Indonesia is a veritable party hub – from dazzling rooftop cocktail bars overlooking glittering skyscrapers to cosy, elite socialite lounges and subterranean clubs spinning the latest underground beats. From frenetic Jakarta with its skyline-framing nightlife to the sultry hedonistic Bali, this Southeast Asian powerhouse has an array of bars that will please all tastes and budgets.
With a name as striking as its stunning views, this sophisticated rooftop bar has taken the city’s nightlife scene to new heights. Its intimate space opens out onto panoramic panoramas of the cityscape and twinkling stars, and its impressive bar serves a range of beers, spirits and cocktails. It also has a unique ice vodka room – where premium vodkas can be sampled in their natural habitat.
BOCARICA is one of the most Instagram-worthy bars in Jakarta with its eye-catching interior design and world-class audio-visual systems. This top-tier spot caters to expats and discerning local crowds who want a genuine party experience, pumping out irresistible dancy tunes that will keep you on the dance floor until the early hours.
As the name suggests, this authentic American-style dive bar takes a no-holds-barred approach to its drinks and food. Expect a range of beers and shots to be served up to a soundtrack of classic rock music by bands like Chuck Berry, Guns N’ Roses and Neil Young. It’s a laid-back place for good times, and the prices are pleasantly unpretentious too.