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Ganesha ek Sanskriti

#117 of 5,758 Restaurants in Jakarta
#123 of 6,415 Places to Eat in Jakarta
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Jl Jend. Sudirman Kav. 44-46 | Center Park Building Gedung Bri 9 Fl, Jakarta 10210, Indonesia
+62 21 5719415
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Ganesha ek Sanskriti started its first restaurant in June 2003 in BRI...
Ganesha ek Sanskriti started its first restaurant in June 2003 in BRI, Semanggi, Jakarta. Setup in a fort like structure, it brought an ethnic Indian atmosphere to Jakarta apart from its firm commitment to serve authentic Indian food for the culinary enthusiasts in town. Ek Sanskriti stands for ‘a culture’ and the co-founder and President Director of Ganehsa, Mrs. Shilpa Dave believes that food is an integral part of culture. Her aim has been to bring the most authentic and original taste of Indian food to Indonesia and wherever else Ganesha operates. A dietician by profession, Mrs. Shilpa Dave pays special attention to the quality of food and balancing the taste with healthy inputs and hygiene into the dishes served. Ganesha has since expanded into Kemang in Jakarta, operates in the premises of Sheraton in Jogjakarta, Dallas in USA and also in Ubud Bali. Ganesha Ek Sanskriti Kemang is located at the Second floor of Kemang Square building, Jalan Kemang Raya no.5, just near the traffic light heading to Prapanca. The restaurant is well laid out, and the ambiance will make you feel as you are dinning in one of the finest Indian restaurants in New Delhi. Ganesha offers a wide variety of North Indian curry and tandoori foods with a selection of non-vegetarian and vegetarian items cooked by highly experienced chefs from North of India. Ganesha’s recommended non-vegetarian dishes include (starters) chicken tikka (bone-less pieces of grilled chicken), seekh kebab (bone-less mutton kebab), shami kebabs (mutton kebab with lentil), tandoori jhingha (prawn kebab) and (main course items) butter chicken , rogan josh (spicy mutton curry), amtritsari macchi (fried fish), prawn curry; Ganesha’s recommended vegetarian dishes include (starters) samosa (potato crispy patty), paneer tikka (cottage cheese kebab) and dal (lentils), variety of paneer preparations (vegetables with cottage cheese) and fresh vegetable preparations. The cottage cheese is made fresh in the kitchen every day without any preservatives. Our chefs will provide you with freshly baked naans or rotis (breads) all from the open kitchen. Ganesha also serves Authentic South Indian food. We are proud to make special sweets (Indian metahi). Our Chef comes from Jodhpur he has an experty in making the most delightful sweets for all occasions to name a few Boondi ladoo, Kaju burfi, kaju roll, Rasmali, Gulab Jamun, Jaleebi ,badam appel etc An Indian meal is incomplete without some sweets and Ganesha offers a variety of sweets, the famous gulab jamun (sweet dumplings made of milk and dry fruits), rasmalai (sweet dumplings soaked in milk prepared with dry fruit and saffron) and jaleebi (fried sweet item).
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Indian option around

The only good Indian restaurant in the vicinity. They serve in good Indian style and the staff is friendly. The prices are bit steep but that is expected in this location of Jakarta.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Ashish S
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Pune, India
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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

An authentic Indian Restaurant with rich ambience... must visit for Indian Food Lovers in Jakarta. Centrally placed with its mouth watering cuisines..

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Shanghai, China
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Ganesha has excellent food and you know this is the real deal when it is also approved by the Indians themselves. My favorite food here is the Butter Chicken, Latcha Prata, Naan is always a good idea, and black lentils. My friend ordered a vegetarian dish that was delicious as well, but I'm not sure about the name. One warning... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Brilliant food. The Indian menu is too good here. We tried the north indian dishes as well as south Indian and both were brilliant. Excellent staff.

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Rheino0210, Head of Corporate Marketing at Ganesha ek Sanskriti, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Rekha Thaker thank you for dining at Ganesha Ek Sanskriti, your comment and feedback is value for us to improve our quality and services, we look forward to welcome you dining with us in the future Thank you More 

Pune, India
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The only good Indian restaurant in the vicinity. They serve in good Indian style and the staff is friendly. The prices are bit steep but that is expected in this location of Jakarta.

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Rheino0210, Head of Corporate Marketing at Ganesha ek Sanskriti, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ashish thank you for dining at Ganesha Ek Sanskriti, your comment and feedback is value for us to improve our quality and services, we look forward to welcome you dining with us in the future Thank you More 

Fribourg, Switzerland
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Ganesha ek Sanskriti is a restaurant that tries to offer a higher level of quality and service but doesn't quite reach its lofty aspirations. The food quality and presentation cannot be faulted, it is wonderfully exotic and typically Indian. It is most certainly one of the best places to have Indian food in Jakarta. I enjoyed the buffet which had... More 

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Rheino0210, Head of Corporate Marketing at Ganesha ek Sanskriti, responded to this review

Dear Mr, Val Thank you for dining at Ganesha Ek Sanskriti, your comment and feedback is value for us to improve our quality and services, we look forward to welcome you dining with us in the future Thank You More 

Poona
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

If you are looking for good Indian food, then this place has some nice food, though can be quite expensive. We went there for dinner, ordered a-la-carte. The food portions are good. Best part, you can order a chapati,which is nice and fluffy, reminded me of home.

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Gurgaon, India
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15 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This place has nice Buffet arrangement. The food Quality and variety is too good. The mughlai and Dal are mouth watering.

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Rheino0210, Head of Corporate Marketing at Ganesha ek Sanskriti, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Mohitnanda Thank you for dining at Ganesha Ek Sanskriti BRI, your comment and feedback is value for us to improve our services in the future, we look forward to see you in our restaurant and enjoy our Authentic Indian Recipe and our traditional Indian hospitality Regards, Rheino Ganesha Ek Sanskriti Indian Restaurant & Bar Head of Corporate Marketing More 

Lahore, Pakistan
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us, We reached there by lift , Interior was nice but just like any Indian restaurant , the table was well set, Waiters were attentive and helped in setting the menu.The starters ....Seu puri .pani puri & Dahi puris became a favorite of all & they were ordered twice. Rest of the meal was also... More 

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Rheino0210, Head of Corporate Marketing at Ganesha ek Sanskriti, responded to this review

Dear Valued guest, thank you for dining at Ganesha Ek Sanskriti, your comment and feedback is value for us to improve our quality and services, we look forward to welcome you dining with us in the future Thank yoi More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Best food in Jakarta . Good service and the spread was excellent with good varieties like north , south , chaats etc. We really enjoyed the spread and will visit again.

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Rheino0210, Head of Corporate Marketing at Ganesha ek Sanskriti, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Prabhakaran N Thank you for dining at Ganesha Ek Sanskriti BRI, your comment and feedback is value for us to improve our services in the future, we look forward to see you in our restaurant and enjoy our Authentic Indian Recipe and our traditional Indian hospitality Regards, Rheino Ganesha Ek Sanskriti Indian Restaurant & Bar Head of Corporate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Food is good and place is cozy,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,.............................................................

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jl Jend. Sudirman Kav. 44-46 | Center Park Building Gedung Bri 9 Fl, Jakarta 10210, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
  • Phone Number: +62 21 5719415

Description

Ganesha ek Sanskriti started its first restaurant in June 2003 in BRI, Semanggi, Jakarta. Setup in a fort like structure, it brought an ethnic Indian atmosphere to Jakarta apart from its firm commitment to serve authentic Indian food for the culinary enthusiasts in town. Ek Sanskriti stands for ‘a culture’ and the co-founder and President Director of Ganehsa, Mrs. Shilpa Dave believes that food is an integral part of culture. Her aim has been to bring the most authentic and original taste of Indian food to Indonesia and wherever else Ganesha operates. A dietician by profession, Mrs. Shilpa Dave pays special attention to the quality of food and balancing the taste with healthy inputs and hygiene into the dishes served. Ganesha has since expanded into Kemang in Jakarta, operates in the premises of Sheraton in Jogjakarta, Dallas in USA and also in Ubud Bali. Ganesha Ek Sanskriti Kemang is located at the Second floor of Kemang Square building, Jalan Kemang Raya no.5, just near the traffic light heading to Prapanca. The restaurant is well laid out, and the ambiance will make you feel as you are dinning in one of the finest Indian restaurants in New Delhi. Ganesha offers a wide variety of North Indian curry and tandoori foods with a selection of non-vegetarian and vegetarian items cooked by highly experienced chefs from North of India. Ganesha’s recommended non-vegetarian dishes include (starters) chicken tikka (bone-less pieces of grilled chicken), seekh kebab (bone-less mutton kebab), shami kebabs (mutton kebab with lentil), tandoori jhingha (prawn kebab) and (main course items) butter chicken , rogan josh (spicy mutton curry), amtritsari macchi (fried fish), prawn curry; Ganesha’s recommended vegetarian dishes include (starters) samosa (potato crispy patty), paneer tikka (cottage cheese kebab) and dal (lentils), variety of paneer preparations (vegetables with cottage cheese) and fresh vegetable preparations. The cottage cheese is made fresh in the kitchen every day without any preservatives. Our chefs will provide you with freshly baked naans or rotis (breads) all from the open kitchen. Ganesha also serves Authentic South Indian food. We are proud to make special sweets (Indian metahi). Our Chef comes from Jodhpur he has an experty in making the most delightful sweets for all occasions to name a few Boondi ladoo, Kaju burfi, kaju roll, Rasmali, Gulab Jamun, Jaleebi ,badam appel etc An Indian meal is incomplete without some sweets and Ganesha offers a variety of sweets, the famous gulab jamun (sweet dumplings made of milk and dry fruits), rasmalai (sweet dumplings soaked in milk prepared with dry fruit and saffron) and jaleebi (fried sweet item).
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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