Kyoto coffee chain % Arabica has been a massive hit since it arrived in Jakarta, and that has meant long lines for anyone eager for a hyped caffeine hit. From now on, however, you can indulge in the bottled version of the famed coffee chain’s signature drinks from the comfort of your own home.
Coming in packages of three and five 330ml bottles, % Arabica Indonesia now offers bottled Caffe Latte, Spanish Latte, and Americano. There’s also the plant-based option using Oatly oat milk for the Caffe Latte and Spanish Latte — though the latter uses condensed milk. During the products’ launch promo, the prices range from IDR159,000 (normal price: IDR165,000) for three bottles of Americano to IDR419,000 (normal price: IDR445,000) for five bottles of Oatly Spanish Latte.
In addition to the bottled coffee, a variety of local and imported coffee beans are also available online, such as the % Arabica Blend (IDR269,000 for the 200gr pack). You can even get a bunch of the café’s merchandise should you want to show off your allegiance to % Arabica, such as their tote bag (IDR1,155,000) and 8oz tumbler (IDR499,000).
All of the items mentioned above are available on Gofood, Grabfood, and Tokopedia. You can choose delivery from either % Arabica Central Park Mall or their second store in Ashta District 8 SCBD for the first two apps.
We tried ordering three bottles of Caffe Latte and Spanish Latte via Tokopedia. We happen to prefer our coffee strong sans sweetener , but the Caffe Latte is nice enough to boost us through a sleepy afternoon, while the Spanish Latte is surprisingly not too sweet. We believe any kind of coffee you order from % Arabica is better served with ice cubes, though.
Since opening two stores in Jakarta in early February, % Arabica has been one of the hottest spots in the capital despite the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
The brainchild of Japan-born businessman Kenneth Shoji, % Arabica has become quite a tourist draw, as visitors usually take their sweet time to take photos against the signature clean white interior. The chain appears to be growing rapidly in the past couple of years with further worldwide expansions, including the opening of numerous stores in Southeast Asia, such as in Singapore and Bangkok, to name a few.
% Arabica Indonesia has two stores in Central Park Mall, West Jakarta and Ashta District 8 SCBD, South Jakarta.
Available on Gofood, Grabfood, and Tokopedia.
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