Top 10 Cafés in Kuching

The trip to Kuching is not only for rejuvenating the soul in its natural beauty and greenery, but also for tasting some trendy and fun cafés for a scrumptious delight and caffeine hit. If you’re in the area, try some aromatic coffee and Malaysian cuisine at one of these cosy and comfortable cafés. 

These are the top 10 cafés in Kuching, Sarawak that are worth the visit.

1. Indah House Kuching

Indah House Kuching is the only place in town where you can sip a drink, eat a slice of home baked cake, admire the paintings of a local silk artist, and buy some handmade jewellery all at the same time. Customers who walk in will also be greeted with a big smile by the café’s management team.

Address: 38, Upper China Street, off, Carpenter Street

Operating hours: 8am – 5pm

Phone: 012-388 6535

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2. Black Bean Coffee & Tea Co.

This café had been in operation since 2011, and many considered it to be the purveyor of Kuching’s finest brews. This small café serves coffee that has been freshly roasted from Sarawak coffee beans, as well as Arabica, Liberica, and Robusta coffees grown in Java and Sumatra.

Address: No.87, Ewe Hai Street

Operating hours: 9am – 6pm (Except Sunday)

Phone: 082-751 276

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COMMONS, located in the Kuching Old Court House, has beautiful exteriors and interiors, as the café is housed in a well-preserved historical building. The main draw at COMMONS is their extensive cake selection, which is displayed enticingly in glass domes on a long counter and in a glass-door fridge.

Address: The Old Court House, Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg

Operating hours: 11am – 10pm

Phone: 082-417 601

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4. The Coffee Garden

The Coffee Garden speaks for itself as you enjoy a beautiful selection of coffee and tasty treats in a tranquil garden setting. Many tourists who stay nearby enjoy settling in for a long haul in Kuching’s pretty coffee café and admiring the hanging gardens with comfortable seating and free WIFI.

Address: L1-03, Level 1 Tun Jugah, No. 1B, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman

Operating hours: 9.30am – 8.30pm

Phone: 082-238 807

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5. Earthlings Coffee Workshop

This café is run by a team of Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) certified Baristas, Roasters, Golden Cup Technicians, Lead Instructors, and Q Graders. Their goal is to serve fresh quality coffee beans sourced from various origins, carefully treated, and brewed using various methods to extract the essence of each bean into a cup for their customers to explore and enjoy. Aside from coffee, they also offer a variety of desserts and pastries.

Address: Sublot 16, Soho East Hq Lot 188, Lorong 5, Jalan Wan Alwi, Taman Supreme

Operating hours: 9am – 10pm

Phone: 011-1003 1208

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6. The Coffee Factory

Even though The Coffee Factory is located a little outside of Kuching’s city centre, its coffees have never failed to attract a growing number of customers. Its interior is made of recycled wood, and the unique lighting, combined with natural sunlight and the scent of freshly brewed coffee in the air, explains why many young people choose this café for hangouts and gatherings. This place serves excellent coffee, cakes, breakfast, Asian, and Western cuisines.

Address: No. 1573, JT Building Jalan Perissen Batu 7 1/2

Operating hours: 11.30am – 9pm

Phone: 016-935 8592

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7. Cuppa-Kap Coffee

Cuppa-Kap Coffee began operations in 2013 by a couple from Sibu. They convey their passion for coffee by making every effort to provide their customers with the best cup of coffee possible, as well as by creating flawless latte art. They serve tea, soda drinks, and cakes in addition to a variety of coffees.

Address: Tabuan Heights Commercial Centre, 43, Jalan Song, Tabuan Heights

Operating hours: 12pm-10pm (Monday to Friday) & 10am – 10pm (Saturday to Sunday)

Phone: 016-856 5533

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8. Feast & Furious Café

Feast and Furious Café is a formula one themed café where you can explore a wide collection of actual sized cars and motorbikes, from vintage to modern, while dining. It serves delicious local and western delicacies at reasonable prices. 

Address: Lot 244, Ground Floor, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman

Operating hours: 11am – 10pm (Except Tuesday)

Phone: 017-663 3992

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9. The Coffee Clinic

In terms of decoration, it emphasises a lot of raw timber, and when combined with the wooden floor, it has a rustic vibe that is very trendy in the moment. The café’s high-fidelity music and occasional live bands set it apart from Kuching’s hipster café scene.

Address: Ground floor, Sublot 16, Song Plaza, Off Jalan Tun Jugah/Jalan Song

Operating hours: 8.30am – 5pm

Phone: 082-451 514

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10. James Brooke Bistro & Café

The most well-known café in Kuching that is located overlooking the Kuching Waterfront and attracts many customers every day. Although James Brooke Bistro and Café is known for its elegant Malaysian and Western cuisines, it also serves alcoholic beverages, refreshing drinks, tea, and coffee. 

Address: Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman

Operating hours: 9am – 10.30pm

Phone: 082-412 210

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