6. The Writers Bar $$$

A revered institution at Raffles Singapore, The Writers Bar is reinterpreted in Jakarta as an oasis of art, Indonesian history, literature and artifacts in this modern metropolis. Enjoy your mid-afternoon repast with a treasure trove of pastries and savories, best enjoyed with our bespoke tea and coffee blends. In the evenings, live music and relaxed conversations set the tone for elegant tapas and cocktails. Ask about the Jakarta Sling.

Raffles Jakarta Ciputra Word 1
Jl. Professor Doktor Satrio No.3-5, Karet Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan 12940
P: (021) 29880888
www.raffles.com

7. Fountain Lounge $$$

Fountain Lounge continues to be recognised for its prominent location and commanding view of the famous landmark, the Welcome Monument or Tugu Selamat Datang that features a spectacular water fountain, but also a wide sweeping view of the hotel’s grand lobby with a cascading atrium waterfall set as the backdrop. Enjoy the live music every Weekdays from 8:00 PM to midnight and Weekends from 8:30 PM – 12:30 AM.

Grand Hyatt Jakarta
Jl. M.H. Thamrin No.Kav 28-30, RT.9/RW.5, Gondangdia, Menteng, Jakarta10350
Phone: (+6221) 2992 1428
jakarta.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/dining/FountainLounge

8. Hard Rock Cafe Jakarta $$

After restoration, in 2013 the household Hard Rock Cafe Jakarta re-opened its doors in a brand new location in Pacific Place Mall. Still offering their top notch American food and drinks, the contemporary 657 square-meter café now seats up to 145 guests indoor and brings live performances by their house band every night. With the occasional international acts performance from time to time.

Pacific Place, Ground Floor Unit G-05
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav 54-55 South Jakarta
Phone: +62 21 57973055

9. Ecology $$

If you are looking for live music in Kemang area, bands will also be performing during the night on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Ecology Kemang is recommended if you want to find a cozy hangout place with friends, family, and even with your special someone.

Jl. Kemang Raya No. 6 Inside duty free area, Bangka, Mampang Prapatan, Jakarta Selatan 12730
Phone: (+6221) 7191032

10. Molly Malones $$

Located in Senayan area, Molly Malone’s is one of the few authentic Irish pubs in Jakarta. As you step in to the classic Irish décor façade, you will see the buzzing crowd of expatriates coming in with friends, engaging in fun conversation over their favorite drinks. Its great music playlist and the always friendly and helpful crews are some of the characteristics that make you always want to come back to Molly’s.

Jalan New Delhi, Tanah Abang Jakarta Pusat, DKI Jakarta 10270
Phone:+62-21 57901433
Hours: 11:00 am – 1:00 am
www.mollysjakarta.com

11. Pisa Kafe $$

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As a pioneer in Jakarta’s gelato business, this restaurant is also known for its wood-fire pizzas. Their tranquil and cozy garden seating area is probably one of the best spot in town to spend your night while enjoying the exciting live music here.

Jl. Gereja Theresia No.1, Menteng, Jakarta Pusat 10350
Phone: (+6221) 3100151

12. MR. FOX $$

Meet Mr. Fox, the charming, witty and alluring character with an eye for all things unique. Located at the heart of SCBD Jakarta and Tunjungan Plaza 5 Surabaya, Mr. Fox’s homes are warm yet eclectic. He greets guests with amazing recipes of his delicious food-fare and ethereal cocktail concoctions at his humble home.

Not only a delicious signature dish, but Mr. Fox also has its signature music program The Gintlemen’s Club – Every Wednesday, Foxy Friday Live! – Every Friday, Saturday Jukefox – Every Saturday.

The Energy Building Ground Floor, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 52-53, SCBD, Jakarta Selatan 12190
Phone: (021) 529 61999
Web: https://www.ismaya.com/eat-drink/mr-fox