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“a-z buffet varieties, mediocre service”
Review of The Cafe

The Cafe
Ranked #13 of 8,358 Restaurants in Jakarta
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Located on the Lobby Level and open 24 hours daily, The Café takes to the traditional multi-cuisine restaurant that is unlike any other All-Day-Dining or Coffee Shop in the region. The Café is intended to evoke a ‘dining room’ ambience and be one of the most sought-after tables in the city.
Reviewed November 13, 2013

We had buffet brunch for my auntie bdae celebration last month. The place was superb, loving the atmosphere. The food choice was great, we tried a little bit of this and that. The thing i like the most is the wide selection of the desserts but the disappointment lays on the very limited choice of the chinese food.

The buffet costs IDR 299.000 on weekdays and IDR 400.000 on weekends. We were there on Sunday, so it's a bit crowded, but still enjoyable.

Service was so mediocre though, for a 5 star restaurant hotel like this. I brought my baby with me, i asked for extra chair, it never ever came (3 different waiters and 1 some kind of manager i think, from the different uniform)

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Thank christinatan_85
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

would expect more fgrom a 5 stars hotel, but the food is just mediocre. Tried the Sop Buntut, took so long to arrive and its not tasty at all. quite expensive too for an indonesian food.

Thank jokomuri
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Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

I actually love the taste of all Japanese parts, and the cheese naan service also the taste.
The western is good eventhough the pasta is not better than Satoo (too salty).
From chinese side, I love almost all the things too except the very salty duck pecking.
I am not really into Indian side, but, some foods I took there are quite good.
The grill side, I love the satay. It is different from other hotel satay.
The bakso loncat taste good but lack of fish balls variants.
The fresh crab is fresh, and the oyster is fresh if It served that day ( I mean, oyster is not).
All the dessert almost perfect, the creme brulee is not creme brulee.

Thank Kania P
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Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

The food is okay, but the cake is amazing. The price is quite expensive. There are several food in here, italian, japanese, etc. The decoration is very nice

Thank Giovanniandrea
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

Located at Ground Floor of Mulia 5 star Hotel, this is an all you can eat buffet of Japanese, Indonesian, Indian, and International foods at IDR320K per person + tax (drinks are not included, which are pricey -i.e. Bintang beer IDR65K, import beer starts from IDR85K). It is a bargain with western standards but pricey for Indonesian standard. You can have same quality or better food in many restaurant in Jakarta at the half of the price. Food is OK (not superb, lamb chops not eatable, sushi was medium quality), Selection was OK (only 3 kind of low cost fish were available to choose from which were not tasty, no smoked salmon, no crab or lobster etc.), service was superb (I am surprised at few negative comments on service) and ambiance was good but not top of the line (no views or special just very chic). The desert selection is very extensive and that is the big draw for locals.

You need to make reservation especially on weekends and holidays, or you may be turned away.

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Thank Rad_Cyrus
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