Kuala Lumpur's food scene is being revitalised by a new breed of retro-inspired cafes, many of which offer reinterpreted Malaysian and international cuisine. Often tucked away in the bustling city centre of Kuala Lumpur, consider checking out these vintage-inspired cafes if you're looking for Instagram-worthy food and drinks.
1. Luckin Kopi
Located along Jalan Panggong, Luckin Kopi is a contemporary kopitiam that offers classics like nasi lemak ayam goreng, traditional toast sets, mee sedap, and their signature salted egg chicken rice.
Address: 14 Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
2. Kafe Old Market Square
Located near Merdeka Square, Kafe Old Market Square has high ceilings and wooden doors giving you the ultimate retro feel! Diners can feast on a traditional breakfast of egg, toast, and beans; nasi lemak ayam goreng, rojak besar, mee rebus telur, and fried rice.
Address: 2 Medan Pasar, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur
3. Merchant's Lane
Famous for its hand-crafted teas and coffees, as well as its fusion-style desserts and main courses, Merchant's Lane has become one of Petaling Street's most well-loved cafes. Its picturesque interior boasts custom-made rattan furnishings, lush potted plants, and textured walls. Notable dishes include the full English breakfast, butter chicken pasta, grilled salmon, and Aussie beef burger.
Address: 150 Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur