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Jakarta Bar Guide : MO, ARTOZ, and Barong Bar


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.

Mo Bar. Photo courtesy of Mandarin Oriental Jakarta/NOWJAKARTA.

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.

MO Bar

Mandarin Oriental Jakarta, Jalan M.H. Thamrin
Central Jakarta 10310
T: +62 21 2993 8827
E: [email protected]

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.

ARTOZ Bar. Photo courtesy of ARTOZ Bar/NOWJAKARTA.

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.


Energy Building, Level 2, Jalan Jendral Sudirman Kav. 52 - 53, SCBD lots 11 – A
South Jakarta 12190
T: +62 21 2995 9050
IG: @artoz_bar


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.

Barong Bar. Photo courtesy of Fairmont Jakarta/NOWJAKARTA.

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.

Barong Bar

Jalan Asia Afrika No. 8 Central Jakarta 10270
T: +62 21 2970 3333
IG: @barongbarjkt
FB: Barong Bar