Wine and dine |

Get Your Premium Mooncakes at These Excellent Hotels

Wine and Dine | 2 August 2019

The mid-autumn festival has always been a popular celebration among Chinese expatriates and Chinese-Indonesian communities in Jakarta. The celebration usually takes place on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Lunar calendar with classic mooncakes while enjoying a beautiful view of the full moon.

The mid-autumn festival has always been a popular celebration among Chinese expatriates and Chinese-Indonesian communities in Jakarta. Photo courtesy of Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada/NOW!JAKARTA

Having been passed on from generation to generation, the traditional mooncake is now adapted and featured in many culinary establishments. Check out some of the fabulous mooncake packages in these hotels that are sure to enliven your mid-autumn celebration with friends and loved ones.

Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta — Gajah Mada

Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta — Gajah Mada offers authentic homemade mooncakes at Duta Café & Restaurant. The mooncake is beautifully presented in boxes of four cakes with different choice of flavours, such as Classic White Lotus Paste Seed, Red Bean Paste, Green Tea Paste and Lotus Seed Paste with Almond.

A single mooncake is priced at IDR 98,000 and a box of mooncakes is available at IDR 388,000. Available throughout the month, these are the perfect gift for friends, colleagues or loved ones.

Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta — Gajah Mada

Jl. Gajah Mada No. 211
West Jakarta 11120
Phone: +62 21 2977 6800
FB: Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada

Keraton at the Plaza

Made using traditional recipe, the single yolk mooncakes available at Keraton at the Plaza during mid-autumn celebration are packaged in an auspicious red case, which reflects the charm and elegance of Chinese tradition. The mooncake at keraton at The Plaza is meticulously crafted with silky smooth lotus seed paste and rich salted egg yolk, complemented with a light and delicate crust to give a luscious satisfaction.

Available at La Moda or Keraton Lounge, Keraton Mooncakes come in a gift boxed set of four, priced at IDR 450,000++, or treat yourself with individual cakes for only IDR 95,000++.

Keraton at the Plaza

Jl. M.H. Thamrin
Central Jakarta 10350
Phone: +62 21 506 8000
IG: @keratonjakarta
FB: Keraton at The Plaza, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jakarta

Shangri-La Jakarta

This year, JIA at Shangri-La Jakarta, is offering various selections of mooncakes crafted by Chinese Chef Christopher Chai, featuring unique flavours, such as Red Velvet with Tiramisu and White Lotus with Spicy Dried Shrimp. JIA also provides another favourite variation such as Single/Double Yolk White Lotus paste and Single/Double Yolk Red Lotus paste, Red Bean paste, Healthy Five Grain and Bamboo Charcoal Pandan. The mooncake creations comes in two packages, presented in a luxurious box of vivid tangelo orange with a golden touch of Chrysanthemum symbolising a classy autumn in China.

Crafted to honour family unity through “The Art of Giving”, this special mooncake edition is the perfect gift for business relations and relatives, and it is available for purchase through a designated booth at the lobby area until 13 September. The mooncake creation at JIA is available starting from IDR 308,000, while a box of mooncake starts at IDR 568,000.

Shangri-La Jakarta

Jl. Jend. Sudirman No. Kav 1
Central Jakarta 10220
Phone: +62 21 2939 9586
IG: @shangrilajkt
FB: Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta
Email: [email protected]

Mandarin Oriental Jakarta

Mandarin Oriental Jakarta provides exquisite mooncakes at its award winning Cantonese restaurant, Li Feng. Six curated mooncakes in classic flavours are ready to delight, including the signature Black Sesame with Salted Egg Yolk. Popularly known for its modern Oriental cuisine, Li Feng offers a diverse selection of premium mooncakes.

Mandarin Oriental Jakarta

Jl. M.H. Thamrin
Central Jakarta 10310
Phone: +62 21 2993 8825
IG: @mo_jakarta
FB: Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta
Email: [email protected]

Hotel Borobudur Jakarta

Not to be missed, Hotel Borobudur Jakarta also participates in the mid-autumn festival by revealing their hand-crafted mooncakes. Available at Teratai Chinese Restaurant and Borobudur Gourmet, these mooncakes are available in ten different fillings, which have authentic and creative flavours. The hotel’s culinary team has made various flavours and presentation to cater to guests who are looking to experiment with different flavours beside traditional mooncakes.

Hotel Borobudur Jakarta Hotel

Jl. Lapangan Banteng Selatan
Central Jakarta 10710
Phone: +62 21 380 5555
IG: @hotelborobudurjakarta
FB: Hotel Borobudur Jakarta
Email: [email protected]