The holy month of Ramadan sees major hotels and restaurants across town offering delightful special offers. Here are some of our top picks…
The Westin Jakarta (+62 21 2788 7788) presents a variety of experiences including dining experiences at three iconic venues. Al Fanous offers elevated iftar dining with tents and outdoor terraces serving as a dining and lounge venue, exclusively available during Ramadan at The Westin Jakarta. Available from April 12 – May 12, the iftar package is priced at IDR 465,000++ and guests can enjoy food stalls that feature grilled beef kebab and lamb, a variety of rice creations from mandi to biryani, and signature Ramadan desserts. During the same period, Seasonal Tastes presents a lavish iftar spread featuring comfort foods from around the world. The offer is inclusive of ta’jil and limitless soft beverages, tea and coffee, and can be enjoyed at IDR 465.000++ per person on weekdays and IDR 488,000++ per person on weekend. Finally, with impressive views of Jakarta city from level 69 of The Westin Jakarta, Wayra at Henshin serves a buffet for iftar. Priced at IDR 520,000++, the buffet features extensive menu selections including Henshin’s signature sushi and sashimi along with locally-inspired cuisine as well as ta’jil and Indonesian desserts.
Asia Restaurant (+62 811 1683926) located in the lobby of The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan presents three authentic dishes from Sunda, Java and Manado, whereby each region is represented by three local chefs. Chef Utoyo Kusriyanto, who was raised in Pangandaran, West Java, will be presenting Sundanese delights based on family recipes inherited from his great grandmother. Chef Rory Randy Paulus from Manado will present dishes inspired by the inherited family recipes. And finally, Chef Suharyatno from Klaten, Central Java, will present recipes passed down to him from his very own beloved mother. With prices starting from IDR 388,000++ from Monday to Thursday and IDR 468,000++ from Friday to Sunday, Asia Restaurants presents various highlighted dishes throughout the month of Ramadan.
JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta presents various promotions, including breakfasting at Sailendra Restaurant (+62 215798 8888). Partnering up again with a high-end Padang restaurant, namely Pagi Sore, the venue offers a special breakfasting package which highlights delectable signature Padang dishes to add more colour to local Ramadan delights created by Executive Sous Chef Heri Purnama. Prices start from IDR 388,000 nett per person. Pagi Sore’s signature Padang highlights include: Rendang Daging, Ayam Gulai, Ayam Pop, and more. The price also includes other local, Asian as well as international delights prepared by Sailendra’s culinary team, with highlights incuding Nasi Kedewatan, Sate Rembiga, Sop Buntut, Lamb Kebab, Turkish Pide and many more. Finally, the package offers both ta’jil and free-flowing iced tea.
Fairmont Jakarta invites guests on a gastronomic journey with special multi-cultural iftar offerings. The hotel’s Indonesian upscale restaurant, 1945 Restaurant (+62 21 2970 3333) delivers local dishes from various Indonesian islands in an elegant buffet spread. Priced at IDR 588,000++ per person (inclusive of beverages, tea and coffee), the Buka Puasa buffet showcases dishes designed to pay homage to traditional Indonesian cuisine from Sumatra, Sulawesi, Java, Bali and Lombok, while offering a modern twist on some classic dishes. Highlighting specialties from each of the region, the extensive buffet spread is served on the ta’jil corner, a number of live cooking stations, as well as dedicated buffet and dessert stations. Dishes include Ayam Bakar Karo, Arsik Ikan and Kambing Bakar Kari Aceh from Sumatra; Iga Bakar Madu and Empal Gepuk from Java; Ikan Bakar Dabu with Nasi Kemangi and Rica Rodoh from Sulawesi; and Nasi Bali, Ayam Taliwang and Sate Lilit from Bali and Lombok.
Grand Hyatt Jakarta (+62 21 2992 1234) presents a variety of all-time favourites including dining experience in a captivating and vibrant atmosphere to make this Ramadan a special one. For instance, the Residence ONFIVE offers a mesmerising outdoor iftar venue featuring beautiful Arabian-inspired décor and a delicious iftar buffet that highlight the very best in Indonesian regional cuisines. Available from April 12 – May 11, the iftar package is priced at IDR 450,000 per person and guests can enjoy a lavish dining experience in an alfresco setting at Ramadan Sunset Iftar on the fifth floor. During the same period, Poolside Restaurant prepares a daily rotating selection of delicious Indonesian dishes such as oxtail soup, kecombrang fried rice and more. Located on the fifth floor, the package is priced at IDR 299.000 per person. Finally, La Moda by Hyatt also offers a rotating iftar set menu — priced at IDR 299,000 net per person — to celebrate the holy month with a host of popular Indonesian dishes.