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Gather the Family Together and Celebrate Chinese New Year at These Jakarta Restaurants

Wine and Dine | 25 January 2019

Family celebrations are wonderful, and when coupled with great food, the occasion is so much better. A number of restaurants at hotels around the city have prepared special menus  inspired by Chinese culinary tradition to highlight the Year of the Pig.

Yee Sang, a Jelly Fish, Chicken Soya, Steamed Chicken, braised Duck with soya is available during Chinese New Year celebration  at Double Tree  by Hilton Jakarta – Diponegoro. Photo courtesy of  DoubleTree by Hilton/NOW!JAKARTA

Borobudur Hotel
Teratai Chinese Restaurant at Borobudur Hotel serves only the best Chinese cuisine crafted with premium quality ingredients, truly the perfect companion for family gatherings during the season. This season, Teratai Chinese Restaurant will highlight its favorite Chinese New Year set menu. Four different set menus are prepared to pamper your taste buds including  Salmon Fish “Fa Choy Yi Shang”, Steamed Sultan Fish with Bean Paste, Crispy Roasted Duck, to Special Chinese New Year’s Glutinous Cakes & Cookies. Guests will be enthralled by the wide variety of mouth-watering Chinese cuisines.

There will be two seatings for dinner, 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm and 8.00 pm – 10.30 pm.

For more information & reservation, visit or contact (+62-21) 3805555 ext. 73200.

Gran Mahakam Jakarta
Start your dinner with a dash of Chinese tradition by mixing Yee Sang Salad with Sliced Salmon to bring you luck and prosperity this year. The hote’s creative chef has put together treats like Taro Fried Shrimp with Salted Egg as an appetiser, Angsio Seafood Clay pot Soup, Baked Rack of Lamb with Fermented Black Bean Sauce as options for the main course and Sekoteng, Manggo Yellow Pudding, Raspberry Chocolate Cup for dinner.

Elegant “Summer Palace Gate” themed decor will beautify the lobby level with a touch of mint green, orange and fuchsia flowers, where guests can also get a chance to win a weekend at the hotel. All you need to do is take a photo in front of the decoration and tag Hotel Gran Mahakam’s Instagram. BARONGSAI will be performed at the Lobby and Le Gran Café on 4 February. You could try a fortune with Tarot Reader that will be available at Le Gran Café on 4 and 5 February 2019.

For more information and reservation, visit

DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta
DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta – Diponegoro has announced The Spring Festival for the guests to welcome the Chinese New Year from 4th to 9th of February. Highlighting the traditional Chinese New Year vibes, OPEN Restaurant will bring the Chinese New Year traditions featuring special Chinese cuisine including Yee Sang and the signature Peking Duck.

The culinary team lead by Executive Chef Zulkarnain will present various of sumptuous Chinese dishes such as Jelly Fish, Chicken Soya, Steamed Chicken, Herbal Chicken Soup, Braised Hoisom with Taukan and See Moss, to accompany the celebration of auspicious and prosperous new year’s dinner. The menu is available until 9 February.

To mark Chinese New Year, the restaurant will provide an array of excitement trinkets including Lucky Angpong Tree and a pack of Angpao special gift. Every guest will have DoubleTree fortune cookies as special gift to begin the new year’s celebration. A complimentary Yee Sang and regular tea will be provided for any group with a minimum  of six people.

In addition, OPEN Restaurant will display a tradition tree of fortune with Chinese “Red Envelope”’ as its decoration during the promotion, to bring the traditional ambiance into the restaurant.

This special promotion is available at OPEN Restaurant during dinner time, priced at IDR 458K ++ per person. For more information or for reservations visit or call +62(0)21 3190 4433.

Shangri-La Jakarta
The hotel’s Chinese restaurant, JIA, will prepare special culinary delights in honour of the Chinese New Year and Cap Go Meh tradition. From 25 January until 19 February, guests are invited to feast on Chinese New Year set menus, with options ranging from Xin Nian Kuai Le at IDR 1,088,000++ per person and Gong Xi Fa Cai at IDR 1,388,000++ per person. Diners can enjoy an additional 10 per cent savings for set menus with payment before 5 February 2019.

The Hotel’s Chefs will also prepare a delectable Premium A la Carte menu for lunch and dinner starting on 1 February until 9 February  including All You Can Eat Premium Dim Sum and Chinese favourite dishes.  JIA offers two custom made of Chinese New Year Hampers to gift your loved ones, Xin Nian Kuai Le at IDR 388,000+ and Gong Xi Fa Cai at IDR 388,000+.

For guests who prefer to enjoy the Chinese New Year in the comfort of their own home, JIA presents an assortment of festive delicacies for takeaway. For information and reservation, email to [email protected] or +622129229999

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski
Welcoming the Year of the Earth Pig, Hotel Indonesia  Kempinski has prepared some flavours of fortune including a delightful dining at Signatures restaurant, hampers selections and a fortunate room rate for a weekend escape in the city to be celebrated with your family, business partners, colleagues from 4 to 5 February. 

Indulge in Chinese New Year buffet priced at IDR 538,000++ per person with Barongsai performance included and free Yusheng for minimum 5 diners. To bring more luck, wealth and prosperity this year, share the joy with our special Chinese New Year’s hampers. Prices starting from IDR 600,000 nett.

For information and reservation, contact us at: 021 2358 3898 [email protected]. To order your hampers, contact us at 021 2358 3877 |
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Hotel Mulia
Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta joins NEW LUNAR YEAR OF THE PIG celebration through its Special Chinese New Year Dining at its restaurants such as The Café, Edogin, Orient8 and the award-winning Chinese restaurant that specialises in Cantonese and Szechuan cuisines, Table8.

Table8 will partake in the festivities by serving a range of Chinese specialties buffet and set menu. Followed by a traditional ritual, renowned in Southeast Asian countries, “Loh Hey”, tossing to wish for abundant luck, prosperity and happiness. A large platter of colourful Yee Sang is beautifully prepared by Table8’s Executive Chef from 21 January to 19 February to add more excitement for the Chinese New Year festivity. From the 19th of January to 19th of February 2019, diners can order ‘Nian Gao’ at The Table8 as take away to continue the Chinese New Year celebrations at home.

Adding to the excitement, The Chocolate Boutique has prepared immaculately crafted chocolate items, homemade cookies and many more of the season’s delights stylishly packaged in eight variations for guests who would like to share well wishes with family, friends and loved ones. On 4 and 5 February, ‘Barongsai’ Lion Dance performance will be parading all around the hotel encompassing all major outlets and offices.

For information and reservations, contact 574 7777 extension 4108 / 4208.

Pullman Jakarta Indonesia

As a part of Chinese New Year celebration, Pullman Jakarta Indonesia has designed some offers featuring special treats, from staycation to dining occasion. During the excitement of Year of the Pig, the guest could enjoy a luxurious spread of gourmet treats and delicious prosperity set menus curated by hotel’s Chinese Chef, Sam Wong.

Chinese New Year’s Eve Celebrations Herald in a year of prosperity, success, and happiness by celebrating the most important reunion dinner at the Grand on Thamrin Ballroom featuring a lion dance and live Chinese instrumental music. Chinese themed delicacies with finest ingredients that specially crafted by Chef Sam Wong, are featuring Stew Sea
Cucumber, Honey BBQ Pork Char Siu, Kung Pao Lobster, Twice Cooked Pork Ribs with Hong Kong Style, Scallop Shumai, Abalone and Crab Soup, Bird Nest Soup as the dessert, and many more.

Set menu for 1 table of 10 persons is only available on 4 February 2019 with price at IDR 8,880,000++ per table. Exclusively for guest who reserved a table in the Grand on Thamrin Ballroom, will automatically get a chance to win a three (3) nights stay at Pullman Hong Kong Park Lane, or an opportunity to experience a luxury weekend ride with Porsche at their most convenient time.

Treat your taste-buds with sumptuous dishes to begin the Year of the Pig with your friends and family at the award-winning restaurant, Sana Sini. Make your celebration more exciting with a complimentary Prosperity Yee Sang and lion dance performance. Delectable dishes on its dedicated section at Sana Sini Restaurant will definitely satisfy your appetite, such as Salted Egg Lobster, Stew Sea Cucumber, Fried Soon Hock Fish, and many more. Price at IDR 628,000++ per person for dinner on 4 February 2019 or IDR 520,000++ for brunch on the first day of Chinese New Year.

Indulge your appetite in premium beef selection featuring Hokkaido Snow Beef, Omi Hime Rib Eye, and many more at Jakarta’s best Japanese restaurant, Kahyangan. Welcome the Year of Pig with abundant wish and blessings, served at its best in Teppanyaki or Shabu-Shabu of your choice. Set menu available for lunch and dinner from 4 to 20 February 2019 with price start from IDR 1,500,000++ per person.

For more information and reservation, contact (+62 21) 3192 1111 or [email protected].