There are many things to do in Jogja. One of them is to visit the Stupa Restaurant located in the neighboring city of Jogja called Magelang. This place offers you a good spot to chill and eat in a fancy atmosphere. Here is what you need to know about the restaurant.
The general overview of the restaurant
The place is located in Dusun Kretek, which is not far from the legendary Borobudur Temple in Magelang. Also, the place is near other tourist attractions such as Ayam Church and Punthuk Setumbu Peaks. The food served at the place are mainly Indonesian food.
The place uses an old Javanese culture theme applied to the entire furniture of the restaurant. The place looks exotic with many wooden decks unique to an Indonesian culture. The place also already earns a good reputation for serving a really good food. You can enjoy your lunch, having an afternoon tea or coffee, or a special dinner with your beloved one. The view around the place is the Menoreh Hills and a vast array of teakwood forests and paddy fields. The facilities available on the restaurant are WiFi, occasional live music performances, and hotel pick-up service.
The impression of the resto
Once you reach the place, you will notice that beside the Stupa Restaurant, there is a fancy 4-star hotel named Plataran Heritage Borobudur. The ambiance and atmosphere of the place is beautiful and stunning at the same time. The building has clean white color and a nice touch of a warm yellow lamp that surrounds the entire building. If you want to visit the Borobudur temple, this place is recommended as your accommodation.
The restaurant is not too big and it has the one space concept that faces a rice field. There are two places for you to eat at the restaurant, and they are indoor and outdoor. If you pick the outdoor, make sure that the weather is clear so you will enjoy your time eating at the place. But, the outdoor is designed for chill and hang out rather than for having a proper dining experience.
The menu available at the restaurant is quite expensive for most Indonesian people, as you can imagine from a 4-star hotel. The menu offered by the restaurant is Indonesian food such as grilled chicken, Tahu telur, and sautéed kale. You can expect to spend around IDR 200.000 or above for two people. If you bring your family, you can choose the family package that cost around IDR 400.000 or above.
As mentioned before, the place is serving Indonesian food and it is the only menu you can get. IF you want a variation of western food, you can try the restaurant around the area such as Patio Resto located near the Stupa Restaurant and Plataran Hotel. You can also try to eat at the restaurant around sunset to see a beautiful view from the place. If you are confused because there are many things to do in Jogja, then you can try to go to Stupa Restaurant and have a great dining experience.