THE TOP 16 CAFES IN BATAM ISLAND 2023
While you go about your fun-filled day, shopping, having a city tour or having a rejuvenating massage, I’m sure there are breaks between your activities.
Don’t worry, there are many unique and affordable cafes/restaurants for you. We have picked list cafes in batam city! After reading this article, you can decide which best cafe batam you would like to visit!
Grab a bit of bite and enjoy a cup of coffees while adding to your forever experience before returning to Singapore.
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TOP 16 Cafes in Batam
Regarded as the best, let’s start with the Batam cafe scene, Anchor café & Roastery. Anchor cafe & Roastery has a plethora of coffee beans and brewing methods for you to choose. Just looking at Anchor cafe’s menu will leave you spoilt for choice!
Anchor café & Roastery feature both Indonesian and international coffee beans for those who want to try local beverages or stick with something you are familiar with.
A 24oz CHEMEX Brew with Geisha, Colombia Beans (S$4.70) boasts a complex flavour profile that is said to have hints of chamomile, passion fruit, and lavender, expected to drink some of the finest cups of coffees.
You can also notice very own miniature dragon of Anchor cafe and can ask for dragon roasted coffee. Anchor cafe will do their best to roast beans and serve you the dragon roasted coffees with their very own miniature dragon. Just sit back and enjoy dragon roasted coffee!
Also, fill your stomach with pretty food of Anchor cafe like iconic American comfort food or perfectly topped cupcakes. From the mouth-watering Anchor Eggs Benedict to Piping Hot Skillet Spinach Dip!
Maybe Anchor means ‘stay forever’ in just two words because you won’t able to miss out their charms!
Calling serious coffee lovers out there, Tatido Coffee Roasters is another place for you.
It is a speciality coffee roastery with a wide selection of 40 different kinds of single-estate coffee from Indonesia & all around the world. Enjoy roasted coffee and you will instantly know why they are so highly rated.
The knowledgeable staff will be there to assist you, so be assured that you will get both a quality and diverse options. You will straight away know that this is a good place to come!
While you are there, be sure not to miss out on their delectable food as well, such as the Truffle Mushroom Cream Pasta (S$6.60+) or the Double Cheese XL Burger (S$8.50+).
3. Hoods Coffee
For those want to take splendid Instagram-worthy pictures, this place is just for you. Not only do they serve great speciality coffees, but minimalist and stylish interiors also provide patrons with a picturesque environment.
Additionally, delectable dishes are offered, from western to Japanese food that might not be found in Singapore.
A popular choice is the Truffle Beef Donburi (S$8.40+) featuring umami beef slices drizzled generously with aromatic truffle oil.
As one of the most highly rated cafes, Excelso Coffee excels in being ideally modern.
Being a chill and cozy place with great meals and drinks, this is definitely the place most caffeine lovers are looking for! They have smoothies, western food, an all-day breakfast selection, salads and their signature coffees. You will immediately understand why this place is one of the best coffee shops in Batam.
Furthermore, you can try Indonesia’s exclusive Kopi Luwak there too. Be sure to get a seat that overlooks the ferry terminal, so you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of it.
Imagine yourself savouring a bottle of beer on a floating platform above a pristine lake, with gorgeous nature-filled scenery all around you.
Level Up is the first floating bar on the island and now half-coffee & half-floating bar. So take advantage of the environment there with light and breezy wind, immerse yourself in its vibrant ambience, retreating from modern city life!
You can also have a hearty and affordable dinner with a wide variety of dishes to choose from, including Sirloin Steak (S$9.22) and Nasi Goreng Salmon (S$4.70).
Not only that, at night a live band will be performing with catchy tunes. With good cuisine, music and gorgeous scenery overlooking the sunset, what a way to end your day!
6. Olive & Co
If you are looking to eat local favourites with a local twist, Olive & Co is the right restaurant for you to visit.
They are famous for fusions featuring special pasta dishes, such as the Spaghetti Aglio Olio Wagyu Beef Rendang (S$7.50) which combines the fragrant spices of rendang with Aglio olio’s garlicky taste served with premium wagyu beef.
Moreover, they offer various burgers, notably the Mushroom Truffle Burger (S$6.10+) served with a generous amount of truffle oil.
With its wide range of exciting dishes, bring your family and friends for lunch and have a unique dining experience. You will know why here is one of the best cafes!
Sometimes we just want to enjoy a chill night out with friends and families over some meals and drinks, or have a late-night supper. Here mainly caters to the dinner crowd and late-night owls opening till 1am in the morning. If you like your drink to be roasted, try out their roasted coffees too.
In addition, they have live music playing after 10pm! So take a seat at their open terrace, feel the gentle night breeze and enjoy the delicious tastes there over the live music. So immerse yourself in the hearty ambience there and you will understand why it is one of the best cafes.
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 S$2.40, you can pick and play any board game from the cafe’s huge collection.
Additionally, this place opens till 12am on weekend, giving you forever of time to bond with your loved ones over some board games.
While enjoying the board games, indulge yourself with some scrumptious light snacks such as the Choco Cheese Stick (S$2+) and Sate Taichan Kulit (S$2.50+).
If you are looking for something filling, try their best-selling rice bowls, such as the Rice Bowl Beef Teriyaki and Rice Bowl Ayam salted egg, all affordably cost under S$4!
10. Lee’s Cafe
With adorable teddy bears scattered around, this place is interesting for a pit stop. It 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 (S$3.30+) and Korean Chicken Wings (S$4.80+) are sure to energise you for an action-packed day.
If you are just craving a quick snack, here also offers tantalising desserts such as Red Velvet Tart (S$3+) and Oreo Mousse (S$2+). Don’t forget snapping a few pictures before devouring these lovely desserts.
I’m sure some of us can’t go a day without bubble tea. Since it is located close to the ferry terminal, SUM Korean Craft Tea is a must-go.
Not only delicious teas, there are some exciting flavours that you definitely have not come across before. Such as Crunchy Brown Sugar Milk Tea & Matcha Strawberry Milk.
So head down and get a cup before going about your journey.
Meilleur Cafe & Patisserie is well known for its signature crepe cakes and perfectly topped cupcakes.
For instance, Matcha Mille Crepe (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 tastebuds.
Likewise, their pasta is popular too! If you are craving a good plate of pasta, you will surely be satisfied!
13. Caffein Cafe
Located just behind Nagoya Hill, Caffein Cafe is a must-try for those with a sweet tooth! They are one of the best cafes in specialising in coffee, cakes and delectable sweets that are pleasant to look at, and will surely have your mouth watering.
Moreover, you can observe plenty of attractive features. With free Wi-Fi, soothing music, and deep, plush couches that you can sink into. It is the perfect place before taking a trip to Nagoya Hill shopping mall.
Additionally, if you are celebrating someone’s birthday, you can also surprise them by getting a personalised birthday cake there.
14. Fur Elise
With the weather in southeast asia being sunny and warm all year round, what better way to cool off from the hot afternoon sun than having some ice cream! Crowned as one of the best cafes, Fur Elise is a place that should be on your itinerary.
While you’re there, don’t think of sticking with plain and usual flavours such as chocolate or vanilla. Surely, Fur Elise have many more exciting choices to choose from, ranging from Taro to strawberry and even Snick Snack (that’s right a Snickers-flavoured gelato).
Why not try a flavour you never even thought about before!
15. Smith Patisserie
If you are a dessert lover, Smith Patisserie will entice you to buy more desserts than you can possibly eat, Smith Patisserie is just the right place.
Smith Patisserie is A halal-certified bakery that has amazing confections. Such as Chocolate Mille Crepes and the Got-Cha, you’ll be absolutely stuffed to the gills over at Smith Patisserie.
If you’d like a break from delicious treats, they got you covered too! With an assortment of baked goods such as croissants, tarts and gorgeous macarons.
16. Tea Box Cafe
Tea Box Cafe is one of the trusted cafes in Batam. Founded by 11 mothers, all foods are based on best recipes with love of motherness.
If you are a seafood lover (did I catch your attention with just these two words, ‘seafood lover’?), why don’t you try their Squid Ink Pasta (S$5+)?
With fried seafood as toppings, you will able to savour fresh seafood and sea of Indonesia, definitely different from what you tasted in Singapore!
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