What are travels without pictures, right? Instagram is easily one of the most popular social media networks, especially for those who love capturing moments of their travels.
Throughout every state in Malaysia, there is bound to be an Instagrammable cafe just waiting for you right around the corner. To help you fulfill your desire of obtaining the perfect Instagram post, we have listed them here; 20 Instagram-worthy cafes you must visit on your trip to Malaysia!
Botanica + Co (Kuala Lumpur)
Located in Bangsar, Botanica + Co is easily one of the most famous among all Instagrammable cafes! With beautiful interior complemented by nature, the menu explores a wide range of cuisine; Malaysian, Western, Japanese & Italian.
Don’t forget to book a table in advance, because it is often fully packed with patrons!
Location: G5 Podium, The Vertical, Bangsar South City, No. 8 Jalan Kerinchi, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: +6016 965 6422
Wildflowers (Kuala Lumpur)
Is black your aesthetic? Then you will absolutely love Wildflowers KL!
Its dark, classic interior with a touch of greenery is sure to satisfy every Instagrammer. It was recently opened late 2019, and has a bar which serves drinks that are out of this world.
Location: 153, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: +603 2856 3369
Website: https://letsumai.com/widget/wildflowers (for reservations)
Niko Neko Matcha (Kuala Lumpur)
Are you a green tea or matcha enthusiast? Well if so, you’d definitely find this gem alluring!
Niko Neko Matcha are not only Malaysia’s matcha specialists, but they also own a minimalist cafe in Bangsar where you try out their unique take on matcha! They also have an online store where you can purchase items such as their matcha powder, tea-making tools and original merchandise.
Location: 82A, Lorong Maarof, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: +6019 213 6456
La Fleur x Uniqorn (Subang Jaya, Selangor)
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a fantasy, even for just a day?
Look no further, because La Fleur x Uniqorn is the perfect place for that!
Experience your fairytale dream and become a unicorn by borrowing one of their onesies. Or maybe take pictures in their ball pit, with the giant unicorn plushies and pink interior? Unleash your inner child here!
Another thing great about the place is that the food is also unicorn or pink-themed, so it will surely be a sight for all your Instagram followers!
Location: 01, E1, 02, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Sunway Geo Avenue, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Contact: +6011 1179 6750
2D Cafe (Subang Jaya, Selangor)
Picture yourself in a comic-book, everything in two-dimension.
Imagine that, but in reality!
The 2D Cafe’s interior is wonderfully decorated with whimsical, comic-like walls, seats, flooring and cutlery, all in black & white.
Take pictures at their 2D Onsen, or maybe in their 2D Egyptian section. Or perhaps the 2D classrooms? The possibilities are endless!
Don’t forget to try their signature bubble tea, an Instagram-worthy shot to share with friends!
Location: 2D Cafe, F-03-10, Sunway Geo Avenue, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Contact: +6011 1075 6199
The Teddy Cafe (Petaling Jaya, Selangor)
If you are a fan of adorable food, the Teddy Cafe is the place to go!
The food presentation is truly creative, with little bear cubs representing the essence of the store name. Not only is it irresistibly cute, but also scrumptious!
Location: Zenith Corporate Park, 22G, Blok B, 22G, Jalan SS 7/26, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Contact: +6016 500 9409
Norm Micro Roastery (Penang)
The minimalist, zen-like interior with beautifully-carved seats from stone gives off a cool, serene environment to dine in. High ceilings and perfect lighting, a great photo opportunity for your everyday Instagrammer!
Don’t forget to try out their famous coffee while you’re at it!
Location: 13, Gat Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Contact: +6016 527 6273
Me & U Dessert (Penang)
Me & U Dessert puts a creative twist on the typical sushi conveyor belt, and turns it into a sweet experience! Made famous in Japan, this concept allows you to enjoy as many sugary treats as you want and is charged based on different colours of plates, just like how sushi conveyor belts work.
Most desserts are French-based and will definitely look aesthetically pleasing for your Instagram feed!
Location: Sunrise Tower, 190, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Contact: +6019 820 1917
Blooms Cafe (Georgetown, Penang)
If pink is your aesthetic, Blooms Cafe in Penang is bound to satisfy your needs!
Everything in this cafe has a hint of pink, which gives a feminine touch to your Instagram photos. Along with the cafe, women can also browse through their clothing line. Killing two birds with one stone!
Location: 82b, Lebuh Tye Sin, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Contact: +6012 495 5540
Caffe Diem (Alor Setar, Kedah)
This bustling cafe was built on what used to be an abandoned century-old building. It even won the World’s Best Heritage Building Award in 2019 under the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards, praising Caffe Diem for its success in transforming the nostalgic building while preserving its essence.
The cafe has several different sections, one being the Tunku Room, dedicated to a prime minister of Malaysia. Another section is the China Room, a great photo opportunity for Instagrammers who seek an oriental feel.
Not only do they serve great coffee, their decorations are equally amazing. Go see it for yourself!
Location: 44-53, Jalan Penjara Lama, Bandar Alor Setar, 05000 Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia
Contact: +604 730 8895
Platf9rm Cafe (Ipoh, Perak)
If you are a potterhead, or have dreamt of becoming a sorcerer, then you will definitely enjoy this cafe! Step into a magical world where you can experience what it’s like to be one of the wizards in Harry Potter’s wizarding world!
Once you’ve dressed up in their robes, grabbed a wand and striked a pose, you’re well on your way to becoming a full-fledged wizard!
As Hagrid would say, “Harry, yer a wizard!”.
Location: 22, Lorong Panglima, Concubine Ln, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia
Ichigou Canteen (Seremban, Negeri Sembilan)
If you are craving bubble tea, this place is the one for you!
The interior has a clean, minimalist white theme and the food is plated beautifully. Certainly great for a light snack and an Instagram photo!
Location: Taman Saga, 70200 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.
Contact: +6013 986 8911
Ombok Cherating Surf Cafe (Balok, Pahang)
This place is both a surf cafe and a souvenir shop. The hip exterior and colourful furniture is going to mesmerise you, especially since it’s located right next to a seaside.
Capture the authentic Malaysian beach life experience here and share them for all your friends to see!
Once you’re done taking your photos, head on down to the beach to learn surfing or just make a splash.
Location: Cherating, 26080 Balok, Pahang, Malaysia
Contact: +609 581 9275
The Daily Fix (Melaka)
The Daily Fix has got to be THE most famous cafe in all of Melaka (or Malacca) state. Known for its scrumptious pancakes, foodies are sure to enjoy taking pictures of both the food and the exterior of the cafe!
Don’t forget to try their unique, durian pancake or their pandan pancake, both of which are local favourites of Malaysia.
Location: 55, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia
Contact: +6013 290 6855
The Huskitory (Melaka)
Love dogs? Can’t get enough of their irresistible pictures for your Instagram feed? Fulfill your desires by coming to this cafe which allows you to play with the many, friendly huskies! Don’t worry, the dogs are well-groomed, clean, friendly and well-trained.
They’ve also got other species as well!
Location: 27, Jalan Taman Asean, Taman Asean, 75250 Melaka, Malaysia
Contact: +6011 5500 2602
Blackwood Coffee & Chocolate (Kangar, Perlis)
Perlis is Malaysia’s smallest state, but it certainly doesn’t have a shortage of Instagram-worthy cafes!
Blackwood Coffee & Chocolate has other branches, but the one in Kangar, Perlis, is special because of its rustic interior and lovely interior.
Location: Galeri 28, 6/8 Persiaran Jubli Emas, 01000 Kangar, Perlis, Malaysia
Contact: +6010 567 7579
Fluffy Time (Johor Bahru, Johor)
If you want a place where you can cuddle up and play with little furries! This pet cafe has rabbits, cats, wallabies, chinchillas, ferrets and more, just waiting to be adored.
This place is the perfect place to release your stress all while taking some good pictures with these creatures.
Location: 60, Tebrau Highway, Kim Teng Park, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +6010 934 3282
BLOOM by Mokmok (Johor Bahru, Johor)
This place is considered a gem for how underrated it is.
The food is spectacular, and so is the ambience inside the place! The lighting along with the ceiling decorations make it a charming Instagram photo opportunity.
Location: 87, Jalan Mutiara Emas 2A, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
QAWA Coffee (Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu)
This container cafe design is a coffee haven for all the coffee lovers out there. The cakes, the coffee, and the location itself is a sight you’d love to take a picture of!
Location: 1482, Jalan Budiman, Kampung Mengabang Tengah, 20400 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
Contact: +6019 948 9589
Arnold Cycling Cafe (Kota Bharu, Kelantan)
A cafe with rustic features centering around bicycles, this place is exceptionally beautiful.
Location: Lot 259 & 260, Jln Kebun Sultan, Bandar Kota Bharu, 15300 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia
Contact: +609 744 6888
Now that we’ve listed the best Instagram-worthy cafes all around Malaysia, what are you waiting for?
See for yourself when you come and visit Malaysia! Just whip out your phone, snap a picture, add some filters along with a fancy caption and voila! You’ve got yourself an Instagram-worthy post!