If you’re looking for some new dining experience this October, this is the right place to be. The ever-changing dining scene in Jakarta will satisfy your hunger for new places to visit. Without any longer, here are the latest dining destinations for your inspiration this month.
Tom’s by Tom Aikens
Helmed by one of the most celebrated chefs in the UK, Tom’s by Tom Aikens at The Langham Jakarta promises to be the new culinary destination in the city. The iconic restaurant will be Tom Aiken’s first in Southeast Asia. Located on the 62nd floor of the hotel, the European restaurant features British & French inspired cuisines. The Italian mosaic flooring by Sicis, Knoll chairs, leather upholstered benches, old-world chandeliers, and floor-to-ceiling windows showcase spectacular views of Jakarta’s skyline from the Sudirman Central Business District.
The Marrone open kitchen will showcase the lively process, the Himalayan salt-dry meat lockers will age the best quality beef; the wood-fired grill will layer complexity into any simple flavour; the épicerie like shelves will offer a wide variety of charcuterie and cheeses along with wide selections of wine. Tom’s also features a mezzanine lounge that overlooks the restaurant with a circular steel stairs connected to the cozy wooden-cladded bar which specialises in the largest and most varied whiskey selections in Jakarta.
District 8, SCBD, Lot 28, Jakarta 12190, Indonesia
Phone: +62 21 2708 7888
OTTO Trattoria Italiana
OTTO Trattoria Italiana is where love, a place of tradition, and conviviality perfectly blended together as a unity. They serve a simple and authentic cuisine, influenced by the region of origin of their Chef, Emilia Romagna. As the name “trattoria” provides a casual and authentic place to savor homey Italian dishes, they really do Italian traditional cuisine and street food that will make you feel at home, as in the past, with your mother or grandmother. So, welcome home where you will meet people and enjoy your moments around a table. It’s a simple, yet authentic Italian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere.
Citywalk Sudirman Ground Floor
Jl. K.H. Mas Mansyur No.Kav. 121, Jakarta Pusat 10220, Indonesia
Phone: +62 858-1778-8277
Mr. Park Cuisine & Butchery
Mr. Park name is already popular in the Jakarta’s Korean Food scene with a bunch of Korean restaurant under Park Jung Hyun that has been established since 2010. Born in Seoul, South Korea, and then moved to Jakarta, Indonesia in 2000, he has been in the culinary world since 1994. With over 25 years of experience in the culinary and restaurant, this month he has welcomed the new Mr. Park concept named Mr. Park Cuisine & Butchery. The concept is to serve one of the best Korean BBQ in Jakarta using the freshest ingredients and then combine it with bold flavors along with the Korean-inspired special ingredients to serve some great BBQ and steak dishes like their signature Tomahawk. All carnivores better take their time and give it a try!
Jl. Senopati No. 69, Senopati, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
Fountainhead Cafe & Co’Living
If you’re all about reminiscing the classic modern colonial manor, Fountainhead Café & Co’Living is the place to be. Hidden in the housing complex around Meruya area, the estate-like venue is relatively spacious and practically made for Instagram. Its white and gray colors dominance, open space setting, and minimal aesthetic will surely draw the crowds. The terrace outside the building is also beautiful with a wide green landscaping left and right where you can take some time off and enjoy a nice coffee and croffle.
Jl. Masjid Al Ihsan, Meruya Utara, Kembangan, Jakarta Barat
Fujiyama55 or you can call Fujiyama Go Go is bringing Nagoya’s champion ramen in Jakarta. Situated in Wang Plaza, Fujiyama55’s signature ramen dishes are Tsukemen and J-Lo Ramen. Tsukemen is Nagoya’s specially dipping thick ramen with thick flavorful broth. Meanwhile J-LO Ramen has also a thick and rich broth but then combined with natural sweetness of vegetables and can be seen as see they serve it with a mound of vegetable and other toppings in the middle of your ramen bowl.
Wang Plaza, Lantai 1
Jl. Panjang Kav. 17, Kebon Jeruk, Jakarta Barat