Mr. Hanafi, the son of a former ambassador, runs this restaurant right next to the Forum des Halles. His parents opened it in 1984 and even today, it remains one of the rare representatives of Indonesian cuisine in Paris.
in the press
It is one of the few Indonesian restaurants in Paris. Go there! The owner, Nin, daughter of a minister and ambassador of Sukarno, created this restaurant in 1985, a culinary embassy which proposes a traditional family cooking...
If you have a nut allergy, stay far, far away. Virtually every dish served here is smothered in peanut sauce. Unimaginative, you might think, but the warm surroundings, friendly service and good food will help you forgive the repetition.
OK! It might look like Hollywood's idea of an Indonesian restaurant with all those Balinese handicrafts adorning the walls, but this is the real thing, run by the progeny of an Indonesian diplomat exiled when President Sukarno was overthrown in ...
The Routard Guide
Open evenings only. Closed on Monday. Menus in the form of rijttafels (assortments of dishes) from 18€ (except on Friday evening) to 43€. A la carte, count around 35€. In the heart of the Halles district, this pretty restaurant is a delicious Balinese invitation.
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A god? A demon? Wings spread, a statue watches over the room. Some masks make nice faces, puppets with old dresses make graces. On the tables, rose petals float on the water. The service is ...
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The spices and condiments necessary for traditional Indonesian cuisine are rare in Paris. This cuisine, open to Chinese, Indian, Malay and Thai influences, nonetheless retains an identity thanks to these tastes and flavors.
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Le Bottin Gourmand
The exile allows to build a country to eat. And a second embassy, while the dictatorship continues. In Jakarta Bali, two generations have taken care of the preservation of tastes. It is now necessary to update the cooking of fish.
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Indonesia at the peak of seduction. There is no flaw in the score of this magical hideaway, tucked away in an alley of Les Halles. The decoration displays a charming eclecticism: crystal chandelier, coconut carpet, carved wooden screens, curtains...
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Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai cuisine no longer hold any secrets for Parisian palates. "Les Echos week-end" invites you to discover rarer flavors, Filipino, Indonesian and Malaysian. Mini-tour de table...
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A god? A demon? No! Just a statue that watches over the room with its wings spread. Some masks make nice faces, puppets with old dresses make graces and, on the tables, rose petals float...
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Le Nouvel Observateur
On the tables, rose petals float on the water. Indonesian cuisine is fine, tasty, rather spicy. No rarities, but steamed fish in banana leaves and traditional sauces, ...
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