Clear your calendar because you now have brunch plans for the next 3 months! From Tex-Mex and Asian-fusion to the classic pancake, the Big Durian is serving up some stellar brunches. Whether you are in Kemang, Senayan or Mentang, there are good eats to be found. So, gather up your family and follow your nose for a noteworthy meal that is kid-friendly too! Here are the best Jakarta brunches!
Extensive brunch from fresh premium ingredients awaits every morning at Orient8. Expect to taste imported cheeses along with imported cold cuts and condiments; plus a variety of pan-seared foie gras, grilled churrasco, baby pork porchetta, BBQ baby back ribs, white snapper in puff pastry and a live show dessert! Don't let the kids miss the Sunday playground corner just below the grand stairs.
Orient 8 at Hotel Mulia, Jl. Asia Afrika, Senayan, South Jakarta, Indonesia, +62 21 574 7777, www.themulia.com/orient8
Since its first appearance in Kemang Timur, this home-based recipe cafe has gained a big fanbase. Now, Sophie Authentique expanded to another three locations (Cipete, Kuningan, and Cikajang) with even bigger spaces and, a swinging sofa, of course! Kids and parents would never get bored with their French comfort food, such as Croque Monsieur & Madame, Hot Croissant & Baguette, Quiches, and Tartines.
Sophie Authentique, for locations and contacts go to www.sophieauthentique.com
Banana pancakes with butterscotch sauce, porridge with bananas and honey, BLT on sourdough bread and Burmese shredded chicken salad are just a few of the Kiwi-inspired dishes at Antipodean. Couple that with a creamy cappuccino from freshly roasted Indonesian beans and you are off to a great start! An excellent place for the family, as kids will love the laid-back vibe and fresh juices. Yummy!
Antipodean Kemang, Kemang Hero Complex Jl. Kemang Selatan 1, Jakarta Selatan, +6221 719 2364
Antipodean Citos, Cilandak Town Square level 1, Jakarta Selatan, email@example.com, www.antipodeancoffee.com
A must visit for bacon lovers! Baconerie source their pork from Bali and home-cure them it in order to create the best American-style breakfast for your mornings. Most of the condiments are also homemade, so you are guaranteed to have the best quality of ingredients. And, of course with great taste too!
Baconerie, Jl. Benda No. 1C, South Jakarta, +62 21 7883 8291, Facebook Page
Need a brunch to take your mind off the hectic week? Head over to Koi. Its trendy atmosphere coupled with a fun play area and interesting art, will surely do the trick. Their delicious weekend brunch food with dishes like Mie Goreng a la Koi, Canadian Ploye, or Marinated Salmon Bagel will surely take the edge off.
Koi Cafe Gallery, Jl. Kemang Raya no. 72, Jakarta, Indonesia, +62 21 719 5668, www.koiindonesia.com
The chic interior store in Kemang, Cayenne, now has a cozy little corner for having either breakfast or afternoon coffee. The outdoor area comes with a lush surrounding, and enough space for kids to roam around in the greeneries. The menu is rich in flavors, inspired by a mixed taste of Western, Asian and Australian. Do not forget to try their fresh pastries, cake or quiche with a range of fusion juices.
Breakfast at Cayenne, Jl. Kemang Selatan VIII No. C2, South Jakarta, +62 21 7177 0105, Facebook
One of Kemang's favorite breakfast spots. Italian and French cuisine from the old world inspires the super fresh menu. They sometimes also offer new concepts from various parts of the world, such as Turkey and America. With fantastic coffee and for the fussy eaters, the to-go display will give you solutions for a quick and easy tummy business.
Komunal88, Ampera Six Commercial Building, Jl. Ampera Raya 5 - 6, South Jakarta, +62 21 719 4673, www.komunal88.com
Eggs are mandatory here! However, if eggs are not your thing, you can choose some of Australian's most popular meals at its best. They also serve French and Indian inspired food, such as French Truffle Pepper Steak. Don't be afraid if you're concerned about your waistline, because they also have a range of healthy options such as granola and muesli.
Poach'd, Jl. Kemang Raya No. 11, South Jakarta, +62 21 719 0706, Instagram
Brood en Boter (meaning bread and butter in Dutch) offers the best atmosphere to bring toddlers and even babies. They serve breakfast from 8am, and they have the most awesome kids corner for a restaurant in Kemang area. All dishes are thoughtfully created with natural sources and without artificial ingredients. Expect to experience mouth-watering Indonesian plates, and of course their fresh bread.
Brood en Boter, Jl. Bangka Raya No. 25, South Jakarta, Indonesia, +62 21 2271 6167, Facebook Page
At Monolog, you are spoilt for choice. From the Sunrise Breakfast Set to the Monte Cristo French Toast, or the Wagyu Burger Steak or opt for a creamy cappuccino and almond croissant if you are only slightly peckish! There are pastries, pancakes and much more to please picky little palates, and the place is bright and airy so that you won't feel cramped. Enjoy one of Monolog's signature Super Juices with the kids, like the Green Monster!
Monolog Plaza Senayan, Palm Gate Entrance, Jl. Asia Afrika No. 8, Jakarta, Indonesia, +62 21 572 5144
Monolog Pondok Indah, Pondok Indah Mall 1, Street Gallery 1st Floor, Jakarta, Indonesia, +62 21 2952 9775, www.monolog-coffee.com