1. Plan B
A cool spot to dine-in or the occasional dash. The spot to reflect, to inspire, to express. Where summer is eternal and the vibe is electric. Food that you love and crave.
Plan b – your go-to local joint!
Contact: 05-249 8286
2. Burps & Giggles
Located in the old town, it’s a fresh spark and the start of a suggestion that the younger generation is ready to breathe new life into Ipoh’s historical streets.
The café occupies the stretch of old shoplots at Kong Heng and serves Western, Asian and sweet treats.
Contact: 05-246 1308
3. Aud’s Cafe
Aud’s Cafe is a rustic and heritage café located in the heart of Ipoh, a refurbished, cosy environment that offers peace of mind, good food and drinks.
They became the local hangout spots and tourist attractions, especially those with a quirky and creative concept and interior which are pretty well hidden within facades of old buildings and alleys.
Contact: 05-246 1310
4. STG Ipoh Oldtown
STG Boutique Café is a spotting an eye-catching English colonial concept with a touch of modernism.
The café, which takes up two shopfronts, including the corner lot, offers a range of mainly Western cuisine with a good selection of local specialities.
STG stands for Sabah Tea Garden. Therefore, at this pork-free STG Boutique Café as well as STG Tea House Café, a choice of dishes infused with Sabah tea, not available anywhere else, is offered.
Address: 20, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, 30000 Ipoh, Perak
Contact: 05-243 3116
5. Patisserie Boutique
Patisserie Boutique is located right next to Burps & Giggles and behind the famous Sekeping Kong Heng hotel.
They don’t serve ordinary cakes/desserts here; the co-owner Nicole is very passionate about pastries and desserts.
Contact: 014-901 9268
6. Durbar at FMS
Durbar FMS is the oldest bar and restaurant in Ipoh and possibly in Malaysia. Originally known as FMS, this used to be a hotspot in the good old mining days when Ipoh was flourishing. The menu is has a good variety of local and western food to choose from too!
Contact: 05-210 5115
7. TWT cafe Tea Warmer Treat
TWT Cafe Tea Warmer Treat is a cosy cafe in Ipoh that started out serving only specialty teas and comforting treats, but has caved into having delicious coffee choices as well, now everyone can enjoy relaxing in this quaint cafe.
Address: 30,Jalan Medan Ipoh 1D, Medan Ipoh Bistari, Bandar Baru Medan Ipoh, 31400 Ipoh, Perak
Contact: 016-266 9207
8. Vintage Cafe & Guesthouse
Vintage Café Ipoh serves an extensive Western fusion cuisine, fine tuned to suit local taste buds.
Vintage Café Ipoh is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 10pm (last call is at 9pm). Therefore, it is a suitable option for brunch, lunch, tea, dinner and supper. The café comfortably accommodates up to 30 pax, and is open for private function booking.
Address: 21, Jalan Market, Old Town, 30000 Ipoh, Perak
Contact: 05-241 4955
9. The Marketplace Waffle Bar & Cafe
Another cafe you could try in Ipoh Old Town. The ambience is bright and lovely due to the large windows and beautiful paintings on the wall.
Contact: 010-228 4350
10. Purple Moon Lover
Run by the amazing team of pastry experts behind Petit Mary Patisserie and Purple Moon Valley, enjoy a great moment with Purple Moon Lover’s hot food menu that includes variety of Japanese set dishes accompanied by their house specialties, ranging from cakes to buns.
Address: 53, Jalan Lee Kwee Foh, Taman Canning, 31400 Ipoh, Perak
Contact: 05-547 6328