19 November 2008

Kampung Daun



If you're in Bandung, you definitely wouldn't want to miss this kampung.

Kampung Daun is located in the hills north of Bandung city. On a smooth traffic day, it takes about 45 minutes to reach there from the city centre. Kampung Daun is actually a restaurant set in natural surroundings. Instead of the ordinary dining tables and chairs, here, you'd find gazebos/huts with low tables and cushions.

From the huts, you can gaze out to view the cascading waterfalls, the small stream and lush trees around the area. Simply an amazing experience.

I was there recently with my mother and grand aunt. It was drizzling and made the air a whole lot cooler than normal.

We ordered soto Madura, Betawi and Soto Ayam. I know, sooooo tak adventerous kan?

We were there almost 90 minutes. Well, the gazebo was so comfortable that we just sat and enjoyed the fresh air and cool breeze.

Then we headed to the souvenir shop to find the teapot similar to that used by Kampung Daun to serve their tea in. There's also a nursery. My mother bought two pots of garden plants which is now in our small front garden in KL. She managed to hide those plants in her suitcase. In May, it was orchids.

Anyway, Kampung Daun is surely a place not to be missed. If you're there on weekends, it is better to call ahead and make a reservation. A good place to relax those feet after a whole day of F.O hopping.










7 comments:

Eki Akhwan said...

aH ...you beat me again there. I've been to Kampung Daun serveral times, but went there before I started my BDP. So, should probably go there again with my camera ...

Thanks for sharing.

Eki Akhwan said...

What should I call you btw? It feels awkward to have a conversation without knowing the name of the person you're talking to ... ^_^

gadhogadho said...

Hi Eki,

Kampung Daun is indeed a very nice place. My digicam didnt do justice to the beauty of the surroundings. Furthermore, it was drizzling at the time.

You can call me Wan.

syarliz said...

aku lum sampai lagi kampung daun tu. Tempat tu dah dekat dgn restaurant sapu lidi kan....tempat tu pun best....makan tepi sawah padi...tapi jalan nak ke sana teruk sangat....ya rabbi lubang sana sini...sakit montot duk dalam van...

Urang Awak said...

Wah the shots are really nice. I am feeling really ashamed now as I had no idea about kampung daun. (kerana gw jarang ke bandung kali bang :P )

Anyway Wan ( Abang Eki beated me on asking your name but I guess Wan is similar with Cik, iye ker?)

Salaam,
Ian

retno said...

Hei, this is my fav place in Bandung... nice you feel the same :). It first opened back in '98 or '99, was one of the "original" exotic resto in Bandung... I had to book a place there a week before for my grad party on sunday night. It was just too crowded on weekend, you could hardly get any seat without pre-booking. Not sure if it's still that crowded, i mean with so many exotic resto nowadays in Bandung...

SaDiah said...

Assalamualaikum,

Cantiknya restaurant tu.. We will go to Bandung in August. It's only one day trip and still try to find nice places there.

Thanks for the info.