It’s common for cafes in Kuala Lumpur to serve matcha lattes but what drives some to stand out is the distinct richness and mild umami bitterness of the matcha powder combined with creamy milk that will leave you wanting more!
Now that’s goodness filled in a cup!
Since good things are meant to be shared, in this post we’ll expose you to some of the best matcha lattes in sunny KL that can deliver to your home!
Before that, did you know that matcha is packed with health benefits?
Here are some awesome matcha health benefits:
- Powerhouse of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins
- Good for detox
- Boosts metabolism
- May promote heart health
- Increase brain function
Amazing how something that tastes so good can also benefit your health! Now, let’s proceed to go through our list of incredible matcha lattes in KL that can deliver to your doorstep!
Niko Neko Matcha
Niko Neko Matcha is well-known for their emphasis on the quality of their matcha powder. As a result, they’ve earned the name of being Malaysians’ go-to spot for anything matcha related!
Their primary matcha powders are:
- Ren (which signifies lotus flower)
- Yuri (white lily)
- Kiku (chrysanthemum)
They’re named after the flowers grown by co-founder Syun Hattori’s late grandmother in her garden in Japan.
Ren is of ceremonial grade. It’s incredibly smooth, with a strong umami taste that is best described as creamy, nutty and rich. The aromatic Yuri is the most readily accessible – light on umami and perfect for culinary use, whereas the Kiku has a slightly umami and bitter flavour.
The contrast between the three is the profile of bitterness and umami, which depends entirely on your preference.
Other must-try items in Niko Neko Matcha’s menu:
- Matcha Burnt Cheesecake
- Genmaicha Choux
- Momotaro Matcha Mocktail
View the Niko Neko Matcha menu and order now: nikonekomatcha.beepit.com
Location: 181, Jalan Tun H S Lee, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
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Oh Cha Matcha (OCMC)
Oh Cha Matcha serves premium quality matcha, crafted into tasty and healthy drinks that will naturally rejuvenate the body and soul. This ceremonial grade matcha, grown in Uji, Kyoto, is the highest grade and it’s also the Emperor of Japan ‘s choice for tea ceremonies.
At Oh Cha Matcha, you can choose your alternative milk preference at zero extra cost! Given that their matcha beverages are made with unsweetened soy milk with stevia (perfect for people with lactose intolerance).
But if you have a different preference, go ahead and choose from the list below (all milk are unsweetened):
- Almond Milk
- Cashew Milk
- Oat Milk
- Coconut Milk
- Fresh Milk
This boutique cafe also offer a good selection of Japanese inspired rice bowls, light bites and desserts!
Other must-try items in Oh Cha Matcha’s menu:
- Matcha Burnt Cheesecake
- Iced Ceremonial Matcha
- Matcha Soft Serve
View the Oh Cha Matcha and order now: ohchamatcha.beepit.com
Location: 130, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur.
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103 Coffee Workshop
As the name of this cafe suggest, they’re generally known to serve good coffee but the baristas here are also qualified to craft an impressive cup of matcha latte!
103 Coffee Workshop’s ice matcha latte is the perfect drink to keep you cool in the hot and humid weather in Malaysia!
#FunFact 103 Coffee Workshop is house to the 2018 World Latte Art Champ!
So, you wouldn’t want to miss out this cafe especially if you’re a sucker for cute art lattes! You can also expect to try out a good spread of interesting Japanese fusion dishes at this cafe.
Other must-try items in 103 Coffee Workshop’s menu:
- Iced Lady Lavender Latte
- Rosey Mocha
- House Latte
View the 103 Coffee Workshop menu and order now: 103coffeeworkshop.beepit.com
Location: Kuala Lumpur MY, 103-G, Jalan Radin Bagus, Sri Petaling, 57000 Bandar Baru.
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Firstly, one thing you should know is that Sunbather Coffee takes their matcha seriously.
Secondly, their matcha latte has an excellent deep roasted flavour with a pleasant bitter aftertaste.
Lastly, one cup is never enough!
For all matcha lovers, we highly recommend you to try their matcha series:
- Matcha Roll Cake
- Warabimochi (sweet jelly-like mochi)
- Matcha Madeleine
- The Elixir
- Iced Matcha Latte with Hojicha Kanten
In addition, this cafe also specialises in Yoshoku dishes (Japanese dishes influenced by western cooking style). So, you can find dishes like sando (Japanese style sandwich), pasta, and bento rice bowls.
Other must-try items in Sunbather Coffee’s menu:
- Ajitsuke Tamago Sando
- Chicken Hambugu
- Japanese Lemon Cake
View the Sunbather Coffee menu and order now: sunbathercoffee.beepit.com
Location: UG-12 Upper Ground The Sphere, 8, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.
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Wizards At Tribeca
Likewise, Wizards At Tribeca is a cafe in Jalan Imbi, KL that can satisfy your all your matcha cravings in one stop.
They offer terrific matcha lattes as well as matcha desserts for you to indulge in!
In fact, Wizards are using the one and only Yuri matcha powder from Niko Neko Matcha, we assure you the quality of their creation at Wizards is superb!
Other must-try items in Wizards At Tribeca’s menu:
- Matcha (green tea mousse dessert)
- Unagi Benedict
- Taro Mish Mash
View the Wizards At Tribeca menu and order now: wizards.beepit.com
Location: 215, Jalan Imbi, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
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Pause, unwind and sip on a rich aromatic cup of matcha latte from none other than Pause Cafe!
Not to mention, they are also using Niko Neko Matcha powder to make their drinks!
Here are some of their special matcha lattes to choose from:
- So Matcha Better (matcha espresso latte)
- Rose Matcha Latte
- Drink The Forest (matcha + hojicha)
This small hidden gem is tucked away cosily in an old building located in the middle of town. For this reason, it’s literally the perfect place to fix your matcha cravings!
Other must-try items in Pause Coffee’s menu:
- Hojicha Burnt Cheesecake
- KamHeong Chicken Rice
- Signature Pork Lard Rice
View the Pause Cafe menu and order now: pausecafe.beepit.com
Location: 140, Jalan Choo Cheng Khay, Kampung Attap, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
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Yellow Brick Road
Sweet, earthy and nutty is all you’ll taste with every sip of Yellow Brick Road’s matcha latte!
Furthermore, they recently launched their Iced Cold Series where customers have the option choose between oat milk (dairy-free) or fresh milk for their matcha latte.
This famous brunch spot in KL will amaze you with their choices of food and drinks!
Other must-try items in Yellow Brick Road’s menu:
- Pulled Beef Benedict
- Chocoholics Pancake
- Salted Egg Soft Shell Crab Spaghetti
View the Yellow Brick Road menu and order now: yellowbrickroad.beepit.com
Location: Plaza Batai, 8-7, Jalan Batai, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
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