Your search for the best tall glass of cold German beer, the tastiest fall-off-the bone pork knuckle and juiciest wurst ends here; we list some of the best places in Jakarta to enjoy Bavarian cuisine with a warm and friendly atmosphere.
1. The Docks German Restaurant
We recommend trying their legendary and mouthwatering Pork Knuckle, and their various sizes of wursts, served with fries and the traditional German rye bread.
The Breeze Serpong, BSD
Hours: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm daily
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2. Die Stube
Established in 2004, Die Stube has always been a welcoming hideaway where regulars and newcomers alike would come and enjoy authentic German cuisine and linger over cold beer. In the expert hands of executive chef, Ralf Schmidt the restaurant’s menu has become the talk of the town featuring mouthwatering German specialties such as Rinder Roulade (Beef Roll) as well as an assortment of homemade German sausages.
The cozy yet lively bar area still draws in guests for its pub ambiance. Those who like sports will undoubtedly enjoy the facilities the stube has to offer. Die Stube boasts 7 flat-screen TVs in addition to its 3 large screen projectors.
Address: Jl. Kemang Raya no 2, Plaza Bisnis Kemang 1, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
Phone: (021) 71793486
Open: 10.00 – 01.00 daily
3. Paulaner Brauhaus
Bringing Bavaria right into the heart of Jakarta, Paulaner Brauhaus Jakarta is the only microbrewery in Indonesia, and is the international household name for German beer. All Paulaner beers offered in the brewhouse are brewed on site in unadulterated form according to the German purity law of 1516.
Other than fresh draft beer, Paulaner also serves German specialties that is well represented with the Paulaner Platter which groups almost every meat dish you can think of; pork chop, sausage, meatloaf and crispy pork knuckle served in one plate!
East Mall Grand Indonesia Lantai 2, Jalan M.H. Thamrin No. 1, Jakarta Pusat, DKI Jakarta 10310
Phone: (021) 23583871
Hours: Open daily 11:30 am – 1:00 am
4. Ya Udah Bistro
Established in since 2001, wittily named Ya Udah (loosely translated as ‘alright’ in Indonesian) has been serving great German style food and strong drinks in the popular Menteng area.
Ya Udah Bistro boasts one of the biggest pork knuckles around, weighing approximately 1,5 kilos, directly from the grill, and also their heavenly home-smoked bacon.
Jl. Johar No. 15, Kebon Sirih, Menteng, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
Open: 08.00 – 24.00 (Sunday – Thurday) | 08.00 – 02.00 (Friday – Saturday, & holidays)