Finding the best place to enjoy pork in Jakarta might seems hard, but the town actually has many famous spots you could visit. No more wrong decisions! From an authentic European restaurant to Jakarta’s famous street food, let us guide you through some choices:
1. Paulaner Kempinski Jakarta $$$
Other than fresh draft beer, Paulaner also serves German specialties that is well represented with the Paulaner Platter which groups almost every meat dish you can think of; pork chop, sausage, meatloaf and crispy pork knuckle served in one plate!
East Mall Grand Indonesia Lantai 2, Jalan M.H. Thamrin No. 1, Jakarta Pusat, DKI Jakarta 10310
Phone: (021) 23583871
Hours: Open daily 11:30 am – 1:00 am
2. Die Stube $$
Strategically located in Kemang, Die Stube is one of the oldest restaurant that serve German cuisine. When we talked about German food, we probably think about that fat juicy sausages! And yes, Die Stube serves one of the best homemade sausages in town that keep coming from their kitchen as a favorite customer’s choice. Other amazing pork dishes you might want to try is Cured Whole Pork Knuckle, Stuffed Pig Belly, and Suckling Pig.
With various memorabilia, this place is cozy, unpretentious, and feels like home for many expats. In special day, you can also watch live screening European games!
Address: Plaza Bisnis Kemang I, Jl. Kemang Raya 2, Kemang, Jakarta
Phone: 021 71793486
3. The Docks $$
The Docks is a new laid back bar/restaurant in BSD that serves one of the widest range of pork menu around, located in The Breeze, BSD. Must try is their legendary Pork Knuckle, considered the best in the city and incredibly enough, offers the best value for your money. Try also their selections of wursts or sausages that you can sample with the Sausage Platter, and their bacon-wrapped tenderloin served with potatoes baked/gratin/mashed, seasonal vegetables and German apple cream sauce.
Location: The Breeze BSD, Tangerang
Hours: Open from 11:00am to 11:00pm, Sunday to Thursday and from 11:00am to 2am Friday & Saturday
4. Kedai Kenanga $
In the same building compound with Kaca Mata, another legendary ‘nasi campur’ place that’s popular for its pork satay, chasiu, roasted pork, gohiong, siewmay, and pig ear!
Grand Wijaya Center, Jl. Wijaya 2, Dharmawangsa, Jakarta Hours: 9am-8pm
Phone: 021 7210404 / 021 7210405
Pondok Indah Plaza 2, Jl. Metro Pondok Indah, Pondok Indah, Jakarta
Phone: +62 21 7696042
5. Baconerie $$
As the name implies, this place is very serious about bacon, which is arguably the one thing that’s worth waking up for. Sourcing their pork from Bali, Baconerie cures their own bacon and ham, and makes their own American-breakfast-style sausages here. Their brunch menu that includes a bacon-maple syrup to accompany your pancakes, traditional egg breakfasts with your choice of meat, and an assortment of homemade pastries and cookies that are made fresh daily right before your eyes.
Jalan Benda Raya 1C, Jakarta Selatan, 12560 Jakarta
Hours: 7am-7pm, Closed on Mondays.