10 Places to Catch-up with Friends and Family in Jakarta

Hidupid – Are you looking for a great place to catch up with friends and family over a quality meal in Jakarta? Well, we have put together a huge list of great places to eat that we highly recommend!

1. Three Buns

Like most of what’s happening among much of Indonesia’s cafes lately, Three Buns also uses the industrial warehouse concept, and in this place you can find entire menu sections dedicated to just mojitos.  There menu items are also very friendly on your pocket. The other thing you should try here is the burger like Piggie Smalls that only cost you IDR100.000 or about USD7.00.

Address: Jalan Senopati No.90, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12190, Indonesia
Contact No.: +62 21 29307780
Website: http://www.threebuns.com/
Opening Hours: Mon to Friday 11am to 12am | Sat & Sun 11am to 1am

2. Giyanti Cofee Roastery

Welcome to Andy Warhol’s backyard, because that is what you feel like when you get here. After you go through a narrow alley, you’ll be welcomed by a well-lit courtyard with colourful walls that are hidden behind a bare concrete exterior.The only thing you can drink at Giyanti is great coffee, and they are really proud of that. As for snacks, there are cakes like Aussie Lamingtons, biscuits and their famous apple pie. This place is perfect for you and your besties to share ideas in quiet conversations with some quality local roasted coffee.

Address: Jalan Surabaya No.20, Menteng, Jakarta Pusat, DKI Jakarta 10310, Indonesia
Contact No.: +62 21 31923698
Website: http://www.giyanticoffeeroastery.com/
Opening Hours: Wed to Sat 9.30am to 5.30pm | Closed on Sun to Tue

3. Monolog Coffee

If you’re in Plaza Senayan, don’t forget to come to this place. You’ll be welcomed by delicious cakes that sit in the display tempting you to devour them.You can also have Pancake Breakfast set such that it’s more like hotcake with sweet dough, and who can resist the smoked duck rice and potato gratin – with soft and gooey cheese, your tastebuds will thank you for visiting.

Address: Plaza Senayan CP 101 B, Palm Gate Entrance, Jalan Asia Afrika No. 8, Jakarta Pusat, DKI Jakarta 10270, Indonesia
Contact No.: +62 21 5725144
Website: http://monolog-coffee.com/
Opening Hours: Sun to Thur 7am to 10pm | Fri & Saturday 7am to 11pm

4. One Fifteenth Coffee

This place is as classy and photogenic as it sounds. A two-story building that is surely made for your instagram. If you’re worried about your stomach, this place won’t disappoint you either. They have their famous bacon burger, rosti and egg and they will also tempt you with their Zucchini fries. Make sure you order Churros before you leave, or you miss something special.

Address: Jl. Gandaria 1 No. 63, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12130, Indonesia
Contact No.: +62 21 7225678
Website: http://www.1-15coffee.com/
Opening Hours: Daily 7am to 9pm

5. Luciole Bistro & Bar

This insta-worthy spot is filled with hanging lamps from the ceiling of this glasshouse-like restaurant. it’s not only a great place to spend your spare time, but also moments like birthdays and gatherings.

The black squid ink spaghetti they have is a favourite from their menu, and the restaurant also serves western food and also classic Indonesian dishes like Butut Sambal Ijo (Fried Oxtail with green sambal). This place is best visited at 3 pm when it’s quiet.

Address: Jl. Letjen. S. Parman No.28, Grogol petamburan, Kota Jakarta Barat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 11470, Indonesia
Contact No.: +62 21 29200334
Website: http://www.luciolebistro.com/
Opening Hours: Sun to Thur 11am to 11pm | Fri & Saturday 11am to 12pm

6. Crematology

Rumour has it that this is the home for the best pasta in Jakarta, with the whole Zen vibe this place has, with more couches than chairs, this place is designed for you to chill out, you will absolutely love Crematology. When you order your pasta, you know it’s going to be good cause they stick to using wholesome and fresh ingredients. The best thing is, most meals cost less than USD10.

Address: Jalan Suryo No. 25, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12180, Indonesia
Contact No.: +62 21 72780012
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Crematology/
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 7.30am to 12am | Sat & Sun 9am to 12am

7. H Gourmet

You can find good old American cuisine with  the special H Stack Burger with special mint sauce. If you want something more, feel free to include an additional patty for just IDR35.000. There is also the popular Buffalo’s Method Chicken Wings marinated with butter and tinge of fiery Cayenne pepper that has a very good reputation.

Address: Jalan Gunawarman No. 41, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12110, Indonesia
Contact No.: +62 21 27510167
Website: http://hgroup.id/hgourmetvibes/
Opening Hours: Mon to Thur 12pm to 12am | Fri to Sat 12pm to 3am | Sun 10am to 12am

8. Colette & Lola

Come inside, and you’ll feel like you’re in a ‘Barbie world’ with loud decor and pastel colour makes you feel like you’re the main character in 70’s movie. All cakes look like more of decoration rather than something to eat and feature popular characters like Mike Wazowski from Monster Inc. There are two outlets, one in Eopati and a smaller one in Grand Indonesia.

Address: Jl. Senopati Raya No.64, Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12110, Indonesia
Contact No.: +62 21 29007997
Website: https://www.colettelola.com/
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 10pm

9. PongMe! Lounge

This is Indonesia’s first social ping-pong house. It is a unique cafe with actual ping-pong tables that you can play on. Ping pong house by day, beer pong house by night. Aside from enjoying various alcoholic drinks, guests can challange each other for beer pong to experience something different. If you want something more intimate, there are VIP tables. There is also a wide selection of burgers, pastas or pizzas if you just get hungry or just want to eat while you watch all the action.

Address: Jl. Gunawarman No.37, Kebayoran Baru, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12180, Indonesia
Contact No.: +62 21 7260989
Website: http://pongme.id/
Opening Hours: Sun to Thur 11.30am to 12am | Fri & Sat 11.30am to 2am

10. Bistronomy

This quaint eatery, is reminiscent of a little garden cottage with a spacious outdoor seating in the courtyard, offers unique dishes like tuna, prawn and salmon that can be enjoyed with your choice of mango, coconut or citrus sauce.

This place can be visited for lunch, dinner and also afternoon tea that cost about IDR 200.000 for a couple with tarts, muffins, and selection of sandwiches.

Address: Jalan Ciniru I No. 2, Kebayoran Baru, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12180, Indonesia
Contact No.: +62 21 7396655
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Bistronomy.JKT/
Opening Hours: Sun to Thur 11am to 11pm | Fri & Sat 11am to 1am