When in South Jakarta: Things to Do
South Jakarta is best known for the center of the best entertainment, shopping, and dining establishments in the city. How could it not be? They have the best spots that will never bore you out. There are a lot of things you can do in South Jakarta- from café hopping to trying things you’ve never done before. Here is a guide on what to do around South Jakarta:
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1. Cafe Hopping
It is no secret that South Jakarta, especially the district Senopati- has the best cafes and restaurants along the streets. Invite your friends for casual café hopping and have fun! These places don’t only provide delicious foods, but they also provide a place that is very cute to be posted on your Instagram feeds. The waiters in most places are very helpful, so if you have trouble choosing what to eat, don’t hesitate to ask for their assistance!
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Best Live Music Cafes in South Jakarta
2. Go On a Shopping Spree
In South Jakarta, we can find numerous shopping malls- from the budget-friendly ones to the upmarket ones. The number of stores in one shopping mall would lure you to do a shopping spree. Imagine how much you could shop if you go from one mall to another! Whether you are a discount hunter or a loyal customer of Gucci, South Jakarta provides you every mall that will suit you best. Malls like Pondok Indah Mall, Senayan City, Gandaria City, and Plaza Senayan occasionally have midnight sale. This midnight sale includes branded goods. That’s why it is one of the most anticipated events by the citizens of Jakarta.
3. Beauty Treatment
Who doesn’t love receiving beauty treatments? Yes, it will beautify your looks outside. But more than what the eye meets, it will definitely boost up your confidence! All men and women deserve the best beauty treatments. From hair spa, eyelash extensions, brow threading, body sculpting, to brow embroidery- South Jakarta has them all! There’s no need to worry about looking bad when you’re about to meet people. Visit them on the go, and voila! You will be looking as great as ever! Here is a shortlist of salons you should try in South Jakarta:
LoveBeau (Eyelash Extensions)
Phone Number: (+62) 813 1902 8956
Address: Jl. Wijaya II No.73, RT.1/RW.5, Pulo, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12160
Opening Hours: 09.00 – 20.00 (Monday – Sunday)
Angie Rassly Brow Studio (Brow Embroidery)
Phone Number: (+62) 813 1902 8956
Address: Jl. Gunawarman No.57, RT.4/RW.7, Rw. Bar., Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12180
Opening Hours: 08.30 – 19.30 (Monday – Sunday)
Roger’s (Salon, Spa, and Skin Clinic)
Phone Number: (021) 7258652
Address: Jl. Gunawarman No.59, RT.4, Rw. Bar., Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12180
Opening Hours: 07.00 – 21.00 (Monday – Sunday)
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4. Try Out New Things
South Jakarta also offers you with many interesting things to do. Not only packed with shopping malls and cafes, but South Jakarta is also a great place to try new things. From the hobby community to workshops, you can find it here. It’s definitely a worth-to-try activity for your weekend hangout with your friends!
Take a Painting Class at Bartega Studio
Have you ever thought about joining a painting class? If you haven’t, you will change your mind once you know about Bartega Studio. It Is paint and sips studio where you will be taught how to paint accompanied by a glass of the finest wine. Not only painting class, but Batega also provides denim painting and other team building activities.
Phone Number: (+62) 811 9941 964
Address: SCBD, Jl. Jend. Sudirman No.52-53, RT.5/RW.3, Senayan, Jakarta, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12190
Release the Tension at Temper Clinic
When you’re stressed up, you must’ve had the thought of breaking stuff. However, don’t go breaking your mother’s much-beloved vases or your latest 27-inch computer. Instead, go to Temper Clinic. Temper clinic is a place where you pay to break stuff. Don’t worry- they don’t belong to anyone.
Phone Number: (+62) 812 1044 4893
Address: Jl. Bangka Raya No.5D, RT.13/RW.1, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12720
5. Go Back On Being a Kid
Have you ever wished you were a kid? The one whose only duty is to study so little and play on most time of the day? Well, that’s a wish that couldn’t come true- but you certainly can feel like a child again by visiting places that will bring you childhood memories.
When you were a kid, you must’ve pretended you were some sort of detective who is trying to solve a mystery. Here, they will give you a mystery that you will have to solve with your friends.
Phone Number: (021) 71794600
Address: Jl. Kemang Raya No.15, RT.1/RW.7, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
Houbii Urban Adventure Park
Playing at Houbii will definitely bring you the best memories of your childhood. Slides, colorful trampolines, and indoor outbound will hype you throughout the visit!
Phone Number: (021) 29125194
Address: Jl. Metro Pondok Indah BB No.3, RW.16, Pd. Pinang, Kec. Kby. Lama, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12310
Make Your Children’s Dream Job Come True at Kidzania
If you are a parent, take your children to KidZania. KidZania is an interactive city made for children 1-14 that combines inspiration, fun, and learning through realistic role-play, making KidZania one of the fastest-growing global learning and entertainment brands in the world. Kids can independently explore a scaled indoor city of over 7,000 square meters with more than 100 exciting careers that they can try.
Phone Number: (021) 5154888
Address: Pacific Place, Jl. Jend. Sudirman No.Kav. 52-53, RT.5/RW.3, Senayan, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12190
6. Easy Drinking and Clubbing
Well, we all know that South Jakarta is heaven for nightlife. There are a lot of bars and clubs for you to try. Each place has its own characteristics. For instance, Kilo Lounge has a classy setting for easy drinking with your work colleagues. Lucy in The Sky has a neon jungle vibe for you to dance all night long with your best friends. The Pallas occasionally holds an event that showcases local and international artists. Decide which one that will suit you best and have the greatest time of your life!
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Phone Number: (+62) 812 9103 8188
Social Media: @kiloloungejkt on Instagram
Address: Jl. Gunawarman No.16, RT.5/RW.2, Selong, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12110
Rp700.000,00 for two people (approx.) with alcohol
Rp50.000,00 for a pint of beer (approx.)
18.00 – 00.00 (Monday)
11.00 – 00.00 (Tuesday – Friday)
10.00 – 00.00 (Saturday – Sunday)
Lucy in The Sky
Phone Number: (021) 5152308
Social Media: @lucyintheskyjakarta on Instagram
Address: Gedung Fairgrounds Lt.2 Jalan Lingkar SCBD, Jl. Jend. Sudirman No.14, RT.5/RW.3, Senayan, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12190
Rp400.000,00 for two people (approx.) with alcohol
Rp70.000,00 for a pint of beer (approx.)
Opening Hours: 16.00 – 1.00 (Monday – Sunday)
Phone Number: (+62) 81 1113 2888
Social Media: @thepallas_allin on Instagram
Address: SCBD, Fairground 14, Jl. Jend. Sudirman No.Kav 52-53, RT.5/RW.3, Senayan, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12190
Rp550.000,00 for two people (approx.) without alcohol
Rp80.000,00 for a pint of beer (approx.)
Opening Hours: 11.00 – 02.00 (Monday – Sunday)
We hope this article will help you to give some ideas about what to do in South Jakarta. Just be open to new experiences and happy exploring!