The most convenient way is to just walk across the street and you will find yourself in one of the most stylish malls in Jakarta which is the Pacific Place mall. A spacious mall that is known for numerous high-end shopping stores, ranging from fashion, jewelry, accessories, electronics, travel, household goods, health, beauty products, and so on. Popular extravagant fashion stores are offered in here, such as Louis Vuitton, Prada, Charles & Keith, Hermes, and Hugo Boss. There is also a Galerie Lafayette department store that offers a wider range of products, from affordable to luxury. If you're looking for jewelry and accessories to enliven your lives, there are also luxurious stores, such as Bvlgari, TAG Heuer, Tiffany & Co., etc.
You don't need to worry about not having optimum experience in nightlife activities since SCBD is basically one of the top and foremost locations in Jakarta for partying and mingling. You will have sufficient options, such as Potato Head, Lucy in the Sky, Cork & Screw, Hard Rock Café, Hakkasan, etc. You won't get disappointed as you can meet local and other expats while having the most fun in these places.
You can go to eat out around SCBD because this area offers many fine dinings that are modern and upscale for your taste. For instance, you can go to Pizza Marzano, Benedict, Penang Bistro, Paul Patisserie, etc. These kind of places are easy to find anywhere in SCBD and you will not feel discontented at all.
Although Sudirman is very crowded, it also provides sidewalks in order to encourage exploration by foot. Recently, public transportation such as LRT has also been on the rise. However, if you are going somewhere further, it is highly recommended to use a car as a primary method of transportation. With the increase in popularity of ride-sharing companies, going around town with mobile applications such as Grab or Gojek has been easier and affordable than ever. With a mere Rp.26,000-Rp.30,000 ($1.82-$2.10) you can reach the offices in the central business district in no time.