The History of Pendopo nDalem and its location
nDalem Pakuningrat was built in 1872 by a well-known palace architect K.R.T Joyodipuro as command from Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono VII intended for his son's house. The house, finally, was lived by Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono VII's first son, Gusti Pangeran Purboyo. Due to this reason, nDalem Pakuningratan is called the old nDalem Purbayan. G.R.M Dorojatun was born in 1912 in this house (nDalem).
The crown-Prince Kanjeng Gusti Adipati Anom Hamengkunegoro III was dead in year 1913 and replaced by G.P Purboyo. In 1912, Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono VII descended from the throne. In the same year G.P Purboyo and his family were moved to Yogyakarta palace and he was, then, inaugurated as sultan entitled Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono VIII. ini 1928, nDalem Pakuningratan was given to his first daughter whose title Kanjeng Ratu Pembayun who was married to Bendoro Pangeran Haryo Pakuningrat. After he died, nDalem Pakuningrat was stayed by his heirs named R.M Noordiyattiroe Pakuningrat and R.M Ebenuchaeri Pakuningrat.
Since the building is a part of Yogyakarta Palace area, it is very easy to access several historical building and cultural tourism attraction in Yogyakarta from this restaurant, such as: the main Yogyakarta Palace, The Taman Sari Water Castle, Malioboro etc, all within the reach of 10 minutes walk.