Update 2021: Proof is currently closed due to COVID-19. You may want to check their Instagram page below for any updates about their reopening date.

Proof is a high-end lounge located in the main building of the Senayan Golf Club (the Maj), about 200m after Senayan City and on the opposite side of Plaza Senayan.

I visited on a Friday night and it was busy with a wealthy crowd. I recognized several socialites and at least one heir from one of Indonesia's richest families. There was also a Rolls Royce and a Lamborghini parked outside if you need a better idea of who goes there. People were almost all between 30-50 except for  a few very hot-looking girls in their early 20s.

The entrance is similar to that of Hemingway lounge in Senopati: The bar is hidden behind a glass door located inside a tailor shop. I give them an F for originality.

Designed by Alex Bayusaputro, the interior is elegant but not really spectacular. Basically, it looks like the lobby lounge of any 5-star hotel, nothing more. The leather sofas are very comfortable if you manage to get one (advance reservation is advised). The best place to sit is probably the outdoor area with a view on the golf course, but it was reserved by a group that day so I couldn't see it very well.

The service was poor: The waiters were focusing almost exclusively on the large tables and they were ignoring the rest of the crowd. I actually didn't manage to get a drink and that the main reason I left after 30 minutes. The prices were high but still OK for Jakarta: Grand Marnier was Rp100,000++ and premium cocktails Rp150,000++. They also serve some food but I didn't try it.

There is a live band on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. They usually play jazzy or soul tunes. You also have a DJ on Wednesdays.

Proof is happening at the moment because it is where rich Indonesians meet and socialize. For an expat, it can be an interesting place to visit but you must book a table and buy a few bottles to make sure you fit with the rest of the crowd. I would not recommend going there alone.

Opening Hours:
From Tuesday to Thursday from 2pm to 1am
From Friday to Saturday from 2pm to 2am

Proof Lounge / Speakeasy Bar
The MAJ,
Senayan National Golf Club,
Jalan Asia Africa Pintu IX, Jakarta

Phone number: +62 (0) 838 996 68 766

Instagram: Proof Photos

The photos above are from their instagram account. The ones below from my cellphone:

1 comment to '' PROOF (The Maj Senayan - Jakarta) "

  1. Good review. Now that I read this, I will look elsewhere. A real place m'as tu vu.