10 Johor Bahru cafes to take a look at in your subsequent weekend journey throughout the Causeway – Mothership.SG

Table of Contents 1. Merah Undertaking2. Bev C Cafe3. The Substitute Lodge & Cafe4. Flowers…

10 Johor Bahru cafes to take a look at in your subsequent weekend journey throughout the Causeway – Mothership.SG

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Now that the land borders between Malaysia and Singapore have reopened, Singaporeans can make the most of the stronger Singaporean greenback and return to procuring and consuming at decrease charges.

Whereas we’ve got misplaced many institutions to the pandemic, some, together with these JB cafes, have managed to tide over this troublesome interval and are able to welcome patrons from Singapore once more.

For many who wish to spend the day or weekend throughout the Causeway, this is an inventory of 10 cafes that aren’t too removed from the border.

This is a tip: In the event you’re planning to swing by Hiap Joo Bakery to select up some banana cake, the primary 4 cafes are conveniently positioned within the neighborhood.

1. Merah Undertaking

Opposite to its mama shop-like façade, Merah affords extra than simply nostalgia.

Photograph by @merahprojectjb on Instagram.

In accordance with its web site, Merah Undertaking specialises in tapas but additionally supply mains, brunch, and desserts.

Tapas can be found ala carte (from RM13.90/S$4.48) and units of Petit 3 (RM36/S$11.61 for 3 tapas) or Fortunate 7 (RM70/S$22.57 for seven tapas).

The costs of mains at Merah Undertaking, together with brunch gadgets, vary from RM15.90 (S$5.13) for Beef Bulgogi Baos to RM25.90 (S$8.35) for Lychee Duck Quinoa.

Drink costs begin from RM1.90 (S$0.61) for Scorching Filtered Water to RM15.90 (S$5.13) for a Chocolate Banana Smoothie.

In the event you go to in the course of the nighttime, the crimson neon lights and old-school paraphernalia would possibly remind you of Wong Kar Wai’s cinematic realm.

You’ll be able to e-book a desk by way of WhatsApp.

Handle: 17, Jalan Ibrahim, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening hours:

6pm to 12am, day by day.

Closed on Monday.

2. Bev C Cafe

Positioned on the second flooring of a style retailer, Bev C Cafe is much less conspicuous than the primary cafe.

Photograph by Kristina Uy Gadaingan on Google Maps.

Photograph by Kristina Uy Gadaingan on Google Maps.

Photograph by Kristina Uy Gadaingan on Google Maps.

Drinks begin from RM9 (S$2.90) for an Americano to RM19 (S$6.13) for a Signature Espresso Ice Dice with Matcha + Milk, one of many home specials.

Signature Espresso Ice Dice with Matcha and Milk. Photograph by Wong zhi wei on Google Maps.

Meals costs begin at RM7 (S$2.26) for a Charcoal Croissant to RM26 (S$8.38) for Squid Ink Aglio Olio with Smoked Salmon.

In the event you swing by from Friday to Sunday, do not miss out on its dome muffins (RM16/S$5.16), that are a weekend particular.

Photograph by way of Bev C Cafe’s Fb web page.

In the event you’re feeling adventurous, take a look at its Leicha Cake (RM16/S$5.16 for a slice), which is impressed by the normal Hakka Thunder Tea Rice dish.

Photograph by @gracecse on Instagram.

Handle: 54, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening hours: 

10am to 6pm, day by day.

Closed on Wednesday.

3. The Substitute Lodge & Cafe

Take in the Kinfolk aesthetics and vibes at this Melbourne-inspired cafe.

Photograph by way of @thereplacementlandk on Instagram.

Some Google opinions lamented that the costs for meals and drinks listed below are on the upper facet.

Beverage costs begin at RM8 (S$2.58) for a scorching Espresso to RM35 (S$11.29) for a Gin + Tonic.

Meals costs vary from RM15.90 (S$5.13) for a Tomato Soup with Cheese Toast to RM42.90 (S$13.84) for a Salmon Confit.

Hen Confit (RM28.90/S$9.32). Photograph by @thereplacementlandk on Instagram.

Breakfast Platter (RM30.90/S$9.97). Photograph by レミィRemmy on Google Maps.

Churros (from RM15.90/S$5.13). Photograph by レミィRemmy on Google Maps.

Handle: 33, 34 33, Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening hours: 

10am to 6pm, day by day.

Closed on Tuesday.

4. Flowers within the Window

This two-storey cafe could be recognised by the considerable greenery that adorns its storefront.

Along with the botanical theme, the cafe’s rustic allure contributes to its Instagrammability.

In addition to promoting espresso, the cafe specialises in baked items and fusion meals.

Meals costs begin at RM7 (S$2.26) for a croissant and RM24 (S$7.74) for a Lotus Chips Salmon Bowl.

Beverage costs begin at RM6 (S$1.93) for tea to RM15 (S$4.84) for recent juices and smoothies.

Handle: 9, Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening hours:

9am to 5pm, day by day.

Closed on Tuesday.

5. Mona Cafe

The inside of this cafe boasts a Bohemian theme with coral partitions, tassel cushions, and vibrant patterns.

Photograph by Mona Cafe’s Fb web page.

Photograph by Mona Cafe’s Fb web page.

Photograph by Mona Cafe’s Fb web page.

Photograph by Karena Lee on Google Maps.

Photograph by Mona Cafe’s Fb web page.

Photograph by Arthur Chiam on Google Maps.

It has a set lunch menu (RM33/S$10.64) that includes a soup, a essential course, and a drink — obtainable from 12pm to 3pm from Monday to Friday.

Picture by way of @monacafe2021 on Instagram.

Pumpkin soup. Photograph by Karena Lee on Google Maps.

Striploin Steak. Photograph from Mona Cafe’s Fb web page.

It additionally serves brunch meals, salads, and desserts.

Photograph from Mona Cafe’s Fb web page.

Photograph by Arthur Chiam on Google Maps.

Photograph from Mona Cafe’s Fb web page.

Handle: 85, Jalan Maju, Taman Maju Jaya, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening hours:

11am to 10pm, day by day.

Closed on Thursday.

6. Mrs Whó

This Muslim-owned cafe specialises in Western fusion meals similar to Laksta (Pasta in Laksa gravy, geddit?) (RM27.90/S$9) and Spiced Rendang Burger (RM28.90/S$9.32).

Boasting a minimalist façade, the darkish inexperienced and white cafe inside is accented with picket furnishings.

Meals costs vary from RM6 (S$1.93) for an Ice Cream in a Cup to RM31.90 (S$10.29) for Whó Fried Hen Waffles.

Drinks begin from RM8 (S$2.58) for an Espresso to RM15 (S$4.84) for an Uji Matcha.

Handle: Jalan Storey, Bukit Senyum, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening hours:

Tuesday to Thursday: 12pm to 9pm

Friday: 3pm to 9pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 9pm

Closed on Monday.

7. Candy Blossom Espresso Roasters

Espresso connoisseurs may be eager to take a look at this cafe that roasts its personal espresso beans.

Photograph by chikako nishimura on Google Maps.

Photograph by chikako nishimura on Google Maps.

Photograph by Candy Blossom Espresso Roasters on Google Maps.

Costs vary from RM9 (S$2.90) for black espresso to RM18 (S$5.80) for a Nitro Brew.

Non-coffee drinks similar to Chocolate (RM10/S$3.22) and Matcha Latte (RM12/S$3.87) are additionally obtainable.

Handle: 28, Jalan Maju, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening hours:

Tuesday to Thursday: 12pm to 9pm

Friday: 3pm to 9pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 9pm

Closed on Monday.

8. Nightfall by Mok Mok

In the event you spot a white hammock surrounded by palm timber exterior a restaurant, you’ve got arrived at Nightfall by Mok Mok.

Photograph by way of @duskbymokmok on Instagram.

Boasting a Bohemian coastal theme with pastel pink accents and Instagrammable meals, Instagrammers ought to take a look at this cafe.

Specialising in fusion meals with a Japanese aptitude, meals costs begin from RM13 (S$4.19) for a mushroom soup with garlic bread to RM38 (S$12.25) for a Truffle Unagi Fried Rice.

Photograph by @duskbymokmok on Instagram.

Drinks begin at RM10 for Black Espresso to RM15 for a Berry Burst Smoothie.

Its signature dessert is the Kumo Ultimo 2.0 (RM25/S$?) which options soufflé pancakes topped with a pastel coral mermaid tail.

Followers of this cafe who do not thoughts travelling additional can even take a look at the floral-themed Bloom by Mok Mok in Taman Mount Austin that can also be very Instagrammable.

Handle: 49, Jalan Perang, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Opening hours: 12pm to 10pm, day by day.

9. Fifty Timber

Whereas the cafe won’t have fifty timber, it boasts a greenhouse-like backyard stuffed with greenery.

Photograph by @fiftytrees on Instagram.

The gathering of vegetation is confined in an outside backyard space that’s separated from the eating space however stays accessible to diners.

In addition to all-day brunch, this cafe affords Western meals with costs that vary from RM10.90 (S$3.52) for a Cream Mushroom Soup to RM46.90 (S$15.13) for a Beef Sirloin.

It additionally affords Malaysian meals with costs starting from RM10.90 (S$3.25) for Olive Fried Rice to RM16.90 (S$5.45) for a Fried Nasi Lemak with Salty Fried Hen.

Hainanese Hen Rice (RM13.90/S$4.48). Photograph by @fiftytrees on Instagram.

Drink costs begin at RM5.90 (S$1.90) for an Espresso to RM16.90 (S$5.45) for a Chocolate Smoothie.

Handle: 53, Jln Beringin, Taman Melodies, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Opening hours: 9am to 10pm, day by day

10. Keijometo

Regardless of being one of many newer cafes in JB, Keijometo’s industrial-themed model and granite façade has attracted many Instagrammers.

The cafe even has a piano subsequent to the counter however a Google overview identified that clients usually are not allowed to play it.

Photograph by @zen_lee_ on Instagram.

Meals costs begin at RM10 (S$3.22) for a Genmaicha Jam on Toast to RM48 (S$15.48) for a Beef Steak.

Sea Salt Genmaicha Toast (RM11). Photograph by @zen_lee_ on Instagram.

Drink costs begin at RM9 (S$2.90) for a Scorching Yuri Inexperienced Tea to RM26 (S$8.38) for a Chilly Ren Inexperienced Tea Latte.

Whereas the cafe specialises in matcha, it additionally affords espresso on the menu.

Watermelon Matcha Iced Latte (RM15/S$4.84). Photograph by @zen_lee_ on Instagram.

In accordance to a couple Google opinions, you might have to attend a while earlier than you get seated and on your orders to reach because the cafe is usually full of a queue exterior.

As of Mar. 15, the cafe carried out a minimal consumption of 1 beverage or course per particular person.

Guests who usually are not eating on the cafe usually are not allowed to take photos inside or exterior the cafe.

Handle: 3, Jalan Chengai, Taman Melodies, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening hours: 

11:30am to 9pm, day by day (Final order at 8pm).

Closed on Monday.

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Prime pictures by way of @cloverlau_lucky and @thereplacementlandk on Instagram.