Top ChoiceDesserts 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...

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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 it's in a slightly out-of-the-way location, it's worth making...

Top ChoiceVegetarian in Ubud

Moksa

Based at its own permaculture farm, Moksa shows that extraordinary meals can be created with vegetables prepared simply. Half the dishes are raw, half cooked; many are vegan. The setting is bucolic, but the...

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Kafe

This is the type of place that Ubud does particularly well. Attractive decor, laid-back vibe, friendly staff and healthy food are the hallmarks, and together they form a tempting package. The huge organic menu...

Top ChoiceSouth American in Ubud

Pica

Much-acclaimed, the contemporary South American cuisine served at this small restaurant is one of Ubud's culinary highlights. From the open kitchen, dishes making creative use of meat and fish issue forth – be...

Top ChoiceVegetarian in Ubud

Dumbo

Music, mixology and Italian food are a particularly good trio, so you'd need to be a dumbo not to eat here, especially as pizzas cooked in a wood-fired oven are also on offer (after 4pm only). Trained bar staff...

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Watercress

A young and fashionable crowd flocks to this Aussie-style contemporary cafe to nosh on all-day breakfasts, burgers, sourdough sandwiches, homemade cakes, gourmet salads and more. Drink good coffee during the day...

Italian in Ubud

Uma Cucina

There's lots to like about this Italian restaurant. Its flexible kitchen serves an antipasto set menu at lunch (eight antipasti, 299,000Rp), a filling afternoon tea (200,000Rp) and dinners featuring pizza cooked...

Indonesian in Ubud

Hujan Locale

Chef Will Meyrick is the culinary genius behind Mama San in Seminyak, and his Ubud outpost is just as impressive. The menu delivers traditional Indonesian with modern, creative flair and the results are uniformly...

Fusion in Ubud

Mozaic

Chef Chris Salans oversees this much-lauded top-end restaurant. Fine French fusion cuisine features on a constantly changing seasonal menu that takes its influences from tropical Asia. Dine in an elegant garden...

Balinese in Ubud

Nasi Ayam Kedewatan

Few locals making the trek up the hill through Sayan pass this Bali version of a roadhouse without stopping. The star is sate lilit: chicken is minced, combined with a selection of spices including lemongrass,...

Mediterranean in Ubud

Kubu

Resembling a posh version of the Balinese bamboo hut that it is named for, Mandapa's premier restaurant offers a memorable and romantic dining experience. Reserve a table in the main dining area or opt for a...

Asian in Ubud

Cafe Pomegranate

High style amid the rice fields. This curving teak, bamboo and thatch pavilion is a favourite of Ubud's expats for a drink. Lassies, smoothies, coffee drinks, teas, Bintangs and the dodgy local wines are the...

Indian in Ubud

Pesona

Superb Indian fare (the pappadums crackle!) is served by attentive staff in this airy upstairs restaurant. But the real appeal is the long cocktail list starring many a house speciality, such as gin drinks...

Fusion in Ubud

Locavore

Foodies book months in advance to sample the tasting menus at this temple to modern gastronomy. Flavours are fresh, bold and often unorthodox; presentation is exquisite.

Fusion in Ubud

Clear

Known for its theatrical decor and crowd-pleasing menu, Clear is one of Ubud's most popular eateries. The relentlessly healthy dishes feature local produce and have artful presentation; menu influences range from...

Balinese in Ubud

Nusantara

Can't score a table at acclaimed Locovore? You might have more luck here at the same team's stylish Indonesian restaurant. Nusantara means 'archipelago', and the menu draws inspiration from the country's multiple...

International in Ubud

Swasti Beloved Cafe

This cafe attached to Swasti Eco Cottages is reason enough to take a stroll through the Monkey Forest. Indonesian and Western dishes prepared from the large in-house organic garden are fresh and tasty. Have a...

Cafe in Ubud

Locavore to Go

From the team behind foodie favourite Locavore, this cafe attached to a butcher shop offers creative breakfast choices (order the waffle with fried duck egg, hollandaise, bacon and chervil for an indulgent start...

Italian in Ubud

Black Beach

The thin-crust pizzas bubble as they emerge from the busy oven here. If that doesn't draw your attention, the tasty pasta might. Views from the upstairs dining area are nice but what really draws in the...