If you’re sick of the same same feel of Bandung coffee shops with their white concrete walls and floors and lots of industrial steel, you’re going to love Mr. Guan Coffee & Books.
Mr. Guan isn’t the first coffee shop to open inside of an old colonial house, but I think they’re probably doing it the best right now. The fitout is really awesome with original tiles, lots of old style furniture and a colour scheme that takes me straight back to 1940. It really is something.The coffee here is good too. They do a bunch of manual brew stuff, but there also have an espresso machine if you’re into cappuccinos and the like.Aside from drinks, they also have a menu of light bites and some rice based dishes. It’s all very reasonably priced and far below what you expect to pay at Bandung’s top cafes these days.There are plenty of tables for working on and the internet here is fast. I tested it 11mbps down and 29mbps up. I get the impression that it goes faster than that as well if you’re here when it’s not so busy.One last point. The outdoor are is lovely and a perfect spot for those who love to smoke and drink coffee.
Mr. Guan Coffee & Books
Jalan Tamponas No.22, Bandung
Opening Hours: 09:00 – 22:00
Ice Matcha Susa: Rp25.000
* No tax!
2 replies on “Mr. Guan Coffee & Books, Bandung: Incredible Old Building Worth Visiting for Coffee”
Hey, I’m sitting at the same table as you guys (first picture of Susan) before reading this. You were right. I do like this place. Pain it’s a bit far from home. But we’ll always have Noah.
Yeah it’s one of my faves.