KOMPAS.com – A guide to Jogja could easily encompass trips to Borobudur Temple and Mount Merapi, but let’s not forget Yogyakarta’s best places to drink, too.
Indonesia’s alluring city of Yogyakarta oozes culture and tradition, and while visiting its many tourist attractions is one way to become acquainted with the Central Java city, it is hard to beat a cup of coffee to take everything in.
Kompas.com has selected Yogyakarta’s best places to drink for you to unwind in the birthplace of ‘gudeg.’
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1. Kopi Sosok
Located at Puncak Sosok, Bantul Regency, Kopi Sosok is one of the best places to pull up a chair and have a cup of joe in Yogyakarta.
With highly affordable prices for drinks starting from $0.23 (Rp 4,000) coupled with a view overlooking the village below, Kopi Sosok has become a favorite spot among the local searching for sunset views and cool breeze.
While you are here, be sure to order their cassava with cheese or fried bananas to go with your beverage of choice. This Yogyakarta coffee shop opens every day from 4:00 P.M. - 11:45 P.M.
2. Kopi Merapi
With a café name like that, it is no surprise that Kopi Merapi offers stunning views of Mount Merapi to go with your cup of coffee.
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Located in Kepuharjo, Sleman Regency, the coffee shop allows you to sit underneath a tree as you sip on your Robusta or Arabica coffee which sells for $0.55 (Rp 8,000).
This Yogyakarta coffee shop opens every day from 8:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M., but allows visitors to stay until 10:00 P.M.
3. Kedai Kopi Natadamar
Need a touch of green with your drink?
Kedai Kopi Natadamar has you covered with sweeping views of the surrounding hills and forest that is befitting of its rank as one of Yogyakarta’s best places to drink.
Located at Jalan Hutan Pinus Nganjir Nomor 5, Bantul Regency, the Yogyakarta coffee shop opens every day from 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
4. Kopi Ampirono
Situated in the middle of a green paddy field overlooking hidden hills, Kopi Ampirono gives you plenty of reason to order a warm drink amidst the refreshing breeze and sweeping views.
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With affordable food and beverage prices starting from $0.41 (Rp 6,000), it gives you all the more reason to visit another one of Yogyakarta’s best places to drink.
Kopi Ampirono is located at Jalan Raya Kaligesing, Kulon Progo Regency and opens every day from 11:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M.
5. Warung Kopi Klotok
As one of the more well-known Yogyakarta’s best places to drink, Warung Kopi Klotok will find themselves transported to the idyllic Jogja village complete with the relaxed tempo of life.
Prices at this Yogyakarta coffee shop start from $0.34 (Rp 5,000) for food and beverages thus you can rest assured that for only $6.83 (Rp 100,000), you and your friends will feel satisfyingly full.
Make your way to Jalan Kaliurang Kilometer 16, Sleman Regency, and discover how the locals unwind.
6. Spot Riyadi
Spot Riyadi makes it possible for you to enjoy your coffee while finding yourself in awe of the Prambanan Temple and Mount Merapi which are visible from this Yogyakarta coffee shop.
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Incase you want to spend more time here, you will be glad to know that Spot Riyadi offers Indonesian comfort food such as Indonesian chicken noodles and fried vegetable fritters.
Do not skip this Yogyakarta coffee shop located at Jalan Candi Miri, Sleman Regency, and opens every day from 6:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M.
7. Coffee Angkasa
A favorite among the selfie lovers of the city, Coffee Angkasa has emerged as one of the top favorite spots for a selfie, and as Yogyakarta’s best places to drink.
Situated on Bukit Wisata Pulepayung or also known as Spot Angkasa, it truly is hard to beat the breathtaking views offered at this coffee shop.
Tall shady trees, hills that go on for miles, and the famous Sermo Reservoir complement this Yogyakarta coffee shop.
Visitors can choose to relax at the bean bags area or the downstairs floor as they slurp on tasty coffee beverages.
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To show the social media followers of your visit to this well-known coffee shop in Yogyakarta, make sure you snap a selfie or two at Coffee Angkasa’s Selfie Area which opens every day except Thursday from 4:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
Until the coronavirus pandemic ends, you will be required to respect Covid-19 health protocols at any of the coffee shops we have mentioned.
The protocols include wearing a face mask, regularly washing your hands with soap, social distancing, and staying home if you experience a fever or have a body temperature higher than 37.3 degrees Celsius.
(Writer: Nabilla Ramadhian | Editor: Kahfi Dirga Cahya)
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