By Haifa Hasim on March 29, 2019
Maintaining an Instagram feed is never easy – ensuring consistent colour palette, symmetrical angles and appealing subjects help make the photos “Instagram-worthy”. The hard work of curating a winning Instagram feed can be rewarding, especially when it is accompanied with food! So now we made it easy for you: here is a tasty list of attractive (Muslim-friendly) eateries in Selangor where you can snap photos and indulge in food at the same time!
Nestled away from the bustling capital city centre of Selangor, this restaurant is a gem that must be discovered! Its concrete walls and grey hues give off an industrial vibe but combined with large windows, wooden fittings, rattan chairs and a couple of greens decked out in the corners will comfort you like home! Not only every corner is picture perfect, this Instagrammable restaurant also boasts a delectable menu selection and beautiful food presentation. And if I may, please try my personal favourites, which are Beef Bacon Egg Carbonara and Lamb Chop!
Address: No 2, Jalan U8/N, Seksyen U8, Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam, Selangor
Embodying Japanese minimalism and aesthetics, this café suits those who are craft out a clean-cut Instagram feed! The name of the café is derived from the Japanese word ‘Bukku‘, which means books in English. Upon entering, you’ll see a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf filled with books and packaged coffees! Its large windows give room for sunlight to enter the café, accompanied by wooden furnishing and mock autumn leaves on the floor for outdoor seating, turning the ambience serene. Famed for its salted egg yolk croissant, patrons must also try the matcha option! With plenty of natural lighting, snap photos of your runny filling croissant and coffee for your Instagram page!
Address: Jalan Singgahsana 4A/KU5, Bandar Bukit Raja, Klang, Selangor
This eatery has come up with the perfect foremula for your Instagram feed while appeasing your taste buds! Before you enter (or leave), take a seat at the entrance for a photo op surrounded by tiles and wooden walls with the Foremula signage above! The interior makes you feel like you’re lounging in a New York coffee shop with its gold and monochrome themed flooring, including brick walls. Don’t forget to take a photo of their motto eat. drink. laugh. on the white brick wall to stamp your Instagram presence! It’s also spacious with ample seats – dine alfresco if the place is crowded during peak dining hours. As for food, savour the establishment’s take on the nation’s iconic Penang Assam Laksa, Just My Lak-sa, which substitutes thick rice noodles with capellini pasta!
Address: D9-1-G, Dana 1 Commercial Centre, Jalan PJU 1A/46, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
If you’re searching for that local flavour with a millennial touch, look no further because Pinggan Puteh cooks up Malaysian kampung delicacies served with a contemporary twist! This beautiful pink-coated eatery looks like it came out straight of your Pinterest board. If you’re not a fan of pink, scoot over to the side of the restaurant where blue and white painted walls are located! Served on a beautifully patterned retro plate, the Lontong (comes highly recommend) is a crowd favourite here, which you can opt to top with beef rendang or go meat-free! All in all, Pinggan Puteh’s take on pastel hues, aesthetic fittings and attractive presentation of dishes will surely prompt you to immediately update your dining experience here on Instagram! Don’t forget to take a photo of yourself on the hanging rattan chair!
Address: 30G, Jalan Kristal K7/K, Seksyen 7, Shah Alam, Selangor
Being the latest addition to PJ’s Happy Mansion, this eatery is practically designed for Instagram enthusiasts! Decorated with green plants and a large tropical feature wall at the entrance combined with pink, yellow and green furnishings, you will feel like dining at a Wes Anderson film set! The colour combination presents a jolly vibe that would instantly lift up your mood (and your smartphone or camera too). It’s a beautiful place to bring your friends, family and significant other to chit chat for teatime because every part of the place is picture perfect! Remember to try out the eatery’s Cookies Skillet with Ice Cream for dessert!
Address: B-G-7, Happy Mansion 17/13, Jalan, Seksyen 17, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Kakigori has always been an Instagram darling amongst users via its outlets that operate all over Klang Valley. However, the outlet at Tropicana Avenue is a game changer! Lately, regular doors are becoming boring, so Kakigori installed a vending machine-like door as its entrance! The entrance itself screams “Instagram-worthy” with the vending machine painted in signature pastel blue colour, lining up inside all of Kakigori’s famous shaved ice sweetness! Going inside, this outlet stays true to its Japanese aesthetics but can seat more of those with sweet tooth! Order Kakigori’s delicious fine and powdery shaved ice of any flavour and most importantly, update your Instagram-story of that vending machine door!
Address: P-01-06, Tropicana Avenue, 12, Persiaran Tropicana, Selangor
What’s Instagram-worthy about this dessert café is its pretty plated desserts! The cafe’s extensive menu of desserts will definitely please your sweet cravings, and its Masterchef-like plating would definitely please your Instagram feed. One of their signature dessert, Yin and Yang Waffle served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, is both tasteful and beautiful! The interior also gives a calming and comfy, almost homely feel, perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy the company of loved ones while enjoying delicious waffles and toasts. Score Instagram points by visiting this dessert café and snap away to your heart’s content!
Address: 95G, Ground Floor, Jalan SS21/1A, Damansara Utama, Selangor