Happy hour: It's that magical time of day, after a long day at work, when you probably need a drink with chilled-out vibes. So, when the work day is done, it’s time to blow off a little steam and head out and enjoy happy hours.
Here, we highlight a few spots where you can socialise, grab some appetisers and much-needed after-work drinks. Before you wind down and enjoy a few drinks with your mates, check out our list below to the when, where and what of happy hours around town!
Paulaner Bräuhaus offers a lounge with city views and a cosy space for you to relax. Added to the fun is this happy hour special deal: buy two beers and get the third one for free on Mondays to Thursdays from 5pm to 7pm. And don’t miss the signature Schnitzel Burger, Hot Dog or Meatloaf sandwich. For more information, click here
Tuck into three hours of happiness from Mondays to Sundays at Blu Martini. This daily happy hour offers buy-one-get-one-free cocktails from 6pm to 8pm, with more than 88 signature selections. There's also a special food menu and live music, creating a delight atmosphere before the dinner crowd rolls in. For more information, click here
Need that perfect Martini? Sure you do. During happy hour at Bistecca, you can get a signature Martini menu with its two-for-one drinks deal.
This Italian-American classic style steakhouse is well known for serving a mean piece of meat to satisfy your appetite, but this happening steakhouse also has a fab selection of signature Martinis like the Bistecca Classic Martini or the Bistecca Chocolate Martini. Happy hour is from 4pm to 7pm and no one can resist the pay-one-for-two Martinis deal. For more information, click here
The Writers Bar
Sit back, relax and spend your evening at The Writers Bar at the Raffles Hotel, where big smiles and even bigger happy-hour specials are on the menu. From 5pm to 8pm, guests can ease into a night of festivities at this luxe hotel lounge by purchasing an expertly made tipple.
You can also enjoy two-for-one deals on ice-cold beers and classic cocktails or take in a smooth glass of vino at a cool 30 per cent off. For more information, click here
Quench your thirst and let your weekly worries slide away at Burgundy at the Grand Hyatt Jakarta, with a happy hour available every day from 5pm to 8pm with 50 per cent off local beers, Sapporo beer, selected international cocktails and house spirits. Burgundy also offers many exclusive collections of wines, vodkas, spirits, Martinis, Champagnes, cocktails and light snacks. For more information, click here
If beers and spirits float your boat along with classic cocktails in a friendly neighbourhood bar, consider Parc19, which has a happy hour special of buy-one-get-one-free beers or spirits every weekday from 3pm to 8pm.
And on Thursdays, you can get any two Classic Cocktails for the wallet-friendly price of Rp 190,000. Grab with your workmates and head to this favourite hipster hangout, enjoy the music and the signature burger too. For more information, click here
Flow is a convenient happy-hour spot, and just like the name, you get the free-flow wine on Mondays for Rp 249,000 and an all-day happy hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays with the purchase of a Heineken bucket at Rp 179,000, plus buy-one-get-one Strongbow cider. Drink up! For more information, click here
Monty’s Restaurant & Whisky Bar
Monty's is a good option for those looking for the perfect whisky bar experience in Jakarta. It is the perfect place to loosen yourself up the many whiskies, champagnes, wines, beers and snacks.
Monty's offers a happy hour on weekdays from 4pm to 7pm, and on Tuesdays, the fun lasts all day with a buy-one-get-one free Martini deal. Cheers to that! For more information, click here
Lucy in the Sky
Skip the traffic hassle and join the happy hour at Lucy in the Sky (diamonds not included), where you can enjoy cocktails and awesome tunes. This happening rooftop bar in Jakarta offers sunset happy hour, because the best reward to a week spent working is surely a gorgeous sunset and a cocktail.
Happy hour is from 4pm to 9pm and you can get three delicious tipples for only Rp 250,000. The classic cocktail list includes Lychee Martinis, Tropical Martinis, Caipiroscas, Tropis Cobblers, Whiskey Sours, El Diablos, Moscow Mules, Cosmopolitans, Margaritas and Mojitos. For more information, click here
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