Jakarta is known as a multicultural city, a potpourri of ethnicities and backgrounds coming together and calling this city home – that is the ‘Betawi’ culture in a nutshell! As a result, one will find an amazing range of culinary experiences, Chinese food is especially popular. In no particular order, here is a list of the best Chinese Restaurants in Jakarta, spectacular dining destinations that elevate authentic cuisine to new heights, served in truly luxurious venues for the ultimate experience in the capital.

Chāo Cháo 

Chao Chao: Chinese Restaurant Jakarta

Located on the top floors of the Alila SCBD Jakarta, Chāo Cháo brings a luxurious, elevated and playful Chinese experience to the heart of Sudirman with a stunning skyline city view through the floor-to-ceiling windows. 

This is one of the most chic Chinese restaurants in Jakarta, featuring a menu influenced by traditional Chinese cuisine, but presented with a contemporary flair, exclusively crafted by chef Tong Che Hwee, the first Chinese chef to be awarded a Michelin Star in the UK. Dishes range from signature and classic Dim Sum, including vegetarian options, to favourites such as French Bean Dumping, Bao Dou, Peking Duck and more. 

Chāo Cháo reimagines the Chinese culinary experience into something urban, contemporary and stylish, doubling as go-to lifestyle venue in the city. The restaurant’s rooftop is an all-day venue for pretty much any occasion. From daytime dining and amazing sunset cocktails to late-night revelry, with Jakarta’s best DJs filling the al fresco dance floor late into the night. 

Alila SCBD, Jl Jend. Sudirman
+62 811 96282001

Li Feng

Open since 2016, Li Feng has been serving the city’s gastronomes with authentic Cantonese cuisine in an opulent space that brings guests the atmosphere of culturally rich and classic Chinese high-end restaurants. It’s impressive interiors are inspired by the history of the spice trade between China and the old colonial capital, Batavia. The restaurant’s menu was created in partnership with Chef Fei of from the Michelin-starred Jiang at Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou, a partnership that has made Li Feng one of the Mandarin Oriental Jakarta’s star dining venues.

The restaurant is most famous for its beautiful presentation of the ‘Swan Dumpling with Black Pepper Duck Meat’. ‘Crispy Fish Skin with Salted Egg Yolk’ is always a crowd pleaser to start the dining experience hereThe ‘Chef Signature Trio Seafood Combination Platter’ contains sour fish roll with pine nuts, deep-fried fresh squid with fragrant salt, and pan-fried Hokkaido scallops with green spring onion ginger sauce for other sumptuous options. What for dessert? This Chinese restaurant in Jakarta has Three Dessert Platter where guests can taste the deep-fried glutinous rice dumpling with frog jelly and coconut milk, blueberry snow skin dumpling, and chilled mango with pomelo sago cream.

Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta, Jl. M.H. Thamrin
+62 21 2993 8888


Tien Chao

Chinese Restaurant Jakarta: Tien Chao

One of the newly opened Chinese restaurants in Jakarta, over at Tien Chao one can’t go wrong with classic Cantonese. Paying homage to traditions while also interpreting taste in the most contemporary style, this restaurant mesmerises guests with its large windows and beautiful garden views, with private dining perfect for intimate gatherings, celebrations, or business meetings.

For the menu, guests can try Slow Cooked Snow Beef and Fried Wagyu Beef with Mushroom or Yangzhou Fried Rice with Sea Cucumber, Shrimp, Ham, Chicken and Bamboo Shoot for the main course. But to start with, you have Hot and Sour Soup with Crab Meat, Conpoy and Bamboo Shoot.  Chilled Sago Cream with Mango and Grapefruit is perfect for your dessert. 

Gran Melia Jakarta, Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said
+62 21 526 8080



Chinese cuisine

Situated in the lobby of Hotel Borobudur Jakarta, Teratai is delighted to introduce an enhanced dining experience that celebrates the richness of authentic Chinese cuisine. The restaurant unveils its captivating setting indoors and outdoors with a terrace that offers an enchanting outdoor ambiance.

Here, guests can indulge in an exclusive All You Can Eat Dim Sum experience on weekends and public holidays with its extensive menu featuring authentic Ha Kaw, Shu Mai, Chicken Feet, Xio Long Bao, and impeccably prepared Bakpao. Its Roasted Crispy Duck and Marinated Beef Tounge with XO Sauce will mesmerise guests with perfectly blended spices and Chinese flavours. Also, the Thick Bird’s Nest Soup with Crab Meat and Bamboo Fungus is the one guests should taste to celebrate the festivity. 

Hotel Borobudur Jakarta, Jl Lapangan Banteng Selatan
+62 21 380 555


T’ang Court

Tljkt: Chinese cuisine

Bringing a three-Michelin Star reputation from its original location in Hong Kong, the Langham’s legendary restaurant is set to tantalise the most discerning of palates with its exquisite array of delicacies from the epitome of Cantonese cuisine, meticulously curated and prepared by Executive Chinese Chef, Chong Kooi Sam, and his talented culinary team.

With breathtaking views of Jakarta’s skyline and surrounded by the classic and timeless interior designs adapted Tang Dynasty that reflect China’s Golden Age, this Chinese restaurant in Jakarta is a heaven to enjoy its signature dishes including T’ang Court Peking Duck, Duck Meat Fried Rice, Vegetarian Winter Melon White Mushroom Soup, Beef Ribs in Black Pepper Sauce, Fried Beef Ribs in Honey Dressing, Baked Crab with Radish Cake, and Crispy Rice with Lobster Bisque. All menus are suitable for lunch and dinner. 

The Langham Jakarta, District 8, SCBD
+62 21 2708 7888


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