7 Insta-Worthy Cafes in Asia

22 May 2017

Going out for brunch or any meal of the day isn’t just about picking a place with good food anymore. The ambiance, location and uniqueness of the cafe sits highly on the scale of consideration, because what matters is that photo you share on Instagram right? Well if you’re nodding to this then read on, because these are some of the most Instagrammable cafes in Asia by our books.

Unicorn Cafe, Bangkok

Unicorn Cafe

Just as the name suggests, the whole cafe is filled with unicorns in every corner. From wall coverings, to stuffed toys and statues, to mini My Little Pony figurines that accompany your dish of rainbow coloured crepe cake or waffles. At the Unicorn Cafe, guest are encouraged to cuddle with the plush toys and maybe even snap a few selfies with the giant carousel unicorn stationed at the front of the restaurant.

Address: Sathorn Soi 8, 44/1 Sathon 8 Alley, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500.
Phone: +66 86397 9262
Opening hours: 12pm - 8pm daily


Lucky Cat Coffee & Kitchen, Jakarta


Lucky cat is a two-storey establishment that has been revamped from an old abandoned house to a unique and cosy cafe. They keep it simple by focusing on two things, which is coffee and brunch. Being a 24/7 cafe, visitors can find the best time that suits them best to indulge in a good cup of coffee and their all-day breakfast fare served anytime of the day.

Address: Pasar Festival No. 1, South Parking. Jl. HR Rasuna Said. Jakarta Selatan
Phone: +62 21 52961475
Opening hours: 24/7


China House, Penang

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A traditional compound that linked with an open air courtyard and converted into 14 spaces, China House comprises of shops, cafes, restaurants, galleries, live band and bakery. With exquisite interiors and delectable food and desserts, it is a must visit when in Penang.

Address:153 & 155 Beach Street, 183B Victoria Street, 10300 George Town, Penang
Phone: +604 - 263 7299
Opening hours: 9am- midnight, Sunday- Thursday & 9am- 1am, Friday- Saturday


Picnic SG, Singapore

Picnic SG

Have a picnic without actually having to sit under the hot sun  in this 13,000 square feet of garden-themed restaurant. There are 13 food stalls for diners to choose from and patrons can choose to sit wherever they please. For those with a hearty appetite, expect not-so-picnic-like food like beef noodles, pastas, pizzas, korean fried chicken, and more!

Location: Wisma Atria #03-15, 435 Orchard Road Singapore 238877
Contact: +65 6734 8352
Operating hours: 10:00am – 10:00pm daily


Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine, Hong Kong


Well known for its adorable dim sum, cakes, and frothy coffees, which feature the lovable moggie and her signature bow, this Hello Kitty themed eatery is filled from floor to ceiling with kitty inspired furniture, paintings, and decor. The iconic Hello Kitty Bao are a must order for the ultimate Instagram shot.

Location: Shop A-C, G/F, Lee Loy Mansion, 332-338 Canton Road, Jordan,
Contact: +852 8202 8203
Operating hours: 11am- 11pm daily (closed 3pm- 6pm)


Nalu Bowls, Bali

nalu bowl

Looking for breakfast with a view? Nalu Bowls is a smoothie bowl shack that offer fresh local ingredients with homemade granola baked fresh daily. Inspired by Hawaii and the culture that revolves around the beach life, it is the perfect pre or post surf meal with each bowl named after famous waves around the world.

*Single Fin Restaurant & Bar, Uluwatu
*Jl. Drupadi 1 #2A, Seminyak
*Jl. Batu Mejan #88 (Before Echo Beach on the right), Canggu
*Jl. Raya Ubud, Gang Soka #1, Ubud
Operating hours: 7.30am- 6pm daily


On Ne Sait Jamais, Seoul

On Ne Sait Jamais

On Ne Sait Jamais that translates to “You never know”, is a public bathhouse-like blue bath tiled dessert cafe with no signs on the wall whatsoever, which keeps people curious to know more. Their specialties are desserts like Italian tiramisu, original montblanc, and banana scoop which is their most popular dessert that goes along with an enchanting taste of acid coffee.
Location: 47, Itaewon-ro 54-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Contact: +822-794-3446
Operation hours: Tue–Sat 11am–10pm, Sun 11am–9:30pm.
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