Bogor has been known and dubbed as the City of Rain. It is not surprising that the weather in this city is cooler than Jakarta, as rains almost every day.
The cool weather definitely helps your appetite meter rocketing to its highest, and it is good idea to explore the culinary paradise in the city. Bogor has many restaurants with not only delicious menus but also different atmosphere and ambiances.
While you are in Bogor (or if you’ve been planning to visit Bogor), here are some restaurants that you can put in your to-go-list:
Lemongrass offers modern concept of restaurant and Kopitiam simultaneously. The restaurant is so popular, thanks to food bloggers from Jakarta who reviewed this restaurants. The food menus in Lemongrass are typical with a strong traditional recipes served in an atmosphere of comfortable modern restaurant. Comfortable interior design will make you want to stay longer. If you go there, don’t forget to try their Laksa Singapore. Yum!
Jalan Padjajaran No 21, North Bogor, West Java
2. Momo Milk Barn
Those who love milk must visit this restaurant! Momo Milk Barn offers wide variants of fresh milk, milkshakes (which are dubbed as “the best milkshake in town”), and yoghurt. Aside from the delicious, unique, yet affordable menus, the layout and interior design of the restaurant is very classy and looks like a modern barn.
Jalan Kantor Pos No 6, Bogor
3. Nicole’s Kitchen & Lounge
This restaurant is well known in the area of Puncak because of its beautiful views. It is located at the edge of the plateau, giving a nice and romantic atmosphere. Nicole’s Kitchen & Lounge is a good alternative if you want a short escape from the noisy big city. Enjoy their Asian and Western fusion menus here while enjoying the beautiful view and breezy weather.
Jalan Raya Cipanas, Hanjawar 1, Cimacan, Puncak, Bogor
4. Ah Poong
Ah Poong offers you a whole new experience of dining in food court place. Things that make it different from other food courts is that some of the sellers are floating—like literally floating! It seems like Pasar Terapung in Banjarmasin or floating market in Thailand. You can find many variations of Indonesian, Japanese, and Western food here.
Sentul City, Jalan MH Thamrin, Central Bogor
5. Death by Chocolate
Have you ever imagined eating and accompanied by ghost? Well, you can get this experience in Death by Chocolate. It is a café that provide your sweet tooth with sweets and chocolate galore in a whole new different way. Some of the waiters dress like ghosts and the place is decorated with black and Halloween stuff. Dare to come and try?
Jalan Ceremai 22, Bogor
6. Rumah Air Bogor
If you miss the real Sundanese atmosphere, breezy air, and the sound of water flowing in the river, you can go to Rumah Air Bogor. This restaurant is really suitable for you who love to fish (which you can ask the chef to cook for you later) and eat in outdoor area. Besides eating, you can enjoy various games here such as palace balloon, crazy ball, bumper boats, mini tricycles, scooter, and remote control cars. It offers you a lot of fun!
Bogor Nirwana Residence, Jalan Boulevard CBD ST 207, Bogor
7. Sop Duren Lodaya
Do you love durian? If the answer is yes, you need to visit Sop Duren Lodaya when you are in Bogor. Sop Duren (durian ice dessert) in this restaurant will give you unique taste of enjoying durian. On top of the dessert, various toppings such as cheese, brownies, or even pandan bread are added to maximize the taste. It’s refreshing and undoubtedly delicious!
Jalan Lodaya No 2, Babakan, Bogor