Breakfast is regarded as the “most important meal of the day”. And to majority of Malaysians, our Roti Bakar (toasted bread) combined with half-boiled egg and a hot cup of coffee is the kind of breakfast we ever had! Without further ado, here’s some of the best-selling roti bakar you must never miss!
1.Yut Kee Restaurant
One of the famous and oldest kopitiam in KL, Yut Kee is a family owned business that serves classic Hainanese meals and of course, Roti Bakar! Their kaya butter toast set with half-boiled eggs is often the customer’s top pick.
Taste the sweetness of their self-made kaya lathered on one side of the toast and the other with butter; you can never get enough of this iconic taste! You can also try their famous pork-filling bread as well!
Address: 1, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Opening Hours: 7:30am – 3pm; Closed on Mondays
2. Ah Weng Koh Hainan Tea & Coffee
Located within the bright and spacious ICC Pudu, Ah Weng Koh is well-known for their crispy and savory butter toasts.
You can choose your bread to be either crunchy or fluffy, spread with thick slabs of butter and kaya in the middle, and paired with runny eggs as well as their famous Hainan coffee. Yummy!
Address: G85, ICC Pudu, Jalan 1/77 C, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 5:30am – 2pm; Closed on Mondays
3. Thong Kee Café
Thong Kee is often crowded because they offer an amazing spread of Hainanese breakfast such as homemade sandwich and croissants.
Buttery and fluffy outer tucked with fillings like ham, egg and cheese don’t forget the classic roti bakar set where you’ll get to control the texture of your eggs in a jar of hot water.
Address: 17&19, Jalan Pandan Indah 1/23e, Pandan Indah, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Opening hours: 7am – 4:30pm; Closed on Mondays
4. Lim Kee Café
The Lim Kee Café in Tan Jing Hotel remains the traditional charm under its contemporary design. The café serves a variety of menu, from classic toasts to appetizing cakes.
If you want to enjoy your roti bakar in a comfortable and relaxing environment, this is probably the best place for you!
Address: 66-68, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50000
Opening hours: 9:30am – 6pm
5. Capital Café
Capital Cafe is a special place where you can see Malaysia races dining happily under one roof. Due to the crowd, it’s not an easy task to get a seat; but if you do, be sure to get your hands on their roti bakar.
There are also other dishes which you can enjoy as well, such as mee hailam, nasi padang and rojak.
Address: 213, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, City Centre, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Opening hours: 10am – 8pm (Mon – Fri); 10:30am – 9pm (Sat)
6. Choon Guan Coffee Shop 1956
This historical kopitiam serves a wide array of traditional Hainanese cuisines like chicken rice and coffee; and amongst them, the classis roti bakar is especially a favourite to customers.
Their roti kahwin has kaya and butter spread on crispy toasts which serves well with half boiled eggs.
Address: Lorong Amarasegara, Kawasan 12, 42000 Pelabuhan Klang, Selangor
Opening Hours: 6am – 4pm; Closed on Wednesdays
7. Sin Hoy How
You’ve eaten toasts dipped in runny eggs, but have you tried it with fried eggs? One of Sin Hoy How’s famous dish is an upgraded roti bakar with fried egg and turkey hams, delicious!
Their iced white coffee is also a top pick in which they use their own kind of coffee brand. If you opt for other breakfast menus, their curry mee is highly recommended by locals.
Address: No. 7, Jalan Tun H S Lee, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan.
Opening Hours: 7am – 2pm
8. Foo Fee 福啡
Located in Kepong, Foo Fee is a modest yet cosy shop that sells variations of finger-licking roti bakar and their signature MK ice (it stands of Milo-Kopi ice!). Besides the traditional kaya butter toast, their charcoal bread spread with thick peanut butter is also a tasty treat!
Additionally, there are other noodles and rice dishes in Foo Fee to try as well!
Address: G32 Fortune Perdana Lakeside, Jalan Metro Perdana, Kepong, 52100 Kuala Lumpur.
Opening hours: 8am – 5pm
9. Kedai Kopi Taman Eng Ann
Stop thinking about Bak Kut Teh when you go to Klang! The roti bakar and eggs at this kopitiam is highly recommended by locals. Taste the rich and savoury butter-kaya spread on steamed or toasted buns, and dipped into beautiful half-boiled eggs for different texture.
The shop also sells Bak Kut Teh and stir-fried dishes at night.
Address: No. 1, Jalan Kasawari 5, Taman Eng Ann, Selangor, 41150 Klang.
Opening hours: 6:30am – 3pm, 7:30pm – 3am; Closed on Tuesdays
10. Chong Kok Kopitiam
This coffee shop has been serving customers of different ethnicities since the 1940s, and there are more than just toasted bread and coffee you can get here! Nasi Lemak, Nyonya kuihs, cucur udangs, you name it!
But what remains best is their roti bakar paired with runny eggs. The shop is always packed with crowds, but be sure to get your hands on the iconic breakfast set!
Address: 5, Jalan Stesen, Kawasan 1, 41000 Klang, Selangor.
Opening hours: 6:30am – 5pm (Mon – Sat); 6:30am – 1pm (Sun)
11. Ho Kow Hainanese Kopitiam
This coffee shop has always been locals’ favourite—just see how full it is! Though it is already more than 60-years-old, it keeps it vintage charm under a modern design.
The shop offers a wide array of traditional Hainanese dishes, including the iconic roti bakar, half-boiled eggs and Hainanese coffee breakfast set! There are also other dishes such as nasi lemak and curry mee.
Address: 1, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 7:30am – 3:30pm; Closed on Mondays
NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. if you come across any changes or updates, please let us know by email and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!