Long day at the office? In the mood for a little nightcap before heading home? Luckily, there are plenty of options to enjoy a chat with co-workers, friends or family over a couple of drinks. Starting this month, NOW! Jakarta will highlight the best bars in the city that offer delectable cocktails paired with mouthwatering snacks and live entertainment in comfortable surroundings.
MO Bar at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta
One of Jakarta’s most fashionable nightspots, MO Bar is home to handcrafted signature cocktails, delicious bar bites and live entertainment. Drawing a fashionable crowd, the bar offers guests an enjoyable respite at the end of a busy day. Curated by dynamic mixologists, guests can select from three signature cocktail collections; MO Signature, Twisted Classics and The Curious Bartender.
Guests are invited to relax and enjoy original cocktails or classic drinks at the sleek bar or in the sophisticated lounge where over-sized armchairs and comfortable sofas provide the perfect base for the evening. Guests seated at the window are able to gaze at the dramatic city view whilst sipping drinks and enjoying live jazz music. The bar can cater to up to 120 guests for a cocktail reception and seats 80 guests in its regular set-up.
ARTOZ Bar at Energy Building
ARTOZ Bar is the perfect place for whisky lovers, as it offers a classic and luxurious saloon ambience, apparent in its interior design and wood panels and an impressive whisky gallery. With over 100 variants of single malt whisky, blended whisky, 25 kinds of cognac, and 7 kinds of Armagnac, ARTOZ carries a large variety of whisky from all regions of Scotland.
Additionally, ARTOZ also stores a variety of whisky from Japan, America, Canada and Ireland. Featuring the largest variety of whisky and cognac in Jakarta, while also serving a selection of fine wines and signature cocktails, ARTOZ Bar can serve as the perfect escape from everyday stress. The live music adds to the pleasure for those wanting to hang out with family, friends or colleagues. ARTOZ will not only satisfy your thirst, but also tickle your tastebuds by serving light offerings.
Barong Bar at Fairmont Jakarta
Barong Bar delivers the most progressive and innovative cocktails in the city. Using locally sourced ingredients mixed with classic techniques, the intimate Barong Bar at Fairmont Jakarta has quickly become one of the most popular hangout spots in the city.
A wide selection of New World and aged European wines, coupled with an extensive whiskey list will make up the bar, while the palatable snacks match the quality of the cocktail menu. Signature drinks include Whiskey Sour, Scofflaw, Highland Daisy and Aging Negroni. And if that still isn’t good enough, bartenders Khairul Nasution and Eddy Sanyoto are happy to whip up a drink just for you, according to your preferences.