While Klang Valley excels when it comes to coffee culture, it is now that the new generation of coffee bars are extending to the quality of ambiance and food as well. The Little People Café at Avantas Residences of Jalan Klang Lama is one that runs with not only baristas who take their espresso-making skills very seriously, but make sure of their quality in food as well. With a space to offer comfort and relaxation over decent quality of coffee beans or tea for your caffeine fix, this humble café is currently offering a compact menu of few dishes and bakes from the Rubber Duck. Tables and chairs were spaciously aligned with very little decorations in the space so all attentions are on the coffee bar, all the better to watch the expert baristas in action.
While they prepare rich and creamy flat whites and espressos and serve luscious treats to a chic crowd of office-goers, the Little people café did not emphasize solely on coffee when it comes to caffeine offering. They’ve joined the bandwagon of the up and coming bloom of tea brewing culture. And for the non caffeine beverages, homemade lemonade was not bad.
They had a small menu when I visit, yet swinging with potential but couldn’t quite getting the omph. Not because of any lack in execution, it’s only about getting the right combination of choices of ingredients. Polenta served with very little fresh greens and a mix of mushroom assortment that I left untouched was to me, still a dish with a glimmer of excellence. One element brilliant and another the foil, both heaven and hell on one plate, and yet I will repeat this order on my next visit The freshly made polenta was amazing but if Little People is going to lure adventurous eaters, simply nailing the polenta isn’t going to cut it. Thankfully, the pasta is served with clever tweaks on the portion while a beautifully balanced sauce and pasta pays homage to the contemporary café culture.
Whether it is cakes or perhaps something filling, they seemed to have gotten it covered despite the very small menu board.
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Little people is located at:
Ground Floor 01 , Avantas Residences,
Jalan Klang Lama, Taman Shanghai
58100 Kuala Lumpur.
Business Hour :Mon, Wed, Thursday 830am-10pm; Sat-Sun, 10am-11pm. (close on Tuesdays )