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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 Australian in Seminyak

Shelter Cafe

This second-storey cafe brims daily with the young, beautiful people of Seminyak, their coffee strong, their acai bowls piled high. Those are actually from Nalu Bowls, the acai bar downstairs, and next door is also …
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 Japanese in Canggu

One Eyed Jack

Izakaya, the style of Japanese dining that encourages groups of friends to enjoy drinks and shared plates of food, is exemplified by this wonderful small restaurant. The chef is a veteran of internationally acclaime…
Top Choice Beach in Canggu

Batu Bolong Beach

The beach at Batu Bolong is the most popular in the Canggu area. There's almost always a good mix of locals, expats and visitors hanging out in the cafes, surfing the breaks or watching it all from the sand. There a…
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 Cafe in Canggu

Deus Ex Machina

This surreal venue amid Canggu's rice fields has many personas. If you're hungry it's a restaurant-cafe-bar; for shoppers it's a fashion label; if you're into culture it's a contemporary-art gallery; for music lover…
Top Choice Asian in Seminyak

Ginger Moon

Australian Dean Keddell is one of scores of young chefs lured to Bali to run restaurants. His creation is an appealing, airy space, with carved wood and palms. The menu features a 'Best of' list of favourites, serve…
Top Choice Seafood in Kerobokan

Sardine

Seafood fresh from the famous Jimbaran market is the star at this elegant yet intimate, casual yet stylish restaurant. It's in a beautiful bamboo pavilion, with open-air tables overlooking a private sunflower garden…