Welcoming the Year of the Rabbit, restaurants and resorts across the city are preparing their Lunar New Year feasts ready. So, if you’re celebrating Chinese New Year in Jakarta, then you’re in luck because you have many options to choose from.
Sunday, 22 January 2023 will see delicious food, moon cakes, red ang pao envelopes and more to celebrate this annual occasion. To help you bring in the season with friends and family, NOW! Jakarta presents a curated list of special offers – from hampers, dining events and stays – from venues across Jakarta and outside Jakarta too.
Gong Xi Fa Cai!
InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah
InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah is going all out for the Chinese New Year celebrations. Two of their recently appointed Artists-in-Residence, renowned Indonesian designers Renaldy Yunardi and Nefianto Setiono are putting their immeasurable talents to transform the hotel into a breathtaking wonderland befitting of the magical festivities of the Prosperous Water Rabbit Year.
As the founder of the famed Nefi Décor, Nefianto Setiono is in charge of making the hotel’s Lobby Level adorned with classy, colourful and marvellous decorations. Rinaldy Yunardi, currently the biggest name in Indonesia’s fashion design world, is creating a trilogy of limited edition luxury gifts exclusively for the hotel called the Royale Hamper. Priced at IDR 5,988,000 nett, there will only be 30 pieces of these limited edition treasure chests available. Filled with delicious culinary delights and assortments, this hamper’s packaging is inspired by the majestic abstract painting of Haryanto ‘Bletuk’ Gunawan’s “Stand by Me”, luxury and delicacy at its finest.
Chinese New Year in Jakarta would not be complete without a lavish feast, enjoy InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah’s special dinner buffet at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Sugar & Spice, available on 20-21st January 2023, priced at IDR 699,000 nett per person. The buffet features award-winning dishes along with a variety of traditional Chinese cuisines.
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Pullman Jakarta Indonesia
From staycations to family reunions, Pullman Jakarta Indonesia is pulling out all the stops for a Chinese New Year.
At the hotel’s Sana Sini Restaurantit’s going to be abundance and prosperity, with both a Chinese New Year Dinner and brunch on offer. Both of these dining experiences will feature Chinese cuisine classics, including Stir Fried Lobster in Salted Egg Yolk and Crab Paste, Dim Sum Selection, Peking Duck and Hainan Rice alongside the lavish spread of authentic local favorites and delectable international offerings. Of course, the special prosperity salad known as Yee Sheng is available for the occassion, served with salmon, jellyfish, garden vegetables in plum dressing.
Dinner on 21 January 2023 is priced at IDR 728.000++ per person; whilst Brunch on 22 January 2023 is priced at IDR 628.000++ per person.
There’s plenty of reason to stay at this hotel found in the very heart of central Jakarta for Chinese new Year – especially with their special staycation offer for the weekend! From 21-22 January 2023, the hotel presents a stay rate starting from IDR 3,2000,000 per night, inclusive of:-
• Breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children (below 12 years old)
• Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner or brunch for 2 adults (50% discount for children during Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner or Brunch)
Book Now: +62 815 1588 2360 (WA) | @pullmanjakartaindo | H8491@accor.com
Mandarin Oriental Jakarta
Mandarin Oriental Jakarta is welcoming the Prosperous Year of the Water Rabbit with a series of grand celebrations. Starting with the Guzheng traditional musical performance on 21st January 2023 at 6:30pm in the lobby of the hotel, the guests will be accompanied through the evening by various performances from the God of Wealth or Cai Shen Ye as part of the hotel’s annual tradition of ushering in the Chinese New Year in Jakarta.
As holidays go, one can’t celebrate to the fullest without a festive dinner. Mandarin Oriental Jakarta invites guests to try their Chinese New Year set menu at Jakarta’s award-winning Chinese restaurant, Li Feng. Led by the distinguished Executive Chinese Chef Yang Guojian and Two-Michelin stars chef Chef Fei.
Li Feng presents their authentic Cantonese dishes in an 11-course ‘Kung Hei Fat Choi’ set menu, available for dinner on 21st January 2023 and lunch and dinner on 22nd January 2023 with an advanced 24 hours reservations prior, priced at IDR 2,288,000 nett per person.
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The Langham, Jakarta
Experience royalty at The Langham, Jakarta’s T’ang Court with your loved ones. There’s no better season to experience one of Jakarta’s recently opened Chinese restaurants, as T’ang Court presents its Chinese New Year special menu and special set lunch or dinner that will be served from 21st January – 5th February 2023.
This indulgent menu includes a variety of premium ingredients, including Australian three-head Abalone and Fish Maw in Oyster Sauce, Braised Lobster, and Spotted Grouper, prepared in a traditional style. The main star of the menu is their signature version of “Poon Choi” or more commonly known as “Fortune Pot”, a cultural Cantonese dish from Hong Kong. This ‘Fortune Pot’ consists of eight (symbolic of prosperity) nutritious ingredients ranging from Abalone to Sea Cucumber, Live Prawn, and Lotus Root, slow-cooked for 24 hours with a signature premium T’ang sauce. This is available for IDR 7,888,000 nett (takeaway or delivery, serving 8-10 persons). Pre-orders are available up to 19th January 2023, whilst delivery will start from 21st January 2023 onwards.
Meanwhile, the set menu for the Chinese New Year’s lunch and dinner is available for IDR 1,888,000 nett and IDR 2,388,000 nett for Main Hall order, as well as IDR 2,888,000 nett and IDR 3,888,000 nett for Private Rooms order. T’ang Court also accepts deliveries for any choice of set menus or any of the a la carte items for takeaway (with a minimum order of four sets). Last order will be on 18th January 2023.
Book Now: +62 21 2708 7888 (WA) or langhamhotels.com
Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta
Usher in the joy and spirit of the Year of the Rabbit with a grand feast and flavourful journey of Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta’s traditional Lunar New Year delicacies. Delve into the savoury braised seafood treasure, stewed beef brisket, wok-fried salted egg yolk crab and many more, arrangement of dishes prepared to symbolise prosperity, happiness and blessings in welcoming in the New Year. Invite your loved ones to share the festivities with just IDR 688,000 nett per person on 21 and 22 January 2023.
The five-star hotel is also offering festive hampers for you to send your wishes of prosperity and good health to your family, friends and business partners. Filled with a selection of gourmet delicacies, ranging from Peanut Butter Cookies, Assorted Candie to Nian Gao, Lapis Legit and Twining’s Loose Tea, Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta provides you with two intricate hampers choices. Prosperity Hamper is priced at IDR 1,200,000 nett and Abundance Hamper at IDR 1,500,000 nett. You can also spend a memorable staycation with your family at a special rate starting from IDR 2,700,000 nett per night, inclusive of breakfast for two.
Book Now: +62 21 2358 3800 | kempinski.com
Gran Melia Jakarta
Celebrate your Chinese New Year in style with Gran Melia Jakarta. You will be welcomed with an enticing array of celebrations, from the traditional barong sai, or lion dance performance to authentic dining delights on 21st January 2023 from 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm and on 22nd January 2023 from 12.00 noon to 3.00 pm. Special Chinese-themed set menus are available at the hotel’s renowned Tien Chao restaurant and you can also enjoy a Chinese New Year buffet at Café Gran Via.
The Culinary Team at Gran Melia Jakarta has put together a bevvy of specialty dishes, with a selection of 7 different set menus, diners can be assured of a suitable option, Gold Package IDR 888,000 nett or Premium Package IDR 988,000 nett.
The set starts off with the refreshing Yu Seng prosperity salad, complete with generous servings of fresh salmon, followed by classic Chinese dishes such as Braised Sea Treasure with Birds Nest Thick Soup, Pan Fried Beef Steak with Cantonese Sauce and more. Café Gran Via is inviting guests to celebrate the Lunar New Year with a mouthwatering line-up of dishes served to delight every palate.
A prosperous Chinese New Year Feast is priced at IDR 550,000 nett per person. Buy 2 Get 3 promotion is available for MeliaRewards members, BCA/ HSBC card holders and reservations through Chope, terms and conditions apply. In addition, to share the abundance of the season, a delicious homemade Nian Gao has also been prepared by the Culinary Team. The Koi Fish Nian Gao is available at IDR 320,000 nett.
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AYANA Midplaza Jakarta
The resort’s RASA Restaurant presents an indulgent buffet dinner to celebrate Chinese New Year in Jakarta. The buffet includes a variety of noodles and soup station, a Chinese flaming wok station, dim sum, BBQ meats, fresh seafood and you can close your dinner with a vast selection of desserts. This delectable feast is available for IDR 888,000 nett per person (complimentary for children under 12 years old and 1 nanny).
However, if you’re looking to extend your celebration of the season, AYANA Midplaza Jakarta invites you to stay in their urban escape within a botanical garden. For your “holistay”, experience the hotel’s recently refurbished rooms and suites, designed specifically to enhance their guests’ comfort and serenity. From 20-22nd January 2023, you can enjoy a room, breakfast and dinner package starting from IDR 3,388,000 nett per room for a night, and it comes with a 25% discount for all treatments at the in-house spa.
A complimentary daily breakfast and luscious buffet dinner on Saturday evening on 21st January 2023 at RASA restaurant (valid for 2 adults, 2 children under 12 and 1 nanny) is included with your stay.
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Pullman Jakarta Central Park
Nothing beats celebrating the joyous occasion of the new year more than spending it with your loved ones with a delectable dinner with an array of Chinese and International delicacies specially prepared by acclaimed chefs at Collage All Day Dining led by Executive Chef, Ridwan Rosyadi.
The Prosperous Luna Buffet is available on 21-22nd January 2023, priced at IDR 588,000 nett per person, presenting an impressive selection of Asian-style specialties, including the Yee Sang prosperity salad, selections of Dim Sum, Peking Duck, Lamia live station, Chinese Salmon Papillote, Lobster and King Prawn Grill, as well as assorted Chinese, Peranakan and International desserts.
Pullman Jakarta Central Park also offers you a special, Buy 4 Get 5 or Buy 7 Get 10 promo, exclusive for the Chinese New Year holiday.
Book Now: +62 815 8043 999 (WA)
The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta
Bloom beautifully in the Year of the Rabbit at the The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta. Celebrate the Lunar New Year in tradition with your loved ones in a memorable dining session, curated for you exclusively to celebrate the festive season.
The hotel has unveiled a host of promotions at their different outlets, just for the season. Lagoon Lounge will be offering a Chinese New Year Family Set Menu, Yee Sang Prosperity Saland and a Chinese High Tea; whilst at Pizzeria, a brand new ‘Oriental Pizza’ with special Peking Duck and Dim Sum toppings has been prepared by Executive Sous Chef Eric Kusnadi.
Experience these traditional dishes made for the occasion available from 20th January 2023 until the end of the month. The Yee Sang and Chinese New Year Family Set Menu is priced from IDR 488,000 nett (minimum 10 pax), while the Chinese High Tea is available for IDR 218,000 nett per person. You can also get the Oriental Pizza for IDR 138,000 nett per pan and Oriental Punch for IDR 98,000 nett per glass.
To complete your Lunar New Year festivities, guests can also book the staycation package called the “Prosperity Deal”, the room rate starts from IDR 1,288,000 nett per room for each night, this promo begins from 16-29th January 2023 with the inclusion of breakfast for 2 persons, 10% off for Chinese New Year menu promo in all outlets, in-room mini bar, bicycle usage for 2 persons minimum 2 hours, shuttle bus to Senayan City and tennis court usage for 2 hours.
Book Now: 0851-7317-9867 (WA) for the room package, 0811-1220-531 (WA) for the restaurant or contact email@example.com.
Pullman Ciawi Vimala Hills
Why not use this holiday as an excuse to get away for the weekend? Head to the verdant rolling hills of Megamendung, where Pullman Ciawi Vimala Hills Resort Spa has a special staycation package just for Chinese New Year, with a room rate of IDR 2,577,000nett per room, inclusive of breakfast for 2 persons.
Of course, the resort has an array of Chinese New Year celebrations to complement your stay. Their renowned Damar Restaurant is providing numerous buffet options from the Chinese New Year Spring Buffet on 21st January 2023, and New Year’s Day Brunch on 22nd January 2023 with exclusive presentations of Lamien Live Cooking show and Long Spout Tea Performance and Service.
Damar Restaurant also serves ‘Golden Lantern Saturday Buffet Dinner’ every Saturday in the entire month of January. The buffets are priced at IDR 400,000 nett/person, the restaurant also holds two (2) private dining rooms, each can accommodate up to 12 persons.
Your experience won’t be complete without watching the ‘Lion Dance Performance’ that will be paraded on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, dawning from the lobby, the dances will make their way around the hotel with traditional acrobatic movements exhibiting the unique Chinese culture.
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