At Home with KINA

By Hana Oktavia A.
18th December 2020
KINA sets turf in the brimming Senopati to welcome the city’s urban dwellers in search of a cosy working slash hangout spot, where good coffee and wholesome grubs round off their homey ambiance.

Senopati’s latest addition, KINA makes the perfect go-to spot for a caffeine boost and gratifying meal. An extension of the coffee shop kopikina in Tebet, KINA takes place in Jl. Birah with a bigger home and polished repertoire of food and drinks, luring in not only the appreciators of coffee but also those who fancy a casual catch-up session and productive hours at their homey abode.

Matching their façade, the eatery’s interior design is graced with earthy tones and wooden fixtures reminiscent of their Tebet coffee joint, while a breezy, open-air seating arrangement takes up spot at the back—befitting the modern-day remote-workers in seek of a fresh change of scenery. Don’t be surprised if you encounter a full-house situation during lunch hours at KINA, as the café is a go-to for nearby office workers. 

Find a generous selection of mains on the book which features delectable fusion staples, but don’t miss out on their house specials like the unique Coffee-rub Burger, beef burger served with their homemade espresso sauce, or their Saikoro Wagyu Don that entices with its juicy saikoro beef and creamy spinach. Alas, it won’t be a well-rounded menu if an all-day brunch isn’t involved, and for this, the Salmon Egg Benedict is the house’s best-loved for the early risers.

When it comes to their caffeinated fixes, KINA serves them in spades with their in-house, A grade coffee beans: from the refreshing and playful beverage like their Berry Latte to everyone’s favourite Kopi Susu Aren, rest assured that one is in the good hands of their experienced baristas. Non-coffee beverages are also in the mix, like their heat-kicking Flavoured Kombucha or mocktail offerings. But if you’re one to spice things up a notch, keep your eyes peeled as KINA’s gearing up for alcohol-infused beverages to add onto their menu.

Joining Senopati’s endless list of F&B spots, KINA already ticks all the right boxes as a new player in the area. So come in group or solo, and bask in the establishment’s homely atmosphere over grubs or a cuppa.