Café Batu Jimbar is one of the favorite restaurants in Sanur area. So, do not be surprised when passing through Jalan Danau Tamblingan 75A it is always crowded because the restaurant having been well known since 1991 offers many options of menu. Having a strategic location, this venue has a capacity of approximately 150 guests.
With the tagline Sanur’s Living Room, the restaurant aims to give the impression of familiarity. In other words, any visitors coming to Café Batu Jimbar will feel comfortable like staying at home in terms of both services and food. It offers two types of venue namely the open-air restaurant tending to be more casual and indoor restaurant giving the impression of slightly private and formal ambience.
Special menus offered for breakfast, lunch and dinner consist of Indonesian food with favorite menus like chicken betutu, twisted satay, mixed rice with a selection of side dishes such as fish, chicken and assorted vegetables. There are also Western food, Balinese dessert like klepon, seaweed, pisang rai cake, layer cake and black sticky rice porridge.
As for drinks, the Café Batu Jimbar serves fresh and healthy fruit juices such as orange, mango, avocado, carrot, melon, mixed juice and much more. “Our juice here is completely natural and purely derived from fruits. Besides, we rarely add water if the fruit itself has a lot of water content. At this café, visitors can also order soft drinks like local or imported wine,” said Lestari, the Representative Manager.
The food and the main menus were healthy, said Lestari, and so were the cakes. “Our cakes do not use the expanding additives nor sweeteners and a little volume of cream. But, it seems no less delicious than the others,” she said. To improve the quality of all the products, added Lestari, the menus would be perfected every year. When tasting food, the people involved did not only consist of restaurant staff, but also some invited customers that had been known well.
Her guests, explained Lestari, were almost the same between domestic and foreign travelers belonging to middle up budget. Most expatriates and the youth liked to hang out at the café. In addition to ordering lunch menu, they also often ordered coffee, tea and cakes while sitting relaxingly. Even, they had become loyal customers.
Meanwhile, foreign tourists, added Lestari, mostly came from Australia and the Netherlands where they were guests of the hotels whose distance was not so far from the restaurant such as the Oasis and Bali Hyatt Hotel. They deliberately came to the café, while others happened to pass and then dropped by.
“This restaurant is opened from 7:30 a.m. till 11:00 p.m. We also present entertainment such as live music and Salsa Dance every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday starting from 7:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.,” she added. (BTN/ocha)
Although it was not a performing art, a total of 735 Balinese women roasting coffee…