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Caffe Diem

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6 Jalan Penjara, Alor Setar 05000, Malaysia
12:00 - 00:00
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bump into this "famous" cafe in town, set very high expectation since it rank top 3 in the area. Try the house special pasta🍝 n my all time favourite Latte☕️. Coffee is up to standard n got surprise from the pasta source. Like the cafe unique setup "sampan boat🚣 n glass top" 😅

1 Thank Gary C
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to hangout for a cup of coffee in Alor Setar. Special unique design of the building. Classic and great environment.

1 Thank CliffWong17
Alor Setar, Malaysia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Nice Cosy place for a cuppa and cake. Can be a bit noisy when full house. There will be parking problems if you're planning to have lunch here.

Thank BavaLeela
Alor Setar, Malaysia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great surrounding for hangout. Nice interior design. Nasi Lemak soft serve available. Good service. Less parking space.

1 Thank EBWong
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

This is probably the best cafe in Alor Setar, however don't compare to your favorite cafe if you are from bigger cities. They had grow from small one shop lot to bigger outlet now. Just enjoy the ambient here. Coffee, cake and food are subjective to your liking. It's pricey for Alor Setar standard. So just come for gathering with... More 

1 Thank CKSoon
Alor Setar, Malaysia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Cafe Diem is a good place for siting down, enjoying coffee with a slice of cake. The atmosphere is warm due to lighting and renovation. I like the style of this place. Cake, i prefer the poppy seed cake, with a slice of lemon on top, it is perfect.

1 Thank angtiongkeat
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

You definitely should try to have a good coffee in this nostalgic building! And never forget to try their lemon poppy seed cake. Their boss is super awesome!

1 Thank Kai Peng O
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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282 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

A good friend advised us to take another kind of diner in Alor Setar so we went to this semi western restaurant with a brasserie kind of atmosphere. The first view looks good, a modernized building, inviting terrace and fresh interior. There were a few more guests, young people who like to be seen as higher educated bank managers and... More 

2 Thank JW_Dam
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I am a Malaysian from Alor Setar married with a Dutch. My husband and I enjoy travelling and trying out different type of food around the world. We are now back to Malaysia (esp Alor Setar) to visit my family as well as having our holidays. Yesterday, we search on tripadvisor and found CafeDiem, base on the rating and review... More 

3 Thank RiekoPoppy
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

When I first stepped in for lunch, I was first impress to find a café of this style in Alor Setar. It is a very convivial with friendly staff joint. At the first sip of their latte, my impression was that it was probably the best coffee I ever taste in Malaysia. To celebrate my last evening in the city,... More 

Thank Julien B
jaqie15, Manager at Caffe Diem, responded to this review

Hey Julien, Hope this reply finds you well, and thanks for leaving us a review on TripAdvisor! (: We are just happy that you had enjoyed the overall environment in our cafe, and this is us assuring you that your comments have been noted. With regards to our coffee, Julien, we have, all these while, took it very seriously, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Fusion
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Jalan Penjara, Alor Setar 05000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Kota Setar District  >  Alor Setar
  • Phone Number: 6047308895

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?