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Now that MCO is over, a lot of people are flocking travel destinations around Malaysia to relieve their minds from the stress of being locked away for 8 weeks.
However, there are also those who are busy catching up on work, therefore, aren’t able to visit islands as it would require a longer period of leave.
Fret not! If you’ve been meaning to get away from the city, even if it’s just for a day — Then, this list is perfect for you~
Discover unique cafes nestled in hidden farms around Malaysia that you can visit to unwind for the weekend:
1. A Little Farm On The Hill
Farm-to-table is a thing, and we’re so glad that we can find these in Malaysia!
A Little Farm On The Hill is a cafe that offers pre-booked gourmet lunches using ingredients harvested organically at the farm, as well as their signature 6-hour oak smoked beef short ribs.
Aside from that, they also host all kinds activities such as gardening classes, yoga retreats. Birthday retreat, anyone?
A Little Farm On The Hill @ Janda Baik
Contact: 09-233 0194
Address: Lot 161 Tanarimba Janda Baik, Persiaran Enderong, 28750 Bentong, Pahang
2. World of Phalaenopsis Cafe
World of Phalaenopsis is literally a world on its own, separated from the nearby bustling city. It is Malaysia’s largest Phalaenopsis Orchid grower, which is essentially an orchid farm in Ulu Yam.
Since people tend to spend so much time at the venue, the flower farm opened a cafe inside to cater to the visitors. It’s three-storey high, complete with a beautiful pond~
Check out the illustration below.
Bring your friends and family here, anyone who visits will have a pleasant time getting lost amongst the beauty of nature here!
World of Phalaenopsis @ Ulu Yam
Address: 1017, Jalan Batang Kali – Hulu Yam Bharu, Kampung Sungai Kamin, 44300 Batang Kali, Selangor
Operating Hours: 9AM – 5PM
Phone: 03-6075 1133
3. Avant Chocolate
Avant Chocolate Cameron Highlands is a small garden-themed shopping hub where you will get plenty of chocolate items along with a special playing area for the kids.
There are plenty of dishes in the dessert section which you cannot miss especially the strawberry jam and unique ice-creams!
Avant Chocolate @ Cameron Highlands, Pahang
Operating Hours: 9AM – 6:30PM
Contact: 05-496 8805
Address: 11, Taman Matahari Cerah, 39100, Malaysia
4. Cameron Valley Tea
BOH Plantations Sdn Bhd is the largest black tea manufacturer in Malaysia, with both domestic and international distribution owned by BOH Plantations Sdn Bhd.
Meanwhile, the BOH Tea Plantation, which is located at Cameron Highlands is also the largest tea plantation in Malaysia.
There, you can find a spectacular viewpoint, while enjoying superb baked goods like their signature scones.
Cameron Valley Tea @ Boh Plantation, Cameron Highlands
Opening Hours: 8.30AM – 4.30PM
Address: Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang
5. Picnic By The Hills, Boh Tea Estate
Have you ever wanted to go for a picnic in the park but cancelled because the weather was too hot? Great news, you can finally do it at Cameron Highlands!
The Signature Picnic Experience is organised by Cameron Highland Resort, giving you an unusual English outdoor private picnic session.
The hotel will arrange transportation to BOH Tea Estate, and you will be assigned a butler to cater to your needs. Meals offered include salads, main dishes, snacks to dessert and drinks!
Signature Picnic Experience by Cameron Highlands Resort
Operating Hours: 9AM – 4:30PM
Address: Boh Road, Habu, 39200 Ringlet, Pahang
6. Jim Thompson Tea Room
Jim Thompson Tea Room is the epitome of elegance.
This cafe is nestled in a colonial plantation bungalow, featuring classic rattan armchairs beside spacious windows overlooking the golf course. You will also find mellow piano music serenading customers when you dine here.
Enjoy three-tiers of finger foods, such as oven fresh pastries, delicate sandwiches, homemade scones, clove cream, strawberry jam and plump strawberries, complemented by a pot of Cameron highland tea!
Jim Thompson Tea Room @ Cameron Highlands
Opening Hours: 12PM – 6PM
Address: Cameron Highland, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang
7. Barracks Cafe
Barracks Cafe is located in Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands and it offers a variety of dishes. Among them are Asian, western dishes and many more.
In addition to enjoying delicious food, you can also enjoy the beauty of the cafe environment which is decorated like a flower garden. Barracks Café is a great option to enjoy a meal while relaxing with family or friends.
Contact: 011-1464 8883
Operating Hours: 2PM – 10PM
Address: No. 1, Jalan Gereja, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang
8. Amani Vanilla Farm Cafe
If you love Vanilla, then you should definitely check out Amani Vanilla — one of the only 5 vanilla farms in Malaysia.
However, what makes this farm different than other local ones is that it serves mouth-watering homemade desserts such as coconut shake, and ice cream presented in coconut shell.
Imagine savouring fresh, fragrant Vanilla ice cream made from scratch. It’s definitely an experience that you can hardly find anywhere else!
Amani Vanilla Farm @ Temerloh, Pahang
Operating Hours: 11 AM-7 PM | Closed on Mondays
Contact: 018-913 2774
Address: Lot 2231, Kampung Bangau Parit, 28000 Temerloh, Pahang
9. Nada Natural Farming Cafe
Nada Natural Farming is an organic farm that serves food with its ingredients sourced directly right from their farm, including tomatoes and potatoes for fries.
They serve unique refreshing drinks such as Roselle Hibiscus Mint, Watermelon Roselle Lemon, and BEER!
P/S: This cafe operates only during the weekend, making it the perfect nature retreat for a short getaway.
Nada Natural Farming @ Penang
Operating Hours: 4PM – 8PM (Fri-Sun)
Address: 苗田自然生态 Nada Natural Farming, Lot 646 & 647, Jalan Kuala Sungai Burung, Balik Pulau, Penang
10. Cafe Lorong Kea Farm
Cafe Lorong Kea Farm is located in Brinchang and is popular among tourists as it offers unique dishes blending east and west.
Apart from that, this cafe also provides a variety of interesting drinks such as strawberry tea, strawberry ice cream and Godzilla milo which is a mixture of whipped cream, sprinkled milo, and chocolate.
Cafe Lorong Kea Farm @ Cameron Highlands
Contact: 019-499 4074
Operating Hours: 10AM – 8:30PM
Address: Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang