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The Winners of NOW! Jakarta’s Best Restaurant, Bar and Cafe Award 2016

Culinary Talk | 13 September 2016

Top restaurateurs, bar and cafe operators, hoteliers as well as food industry professionals and other representatives of the hospitality industry attended the announcement ceremony of NOW! Jakarta’s Best Restaurant, Bar and Cafe Award 2016 on September 8th at Usmar Ismail Hall, Jakarta. The annual event also presented Indonesian celebrity chef Rinrin Marinka and prominent cooking book writer, Wina Bisset who gave away the prestigious awards on stage together with NOW! Jakarta’s Alistair Speirs.

BAS_8606 This year’s BRBCA feels very special as NOW! Jakarta presented a new category “Industry Choice Awards” which voted by the industry professionals of the top three outlets. Congratulations to all winners! BEST MEDITERRANEAN & MIDDLE EASTERN RESTAURANT Winner: Turkuaz 1st Runner Up: Al Nafoura By Le Meridien Jakarta 2nd Runner Up: Warung Turki By Turkuaz BEST SINGLE CHINESE RESTAURANT Winner: Pearl Chinese Restaurant By JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta 1st Runner Up: Grand Imperial Lamian 2nd Runner Up: Teratai By Hotel Borobudur BEST MULTIPLE CHINESE RESTAURANT Winner: Imperial Lamian 1st Runner Up: Paradise Dynasty 2nd Runner Up: Paradise Inn BEST SINGLE ITALIAN RESTAURANT Winner: Toscana Italian Restaurant 1st Runner Up: Pesto Autentico 2nd Runner Up: Bruschetta By Hotel Borobudur BEST FRENCH RESTAURANT Winner: Amuz Gourmet Restaurant 1st Runner Up: Garcon Bistro, Bar & Patisserie 2nd Runner Up: Paul BEST MEXICAN & AMERICAN RESTAURANT Winner: The Holy Crab 1st Runner Up: Hard Rock Cafe Jakarta 2nd Runner Up: Frank’s Bar & Smokehouse BEST EUROPEAN RESTAURANT Winner: Branche Bistro 1st Runner Up: Monty’s 2nd Runner Up: Queen’s Head Jakarta BEST INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT Winner: Happy Day 1st Runner Up: Sailendra Restaurant By JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta 2nd Runner Up: Collage All Day Dining By Pullman Jakarta Central Park BEST SINGLE JAPANESE RESTAURANT Winner: Asuka Japanese Dining By JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta 1st Runner Up: Keyaki Restaurant By Sari Pan Pacific Jakarta 2nd Runner Up: Sumire Japanese Restaurant By Grand Hyatt Jakarta BEST MULTIPLE JAPANESE RESTAURANT Winner: En Dining 1st Runner Up: Sushi Tei 2nd Runner Up: Pepper Lunch BEST SINGLE INDONESIAN RESTAURANT Winner: Bengawan Solo By Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel 1st Runner Up: Plataran Dharmawangsa Venue & Dining 2nd Runner Up: 101 Cafe By The 101 Hotel Jakarta Sedayu Darmawangsa BEST MULTIPLE INDONESIAN RESTAURANT Winner: Bogor Cafe By Hotel Borobudur 1st Runner Up: Marco Padang BAS_8902 BEST ASIAN RESTAURANT Winner: Jittlada Thai Cuisine 1st Runner Up: Chandara Fine Thai Cuisine 2nd Runner Up: Thai I Love You BEST INDIAN RESTAURANT Winner: Ganesha Ek Sanskriti 1st Runner Up: Queen’s Tandoor BEST STEAK & GRILL RESTAURANT Winner: C’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant By Grand Hyatt Jakarta 1st Runner Up: Riva Grill Bar & Terrace By The Park Lane Jakarta 2nd Runner Up: Holy Smokes BEST VEGETARIAN/ORGANIC/HEALTH RESTAURANT Winner: Re.Juve Premium Juicery BEST MULTIPLE CAFE Winner: Starbucks BEST MULTIPLE ITALIAN RESTAURANT Winner: Pizza Express BEST PUB AND GERMAN RESTAURANT Winner: Tavern German Restaurant & Pub By Aryaduta Hotel Jakarta BEST BAR AND LOUNGE Winner: The Writers Bar By Raffles Jakarta 1st Runner Up: Artoz Bar & Lounge 2nd Runner Up: The Lobby Lounge By Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City BEST COCKTAIL, WHISKEY & WINE LOUNGE Winner: Blu Martini Bar & Lounge By JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta 1st Runner Up: Burgundy By Grand Hyatt Jakarta 2nd Runner Up: Mo Bar By Mandarin Oriental Jakarta BEST PUB & SPORT BAR Winner: Brewerkz Restaurant & Bar 1st Runner Up: Paulaner Brauhaus 2nd Runner Up: Tiga Puluh Music Bar + Lounge By Le Meridien Jakarta BEST SINGLE CAFE Winner: Slice Of Heaven 1st Runner Up: B&B Cafe And Lounge By Hotel Neo Melawai Jakarta 2nd Runner Up: Monolog BEST TEA & COFFEE SHOP Winner: Fountain Lounge By Grand Hyatt Jakarta 1st Runner Up: Le Chocolat By Pullman Jakarta Indonesia Thamrin 2nd Runner Up: Makaron By Pullman Jakarta Indonesia Thamrin BAS_8884 BEST DESIGN CONCEPT Editor’s Choice: Immigrant Dining Room BEST NEWCOMER Editor’s Choice: Sea Grain Restaurant & Bar At DoubleTree By Hilton Jakarta - Diponegoro BEST INTERNATIONAL BUFFET IN JAKARTA Editor’s Choice: Satoo By Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta BEST CHOICE FOR WEEKEND BRUNCH Editor’s Choice: Sana Sini By Pullman Jakarta Indonesia Thamrin BEST AFTER-OFFICE HOUR HANGOUT Editor’s Choice: The Dutch INDUSTRY CHOICE AWARD Monolog INDUSTRY CHOICE AWARD Le Quartier INDUSTRY CHOICE AWARD Paulaner Brauhaus For the full photos of the event, see at NOW! Jakarta Facebook account at