We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Cafe Batavia

#12 of 6,635 Restaurants in Jakarta
Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Jl Pintu Besar Utara 14, Kota | Fatahillah Square Opposite of Museum Fatahillah, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
(021) 6915531
Website
Today
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,412 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 938: English reviews
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The interior of this building is stunning, ambiance is great and the menu offers Dutch treats as well as Asian flavors. Great afternoon of people watching in a grand cafe of hotel americain amsterdam

Helpful?
Thank TravelLightC
Level Contributor
38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although Indonesia hasn't much left overs of the Dutch colonial period, this café embraces the history and share its typical style with guestst. Please find prices a bit overrated compare to other places, but the location, the crew, the food, the views: even the live music in the weekend balances it. I had the dim sums and that was really... More 

Helpful?
Thank Douwe H
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a nice place, you feel you go back a century as you go in... Well preserved with lots of nice decoration. The food is wonderful and nice wine list! Also, entertaining live music on the ground floor.

Helpful?
Thank RuiLevi
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
91 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

depends on where you live or stay in Jakarta.. if you are near to this part of J... its worth of a visit.. around the cafe there are many museums but don't expect too much. the ambiance is nice.. menu offers variety of dishes both asian and western. food quality is just fine... you probably will get the same quality... More 

Helpful?
Thank GreatTaste L
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I live in Jakarta and often to come to batavia cafe for lunch or just for coffee.. Food is nessesary, but the place and it's atmosphere is always magic.. From here you can go around to the old city or you can take a break after you got around the old city, up to you.. this place is full recommended... More 

Helpful?
Thank William_mothu
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Def a must see great spot for coffee old movie style photos everywhere and hire bikes go around square also food I'm market Batavia delicious

Helpful?
Thank airingus
Level Contributor
24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cafe Batavia has a Dutch colonial atmosphere with good food and friendly staff. Compared to other places it may be a bit more expensive, but I would still recommend coming here for the building and atmosphere.

Helpful?
Thank JiwanB
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having tried other places in the vicinity, I keep going back to this place. The food is nice, slightly overpriced but well compensated by the very nice ambiance, decoration and efficient staff

Helpful?
Thank stylishnomad
Arlington, Virginia
Level Contributor
65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we had afternoon tea here more for the feel of the place than because we were really hungry. It's a historical place filled with relics to remind us of the imprint of the European colonizers rather than the local indigenous history of Indonesia. In the square in from of the Cafe many activities take place so the location is great... More 

Helpful?
Thank Arlingtonian2011
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice restaurant with Dutch colonial architecture, the food is good. Try Indonesian dishes while your are here and don't forget to take a look the toilet. If possible have a seat near the window for nice view of the plaza.

Helpful?
Thank Carl F

Travelers who viewed Cafe Batavia also viewed

 

Been to Cafe Batavia? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, American, Dutch, Cafe, European, Asian, Indonesian, Halal
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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: (021) 6915531

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cafe Batavia staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?