Cafe De Casalingo is a bit in the middle of nowhere. If you are on the way to KL via the Simpang Pulai toll, the Cafe might be a good pit stop as it’s on the way. Precisely that too, the cafe offers some of the most affordable dishes in town, with set lunches in the range of RM 14.90 – RM 16.90, inclusive of starter, main course and a drink. In fact, nothing is over RM 20 here.
Browns Cafe has been operating for the past few years in the clubbing strip of Ipoh Garden East, also observing night opening hours from 6 pm – 1 am. It has recently gone through a facelift, jiving with the glittering clubbing scene, while also maintaining a whimsical charm. Continue reading
O Cafe (2号小厨) is located in Canning Garden, featuring Hakka cuisine that has captured our hearts. It has a signboard, but not exactly strategically placed as it is placed on the floor. The only thing prominent about the cafe is the big “2” on the facade, which would be the best thing to note if you are looking for the cafe. Continue reading
Well known for their unique levitation pre-wedding photography, Valentino Bridal House has also ventured into cafe business. Glamorous in seductive red and opulent black, the candle-lit cafe with its lovey dovey music in the background and the occasional live piano music will undoubtedly bring two hearts closer. There aren’t a whole lot of items on the menu but food is exquisite with contemporary plating. If you happen to be doing a bridal shoot there, visit the cafe afterwards and not before, or otherwise you won’t be able to “levitate” ! Continue reading
So another coffee specialist cafe – The Ficca’s Cafe, has opened in Ipoh. The vast range of coffees such as balancing coffee, liqueur coffee, single origin coffee and Turkish coffee should satisfy any coffee aficionado. Continue reading
If you are an Ipohan, you’ve probably come across “Gomok” at the corner shoplot while roaming about in new town. Gomok has a round chubby dude as its mascot and oh dear does that mean that we will become “gemuk”(fat) after eating at Gomok? Gemuk or not, Gomok is a fun addition to the handful of halal cafes in Ipoh, serving Malay and Western cuisine.
Food & Desire serves some out-of-the-norm creations on top of the typical cafe menu we see in Ipoh, such as porky fries, cereal killer, chocolate fondue and Penang white laksa to name a few. It’s all porkilicious too with a good amount of items dedicated to pork, pork and pork, good for those that are looking for a little oink oink.
The Milk House Cafe on top of serving cafe food, it also serves a rarity – fresh milk, delivered daily from the origin of production. It is located in a long, narrow stretch of space between two buildings, maximizing the space which is barely 2 meters wide.
Hobo @ Ganlee & Co definitely belongs to the category of cafes that will instantly start an instagram frenzy the moment you enter. The shoplot previously occupied by the Chinese company Gan Lee & Co on Brewster Road is now hip & chic with old biscuit tins and popping colors. Continue reading
TWT stands for “Tea, Warmer, Treat” and as you have guessed it, it’s a cafe to go for meals and tea ! There’s only a handful of cafes in Ipoh that focuses on tea instead of coffee, could tea be the next hot trend amidst the craze for coffee ?