Historical Buildings and Sites in Jakarta: Cafe Batavia.
Want to relax in an ambiance of old times in Batavia, now Jakarta, then Cafe Batavia is the right place. Cafe Batavia is a 1830s restaurant with architectural style of Indies Empire style. It is located in Kota Tua or Old Town of Jakarta, Indonesia at Jalan Pintu Besar Utara facing Taman Fatahillah. Administratively, Kota Tua lies in North Jakarta.
The restaurant is among the many colonial landmarks in Batavia during the Dutch era.It stands in a historic building where when it was founded in 1850 this building was used as a VOC administration office.The building is the second oldest building in the square, second only to the former City Hall building of Batavia now known as the Jakarta History Museum.
In 1990 the building was purchased by Paul Hassan, a French national for use as an art gallery. Subsequently in 1991 the building was purchased by Graham James, an Australian national for use as a cafe and began operating for the public in 1993.
You can indulge your taste in Cafe Batavia as it sells a variety of foods from western and Asian cuisines. Not only enjoy the food, you can also enjoy the classic and luxurious restaurant atmosphere.Many restaurant visitors also capture the atmosphere of the restaurant by taking pictures in the corners of the restaurant.
Source: " Restoran Dengan Nuansa Belanda di Cafe Batavia Jakarta" Wartakota, 11 November 2017