Dinner @ Lotus Room, Hotel Gran Mahakam

Exciting received an invitation from the Gran Mahakam Hotel for a dinner gathering Thursday, August 20, 2015. I and Jakarta food bloggers gathered in the Lotus room to taste the food in the restaurants located in the hotel.  

There are two restaurants in the hotel, Le Gran Café and AOKI Japanese Cuisine, and we get that sort of food samples, to taste it that night.  

This is the menu:


Gado – Gado Padang

Mixed vegetables with the signature Padang peanut sauce on top

Fresh Crab Hand Roll

Crab meat wrapped in soy paper with fresh tuna on top  


Soto Padang Angel hair, potato, jerked beef served in the signature soup from West Sumatra  

Main Course

Nasi Daun Jeruk

Rice with lime leaves served with ayam masereh; shredded chicken with chili sauce, mixed vegetables with anchovies, squid with green chili sauce, jerked beef, satay, dried potato and our signature peanut brittle

Truffle Beef Bowl

Japanese slices marinated beef sprinkled with the finest Truffle sauce and scallion served on steamed Japanese rice  


Es Tape Hijau

Mixed of tape ketan, tape singkong, kopyor, kolang kaling with milk, coconut milk and syrup

Mochi Ice Cream

Japanese confection made from mocha (pounded sticky rice) with green tea ice cream filling  

Hotel Gran Mahakam is a charming, boutique style hotel pleasantly located at the crossroads of the business and commercial district, in the heart of the widely popular Blok-M area where department stores, shops, restaurants and other entertainment outlets abound and a 45-minutes drive from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.  

Its elegantly furnished 158 rooms, International Restaurants, Bar & Lounge and banquet areas, contribute to give to the European-baroque-style architecture a feel of warmth, comfort and ease that is most found in friend’s homes.  

Le Gran Café

Le Gran Café is now open with some sort of classic modern look to pamper its customers. Touch of gold, precious Onyx stones for wall lamp and decorative, flawless blend between wood parquet and marble flooring are the main elements of the new Le Gran Café. Open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 12.00 midnight, our professional Chefs will prepare a wide selections of menu from superb International Buffet to time-honored Indonesian Cuisines, everything will be catered to delights our valued customers.  

AOKI Japanese Cuisine

AOKI Japanese Cuisine has now revealed itself as the most stylish dining venue in the city. With a modern and private concept, our signature Japanese restaurant will serve authentic Japanese delicacies that will leave your senses completely amazed.    

With a warm combination of earthy and natural palette, this refurbished restaurant is illustrate dark wooden walls with touch of flower pattern wallpaper, blurring glass with overlaid laser-cut decorative ornamentation as panel dividing wall to separate between the public and private realms, comfortable white and lime green leather chairs and sofas, spacious natural wooden center piece table, black marble flooring and warm lighting effects are just some of the elements used to underscore the property’s five-star standing.  

Hotel Gran Mahakam Jalan Mahakam I No.6, Blok M, Jakarta 12130 Tel: (62 – 21) – 720 99 66 Fax: (62 – 21) – 725 20 11 Website: granmahakam.com

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