Don’t you love being able to cool yourself down with a nice bowl of icy cendol on a hot day?
This iconic Malaysian dessert is on the tip of everyone’s tongue when it comes to sweet splurges. It’s exotic, colourful and melt-in-your-mouth delicious!
So get yourself a spoon because the 10 best cendol spots in Klang Valley are waiting to be served!
1. Miru Dessert Cafe
Let’s pair Japan’s signature shaved ice dessert, kakigori, with Malaysia’s beloved cendol!
Throw in a little Korean twist and what you get is Miru Dessert Cafe’s Dalgona Cendol Kakigori, which is nothing short of impressive!
This best-selling dessert is everything you want in a cooling Asian dessert.
It’s got the perfect balance of sweetness from the Dalgona caramel candy as well as the nuttiness from the fresh cendol ingredients.
View the Miru Dessert Cafe menu and order now: mirudessertcafe.beepit.com
2. Kampung Contemporary Dining
Next up on our list is the expert in Nyonya home-cooking, Kampung Contemporary Dining.
Longtime fans of this fine eatery in PJ are consistently impressed by the flavours and authenticity of their dishes.
To put it simply, good Nyonya food outside Melaka is hard to come by these days but luckily, the essence of Nyonya cuisine isn’t lost here.
As for dessert, their Melaka Cendol topped with tofu-soft pandan jelly and perfectly charred pure gula melaka is no exception.
Take one sip and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to Melaka’s foodie central, Jonker Street!
View the Kampung Contemporary Dining menu and order now: kampungcontemporarydining.beepit.com
3. Gula Creamery
We’ll let you in on a little secret. If any of you love trying out unique ice cream flavours, Gula Creamery has the inside SCOOP on the best cendol ice cream in town!
No other ice cream parlour can compare to this one as they have several pints of local and international ice cream flavours that will make you MELT in awe!
Satisfy those sweet cravings of yours by getting your very own pint of cendol ice cream that’s creamy and irresistible.
After that, if you’re still not over the richness of the cendol, you can give their cendol milkshake a try.
View the Gula Creamery menu and order now: gulacreamery.beepit.com
4. MyCendol @ Ampang
Appropriately named MyCendol, this cozy shop located in Ampang Point specialises in premium cendol served with 100% pure coconut milk.
With nearly 10 varieties to choose from, it’s easy to not know where to start!
But to make life easier for you, these are our top cendol recommendations: Premium Cendol Biasa (Traditional), Premium Cendol Bom (Durian D24) and Premium Cendol Buah Durian D24.
Regardless, no matter which cendol you get in the end, you can always count on their sweet bowls of goodness to give you everything you need!
View the MyCendol menu and order now: mycendol.beepit.com
5. Baba Low’s Lorong Kurau
Originating from the streets of Melaka, Baba Low has racked up a huge following of Nyonya food lovers here in Klang Valley.
You can find all of your Peranakan favourites right here, including their famous cendol!
What makes their cendol a must-have is the generous amounts of coconut milk and shiny splashes of hometown gula melaka syrup added to the bowl!
There’s simply no excuse not to take a bite out of all that lusciousness!
View the Baba Low’s Lorong Kurau menu and order now: babalowslorongkurau.beepit.com
6. Dancing Fish
Dancing Fish has some of the best moves in town when it comes to fresh and delicious Malay-Indo food.
Through its love of the flavours of both countries, this restaurant works tirelessly to create an ever-changing menu that everyone can enjoy!
Aside from their mouth-watering savoury dishes, their dessert selection is just as diverse and innovative!
In particular, we’re big fans of their cendol thanks to the layered flavours and aromas of the caramelised palm sugar.
Because of that, it makes the perfect go-to dessert to cleanse your palate after a huge savoury meal.
View the Dancing Fish menu and order now: dancingfish.beepit.com
7. the FILLING STATION @ Shell
When you’re out on the open road, don’t forget to stop by The Filling Station in Desa Sri Hartamas to refuel your tummies.
Housed within a petrol station, this cool café lets you customise your meals to your heart’s content with their breakfast bundles, seafood dishes, specialty rice bowls and many more!
But what’s even more impressive is their cendol bowl, which will delight your taste buds with a local touch.
If that isn’t enough, you can quench your thirst once more by downing a glass of their refreshing cendol drink.
You’ll be FILLED up in no time!
View the FILLING STATION @ Shell menu and order now: thefillingstation.beepit.com
8. Kedai Kopi Malaya
There’s nothing more local than Kedai Kopi Malaya and the classic Malaysian delights they serve in a kopitiam setting.
Go back in time and savour their traditional desserts we all grew up loving like the cendol!
Feast your eyes on their mountain of shaved ice piled into a bowl of coconut milk mixture. To top it off, it’s beautifully drizzled with gula melaka syrup, pandan jelly and red bean.
You don’t have to be familiar with cendol to know how ridiculously refreshing this sounds.
View the Kedai Kopi Malaya menu and order now: kkm.beepit.com
If you’re feeling a little bit daring today, we highly recommend you give Durianma’s Cendol Musang King a try.
As you might have guessed, it’s a bowl of delicious cendol that’s topped off with thick chunks of Musang King durian.
Truth be told, this unique combination is a match made in foodie heaven. The silky cendol texture pairs incredibly well with the creaminess of the durian.
Even if you’re not a fan of durian, one bite of this special cendol might be just enough to change your mind!
View the Durianma menu and order now: durianma.beepit.com
10. Poppo Kanteen
After wrapping up a long day at work or school, stop by Poppo Kanteen to treat yourself to some sweet rewards.
Here you’ll find their Poppo Cendol that’s covered with generous amounts of red bean, sweet corn and threads of pandan jelly.
PRO TIP: Make sure to mix all the ingredients up to create a mountain of slushy goodness before digging in!
You can then wash it all down with a cool glass of Soya Milk Cendol to end your sweet escape on a SOY-good high!
View the Poppo Kanteen menu and order now: https://poppokanteen.beepit.com
Sweet retreat from the heat
Cendol has emerged as a significant cultural symbol that lends itself to the rich heritage of Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries.
So if you haven’t had cendol in awhile, now’s the perfect time for you to dig into your very own bowl of cendol.
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