1. Purple Moon Lover Café

1. Purple Moon Lover Café

My friend and I decided upon Purple Moon Lover for tea recently, after narrowing down some places in the vicinity of Canning Garden and Ipoh Garden. A few new cafés have opened in these areas, so it was a tough call!

2. cakes and pastry counter

2. cakes and pastry counter

3. bright and neat

3. bright and neat

We went to Purple Moon Lover without expectation. The only information I had was that this is owned by the same people behind Petit Mary Patisserie (Ipoh Garden South) and Purple Moon Valley (Bercham).

4. many cake choices

4. many cake choices

5. wall-to-wall book shelf

5. wall-to-wall book shelf

Incidentally, Purple Moon Lover has no signage on the outside of its building, which is a house along Jalan Lee Kwee Foh in Canning Garden, facing the block of shop houses.

6. it's tea time

6. it’s tea time

7. matcha cream puff (RM2.50) & cappuccino

7. matcha cream puff (RM2.50) & cappuccino

When it was newly opened for business just before Christmas last year, they had a huge fake Christmas tree in their garden which attracted lots of attention. Since it is now Chinese New Year, they have changed their decoration to match the current festive season.

8. cappuccino (RM8.50)

8. cappuccino (RM8.50)

9. classic chocolate cake (RM4.50)

9. classic chocolate cake (RM4.50)

Setting foot in the café, I was rather surprised to see a good number of senior citizens enjoying their meal. I had thought that such a set-up would attract a younger crowd. Well, I was wrong! Even older people know how to enjoy life these days.

10. mini garden

10. mini garden

11. plenty of greenery

11. plenty of greenery

The layout of the café is clean and clutter-free, with simple furniture. Dining at Purple Moon Lover Café, I had the feeling of being close to nature, although some of the greens are not real.

12. Chinese New Year decoration

12. Chinese New Year decoration

Take a look at these photos. We were there for tea, so we had cakes. By the way, some people have commented that prices here are slightly high. Well, I say, we are also paying for the overall ambience!

Purple Moon Lover
Add: 53, Jalan Lee Kwee Foh, Canning Garden, 31400 Ipoh, Perak.
Tel: +605-547 6328
Business hours: 10am – 9pm

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