Unique Jakarta concept stores


Forget cafe-hopping and going to crowded malls for your next weekend jalan-jalan itinerary. If you can’t help but wonder why you always end up at the mall every weekend or are easily bored with going to one coffee shop after the other, we have gathered 7 unique Jakarta concept stores & community spaces for you to spice up your weekends.

From a listening bar serving mocktails and home-cooked-style meals to a plant shop that not only allows you to have a green thumb but also dine on healthier Chinese cuisine, add these to your list of places to visit.


1. SUBO – wind down with some records, coffee mocktails, and a home-cooked meal in a living room


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If you can’t get yourself to shrug off the comfort of staying home, yet you miss going out to nongkrong at a cafe, dance away to some music, or have a drink or two, just head to SUBO. At this listening bar, you can enjoy an intimate rendezvous with your friends or loved ones over some home-cooked-style meals and a selection of coffee mocktails.

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Tucked away in a basement of a house, SUBO asks guests to book an appointment beforehand – as if you were asking permission to visit a friend’s place. Aside from catching up over drinks and food, customers can enjoy themselves in a quirky uplifting space while lounging on the sofa with a book or have a “put your records on” moment with their vintage vinyl players.

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SUBO entertains its guests in two separate areas, the indoor area that’s also its main space which resembles a living room, and the outdoor seating set in a small courtyard with plants enclaving all around for a breezy open-air hangout.

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Whether you’re here to recharge after a tiring week or get back into your regular social routine, SUBO’s infectious vibrant setting is sure to leave you with nothing but good vibes.

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Address: Cipete Utara, Jakarta Selatan (Contact the number below for more info)
Opening hours: Wed–Mon 1PM-3PM, 4PM-6PM & 7PM-9PM (Closed on Tuesdays)
Telephone: 81262181947
Email: subojakarta@gmail.com
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2. Dia.Lo.Gue – hang out with friends and browse local-made trinkets and souvenirs in an artspace


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Dia.Lo.Gue is a long-time favorite Jakarta hangout spot – an art space, cafe, and shop all nestled into one space. The space itself, which may appear small when viewed from the front, actually stretches into a semi-outdoor dining area and backyard.

Designed by renowned Indonesian architect Andra Matin, the open space and seamless connection with the outdoors gives us an enjoyable place to converse in and hang out.

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Be sure to have a bite of their Western food selections such as the Mexican Quesadillas (Rp.75,000, ~USD5.23) or the classic Pizza Margherita (Rp.50,000, ~USD3.49) which are perfect for sharing.

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But if you are keen on something local, order the Green Chilly Nasi Goreng + Chicken Satay (Rp. 55,000, ~USD3.83) to enjoy a proper taste of Nasi Goreng with a spicy kick of cabai hijau. To cool down your tastebuds with something sweet, be sure to order the Poffertjes (starts from Rp.35,000, ~USD2.44) to which you can add a scoop of ice cream flavor of your choice – vanilla, chocolate, or green tea.

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Although the art displayed has always been sought-after, Dia.Lo.Gue’s shop area also offers visitors knick-knacks and local products that make thoughtful gifts.

Late last year, local bookstore Ak.‘sa.ra moved into the space adding their collection of books and home products to the Dia.Lo.Gue shop, adding to the shop’s existing fashion offerings.

Address: Jl. Kemang Selatan 99a, Jakarta 12730
Opening hours: 11AM-8PM, Daily
Telephone: 217199671/72

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3. ONNI House – charm your date with romantic flowers and fusion meals at a rustic garden home


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ONNI House is another unique concept store – made up of a restaurant, retail shop, and flower studio – set inside a rustic garden home. Made by local florist ONNI Flower Studio, stepping inside will always feel like Spring, as the area is filled with fresh flowers and houseplants up for grabs.

With pretty corners all around, make sure to sneak some Instagram snaps while you enjoy a hearty Asian fusion meal in one of their homey indoor and outdoor rooms.

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Nothing’s better to top off a romantic date than gifting a bouquet of flowers to your partner. At ONNI House you can have everything set for your date all in one place – an exquisite meal and a bouquet of flowers.

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From fusion pasta to chawanmushi as dessert, get a taste of the east and west starting with Chicken and Prawn Gyoza with Orange Ponzu (Rp. 49,000, ~USD3.41) as an appetizer or the Miso Caesar Salad (Rp. 59,000, ~USD4.11) for something light yet satisfying.

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Gulai Salmon (Rp. 112,000, ~USD7.80)
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If you’re not leaving with your heart full, might as well leave with a full stomach by ordering their main courses such as the Gulai Salmon (Rp. 112,000, ~USD7.80) or the Soft Shell Crab Curry Rice (Rp.85,000, ~USD5.92).

Address: Jl. Tanjung Duren Utara V No.242, RW.3, Tj. Duren Utara, V, Kota Jakarta Barat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 11470
Opening hours: Wed–Sun 11AM-9PM, Daily, Closed on Mon and Tues
Mobile: 8569033999

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4. Papilion’s Market Place – enjoy a scrumptious meal and retail therapy


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Bringing together a curated retail and food experience is Papilion’s Market Place, a charming new concept by The Papilion. Set on the ground level of The Papilion’s building in Kemang, Jakarta Selatan, Papillon’s Market Place is a concept store with three themed areas: The Market, The Kitchen, and The Bakery.

Visitors can tour The Papilion’s Wine Corner and sit out front at The Terrace while enjoying an afternoon coffee break from the selection of coffee, which starts from Rp. 25,000 (~USD1.74).

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While Papilion’s Market Place is filled with local products, The Bakery offers French delicacies such as the Pain au Chocolat (Rp. 35,000, ~USD2.44) and Kouign Amann (Rp. 30,000, ~USD2.09).

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However, if you’re here to indulge in a full meal, try the Mac and Cheese with Vodka (starting from Rp.85,000, ~USD5.92) and the Rotisserie Chicken (Rp.99,000, ~USD6.89) roasted in honey soy garlic – frequent stars in The Kitchen’s bi-weekly menu of meals.

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If your weekend is never complete without some retail therapy, a browse at The Market will not disappoint as you can stock up on everyday necessities such as gourmet groceries and wellness products to homeware goods and knick-knacks for your home.

Address: Jl. Kemang Raya No.45AA, RT.9/RW.1, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
Opening hours: 9AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: (021) 7199921

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5. SATU Communal Space – get both work and chores done at one place


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SATU is a communal space that brings together a full experience all into one space – like their tagline, “satu tempat aja”, meaning “just one place”. From restaurants to cafes to a car wash and care provider Ziebart and barbershop ARTE Barber, you’ll be able to settle all your needs here.

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However, the communal area is what brings people together at SATU, as you will see all kinds of city dwellers here – meeting up with friends, getting some work done, or even having a munch as they wait for their cars being washed or their partners getting a haircut.

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Local F&B brands are the main star here, where you can find anything from Indonesian, Asian, to western dishes. While a slice of pizza (from Rp.22,000, ~USD1.54) from Paper Plates is the go-to option for an easy eat, some local favorites to try are the Ayam Woku ala Omah (Rp.35,000, ~USD2.45) served over rice from Semangkuk Nasi and Bakmi Lebar Yamin (Rp.30,000, ~USD2.10) from Mimi Homemade Noodle.

For a coffee pick-me-up you cannot miss a cup of the Es Kopi Toko Djawa (Rp.22,000, ~USD1.54) sweetened using gula jawa from Toko Kopi Djawa – a coffee shop originating from Bandung, West Java.

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Whether you will be working away on your laptop in their communal area, dropping by for a quick haircut, or getting some much-needed care for your car, at SATU, everyone can have some good food to accompany their leisure and work time.

Address: Jl. Sultan Iskandar Muda 1B, RT.1/RW.8, Kby. Lama Sel., Kec. Kby. Lama, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12240
Opening hours: 8AM-9PM, Daily

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6. LOF Kitchen – eat, shop, and learn about plants among greenery


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Situated at South Jakarta’s One Bel Park, Lots of Flowers (LOF) Kitchen is set amidst a garden oasis that allows Jakartans to shop for their garden, enjoy some healthy meals, and learn to have a green thumb.

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Those familiar with LOF might know them as a plant shop with its offerings available for purchase online. Here at LOF Kitchen, new and long-time plant parents get to sneak in some plant shopping without the hassle of deliveries or getting their plants bent or broken.

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Apart from that, LOF Kitchen does not only serve healthy meals but also healthy Chinese cuisine. As a change from the usual carb-laden dishes, some of the protein and veggie-packed meals here are the XO Fried Rice (Rp.48,400, ~USD3.39) and the Sapo Tahu + Rice (Rp. 54.450, ~USD3.81).

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For some light bites, you have to order the selection of dim sum that starts at Rp. 30.000 (~USD2.10), and finish off your meal with their selection of freshly brewed tea starting from Rp.35.000 (~USD2.45) so you’ll leave feeling refreshed and recharged.

Address: One Belpark Mall, GF-07 (South Lobby), Jl. RS. Fatmawati Raya No.1, RW.1, Pd. Labu, Kec. Cilandak, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12450
Opening hours: 11AM-7PM, Daily
Telephone: 811902009
Email: livingwithlof@gmail.com

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7. COMO Park – a dog-friendly hangout compound


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Community spaces aren’t for humans alone. With a dog park nestled on the rear side of the compound, COMO Park offers the calming experience of enjoying a cup of coffee while treating your furry friends to a day out, then finishing off with a wholesome meal at one of its food spots.

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If you’re a pet owner and bored of the conventional weekend spots, a day at this lively and dog-friendly compound is your best bet. Not to mention, its F&B selection is diverse with options from coffee, pizza, salads, to gelatos from local-made brands. If this is your first time visiting this Kemang hangout space, make sure to get yourself a slice of New York-style pizza at Pizza Place, which starts at Rp. 25,000 (~USD1.75).

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To cool off after a long day frolicking at the park, dine on healthy vegan bowls and sip on refreshing iced lattes at The Roots. Best of all, as humans and furry friends are frequent visitors of this communal establishment, dining in with your four-legged friends is allowed at most restaurants for as long as they are leashed.

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Resembling food and retail marketplaces in other urban cities, the compound’s main building and most of its establishments also offer more outdoor than indoor seating areas, so you can immerse yourself with fellow city-dwellers longing for some quality communal interactions.

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Another activity you need to add to your list at COMO Park is thrifting. Located below ground level of the main building is Footurama, a curated consignment store selling vintage collectables and new and preloved goods. Who knows – you might find some designer items for a good bargain.

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Address: Jl. Kemang Timur No.998, RT.1/RW.3, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
Opening hours: 8AM-8PM, Daily
Telephone: (021) 7197308
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Jakarta concept stores for a unique weekend experience


When we’re able to restart our regular weekend routines, these Jakarta concept stores and community spaces will provide a welcome alternative from bracing crowded shopping malls and cafe-hopping.

There’re plenty of these unique experiences in Jakarta to plan out your weekends ahead, from the perfect date night idea in a themed restaurant to a fun excursion in a community compound with some good food and your furry friends.


Cover image adapted from: @baru.moto, @anggrianipdewi, @therootsid

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