Restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in Yogyakarta

Mediterranea

This stylish French-owned kitchen is a delight in every sense and comes highly recommended by expats. Everything is homemade, including the bread, which is baked twice daily. Staff also smoke their own salmon, slice…
Cafe in Yogyakarta

Wanderlust Coffee Division

This Dutch-owned cafe is a cool little hangout, with awesome coffee, cold beers (happy 'hour' is from noon to 7pm) and an interesting menu of vegetarian fusion cuisine. Choose from original items such as tempe renda…
Indonesian in Yogyakarta

Bu Ageng

Traditional Javanese dishes including eyem penggeng (chicken simmered in spiced coconut cream) are served in this tasteful interior space with wood columns and a bamboo-mat ceiling, twirling with fans. Favourites in…
Indonesian in Yogyakarta

Omar Duwur Restaurant

Located in the Kota Gede area, locals consider this one of Yogya’s best restaurants, with a lavish setting in a 150-year-old colonial mansion featuring an outdoor terrace overlooking a garden. There's a wide selecti…
Vegetarian in Yogyakarta

Milas

Offering a surprise haven from the traffic, this secret garden of a restaurant is part of a project centre for street youth. It focuses on meat-free cooking including Indonesian mains, burgers, sandwiches, salads an…
Indonesian in Yogyakarta

Gadri Resto

This restaurant is touched by royalty as it's located just outside the kraton, within the residence of Prince Gusti Jaryo Haju Joyouksumo, a son of the current sultan. Many of his favourite dishes are on offer, incl…
International in Yogyakarta

Via Via

Via Via is always full with travellers enjoying their menu of global cuisine including Indian and Middle Eastern dishes, homemade pastas, burgers and sandwiches on home-baked bread. There's also an Indonesian meal o…
Indonesian in Yogyakarta

Superman II Resto

Just like the movie, the sequel is better than the original, and Superman II has now stolen the show. At this open-air restaurant offering tasty Western favourites, there's a miniature banana grove with random goats…
Pub Food in Yogyakarta

Oxen Free

A popular drinking spot in an old colonial building, Oxen also has a menu of pub food enjoyed in its beer garden or front bar. It does all-day Western breakfasts and brunch, burgers, Indo mains, roast chicken and la…
Indonesian in Yogyakarta

Tojoyo 3

This brightly lit, local-style restaurant specialises in turmeric-rubbed, fried chicken. Dishes are impossibly cheap and improbably good. Little wonder all the tables and benches are generally packed with locals. It…