Skip to main content

New Opening, August, Jakarta

Bahasa l English

This month has indeed become a moment where the restaurant and hotel business has begun to attract customers with various offers. Not to forget, the opening of several new restaurants has also colored the city of Jakarta recently. One of them is August, which is located in the Sudirman area, more precisely at Sequis Tower. This restaurant has opened on November 25th, 2021. The elegant and premium concept can be seen from the exterior and interior of the restaurant.

The area is quite spacious with a charming bar in the front room, then an open kitchen which provides an interesting experience for guests to see the activities of the chefs in the lively kitchen. On weekends, you can see the number of guests filling the entire table, it's a good idea to make a reservation in advance.
When I had dinner there, they happened to have no available alcohol because they were taking care of licensing and distribution issues. So I brought wine with a corkage fee of IDR 250,000, quite worth it. As is known, the main chef here is Hans, where I have known him for a long time, having been in 5-star hotels in Jakarta which is synonymous with fine dining.

If previously worked in a hotel, this time it was a different step where he revealed that he would provide all his creations in the form of dishes in his own restaurant. Still with a menu that is quite similar, Western and Asian twist fusion dishes combine with a fairly complex reconstruction technique, the use of varied elements in one dish.

Instead of fine dining, August provides a casual and more homey experience, both in terms of atmosphere and dish presentation. But we can still enjoy dishes with artistic presentation and there are elements that give a harmony of taste. Here's the menu I tried:


1. Beef Tartare (Rp 165.000)
The menu is certainly quite familiar, fresh and cold processed beef combined with yeasted aioli, and served with a mustard cracker. The dishes look familiar and interesting, the texture and quality of the meat used are also fresh. Unfortunately, the overall taste tends to be salty, but after improving, I can taste the beef tartare which is enough to increase my appetite.


2. Brussel Sprout (Rp 130.000)
Typical Brussels sprouts served with soy, lime glaze, and rice crispies. Crispy and savory texture, then the interesting aroma of cabbage really pamper the tongue. Although the overall direction of the taste is still salty, I quite enjoy it and because I am also a fan of salty. Not much complex from this dish, it could be an option as a side dish.


3. Cobia (Rp 210.000)

One of the seafood dishes, cobia fish is indeed commonly found in tropical waters, but it is quite rare to find this dish in the Jakarta area. Served with kecombrang butter, then ginseng leaves. The slightly strong texture is chewy and the taste is smooth compared to other fish and in fact, cobia fish can also be used as sashimi. Just mix this dish, kecombrang butter with a yellowish color and thick, sweet and savory.


4. Foie PB & J (Rp 195.000)
A recommended snack dish, even though the price is quite high for 3 pieces, the mixture of foie gras is served with candied peanut and a unique slice of grapes on it so that it gives a harmonious taste sensation.


5. Frozen Coffee (Rp 95.000)
Dessert dishes that you must try, especially for you dessert and coffee lovers. Not a lot of complex elements, but presented with a dazzling look. The right blend of flavors, balanced sweetness, and palm sugar and honey. The aroma and taste of the coffee are just right and not excessive.

The overall dinner experience here is quite ok, the atmosphere is comfortable, the service is good. Interesting and elegant reconstructed dishes, only a few issues with seasoning which resulted in some dishes being too salty. The price is relatively high where per person can spend IDR 500,000 - 1,000,000 to enjoy food and drinks here. Please try and what do you think, please inform me.


Yoventa full-time content writer and social media influencer who loves to travel overseas with high passion and enthusiasm to explore the world of gourmand. Living in Jakarta with the diversity of cultures, foods, trends, and lifestyles gives him much inspiration to create the stories. Blogging since 2014, with more than 5 years of experience, he has a good capacity to work in food writing & photography.




August,
Sequis Tower, Ground floor, Jl. Jend Sudirman, SCBD, Jakarta Selatan
Tel: -

Comments

  1. ¡Hola!
    Necesitas un préstamo? Soy un prestamista registrado y confiable. Ofrecemos de 2000 euros a 500 000 000 euros a personas con dificultades financieras, personas que intentan pagar las facturas escolares, personas que intentan comprar un automóvil o iniciar su propio negocio, contratistas y agencias gubernamentales. Para obtener más información o el formulario de solicitud de préstamo Contáctenos por correo electrónico: (thompson.loanservice@gmail.com)
    Administración. Whatsapp: +639817043188
    Póngase en contacto con el crédito Speedy ahora !!!



    Soy Claudia Mölleken, vi comentarios de personas que ya obtuvieron su préstamo de un hombre temeroso de Dios llamado Gary Pery y luego decidí presentar una solicitud bajo sus recomendaciones y hace solo unas horas confirmé en mi propia cuenta bancaria personal el monto total que solicité. por. Esta es realmente una gran noticia y estoy aconsejando a todos los que necesitan un préstamo real que lo soliciten a través de su correo electrónico (gerred.breinloanlenderr@gmail.com) Estoy feliz ahora que obtuve el préstamo que solicité.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Michelin Guide Singapore 2017 Star Event, Fullerton Hotel, Singapore

Available in Bahasa: Click Here Michelin Starred Restaurant Award can be regarded as one of the highest and prestigious awards in the culinary world. Singapore, as one of the multi-cultural and ethnic countries, is the only country that gets a Michelin Award in Southeast Asia this time. This year became the second year for Singapore to get a Michelin Award. Michelin Guide Restaurant itself is divided into several categories. Ranging from Restaurants that chosen into the Michelin Guide Recommendation category, Bib Gourmand, and 1, 2 and 3 Michelin Starred Restaurant. By 2016, there are a total of 29 Michelin Starred divided into categories respectively. For the year 2017, emerging several new restaurants, so the total who won the award as many as 38 restaurants. Eleven names of new restaurants that are included in the 1 Michelin star are : 1. Braci at Boat Quay, 2.   Cheek by Jowl in Boon Tat Street, 3.   Chef Kang’s in Mackenzie Road, 4.   Garibaldi in Purvis Str

Phoenix Gastrobar, Newest Aesthetic Lounge, Pantai Indah Kapuk, Jakarta

Bahasa l English Back to writing a blog, okay while I had time to break after the festive season in last December 2022. In 2023, of course, I hope to be able to actively blog again with the latest and interesting information that I think is memorable to convey. So like this bar that just opened in the Pantai Indah Kapuk area of Jakarta. Phoenix Gastrobar, a new concept presented by HWG, is one of the newest brands by the pioneers in the restaurant, bar, and club industry today. Next to each other between the two clubs presented before, are Tiger & Dragon Bar. The concept offered at Phoenix is completely different from previous HWG outlets. First I'll say the interior is absolutely stunning, with 3 story bar & lounge with stairs that reminds me of Hogwarts, the school in the Harry Potter movies. There is a DJ booth in the main area, a fountain that gives an elegant impression, and a bar station with a magnificent display rack of dozens of liquor. If you have frequently visi

Tom's by Tom Aikens, The Langham Jakarta

Bahasa l English A sunny weekend where the pandemic conditions in Indonesia have been getting better lately. Activities in public spaces are getting normal, so we can find some places with crowds. One of them is this restaurant which took a few weeks for me to make a reservation in advance because it was full every weekend. The Langham Jakarta has only been operating this year and has attracted great enthusiasm from Jakarta's community. No exception with the restaurant which was built with a luxurious British concept and developed by a chef from England, Tom Aikens who manages a Michelin Star restaurant in London. Carrying the name Tom's by Tom Aikens with a variety of classic British dishes. The location of this restaurant is on the L floor, the reception area, and arguably the 62nd floor. A restaurant with a large enough area capacity, high ceilings, touches of white, blue, red sofas, and gold-tone lamps give the room an English-style atmosphere. Seen quite crowded visitors