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Travel to Bandung and search for a relaxing place to enjoy a beer or two in a convivial atmosphere. Remember that there are bars, restaurant bars, resto cafes, bar lounges etc but to be listed here there must be an actual bar where you can sit on a stool and have a beer!

Travel to Bandung and enjoy a drink in a Bandung Bar

 

Bandung bars have generally simple themes with little 'glitz' - basic wooden tables and chairs set in unostentatious surroundings but that is not to say that they lack character.

See our live music venues for entertainment with your drinks and our karaoke pages if you like to sing-along.

Classic Rock

Jalan Lembong No. 1, (Near Jalan Braga)
Bandung 40000. 022 420 7982. Interesting website at http://www.classicrockcafe.co.id/

This Bandung bar has live music nightly with different bands. Good atmosphere and the bar has an upper level with sofa seating.

There used to be an entry cover charge of Rp 30,000 but, on our last visit, we managed to get in free.

Credit Cards:Tunai, MasterCard, Visa.

 

Bandung Bars Classic Rock

OJ's

OJ's Setrasari Plaza II Bl B/8

OJ's always seems to be busy and has expanded its seating area from just the inside of the bar itself into the car parking area complete with tables, umbrellas and greenery.

The owner, John, must have a Master's degree in conviviality and makes all his guests feel that they are individually important.

Apart from the bar at ground level there is also seating on the first floor.

The food menu is pretty average but popular nevertheless and on the nights when there is live music it's my kind of bar.

Bandung Bars OJ's

The Loft

Jalan Sumatra 5-7. 022 422 8899.

Modern style comfortable lounge bar in Bandung with good selection of beers including draught + cocktails. Usual bar food menu.

Live music. Relaxing atmosphere.

Bandung Bars The Loft

Violet NOW CLOSED

Jalan Braga No 54

 

Bandung Bars Violet

Escobar

Jalan Braga No.70. 022 40111

Good atmosphere. Live music at weekends and increasingly during the week. Draught beers, spirits and cocktails. Small and intimate bar with a lot of character makes it one of the most interesting Bandung bars.

Bandung Bars Escobar

North Sea

Jalan Braga No. 82. 022 420-8904

One of the longest established Bandung bars with draught beer, cocktails, spirits and food. Live music on Fridays. Originally a hangout for expats but now a mixed customer base. Street parking. Mastercard and Visa.

Bandung Bars North Sea

Roempoet

Jalan Braga No. 80

Tel: 022 423 9273.

Live music nightly in this small but often packed bar. Relaxed and very informal atmosphere. Small dancing area gets full with enthusiastic locals. Draught and bottled beers, spirits by the glass or bottle and cocktails. Mastercard and Visa.

Bandung Bars Roempoet

18 Hours

Jalan Setiabudi No. 103 F

Tel: 022 203 2600

Opposite Suis Butcher and next to Dunkin Donuts, 18 Hours is a popular bar with students and a few regular expats. Draught beer and spirits at, dare we say it, cheap prices.

Very friendly bar, only really busy late at night with excellent pizzas and steaks.

Street parking.

Bandung Bars 18 Hours

Camden Bar

Jalan Trunojoyo No 25

Tel: 022 426 5122

Popular with Indonesian students - perhaps because of the cheap beer prices, 3.5L beer tower for about Rp 220,000 (April 2011).

Bandung Bars Camden Bar

Cloud 9

Jalan Buni Sari no 119

Tel: 022 763 34477

One of the busiest Bandung bars and deservedly so. Perched on the side of a hill in north Dago, Cloud 9 offers great views over Bandung city from its open balconies. Excellent and varied western menu offers a huge choice of starters, main courses and deserts as well as probably the best pizzas in Bandung.

Popular with locals and expats alike and drawing customers from Jakarta, Cloud 9 has bottled and draught beers, wines, spirits and cocktails all served by attractive staff. Occasional live music. Intimate, cozy and good value.

Limited parking which spills over onto the road but don't worry - the valet will sort it all out for you.

Visa and Mastercard.

Bandung Bars Cloud 9

Bandung Bars Cloud 9

9 Square

Jalan Sulanjana No 9, Dago

Tel: 022 91930777

Bandung bar and resto with large screen TV and House Music.

Good place to hang out for both locals and expats.

Bandung Bars 9 Square

MU Bar

Paris Van Java, GF No G-B 61
Jalan Sukajadi No 137 - 139

Tel: 022 8206 3668

Modern bar / resto in PVJ plaza serving food and drinks inside the bar or outside on the terrace.. Draught beer and spirits. Large TV screens showing sports and particularly Manchester United matches.

Mastercard and Visa.

Bandung Bars MU Bar

Vulcano

Setrasari Mall B3/60 Tel: 2016625

Live music on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, draught Bintang and imported bottled beers - pretty waitresses too. Quieter than OJ's but with its own relaxing flavor and regular customers. Sometimes the bands are really good, other times .........

Volcano now has a whole chicken rotisserie situated in the outside seating area. The chickens are flavored with a sauce that both expats and locals find delicious and you can spice it up with one of their home made relishes. Their tomato soup is good too. Not yet on the menu but available on request is Irish coffee - not quite up to the standard of the coffees at 254 (see below) but getting there.

On level 2 there is another small bar with seating and a pool table but rumor has it that this is being changed into a karaoke area.

Vulcano Bar

Gambrinus NOW CLOSED

Jl Prof Dr Surya Sumantri No 59

Tel: 022 2012704

Originally opened and run by german expats, Gambrinus retains some of its past in its menu which features plenty of pork dishes (including pork knuckles) and other western food, always of high quality. A separate indian curry menu of vegetarian and non-vegetarian starters and main courses is unmatched in Bandung. Draught beer and spirits available at the bar. Popular with expats and locals.

On site parking. Mastercard and Visa.

Bandung Bars Gambrinus

Barrel Kitchen and Tavern NOW CLOSED

Jalan Jurang No 82

Tel: 022 203 14 60

Located off Jalan Cipaganti (turn left at Ayam Suharti) and opposite Alphamart and next to Cosmo radio station.

Barrel bar serves bottled beers, cocktails and spirits by the glass or bottle at cheap prices (April 2011) - 4 small bottles of Bintang for Rp 50,000. Pitchers and towers too. Visa and Mastercard. One of the newest Bandung bars (April 2011).

Live music.

Mon - Thurs: 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat: 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sun: 7:00 pm - 1:00 am

Bandung Bars Barrel Kitchen and Tavern

Barrel Tavern

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