5 Must-Try Indonesian Restaurants in Menteng
The Indonesian heritage can never be separated from its flavorful cuisine. From Sabang to Merauke, there are plenty of traditional foods with its own unique seasonings, spice, and herbs, that radiates the diversity across the country. No matter where we are, Indonesians always seem to have a special place in their heart for their national cuisine. Moreover, even foreigners also love to eat our food — even though it can get a little bit too spicy sometimes! For those of you who live in Menteng, we created a list of our 5 must-try Indonesian restaurants that will surely spoil your palate and warm your heart. Check it out!
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Must-Try Fine Dining in Menteng
1. Plataran Menteng
Plataran is a restaurant offering a luxury dining experience, with Indonesian cuisine as its specialty. Once you step inside the beautifully constructed building, the interior and atmosphere will make you feel brought back to the house of a colonial noble family. This restaurant has great circulation and lighting with plenty of space consisting of three floors. In addition, Menteng Plataran is often used as a place for formal and informal events due to its space and great ambiance. We recommend you to try their delicious Udang Gandum that we can never get enough of!
Phone number: 021 29627771, 0813 98908335 – Table booking recommended
Average prices: Rp500.000,00 for two people (approx.)
Opening hours: ·Every day 11 AM – 11 PM
Address: Jl. H.O.S. Cokroaminoto No. 42, Menteng, Jakarta
Social Media: @platarandining on Instagram
2. Bunga Rampai
The pillars on the door give off a Roman architecture influence when entering the restaurant. Bunga Rampai interior is exquisitely classy and elegant, an ideal pick for a special occasion meal. Serving since 2007, this restaurant has been quite notable as one of the best fine dining restaurants specializing in Indonesian food. Although it might seem a bit expensive, the exceptional taste makes it worth every penny. Planning on a romantic dinner date? Their rooftop at night cast an incredible romantic feeling that’s perfect for you and your partner. Don’t forget to take a picture of your dish — their platings are the prettiest!
Phone number: 021 31926224, 021 31926225 – Table booking recommended
Average prices: Rp750.000,00 for two people (approx.)
Opening hours: ·Every day 11 AM – 11 PM
Address: Jl. Teuku Cik Ditiro No. 35, Menteng, Jakarta
Social Media: @bungarampai.pakiscullinary on Instagram
3. Tugu Kunstkring Paleis
This Indonesian restaurant also has one the most beautiful interior, a fusion of Colonial and classic Betawi style, complete with a touch of Oriental, resonating through its decorations and furniture. Not only a restaurant, but the building also has a coffee shop, a small ethnic store, a quite spacious bar, and an art gallery. With astonishing artworks hanging on the walls of the entire building, this restaurant gives off an ethnic vintage feeling that creates an extraordinary dining experience. Their foods are impeccable as well, with menus varying from appetizer, main course, to desserts, all representing great Indonesian flavors.
Phone number: 021 3900899 – Table booking recommended
Average prices: Rp600.000,00 for two people (approx.)
Opening hours: ·Every day 10 AM – 10 PM
Address: Jl. Teuku Umar No. 1, Menteng, Jakarta
Social Media: @kunstkring on Instagram
4. Restoran Senyum Indonesia
An Indonesian cuisine restaurant located next to one of the main shopping hubs, Grand Indonesia Mall. The parking area is quite spacious with a restaurant building that consists of two floors. The atmosphere is comfortable, suitable for group gatherings with family or friends. They also have a small meeting room to conduct an appointment with your co-workers. Colorfully upholstered chairs, walls full of photographic portraits, as well as some framed traditional fabrics hanging, enlivening the interior of the restaurant. We recommend to you our favorites: Lontong Sayur and Pisang Bakar Coklat Keju. With a reasonable price and terrific flavor as well, this restaurant is perfect for a casual eat-out!
Phone number: 021 3146091 – Table booking recommended
Average prices: Rp200.000,00 for two people (approx.)
Opening hours ·Every day 7 AM – 11 PM
Address: Jl. Teluk Betung No. 45, Thamrin, Jakarta
Social Media: @senyumindonesia.jkt on Instagram
5. Satoo – Shangri-La Hotel
If you are a foodie who loves an all you can eat restaurant, this could be the perfect choice for you! SATOO is one of the most popular hotel buffets in town that provides an assortment of international cuisines, from Indonesian, Japanese Chinese, Indian, to Western. Starting from Rp350.000 per person, you can engulf in their unlimited servings of deliciousness. You should try their Pempek Palembang and numerous options for Padangnese foods, such as the incredible Beef Rendang. Besides Indonesian foods, they also serve other kinds of cuisine that are exceptional as well. Don’t forget to give a try!
Phone number: 021 80602045 ext:659 – Table booking recommended
Average prices: Rp700.000,00 for two people (approx.)
Opening hours ·Every day 6 AM – 12 AM
Address: Shangri-La Hotel, Jl. Jendral Sudirman Kav. 1, Sudirman, Jakarta
Social Media: @shangrilajkt on Instagram
Wherever you choose to try Indonesian food from this list, we hope you have a great culinary experience! Selamat Menikmati!