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9 Picked Coffee Shops for #CowoKalem

#CowoKalem resides its creativity in a social-chilling environment, whether it's their own rooms or coffee shops, either way, it's undeniable that coffee contributes in some part of any creative's lives. Adding to the blend is a cozy atmosphere that pushes the creative's work ethic to the fullest. Here is the list of some of the best coffee shops in Indonesia:

1. Kopi Manyar, Bintaro

When a renowned architect made a hidden coffee shop in the middle of a housing sector in Jakarta, it's a must to visit this place. The simplistic, Japanese-inspired interior nurtures a cozy ambiance to its fullest. The home press coffee and home cooked cakes also enriched Kopi Manyar's already beautiful space.
Jl. Bintaro Tengah Blok O2 No.14, Pesanggrahan, Jakarta Selatan 12330
Business hours: Tue-Fri 8AM-9PM, Sat-Sun 8AM-10AM
Closed: Monday

2. Cotive, Gading Serpong

Started just a few months ago, Cotive hangs the label "Coworking Space" for any creative who’s in need of a working space. The simplistic and all white tone interior gives a rather calming vibe to creatives as it welcomes hours of work to be done. Aside from their brewing specialty, food and snacks are also available to fill up empty tummies.
Ruko Golden 8, Blok I No. 2
Jl. Ki Hajar Dewantara, Gading Serpong, Tangerang
Business hours: Everyday 10AM-10PM

3. Dailydose Coffee & Eatery, Bogor

Capturing a wooden homey feel, Dailydose Coffee & Eatery is available for youths to drop in and just hang.  With an illustrious choice of meals and coffee, it's a perfect joint to get some inspiration while eating all the fancy cakes available.
Jalan Pandu Raya No.141 A, Bogor Utara, Jawa Barat 16152
Business hours: Sun-Thu 10AM-10PM, Fri-Sat 10AM-12PM

4. Mimiti Coffee & Coffee, Bandung

Self-proclaimed to be instagenic, Mimiti Coffee uses its minimalistic space to give inspiration throughout the Bandung neighbourhood. With all of its cement walls and spacious area, their coffee will siphon all the cozyness into one cup. It's undeniable that this space is one of the must-visit place in Bandung.
Jalan Karangsari No. 1, Pasteur, Sukajadi-Bandung, Jawa Barat 40161
Business hours: Everyday 8AM-9PM

5. Filosofi Kopi, Jakarta

Inspired by the renowned film Filosofi Kopi by Dee Lestari and build by the same name, this coffee shop was renovated from an abandoned building which gives the industrial feel more vibrant. The friendly atmosphere and cozy design would give creatives a place to hang and work on their ideas. While the menu is limited but the Waffle and Fried Cassava is a must-try at this place.
Jalan Melawai 6 No. 25, Kebayoran Baru, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12160
Jl. Bintaro Utama I Blok F2 No. 6, Pesanggrahan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12330
Business hours: Mon-Fri 11AM-11PM, Sat-Sun 7AM-11PM (Melawai). Mon-Fri 3AM-11PM, Sat-Sun 11AM-11PM (Bintaro)

6. EPIC Coffee, Yogyakarta

With the massive space it has conceived, EPIC Coffee has the buzz running through the streets since its opening. With vintage interior with a hint of an industrial mood, the place explodes a very chilling ambiance throughout. The coffee is also quite an experience as the baristas really know how to brew some beans.
Jl. Palagan Tentara Pelajar No.29, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55581
Business hours: Everyday 10AM-11PM

7. Tanabata, Aceh

Equipped in a tight space, Tanabata uses the space to expand Indonesian coffee taste to Banda Aceh. Its beans are specially brewed to educate on the different types and characters of Indonesian coffee. The warm vibe throughout the place can give someone the focus it needed.
Jl. Teuku Iskandar No. 340, Ulee Kareng, Kota Banda Aceh, 23117
Business hours: Everyday 08AM-11PM

8. Luthier Coffee, Palembang

Providing good foods and preaching coffee brewing mastery, Luthier has it all covered in the city of Palembang. The industrialists interior mixed with high-end coffee really ignites the taste buds to another level of experience. It has also proved its grounds with favorable taste in its snacks.
Jl. Bangau No.170, Ilir Tim. II,  Palembang, Sumatera Selatan 30114
Business hours: Everyday 08AM-10PM

9. Deus Cafe, Bali

Deus has really gone off tabs with its dining experience. While it's known for the best place to chill in Bali with its great setting, both interior, and its space itself, the food and drinks should also be recognized as it not only serve coffee but alcoholic drinks as well.
Jalan Batu Mejan No. 8, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351
Business hours: Everyday 07AM-11PM
Nice food, fresh coffee, and a good ambiance are really the main things to look for in a good coffee shop. Have a favorable coffee shop in mind? Share your insights in the comment section below.