During the coming mid-autumn festival, mooncakes will be an indispensable delicacy. Filled with a host of flavours, they can appeal to all your savoury taste buds. To truly celebrate, many people will be looking for the perfect place to buy some of the best mooncakes in the city. Although there are some specialist stores, many of the best hotels across the city will also have special mooncake creations and offers. Here are four restaurants in hotels to grab your unique mooncakes this mid-autumn festival in Jakarta.
Meticulously presented in a lavish box polished in stunning turquoise and covered with textured cloth prints of tropical flower motifs in pastel colours, the mooncakes at JIA are made to impress. As well as classic flavours, you can try the Red Bean Paste, Healthy Five Grain, Bamboo Charcoal Pandan, and Green Tea Lotus.
As well as the signature Black Sesame with Salted Egg Yolk classic mooncake, Li Feng at the Mandarin Oriental Jakarta will have a stunning range of delectable flavours. Each one is expertly crafted with only the best ingredients used in its creation. For something special, all of the mooncakes boxes can be decorated with a company logo or family initials for that personal touch.
House of Yuen, Fairmont Jakarta
While dining at the city-favourite House of Yuen, don’t forget to order your mooncakes. Served in only two flavours, single egg yolk and black bean with almond, you can be guaranteed that you are getting a perfectly prepared mooncake. Presented proudly in a rich rouge box with golden flowers they are the perfect gift this autumn.
As well as a host of classic flavours, The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place will also be offering some new mooncake creations to try. Chef Ken Lee will be introducing the exotic mooncake flavour, the Durian Yolk Lotus. All of the mooncakes will be on display in PASOLA, allowing you to peruse the intricate designs and amazing flavours.