The amazing aromas and unique flavours of curry are some of the most distinctive in the world. Both Indian and Japanese curries have become increasingly popular in the city, which means there are many options for people to indulge their curry needs. To help you choose your next favourite place to enjoy a spicy dish, here are seven places to enjoy some deliciously rich Asian curries in Jakarta.
If you just want to enjoy as much curry as you can fit in, then head over to the all-you-can-eat buffet at SATOO. A favourite of many people, the food at SATOO is great and the curry options are always fulfilling. The menu changes each week, but both meat and vegetarian options are guaranteed, so you can enjoy as much as you like.
The Royal Kitchen
Well known in Jakarta as being one of the best places to enjoy a traditional North Indian curry, the Royal Kitchen is a must for any curry-lover. As well as a substantial menu of aromatic curries, you can also enjoy a buffet every day during lunchtime from 12pm tp 3:30pm.
House CoCo Ichibanya
The famous series of Japanese curry restaurants is famous for allowing you to create the curry you want. The range of options, which allows you to customise your curry, include the rice portion, spice level, and a choice of some 40 optional toppings.
Being one of the oldest Indian curry restaurants in the city means Queens Tandoor knows what it is doing when it comes to North Indian-style curries. The menu is filled with a good selection, including a few surprises like the Tabasco Curry for that little bit of extra spice.
Ganesha Ek Sanskriti
Since launching back in 2003, Ganesha Ek Sanskriti has opened up across the country at an amazing rate. It has two in Jakarta, two in Bali, and also one in Yogyakarta. The star of the show has to be its first fine-dining experience in the collection. Located in the BRI-GKBI Complex right in the centre of Jakarta’s CBD, it is a must-visit for any lover of Indian cuisine.
Fez-Kinara Dining and Lounge
The 400-year-old ancient gates from the state of the Maharajas of Rajasthan are the first things you see when visiting Fez-Kinara Dining and Lounge. The sight makes you realise how much effort and style has gone into the décor of this fusion restaurant. The menu is filled with authentic Indian, Maghreb, Middle Eastern, and Gulf-region dishes, which makes it the perfect place to have a fantastic culinary experience.
Housed inside the Manhattan Hotel in South Jakarta, Man Aur Tan offer both South and North Indian-style cuisine. The menu has a few tasty options, but a particular must-try is the Dal Makhani, which offers a truly authentic example of Indian food.