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“Worth trying” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Excelso Cafe

Excelso Cafe
Malioboro Mall, 1st FI Unit 21 A | Jl. Malioboro No. 52 - 58, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Ranked #143 of 440 Restaurants in Yogyakarta
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Hong Kong, China
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“Worth trying”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The location of this cafe is good, right in the mall and easily accessible. No problem in looking for the cafe.

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In my opinion, it is worth trying kopi luwak in Excelso. There are so many counterfeit civet coffee out there and you simply can't tell which is authentic. Excelso is a trusted name in F&B industry, their 75,000rp civet coffee is definitely authentic. It is a matter of how good it is.

I'd requested for the coffee to be brewed using syphon instead of machine. The apparatus the crew serve is done right in front of you on your table and that adds to the excitement.

The civet coffee is instant coffee type served in a packet and is added to the apparatus. You gotta try it to see it yourself.

75,000rp is expensive but considering it is sold for SGD$26 per cup in Singapore, 75,000rp per cup is definitely cheaper. There is no GST too, hence it is worth a cup of civet coffee.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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English first
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Pricey”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

the coffee to pricey for local tourist, i saw many customer pay with their credit card. Food taste was good, clean place, excellent staff, but all the menu was too pricey for me. i might get back there if they double the portion for the price in the menu.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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JOGJAKARTA
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“Expensive coffee”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

good coffee, average food....not money for value and expensive coffee though its a coffee country but maybe the process to produce is coming from outside like many things here.

Visited July 2012
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Seoul, South Korea
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“Coffee Luwak”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

My husband is a coffee addict. He tried coffee luwak at several places in Indonesia and this was his favorite. The presentation was striking and he said the coffee itself was delicious. I'm not a big coffee drinker so I had the Kahlua Affogato which was delightfully decadent.
The only negative is that the cafe's location inside of the mall is hardly inspiring.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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“Not in a good spot”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Well, this is located inside the mall on the 1st floor and the mall itself is not that large. Not really good situation.

Visited December 2011
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