THE TOP 10 CAFES IN BATAM of 2022
THE TOP 10 CAFES IN BATAM OF 2022
While you go about your fun filled day in Batam, shopping, sightseeing or having a rejuvenating massage, I’m sure there are breaks in between your fun-filled activities. What better way to recharge and unwind than visiting a cafe. Well, don’t worry, there are many unique cafes in Batam for you to grab a bite and enjoy a cup of coffee while adding to your experience there. Here are some of the best cafes you can visit in Batam.
Top 10 Batam CAFES in 2022
1. Anchor cafe & Roastery
Regarded as the best, if not one of the best cafes in Batam, Anchor cafe & Roastery has a plethora of coffee beans and brewing methods to choose from, just looking at their menu leaves you spoilt for choice. Anchor cafe & Roastery features a spread of both Indonesian and international coffee beans, making it a perfect place for those who want to try some local coffee or enjoy that familiar cup of coffee. For instance, a 24oz CHEMEX Brew with Geisha, Colombia Beans (Rp 50,000+/~S$4.70) boasts a complex flavour profile that is said to have hints of chamomile, passion fruit, and lavender. You can surely expect to have some of the finest cups of coffee in Batam at Anchor Cafe & Roastery.
While you sip on that cup of coffee, fill your stomach with some iconic American comfort food to start your day. From the mouth watering Anchor Eggs Benedict to their Piping Hot Skillet Spinach Dip, Anchor Cafe & Roastery is also the perfect place for you to enjoy a warm and filling breakfast.
2. Tatido Coffee Roasters
Calling serious coffee lovers out there, Tatido Coffee Roasters is another cafe for you. Tatido coffee roasters is a specialty coffee roastery serving over 40 different kinds of single estate coffee from Indonesia & all around the world. You know they are serious about their coffee and It is no wonder why they are one of the most highly rated cafes in Batam. So be assured that you’re getting both quality and diverse coffee there.
While you are there, be sure not to miss out on their delectable mains as well, such as the Truffle Mushroom Cream Pasta (Rp 70,000+/~S$6.60+) or the Double Cheese XL Burger (Rp 90,000+/~S$8.50+). Finding a place for a filing brunch? Well, here’s the place for you.
3. Hoods Coffee
For those who not only want to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee but also take instagram-worthy pictures to leave your friends and families in awe, Hoods Coffee is the place for you. Hoods Coffee serves great speciality coffees with minimalist and stylish interior providing patrons with a picturesque environment.
Hoods Coffee offers delectable dishes as well, ranging from western and japanese cusine. A popular choice is the Truffle Beef Donburi (Rp 88,000+/~S$8.40+) featuring umami beef slices drizzled with aromatic truffle oil.
4. Level Up Coffee and Floating Bar
Imagine yourself savouring a cup of coffee or a bottle of beer on a floating platform above a pristine lake, with gorgeous nature-filled scenery all around you. All of that can be found at Level Up Coffee and Floating Bar. LevelUp is the first floating bar in Batam and now coffee & floating bar. So immerse yourself in its vibrant ambience and retreat from the modern city life. You can also have a hearty dinner there with a wide variety of dishes to choose from, including Sirloin Steak (Rp98,000/~S$9.22) and Nasi Goreng Salmon (Rp 50,000/~S$4.70). Not only that, at night a live band will be performing there too, filling the night with catchy tunes. With good food, music and picturesque scenery overlooking the sunset, what a way to end your day in Batam.
5. Olive & Co
If you are looking for food with a local twist, Olive & Co is the place for you. Olive & Co is famous for its Western fusion featuring special pasta dishes ,such as the Spaghetti Aglio Olio Wagyu Beef Rendang (Rp 80,000++/~S$7.50) which combines the fragrant spices of rendang with aglio olio’s garlicky taste served with premium wagyu beef, and its wide range of burgers notably the Mushroom Truffle Burger (Rp 65,000++/~S$6.10++) served with a generous amount of truffle oil. With its wide range of exciting dishes, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Bring you family and friends there for a fun and unique dining experience.
6. Board Games Cafe Batam
Looking for a cosy place to have fun and unwind? Well look no further! Come with your loved ones for some rest and relaxation, with just a minimum order of Rp 25,000/~S$2.40, you can pick and play any board game from the cafe’s huge collection. Board Games Cafe Batam opens till 12am on weekends, giving you plenty of time to bond with your loved ones over some board games.
While enjoying the board games, indulge yourself with some scrumptious snacks such as the Choco Cheese Stick (Rp 22,000+/~S$2+) and Sate Taichan Kulit (Rp 27,000+/~S$2.50+). For something for filling, try their best-selling rice bowls, such as the Rice Bowl Beef Teriyaki and Rice Bowl Ayam salted egg, all affordably priced just under S$4
7. Lee’s Cafe
With adorable teddy bears scattered around, Lee’s Cafe is a charming place perfect for a pit stop. Lee’s Cafe is a Korean-style cafe serving many popular Korean dishes, just like the ones you see in your favourite K-Dramas. The Kimchi Fried Rice (Rp 35,000++/~S$3.30++) and Korean Chicken Wings (Rp 50,000++/~S$4.80++) are sure to warm the cockles of your heart and energise you for an action packed day.
If you are just craving for a quick snack, don’t worry. Lee’s Cafe also offers tantalising desserts such as Red Velvet Cake (Rp 33,000++/~S$3+) and Oreo Mousse (Rp 28,000++/~S$2+). Not to mention being Instagram-worthy, be sure to snap a few pictures before devouring these lovely desserts.
8. SUM Korean Craft Tea
I’m sure some of us are bubble tea lovers who can’t go a day without bubble tea. Located close to the ferry terminal, SUM Korean Craft Tea is a must-visit. Not only do they offer a wide spread of delicious teas, they offer some exciting flavours that you definitely have not come across before, such as the Crunchy Brown Sugar Milk Tea and the Matcha Strawberry Milk. You will surely be spoilt for choice! So head down and get that cup of tea before going about your journey.
9. Meilleur Cafe & Patisserie
Cake lovers and those with a sweet tooth, I definitely did not miss you out, this is just for you. Meilleur Cafe & Patisserie is well known for their signature cakes. Their crepe cakes such as Matcha Mille Crepe (Rp 310,000/~S$29.50 for a whole cake), is perfectly layered for a silky and creamy texture, topped with rich matcha powder that lingers on your tatsebuds. Their pastas are just as popular as their cakes, if you are craving for a good plate of pasta too, you will surely be satisfied with Meilleur Cafe & Patisserie.