Ramadan starts tomorrow, giving every soul a chance to cleanse in and out. Besides, the Holy Month is the perfect occasion for family and friends to gather over sumptuous meals, a well-deserved treat after days of fasting.
Here, we pick 5 luxurious spots in Jakarta to celebrate Iftar with the loved ones.
Palm Court, Four Seasons Jakarta
Enjoy a meal against a tropical outdoor setting while staying at the heart of the city. On the first week of Ramadan, Palm Court restaurant will be serving various Iftar menu, starting with a selection of Tajil that changes every week. From the second week onwards, set menu of local delights with modern twists will be served.
For those who are organising a Corporate Iftar event, the culinary team of Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta has prepared selections of Indonesian Buffet Menu, Asian Buffet Menu and Middle Eastern Buffet Menu that will be served at the Ballroom. Package starts at 468,000++ per person.
For more info and reservations, call +6221 2277 1888 | Capital Place, Jalan Jendral Gatot Subroto Kav 18 Kuningan Barat, Jakarta 12710 | fourseasons.com/jakarta
Bengawan, Keraton at The Plaza
Executive Chef Syaiful Bahri has prepared an array of Indonesian and Middle Eastern delicacies to be enjoyed at Iftar. “This year we will take you on a culinary excursion and explore local cuisines such as assorted satay, taliwang grilled chicken and beef rendang; combined with authentic dishes from the Middle East: lamb kofta, kebab, prawn tandoori and lamb chop”, the chef says.
The buffet is priced at IDR 399.000++ per person, including hot beverages and tajil from May 29 to June 22, 2017. Save 25% off per table for reservation of 21 persons or more, or save 20% off per table of 9 until 20 persons. Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®) members will enjoy 15% savings for up to 8 persons with free enrollment.
For more info and reservations, call +6221 5030 2993 | Jl. M.H. Thamrin Kav. 15, Gondangdia, Jakarta 10350 | keratonattheplazajakarta.com
Sana Sini, Pullman Jakarta Indonesia
Lebanese Guest Chef Zain Rahhal will be preparing authentic Middle Eastern delicacies including Lamb Ouzi, Chicken and Beef Shawarma, Fish Harrah, and the famous Baklava. The drinks station serves modern twists of Indonesian and Middle Eastern beverages. Must-try beverages include Turkish Coffee, Bajigur, Es Campur and the Ramadan Tower Mocktail.
Buka Puasa at Sana Sini starts from IDR 468,000 net including Tajil.
For more info and reservations, contact +62815-8080-389 | Jl. M.H. Thamrin No.59, Gondangdia, Jakarta 10350 | pullmanjakartaindonesia.com
Arts Cafe, Raffles Jakarta
Raffles Jakarta brings the taste of Turkey with authentic creations by Chef Hüsnü Özcan from Raffles Istanbul. Chef Özcan displays his creativity with his signature dishes such as Hünkar Begendi, Bulgur Pilavii, Dalyan Kofte and Manti.
The buffet-style offer also includes Indonesian and Middle Eastern dishes. First seating is priced at IDR 398,000++ per person from 5.45 PM to 8.30 PM, while the second seating is priced at IDR 198,000++ per person from 8.30 PM to 10.30 PM. Both seating includes free flow of chilled juices and soft drinks.
For more info and reservations, call +6221 2988 0888 | Lotte Shopping Avenue, Ciputra Word 1, Jl. Professor Doktor Satrio Kav. 3-5, Jakarta 12940 | raffles.com/jakarta
Sailendra Restaurant and Pearl at JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta
Sailendra Restaurant will be serving authentic Indonesian dishes all through Ramadan. Guests can feast on Asinan Betawi, Kambing Guling, Rendang, Gulai Ikan Patin, Sop Iga Sapi, and Kolak Pisang and Kue Kurma for dessert. Price starts from IDR 358.000++ per person, including ta’jil, free-flow iced tea and iced lemon tea.
For those who prefer to go oriental, Pearl restaurant will present a unique combination of Halal Indo-Chinese cuisine on the second and third week of Ramadan. Menu selections include Chinese Beef Shank, Sweet Corn Soup with Chicken, Beef Black Pepper Sauce, Pecking Duck and Coconut Pudding for dessert. The package is priced at IDR 298,000++ per person.
For more info and reservations, call +6221 5798 8888 | Jalan DR Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung Kav E.1.2 No. 1 & 2, Kawasan Mega Kuningan, Jakarta 12950 | marriott.com/jakarta