Cafes In Setia Alam

Setia Alam is now a bustling metropolitan. Complete with up-and-coming artisanal cafes. These stand out from the crowd with their unique concepts and delicious food.

Since Shah Alam is a 40-minute’ drive from Kuala Lumpur, check out these 9 cafes in Setia Alam whenever you’re in the area.

And for those who are already in Shah Alam, there’s no need to leave Shah Alam to seek out these brilliant cafes!

1. BUCOLIC Cafe & Catering

This café in Setia Alam is famous for its pizzas, pasta, and western mains.

The rustic, Southern European décor has woody accents with floral bouquets.

Lighter Eats And Beverages At BUCOLIC Cafe & Catering
Lighter Eats And Beverages At BUCOLIC Cafe & Catering – Photo credits to the_bucolic (Instagram)

Bucolic Café & Catering is also worth the long drive on your hunt for good food. Because everything on the menu is flawless!

Speaking of which, they have a decent selection of vegetarian food. Like the thin-crust Vegan pizza topped with vegan cheese on a crispy base. There is ratatouille too.

Some Of The Menu Items At BUCOLIC Cafe & Catering
Some Of The Menu Items At BUCOLIC Cafe & Catering – Photo credits to pizzanotizza (Instagram)

Besides this, the mushroom soup is a must-try. It pairs well with the flavorful seared sea bass on a garden of well-poached vegetables.

As for their catering service:

Bucolic Café & Catering prepares healthy food for marriage proposals and other intimate celebrations. Plus, the venue is gorgeous!

2. FASO Patisserie

Want fine French pastries, sourdough croissants, scrumptious cakes, and desserts?

Find all these treats at FASO Patisserie.

They have an amazing selection of pastries and cakes lining the display. Croissants alone come in many versions. These rangefrom plain butter to flavored renditions with unique interpretations.

Chow down their best-selling turkey ham croissant. Along with a coffee, matcha, or a chocolate drink for a sensational tea break with friends.

Pastries And Coffee At FASO Patisserie
Pastries And Coffee At FASO Patisserie – Photo credits to syahiroooooo (left) and hooi.choo (right)

You won’t find hot food here, but this café is still a good recommendation for anyone with a sweet tooth!

Furthermore, cakes are not only a pretty sight but tasty too. Prices can be a little on the steep end though. And start from RM16.90 and beyond.

3. HEMMA Kafé

You’ll find yourself returning for an idyllic meal in a cozy and serene environment at HEMMA Kafe.

This is not your average café serving run-of-the-mill western food. Instead, you’ll get a good mix of local delights. As well as classic western meals that will appeal to both adults and kids.

Their chicken chop is an indulgence featuring a crispy outside. It’s succulent and well-marinaded with juicy insides too.

Interior And A Main Dish At HEMMA Kafe
Interior And A Main Dish At HEMMA Kafe – Photo credits to lowrhceline (left) and joel_chern (right)

Their pasta carbonara meanwhile, is heavenly. There’s also pizza and chicken nuggets too. If you prefer something more local, try their XO fried rice and nasi lemak!

Together with their rich chocolate cake for dessert:

We recommend getting a gourmet coffee, Vanilla latte, or iced coffee!

4. Am Found Café

With Instagram-worthy corners and pockets of green plants:

Am Found Café makes a great hipster alternative to the nearby Starbucks. Hence, this attractive cafe in Setia Alam is full on weekends.

Coffee, Dessert, And Dining Ambiance At AM Found Cafe
Coffee, Dessert, And Dining Ambiance At AM Found Cafe – Photo credits to raymondeatx (left) and am.found (right)

Their pork sausages are top-notch, as are their Earl Gray Cake and Matcha Latte too.

For heartier meals, opt for their braised pork belly served with rice. Or Miso Salmon Rice that will keep you full for a while.

Food At AM Found Cafe
Food At AM Found Cafe – Photo credits to foodd.crush (Instagram)

The highlights here are actually the delish cakes and beverages. There is a rather limited choice of savory options here.

PS: Their black coffee is heavy with sour undertones. Iced coffee or latte is preferable if you don’t like sourish coffee.

5. Andra By Gula Cakery

Take your pick of local fusion meals, sinful delicacies, and sweetened beverages here.

Chic Interior of Andra By Gula Cakery
Chic Interior of Andra By Gula Cakery – Photo credits to zaharudinhaziq (Instagram)

They have entrees like cheese balls. These are not as predictable as mozzarella cheese sticks.

Moving on to the mains, try their Swedish meatballs. These have a delicious brown sauce served with mashed potatoes.

If you’re still feeling peckish, the Salted Egg Burger flaunts an aromatic salted egg taste.

Seafood lovers can go for their mussels in cream. The plump and juicy mussels are in a creamy sauce with a tinge of spice.

Their mastery of cakes is obvious with their Pavlova and Snickers Cheesecake. This is a gooey slice of heaven with mascarpone cheese for a decadent finish.

Cakes And Pastries On Display At Andra By Gula Cakery
Cakes And Pastries On Display At Andra By Gula Cakery – Photo credits to andrabygulacakery (Instagram)

We find the passion peach tea a sweet end to a delightful meal.

6. POLA-DOLA Cafe & Kitchen

POLA-DOLA Cafe & Kitchen is in a glasshouse that gets plenty of natural light. The indoor plants breathe fresh air into this lively little café.

On their menu, you’ll find expected western items like Big Breakfast but also, a good mix of local fusion dishes too.

Food And Exterior Of POLA-DOLA Cafe & Kitchen
Food And Exterior Of POLA-DOLA Cafe & Kitchen – Photo credits to kohi_ba (left) and liu_pipi (right)

The homemade Hamburg Steak with a delicious mushroom sauce is a must-try. It is also served with rice, an omelet, and a refreshing bed of salad on the side so this hearty dish is worth every penny.

Additionally, their creamy spinach pasta is another crowd-puller. As is their sweet potato latte with the right amount of sweetness, complemented with milk.

Order food using the QR code system. Service is prompt and the staff is courteous.

7. Manual Artisanal Coffee (Near Setia Alam)

Stylish Interior of Manual Artisanal Coffee
Stylish Interior of Manual Artisanal Coffee – Photo credits to manualartisanalcoffee (Instagram)

First impressions leave lasting imprints. And this Setia Alam café scores full points in this aspect.

The arresting roof decors and elegant interior are sure to ignite conversations. This makes Manual Artisanal Coffee a popular venue.

Moreover, the food is no less interesting, if not better.

During peak periods, prepare to wait for at least 30 minutes for a seat at this café in Shah Alam.

The diverse menu covers Asian as well as Western cuisine. There are also vegetarian-friendly items and many seafood options too.

Some Of The Food At Manual Artisanal Coffee
Some Of The Food At Manual Artisanal Coffee – Photo credits to loveyfoodies__ (Instagram)

Their Tom Yum Gung Creamy Pasta is great. Alongside the Japanese Curry Rice with Ebi and Pasta with Pan Seared Salmon.

Other than these dishes, the seafood aglio olio is crave-worthy. And the bao sandwich is a clever culinary creation. It features crispy chicken, fresh veggies, and awesome sauces.

8. Bukku Café (Near Setia Alam)

Expect pretty plating, flavorsome food, and super fresh ingredients at Bukku Cafe. The cafe’s artistic décor is another one of its highlights.

Bookworms can browse the mini library too while waiting for their orders.

Classic Tiramisu In Cup And Almond Tiramisu At Bukku Cafe
Classic Tiramisu In Cup And Almond Tiramisu At Bukku Cafe – Photo credits to bukkucafe (Instagram)

This cafe in Setia Alam is particularly known for its croissants. Of these, there are two popular variations:

The Salted Egg Yolk Croissant oozes with crimson sauce. While the Flaky Matcha Croissant packs a sweet matcha custard with earthy accents.

Breakfast Set And Croissants At Bukku Cafe, Klang
Breakfast Set And Croissants At Bukku Cafe, Klang – Photo credits to isabel___eats (Instagram)

Aside from croissants, try the miniature-sized Chicken Gourmet Burger. This aromatic homemade patty comes with a poached egg and nachos.

Note: We would like to add that the menu is pretty with hand-drawn watercolor images.

Both indoor and outdoor seating is available at Bukku Café. The latter has a forest-like concept. There is a carpet of bronze leaves that lend a romantic touch that many adore.

9. Sisu Pantry (Near Setia Alam)

Interior Of Sisu Pantry
Interior Of Sisu Pantry – Photo credits to xosu_ehox (Instagram)

Inspired by her battle against cancer:

Founder Ms. Tan Chew Lian has a mission to showcase slow food and the original flavors of natural food.

Sisu Pantry serves healthy, wholesome food. Their clean-tasting food is free from excessive oil and artificial ingredients.

For instance, their credible seafood pasta has cream. But the richness from the cream has hints of lemon juice to pare it down.

Main Dish And Iced Coffee At Sisu Pantry
Main Dish And Iced Coffee At Sisu Pantry – Photo credits to edlyn_tan (Instagram)

Must-try cake flavors are their Bitter Chocolate Butter Almond Cake. But also their Ajisai Matcha Soufflé Cheesecake. The latter may look sinful but feels light on the tummy.

For those that can’t live without coffee, Sisu Pantry has a great selection of coffee beans. These have a bold yet balanced taste with fruity undertones.

They have “slow food”, Keto options like the cauliflower pizza. And use organic ingredients in their cooking too.

In fact, they make everything on their seasonal menu from scratch. Without relying on instant solutions.

The average price per meal here is approximately RM30. But it’s worth the splurge.

Conclusion

Jazz up your café hopping options with this list of amazing cafes in Shah Alam.

There are cafes that specialize in gourmet coffee, specialty cakes, fusion food, etc.

And if you have time to try more, seek out these best Setia Alam food too.

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