Botanica + Co Restaurant & Bar is quite possibly the most gorgeous restaurant in Kuala Lumpur; you’d have to step in to see for yourselves. Pictures just do not do justice to the splendour of the greenhouse-themed interior.
But for what it’s worth, Botanica + Co Restaurant & Bar in Bangsar South is a photogenic spot that is a dream for all botanical lovers. Every corner is a photo spot; every inch of the restaurant is filled with lush greenery.
The food’s really good too, in case you are wondering if it is just another gimmicky place that plays up on the aesthetics and neglects the food standards. Here’s everything we love about Botanica + Co Restaurant & Bar.
It is no secret that Singaporeans enjoy weekend getaways or short trips abroad to unwind and recharge. One nearby city brimming with scrumptious street food and bustling nightlife is the capital city of Malaysia—Kuala Lumpur.
If you are flying from Singapore, you only need 45 minutes by plane and 4 or 5 hours by coach, depending on traffic and weather conditions. The city’s close proximity and affordability makes it a great travel destination for many of us who are planning to go for a getaway.
Planning a trip there soon and have no idea what to do there? Here’s our 4D3N Kuala Lumpur Itinerary on 19 tips on what to see, do and eat in the city. READ ON
The next time you visit Kuala Lumpur, keep a look out for an interesting mixture of cafes—from specialty coffee shops to up-and-coming potential cafes. Some of the cafes have retained traditional Malaysian touches while others are influenced by foreign cultures from abroad.
Needless to say, we are excited and anticipating more cafes to pop up in the near future. As for now, here are our picks for 13 Cafes and Coffee Shops in Kuala Lumpur. READ ON
Coffee Amo is a popular cafe in Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, or otherwise more commonly known as Petaling Street. With its centralised location, many come to this cafe to rest their weary feet after shopping or to enjoy afternoon tea with their friends.
“Amo” translates to love in Italian and that is exactly what the baristas put into brewing your coffee—lots of love. Their speciality coffee which comes with 3D coffee art has been making rounds on Instagram, attracting both locals and tourists into the cafe.
If you are around the area, why not drop by and have a cuppa or two? READ ON
Besides the famous Petaling Street, one other well-known food street in Kuala Lumpur is Jalan Alor. Located right in the heart of the city, Jalan Alor comes to life after 6pm. This is when you will see many vendors setting up their food stall and seafood restaurants at the side filling up.
The lively food street has plenty of options for you to choose from—be it light street snacks to local favourites and even Chinese-style zi char dishes. No matter what you are craving for, Jalan Alor has it all!
So for those who are heading to Kuala Lumpur, here are 8 Street Food You Should Try At Jalan Alor. READ ON
Hidden under a pedestrian bridge along Jalan Pudu in Kuala Lumpur, A • Toast Breakfast & Juice Bar is an unassuming eatery you are likely to pass by without a second thought unless you are specifically looking for it.
Do not underestimate this humble breakfast bar, for its photogenic breakfast toasts and refreshing fruit juices have been gaining much popularity on social media recently. As its name suggests, A • Toast Breakfast & Juice Bar is a breakfast place that opens from early morning to mid-afternoon.
Those who are working nearby can grab a sandwich along the way to kick-start a productive day or have a simple brunch here during the weekends. READ ON
Acme Bar & Coffee at The Troika is located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre. The stylish cafe caters mostly to tourists and professionals working around the area and its sophisticated interior exudes an air of elegance. Yes, it is one of those places to see and be seen.
Think floor-to-ceiling windows where natural light is filtered in, clean lines and comfortable cushioned chairs to encourage customers to linger on for a leisure chat with their companions.
It is a great place to spend anniversaries and special occasions if you are in Kuala Lumpur. READ ON
There is no lack of good cafes along Petaling Street in Kuala Lumpur and besides the popular Merchant’s Lane, one up and coming dining establishment joining the cafe scene is Chocha Foodstore.
Although the cafe is housed in a rundown building, we fell in love with it at first sight with the charming retro interior and impeccable attention to details. Beyond that, food on Chocha Foodstore’s menu consists of local favourites that come with a creative twist.
It is a fantastic place for a casual lunch or tea with your friends. READ ON