18. Pantja $$
Pantja is a cocktail bar and restaurant situated in a strategic location next to Jakarta’s Business District. The restaurant on the first floor focuses on fire and grain: wood fire grill serving delicious steaks, and freshly made pasta every day. Meanwhile, on the second floor, it’s more relaxed and lively, thanks to the magnificent bar setting and DJ or live band performance.
Jl. Senopati No.37, Jakarta Selatan, 12190
Phone: +6221 5213010, +628111273010
19. Eastern Promise $$
Eastern Promise is one of the hangouts for expatriates and Indonesians alike. The atmospheric front bar has a darts corner and 9ft billiards table, free WI-FI internet connection, the daily Guardian Newspaper and Sunday Times. The restaurant offers British/Indian curries, homemade meat pies, and full breakfasts. The beer garden in the back is one of the few enjoyable outside terraces in Jakarta, where renowned Indonesian and Expatriate Jazz (every Wednesday) and Rock bands (every Friday and Saturday) perform.
Address Jl. Kemang Raya no. 5, South Jakarta, Indonesia
20. De Hooi $$
De Hooi is South Jakarta’s favorite pub since 2007. Popular with both expats and locals, featuring live music five nights a week. Plus excellent pub grub. Also home to Jakarta’s most famous Pub Quiz, every Wednesday at 8 pm. De Hooi may not be the most classy pub but it’s definitely the most fun!
Address Jln. Metro Duta Raya Blok B4 No.31, Plaza 2, Pondok Indah, South Jakarta, Indonesia
Phone (021) 7500742
21. Robot & Co. $$
Robot & Co. of course, the place is also known for its unique, slightly quirky yet classy cocktails. As the night swing away with chilling soulful vibes, Robot & Co welcomes you with a mixture of unexplained cozy feelings and aesthetic ambiance with all the fluorescent playful yet quirky lights straight on the wall.
Pacific Place Mall G 48-51
Jl. Jenderal Sudirman SCBD, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta City, Jakarta 12190
Phone: +62 811-8193-322
22. Roosevelt $$
Situated on the top floor of Goodrich Suites hotel, Roosevelt offers urban dwellers a fresh perspective of the capital city. With ample natural lighting basking on sharp clean angles over the eclectic colorful interior, Roosevelt is the balance between work and play. The lineup of signature cocktails as mainstays on the menu cements Roosevelt on the Jakarta guidebook for years to come.
Goodrich Suites – 8th Floor
Jl. Pangeran Antasari No. 60, Jakarta Selatan 12150
Phone: +62811 8466 068, +6221 2793 7122