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The Front Door @ Grocer's Inn, Jalan Sultan, Chinatown

Hello! Today's post is going to be about toasts.

Yup, haven't you heard of the delicious toasts from The Front Door?


Then please allow me to walk you through this humble wonder hidden within the hustle and bustle of Chinatown.


Why are you showing me this photo, you ask?

Psst, this is exactly where The Front Door is.

Occupying a third of an old building in Chinatown, The Front Door cannot be anymore well-hidden. It is no surprise that you won't find the cafe at first, but if you inspect closely, you'll realise that they actually sit silently on the ground floor (of the building shown in the photo above).

And you can thank me later :p

Some suspense on the menu hmm - reason for you to make another visit.
Or please let me know if they are available during your visit :)

The inside feels like an eternal weekend, which is really ironic to the ever-lively surroundings. Who would have thought that there would be such a chilly retreat for backpackers to rest-and-snack in a place like Chinatown?

In a little corner sits a shelf with some typical jars (water containers?) which are currently employed by almost every single cafe lolol.


Care to have a mini Hawaii beneath your palate? The grilled chicken was satisfyingly tender, and the pesto sauce paired incredibly well with caramalised orange slices! (and I thought they were pineapples at first hahaha)

United by the diversity of choices, it is not a surprise to have almost all kinds of people in KL under the same roof right here. Really, it's hard to not find anything you like here. I personally didn't really have high expectations for the toasts before my visit, I thought they were "yet another decent kind of toasts" but they turned out to have totally surpassed my expectations!!!

Every toast was embraced with a uniqueness of its very own and after tasting them all, I really couldn't decide which comes out on top. There are sweet and savoury choices to choose from: you only have to ask yourself if you are here to fix your sweet-tooth's crave, or you're simply looking for a suitor to awe your taste buds. If you prefer something light, I would definitely suggest the Green Apple with Salted Caramel, Almonds and Mozarella. (The name might be relatively less appealing, but trust me, it won't let you down!) If a savoury taste is your hunt of the day, you can go for the one with Smoked Salmon, or the one with Asparagus and Sauteed Mushroom!!!

Here at The Front Door, there already are a total of 25 choices of toasts (yes, 25 for toasts alone) to choose from - there is no excuse for anyone to "not know what to eat". Here are the 5 flavors we picked: Honey with Beef Bacon and Strawberry, Asparagus with Sauteed Mushroom and Hard-boiled Eggs, Smoked Salmon with Cucumber and Cream-cheese, Grilled Chicken with Caramalised Orange and Pesto & Green Apple with Salted Caramel, Almonds and Mozarella.

Price: 1 slice at RM6
Set of 3 slices at RM18
Set of 5 slices at at RM25 


What's up with these cafe's - why do I always feel like carrying some decorations home?

Artsy fartsy steel chair, artsy fartsy wooden table. Can anyone please explain why do they easily feel artsy in the first place? :P

If The Front Door seems to be all about toasts to you, well here's one of the cakes they serve to prove you wrong.

So I told Teddy to take a photo of the interior and this is what he showed me.



Will I pay a second visit? DEFINITELY!! In fact when I stepped outside the cafe, I was missing their toasts already. However, its location can just be its bane. Situated only a few steps away from the Petaling Street, it is really hard for patrons to find a parking space without having to walk a good distance. Not a big fan of the parking-hunting-game? Well, one alternative is to take the LRT to Plaza Rakyat Station and walk your way from there! (it's worth it, I guarantee you.)


Expectation VS Reality 

Grocer's Inn, 78, Jalan Sultan, 
Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur. 
Business hours: 
Weekdays: 10am-6pm 
Weekends: 10am-9pm 
(Closed on Thursdays fortnightly) 

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