RUCI is an art space that aims to cultivate the rising awareness of art in Indonesia’s evolving culture. Their name is taken from a Sanskrit word meaning ‘the source of light’ and ‘taste’ or ‘pleasure’ that reflects their ambitions to share the works and knowledge of the creative communities.
Established in 2003, Blowfish is the first brainchild of the Ismaya Group and a pioneer in Jakarta’s nightlife industry and over it’s 15 years has hosted many brilliant international DJs, namely Afrojack, Richie Hawtin, Yellow Claw and many more.
Their meticulously designed interiors (even their smoking area looks so zen from inside) also look so, so good on our Instagram feed. And we bet there are many visitors who think the same way we do, too, since we always have a hard time securing a seat with a power outlet in reach.
You’d probably guess that this spot is a Dutch-inspired coffee shop from its name. It’s a great place to head to if you’re bored with your usual lunch, as there’s a Dutch food menu here, alongside some popular Indonesian and Western fare. And if you’re in a “Diet? What diet?” mood, Read more [...]
“Hasea” means “successful” or “useful” in the Batak language — instead of finding traditional Batak delicacies, though, there’s mainly just Western fare here. They do serve great breakfast and brunch at Hasea Eatery, so maybe start your working hours earlier if you plan to plant yourself there for the day.
Are you screaming for ice cream after hours of grueling work? Well, you might want to work at Three Folks. There are three locations in Jakarta and Tangerang, with the Fatmawati branch being the biggest. You’ll find many selections for lunch to dinner, plus homemade ice cream (some flavors are Read more [...]
Pigeonhole, one of Bintaro’s finest third-wave coffee shops, has also opened a second branch in Menteng, Central Jakarta. The cafe’s warm interiors, dominated by yellow hues, are enough to lift your spirits. They also have their own roastery, Motherpigeons Roaster, which supplies their house blend coffee, as well as other high quality Read more [...]
Kedai Tjikini is a place where you can likely meet people from all walks of life, because it’s more like a community space than just your average coffee shop. Located within an old house, the cafe would probably remind you of the grandparents’ house you frequently visited when you were a child — Read more [...]
Kozi Coffee is cozy to work in — actually, it’s equally cozy for chilling around with your friends, too. Originally from Bandung, West Java, we’re happy to report that Kozi Coffee Jakarta seems to bring the similar laidback vibes that its OG spot is known for.
Doma Dona’s another coffee shop you can count on when you need a working space in the Kebayoran area (even many online reviews mention that it’s a common sight to see a lot of people working with their laptops there). The cafe has cool-toned interiors and the smell of freshly roasted coffee Read more [...]