Neighborhood Guide: What is in Kemang?

Jakarta is surely filled with reputable areas from the North area until the area in the South. One of them is located in the South Jakarta Area, an area named Kemang. It might be the best option not only for the citizens but also for the foreigners who want to settle or just spend their holiday in Jakarta because of its strategic location. Kemang is filled with housings, shops, and also business areas, a pretty compact area that is filled not only basic necessities but also the extraordinary one. People said that the old money might be living in the Menteng Area, but the youngsters prefer Kemang because it’s more alive compared to the other area.

A lot of people said the most famous youngsters and young adults are scattered in Kemang. That’s because Kemang is the hub for (maybe) every single thing that exists right now. Well, you can take your dogs for a walk in the famous park and then eat in one of the most famous pizzerias in Jakarta. Are you down for a healthy lifestyle? Well, you can choose any kind of classes that are scattered around Kemang that can fulfill your needs. You can also go to several restaurants that are intended to be the hub for their kind. Here are some more recommended places in Kemang and how to get around the city!

Transportation

gojek driver
Transportation

Kemang’s road might not be as big as the other main road that is located in Jakarta. The roads in the Kemang area are usually crowded and it might make you uneasy. To access this place, we recommend you use Gojek or Grab apps, uber-like options in Indonesia that are famous among the citizens. To travel more efficiently, we recommend to use the motorcycle option. The motorcycle option is also more affordable compared to the car so it can also be your option if you want to save some of your money. There are other public transportations that you could find in Kemang, like the TransJakarta bus, MRT, and KRL. Just find the nearest stations or terminal!

Restaurants with Entertainment

pizza place view
Restaurants with Entertainment

Kemang has many culinary goods. Here are some of the recommended restaurants you could visit: 

Pizza Place

One of the pizza types that is popular right now is the new york pizza, a big and thin slice of pizza, and usually sold in a slice. Pizza Place is one of the places that serves this. Located inside the Como Park, this place might be small but enough for people who come here. The size might be because this place uses the idea of Grab to Go so that why The nostalgic atmosphere is emphasized with the wall decoration that is white paper plates that are decorated by their customers. There are 9 flavors of new york pizza that can be found here. From the classic pepperoni until the famous Hellboy. One of the most famous variants in here is the Ricotta White Pizza that is made with caramelized onion, mushroom, ricotta cheese, and also mozzarella. 

Phone Number: +6221 7199998

Social Media: @pizza__place on instagram

Address: Jl. Kemang Timur No.998, RT.1/RW.3, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

Price Range:

drinks starting from Rp 25,000.00 – Rp30,000.00

Mains starting from Rp 25,000.00 – Rp230,000.00

Opening Hours: 

12.00 – 21.00 (Monday – Friday)

11.00 – 21.00 (Saturday – Sunday)

Photo credit : instagram.com/pizza__place

Como Park

Como Park is located in Kemang Timur, A place with a lot of mindfulness training or green-living cafes. As a park, Como Park allows the visitors to come with their furry four legs companion. Yes, this is a dog-friendly park, something that might be rare to find and a hidden gem for a pet lover living in Jakarta.

Como park might also a hub to meet dogs if you don’t have one. Another interesting part of this park is Como park also has a building filled with a lot of cafes and restaurants that you can try out. You can also try out the famous natural gelato in town from Gelato Secrets. Another cute place located on the side of the Como park backyard called The Roots might also be an option to fill out your hungry stomach. A lot of people use this place for a different purpose. So this place might be an option that you can choose from when you want to search for fresh air in the morning or evening.

Phone Number: +6221 7197308

Social Media: @comopark998 on Instagram

Address: Jl. Kemang Timur No.998, RT.1/RW.3, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

photo credit: instagram.com/comopark998

Dia.Lo.Gue

Dia.Lo.Gue is famous artspace in Jakarta, You can start your day by exploring this place. As an artspace, Dia.Lo.Gue usually offers weekly exhibitions that can entertain not only your eyes but also your other senses. With a minimalistic interior but also picturesque, The atmosphere that is offered by this artspace is surely unbelievable. This might be the effect of the famous architect, Andra Martin, that offers the concept of the empty space. Besides the exhibitions that are regularly exhibited, Dia.Lo.Gue also held Talks and workshops that use arts as their topics. 

 After looking through the exhibitions and installments in Dia.Lo.Gue. You can rest and freshen up yourself in this place with a glass of juices or tea in the cafe inside Dia.Lo.Gue. Or do you want to treat yourself with an all-day breakfast? you can also try it out here if you want to fill up your hungry belly.

Phone Number: +6221 7199671

Social Media: @dialogue_arts on instagram

Address: Jl. Kemang Sel. No.99A, RT.1/RW.2, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

Price Range:

drinks starting from Rp 28.000 to 50.000

Mains starting from Rp 45.000 to 95.000

Opening Hours: 

11.00 – 20.00 (Everyday)

Read also : Zone Guide: What’s in North Jakarta?

Malls and Entertainment

lippo mall kemang view
Malls and Entertainment

Kemang also have some malls and museums for you to explore! Here are some of them!

  • Lippo Mall Kemang; Jl. Pangeran Antasari No.36, RT.11/RW.5, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12150
  • Museum di Tengah Kebun, Jl. Kemang Timur No.66, RT.7/RW.3, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
  • The Playground, Jalan Kemang Dalam III No. B6, RT. 4 / RW. 3, Bangka, Mampang Prapatan, RT.4/RW.3, RT.4/RW.3, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

So there you have your guide around Kemang. We hope this helps you have a picture of how Kemang is! Enjoy exploring the area! Don’t forget to check our other neighborhood guides around Jakarta!

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