Javanese food



As a great lover of Javanese food I am a regular patron at Kafe Batan Waru in Tuban. The sister restaurant to the one in Ubud, the cuisine is just as delicious and although not in a garden setting, the décor more than makes up for this. Located opposite Waterbom […]

Kafe Batan Waru: Tuban


Indonesian cooking and methodology combine, in a popular local warung in Kuta. Warung Nikmat serves Javanese style food, which includes beef rendang, in thick brown coconut sauce, light curry sauces and plates of vegetables, meats and types of fish. Warung Nikmat is located close to Hotel Bakung Sari (along Jl. […]

Warung Nikmat: Kuta Bali



Javanese food is a more refined type of cuisine, than that of Bali. You will find many places in the Kuta / Tuban area, as well as the Sunset Rd in Seminyak, displaying signs that offer food from Jember, Yogyakarta, Solo and other parts of Java. In Kerobokan, one such […]

Warung Kolega: Javanese food in Kerobokan Bali


Bali is loaded with varieties of Indonesian food and a favourite among people from Java is Warung Batavia, located at the top of Jl. Seminyak and Jl. Raya Kerobokan. Warung Batavia serves pre-cooked dishes in a nasi campur style set up. The dishes though, are Javanese. Batavia is the old […]

Warung Batavia: Javanese food in Kerobokan Bali


Monday lunchtime Anna was buzzing around in the kitchen. On one of my forays downstairs to get more coffee Ika asked me if I wanted some lunch. I never eat at home unless I’m cooking it, Javanese homecooked food is too far into the ‘stinky / greasy’ end of the […]

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