This cafe in Old Town was the headquarters of the Dutch VOC
Cafe Batavia has a rich history and is famous for its delicious food and drinks
3 Apr 2022

Cafe Batavia is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Old Town, Jakarta. This cafe is located in a beautiful colonial building dating back to the Dutch East India Company (VOC). This cafe has a rich history and is famous for its delicious food and drinks.

Cafe Batavia’s Interior
Cafe Batavia’s Interior
Cafe Batavia’s building
Cafe Batavia’s building

This cafe was founded in 1833 by a Dutchman named Jan van der Heijden. Heijden is a member of the Dutch East India Company and he decided to open a cafe in Old Town, Jakarta because he wanted to create a place where people could relax and have fun. The cafe quickly became popular with locals and tourists alike.

Cafe Batavia’s dining area
Cafe Batavia’s dining area
Cafe Batavia’s dining area
Cafe Batavia’s dining area

Cafe Batavia is famous for traditional Dutch food and drinks. The menu includes items such as stroopwafels, pancakes, and apple pie. The cafe also offers a variety of Indonesian dishes such as fried rice and satay. The cafe has a wide selection of beers, wines and spirits.

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