Not many would venture to Bangi, Selangor for a day trip let alone cafe hopping, however this southern suburbia has a surprising variety of trendy cafes to hang out in over a cup of coffee. Scroll down our list for the best cafes in Bangi (Halal & Muslim-friendly)
1. Denali & Pinnacles
Perched on the rooftops of quiet shophouses in Bandar Baru Bangi, this trendy rooftop cafe begins its day rather late from 3.00 pm, and comes alive in the evenings. Highly acclaimed for its their bestsellers like Sriracha Linguine and Grilled Chicken with Jalapeno Mayo Sauce, their bestsellers like Sriracha Linguine and Grilled Chicken with Jalapeno Mayo Sauce, they are also known for their great coffee, freshly brewed at the right temperature with the perfect aroma for a wonderful perk-me-up.
2. The Caravan Cafe
The Caravan Cafe evokes endless charm right from the moment you arrive at the shopfront. Its interiors feature a mix of old and new, with old-fashioned rattan furniture, contemporary decor and potted greenery create an environment that is both cozy and inviting. Their food here is no different, although rustic in their approach, you will find their food visually appealing, cooked and seasoned to perfection! Try out their lip-smacking menu, with highlights like New Zealand Lamb Chop, Salted Egg Calamari, Biscoff Cheesecake and more!
3. Cartel Coffee Shop
Hidden away in the Bangi suburbs, Cartel Coffee Shop may not be easy to find, but is definitely worth your time hunting it down! Contemporary in its construction of exposed bricked walls and painted containers with touches of geometric embellishments, its interiors oozes retro vibes with curious vintage decor and flickering marquee lights. Tantalize your tastebuds with their extensive menu, ranging from chicken and lamb chops, gourmet burgers, fusion pastas and more, as well as great tasting brewed coffee and over-the-top milkshakes
4. Le Cyan CoffeeHouse
A brand new local brunch spot in Bangi that’s difficult to miss, you’d immediately recognize Le Cyan’s facade by its signature cyan coloured sign and decor. The moment you step through their doors, you’ll be overwhelmed by the sweet aromas of brewed coffee and freshly baked pastries. Don’t forget to try out their lunch and dinner menu, featuring a variety of lip-smacking Western cuisine and local delights
5. Mari! eat.work.play
Inspired by art, Mari! eat.work.play is a rustic chic cafe cum art gallery that has an inviting and laidback atmosphere, that’s conducive for casual meetups and hangouts over coffee. If you need a break from the usual burgers, sandwiches and pasta served in most cafes, try out their freshly baked cinnamon buns, muffins that go well with their expertly brewed coffees
6. Tuah Cafe
Grab a coffee in this two-storey cafe tucked in a quiet neighbourhood just minutes from Bangi town centre. With its plain wooden tables and chairs, vintage photographs hung on dark walls and a low-lit interior, Tuah Cafe is a crowd favourite among locals and visitors alike, providing patrons with a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Flip through its beloved menu and try out their bestsellers like Salted Egg Squid Spaghetti, Trio Platter and more to go with your coffee
Unassuming in its facade, this adorable little cafe can be quite difficult to spot. Look out for their sign amongst rows of boutique shoplots or you might miss it! Once inside you’ll find your sanctuary. Decorated with vibrant floral decor and lush plants along with rattan furniture, the interior and seating space is tiny (only able to accommodate less than a dozen patrons at any one time) yet comfortable. KopiTreat prides itself with their great tasting coffee, frappes and freshly baked pastries
8. Kai Place Cafe
One of the newest places in Bangi to get great coffee on this list, Kai Place features an intimate urban space with fashionable decor to relax over a cup of coffee. Grab a bite at this cafe, serving classic homey entrees like Nasi Lemak Dendeng, Takoyaki and their signature Nusantara Mega Box and Fusion Craving Boxes.
9. Kayan+Co Cafe
Boasting a spacious and cozy indoor seating area, as well as an outdoor lounge overlooking a verdant garden, Kayan+Co Cafe near Bangi offers patrons the perfect opportunity to stretch their legs and relax over delicious meals and coffee. You’ll be spoilt for choice with the menu here, give the Kayan Chicken, Chef Special Vongole, or Gambaroni a try if it’s your first time here
10. Readers Heaven & Coffee
Bookworms will definitely love spending time in this cafe! Readers Heaven & Coffee in Bangi, as its name suggests, is a bookstore-cum-cafe with stacks of fantastic reading adorning the bookshelves lining the walls. Covering a wide spectrum of materials ranging from novels to magazines, patrons can spend a relaxing day here browsing through the collection with a cuppa, before deciding if they would like to buy or rent
11. DO8 Cafe
Whatever your mood was when you enter DO8 Cafe, it’s almost certain you will leave with a happy heart. The bohemian-style atmosphere promises to make you feel relaxed as soon as you sit down in its spacious interior. The cafe serves delicious coffee, especially cold brews, and tempting mains and desserts like signature grilled chicken, pizzas, pancakes and more!
12. Paramount Coffee House
Another popular cafe in Bangi is Paramount Coffee House Bangi. Always packed with people, you might need to prepare yourself because there is a great possibility that you will have to queue to enjoy a cup of coffee here! Featuring a spacious and cozy interior with minimal decor, Paramount Coffee House offers an intimate and laid-back atmosphere. For your first time here, try out their waffles, there’s a variety of flavours to choose from and it’s one of their bestsellers