The Front Door @ Grocer’s Inn

Old shophouse turning out quirky sandwiches.

Local Food Experts: The Front Door @ Grocer’s Inn - Kuala Lumpur

The unassuming entrance of this recently opened café (situated beneath one of Chinatown’s many backpacker hostels) still bares the name of the former occupant above the doorway: Selangor Grocers’ Guild. Once home to Cantonese retailers, today the downstairs space of this high-ceilinged shophouse is home to a sleek, black walls, poured concrete floor coffee emporium. It’s a welcome dose of understatement – check out the oil drum tables – away from the gaudy excess of Petaling Street. Open sandwiches are the order of the day, with distinctive yet delicious flavour combinations: cheddar and strawberries or peanut butter topped with banana slices.

78 Jalan Sultan

Kuala Lumpur


Tel: 016 222 7940 /

10am-6pm on weekdays & till 9pm on weekends for now.