Naj & Belle, Kuala Lumpur

Naj & Belle is a well known cafe in SS15, Subang Jaya. I frequently see foodies on Instagram posting a photo from Naj & Belle and I thought to myself, there must be something good here! Thus, on one fine Sunday we decided to make a trip down to the SS15 Courtyard 🙂

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SS15 Courtyard

The set up of the cafe is quite unusual. Cafes are usually built in a enclosed space but Naj & Belle embraces an open space concept where the tables are placed outside of the cafe but within a small boundary.

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Once we were there, the cafe itself looked very bright an inviting. The intricate design of the cafe along with their beautiful furnitures really makes their colours pop out.

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Naj & Belle – Another View
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Another Shot

I really loved the design of the cafe so I just went around snapping photos! 😛

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Outside Seating

There was also an outdoor seating area which was empty during our time of visit.

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Naj & Belle has two popular dishes that attracts most foodies to visit their establishment – their Strawberry Watermelon Cake and their One Sweet Mess dessert. My intention of this visit was to try out their one sweet mess!

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However, as you can see, Naj & Belle doesn’t just bake cakes. They also provide all sorts of brunch dishes such as salads, sandwiches, pasta and more.

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Menu

We were spoilt for choice with the amount of items on the menu! To be honest everything sounded really good but we finally settled for squid ink pasta and a burger.

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Cutleries
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Hot Cappuccino & Iced Chocolate

Miss M chose to have their ‘200 Grams Beef Patty’. It was served between a brioche bread with melted cheese, crispy onion, tomatoes, iceberg lettuce and potato fries. To top that all off, some edible flowers were also added to the mix 🙂

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200 Grams Beef Patty

This was really pleasant surprise as it was really good! The beef patty was very juicy and succulent. Just a really great burger. The sweet potato fries was also a very interesting combination.

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Burger View
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Fries View

As for myself, I decided to order their squid ink spaghetti. It was served with fresh calamari, tobiko caviar and sun-dried tomatoes.

I’ve tried squid ink risotto before but I have yet to try a noodle infusion of squid ink, so this was a first for me. Despite it being black and scary, it was really really tasty. Those little bundle joy on top (ikura) also brought the dish to another level.

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Squid Ink Spaghetti

Now, onto the dish that we came for. One Sweet Mess!

It’s basically a banana hotcake topped with fresh strawberries, blueberry, pistachios, burnt butterscotch & vanilla bean ice cream. On top the ice cream, there are also pieces of macarons to more colour to the dessert. Intense!

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One Sweet Mess

That concludes our Naj & Belle experience. I can now understand why people frequently return to this cafe. Their wide range of brunch offering along with well constructed and delicious dishes makes one crave for more.

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The Sweet Life

 

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