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Best Eats: Guide to Jakarta & Bali Christmas & Year-End Feast

Best Eats: Guide to Jakarta & Bali Christmas & Year-End Feast

Auli Cinantya
13 December 2022


Whether you are in Bali or Jakarta, complete your year-end festivities with these sumptuous feast!


As the holiday is getting nearer, the sounds of joy and jingle bells resonate all over town; we are excited to welcome this year’s holiday season. And you know the festive won’t be complete without a heartwarming gathering and a sumptuous feast with your loved ones. Many restaurants and hotels have prepared a special dinner to welcome the holiday season, making this year’s festivities merrier than ever.  Whether in Jakarta or Bali, here are the perfect dinner to spend your holiday.


AMALFI Ristorante Italiano & Bar

Throughout December, you can enjoy various Christmas dishes available even before the big day and exciting year-end promotions and events. The casual yet memorable Italian restaurant has a special Christmas menu titled Buon Natale, from antipasto to dessert, and also has unique Christmas cocktails available from 15 – 30 December 2023. Meanwhile, for the New Year celebration, AMALFI invites BUBUGIRI for an exceptional music performance and a DJ performance by Remy Irwan.

Four Seasons Jakarta

Executive Chef Marco Violano and his culinary team invite guests to indulge in spectacular festive dining as they share the season’s joy with family and friends. For Christmas eve dinner, Alto, renowned for its exceptional service and hearty Italian gastronomy, welcomes guests to celebrate Christmas Eve with their near and dear ones. Embark on an exquisite journey of flavors with an enticing five-course Italian set menu.

Celebrate the end of the year with a superb Italian feast framed by glittering views of Jakarta’s skyline. A live pianist takes the stage as a celebration to welcome a new year. Don’t forget to take home the New Year gift, a special treat for each guest from Four Seasons.

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Celebrate The Holidays with Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski

Soak up all the festive joy and come together with those you hold dear. The most beautiful time of the year begins with full bellies and happy hearts as you indulge in our bespoke restaurants and a fabulous staycation. For this jolly season, Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta invites guests to a festive celebration that will bring plenty of Yuletide cheer and holiday glamour to the city’s heart, making for special holiday memories.

Read more: A Joyful Season of Celebrations at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta

InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah

InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah is offering a series of interesting festive events for family and friends under the theme of Unforgettable Celebrations. Enjoy the thematic line-up curated by InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah at the Hotel’s food and beverage outlets as well as its spacious event spaces.InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah starts its Christmas Celebrations with its Christmas Special at The Lounge from 1-25 December 2022. Usher the year 2023 with unique offerings at Sugar & Spice, the Hotel’s lovely all-day dining restaurant. New Year Buffet at Sugar & Spice is available on 31 December 2022.

Read more: Unforgettable Celebrations at InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah

Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta

Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta is thrilled to offer a fantastic festive array of experiences to help guests celebrate during the Festive Season. The theme for 2022 is ‘Gingerbread House,’ and the hotel will be decorated with authentic gingerbread ornaments.
Share the joy of Christmas with your friends and loved ones at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta. Lyon will present enticing festive buffets and brunches on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Meanwhile, the family-friendly Cinnamon will serve an all-you-can-eat dining experience featuring classic holiday dishes and an array of Asian and International buffet dishes.

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Wonderful Festive at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta


Meatsmith has tailored a special party to ring in the new year with style. The New Year’s Eve Prohibition Party will welcome guests into a Great Gatsby-themed party with a hard-to-resist delicious dinner menu and vibrant entertainment. From 6 pm until midnight, guests will be treated to Chef Sebbie Kenyon’s special creations. 

Read more: The Joy of Festive Season at Meatsmith

Raffles Jakarta

The most magical time of the year is here! Raffles Jakarta is delighted to introduce its festive offers for the holiday season. Embarks on a journey toward the festive seasons and the moments of togetherness it brings. From the special Afternoon Tea to the Christmas and New Year celebrations, the culinary teams have created a variety of exciting journeys to celebrate the festive traditions and ring in the new year with a shimmering and joyful spirit. 

Savor classic Christmas flavors with special creations from The Show Kitchen by Chef Lukman Hakim at Arts Café by Raffles. Enjoy his signature of Venison Pithivier along with Black Truffle and Caviar. On December 31st, celebrate New Year’s Eve at Arts Café by Raffles and experience an enchanting evening with family and friends with a special menu from Chef Lukman.

Read more: Festive Season at Raffles Jakarta 

Shangri-La Jakarta

Celebrate this festive season with ease and luxury at Shangri-La Jakarta, located in the centre of the capital city, with its spectacular offers that are prepared to pamper guests.

Inspired by the serene, classic Christmas, guests will be welcomed with quintessential Christmas adornments in red, green and gold at the lobby entrance, surrounded by an elegant ornate arrangement that adorns the hotel. Walking into the Lobby, guests will find a wonderful Christmas market setup with a mesmerizing atmosphere full of lights and yuletide decorations.

Read more: Experience The Joy of the Festive Season at Shangri-La Jakarta

Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel

This holiday season, the team at Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel will be celebrating with a wide selection of seasonal offerings for guests to create unforgettable memories for cherished kin and business associates. The Executive Chef, Denny Gunawan, and the culinary team have crafted an exquisite culinary journey to enliven the holiday cheer and festive spirit, from festive treats and hampers to Christmas and New Year’s celebratory dining offers.

Read more: Festive Wonders at Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel

The Hermitage, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Jakarta

Celebrating the festive season, The Hermitage, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Jakarta invites guests to come together in gratitude and love with exciting offerings, from Festive Hampers and Festive Dining packages to ring in Christmas and New Year.

The Hermitage Jakarta’s culinary team has also prepared a selection of festive dining events. To celebrate Christmas, The Hermitage Jakarta offers Christmas Eve Dinner on 24 December 2022 at Grand Ballroom, featuring delightful festive dishes, including 1928 Restaurant’s famous Seafood on Ice, and New Year’s Eve Dinner that will take place on December 31st, 2022. Meanwhile, on the first day of 2023, The Hermitage Jakarta will hold New Year Sunday Brunch, deemed as Jakarta’s longest brunch.

Read more: Embrace the Magical Festive Season at The Hermitage Jakarta

Toma Brasserie

Cultivating the best progressive Asian cuisine, TOMA Brasserie invites you to an exclusive 6-Hands Christmas Dinner. Greet the Festive Season with merriment and joy, and join us to experience an unforgettable night.

The seven-course dinner is a collaboration between chefs Tan Leonardi Ali (TEMU), Andreas Alnico (TOMA), and Arif Tonggeng (JOWA). Invite your friends and family to experience a memorable Christmas dinner with these three talented chefs.

Seats are limited to only 50 pax, the exclusive 6-Hands Christmas Dinner will be held on December 18th, 2022, from 6 PM to 9 PM.


Conrad Bali

Conrad Bali has curated some of Bali island’s most innovative startups, small and medium enterprises, and artisans in a two-week festive trade arcade showcasing ethical homegrown products and local fare. The aim is for visitors to have the opportunity to sample the best of what Bali offers beyond its beaches and luscious landscapes. With the wet season in full swing, Conrad Bali’s festive program offers guests alternatives to day trips with diverse, fun, and interactive experiences from 10th to 25th December 2022.

Read more: Conrad Bali Launches a Diverse and Interactive Festive Program

Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach

With Christmas and New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach is excited to reveal its festive program. Holiday happenings will include various dinner and brunch options, starting from IDR 650,000 per person, with a range of additional beverage packages. Diners can enjoy their ‘feast-ival’ as family-style share plates, a la carte dishes, a 6-course menu with cocktail and wine pairings, or a decadent buffet.

Read more: Join The Festive Fun at Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach

InterContinental Bali Resort

InterContinental Bali Resort offers an array of lavish menus in all of its six dining venues, with a festive selection of Indonesian, Balinese, Mediterranean, Japanese and international flavors and dishes.

From traditional Christmas festive fare to Indonesian banquets, exotic cocktails, live music and dance, and a plethora of culturally inspired activities, there is something for everyone this holiday season at InterContinental Bali Resort. Enjoy a range of festive menus for Christmas and New Year that will surely make magical memories this holiday season.

Read more: Holiday Celebrations at InterContinental Bali Resort

Raffles Bali

Raffles Bali introduces its “Tis the Season” Festive Calendar for December 2022. The ultra-luxury resort invites well-travelled connoisseurs to a grand and lavish fanfare with curated flavours to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and New Year. Rumari and Loloan will also join the festivities by launching several curated menus forwell-traveledd connoisseurs to indulge in during Christmas and New Year. Welcome 2023 in Rumari with New Year festivities, starting with a New Year’s Eve dinner on 31 December 2022, from 6 pm to 2 am. This New Year’s Eve soiree features a six-course epicurean delight and the archipelago’s indigenous flavors with the finest wines.

Read more: Raffles Bali Welcomes the Festive Season

Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort

Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort offers excitement and fun in this tropical celebration.Invites your family and friends for a Christmas Eve buffet dinner at the Backstage Food Theatre. Guests are welcome to explore classic Christmas dishes, including Roasted Turkey with chestnut stuffing, cranberry relish, beef pies, Christmas pudding, Yule log, and many more.

Meanwhile, Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort has prepared a stylish Christmas buffet brunch for the Christmas Brunch. On New Year’s Eve at the Backstage Food Theatre, there will be “Back to the 80’s New Year’s Eve Dinner.” Guests can enjoy an eclectic buffet featuring a Seafood bar, The Carvery, The Italian Job, Sushi Jewelry Bar, Kebab Shop, The Chocolate Lab, and many more tempting dishes.

Read more: It’s a Holy Joly Celebration at Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort

The Apurva Kempinski Bali

The Apurva Kempinski Bali celebrates the festive season with the “Unity in Diversity New Year’s Eve Celebration.” The hotel invites a guest for a memorable December. Start the Christmas celebrations with sweet festivities offered by Selasar Deli, an exquisite Christmas Afternoon Tea, and Christmas Feast at OKU, Bai Yun, Pala Restaurant, and Reef Beach Club.

Meanwhile, to celebrate the last day of 2022, The Apurva Kempinski Bali invites you to celebrate the dazzling New Year’s Eve with a buffet dinner at Pala Restaurant, Koral Restaurant, Bai Yun, and OKU. There will also be a New Year’s Eve Countdown at Candi Ballroom, where you can celebrate accompanied by live DJ entertainment, a champagne bar, and delectable bites.

The Stones - Legian, Bali, A Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel

The Stones – Legian, Bali, A Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel will celebrate the greatest holidays of the year with spectacular Christmas and New Year events under the theme The Greatest. On 24 December 2022, The Stones – Legian, Bali will hold an intimate 3-course dinner at Stones Kitchen.

Continuing on Christmas Day, The Stones – Legian, Bali will turn Big Fish Bar & Grill into a fun-filled gathering space with Christmas Day Sunday Brunch. Meanwhile, To ring in the new year, The Stones – Legian, Bali, has planned an unforgettable celebration featuring the most dazzling party in the Legian area. Enjoy the amusing Gala Dinner featuring delectable dishes from various cuisines worldwide and bottomless drink choices.

The St. Regis Bali Resort

Located on the pristine beach of Nusa Dua, the St. Regis Bali is nestled in the heart of the noteworthy “Garden of Bali.” The resort promises culinary excellence with three distinctive restaurant venues and 2 bars spread across the expansive property. To welcome the holiday season, The St. Regis Bali Resort has prepared endless festivities for you to spend the most memorable year-end.

Read more: Endless Festive Celebrations at The St. Regis Bali Resort

W Bali - Seminyak

Spice things up for Christmas and New Year’s Eve with dining experiences. Kick off the festivities with day and night Christmas culinary offerings, from buffet-style dinner and lavish super brunch. Serving up a variety of succulent seafood, meat from the wood-fired Argentinian grill, and classic roasted turkeys. Accompanied by pumped-up beats from W Bali – Seminyak’s top DJs or chill tunes from a live music acoustic set.

And if you miss the Christmas fun, they present you The Night Brunch on 28 December, starting at 6 PM; whether you’re looking for late-night cravings or want to quench your appetite, they got you covered!

Read more: Endless Festive Parties at W Bali – Seminyak

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