The 10 Best Coffee Shops in Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

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With close proximity to Kuala Lumpur’s city center, the neighbourhood of Ampang has many corners for caffeine-hungry crowds to explore. Check out the 10 best coffee shops in Ampang for a good cup of Joe.

Ampang, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the Klang Valley, has plenty to offer – from fine European cuisine to bustling hawker stalls and comfy cafes. Follow the aromatic coffee smells and find your way to these 10 best coffee shops.


Cafe, Malaysian
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Having operated in Pudu before moving to Ampang, Typica 2 has established a strong presence among coffee lovers in the city. Tucked behind red wooden fences in a quiet area, the cafe is run by a couple who are passionate about perfecting their brewing craft. Patrons are guided through the various beans where they can use all their senses to take coffee tasting to a new level.

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28 Fireplace

Cafe, Australian, American, $$$
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Resembling a modern minimalistic Australian cafe, you will find everything you need for a good time at 28 Fireplace – delicious food, great coffee and a cuddly cat! 28 Fireplace is tireless at experimenting and revisiting their menu to create delectable bites and coffee in order to better serve their customers. Those with dietary restrictions fear not, as vegan and vegetarian options are available here.

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Gaffe & Co

Cafe, Malaysian

Get ready for Instagram snaps, delectable bites and thirst-quenching drinks at Gaffe & Co. Located at The Garage KL, where several shipping containers are stacked together to create a unique community space for both motorheads and foodies. Here you will spot a barber shop, fashion retailers, design workshop, home decor shop and even a garage! Food at Gaffe & Co is simple and delicious, with a relaxing atmosphere that is almost unbeatable.

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Evendough Bakery Cafe

Bakery, Pastries

Nestled in Greenhouse by Muir (another interesting community space in Ampang), Evendough serves up drool-worthy baked goods alongside Japanese restaurant, Kuroshio Market. The smell of freshly baked goods lure patrons into the small space at the back of the building, where the goods are laid in baskets, basking in warm natural light. Enjoy your cup of coffee with some delicious pastries including seaweed cheese buns, matcha croissants and chocolate cake in bread.

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B Station

Cafe, Korean, $$$
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Take your time to enjoy homely food and aromatic coffee at B Station, where its strong country-style vibe immediately makes you feel right at home. Unlike other Korean cafes and restaurants, B Station focuses on healthy homemade Korean food that is free from MSG and preservatives. You will find the typical Korean fare here including kimchi, bibimbap, bulgogi, seafood pancakes and more.

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Urbean, Avenue K

Cafe, Gluten-free, $$$

Located at Avenue K and within walking distance from the LRT station, Urbean is the place to grab a cup of coffee on-the-go in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Committed to serving a great cup of coffee, Urbean proudly serves beans from Common Man Coffee Roasters. Urbean’s house blend, 22 Martin, is an equal part three-bean blend from India, Peru and Brazil. Alongside amazing coffee it serves fresh, healthy bites – perfect for those needing to recharge in the city.

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Juan Valdez Cafe

Cafe, European
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The first Juan Valdez Cafe to grace Southeast Asia’s shores, this Colombian coffee house chain is located at The Intermark. The caffeine buzz of choice for office workers in the building, Juan Valdez uses beans from the regions of Huila, Caufa and Santander, supporting a large amount of small-scale coffee farmers. As the coffee experts in the building, the drink is served in several ways, including syphon, French press, chemex and dripper V60.

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The Optimist Coffee

Coffee Shop, Pastries

Begin your day with good vibes at The Optimist Coffee. As its name suggests, this cafe aims to help spread optimism first thing in the morning, every day. With a cup of coffee and motivational and inspiring quotes, they hope to help make a small difference for people living in this concrete jungle. Nothing beats starting your day with positivity and a fresh cup of Joe!

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Ra-Ft Cafe

Cafe, Restaurant, Asian, European, Dessert, $$$
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Settle in for a luxurious fare at Ra-Ft Cafe. Tucked away in Binjai 8 Premium Soho, this upscale eatery showcases their expertise in Western and Italian cuisines with a pinch of Asian flavour. Classic Western dishes are offered, including burgers, pastas and salads. Caffeine addicts will love the smell of coffee permeating throughout the whole restaurant, as bean roasting is done on site. They use quality beans sourced from South America, Asia, Eastern Africa and Central America.

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That Latte Place

Cafe, European, Malaysian

With discreet signage, you’ll have to keep your eyes peeled for That Latte Place. A simple, cozy establishment, this cafe has been keeping customers coming back for more with a selection delightful food at affordable prices. The carefully thought out menu offers delicious bites like stuffed chicken roulade, big breakfast plates and fluffy cheese omelettes.

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These recommendations were updated on August 20, 2018 to keep your travel plans fresh.