Ready to begin the culinary journey in Jakarta this August? Save your seat at these restaurants and experience the exquisite flavor from around the world. Don’t forget to keep following the health protocols for more convenient dining.
Kenjiro is a brand new premium yakiniku house and sake bar offering the authentic taste of Japanese cuisines with a quintessential traditional scene from weekdays to the weekends. Located down an immense lane in Adityawarman, this yet warm and intimate Japanese grill house belongs to those who crave the flavor of Japan without having to leave Jakarta. Built with the perfect backdrop to create unforgettable conversations and memories for the gourmands of casual lunch to lively evening galore, Kenjiro will be sprinkling your time here with a fanciful dash of Japanese bona fides.
Jl. Adityawarman No.63, Melawai, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
11 am – 1 am
An exciting new cocktail bar has emerged in the SCBD neighborhood. Located on the 2nd floor of the newly opened Elysee Building is LBRTY Jakarta. Having just opened their doors the previous week, LBRTY offers a wild selection of cocktails by their world-class mixologists. Their drinks highlight flavors such as sweet corn, osmanthus, and truffle; the cocktail menu hits a variety of notes for every type of customer. A brilliant addition to the vast selection of quality bars in the area, the interior of the bar is beautifully designed with the marble-top multistation bar as the centerpiece. A perfect spot for a late nightcap, LBRTY will excite the tastebuds of those walking through their doors.
Tucked off on the ground floor of Veranda Residence, and impeccably set with their indoors clad with iconic 70s Asian action movie posters and a playful neon sign saying “The Easy Fountain” stands Easy Lee – an oasis of old-world charm, sophistication, and delicious food. Once settled, it’s as effortless to take pleasure in Easy Lee’s array of cocktails. Consider getting the perfect snack to line your stomachs while drinking a glass or two of fine whiskey? You can pair your tipple with tasty side courses such as classic Chicken and Prawn Shu Mai and Squid Charkway. Easy Lee was designed for social interaction and encourages a buoyant atmosphere for guests to relax.
Veranda Residence Puri Retail B, Jl. Pesanggrahan No.28, Kembangan Selatan, Jakarta Barat
4 pm – 2 am
SĒL, French for salt to embodies cooking essentials for Sheila Kalla, hands behind SUCRE who turns into a cook from her long time passion in the kitchen. Sheila is now ready to welcome you at SĒL and comfort your cravings with an all-day brunch fare and hearty dishes.
Jl. Gunawarman No.53, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
9.30 am – 6 pm
P: (+6221) 27939051
Akar Restaurant and Bar
AKAR wants to challenge the status quo and reimagine Indonesia cuisine. Moves forward by first, being proud of the culture and harness it into a creative force. ARAK Bar has continuously harnessed its creativity through “Budaya Lokal” ( Local Heritage) by reimagining classical drinks such as STMJ, Kunyit Asam (Tamarind and Tumeric), Beras Kencur (Rice and White turmeric) and turn them into cocktails. As for the food, enjoy the mouthwatering Bebek Betutu, elevated eggplant side dish, and more Indonesian-Chinese fusion dishes.
Jl. Gunawarman No.41, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
11 am – 8 pm
P: (+6221) 27085559
Wa Chu Want
Wa Chu Want is a unique restaurant and bar concept inspired by Pan-Asian street and hawker cultures; mainly from regions of Southeast and East Asia. The brand itself is the metaphor for the laid back yet hard-working and innovative spirits of Asia’s street cultures. This is also reflected in its menu, with an inventive approach to Asian hawker flavors in both the food and beverages menu.
Soho Building, Ground Floor, Jl. Gunawarman No.61, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
6 pm – 12 am