What a busy April it was! Last month saw the opening of at least ten new restaurant & cafe in Jakarta. The profiles are pretty diverse, with Indonesian, Japanese, Hawaiian, and French-American cuisines in the mix; plus the option of healthy and non-healthy options. There’s truly something for everyone in this capital.
1. Monogram Bistro
Offering everything from brunch to booze, coffee to desserts, Monogram Bistro hopes to be a one-stop destination for all of your F&B needs. Read more about Monogram here.
Address: Ruko Kirana Boutique Office Blok A3 No. 1-2, Jl. Boulevard Raya Kelapa Gading No. 88
2. Devon Cafe Jakarta
After months of teasing through social media, the Down Under’s Devon Cafe opened its door in Senayan City, early April 2018. Expect a variety of Australia-style brunch and coffee alongside special menus with Indonesian touch, such as Bakmi Truffle.
Address: Senayan City, Crystal Lagoon Area, LG Floor
3. Feast by Kokiku
Brought to you by the nation’s leading online culinary portal Kokiku, Feast promises to provide you with Indonesian comfort food alongside spirits and the occasional live music.
Address: Jl. Gunawarman No. 37
4. Vong Kitchen
Vong Kitchen comes by its name from the father-and-son chef duo behind the French-American menus, Jean-Georges and Cédric Vongerichten. The modern atmosphere seems to be just right for you to splurge on special occasions.
Address: Alila SCBD, Lot 11, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 52-53
While Jakarta has not seen any prominent new salad bar after the arrival of Singapore’s Saladstop!, Greenery is here to change that. One of the salads that we’ve tried is just jam-packed with flavors! Watch out for the comprehensive review on this website soon.
Address: Senopati 41C
After a successful run with Berrywell, the people behind this smoothie bowl joint explores healthy food further with Fedwell. Fedwell offers a selection of well-balanced dishes that fulfill your nutritional needs.
Address: Jl. Senopati Raya No. 82
7. Menya Musashi Bukotsu
Tokyo-originated Menya Musashi comes up with a combination that Jakarta foodies would appreciate: halal (no pork and no lard) and unlimited noodle refills.
Address: Kota Kasablanka, LG Floor
8. Poké Mob
Poke fever has reached West Jakarta! Poke Mob, the third-floor neighbor of Calibrate Coffee, currently offers four types of poke bowls and one smoothie bowl.
Address: Jl. Puri Kembangan No. 9C, 3rd floor
If soft-serve ice cream is your thing, you’re going to love Fred. This ice cream joint serves two flavors that change every week. It does not hurt that the place is Insta-worthy.
Address: Ruko Garden House Blok A No. 35, PIK
Japanese food, booze, neon lights, by Sushi Hiro group. Kanpai definitely has the makings of a force to be reckoned with.
Address: Ruko Garden House Blok B No. 25, PIK