No matter what time of the day, sometimes business doesn’t wait. Be it morning, noon or night often we find ourselves combining work with our meals. As a result, the business lunch is commonplace in a big city like Jakarta. To help you choose your next lunch meeting here are nine place to conduct the perfect business lunch in Jakarta.
La Brasserie / Al Nafoura Lebanese at Le Méridien Jakarta
Situated in the Le Méridien hotel and perfectly placed in the business area of Sudirman Road is La Brasserie. This is a great place to take out-of-town business associates who are looking to try Indonesian dishes. Also, for something different, venture into Al Nafoura, which offers amazing Lebanese food. Both options offer a quick set-lunch menu which is severed in 45 minutes or it’s free.
Seasonal Tastes / Lobby Lounge at the Westin Jakarta
Be it a quick and quiet lunch meeting in the Lobby Lounge or a longer meal in Seasonal Tastes restaurant, you will not be disappointed with what the Westin Jakarta has to offer. Also the delicious SuperFoodsRx menu is a great way to stay energised while attending a busy work lunch.
A staple example of expertly made and served food, Akira Back is also a great place to conduct some afternoon business. With two lunch menus on offer you’ll have a hard time choosing, but to make it easy it does have a business lunch menu offering some delicious dishes such as the Wagyu and Foie Gras with Uni, Onsen Tamagu and Truffle Jus.
With 10 establishments offering food and drinks, the Fairmont Hotel is perfect placed to enjoy and selection of business lunches. Try a signature sandwich at the Sapori Deli for something quick or try something more sophisticated in the Peacock Lounge, which has just been voted Best Tea & Coffee Venue at the NOW! Jakarta Best Restaurant, Bar & Cafe Awards 2017.
If you are looking to conduct your business in the upmost elegance and traditional luxury, then you have to try Plataran Menteng. A recent addition to the well-respected collection of establishments under the name of Plataran, this stunning restaurant is housed in an old colonial house that used to be owned by a local doctor. It offers the perfect afternoon tea menu with mix of savoury and sweet dishes. Just remember to book ahead as this is very poplar place to dine at all times of the day.
Il Mare / Bistrot at Hotel Mulia Senayan Jakarta
The Hotel Mulia Senayan Jakarta has a collection of dining hotspots for the perfect business lunch and Il Mare is one not to miss. Loved by many as the best Italian restaurant in town, this delicious treat offers a luxurious Italian buffet brunch with free-flow wine, a selection of cheeses and cured meats, exquisite seafood, and other delights. Or if you feel like a bit more like French, try the Bistrot business menu for some quickly served yet chic and tasty dishes, perfect for impressing your business associates.
When looking for quick and delicious food for an effective business lunch, there are very few cuisines that can top tapas. Being one of the best and most relaxing Spanish restaurants in town means Plan B is a great place to conduct a meeting as the ambience is conducive to a helping in maintaining a great conversation
Arts Café by Raffles
With a combination of art and cuisine and the backdrop of vibrant Hendra Gunawan artwork, Arts Café by Raffles is an elegant choice when conducting a business lunch. While they do not have a specialised business lunch menu, they do have amazing food, all of which is served quickly and professionally in stunning surroundings.
Mandarin Oriental Jakarta
Expertly made French cuisine at Lyon, lavish Cantonese cuisine in Li Feng, or an internationally styled menu at Cinnamon, the Mandarin Oriental Jakarta has it all. With lunch served between 11am and around 2:30pm, you should be covered for a tasty business lunch whatever your associates fancy.