In this month's edition of Hot New Tables: HONU, SNCTRY Co., Sweet Monster, Leon, and Twenty Fifth Coffee
So many restaurants, so little time! If you’re wondering what’s new and what’s great, here’s the skinny on the best new restaurant openings in Jakarta.
HONU is a fun-sized poke and matcha bar that has just opened up in Kemang. If you haven’t heard of 2017’s latest food craze, poke bowls are Hawaiian rice bowls topped with generous chunks of marinated tuna or salmon paired with your choice of toppings over a bed of sushi (or brown rice for you health nuts.) Quench your thirst with their delish matcha lattes, served ice or hot with honey. Oh, and the best part? Dogs are totally welcome. Yay!
HONU, Jl. Kemang Selatan Raya No 125, South Jakarta.
SNCTRY & Co.
After its iconic success in Dharmawangsa, SNCTRY decided it was about time to bring healthy food to the working bees of Jakarta. And so SNCTRY & Co. was born. Tucked away in the busy throngs of Jakarta’s Stock Exchange building, SNCTRY & Co. serves up the same delicious smoothie bowls that made them famous, alongside a more complete healthy lunch menu to fuel city slickers.
SNCTRY & Co., Bursa Efek Jakarta, Tower 1, Jl. Jenderal Sudirman, SCBD, South Jakarta.
Got major munchies? Sweet Monster’s famous popcorn ice cream should do the trick. The Korean snack bar has opened up two stands in Pondok Indah Mall and Plaza Indonesia so sweet-toothed snackers can get their fix. We’re big fans of their cheese and caramel popcorn over a towering serving of milky soft serve. Trust us, you’ll be happy here.
Sweet Monster, multiple locations, check website for details.
From the masterminds behind Parc 19, comes LEÓN, De La House’s latest dining concept who is raising the bar for South Jakarta. Its spacious interiors boast a warm industrial feel with exposed brick wall, elegant leather couches and a bar serving cocktails to write home about. It’s only been a few, but LEÓN is already proving to be the place to be come Friday night.
LEÓN, Jl. Wijaya 1 No. 25, South Jakarta. p. +62 21 722 1188.
Need a little boost to your day? No morning would be complete without a fresh dose of java, and Twenty Fifth is the latest coffee shop for you Southsiders to check out. The cosy cafe serves incredible cups of joe, alongside a mean breakfast selection and incredible pastries to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Twenty Fifth, Jl. Wijaya 1 No. 25, South Jakarta.