Just next to and outside Kwai Chai Hong at Lorong Panggung in Kuala Lumpur, is this yellow dessert cafe with blue door and windows. Here at Pandan Republic, satisfy your sweet tooth in the hot and humid weather with their special pandan coconut soft serve and other creative desserts and beverages.
How to get there
📍 6, Lorong Panggung, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Since it’s in the heart of KL, it is convenient to get to Pandan Republic via public transport.
If you’re riding the LRT or MRT, get off at Pasar Seni station. Walk towards MRT Exit – Pintu A towards Jalan Panggung. Pandan Republic is behind the row of shophouses along Jalan Panggung.
If you’re riding the KL Monorail, get off at Maharajalela station. Walk towards Jalan Petaling. Pandan Republic is about 10mins walk from the Station.
If you’re driving, there’s ample parking nearby. There’s Joy Full Parking and DY Parking, which are just next to the Pasar Seni MRT.
Before touring Kwai Chai Hong and Chinatown, you might want to pause for a cooling treat, which we did.
Instead of taking away, we dined in. Pandan Republic is a cozy 2-storey cafe. The cafe is hard not to miss from it’s yellow paint, blue door and windows, and the ice cream stand outside.
From the window upstairs, you’ll be looking out to Lorong Panggung and the back of Beryl’s Chocolate.
Place your orders at the counter near the entrance and a seat will be assigned to you after payment. Directly opposite the counter, you can see the soft serve-making in action.
There was the choice of either pandan coconut soft serve or chocolate soft serve. We had the pandan flavour.
Beverage-wise, they’ve a range of creative and unique beverages. We had the cold gula melaka latte. The latte was topped with a floating coffee bear!