13 Best Cafe In Johor Bahru That Are Worth Travelling For



13 Best Cafe In Johor Bahru

Best CAFE In Johor Bharu: Weekends, the time to kick back, catch up and relax the day away with your favorite people.

What better way to spend the time Best Cafe hopping, trying out new bites and meals, and you might even find your new coffee hang out spot.

Those of you who love the coffee culture would also enjoy these cafes on our list as each one is unique in its own way from former restored buildings, to shabby chic interiors and even up cycled features.

So if you find you’ve some time on a weekend soon, why not head into Johor and café hop to these 13 best cafes in Johor Bahru, just remember to have good memory on your device as we’re sure you’ll be snapping away in no time as well!

No sure where to start? No problem, read on for our picks of cafes and all the information you need to get yourself to these Best Cafe:

13 Best Cafe In Johor Bahru (JB)

1. Just Want Coffee (JWC), The Factory 30

The name JWC or Just Want Coffee is no stranger to the food and business sector, for they operate a few more branches in Johor, and what’s special about Just Want Coffee, The Factory 30 is the fact that the building structure was re-purposed from a former factory, hence the name.

Just Want Coffee, The Factory 30

The cafe proud itself on serving a vast range of coffee drinks and all of their servers and baristas are well versed with knowledge on coffee. It is one of the best cafe in Mount Austin, Johor Bahru.

Just Want Coffee In Johor Bahru

Pair your favorite coffee drink with desserts, cakes or waffle desserts for a perfect evening time bites while you chill.

Just Want Coffee (JWC), The Factory 30
Location: 30, Jalan Mutiara Emas 5/3, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +60 7-350 7508
Opening Hours:
Daily: 12:00pm – 11:45pm
Monday: 12:00pm – 12:00am

2. Roost Juice Bar JB (Permanently Closed)

Another best cafe in Johor Bahru you’ll not miss is Roost Juice Bar in Jalan Dhoby area. It’s located on a street corner with gray exterior and painted murals, it really does stand out.

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The Roost Juice & Bar Cafe at Jalan Dhoby, Johor Bahru

Once inside and to the first floor where the main seating area is, you’ll see the interior decked out with up cycled furnishings and fixings.

On to the food The Roost has on offer, overall the menu is filled with comfort food such as mashed potatoes and chicken sausage, Hainanese noodles, and Nyonya fish fillet amongst others. Do also give their froyo’s a taste too.

Roost Juice Bar JB
Location: 9, Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +60 7-220 0920
Opening Hours:
Daily: 10:00am- 12:00am


3. The Replacement – Lodge & Kitchen

Close to the Johor- Singapore causeway, makes The Replacement an easy to locate spot for weekend brunching.

You’ll be able to notice the café from the street it sits on, recognizable by its all white façade, and kept simple inside with wooden furniture and potted greens lending it a minimalistic, rustic feel.

The Replacement - Lodge & Kitchen Johor Bahru

Visitors will welcome hot churros for simpler bites, and the all day brunch menu includes dishes such as the soft shell crab pao, various egg and bread dishes, all inspired by the food culture of Melbourne.

The Replacement – Lodge & Kitchen
Location: 33, Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +60 12-574 7885
Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Friday to Saturday: 9:00am – 11:00pm

4. The Brew Orchestra Johor Bahru

A café whose concept is derived from concert halls, the Brew Orchestra is a well-known café, especially after being awarded with Malaysian Aeropress Championship 2014.

The Brew Orchestra JB

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For non- coffee fans, the aerospace is a coffee and espresso press type device. Serving not only specialty coffee, the menu includes specialty tea too. One of the highlights to order is definitely the sous vide chicken roulade.

The Brew Orchestra Johor Bahru
Location: 19, Jalan Molek 1/5C, Taman Molek, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +60 7-358 8234
Opening Hours:
Daily: 9:30am – 7:00pm

5. Faculty of Caffeine

Another dark entranced Best Cafe but no less appealing once you enter, Faculty of Caffeine has been around for a few years now. Inside, the use of marble on the walls and soft lighting offsets the dark furniture and washed cement counter tops.

Faculty of Caffeine

From their menu, there is the café’s version of classic pasta dishes and not forgetting of course coffee based drinks and specialty drinks of which the salted caramel stands out both as a drink and dessert.

Faculty of Caffeine
Location: 106, Jalan Trus, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +60 16-713 2714
Opening Hours:
Daily: 9:00am – 5:30pm

6. Flowers In The Window 

As the name called it, the window is filled with flowers as well as the inside giving that flowery theme. It doesn’t disappoint as you find many leafy greens and colourful flowers from Lavender to Chrysanthemum decorated inside and outside of the cafe- totally insta-worthy!

Flowers In The Window Café JB

They offer great artisan breads and dough that are fresh and really tasty. The menu has a great selection of food such as;

  • pies
  • homemade cakes
  • fish & chips
  • alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

Flowers In The Window Café JB Food

One of the unique beverage that is the cafe’s specialty, “Rosemary, Chili & Lemon Infused Syrup”- the interesting concoction of herbs, spice and syrup. You don’t get that anywhere else, so remember to try this beverage when you’re there!


Flowers In The Window
Location: 9, Jalan Dhoby, 80000 Johor Bahru , Malaysia
Contact: +607-222 7489
Opening Hours:
Daily: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Closed on: Tuesday

7. Sangkaya Jalan DhobY JB (Permanently Closed)

This Best Cafe, quite a name it already has in Malaysia with 36 outlets nationwide, is a coconut themed café, even ice- cream ordered to dine- in is served in coconut husk shells.

Sangkaya Jalan Dhoby

You won’t only savor the different ice- cream creations her, but also drinks and twist on local dessert such as cendol is infused with coconut.

Sangkaya Jalan Dhoby JB

Fresh coconut water is served as well, as welcome respite from the heat of all the walking around from your café hopping adventures here in Johor Bahru.

Location: 14, Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +60 18-322 8922
Opening Hours:
Sunday to Thursday: 12:00pm – 11:00pm
Friday to Saturday: 12:00pm – 11:45am


8. Bev C Cafe JB

Another addition to this list that’s a café and a boutique rolled into one. Keeping with the modern rustic style, the outside is bare-faced brick walls and as you enter you’ll walk into the boutique first before the café.

Bev C Cafe Johor Bahru

Simple laid back interiors complement the unassuming menu with food selection also kept easy with a selection of pies, croissants and a few desserts.

Bev C Café JB

Bev C Café JB
Location: 54, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +60 7-221 3530
Opening Hours:
Daily: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Closed on: Wednesday

9. Coffee Valley Eco Botanic

At our number one spot is a cafe located in Eko Botani, Iskandar Puteri. Don’t get discouraged when knowing its location though because the menu and desserts on offer will sure get you planning to want to come back, because this cafes’ specialty is their array of waffles from savory to sweet and tangy.

Coffee Valley Eco Botanic JB

What’s recommended for you to try is their signature dessert waffles of which there are seven flavors, accompanied with various toppings and sauces.

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Coffee Valley Eco Botanic Coffee & Food

The few stars of this section of the menu includes a deconstructed Tiramisu waffle dessert, and the Red Velvet waffle amongst the seven.

And if you’re looking for a more savory meal, do try their brunch menu which features dishes made with quesadillas and croissants.

Coffee Valley Eco Botanic
Location: 25, Jalan Eko Botani 3/5, Taman Eko Botani, 79100 Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +6016-725 7664
Opening Hours:
Daily: 9:00am – 6:00pm

10. Maco Cafe & Bakery

From the same owner and chef Maco of Maco Vintage, this sister café and bakery also carries the famed crepe mille crepes, and having over 20 flavors to choose from, you’d want to save space to try them all.

Latte Art In Maco Café & Bakery

If crepe mille cakes don’t take your fancy how about some macaroons and there’s a choice of more traditional desserts to choose from as well.

Maco Café & Bakery
Location: 65, Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/2, Taman Sutera Utama, 81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +60 7-556 8490
Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 11:00pm – 11:30pm
Friday to Sunday: 11:00am – 11:30pm
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11. Drums Café Johor Bahru

A more traditional decorated café, what’s interesting about this café is the main dish which is Yong Tau Foo. The café stays true to its name and you’ll see why as you look up with a total of 24 traditional Chinese drums hanging from the ceiling, looking as if they’re floating.

Drums Cafe Johor Bahru

Drums Café do serve up crepe mille cakes which are all the rave nowadays, in a selection of flavors.

Drums Café Johor Bahru

Drums Café Johor Bahru
Location: 31, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +6016-212 1263
Opening Hours:
Daily: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Closed on: Tuesday

12. By Grace Cafe JB

Among this list, this café is the only a full on dessert café. And what a must visit it is, for they’re well known for their creative molecular desserts, so good looking you may want to hold our eating them for a while.

By Grace Cafe JB

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Until you’ve taken enough photos that is, because the desserts are as succulent as they are gorgeous.

By Grace Cafe JB
Location: G-01, Block A, Jalan Jaya Putra 1/1, Bandar Jaya Putra, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +60 11-1067 3337
Opening Hours:
Daily: 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Closed on: Tuesday

13. Coffee Signature JB (Permanently Closed)

This last entry on our list, stands out on its own and noticeable as the café’s structure is actually repurposed from shipping container, and it’s evident from the view of the café from the outside.

Coffee Signature Johor Bahru

There is a seating area outside and towards the inside of the café itself is quite narrow, though it does make for some cozy conversations over coffee.

Coffee Signature JB Dessert Set

Coffee Signature JB Breakfast Set

On the menu for main dishes you’ll find an array of savory pasta dishes such as funghi olio which is a twist on the classic olio, with this dish making mushrooms the main ingredient.


As for the desserts by far the most popular is the signature sweet rain drink. You can choose your beverage of coffee or tea, and above your drink sits a cloud of cotton candy, the sweetness melting in your cup, hence the name.

Coffee Signature JB Drinks

Coffee Signature JB
Location: 52, Jalan Serampang, Taman Tebrau Jaya, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +60 19-750 5523
Opening Hours:
Daily: 12:00pm – 10:00pm


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