A sense of nostalgia in Smriti Jakarta
Modern Indonesian cuisine is the highlight of Smriti Jakarta, a versatile food, drink and entertainment venue in the heart of the city.
What is Modern Indonesian Cuisine? Chef Harum Indra tries to answer the question to Smriti Jakarta through striking takes on Indonesian regional dishes. The menu is constantly changing, showcasing different regional cuisines from different islands of the archipelago. At the moment, it is honoring tasty dishes from Sumatra and Java.
The result of the collaboration of Indra and his team, the dishes are made using different techniques to better showcase local and top quality ingredients. Having worked for over eight years in award-winning restaurants in Denmark, Sweden and Australia; Indra weaves his wealth of experience with his deep-rooted devotion to regional Indonesian cuisine. The familiar flavor of Sumatera and Javanese cuisine is evident in dishes such as Steak Saus Rendang, Bobor Jamur Asap, Tuna Asem Udeng, Klepon Cake and many more.
Housed in a carefully restored building in central Jakarta, the food, drink and entertainment destination offers a versatile space to share a leisurely lunch with friends, hold an impressive meeting with clients or have a drink and cigars while late evening on weekends. True to its name which means commemoration in Sanskrit, Smriti Jakarta is the perfect place to reminisce and celebrate one’s milestones.
Selected antiques and works of art are displayed throughout, whether in the main dining room or the whiskey bar. From nautical memorabilia to antiques that belonged to one’s grandparents’ house, the eclectic decor feels like visiting the home of an old family friend. Guests who prefer to dine in private can book the spacious private rooms on the mezzanines. After the sun goes down, head to the leafy outdoor seating area where balmy air and a glass of Old Fashioned go very well together.
Cocktail connoisseurs can order from the bar’s selection of craft cocktails or ask the bartenders to concoct a bespoke drink based on their taste preferences. Inspired by the spices, fruits and desserts of the archipelago, the drinks menu offers cocktails and mocktails such as the Batavia (a mangosteen whiskey cocktail) as well as the Mark and Rita, a fun variant of Margarita made with charcoal. , Himalayan salt lollipop and tequila.
Jalan Tanah Abang Timur No. 3, Jakarta Pusat
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