The Jakarta Post
'Shabu-shabu, a Japanese hot pot of thinly sliced meat and vegetables, is perfect for warming up during the chill of rainy season. (Shutterstock/File)
Rainy season is here, and nothing beats a warm shabu-shabu (Japanese hot pot of thinly sliced meat and vegetables) on a drizzly day.
Check out the list below for where to get shabu-shabu in Jakarta.
Located in shopping malls across Jakarta, Shaburi has become a go-to place to enjoy a shabu-shabu buffet. Here, foodies can indulge in several meat choices in an individual hot pot starting from Rp 172,600 (US$12.74) net for lunch and Rp 196,000 net for dinner.
In addition to the shabu-shabu, Shaburi's all-you-can-eat meal includes drinks, side dishes and dessert, allowing guests to eat as much as they want within 70 minutes or 90 minutes during a weekend lunch.
Where: Shopping malls across Jakarta
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Kobeshi by Shabu2House
Located in the Street Gallery of Pondok Indah Mall, South Jakarta, Kobeshi by Shabu2House also offers all-you-can-eat meals starting from Rp 234,000 net.
Compared to Shaburi, Kobeshi by Shabu2House has a more flexible time rule, and only applies a 90-minute limit on weekends.
Where: Street Gallery, 2nd Floor, Pondok Indah Mall, South Jakarta
Shabu Shabu Gen
Those wanting to enjoy the gloomy Jakarta skyline while devouring a pot of shabu-shabu may want to make a reservation at Shabu Shabu Gen, a restaurant located on the 46th floor of Central Jakarta's The Plaza.
Offering premium beefs, guests can enjoy shabu-shabu from Rp 1,450,000++ for the Japanese beef set and Rp 550,000++ for the US beef set. (kes)
Where: The Plaza, 46th Floor, Jl MH Thamrin, Kav. 28-30, Central Jakarta