Best Places to Eat in Nusa Dua

Embark on a culinary adventure in Nusa Dua, Bali. Discover hidden gems like Piasan, Bai Yun, Nampu, Ikan, Soleil, and Koral. Taste Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Mediterranean, and Pan-Asian cuisine. Enjoy beachside dining, aquarium experiences, and vibrant Sunday brunches. Delight your taste buds in Nusa Dua’s picturesque setting.

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Join us on a mouthwatering culinary journey as we unveil Nusa Dua’s ultimate culinary spots. Whether you’re a flavour fanatic or simply someone who loves to indulge in seaside snacks, brace yourselves for the best places to dine in Bali’s stunning Nusa Dua area. 

Known for its pristine shoreline and luxury-tranquil beach resorts, Nusa Dua also has a lot of culinary spots to explore beyond its picturesque coastal view. From upscale restaurants, beachfront cafes, and traditional Indonesian eateries, the area exudes its unique charm that captivates local and international visitors – a true gastronomic journey that embraces the magic of culinary artistry.

Discover the culinary gems of Nusa Dua with our curated list of top-notch restaurants and cafes.

Our Pick of Bali’s Best Places to Eat in Nusa Dua

Piasan Restaurant

Looking for the best steak in Bali, especially in the Nusa Dua area? Piasan Restaurant at Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa & Spa is ready to welcome you through its doors. With a stylish dining concept, this Italian restaurant exudes a magical ambience around its beautiful space, elevating the renowned Italian home dining concept.

This Nusa Dua restaurant serves visually enticing and flavourful dishes crafted to showcase the flavours of Italian spices at their best, blending tropical taste and the finest locally-sourced ingredients. 

Piasan’s specialties include its signature Steak Bistecca Diangus Nero Alla Griglia – char-grilled black Angus steak served with risotto, portobello mushroom, vegetable, and red wine sauce. Its juicy tenderness and unique combination of mushroom and red wine will delight your culinary senses in every bite!

Piasan Restaurant opens daily to satisfy your cravings for lunch and dinner time. Lunch experience starts from 11 am to 5 pm, and dinner lasts from 6 pm to 11 pm. 

For more information and reservations, please email reservationnusadua@kayumanis.com or call +62 851 6290 8592.

Bai Yun at Kempinski

Delve into the sphere of authentic Chinese cuisine at Bai Yun, the newest dining venue at The Apurva Kempinski Bali. Translating to ‘white cloud’ in Chinese Mandarin, Bai Yun perfectly showcases its specialty with a delectable hot pot dining experience.

Indulge in unforgettable lunch or dinner at the restaurant, as the bubbling hot pot fills the sophisticated establishment’s air with steam that projects drifting white clouds. Also, the Chinese restaurant presents a wide array of homemade dim sum that will tantalize your taste buds and enhance the whole casual dining ambience.

This is a fantastic social dining activity as guests share the round table full of vegetables, noodles, condiments, seafoods and meats to add to your bubbling pot of broth. Fun for friends and the whole family, this style of dining is both delicious and interactive. 

Bai Yun welcomes guests for lunch from Monday to Sunday from 12 pm to 4 pm and dinner from Monday to Sunday between 4 pm and 10.30 pm.


Starts from IDR 588,000++ for the hotpot set.

IDR 888,000++ per person for the special Laksa Jakarta offer.

See the full menu at Bai Yun.

For more information and reservation, please email restaurants.bali@kempinski.com or call +62 361 209 2288.

Nampu at Grand Hyatt Bali

Designed for Japanese fine dining epicures, Nampu offers culinary delights that are way beyond ordinary. Situated at the family-friendly beachfront resort in Nusa Dua, Grand Hyatt Bali, Nampu invites you to indulge in a rustic Izakaya (country-inn) style setting that overlooks a well-manicured garden and serene lotus ponds.

Step into a space where elegance and sleekness gracefully embody Japanese culture and philosophy within the restaurant’s interior. The main dining room features an interactive sushi bar, letting you witness the artistry of skilled chefs as they present exquisite creations that will feast your eyes!

Additionally, the restaurant’s modern tatami seating in the main dining room and private dining areas add to the ambience – flaunting an irresistible blend of traditional charm and contemporary allure.

The restaurant’s artful specialties include Sashimi Moriawase, an assorted fresh sashimi platter reminiscing the savoury flavour of the ocean; Sumiyaki or charcoal-grilled meat or fish – the smokiness and rich savouries will have you craving for more. 

Nampu also offers an entertaining Teppanyaki dining experience, where the sizzling delights from the Teppan grill tables and fiery theatrics captivate your senses. This experience features an eight-course set menu, starting with selections of the freshest daily sashimi, Japanese salad, and grilled vegetables. Choose from tender meats, freshly caught fish, or seafood with Nampu’s crafted sauces and spices for the featured course. The Teppanyaki experience ends with unique desserts – the smooth and velvety Tofu Cheesecake served with green tea ice cream, sesame crust, and maple coffee sauce is a must-try! You can also opt for a refreshing Green Tea Sundae.

Moreover, the house serves a selection of premium and high-quality Japanese traditional sake, exclusively imported from the foot of Mount Hakkai to a small town in northern Japan.

Nampu opens daily for breakfast from 7 am to 10.30 am, lunch from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm, and dinner from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm.


Teppanyaki set starts from IDR 695,000++ per person.

See the full menu at Nampu.

For more information and reservation, please email balgh-guest_services@hyatt.com or call +62 361 77 1234.

Ikan at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali

Ikan Restaurant is a cutting-edge dining and drinking experience on the picturesque coast of Nusa Dua. 

Characterized by a thatched roof, tactile furniture, and locally-inspired design elements that depict a contemporary island look, Ikan is a casual eatery by day that transforms into elevated dining by night – perfect for enjoying fresh seafood and Indonesian-inspired dishes as you savour the beach view. 

The restaurant boasts an expansive area that caters to both individuals and groups. For those seeking privacy, Ikan provides an air-conditioned private dining room for up to 20 guests and a hexagonal semi-private dining area.

Looking for a more romantic atmosphere to spend quality time with your beloved? Opt for the intimate individual tables on the beach. Or, enjoy the beachside charm as you mingle on the Nusa Dua shore before moving to the main restaurant area for dinner. 

Moreover, with its wicked-back barstools and turquoise-clad island counter, Ikan Bar serves signature craft cocktails and a sophisticated atmosphere – a beautiful contrast to the restaurant’s day scene.

From the small bites, tapas, mains, and dessert selections, they’re nothing less than phenomenal on Ikan’s menu. Dishes you should try include the house’s Crab Spring Roll served with salad and tangy belimbing wuluh salsa, Bulung – a refreshing seaweed salad made of seared tuna and kuah pindang scented dressing, a slow-cooked Ayam Upih Betutu, and a Jimbaran-style, freshly caught Ikan Bakar served with sayur urap vegetable and sambals.

Complete your culinary exploration with signature craft cocktails such as Gunung Agung, a homage to the island’s mighty volcano, made with Nusa Cana Rum, Falernum, and roselle soda, and The Italian Job – a concoction made of house-made limoncello, prosecco, green apple soda, and dill. The bar also offers an excellent selection of craft beers, premium gins, araks, and artisanal spirits.

Ikan opens daily for lunch and dinner, from 12 pm to 11 pm, while Ikan Bar starts from 11 am to 1 am.

Check out Ikan’s full menu for daytime, nighttime, and more.

For more information and reservation, please email Dining.Bali@westin.com or call +62 361 771906.

Sateria at Melia Bali

What is better than an exquisite themed dinner by the prime Nusa Dua Beach? For flavour and entertainment seekers, Melia Bali will take you on a gastronomy journey you simply won’t forget at Sateria!

Nestled in front of the pristine Nusa Dua Beach, Sateria Beachside Restaurant flaunts a gorgeous open-air concept with natural surroundings. Once you enter the dining space and get a spoonful of the cuisine, you will be transported to the Mediterranean.

Whether you’re visiting for a casual gathering, romantic dining, private party, chill lounge hour, or business dinner, Sateria has a beautiful setting that enhances your whole tasting experience. Decorated with warm yellow lighting and a wooden finish, the restaurant exudes a welcoming and cozy ambience. And the Balinese-inspired elements only add more beauty to it!

You won’t need to worry about choosing a dish as Sateria serves a range of flavourful offerings, which include Indonesian Flavors like Gado-Gado, Sate Merangi, and Sate Babi. Seafood lovers can go with the ‘From The Sea’ menu and choose from Grilled Jumbo Prawns, Octopus Ceviche, and Salmon Fillet. The restaurant also has pasta and classic pizzas favourites.

For those who want to keep healthy with plant-based dishes, you can choose From The Garden selections, which incorporate organic ingredients. A veggie burger is also on the menu! Sateria also offers Grilled Chicken Supreme and Australian Striploin for meat lovers too. 

Finally, wrap your culinary experience with Gelato cones or dessert selections – Lemon Yuzu Tart, Chocolate Moelleux, and Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownie.

In addition, you can look forward to the restaurant’s night entertainment! Daily live music is available from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm, and there are different performances every day – from quartet and saxophonist, conga trio, and Latin band to violinist.

Sateria is open daily from 12 pm to 11 pm. 

Click here to view Sateria’s full menu.

For more information and reservation, please email reservation.meliabali@melia.com or chat through WhatsApp.

Koral at Kempinski

A fresh gourmet feast under a gigantic aquarium? Koral Restaurant at Kempinski has all that! Dive into Bali’s first aquarium dining experience at Koral Restaurant, where you witness the ocean’s wonders being brought directly to your plate. 

If you’re seeking a unique Nusa Dua restaurant for a group dining experience or a romantic dinner, you might’ve just discovered the right place. The venue is quite spacious, accommodating up to 340 people, but when enjoying a romantic dinner it can often just feel like the two of you are there. 

The restaurant’s menu features fresh ingredients, drawing inspiration from the archipelago’s grilled delicacies and being prepared by the award-winning Chef Andrea Astone. Indulge in an irresistible selection of freshly barbecued produce infused with local spices – a culinary experience that celebrates the essence of Indonesian cuisine.

Seafood lovers will enjoy the aquatic bistronomy delights. Choose from Koral Gourmet set menu, which features Barramundi marinated with Balinese flavours, fish rice, grilled half-spiny lobster, beef “Rossini”, chocolate blossoms, and mignardises, or the infamous Koral Degustation set to explore diverse flavours in one setting.

Koral also prepares a Herbivore and Vegan Gourmet set menu for those looking for a lighter taste. Furthermore, the restaurant welcomes children aged below 12 years old at lunchtime, with a dedicated kids menu available.

Note that this fine dining bistronomy has a smart casual dress code for dinner time, so make sure you’re wrapped in resort chic fashion when visiting! No sleeveless tops, board shorts, and flip-flops.

Apart front he cuisine, spotting the many varieties of reef animals swimming right around you during your meal is a definite experience you won’t soon forget. 

Koral opens its gate to the underwater journey daily, from 12 am to 3 pm for lunchtime and from 5.30 pm to 10.30 pm for dinner.

See Koral’s full menu here.


Starts from IDR 888,000 per adult (food only) and IDR 550,000 per child (lunch only) for a set menu at regular tables

IDR 3,000,000 per couple for tunnel tables

* The restaurant requires a deposit payment of IDR 500,000 net per person to confirm the reservation at regular tables and a full payment at tunnel tables.

For more information and reservation, please email restaurants.bali@kempinski.com or call +62 361 209 2288.

Soleil at Mulia

Mulia’s signature restaurant, Soleil, is a vibrant and stylish Sunday brunch spot in the Nusa Dua area every food enthusiast shouldn’t miss!

Enjoy a range of delicious daily a la carte and degustation menus, along with the delightful Mediterranean and Pan-Asian cuisine carefully curated by the world-renowned chefs of Soleil. Moreover, a picturesque seaside view will feast your eyes as you indulge in the finest food presentations!

As a popular destination for gatherings, Soleil has a special DINE 6 PAY 5 offer for Sunday Brunch. This brunch experience features an appetizer buffet with an array of traditional Italian antipasti, Pan-Asian tapas, and small taster plates; a seafood bar and live grill stations where guests can choose from a vast selection of meats and seafood; and the dessert buffet – be sure to savour the refreshing frozen fruit sabayon or melting tiramisu for a sweet finale to the gourmet journey.

An a la carte selection featuring the best seasonal ingredients is also on offer, and you can elevate your brunch experience further with free-flow bubbles, cocktails, or mimosas!

Soleil is open daily for lunch, snack, and dinner time.

Lunch: 11 am – 3 pm

Snack: 3 pm – 6 pm

Dinner: 6 pm – 11 pm

Meanwhile, Soleil’s Sunday Brunch is available from 11 AM to 3 PM with limited seats. So, we highly recommend making your reservations in advance. 

Be sure to wear smart casual attire to dine in Soleil. Wet clothing, swimwear, and bathrobes are not permitted.


Sunday Brunch Adult with Alcohol IDR 1.369.000++ / person

(Inclusive free flow of sparkling wine, white wine, red wine, beer, selection of cocktails and mocktails, juices, soft drinks, iced tea, and ice water.)

Sunday Brunch Adult with Non-alcohol IDR 809.000++ / person

(Inclusive free-flow selection of mocktails, juices, soft drinks, iced tea, and ice water.)

Sunday Brunch for Kids IDR 349.000++ / person (3 – 8 years old)

(Inclusive free-flow selection of mocktails, juices, soft drinks, iced tea, and ice water.)

For more information and reservation, please email soleil.reception@themulia.com or chat through WhatsApp.

Cucina at Sofitel

Cucina’s newly-redesigned space flaunts a relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere and creates a fab, authentic Italian dining experience. Led by the Italian Head Chef Patrizia Battolu, the kitchen serves a fusion of tantalizing flavours for weekly Sunday brunch in a zero-waste fashion.

Cucina Brunch offers a selection of Italian, Spanish, French, and Asian ateliers. Explore a lavish array of cheese and desserts crafted with fresh local ingredients to complete the flavorful journey.

Cucina truly reflects the heart of Italian cuisine with a new elegant interior accentuating the bar areas, entrance, and unique mozzarella pizza bar that features a copper “beach” oven.

Nature-inspired accents and a warm colour palette created a unified harmony, perfectly complementing the restaurant’s brilliant zero-waste concept. As you savour each delight, soulful music will captivate your senses, immersing you deeper into the moment of culinary indulgence!

Cucina has an exciting Sunday brunch extension –  Seaside Delight at Toya Beach & Grill, available from 3 pm to 5 pm. With a fun combination of a live DJ performance, savoury canapés, crafted cocktails, and seaside golf, it will be an epic sundown moment after a delightful brunch with your family.

While experiencing the culinary delights, enjoy complimentary access to Sofitel’s stunning swimming pool! Discover the perfect blend of relaxation and the gentle caress of the tropical sun.

Cucina opens daily from 6 pm to 10.30 pm. The Sunday Brunch starts serving from 11 am to 5 pm.


Starts from IDR 888,000++ per person. 

Children between 6 and 12 years old get a special rate of IDR 388,000++ per child, while children under 6 can get complimentary meals.

For more information and reservations, please email fb.reservation@sofitelbalinusadua.com or call +62-361-849-2888.

Reef Beach Club at Kempinski

Savour an exceptional fusion of Asian and international flavours at a fun, relaxed beachfront oasis, Reef Beach Club at Kempinski. This Nusa Dua restaurant features a stunning 42-meter swimming pool surrounded by cozy cabanas and tropical gardens, just a perfect setting to rejuvenate as you enjoy delectable dishes with your family, friends, and loved ones.

Spread into two levels, the restaurant’s second floor unveils a sophisticated rooftop bar with a mesmerizing sky backdrop. As the sun sets, the radiant golden hues will gradually uncover the starry night that enchants the dinner experience’s dream-like atmosphere. Embrace the romance filling the air as a bonfire lights up, casting a warm glow on the beachside area.

Home of specialty charcoal-grilled flavours, Reef Beach Club serves eclectic meat and seafood options. For an ultimate dining experience, Reef Beach Club offers the authentic taste of Nusa Tenggara with special live grilled seafood and meat BBQ cooked with traditional spices – available daily from 12 pm to 11 pm. 

The restaurant also has small bite plates, salad bowls, and pizzas if you want something lighter. Also, pair your culinary picks with the restaurant’s cocktail creations!

The best part is you can also use the pool and beach activities when you dine here, so not only are you ensure a delicious meal but plenty to keep you occupied during your visit too. 

This casual dining Nusa Dua restaurant serves breakfast from 7 am to 10.30 am and lunch and dinner between 10 am and 11 pm.

Check out Reef Beach Club’s full menu.

If you like beach clubs then you can also check out our article about the best beach clubs in Bali


Special Nusa Tenggara Platters start from IDR 750,000++

For more information and reservations, please email restaurants.bali@kempinski.com or call +62 361 209 2288.

The Cafe at Mulia

Another gem in our best restaurants in Nusa Dua list is The Cafe at Mulia, which boasts an ethnic-gastronomic restaurant concept with a unique twist. 

Portraying a ‘dining room’ ambience, this popular destination features authentic cuisine from diverse regions – from fresh sashimi and sushi rolls, Chinese BBQ, tom yum goong, and Indian delights to pasta and Western selections. So, if you feel like curating your own culinary mix, The Cafe’s experience will excite you!

The Cafe’s dessert section is a true paradise for the sweet tooth, with chocolate fondues, homemade ice cream and sorbets, heavenly cakes, and mousse among its heavenly selection.

Moreover, The Cafe offers an exquisite brunch package, allowing you to indulge in a tantalizing all-you-can-eat buffet featuring classic international recipes and the sweet haven at Dessert Room. 

By booking your Sunday lunch at The Cafe, you can get a credit of IDR 250,000 – valid for your next culinary adventure at Mulia Bali.

The Cafe welcomes guests daily for breakfast from 7 am to 11 am and dinner between 6 pm and 11 pm. Sunday lunch serves from 12 pm to 3 pm.


Sunday Lunch Adult with Alcohol IDR 769,000++ / person

(Inclusive of beer, selected cocktail, water, iced tea, soft drinks, juices, and selected mocktail)

Sunday Lunch Adult – Non-Alcohol IDR 559,000++ / person

(Inclusive of free-flow water, iced tea, soft drinks, juices, and selected mocktail)

Sunday Lunch Kids IDR 319,000++ / person (age 3 – 8 years old)

(Inclusive of free-flow water, iced tea, soft drinks, juices, and selected mocktail)

For more information and reservations, please email fb.reservation@themulia.com or chat through WhatsApp.

Tetaring Restaurant

Tetaring Restaurant at Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa & Spa is a go-to destination in Nusa Dua for an authentic Indonesian culinary experience. Offering an exquisite lunch and dinner experience with authentic Indonesian cuisine, Tetaring showcases diverse flavours and aromatic spices from different archipelago regions.

“Tetaring” refers to a traditional temporary roof structure made of bamboo and woven palm fronds, offering shade for the local community during ritual preparations. Just like its namesake, this restaurant symbolizes its diverse culinary offerings.

As one the best Indonesian restaurants in Nusa Dua, Tetaring serves various signature dishes, including Balinese chicken salad – tossed in a refreshing lemongrass sauce, and oxtail soup, a traditional black beef soup with crackers and condiments. There’s something to satisfy your palate at this restaurant!

Tetaring Restaurant opens daily from 9 am to 11 pm.

For more information and reservations, please email reservationnusadua@kayumanis.com or call +62 851 6290 8592.

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