With close to 10 million people calling it home, the Indonesia capital of Jakarta on the North of the island of Java is a melting pot of cultures, great food and fantastic things to see and do.
But where to start when planning a night out in a city so big? Fear not, as we have picked the seven best bars in the city so that you can just go with the flow and enjoy yourself.
Get ready for a great night: these are the 7 best bars in Jakarta…
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A bar that has something for everybody. The downstairs section has a cozy half-open bar with high and low seating, inside and outside. The restaurant is on the second floor staging live music from Tuesday ‘til Saturday. Plus, the top floor features a sports bar with a billiard table, electronic darts, large projector screen and TVs for sports.
This is a popular venue with celebrities in Jakarta and is always a fun place to let loose. They serve wonderful food all day long and then it flips into party mode late into the evening. The bar has superb views that are made to be savoured with one of their cocktails.
Bart is a super stylish rooftop bar where you will get one of the best views of the city. Always have kicking guest DJs and their cocktails are superb. It’s usually a late night spot but also a great place to enjoy a sundowner.
There’s three locations of this bar in the city, where you come and enjoy relaxed outdoor drinks with friends in a beer garden type setting. Throw in some wonderful American style bar food and this is a place that ticks so many boxes.
The hip and contemporary bar has an international vibe which is reflected through its innovative beverages, top-class cuisine, musical offerings and décor. Guests can enjoy weekly promotions and live music weekly, and they also have a ladies night on Wednesday’s.
A great place to come and watch the big sports games, eat great food and basically just relax with friends who are into sport. Throw in a pool table and this is the sort of place you aren’t going to want to leave in a hurry.
A 67th floor restaurant and bar that specialises in Peruvian food and high end cocktails. Come for dinner and to enjoy the view and then stay late into the night in one of the most luxurious settings in the city.
After visiting all those bars you’ll want some proper food so why not check out the 7 best burgers in Jakarta.