“Wait, let’s take a photo for Insta!”
Photos and story by ALIA SHAHRIZAN
As we emerge into the world of normalcy, one thing many are excited to get back into is the glorious activity of café hopping. But what’s café hopping without a picturesque setting perfect for the ‘gram? Aside from a good cuppa and sinful pastries, cafés around town now offer pretty spaces fit for a well-loved Instagram shot. Check out these Instagram-worthy cafes below and update your feed!
One of KL’s most popular newest additions, Burrow is a cosy light-filled café decked in delicate gorgeous greenery, located in Bangsar Shopping Centre. Once you make your way through the photogenic archway, you’ll be greeted by a whiff of their famous canelés, cakes and coffee!
Address: Lot GK12, Ground Floor, Bangsar Shopping Centre, 59000 Kuala Lumpur.
A café best described as charming and minimalistic, Kaffe 16 features open-air spots that invite natural sunlight. This cosy café nestled along Jalan Panggong brings modern flare to the local Chinese shophouse architecture with its minimalist interior. This café prides itself in its specialty coffee so be sure grab a cup when you visit!
Address: Lot 16, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000, Kuala Lumpur
Soak up some sunshine and indulge in refreshing thirst quenchers at this leafy space. Neutrals in TTDI is a sun-washed café filled with plants from hanging potted ferns to walls covered in branching leaves. A green thumb’s dream hideout, this quaint café will give you a touch of nature for your next photo op.
Address: 30A, Persiaran Zaaba, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Dou Dou Bake
Nestled between tall shrubbery and a wild garden lies the picture perfect Dou Dou Bake café. The cafe’s floor-to-ceiling glass windows and green surroundings, make way for dreamy natural lighting, giving visitors a Japanese Zen garden feel right in the cosy neighbourhood of Petaling Jaya.
Address: 38, Jalan SS 4c/5, Taman Rasa Sayang, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Three Years Old Cafe
A modern beauty between bricks of the past, Three Years Old has become quite the hotspot since its opening in April. Maintaining the charm of its 1920s structure, this fresh new café located in the city boasts a cosy and minimalistic feel in every corner – giving you a selection of backdrops for your next great shot.
Address: 1, Jalan Sin Chew Kee, 50150, Bukit Bintang