Being a hipster is undeniably the trend of young adults throughout Singapore. There has been an uprising of cafés around our little island and of course, you can definitely go through that list pretty quickly. There have been an increasingly popularity of café culture in Johor Bahru. This would be a great opportunity to have that road trip with your buddies. Rent a car on RC9.co to tick it off your bucket list.
From recycled items to motorcycles, cafés in Johor Bahru have something different to offer. They provide an ideal atmosphere and environment for you to create new memories with your friends and also, reminisce old ones. Hurry and rent your car in Singapore for your JB café hopping fun. Pump up the music because the party is in your car!
1. Vroom vroom – Café Racer by Grillbar
Drive fast and furiously (within the speed limit) to this unique café at Taman Pelangi. You would be entranced by their motorcycle themed café but remember to try their delicious food. Their menu includes mostly Western style food. Papa’s Beef Pie to their Rock n Roll Shrimp Burrito are just some examples of food available.
Every patron here will be able to enjoy affordable and yet delicious food! Rent your car in Singapore and zoom off to this unique motorcycle themed café.
Address: 72, Jalan Pingai, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru Hours: Daily, 11 30 AM – 11 00 PM
2. Eco Friendly – Roost
Everyone loves the environment but we love people who love the environment even more. Roost is old school meets new school café being an old shop house with fresh unique interior. The owners used various types of recycled materials to construct the furniture present around the café. Talk about being resourceful. Roost is definitely filled with creativity. There is something different but refreshing about this quirky little café.
It is located at Jalan Dhoby or to many, known as the Haji Lane of Johor Bahru. But don’t disregard it just because of their location. They have a good menu at hand also with BBQ Mutton Ribs or maybe some Smoked Duck Fried Rice for your tummy.
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Address: 9, Jalan Dhoby, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia Hours: Monday – Saturday, 12PM – 4PM and 6PM – 12MN, Sunday 6PM – 12MN
3. Craving for Chicken Chop? – IT Roo Café
Although their award for having the best chicken chop was way back in 2003, IT Roo still has one of the best chicken chops to date. The chicken chops were cooked to perfection being both tender and juicy.
Besides their name, IT Roo has a more kopitiam vibe than a hipster café. It is situated in an old shophouse along Jalan Dhoby. Their famous dish may put you at a disadvantage when you visit during meal times. Don’t fret because they do have both internal and external seating to make sure you have a chance to taste their delicious food.
Drive your way to some chicken goodness when you rent a car in Singapore!
Address: 17, Jalan Dhoby, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia Hours: Daily, 10 AM – 9 30 PM
4. Chai Tea for you? – Chaiwalla & Co. Container Café
This chill café located at Jalan Tan Hiok Nee is home to various quenching beverages. Patrons are able to customize their drinks by selecting a base, flavor, toppings and sweetness. Sounds like a bubble tea shop? Chaiwalla & Co. is far from your typical bubble tea shop with a unique container as a shop and is “100% homegrown” according to their owners.
Take your time selecting your drink from their menu which includes Thai Milk Tea, Vietnamese Coffee and smoothies. Sip your drink slowly as you enjoy the weather as they only have outdoor seating. Cool down from the warm weather with some laughter and a good old tea. Forget Starbucks and Coffee Bean. This is the place to be! Rent a car in Singapore to enjoy some chai goodness!
Address: Lot 2810, Tan Hiok Nee Street, 80000 Johor Bahru Hours: Monday – Thursday and Sunday 12 00 PM – 12 00MN, Friday and Saturday 12 00PM – 01 00AM
5. Japan in Malaysia – Miyakori Café
This café is like a little piece of Japan in Johor Bahru. Besides the name, Miyakori offers Japanese style food with Teriyaki Salmon Rice to Japanese Curry Rice with Chicken Katsu. The Japanese feeling doesn’t end there. They serve coffee and cakes with cute cartoon drawings. Their walls are also filled with cute little characters which gives you a vibe of Japanese innocence.
This café is a little far from the immigration and therefore, your rented car would be ideal to reach this quaint café. Feel adventurous and venture out to Miyakori! Indulge in some cutesy Japanese food and desserts. There is a Aeon Jusco shopping centre located nearby where you can enjoy some shopping therapy.
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Address: 41, Jalan Indah 22/14, Bukit Indah 2, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor Hours: Monday, Wednesday – Thursday, Sunday 12 00 PM – 10 00 PM and Friday – Saturday 12 00 PM – 11 00 PM
Collect your keys and let’s have some fun!
Johor Bahru has so much to offer to ensure you enjoy some downtime and also spend time with your friends. Rent your car in Singapore and drive across the causeway for the weekend. Choose your ideal car at RC9.co for your Singapore to Malaysia car rental. Don’t forget pump up the music in the car!