The Jakarta Post
Easter Sunday marks the end of the Holy Week, which is celebrated to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Shutterstock/File)
Easter is one of the most important Christian festivals. Prior to Easter, some Christians spend 40 days fasting and praying to commemorate Jesus’ time in the wilderness.
Easter Sunday marks the end of the Holy Week, which is celebrated to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Besides holding a church service, Easter Sunday usually also features scrumptious dishes and a plethora of activities for children, such as egg hunting and egg painting.
This year, Easter Sunday falls on April 1. Those looking for places to celebrate the festival might have a look at the list below.
Mandarin Oriental Jakarta
On April 1, Cinnamon restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Jakarta, Central Jakarta, is offering a family-friendly Easter brunch, featuring a myriad of international and Indonesian dishes.
The promotion is priced at Rp 420,000++ and it includes children's activities, namely egg hunting and egg painting.
Furthermore, The Mandarin Cake Shop is offering hot-cross buns, a classic Easter spiced sweet bun made of currants, cinnamon and raisins. The buns, commonly consumed on Good Friday, are only available for a limited time and 15 percent of the proceeds from the hot-cross buns will be donated to Rachel House, a non-profit organization focusing on palliative care service for children.
The Dharmawangsa Jakarta
Expect an unforgettable Easter Brunch with your beloved family at The Dharmawangsa Jakarta on April 1st. Not only your family will enjoy traditional brunch selections, hand-carved gently roasted meats, lavish hot & cold displays and an array of decadent desserts; your children will be invited to join numerous fun filled activities such as rabbit racing, egg hunting, body tattooing and beads making. . . . #thedharmawangsa #thedharmawangsajakarta #easter #easterbrunch #brunch
Situated in South Jakarta, The Dharmawangsa Jakarta hotel is offering its annual Easter Brunch package with starting prices of Rp 888,000++ (US$64.59) for adults and Rp 688,000++ for children aged 4 to 11 years old.
The brunch is slated to take place at the hotel’s Jakarta Restaurant and The Courtyard, featuring international delicacies such as caviar, foie gras, a seafood flambe station, wild guinea hen with dried plum and raclette cheese.
Furthermore, the Easter Brunch Package also includes children's activities, such as egg hunting, rabbit racing and a bouncy castle.
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Raffles Jakarta hotel in South Jakarta is offering an Easter Sunday brunch promotion priced at 688,000++ per person. Starting at 12 p.m., guests can enjoy a wide array of international dishes at Arts Café by Raffles.
Meanwhile, children can swing by to level 14 to enjoy fun Easter activities, such as egg hunting, egg painting and carnival games, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Priced at Rp 200,000 per child, the entrance fee includes Easter snacks and access for up to two adults.
Keraton at The Plaza
From today until 8 April, we are delighted to celebrate Easter with a delicate afternoon high tea experience at Keraton Lounge. Indulge in Easter High Tea which are available at IDR 428,000++ for two persons (including coffee or tea). Available from 2.00 PM until evening time. All prices are subject to 21% service charge & government tax. Captured by @songofmarch #keratonjakarta #luxurycollection #keratonlounge #easterhightea #easter
Those who want to celebrate Easter in the heart of Jakarta might want to consider Keraton at the Plaza.
Located on Jl. MH Thamrin, the luxury hotel has prepared a Sunday brunch promotion. Priced at Rp 955,000, the buffet package features a wide array of dishes, including fresh oysters, lobsters, Alaskan king crab, Kobe beef and assorted desserts.
Hotel Mulia Senayan
Easter is around the corner, celebrate it with you family and loved ones with the perfect combination of our favorite sweet and savory selection of pastries and nibbles. Various packages with tea or coffee, a glass sparkling wine, or a glass of draft beer are available to your desire. It will be an afternoon tea soiree that is worth every indulgence of. Available at Cascade Lounge, The Café, bleu8 27 March – 1 April 2018. For more information and reservations, please call +62 21 5747777 ext. 4388 or visit our website (link on bio) #muliamoments
This year, Hotel Mulia Senayan in Central Jakarta is offering Easter Sunday brunch promotions at its top-rated restaurants, namely Table8, Orient8 and il Mare. Meanwhile, Easter buffets are available at The Café and Edogin.
To celebrate the spirit of Easter, the hotel has prepared various activities for children, such as rabbit racing and egg hunting. (wng)