Isn’t a book cafe the best of both worlds – in the sea of books and the rich aroma of coffee? Not to mention the relaxed atmosphere to let both the coffee lovers and bookworms have some wind-down after a hustle-bustle week — a sip of coffee, a walk to your imaginary world, marvelous feelings ever.
Here, I have put together the 8 cool library cafes in Kuala Lumpur. All you need is a cozy outfit and wallet to enjoy these heaven-like library cafes.
An Earthy and green view comes into sight once you reach BookBarter book cafe as plants surround this cafe. In this cafe, you are free to trade in or swap your books with their books on the bookshelf. Also, this cafe has both sweet and savory pastries and, of course, coffees. A cafe where you can enjoy your coffee and book in forest-like courtyards.
Operating Hours: 10:00 am-7:00 pm (Every day except Wednesday.)
Address: GP 1-03 Pinnacles North Court Tamarind Square, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor.
2. Bukku Cafe
Bukku Cafe is a hidden gem you have yet to discover in Klang. Here, the bookshelf is filled with English and Chinese books and children’s books. You can also read a book with the cafe’s floor full of dried leaves to relish your coffee. This will give you a sense of autumn. Also, you shouldn’t miss their signature melty salted egg yolk and green tea matcha croissant.
Operating Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Everyday)
Address: No.1, Jalan Singgahsana 4A/KU2, Bandar Bukit Raja, 41050 Klang, Selangor.
3. Ink Library Cafe
Ink Library cafe is a container cafe hidden in Puncak Alam. Here, the bookshelf is full of indie English magazines from the US and UK. Also, a good mixture of English, Malay, and Chinese fictional books. This cafe serves main and side western dishes too. You can choose to sit inside or outside the cafe to enjoy your day in the Ink Library Cafe. If you want to try their food only, just order online and they will deliver food to your doorsteps.
Operating Hours: 11 am to 9:30 pm (Except Monday)
Address: EcoWorld [email protected] Grandeur, 42300 Puncak Alam 6332, B49, 47000 Sungai Buloh, Selangor.
4. Life Giraffe Story House
Life Giraffe Story Cafe is a Cafe inside a neighborhood. It is more than a book cafe but also a multipurpose community space that holds mini events, exhibitions, storytelling sessions, and more. The owner did not change much about the house’s exterior, giving us nostalgic feelings. This makes it photography-worthy. Also, this cafe serves home cooked food too!
Operating Hours: Monday to Wednesday (9:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Address: 114, Jalan 15, Batu 11 Cheras, 43200, Selangor
Life Giraffe Story House Facebook
5. Pages Book Cafe
Pages Book Cafe is a unique fusion of cafe and bookshop. The price range of the books is only RM5 to RM30. If you buy up to RM100, you will get a free coffee! Also, you can visit their official website and official Shopee site to buy their books. Not to mention, the coffee there is affordable; you can get an Americano with just RM6. Bet you will visit there more than once.
Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday (9:30 am to 8:00 pm)
Address: F-G-43, Taipan Damansara 2, Jalan PJU 1a/3, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
6. MeTime Book Cafe
MeTime book cafe is a private lounge that comes up with a resting place for bookworms or office workers to rest and take a power nap. You can go there to take a quick break or relax if your next appointment is delayed. The first trial is only RM5 for one-hour! This book cafe carries various English, Malay, Chinese books, and comics. You can order their coffee and enjoy it after a short nap.
Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday (1 pm to 7 pm)
Address: 1.010b The square, Jaya One, Jln Profesor Diraja Ungku Aziz, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
MeTime Book Cafe Facebook
7. Yue Coffee Bar
Yue Coffee Bar is another nostalgic design book cafe on our list. You can enjoy an RM10 latte with wooden walls, antiques, and old-school celebrity posters, making here a must-visit Instagramable book cafe. You can also try their signature rojak. This rustic relaxation vibe is perfect for a relaxing weekend away from the chaotic city. Mark this as your next visit place!
Operating Hours: Wednesday to Monday (8 am to 6 pm)
Address: 114, Jalan 15, Batu 11 Cheras, 43200 Cheras, Selangor.
8. [email protected] Mall
BookXcess in the Starling Mall measures some 10,500 square feet and features a long wall of bookshelves, bringing three different organizations together. (English books as BookXcess, Chinese books as Jiu Qiu, and a cafe as Madeleine.) Madeleine cafe offers a variety of coffees and teas. You can take a short break here with your sore foot after shopping.
Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday (10 am to 10 pm)
Address: T-331B, The Starling, 6, Jalan SS 21/23, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
The library cafes above are a cool blend of the aroma of coffee beans and the smell of books. I bet you will sit there for hours. Chop-chop brings along your buddies or you can make new friends there. All in all, all the library cafes will never cease to amaze us, the creative designs and the novel ideas.
See you in the library cafe.
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