Eat + Drink: Café Gitane Kemang

FRENCH CRISP. Hearty and comforting as a snug duvet, Café Gitane (Jl. Benda Raya 14, Jakarta; +62 21 780 5671; offers a selection of simple French comfort food with honest-to-god fresh ingredients.


Simplicity is key, and it certainly rings true when referring to the selections offered by Café Gitane. No frou-frou fusion menu here; the meticulously hand-picked ingredients make for satisfying dishes exemplified by their specialty, the saliva-inducing, 100 percent range-free rotisserie chicken. The décor of the intimate bistro reflects their simple and straightforward approach for food, with a clean color scheme of royal blue and ecru lending a lively yet rustic feel to the space.