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Where to Get Rice Dumplings (Bakchang) for the Dragon Boat Festival in Jakarta

Where to Get Rice Dumplings (Bakchang) for the Dragon Boat Festival in Jakarta

In a matter of days, we will celebrate the renowned Dragon Boat Festival that falls on Monday, 10th June 2024 this year. During this time, there are a number of delicious dishes in Chinese cuisine served. One of which is the famous 'Rice Dumpling', ‘Bacang’ or ‘Bakcang’ or ‘Zongzi’ in the original Chinese. It is a rice dumpling made out of rice or glutinous rice, wrapped in bamboo leaves to form a pyramid shape that is tied with plant stems.

There are also a number of different fillings available, such as egg yolk, lotus seeds, ham, red bean paste, chestnut, and pork. Some places even make mixed sweet and savory fillings for an ultimate treat.

With this list, we help you find the delectable rice dumplings in Jakarta. We hope that it will satisfy your craving for rice dumplings.

Where to Get Bacang for the Dragon Boat Festival in Jakarta

Chāo Cháo

Chao Chao Jakarta Dragon Boat Festival
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Embrace the spirit of the Dragon Boat Festival with Chāo Cháo's exclusive zongzi. Unveiling the specially crafted glutinous rice dumplings, rich in premium ingredients. Available for delight from May 27 to June 10, 2024.⁠

Alila SCBD, 25th & 26th floor
Lot 11 Jl. Jend Sudirman, Jakarta
Phone: +62 811 9628 001

Gopek House

gopek house restaurant
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Bakcang holds a special place in the cuisine of Indonesian Peranakans. It remains a significant part of Indonesia’s culinary heritage and have been enjoyed by people of all backgrounds not only because of its tastiness, but also its versatility! This year, Sarirasa Group presents the exclusive limited edition of bakcang that made from rice and glutinous rice with abundant fillings. You can savor and feast their our delicious bakcang while experiencing the taste of traditions during the Summer Festival. You can order and get this limited edition menu at Gopek House.

Jl. Pakubuwono VI No.6, Jakarta 12120
Phone: (+6221) 27088081

Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta

Hotel Mulia Dragon Boat Festival
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Discover the flavours of tradition with Table8’s exquisite rice dumplings, meticulously prepared to honour the spirit of the Dragon Boat Festival. Available from May 10th to June 10th, 2024.

Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta
Jl. Asia Afrika Senayan Jakarta 10270, Indonesia
Phone: +6221 574 7777, +6281399393619

JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta

jw marriott jakarta dragon boat festival
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Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival with JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta's special Bakcang Delights at Pearl Chinese Restaurant! Enjoy the delicious Hokkien Chicken and Pork Belly bakcang, available from May 22 to June 12. 

JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta
Jl. DR Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung Kav. E.1.2 No. 1 & 2, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta 12950, Indonesia
Phone: (62-21) 5798 8888, +62811 5886 1111

Lee Palace

Lee Palace
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Lee Palace celebrates the Dragon Boat Festival with authentic bakcang, featuring the Bakcang Isi Daging Babi & Aneka Jamur. Take advantage of the special Buy 2 Get 3 promotion and don't miss out on this festive treat.

HXC (Harmonie Exchange), 4th Floor, 
Jl. Hayam Wuruk, Jakarta 10120
Phone: +622122035818, +6282118577773

Paradise Dynasty 

Paradise Dynasty Dragon Boat Festival
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Paradise Dynasty presents three exceptional bakcang options, each packed with premium and generous fillings: Emperor Bakcang Original Pork, Emperor Bakcang Pork XO, and Emperor Bakcang Pork with Abalone. These delectable offerings are perfect for enjoying with family or for convenient delivery.

Multiple locations: Plaza Senayan, Central Park, Baywalk Mall, Central Market PIK
Phone: +62822-8931-5858

Shangri-La Jakarta

Shangri-La Jakarta dragon boat festival
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Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Chinese cuisine with the savory rice dumplings. Encased in aromatic bamboo leaves, each mouthful reveals a perfect blend of seasoned rice and delicious fillings, showcasing centuries of culinary artistry and cultural tradition.⁣ Rice Dumplings available at JIA from May 10 - June 10, 2024.⁣

Shangri-La Jakarta
Kota BNI. Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 1, Jakarta 10220, Indonesia
Phone: +62 21 2922 9999, +62 818 181 530⁣