The Glorious Past of Indochina
SaigonSan, inspired by the glorious past of Indochina, is part of the forgotten history of Indonesia in connection to Jayavarman II, a young man from Java in the year 802 who built his capital called Indrapura by the Mekong River.
The Royal Angkor Hall tells of the greatness of the Khmer Angkorian Empire, and features 3 oversized sculptures such as the one found at the Bayon Temple in Siem Reap and at Preah Khan.
The only restaurant in Malang that features a classic, romantic Malang Tempo Doeloe (Nostalgic Times of Malang) atmosphere, Melati Restaurant is famous for its original Indonesian homecooking old recipes, its Chinese Peranakan menu, as well as a vast menu of tender, juicy steaks, ranging from old Dutch Colonial recipes of batter-fried steaks to gourmet French-style grilled steaks. With its complete breakfast bread menu all baked fresh from the oven daily, this restaurant is also a favorite breakfast and brunch spot, the only one of its kind with its serene Javanese atmosphere and lush tropical greens. Melati Restaurant is open 24 hours all day.
Roti Tugu Bakery
Roti Tugu is known as the best homemade bakery in East Java, with the largest bread and cake selection in town. All the products of Roti Tugu are baked fresh several times daily, with absolutely no use of preservatives. Other than its bread and cake products, Roti Tugu also serves Malang traditional delicacies, ice cream and steaks of the Dutch Colonial times.
Tugu Tea House
This cozy nostalgic Javanese lounge on the second floor has indoor and outdoor seating areas, offering a romantic view of Malang’s old town square. Tugu Tea House is a popular meeting point, especially between 4 and 6 PM, where guests gather for afternoon tea (complimentary for in-house guests). A traditional Javanese stall features a variety of traditional snacks and cakes as well as fresh local teas, coffees or herbal drinks.
With giant white-washed pillars, the Lobby Hall features elegant chandeliers, nostalgic photographs and furniture and artworks from the late 19th century to the beginning 20th century, creating an atmosphere of a library or an art room in a mansion in East Java from the same period. This hall is mostly used to host wedding receptions, meetings, and private dinners for up to 100 guests.
An intimate dining room that captures the Straits Chinese atmosphere of the 1930s, with an interesting display of old Chinese puppets, pictures of Chinese families that once lived in Java, as well as typical dinnerware used by the Straits Chinese during that era. This room can host private events up to 50 people
Ban Lam Wine Shop & Bar
Ban Lam’s elegant interiors evoke a European salon culture, with antique furniture and an intimate atmosphere further enhances by the beautiful collection of local arts, of which the majority are from the owner’s private collections.
Our Dining Experiences
Indonesia Cultural Dining Series With Classical Dance Performance
In line with our mission to bringback to life the art, soul and romance of Indonesia, Hotel Tugu Malang will be proudly presenting the beautiful indegenous almost forgotten dances of the region.
Dedicated to commemorate the mighty Majapahit Kingdom (1293-1500) – an extraordinary era of Indonesia’s rich history, Royal Tugudom Dining is one of the top cultural dining “destinations” to be noted down in your itinerary while you are in Indonesia.
You’ll be taken back into the victorious era of Majapahit, and experience grand dining ceremonies of the royal expeditions of King Hayam Wuruk through vast areas including Java and Bali. Whether your party is small or large, a lavish, flamboyant parade of tens of royal staff and local villagers, soldiers, and dancers – would serve all of you just as they might royal guests.
Lost Temple Dinner at Royal Angkor
The Lost Temple at Hotel Tugu Malang reminds people of the close ties between Indonesia and Cambodia in the past.
On a similar theme with the Apsara Residence, this chamber symbolizes the romantic story of King Jayawarman II (from the end of the 8th century) and King Suryawarman II (from the beginning of the 12th century), who had their roots and history both in Java and Cambodia.
This ancient temple within Hotel Tugu Malang is graced with the statue of Jayawarman II as an incarnation of Vishnu. Beautiful Apsara goddesses sculpture graciously adorn the room as well as stone statues of old monks, standing still as a statement of a forgotten history of Indonesia.
Travel back through time to another era of Indonesia through the private Lost Temple Dinner.
Grand Rijsttafel at Sugar Baron Room
The word Rijstaffel is originated from the word “Rijst” or rice, and the word “tafel” could be defined as a special table for dining or a long list of spices to prepare this cuisine. This one comprehensive Rijstaffel menu is made out of twelve different Indonesian traditional food which is adored by many Europeans: nutritious, delicious, natural ingredients, traditional and Indonesian, healthy, beautiful looked at with many natural colors and rich in variety. Tugu’s Traditional Grand Rijsttafel, or Rice Table, portrays the sumptuous social feast that used to be celebrated by the Dutch plantation lords when they hosted their honorable guests during the Colonial years.