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Lara Djonggrang

#15 of 5,860 Restaurants in Jakarta
Certificate of Excellence
Asian, Indonesian
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Jl. Cik Di Tiro 4, Jakarta, Indonesia
62 21 315 3252, 316 0288
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
exotic dining experience at Lara Djonggrang

This venue never fails to impress, the decor is a feast for the eyes. I particularly like the pan-Indonesian menu which boasts dishes from all over the archipelago. The drink list is extensive too. To me, dining at Lara Djonggrang is a "must do" experience when in Jakarta. I have found that the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
sally h
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Perth, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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293 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I previously stayed at a Tugu resort in Bali and the food was fantastic. This Tugu restaurant in Jakarta did not disappoint and the food was delicious, beautifully presented and really reasonably priced

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tuguhotels, General Manager at Lara Djonggrang, responded to this review

Dear Helen, Firstly let me say thankyou for your loyalty to Tugu Hotels and restaurants,this is truly appreciated. It is wonderful to read your comments both on the Bali hotel and Kunstkring. I will happily share them with all departments and should you ever find yourself in Indonesia again we await you with a very warm welcome. Kind Regards More 

Perth, Australia
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This venue never fails to impress, the decor is a feast for the eyes. I particularly like the pan-Indonesian menu which boasts dishes from all over the archipelago. The drink list is extensive too. To me, dining at Lara Djonggrang is a "must do" experience when in Jakarta. I have found that the service can be a bit hit and... More 

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tuguhotels, General Manager at Lara Djonggrang, responded to this review

Dear Sally, Thanking you kindly for your loyalty to Lara Djonggrang and your kind words. We truly appreciate you as our valued guest and sincerely look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit. Kind Regards, More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Beautifully decorated restaurant in a house with many rooms and a water feature that runs through the middle of it. Definitely a place to take guests or to visit for an occasion. However, the food is inconsistent - it was perfect the first time i went, but the lobster was so undercooked the second time that it was translucent. When... More 

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurant. Good ambience, very authentic Indonesian food and delicious. There are wide selection of menus and they keep refresh it. Many menus here you hardly find in another restaurant. Must try!

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Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Great decor and interesting rooms throughout. And the food presented beautifully and exceedingly tasty. And none of the patronizing 'tuts' when I ask for it not to be spicy - just good service. Expensive for Jakarta but still good value for foreigners.

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tuguhotels, General Manager at Lara Djonggrang, responded to this review

Dear John, Thanking you for the time spent with us and your kind words which i will gladly pass on to all the staff. Lovely to hear you fully enjoyed the decor,ambiance and food. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind Regards. More 

Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Went for a birthday meal with my friend. It's a great place to enjoy the decor and food presentation. The only thing is its a pity the food is always too salty. Otherwise a place that all should visit.

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tuguhotels, General Manager at Lara Djonggrang, responded to this review

Dear Wischat, Thanking you kindly for spending your Birthday with us and for appreciating the decor and presentation. I will indeed share your comments with the kitchen team and all the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards. More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

That sounds very patronizing but it's the way it is; not many locals will come here. It is very expensive, but it does give a good flavor of the traditional Indonesian cuisine. And the atmosphere is nice as well (although the music can drive you crazy after some time and the rooms are rather bright). Nowadays I take visitors to... More 

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Beijing, China
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Overall great restaurant. Food was very tasty and restaurant was filled with interesting local art. Good place to take foreigners. Was very pleased with the experience.

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tuguhotels, General Manager at Lara Djonggrang, responded to this review

Dear Pgruppo, Lovely to read your kind words and to know you fully enjoyed the food,ambiance and decor. It was a pleasure to have your company and we sincerely hope to have that pleasure again. Kind Regards. More 

Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Insisted my Indonesian colleague took us somewhere representing local cuisine This place grabs you as you step out of the cab and holds you with surprises in decor and food until you leave Great selection by waiters meant we truly had a memorable meal at a very reasonable price

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tuguhotels, General Manager at Lara Djonggrang, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, Thanking you for the time spent with us at Lara Djonggrang and for your kind words. Wonderful to hear you fully enjoyed the decor,ambiance as well as the food. We sincerely hope that if you are again in Jakarta we will have the pleasure of once again welcoming you back. Kind Regards. More 

Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Interesting Indonesian menu is impressive and well executed but the highlight is the decor, particularly out the back. Visitors to Jakarta will love it and not far from central Jakarta hotels. Easy to get taxis.

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tuguhotels, General Manager at Lara Djonggrang, responded to this review

Dear Shaunanthony, Thanking you kindly for the time spent with us and your kind words. I will indeed pass on your comments to the staff. What we really thrive on is guests such as yourself who not only come to eat,but to soak up the true ambiance and decor of Lara Djonggrang. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jl. Cik Di Tiro 4, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
  • Phone Number: 62 21 315 3252, 316 0288

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Indonesian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?