South Bali & the Islands drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Club in Ulu Watu


Perched at the base of the Bukit Peninsula, Bali's hottest new day club is home to seekers of sunshine-fuelled revelry and house and hip-hop beats. The imposing architecture of the modern Cube bar is a stunning foca…
Top Choice Bar in Ulu Watu

Single Fin

From this triple-level cafe, you can watch never-ending swells march across the Indian Ocean from this cliff-side perch, and the surfers carve it up when the waves are big. Drinks here aren't cheap (or very good), b…
Top Choice Coffee in Denpasar

Bhineka Djaja

Home to Bali's Coffee Co, this storefront sells locally grown beans and makes a mean espresso, which you can enjoy at the two tiny tables while watching the bustle of Denpasar's old main drag.
Pub in Sanur

Fire Station

There's some old Hollywood style here at this open-fronted pub. Vaguely 1960s Hollywood-esque portraits line walls; you expect to see a young Dennis Hopper lurking in the rear. Enjoy pitchers of sangria and other in…
Bar in Tanjung Benoa

Atlichnaya Bar

A lively and convivial alternative to the stiff hotel bars, this rollicking place serves a long list of cheap mixed drinks and even offers massages (from 50,000Rp). There are cheap and cheery Indo and Western menu i…
Cafe in Ulu Watu

Warung Delpi

A relaxed cafe-bar sitting on a cliff away from other cafe spots, with stunning views. One area is perched on a gigantic mushroom of concrete atop a rock out above the surf. The food is basic (mains 55,000Rp to 85,0…
Bar in Jimbaran

Rock Bar

Star of a thousand glossy articles written about Bali, this bar perched 14m above the crashing Indian Ocean is very popular. In fact, at sunset the wait to ride the lift down to the bar can top one hour. There's a n…
Bar in Sanur


This veteran boozer has an old South Pacific thatched charm and is one of several casual bars on this street. Enjoy cheap drinks under the palms in the large, shady garden. The Mexican-style food (mains from 47,000R…
Cafe in Jimbaran

Jimbaran Beach Club

Just in case Jimbaran Bay wasn't alluring enough, this beach bar has a long pool bordering the sand. It's rather upscale: you can rent a comfy lounger and umbrella and enjoy ordering from a long drinks and food menu…