Restaurants

Top Choice Mediterranean in Yogyakarta

Mediterranea

This French-owned kitchen is a delight in every sense. Everything here is home-made, including the bread which is baked twice daily. Staff also smoke their own salmon, slice a paper-thin beef carpaccio, offer a tast…
Cafe in Yogyakarta

Wanderlust Coffee Division

This Dutch-owned cafe is a cool little hangout, with awesome coffee, cold beers and an interesting menu of vegetarian fusion cuisine. Choose from original items such as tempe rendang to its signature pulled jackfrui…
Indonesian in Yogyakarta

Bu Ageng

Traditional Javanese dishes like eyem penggeng, chicken simmered in spiced coconut cream then grilled, are served in a tasteful interior space with wood columns and a bamboo-mat ceiling twirling with fans. Bu Ageng'…
International in Yogyakarta

Via Via

Rightfully popular, Via Via is always full with travellers here for a menu packed with global cuisine ranging from Indian, Middle Eastern, home-made pastas, burgers and sandwiches on homebaked bread; also look out f…
Vegetarian in Yogyakarta

Milas

A great retreat from the streets, this secret-garden vegetarian restaurant is part of a project centre for street youth. It offers tasty meat-free cooking including Indonesian mains, burgers, sandwiches, salads and …
Indonesian in Yogyakarta

Gadri Resto

Just outside the kraton is this restaurant where you can literally eat like royalty: within the residence of Prince Gusti Jaryo Haju Joyouksumo, a son of the current sultan. Many of his favourite dishes are on offer…
Indonesian in Yogyakarta

Superman II Resto

Just like the movie, the sequel is better than the original, with Superman II opening up in the next street along. At this open-air restaurant you'll encounter rabbits bouncing about, and a miniature banana grove at…
Vegan in Yogyakarta

Simple Plant

Set up by a young couple is this vegan diner serving tempe burgers, crispy mushrooms and Javanese dishes, along with fresh juices and cold beer. It's affiliated with various animal-rights groups and the co-owner is …
Indonesian in Yogyakarta

Omar Duwur Restaurant

Out in Kota Gede, this is one of Yogya’s best restaurants, with a lavish setting in a 150-year-old colonial mansion with an outdoor terrace overlooking a garden. There's a wide selection of Indonesian dishes such as…
Indonesian in Yogyakarta

Tojoyo 3

A smoky, salty, tiled den of turmeric-rubbed, fried-chicken iniquity. Dishes are impossibly cheap and that lean-yet-juicy kampung chicken is improbably good. No wonder all the tables and benches are packed with loca…