Bali drinking and 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 Club in Ulu Watu

Omnia

Perched at the base of the Bukit Peninsula, Bali's hottest new day club is home to seekers of sunshine-fuelled revelry and house and hip-hop beats. The imposing architecture of the modern Cube bar is a stunning foca…
Top Choice Bar in Ulu Watu

Single Fin

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

Night Rooster

From the same folks at Locavore, this neighbouring, second-storey cocktail bar boasts a talented mixologist and some fascinating flavour combos. Inventive cocktails include things such as jackfruit-infused dry gin, …
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

Sweet Orange Warung

An idyllic location in the midst of a rice field a short walk from the centre of town makes this a wonderful spot for a drink or simple meal. You'll be serenaded by water running through the farming channels, birds …
Top Choice Cafe in Ubud

Full Circle

Australian-style cafe society is represented by a few popular businesses here in Ubud, and this is its most recent – and sleek – incarnation. Though in a slightly out-of-the-way location, it's worth making the trek …
Top Choice Lounge in Ubud

Bridges

The namesake bridges are right outside the Divine Wine & Cocktail Bar on the lower level of this bar/restaurant complex, which has sweeping views of the river gorge. You’ll hear the rush of the water far below w…
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 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 restaurants like the swanky Kaum and zero…