namyu pork belly and salted-egg fried chicken squished between fresh baos and mouth-watering condiments. Their naturally-lit and white-coloured setting is perfect for a chill hangout session with friends after a long week of work.
Address: 22-1, Jalan Dataran Cheras 2, Dataran Perniagaan Cheras, Cheras Balakong, 43200 Cheras, Selangor, Malaysia.
Operating Hours: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm (Wed – Mon)
5. Big Canvas Café
Big Canvas Café prides itself for being the perfect spot for dreamers, writers, artists and musicians alike, and deservingly so. Find a sit downstairs and enjoy a warm cup of coffee alongside something from the myriad of breakfast and lunch options available, before heading upstairs to admire all the art. This is the perfect spot for friends to catch up, or even to just sit alone and sketch.
Address: 34, Jalan Mutiara Raya, Taman Mutiara, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm (Mon – Fri); 10:00 am – 9:00pm (Sat & Sun)
There you have it – 5 great Cheras cafes perfect for chilling with friends. If you enjoyed this list, check out our top picks for cafes in Klang Valley, KL and Seksyen 17. Or, if you’re not in the mood to head out, you can always order from foodpanda instead. The foodpanda app offers a large variety of cafés for you to order from and they deliver everything straight to your doorstep!