Yogyakarta is becoming more and more popular for its culinary and coffee scenes due to its long history and experience in the culinary arts. So here are eight places where you can enjoy great coffee, a great atmosphere and indulge in some tasty treats while visiting Yogyakarta.
Cinema Bakery Prawirotaman
A favourite of many of the locals, this is great place to grab a cup of coffee with a freshly made baking delight on the side. Being just off the busy main street also means you can pop in for a relaxing coffee and then head back into the busy shopping areas feeling recharged and ready to bargain.
Made famous for being featured in Ada Apa Dengan Cinta 2, Sellies offers great coffee that is prepared manually and not using a machine. A cosy ambience is made all the more relaxing by the ever-changing artworks decorating the walls.
Blanco Coffee and Books
Since opening in 2015, Blanco has become one of the most popular hangouts for people looking to work and relax. Offering books in both English and Indonesian, this is the perfect place if you want to be with like-minded individuals while indulging in some great coffee and a good book.
This is one place that lives up to its name with so many areas to relax, drink coffee or take selfies. While the indoor area is picturesque with its high ceiling, the outside is a great place to sit with friends and take in the stunning weather and cool breezes.
Taken from the Javanese word for gathering, Awor is a coffee drinker’s paradise with each cup brewed to match your taste requirements. Each technique is different with some focusing on producing a full-bodied coffee while others offer a fruiter taste. There really is something for everyone here.
Coffee No 27
This popular hotspot has great coffee and some nice food. The ambience is normally very quiet and relaxed, so if you are looking for a place to get some peace or maybe finish some work then this will be perfect. Also, it is smoke free so you can enjoy a meal without the taste of smoke in the air.
You really get the feeling that coffee is an important part of the owner’s life when you visit Klinik Kopi. As with many places in the area, the coffee is all made manually, but if you have the time, the owner or one his trained staff will give a you a full history of the coffee you are about to enjoy. This is a great place to get an expertly made cup of coffee that is made with love.
Simetri Coffee Roasters
With a lot of natural light and very comfortable chairs you feel like you are in someone’s living room rather than a coffee shop here. But this is the whole ethos of Simetri, which aims aim to put you at ease the moment you walk in. Great coffee is a must as otherwise you might find yourself nodding off due to the cosiness of your surroundings—so they don’t disappoint with so delightful brews.