Our Jakarta new tables for this December is more about authentic food. From Chinese hot pot to Indonesian traditional home cook, take your seat and experience elevated familiar taste at these restaurants. For party-goers or you who need a humble sanctuary, we also list down the new-hyped places below.

1. Haidilao Hot Pot

The famous hot pot restaurant from China, Haidilao is finally opened its first branch in Indonesia, precisely in Gandaria City. The restaurant combines kinds of characteristics of hot pot in many places in China. Maintain its original quality, the place is expected to be the next popular restaurant in Jakarta. You can choose several tasty broths, from mushroom, chicken, to goji berry.

Haidilao Hot Pot
Gandaria City Mall, Jl. Sultan Iskandar Muda No.8, Kebayora Lama, Jakarta Selatan
P: (+6221) 27085851
IG: haidilao.jkt

2. Kopi Kemara

Photo: @ib.nugraha

Nestled in the middle of the crowded Kemang Utara, Kopi Kemara is your new choice for a serene coffee shop. Have a short relaxation at its small and humble place surrounded by trees. You can also sip your coffee while enjoying the live music performances every Friday night. Kopi Kemara serves coffee, as well as some small bites and fulfilling dishes.

Kopi Kemara
Jl. Kemang Utara No.33, Bangka, Jakarta Selatan
12 pm – 11 pm (Mon-Thu) | 12 pm – 12 am (Fri – Sat) | 8 am – 11 pm (Sun)
P: (+6221) 7192832
IG: kopi.kemara

3. Osteria Gia

Combining the charm of old Italian villages with home-cooked Italian meals, Osteria GIA is the perfect spot for diners looking for a casual and comfortable sit-down. Serving the tastiest and most rustic Italian delicacies, the all-day pasta and pizza bar fuses together nostalgic traditions with a fresh contemporary vibe. The carefully crafted menu created by Chef Tommaso Gonfiantini takes you back to the kitchens in his birthplace of Florence by his expertise gained from working in world star kitchens in Rome and New York. Converting his old personal family recipes, the hearty dishes have been exquisitely exercised to provide a simple yet sophisticated dining experience.

Osteria Gia
Pacific Place Mall, Ground Level Unit G-05D, SCBD Lot. 3-5, Jl. Jendral Sudirman Kav.52-53, Senayan, Jakarta Selatan
11 am – 1 am (Sun-Sat)
P: (+6221) 5153300
IG: osteria.gia

4. 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. Pantja considers as purveyors of fine food. Harness the ancient methods of open flame cooking that unlocks the best flavor in all ingredients: from blazing hot flames to sear a juicy steak, to dying embers that can be used to slowly roast vegetables. The place also focuses on dishes that are driven by local seasonal vegetables, fruits, fish and meat.

Jl. Senopati No.37, Senayan, Jakarta Selatan
6 pm – 12 am (Mon-Fri) | 6 pm – 1 am (Sat-Sun)
P: (+6221) 5213010
IG: pantja.id

5. Selasar Restaurant

Selasar Restaurant serves Indonesia authentic dishes for those who miss homemade food. In providing authentic flavors, Selasar always ensures that all herbs and spices used are fresh and blended with great care as Mother always gives the best for her children. Some of the most highlighted dishes in this restaurant are Bebek Kahuripan, Sop Gurame Siger, and Pepes Ikan Mas.

Selasar Restaurant
Jl. KH. Abdullah Syafei No.15, Bukit Duri, Tebet, Jakarta Selatan
11 am – 10 pm (Sat-Thu) | 1 pm – 10 pm (Friday)
P: (+6221) 8309240
IG: sajianselasar

6. Senso Unico

Located in the heart of Jakarta, Sudirman Park Apartment block C39, Senso Unico Jakarta serves authentic, and fresh Italian cuisines at affordable prices. The chefs are Italian. We also serve wine, beer, and liquors. We separate our place in two sections: the first floor is a family-friendly restaurant, and the second floor is a private bar where you can smoke and enjoy our live performance on selected dates.

Senso Unico
Sudirman Park Apartment Block C39
Jl. K.H. Mas Mansyur Kav.35, Karet Tengsin, Tanah Abang, Jakarta Pusat
11 am – 11 pm (Sun-Sat)
P: (+6221) 57943000
IG: sensounicojkt

7. Social Garden

Created solely for those looking for an adventure, Social Garden will make you fall in love with nature all over again. Offering an indoor garden concept where the atmosphere mimics the great outdoors, Social Garden serves the city with healthier dining options that not only look good but also make you feel good.

Social Garden
Senayan City, Ground Floor – South Lobby, Jl. Asia Afrika, Senayan, Jakarta Pusat
10 am – 12 am (Mon-Thu) | 10 am – 1 am (Fri) | 10.30 am – 1 am (Sat) | 10 am – 12 am (Sun)
P: (+6221) 72781516
IG: social.garden