18 Venues for Chocolate Temptations in KL and Selangor

Posts by Sean Yoong
July 15, 2015
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1. Chocolate Concierge in Bangsar Shopping Centre



Passionate about chocolate? So are the people behind Chocolate Concierge, a new Malaysian brand that makes its own magical cacao-adoring creations – from artisanal truffles & pralines to brittles & barks, single-origin choc coins & bars to lollies to rochers – & recently started selling them in the sweet-treats section of Jasons Food Hall in Bangsar Shopping Centre.

Address: Ground Floor, Bangsar Shopping Centre

Find: Contact details and map for Chocolate Concierge

Read Review: Chocolate Concierge at Bangsar Shopping Centre: Restaurant Review

2. Skillet At 163 at Fraser Place




This restaurant’s founder is primarily a pastry chef who’s laboured at the likes of Surrey’s Wentworth Golf Club & taught Advanced Patisserie at KDU University College, so keep an eye on the desserts – especially the striking composition of Ghana chocolate sponge with Maldon sea salt & macadamia nuts.

Address: 163 Fraser Place, Jalan Perak

Find: Contact details and map for Skillet At 163

Read Review: Skillet At 163 at Fraser Place: Restaurant Review

3. Bisque Café in Damansara Perdana



A regal stack of Valrhona chocolate brownies crowns Bisque’s crusted caramel beauty whole cake, available by pre-order at Bisque. But for walk-in customers, never fear: You’ll find cacao mini-masterpieces always available, like the Michelangelo (a creamy-crispy work of chocolate-hazelnut art) & a Belgian choc brownie that supplies sheer satisfaction in its simplicity.

Address: Emerald Plaza North, Jalan PJU8/3A, Damansara Perdana

Find: Contact details and map for Bisque

Read Review: Bisque Cafe at Damansara Perdana: Restaurant Review

4. Cute Ball Kitchen in Petaling Jaya


This home-based private kitchen in Petaling Jaya is the brainchild of Malaysian K.K. & his Vietnamese wife, Hoa, who bakes a variety of desserts spectacularly well to wrap up each dinner here. What wins everyone over is her heavenly dark chocolate tart, thick & creamy, rich in flavour.

Address: Jalan 22/44, Taman Paramount

Find: Contact details and map for Cute Ball Kitchen

Read Review: Cute Ball Kitchen at Paramount Garden: Restaurant Review

5. Thirdwave at Bangsar South



For the ultimate flourish, check out the Sweet Benedict, an elaborately playful dessert with echoes of what Eggs Benedict look like (sort of, in the end) – crumpets layered with passion fruit mousse & decked up with a Valrhona dark chocolate sphere that’s melted at the table with a steaming-hot potion of star fruit curd, accompanied by almond soil & osmanthus poached pear.

Address: Unit 1-11, Level 1, Nexus, 59200 Bangsar South

Find: Contact details and map for Thirdwave

Read Review: 2015 New Menu at Thirdwave at Nexus, Bangsar South: Restaurant Review

6. Ribs at The Burgeon at Aman Suria


Chocolate for a starter? Try this inventive salad of roasted strawberries with chocolate sauce, spinach, piquillo peppers, radish & potato crisps.

Address: 8 & 10, Jalan BM 1/2, Taman Bukit Mayang Emas

Find: Contact details and map for Ribs At The Burgeon

Read Review: Ribs At The Burgeon at Taman Bukit Mayang Emas: Restaurant Review

7. FINDARS at Jalan Panggong


Cookie monsters & their buddies might want to head over to FINDARS, a hidden café & art space near Chinatown where coffee is paired with the supporting star of almond dark chocolate cookies.

Address: 4th Floor, No. 8, Jalan Panggong

Find: Contact details and map for Findars

Read Review: Review: Findars at Panggong

8. Strangers At 47 at Section 17, Petaling Jaya


A black-&-white beauty, this ‘Dark Side’ is a rich, compelling ensemble of a chocolate crepe with a dark, creamy chocolate spread plus white chocolate curls & vanilla ice cream. It’ll make chocolate devotees swoon.

Address: 47, Jalan 17/45, 46400 Petaling Jaya

Find: Contact details and map for Strangers At 47

Read Review: Review: Strangers At 47 at Section 17, Petaling Jaya

9. Bait at Bangsar



The Noir Du Blanc is chocolate addict’s fantasy come true, with six textures of chocolate partnered with gelato & honeycomb.

Address: 65 Jalan Telawi 3, 59100 Bangsar

Find: Contact details and map for Bait

Read Review: 2015 Menu: Bait at Telawi, Bangsar

10. Whimsical at Solaris Dutamas


Possibly the darkest of this list’s delirious delights: French toast in chocolate batter with bananas, accompanied by dark chocolate gelato.

Address: D2-G3-05, Solaris Dutamas, 1, Jalan Dutamas 1

Find: Contact details and map for Whimsical

Read Review: Review: Whimsical Gelateria and Caffe by Cielo Dolci at Solaris Dutamas

11. Dewakan at KDU University


Smoked chocolate chantilly & chocolate ‘branches’ with nutmeg syrup & dill, plus ‘pisang goreng’ ice cream. Ravishing.

Address: Lower Ground Floor, KDU University College

Find: Contact details and map for Dewakan

Read Review: Dewakan by Darren Teoh at KDU University College, Glenmarie: Restaurant Review

12. The Owls Café at Bukit Jalil


For the young at heart: The Milo Dinosaur waffle, which comes with dark choc ice cream, marshmallows & coco crunch.

Address: 12-1, First Floor, Block 5, Jalil Link, Jalan Jalil 6, Bukit Jalil

Find: Contact details and map for The Owls Cafe

Read Review: 2015 Revisit: The Owls Cafe at Bukit Jalil: Restaurant Review

13. Viv’s at Taman Tun Dr Ismail



The sweet speciality here is the Chocolate Aquarium, basically brownies chunks mixed with vanilla ice cream.

Address: 16 Jalan Wan Kadir 1, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

Find: Contact details and map for Viv’s

Read Review: Viv’s Boutique Cafe at Taman Tun Dr Ismail: Restaurant Review

14. Cake Jalan Tiung at Shah Alam



It’ll take unbearable effort to resist this Stella Nutella hand-crafted moist chocolate cake. Alternatively, there’s also a Peanut Butter & Jelly chocolate cake that demands to be succumbed to.

Address: 31M, Jalan Tengku Ampuan Zabedah J 9/J, Section 9, Shah Alam

Find: Contact details and map for Cake Jalan Tiung

Read Review: Cake Jalan Tiung at Shah Alam: Restaurant Review

15. Hubba Hubba at Lorong Ceylon


Ferrero Rocher devotees will be tantalised by the pastry-wrapped chocolate balls with hazelnuts, served warm.

Address: Ground Floor, Invito Hotel Suites, 1 Lorong Ceylon

Find: Contact details and map for Hubba Hubba

Read Review: 2015 Skewer Menu: Hubba Hubba at Lorong Ceylon: Restaurant Review

16. IT Cake at Damansara Perdana




For deep & punchy flavours, try this confection of Valrhona dark chocolate layered with German raspberry jam, beautifully balanced in bittersweet-cocoa & tangy-fruit dimensions (RM18 a slice, RM150 for a full cake).

Address: 56-1, Jalan PJU8/5B, Damansara Perdana

Find: Contact details and map for It Cake

Read Review: It Cake at Damansara Perdana: Restaurant Review

17. Fishee Café at Bukit Jalil


The signature sweet is the Fishee Ball, a fresh cheesecake coated with Belgian dark chocolate on an Oreo base – it’s not only distinctively striking, it’s actually quite delicious.

Address: 12-20 M, Jalan Jalil Perkasa 13, Arked Esplanad Bukit Jalil

Find: Contact details and map for Fishee Coffee

Read Review: Fishee Coffee at Bukit Jalil: Restaurant Review

18. Double A Café at Pacific Place, Ara Damansara


Our parting tip would be to try the Double A Dark Chocolate Mocha with marshmallows (RM12) – it’s everything.

Address: E-1-3 (facing main road, next to mamak), Pacific Place Commercial Centre

Find: Contact details and map for Double A

Read Review: Double A Cafe at Pacific Place, Ara Damansara: Restaurant Review

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