Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Review: Samarra Pasar Sate and Wine, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia

Entering Samarra you feel transported to another world with the dim lighting, seductive colours and textures, exotic elephant and camel sculptures, tantalising aromas of sate and spices, and the complimentary Middle Eastern music.

Named after the beautiful ancient city of Samarra in Iraq this atmospheric restaurant and bar were established by the Tugu Hotel group in order to ‘bring back to life the beauty and glory of the ancient city of Samarra during the times of Mesopotamia, Babylon, Syriana, and Persia.’

This distinctive location with different rooms and roof-top split level bar provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable dining experience.  However, it won’t be just the gorgeous surroundings and welcoming staff that you remember…oh no, the food is exquisite and will leave you lusting for more!  The sate really is out of this world – perfectly cooked and marinated meat is served on charcoal in stylish clay pots. Beware though, the menu here is vast and bursting with appetising options which will be difficult to choose between!


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