Another brothel-turned-hip café along Petaling Street’s former red-light district, Merchant’s Lane now serves some of the best coffee in Chinatown, besides some choice breakfast items. Lunch and dinner options are more inventive, with some interesting pan-Malaysian creations.
Breakfast plate: fried eggs with sausages, baked beans, hash brown and sautéed mushrooms.
Address: Merchant’s Lane, 150 Jalan Petaling, 50000 Kuala Lumpur. Tel: +60 3-2022 1736.
Opening hours: Mon, Thu, Fri 11.30am to 10pm, Sat-Sun 9.30am to 10pm. Closed Tue & Wed.