The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is a festive time celebrated all over the world. The holiday features fireworks, gifts, money-filled red envelopes, lots of red, and most importantly, tons of good food. Not just as a symbol, but sharing a hearty meal surrounded by your loved ones will definitely be the perfect moment to spend the auspicious day. It is the time for a reunion with loved ones, sharing prosperity and seeking blessings.
If you are looking to dine out for celebrating Chinese New Year, we have gathered some of the best places to dine out. From a hearty traditional meal to delicious modern dishes that full of nostalgia.
Grand Hyatt Jakarta
Grand Hyatt Jakarta welcomes the year of Water Tiger with special dining experiences. From January 31st 2022 until February 1st 2022, Grand Cafe will offer a tantalising buffer for families. Meanwhile, C’s Steak & Seafood whips up a tasty Chinese set menu, and the not to miss the prosperity toss Yu Sheng.
Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta
If you are searching for something to lighten up the celebrations, Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta has prepared special cocktails that will flair up your celebration. Bar Manager and Resident storyteller Henry “Ale” Siktimu has reimagined two classic cocktails with a fragrant and spiced flair special for the Chinese New Year.
The Westin Jakarta
The iconic luxury hotel in the heart of the capital city invites you to delve into sumptuous Chinese delicacies and a lavish selection of cuisines at Seasonal Tastes. Aside from the must-have prosperity, Yee sang toss, don’t miss out on their toast free-flowing drinks!
As the name implies, AKAR Restaurant wants to explore the roots of Indonesian culture through food. Serving Indonesian dishes with a modern twist, for this Chinese New Year, AKAR Restaurant prepared a special limited edition menu only available for this auspicious occasion. The famous Dukzhang is a fully deboned 48 hours dry-aged Peking Duck with Chinese sausage, Shitake mushroom, Salted egg yolk, Pork belly, and glazed with honey. Other dishes you can try include Crispy Pork Knuckle, to hearty Tomahawk steak “Bistik Kenangan”. As for dessert, their Musang King Egg tart is definitely sweets not to be missed especially for Durian lovers.
The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place
Experience a delightful and exclusive elevated dining experience to begin the prosperous year of the Water Tiger at PA.SO.LA restaurant. From Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner, brunch, and Chinese New Year’s day dinner, the hotel have prepared special delicacies such as Barbecued Crispy Black Heritage Pork Belly, along with some traditional dish like Gold Cured Hamachi Yee Sang platter.
Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta
Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta celebrates the auspicious new year with a Lunar New Year Roar-union at Signature Restaurant. Special offers for this special occasion have been prepared. Guest can enjoy some sumptuous selection of traditional Lunar New Year delicacies. Some of the favourite dishes you can try such as the stewed Cantonese-style beef, roasted duck and braised seafood treasure.
Gran Melia Jakarta
The centre of the season’s festivities would be Gran Melia’s own Cantonese and Chinese speciality restaurant, Tien Chao. You could start the year by tossing the authentic celebratory salad, Yu Sheng. Tien Chao has specially curated set menus for the occasion, which brings the authentic taste of China to your plate. Meanwhile, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, Café Gran Via, opened its buffet with a special menu to enliven the Chinese New Year celebration, with the title “Chinese New Year Festivities”.
Cocktail bar and restaurant Pantja have prepared a selection of fine dishes for you to spend with your loved ones. Some special dishes prepared for the celebration including Roasted Suckling Pig marinated with fermented tofu, five spices; Black Bean Maine Lobster, Steamed Whole Fish, and a special Pantja Lo Hei complete with smoked salmon, carrot, radish, beetroot, spring onion, peanuts, orange, ginger, sesame seeds, and plum sauce.