Iftar dining is one of the most anticipated events every Ramadan. Let’s welcome the togetherness at some of the best places to dine in for iftar in Jakarta.
This Ramadan, Plataran bring to us a variety of traditional menus that are usually eaten at home, to be enjoyed during the fasting month at selected Plataran outlets in Jakarta. Plataran new menus take inspiration from the Middle East such as al hambra lamb curry as well as kebuli and shrimp rice that was specially formulated with Plataran and Indonesian flavors. In addition, Plataran Venues & Dining will be serving a delectable selection of Indonesian specialties such as Wheat Fish Crackers, Rambutan Gurame, Taliwang Chicken, Cotton Fish, Durian Sambal Shrimp, and a fragrant Lime leaf Chicken dish from Aceh. There will also be a generous and various spread of Takjil available; an essential when breaking the fast.
Jl. Dharmawangsa Raya No.6, Pulo, Kby. Baru, Jakarta, +62 21 2904 4167
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON JAKARTA-DIPONEGORO
This Ramadan, DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta-Diponegoro will bring two different ambiences: Kampung Air at OPEN} Restaurant and Eight Hand Iftar Culinary Journey at Sea Grain Restaurant. Guests may explore over 400 buffet items of traditional delicacies at OPEN} Restaurant and a real, traditional night floating market outdoors. Meanwhile, Sea Grain Restaurant on the third floor will present an exquisite iftar experience specially prepared by four of their leading chefs. They are creating the authentic taste Lebanese, Jordan, and Tunisian dishes; along with Spanish and Indonesian premium local taste.
Jl. Pegangsaan Timur No.17, RT.10/RW.1, Cikini, Jakarta, +62(0)21 3190 4433
TUGU KUNSTKRING PALEIS
This Ramadan, Tugu Kunstkring Paleis encouraged guests to learn the history of two prominent figures in Indonesia history, Ir Soekarno and Pangeran Diponegoro, with Colonial era menu. The restaurant is offering signature Indonesian dishes such as Lobster Saus Padang, Bebek Lado Mudo and Rundvlees Kleine Aardappelen Rendang. The highlight of the Ramadan menu is Kambing Panggang Suku Bedouin – a grilled mutton that wrapped in kurma leaves and cooked in a sand hole. The iftar packages are available in two choices: Sesaji Makanan Indonesia available at 485,000 per person and Sajian Indonesiaku available IDR 348,000 per person.
Jl. Teuku Umar No.1, Menteng, Jakarta, +62 21 3900 899
Following the grand success of previous years, Raffles Jakarta proudly presents its 3rd Annual Turkish Ramadhan at Arts Café by Raffles from 5 May – 4 June 2019. This year, Chef Umut Tabak and Chef Bilal Keser, the Turkish specialty Chefs of the Raffles Istanbul will serve authentic Turkish cuisine such as the various spiced Lamb Kebabs, live Shawarma station, thin crust Turkish pizzas, Turkish salads and Chef’s famous Baklava among many others. Guests can also explore Turkish Bazaar that includes Turkish musical performances, traditional craftsmen, all in an elegantly decorated traditional Turkish ambiance.
Ciputra World 1, Jl. Prof. Dr. Satrio, Kav. 3-5, Jakarta, +62 21 2988 0888
GRAN MELIÁ JAKARTA
Gran Melia Jakarta will bring delightful sophisticated Indonesian dishes at Café Gran Via. With ‘Soegoehan Ramadhan’, the restaurant serves everyday dinner that allows guests to enjoy Indonesia’s signature dishes such as Nasi Kapau, Opor Ayam, Gulai Kepala Ikan or Western food like Fish en Pappilotte and Salmon En Croute and available at IDR 428,000++. In addition, Ramadan tea sets will be available at 120,000++ per person and ‘Soegoehan Ramadhan” hampers that consist of Putri Salju, Kaasstengels and dates available at IDR 850,000++, ready to sweeten your holy month moment.
Jl. H. R. Rasuna Said Kav. X-O, Kuningan, Jakarta, +62 21 526 8181
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