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Cafe Batavia

Jl. Pintu Besar Utara 14, Kota | Fatahillah Square Opposite of Museum Fatahillah, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 21 6915531
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, American, Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Jl. Pintu Besar Utara 14, Kota | Fatahillah Square Opposite of Museum Fatahillah, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Surely the historical interior and setting of Cafe Batavia within the Kuta Tua area is unique . You travel in time and the deco is authentic and nice. Don’t go there for the food as it is too simple, to average nearly so so, and...More

Thank Panagiotis L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

they serve pork. for those muslim travellers. becarefull. you might to ask the waiter before order. you can just order vegetarian food but they might share the utensils and cooking ware.

Thank haxiq h
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant had a wonderful colonial feel though I understand from my guides that it’s all manufactured since the restaurant has only been open for 20 years. The upstairs is wonderfully bright and overlooks the activity of the square. Still, despite the cliche, it’s wonderful...More

Thank KSL13
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Its probably the oldest cafe in Jakarta and is still very fashionable. I loved their bathroom which was full of photos. Cant really remember what I had because people come here to see the view of the square from the dutch times.

Thank TheTaskin
Reviewed 3 days ago

Idyllic heritage building, fabulous array of black and white photographs by the hundreds. Delicious food and surprise! A live band, with a huge amount of talent and ability. The food and wine delicious and the music and importantly song requests - great ability and musicality....More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Exotic cafe in the center of Jakarta Kota Tua. Been here after walking around museum after museum in Kota Tua. This cafe offers indonesian and western food and drink as well, I would say the price was pretty expensive in comparation with other restaurant or...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We just had a drink a fresh coconut opened so fruity, refreshing, delicious. You entered in the history of Jakarta that was Batavia. The mood drag you to colonial times all is fluffy, sweet, nostalgic is a woody old preserved architecture and design. Must go...More

Thank Chris_Orleans
Reviewed 6 days ago

NIce food and cafe for a catch up and wind down after a hot day out in the square. Staffs is great with english speakings. Food and Drinks are good

Thank KenYap55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first stop for food in Indonesia and it was excellent. The restaurant has great old world charm, live music, and very helpful service. Food was served quickly and tasted excellent - sampled Indonesian foods that were all very good. Located right on the main...More

Thank DillonM1905
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an afternoon drink here. The cafe is nicely decorated, worth having a drink on the second floor looking over the square.

Thank Antagon19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Pintu Besar Utara 14, Kota | Fatahillah Square Opposite of Museum Fatahillah, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
  • Phone Number: +62 21 6915531
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Historical Dining Experience Cafe Batavia's Dutch Colonial Building & Interior Design. "It's A Must Visit while you're in Jakarta"
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