1.The Hub




The Hub’s friendly founder Nicholas trained as a barista in Thailand & opened this place with his wife this month, serving an eye-raising range of coffee, from Pangkhon to Perci. Sure, you’ll find espressos, cappuccinos and lattes here, but the selection also includes speciality pour-overs in curiosity-piquing categories like ‘aggressive’, ‘ultra’ and ‘up in the air.’

Address: 61, Jalan Hujan Rahmat 3, Taman OUG

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2. Coffee Collective



This roaster-&-coffee-bar can be tricky to locate, secluded in an industrial building, but it provides a pleasant reprieve for patrons pining for a crowd-free hangout. Featured single-origins here may hail from the likes of Ratawali Valley & Tobing Estate.

Address: G-02, Ground Floor, Wing A, Bangunan Basic Eight

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3. Aitch Coffee Roasters


On an obscure shop-row in Mutiara Damansara, roaster-barista Hadi recently fulfilled his long-gestating vision of launching a venue where he can interact with coffee enthusiasts & conduct cupping sessions in a ‘tasting lab’ setting. Hadi, whose inspiration & passion for caffeine were first seeded in Melbourne, epitomises the breed of baristas who are not only skilled & insightful but also capable of articulating information to customers with affable confidence. Come for Guatemalan-Colombian flat whites, Ethiopian long blacks & 48-hour cold brews.

Address: 27, Jalan 7/16A, Mutiara Damansara

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4. Seven Cups



Top-notch coffee creations here – the iced lime black brew is invigorating, & the ever-evolving blends from Nylon Roasters are well worthwhile too.

Address: G-25, Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU 8/8, Damansara Perdana

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5. Bean Brothers



Coffee is taken seriously here, with beans roasted in Bean Brothers’ home nation of South Korea. House blends with official names like Black Suit (nutty) & Velvet White (fruity tea-like) include Ethiopian, Brazilian & Guatemalan beans.

Address: Jalan PJU 3/50, Sunway Damansara

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6. Thirdwave


The outlet, owned by three brothers & their sister, boasts a nice brew bar. Thirdwave has multiple explanations for its name; it’s an unmistakable reference to the international movement to produce top-flight coffee, but it’s also a sly nod to the heritage of the friendly Beh siblings _ they’re from Pangkor Island & they’re third-generation Malaysians.

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

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7. Three Little Birds


Serious (or curious) coffee drinkers can try what’s listed on the menu as ‘Coffee Juice’, crafted with a U.S.-made Alpha Dominche Steampunk brewer for smooth, consistently concentrated slurps at Three Little Birds’ offshoot in Desa Park City.

Address: D7, Jalan Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur

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Elegant coffee-making equipment lines the shelves & tables at BEAM, where every cup is taken seriously; a poster provides potential tips on recognising the elaborate, sometimes-elusive nuances of coffee.For casual customers, BEAM offers a rewarding experience too: Try the hand-brewed coffee, which comes in options of ‘strong’, with choices of Papua New Guinea, Costa Rica, Guatemala & Ethiopian beans. Baristas will try to chat with customers about the coffee.

Address: 25, Jalan Gangsa SD 5/3B, Bandar Sri Damansara

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    Celeste Chin Samantha Lee Ken Chin how ya… Too many places to try out le

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