Craving for Indonesian Food? If you answer yes to that, then this is a must read. These are the list of Indonesian food restaurants that you must try!
1. Tugu Kunstkring $$$
In April 2013, this legendary building of Bataviasche Kunstkring has been reopened under the name the TUGU KUNSTKRING PALEIS, and brought back to life by Tugu Hotels & Restaurants Group. Without changing the beautiful palatial architecture, Tugu has breathed in new life into the building through majestic interiors, filling it with a vast collection of beautiful artworks, in creating an atmosphere that represents Tugu’s mission: the art, soul and romance of Indonesia. The Tugu Kunstkring Paleis is a proud center of art exhibitions, as well as other events with high appreciation to the beauty of arts and history. It also houses a large event space with the capacity up to 1000 people, a gallery/shop that features beautiful artworks, jewels, lifestyle products and other design items, a fine restaurant, a grand elegant lounge as well as a tea house.
Jalan Teuku Umar No.1 Menteng Central Jakarta | (021) 3900898
2. Plataran Menteng $$
One of Plataran branch in Jakarta, it stands on the strategic Menteng area. The building is a result of combining authentic colonial style and modern Javanese architectural features. Dominantly white, the restaurant looks really pretty and elegant. Plataran offers sharing menus that highlight modern Indonesian cuisine. It is a perfect place to organize gathering, party, and meeting in Jakarta. Their older sister, Plataran Dharmawangsa serves equally amazing food, housed in a beautiful Joglo house.
Jl. H.O.S. Cokroaminoto No. 42
+62 811 1804 26, +62 813 2290 6536
3. Sriwijaya Restaurant $$$$
Sriwijaya is a fine-dining restaurant at The Dharmawangsa Jakarta hotel. Here you can fine a modern style Indonesian dishes presented in an elegant way using French technique. The overall concept is inspired by the 8th century Sriwijaya Kingdom, so the interior feels warm and majestic as well. Sriwijaya is open from Tuesday to Saturday for dinner from 6:30 PM – 11 PM
The Dharmawangsa Jakarta
Jalan Brawijaya Raya No. 26, Kebayoran Baru
4. Lara Djonggrang $$$
After more than a thousand years, the timeless, mystical legend of Lara Djonggrang is now documented into a most uniquely romantic restaurant in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia – a city known among connoisseurs for the heat and chicness of its evening life. Lara Djonggrang’s menu, blended with the mystical, romantic atmosphere where, the establishment humbly is presented to remind the nowadays world, to bring back to life, and to pride ourselves with the unparalleled beauty of ancient Indonesia’s history. Here, one can also enjoy the legend with a glass of drink at La Bizhad, a conjoined bar within this enchanting place.
Jl. Cik Di Tiro No.4 Menteng, Central Jakarta
+6221 315 3252 / +6221 316 0288
5. Nusa Gastronomy $$$
Nusa comes from the word Nusantara, which means The Archipelago. Just like its name, Nusa Gastronomy tried to represent each region in Indonesia through its cooking and excellent presentation. Using best Indoensian harvests from the region and authentic cooking processes, menus from Nusa tells deeper stories that what your eyes can see. You need to reserve a table before visiting and choose between 5 or 7 set courses.
6. Seribu Rasa $$
Under the management of Penang Bistro, this place. offers delectable local dishes and seafood inspired by the region’s culinary wealth that embodies the richness of South East Asian and Indonesian Flavors. The decor combines the architectures of traditional houses of various ethnic groups across the country, such as the Balinese, Javanese and Sundanese. Although Seribu Rasa has opened several outlets in Jakarta’s upper class malls, we recommend enjoying a more relaxed and peaceful ambiance in their first and main restaurant in Menteng area, Central Jakarta.
Jl. H Agus Salim, no. 128, Menteng, Central Jakarta
Phone: 021-392 8892