• "This is a must visit if you are in Jakarta. It is amazingly beautiful and I wish we had more time to take in the ambience and to try the food. A visit to the toilets is a must - pretty nice. Staff were lovely and drinks were not all that cheap but it was well worth experiencing this beautiful oasis."

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Latest News & Views

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Cafe Batavia Remains a City Gem

Published on November 20th 2009

People can sit at the so-called Winston Churchill bar - Cafe Batavia was named "The World's Best Bar" by Newsweek International in 1996 after all - or on comfortable sofas.

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Jakarta's grand old city crumbles

Published on July 4th 2013

People visit a couple of tired museums and Cafe Batavia, one of the few functional buildings, does a roaring trade in its charming, colonial interior

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Weekly 5: Savouring historical moments

Published on May 24th 2013

Jakarta keeps its history alive in many old buildings that are now being reused and preserved as restaurants and cafes

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Café Batavia (Taman Fatahillah, Kota)

Cafe Batavia is a classy, distinguished bar, in one of the most beautiful colonial buildings of Jakarta

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