Thursday, March 6, 2014

The Library Coffee Bar @ Avenue K

Enviably photogenic, The Library Coffee Bar has finally opened at Avenue K, looking to lure the city's legion of caffeine-lovers.

Come on weeknights, perhaps at 7pm; that's when The Library seems to be at its calmest, free of crowds. As the sun sets, this place is transformed into the sort of urban sanctuary that's not often found in shopping malls, surprisingly soothing & spacious.

 To eat: Waffles, warm & savoury ones with beef pastrami, egg, horseradish sauce & onion rings (RM17.50 before taxes) ...

... or sweet ones with blueberries & whipped cream (RM13.50), made to order so they taste fresh enough to satisfy.

To drink: Coffee cocktails (hurray!). There's an espresso martini spiked with vodka & kahlua (RM18), a mocha ice-blended with baileys (RM21.50) & our favourite, the creamy-dreamy espresso shake with kahlua (RM21.50).

 The Library Coffee Bar is expected to open its second outlet next month at Nexus Bangsar South. The folks here say they use 100 percent organic, fair-trade certified coffee beans for their beverages.

The Library Coffee Bar
Ground Floor, Avenue K, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
Daily, 10am-10pm. Next to Johnny Rockets

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28 comments:

  1. I'm going back to the KL office to collect some document next month, I think I will drop by and have a look. Hehehe.

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    1. CK: ooo, ya, i think the espresso here might be worth trying. hope you like it :)

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  2. Espresso martini spiked with vodka & kahlua? Wowwwwww!!!! That sure would have a kick one would never forget!

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    1. Suituapui: heh, a nice way to drink coffee :D

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  3. I've been curious about this place. Thanks for the peek inside. :-)

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    1. The Yum List: it's quite a lovely interior :)

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  4. I will go for the coffee cocktails. They sounds great.

    Wilson

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    1. Wilson: yeah, am glad they offer coffee cocktails here. something distinctive for a coffee bar :)

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  5. Love the furniture! And coffee cocktails sound right up your alley

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    1. Footfringe: heh, i wasn't expecting furniture like this. very cool and colourful :D

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  6. It is very photogenic indeed! I actually just visited Avenue K for the first time last weekend, it's got quite a lot of interesting (and good) F&B outlets ya. :)

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    1. Baby Sumo: yeah, Avenue K has come alive! i hope customers will give this mall a chance, cos there are a lot of interesting options here :)

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  7. Looks like such a nice and cozy place, Sean!

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    1. Linda: cozy is definitely right :D

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  8. i put a very high expecation on this, before they start their business, they able to attract 24k facebook fans in their page, i wonder is the coffee and food is good as well....
    find a weekday night 7pm sharp to visit, haha

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    1. 小乱: yeah, i think it'd be more crowded during lunchtime, heh :)

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  9. Is this Library has something to do with the other The Library?

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    1. Chiariyees: yeah, i think it's a rebirth or a spin-off of the library as a coffee bar, though i'm not sure :)

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  10. Seems like a really good place for reading, love those couches :P

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    1. Ken: yeah, and there are books and magazines available to read here too :D

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  11. is it same management as the library (the pub one)??
    the interior attracts me~ shall go and have a look and try out their waffle soon! =D

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    1. Jean: i'm not sure whether it's exactly the same management, or a rebranding or something like that. but yeah, the coffee bar is totally different from the previous pub =) hope you enjoy the waffles, and yeah, the interior is nice :D

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