IKEA INDONESIA – Alam Sutera

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BIG NEWS!! IKEA is finally open its first outlet in Indonesia at Alam Sutera – Tangerang since 15th Oct 2014.

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Located at Alam Sutera area near Alam Sutera Mall and Alam Sutera toll road exit/ entrance. Most of you already know that IKEA is world’s largest furniture retailer that design and sell ready-to-assemble modern style furniture, appliances and home accessories. And having lot’s of fans from Indonesia, no wonder the first day of its opening in Alam Sutera – Indonesia, large amount of visitors have waited on the outside even before it opens.

IKEA Swedish Meatball
IKEA Swedish Meatball

Being super excited and curious with IKEA Indonesia I finally dragged Mr. Jajan along with my sis to visit IKEA thursday night, yup on the 2nd day of its opening around 19.30. Parking space are spacious and not full during our visit. We heard that during lunch time the crowd are crazy until they have to park outside the building. Btw, free parking here.

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What’s available inside IKEA Indonesia – Alam Sutera?? Let me take you tour around. IKEA is built on a very very extensive land area, it consist of three foloors. Basement for parking (outdoor parking area also available).

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First floor consist of market hall, bistro, Swedish food market and self service furniture area.

MARKET HALL- First Floor
Inside market hall, you will find almost everything you need for your home such as picture frame, home lighting, clock, rugs, linen, kitchen utensils and countless unique stuff that guarantee will make you tempted to buy.

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Market Hall
Market Hall
Market Hall
Market Hall
Market Hall
Market Hall
Market Hall
Market Hall
self service furniture area
Self service furniture area
Self service furniture area
Self service furniture area

Tips:
1. Wear comfortable shoes, your trip to IKEA will require you to walk a lot because this place is freaking spacious!!
2. IKEA provides locker for visitors, it is located on the left side (in front of toilet) from the main entrance, you can put your belongings inside it.
3. If you are running out of cash, don’t worry because inside IKEA you can withdraw cash from BCA ATM, it’s located near the locker on the left side from main entrance.

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Market Hall
Market Hall
Cashier
Cashier

BISTRO – First Floor
IKEA Bistro is located right in front of the cashier from Market Hall, here you can buy several grab and go food and beverage with reasonably affordable price for example hotdog, coffee, tea, etc. AnakJajan bought Spicy Chicken Fried Bread IDR 5k, it was just okay but the highlight would be the cheap yet tasty Ice Cream in a Cone that cost only IDR 4k, simply satisfying smooth and rich vanilla ice cream that definitely has better taste than the other fast food restaurant.

Spicy Chicken Fried Bread IDR 5k
Spicy Chicken Fried Bread IDR 5k
1. Order Ice Cream at Bistro cashier, bring the ice cream cone and token to the ice cream machine
1. Order Ice Cream at Bistro cashier, bring the ice cream cone and token to the ice cream machine
2. Put the cone and token into the machine
2. Put the cone and token into the machine
Ice Cream IDR 4k
Ice Cream IDR 4k

SWEDISH FOOD MARKET – First Floor
Located next to the bistro there’s a mini mart that sell traditional Swedish meals, snacks and drinks.

Swedish food market
Swedish food market
 Swedish food market
Swedish food market
Swedish food market
Swedish food market
Swedish food market
Swedish food market
Swedish food market
Swedish food market
Swedish food market
Swedish food market
Swedish food market
Swedish food market

And second floor is where the cafeteria located along with the showroom.

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CAFETERIA – Second Floor

Many of you are fans of IKEA Swedish Meatballs rite?? Well we have good news for yaaa, Swedish Meatball is available here!! Uhlala~ But I also have another news which can be good news or bad news depends on the person, the meatball here is HALAL.

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The cafeteria was super packed but the queue still manageable for me, it took us around 15-20 minutes queuing. I’m actually disappointed because unlike the first day, they serve the food with paper plates and boiled & mashed potato also not available resulting all of our orders are served with french fries.

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IKEA Swedish Meatball IDR 40k/10pcs, IDR 50k/15pcs and IDR 60k/20pcs
Served with potato, cream gravy sauce, pickled cucumber and (still not available) lingonberry jam

The meatballs are locally produced and Halal, many of my friends said that it doesn’t taste as delicious as the one they had oversea. During our visit the lingonberry jam still not available so we only get the meatballs with pickled cucumber and cream gravy sauce. The cream gravy sauce was very nice though, savory but not too creamy and well seasoned. On the other hands, the meatball was decent but didn’t scream wow though, it was like a tender and softer version of Indonesian meatball.

IKEA Swedish Meatball IDR 40k/10pcs, IDR 50k/15pcs
IKEA Swedish Meatball IDR 40k/10pcs, IDR 50k/15pcs

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Swedish Meatballs
Swedish Meatballs

Shrimp Cutlet IDR 8k, Shrimp Purse IDR 8k

Shrimp Cutlet IDR 8k, Shrimp Purse IDR 8k
Shrimp Cutlet IDR 8k, Shrimp Purse IDR 8k

Swedish Poached Salmon with Chive sauce IDR 60k
served with potato and broccoli
Salmon was soft and moist but lack of seasoning.

Swedish Poached Salmon with Chive sauce IDR 60k
Swedish Poached Salmon with Chive sauce IDR 60k
Swedish Poached Salmon with Chive sauce IDR 60k
Swedish Poached Salmon with Chive sauce IDR 60k

Baked Chicken Leg with Dill Sauce IDR 35k
Tender and juicy chicken leg, the chicken was well seasoned but AnakJajan don’t like the weird aroma from the dill sauce.

Baked Chicken Leg with Dill Sauce IDR 35k
Baked Chicken Leg with Dill Sauce IDR 35k
Baked Chicken Leg with Dill Sauce IDR 35k
Baked Chicken Leg with Dill Sauce IDR 35k

SHOWROOM – Second Floor

Furniture display everywhere!! My oh my me, Mr. Jajan and sis are sucker when it comes to a place like this, love love loveeee how well they decor and arrange the showroom making us want to buy almost every single thing here. Arrghh!! I’m going crazy!!

Showroom
Showroom

IKEA

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Currently eyeing on this super cute white rattan computer chair. Mr. Jajan wants to change my ugly yet comfortable computer chair in our home with this one, ahhh tempting.

LOVE!!
LOVE!!

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FYI, IKEA is providing free shuttle bus using Big Bird from IKEA to Mall Alam Sutera. Price wise is considerably cheaper than the store next door with more selection and cuter design. Overall we love love loveee IKEA, found a perfect size of dining table with a nice design with several items that we would want to buy later, how about you?? Have you visited IKEA Indonesia yet or when you will visit it?? Let’s jajan and shopping!!

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Address:
IKEA Indonesia
Jl. Jalur Sutera Boulevard No. 45
Alam Sutera, Serpong, Tangerang, 15320 Indonesia
Phone: (+6221) 29853900
http://www.ikea.com/id/en/
Instagram: @iloveikeaid

Opening Hours:
Store: 10.00 – 22.00
Restaurant: 09.30 – 21.30

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7 thoughts on “IKEA INDONESIA – Alam Sutera”

    1. Thx 🙂
      We didn’t pay attention while paying the food in the cafeteria because we use cash. But I did saw debit/credit card machine at swedish food market cashier. They also have BCA ATM machine on the left side from the main entrance.

  1. oh I loooveee IKEA.
    Since they’re opening, saya lagi norak-noraknya ke Ikea Alam sutera ini
    thanks for sharing …

  2. The prices at IKEA Alam Sutera are very expensive compared to IKEA Malaysia and IKEA Singapore. Its obvious that PT Hero wants to make extensive profits. If youre buying lots of stuff, it would be cheaper to buy from Malaysia and ship via container. It would still be cheaper as prices at Alam Sutera can be as much as 100% to 200% higher. The food too is not as good or original as other IKEA. The meatballs are not what i call Swedish meatballs but “bakso”…

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