KL Cafés That Stay Open Past 12am—Perfect For The Night Owls Out There

Night owls, we’ve got you covered because bars aren’t the only things that are open past midnight, great if you’re not into the nightlife anyway.

Hence, if you’re looking for a place to hang out past midnight which is not a mamak, read on.

If Cinderella didn’t have to rush home, she might even find this list handy. 😛

1. The Port

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A container café that opens until late at night, The Port, serves all kinds of street snacks, with keropok lekor being the popular option. If you’re looking for something heavier, they also have food like mee kari and asam laksa. They even have breakfast food here because well, technically, you are having an early breakfast. 😛

The Port

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 4pm-4am.

Address: Jalan Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Website: The Port

Tel: 016-266 6986

2. Donutes Coffee & Cake Baking

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Typically, bakeries close up shop by 10pm but Donutes stands out by extending their opening hours, officially making them a 24-hour outlet. It seems that the folks behind Donutes truly understand that sugar cravings wait for no one. Anyone can pop in anytime to pick up some bread or cake. Currently, Donutes has established footprints in Puchong Jaya, Kota Damansara, and most recently, SS15.

Donutes Coffee & Café Baking

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 24 hours

Website: Donutes Coffee & Café Baking

3. Chateau de C.A.F.F.E.I.N.E.E.S

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Chateau de C.A.F.F.E.I.N.E.E.S was founded and fueled on the passions of food and hospitality, burgeoning from a little café to what is now essentially a café restaurant. Their menu hosts a wide array of Eastern and Western food, offering a comfortable environment in a cosy garden space. Not only do they have a selection of premium coffees and teas, guests can also enjoy a glass of wine, while listening to the in-house acoustic band.

Chateau de C.A.F.F.E.I.N.E.E.S

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10am-3am, Friday-Saturday: 10am-4am.

Address: 16, Jalan Kampung Pandan, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Website: Chateau de C.A.F.F.E.I.N.E.E.S

Tel: 03-9284 6686

4. Chemistry Café + Lab

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Adapting chemical terminology and designs, this café provides both geeks and non-geeks a new hideout. You can either be fascinated with the newness of it all or exclaim in delight whenever you encounter something familiar. After all, it’s like Form 4 Chemistry all over again. 😛 Get your coffee in beakers, request for sugar water in syringes, and check out coffee beans in test tubes and burettes.

Chemistry Café + Lab 

Hours: Monday-Thursday: 12pm-1am, Friday: 3pm-1am, Saturday-Sunday: 10am-2am.

Address: 26 Jalan Kristal J7/J Seksyen 7 Shah Alam, Malaysia

Website: Chemistry Café + Lab

Tel: 03 5523 9988

5. Meeples European Boardgame Café

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This well-known board game café in Subang houses common board games like Monopoly and Scrabble and other board games which are exclusively European and you probably won’t be able to find anywhere else. These include games like Catan, The Resistance, Ticket to Ride, Gemblo, and King of Tokyo, just to name a few.

Meeples European Boardgame Café 

Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 5pm-1am, Saturday-Sunday: 2pm-1am.

Address: 64-1, Jalan SS15/4D, Selangor, 47500

Website: Meeples European Boardgame Café

Tel: 03-5633 8033

6. Tryst Café

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If you’re a frequenter of SS15, you must have been to this place at least once. It is a haven for people to enjoy coffee and light snacks, and also with good shisha, which isn’t easy to find. Tryst Café is decorated in a very raw and genuine way, occasionally making visitors think that they didn’t even try at all, which is kind of the point. When you’re there, do not forget to try out their bestseller pancakes.

Tryst Café

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10am-1am, Friday: 4pm-2am, Saturday: 10am-2am.

Address: 74 Jalan SS15/4C, Subang Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Website: Tryst Café

Tel: 03-5887 2085

7. Six Inch Café

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Six Inch Café is a popular hangout spot so much so that it seems to always be packed, especially after 10pm at night. It’s not much of a surprise, given that they serve good food and drinks here, along with providing entertainment like their nightly live band and dart games. They have established shopfronts in Kepong, Setapak, and Cheras.

Six Inch Café

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 11am-2am.

Website: Six Inch Café

8. Coffee Et Cetera

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This place is otherwise known as Coffee ETC, and they’re pretty well known for their Belgian waffle. It is unassuming and simple and you might even get the vibe that it is a fast coffee joint, where you order a coffee and leave. However, that is not the case—their concept is café by day and bar by night.

Coffee Et Cetera

Hours: Monday-Friday: 8am-1am, Saturday-Sunday: 11am-1am.

Address: E-G-08, Block E, Oasis Square Ara Damansara, Jalan PJU1A/7A, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan

Website: Coffee Et Cetera

Tel: 012-398 7259

9. MM Special Café

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This has got to be the first F&B establishment based on the famous mobile game, Clash of Clans, or if it isn’t, it’s definitely worth mentioning anyway. Every inch of this place, right down to the illustrations on the walls, are of Clash of Clans characters and its game setting. Plus, even their food and drinks come decorated with little Clash of Clans toys that you can take home as a little souvenir after you’re done with your meal.

MM Special Café

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-12am, Friday-Saturday: 11am-1am.

Address: No. 11-01-1, Lorong Batu Nilam 10A, Bandar Bukit Tinggi, Klang

Website: MM Special Café

Tel: 03-3318 5849

10. GRIDiRON Sports Café & Lounge

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This is a fusion of a bar and café, because they offer a variety of caffeine options while also providing an assortment of alcoholic drinks. It is a sports café where you can catch up on all kinds of sports on their high definition TV, most popular of it all is, no doubt, soccer. Plus, there is also a pool table where you can play a game or two.

GRIDiRON Sports Café & Lounge

Hours: Monday-Thursday: 4pm-2.30am, Friday: 4pm-3am, Saturday-Sunday: 2.30pm-3am.

Address: No.11-15, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar

Website: GRIDiRON Sports Café & Lounge

Tel: 03-2201 4820

Featured Image Credit: Tryst Café Facebook

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