5 Must-Try Fine Dining in Kemang
Living in Jakarta must be advantageous since you will find a lot of great luxurious restaurants. One of the best areas to find a fine dining restaurant is in Kemang. Kemang itself is a neighborhood in South Jakarta that has one of the biggest expat communities since there are lots of prestigious international schools and universities. Moreover, you will find many great culinary places and nightlife. Therefore, it is no problem to find good restaurants in this area.
Here we have a list of must-try fine dining in Kemang that offer various menus and ranges of price. Check them out!
1. NUSA Indonesian Gastronomy
NUSA Indonesian Gastronomy is a restaurant serving Indonesian cuisines made from the best ingredients. The taste and plating are impressive to say the least. The chef-owner, Chef Ragil Imam Wibowo, says that he purposely introduced various ingredients like herbs and spices in the foods and made sure that it doesn’t only look good, but taste good as well.
Furthermore, its building is designed in a Javanese house. It also has private rooms and outdoor spaces for those who want to have a more intimate meal with your loved ones. There are big windows on the sides that make the rooms look bright. Hence, you will get the natural light to accompany your dining experience.
For first-timers, you should try their Tuna Asap Sambal Tempoyak. It is a smoked tuna with tea leaves, served with tempoyak (sauces made from fermented durian that is mixed with spices). You might as well try the dessert named Klepon, which is an Indonesian green rice ball made from glutinous rice and pandan leaves with palm sugar filling. The palm sugar will melt in your mouth!
Address: Jl. Kemang Raya No. 81, RT.2/RW.2, Bangka, Mampang Prapatan, South Jakarta
Phone Number: +62 21 7193954
Food starting from Rp50.000 to 170.000
Dessert starting from Rp60.000 to 130.000
Drinks starting from Rp30.000 to 60.000
Opening Hours: Wednesday to Sunday (11.00 – 22.00)
Located in an old building, Toscana serves Italian cuisines that would suit your taste buds. Like what fine dining should be, you will be given the welcome pieces of bread with garlic sauce and mineral water, then the waitress will kindly help your order. Furthermore, Toscana has such a heavenly taste of cuisines and intimate space so it is ideal for you who look for a romantic dinner place. Not only is the place nice, but the prices are also quite reasonable for fine dining.
Our favorite here is their Caviar Pizza, a pizza with quail eggs in it and is sprinkled with crunchy caviar (eggs from sturgeon fish). Lasagna al Forno is also delicious! Therefore, having lunch or dinner in Toscana would be a fantastic option!
Address: Jl. Kemang Raya No.120, RT.3/RW.2, Bangka, Mampang Prapatan, South Jakarta
Phone Number: +62 21 7181216
Food starting from Rp40.000 to 350.000
Dessert starting from Rp50.000 to 105.000
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (11.00 – 23.00)
3. Die Stube
Serving German cuisines, Die Stube is one of the hidden gems in Kemang. The place is divided into two areas, a non-smoking area and a smoking area that is designed with a bar style. The wooden furniture and warm lamps create such a cozy ambiance. Therefore, Die Stube is a nice place to enjoy your dinner.
Pork menus here are recommended such as the Pork Knuckle. You’ll get the juiciness of the meat that would melt in your mouth, meanwhile, the skin is still crispy. To accompany this menu, you’ll also need to try the side dish Cream Spinach. The soft spinach with cream is a nice combination. Hence, it is a perfect balance to satisfy your hunger!
Address: Plaza Bisnis Kemang, Jl. Kemang Raya No.2, Bangka, Mampang Prapatan, South Jakarta
Phone Number: +62 21 71793486
Food starting from Rp55.000 to 325.000
Dessert starting from Rp40.000 to 75.000
Alcoholic drink starting from Rp60.000 to 210.000
Non-alcoholic drink starting from Rp30.000 to 55.000
Monday to Thursday (10.00 – 00.00)
Friday to Sunday (10.00 – 01.00)
4. Harlequin Bistro
Harlequin Bistro is a fine dining restaurant with a café and playground concept. They have warm-lighted chandeliers and nice flower decoration, making it a super instagrammable restaurant. For those having kids, this place is a great place to spend the day off with family.
Serving Western cuisine, the menus offer a variety of choices. Our favorite menu is the Sausage and Mash which is two jumbo sausages and mashed potato with gravy sauce. You might also want to try their beverage, Nutella Queen. As it has affordable prices, your dining experience with your loved ones would be satisfying.
Address: Jl. Kemang I No. 10A-10B, RT.10/RW.1, Bangka, Mampang Prapatan, South Jakarta
Phone Number: +62 21 22707276
Food starting from Rp40.000 to 300.000
Dessert starting from Rp35.000 to 63.000
Drink starting from Rp25.000 to 65.000
Monday to Thursday (10.00 – 22.00)
Friday to Saturday (10.00 – 00.00)
5. El Asador
El Asador is ideal for those cravings for some South American or Western cuisines, especially for meat lovers. The place has a minimalist interior design and a cozy ambiance. The atmosphere is cool, with a dim light on the ceilings and dark furniture. El Asador also has its signature tools to grill the meats which are Parrillas. Furthermore, their menus are tasty and suitable to be enjoyed by anyone.
The best menu here is the Mixed Platter, which is best for sharing. There are slices of beef, sausages, and chickens that are served with special sauce. The beef is mouthwatering, the sausage is savory, and the chicken is seasoned well. You should also try their Bruschetta, slices of toasted baguette bread topped with sautéed creamy mushroom caviar, and drizzled with bread crumbs and truffle oil. By having such delicious menus, El Asador is the right place to have a great fine dining experience in Kemang.
Address: Kemang Point Building, Ground Floor, Jl. Kemang Raya No. 3, RT.4/RW.1, Bangka, Mampang Prapatan, South Jakarta
Phone Number: +62 21 7182206
Food starting from Rp75.000 to 590.000
Dessert starting from Rp49.000 to 71.000
Non-alcoholic Drink starting from Rp20.000 to 65.000
Alcoholic drink starting from Rp40.000 to 240.000
Monday to Thursday (11.00 – 23.00)
Friday to Saturday (11.00 – 24.00)
Sunday (10.00 – 23.00)
So, are you ready to try a luxurious cuisine experience in one of these fine dining restaurants in Kemang?