• Caroline Donough

Seeds & Wheats Cafe - Hidden Culinary Gem in Section 13, Petaling Jaya


Within the vicinity of commercial Section 13, Petaling Jaya lies a delightful petite cafe called Seeds & Wheats. Located along Jalan Bersatu 13/4, this charming little hidden gem sits cosily at the Ground Floor of Axis Business Park (the building which houses Fuji Xerox’s Petaling Jaya office).


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Exterior, with shaded al fresco seating

Seeds & Wheats is an Asian-Western fusion cafe that serves amazing food. You'll find a ton of variety here. From ala carte dishes (like fried rice, spaghetti aglio e olio, chicken chop and many other popular favourites) to fresh pastries (like pain au chocolat, buttery croissants, fruity tarts and other baked goods in a variety of flavours), there’s something for every appetite. Plus, they brew a prime selection of coffees, too.


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Set lunch menu board

My workmate and I have been here for lunch twice now... and I came again by myself last Friday. What we love best are the SET LUNCHES. Their set lunch menu changes daily, so it never gets dull.

For just RM14.90* nett, you get:

- a main meal

- free-flowing Lemonzhi (that's the proprietor’s own signature “Tea, Lemon and Ganoderma” beverage mix), and

- all-you-can-eat banana bread slices

Talk about great value.


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Banana bread slices

On Fridays, I try to be pescetarian. So last Friday, the set lunch option I went for was Ghee Rice with Fish Varuval and Raita… and what a delicious choice that turned out to be.

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Ghee Rice with Fish Varuval and Raita set lunch


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Close-up of the spice-infused fish varuval

The ghee rice was fluffy and fragrant, and the fish varuval was cooked to perfection. It had a nice kick of spices that started off mild, then gradually ended up dancing in the mouth. I love food like that – with flavours that pack a punch, tickle your taste buds and delight your senses. So divine.

The cafe’s ambience is inviting with piped-in music playing in the background. There’s an indoor non-smoking section which is simple yet daintily decorated, and an al fresco smoking section which is shaded and airy. The concept here is straightforward: pick your choice from the menu boards, then order and pay at the counter.


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Interior

I’d like to close by acknowledging the cafe’s bubbly and friendly crew. Shan, in particular, seems to really understand the meaning of service with a smile. She greeted me with a really enthusiastic “Welcome!” when I arrived, proactively helped me with my order and then bade me a warm “Thank you, please come again!” when I left. Bonus points right there.


Smiling faces at Seeds & Wheats Cafe

Seeds & Wheats' friendly faces

If you’d like to check them out, here are the details:

Seeds & Wheats Cafe

Axis Business Park (Ground Floor of Fuji Xerox's Petaling Jaya office)

Jalan Bersatu 13/4

Section 13

46200 Petaling Jaya

Selangor

Malaysia

Seeds & Wheats is open daily from 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM.

*Prices, where mentioned, are correct at time of writing.

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