Restaurants

Top Choice Market in Gianyar

Gianyar Night Market

The sound of scores of cooking pots and the glare of bright lights add a frenetic and festive clamour to Gianyar's delicious and wonderfully aromatic pasar malam (night market), where some of the best street food in…
Top Choice Balinese in Amlapura

Bali Asli

The green hills around Amlapura are some of east Bali's most beautiful and Australian chef Penelope Williams takes full advantage of the vistas at her elegant restaurant and cooking school. Produce sourced from the …
Top Choice Cafe in Sanur

Genius Cafe

This hub for entrepreneurship, which is part of a growing, membership-based network of beach clubs, also serves up delicious food and drinks from a stunning seafront perch. Yes to the ginger latte, yes to the fresh …
Top Choice Desserts in Ubud

Room4Dessert

Celebrity chef Will Goldfarb, who hails from the States and gained fame via Netflix's Chef's Table, runs what could be a nightclub but is in fact a dessert bar where patrons who book far enough in advance (you'll ne…
Top Choice Indonesian in Denpasar

Depot Cak Asmo

Join the government workers and students from the nearby university for superb dishes cooked to order in the bustling kitchen. Order the buttery and crispy cumi cumi (calamari) battered in telor asin (a heavenly mix…
Top Choice Indonesian in Gunung Batur Area

Pulu Mujung Warung

Easily the best option for a meal in the area, this fantastic cafe has epic volcano views. It's affiliated with the much-loved Warung Bodag Maliah restaurant in Ubud. Soups are enjoyable in the cool mountain air, an…
Top Choice Balinese in Denpasar

Men Gabrug

A favourite sweet treat for Balinese of all ages is jaje laklak – disks of rice flour cooked in an open-air cast-iron pan and redolent of coconut. One of the best places to get them is at this family-run outlet wher…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Kerobokan

Saigon Street

Modern, vibrant and packed, this Vietnamese restaurant lures in the buzzing masses with its swanky neon decor. Creative Vietnamese dishes include peppery betel leaves filled with slow-cooked octopus, and there's an …
Top Choice Balinese in Tanjung Benoa

Bumbu Bali 1

Long-time resident and cookbook author Heinz von Holzen, his wife Puji, and their well-trained and enthusiastic staff serve exquisitely flavoured dishes at this superb restaurant. Many diners opt for one of several …
Top Choice Indonesian in Pemuteran

Santai Warung

Follow the glowing lanterns off Pemuteran's main road to this adorable Indonesian restaurant, which serves up spicy, authentic dishes – including lots of great vegetarian options – in a wonderful garden setting. The…