Cipete, South Jakarta, is home to a number of chic eateries, cozy little cafes, and shops that some, have made it into the list of Jakarta’s trendiest. However, the street manages to stay just a little bit under the radar and has managed to retain its pretty laid back charm. We list our favorite dining places in Cipete South Jakarta spots in the short, but the sweet street.
1. Toodz House
A cozy house that’s been transformed into a restaurant/coffee shop serving affordable western comfort food,(nearly all the food is under Rp. 50,000) light bites, and very good coffee.
Cipete Raya No. 79 South Jakarta 12410
Phone: +62 21 75904015
Mon – Sun : 8 am – 11 pm
2. Sophie Authentique
Having difficulty in finding good bread in the city, a long time French resident of Jakarta, Sophie Boyer jumped at her first opportunity to open her own bakery in November 2012. It started off as only a delivery service on weekends, but sweet-toothed Jakartans were persistent in their search for more of Sophie’s authentic French delicacies and kept asking for an address to visit during the week, and the rest is freshly baked history!
Jl Kemang Selatan 1 No. 20 A (Near Hero Kemang) | Phone: (021) 7180011 | Open: 8AM-5PM
Jl. Cipete Raya No.11, Cilandak, DKI Jakarta | Phone:(021) 7656364 | Open: 8AM-9PM
Jalan Cikajang No.48, Kebayoran Baru, south Jakarta | Phone:(021) 7263038 | Open 8AM-10PM
3. Kopi Tuku
Kopi Tuku is the trend setter for the cheap but goodie iced coffee milk hype that’s taking Jakarta by storm, with their Es Kopi Tetangga that consists of an espresso, milk, and thick palm sugar syrup. Other than coffee, stop by for a comforting selection of baked goods.
Jl. Cipete Raya, 7 AM – 10 PM
4. SRSLY Coffee
SRSLY Coffee is a contemporary coffee shop and hangout offering a wide array of good coffee. As well as elevated local fare in a relaxed atmosphere.
Jl. Cipete Raya No.7 C, RW.3, Cipete Selatan, Jakarta Selatan
7 am – 10 pm
5. Pagi Sore
As one of the oldest Padang restaurants in Jakarta, Pagi Sore serves the authentic flavor of Minang cuisine inherited from generations to generations. Pick your a favorite amongst the many dishes served on your table. Although always the winner is their legendary Rendang, dark brown, almost black even from 8 hours of cooking process. A rendang that many swears as the best in Jakarta.
Jl. Cipete Raya 2 No. 1, Jakarta
Phone: +62 21 766 7000
6. Animo Bakery
Serving authentic european sourdough bread and pastries such as croissants danish and quiche, perfect to be enjoyed for breakfast over a cup of coffee. For aspiring bakers, they also hold the occasional baking class! Check out their twitter @AnimoBakery for schedule and more information.
Jl. Cipete I No. 6A, South Jakarta
Hours: 7am-5pm, Everyday
An must visit coffee spot in Jl. Suryo, South Jakarta, that will get busy during the weekends, but its spacious place and subdued ambiance makes it a perfect place to work on the weekdays. Their breakfast and brunch items are also consistently good. Must try!
8. Levant Boulangerie
Levant Boulangerie has long been supplying authentic french and European bread to a number of restaurants in Jakarta with their signature sourdough breads, baguettes, to croissants. It is a traditional french bakery, which means that their products comes at it’s most fresh state in the morning! Do try their canelles, the simple yet essential baguette, and quiches.
Jl. Cipete Dalam No.9A, Cipete, South Jakarta
Opening hours: 7 days a week, 7am-7pm
Phone: (021) 7661453
9. Twinhouse Coffee & Kitchen
A charming little house surrounded by spacious garden, serving homemade food and soul refreshing beverages that visitors like to take outside and enjoy picnic-style, when it’s nice outside. Recently, they added a brand new cafe serving really good coffee. Last but not least, they have spacious parking space that could fit up to 60 cars, which has made this spot a favorite for private events, even weddings!
Jl. Cipete Raya No. 4B Cipete Selatan, Jakarta Selatan
Hours: 8AM – 10PM TUESDAY to SUNDAY / (CLOSED ON MONDAY)
Another hidden gem is there at the Cipete area amongst some increasingly whipping new coffee joints. Bansan is focusing on serving Japanese style rice bowl started with only three dishes on the menu. They are OG Chicken Nanban, Fire Nanban, and Triple Sauce Roast Beef in which all of them are claimed to be their best-selling selection. OG Chicken Nanban is a sweet and sour glazed chicken bites, furikake on rice, homemade tartar, and tobiko. Fire Nanban is a spicy glazed chicken bites, furikake on rice, homemade tartar, and tobiko. And Triple Sauce Roast Beef is a sous-vide roasted tenderloin, furikake on rice, secret triple sauce; light sauce, white sauce, and truffle brown sauce. Take a seat in its trendy and stylish small outlet and try every each of the menus for a comforting flavor.
Jl. Cipete Raya No.65, Cipete Selatan, Jakarta Selatan
P: (+6221) 7663228
10 am – 9 pm (Sun-Sat)
11. Aroma Padi
Aroma Padi restaurant offers an elevated Indonesia Peranakan cuisine with a modern touch. The place also comes with a stylish interior concept and spacious enough for small gatherings.
Jl. Cipete Raya No.6, RW.4, Cipete Selatan, Jakarta Selatan
10 am – 10 pm
P: (+6221) 27822000