You know what they say—you are what you eat—and these dishes are exactly the same shade of your dark, dark soul. Even if you’re not secretly a fan of goth, you’d be able to appreciate these black dishes. Here’s a list of our favourite places serving pitch black food and drinks.
1. Charcoal Waffle @ Fluffed Café Dessert Bar
This charcoal waffle with homemade peanut butter ice cream, butter crumble, peanut chunks and peanut butter drizzle is the perfect sweet touch to your bitter dark soul. You can’t miss this if you like rich and decadent flavours in your waffle!
Fluffed Café Dessert Bar
Address: 55, Jalan 20/7, Taman Paramount Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
Tel: 03-7865 1833
2. Club Sandwich @ Simple Life Vegetarian
For the vegetarians out there, here’s a treat for you where you get to stick to your diet preferences and still enjoy a black beauty of a dish. This club sandwich has a charcoal sandwich bread that tastes as good as it looks!
Simple Life Vegetarian
Address: Lot LG29, Level LG, The Paradigm Mall, No1, Jalan SS 7/26A,Kelana Jaya, 47301 Petaling Jaya
Tel: 03-7496 7110
3. Burgers @ myBurgerLab
myBurgerLab is known to create monstrous burgers with amazing charcoal-flavoured black buns. Now, if this isn’t the most evil looking burger you’ve seen that you want to devour, then I don’t know what is.
Address: No 14, Jalan 21/22 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Tel: 010-369 5275
4. Bamboo Charcoal Mille Crepe Cake @ Tokyo Pastry
If you could have a cake as dark as your soul, would you? Tokyo Pastry created this delicious Bamboo Charcoal Mille Crepe cake. It’s the best cake for those out there who enjoy nutty cakes that aren’t too heavy in terms of its texture.
Address: M-20 & SAC-M-1, Mezzanine Level, Avenue K, 156, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: 03-2181 7660
5. Squid Ink Pasta @ Capricciosa KL
This is the darkest shade of black on a pasta we’ve ever encountered and it tastes as good as it looks! Squid Ink Seafood Pasta by Capricciosa is always getting compliments, both for its looks and flavour.
Address: 1.52.00, 1.53.00 & P1.08.00, Level 1, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang
Tel: 03-2141 0517
6. Black Truffle Xiao Long Bao @ Paradise Dynasty
This classic Taiwanese dish takes a dark twist with Black Truffle and we’re drooling over it! Xiao Long Bao is a classic favourite, known for its juiciness and flavour. We’re so glad that the chefs at Paradise Dynasty decided to make it as dark as our soul too! 😉
Address: Kelana Jaya 1F-15, Level 1, Paradigm Mall, No. 1, Jalan SS7/26A, Petaling Jaya, 47301, Malaysia
Tel: 03-7887 5022
7. Black Sesame Macarons @ Babycakes Sweet Shoppe
This Black Sesame Macaron is perfect in terms of it being not too sweet and it totally crumbles in your mouth too. Enjoy this dainty macaron with a cup of black kopi O to complete your totally gothic-inspired meal.
Babycakes Sweet Shoppe
Address: The G City Club Hotel, Jalan Tun Razak, Pudu, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: 012-219 0069
8. Black Cocktail @ Le Noir KL
This “secret” drink by Le Noir KL is a recipe which is still being fine-tuned by the team and it’s a unique cocktail after the name of the bar. When you’re here, just ask for Booji and order the “Black Cocktail”.
Le Noir KL
Address: Unit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Jalan Tun Razak, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor, 50400 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2110 4331
9. Charred and Smoked Sweet Bell Pepper @ Neo Tamarind
Who knew bell peppers could satisfy our dark souls too? This creation by Neo Tamarind is one-of-a-kind. It is essentially charred and smoked sweet bell pepper with soy and wasabi dipping sauce on a bed of finely grated fried sweet potato.
Address: 19, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2148 3700
10. Salted Egg Yolk Custard Bun @ Chynna, Hilton KL
Chynna, Hilton KL is known for their meals which are unique in terms of its presentation. The Salted Egg Yolk Bun has a nice black and golden exterior and upon breaking into it, you’ll find a warm salted egg yolk centre.
Chynna, Hilton KL
Address: 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2264 2264