Yogyakarta drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Yogyakarta


This stylish rooftop bar (and popular restaurant) is as boutique as the Greenhost hotel to which it belongs. The decor is urban chic and there's a flashy bar where mixologists shake original and classic cocktails; h…
Top Choice Bar in Yogyakarta

Sakapatat Social House

A little out of the way in a residential area north of town is this hip, contemporary Belgian-owned gastropub. It has several local beers on tap along with Belgian beers and a large menu of mocktails. Choose from th…
Pub in Yogyakarta


A good spot for a beer, this atmospheric bar is set within a crumbling, stylised, ruined-brick courtyard. It's a sprawling, eclectic space with bench tables and beanbags on the grass.There's a big screen showing mov…
Coffee in Yogyakarta

Ruang Seduh

A must for coffee enthusiasts, this tiny cafe feels more like a laboratory with its frosty white decor and high-tech coffee-brewing station installed with digital gadgetry. It serves a range of Indonesian single-ori…
Coffee in Yogyakarta

Awor Gallery & Coffee

One for those who take their coffee seriously. Grab a stool at the counter and watch aficionado baristas painstakingly prepare Indonesian coffees as an exact science, using V60, Kalita Wave, Aeropress, siphon or tra…
Bar in Yogyakarta

Jaba Jero

This relaxed bar has a terrace overlooking the street and attracts good reviews. The Indonesian food is reasonable here too.
Club in Yogyakarta


This 'VVIP' venue boasts a large central dance floor and a pumping sound system, and features electronic DJs. It attracts a young student crowd and there's always a drink promotion.
Coffee in Yogyakarta

Kiosk Coffee

This hole-in-the-wall cafe (little more than a shack but decidedly shabby chic) offers a chance to sample beans from across the archipelago.
Club in Yogyakarta

Liquid Bar & Kitchen

A hangar-like space with a large stage for live bands and DJs.