1. Kopitiam Kita
Kopitiam Kita is a halal café that specialises in Asian and Malaysian cuisine. They are open every day of the week and serve breakfast and brunch. You can satisfy your cravings for Kelantan dishes here because they serve almost all of them.
Address: Jalan Sri Cemerlang, Taman Desa Jasa
Operating hours: 6 am – 2 pm (except public holidays)
2. The Bold Lab
This café has a lab theme, and you can check out the flasks, beakers, test tubes and other wacky lab equipment used as interior decoration. The café is ideal for coffee enthusiasts because it serves hand-brewed coffee using pour-over, AeroPress, and siphon techniques.
Address: PT 2497, Kg. Cherang, Jalan Abdul Kadir Adabi, Taman Kenangan
Operating hours: 11 am – 11 pm
3. Bao Bao Café
Bao Bao Café serves a delectable selection of steamed buns, dim sum, and Thai cuisine. The café also serves delicious boba, which is a must-try. Of course, as the name implies, the bao is the star of the show here. It is made fresh every day and steamed to a pillowy fluffiness. The minimalist café also has a vintage feel to it, making it the ideal backdrop for your Instagram feed.
Address: 271, Jalan Dusun Muda
Operating hours: 1 pm – 11 pm (except Tuesday)
4. Tiny Elephant
This modest café serves the best soft-serve ice cream in town. It is the ideal place to unwind after a long day of exploring the city. Soft-serve ice cream flavours to try including “Callebaut” chocolate, hazelnut, and green tea. In addition to soft-serve ice cream, you can order pizza, popcorn chicken, and French fries.
Address: 1122, T/B, Jalan Tengku Petra Semerak
Operating hours: 12.30 pm – 11.30 pm
5. Kopi Mesin
This small coffee shop in Kubang Kerian may appear to be a typical kopitiam, but it serves specialty-grade coffee. The coffee menu is quite extensive, and if you’re unfamiliar with coffee types, don’t worry because the menu includes helpful illustrations. The café makes its own blend of coffee from Brazil, Papua New Guinea, and India. The blend is expertly roasted to a medium roast for a richly flavoured coffee.
Address: Lot 572 Batu 3, Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra, Kubang Kerian
Operating hours: 9.30 am – 12 am
6. Drum & Desk
Drum & Desk is a chic café serving Western dishes and shaved ice that is ideal for lunch or dinner. Tiramisu, strawberry mojito, and banoffee are among the most popular served ice flavours. It is the perfect combination for Kelantan’s tropical heat. Burnt cheesecake and soufflè pancake are also available at Drum & Desk.
Address: PT 2055, Lorong Taman Sari 2, Taman Sari
Operating hours: 10 am – 10 pm
7. Ghibli Café
Serving premium coffee beans from Guatemala, Colombia, Brazil and Indonesia, the café is a popular spot to hang out and chill. While the food menu is limited, the quality is exceptional. Some must-try items include the mac and cheese bowl bread and Swedish meatballs that rival IKEA’s.
Address: PT386 Seksyen, 12, Jalan Pengkalan Chepa
Operating hours: 11 am – 11 pm
8. Hedley Books & Coffee
When you enter the café, you will be transported to the popular franchise world and transformed into a Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry student, as you can play and dress up with robes and props. It is a photogenic café where you can take as many selfies as you want and share them on social media. Here you can relax and read one of the many books available while sipping a cup of coffee or tea. Even more intriguing, their food menu has a world theme for wizards. The chocolate-rich Hedwig Choco Cake, as well as the McGonagall Mac and Cheese, are available. For a more savoury flavour, try Oriental Lamb or Cajun Chicken.
Address: PT 1667 Tingkat 1, Jalan Raja Perempuan Zainab 2, Kubang Kerian
Operating hours: 10 am – 10 pm (except Tuesday)
9. Nasken Coffee
This café is known as the King of Viral Coffee in Kelantan. In addition to a variety of coffees, Nasken Coffee also provides other dishes such as western food and various types of cakes that make it a destination of choice for locals.
Address: 2, Jln Pasir Mas – Tanah Merah, Kampung Jelatok
Operating hours: 8 am – 12 am
10. Jiwa Kopi Dan Bingsu
Jiwa Kopi Dan Bingsu serves many special menus such as jiwa coffee, soda, yogurt, cakes, bingsu, western food and local food. This café has gone viral because, in addition to serve the best and most delicious food, it also has a poetic element.
Address: PT 2278 TB, Jalan Banggol Kerian, Bandar Baru
Operating hours: 8.30 am – 11 pm