In Bandung, a meal is never just a meal. From spaces featuring on-site art galleries to panoramic views of the area’s hills, the best restaurants in Bandung offer more than just food on the menu.
1. Pinisi Resto
Ever heard of Legok Kondang’s Pinisi Resto? The Pinisi Resto is on a giant ship docked beside the lake and surrounded with gorgeous mountain views. The ever-growing culinary sphere in Bandung has given rise to concept-driven restaurants that bring dining to a whole new level.
The restaurant has a tranquil ambiance and is lovely enough for a weekend getaway but playful enough to enjoy on a family holiday. The kids will be ecstatic to climb aboard the ship and have one of the most unforgettable dining experiences ever. You can enjoy delicious Indonesian food, as well as some Asian and Western dishes.
Address: Jl. Situ Patengan, Patengan Rancabali, Ciwidey, Bandung Operational hours: 09.00 – 17.00 (Mon – Fri), 08.00 – 20.00 (Sat – Sun)
2. Lereng Anteng
Delicious coffee, fresh air and a stunning view; if that’s your definition of relaxation, then you have to visit Lereng Anteng. The café is located on the hills, with a spacious green area overlooking Bandung’s signature hills and jungles.
Get seated in colourful and comfy beanbag chairs, while enjoying the refreshingly cool weather and misty mountain views. The restaurant serves Indonesian classics like nasi goreng and snacks to share. As for coffee, you might be happy to hear that Vietnamese Drip coffee is available here too!
Address: Pageurmaneuh, Punclut, Ciumbuleuit, Bandung Operational hours: 08.00 – 22.00 (Sun – Fri), 08.00 – 23.00 (Sat)
3. Café D’Pakar
D’Pakar has been a favorite spot in Bandung with a great view for a long time. It is located inside the Dago Pakar conservation forest, that offers a great view of the lush tropical landscape. This cafe is hugely popular among young people who love to chill with Bandung’s panoramic tall mountains and blue sky, making it the perfect place for a date.
All time favorites are the outdoor sitting area, as foodies are eager to experience Indonesian delicacies in a panoramic, natural setting. The cafe serve light bites such as sandwiches and martabak and heavier meals such as rice and noodles. You’ll also appreciate a warm cup of coffee that completes your relaxing experience.
Address: Jl Dago Pakar Utara, Sekejolang, Ciburial, Cimenyan, Bandung Operational hours: 11.00 – 18.00 (Tue – Fri), 09.00 – 18.00 (Sat – Sun)
4. The Stone Café
All your senses are about to get pampered at The Stone Café! The concept of the place is combining the west and influence in their design and menu. You get to dine in a village ambience, with bamboo decor in gazebos and a lot of stones, thus the name. The place serves desirable traditional and European foods with no artificial food flavouring.
Not only delicious food, but it also offers a fantastic view from your seats. You can enjoy the sparkling city views of Bandung from afar while having a private and intimate moment with your special someone. The atmosphere is made even better with the live music available every night, setting the mood for a relaxing evening!
Address: Jl. Rancakendal Luhur No. 5, Dago Atas, Bandung Operational hours: 11.00 – 23.00 (Mon – Thu & Sunday), 09.00 – 00.00 (Sat)
5. Cocorico Café
Located in the hip neighborhood of cool cafes with great ambience and an astonishing city view from the heights, Cocorico is an outstanding choice to enjoy food, view, and overall, Bandung. Cocorico serves decent Western & Indonesian cuisine, with a lot of promo going on. This three-storey cafe offers a different atmosphere on each level.
The first floor is a neat and splendid garden to enjoy an outdoor dining experience with an amazing view of the city. On the second floor is an indoor dining area with a very exceptional interior that makes you feel like you’re in the middle of nature, with all its beauty and without the heat that comes with it you get to lounge in air-conditioned comfort inside. Third floor is where you can enjoy a heavenly view of Bandung from the rooftop area – words can’t do justice to its magnificence.
Address: Jl. Bukit Pakar Timur No.19, Bandung Operational hours: 11.00 – 23.00
6. Dusun Bambu
Dusun Bambu is a family leisure park, offering everything you’ll ever need in an ideal Bandung getaway with your loved ones, family or friends. Here, you can find everything, from villa accommodations to camps to activities like biking or adventure games for kids. Other than the glamping site and resort, the establishment is cherished for its restaurants. Dusun Bambu does not only have one, but three amazing restaurants, each with a unique theme.
Lutung Kasarung – experience dining in a bird nest, high up in the tress while enjoying nature’s greenery. Purbasari – dine in a traditional Indonesia vibe gazebo while being surrounded by a beautiful lake. Burangrang – the best place to lay back and enjoy mother nature’s spectacular creation meanwhile amazing dishes entice your senses and keep you warm in this calm, sleepy atmosphere.
Address: Jl. Kolonel Masturi KM 11, Cisarua, Bandung Operational hours: 09.00 – 21.00 (Mon – Fri), 08.00 – 23.00 (Sat – Sun)
7. Orofi Café
Taking your loved one out for a dinner date in Santorini is no longer a dream! Visiting Orofi Café and seeing its distinctive design will remind you of the classic Mediterranean vibe. Dominated by white color, the place is very cozy and romantic.
To make it even better, the restaurant overlooks the city, which looks extra romantic during sunset, with the sun slowly fading behind the mountains. The café serves pizza, pasta, coffee, cakes, and delicious Sundanese cuisine.
Address: Jl. Lembah Pakar Tim. No.99, Ciburial, Cimenyan, Bandung Operational hours: 16.00 – 23.00 (Mon – Fri), 11.30 – 23.00 (Sat – Sun)
8. Lawangwangi Café
Lawangwangi is a restaurant-cum-gallery which is a combination of food and art, two of the things the city is known for. Lawangwangi gives you a whole new perspective on capturing Bandung’s beauty from a gorgeous wooden deck, aka instagram spot.
The first floor of this gallery and restaurant serves as an exhibition space, gallery, and craft shop. Not to mention, they also serve delicious Indonesian and European cuisine. The food is also a work of art with thoughtful details in the display.
Address: Jl. Dago Giri No. 99A, Mekarwangi, Bandung Operational hours: 11.00 – 22.00 (Mon – Fri), 07.00 – 23.00 (Sat – Sun)
9. Rumah Miring Bar
If you’d like to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city to have the ultimate relaxation, this is the place for you. Rumah Miring Bar is acclaimed as one of the best bars at Dago Hill, where you can enjoy your food and drinks while overlooking the famous Bandung city view. It is the ideal getaway to spend some quality time with your loved ones, friends or family.
Come here to spend some lazy afternoons with your partner to enjoy the natural sights! You might also want to stay till nighttime to admire Bandung’s city views! There is a variety of mouth-watering food you should try which will not dissapoint you.
Address: Jl. Dago Giri No. 119, Bandung Operational hours: 11.00 – 00.00 (Sun – Thu), 11.00 – 01.00 (Fri – Sat)
Special Mention : Cats and Ice Cream
Cats and ice cream make the absolute perfect pair for a cafe! A clean minimalistic setting gives off a soothing vibe so that the cats are at ease, and so you can enjoy them in a relaxed state. Let’s not forget about the second part of this cute cafe’s name, ice cream! They serve some super yummy ice cream which they decorate with a multitude of different toppings, sometimes even making the ice cream look like a cat!
Address: Jl. Sukajadi No. 131-139, Bandung Operational hours: 10.00 – 21.00
Special Mention : Dago Bakery
Ever wanted to be part of your own fairytale? Well now you can! High above the clouds of Bandung, there’s a magical kingdom. What’s most unique about it is that it’s completely black. Dago Bakery is actually an incredibly beautiful, whimsical place, and they serve equally delicious food. hey also have a pirate ship lookout point where you can pretend you’re roaming the clouds and marvel at the gorgeous Bandung landscape.
Address: Jl. Pagermaneuh No. 57, Bandung Operational hours: 09.00 – 21.00 (Mon – Thu), 08.00 – 23.00 (Sat), 09.00 – 22.00 (Fri & Sun)