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Best Chinese Restaurants in Bali: From Artful Fusion to Steamy Pots and Neighbourhood Favourites

You can find amazing chinese food in many parts of the world, but Bali brings something special to the round table!

Chinese cuisine in Bali has a way of gathering everyone together, from families on vacation, to groups of friends out for celebratory evening. Chinese food itself appeals to so many, due to the different styles and taste experiences – from hot pot dipping delights, fiery wok spectacles, savouring delicate dim sums, and much more! Let’s not forget the rich flavours, fascinating symbolism and traditions that Chinese cuisine offers, coupled with Bali’s gorgeous backdrops. Enjoying Chinese specialities here on the island is a match made in foodie heaven!

If you’re still wondering where to experience your best Chinese culinary adventure in Bali, get ready, as we’re about to reveal the top picks on our list!

KUTA & LEGIAN

Golden Lotus at Bali Dynasty Resort

Dim Sum at Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant
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Address: Jl. Kartika Plaza, Kuta, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Instagram: @goldenlotusbali
Website: Golden Lotus Bali

Swing-by this sophisticated, family-friendly Chinese restaurant next time you’re in the Kuta area! The award-winning Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant will treat you to authentic Cantonese and Szechuan delights, as well as a fulfilling dim sum lunch, which is available throughout the week.

Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant sits in the main lobby of the Bali Dynasty Resort. Its bold red and gold interior showcases this sophisticated spot in the classic Chinese style, with food that’s the real deal, alongside a flavourful modern twist. Savour Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant’s most sought-after dishes, such as their Peking Duck, Baked Pork Ribs and the ever-popular Shanghai Chicken. Their crowd-pleasing Family Set Menu offers a bit of everything, and the sizzling platters are perfect for sharing. There’s no better way to end your week than popping-by on a Sunday to experience their All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum to guarantee full and happy tums!

Opening times: Daily, 12pm – 2:30pm, 6pm – 10pm

SEMINYAK

Happy Chappy

The Happy Chappy Chinese Restaurant interior features red walls, round tables set with blue dinnerware, and traditional decorations
A blue plate with sliced roasted duck, accompanied by two square dishes of sauce and a small portion of shredded vegetables, awaits you at Happy Chappy

Address: Jl. Beraban No. 62, Banjar Taman, Seminyak
Instagram: @happychappychinese
Website: Happy Chappy Chinese

Having expanded from its main Seminyak roots to additional Canggu and Petitenget venues, this trendy family-style Chinese restaurant is loved by many on the island – including us! Voted the best Chinese restaurant in Bali, Happy Chappy will delight diners not only with their modern take on traditional Cantonese cuisine, but also by the visual presentation and the restaurant’s contemporary vibe. 

Happy Chappy truly lives up to its name – allowing you to seek food and find happiness at its Chinese restaurants, easily located throughout Bali’s most popular areas. Their tempting menu ranges from the much-loved Peking Duck Traditional BBQ and Crispy Chicken Skin, to classic crab wontons, steamed buns, Hong Kong-style fried rice, and even ramen noodles for those seeking a bit of Japanese influence. You can also join Happy Chappy for a Sunday Dim Sum Delight and experience a true Chinese-style weekend. Relive familiar childhood flavours at this modern and popular restaurant!

Opening times: Monday – Saturday from 12pm – 10pm, Sunday from 11am – 10pm

NUSA DUA

Bai Yun at The Apurva Kempinski Bali

Address: Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Sawangan, Nusa Dua, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Instagram: @baiyunbali
Website: Bai Yun Dim Sum and Hot Pot Restaurant

Bai Yun at The Apurva Kempinski Bali tops this delicious list for its diverse, flavour-packed culinary offerings. Its uniquely personalised hot pot experience is a true highlight – offering a flavourful selection of soup bases, such as our favourite rich pork collagen and chicken herbal, using quality fresh ingredients. Speaking of diverse experiences, you can also sip on modern cocktail creations from their skilled mixologist, including the signature ‘White Cloud’, fitting the restaurant’s name in its Chinese-Mandarin origin. For a taste of tradition, explore the classic Chinese liquor, baijiu, perfectly completing the impressive hot pot experience.

For those craving homemade bites, Bai Yun excels here too! Its luxe ‘Dim Sum and More’ lunch offer serves 31 varieties of homemade fried, steamed and sweet dumplings. The extensive spread includes classic shrimp dumplings and shumai, as well as premium Wagyu spring rolls. Plus, you can personalise your experience with dipping sauces from the cart. Gather your foodie friends and family, and delight in the handmade culinary artistry at this must-visit restaurant in Nusa Dua!

Opening times: Daily from 12pm – 10:30pm

Lion X at Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort

Lion X Restaurant Hero Image
Dining Area at Lion X Restaurant

Address: Kawasan Pariwisata Lot SW 4 & 5, Jl. Nusa Dua, Bali, 80363
Instagram: @lionx.restaurant
Website: Lion X

As we continue to focus on the stunning Nusa Dua area, here you will also find Lion X with its dazzling Cantonese and Szechuan speciality cuisine. Situated within the Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort, the restaurant’s lion symbolises luck and good fortune set within a stylishly designed space decorated with red and green accents, as well as a rich Chinese cuisine selection that will make your taste buds dance. If you’re looking for a fancy dining venue for your next celebratory dinner – look no further!

Lion X suits all taste preferences, offering relatively milder Cantonese dishes, alongside the fiery, bold excitement of spicy Szechuan delights. Chef Alex Kuan is a master of both styles, with masterpieces such as their signature 8 Treasure Flamed Chicken, Flying Crispy Noodles with seafood and egg gravy in a Cantonese-style, braised whole Australian ‘2 Head Abalone’ and seasonal vegetables, as well as Steamed Hokkaido Scallop with minced garlic butter and glass noodles. The restaurant’s bar selection is just as exciting, where your tastebuds can experience the flavoursome punch of a Dragon Fist, or get your tongue tingling with the flavoursome Disco Dragon!

Opening times: Daily, 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 10:30pm

Table8 at The Mulia Bali

Address: Mulia Resort, Kawasan Sawangan, Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Selatan, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80362
Instagram: @muliadining
Website: Table8

The Mulia Dining’s oriental gem is home to comforting Cantonese cuisine and premium tea selections from diverse regions throughout China, served in a superbly elegant dining space inspired by a royal Chinese palace. Complete with magnificent porcelain pagodas and artwork, Table8’s interior perfectly captures refined oriental vibes.

By day, diners can enjoy á-la-carte lunch delights, including all of your dim sum favourites. In the evening, Table8 transforms into a lavish buffet paradise, serving-up fresh dishes which are prepared daily. Can’t decide on which culinary adventure to try? Drop-by on Sunday and indulge in their scrumptious all-you-can-eat experience. Whether you choose the Chinese buffet or the unlimited dim sum, there’s no wrong turn at Table8! 

Opening times: Daily, 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm

JIMBARAN

 Ah Yat Abalone Seafood Restaurant at RIMBA Jimbaran Bali by AYANA

A variety of Chinese dishes on a round glass table at Ah Yat Abalone Seafood Restaurant, including dim sum baskets, fried and steamed dumplings, and assorted appetizers
A dining room reminiscent of Ah Yat Abalone Seafood Restaurant features a round table with eight upholstered chair

Address: RIMBA Jimbaran BALI by AYANA, Jl. Karang Mas, Jimbaran, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80364
Instagram: @ahyatabalonebali
Website: Ayana Dining 

Ah Yat Abalone Seafood Restaurant at AYANA Resort Bali, offers a taste of China set within an exquisite clifftop dining experience. Inspired by founder Chef Yeung Koon Yat’s heritage, the restaurant’s menu features traditional Cantonese dishes alongside popular delicacies, such as their exclusive lunchtime dim sum delights. 

Expect hearty family moments as you share nourishing soups, 33 dim sum selections, bold Sichuan and Hunan specialities, fresh seafood, family-style set menus, and finger-licking barbeque options. We recommend the ‘Ah Yat BBQ 4 Combinations’ and the deep-fried chicken in ‘AH YAT’ style! What’s more, you can have roasted Peking duck cooked your way! Choose from deep-fried duck in spicy salt, noodle soup with diced duck meat, or as duck meat rolls with lettuce – it’s your choice! Those who prefer vegetarian dishes, the restaurant also offers a large selection of delicious options. As the restaurant’s name suggests, don’t miss out on their Japanese special-grade dried abalone – it’s a taste sensation!

Opening times: Daily, 11:30am – 3pm, 5:30pm – 10pm

SANUR

Naga Eight

The-exterior-view-of-Naga-Eight-Restaurant
A whole roasted duck is placed on an oval white plate with three small bowls of sauces on the side, set on a pristine at naga-eight restaurant

Address: Jl. Danau Tamblingan No.89, Sanur, Denpasar Selatan, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228
Instagram: @nagaeight
Website: Naga Eight

Set within lush gardens in the relaxing Sanur neighbourhood, Naga Eight specialises in Balinese-Chinese fusion alongside a casual dining ambience. The restaurant is named after naga, a mythical dragon believed to guide and protect the restaurant’s site, and eight, the lucky number in Chinese culture. Visually inviting, Naga Eight features unique sea coral walls, with hints of traditional and modern touches. It provides the perfect space to catch-up with friends and family with its indoor and outdoor seating options, two semi-private gazebos, and an expansive lawn which is ideal for intimate and grand events.

Naga Eight serves-up delicious Cantonese classics, prepared using the freshest locally sourced ingredients. Here’s our pick of their must-try dishes: roast duck, crispy pork belly, barbeque options, Sichuan Pork Ribs and wok-fried live seafood bathed in Naga Eight’s special sauces. Don’t forget to try their lavish set menu and be sure to leave room for their best-selling Char-Siu Mantou! Finish-off your feast by sampling some of Naga Eight’s refreshing cocktail creations or classic beverages.

Opening times: Daily from 11am – 10pm

Nusa Dua is filled with dining gems, but Queen’s of India stands out as the best Bali Indian restaurant in this tranquil area, flaunting a refined indoor dining space and breezy outdoor setting. The restaurant’s Royal Master Chefs are on hand to present diners with an authentic Indian restaurant experience, showcasing recipes and spices with unique twists from across the globe.  

Final Words

After reading our handy guide, which of Bali’s top Chinese food spots will you experience first? Will you dive into a vibrant Seminyak dinner, or perhaps seek a peaceful, luxurious lunch in Nusa Dua? Whatever your choice, you’re sure to enjoy the excellent flavours of Bali’s wok-wielding chefs!

Craving more Asian cuisine? Check out our handpicked list of Bali’s Best Indian Restaurants.

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