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You know Bandung is all café culture and good food, but you’re pretty sick of the usual routine and you’re looking to spice things up. How about losing yourself in an alternate reality, making fantasies come true?

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Here’s our Top 10 theme restaurants that will momentarily make you forget your worries and bring you to another world.

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1. Almost a doll’s house: Nanny Pavillon Home

One of the newest kid in the block in Bandung (though it already has many branches in other Indonesian cities), the interior of Nanny Pavillon is a sweet eye candy with its pretty furniture and cute interior.

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Bedroom

Here, you can choose which ‘room’ you want to dine in – be it the Dining Room, Bedroom, Garden, Playroom, or even the Bathroom (yes and your seats are toilet seats)!

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Playroom

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Garden

Photo via: Candice Neo – MehTheSheep, TripCanvas Editor

As the concept stems from the owner’s belief in family gatherings and cosy treats, you will expect nothing but amicable service here, making you feel right at home.

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Dining room

Nanny Pavillon is also best-known for serving delicious French American pancakes. Highly rated are peach pancake with vanilla ice cream and blueberry pancake cheese roll.

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Photo via: Candice Neo – MehTheSheep, TripCanvas Editor

Do taste its green tea pancake too!

If pancakes aren’t your thing, order some pasta and Western delights to whet your tastebud.

Nanny Pavillon Home

Address: Jl. R.E Martadinata No. 112 Cihapit
Contact: +62 22 4261537
Price Range: USD 3 to USD 12
Opening Hours: 10am to 11pm

Official site

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(Now closed) 2. Spook out before the bite: Zombie Café Bandung

Situated in the heart of Braga, amidst old historical buildings lies a Zombie Café that promises to keep your heart thudding.

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Don’t be put off by the frightening names you find on the menu such as ‘Just Run to Survive’, ‘Halloween Dark Supreme Pizza’, ‘Chocolate Brownie Messiah of Evil’ etc.

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We dare you to test your limits and not be fooled by its appearance.

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If you’re looking for a little spook-me-up, get yourself on the vehicle that circles around the kitchen area.

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Who knows you might find something different? We scare you not.

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Zombie Café Bandung

Address: Jl. Brang No.3
Contact: +62 22 4235123
Price Range: USD 5 to USD 10
Opening Hours: 10am to 11pm

Official site


3. Travel back to Nazi era: Soldatenkaffee

Reopening last year after a heated debate on the controversy of the theme, the owner assures you there is nothing political about this place.

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It’s just another cool café addition to Bandung for families and friends to gather and have a nice hearty meal.

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Well, indeed you travel back in time to World War 2 era as you step into this place.

The cafe reeks of military and war zone – from the wall posters to the paintings to the collectibles around the shop.

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Food here is quite diverse – you can get both Indonesian Western fare, served in aluminum plates just like during the war times.

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Photos via: Independent UK

Soldatenkaffee

Address: Jl. Cikawao No. 12
Contact: +62 22 426 2724
Price Range: USD 2.5 to USD 10
Opening Hours: 11am to 12am

Official site

4. Get onboard the ship and feast: Captain’s Seafood

Once onboard, you’ll be greeted by the friendly service crew decked in classic sailor wear.

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Simple, minimalistic hull-like ship structures inside will make you question if you’re indeed out in the open sea.

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What’s even better? Yummy, delicious fresh seafood at an affordable price.

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Bestsellers include the smoked crab, black pepper crab, garlic prawns, and Thai style basil fried rice with seafood. Are you drooling yet?

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This is the perfect place for a business lunch or family dinner.

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Expect food coma after all that feasting!

Captain’s Seafood

Address: Jl. Sana LLRE 217
Contact: +62 22 7201077
Price Range: USD 10 to USD 50
Opening Hours: 10am to 10pm

Official site

5. Get lost in books paradise: Little Wings Book Café

Think girly, unique decorations plastered all over the walls. Picture pink perfect scenes and Barbie fairytale house. If identify yourself as a bookworm princess in search of a cosy hide-out, Little Wings Book Café is the ultimate haven for you.

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There isn’t an extensive food selection, but you will find comfort food such as pasta and milkshakes at a decent price here.

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And did we mention there’s no GST and service tax?

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Little Wings Book Café

Address: Jl. Cigadung Raya Barat No.2
Contact: +62 22 82522652
Price Range: USD 3 to USD 10
Opening Hours: 12pm to 11pm

Official site

6. Get groovy and retrolicious: Brick & Barrel

Get ready to snap pictures of this instagram-worthy place as you notice the big barrel entrance. As you walk further in, you will be amazed by the retro décor.

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What’s more, you can even sit on these barrel-like chairs. Pretty cool huh?

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More than just a bar, you’ll find delectable meals such as sirloin steak cooked to perfection and local Indonesian delights.

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Try their signature cocktail – Fallin’ Angel too!

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Brick & Barrel

Address: Jl. Sersan Bajuri No. 100
Contact: +62 22 2010881
Price Range: USD 4 to USD 18
Opening Hours: 10am to 1am

Official site

7. Garden Fiesta: Saka Bistro and Bar

Walk into an avalanche of greenery and beautifully constructed space, giving you an extraordinary highlight to enhance your dining experience.

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As the name suggests, you can be prepared to find a wide assortment of alcoholic beverages to quench your thirst.

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Food selection wise, the restaurant whips up delicious Western to Indonesian fare – you name it, they have it.

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We recommend ordering the classics (you can’t go wrong with them anyway!) – fish taco or fish and chips, beef burger and some dessert to complete your meal.

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Saka Bistro and Bar

Address: Jl. Karang Sari No. 2
Contact: +62 22 61707340
Price Range: USD 2 to USD 15
Opening Hours: 10am to 11pm

Official site

8. It’s all about the meat: Karnivor Restaurant

Not a fan of greens and beans? Fret not, true to its telling name, Karnivor is a heaven for meat-lovers.

The place was built with the stone-age concept, with wooden furniture and hut-like surroundings. And just like you know it, it’s all about the meat back in those days.4-via-omniomnivora

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You’d better come with an empty stomach because there’s whole range of meat variations to fill your tummy.

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Also, expect huge quantities and quality for money. There’s monster steak, T-rex bone, crispy stuffed chicken, monster pizza and more.

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Karnivor Restaurant

Address: Jl. Riau No. 127
Contact: +62 22 7103111
Price Range: USD 3 to USD 15
Opening Hours: 11am to 12am

Official site

9. Step back in time in London: Southbank Gastrobar

Set in the classic 60s vintage era, Southbank Gastrobar instantly reminds you of London-ish old pubs with its rough interior and ambience. Furnished with large sofa beds in dimmed-light atmosphere, this is the place a perfect night out with friends.

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We recommend some light bar snacks such as tahu pletok, spring roll, samosa. If you’re in the appetite for something heavier, try its signature fried rice.

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Order a cocktail or a martini to complete the experience.

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Southbank Gastrobar

Address: Jl. Aceh No. 61
Contact: +62 22 921 83888
Price Range: USD 4 to USD 20
Opening Hours: 5pm to 1am (weekdays) | 5pm to 4am (weekends)

Official site

10. Get a taste of British royalty: Royal Stag Bistro

This British-inspired restaurant was founded by three siblings who decided to keep a touch of all-things-Britain here in Bandung, after attaining their degrees in UK.

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Boosting airy spacious feel with its high ceiling, Royal Stag Bistro pays great attention to details from its tasteful furnishing to customized dinnerware. You will find rusty white-washed wallpapers, and can dine under the beautiful chandelier lights.

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You will also find unique flavours such as golden scotch egg, coconut mango salad, royal wonder steak, florence nightingale’s kedgeree and much more.

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Royal Stag Bistro

Address: Jl. Bukit Dago Utara No.2
Contact: +62 22 2501595
Price Range: USD 5 to USD 30
Opening Hours: 11am to 11pm

Official site

Have you been cafe-hopping much in Bandung? Know any more interesting themed restaurants we should include here? Do comment and let us know!

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