B1 Bar Invites for an Evening of Japanese-Style Nightlife 

If there’s any country that does after-work drinks right, it’s Japan. Through their casual izakayas and flowing highballs, few contend with Japan’s entertainment nightlife. Channeling that same energy, B1 Bar invites patrons into a stylish yet easygoing watering hole for great drinks and some carefree fun — including an authentic Japanese karaoke night! Set inside

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The Distillers Library: A Haven for Single Malt Whisky Connoisseurs

For lovers of fine and rare whiskies, The Distillers Library will be their newest sanctuary in the city. Opening its doors in the stylish compound space, Bumi Pakubuwono, this exclusive venue presents the most precious collection of single malts from William Grant & Sons, namely Glenfiddich and The Balvenie.  Found on the second floor of


Locally Brewed: Indonesia’s Craft Beer Scene

Indonesia has long been synonymous with a single beer brand – almost to a patriotic level! Long had this Indonesian beer brand reigned across bars in Jakarta, Bali and throughout the archipelago. However, Indonesia’s craft beers have made it onto the scene and are changing this landscape: Bali-based breweries are bringing their own flair, froth

8 Best Beer Bars in Jakarta: From Pubs to Beer Gardens

There’s a growing beer culture in Jakarta. As the local craft beer scene is really developing, this has fuelled a culinary curiosity for the unique flavours of hops and malt among enthusiasts! For those looking to explore further, here are NOW! Jakarta’s picks for eight best beer bars in Jakarta to savour big and small names in


Where to Celebrate the Iconic Negroni Week in Jakarta (2023)

This year’s Negroni Week is held between 18-24 September 2023 and of course top bars and venues in the city are celebrating! Here’s a list of great places to celebrate Negroni Week in Jakarta this 2023. Negroni Week was launched back in 2013 by Imbibe Magazine together with Campari, in celebration of one of the


Inside ARTOZ Bar, Jakarta’s New Whisky Wonderland 

Plush, grand and fully stocked, the newly renovated ARTOZ Bar welcomes late-night imbibers into their vintage-inspired venue, home to Jakarta’s largest whisky & cognac collection. Certainly an old favourite, especially for patrons of neighbour and sister restaurant AMUZ Gourmet, ARTOZ has reemerged from its full makeover to present a space that guests will surely want

Get Fancy at Billions

Billions is anything that people could ask for, there are ‘billion options’ to have fun at its best bets way possible, from high-end bar to the expensive entertainment. Photo courtesy of Billions Jakarta/NOW!JAKARTA Lies in the high-end shopping destination Pacific Place at Sudirman Central Business District (SCBD), Billions Jakarta is the new lifestyle destination with a

Beaming Up at Rhythm Room Space & Bar

In the suites setup, Rhythm Room Space & Bar is meant for anyone looking for a sick beat, unapologetic dance and good song with cocktails in hand. Photo courtesy of ARTOTEL Group/NOW!JAKARTA One of ARTOTEL portfolio properties, Goodrich Suites Jakarta has a new chic lifestyle hub for nightcrawlers who seek full decked entertainment and good drinks

Letter from the Cocktail Masters

Arey Barker. Photo courtesy of NOW! Bali/NOWJAKARTA If you are considering a bartending career or gain the knowledge of a mixologist, you’re going to need to know the history behind spirits and liqueurs. NOW! Bali has curated articles and video series namely Behind the Bar, highlighting the science of cocktail making of Bali’s most popular bars

Manta Spiced Rum: Locally Made, International Quality

Manta Spiced Rum combines a unique mix of prized spices with aged rum providing complex layers of taste that is best served neat or with a favourite cola and a slice of lime. Photo courtesy of Manta/NOWJAKARTA Rich yet smooth, Manta Spiced Rum combines a unique mix of prized spices with aged rum providing complex layers

Get Personal at Soirée

Soirée Bar and Lounge is a hidden nest for Jakarta nightcrawlers who look for intimate enjoyment of good cocktails, stylish foods and some self-entertainments. Photo by Raditya Fadilla/NOWJAKARTA “An evening party or gathering, typically in a private house, for conversation or music” is the premise to represent the attitude of the bar that boasts their priority on

A Rooftop Pool Bar Experience at Sixth Sense

Within convenient distance to Soekarno Hatta International Airport and West Jakarta, Sixth Sense provides an instant getaway to lifestyle in the satellite city of Tangerang. Photo Courtesy of Sixth Sense at Novotel Tangerang/NOWJAKARTA Sixth Sense at Novotel Tangerang spoils guests with a complete lifestyle experience through a scenic rooftop pool view and its vibrant culinary offer at the pool bar.

OZONE Bar & Karaoke is Now Open!

With first-class food, drinks and music, this nightlife hub at The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan could easily be your new all-time favourite. OZONE Bar & Karaoke offers refreshed and retouched interior features. Photo courtesy of OZONE Bar & Karaoke/NOWJAKARTA After several years of hiatus, the understated club at The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan—formerly known as Tempus—now

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