Looking for your caffeine fix while in Taiping? You’ll be surprised to know that Taiping actually has quite a number of trendy and interesting cafes. We’ve compiled a list of 10 must-visit Taiping cafes (Halal & Muslim friendly) for your next trip
1. Monday Brew Cafe
Cure your Monday blues with a cup of coffee at this popular cafe. Besides craft coffee, Monday Brew Cafe also specializes in variety of thirst quenchers like bubble teas, frappes and more. There are also freshly made cakes, waffles as well as a good variety of western, asian and fusion dishes to accompany your cup of coffee.
2. Chio Cafe
Joining a growing list of trendy cafes in Taiping, Chio Cafe impresses patrons with neon lighting, marquee signs and futuristic decor. Relax and sip a variety of refreshing beverages, from matcha lattes, boba teas to caramel milkshakes. You can also try their Korean inspired menu, with signatures like Korean fried chicken and garlic cheese bun
3. Yinn’s Patisserie
One of Taiping’s best kept secrets, Yinn’s Pattiserie is one cafe you shouldn’t miss! Located inside a refurbished colonial building, this admirable cafe with its lavishly decorated interiors exudes plenty of old-world charm. A superb place to hang out and relax, the cafe tantalizes your tastebuds with a fine selection of beverages and freshly made pastries.
4. The Gate Cafe Taiping
Sitting near a bustling intersection, The Gate Cafe Taiping is among the most happening cafes in town. Quiet in the afternoons, it gets really busy during lunch and dinner. Flipping the menu reveals a nearly endless variety of food and drinks, more than enough to satisfy even the nitpickiest food lover.
5. The Greenhouse Cafe Taiping
The Greenhouse Cafe Taiping perfectly combines nature and cafe into one. Decorative plants and greenery fill the space inside this quaint cafe. The ambiance here is refreshing and laid back, making it the perfect place if you want to unwind and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. From western cuisine like pastas, chicken chop and burgers to local fare like nasi goreng greenhouse and mee goreng mamak, there is something for everyone here.
6. Kopi Satu Satu Sembilan at adaruang
Taking its name from the number on the residential address, Kopi Satu Satu Sembilan is housed inside a spacious bungalow that’s been repurposed into a cafe. Environment here feels very retro, casual and relaxed. The coffee here is excellent and goes well with their signature nasi lemak and curry puffs.
7. Locs & Thyme Florist Cafe
With humble beginnings as a hole in the wall, Locs & Thyme recently underwent a transformative makeover. The result is bright colours and sophisticated decor that’s more in line with today’s trend. The space inside the cafe is tiny yet intimate, offering a relaxed ambience alongside great tasting coffee and a lip-smacking menu.
8. La Promise Bakery & Cafe
Situated between Taiping and Kamunting, a curious jaunt into La Promise rarely disappoints with their signature cakes, pastries and coffee. Featuring contemporary decor and inviting atmosphere, a look through its impressive menu reveals a plethora of interesting food and beverages, from chicken chop and pastas to milkshakes and yoghurt smoothies.
9. STG Taiping
Sitting inside Spritzer EcoPark surrounded by nature, STG Taiping is a swanky cafe with an unbelievable atmosphere. With its stylish design and spacious interior, no cafe in Taiping gets more exclusive than this. Serving an eclectic mix of western and local fare, there’s an outdoor patio for patrons who want to dine alfresco.
10. The Warehouse 1957
Formerly a warehouse that’s been reimagined and repurposed as a cafe, The Warehouse 1957 draws in scores of patrons with its industrial aesthetic and trendy decor. A great spot to socialize and have fun, there’s a good selection of delectable dishes and beverages to whet your appetite.