Restaurants

Top Choice Indonesian in Waingapu

PC Corner

Pause for a photo in front of the bohemian "dream big, work hard, stay focus" mural before continuing up stairs to this open-air cafe with vintage furniture and dreamcatchers. Eat veg dishes like papaya flower with …
Top Choice Indonesian in Waingapu

Pasar Malam

The best dinner options turn up at dusk: a couple of warungs and half a dozen gas-lit carts at the old wharf grill and fry seafood on the cheap. In the centre of town at the southern fork of Jl Ahmad Yani are more s…
Cafe in Wanokaka

Cosy Beach Club

Owned by the people behind luxurious glamping resort, Watukaka, this casual club is the only place to eat, grab a beer and even dance for miles around. The succinct menu is a tour of Indonesia, from south Sulawesi's…
International in Waikabubak

D'Sumba Ate

This cool, bamboo restaurant cooks up wood-fired pizzas, pasta and burgers alongside the usual Indo suspects. If you know what's good for you, you'll eat ayam betutu kampung dan urap, a Balinese-spiced village chick…
International in Tambolaka

Warung Gula Garam

Run by expat Frenchman Louis, this open-air cafe near the airport plays funky-fresh R & B tunes and serves surprisingly good wood-fired pizza, plus other Western dishes like chicken cordon bleu and sausages with…
Indonesian in Waingapu

Mr Cafe

Join workers on comfy plastic chairs and order from a large selection of Indonesian dishes. Although locals recommend fried tofu and tempe, the rawon (a fragrant beef soup with a complex broth) is an experience wort…
Seafood in Waingapu

Warung Enjoy Aja

The last warung before the pier on the east side. Pick your fish caught fresh that day from a cool box, then enjoy it with rice, local veg and three types of sambal. In the yellow building next door is a second 'din…
Indonesian in Waikabubak

Rumah Makan Fanny

A pint-sized Waikabubak staple, favoured for flavourful but crazy-spicy ikan kuah assam (tamarind fish soup) – one is enough to feed two. It also has assorted Chinese-Indo seafood dishes and a house special fried ch…
Indonesian in Waikabubak

Pondok Daun Ubi

A decent choice beside verdant rice fields, this modern restaurant serves ayam (chicken) in more than 20 ways, as well as beef and seafood Indonesian dishes. Sit on the ground in individual pavilions above murky gre…
Indonesian in Waingapu

El Cafe

Clean but over-styled (cue wallpaper scrawled with country names and both ikat and guitars on the walls) El Cafe has strong wi-fi, live music on Saturday night and karaoke. Try otak otak bandeng; fish stuffed with i…