Kuta & Southwest Beaches 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 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 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…
Top Choice Club in Kerobokan

Mrs Sippy

This Mediterranean-style beach club 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 have compla…
Top Choice Cafe in Seminyak


Wander down a tiny gang and push through narrow wooden doors to reach this matchbox coffee bar that does an excellent selection of brews. There are just a few tables in the creatively retro room that's styled like a…
Top Choice Club in Kuta & Legian


A very slick, high-concept nightclub in the TS Suites hotel. Spread over several levels, DJs rev it up with disco, R&B, funk, soul and techno. The crowd is a mix of well-heeled locals and expats. The restaurant …
Top Choice Bar in Kuta & Legian


The sunset views can't be beat at this large terrace bar and cafe at the beach end of the Beachwalk mall. It morphs into a club after 10pm Wednesday to Sunday. Grab a lounger for two.
Cafe in Canggu

Hungry Bird

One of the few genuine third-wave coffee roasters in Bali, Hungry Bird does superb single-origin brews. The Javanese owner is incredibly knowledgeable on the subject, and roasts beans on-site from all over Indonesia…
Bar in Canggu

Pretty Poison

Pretty Poison's bar overlooks an old-school '80s skate bowl, so a surfboard isn't the only board you to need to pack. Run by longtime Aussie expat and surfer Maree Suteja, it's a great place to hang out, with cheap …