Cafes in Puchong
When we’re talking about foodie districts in Klang Valley, we can’t miss out on Puchong and its wealth of cafes that can be found in the area. Besides the sprawling housing estates and the massive IOI Mall that stretches out into the highway, this part of Selangor is starting to catch the attention of foodies everywhere for its many delicious dining options.
If you’d like to take your coffee and brunch adventures outside of cafes in KL and PJ, we’ve compiled some of the best cafes in Puchong that are worth visiting:
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1. Souffle – fluffy souffle pancakes
The Strawberry Souffle Pancake is a stunner with its gooey berry compote and cubed strawberries
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Souffle is one of Puchong’s busiest cafes and is also the first name most would mention when getting recommendations for the best Japanese-style pancakes. Each plate of the dessert comes with a stack of 3 pancakes that look just like giant toasted marshmallows – you can even spot them jiggling as the server carries it over to your table.
Besides the Strawberry Souffle Pancake (RM20), those who like fruity flavours have plenty of options to choose from like Caramel Banana Souffle Pancake (RM18) and Mango Souffle Pancake (RM19). Otherwise, you can always go for the Matcha Red Bean Souffle Pancake (RM19) that comes with a side of matcha cream and sweet red beans.
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If you prefer having waffles (from RM15) over pancakes on the breakfast table, they have those too. Theirs’ are generously thicker for a fluffier bite, so you’ll be plenty stuffed even with just 2 pieces. The square pockets are also deeper to hold in more maple syrup – perfect for those of us who like it extra sweet.
The textured teal wall and dried flowers on every table gives the place an elegant, semi-rustic feel
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Address: CS-1F-7, 1st Floor, Kompleks Kenari, Jalan Kenari 19a, Bandar Puchong Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 3PM-12AM (Closed on Tuesdays)
Telephone: 03-5885 9237
2. Mancave Cafe & Collectibles – action figures on display
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It’s only been months since Avengers: Endgame came out in cinemas, and while it may have been the last time we get to see the entire team on the big screen, we can still spazz over our favourite heroes at Mancave.
The cafe was started by a small group of friends who had amassed a huge collection of superhero figurines, so instead of keeping them in their homes, they decided to open a cafe where their figurines would be put on display for diners to admire.
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Tour around the mini gallery as you wait for your food to arrive. Some of them are even placed right in front of the long dining counter, so you’ll be able to admire even the tiniest details of each figurine as you tuck into your food.
You’ll see plenty of Western fare when you’re flipping the menu with options ranging from chicken chops to pastas and pizzas. However, you’ll come across some fusion finds like Creamy Tom Yam Prawn Pasta (RM14.90). Prices are also considerably affordable as you can get a whole Hawaiian Pizza for just RM13.90.
Address: No.17 (1st Floor), Jalan Puteri 7/13A, Bandar Puteri, Puchong
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 12PM-10PM | Fri 12PM-12AM | Sat 10AM-12AM | Sun 12PM-10PM
Telephone: 018-298 2312
3. Unicorn25 – Dutch baby pancakes and unicorn desserts
Dutch Baby Pancake (from RM18)
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Dutch Baby Pancakes (from RM18) could be the start of a new food trend in Malaysia. You may be expecting a regular plate of pancakes when you order this, but you’ll be stunned when you see your “pancakes” served to you in a skillet. If you’re intrigued by this foreign treat, head down to Unicorn25 as they’re one of the few places that offer dutch baby pancakes.
It’s made by pouring the batter into a hot skillet before it’s placed into an oven for a couple of minutes. While a souffle gradually deflates after it’s been served, these pancakes collapse the second it’s taken out of the oven – what’s left behind is a poofy centre with a crepe-like texture and crispy, golden edges.
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With “unicorn” in their name, you can expect to find some adorable unicorn-themed desserts like their mini cakes. Each one comes with a gradient finish and is piped with beautiful swirls around before topped with a golden horn.
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Before you indulge in these desserts, the cafe also has plenty of hot food for you to fill up on first. Their Super Big Breakfast (RM25) comes with 3 waffles, sauteed mushrooms, grilled tomato, ham, and sausages. For lighter eats, opt for Seafood Aglio Olio (RM15).
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Address: SS-01-19, Skypod Square, Persiaran Puchong Jaya Selatan, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47100 Puchong, Selangor
Opening hours: 8AM-6PM, Daily
Telephone: 03-8074 8852
4. Walnut – roomy cafe with decadent mains
Little embellishments like the framed photos, patterned tiles, and vintage bike are homey additions to the decor
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The first thing you’ll notice as you enter Walnut is how huge the space is with its bevelled floor-to-ceiling windows and winding staircase up to the 2nd floor. With plenty of natural light and ample personal space, this is the kind of cafe you can comfortably spend your mornings in without worrying about being imposed on.
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This pork-free cafe is right next to Puchong Financial Corporate Centre and Four Points hotel, making it a popular destination among businessmen and tourists alike.
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They’re also a great spot for gatherings with friends or family as their extensive menu can cater to any preference or taste. You’ll find that prices here are reasonable, even for their more premium selections such as Grilled Salmon (RM33.80).
Their starters, such as Wing Skeward (RM39.80) – sure to appease any fans of hot wings – are also worth a try.
Address: G-10, Ground Floor, Tower 4&5, PFCC, Jalan Puteri 1/2, Bandar Puteri Puchong
Opening hours: 11AM-1AM, Daily
Telephone: 03-8052 6607
5. The Depot by JWC – specialty coffee by award-winning baristas
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There are many different types of coffee drinkers, but whichever category you land in, you’ll love the selection at The Depot. The cafe hailing from Johor Bahru roasts the beans and creates signature blends themselves. As the final cherry on top, they also have an arsenal of award-winning baristas to maintain their reputation.
To help you navigate through their extensive menu, here’s what we recommend: Classic Cold Latte (RM16), Brandy Chocolate (RM15.90), and their list of specialty coffees that are imported from all over the globe.
Pair your coffee with mains like Chicken Japanese Curry Rice with Scrambled Eggs (RM17.90) and a waffle for dessert
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Whether you’re coming in for lunch or tea time, you’ll be tempted to order some of their food. For first time diners, the Chicken Japanese Curry Rice with Scrambled Eggs (RM17.90) is a safe choice as it won’t disappoint. You won’t want to skip out on desserts either, especially when they have an entire selection of delectable waffles like Chocolate Dinosaur Waffle (RM19.50).
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Address: 11, Jalan PPU 2A, Taman Perindustrian Pusat Bandar Puchong, 47100 Puchong, Selangor
Opening hours: 12PM-11.45PM, Daily
Telephone: 03-8066 5627
6. Ground Eatery – industrial vibes with a man-made indoor tree
A tree branch with lanterns and a wooden bird cage hangs over diners
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Ground Eatery is one of those cafes you wouldn’t expect to find in this part of town, where just a couple years ago, you’d only have seen street food lining each street. They’ve kept the decor simple by just sprucing the place up with some plants to contrast the industrial grey floors and countertops.
Jack The Baba HK Eggettes (RM20)
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The dessert that brought them social media fame is none other than Jack The Baba HK Eggettes (RM20), a fun twist on the classic Hong Kong street food. It’s served with thin slices of honey jackfruit, a heavy sprinkling of toasted peanuts, and topped with a scoop of refreshing coconut ice-cream.
They have a ton of dishes for you to enjoy, ranging from pastas, pizzas, to even Chinese baos
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Besides cafe staples like Smoked Duck Aglio Olio (RM20) and Big Brekkie (RM35), you can also look forward to trying some of Ground Eatery’s more innovative dishes like Mentaiko Pasta (RM21). As for appetisers, don’t miss out on the Signature Dino Eggs (RM20) which has always been a crowd-puller since its inception.
Address: G-09, Ground Floor, Tower 4 & 5 PFCC, Jalan Puteri 1/2, Bandar Puteri, Puchong New Village, Selangor
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 12PM-11PM | Fri-Sat 12PM-12AM | Sun 12PM-11PM
Telephone: 03-5879 7292
7. Buranchi – authentic Japanese meal of rice in hot tea
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It’s hard to find a meal like this even in the city centre, where most Japanese places only serve the typical sushi or bento boxes. Buranchi in Bandar Puteri has Chazuke (from RM12) on their menu, which is a set meal that comes with a pot of tea, grilled saba fish, and side dishes. You’re meant to eat this dish by pouring the tea into your bowl of rice a la thunder tea rice style.
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Switch to your second stomach once you’re done with your main course to indulge in their handmade desserts, like this Sweet Potato Cake. It’s made from Okinawa potatoes, hence the slight tinge of purple in each slice.
The cosy interior is brightened up by the splashes of colour here and there
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Address: 72A-G, Jalan Puteri 5/5, Bandar Puteri, 47100 Puchong, Selangor
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 8.30AM-5PM | Sat-Sun 8AM-5PM (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 03-5879 7341
8. Sipping Corner – sweet cakes at a green sanctuary
They have a different selection of cakes each day, so there’s always something new to try with each visit
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Sipping Corner is one of the newest additions to the list of hidden cafes in the city, and they could possibly be the most misleading one yet. The storefront is crowded with countless potted plants that are so densely packed together that it looks like a mini forest. But unless you are looking to start a succulent collection, you probably wouldn’t be tempted to make your way inside.
The crowded storefront of Pot & Plant is the entryway to Sipping Corner
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The same shoplot actually houses a quaint coffee shop at the back that serves toothsome cakes and tarts. When you peek into their display counter, you’ll find a unique selection of desserts. The list includes Avocado and Lime Tart (RM16), Earl Grey Grapefruit Cake (RM14), and Blueberry Frangipane Pie (RM15).
You’ll find people from all over Selangor as well as local Puchong folk here during the weekends, just for their artisanal beverages and cakes
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Coffee fans will have a blast picking what to order with their impressive selection of hand-brewed coffees. The Elida Green Tip Geisha (RM26) stands out the most and not only because of its name, but also the flavour profiles listed: lychee, bergamot, and jasmine. If these fancier picks aren’t for you, stick to a regular cup of Espresso for only RM7.
Address: 78G, Jalan Puteri 5/5, Bandar Puteri, Puchong
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 9AM-6PM (Closed on Tuesdays)
Telephone: 018-919 6311
If you find yourself cafe-hopping every week, you’re bound to have a shortage of places once you’ve turned over every rock in your area. When that happens, just drive a little further to towns like Puchong, where it’s just as much of a foodie heaven as Subang and PJ. These cafes with delicious dishes and IG-worthy interiors certainly won’t disappoint.
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