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Five Bar Lounges in Jakarta to Visit on the Weekend

LIQUOR AND SPIRITS | 19 July 2019

Jakarta’s nightlife is an integral part of life in the capital as bars and clubs are continuesly flooded with people looking to unwind after a week’s worth of hard work. These bars offer a place to enjoy an array of alcohol-based drinks from wine to handcrafted cocktails without having to worry about noisy crowd.

We’ve handpicked these bars—which are rightfully our own favourites as well—for your night-crawling convenience. 

Glass House 

Picture of two hands holding glasses, toasting, at Glass House
Photo courtesy of @glasshouse/NOWJAKARTA

Nestled at the rooftop of fine dining restaurant, Eastern Opulence, this rooftop lounge on the 3rd floor was formerly known as a function room, now transformed into a lifestyle spot to enjoy various creation of liquors and spirits. Under its triangular glass ceiling, the lounge has a warm atmosphere which provides the perfect setting for an intimate date with your significant other. Guest could sit in the bar table in the corner or relax in one of the comfy sofas while enjoying live music from the compact stage. Here, guest could expect to have a good time around serene yet lively ambience and taste a variety of Glass House signature cocktails such as Miss Gyl, Strawberry Baby Pirates and Tipsy Cream. 

Glass House

Eastern Opulence, Jl. Cipaku I No.85
South Jakarta 12170
Phone: +62 21 2708 1258
IG: @glasshousejkt
www.eastern-opulence.com


Bianca Cocktail House & Dining Room

Atmosphere of Bianca Jakarta
Photo courtesy of @biancajakarta/NOW!JAKARTA

Located in the trendy neighbourhood of Gunawarman, Bianca is a restaurant and cocktail house where one could indulge in a selection of finest Italian dishes and stylish cocktails. The food is well-presented and the cocktails are served with an artistic look. Bianca sparks a chic attitude which invite ladies to enjoy the night in liberation. Great women are behind the vision of this lifestyle establishment, which is evident in the feminine magenta neon lighting and elegant decor. The comfort choice of classic cocktails include the Ristretto Negroni, which is a delicious mash-up of coffee, gin, red vermouth and Campari; Whats-Up Peach is light booz, a nod from unique concoction of gin citrus, wasabi, peach flavour and albumin.

Bianca Cocktail House & Dining Room

Jl. Gunawarman No.41
South Jakarta 12180
Phone: +62 811 2025 158
IG: @biancajakarta
FB: Bianca Cocktail House & Dining Room
www.biancajakarta.com


A/A Bar

Bartender preparing a drink at A/A Bar
Photo courtesy @aa___bar/NOW!JAKARTA

Presented by Ismaya, A/A bar is the perfect choice for those looking for privacy. With multiple secretive corners concealed under seemingly dim light, the bar exudes mystery with pleasure. Inspired by the house of alchemist, the classic decor resonates to the old bar with masculine tone seen from its woody setup. Here, people could sit back and enjoy house exquisite cocktails created by master mixologists using a mixture of liquor and spirit. 

A/A Bar

Jl. Gunawarman No. 79
South Jakarta 12110
Phone: +62 859 2158 2888
IG: @aa___bar
FB: @A/A Bar
www.ismaya.com/eat-drink/aa


Bluegrass Bar & Grill

Table setup with foods on top of it and a night view at Bluegrass Bar & Grill
Photo courtesy of @bluegrassjakarta/NOW!JAKARTA

One of the favourite spots among international guests, Bluegrass Bar and Grill is a culinary destination in Rasuna Said offering American-inspired food and a myriad of cocktails and classic liquors. Located in Bakrie Tower, Bluegrass has a 24-metre bar at its establishment, which naturally speak about its core attention for people who are coming in. Here, the cocktails are classified into its base such as tequila, vodka, rum, gin and whiskey cocktails. There are after dinner cocktails such as Bluegrass Mocha Berry, Espresso Martini and Mudslide, which pairs very well with any meal on the menu. Nothing to worry about if classic drinks are more your cup of tea, as Bluegrass has a number of pure alcoholic drinks from international brands. 

Bluegrass Bar & Grill

Bakrie Tower, Kawasan Rasuna Epicentrum, Jl. H. R. Rasuna Said No. Kav. 1
South Jakarta 12940
Phone: +62 21 2994 1660
IG: @bluegrassjakarta
FB: BLUEGRASS Bar & Grill
www.bluegrassjakarta.com

 


Lavva

Bar view of LAVVA Lounge
Photo courtesy of @lavvalounge/NOW!JAKARTA

The new nightlife destination, Lavva is a combination of lounge, whiskey bar and KTV suites. The modern lifestyle establishment could accommodate one’s need whether personal guest or groups. People could sit and talk to bartender at a bar table or choose the main area for a more lively atmosphere. Those looking for a more private moment may choose KTV rooms where people could enjoy a more intimate session with friends and colleagues and sing karaoke songs to lit up the moment. In the bar department, creative creation of whisky is the main while other variant of beverage are also available to cater guest preference. Its location at Plaza Senayan is accessible for anyone looking for a fun nightlife experience in the heart of the city.

Lavva

Plaza Senayan, Jl. Asia Afrika No. 8
Central Jakarta 10270
Phone: +62 21 5790 0041
IG: @lavvalounge
FB: LAVVA