Snack bars in Indonesia have grown in popularity owing to increasing urbanization and changing nutritional choices of the populace. They are characterized by functional ingredients, reduced sugar, and savory spins on the conventional snack bar format. They are available at supermarkets/hypermarkets, convenience/grocery stores, specialty stores, and online retail channels.
Located in the heart of Jakarta’s bustling Senopati area, Monty’s is a bar that has a definite Scandinavian touch to it. A social lounge/whisky bar by day, it turns into a thumping nightclub in the evening with live bands playing cover versions of popular Top 40 songs.
The swanky and sophisticated Nautilus Bar is part of the Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta. Tucked away on the hotel’s ground floor, it’s a seductive enclave where you can enjoy cocktails and fine whiskeys. The opulent setting is inspired by Jakarta’s old Sunda Kelapa trading port, and expert cocktail bartenders are on hand to mix your favourite libations.
In the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Yogyakarta, Sakaptat Brew House and Resto is a go-to for locals and travellers alike. It’s a relaxed bar by day with a fun home band and great food. At night, it transforms into a booming party place that’s open till 1am.
Koda is a Japanese-inspired cocktail bar in the heart of Jakarta, curated by Yutaka Nakashima. It’s a favourite hangout spot for migrant workers in Jakarta, who gather here to mingle and have fun every night. They also come here for the affordable drinks and tasty foods.