Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Seminyak

La Favela

An alluring, mysterious entry lures you into full bohemian flair at La Favela, one of Bali's coolest and most original nightspots. Themed rooms lead you on a confounding tour from dimly lit speakeasy cocktail lounge…
Top Choice Bar in Ulu Watu

Single Fin

From this triple-level cafe, you can watch the never-ending swells march in across the Indian Ocean from this cliff-side perch, and the surfers carve it right up when the waves are big. Drinks here aren't cheap (or …
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Ubud

Night Rooster

From the same folks who do Locavore, this neighbouring, second-storey cocktail bar boasts a talented mixologist and some fascinating flavour combos. Inventive cocktails include things such as jack-fruit-infused dry …
Top Choice Lounge in Ubud

Room 4 Dessert

Celebrity chef Will Goldfarb, who gained fame as the dessert chef in Manhattan, runs what could be a nightclub except that it just serves dessert. Get some friends and order the sampler. Pair everything with his lin…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Canggu

La Laguna

A sibling of Seminyak's La Favela, La Laguna is one of Bali's most alluring bars. It combines a beatnik look with Moorish trappings and sparkling tiny lights. Explore the eclectic layout, and sit on a couch, sofa be…
Top Choice Cafe in Ubud

Coffee Studio Seniman

That 'coffee studio' moniker isn't for show; all the equipment is on display at this temple of single-origin coffee. Take a seat on the designer rocker chairs and choose from an array of pourovers, syphon, Aeropress…
Top Choice Bar in Kuta & Legian

Double-Six Rooftop

Sharks swimming in aquarium-lined walls, suave lounges, a commanding location and tiki torches: this ostentatious bar above the Double-Six hotel could be the villain's lair from a Bond film. Amazing sunset views are…
Top Choice Coffee in Ubud

Freak Coffee

The name is appropriate here as these people are coffee fanatics. The best Bali beans are hand-selected and then roasted with precision before being brewed with an attention to detail that would please a persnickety…
Top Choice Club in Kerobokan

Mrs Sippy

This new, Mediterranean-style beach club has pretty much has it all – booze, international DJs, a saltwater swimming pool and three levels of diving platforms. It's not currently a late-night spot (the neighbours ha…
Top Choice Club in Kerobokan

Potato Head

Bali's highest-profile beach club is one of the best. Wander up off the sand or follow a long drive off Jl Petitenget and you’ll find much to amuse, from an enticing pool to a swanky restaurant, Kaum, plus a new piz…