Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

See & Do: 5 restaurant in Yogyakarta (Jogja) which has nice & unique design architecture

The traveling and the local foods are the match. In Yogyakarta there are some unique restaurant which has unique design/architecture and invite visitor/traveler to come. The restaurant are so unique, you won’t found in other places in the world. So if you’re wondering where to go, here’s our take on the unique and nice restaurant that Yogyakarta has to offer.

1. Pecel Solo Restaurant

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It just sell an indonesian salad actually. But, the decoration, furniture, atmosphere offering something different. An old wood apply in every inch of the restaurant.

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It was a tools of farmer, a bell of the bulls, tool for mashing the rice turn into decoration and makes beautiful and exotic to this restaurant.

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The price are so expensive for local, that’s why only local celebrities and government official who visit the restaurant. But, it was worth it to be visited because you can get nice experience when you eat here.

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Opening hours:  8 am - 4 pm
Address: Jl Palagan Tentara Pelajar No. 91A Ngaglik, Sleman, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 
TRANS JOGJA:
From Adi Sutjipto Airport:
Please take route 3A - Stop at Condongcatur bus station
Then, Please take route 2A - Stop at Monumen Jogja Kembali (Monjali) shelter
From Tugu Railway Station:
Please take route 3A at Malioboro - Stop at Ngabean bus station
Then, Please take route 2B - Stop at Monumen Jogja Kembali (Monjali) shelter
From Giwangan Bus Station:
Please take route 3A - Stop at Condongcatur bus station
Then, Please take route 2A - Stop at Monumen Jogja Kembali (Monjali) shelter
From Jombor Bus Station:
Please take route 2B - Stop at Monumen Jogja Kembali (Monjali) shelter

2. Bakmi Mbah Gito Restaurant

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This restaurant so unique by design. You feel like that you’re inside of the jungle and surrounded by trees.

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Take a lunch or dinner in here, you will get a new experience. Sense the atmosphere, tasty foods and relaxing your mind.

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It famous of his tasty Java noodles. But, you can try Tongseng Balungan which is also tasty.

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Opening hours:  10 am - 11 pm
Address: Jl. Nyi Ageng Nis, Gg Anggrek, Rejowinangun, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 
TRANS JOGJA:
From Adi Sutjipto Airport:
From Tugu Railway Station:
Please take route 2A - Stop at Gambiran shelter
From Giwangan Bus Station:
From Jombor Bus Station:
Please take route 2A - Stop at Gambiran shelter

3. Sekar Kedhaton Restaurant

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This luxury restaurant is near from Anshor silver. After you watch silver jewelry and how they make it, you can take a meal or just for drinking.

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The whole things inside of the restaurant is vintage. Seems it belong to royal family of Kasunanan Surakarta palace. By the way, i like the Tamarind punch drink, so refreshing when you drink in hot day.

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Opening hours: 11 am - 9 pm
Address: Tegalgendu, Kotagede, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 
TRANS JOGJA:
From Adi Sutjipto Airport:
Please take route 3B - Stop at Tegalgendu shelter/halte
From Tugu Railway Station:
Please take route 3A at Malioboro - Stop at Tegalgendu shelter/halte
From Giwangan Bus Station:
Please take route 3A at Malioboro - Stop at Tegalgendu shelter/halte
From Jombor Bus Station:
Please take route 2A - Stop at Malioboro shelter/halte
Then, Please take route 3A at Malioboro - Stop at Tegalgendu shelter/halte

4. Omah Dhuwur Restaurant

Well, you just can watch it from video, then you decide it whether worth it to be visited or not.

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No doubt this is vintage house that turn into restaurant. It tempting to visit, right?

Opening hours: 11 am - 10 pm
Address: Jl. Mondorakan No. 252, Tegalgendu, Kotagede, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 
TRANS JOGJA:
From Adi Sutjipto Airport:
Please take route 3B - Stop at Tegalgendu shelter/halte
From Tugu Railway Station:
Please take route 3A at Malioboro - Stop at Tegalgendu shelter/halte
From Giwangan Bus Station:
Please take route 3A at Malioboro - Stop at Tegalgendu shelter/halte
From Jombor Bus Station:
Please take route 2A - Stop at Malioboro shelter/halte
Then, Please take route 3A at Malioboro - Stop at Tegalgendu shelter/halte

5. Rumah Pohon (Bamboo House Resto)

Sorry, this restaurant fired in August 2015.

I still looking for unique restaurant to substitute the number 5.

Now i found the restaurant that subtitute the number 5.

5. KOPI KLOTOK RESTAURANT

Even their name is a kind of coffee, which is a special way to serve a coffee, they provide meals also. Today it become popular. Even on the weekend they will have long queue and crowded.

The concept is serve the village atmosphere with their simplicity. You will found the building without ceiling, full of wood materials, old school tile and you can see how they cook using firewood. Even the foods also simple foods such as tofu, tempeh, fried egg, salty fish. Don’t expect for meat cause you won’t got it. It is village simplicity concept.

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The location of the restaurant surrounded by field and rice field in east side. It’s nice area with fresh air. The relaxation music will accompany you when you eating or drinking special coffee. They also provide fried banana which has soft texture, but still crunchy. This place is suitable for city people who miss village atmosphere.

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