Must-Try Fine Dining in Menteng
Having lunch or dinner at a fine dining restaurant with your loved ones is a nice thing to do once in a while. Of course, you have to pay more for it, but it will be an unforgettable culinary experience. If you’re living in Jakarta, you don’t have to worry about anything because there are a lot of fine dining restaurants, especially in Menteng. Menteng itself is a sub-district in Central Jakarta that is well-known for its exclusive residences and socialites. It’s also considered as one of the most strategic and safe neighborhoods to live in. Therefore, finding a fancy meal here is no problem at all.
Now, we have compiled a list of must-try fine dining restaurants in Menteng. These restaurants have various menus and a range of prices. So, let’s check them out!
1. Bunga Rampai
Bunga Rampai is housed in an elegant building that reminds us of the colonial era. The homey ambiance and luxurious atmosphere would perfectly accompany you throughout the fine dining experience. Moreover, this place has both indoor and outdoor dining areas, and also a beautiful rooftop space. This is also a great place for a romantic dinner.
Furthermore, accompanied by live music, you can enjoy various cuisines from across Indonesia. Starting from appetizer, main course, and dessert, the menus will satisfy your cravings for Indonesian food. Besides, you could also hold a private event in this restaurant by booking first.
Our favorite menu here is Nasi Bali or Balinese Rice, a rice dish with egg, meat skewers, spicy potatoes, veggies, spicy chicken shred, and deep-fried braised meat. The others are Tahu Telor, which is fried tofu and egg served in a tower form and then poured with soy sauce or peanut sauce, and last but not least Kembang Pacar, fried shrimp wrapped in eggroll skin, pinned in pineapple and served with a sour mango sauce.
Address: Jl. Teuku Cik Ditiro No. 35, RT.10/RW.5, Menteng, Central Jakarta
Phone Number: +6221 31926224
Food starting from Rp57.000 to 385.000
Non-alcoholic beverages starting from Rp40.000 to 80.000
Alcoholic drinks Rp80.000 to 180.000
Dessert starting from Rp35.000 to 86.000
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (11.00 – 23.00)
2. Tugu Kunstkring Paleis
Being interconnected with an art gallery, Tugu Kunstkring Paleis serves various luxury menus originating from different cultures. You can taste their Dutch, Asian, and Indonesian cuisines while enjoying the aesthetically pleasing art décor. The building itself was built in 1914 with a European style. Not only enjoying great dishes but also you can enjoy the art exhibition on the second floor.
For first-timers, you can try their Tahu Telor, crispy fried tofu and egg poured with sweet soy sauce – an unforgettable meal. This fine dining restaurant is also preservative and MSG-free. Therefore, you can enjoy healthy foods with your family or friends here!
Address: Jl. Teuku Umar No.1, RT.1/RW.1, Gondangdia, Menteng, Central Jakarta
Phone Number: +6221 3900899
Food starting from Rp68.000 to 400.000
Dessert starting from Rp58.000 to 88.000
Drink starting from Rp38.000 to 100.000
Wine and other alcoholic drink starting from Rp500.000
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (11.00 – 00.00)
3. 91st Street
While taking a break from your busy life, enjoying upscale meals to treat yourselves and your families at 91st Street is a great idea. 91st Street is a modern fine dining restaurant with contemporary furniture serving Italian cuisines and also an Indonesian menu as well.
They have great service and mesmerizing furniture, which maximizes the overall dining experience. Their menus are made from the best ingredients. You might try their Vongole Pappardelle, a menu of pasta and clams with a sweet and salty creamy sauce.
Address: Jl. KH. Wahid Hasyim No.91, RT.1/RW.4, Gondangdia, Menteng, Central Jakarta
Phone Number: +6287 8250 5919 1
Food starting from Rp70.000 to 180.000
Non-alcoholic drink starting from Rp35.000 to 80.000
Alcoholic drink starting from Rp125.000
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (10.00 – 23.00)
4. Sudestada Jakarta
This restaurant serves various Argentinian cuisines and offers a cozy ambiance for fine dining. They have indoor space with high ceilings and nice decorations, and an outdoor space perfect for romantic evening dinners. Slightly similar to American and Italian foods, some menus are served with unique sauces. Our favorite menu is 1.2 kg Chuleton Steak, juicy and tender bone-in rib steak that is served to your desired doneness. This menu has a big portion so it is great for sharing. You could also try our favorite dessert, Chocolate Lava Cake to enjoy a balanced taste of sweet and bitter chocolate with smooth vanilla ice cream – a match made in heaven.
If you’re a steak lover, we recommend you to check out this post on the best steakhouses in Jakarta.
Address: Jl. Irian No.18, RW.5, Gondangdia, Menteng, Central Jakarta
Phone Number: +6281 331265567
Food starting from Rp100.000 to 240.000
Dessert starting from Rp45.000 to 60.000
Alcoholic drink starting from Rp120.000 to 400.000
Non-alcoholic drink starting from Rp25.000 to 45.000
Monday to Thursday (07.00 – 00.00)
Friday to Saturday (07.00 – 01.00)
Sunday (07.00 – 23.00)
5. Plataran Menteng
This fine-dining restaurant is a must-try for those craving Indonesian cuisines in Menteng. By being a part of the Plataran brand, Plataran Menteng allows us to celebrate the rich taste of traditional food from across the archipelago. The restaurant is situated in a colonial building decorated with Javanese wood-carved furniture. You can enjoy your food in this classy room or sip your cocktails in the rooftop bar.
For first-timers, we recommend Udang Gandum to taste the authentic flavor of fresh and tender prawn with savory and crunchy oatmeal, spices, curry leaves, and pandan. You could also try Gurame Mangga which is a mouthwatering gourami fish added with unripe mango. This place would be the best choice to have a beautiful fine-dining experience in Menteng!
Address: Jl. HOS Cokroaminoto No.42, Menteng, Central Jakarta
Phone Number: +6221 29627771
Food starting from Rp65.000 to 270.000
Dessert starting from Rp50.000 to 70.000
Cocktails starting from Rp150.000 to 195.000
Drink starting from Rp50.000 to 100.000
Alcoholic drink starting from Rp100.000 to 350.000
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (11.00 – 23.00)
There you go, 5 must-try fine dining restaurants in Menteng that you shouldn’t miss out on.