Restaurants and cafes serving brunch and breakfast in Kuala Lumpur are popping up everywhere. And so, we’re listing down 9 of the must-try breakfast spots in KL.

Where To Breakfast And Brunch In Kuala Lumpur

1. Breakfast Thieves

Category: Halal

Price: approx. MYR 85 for 2

Three Malaysians started Breakfast Thieves in Melbourne, Australia in 2012. The restaurant  has come to its home and is now also serving Bangsar in Kuala Lumpur.

Breakfast Thieves boasts it menu of Australian cuisines with touches of Asian flavors.

Mr. Terry Benedict will suit the palates of meat lovers. It plates braised Australian beef with wholemeal toast, poached eggs, crisp patata, baby spinach, renkon chips, and brown butter hollandaise.

Leprechaun, Breakfast Chain, and French Lady are vegetarian options for those who prefer to have greens in the morning.

Address: 29, Jalan Bangsar, 5, Jalan Riong, 59100 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone: +603 2788 3548

Operating Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 9am to 5pm (Kitchen closes at 3:30 pm.)

2. Common Man Coffee Roasters (CMCR)

Category: Halal

Price: approx. MYR 110 for 2

Common Man Coffee Roasters is known for its coffee, and now, for its breakfast and brunch menu.

Its Common Man Full Breakfast is a hearty offering for those with a big appetite. And, the Common Man Fluffy Pancakes is a popular choice for patrons. It’s topped with walnuts, caramelized banana, and berry coulis and glazed with salted caramel sauce.

Address: Plaza Vads, A-G-1 New Podium, 1, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, 60000 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone: +603 7731 7095

Operating Hours: Daily – Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm; Saturday and Sunday, 8am to 6pm (last order at 5:30 pm)

3. VCR

Category: Halal

Price: approx. MYR 60 for 2

This is another breakfast spot in Kuala Lumpur. VCR is a popular choice for coffee and brunch. Coming early is somewhat a must during the weekends as the one in Bangsar gets full quickly.

The VCR Big Breakfast is recommended. It’s sourdough toast topped with chipolata sausages, lamb bolognese, truss tomato, fricasse, mushrooms, free range eggs, and beef bacon or turkey ham.

VCR’s Avocado Toast is also a loved choice. It’s mashed avocado, feta, sunny side up egg, and quinoa on homemade sourdough bread.

Address: 31, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone: +603 2201 0011

Operating Hours: Daily, 7:30am to 11pm

4. Botanica + Co

Category: Halal

Price: approx. MYR 110 for 2

Botanica + Co is a gorgeous and green restaurant in KL. It’s like a greenhouse but it serves food, brunch especially.

The place gets really busy and reservations for breakfast or brunch aren’t allowed, so it’s best to come early if you’re aiming for a dining spot.

There is a brunch menu that is served from 9am to 4pm and a main menu that is available for the most part. The Bo+Co Truffle Fries, Triple Cooked Hand-cut Chips, Roasted Tomato Soup, and Superfood Salad are the highly suggested dishes off the brunch menu.

Address: G5 Podium, The Vertical, 8, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur 59200

Telephone: 016 965 6422

Operating Hours:

Monday – Thursday, 11:30am to 10pm

Friday and Eve of Public Holiday, 11:30am to 12am

Saturday, 9:30am to 12am

Sunday, 9:30am to 10pm

5. Rubberduck

Category: Halal

Price: approx. MYR 40 for 2

Rubberduck is an affordable breakfast restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. Its menu lists sweet and tasty favorites like pancake, congee, fresh fruit yogurt, omelette, and french toast. But the Potato Hash with salted beef, poached eggs, and toast is a must-try, as well as the Breakfast Wrap of smoked salmon, avocado, pico de gallo, and scrambled eggs.

Address: 60 Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Plaza Damas, Lot K-0-8B (Ground Floor), Dorchester Service Apartment, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone: +603 6206 1832

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 7:30pm; Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 6pm

6. The Other Half

Category: Halal

Price: approx. MYR 110 for 2

Here’s another Aussie-born cafe and restaurant. The Other Half in KL is located at the second level of Greens Terrace Taman Tun Dr. Ismail (TTDI). It’s a chill and easy-going spot for breakfast and checking your emails early in the morning.

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The menu boasts fusion dishes like Risotto Lemak. And since, The Other Half is a cafe, its home coffee blends are highly recommended.

Address: 2-1 Greens Terrace, Jalan Wan Kadir 3, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone: +603 2771 6221

Operating Hours: Daily, 9am to 5:30pm

7. Huckleberry Food & Fare

Category: Halal

Price: approx. MYR 105 for 2

Huckleberry Food & Fare at Plaza Damansara is the perfect breakfast spot in Kuala Lumpur if you’re planning to dine with the family and if you love bread. The menu fuses American and European cuisines in dishes like Portobello Benedict and Eggs Benedict.

Their Banana French Toast is a sweet way to start the day. And if you’re looking for something a little heavy, try the House-made Salt Beef Sandwich, a specialty plate of 170g succulent salt beef with mustard in baker’s special caraway bread.

Address: 2 – 4, Plaza Damansara, Jalan Medan Setia 2, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur 50490

Telephone: +603 2098 7933

Operating Hours: Daily, 7:30am to 1am

8. Lisette’s Cafe & Bakery

Category: Halal

Price: approx. MYR 70 for 2

Breakfast and brunch at Lisette’s is served buffet style. The serving tables are a feast of vegan and vegetarian dishes (with a little bit of meat here and there), plus some baked goods. Their coffee is pretty good, too.

Address: No. 8, 8A and 8B, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone: +603 2201 7772

Operating Hours: Daily, 8am to 6pm

9. Antipodean Cafe

Category: Non-halal

Price: approx. MYR 80 for 2

Antipodean Cafe in Bangsar is a go-to spot when it comes to coffee. Their breakfast plates like the Big Breakfast and All-Day Breakfast may be served with bacon, pork, chicken, or beef sausage.

Address: No 20, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

Telephone: +603 2282 0411

Operating Hours: Daily except on Wednesdays, 7:30am to 11pm


Which breakfast restaurant is Kuala Lumpur is your favorite? Share your reasons and most-loved dishes with us in the comments!