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Top Places to Welcome The Year of The Metal Rat in Jakarta

Wine and Dine | 8 January 2020
A mother accompanying her daughter to play with the barong sai
Happy Chinese New Year 2020 from the entire crew of NOW! Jakarta. Photo courtesy of Fairmont Jakarta/NOWJAKARTA

Although not often considered with much regard, the rat actually ranks first on the Chinese zodiac signs. Those born on the Year of the Rat are considered to have positive qualities that include spirit, wit, alertness, delicacy, flexibility and vitality. 2020 is the Year of the Rat according to Chinese zodiac, specifically, the Metal Rat, starting from 2020 Chinese New Year on 25 January to Feb 11, 2021. In welcoming the Year of the Metal Rat, we are pleased to share some of our favourite Chinese New Year offerings and promotions from our hospitality friends that are sure to bring you much joy. Happy Chinese New Year 2020 from the entire crew of NOW! Jakarta.

Fairmont Jakarta

All-day dining and buffet restaurant, Spectrum is presenting a special delectable celebratory cuisine engineered by Executive Chef Hamish Lindsay and his culinary team. Expect Chinese New Year favourites, such as Roasted Peking Duck, Hong Kong Fried Noodle with Chicken, Lap Chong and more. On Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner, 24 January 2020, the package is available at IDR 868,000++ per person. On Chinese New Year’s Day, 25 January 2020, the Brunch is available at IDR 698,000++. Private dining rooms are available for 12 to 16 guests.

For more information or reservations, please call +62 21 2970 3333.

Fairmont Jakarta

Jalan Asia Afrika No. 8,
Senayan, Central Jakarta
T: +62 21 2970 3333
FB: @fairmontjakarta
IG: @fairmontjakarta
www.fairmont.com/jakarta


Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta

In celebrating the coming of the Year of the Metal Rat, Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta is not holding anything back for your celebratory pleasure. For one night only, Alto Restaurant and Bar will be transformed into Chinese! The culinary team led by Chef de Cuisine, Tri Priyanto will dish out a lavish 8-course meal to celebrate and ring in the Year of the Metal Rat. Spend the auspicious night of 24 January with your family as you toss the traditional Yee Sang and pray for Health, Prosperity & Success!

For more information or reservations, please call +62 21 2277 1888

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta

Jalan Jenderal Gatot Subroto Kav. 18
Gatot Subroto, South Jakarta
T: +62 21 2277 1888
FB: @FourSeasonsHotelJakarta
IG: @fsjakarta
www.fourseasons.com/jakarta


Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada

On Chinese New Year’s Eve, 24 January, Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada

invites guests to a celebration at two venues: Duta Café & Restaurant and Harmony Grand Ballroom. Diners can enjoy a reunion feast at Duta Café and Restaurant, highlighted by Hipio Soup with Crab Meat, Roast Duck, Pork Ribs with Red Wine, and many more exquisite dishes, at IDR 398,000++ per person. Meanwhile, a 10-course set Oriental menu prepared by the hotel’s dedicated Chinese specialist chef, Toong Kah Chin, will be available at IDR 898,000++ per person for one table of ten people.

For more information or reservations, please call +62 21 2977 6800

Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada

Jalan Gajah Mada No. 211
Glodok, West Jakarta
T: +62 21 2977 6800
IG: @fairmontjakarta
FB: @holidayinnsuites.jakarta
www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/gb/en/jakarta/jktgm/hoteldetail


Hotel Ciputra Jakarta

Three restaurants all together will celebrate Chinese New Year’s Eve at Hotel Ciputra Jakarta on 24 January 2020, starting from a buffet dinner at The Gallery Restaurant at IDR 279,000 per person and The Dian Ballroom at IDR 339,000 per person, both combined accommodating more than 800 guests. All guests are invited to come between 6 to 10pm and enjoy a lion dance performance, Karaoke TV with a singer and a chance to win a room voucher as a lucky prize. Victory Ballroom stands ready to accommodate more than 200 guests for an eight-course set menu available at IDR 3,280,000 per table of ten persons.

For information and reservations, please call +62 21 566 1172.

Hotel Ciputra Jakarta

Jalan Letnan Jenderal S. Parman
Slipi, West Jakarta
T: +62 21 566 0640
FB: @HotelCiputraJakarta
IG: @hotelciputrajkt
www.hotelciputra.com


InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah

From 20 January to 8 February 2020, guests can enjoy a special lunch spread at Sugar & Spice for IDR 388,000++ per person, while dinner is available at IDR 488,000++ per person. A package for gatherings of more than six people will also be available including free-flow jasmine tea and aromatic dishes, such as a fresh Salmon Sashimi Yu Shen platter, is also available for lunch and dinner at IDR 488,000++ per person. On Chinese New Year’s Eve, an extravagant dinner buffet of signature Oriental dishes is available at IDR 618,000++ per person, the same price goes for the hotel’s special Chinese New Year Day Brunch buffet on 25 and 26 January.

For more information or reservations, please call +62 21 3950 7355

InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah

Jalan Metro Pondok Indah Kav. IV TA
Pondok Indah, South Jakarta
T: +62 21 3950 7355
FB: @InterContinentalJakartaPondokIndah
IG: @intercontinentaljakarta
www.jakartapondokindah.intercontinental.com


Pullman Jakarta Central Park

Collage All Day Dining at Pullman Jakarta Central park presents an exquisite buffet selection of traditional Chinese delicacies, such as Suckling Pig, Roasted Pork Belly Chasiew and Rosted Duck. Live entertainments to enliven the festive celebration will include Lion Dance, Gu Zhen performance and Money of God, along with traditional Chinese decoration around the restaurant, a beautiful photo booth and decorative Oriental lanterns. The Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner and Chinese New Year Brunch is available at IDR 568,000++ per person, inclusive of free-flow beer, Chinese Tea and Iced Tea.

For more information and reservations, please call +62 21 2920 0088

Pullman Jakarta Central Park

Jalan M.H. Thamrin Kav. 59
SCBD, South Jakarta
T: +62 21 2920 0088
IG: @PullmanJakartaIndonesia
FB: @pullmanjakartaindo
www.pullmanjakartaindonesia.com


The Dharmawangsa Jakarta

Don’t miss the Chinese New Year’s Eve Barbecue Dinner at Jakarta Restaurant & The Courtyard from 6 to 10pm, the perfect occasion for the whole family to gather in anticipation of the Year of the Metal Rat. For IDR 788,000++ per person, diners can savour exquisite dishes from the barbecue station, Chinese food live station and a wide array of international delicacies. Inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages, beers and one glass of Lychee Martini or a glass of house wine. Children aged 4 to 11 years old are charged IDR 488,000 per++ child. There will be a dragon and fire dance performance to add to the festive celebration. Join the Chinese New Year Brunch at Jakarta Restaurant & The Courtyard with Asian-style specialties appetiser and salad, Yee Sang salad corner, seafood station, assorted Chinese and international desserts selection and more, complete with a special dragon dance entertainment. The buffet brunch available at IDR 798,000++ per adult, inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages, beers and a glass of Lychee Martini or a house wine. IDR 498,000++ per child.

For more information and reservations, please call +62 21 725 8181

The Dharmawangsa Jakarta

Jalan Brawijaya Raya No. 26
Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta
T: +62 21 725 8181
FB: @thedharmawangsa
IG: @thedharmawangsa
www.the-dharmawangsa.com


Keraton At The Plaza

Keraton at The Plaza, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jakarta presents auspicious hampers for the special Chinese New Year gift to the loved ones and business associates. The hamper is suitable for wishers of luck and fortune, available in two choices. The premium Lunar Hamper features 10 Years Hua Diao Jiu (Chinese wine), Kastengel, Sesame cookies, eight pieces of Cat tongue Siong Onn Abalone, Lapis legit, Orange jam, Chinese dates, and goji berry cookies, Chrysanthemum Tea, as well as Orange chocolate crispy. The hotel also provide a smaller choice of Lunar Hampar that includes all of the treats except the Chinese wine.  

The Lunar New Year hampers are available at IDR 3,500,000++ and IDR 1,900,000 at La Moda Plaza Indonesia and Keraton Lounge.

Keraton at The Plaza, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jakarta

Jalan M.H. Thamrin Kav. 15
Jakarta 10350
T: +62 21 5068 0000
E: [email protected] 
IG: @keratonjakarta
www.keratonattheplazajakarta.com 


Mandarin Oriental Jakarta

Guests are invited to treat families and loved ones to an authentic Cantonese feast and mouthwatering range of Spring Festive Delicacies at Mandarin Oriental Jakarta. Starting the celebration with the traditional lion and dragon dance on 24 January,  the guests are invited to indulge 11 course Kung Hei Fat Choi set menu at the hotel’s oriental restaurant, Li Feng. The Executive Chinese Chef Tan Kwang Aik has prepared a sumptuous meal during Lunar New Year celebration featuring Prosperity Yu Sheng, the traditional dish of Chinese New 

Year, served with Salmon and Jellyfish with crispy fish skin in homemade sweet plum sauce. Other highlights of the menu include Deep Fried Carrot Swan Dumpling with Crab Meat and Capsicum, Roasted Suckling Pig and Crispy Roasted Duck.

Chinese New Year set menu is available at Li Feng on 24 January for dinner and on 25 January for lunch and dinner, priced at IDR 1,888,000++ per person. The other exquisite 8-course set menu can be indulged on 24 January for Dinner, priced at IDR 1,588,000++ per person.

Mandarin Oriental Jakarta

Jalan M.H. Thamrin
Central Jakarta 10310
Phone: +62 21 2993 8825
E: [email protected] 
IG: @mo_jakarta
FB: @MandarinOrientalJakarta
www.mandarinoriental.com/jakarta


Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta

Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta invites one and family to enjoy a series of delectable dining selections offering extraordinary gastronomical flavours at the hotel’s Chinese Restaurant, JIA. The culinary team will prepare an array of culinary delights in honour of the Chinese New Year and the Cap Go Meh tradition through a delicious set menus starting from 18 January until 8 February 2020, The set menu called Xin Nian Kuai Le is priced at IDR 1,188,000++ per person and the other set menu Gong Xi Fa Cai can be enjoyed with price at IDR 1,388,000++ per person.

To commence with the new beginnings that the Chinese New Year day signifies, JIA has also prepared a premium ‘all you can eat’ lunch, starting at IDR 428,000++ per person. The Chinese New Year tradition would not be complete without culinary favourites such

as Crispy Roasted Duck (IDR 508,000++), Crispy Suckling Pig (IDR 1,628,000++), and Yu-Sheng (prosperity tossed salad) that priced at IDR 228,000++ and IDR 428,000++ for the large one.

Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

Kota BNI Jalan Jendral Sudirman Kav. 1 
Central Jakarta
T: +62 21 2922 9999
E: [email protected] 
IG: @shangrilahotels
www.shangri-la.com/jakarta/shangrila 


Aston Priority Simatupang Hotel & Conference Center

The Aston Priority Simatupang Hotel & Conference Center presents the diversity of typical culinary from China by providing a Chinese New Year Lunch Buffet which will be available during the Lunar New Year celebration by friends and family. 

Priced at IDR 250,000 nett per person, the lunch buffet menu features delicious dishes ranging from appetizers, main dishes such as Wok fry vegetables and Hokio mushrooms, as well as Fried Hokkien noodles with green mussel. For those wanting other dishes, the buffet restaurant also features several food corners from other nations including Turkish, Himalayan and Indian food. Don’t forget to end the meal with a variety of desserts. Available at Canary Coffee Shop.

Aston Priority Simatupang Hotel & Conference Center

Jalan Letnan Jendral T.B. Simatupang Kav. 9 
Kebagusan, South Jakarta
T: +62 21 7883 8777 / +62 817 946 0145 
IG: @astonsimatupang
FB: @AstonPrioritySimatupang
www.astonhotelsinternational.com



Swissôtel Jakarta PIK Avenue

During the celebration of The Metal Rat, Swissôtel Jakarta PIK Avenue is launching an exclusive hampers collection as a perfect Lunar New Year gift and symbol of wellbeing to give to your loved ones. The Lunar New Year collection will include freshly baked pineapple tarts. The culinary team also pushes its creativity button with traditionally-made Koi Fish Nian Gao. The hamper also includes a box of Swissôtel Prune Kue Lapis, thousand layer cake with 10x10cm rectangular prunes symbolising longevity. Guests will be delighted to find one of the hotel’s signature treats, the Swissôtel Truffle Chocolate. Wrapped in a limited edition Swissôtel red tote bag, The Chinese New Year treats are available for pre-order at Brownmilk, the hotel’s 24 hour Deli. The hamper is priced at IDR 388,000++.

Swissôtel Jakarta PIK Avenue

Jalan Pantai Indah Utara 1, Kapuk Muara
Penjaringan, North Jakarta
T: +62 21 2257 1188 / +62 812 98211502 (WhatsApp)
IG: @swissoteljkt
FB: @swissoteljkt
www.swissotel.com


Grand Hyatt Jakarta

On 24 January, Grand Hyatt invites all to celebrate Lunar New Year with sumptuous feasts and live performances. Any Chinese New Year celebration would not be complete without the traditional Yu Sheng dish of fish and shredded vegetables. It is said that the tossing of Yu Sheng symbolises prosperity and good fortune for years to come, and so the dish is a tradition that most will honour. In addition, the iconic five-star hotel has prepared a Prosperity Buffet that will pamper your palate with a number of scrumptious delicacies unique to Chinese New Year and other international selections from the live cooking stations buffet.

The Prosperity Buffet is available at IDR 728,000++ per person, while children aged 6 to 12 years old gets in at IDR 368,000++, inclusive of free-flowing selected juices, iced tea, iced water and Chinese tea at Grand Cafe.

To complete the festive feel, the Grand Lobby will host a live performance by a melodious Chinese orchestra and five-time world champion lion dance troupe Kong Ha Hong, who will enchant the crowd with a Barongsai Meja performances. Cai Shen Ye, the God of Prosperity himself, will be making an appearance during dinner.  

Grand Hyatt Jakarta

Jalan M.H. Thamrin No.Kav. 28 – 30
T: +62 21 2992 1234
IG: @grandhyattjakarta
FB: @GrandHyattJakarta
www.grandhyattjakarta.com


Grandkemang Jakarta

During the Lunar New year Celebration on 25 January, Grandkemang Jakarta offers a special Chinese Buffet Dinner at Sperta Restaurant where people could savour oriental-inspired delicacies while enjoying a live performance of Barongsai close to the hotel’s swimming pool.  The hotel’s culinary team has prepared authentic Chinese cuisines to enjoy, such as Yu-Sang,

Yeung Chow Fried Rice, Whole Hainan Chicken, Whole Fried Fish Sweet & Sour, Wok Fried Beef Black Pepper Sauce and many more. Available from 6pm to 22pm, the Lunar New Year buffet dinner can be indulged with a special price at IDR 250,000++ per pax.

Don’t miss What a Duck!, a specially curated menu that highlights duck protein, including Duck with Black Bean Sauce, Chinese Duck Consomme, Peking Duck Pancake, Hainanese Duck Rice, Duck Fresh Spring Roll and Mantou Duck Burger. Lunar New year will not be complete without a traditional Moon Cake. Priced at IDR 45,000 per piece, the Moon Cake is available at D’Courtyard along with other choices of treats which also suitable for a hamper. The hotel’s lounge, Sperta also offers special cocktails, namely Miss Longan Martini, Lucky Violet and To Match, which are available during the celebration of Lunar New Year.

Grandkemang Jakarta

Jalan Kemang Raya no. 2H, South Jakarta
T: +62 21 7194121
IG: @grandkemangJKT
FB: @grandkemangjkt
www.grandkemang.com


Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta

Ring in the prosperous Chinese New Year with a tantalising buffet spread at Signatures Restaurant. Savour the endless buffet spread featuring authentic Indonesian, Asian food and international cuisine. Available from 24 to 26 January, the Chinese New Year buffet is priced at IDR 688,000++ per person where the guest also could enjoy a Barongsai (Lion Dance) performance and free Yusheng for minimum of four diners. Chef Kaz has prepared Japanese-French winter truffle, Kuroge wagyu rice pot and OKU-style chicken wings for a lavish dinner at OKU Restaurant.

Send wishes of prosperity and abundance to family, friends and colleagues with Kempinski signature Lunar New Year hampers priced starting from IDR 700,000 including all-time favourites, such as lapis legit cake, honey sesame caramelised nuts, smiley cookies, almond cookies, peanut butter cookies and salted egg cookies.

For those planning a gathering, lie back on the couch and enjoy the hotel’s cosy ambiance at Nirwana Lobby Lounge for a unique Oriental High Tea experience—the perfect choice to spend Lunar New Year in style. Available at IDR 275,000++ per person, savour an impressive high tea set and an assortment of premium savoury and sweet treats served with Pu-erh tea. The hotel also offers a special rate on their guestroom with a price from IDR 2,499,000 including breakfast and room upgrade with a minimum of 2-night stay with stay period from 16 January to 10 February.

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta

Jalan M.H. Thamrin No. 1
T: +62 21 2358 3800
IG: @hotelindonesia_kempinski
FB: @HotelIndonesiaKempinski
www.kempinski.com/jakarta


Intiwhiz

Capturing the spirit of joy and prosperity, Intiwhiz Hospitality Management invites guests to enjoy seasonal staycation experiences, various benefits and colourful decorations. Encompasses a portfolio of 25 hotel properties under six brands spanning all over Indonesia, Intiwhiz Hospitality Management provides the perfect place for families to create memorable moments and celebrate the dawn of new beginnings the Year of the Rat.

With an extensive selection of brands from Whiz Prime Hotel for three-stars hotel, Grand Whiz Hotel for four-stars hotel, Whiz Residence for a family staycation or even Swift Inn for Soekarno Hatta airport lodging, guests are able to discover special offers during Lunar New Year celebration.

Intiwhiz offers a Prosperity Deals package at selected hotels throughout January that includes breakfast and dinner for two with lavish Chinese menu and exclusive lucky angpao. The package is also inclusive of a free massage up to 30 minutes, free late check-out until 2pm, free WiFi and access to the Swimming Pool. The specials Chinese New Year Rate at Intiwhiz properties starts from IDR 295,000 per room per night.

For more information and reservation, call +62 21 571 0099 or email [email protected].


Hotel Mulia Senayan

 

During the celebration of the Year of the Metal Rat, Hotel Mulia Senayan offers a number of Chinese New Year feast, available for family and friends who look for a trendy spot to commemorate the annual tradition. Guests can enjoy an exciting line-up culinary indulgences at the prestigious hotel’s restaurants prepared to be awed by the Chefs' to usher health and happiness in this celebratory season. Available on 24 January for dinner and 25 January during lunch, a diverse of oriental culinary creation can be indulged at Table8, The Café, Orient8, and buffet menu at Edogin. The dish includes a typical Lunar New Year celebratory dishes such as Yee Sang and Nian Gao. 

For those looking for Chinese New Year Hampers, Hotel Mulia also provide a stylish collectible gift, available until  27 January at Chocolate Boutique. Mulia invites patron to stop by at Blue* and Cascade Lounge to celebrate Chinese New Year with afternoon tea. Inspired by Canton and Szechuan culture that embodies the culinary journey of traditional Chinese foods, from Peking Duck Pancake, Deep Fried Nian Gao to Lotus Seed Sesame Bun, the unique afternoon tea experience can be enjoyed until 31 January. Don’t miss the Barongsai (Lion Dance) on New Year’s Eve on 24 January and capture the beautiful memories with friends and family at the photo booth opened on the hotel’s ground floor. 

Hotel Mulia Senayan

Jalan Asia Afrika Senayan Gelora, Central Jakarta
T: +62 21 574 7777
E: [email protected]
IG: @hotelmulia
FB: @hotelmuliajkt
www.themulia.com


Hotel Borobudur Jakarta

 

Invite friends and family members to taste the Chinese Lunar Set menu featuring authentic oriental cuisine at Teratai Chinese Restaurant. Valid from 24 January to 8 February, indulge the special set menu prepared by the hotel’s chefs who have experience in creating Chinese culinary tradition while enjoying the live performance of Lion dance, as well as musical sound of Er Hu and Gu Zheng with the price at IDR 768,000++ per person. Share the joy of festive celebration by bringing the Chinese New Year Hampers from Borobudur Gourmet to all of your friends, family, and relatives. Don’t forget to discover the Chinese New Year Market to shop gift, craft, and other signature Lunar new Year goods open until 8 February 

Hotel Borobudur Jakarta also offers special promotions for its luxury guestroom, suitable for families who look for a staycation in the city during Chinese New Year. Lunar Weekend Getaway is valid from 24 to 26 January with the price at IDR 1,088,000 net per room per night.

Hotel Borobudur Jakarta

Jalan Lapangan Banteng Selatan
Pasar Baru, Central Jakarta
T: +62 21 380 5555
IG: @hotelborobudurjakarta
FB: @hotelborobudurjkt
www.hotelborobudur.com