There are not too many shopping malls in Cilandak, only a few, such as Cilandak Town Square and Cilandak Mall. Typical of shopping malls in Jakarta, you can find grocery stores, restaurants, fashion retails, cafes and cinemas. But, located in South Jakarta, you can travel to most shopping malls in other areas by a quick drive. If you are looking for a deal, visit ITC Fatmawati where the items are much more affordable and cheaper; or if want more upscale and complete retail stores, visit Pondok Indah Mall, a large shopping mall with multiple buildings. When filling your cabinets groceries, you can visit many large chain-supermarkets in Cilandak filled with imported and local products, such as Hero Supermarket or Carrefour. You can also visit Papaya, a Japanese grocery shop where you can find the essential ingredients for Japanese home-cooking and other imported products from the country, in Bumi Mas Residence building on Jl. Terogong Raya.
Restaurant and Bars:
Discover a wide selection of restaurants and bars in Cilandak. Located in South Jakarta, the restaurants varied from affordable Indonesian cuisine to fancy fine-dining. For an easier time choosing where to eat you can visit Cilandak Town Square with many affordable and great quality restaurants, for a quick bite or casual dining or even an after-work drink. There are also great options for bars in Cilandak located on Jl. TB. Simatupang. For a more chill and cozy ambiance, you can visit De Hooi in Pondok Indah. A short distance from Cilandak, it is a hot spot for expats with live music, pool table, and a full bar.
Whether you are in the mood for partying, bar-hopping or a casual drink after work you can find bars that suit your need in Cilandak. The nightlife in Cilandak is centered on the TB Simatupang area, between the skyscrapers of dubbed the Jakarta's second business district, hidden upscale bars for locals and expats alike. Check out Karumba Rooftop Bar on top of the Mercure Hotel for live music and DJs! Cilandak Town Square also offers a variety of bar/club/lounge, from a party scene of Jenja Nightclub popular with expats and locals from around Jakarta to the German pub of Imbiss Stube.
Public transportation is the top choice for people of Jakarta to go around. There are three options of using Transjakarta bus, Jakarta commuter line, or MRT; in Cilandak they all have a stop at Lebak Bulus. You can also use the online taxi or regular taxi which is everywhere in Jakarta. Traveling around Jakarta is effortless with many transportation options.