Jakarta is considered a culinary capital, offering an onslaught of new restaurants that keep popping making local diners and visitors alike hungry for more. So the question remains each month, where to dine now? Here are some of the most exciting new restaurants in Jakarta right now.

Dining Room

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Located on level 22 of the newly opened luxury hotel Park Hyatt Jakarta, Dining Room offers the best of authentic Indonesian food and regional Italian cuisine. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served from an interactive live-cooking setting. The restaurant offers semi-private dining rooms and private dining rooms for intimate gatherings.

Jl. Kebon Sirih 17-19, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
Phone: +62 21 3111 1234, +62858 2468 6263
Instagram: @parkhyatt_jakarta


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Still located in Park Hyatt Jakarta, Conservatory which is nestled on level 23 offers versatile venues, serving the best of European cafe-style comfort food and light meals from 7:00 AM onwards. Conservatory is divided into 4 different relaxing areas serving different purposes. Use the Library area as your daily office, before having a relaxing afternoon tea while working or having a meeting in the Living Room. Or why not sample some irresistible sweet treats at the Patisserie, where you can also enjoy a superb selection of specialty teas and coffees. The last one is Veranda where you can relax in the open-air venue with a magnificent view of the Jakarta skyline. This is the ultimate location to sip a cup of espresso or enjoy a glass of our house wine.

Jl. Kebon Sirih 17-19, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
Phone: +62 21 3111 1234, +62858 2468 6263
Instagram: @parkhyatt_jakarta

Smriti Jakarta

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At the first glance, don’t be fooled by the building’s façade as they show the vintage house façade that has been intentionally preserved to keep the heritage alive. Inside, the building showcases an eclectic design with some elegant art deco influences. Expect some antiques that are being placed effortlessly in some corners that could trigger some nostalgic memories both in atmosphere and ambiance coupled with old jazz music serenading the entire space. Diners can feel that spaces are thoughtfully decorated by the house owner, leaving a sentimental feeling.

The dishes and drinks will take the guests on the journey of the old East Indies. One may find an explosion of local and exotic spices in the dishes that agree with International taste. Somehow, the spices are mixed in a rather gentle way without screaming in your mouth. It grounds us to go back to Indonesia’s roots and heritage, which are rich in spices and flavors.

Jl. Tanah Abang Timur No. 3, Tanah Abang, Jakarta Pusat 10110
Phone: +6281282062121
Instagram @smriti_jakarta

Convoi Contemporary Cooking

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Convoi Contemporary Cooking, a new contemporary restaurant serving beloved Asian and Western comfort foods debuts in the ever-growing food & beverage scene which is strategically located a few minutes away from Pondok Indah and the Bintaro area. Being the first of its kind in the neighborhood, the restaurant resides in a modern architectural building. it dons a lush landscape and an overflowing pond to build a homey feeling. The restaurant has a main dining and bar area, two outdoor spaces, a mezzanine floor, and a private room for 16 people. In total, it can accommodate up to 210 guests.

Convoi offers a large variety of Asian and Western comfort foods marrying traditional flavors and modern techniques. The bold move of the menu is the brainchild of Agus Sutikno, a skillful chef with 15 years of experience working at various prominent five-star hotels and establishments. Through Chef Sutikno’s wealth of knowledge and creativity, Convoi presents a menu focusing on well-known comfort foods and upping the ante regarding its serving and presentation.

Jl. Kesehatan Raya No. 87, Bintaro, Jakarta Selatan 12330
Phone: +6221 7349 288, +62 81287870020
Instagram: @convoijakarta


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Find three reviving spots to heal your soul in Amber. A cozy cafe, a convenient bar, and a vibrant karaoke lounge. Amber Cafe provides a warm ambiance for you who look for having a comfortable dining moment with your friends. Meanwhile, the bar area offers cozy seats and a chilling vibe liven up by the live music performances and DJs to give you a break that you need at the end of the day. Of course, the karaoke lounge in an elegant setting will help you relax while enjoying the fun moments with your colleagues.

Ruko Beach 2 View, Blok RB2V No. 21
Jl. Pantai Indah Kapuk, Pantai Indah Kapuk, Penjaringan, Jakarta Utara
Phone: +62 813 136 88688
Instagram: @amberjakarta

Bearology Cafe

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Adorned by the explosive pink color all over the corner, Bearology Cafe is a perfect combination for you all pink freaks, and another plus point if you love spending your day surrounded by adorable giant teddy bears of all sorts. For dining, they offer a series of pasta, steak, salad, and dessert to dig in. Oh, the place also allows guests to bring their pets.

Ruko Paladium Blok J No.1
Golf Island – Pantai Indah Kapuk, Jakarta Utara 14470
Phone: +6289654244169
Instagram: @bearologycafejkt

Moon Gypsy

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The dining option in the Senopati area is just endless. A new venue pops out every time in just a blink of an eye. Moon Gypsy, may be considered your newest brunch spot, offering a safe haven anytime you visit. A slow morning breakfast, a midday caffeine fix, or an afternoon wind down, anything is a good enough reason to stroll down here.

Jl. Senopati No.16, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta 12110
Phone: +62 877-3273-9970
Instagram: @moongypsy.id

Tapalunia Kitchen & Lounge

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Promising hundreds of flavors and great entertainment under one roof, Tapalunia Kitchen & Lounge is ready to fulfill your comfort food carvings. Your adventure doesn’t stop there, stay around to create great memories filled with good music and good ambiance coupled with happy crowds.

Jl. Wijaya I No.21, Jakarta Selatan 12170
Phone: +6282393088088
Instagram: @tapalunia.jkt

Acasia Dine & Bar

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Dine and feast wholeheartedly with the casual yet elegant scene. Acacia Dine & Bar is just an ideal place to indulge in dishes that are made with the utmost passion. The place fits you to greet the evening and bid farewell to the sun with their next-level exquisite concoctions. Pop by and enjoy the wonder of Acasia!

Jl. Guru Mughni No. 7, Karet Kuningan, Jakarta 12930
Phone: +6281283339188
Instagram: @acasia.dining