Batik Cafe & Lounge, for Your All-Round Batik & Culinary ExperienceBy ketupatkartini - Nov 9, 2016
How do you usually spend the rest of your day after stressful hours at work, or just catching up with friends? Or maybe a quick meeting during lunch for a project? Ah, some cozy coffee shops downtown with minimalist design space sounds perfect. They're so urban feel it started to feel too habitual. If you're looking for something more authentic, an indigenous Indonesian ambiance, this place is such a perfect choice.
Head to Pasaraya The Pride of Indonesia (yes it's around Blok M, I'm sure it's within your walking -or taxi- distance), go to 2nd floor where you will find the whole area only for batik, and around the corner Batik Cafe and Lounge welcomes you with its authenticity and uniqueness one can hardly found in this hustle bustle of the big city. As the name suggest, the cafe is surrounded by batik-pattern themes, Kawung pattern-engraved made the whole interior wall, while some batik patterns like Mega Mendung, Kawung decorate the upholsteries. Rare batik patterns are framed and made some ethnic wall decors.
Batik Cafe and Lounge also serves Indonesia signature dishes, from appetizers to main course, from coffees to traditional beverages. It's a great choice to invite over your expatriate colleagues to have an intimate lunch, afternoon coffee or even dinner. You can try some of their must-have menus, nasi liwet solo, nasi campur or sop iga. They're friendly enough even for your . For dessert, they will recommend Colenak, a toasted fermented-cassava (tapai) in palm sugar dip.
These delicacies will not cost you a hotel treats, its relieving isn't it? Price ranges around Rp 15.000,- up to Rp 80.000 for a single dish, won't punch you in the face to have some friends over lunch or coffee. Oh, the best part is, this cafe is located in huge areas of fine batik apparels and clothes selections! Who don't need batik nowadays, right? So, have some batik shopping spree, or maybe a gift, souvenir for your expat friends, and just stride over Batik Cafe and Lounge to relief your thirst. You'll love this perfect and authentic ideas!