For all we know, Jakarta is brimmed with potential venue options to host a private party, from renting a ballroom to closing an entire space from public or even at your own home. But, planning such parties can be quite a hassle – think, décor arrangements and after-math conditions, to name a few. It would also require a bigger budget.
So if you’re looking to throw an intimate yet fabulous private party at a simple, budget-friendly yet fancy space – where you get to spin your own music, bring your own booze and let loose like you would if no one is watching – instead, then we have got you covered with these eight venues below.
1. Mezzanine (M) Bar at Altitude, The Plaza
This stunning space is located on the 26th floor of a prestigious building, The Plaza office tower, offering unparalleled views of the vibrant city. Completed with a long bar on one end and sofa chairs on the other, the middle section is left bare for you and more than 50 of your buddies to roam about and dance freely. Also, situated a few steps above the main dining area, Mezzanine (M) Bar allows you to blast your own music without troubling any other guests. For more information on minimum spending or rental and corkage charges, kindly contact the venue directly.
Address: The Plaza Office Tower, Floor 46, Jl. MH Thamrin No.28, Jakarta Pusat
Tel: +62 21 2992 2448
Located in one of Jakarta’s most popular, bustling areas – Mega Kuningan – Flow is a charming dining destination that combines incredible Western and Asian dishes with artisanal craft drinks and buzzing new-age music. There is a private section that comes with a DJ booth and sofa tables, allowing you to host an intimate party for more than 50 friends and blast your own music till the wee hours of the night at your very own “little club” for one night. For more information on minimum spending or rental and corkage charges, kindly contact the venue directly.
Address: Menara BTPN – Retail Tower Lt. 2 CBD Mega Kuningan Lot 5.5-5.6 Unit 02A, Jl. DR. Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung, Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan
Tel: +62 877 7171 1675
3. Rumah Maroko (Morocco House)
Here is a stunning palace-like venue that embodies the splendor of ancient Moroccan architecture and the Mediterranean. Located centrally in the heart of Jakarta, the house is divided into four sections that can accommodate more than 50 pax each: Casablanca Room, Marrakesh Room and Terrace, Quarzazale Room and our favorite, the Riyadh Pool, an open-air courtyard with fountains and a pool – so just pick a room (or all of them) to get your party started! Morocco House also offers extravagant Middle Eastern, International, and/or Indonesian banquets. For more information on minimum spending or rental and corkage charges, kindly contact the venue directly.
Address: Jl. Tasikmalaya No. 4, Menteng, Jakarta Pusat
Tel: +6221 315 1107 / +6221 3193 6534
4. Queens Tandoor
Queen’s Tandoor is incredibly popular for its sensational authentic Indian delicacies as well as their Indonesian, Chinese and fusion dishes too. The ambiance – filled with traditional décor and ornaments as well as soothing music – is a humble testament to the Indian culture. Queens Tandoor offers private seating areas that can be transformed into a standing buffet dinner party – where you can play your own music and bring your own booze, of course. Some of the private spaces can be combined to accommodate more people, up to 30 pax or more. For more information on minimum spending or rental and corkage charges, kindly contact the venue directly.
Address: Plaza Permata Lt. B1, Jl. MH Thamrin Kav.57, Jakarta Pusat
Tel: +62 21 3903 288
5. Satoo Garden, Shangri La Hotel
Situated in the outdoor area of the prestigious Shangri-la Hotel, Satoo Garden is an exquisite minimalistic glass house surrounded by lush garden views that can accommodate up to 200 people. Featuring an island bar and fully equipped with quality sound and lighting system, you could easily host all kinds of private parties for a large group of people here – from a boozy BBQ night to an epic rave party, you name it. For more information on minimum spending or rental and corkage charges, kindly contact the venue directly.
Address: Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta, Kota BNI JL. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 1, Jakarta Selatan
Tel: +6221 2939 9562
6. 33 Degrees Rooftop Lounge & Bar
Here’s a great private party destination, located on the 33rd floor of Hotel Aston Marina, featuring breathtaking views of the city’s shore and skyline. The venue claims that it is probably one of the only rooftop bars in town to have achieved such combo views, all thanks to its unique location at Ancol, North Jakarta. The private section of this elegant rooftop “beach” club consists of both an indoor and outdoor area, which can accommodate up to 80 pax. Help yourself to some exquisite Spanish tapas and one-of-a-kind cocktails (on top of your own booze), while you spin your own jam and dance the night away with your buddies here. For more information on minimum spending or rental and corkage charges, kindly contact the venue directly.
Address: Hotel Aston Marina Ancol, Jl. Lodan Raya No.2A, Jakarta Utara
Tel: +6221 6983 7120
7. Lewis & Carroll
With natural light penetrating through the glass windows, which reflects on the rustic wooden interior of the rooftop garden area on Lewis & Carroll’s third floor is a perfect spot to host a simple, intimate gathering of about maximum 35 people, away from the restaurant guests below. While you can play your own music and bring your own alcoholic beverages here, keep in mind that this humble tea-house shuts by 10 pm, thus it is not recommended for a rave or late night parties. This splendid spot is definitely a favorite for bridal showers.
Address: Jl. Bumi No. 4, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta
Tel: +62 21 270 2660 / +62 812 1381 8465
8. Eastern Opulence
Eastern Opulence is always popular for its lavishness, especially the pretty interior concept. When the place was first designed, the architect composed all his ideas while keeping the utmost respect for the beauty and complexity of colonial architecture. Then it was built with meticulous details and filled with valuable antiques as we can see now in awe. High ceiling, huge pillars, marble floor, fascinating paintings, and antique decorations. Along with its lavish ambiance, Eastern Opulence also brings such a friendly, homey, and very approachable atmosphere. Complemented by its excellent services, this place is a perfect place where you can enjoy your gathering in the most comfortable and warm way.
Eastern Opulence equipped with Main Dining Area, VIP Floor, and Thematic Rooms. The main dining area is able to accommodate up to 120 people on a seating dinner or 240 people on a standing party. VIP Floor is able to accommodate up to 70 people on a seating dinner or 100 people on a standing party. As for the Thematic Rooms, Eastern Opulence provides 3 VIP rooms with a capacity of 12 – 16 people and 2 VIP rooms with a capacity of 20 people.
Address: Jl. Cipaku I No.85 1 4, Petogogan, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
P: (021) 27081258
9. Savior of Pakubuwono
Savior of Pakubowono offers such an exceptional concept. Starting from its interior design which inspired by the unfinished and industrial building. The interior left unfinished without fancy color, yet still presents a radiant atmosphere. It is complemented by the touch of natural ambiance through wooden furniture and natural lighting. The setting also makes the interior looks spacious. This maximizes the comfort of the guests as they gather with friends or relatives. You can also take aesthetic pictures at its grant stairs or basically anywhere as the interior design is so charming.
Address: Jl. Pakubuwono VI No.51, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
P. (+6221) 22773351
10. Plan B
Plan B is one of the most popular restaurants in town to serve authentic, quality Spanish food. Started from humble beginnings with just one section, the restaurant has now expanded to two other connecting areas – one division is able to accommodate maximum 20 people, while a bigger section can accommodate up to a maximum of 50 people. Aside from incredible tapas, the restaurant also offers a fine list of alcoholic beverages. But fret not, you get to bring your own bottle – with a fee, of course. So get your Spotify playlist ready and make sure that your plan A to host a simple yet fun-tastic private party is to get to Plan B.
Address: Rukan Permata Senayan, Blok D25, Jl Tentara Pelajar, Kebayoran Lama Jakarta Selatan
Tel: +62 21 5794 0821
By: Divyha Pridhnani-Bhojwani and WNI Team