Exquisite Taste - - Best Indonesian Restaurant : Jakarta -

Set in a pres­ti­gious, quiet leafy sub­urb of the city, The Dhar­mawangsa Ho­tel has been serving Jakarta's elite from all walks of life for over 20 years. Fre­quented by cor­po­rate lead­ers, politi­cians and diplo­mats alike, this bou­tique ho­tel has a rep­u­ta­tion for ex­cel­lence, as well as up­hold­ing In­done­sia's cul­tural, artis­tic and culi­nary tra­di­tions. Within Jakarta restau­rant, guests find an el­e­gant set­ting that of­fers a con­tem­po­rary in­ter­pre­ta­tion of old Jakarta with be­spoke art and art deco fur­nish­ings. The In­done­sian de­lights on of­fer here ex­tend be­yond the food to the drinks, where unique li­ba­tions like the Vir­gin Sayur

Asem Mary, which truly cap­tures the light flavour of this ubiq­ui­tous Ja­vanese soup.

Over­seen by Ex­ec­u­tive Chef I Made Kona, the menu of­fers many au­then­tic re­gional de­lights cooked to per­fec­tion with spe­cials chang­ing reg­u­larly. Beloved by many are dishes like the suc­cu­lent co­rian­der-mar­i­nated Maranggi beef sa­tay from Pur­wakarta and nasi li­wet – co­conut rice served with chicken, tofu, soy-braised eggs and spicy chay­ote that shows a won­der­ful com­bi­na­tion of silky tex­tures and rich flavours. An­other pop­u­lar full meal is nasi tim­bel, which brings to­gether fried chicken, mar­i­nated fried beef, salted fish, tofu, tem­peh and a serving of sayur asem with rice wrapped in a ba­nana leaf. If you can man­age dessert, the Pan­dan Srikaya Palem­bang with sticky rice is a must.


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