Bali Food Guide: 11 Restaurants In Canggu, Ubud and Seminyak To Hit Up On Your Next Trip To Bali
Headed to Bali for a getaway? This holiday hotspot is teeming with life and also home to a huge number of restaurants that’ll leave you in a dilemma! Can’t decide where to fuel up? Whether you’re headed to the modern Canggu, culturally-rich and serene Ubud or the buzzing Seminyak, here’s a food guide to 11 top restaurants in Bali that’ll give you a visual and literal feast to remember!
On the hunt for great food in the laid-back town of Canggu?
Source: The Avocado Factory
At The Avocado Factory, you can have your avocado toast and eat it too. Located at the heart of Canggu, look forward to dining with a picturesque view of the rice paddies and indulge in an impressive range of avocado dishes. Feeling like digging into a hearty bowl of healthy food? Try their Soul Bowl, Tofu Salad or even Poke Bowl!
Brunch lovers, kickstart your day with some Avo Hummus served on mixed seeds sourdough or their Avo Nasi Campur complete with spicy tempeh and Factory Sambal. All dishes can be made vegan or gluten-free friendly, plus The Avocado Factory is dedicated to using sustainable practices and they’re mostly plastic free! What more can we ask for? From creative avocado dishes to classics, you’re in for a mouthwatering treat here.
Address: The Avocado Factory, Jalan Tanah Barak, 58 Canggu Bali 80361
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If you’re after a relaxed time and plan on hanging around Echo Beach in Canggu, the luxurious and modern Como Beach Club is the place to be. After a day of exploring or surfing, be welcomed and spoilt for choice by the range of options. Be it breakfast, lunch or dinner, treat yourself to an eclectic range of cuisines from Asian to Western and of course, Indonesian.
Need to unwind? Lay back by the pool with small plates and appetisers accompanied by drinks of your selection. Drink your fix of greens with juices and healthy blends or knock back a drink by the bar while munching on some bar bites! For those with children in tow, fret not for the Kids Menu guarantees something for every palate out there.
Address: Jalan Pantai Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Canggu, Bali 80361
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3. Milk & Madu
Source: Milk & Madu
There is much ado about Milk & Madu and for good reason! A cute cafe awash with natural lighting, Milk & Madu is a Modern Australian spot serving up hearty breakfast foods, fresh tortilla wraps and flavourful gourmet burgers.
Compromising on the taste of your meals while staying on track for your eat clean goals is unheard of at Milk & Madu. Get your greens in with their Super Smoothies and House Juices chock full of nutrients and fresh fruits or give their fresh, vibrant salads a go! Everything looks as good as it tastes, so don’t forget to snap a picture of your meal before tucking in.
It just keeps getting better- Milk & Madu is kids friendly, with a lovely space for little ones to roam and free arts and crafts activities to give them engaging hands-on experiences! A fantastic hangout perfect for groups and families, you can also look forward to sipping on a good cuppa here.
Address: Jalan Pantai Berawa No.52, Canggu, Bali 80361
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Looking to indulge in a good meal after some sightseeing in Ubud?
Source: Watercress Cafe
At Watercress, all ingredients used are fresh, organic and from the community of local farmers. Dedicated to serving the best food and providing great times, one can expect to be treated to a feast for both the eyes and stomach! Be kind to your body and nourish it with healthy and delicious food from Watercress while surrounded by the tranquil atmosphere and stunning views.
No matter what time of the day you’re fuelling up, pick from a variety of dishes including the Watercress Nasi Goreng, Grilled Mahi-Mahi and Goat Cheese & Home Made Pesto Open Sandwich. Just lusting after a chilled beverage? Sip on their Garden Bar Cocktails from the carefully curated menu featuring funky names like Van Gogh No. 10 and Bee Polite. Your tastebuds will be well taken care of here!
Address: Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali 80571
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5. Naughty Nuri’s
Source: Naughty Nuri’s
Known as the OG, the Naughty Nuri’s in Ubud is a home-style wooden shack that promises nothing but the best finger-licking good ribs, perfectly charred and gleaming with sauce. Meat lovers, you may convene at this no-frills spot and enjoy a time of sinking your teeth into the ribs with meat falling off the bones paired with martinis that create an explosion of flavours in your mouth. While it has become a hotspot for tourists, Naughty Nuri’s lives up to the hype and is a must-visit after a day of exploring around Ubud! Tucking into good food with great company sounds like a fantastic plan!
Address: Jl. Raya Sanggingan No.88X, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Locavore offers modern European fare made with ingredients sourced locally. Voted the best restaurant in Indonesia in 2017, the kitchen is helmed by masterful chefs Eelke Plasjmeijer and Ray Adriansyah. Together with the passionate and dedicated team, one can expect to be treated to a memorable gastronomical experience at Locavore.
Choose from the Locavore or Herbivore menu where all the ingredients of each dish are listed and carefully put together, with a blend of European and Indonesian influences. Look forward to tasting innovative dishes like Foie Gras Kambing, featuring goat liver mousse and pickled wild berries cured smoked goat heart topped with a rosella kombucha vinaigrette. Offering five to seven course meals with or without drink pairings and even private dining spaces for those after a more intimate experience, a meal at Locavore is guaranteed to be nothing short of amazing.
Address: 10 Jalan Dewi Sita, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Tuesday-Saturday: 12pm-2.30pm (Lunch)
Monday-Saturday: 6.30pm-10pm (Dinner)
Planning to visit Seminyak to chill by the beach and bask in the nightlife?
Carnivores, rejoice! Boy’N’Cow is Bali’s first meat boutique situated at the top of Eat Street in Seminyak. Specialising in grain or grass fed beef that is dry-aged for 28 days before seasoned with their signature rub and grilled to perfection, you’ll be spoilt by all the choices. Striploin? Ribeye? Tenderloin? We’ll have them all!
Apart from beef, they also serve up a mean range of other dishes to accompany your meal. Why not start your meal with a portion of Crab Cakes or Parma Ham? For those not feeling like having beef, you’ll be impressed by their beefless options featuring Yellow Fin Tuna, Organic Lamb Shank and more. With a cocktail lounge on the second level, you’ll have a wonderful time complete with food and drinks that caters to all palates and moods!
Address: Jl. Raya Kerobokan 138, Seminyak, Bali, 80361
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Located along one of the hottest dining strips in Seminyak, Barbacoa brings to Bali the original Carribean way of slow-cooking meat over fire. Dedicated to BBQ, wood fire and charcoal, indulge in tasty cuts of meat or seafood in a rustic warehouse with high ceilings and mosaic tiled floors. For those after smoky, heavier flavours, you might head straight for the Asado or Woodfire Charcoal section of the menu that includes Charcoal Grilled Wagyu Beef Sirloin and Grilled Chorizo while others might give their ceviche and tacos a go.
Offering a private terrace that overlooks the rice paddies, this unique dining space together with the great food that it serves up guarantees everyone an incredible and memorable experience that leave your hearts (and stomachs) full.
Address: Jl. Petitenget No.14, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
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9. Merah Putih
Source: Merah Putih
What’s a trip to Bali without experiencing some of the finest Indonesian cuisine around? Merah Putih promises and delivers just that, with their classic and modern renditions of Indonesian flavours. Staying true to the communal Indonesian dining style, food is placed in the middle of the table to ensure that everyone gets to taste different dishes.
With their menu offering a beautiful balance of traditional food made with locally sourced produce and generously spiced as well as creative culinary creations influenced by traditional Indonesian ingredients, your taste buds are in for a treat at Merah Putih. Accompanied by the wonderful design of the restaurant that has indoor gardens and eco-sustainable features like solar filtered glass walls that allow natural light to seep in, having a meal here is bound to be a beautiful and memorable experience!
Address: Jl. Petitenget No.100x, Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia 80361
Monday-Sunday: 12pm-3pm, 6pm-11.30pm
From the folks behind Sisterfields, Boss Man and Expat Roasters, some of the hottest dining spots in Seminyak, enters Bikini. This Miami-inspired restaurant promises a culinary journey of texture, contrasts and flavour alongside inventive cocktail adventures. Expect to tuck into plates that are meticulously and artistically plated, all influenced by the seasonal produce on the island. Encouraging a social eating style, a meal at Bikini includes sharing plates, mouthfuls of flavours and finished up with indulgent desserts. A word of caution: contrary to what their name suggests, bikini wearers aren’t allowed entry!
Address: JL. Kayu Cendana No.6 Seminyak, Bali 80361
Monday-Sunday: 12pm-12am (Bar), 6pm-10.30pm (Dinner)
Source: Metis Restaurant & Gallery Bali
Around the North of Seminyak lies Metis, a restaurant that welcomes patrons with a memorable sensory experience through French-Mediteranean cuisine and flavours. Whether you dine in this elegant and comfortable space during lunch or dinner, Metis promises delightful menu highlights including salads, soups, sandwiches and hearty mains.
Not particularly hungry? Unwind on the veranda lounge overlooking rice fields while enjoying a cocktail or two. Immerse yourself in some Balinese art as you dine surrounded by various pieces of handcrafted jewellery displays and contemporary photographs and paintings!
Address: Jl. Petitenget No.6, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Raring to set off and explore Bali?
If you’re already planning your route and ready to eat your way through these areas, hold your horses for just a bit. Did you know you can still use Chope even when you’re in Bali? Even better news: in Bali, you also still get to earn the same amount of Chope-Dollars that you would receive in Singapore with each reservation made! Now go forth and secure your spots at restaurants in Bali!