Jakarta, IO – Since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia, many citizens have become accustomed to working “outside the office” from anywhere with comfortable seating and a strong WiFi access. With our ages-old coffee shop culture, it is no wonder that urban workers and professionals choose modern cafés, the heirs of our ancient warung kopi, as their office-away-from-the-office workspaces.
The café business has been going strong in Indonesia for generations. This is no surprise, as cafés are part of Indonesian community living, from the time of the ancient kingdoms down to the modern republic.
The success of a café business depends on the quality of the tea, coffee, and snack provided – as well as the service and ambience. Most people have their own reasons for making a coffee shop their favorite leisure space. Other than distance and popularity, they are also swayed by the atmosphere, menu choice, and stability of internet access.
One such place is the SG Coffee & Pastry, opened just last December in Yogyakarta, at Ceria Hotel, Jl. Ibu Ruswo 57, Gondomanan, Yogyakarta. The Art Deco coffee shop has an AC indoor area and Selasar Lounge, an outdoor area, accommodating smoking customers in the latter. It also has free, fast WiFi connection for digitally mobile diners, and its opening hours of 07.00-22.00 WIB make it suitable for those who need to clock in early, as well as those who need to unwind after a hard day’s work.
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SG Coffee serves 100% Arabica coffee, in both hot and cold latte manual brews and latte drinks. The most popular drink among its non-coffee offerings is lychee tea. Their snacks range from an array of pastries, cakes, and toasts, to grilled sausages and French fries.
SG Coffee baristas are experienced and friendly, so you don’t need to worry about the taste of their coffee. Their affordable, delicious fare, served in a refined, reserved Old World atmosphere, will certainly satisfy you and make you long to return.