For the very few of you who have never tried matcha, it’s basically green tea leaves that are ground into fine powder.
There are many cafes that take matcha to new heights. Be it a drink or food, matcha is delicious. And, as a bonus, it is loaded with nutrients such as antioxidants and vitamins.
The next time your appetite is craving for matcha, you should consider hitting up one of these matcha specialty spot. Here are 10 Best Matcha Dessert Spots In KL & PJ For All Matcha Lovers.
1. 108 Matcha Saro
If you’re a matcha fan, you’re going to want to test this place out. 108 Matcha Saro specialises in premium matcha drinks and desserts while the authentic quality ingredients are imported all the way from Kyoto, Japan. Some of their must try are their fresh in-store signature Obanyaki, soft serve ice cream and their Matcha Parfait, and you would definitely want to revisit.
Address: Lot 251, Level 2, Suria KLCC, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 10am – 10pm, Daily
2. Oh Cha Matcha
Located at Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Oh Cha Matcha is not only an aesthetically pleasing matcha place, but it also happens to be one of the popular spots for matcha drinks. Their menu comprises of matcha drinks with different components, such as Ceremonial Matcha (made with water only), Genmaicha (with roasted rice), Hojicha (roasted green tea) and matcha lattes. You can also personalise your matcha by replacing regular milk with soy or almond milk.
Address: 130, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 10am -7.30pm (Sunday-Thursday), 10am-9.30pm (Friday & Saturday)
3. Niko Neko Matcha
Niko Neko Matcha is without a doubt one of the most popular matcha spots in KL, having over 500 Google reviews. They specialise in matcha base drinks, from the hot and cold matcha drinks, is truly mouth-watering. They also sell their powder and teabags so that you can purchase and make your own matcha drinks at home. They even created a list of matcha infused desserts, such as Niko Neko Matcha Choux (cream puff), Houjicha Burnt Cheesecake, perfect for those who love to try wide variety of matcha based desserts.
Address : 82A, Lorong Maarof, Bangsar Park, 59000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 12pm – 7pm, closed on Mondays
4. Mei by Fat Spoon
Minimalistic Japanese-inspired cafe, perfect for chit-chat session and taking Instagram stories with the creative fusion food that this place has to offer. Matcha lovers shouldn’t missed Mei By Fat Spoon’s flaky croissants served with homemade green tea butter. Yums! Not to forget their delightful Green Tea Cake, which is loaded with creamy matcha on top layer and middle layer.
Address: Hartamas : 22-G, Jalan 27/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
The Hub SS2: B-G-05 The Hub, 19 Sentral, Jalan Harapan Section 19, 46400 Petaling Jaya
Opening Hours: 11am-10pm, Tuesday – Sunday
5. Zen & Co Menjalara
A modern and cosy Japanese fusion cafe environment with both indoor and outdoor setting that comes with reasonable pricing that you could ask for. One of the favorite matcha spots for friends or family to hang out. In the menu, look for the Matcha Greentea series section, where you will find Matcha Lava, which is highly recommended. As you cut through the matcha Lava, a thick matcha cream will start oozing out, just like the volcano lava!
Address:53, Jalan 3/62a, Bandar Menjalara Kepong, Kepong, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 11.30am – 10pm, daily
6. Soffle Malaysia
Calling out matcha lovers! Introducing the popular Matcha Red Bean souffle – comes with the earthy taste of matcha green tea that meets the sweetness of red bean. Perfectly combined with a cup of refreshing tea, heavenly match-a made for matcha enthusiasts. Located in Sunway Pyramid and Solaris Mont Kiara, perfect locations to relax when you and your friends are finally tired from walking in the malls.
Sunway Pyramid : F1.55B, First Floor, Sunway Pyramid, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway,
Mont Kiara: L1-03, Verve Shops, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 10am – 10pm, daily
7. Soft Launch Cafe
Located at one of the busiest streets in Sri Petaling, this spacious dessert spot is artistically decorated, giving a great coziness and tranquility ambience. For matcha lovers, you must try their creamy Matcha Tiramisu – served with the thick cream and combination of red bean and matcha cake, topped with matcha powder. For every bite, you can smell the aromatic green tea that can make matcha lovers go wild.
Address: 101-1, Jln Radin Bagus, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Opening Hours: 12pm – 11pm (Monday-Friday), 11am – 11pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Closed on Tuesday. Monday – Thursday (12.00pm – 11.00pm);Saturday & Sunday (11.00am – 11.00pm)
8. Chewie Mellow
Have you ever heard of Upside down ice cream? If not, look no further than this Taiwanese-inspired cafe for its unique, Instagrammable dessert, ie Milky Mochi, even better with Green Tea. Made by fresh milk and no glutinous rice content, that looks like an upside down ice cream cone on a plate – giving it a ‘melted ice cream’ look. It’s time to gather with your friends for more Instagram stories.
Subang SS15 – 55-G, Jalan SS 15/8a, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Solaris – K-G-04, Solaris Mon’t Kiara, No 2, Jalan Solaris, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 11am – 2am, daily
9. Aftermeal Desserts
The name had said it all. Aftermeal Desserts is where you head for dessert after a meal. This charming café serves some of the tastiest desserts in Damansara Uptown, including their Royal Matcha Latte Kakigori. It is served with fresh milk kakigori and topped with matcha ice cream, red bean, matcha powder and marshmallow. An ideal mood enhancer by keeping you refreshed under this Malaysian weather, perfect to beat the heat.
Address: 52, Jalan SS 21/58, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya
Opening Hours: Mon – Thurs, 2pm – 1130pm; Fri-Sat, 1.30pm-12.30am; Sun, 1.30pm-12.30am
10. Maccha Iki
Maccha Iki serves up everything from tiramisu and mille crepe to ice cream. It’s a “matcha” made in heaven. Their two most popular items in the menu are Matcha Mille Crepe and Matcha Swiss Roll. Their bakery items are filled with smooth green tea cream and the level of sweetness is just right! It’s a good alternative if you’re bored of your standard burnt cheesecake.
Address: Lot F-K6, 1st Floor, Eko Cheras Mall, No 693, Batu 5,Jalan Cheras, 56000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 10am – 10pm, daily