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5 Bars in Jakarta with a Great Selection of Whiskies

5 Bars in Jakarta with a Great Selection of Whiskies


There are so many types of alcohol drinks, from rum, wine, tequila, beer, to whiskey. For you whisky lovers, here are 5 best whiskey bars in Jakarta you should drink at to satisfy your individual palate.

1. Bauhaus 1933
This nightclub’s location is pretty covert, its nondescript wrought iron entrance is the only thing that gives it away. The stairs lead you down into an underground lair, where a vintage and European-feeling speakeasy bar awaits to while away your evening hours.

If you looking for great whiskey, try their single malts from Scotland’s high and lowlands. Japanese single malts, Yamazaki, Hakushu and Hakashi are also on the menu.

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Basement The East Plaza, Dr. Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung Street, Mega Kuningan, South Jakarta
Wed & Thur: 16.00 – 02.00 WIB, Fri & Sat: 16.00 – 03.00 WIB

2. ARTOZ Whisky and Cognac Bar
We can say that ARTOZ Bar has the most complete whiskey list in town. This bar is also a fine and slightly hidden lounge. ARTOZ is a dedicated whisky lounge that has a comprehensive collection.

Over 150 variants of single malt and blended whiskies coming from all over Scotland as well as Japan, America, Canada, Ireland and France. Highlights here include a Bunnahabain, Port Ellen 1982 Doughlas Laing, Talisker Connoisseur Choice 1951 to Tesseron Extreme, Lheraud Petite Champagne 1950 and Baron Legrand 1950.

Photo Source: https://www.instagram.com/artoz_bar

The Energy Building 2nd Floor SCBD Lot 11A, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta
021 2995 9050
Everyday: 16.00 – 02.00 WIB

3. Prohibition Chophouse & Speakeasy Bar
If you are around Senayan area and want to drink whiskey, then Prohibition is a place for you to go.

Prohibition is divided into two separated areas, the chophouse which is Prohibition’s main dining area, and a hidden speakeasy bar which is concealed and restricted for members only. By looking at the interior, menu, and elaborate list of alcoholic drinks, you can see that Prohibition is duly committed to the underground spirit in the 1920s.

You can find many variants of whiskies here, from USA, Japan, Ireland, Australia to Canada. But, Johnnil Walker XR is definitely a must-try. With a regular live music, Prohibition would become the most talked-about clandestine bar in town.

Photo Source: https://www.instagram.com/prohibitionasia

Plaza Senayan Arcadia 2nd Floor, Central Jakarta
(021) 57901295
Sun – Wed: 11.30 – 01.00 WIB, Thu – Sat: 11.30 – 02.30 WIB

4. The Back Room
The Back Room is the modern and elegant reincarnation of a traditional gentlemen’s club in town. Smoked-teak panels and plush contemporary armchairs set the scene for whiskies and light bites in a friendly, laid-back setting.

Here you will find handcrafted whiskies of the world, as well as Hibiki and The Glenlivet.

Photo Source: http://www.pullmanjakartaindonesia.com/restaurants-and-bars/the-back-room/

Pullman Jakarta, M.H. Thamrin Street, Menteng, Central Jakarta
(021) 31921111
Everyday: 11.00 – 01.00 WIB

5. Churchill Bar
The meeting point for you who wants to have a drink and unwind after a busy day at work. Overlooking the garden, this cozy lounge offers a great selection of whiskies. You can also enjoy a game of billiard and chess with your friends. Large screen TV’s keep you updated with sports events around the world.

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Hotel Borobudur, Lapangan Banteng Selatan Street, Central Jakarta
Everyday: 12.00 – 00.00 WIB