You may have visited Hulu Langat many times without noticing a cafe sheltered in the tropical greenery. There you can sip an aromatic Nescafe or a Teh Tarik while taking a break in the warm botanical garden courtyard. You can devour Nasi Ayam Penyet or English Set while being surrounded by leafy plants and blooming flowers.
Hulu Langat is nestled in the rural, forested heart of Selangor, Malaysia. Roughly an hour away from Kuala Lumpur, it is fringed by the urban districts of Cheras and Ampang. This district never fails to attract cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts. It has become a weekend rolling playground for cyclists who are looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle.
After miles and miles of heavy pedalling, you need a stop to cool down with a few drinks and some hearty food. The Hub is a cafe with a menu and facilities designed especially for the elite and recreational cyclists, that frequent the Hulu Langat area.
Tucked in among the rolling hills, rushing river, waterfalls, and traditional Malay houses, The Hub by Tanah Tara Estate is a place dedicated for cyclists to rest, refuel, and relax. Wrapped in the embrace of summer blooms, The Hub Cafe offers mouthwatering menu such as Roti Canai, Sandwiches, Western Breakfast, Nasi Ayam Penyet, Mutton Curry, Beef Rendeng, Curry Puffs, and beverages.
More than just a cafe, it also provides bike racks, bike wash, shower facilities, and secured parking, for free! The staffs are friendly here, whether you’re chatting them up about cycling, culture, or just food.
However, The Hub Cafe only operates on Saturday and Sunday. If you are up for a ride around Hulu Langat area, you can pay a visit to the hidden gem.
It is not just a resting hub for cyclists to chill or congregate for their rides, Tanah Tara Estate also organises variety of feel-good workshops, exhibitions, and provides a multi-functional hall to stage private dinners, parties, or seminars.
If you wish to travel back time to celebrate the art, soul and romance of old Malaya, this 8-acre land is furnished with three 200-year-old wood-carved Terengganu Heritage Kampong Houses that have been crafted by using a blend of traditional and contemporary styles and materials.
If you simply love the outdoor, nature, or farming, Tanah Tara Estate grows its own fruits, vegetables, and herbs, rears duck and chickens in a sustainable and ecological way. You can experience the joy of harvesting fresh, healthy, and better tasting vegetables straight from the garden.
Sipping on iced coffee after a long haul ride, with your sleek and beautiful bicycles in the lush green backdrop, being surrounded by the ambiance of traditional Javanese vibe, with the orchestra of jungle birds, can you feel the aura of tranquility?
The Hub Cafe @ Tanah Tara Estate
Address: Lot 1042, Batu 21, Kampung Sungai Lui, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor