Classic building with great ambience: Sofia at The Gunawarman

Having a victoria-style interior with a touch of gold ornaments and large glass windows will make your time more of an urban in ‘renaissance’. (photo: IO/Yoga Agusta)

IO, Jakarta – Spend the weekend in the Capital of Jakarta – there is nothing wrong if you choose to visit locations around South Jakarta as your goal to spend the weekend with family or relatives. Having a choice of places to eat is diverse, and definitely makes you want to try restaurants in South Jakarta one by one. Want to experience a fine dining restaurant? You can go to this one place. Located in Senopati elite area, precisely Gunawarman Street, South Jakarta.

‘Sofia at The Gunawarman’ is a restaurant with a very unique concept: the classic European-style building design is so beautiful it charms your eyes with the architectural beauty of the building. High ceilings and Victorian-style interiors with a touch of gold-colored ornaments and large glass windows will make your dining time feel like an urbanite in a ‘renaissance’ era.

‘Sofia’, which means ‘little lady’, is a name taken from Italian, applied to a very masculine-looking building that looks very luxurious and classy. For the dining area Sofia has 3 distinct areas: a lounge, a bar and a smoking corner, so you can arrange your seating options as needed, and more comfortably enjoy the Sofia food.

With very professional service to add a special attraction for the connoisseur of food with a European-style sensation, of course the price is quite relative to the quality and taste of the food served in this restaurant.

For the record, if you want to visit Sofia you should make an appointment in advance, to anticipate the length of the queue, due to limited places. To be able to spend time in Sofia, you need to follow the dress code that has been determined: you should not wear shorts, and men are welcome to wear a shirt, blazer, or suit. It was not a wrong style to settle down to spend time enjoying a meal in Sofia at The Gunawarman.

Featuring an Intercontinental food menu, Sofia is rich in choices to pamper your taste buds. If you choose to come during the day, you can enjoy lunch with a tea dish as your drink companion. Afternoon tea is a delicacy that Sofia offers between 14:00 – 18:00 PM.

Sofia at The Gunawarman has some favourite menu items, from appetizers, a main course to desserts.

Appetizers such as Beef Carpaccio, Marinara Meatballs, or Chicken Basket can be ordered as a menu mainstay. For the main course Sofia serves food in the form of Agull burgers, 4 Formaggi Pizza, 200gr “Sher” Wagyu Striploin, Squid Ink Tagliatelle, Braised Lamb Shank, or Iga Bakar (grilled ribs). Once your pampered appetite is satisfied, Sofia also has desserts no less delicious: Apple Crumble Mille Feuille which is a favorite menu item in this restaurant, and certainly can be a sweet finale for your meal.

As a restaurant that wants to pamper every guest in attendance, Sofia at The Gunawarman also provides entertainment and menu programs that offer a choice of your visit. By presenting live music every Monday-Thursday and on weekends, you will be entertained with the appearance of a DJ. Serving drinks such as wine, whiskey and liquor, you can also socialize with relatives and enjoy the afternoon. On Thursday Sofia at The Gunawarman provides a promo ‘Thursday wine free flow’.

At a certain times Sofia presents musical events. There are various types of music, from jazz, soul, to lounge music, which will entertain every guest in attendance. Many are the services of the management of Sofia to entertain every guest; the management does not hesitate to decorate the interior, in accordance with the season in progress.

Sofia at The Gunawarman is suitable as the restaurant you choose for a meal with your family or your colleagues. A restaurant with a cosy atmosphere which will offer a different experience for you when visiting. (Aldo)