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MAQUI’S KOBE In Plaza Indonesia ☆ Japanese Sweets In Jakarta

March 28, 2011



I don’t know why, but I never knew about MAQUI’S Kobe, a sweets store originally from Kobe, Japan, until I came to Jakarta. It seems that Maqui’s sweets are very popular among Japanese people in Jakarta since I have seen Japanese people bring Maqui’s as a gift twice in the recent past. When I passed by Maqui’s Kobe in Plaza Indonesia, I could not help, but stop and look around the decoration as well as the delicious looking display of sweets. The store was absolutely adorable. I thought that the store decoration was beautiful with white, brown and soft pink. (I have a weak spot for tree decal as well.) Our friends were with us and they bought us some jelly and Japanese flan/purin (we call flan “purin (Japanese borrowed word from pudding)” in Japan) as we have never tasted them. They were delightful. The prices are pretty reasonable as well. A jelly is IDR 9,000 ($1) and a flan/purin is IDR 10,000 ($1.2). The chocolate display they had in show cases were darling looking, too. They were art work more than food to me. What a photogenic store it is!! Our girls loved the jelly they picked. It looked like they swallowed the jelly and it was gone.

Plaza Indonesia , L3 # C57
M.H. Thamrin Kav. 28 – 30
Tanah Abang
Jakarta Pusat, 10350
TEL: 02129923523

Other Locations In Jakarta
☆Senayan City
☆Grand Indonesia
☆Belleza Shopping Arcade , Ground Floor #115
☆Central Park Mall , LG # 202A

For details on other locations, click here.

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  1. March 28, 2011 8:56 pm

    It took me a long time to appreciate Japanese dessert… but now I am a big fan of azuki and macha ice cream and other delicacies (mochi etc…). I can still remember some places in Kyoto near the temples where you can eat delicious desserts while drinking green tea #imissjapan *sigh*

  2. March 29, 2011 12:36 am

    Yum!!! I grew up in Kobe area but I don’t think I recognize the store…

  3. March 29, 2011 7:39 am

    the more and more I read your blog the more Jakarta seems like a great place to visit :) The tarts look exquisite!

  4. March 29, 2011 1:45 pm

    Yum! I love Japanese sweets, they’re so pretty. These are definitely gorgeous.

  5. March 31, 2011 9:43 am

    Mmm..what a lovely shoppe! The handtools are too real and incidentally I just saw some chocolate nails the other day.

  6. March 31, 2011 9:55 am

    I love Maquis so much.They’ve got one of the best dessert.My favorite is Cheese Mini cake.Nyam.

  7. nuitnoire permalink
    February 4, 2013 1:39 am

    i’m a big fan of maquis!! especially the green tea pudding. every time they open a new store, i feel like they are embracing me closer and closer!

    • February 4, 2013 10:18 am

      Thanks for the comment! Glad to hear that you like their pudding. I have to find a store near me because Plaza Indonesia is kind of far for me…

  8. July 17, 2014 12:02 am

    I just found this store yesterday and the taste is really good.
    I Love Maqui’s Mini Cheese Cake and the Custard Pudding!

    • July 20, 2014 1:39 am

      Great! Their puddings are very nice!

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