Nightlife in Solo Surakarta

Nightlife in Solo Surakarta

Solo Indonesia nightlife is also tempting. The city that known as a city full of Javanese culture is in fact still have a modern aspect mixed with local traditions that you can find. So what to do at night in Solo, the sister city of Yogyakarta?

Read also : Solo Surakarta Travel Guide

5 Things To Do in Solo Surakarta in the Night

  1. Try Angkringan of Omah Lawas and Local Cuisine in Galabo

Angkringan is a simple shop selling rice and various kinds of side dishes at an affordable price, usually from 1000 rupiah. Omah Lawas is one of the famous angkringan in Solo city. With Solo vintage style, it peddle a variety of dishes typical of Java and various rice wrap such nasi kucing, nasi oseng lombok ijo, nasi gudeg, nasi bonaga, and many more. If you are curious what are they and how they taste, just go to Omah Lawas.

Other than that, you can try find culinary in Galabo. It is favourite nightlife places in Solo where the street vendors sell Solo culinary. The place is also perfect for hang out with friends or family.

  1. Visiting South Square Solo

Night time can be spend in South Square Solo. Strolling around and snacking is the best thing to do in this place. Much same as the South Square in Jogjakarta, it offers you light night entertainment. You can also try to ride neon light pedicab, mini train, visit baloon palace, and many more.

  1. Enjoy Cafe and Restaurants

Even though Solo is known for its traditional culture, but the city is still presenting the modern nuances with the foods and drinks that can be enjoyed at the cafe and restaurant. Recommended cafes or restaurants are Markobar, Xocolatl, Eaternity, Playground, Tiga Tjeret Cafe, Home Cafe & Resto, Mom Milk, Maracez Cafe, Carajon, and many other.

  1. Witnessing Traditional Art in Sriwedari Park

Being one of tourist destination, Sriwedari Park is a must visit place at night in Solo. It is located in the downtown and has facilities for traditional art performances. Yes, here is the place to perform Solo culture and art, so make sure you check schedule for the performance and come here at the right time.

  1. Take a Stroll to Ngarsopuro Night Market

Solo nightlife is quite unique. Moreover if you try to take a walk at Ngarsopuro Night Market. You can find many local in this place, selling and buying things with cheap until expensive price.  Open only in Saturday and Sunday, the market sells crafts, batik, and children’s toy.

Read also : 10 Best Attractions in Solo Surakarta

Culinary in Solo Surakarta

Culinary in Solo Surakarta

Culinary in Solo Surakarta

Solo or is called as Surakarta is a city rich with history and culture, much the same as Yogyakarta. Solo Indonesia map is located in the province of Central Java. It adjoins with Karanganyar and Boyolali regency in the north,  Karanganyar and Sukoharjo regency in the east and west, and Sukoharjo regency in south.

Solo also famous for the tasty and cheap culinary. There are seven foods and drink that famous as the local culinary. They are even can be found in Solo Indonesia culinary festival. It is guaranteed that your tongue will dance when the taste in the food is melted. Certainly, trying a typical cuisine somewhere will give a sense of its own in every vacation.

Read also : Solo Surakarta Travel Guide

Top 7 Best Food In Solo Surakarta

Culinary in Solo Surakarta

Nasi Liwet

  1. Nasi Liwet

So, what to eat in Solo? Nasi Liwet. This is the first most famous food you should try. Nasi Liwet is the rice served on a banana leaf and cooked using coconut milk. Then added with a side dish of chicken broth, boiled egg, and spices. It is commonly for breakfast, but some stall still open till night.

  1. Timlo Solo

Want to try Solo soup? Then have this Timlo. Inside the soup there are boiled eggs, chicken liver, chicken broth, and gizard, plus Solo sausage (fried egg with meat filling). Timlo is best served for breakfast or lunch. The legendary place to find this is at Timlo Sastro.

  1. Selat Solo

Selat Solo is the only food from Solo adapted from Western cuisine. It adapts the Dutch style in colonization era, and then fuse it with Javanese style and taste. Selat Solo consist of boiled egg and vegetables, beef tenderloin, fried potatoes, and brown sauce.

Culinary in Solo Surakarta


  1. Tengkleng

Soup made of mutton bone is what can describe Tengkleng Solo. The food only has bit of meat in the bone, makes you to suck in it until every recipe attached in your tongue.

  1. Sate Buntel

Sate buntel is satai made from tempe or mutton which is then baked after previously given spice. It is usually available in small stall in road side. It served in the top of banana leaf. Try this one if you want to taste a different kind of food.

  1. Serabi Notosuman

Finding traditional pancake? Best of the best from the city is Serabi. It is made of coconut milk and rice flour. Cooked on charcoal fire, Serabi Solo culinary will give you different smell and taste. Usually it is added with banana, jackfruit, peanut, or chocolate sprinkles as toppings.

  1. Dawet Ice

The refreshing drink comes from dawet ice. Dawet is jelly made of rice flour poured by coconut milk. It is also added with palm sugar sauce to make it sweet. Served in small bowl make you want to add and add more.

Read also : 10 Best Attractions in Solo Surakarta