Every corner of Lara Djonggrang is meticulously designed displaying immaculate attention to historical detail combined with wild imagination. The stunning and dramatic design is blended together with the vast and eclectic collection from Java as well as antiques from all over Asia. Its 5 Private Rooms & 3 dining venues makes for a unique location, no matter how big or small the event is.
CHINA BLUE ROOM
All the furniture and arts at China Blue Room belonged to one of who lived in the last 18th century in Semarang – central of java, His name is Oei Tiong Ham. He was a very rich man and have a lot of sugar plantations and sugar factory. In Java and Sumatra. The main dining area boasts massive floor to ceiling stone reliefs of a pair of Chinese god believed to be the guards of the gates to the afterlife. One of the walls is dominated by a large black and white photograph of one of the sugar king Oei Tiong Ham’s concubines. Indulge in an exquisite imperial cuisine escapade and choose from several uniquely themed private dining VIP Rooms.
The China Blue Room has a seating capacity of 20 persons.
LA BIHZAD BAR & LOUNGE
La Bihzad Bar & Lounge is the only new addition to the restored Dutch mansion. Rescued from 200-year-old to-be-demolished temple in Surabaya, the pillars and ceilings were parts the original structure while the roof was lovingly reassembled, piece by piece. The ageing mural on the wall, tribute to the 15th-century Persian painter Kamal-udin Bihzad, tells the story of the punishment of the elephant-headed evil genies by King Solomon and Queen Sheba. The antique tile floor, adorned with simple floral patterns and painstakingly collected by Anhar Setjadibrata, was originally produced in Mas Triij, The Netherlands.
La Bihzad Bar & Lounge has a seating capacity up to 60 persons.
Siam is an exonym that was formerly used as the name of Thailand, especially Central, Eastern, Western and Southern Thailand. Design for Siam Room is taken from the Siam Kingdom. The interior in this room originally comes from Siam. In this room, we can see big Budha’s head, that our founder found it in an old temple between Burma and Thailand. This statue was made from an old whole tree. And also we can see two horse statues from Afganistan it called Orix, it’s almost like Unicorn. Orix is an imaginary animal from Afghanistan.
The Siam Room has a seating capacity of 30 persons.
An impressive five-metre-tall statue of Princess Lara Djonggrang stands tall and proud in the Lara Djonggrang Room, marking the highlight of the restaurant. Hers is a tragic story of love, honour and integrity, depicted in her turned out palms, signifying her refusal to marry Bandung Bondowoso, the man who killed her father. Read more on the legend of Lara Djonggrang.
The Lara Djonggrang Private Room has a seating capacity of 26 persons.
SOEKARNO PRIVATE ROOM
This private room is representative of our hotel in Blitar – East of Java. Blitar is a small city in East Java, but it’s quite famous because our first President Soekarno was born and buried in Blitar. In Soekarno Room, we can see some of Soekarno’s old photos and newspaper clippings courtesy of his daughter Megawati Soekarnoputri and there are chairs was belongs to the Bali’s King. It was made from jati wood. We can also see some painting that Megawati (daughter of Soekarno) gave it to our owner Anhar Setjadibrata.
The Soekarno Private Room has a seating capacity of 12 persons.
MALANG PRIVATE ROOM
This private room representative from our hotel in Malang – East Java. In Tugu Malang we have one of the residence “Apsara Residence”, this masterpiece suite is dedicated to Honor King Jayavarman II, who build Angkor Temple in Cambodia at the beginning of the 12th century. There are 2 big statues of Mahakala in this private room, dominated by red color and also black and white painting of bride parade.
The Malang Private Room has a seating capacity of 20 persons.
This private room is representative from our hotel in Canggu, Bali. In this private room you can see some collection one of the painter from Belgium “Le Mayeur” Adrien – Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres, whose love for Ni Pollok, a Balinese Legong dancer, brought him to Bali. In this private room, there is an antique hexagonal table from Mario Blanco, this room luxuriates in Balinese art and culture.
The Bali Private Room has a seating capacity of 8 persons.
MARYLIN MONROE PRIVATE ROOM
This private room representative of Holywood stars, there are memorabilia of Marylin Monroe, Rock Hudson, Diana Dors, Magali Noel, Liz Taylor, Li Shin, Belinda Lee, James Dean, Marlon Brando, etc.
The Marlyn Monroe Private Room has a seating capacity of 4 persons.