Minimalistic cafés are eateries which incorporates a simple concept in their layout and surroundings. The great thing about such cafés is how calm and serene it is. Simply speaking, if you wander to a café with a simple background and minimalistic decor, it gives a chance for these eateries to let their food speak for itself.

Minimalistic cafés are all the rage and their monochromatic surrounding makes them Insta-worthy. More than that, you would enjoy dining here because of how spacious the interior of the café is. Here are 10 modern eateries in Klang Valley that does away with loud decors and incorporates a simple concept instead.

1. BRATS @ Paramount Garden

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BRATS is a hot dog joint in Taman Paramount. Where most fast food joints tend to be bright and has louder patterns, BRATS could not be any more different. They are a white eatery serving dishes like bratwursts, also known as German sausages. Each sausage is made with cuts of pork shoulder and natural casing. It is then served on a freshly-baked butter roll. You can opt to pair your hotdogs with some beers or ciders too.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-10pm

Address: 11 Jalan 20/13 Paramount Garden, Petaling Jaya

Website: BRATS

2. Soft Launch Café

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Soft Launch Café’s white spacious interior is matched with equally as simple mirrors and wall arts. With an added marble counter, it gives the place a fancy, modern touch. As they are mostly a dessert house, you can definitely expect fresh baked waffles and pastries here.

Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Friday, 12pm-11pm, Saturday-Sunday, 11am-11pm, Tuesday Closed.

Address: 101-1, Jln Radin Bagus, Sri Petaling

Website: Soft Launch Café

3. Miru Dessert Café

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Miru got its name through a playful honey gnome that this eatery created. “Her favourite is Honey Toast & with all the desserts, she wishes to make life a little sweeter,” Miru Dessert Café stated on their Facebook page. The interior of this eatery is white and complemented with wooden furniture. As for meals, this Japanese dessert café is known for their toasts that are topped off with various sweet toppings.

Hours: Monday-Thursday & Sunday, 12pm-11pm, Friday-Saturday, 12pm-12am

Address: No.62-G, Jalan SS21/58, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya

Website: Miru Dessert Café

4. Shugatori Dessert Café

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“Just living is not enough, one must have sunshine, freedom and a little dessert” is Shugatori Dessert Café’s personal motto. They are a predominantly white as well as monochromatic-toned café. The brick walls on the exterior of the eatery also lends a modern touch to Shugatori. They serve dishes like toasts and waffles that has been elevated to include plenty of tasty ingredients like salted egg yolk sauce, meringue and premium ice cream.

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday & Sunday: 12pm-11pm, Friday-Saturday: 12pm-12am, Monday Closed

Address: No.95G, Ground Floor, Jalan SS21/1A, Damansara Utama

Website:  Shugatori Dessert Cafe

5. Wild Sheep Chase

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Wild Sheep Chase takes the minimalism concept to the next level because the space is completely white, save for some brown wooden furniture here and there. Besides that, there are also large white windows around every corner of the café to allow natural light into the space. As for meals, you can enjoy souffles and molten lava cakes among other dishes.

Hours: Tuesday-Wednesday, 12pm-8pm, Thursday-Sunday, 12pm-10pm

Address: 1, Desa Business Park, 6, Jalan 1/109e, Taman Desa

Website: Wild Sheep Chase

6. Cream The Roast Things

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Cream The Roast Things is located within an office building area in Dataran Prima. It mimics a chill Australian brunch café and the interior of the eatery is cosy with rattan chairs and a couch. It also has a large window so if you prefer to dine while basking under warm sunlight, you can book a spot by the window. Cream The Roast Things serves mostly coffee and desserts and they would make for a good teatime spot.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm, Saturday, 10am-6pm, Sunday Closed

Address: A-G-01, Prima Avenue, The Tube, Jalan PJU1/39, Dataran Prima, Petaling Jaya

Website: The Roast Thing

7. 46 By Project Gibraltar

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When you first step into this café, everything appears clean and it is spacious. It just goes to show that it isn’t vital to have plenty of decor and wall arts in an eatery. 46 By Project Gibraltar does away with decors and only uses its space to house table and chairs. What you would enjoy sampling at this eatery is their coffee, waffles and selection of cakes.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-11pm, Monday Closed

Address:  46, Jalan USJ 9/5p, Subang Business Centre, 47620 Subang Jaya

Website: 46 By Project Gilbraltar

8. Nomms

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Nomms certainly does not look like a regular ol’ fast food restaurant, but that is what it is. Nomms serves fried chicken, burgers and fish and chips. Their white minimalistic space is outfitted with long wooden tables and on the walls, you would find wall arts like a rooster! To learn more about their food, click here.

Hours: Monday-Saturday: 11am-10pm, Sunday Closed

Address: 36, Jalan SS 15/4, Subang Jaya

Website: Nomms

9. Nara Kitchen & Co.

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Nara Kitchen & Co is located within the busy Uptown Damansara area and there is plenty of competition for Nara in terms of restaurants but it holds its own with a minimalistic concept. With flowers placed on top of each table, it is simple decoration to brighten up the eating space. This restaurant serves anything from donburis to waffles and even kimchi chicken mantous.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 11.30am-10.30pm, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-10.30pm

Address: 61, SS21/1A, Petaling Jaya

Website: Nara Kitchen & Co

10. Aka Café

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Aka Cafe is a simple eatery offering Japanese cuisine, predominantly desserts. It has a very homey feel to it and totally does not look like a Japanese eatery, but is one. Some of their classic dishes are taro ice balls, dango with matcha sauce and ochazuke.

Hours: Daily, 12pm-9pm, Wednesday Closed

Address: No 21-1,Jalan 109F, Plaza Danau 2, Tmn Danau Desa

Website: Aka Café

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