With the arrival of the festive season, it’s time to start gearing up for your festive plans. With endless dining options to celebrate the most-anticipated holiday of the year, you might be having trouble choosing a destination so Chope has curated several of the best venues for you to celebrate. Whether you’re looking to indulge in a sumptuous buffet feast or savouring invigorating cocktails with magical views – here are this year’s top recommendations for the Festive Season from Chope!

Seasonal Tastes

For those on the hunt for a buffet restaurant with an all-day dining menu, a wide variety of food options, and seasonal options that pay tribute to the best produce, Seasonal Tastes at The Westin Jakarta surely won’t disappoint. One of the most innovative and beloved buffet restaurants in the city, it’s located on the 51st floor of the luxurious hotel. Savour picturesque views from their wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows, or check out their open kitchens as they set the stage for a dynamic dining experience.

Featuring six interactive cooking stations, the buffet menu has been curated to suit all palates and tastes. Each station is manned by experts dedicated to authentic Indonesian cuisine, Japanese sushi and sashimi, Indian cuisine, grilled specialties, and many more.

The Westin Jakarta – Level 51
Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. C-22A, Setiabudi, Jakarta 12940

TOMA Brasserie

TOMA Brasserie is one of the newest hotspots in Jakarta, tucked within the Chillax Complex on Jl. Jenderal Sudirman. The entire dining space is decked out in a 1940s New York-inspired ambience, stylised with a leather-cushioned sofa, dim light, an intimate setting, jazz fusion tunes, and a sweeping marble bar.

Sporting innovative Asian cuisine, TOMA Brasserie marries several Asian-inspired culinary concepts into high-quality creations. Their authentic Asian ingredients make every dish to other premium restaurant bars. Don’t miss the one-day-only event at Toma Brasserie where you will be served by 3 executive chefs from Titik Temu, TOMA and JOWA.

Held on Sunday, 18 December 2022, from 6pm-9pm. Priced at IDR 1,050,000++ per person.

Jl. Jenderal Sudirman No. Kav 22-23, Karet, Setiabudi, Jakarta 12920

Sailendra Restaurant

Located in the JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta’s lobby, the exquisite Sailendra Restaurant adopts a contemporary open kitchen concept with multi-split-seating dining areas. This large and elegant restaurant spoils diners with its comprehensive buffet selections, ranging from local to international favourites.

The restaurant’s plethora of signature dishes, from their exquisite Marriott Burger, Singaporean Laksa, and Indian cuisine to various local delicacies such as Nasi Goreng Sailendra, Oxtail Soup and Sate Rembiga, have been crowd-favourite dishes to patrons. Each dish, whether it’s on the buffet or a la carte, is prepared with the finest quality ingredients and served by a team of warm and friendly staff. Experience various festive programmes for a stylish take on merrymaking, in Jakarta’s beloved spots.

Use promo code XMAS20SAI to get 20% OFF the buffet exclusively on the Chope app.

JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta
Jl. DR Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung Kav E.1.2 No 1 & 2, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta 12950


ShabuSen is an authentic Japanese Shabu-Shabu restaurant in the heart of Jakarta, specialising in Japanese Wagyu Beef (A5). Here, guests can expect freshly handpicked ingredients by talented chefs to present the very best taste of authentic Japanese cuisine to your table.

If you’re looking for a family-friendly restaurant, ShabuSen should definitely be on your top list. Don’t forget to try their Kuroge Wagyu and Kiriotoshi KUROGE Wagyu Teppanyaki. This Christmas, Shabusen invites you to pass the lucky gate to Sankei-en Garden. Get free Heineken if you’re passing the red or green light. Fill your jolly season with joy, your heart with love and your stomach with warm shabu-shabu, special Christmas packages and desserts.

Elysee Building – Level 2
Jalan Jendral Sudirman Kav 52-53, SCBD Lot 21, Jakarta 12190

Asia Restaurant

Open all day, Asia Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan serves up a distinctive blend of international cuisines, prepared in an open kitchen where guests can enjoy front-row seats to the culinary magic as it happens. Asia Restaurant features Jakarta’s largest buffet offering, everything from lavish breakfast spreads to warm, delicious bowls of noodles at dinner.

Make your Christmas and New Year special surrounded by the heartwarming spirit, sweet sounds of carols and scrumptious culinary excitements at Asia Restaurant. The Christmas Eve Dinner, 24 December 2022, will be held from 6pm – 10pm. Priced at IDR 788,000++ per person (buffet dining) and IDR 488,000++ per person (2-hour free flow wine, beer and cocktails). The Christmas Day Brunch will be held on Sunday, 25 December 2022, from 11.30am – 2.30pm. Priced at IDR 788,000++ per person (buffet dining).

The New Year’s Eve Dinner will be held on Saturday, 31 December 2022, from 6pm – 11pm. Priced at IDR 888,000++ per person (buffet dining) and IDR 488,000++ per person (2-hour free flow wine, beer & cocktails). The New Year’s Brunch will be held on Sunday, 1 January 2023, from 11.30am – 2.30pm. Priced at IDR 788,000++ per person (buffet dining) and IDR 488,000++ per person (2-hour free flow wine, beer & cocktails).

Use promo code XMAS20ASIA to get 20% OFF the buffet exclusively on the Chope app.

The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan
Jalan DR Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung Kav E.1.1 No 1, Jakarta 12950


Liberta is a hidden gem in Jakarta’s busiest district, Sudirman. Located below the residences at the Apartment Pavilion, Liberta serves up freshly made pizzas and pasta in a spacious, yet elegant space that exudes a sophisticated and chic ambience. This laidback Italian eatery is a great spot for a romantic date or even a night out with the family. Their outdoor tables have a casual elegance that looks and feels incredibly comfortable, and during the drier months of Jakarta’s skies, are an excellent place to have a long, wine-enriched dinner with friends.

Gifting someone special a hamper? Celebrate the wonderful Christmas with these enticing hampers for your loved ones. Available from 1-27 December 2022, get 25% off selected wine for Chope users (mention code CEHAMPERS when ordering). The special festive delights include Panettone (available in 500gr and 900gr), price starting from IDR 165,000++; Charcuterie Board, priced at IDR 650,000++; Salmon Wellington, priced at IDR 950,000++; and Beef Wellington, priced at IDR 1,250,000++.

Pavilion Apartment Retail Arcade
Jalan K.H. Mas Mansyur Kav. 24, Jakarta 10220

Café Gran Via

At Gran Meliá Hotel Jakarta take a journey around Café Gran Via and discover a world of fine cuisine prepared for your absolute pleasure by the team of chefs in their individual open-plan kitchens. Plan and experience the true essence of Christmas Eve in this festive season with great food offerings at our festive buffet. The expert culinary team has prepared traditional Christmas delicacies from around the world at Café Gran Via that will leave you feeling satisfied. Priced at IDR 650,000 ++ per person.

Gran Melia Jakarta Hotel
Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. X-0 Kuningan, Setiabudi, Jakarta

Sir Loin

Sir Loin is an exquisite Steak House in South Jakarta, Indonesia that gives you the freedom to choose your steak cooking preference, whether it’s a Butter Pan-Seared or Wood Charcoaled. At Sir Loin, the meat is exclusively supplied from Cape Grim Farm, Australia. Their Dry Aged Bistecca Fiorentina MB9 has now become a staple order along with the all-time favourite Truffle Butter Aged Tomahawk MB9. Uniquely prepared in-house using their dry ager machines, they consistently ensure all cuts aged perfectly to suit guests’ likings.

Jalan Bumi No. 20, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta 12120

Le Méridien Jakarta

Marriott International Hotel

From Japanese to Middle Eastern, you can enlighten your taste buds at Le Méridien Jakarta without having to go abroad. Indulge in a melting pot of Middle Eastern cuisine prepared with rich, Lebanese flavours followed by a relaxing shisha at Al Nafoura Lebanese Restaurant. Enjoy dining in the warm, colourful ambience with authentic music.

Serving authentic Japanese Cuisine, NO NA MA Restaurant brings the flavours of the Far East to Jakarta. Enjoy all-you-can-eat Japanese delicacies with a selection of Sushi & Sashimi freshly imported from Japan’s famous Toyosu Fish Market.

Indulge in Le Méridien Jakarta’s signature restaurant with breathtaking views across Jakarta’s skyline. Handi Restaurant serves traditional, authentic North-West Frontier cuisine in a modern contemporary setting.

Le Méridien Jakarta
Jalan Jend. Sudirman Kav. 18-20, Jakarta 10220

Robinson Australian – Japanese Restaurant & Dry Bar

Robinson is an Australian – Japanese Brunch & Bar that serves all-day Brunch, Specialty Coffee, Tea, & Mocktails, as well as delightful Cakes & Desserts combined with its welcoming & warm ambience. This Christmas, send special gifts to your loved ones as a not-so-secret Santa! Available from 1 December 2022 – 8 January 2023. Enjoy the Early Bird offer priced at IDR 500,000 nett from 1-12 December 2022. The normal price of IDR 650,000 nett applies from 13 December 2022 – 8 January 2023.

Jalan Alam Sutera Boulevard No. Kav. 22-26, Alam Sutera, Banten 15320

Ishigamaya Hamburg

Ishigamaya Hamburg is a restaurant focusing on original Japanese Hamburg, cooked entirely from 100% prime Black Angus beef from the USA and grilled in a special stone oven. This Japanese restaurant features a warm and homey ambience with an expansive space, providing an idyllic venue to gather and dine on the most delicious Hamburg and other Japanese fusion foods. The perfect place to enjoy indulgent food over the festive season with your loved ones!

Plaza Indonesia – Level 5
Jl. M.H. Thamrin, DKI Jakarta 10350


A game changer for Jakarta’s dining scene is Henshin, The Westin Jakarta’s standout rooftop restaurant. Perched on the top three floors of the building, the Peruvian-Japanese restaurant features Nikkei Cuisine infused with exotic Peruvian flavours.

Wherever your day takes you, rest assured that you can end your night on a high note with a picturesque dining experience at Henshin rooftop bar and lounge, where you will be treated to Japanese-Peruvian favourites and eclectic Nikkei drinks as you take in stunning views of Jakarta.

For a special Christmas, Henshin proudly launches Ayo Waska, where guests may relish the latest #Nikkei Brunch and Liquid Brunch.

The Westin Jakarta – Level 67-69
Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. C-22A, Setiabudi, Jakarta 12940

Meatsmith Jakarta (BBQ & Steak)

Meatsmith is an American BBQ and Steakhouse serving amazing smoked meats, barbecue and the finest cut of steak in Jakarta. Opening its second international venture and its fourth location worldwide, the team behind the acclaimed Michelin-star restaurant Burnt Ends, the Burnt Ends Hospitality Group, and Chef-Owner Dave Pynt brings Meatsmith to Jakarta – a real-deal barbecue that exists outside of America’s traditional barbecue heartlands using heat, char, smoke and the grill.

Jl. Gunawarman No.17, Selong, Jakarta Selatan 12110

Akasha Hambalang

Bogor’s newest trending area, the Hambalang hills area has recently started to attract tourists. Akasha Resort Hambalang houses a series of cafes and restaurants with incredible views wrapped with lighting arrangements in several corners that makes the atmosphere warm and welcoming, complete with ‘Instagrammable’ spots for those looking to take snaps for their socials.

Jl. Swadaya No.1, Hambalang, Citeureup, Bogor, Jawa Barat 16811

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