Amidst the pandemic with some health and safety restrictions, we welcome July with a handful of new dining spots in Jakarta.
Maikeru – Japanese Grill & Bar
To those looking for a modern izakaya-style that serving Japanese authentic-modern food like yakitori and kushiyaki can anticipate Maikeru Japanese Grill & Bar. In addition to their grilled and skewered food, they also boast the dining experience with a wide range of Temaki Nori to choose from. When it comes to handcraft drinks, their signature highball, classic highball, sake, sparkling sake, and cocktails will surely be perfect for young energize people and busy businessmen around SCBD area.
Jl. Tulodong Atas No.28, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan 12190, Indonesia
Phone: +62 811-1730-228
Open: 11:30 – 15:00, 16:00 – 20:00 (Every day)
Helmed by Chef Roberto Fiorini who once was the private chef for King Salman of Saudi Arabia, Alba Ristorante bids a culinary journey through the heart of Italy. There’s a lot on offer here, the highlights include pasta and pizza of course, and then antipasti plus a series of grill menus and fresh catch. If you’re into a lighter meal, their sweet and savory bakeries, pastries, choux, cakes, and cookies are tempting too. Savor Italian finest cuisines accompanied by a great signature cocktail in adorning façade and tranquil green terrace. Add on to your list to visit while you’re in PIK 2.
Ruko Beach View, Blok C No. 12 – 15
Jl. Pantai Indah Kapuk, Pantai Indah Kapuk, Penjaringan, Jakarta Utara
Phone: +62 858-9371-3016
Open: 08:00 – 20:00 (Every day)
The most notorious cinnamon roll in Bali has already rolled its way up to Jakarta. Hidden but not so hidden since you can notice a lot of people rallying there, Sinamon Jakarta nestled on Cikajang street. A humble minimalist spot is scented with their hot and freshly baked cinnamon rolls. Whether it’s classic, Cream Cheezin’ or their flavor of the month, grab some of their coffee or milkshake and you are ready to rock and roll.
Jl. Cikajang No. 48, Senopati, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
Phone: +62813 1400 0780
Open: 07:00 – 20:00 dine In, 07:00 – 22:00 take away (Every day)
Winglok Hongkong Dimsum Shop
Right now, Jakartans especially southerners don’t need to drive all the way to northern Jakarta to fill your craving for great dim sum. Familiar yet famous dimsum shop Wing Heng which houses most of its outlets in the northern side of Jakarta finally opens its baby branch called Winglok Hongkong Dimsum Shop. Although they serve a halal dimsum menu here, it doesn’t mean the taste isn’t equally great. In addition, their outlet here is more exquisite compared to Wing Heng’s basic interior. A striking bold red color dominates the wall imbued with old-school Chinese bamboo and rattan furnishings with adorned bamboo baskets, Chinese plates, and hanging lanterns.
Jl. Pangeran Antasari No. 88, Kemang, Jakarta Selatan
Phone: +62811 169 2788
Open: 06:00 – 20:00 dine in, 06:00 – 23:45 take away (Every day)
Tucked inside TOTO Building, Noble One occupies the lobby area with a spacious modern and relaxing ambiance. The room fills with natural light that comes from a high-ceiling window and lets the hanging lamps spark. It is an easy spot to do casual lunch meetings or unwind mesmerizing over the afternoon light with colleagues. Highlights and signatures include pizza, pasta, Asian delicacies, burger, sandwich, and coffee.
Gedung Toto, Lantai Lobby
Jl. Letjen S. Parman, Slipi, Jakarta Barat
Phone: +62 882 6135 6826, +62813 8486 8770
Open: 08:00 – 18:00 (Monday to Friday), 08:00 – 16:00 (Saturday)
PARADOX Space the newly shophouse that offers many lifestyle outlets opened its door a few months ago in Kelapa Gading area. As time goes, more tenants open and creates a buzz among young endeavors to fill their enthusiasm for new places or just finding themselves in a lively mood if they’re too fatigued doing WFH. The aesthetic of PARADOX Space is so obviously luminous in white and minimalist design. Tenants include Two Side Coffee, Ini Gelato, Kairos Barbershop, and Erasound.
Jl. Kelapa Cengkir Raya FH No. 12 A, Kelapa Gading, Jakarta Utara
Open: 08:00 – 20:00 (Every day)
*the operating hours may change during government restrictions, kindly refer to each venue for details