Hotels in Jakrta offer the guest with new dining experience where the guest could enjoy their leisure time with High Tea and Mooncake Festival.
Inspired by the French afternoon snack tradition of goûter, itself a rendition of the English classic featuring tea and a selection of pastries, Keraton at the Plaza offers a French afternoon tea. Chef Rafa has curated a menu that is worthy of celebration any afternoon of the week. Elegant quiche lorraine, smoked salmon mini croissant, and sweets like macaroons and French madeleines are all on offer here. Perfect to be shared with a friend or two, the meal comes with a pot of tea that is suitable for two.
The food arrives in a fancy ‘bird cage’ with the various pastries on various ‘shelves’. Reach and sample the delicious treats while seated in the plush confines of the Keraton lounge. In addition, guests can sample the cookies and chocolates on the side table at the lounge, too.
Available from 2 pm to 7 pm, prices range from IDR 398,000++ inclusive of tea or mocktails for two. For something more indulgent, cocktails are available and the total price is IDR 596,000. www.keratonattheplaza.com
Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with the rich tradition of homemade mooncake delights from Li Feng at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta. Exquisitely handcrafted using only the finest ingredients and traditional wooden moulds, the exclusive mooncake collection presents six authentic, yet innovative flavours such as the signature Black Sesame with Salted Egg Yolk.
Other delectable flavours include White Lotus with Salted Egg Yolk, Golden Custard, Red Lotus, Red Bean, and Pandan. Packaged in an elegant oriental themed box, each hamper contain two to eight mooncakes which flavours can be selected as preferred. The Mid-Autumn Mooncake collection is available until 24 September 2018 and is priced from IDR 280,000++. For more information visit www.mandarinoriental.com/jakarta
JIA, the contemporary Chinese dining at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, takes part in the annual mooncake celebration by presenting an assortment of traditional baked mooncakes made in-house. Under the direction of the new Dim Sum Chef, Wong Kiat Hong, JIA brings guests the all-time favourite traditional mooncake flavours ranging from White Lotus Paste, White Lotus with Double Yolk and Red Lotus with Single Yolk to Red Lotus with Double Yolk.
For guests who love to explore more flavours, JIA has prepared unique mooncake fillings that include Red Bean Paste, Healthy Five Grain, Bamboo Charcoal Pandan and Green Tea Lotus. www.shangri-la.com/jakarta