Best City to Party the Night Away in SE Asia – Jakarta.


You may assume that Indonesia is a conservative country. Some people who have never been to Indonesia may think that they need to say goodbye to their party dresses because parties aren’t common things to do among Indonesian. Well, think again.

Indonesia is not as conservative as it’s been reputed. Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, is considered as one of the best party places in Southeast Asia. You can have full social life with your expatriate communities or just mingle and make friends with fellow party-goers. There are so many parties held within the year, each offering unique concepts and ambiance.

Usually, hotels and clubs in Jakarta host regular parties on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. At the party you can enjoy the performances – music or dance, eat, while sipping your favorite cocktails. Most parties are attended by executives and expatriates, so these parties are also great chances for you to expand your network.

If you just want to spend your night at a bar or hopping on the dance floor at a trendy nightclubs, Jakarta offers numerous places for you. The hottest bars and clubs in town are spread across South and Central Jakarta area, which are near to expat neighborhoods.

These 7 night clubs in Jakarta can be your choice to enjoy this weekend!

  1. X2 Club
    X2 Club Jakarta is probably the one of the most popular night clubs in town. This place promotes all-in-one entertainment concept that can accommodate up to 5000 visitors every day. X2 Clubs has three different spots: Equinox for Hip Hop and R&B lovers, Diagonale for those who prefers a place with restaurant and bar concept, and X2 which offers spectacular progressive and ambience music. There is also Ego Ultra Lounge, a VIP lounge for the members of X2 Club.
    X2 Club is located at Jalan Asia Afrika No. 8 Jakarta Selatan. You can make your reservation via 021-5725559/60 or just click for more information.
    X2 club
  2. Dragonfly
    Opened since 2004, Dragonfly is acknowledged for its outstanding world-class nightlife venue in Jakarta. This club has been the nightclub destination for expatriates as well as models, executives, and celebrities for a long time. The club concept combines qualified food styles for sharing, with an enticing drinks selections and bar service.
    Dragonfly is located at Graha BIP, Jalan Gatot Subroto No. 23 Jakarta. Reserve your seat via 021-5206789.
  3. Empirica
    Empirica is dubbed as one and only club in Jakarta that uses projection mapping technology. If you love a classic European concept blended with high technology, Empirica may become your favorite place for hangout at. This place also has the longest bar in Asia (38 meters). For food and drink, you can choose between Western food and Asian cuisine this place.
    Empirica is located at the busy SCBD area, Lot 8 Jalan Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 52-55 Jakarta Selatan. Make reservation via 021-51400388 or visit
  4. Blowfish
    Blowfish is one of the most popular clubs among the Jakarta elite. The place is decorated with Japanese design and dim, purple lights that creates a cozy ambience. The club is actually divided into two places: Blowfish (for you who want to go down on dance floor) and Puro (for you who only sit and chat with your friends without crowd and booming music). Blowfish also offers Japanese fusion foods that worth to try!
    Blowfish is located at Wisma Mulia City Plaza, Jalan Gatot Subroto Jakarta Selatan. Because this place is not too big and always crowded (especially on weekend), you better make a reservation via 021-52971234 before spend a wonderful night here.
  5. Immigrant
    Immigrant is one of the nightlife spots that offers you a good crowd, perfect location, and of course interesting events. This design of this place maybe will remind you to New York City loft with vintage design and dim-lighting. This club is recommended for expats and executives who want to experience another happening place in Jakarta nightlife landscape.
    Immigrant is located at Plaza Indonesia Level 6th, Jalan MH Thamrin Kav 28.30 Jakarta. You can make your reservation via 021-39838257-58 or 081585601100.
  6. Millenium Club
    Millenium is a huge nightclub with a dancefloor the size of a football field. It’s one of the oldest nightclubs at town too. It does not only provide discotheque hall but lounges and karaoke rooms as well. You also don’t want to miss their signature Chinese food menu in this club.
    Millenium Club is located at Gajah Mada Plaza 5th floor, Jalan Gajah Mada No. 19-26 Jakarta. Make your reservation via 021-63857552.
  7. Royale VIP Bus
    The Royale VIP Bus is the first party bus in town. You can hold whatever party you want in this on-wheel-nightclub: bachelor/bachelorette parties, wedding parties, corporate parties—you name it. The bus is spacious, equipped with big screen LED TV, premium sound system, stripper pole, karaoke, and fiber-optic laser lighting. Royale VIP Bus is perfect for you who want to host private and extraordinary party! Contact or call 085664226056 for reservation, or click
    royal VIP bus

So, what is your favorite club? Share with us to make this list longer!