While Setia Alam is not usually synonymous with the culture of cafe hopping, this quiet neighbourhood does offer some fine cafes and coffee houses for the hipsters and foodies to enjoy a day of cakes, pastries, desserts, coffee and tea. Scroll down our list for the best and underrated cafes in Setia Alam (halal & muslim-friendly) for that instaworthy food trip
1. Bukku Cafe
Bukku Cafe, one of Setia Alam’s most famous must-visit cafes, has a solid reputation among its customers for the quality of its Asian and fusion meals, as well as the mood of its elegantly furnished interior. Patrons may spend a pleasant afternoon here reading through the books collection lining the walls while sipping a cup of coffee. The cafe’s modest and verdant outdoor terrace, encircled by a glass house, is a particular highlight.
2. Manual Artisanal Coffee
A popular hangout for people who reside in Setia Alam, whatever your mood is when you enter Manual Artisanal Coffee, it is guaranteed that you will leave the cafe with a happy heart. The bohemian-style decor and ambience will make you feel like royalty as soon as you sit down in its spacious interior. Serving delicious coffee, especially cappuccinos and lattes, and tempting homemade mains and desserts, brunch is one of the best times to come for a visit.
3. Lush Cafe Setia Alam
This homely little cafe in Setia Alam, is the go-to place for locals to meet over a cup of well-brewed coffee, delightful cakes and appetizing local fare. Grab a seat and sip a cup of coffee, and your afternoon would be gone before you know it. The unprecedented amounts of coziness is probably the reason why no one seems to be in a hurry to leave.
4. Pickle & Fig Eco Ardence
In the cosy and contemporary interiors of Pickle & Fig, you can enjoy a delicious range of offerings every day. This modest coffee shop in Eco Ardence, Setia Alam has everything from morning breakfast and tea, to yummy lunchtime mains to tea time sandwiches and beverages. The inviting atmosphere of the cafe is perfect for sampling its pastas, paninis, mini sandwiches, or protein bowls. Visit with family or friends for an even livelier dining experience
5. KOPI Setia Alam
Sitting between Setia Alam and Klang, KOPI is a casual eatery that’s popular with the locals. Deriving its name from the local coffee culture slang ‘KOPI’, the cafe offers classic lunch, tea and dinner time favourites that can range from western fare like chicken chop, burgers, pastas to local asian delights, alongside a variety of brewed coffee, sandwiches, salads, sides, and more. Stop by this place for a quick cuppa before heading out to start your adventures
6. Pola-Dola Cafe
POLA-DOLA, a one-of-a-kind glasshouse cafe in Setia Alam, has become one of the locale’s most popular cafes thanks to social media buzz. Featuring a cozy and inviting space with sun-lit interiors decorated with verdant greenery, along with the popularity of its vast range of coffees and menu of contemporary dishes means it’s a busy spot to grab a bite with friends
7. Andra By Gula Cakery
Located in Eco Ardence, Setia Alam, Andra By Gula Cakery is another fantastic hangout place with friends over lunch, tea time or even dinner! Operating as a full-service cafe cum restaurant, Andra serves lip-smacking western and local fare, in addition to delightful cakes, pastries and brewed coffee, in a relaxed, casual atmosphere. The menu here is extensive, it might take you a while to flip through and decide what will go best with your coffee.
8. Maysan Coffee & Laundry
As its name suggests, Maysan Coffee & Laundry in Setia Alam presents a unique twist – a hip cafe and a convenient laundrette all in one. Patrons can tuck into delicious cafe-style meals while waiting for their laundry to get done. Made from fresh ingredients, some of the most popular items to try here are its Korean fusion dishes, western fare like chicken chop, burgers and pastas as well as familiar local delights like nasi lemak and mee goreng mamak. Thirst quenchers come in a variety of flavours and types, from tea, lattes to frappes.
9. Hemma Kafe
Deriving its name from ‘Hemma’, which literally translates to ‘home’ in Swedish, Hemma Kafe is one of the more established cafes in Setia Alam. Featuring a spacious interior and seating area draped in contemporary decor, crowds often flock to this homely cafe for their famed crafted coffee and freshly baked croissants, delightful all day breakfast, and a range of delicious mains like cajun chicken, seafood aglio olio and more
10. SU Cafe Setia Alam
A tiny cafe located inside IGarden Setia Alam, SU Cafe offers an intimate and tranquil garden-like ambience, furnished top to bottom with almost every kind of indoor house plant imaginable, like the much coveted monstera and fittonias. Despite its dimunitive size, the instagram-worthy cafe punches well above its weight by offering great tasting brewed coffee, scrumptious sandwiches and delightful cakes.
11. DAUN Cafe Setia Alam
Located in a quiet neighbourhood in Setia Alam, the decor in Daun Cafe is relatively humble with a modest seating area tastefully furnished wall grafitti and verdant house plants. Despite this, the crowds still flock to this bustling little cafe, renowned for their famed burgers and coffee. Besides occasional western and local fare, the platters here are a must-try, decked out with huge portions of maggi goreng, meatballs, sausages, cheezy fried chicken, fries and wedges