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Top 5 Best Malaysian Breakfast Spot That You Won't Regret!


Written by Fazrina Izzma

If there's one thing that can turn an ordinary day into an extraordinary one, it's a fabulous breakfast, like they say, your mornings set up the successes of your day. And lucky for you, our vibrant capital is a breakfast haven, offering a symphony of flavors to tantalize your taste buds. From the nostalgic charm of traditional kopitiams to the trendy vibes of modern cafes, Kuala Lumpur's breakfast scene is a culinary adventure waiting to be explored.

So, if you're in Kuala Lumpur and ready to kickstart your day with a burst of flavor, you're in for a treat. Let's dive into a breakfast adventure that will make your mornings brighter and more flavorful than ever with this 5 spot!



5 Breakfast Spots in Kuala Lumpur to Start Your Day

#1 Ali, Muthu & Ah Hock



Discover our cozy local eatery chain where the rich flavors of Malaysian cuisine await! If you haven't try the wonders of Ali, Muthu, and Ah Hock, trust us! You're in for a treat, they're an absolute must-visit! Their Nasi Lemak is the star, but don't miss out on the tasty bread and half-boiled eggs that will leave you smiling from ear to ear!

As for the muslim, rest assured, they prioritize your dietary preferences with No pork or alcohol is served, and their ingredients are sourced exclusively from halal-certified suppliers.


Operating hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (Daily)

Location: 13, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


#2 Nasi Lemak Wanjo



When you're in Kuala Lumpur, you've gotta try Nasi Lemak, it's like the superstar of local dishes. Well, it's the start of a yummy food adventure! Among all the choices, Nasi Lemak Wanjo is a real winner. They've got this special Sambal sauce that's not too spicy but just right – a mix of spicy and sweet. And oh, the crispy anchovies and nuts they add make it even better. The rice is fluffy and smells so good because they cook it with lots of coconut milk (santan).

You know what's awesome? Their squid dish is a big hit! Trust me, it's a must-try for a delicious taste of local goodness!


Operating hours: 6:30 am – 1:00 am (Daily)

Location: 8, Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


#3 Lan Roti Canai



If you're living in the Bangsar area, you probably know Lan Roti Canai, it's like a local legend for their awesome roti canai. What's cool is that Lan Roti Canai does it just as good as mamak, if not better. They've been serving up deliciousness for 32 years, and guess what? They're still going strong in the same spot! Here's the deal, it's a bit of a do-it-yourself situation. You grab your own roti canai from the counter and scoop up your own dhal. But if you want something more than the plain roti canai, the waiters are there to take your order.

As for the taste, Lan knows how to keep that roti soft, and the dhal is like, next level thick and creamy! Finding someone who can make dhal this good is like finding a treasure, and yes! It's a must-try if you're into finger-licking good roti canai and amazing dhal!


Operating hours: 6:00 am – 12:00 pm (Daily)

Location: Jalan 4/112, Off Pantai Dalam, 59200 , City Center, Kuala Lumpur


#4 Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam



If you're up for a yummy Hainanese breakfast in Kuala Lumpur, you got to check out Ho Kow Hainan Kopitiam. They're famous for the most traditional Hainanese breakfast in town, and people have been loving it for more than 60 years. Coffee fans, you can't miss their super fragrant and rich coffee, served hot or cold. And let's talk about their Hainanese bread – it's like a cozy hug with kaya and butter, giving you that classic breakfast taste.

But the real star? Their Nasi Lemak is a must-try. Sure, there are lots of good ones in town, but Ho Kow's version is special for Chinese taste buds. The rice smells amazing, the sambal is a bit sweet and spicy, and the fried chicken thigh is big, crispy, and juicy. Just delicious! 


Operating hours: 7:30 am – 2:30 pm (Close on Monday)

Location: 1, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


#5 Breakfast Thieves



Nestled in APW Bangsar, right by Pulp, Breakfast Thieves promises something awesome. This place gives off super chill Australian-American vibes and a comfy setting. This place has become a hit, not just because it's cool but mainly because the food looks and tastes amazing, well a feast for your eyes and taste buds!

If your are a big fan of classic brunch, especially Eggs Benedict. Your should try their Mr Terry Benedict, and let me tell you, it's a winner! They use 24-hour-braised beef cheeks with green peppercorn seasoning. Topped with a fancy golden yuzu hollandaise, and and there's smoked paprika-charred cauliflower, crispy diced potatoes, and the must-have poached eggs on wholemeal toast. It's like a flavor party in your mouth!


Operating hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Close on Monday)

Location: Lot M, 29-5, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur



Whether you're into traditional charm or modern chic, KL's breakfast scene is a delicious adventure waiting to happen. Rise and shine, foodies! And hey, if you're already feeling the excitement, why not extend the adventure? Click here to read about "13 Irresistible Attractions in Kuala Lumpur" and make the most of your time in this incredible city. There's so much more to explore beyond the breakfast table, let the discovery continue!




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