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#BUROEats: 10 New cafes and restaurants to visit in the Klang Valley in June 2023

Calling all foodies


By Natalie Khoo

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#BUROEats: 10 New cafes and restaurants to visit in the Klang Valley in June 2023

Where to eat in the Klang Valley this month: An omakase restaurant with panoramic views of KL, an aesthetic vegan bakery and breakfast bar in Chinatown, and a modern brunch spot in Petaling Jaya are among the new cafes and dining venues to check out. Discover the full list ahead. 


1. Sky35

Sky35 is the latest addition to KL’s ever-growing omakase dining scene. Set in an opulent, contemporary dining space boasting magnificent views of the city, the modern Japanese restaurant offers a romantic atmosphere for date nights and special occasions. There are two menus available for dinner, each offering the chef’s recommendations of the freshest sashimi and sushi, along with hot dishes, soup and dessert. Seating is limited and exclusively by reservation only. 

Address: Level 35-01, Tower B, Pavilion Embassy, 200, Jalan Ampang, Kampung Datuk Keramat, 50450, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 6pm to 10.30pm

Contact: 018 395 1918

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2. LaGula by Tapir


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You may have already seen glimpses of this new vegan spot on social media, thanks to its aesthetically pleasing pink interiors and lush greenery. Launched by the same team behind Chinatown’s The Hungry Tapir, this hip bakery and breakfast bar exudes tropical vacation vibes with its coconut tree-print cushions and rattan furnishings. The menu is just as vibrant, offering plant-powered brunch classics, baked pastries, and coffee. 


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Address: G-02, Four Points by Sheraton, 2 Jalan Balai Polis, 50000 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11am to 7.30pm, Wednesdays to Mondays (closed on Tuesdays)

Contact: 011 6096 7726

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3. Spillstone Coffee


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Love coffee but can’t take caffeine? Spillstone Coffee wants to be your go-to spot for a good decaf, with 99.9 per cent of caffeine removed from its beans. Transformed from a pre-war warehouse in Pudu, the double-storey cafe features three distinctive areas, including a stone-accented bar counter near the main entrance, a wooden-themed space upstairs, and a sunlit glasshouse around the back at the end of a dark tunnel. Besides coffee, the cafe offers breakfast options, pasta, and mains inspired by dishes from around the globe (from Greece to Jamaica), as well as other crafted beverages. 


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Address: 199, Jalan Pudu, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 8.30am to 12am daily

Contact: 018 271 0214

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4. Ling Long


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Debuting above another new establishment, Seed by Whitegrass (featured in last month’s BUROEats), Ling Long is a modern French-Chinese restaurant that blends tradition with innovation. The name means “exquisite” or “intricate” in Chinese, reflecting its culinary philosophy of providing a refined, elegant dining experience. There are two menus available at launch, with either five or eight courses that highlight local ingredients infused with international elements to present innovative flavours. 

Address: Block E, L2-04, The Five@KPD, Jalan Dungun, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur 

Opening hours: 6pm to 11pm, Tuesdays to Sundays

Contact: +6010 556 8912

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5. Flint KL

Nestled inside The Curve in Mutiara Damansara, Flint KL offers a casual dining space for cafe hoppers and mall goers to unwind. While it may not be one of the more recent dining hotspots in the city (APW and Damansara Heights appear to be favourites), the modern cafe looks to attract its own crowd with beautifully preserved moss installations by Ohsum Mossum. Customers can look forward to a variety of local and international dishes served as early as 8 o’clock in the morning, with the Reversed Ravioli Tiger Prawn being a fan-favourite order. 


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Address: Lot G41A-G43, The Curve Shopping Centre,  6, Jln PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor 

Opening hours: 8am to 10pm daily 



6. Flour, Fire & Stone

Flour, Fire & Stone is another brunch place that has just opened in Section 13, Petaling Jaya, located along Jalan Professor Khoo Kay Kim. Established by the guys at Kenny Hills, the verdant and spacious new restaurant serves up an extensive selection of dishes spanning brunch staples, classic and Roman pizza, pasta, and other Western dishes cooked in a wood-fire oven. 


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Address: 17, Jalan Professor Khoo Kay Kim, PJS 13, 46100 Petaling Jaya

Opening hours: 9am to 6pm daily

Contact: +603 7931 3868



7. Kuro Coffee

Newly opened at towards of May, Kuro Coffee specialises in Japanese specialty coffee brews with its own roasted beans. The minimalist, monochromatic space boasts custom-made furniture with subtle artistic touches, setting the ideal scene for hosting art-related events, exhibition and activities. It’s worth noting that there are no non-coffee options or hot food items on the menu—only coffee and a small selection of pastries and desserts. Walk-ins aren’t allowed, so coffee enthusiasts will need to RSVP before dropping by.

Address: Lot 3A, Jalan 51a/223, Seksyen 51a, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 11am to 7pm daily 

Contact: 017 339 8287

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8. Locarasa


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Bamboo Hills recently welcomed Locarasa to its expanding list of tenants, inviting foodies for a taste of its pastries, cakes, and breads. On top of baked goods, the menu offers a wide variety of local, Western and Indian dishes, as well as pasta, sandwiches and burgers. Surrounded by verdant greenery—much like its neighbours—Locarasa also serves as a venue for weddings, special events, and corporate functions. 

Address: Locarasa Restaurant & Patisserie, Lot P02-2, Bamboo Hills, Taman Bamboo, 51200 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (weekdays), 10am to 11pm (weekends)

Contact: 012 390 6778 

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9. Salt & Fire


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Fans of yakitori have a new spot to check out for casual Japanese fare in Cheras, coming in hot on this list as Salt & Fire. The understated restaurant is distinguished by old-school wooden interiors, adorned with frames of colourful street photography. Expect a plethora of traditional skewered meats including pork, beef, chicken, seafood and vegetables, in addition to donburi lunch sets and other side dishes. 

Address: 33, Jalan Jintan, Taman Supreme, 56100 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11.30am to 2.30pm (lunch), 6pm – 11pm (dinner), Wednesdays to Mondays (closed on Tuesdays)

Contact: 011 6161 2828



10. The Vocation


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The Vocation is the latest bakery in Bangsar to satisfy your carb cravings, particularly croissants, Danish pastry, quiches, tarts, and other baked goods. Tucked inside Menara UOA, this modest cafe also offers crafted coffee and simple breakfast delights. It’s perfect for the office crowd to grab a bite before work) in a cosy, modern space. 


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Address: Menara UOA Bangsar, Unit 2-7, Level 2, 5, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm daily

Contact: 03 2201 9887

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