French cuisine is famous all over the world with the dishes that are unique in both of presentation and taste. The rigorous habits and great attention details of their chefs, creates a guide for the rest of the world of haute cuisine, the worldwide benchmark of preparing food in the best way possible.  French food in essence is  inherently simple yet requires high attention to detail, balance, and diligence in all its methods of preparation. That is why, only the most experienced chefs with the best of ingredients, can bring the best of french food to life. There are quite the few French restaurants in Jakarta but which one are good and worth the try? Here are the list from our Editor’s picks!

1. Amuz $$$

Strategically located at Sudirman Central Business District (SCBD), Amuz Gourmet Restaurant cozily nestles in a corner of the second floor of the Energy Building, which makes this fine-dining venue a perfect getaway from the crowded and busy streets of Jakarta.

The open kitchen allows the chefs to display their culinary skills. Amuz Gourmet Restaurant offers contemporary French cuisine accompanied by the finest of French, as well as other European and New World wines, perfectly stored in a walk-in glass cellar. Amuz also offers an adjoining bar and lounge to enjoy special cocktail creations or a wide selection of wine by the glass.
The Energy Building, 2nd floor
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 52-53 SCBD, South Jakarta
Phone: (62-21) 250 5064
Hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am-3:30pm, 6-10:30pm, Sat-Sun 6-10:30pm

2. Bistro Baron $$

Bistro Baron serves classic French Bistro favorites, highlighting the authentic yet home-style French dishes. This is French comfort food, served in a casual and cozy decor. With its charming interior, meticulously prepared food and a well thought-out drinks list, Bistro Baron is not only meeting the demand for authentic, high-quality dining experience, but it also infuses some French tradition and soul into Jakarta’s bustling food scene.

Plaza Indonesia Extension Level 1, Unit E 20-21 Jl. MH. Thamrin Kav 28 – 30, Central Jakarta
021-29923505

3. Orient8 $$$

Hotel Mulia Jakarta invites you to enjoy a fusion epicurean indulgence at Orient8, a dining venue uniquely serving French Each culinary concoction is presented to reflect Orient8’s cozy yet elegant French colonial interior style.

Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta
Jl. Asia Afrika, Senayan
DKI Jakarta 10270, Indonesia
Phone: +62 21 5753270
Hours: Sun-Sat 12-3 pm, 6pm-11pm