Although FX Sudirman mall does not have high-end stores, it is still a convenient location to visit. It is a lifestyle mall with mostly middle-range shops and stores. It has a cinema, a gym, salons, spas, banks, and a few retail shops. For a more high-end experience in shopping, you can always go to Plaza Senayan. To get there, it takes about 5-10 minutes by car. It is one of the most superior malls in Jakarta, with a mix of high-end boutiques and some more affordable brands. Another exciting mall is Senayan City. An upper to a middle-class mall that is spacious and you can get there by a 10-minute car ride.
Restaurants & Bars
A popular bar is located in Plaza Senayan which is called Union Brasserie, Bakery & Bar. Uniquely designed by conjoining brasserie, bakery and a bar with classic American design and atmosphere, Union offers you the best kind of food and drinks. Offering cuisines of Western and Asian dishes with a modern sensibility, you can relax and enjoy your time here with its pleasant and vintage atmosphere. Another choice would be Brewerks Resto and Bar. Located in Senayan City, Crystal Lagoon to be exact, you can find a nice place to chill with friends for beers or have something from a Western dish from the menu. You can also find many mid-range to expensive restaurants located in fX Sudirman, Plaza Senayan, Senayan City or Senayan Arcadia malls.
You can find many venues that offer exciting nightlife activities around SCBD such as Lucy in The Sky, Fable, and Pallas with just a 10-minute car ride. Other than SCBD, Senopati and Mega Kuningan neighborhoods also offer many thrilling places and activities.
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 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.