Are you staying in Jakarta? You should know the recommended cafe in Jakarta for you to hang out. Nowadays, hanging out in the cafe has become a trend among people, especially young folks. Cafe is being one of the destinations to meet with friends, to spend their free time, or just to get epic photos. As the capital country of Indonesia, of course, Jakarta has lots of cafes that you can try if you are visiting Jakarta. The following are recommendations for cafes that you can visit in Jakarta:
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One Fifteenth Coffee
One of the famous cafes in Jakarta is One Fifteenth Coffee. The coffee shop specializes in serving coffee with the manual brew method. The name One Fifteenth Coffee is taken from the ideal coffee brewing ratio of 1/15 which means 1 gram of coffee is ideal for 15 milliliters of water. If you are a coffee lover, this place will be perfect for you.
You can try various types of coffee such as espresso, coffee latte, and some traditional coffee. Besides, this cafe also provides a variety of snacks and cakes to complete your coffee time. And the special thing is that they always change their menu every three months so that visitors do not get bored. Isn’t it interesting to try?
Address: Jl. Gandaria 1 No.63, RT.2/RW.3, Kramat Pela, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12130
Contact: (021) 7225678
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday 07.00 AM – 21.00 PM
Ardent cafe is another cafe that you must try. Not only serving a variety of coffee but also a variety of western foods like burger and pasta that will spoil your tummy. Besides the good food and drinks, a minimalist interior dominated with whites and greys, and topped off with a Japanese-inspired outdoor area simply makes a relaxing and calm atmosphere. For those who don’t like coffee, Ardent café also serves several teas and mocktails you should try.
Address: Jl. Pesanggrahan No.168F, RT.4/RW.6, Kembangan Sel., Kec. Kembangan, Kota Jakarta Barat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 11640
Contact: (021) 58352717
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday 10.00 AM – 22.00 PM
H Gourment and Vibes
H gourmet is also one of the favorites cafe in Jakarta to spend your leisure time. The cafe which has a vintage retro interior concept is perfect for you who are crazy about photography. It can enhance your Instagram feed! In addition, the cafe also serves southern American soul food that we rarely find in other cafes. Various drinks such as coffee, juice, soda, and alcohol are also available at this cafe. You wanna try?
Address: Jl. Panglima Polim No.57-59, RT.1/RW.6, Melawai, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12130
Saturday: 15:00 – 02:00
Sunday: 15:00 – 00:00
Monday – Tuesday: 18:00 – 01:00
Wednesday – Friday: 18:00 – 02:00
Giyanti Coffee Roastry
The next recommended cafe in Jakarta is Giyati Coffee Roastery. Although this cafe is a bit hidden, it’s really worth to try. For those who like OOTD photos, you gonna really love this. Rustic-themed interiors make this cafe look unique and cozy. This cafe is divided into smoking rooms and non-smoking rooms so it’s still a comfort for non-smoking ones. The menu at this cafe is also quite varied starting from cakes, croissants, cookies and many more. Furthermore, you could ask the barista to adjust your coffee roasting in strong, medium or light. However, please notice that this cafe is only open from Tuesday to Saturday only.
Address: Jl. Surabaya No.20, RW.5, Menteng, Kec. Menteng, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10310
Contact: (021) 31923698
Opening Hours: Tuesday- Saturday 09.30 AM – 17.30
Are you wondering an afternoon coffee accompanied by delicious waffles? One of the coffee shop recommendations for you is Crematology. You can smell the sweet aroma of coffee as you enter the cafe, and it is very soothing. Besides waffles, you can also try other foods like spaghetti, salads, and various kinds of cakes. You will get free cookies for every coffee purchase. Just put this cafe to your must list coffee shop!
Address: Jl. Suryo No.25, RT.3/RW.6, Rw. Bar., Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12180
Contact: (021) 72780012
Saturday – Sunday: 09:00 – 00:00
Monday – Friday: 07:30 – 00:00
Are you a burger lover? Yep! Three Buns cafe will be the perfect recommendation for you. Three Buns cafe is specialized in burgers claiming the best burger in Jakarta with good quality of meat. You can clearly taste the super juicy beef patty cooked in the medium level. Uniquely, all the food and dishes in this cafe are homemade with natural ingredients and without preservatives including the soda. This cafe has a street park concept that is perfect for you spending free time with the lovely one.
Address: Jl. Senopati No.90, RT.7/RW.3, Selong, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12110
Contact: (021) 29307780
Monday – Saturday: 11:00 – 00:00
Sunday: 07:30 – 22:00
Are you looking for an Instagramable spot for hanging out? Coming to the Ottoman cafe is a must! This cafe has an interesting interior with a blend of three colors pink, blue and turquoise. Besides, the ornaments used also beautify every corner of the room. Although this is a coffee shop, it also provides a variety of drinks such as tea, latte, smoothies, and many others.
The food is also quite unique, which is a fusion of Western and Nusantara. One of the famous menus is the Naked Burrito Bowl which consists of a mixture of lettuce and fresh tomatoes with savory Mexican rice, black beans, roasted chicken breast, boiled fried egg, sour cream and a sprinkling of feta cheese. It seems so yummy, right?
Address: Sopo Del Tower Jl. Mega Kuningan Barat III Lot 10, 1-6 Ground Floor Unit 01-02, RT.3/RW.3 RT.3/RW.3, RT.3/RW.3, Kuningan, Kuningan Tim., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus
Contact: (021) 50806510
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday: 07:00 – 19:00
Collete Lola is a famous cake shop in Jakarta that serves the cute cakes. This is the best recommendation for cake lovers. The cakes have a unique shape. The selection of pastel colors also makes this cake more and more attractive to cake lovers. The other snacks like macaroon and cookies are also served here. The cookies have several flavors like salted double chocolate, matcha white chocolate, and lime ginger coconut. Interestingly, you can also custom for your birthday cake here.
Jalan Senopati Raya No.64, RT.6/RW.3, Selong, Kebayoran Baru, RT.6/RW.3, Selong, Kec. Kby. Baru, Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12110 / (021) 7268898
Jl. Puri Agung, RT.1/RW.2, South Kembangan, Kembangan, Jakarta Barat 11610 / (021) 5822737)
Jl. M.H. Thamrin No.1, Kb. Melati, Tanahabang, Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10310/ (021) 23580617
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 – 22:00
Kalyan Coffee is another recommended cafe in Jakarta for coffee lovers. High-quality coffee processed with sufficiently qualified tools can satisfy the tongue of coffee lovers. Various types of single-origin such as singles from Kenya, Bengkulu, Kerinci Sungai Penuh, Ethiopia Wonago, and Ethiopia Duromine are served here. And your coffee time will be completed with side dishes or snacks like brownies, bread toast, fried bananas, chips, fried cassava, etc. The simple interior design makes the atmosphere feel so comfortable. Surely you will enjoy spending your quality time here.
Address: Jl. Cikajang No.61, RT.7/RW.5, Petogogan, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12750
Contact: (021) 7223712
Saturday – Sunday: 07:00 – 23:00
Monday – Friday: 07:00 – 22:00
Union Cafe Jakarta is one of the restaurants that you must try in Jakarta. This cafe looks fancy with an old American concept. If you really like photography, it’s very recommended for you. You can enjoy various kinds of western food such as steak, pasta, and grilled meat that can increase your appetite. Besides, various kinds of desserts like cake, Creme brulee, and bread are also available here. Luckily, you can get 1pcs complimentary bread with butter for free.
Address: Plaza Senayan, Lt. GF, Jl. Asia Afrika No.8, RT.1/RW.3, Gelora, Kecamatan Tanah Abang, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10270
Contact: (021) 57905861
Monday – Sunday: 10:00 – 23:00
3 Wise Monkeys
Bored with Western food and want to try other foods? Eating Japanese food can be a solution for you. 3 Wise Monkey serves Japanese food with All You Can Eat concept. You can eat sushi and ramen as you wish! Isn’t it interesting? This restaurant has a mainstay of traditional Japanese cuisine in the form of Kaiseki set and various Sakes. In addition, soup, salad, appetizer, fries, mini donburi, grills, noodle, sashimi, roll, and dessert are also available here. Well, want to spoil your tummy with Japanese dishes? Just come to 3 Wise Monkeys!
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Address: Jl. Suryo No.26, RT.10/RW.3, Rw. Bar., Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12180
Contact: (021) 29126528
Monday – Sunday: 11:00 – 01:00