Sunday, February 3, 2013

Revisit Cafe Batavia


It has been quite awhile since the last time I went to Cafe Batavia. It's so nice to be back again to this classy colonial building restaurant. 

The downstairs.

The 2nd level of Cafe Batavia

The non-smoking dining area


The bar

Since I didn't have my breakfast, thus I had breakfast first then continued with lunch. As in the old days, the food in Cafe Batavia has not disappointed me :)

The breakfast: 
Eggs Benedict - Rp. 89.000
Two poached eggs, a thick slice of ham and asparagus on English muffins and covered with Hollandaise sauce.

The lunch:
Escargots a la Bourguignon - Rp. 79.000
Snails simmered in red wine and seared with garlic butter sauce and seasoned with crushed black pepper and herbs and served with baguette.

The Ridiculous Reuben Sandwich - Rp. 89.000
Corn beef with melted brie cheese and dressing. Served on rye bread with warm German potato salad, coleslaw and pickle.
  
Steak & Eggs - Rp. 99.000
Two eggs any style, with 120 gram tenderloin steak, served with baked beans, home fries and choices of toast 


Chinese Tea Pu-Erh - Rp. 30.000

All prices subject to 21% of service charge and government tax
Current currency: 1 USD = Rp.9.720

Btw, I managed to see the unique male restroom in this Cafe Batavia ;) Why is it unique? Well... Guess what? There is no wall hung urinals nor dividers! In fact, there's only a really big mirror on the wall where men can directly urinated in front of the big mirror (left picture).  

Location: 
Cafe Batavia
Jl. Taman Fatahilla
Pintu Besar Utara No. 14
Jakarta Barat
Jakarta - Kota
Tel: 691 5531

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Disclaimer: The review and opinion expressed here are purely according to my personal taste. There's a possibility that the taste of the food might change later on, which could affect the review and opinion here. I also affirm that no monetary or non-monetary compensation has been received from this restaurant for writing this review.

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