Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India’s Biggest Coffee Chain


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159) Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India’s Biggest Coffee Chain

If you have not known, Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) is liken to coffee chains giants such as Starbucks and Coffee Bean, but in India. Started in 1996 at Bangalore, they have soon burgeon into India’s largest coffee chain with more than 1500 cafes spread across 200 cities/towns across India.

Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India's Biggest Coffee Chain

With more than 300,000 guests frequent their cafes across the country daily, Cafe Coffee Day believes in giving back as well. They established the Shankarakudige Veerappa Gangaiah Hegde Education Trust in 2002 as a non-profit trust with the mission of ” Education for All ” and have empowered about 1500 youths till date.

Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India's Biggest Coffee Chain

So here I am at the outlet in NU Sentral, Kuala Lumpur. Very much a standard cafe hopping session as well as a “me time” after a busy day with the athletes from North Vista.

Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India's Biggest Coffee Chain

Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India's Biggest Coffee Chain

Ordered the All Day Breakfast Combo – Muffin and Beverage (RM11.5) set of Chocolate Muffin and Latte.

Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India's Biggest Coffee Chain

Coffee served using single origin beans, named as Dark Forest. Described as full-bodied, full of aroma and flavour, it was anything else other than characterized.

Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India's Biggest Coffee Chain

Nice chunks of chocolate chips but texture of muffin was a little damped.

Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India's Biggest Coffee Chain

A while later, my colleague popped by and got himself a frappe and a cheesecake.

Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India's Biggest Coffee Chain

The cake was super-duper dense and we didn’t manage to finish it.

Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India's Biggest Coffee Chain

Unimpressed by the standard, but I managed to finish my orders before we left.

Café Coffee Day (Nu Sentral, KL): India's Biggest Coffee Chain

To me, CCD seems to be just another mega player in the coffee industry. On hind sight, the positive note is that they priced themselves more competitively than other coffee chains.


Address:

Ground Floor
Nu Sentral, Jalan tun Sambathan
50470 Kuala Lumpur
 
Open:
 
Daily 11am-1030pm

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