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Cafe Batavia

#11 of 6,761 Restaurants in Jakarta
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Jl Pintu Besar Utara 14, Kota | Fatahillah Square Opposite of Museum Fatahillah, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 21 6915531
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08:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 02:00
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Geelong, Australia
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235 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The minute you step into the square which is blessedly car-free and pedestrian only you feel relaxed, and walking into Cafe Batavia just compounds it. Service is top notch (perhaps a tad over-zealous - there were more waiters than customers on the day of our visit but all were smiling and friendly). The decor is classic colonial with shutters, ceiling... More 

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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very colorful, and the vibes of colonial structure is visible. Incredible view of the Fatahillah Square and Fatahillah museum. The food menu is a bit pricey, but worthy to spend just a few bucks to have a memory. I tried the Crab-Mashrum soup and it was good. A must visit at least for breakfast in Jakarta.

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Thank Shyikh M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food nice location, I spent sunday lunch in this colonial style restaurant with a nice view on the square.

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Thank SergioJkt
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's located in the "Old Jakarta". You cannot imagine that you can find this restaurant in the area where it is located. It's really nice to have lunch, only a drink or a coffee. It's quite expensive, but the atmosphere is great. You can order local food or some international dishes. The meat is great!!!

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sydney
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

was doing tour of museum's in old town Kota Jakarta , feeling hungry so decided to try this venue. Very pleasantly surprised ,the staff were very friendly and went out of their way to explain about the Café and its heritage plus there upcoming events. The food was very good and a lot on the plate . I have a... More 

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Hobart
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had beers at the Batavia Cafe the menu was a bit too pricey for us. I had a radler which was bugreat, ale with a twist of lemon, really refreshing on a hot day. Of you're like us and money is tight visit have a cool drink and drink in the fabulous atmosphere and see the amazing decor,... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited Jakarta several times over the past 8 years the traveller now find "serious improvements" in central and historic areas!! Traffic issues are clearly reducing and "old Jakarta" is much more diverse and pleasant. Cafe Batavia is a wonderful place to "rest/relax in style" and replenish one's depleted fluids & Calories. The menu features many delightful meals and drinks...... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The coffee selection was not as amazing as what my colleague was hoping, but the atmosphere was superb. Very nice place to take European guests, especially Dutch.

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ultra expensive cafe. Just for a drink in order to visit one of the highlights in Jakarta. The cafe is nice although the ground floorqqqq is a quite dark. Better the first floor.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

go for the experience of sitting in a colonial club, overlooking a quaint square with colourful bicycles dotted with interesting museums. A little piece of Holland in Jakarta. A must tick off for everyone who visits Jakarta.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Chinese, American, Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Asian, Indonesian, Pub, Halal
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?