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20 Romantic Dining Spots in 5 Big Cities in Java

20 Romantic Dining Spots in 5 Big Cities in Java

Yohanes Sandy
11 February 2022

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We picked the best dining spots in five big cities in Java for your date to celebrate love.

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Come February and many look forward to spending time with their dear loved ones by going on romantic dates. We picked the best dining spots in five big cities in Java for your date to celebrate love.

Jakarta

SKYE

Sit on the 56th floor of Menara BCA, this restaurant offers vibrant atmosphere and sweeping view of Jakarta. To add the fun, SKYE has also recently introduced new chef as well as new menu, new sommelier, and new focus.

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Phone: (021) 23586996

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski

Take your other half to a date night at the open-air venue surrounded by the lush greenery of the sky garden at Sky Pool Bar Café. There is a dinner package available priced ar Rp4,5 million++ per couple. If you’re unable to secure a spot for this limited special dinner, OKU, the hotel’s Japanese restaurant, could always be your best plan B.

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Phone: (021) 23583800

VIEW Steak Bar

Sits atop Fairmont Hotel Jakarta, this newly revamped restaurant is perfect for a romantic date. The modern interior combined with dim lit lighting creates a lovely ambience for the special night. Their famous steak is worth to try—not to mention dish and drink created by famous celebrities, Mike Lewis and Richard Kyle. 

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Phone:(021) 29703333

Lyon

They say no one understand romance like French. Lyon at Mandarin Oriental Jakarta is inspired by the city Paris to create their exceptional six-course menu for this Valentine’s Day. Combined with the restaurant’s sophisticated yet quiet environment, this surely would be a perfect setting to treat your dearest one

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Phone: (021) 29938824.

Namaaz Dining

If you can secure a table here (as they usually operate in a very limited capacity), then Namaaz Dining is a perfect place for once in a lifetime date. Enjoy their adventurous and delicious Indonesian molecular gastronomy set menu is an experience that stays in you and your loved one’s memory forever.

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Phone: (021) 29938824

Oma Elly on 56

Oma Elly’s private dining is making a return and this time screams fine dining to the finest. As its name suggest, Oma Elly on 56 sits on 56th floor of the new building Regent Jakarta. Their simple yet charming interior is not intimidating for a casual date but still romantic in a way as this restaurant is also offers 180 degrees view of Jakarta. Oma Elly on 56 is a reservation only restaurant.

Bandung

The 18th Restaurant and Lounge

Located on the 18th floor of Trans Luxury Hotel, The 18th Restaurant and Lounge is one of Bandung’s finest restaurant to date. Enjoy their lavish menu as well as wide selection of wine—including rare collection from Bordeaux, France

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Phone: (022) 84288288

Bilbao Brasserie

The interior reminds us to a humble Parisian café with dark furniture, warm lighting, and white marble table. The menu comprises of a bit of everything from Asian to Western but their meat selection looks mouthwatering though

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Phone: (022) 4240655

Sudut Pandang

Located on the hilly side of Bandung, Sudut Pandang offers a picture-perfect set up for lunch or dinner date in this month of love. The menu at Sudut Pandang features both Indonesian and Western fare.

Gijon Steakhouse

There is an old saying that “the way of love is through stomach.” Given that many couples are tend to choose the best meals on their dates, Gijon Steakhouse is a right place to go. Gijon is one of few steakhouses in Bandung that offers wide array of meat menu and it seems they know how to do it right.

Semarang

The Heights Sky Lounge

At The Heights Sky Lounge, guests can enjoy Asian and International fare with sweeping view of city of Semarang. The restaurant’s interior is designed with American style bar in mind with dark wooden interior and leather sofa. Another reason to bring your special one here is the kitchen helmed by Desyanto, the winner of Top Chef Indonesia 2013.

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Bowery Restaurant

This place can get crowded in the dinner time—especially during special moments. However, it will be worth it because Bowery offers wide array of scrumptious dishes from prawn pil pil to steak au poivre (our favorite!).

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Phone: (024) 8310855

11-12

This rooftop bar is divided into two areas: indoor and outdoor area. The open space area is quite perfect for a sunset date with your loved one. As it’s managed by Artotel Group, their cocktail selection is never disappointing

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Phone: (024) 86405777 

Yogyakarta

Amanjiwo

The luxury hotel is theoretically not located in Yogyakarta, however, Amanjiwo is more conveniently accessed from Yogyakarta. Take your love one for a dinner at The Restaurant or a romantic picnic in Amanjiwo’s hilltop bale, perched above a galangal plantation on the banks of Progo River

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Phone: (0293) 788333 

Abhayagiri

Perched on the hill in Sleman, Abhayagiri Restaurant offers magnificent view of Prambanan Temple and the majestic Mount Merapi. Book the terrace area for more optimum experience.

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Phone: (0274) 44692

Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta

Create an intimate moment with your other half at the side of beautiful golf course at Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta. You can pick Bogey’s Teras for dining with live music entertainment or Angkringan Hyatt for more casual dining with an exceptional view and ambience of the golf course

Sasanti Restaurant and Lounge

Dine like a Javanese royal family at Sasanti Restaurant and Lounge. The stunning joglo completed with elegant wooden furniture to create a dining experience in the bygone era. The menu itself focused on Indonesian traditional delicacies.

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Phone: (0274) 866345.

Surabaya

The Gallery Restaurant

Intimate, elegant, and spacious are three words to describe the Gallery Restaurant. Located on the 7th floor of Hotel Ciputra World Surabaya, the restaurant offers wide array of buffet menu.

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Phone: (031) 51201000

de Soematra 1910

The restaurant invites you to dine in a colonial ambience. The interior is beautifully designed to recreate a colonial dining scene atmosphere. de Soematra 1910 offers set menu or ala carte options.

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Phone: (031) 5010666

Palacio

Dinner with the view of glass chapel could be very romantic. Dine with your loved one while planning your future together or just simply enjoying the view. Palacio offers Indonesian and international fare.

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Phone: (031) 5953000

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