With popular demands, here is it the Best Cafes in Jakarta – compiled by our team based on their admirable place, hospitality – which makes it one of the best places to go & see in Jakarta. Have fun exploring! – Updated on November 2014.
Set in a 200-year-old building on the northwestern corner of Fatahillah Square, Batavia Cafe is the second oldest building in central Jakarta after the Fatahillah Museum. Come visit Cafe Batavia and step into 19th century Jakarta during the colonial era!
A place that aspires for all ‘Djournalists’, if their house was their first home and their work was their second home, all Djournal establishments would be known to be their ‘third home’ where they can collect a smile and daily memorable experiences. Djournal Coffee is Djakarta-based coffee purveyor committed to brewing the best coffees available. So why don’t you try for a visit?
Hard Rock Cafe
Who doesn’t know Hard Rock Café Jakarta? This place carries on the Hard Rock tradition of presenting some of the most iconic memorabilia from legendary and contemporary musicians alike, including various accessories worn by Black Eyed Peas artists Fergie and Will.I.Am, a costume worn by Slash, Jon Bon Jovi’s guitar, pants worn by Shakira, autographed record of the late Donna Summer, and much more.
This place is one of the most beloved coffee in town! With an artsy interior, this local neighborhood coffee joint serves various Western food, and great coffee.
Koffie Warung Tinggi
This place located on Level 5 of Grand Indonesia, this coffee shop is continuing over 135 years of the Tek Sun Ho family heritage in providing premium tasting quality Indonesian grown coffee along with food and other beverages. The Signature Martabak Manis is really worth to try!
Lady Alice Tea Room
One of the cutest place in town! Lady Alice specialises in afternoon tea and high tea party. The place is also the first place to introduce the chimney cake in Indonesia. Psst, you can have a little taste of Wonderland here!
Le Café Gourmand
Established in Surabaya on February 2012, this french patisserie cafe has been taking the heart of many – including fellow Jakartans. Spreading wings,Le Café Gourmand is located on the buzzing district of Gunawarman.
Liberte French Brasserrie
Liberté is a relaxed French brasserie located at the second floor of Galeries Lafayette in Pacific Place Mall. Its warm and comfortable interiors are a perfect background for its flavorful, filling and earthy classic French-style cooking.
The concept is ‘’ House of Chocolate’’ . This place is providing the best concept of modern and chic café, and combined with delicious Belgian Chocolate made by experts. If you are a pleasure seekers, this place is high recommended!
Mandarin Oriental Cake Shop
If you’re looking for the finest homemade pastries, breads, cakes and premium chocolate selections, Mandarin Oriental Cake Shop is the right place. The cake shop is the ideal place to enjoy quite bite or to stay longer and savour an Afternoon Tea.
Monarchy Bistro has been the most wanted, and the hottest place in Bogor lately. Martin Natadipraja, who is the founder of Monarchy Bistro, become one of the reason why you guys have to come to Monarchy! The food is amazing, and yes the price also matches well with teenagers. Meet Me Pizza and Beer Batter Fish & Chips are the most favourite food there. Wooopss! if you wonder where Monarchy Bistro is, its located on Jl. Pajajaran Indah V no 37 Bogor Timur, 16143! Make sure to have a visit there!
Located on Jl.Ruko Garden House Blok A 30 – Pantai Indah Kapuk, North Jakarta. This intimate cafe hosts a very homey feeling. With colourful chairs, and wooden – dominated interiors, this place is definitely the next place to getaway.
The Bailey’s and Chloe
Bailey’s and Chloe are 2 happy bears residing in Tanjung Duren Area. With a homey look, and wide array of comfort food, Bailey’s & Chloe promise to live up to its standard, pampering patron with its utmost hospitality.
The Goods Café
The café offers a break from shopping or just a casual place to hang out. Helmed by Chef Erlene Susanto, the place brings a relaxed vibe of the American west coast to the tables. She has created an eclectic menu inspired by California’s melting-pot-style comfort food, with influences from Western, Asian and Mexican staples.
Trafique Coffee is where passion, idea and conversation are continuously shared through a cup of joe. The place is a meeting point, neighborhood coffee shop, office or your second home.
The People’s Cafe
The People’s Cafe – formerly known as Ismaya Catering Cafe & Gallery is the second existing pop-up project from Ismaya Catering Co. Located on the bustling 5th floor area in Grand Indonesia, West Mall.
Specializing in Japanese desserts, Shirokuma is one of the many trendy dessert places that the city loves. The venue wasn’t really spacious – but comfortable!