What is the iconic in Johor? The answer is café, of course! Yes, cafe hopping becomes a thing, Johor is now filled with an abundance of chic cafes.
Many people who visit Johor do insta-worthy activities like taking a great shot at Sungai Rengit Jetty, or snapping aesthetic photos at Kota Iskandar, as well as getting to know the city through its food and coffee!
Wondering where to go? Wowember has rounded up these 5 extraordinary cafes in Johor that will wow you with a unique ambience and good coffee.
People & Places Cafe
📍45, Jln Tiong Emas, Kawasan Perindustrian Tebrau, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
🕑 9 am–8 pm, open daily
⭐ 908 Google Reviews
People & Places Cafe is known for its huge portion brunch and garden oasis corner filled with plants. The menu features an all-day brunch with Belgian cheddar cheese, scrambled eggs, chicken ham, sliced tomatoes, sriracha aioli, coriander, pomegranate, and grated parmesan.
They had a temporarily closed-down period back in 2020 and now open their door again to cafe hoppers! You can now once again enjoy the delicate brunch in this aesthetic cafe in Johor.
📍Jalan Storey, Bukit Senyum, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor
🕑 11 am–8 pm (Tue-Thu), 11 am–8 pm (Fri), 9 am–8 pm (Sat & Sun), closed on Mondays
⭐ 238 Google Reviews
Mrs. Whó is a 100% Muslim-owned cafe. A white and minimal-themed cafe located at Bukit Senyum and a place to go if you are looking to unwind.
The current Lunch Specials are happening daily during 11-3 pm, except Mondays. Comes with house lemon tea, and you can choose from nasi lemak nyonya, rendang curried ramen bowl, hot chick burger, or spaghetti Aglio E olio.
Their all-day brunch is also simply delicious and satisfying. Pancakes with Poached Pear which is infused with coconut is on one of the must-try lists!
B CAFE by JVL Concept
📍Eco Cascadia, 59, Jalan Eco Cascadia 6/1, Taman Setia Indah, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
🕑 12 pm–10 pm, open daily
⭐ 29 Google Reviews
Tucked down in the Eco Cascadia, B CAFE by JVL Concept is a hidden casual dining cafe with luxurious black-themed interiors. Serving delightful beverages such as bouquets and Fermented Ice Tea decorated like a flower bouquet.
Try their main course menu, or indulge your sweet tooth with their three-tier stand afternoon tea set filled with 3 S : 3 sweets, 3 savouries and 3 sandwiches!
Private rooms or sunset spots are available for pre-booked from 12 - 5 pm daily. Everything here is completely Insta-worthy, bring your special ones here and be sure to satisfy even the fussiest of taste buds!
📍K10, TMIYC, Jalan Yahya Awal, 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor
🕑 4–11 pm (Tue-Thu), 8 am–11 pm (Fri-Sun), closed on Mondays
⭐ 29 Google Reviews
More than just a cafe, Noraz cafe which boasts a few canopies, is the perfect outdoor dining spot for locals. Pop into TMIYC and grab a seat with sunlight and fresh air.
Order a classic buttermilk marinated Fish n Chips and pair it with a cup of freshly brewed coffee. On top of that, Mango Pudding is also their best seller. For those who are poke-bowl people, they also served poke-bowl with various toppings.
Local delights like Nasi Lemak are also ready to fix your everyday cravings.
Principle Cafe by T.A.M Jalan Trus
📍82-B, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
🕑 11:15 am–8:30 pm (Mon-Fri), 10:15 am–8:30 pm (Sat & Sun), open daily
⭐ 29 Google Reviews
Principle Cafe by T.A.M Jalan Trus is loved by locals for its healthy meal options. You can find Principal's Japanese Rice Chicken Bowl and pick your favourite sauce from Green Curry Mayonnaise to Mala Sauce.
A selection of greens, toasts, and protein meals are available to fit your stomach's needs. Dip inside for the citrusy, clarifying and lightly floral Yuzu Rose Tea, or Grapefruit Basil Tonic to beat the heat.
For dessert, we recommend the special cheese brioche baked up with mozzarella inside and cocoa crumble on top, simply tastes good!