Balancing healthy food at its fusion best, such as the grilled betutu chicken with tangy yogurt sauce, Fanda’s Favourite is the new Senopati hotspot. Moreover, Fanda’s place includes a homemade gelateria, an all-natural patisserie, and a home-grown coffee roaster, among other features, all executed meticulously thanks to the two talented Soesilo sisters. Snug yet spacious thanks to high ceilings both inside and out, the place is colourful from the cosy rattan chairs to the cheery giant mural.
Transporting the socially relaxed tapas and pintxos cultures from Spain into a chic marble-lined eatery, Libris has lined up 11 small fusion bites to go with its expansive drinks menu. Different types of sherry, vodka, whisky, and other liquors barely cover the list as the wines go on to cover many grape varieties and regions. Basque’s famed txuleton steak can then satisfy famished diners with dry-aged, prime-rib meat simply dusted with three types of salt.
An exhaustive renovation now finished reveals Grand Hyatt Jakarta’s Grand Café as a luxurious home to Indonesian themes from the décor to the dishes. While the breakfast buffet embraces local and international flavours, lunch and dinner choices are closer to home—meaty rawon soup and kecombrang salad are two of the many signatures. With wok, grill, soup, steam, and pastry live-cooking stations, plus seven beautiful sitting areas inside and outside, the fine-dining choices are varied and endless.
A botanical affair takes centre stage in Hiro Group’s latest establishment, The Garden. Located in Pantai Indah Kapuk, the restaurant offers a blend of Asian and Western menus like tom yum with lobster and mini burgers, among others. With its verdant lush setting combined with gorgeous hanging lamps and cute shelves enveloped in chestnut brick walls, The Garden also makes for a stunning and Instagrammable eatery.
Nestled in the Serpong area in Tangerang, Coffee Alley boasts a cabin-like façade with a homely interior inside: wooden table, cosy sofas, and crisp-white walls, ideal for big groups of friends and comfortable working spaces. For the menu, Coffee Alley serves a variety of caffeinated beverages and light bites and desserts. The latter are said to be its specialty, emphasising a creamy, delicious cheesecake taste that leaves you wanting more.