The origin of brunch is somewhat of a debate. Some say it started as post-church Sunday meals; some say that this tradition stems back to 14th century England as a ‘pre-hunt’ breakfast. Wherever it came from, this breakfast and lunch combo has become very much become a tradition of its own. Today it is a means to gather with friends and families over a lavish and leisurely dining experience. If you’re looking for an indulgent weekend brunch in Jakarta for 2023, browse through this decadent list of weekend brunch experiences in Jakarta’s top hotels.

Nusantara Delights at Dharmawangsa Jakarta

Go back in time to Dharmawangsa Jakarta’s casual dining venue, Jakarta & The Courtyard. Step into an art deco world, as the restaurant creates an atmosphere that pays homage to the glamour and nostalgia of old ‘Batavia’ to its diners. As such, the brunch always highlights Indonesian delicacies, alongside premium international choices as well.

This refined brunch experience presents food of various cuisines, from Italian, Japanese, Chinese, and as mentioned, Indonesian. The stations feature premium ingredients, featuring a seafood on ice with scallops, Japanese oyster, tiger prawns; a separate Caviar Station; foie gras, imported cheeses and charcuterie and of course premium meats. A live pizza and pasta station are always available. Celebrating Indonesian delicacies the Jakarta & Courtyard Brunch highlights a ‘local signature’, showcasing authentic regional flavours such as Tender Iga Panggang Madu (honey glazed roasted ribs), Nasi Liwet, Nasi Kapau. This extends to their dessert section which includes traditional desserts like Kue Cucur and Es Pisang Hijau; alongside a spread of gelato, sorbet to assorted praline, a chocolate fountain and other confectionary.

Brunch is available at every last Sunday of the month. Priced at IDR 995,000++ per adult, or IDR 595,000++ per child (4-12 years), inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages.

Reservation: +62 811 1025 999 (WA) 

Tantalising Brunch At Gran Meliá Jakarta

End your week with a memorable brunch experience at Gran Meliá Jakarta’s Cafe Gran Via, with live-cooking stations and an impressive array of cuisines across this generous buffet spread. The Grandeur Brunch is grande indeed, showcasing Indonesian, Asian, Spanish, Italian and International cuisine. At Cafe Gran Via, there’s a menu for every palate, providing a gastronomic experience that takes one all over the world through one brunch buffet. 

Not only the adults, but the little diners can also have an equally fun time at the little VIP playground with a kids buffet and complimentary edutainment activities such as face painting, balloon art, and magic show, complete to keep both the children’s belly and mind fulfilled. Enjoy the Buy 1 Get 2 bonus through Chope reservations, BCA, BNI, and HSBC credit cards, MeliaRewards.

Brunch is available every Sunday, from 11.30am to 3pm. Priced at IDR 630,000++ per adult, or IDR 200,000++ per child (6-12 years), children below 5 years eat for free. Inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages, with alcoholic beverage packages available at IDR 399,000++ per person.

Reservation: +62 21 526 8080 

Royal Brunch at The Westin Jakarta

The Westin Jakarta makes an occasion for every last Sunday of the month with their Royal Brunch. Located on the 51st floor, Seasonal Tastes offers 360-degree views of Jakarta and is known for its vibrant buffets and signature open-kitchen style; this is where the Royal Brunch is served!

You will be spoiled for choice as a spread of different stations presents a seemingly endless array of dishes. A lavish seafood bar with lobster, Alaskan king crab, black mussels, prawns, crayfish and clams on ice.The Western Station features a carving station with roasted Australian lamb rack, US Prime Ribs, Norwegian Salmon en croute, smoked beef wagyu brisket. Flavours of Nusantara showcases gulai kambing, nasi goreng Padang, cakalang rica-rica. There’s also a Pastry Royal Sweet station, serving up global dessert favourites, with berries Basque Cheesecake, Yuzu Tarts, Normandy Chocolate Tarts to Es teler and even a live magnum-making stall. Pass-around delicacies, like escargot to poached egg with white asparagus, also feature in this brunch experience.

Royal Brunch is available every last Sunday of the month, from 12pm to 3pm. Priced at IDR 680,000++ per adult. Alcoholic beverage packages available at IDR 388,000++ per person.

Reservation: +6287775002100 (WA)

Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice at InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah

Brunch at InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah Jakarta

InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah presents a Sunday Brunch, which presents a ‘highlight reel’ of dishes from their weekly dining events: Thursday’s Wagyu Dinner, Friday’s Seafood Night and Mahamangsa– A Celebration of Indonesian Cuisine (which will be held every Saturday evening from 1 July 2023, onwards). 

Beef Wellington, Kagoshima A5 Wagyu and the Black Cod Saikyo Yaki are served guéridon style, bringing premium meats and seafood to your table. For seafood lovers, their Lobster Thermidor served with chawanmushi and tuna poke, is a must-have, an elevated take on this Japanese classic. For a touch of Indonesian cuisine, try their Deconstructed Pecel Lele and Bir Jawa (the ancient Java’s answer to beer), and enjoy a full Sunday Brunch experience, with complex and rich flavours and premium ingredients. 

InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah’s team of mixologists also prepare a range of handcrafted beverages – cocktails and mocktails – alongside the hotel’s extensive collection of fine wines and spirits to complement your Sunday feast.

Brunch is available Sunday from 12pm onwards. Priced at IDR 588,000++ per person. Alcoholic beverage packages available at IDR 788,000++ per person per 2 hours.

Reservation:  +62 811 1037 355 (WA)

Weekend Brunch at AYANA Midplaza Jakarta

AYANA Midplaza Jakarta is bringing an enticing Weekend Brunch to their much-loved restaurant, Blue Terrace. Enjoy a brunch set or à la carte options every Saturday and Sunday at Blue Terrace’s sanctuary in the heart of the city. 

The Blue Terrace’s Weekend Brunch caters to the dining tastes of today, balancing a healthy approach, fresh flavours and ingredients with that brunch temptation of indulging in a range of different delights across a variety of cuisines and flavours. Diners will find freshly baked bakeries and pastries, a sprawling cheese platter, salmon or cold cut platters served family style, then followed with delectable options of savouries from the Brunch Corner such as The Blue Terrace Omelette, Egg & Avo Mashed, Classic Florentine Egg or Egg Benedict, Salmon & Mushroom, Shakshouka with Corriander Harrisa, The Big Brekkie with Mini Steak and The Morning Greens, a delicious vegetarian option. To close off the brunch, there will be an array of delectable sweets from Mango Passion Smoothie Bowl, Coconut Chia Seed Pudding, Ricotta Fluffy Pancake or Classic French Toast.

Brunch is available every Saturday and Sunday, from 10.00 AM – 03.00 PM . Brunch set menu is priced at IDR 388,000++ per person.

Reservation:  +62 857 1800 7525 (WA)

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