Category Archives: Ipoh

Ketps Cafe @ Ipoh, Malaysia

Ketps is a cafe with almost 100 % emphasis on desserts and coffee.  In addition, the coffee served are a bit more “engaging” with DIY coffee art and 3D coffee art.  A lot of girls (and boys perhaps?) will be really excited to have a go at DIY coffee art and falling in love with the bubbly, foamy 3D characters.  The desserts are pretty-looking with some creativity, but I am not too into them in terms of flavor.   Continue reading

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Chokodok Reggae House Cafe @ Ipoh, Malaysia

Chokodok Reggae House Cafe & Backpackers  is an eye catching piece located on Hugh Low Street just opposite the police station.  The facade is painted with representative colors of green, yellow and red, also found in the cafe itself with images of the late, phenomenal Reggae singer Bob Marley.   It’s a halal cafe so it’s good news to our Muslim friends as a good number of cafes in Ipoh are pork free or non-halal.   Continue reading

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Cafe de Eight @ Ipoh Old Town, Malaysia

Cafe de Eight is located in a small lane in Ipoh old town that exudes a poetic atmosphere.   Its Chinese name is literary too – 8 号咖啡洞 – which translates to “Coffee Cave No. 8”, definitely a name from someone who reads too many books or watch too many movies.  Cafe de Eight is discreet with a tiny little sign and you might even miss is as it is hidden among wholesale stores.   Continue reading

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Scenic Cafe Garden @ Ipoh, Malaysia

*** 2016 Update : The cafe has been rebranded to Little Elephant Cafe, you may read more here for updated info.

Cafe scenic is set in a vast garden ground with wooden houses and pavilions that give a bit of a kampung aura to the cafe.  The stained glass windows didn’t look too striking when I am looking at it from the outside, yet the effect that it created was a resplendent warmth when I entered the cafe.     Continue reading

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