The Jakarta Post
Mandalika Rijsttafel is among the Ramadan set menus provided by JW Marriott Jakarta. (JW Marriott Jakarta/File)
As the holy month of Ramadan is just around the corner, hotels in Jakarta are preparing various programs for their customers amid the large-scale physical distancing (PSBB) policy, including stay experiences, hampers and delivery services.
Below are some of the Ramadan programs provided by hotels across the capital city that you may find interesting:
JW Marriott Jakarta
The hotel's Sailendra restaurant will be serving delicacies from different provinces in Indonesia to be enjoyed by customers at home. The so-called Iftar to You package offers five set menus, namely Mandalika Rijstaffel, Toba’s Arsik & Cipera, Nasi Kebuli Komplit, Nasi Gudeg Komplit and Peduli Set Menu. Each package, which prices starting from Rp 150,000 (US$9.62) for a single portion and Rp 700,000 for up to four portions, consists of takjil (light snacks to break the fast), appetizers, main course, rice, soup, vegetables, homemade sambal (chili sauce), crackers and desserts.
Additionally, each set menu also includes a bottle of immune-booster jamu empon-empon (traditional herbal drink consisting of mixed medicinal spices).
“One of the dishes that I’d like to highlight is gecok babat [traditional dish made from beef tripe] – a menu from my hometown in Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara. It reminds me of my childhood,” said executive sous chef Heri Purnama in a statement, adding that the dish could be found on the Mandalika Rijstaffel set menu.
The South Jakarta hotel also sells various cookies such as nastar (cookies filled with pineapple jam), kaastengel (cheese cookies), sagu keju (sago-cheese cookies) and oatmeal dates in hamper packages, with prices starting from Rp 700,000.
In this time of crisis, JW Mariott Jakarta has also launched a social initiative where 10 percent of the total sales of its Iftar to You will go to those in need. It is also providing complimentary food boxes for all drivers delivering the set menu and hampers.
Contact: +6221-5798-8888 or +62811-5886-111 (WhatsApp).
Sari Pacific Jakarta
Located in the heart of the capital, Sari Pacific Jakarta celebrates this year’s holy month by offering a stay experience and food-delivery service.
Available between April 23 and June 1, the hotel's Ramadan Stay experience, which starts at Rp 910,000 per night, boasts complimentary breaking of the fast or sahur (predawn meal) for two adults and two children, daily laundry of up to five sets of clothes, and 20 percent discount on food and beverages.
Four choices of hampers are also on offer with prices starting from Rp 398,000.
For those at home, the hotel provides a delivery service of Japanese bento boxes or Indonesian traditional delicacies with prices starting from Rp 60,500 per box.
Contact: +6221-2993-2888 or +62878-8700-6107 (WhatsApp)
Fairmont Jakarta’s all-day-dining restaurant Spectrum is set to offer the Ramadan Iftar At Home program for customers who want to savor its delicacies in the comfort of their homes.
A wide array of dishes is available: from kolak (bananas, sweet potatoes stewed in coconut milk) and bubur sumsum (rice porridge with palm sugar sauce) as takjil, to lamb kofta and beef rendang as main course.
Available from April 24 to May 23, the package is on offer for either delivery or takeaway from Rp 350,000 per person.
Contact: +6221-2970-33333 or +62815-915-9247 (WhatsApp).
Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada
Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada is also providing Ramadan menus and hampers that will be delivered to their customers’ homes through the Iftar to Go program.
The hotel’s Duta Café & Restaurant is offering both Indonesian and Arab cuisine that are available as a set menu or a la carte with prices starting from Rp 60,000; both include complimentary takjil such as fried snacks, kolak, biji salak (dessert made from sweet potatoes) and es cendol (iced beverage with rice flour jelly, palm sugar and coconut milk).
The eatery also provides two types of Ramadan hampers, which consist of various cookies like nastar, kaastengel, putri salju (sugar-coated cookies) and chocolate chip cookies; available from Rp 620,000 and can be delivered for free to locations within a radius of 5 kilometers.
Contact: +6221-2977-6803 or +62811-9761-1827 (WhatsApp).
Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta
For this year's Ramadan, Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta is also offering a delivery service, staying experience and hampers.
Chefs at the hotel's all-day-dining Signature restaurant have prepared Indonesian and international delicacies for your breaking-of-the-fast moment at home. Among the dishes are tongseng kambing kurma (lamb stew with dates), rendang daging (beef rendang) and salmon en croute with prices starting from Rp 150,000. Each menu includes takjil (light snacks to break the fast) and dessert.
Japanese restaurant OKU is providing OKU Iftar Bento with food selections ranging from teriyaki chicken to grilled short ribs. OKU Iftar Bento starts from Rp 150,000 with takjil and dessert.
Fine food and delicatessen shop Kempi Deli and German restaurant Paulaner Brauhaus are still serving takeaway and delivery orders from breakfast to dinner. At Kempi Deli, more than 30 food selections are available for order, including their best-selling sandwiches, salads, breads and juices. Similarly, Paulaner Brauhaus also provides their customers' favorite dishes to be enjoyed at home, such as the Paulaner Platter, crispy pork knuckle and Bavarian sausages.
Kempi Deli is also offering Ramadan hampers to be delivered to your loved ones. The hampers consist of cakes, cookies and sweet tidbits with prices starting from Rp 600,000.
Nestled near the city's historical Selamat Datang (Welcome) Monument, Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta is welcoming guests to stay in their luxurious rooms. Two options are available, namely Day Use and One Night Stay packages with prices starting from Rp 1.29 million.
Signature Restaurant: +6221-2358-3898 or +62877-7503-7507
OKU: +6221-2358-3896 or +6281-700-700-59
Kempi Deli: +6221-2358-3985 or +6281-700-500-79
Grand Hyatt Jakarta
Grand Hyatt Jakarta hotel is offering an iftar package, hampers and donation meal boxes to make this year's Ramadan memorable.
The iftar package comprises Indonesian foods alongside international and traditional desserts. Starting from Rp 700,000 per set, which can serve two to four people, the package contains two takjil, four appetizers, one soup, six main dishes, six desserts and fruit cuts. The package is available for takeaway and delivery in the Jakarta area.
Break your fast in the comfort of your home as we have prepared a family-friendly iftar set menu, featuring Indonesian favourites and the most delicious of local and international desserts. Priced at IDR 700,000+ per set for two to four persons. Package includes two takjil items, four appetisers, one soup, six main dishes, six desserts and seasonal cut fruits. Please call 021 2992 1430 or WhatsApp 0815 913 1234 to place your order. #grandhyattjakarta #grandcafe
Grand Hyatt Jakarta is also offering Ramadan gift packages with prices starting from Rp 650,000. Delivery service is available in the greater Jakarta area. The packages can be ordered via an online form.
Furthermore, the hotel is providing donation meal boxes dubbed Give the Gift of Food for those who want to share with others who are struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A meal box is priced from Rp 50,000 with a minimum of 50 boxes for each order. Food selections on the meal box include fried rice, fried noodles or Indonesian vegetarian dish.
Those who wish to order the meal boxes should inform the hotel staff at least three days in advance. Deliveries will be done on Fridays by 6 p.m. at the latest. Complimentary delivery is said to apply within the Jakarta area.
Iftar Package: +6221-2992-1430 or +62815-913-1234 (WhatsApp or call)
Give the Gift of Food: +6221-2992-1430 or +62815-913-1234 (WhatsApp or call) (wir/kes)
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