5 Unique Dining Experiences in Jakarta

Hidupid – Are you in Jakarta, hungry and bored of ordinary places to eat? Do you want to try something new or even rare to feel some thrill as you fill your stomach? If your answer is yes, here is a list of places you must visit.

1. The Playground

This is where you have to go if you’re hungry but still want to have fun like a little child. With the swing-like chairs suspended from the ceiling, you will feel like a kindergartener with the perfect world surrounding you. You can play and eat pasta, what more can you ask?

Location: Street Gallery, Pondok Indah Mall Ground Floor, Jalan Metro Pondok Indah, South Jakarta
Contact details: +62 21 2952 9729

2. Comic Cafe

This is a place where comic lovers should hang out. Even if you don’t really like comic books, once you’re in, you will fall in love with them. With famous comic book characters and superheros plastered all over the walls and tables with manga doodle that greets you, you will never want to leave.

Location: Jl Tebet Raya No. 53 D, Tebet, Jakarta Selatan (Tebet), 3rd Floor Comic Cafe Tebet, Jl. Tebet Raya No. 53D, Tebet, Jakarta Selatan 12810 (Citiscape)
Contact details: (62-21) 8355216 (Tebet), (62-21) 8355216 (Citiscape)

3. Hospitalis

Don’t get freaked out by its name. This place has its hospital-vibe with staff dressed like doctors and nurses. You will also see hospital beds and wheelchairs, but this is as homely as you want it to be. You will be served with medically inspired foods on hospital trays with condiment packaged in syringes and drinks in IV bags and beakers.

Location: Kebayoran Baru, Jl. KH. Ahmad Dahlan No.31, DKI Jakarta, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12130, Indonesia
Contact details: +62 21 97826123

4. Bong Kapitown

You have to visit this place if you want to feel like a criminal but don’t really want to be in jail. You can enjoy meals behind iron bars with tasty foods such as chicken nasi lemak and ubud crispy duck.

Location: Jalan Boulevard Raya Ruko Blok PD 1 No. 5-6, Kelapa Gading, Jakarta Utara, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 14240, Indonesia
Contact details: +62 21 45853059

5. Taman Santap Rumah Kayu Ancol

What does it feel like flying in a first class seat on a plane? Must be expensive you reckon, well you can experience it with a very affordable place here in Taman Santap Rumah Kayu Ancol. This converted airplane offers diners a very quirky treat, eating delicious meals in a window seat like in a first class flight.

Location: Jalan Lodan Timur II No. 7 Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, Jakarta
Contact details: +62 81351900801 / +62 81808345671 / +62 85813488890