Winner of Exquisite Awards 2023 – Best Brunch: Lyon at Mandarin Oriental,...

Winner of Exquisite Awards 2023 – Best Brunch: Lyon at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta

Winner of Exquisite Awards 2023 – Best Brunch:
Lyon at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta

Kiki Djohardin

Lyon, an embodiment of relaxed yet refined dining, offers an extraordinary culinary journey that celebrates the essence of French cuisine at its finest. This charming eatery seamlessly blends timeless classics with contemporary interpretations of traditional fare, crafting a menu that is a feast for the senses. Prepare to embark on a gastronomic adventure as Lyon presents a delectable array of tantalising offerings from Southern France and the French Riviera, all meticulously prepared using locally sourced seasonal ingredients and time-honoured culinary techniques.

For those in search of an exceptional dining experience, Lyon’s Saturday Brunch is an absolute must. Embracing a semi-buffet concept, guests are welcome to savour an enticing array of dishes from the à la carte menu. Revel in culinary treasures such as foie gras, truffle mushroom risotto, lobster scrambled eggs, steak au poivre, seafood bouillabaisse and chicken roulade. The buffet spread boasts premium delights, including steak tartare, baked oysters Rockefeller-style, paella Valenciana and an exquisite seafood colosseum featuring Alaskan king crab and rock lobster as the pièce de résistance.

Oyster Rockefeller

Cheese aficionados will be thrilled by the dedicated cheese room, showcasing a tempting assortment of charcuterie and gourmet deli selections. Explore a range of culinary treasures, from Jamón Ibérico de Bellota to Prosciutto di Parma, salami Milano and an assortment of imported artisan cheeses like Tomme de Savoie, AOC Comté, pasteurised Manchego and St. Maure Goat Cheese. Accompanied by grapes, dried fruits, nuts and crackers, this cheese haven is a true delight for connoisseurs.

To conclude your epicurean journey, Lyon presents an enticing array of desserts. From profiterole au chocolat with vanilla gelato, caramelised almonds and Valrhona vegan chocolate to apple and juniper tarte tatin with caramelised apples infused with juniper berries, nestled in flaky puff pastry and topped with rum raisin gelato. Lastly, savour the timeless mille-feuille, a heavenly creation featuring three layers of sourdough crust filled with crème diplomate and raspberries.   

Exquisite Taste Volume 41


Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta

Jalan M.H. Thamrin

Jakarta 10310, Indonesia

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