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3 Mont Kiara Cafes To Experience Your Cuppa With Homemade Treats

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Instant coffees are decent for that morning caffeine boost you need but coffee connoisseurs would beg to differ. The culture believes that drinking coffee should be an experience. Everyone should experience freshly brewed coffee that is layered with flavours which takes you through an aromatic journey filled with satisfaction.

On top of that, an added bonus is when you pair it with the right savory or sweet food to complement the experience. What’s more if it’s made in house offering you a special touch to it. Which is why we have taken the opportunity to sample out some cafes and narrowed down the ultimate ones that serve a good cuppa and something extra for the tummy.

So, if you’re in the neighbourhood, here are 3 cafes you should visit in Mont Kiara which offers just that.

VCR Stacks

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Roasting and brewing their own coffee as well as baking their own special sourdough bread. VCR Stacks is going the extra mile in giving you the ultimate in house goodness. Having a reputation for their quality products, you’ll probably have the same problem as everyone else in wanting to order everything from their menu.

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Coffee options ranging from in house blend to single origins, you get to taste beans from global sources that will provide you all sorts of flavour. The house blend of 70% Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Natural and 30% Brazil Primavera done in an omni roast, bursts with juiciness with a touch of floral notes to it. Their milk cold brew does justice too with providing you a silky smooth texture and taste.

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Once you’ve made your coffee decision, gaze your eyes towards their sandwich menu. Their all time best-seller, the Egg Sando served on in-house sourdough-brioche bread definitely got us egg-cited. Filled with scrambled eggs, chives, dill, celery, and stuffed with extra soft boiled egg bulging out by the side. This is not your ordinary egg sandwich.

Feeling something sweet? Opt for their Nut Butter Jelly sandwich. It’s made with in house almond, cashew, and coffee butter spread onto their seeded sourdough. Spread together with chocolate and blueberry jam that is house made as well and topped with candied walnuts. Just savour every bite.

Go and indulge yourself with the ultimate in house goodness from VCR Stacks!

Operation hours: Monday to Sunday - 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m

Location: VCR Stacks, Unit 15-0-5 Shoplex, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur (Shoplex opposite Retail Park 163)

Whisk Coffee at 163 Retail Park

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A family owned cafe, close to home baked treats, and specialty coffee are the words to describe this homegrown coffee shop that is calling the shots around town. Highlighting two things they do exceptionally well, coffee and cakes, you’ll definitely be one of their many regulars.

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Serving you espressos in multiple ways, you get to choose what kind you’re feeling on that day. House blend, single origin, cold brews, pour over, aeropress, or filter. You pick your booster. Famous for their signature beverage such as their Dominator, a refreshing coffee mocktail that’s made complex with zesty sour flavour mixed together with a shot of espresso shaken over ice. It’ll leave you wanting more.

Or you could order a classic cup of joe and express to the friendly baristas how you’d like to enjoy your coffee as they are versatile and would be able to pull shots that best fit your palate.

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While your coffee is brewing, enjoy an array of homemade cakes that are freshly baked daily. Pair your classic cup of joe with a slice of their Carrot cake glazed with cream cheese icing and have pieces of walnuts in them. If you’re not into icings, opt for their Banana Nut Bread. Perfectly toasted to give that crisps and served with salted butter on the side. What a perfect pairing amongst many others.

Head over to Whisk Coffee and make friends with their friendly baristas and even the regulars there!

Operation hours: Monday to Sunday - 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Location: Whisk Coffee @ 163 Retail Park, GF-10 163 Retail Park, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur (Ground floor)

Kopenhagen Coffee

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Owned by a Danish man himself, Kopenhagen Coffee is inspired by the cafes in Denmark. Exuding an ambience that relates to “hygge” or also known as cossiness, the cafe offers a comforting atmosphere for you to enjoy the little pleasures in life. In this case, coffee and comfort food!

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Coffees here offer you house blends as well as seasonal single origin beans that are roasted and sourced out by reputable local roasters. To which, expect a well balanced body and an explosion of flavours with their house blend Norrebro Espresso. Try their milk based coffee too. Expect a smooth and mouth full experience to it. Similarly, don’t shy away from asking how you’d like your coffee to be brewed. Don’t worry, they won’t bite.

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As for the food? A whole menu inspired by Danish goodness that hits close to home (if you’re from denmark too obviously). Order their wholesome dish of the Danish Breakfast. A combination of housemade rye bread, topped with bananas on one slice and avocados and tomatoes on the other. House made granolas and greek yogurt are served on the side too.

Go for something savoury if you’re up for it. Their wholemeal pumpkin seed bread filled with delicious tuna mousse garnished with sliced cherry tomatoes and onions. This is one of Kopenhagen’s specialty as well.

Kopenhagen is a hidden gem you definitely should look into.

Operation hours: Monday to Friday - 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Saturday and Sunday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Kopenhagen Coffee, Vista Kiara, Shoplot 7, 6 7, Jln Kiara 3, 50480 Kuala Lumpur (Opposite Garden International School)

Time to self indulge! 

So, if you’re looking to find more than just a regular caffeine boost to your day but instead indulge into an experience of specially crafted coffee complemented with homemade treats, these are the places for you. Know any more great cafes around Mont Kiara you’d like to share your cuppa with? Let us know at info@xaviermah.my 

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