Espressamente Illy @ Bangsar Village

Espressamente Illy originates from Italy and is actually a quite popular Italian cafe with 200 caf├ęs in 34 countries worldwide. Despite that, its presence in Malaysia is still quite unknown.

Espressamente Illy @ Bangsar Village
Espressamente Illy @ Bangsar Village

Espressamente Illy is a nice place to chill out
Espressamente Illy is a nice place to chill out

Half & Half
Half & Half

Half & Half which consists of rich liquid chocolate blended with espresso, milk and ice was flavorful and chocolaty and slightly sweet. Retailing at MYR 14, Half & Half is nevertheless worth it.

Neve Fondete
Neve Fondete

Neve Fondete which translates to "deep snow" in Italian is an iced mocha with a twist. In short though, Neve Fondete is easily the best-ever iced mocha on the planet. It was truly enjoyable with somewhat the perfect amount of sweetness but yet pleasing to satiate. Neve Fondete retails at MYR 14 and that is easily cheaper than Starbucks and most cafes in town.

Verdict: Though Espressamente Illy at Bangsar Village doesn’t serve alcoholic coffee unlike its branch at Pavilion, it still has my vote for top-notch and delicious coffee, easily the best in the region. Espressamente Illy at Bangsar Village is the perfect place to chill out — it has a great ambiance, amazing coffee and great service. Most of all, it serves great coffee at a fraction of a price.