Eat Drink KL: Vernakular, Bangsar

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Vernakular, Bangsar

Bezels and balance springs, baristas and bakers: Vernakular speaks the language of hand-wound watches and hand-brewed coffee, combining a store for timepieces with a corner for cakes and cappuccinos.

While we can't tell our chronographs from our calendars, we're sure this friendly venue is worth your time, with plenty of well-prepared offerings. For nuanced beverages with vibrant flavours that evolve within a single sip, the flat white with oat milk (RM15) and fruity hot chocolate made with Pahang-sourced cacao cultivated by the Semai community (RM16) will linger on the palate and in the memory. Distinctive desserts include the faintly floral Sakura Matcha Butter Loaf (RM13) and temptingly tender Carrot Cake with Pecans and Strawberries (RM13), served by the Peep Coffee brand that runs the F&B section.

33, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. Peep Coffee is open Sun-Thurs, 730am-10pm; Fri-Sat, 730am-11pm.

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