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9 Amazing Halal Cafes In Shah Alam For Your Next Cafe-Hopping Adventure

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Ili  •  Sep 25, 2020

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[Updated 18 June 2021] If you're anything like us, then you'll agree that cafe-hunting is a fun way to spend the weekends. With all kinds of yummy desserts, pastries and lattes that await, who wouldn't love that? 😉 For those who happen to find themselves in Shah Alam, there's no shortage of amazing halal cafes there and we've got this list to prove just that!

1. Cake Jalan Tiung

Starting out as home bakers, owners Shafinaz and Hidzad opened up Cake Jalan Tiung as their customers began to expand over the years. The folks at Cake Jalan Tiung are also known to offer cakes with funny and unique names - like Cheese Bedebah!, Samseng Kg. Pandang and Handsome Boyfriend! One of the crowd’s favourite is the Tiung Chocolate Mess - made with a mixture of chocolate cake chunks, meringue, cream, strawberries and a shot of either milk or coffee. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: - Seksyen 9 outlet: Tue - Sun; 12PM-7PM (closed on Mon) - Seksyen 4 outlet: Tue - Sun; 10AM-7PM (closed on Mon) Address:  - Seksyen 9 outlet: 31, Jalan Tengku Ampuan Zabedah J 9/J, Seksyen 9, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor - Seksyen 4 outlet: Jalan Sukun 4/7, Seksyen 4, Shah Alam, Malaysia 40000 Contact: +6012 878 7258 Facebook | Instagram

2. Gula Cakery

With over 100 flavours to choose from including Durian Cheesecake, Strawberry Lemon Momofuku Cake and Chocolate Truffle Cake, find yourself at the wonderland of desserts at Gula Cakery. You can also delight yourself with pastries by getting their classic Choux Pastry! As the store’s signature creampuff, indulge in the buttery goodness of crispy craquelin oozing with vanilla bean custard. A box full of these and you’re all set for the week 😄 Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 12PM-8PM, Fri-Sun; 12PM-8.30PM (closed on Mondays) Address: 11, Jln Anggerik Aranda BG 31/BG, 40460 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia Contact: +603-5131 4604 Website | Facebook | Instagram

3. Marc et Farid

 A hidden gem that's perfect to satisfy your cravings for French pastries, Marc et Farid was founded by Marc B and Farid Tawfik who met in Paris before the duo decided to set up this bakery at Persiaran Rimbayu. Here to fulfill your dreams of eclairs, macarons, cannelés and more, start with the cafe's best-sellers like the absolut chocolat and strawberry tart. Otherwise, you can opt for co-founder Farid's personal favourite, millefeuille praline - a crispy, caramelised three-layered puff pastry filled with praline cream in between. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tue-Sun; 12PM-6PM (closed on Monday) Address: Persiaran Rimbayu, 42500 Telok Panglima Garang, Selangor Contact: +6012 702 8048 Instagram

4. FaSo Patisserie

Located at Sunsuria Forum in Setia Alam, say hello to FaSo Patisserie 😃 Making its debut on the 1st of August 2020, this halal French patisserie and cafe is ready to welcome you with all kinds of mouthwatering pastries and viennoiserie. From French vanilla flan and brioche caramel to kouign amann and flower pistachio apricot, prepare to transport yourself to France with these amazing creations. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tue-Sun; 10AM-8PM (closed on Monday) Address: D-G-07 Sunsuria Forum, Setia Alam, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor Contact: +6019-486 1231 Instagram

5. Zalynz Oven

 If you're someone who loves visiting cafes with cute aesthetics, Zalynz Oven should be right up your alley. There's truly no mistaking it with anything else because the place is adorned with all things pink! From its furniture and walls to tableware and even some of the desserts, everywhere you glance is a picture perfect spot that'll instantly level up your Insta game 📸 So while you snap away to your heart's content, enjoy their delicious offerings such as macarons, bombolinis, pavlovas and more! Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tue-Sun; 10AM-8PM (closed on Monday) Address: No. 10, Jalan Cendana 3/13b, Seksyen 3, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor Contact: +6019-386 7360 Facebook | Instagram

6. POLA DOLA Café & Kitchen 

Situated in Ardence Labs in Setia Alam, have a unique dining experience at POLA DOLA Café & Kitchen - a charming glasshouse cafe featuring lush decor and a minimalist interior. With plenty of natural light streaming into the space, you'll definitely want to snap a couple of pictures here so you can level up your aesthetics game on Instagram 😉 Then dive into the different kinds of their delicious dishes from meatball marinara and peperoncino to nasi goreng with sambal udang, iron-grilled lamb shoulder, golden chicken chop and more! Halal status: Uses halal ingredients. No alcohol, pork or lard is used or served. Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-10PM AddressL33, PT8, Persiaran Setia Alam, Eco Ardence, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia Facebook | Instagram

7. One Serambi Cafe

 Serving all-day breakfasts, pastas, burgers, rice and soups, you'll find everything you need at One Serambi Cafe. They even have meal options for children, so it's the perfect spot for families who are out and about with their little ones. And if you prefer having light bites or just crave desserts, the cafe's got you covered there as well! Then wash it all down with a glass of freshly squeezed juice, smoothie, lemonade or a mocktail. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tue-Thu & Sat-Sun; 9.30AM-12AM, Fri; 9.30AM-1PM, 3PM-12AM Address: 1-G, D'bayu Commercial Centre, Jalan Serambi U8/21, Bukit Jelutong, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor Contact: +603-7734 7700 Website | Facebook | Instagram

8. Fei & Ali

For those who's got a big appetite or simply love feasting, there's no better place than Fei & Ali to satisfy your hunger. Whether you've got a craving for Western flavours like pastas and burgers or local delights like ayam goreng kunyit sambal goreng terangkat, the variety of delicious offerings are sure to blow your mind. And who could ever forget desserts? You'll get to choose from all kinds of sweet treats like chocolate salted caramel, apple crumble and hojicha matcha chiffon cake. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tue-Thu; 12PM-10PM, Fri-Sun; 12PM-11PM (closed on Monday) Address:  No. 22, Jalan Tengku Ampuan Zabedah A 9/A, Seksyen 9, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor  Contact: +6011-1053 8061 Facebook | Instagram

9. Rumah Ketupat Cafe

If you ever miss your grandmother's homemade ketupat, there's no better place to evoke those memories than Rumah Ketupat Cafe. Besides ketupat nasi and ketupat palas, this cafe also serves pulut kuning and lepat loi, which can be enjoyed with a side of kuah kacang and serunding. Don't forget to try other side dishes like rendang ayam cili api, asam pedas jenahak, and daging masak hitam. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Fri-Wed; 10AM-6.30PM (Closed on Thu) Address: No G9, Jalan Polo 13/51, Off, Persiaran Sukan, Seksyen 13, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor Facebook | Instagram With all these amazing halal cafes in Shah Alam, you're all set to go on a cafe-hopping adventure this weekend with family and friends 😊