7 Halal Kopitiams in Klang Valley Serving Up Local Flavors
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Halal Kopitiams in Klang Valley Serving Up Local Flavors

Satisfy Your Cravings with these Halal Kopitiams in Klang Valley Serving Up Local Flavors

Kopitiams, also known as coffee shops, are a beloved part of Malaysian culture. They are popular places to enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea, catch up with friends, and indulge in delicious food. However, for those who follow a Halal diet, finding a kopitiam can be a challenge.

In this article, we’ll explore some of the best Halal kopitiams in Klang Valley.

Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam

Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam is a cult favourite and impossible to miss. There is always a line outside waiting for a spot. The interior of the restaurant is reminiscent of the olden days, with vintage tiles, wooden chairs, and marble tabletops. The restaurant is usually crowded, with locals and tourists coming to enjoy the authentic kopitiam experience.

Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam is famous for its Hainanese coffee, which is made using a unique blend of coffee beans roasted with margarine and sugar. The coffee has a strong, bitter taste and is served with condensed milk, giving it a sweet and creamy flavor. In addition to coffee, the restaurant also serves traditional kopitiam fare, including toast with kaya (coconut jam) and butter, soft boiled eggs, and mee hoon soup. One of the restaurant's most popular dishes is the chicken chop, which is made using a secret family recipe.

Location: Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam, 1, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact details: 011-16882325

Capitol Café

This kopitiam's vintage furnishings and decor are the first thing visitors notice. Historic floor tiles, stained-glass windows, vintage posters, and other antiques make this property feel cozy. Capitol Café has more seats than a typical kopitiam, making it a convenient option.

In terms of the menu, we recommend its traditional Malaysian dishes, including the famous nasi lemak. Every order of nasi lemak comes with fried chicken leg topped with fried anchovies, peanuts, cucumber slices, sambal, and a half-egg. For a Western touch, try the Hainanese Chicken Chop with Boiled Egg, golden-brown crispy chicken in brown sauce with baked beans and a soft-boiled egg.

Location: Capitol Café, 46, Jln Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

Contact details: 03-2110 5591

Thong Kee Café

One of the well-known kopitiams in Petaling District is Thong Kee Kopitiam, known for its distinctive coffee menu. A blend of Hainan coffee and tea, "1+1 Cham Peng" is the result of a decades-long experience in the industry by its owner. The shop offers several breakfast alternatives, including toast, half-cooked eggs, and various pastries like croissants and doughnuts.

Location: Thong Kee Café, 1-G & 1-1, Jalan Ambong Kiri 2, Kepong Baru, 52100 Kuala Lumpur

Contact details: [email protected]

Tingkap Café

Located in the PJ Oldtown area, Tingkap Café is a new kopitiam in Petaling Jaya, serving reasonably priced but tasty Malay dishes. With its retro vibe, this restaurant will transport you to another time. Real tingkaps (windows) are plastered all over the wall, reminiscent of the 1970s and 1980s. Those with an insatiable appetite for authentic Malay cuisine will be pleased to learn that dishes like Roti Jala with Curry, Nasi Dagang, and Nasi Kerabu are all on the menu.

This restaurant also offers breakfast items such as Roti Goyang (buttered toast topped with soft or half-boiled eggs) and Telur Separuh Masak (half-boiled egg). Include a cup of Teh Panas (hot tea) or Iced Milo to round out your morning meal.

Location: Tingkap Café, 52, Jalan 1/14, Pj Old Town, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Contact details: 016-758 6987

Ali, Muthu, and Ah Hock

Nearly all Malaysians are familiar with Ali, Muthu, and Ah Hock. Although relatively new, it offers all the kopitiam favourites. While its flagship branch is in Kuala Lumpur, the chain has expanded to other cities, including Bangsar South, Mid Valley, TTDI, Publika, and more. Our recommendations include its special nasi lemak, breads, and eggs.

Location: Ali, Muthu and Ah Hock, 13, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur

Contact details: 03 2022 3588

LuckBros Kopi

Luckbros Kopi, previously Luckin Kop, is most known for its Salted Egg Chicken Rice, Luck Bros Bun, rojak, and curry puff. But never to be missed is its 5 States coffee, which is inspired by five Malaysian states namely, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Penang, Melaka, and Johor.

Western delicacies, baos, cheese specialties, sizzling entrees, fusion delicacies, and more can all be found at LuckBros Kopi, in addition to the excellent coffee and regional specialties. The decor has a touch of greenery that adds a charming retro vibe, while the exposed brick walls are not only visually pleasing but also provide an excellent photo backdrop.

Location: LuckBros Kopi, 14, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur

Contact details: 012-610 8856

Kafei Dian

Kafei Dian is a traditional kopitiam located in Kuala Lumpur. This charming coffee shop is well-known for its authentic kopitiam experience, complete with old-school decor, wooden tables and chairs, and classic Chinese coffee-shop dishes. One of the standout dishes at Kafei Dian is the toasted bread with kaya and butter, a classic kopitiam breakfast that's a must-try for any visitor. The kaya, a sweet coconut jam, is made in-house and smooth and creamy, complementing the crisp and buttery toast perfectly. The coffee at Kafei Dian is also a highlight, with traditional local brews like kopi-o, kopi-C, and kopi peng available to order. In addition to the famous kaya toast, Kafei Dian serves other popular kopitiam dishes like nasi lemak, laksa, and curry mee.

Location: Kafei Dian, 15-1 Jalan Balai Polis, 50000 Kuala Lumpur.

Contact details: 011 1019 3159

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