From fun competitions to culinary binges, the Indonesian National Day has always been a cause for celebration among Jakartans. Check out some of these attractive programmes from our friends and partners around town as we celebrate Independence Day 2019. 

A cake with red and white decoration from Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta.
Indonesian National Day is celebrated in many ways. But promos are what we are looking for, right? Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta/NOWJAKARTA

Novotel Jakarta Mangga Dua Square

To celebrate the 74th Birthday of Indonesia, Novotel Jakarta Mangga Dua Square presents a special Indonesian authentic menu from 16 to 18 August. Guests are invited to enjoy the delightful Betawi cuisines on 16 August, spice-laden Padang culinary on 17 August and Balinese delicacies on 18 August at Food Exchange Restaurant.

Various foods presented by Novotel Jakarta Mangga Dua Square to celebrate Indonesian National Day
Photo courtesy of Novotel Jakarta Mangga Dua Square/NOWJAKARTA

For families with kids, Novotel Jakarta Mangga Dua Square provides Kids Cooking Class: Making Sushi for IDR 100,000 per person, inclusive of Kids Lunch Buffet and traditional games on 18 August. Registration is open until 17 August.

Novotel Jakarta Mangga Dua Square

Jalan Gn. Sahari No. 1
T: +62 21 6231 2800
IG: @novotelmanggaduasquare
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The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta

In the spirit of bringing people together, The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta hosted its own Indonesian Independence Day programme. Led by Executive Chef Andry Stefanus, Lagoon Cafe's culinary team is preparing a variety of Indonesian delicacies, such as Mie Nyemek Rengasdengklok (Javanese Braised Noodle with egg, seafood and vegetable), Nasi Goreng Proklamasi (Wok fried rice with lemongrass, coriander leaf, assorted seafood, red chili and shrimp cracker) and Nasi Rawon Pegangsaan (Braised Rawon Oxtail served with steamed rice and shrimp crackers). The dining experience for lunch and dinner is available at IDR 81,945 per portion.

A picture of various foods from The Sultan Hotel and Residences welcoming the 74th Indonesia's Independence Day.
Executive Chef Andry Stefanus of Lagoon Lounge at The Sultan Hotel and Residences  is preparing a variety of Indonesian delicacies to welcome the 74th Indonesia's Independence Day. Photo courtesy of The Sultan Hotel and Residences/NOWJAKARTA

Lagoon Lounge is also serving Lagoon Platter, which consist of Mixed Vegetables Springroll, Chicken Wings, Dragon Ball and Smoked Salmon Stick at IDR 88,000 per portion. 

The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta

Jalan Gatot Subroto
T: +62 21 570 3600
IG: @thesultanhoteljkt
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Hotel Borobudur Jakarta

Joining the festivity of Indonesia’s Independence Day, Hotel Borobudur Jakarta is offering various promotions in August to be enjoyed by all the guests. You may have your own culinary journey at Bogor Cafe with Iconic Foods Promotion buffet. The hotel’s culinary team prepares iconic foods from Sumatra, Sulawesi, NTT, Papua and many more starting from IDR 398,000++ per person. Bring back your childhood memory with Seblak Special at Pendopo Lounge IDR 88,000++ per portion and be ready to taste the spicy sensation of this Sundanese dish. Do not miss Independence Day Beverage Promotion with Agusta Cider Cocktail available at IDR 128,000++ per glass and Tamarillo Dragon Punch Mocktail at IDR 78,000++ per glass in all of our restaurants, lounge and bar. Also, grab Balinese Lawar Chicken in Pretzel, the fusion of Balinese signature dish, Lawar Chicken and Pretzel at Borobudur Gourmet at IDR 68,000 per portion.

A picture of various foods at Hotel Borobudur Jakarta to welcome the 74th Indonesia's Independence Day.
Photo courtesy of Hotel Borobudur Jakarta/NOWJAKARTA

Celebrate the spirit of Indonesia’s Independence Day with a special 74th Independence Day room promotion — 25% OFF for on-duty staff and veteran of Military and Police also guests born on 17 August. This promotion is valid from 16 to 18 August.

Hotel Borobudur Jakarta

Jalan Lapangan Banteng Selatan
T: +62 21 380 5555
IG: @hotelborobudurjakarta
FB: Hotel Borobudur Jakarta

Pullman Jakarta Central Park

Celebrate the spirit of Indonesia Independence Day at BUNK, Pullman Jakarta Central Park. Savour authentic local favourites and iconic drinks with live music performances, games and exclusive Bintang beer offerings only on 16 August. Table booking is recommended. Prices start from IDR 98,000++ for foods and IDR 78,000++ for beverages.

A picture of various cakes at Pullman Jakarta Central Park to celebrate Indonesia's 74th birthday.
Pullman Jakarta Central Park is preparing various promos for the upcoming Indonesian National Day. Photo courtesy of Pullman Jakarta Central Park/NOWJAKARTA

Many other promos are available at Collage All Day Dining and BUNK Lobby Lounge at Pullman Jakarta Central Park, including Family Weekend Brunch, Thursday White Affair and Surf & Turf at Collage All Day Dining and Afternoon Tea at BUNK Lobby Lounge.

Pullman Jakarta Central Park

Jalan Let. Jend. S. Parman Kav. 28
T: + 62 21 2920 0088
IG: @pullmanjakartacp
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Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta invites guests to savour diverse flavours, colours and culture of Indonesia through the Hotel’s dining outlets and embark on a visual journey through time through their artworks. At Palm Court, authentic Indonesian flavours are available for you to savour, including Siomay Bandung, Empal Gentong and Serabi Solo. The promotion is available during breakfast and lunch daily from 12 – 25 August. Nautilus Bar offers freshly rolled cigar from Wismilak and a selection of whiskey. Cigar experience will be available on 12, 13, 16, 17, 21 and 22 August from 6 – 9pm while whiskey flight tasting is available throughout the month.

A picture of various foods prepared by Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta to welcome the upcoming Indonesian National Day.
Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta is preparing all of their restaurants to welcome guests celebrating Indonesian National Day. Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta/NOWJAKARTA

At La Patisserie, the Hotel’s Executive Pastry Chef, Lorenzo Sollecito reinvents Es Pisang Ijo, a traditional dessert from Makassar, into a French-style cake which will be available throughout the month. Last but not least, Alto Restaurant & Bar and the restaurant’s Chef de Cuisine, Mario Libreght Aipassa, curates a 3-course set of distinctive Italian menu with a twist of Indonesia’s most favourite ingredients and spices, symbolising the harmony of Indonesia and other countries around the world, especially Italy, through culinary. The promotion is available for lunch and dinner from 12 – 25 August.

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta

Capital Place
Jalan Gatot Subroto Kav. 18
T: +62 21 2277 1888
IG: @fsjakarta
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Jakarta Aquarium

Why not go for something different to celebrate the upcoming Independence Day at Jakarta Aquarium!

Starting from 17 August until 31 August, Jakarta Aquarium offers an exciting 17 per cent + 8 per cent discount of entrance ticket fees. This promo is available for all tickets and applies all day. The additional 8 per cent discount is available only for those with Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi ID. One ID is valid for one transaction.

A woman enjoying a view of sea creatures at Jakarta Aquarium.
In addition to entrance fee discount, Jakarta Aquarium is also preparing fun activities for the guests. Photo courtesy of @elizabeth_natalia/NOWJAKARTA

On 17 and 18 August, there will also be fun activities at JAI. On Saturday, 17 August, there will be an Independence Day Celebration with underwater flag raising at 11.45am and underwater heroes at 12.15pm. The next day, Sunday, 18 August, there will be Magical Island featuring magical playdate with Richard Rain at 1.30pm and deep dive magic workshop at 2.15pm.

Jakarta Aquarium

Neo Soho LG
Jalan Letjend S. Parman Kav. 28
T: +62 21 500 212
IG: @jakartaaquarium
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