Dili restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Dili

Agora Food Studio

House-made yoghurt breakfast bowls, kombucha (fermented tea) and barista-made coffee set this cafe, upstairs in the LELI English school, apart. Staff transform local staples like fresh ginger, turmeric and sweet pot…
International in Dili

Castaway Bar

Crowds of locals, tourists and expats enjoy Aussie comfort food staples as well as gourmet pizzas and burgers at this popular two-storey place overlooking the waterfront. Check the blackboard for lunch and dinner sp…
Vietnamese in Dili

Rolls N Bowls

Sit down in air-con comfort and get your pho fix at this popular Vietnamese restaurant in the heart of Dili's foreshore precinct. As well as pho, you can enjoy spring rolls and salad bowls. There's a view of Dili's …
Cafe in Dili

Kaffè U'ut

Hard-to-resist cheesecakes and Brazilian brigadeiro (fudge balls) go down well with the Timorese coffee (US$3) served in this modern cafe with air-con. Lunch-seekers can enjoy burgers, paninis or vegan pasta. Also a…
Food Hall in Dili

Timor Plaza Food Court

Lunchtime sees this food court on the ground floor of busy Timor Plaza fill to overflowing. Expats and local workers load up plates with Timorese food from City Cafe, or delicious dishes from elsewhere in Asia, like…
International in Dili


The extensive menu at Timor-Leste's fanciest restaurant ranges from homemade ravioli to grilled chicken with wasabi mash, with some good, though expensive, Indian-style veg options thrown in. There's one obvious neg…
Cafe in Dili

Letefoho Specialty Coffee Roaster

The super-friendly baristas at Timor-Leste's first speciality coffee shop transform house-roasted Timorese beans into perfect flat whites, iced lattes, or whichever way you like it. A calm spot to while away the hou…
Supermarket in Dili

Lita Supermarket

Sells a wide range of groceries; good for grabbing supplies before trips to the districts. There’s a fresh fruit and veg market across the road.