Saturday, December 21, 2013

Coco Ichibanya Curry House


The largest Japanese curry house chain in the world has finally made it's way to Jakarta. Yes, it is Coco Ichibanya, everyone's favourite curry, which has more than 1300 branches in Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, USA, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Singapore.

Their first Jakarta branch is located at Grand Indonesia. The interior is light and bright, the place is quite spacious but it was almost full even though we came on weekday. As we stepped in, the first thing I noticed is the fragrant smell of their curry. It's very appetizing that I couldn't wait to order my own plate.

The food they serve here is only Curry Rice. None other than that. But you can customize your Curry Rice by choosing the spiciness level for your curry, choosing your rice size, and get additional topping. You can also get additional Salad and Drink for IDR 25.000 or Salad, Ice Cream, and Drink for IDR 35.000.



Chicken Cutlet Curry with Vegetables (IDR 78.000)
rice: 150 gr  ,  spiciness: standard
I always prefer to have my curry rice with vegetables, to make it richer and (hopefully a little) healthier. And I have to say, this plate is such a satisfaction. The curry itself is, as I said earlier, very fragrant, perfectly balanced, the sweet and savoury taste combined nicely on the plate, and the vegetables are perfectly cooked. Also the chicken cutlet is thick and tender, but got the nice lightly crisp on the outside.




Chicken Cutlet Omelette Curry (IDR 70.000)
When you order the omelette menu, you cannot change either the rice size nor the curry spiciness. Well I can understand that if we change the rice size it would be affecting the omelette shape, but I don't know why we couldn't change the spiciness level. Anyway the omelette is also a nice addition to the curry rice. It's smooth and silky and a lil bit runny. Oh and I found that the my friend's chicken cutlet here is slightly bigger than mine. Don't know if it's just her luck or the portion is different.




Beef Hamburger Curry (IDR 65.000)
rice: standard  ,  spiciness: lv.4
Another friend of mine ordered this, and when it was served upon us, first thing that came into our mind is the beef hamburger is small. Didn't give the hamburger a taste since it's already too small for him, but I tasted his lv.4 curry. It was spicy, but peppery spicy. They might used a lot of blackpepper to make it spicy, looking at the colour.




Lightly Crisped Chicken Curry (IDR 65.000)
rice: standard  ,  spiciness: lv.2
This lightly crisped chicken, for me, tasted better than the chicken cutlet. It was seasoned well, and the chicken is more tender. But it is certainly not as thick as the chicken cutlet. Well, such a dilemma.


As a new comer in Jakarta, I think Coco Ichibanya is having a good start. It was such a delightful dinner, and I'll come back for sure. But just a little suggestion, I would love them even more if they also serve pork cutlet, like every other country does.



CoCo Ichibanya Curry House
Grand Indonesia
West Mall - Level 3A
Unit E 01-1
Ph. +6221 23580960

5 comments:

  1. omg I love curry! everything looks so appetizing ;)

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    1. Thanks, all of them tasted great too! Worth trying, for a fellow curry lover :D

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  2. actually coco is my most favorite curry house ever since i've tried it at singapore! so so good...

    ps: so hungry blogwalking at this hour

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    1. udah coba yg disini cend? katanya sih enakan yg sg punyaa, mgkn soalnya disini halal curry nya hahah >.<

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