Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Sanur

Genius Cafe

This hub for entrepreneurship, which is part of a growing, membership-based network of beach clubs, also serves up delicious food and drinks from a stunning seafront perch. Yes to the ginger latte, yes to the fresh …
Top Choice Indonesian in Denpasar

Depot Cak Asmo

Join the government workers and students from the nearby university for superb dishes cooked to order in the bustling kitchen. Order the buttery and crispy cumi cumi (calamari) battered in telor asin (a heavenly mix…
Top Choice Balinese in Denpasar

Men Gabrug

A favourite sweet treat for Balinese of all ages is jaje laklak – disks of rice flour cooked in an open-air cast-iron pan and redolent of coconut. One of the best places to get them is at this family-run outlet wher…
Top Choice Balinese in Tanjung Benoa

Bumbu Bali 1

Long-time resident and cookbook author Heinz von Holzen, his wife Puji, and their well-trained and enthusiastic staff serve exquisitely flavoured dishes at this superb restaurant. Many diners opt for one of several …
Top Choice Cafe in Ped

Penida Colada

The cocktails at this charming seaside-shack cafe, run by an Indo–Aussie couple, are a must. Fresh, creative concoctions include mojitos and daiquiris to go with a menu of grilled fish, BLTs and chips with aioli. Th…
Top Choice Indonesian in Nusa Lembongan

Green Garden Warung

Tucked into a lovely garden on a side street off Jungutbatu Beach, this locally owned warung serves up tasty smoothie bowls and creative Indonesian dishes, many of which are vegetarian friendly (ie crumbed tempe wit…
Top Choice Indonesian in Nusa Ceningan

Sea Breeze

The charming Sea Breeze has a great location with views of the channel and the seaweed harvest. An attractive open-air setting decorated with plants, bean bags and umbrellas overlooks an infinity pool with a swim-up…
Top Choice International in Nusa Lembongan

Hai Bar & Grill

This wide-open bar with wide-open views of the bay and sunsets is the most stylish restaurant bar along Tanjung Sanghyang. The menu mixes Asian and Western dishes, and there are comforts such as fresh-baked muffins.…
Top Choice Asian in Sanur

Three Monkeys Cafe

This branch of the splendid Ubud original is no mere knock-off. Spread over two floors, there’s cool jazz playing in the background and live performances some nights. Set well back from the road, you can enjoy excel…
Top Choice Cafe in Bingin

Cashew Tree

The place to hang out in Bingin. Surfers and beachgoers gather in this large garden for tasty vegetarian meals. Expect the likes of burritos, salads, sandwiches and smoothies – it's also a good spot for a drink. Thu…