Tuesday, May 13, 2014

BAD Cafe by Wood & Steel @ Desa Sri Hartamas

The folks behind Kota Damansara's Wood & Steel have helped to create a new cafe in Desa Sri Hartamas with a name that's determined to raise eyebrows.

BAD barista-owners Ji & Hafiz (we've probably spelled their names wrong) explain it this way: "We're nice people but we're a badass cafe." This two-storey space is only scheduled to officially open next week, since it's facing a staff shortage, but here's a sneak peek into one of 2014's most memorably constructed cafes. 

 Expect BAD to endure a fate similar to Wood & Steel's; a flood of Instagram photos is sure to soon pour forth from this cafe, with a wall that pays homage to Monroe, Brando & Dean ...

 ... & strikingly beautiful windows upstairs where Presley & Marley stare down the upstart likes of Kutcher & Kunis.

Well-prepared baked treats should satisfy the sweet tooth at BAD, located on the street level of Hartamas' Glomac Galleria.

Hot meals should be available within weeks too; expect Eggs Benedict & their ilk. 

The coffee? If you like what Wood & Steel serves, you'll likely enjoy BAD's beverages as well. 

Many thanks to Ji & Hafiz for letting us roam their cafe & for feeding us. The forecast feels clear: BAD looks set to be a big hit.


BAD Cafe by Wood & Steel
Glomac Galleria, Galleria Hartamas, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur

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22 comments:

  1. I love the exposed brick and wood tables, and the coffee and desserts look wow!!! :)

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    1. Linda: oh yes, the furnishing looks really nicely designed and created, and we happily ate up all the cake and drank all the coffee :)

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  2. LOL very catchy name, i thought they were having some bad wood tables and chairs :P

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    1. Ken: haha, ya, the name will make this place extra-memorable :D

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  3. Red Velvet looks alluring...

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    1. Suituapui: definitely worth trying :)

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  4. First thing that I thought when I saw the name was "interesting choice of name". "Hey wanna drop by that BAD cafe?"

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    1. Baby Sumo: that's true, it's kind of a brilliant choice for a name in that sense :D

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  5. Those treats look like just the right size to sample a few.

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    1. The Yum List: exactly, and perfect for sharing with a friend too :)

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  6. Badass cafe huh.. Hope they serve some badass eggs Ben!

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    1. Rebecca: oooh, i figure it'll be of equal quality to wood & steel's egg dishes :)

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  7. This looks like a nice place for a drink. Spacious and cosy. Moreover the drinks and cakes look good too! :-)

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    1. Melissa: yeah, this place should do very well for weekend brunches and supper sessions, i think! :D

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  8. Nice place and a lot of sunlight! I like, hehehe.

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    1. CK: heheh, ya, the colourful windows make the lighting here quite interesting :D

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  9. Have yet pay KD outlet a visit but from the interior this catch my attention more :)

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    1. Choi Yen: definitely worth visiting both outlets. i love the windows and walls here :)

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  10. Do you know what time they are closing on Wednesday ?

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    1. MinHui: i think their opening hours still seem a bit erratic, but they probably open at night till at least 9pm...

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  11. It all looks great in the pictures but unfortunately their choice of name reflects the service in this cafe. We waited more than 40 minutes for an omelette and after being offered pasta with no chilli for our daughter it arrived with chilli. The coffee was cold and the milk drinks were no more than cheap syrup mixed with milk. I do not recommend anyone to try this place!

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  12. Is it open today ? Wat is BAD contact number ?

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