It’s hot and it’s trendy – The Japanese cheese tart has been everyone’s favorite, and even the long queues cannot stop the fans. Here are some of the best cafes in Jakarta serving the legendary bites. From Hokkaido to Pablo, this guide will leave you hungry for more!
Since their first store in Gandaria City, this has been a favorite despite the long queues. Still super hot for Japanese Cheese Tarts, Pablo's iconic tarts come in two sizes: normal (IDR 169K, enough for two people!) and mini (IDR 35K). The tarts are also available in other flavors, such as matcha, chocolate and premium (with crunchy creme brulee taste). Want more? The cheese also comes as a beverage!
Pablo Gandaria City, Level UG, Jl. Sultan Iskandar Muda, Arteri Pondok Indah, South Jakarta, +62 21 2923 6217
Pablo Neo Soho, Level LG, Jl. Letj. S. Parman, West Jakarta, +62 21 2789 3416
The best thing about Hokkaido's cheese tart is that it comes in a handy size, making it easier for you to grab it anytime! Always freshly baked, must-tried variations on their tarts are dark chocolate and red bean matcha. Be aware, every time Hokkaido opens a new flagship, there will always be hundreds lining up as they hand out free tarts! Score!
DORÉ is a sub-brand of LeTao, the best selling cheese cake in Hokkaido, Japan. Now in Indonesia, DORÉ by LeTAO serves the most delicate and velvety cheese masterpieces. Their 5-inch cakes come in original, chocolate, red bean and matcha flavors. Don't forget to check out their tasty cookies and palmier, plus the cheese pot (Pot de Fromage) for more cheese-gasm!
Just like its name (Fuwa Fuwa is an onomatope in Japanese to describe something light and fluffy), this cafe serves you one of the fluffiest cheese tart in town! All of their fresh products are still made with the original Japanese technique, resulting in super soft dough with a mouth-watering aroma. Beside the cheese tart, the pillow bread is also one of the best. For quick 'n go bites, go try the light and crunchy Fuwa Bites.
Fuwa Fuwa PIK, Ruko Elang Laut Blok C No. 36, Jl. Pantai Indah Selatan, Penjaringan, North Jakarta, +62 21 2251 1888
Fuwa Fuwa Central Park, Level LG, West Jakarta, +62 21 2942 8838, www.fuwafuwaworld.com
This officially arrives in Indonesia on September 28, 2017 - Bake will mark its first store in Grand Indonesia, Jakarta. Already owning stores in several countries in Asia, this Hokkaido-based Japanese snacks maker offers an irresistible line of cheese made from four different cheese (3 from Hokkaido, 1 from France) and through two-time oven baking. Do not miss a special offer Rp 165,000 for 6 pieces of the original cheese tart (normal price is Rp 174,000) during the soft opening!
Bake, Grand Indonesia, West Mall, Level LG, Central Jakarta, https://id.cheesetart.com
From matcha, Oreo to red velvet, Ezo has a range of Hokkaido cheese flavors you rarely find in other locals. More excitingly, their Cheese Bomb (creamy cheese mousse in baked tartlet, served hot or cold) is available in 15 different flavors! For the sweet cravers, we guarantee you cannot resist those cheese tarts in Nutella, Ovomaltine, Lemon Yuzu, earl grey or marshmallow. And, they also serve camembert cheese ice cream!
Introducing you to the first black cheese tart in the country, the Black Yuzu Cheese Tart is the signature menu from Tokiosei, a sister company of Sour Sally. Expect to experience a unique yet super yummy combination of charcoal, cheese, yuzu and natural detox powder. Other than the golden and genmaicha ones, make sure you also try the taro (sweet potato) flavor since it's only available in Tokiosei!
Tokiosei, Emporium Mall Pluit Level 2, Penjaringan, North Jakarta, Facebook
If you are looking for the perfect cheese cake for a focal point of a celebration, Cheessess has a wide range of those. Expect to taste various cheese creations from New York Cheesecake, Kyoto White/Raspberry Cheesecake, to Nara Souffle Cheesecake. Not only that, you are also welcome to have a breakfast everyday with delicious croissants and coffee or tea.
Cheessess Senopati, Jl. Ciniru I No. 1, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, +62 21 293 2415
Cheesses Kota Kasablanka, Level LG, South Jakarta, +62 21 2948 8709, http://cheesess.com/id
Established 30 years ago by Tetsushi Mizokami, Uncle Tetsu cheesecake has been considered a culinary greatness that combines fresh ingredients and cheese making mastery. Mixing the best of Australian and Japanese cheese, the cheesecakes are undoubtedly fluffy, soft and rich in flavor. The Fukuoka-born company has expanded not only in Asia, but also Australia, UAE and Brazil.
Uncle Tetsu Pondok Indah Mall 1, Level 2, South Jakarta
Uncle Tetsu Central Park, Level LG, East Tunnel, West Jakarta, http://uncletetsu.co.id