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Top Choice Cafe in Lovina

Global Village Kafe

Che Guevara, Mikhail Gorbachev and Nelson Mandela are just some of the figures depicted in the paintings lining the walls of this artsy cafe. The baked goods, fruit drinks, pizzas, breakfasts, Indo classics and much…
Top Choice Fusion in Lovina


Enjoy the renowned organic restaurant at the boutique hotel in the hills behind Lovina. Tables enjoy views across the north coast. The changing menu draws its fresh ingredients from the hotel's organic farm and the …
Top Choice Bakery in Lovina

Buda Bakery

North Bali's best bakery has a huge array of breads, cakes and other treats produced fresh daily. However, the real reason to make the 10-minute walk here from Jl Raya Lovina is for the upstairs cafe, which does sim…
Top Choice Thai in Lovina

Jasmine Kitchen

The Thai fare at this elegant two-level restaurant is excellent. The menu is long and authentic, and the staff are gracious. Try the homemade ice cream for dessert and enjoy it to the sounds of soft jazz. You can re…
Indonesian in Lovina

Sea Breeze Café

Right by the beach, this breezy cafe is the best – and most intimate – of the beachside choices, especially since a recent stylish makeover. The Indonesian and Western dishes are well-presented, as are the excellent…
Greek in Lovina

My Greek Taverna

Why go to Mykonos when you can go to Lovina? An expat Greek who's been on Bali for 40 years runs this authentic taverna. From the dolmades to the souvlaki to the moussaka, the dishes are spot on. Even better, servic…
Japanese in Lovina


This authentic Japanese place has a skilled sushi chef and a solid list of fresh nigiri and sashimi choices. The dining room is suitably spare and uncomplicated.
Seafood in Lovina

Tanjung Alam

You'll see the fragrant column of smoke rising through the palms before you find this entirely open-air waterfront restaurant where grilled seafood is king. Settle back at one of the tables in the long shady pavilio…
International in Lovina

Spice Beach Club

Mirrored shades are de rigueur at this stylish hang-out on a nice patch of beach. There's a whiff of Cannes about the rows of beach loungers backed by a pool. The menu ranges from burgers to seafood while the bar li…
Vegetarian in Lovina


The many shades of green at this vegetarian cafe aren’t just for show. They reflect the earth-friendly ethics of the owners. Enjoy organic smoothies, house-made gelato, and fresh and tasty international dishes, such…