Miss Dining Out in Jakarta? Try Home Delivery

Look to these 8 restaurants and hotels across the Indonesian capital if you’re craving a fine-dining experience.

Henshin’s chimi pulpo (octopus and chimichurri) rolls, available on the lunch menu. (Photo: Henshin)

Gioi Menteng

Call: 62/0852-6101-6101

Exclusively for the Jakarta capital region (sorry, Bodetabek folks), this pan-Asian restaurant in the leafy Menteng neighborhood offers free delivery on a variety of items, ranging from pickled vegetable dish asinan sayur, chicken rendang, to lunch packages. A number of customer favorites, such as the pork belly, are offered only on certain days. A similar offer can be enjoyed at Gioi’s Senopati branch. @gioijakarta


Left to right: A tuna beef bowl at Fujin; takeout teriyaki bento boxes being prepared. (Photos: Fujin)


WhatsApp: 62/0813-8064-1779

Social distancing measures mean we can’t see teppanyaki chefs lighting up our meals with tongues of fire, but Fujin is ready to send various flame-cooked specialties to your home, including chicken teriyaki, miso-marinated black code, and prawn gyoza. Orders are accepted from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, with free delivery provided to the first 10 buyers for a maximum distance of five kilometers. biko-group.com


Wagyu beef with sweet potato purée at Henshin. (Photo: Henshin)


WhatsApp: 62/0878-0005-8885

The high-brow Nikkei (Japanese-Peruvian) flavors from the highest restaurant in town can now be enjoyed in the comfort of your home, thanks to a new delivery service from Henshin, the three-story restaurant and bar crowning The Westin Jakarta. Peruvian chefs Ivan Casusol and Sandro Medrano are on hand to prepare delicacies like octopus sushi rolls dressed in chimichurri, and gourmet bento boxes that might include ceviche or melt-in-the-mouth anticuchos (skewered meats). henshinjakarta.com


Left to right: Pantja’s chef Rapha Menchaca; a dish made with organic local carrots. (Photos: Pantja)


WhatsApp: 62/0811-1273-010

A grilled meat- and grain-focused restaurant that opened last October in Senopati, Pantja uses seasonal ingredients including East Java & Co.’s organic Merapi brown rice (grown in the shadow of Indonesia’s most active volcano) and fresh local mud crabs in its kitchen, while importing premium cuts of meat for popular fire-cooked dishes such as American kurobuta ribs as well as Australian wagyu picanha. Every single plate of food at Pantja is prepared by Rapha Menchaca, a Californian chef who has long stints at Nobu New York and Malibu under his belt. Ordering delivery will get you a 20 percent discount on all menu items. pantja.id


Bunga Rampai

WhatsApp: 62/0811-1509-245

A veteran player on the local fine-dining scene, Bunga Rampai still serves its loyal fans with a delivery service for a number of specialties, such as the smoky Lombok chicken dish ayam Taliwang; flavor-packed iga bakar (grilled beef ribs); and the crowd-pleasing itik keling, or fried duck braised in sambal and sweet shrimp paste (petis). All these are being sold at a 30 percent discount, and you’ll get a free delivery bonus for orders totaling Rp 1,000,000 or more. pakisculinary.com


Grilled beef sirloin ordered via MO Gourmet to Your Door. (Photo: Mandarin Oriental Jakarta)

Mandarin Oriental Jakarta

WhatsApp: 62/0815-8532-1202

Through the MO Gourmet to Your Door service, this long-running institution at the Hotel Indonesia Roundabout (it first opened in 1978) will send four distinct categories of set meals directly to your address. Its cheapest package, Mini Treats, options include yellow turmeric-scented rice with beef floss and galangal fried chicken paired with coconut rice. Meanwhile, the Western Treats boxed meal offers choices such as grilled Norwegian salmon and grilled beef sirloin. mandarinoriental.com



WhatsApp: 62/0812-9144-1440

For delivery services in the Jakarta capital region, this well-regarded Italian restaurant at SCBD (Sudirman Central Business District) is slashing 20 percent of the price off all menu items, and throwing in free delivery with a minimum spend of Rp. 250,000. Similar offers can be enjoyed at the two other Italian restaurants belonging to the Union Group, Cafe Milano and Roma Osteria. new.uniongroupjakarta.com


The mocha meringue sandwich from Raffles Jakarta’s Arts Café. (Photo: Raffles Jakarta)

Raffles Jakarta

WhatsApp: 62/0855-8155-888

Through the just-launched Raffles to Go service, you can now order delivery from a menu of 25 items at Raffles Jakarta’s Arts Café, including the signature Singapore chili crab bun, four kinds of rice bowls, and several Indonesian specialties, plus a few indulgent desserts like a mocha meringue sandwich cookie with chocolate ganache. And if you’d like a tipple to go with your meal, a range of cocktails from The Writers Bar are also available from a separate takeout menu. Orders above Rp. 250,000 will be rewarded with free delivery within the Jakarta area so long as the address is no more than 10 kilometers from the hotel. raffles.com

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