Photo: Candi Jago.

Eat and meet


Java Dancer Coffee
Jalan Kahuripan 12

The menu here is heavy on boutique single origin coffees from around Indonesia where you can have your caffeine fix made with a syphon or have it Indonesia style, sludge and all. The quality of the coffee here is very high, the food is tasty and the atmosphere very relaxing (aside from a bit of road noise). This truly is one of the best places in town for a quick bite to eat and a serious... Read our full review of Java Dancer Coffee.

Jalan Pahlawan Trip 19

Aside from the imported beef and salmon, the menu contains a host of enticing Indonesian dishes and the drinks menu is imaginative. This place really does live up to its reputation as being one of the better places in Malang to grab a proper... Read our full review of Padi.

Toko Oen
Jalan Jenderal Basuki Rahmat 5

The building was opened in 1930 and has served as a restaurant since. Some of the menu items appear to be as old as the building itself, but portions are tasty and generous. Staff here glide around the floor in colonial outfits adding to the overall charm of the place. For those craving pork and beer, you can also have your fill... Read our full review of Toko Oen.

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In Hotel Tugu, Jalan Tugu 3

The service is first class, as one would expect when paying these sorts of prices. Of course high quality ingredients are used, such as imported beef, and the dishes are executed expertly by a team of well-trained chefs. We’d argue that this restaurant is one of the best in... Read our full review of Melati Restaurant.

Und Corner
Jalan Kahuripan 3

On offer is a large range of biscuits, cakes and kripik – chips made from different fruits and vegetables such as banana. You can also stop in here for a relaxing cup of coffee or a juice.... Read our full review of Und Corner.

De Pans
Jalan Simpang Balapan 7

De Pans serves up casual cafe food such as pancakes, waffles and pasta as well as a vast array of drinks at reasonable prices. If you’re looking for a place to cool off while surfing free WiFi, De Pans is a good option. A becak here from the middle of town should cost only 10,000... Read our full review of De Pans.

Rumah Makan Kertanegara
Jalan Kertanegara 1

Rumah Makan Kertanegara serves well-presented traditional dishes in an attractive garden setting. The staff here are attentive and personable and make an effort to speak English to foreign guests. This place is a good option for fine Asian... Read our full review of Rumah Makan Kertanegara.

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Malang? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.

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