Whether you’re looking for a place to socialize, grab some food or drink or just relax on a stunning rooftop view, Indonesia has something for everyone. The capital Jakarta has an enviable range of bars from the energetic to more laidback ones. And it’s not just in the city, the whole country has a variety of bars and pubs to choose from.
A secluded enclave inside the Four Seasons hotel in central Jakarta, Nautilus Bar is a sophisticated destination for relaxed and refined enjoyment. The beautiful art mural depicting Jakarta’s Sunda Kelapa trading port is the focal point that anchors this intimate space where expert bartenders serve up bespoke cocktails made with home-blended ingredients and exceptional single-malt whiskeys from around the world.
With its eye-catching design, BASQUE is a true gem among the skyscrapers of the Mega Kuningan area of the city. Opened in 2016, this Spanish bar has a great selection of drinks including their infamous liquid tiramisu and also serves tapas and a scrumptious brunch.
In Yogyakarta, the UNESCO Heritage Site, Sakaptat Brew House and Resto is a popular hangout for backpackers and locals alike. This chic resto-bar offers a variety of drinks at affordable prices and a cosy ambiance. There are also plenty of fun events held at this spot, making it a must-visit.