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Best Places to Eat in Tabanan

From tasty local favourites to mouth-watering international cuisine, Tabanan’s dining scene is packed with delicious surprises! So, loosen-up your belt buckles and get ready to dive into our guide on the best places to eat in Tabanan!

Terraced green rice fields stretch out under a cloudy sky, with a forested mountain in the background

Located just north of Canggu’s bustling streets, lies its more laid-back neighbour Tabanan. This chilled spot is swiftly gaining a reputation amongst those “in the know” for its delightful dining options.

From tasty local favourites to mouth-watering international cuisine, Tabanan’s dining scene is packed with delicious surprises! So, loosen-up your belt buckles and get ready to dive into our guide on the best places to eat in Tabanan!

Our Pick of Bali’s Best Places to Eat in Tabanan area

Restaurant 369 at Luna Beach Club

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You can’t miss the show-stopping bamboo centrepiece as you step into Restaurant 369. This spacious and lively spot is where beach vibes meet culinary magic! Enjoy the entertainment of the open kitchen, buzzing with energy as their masterful team whip-up delicious dishes. When night falls, Restaurant 369 transforms into a stylish supper club with stunning views of Luna Beach Club. Start with their freshly homemade sourdough bread, whipped chickpea hummus and a tempting array of small plates. Then, move onto mouthwatering Slow-Cooked Organic Chicken, Grilled Barramundi Fillet, Sucking Pig and All-Day Braised Lamb Shank from their woodfired grill and oven. Kick-back with a signature cocktail as the sun dips below the horizon, and lose yourself in the rhythmic melodies from their resident DJ, whilst LUNA’s light show dazzles the night sky for a dreamy end to your evening.

Address: Jl. Kayangan, Beraban, Kec. Kediri, Kabupaten Tabanan
Website: https://lunabeachclubbali.com/experience/restaurant-369 
Instagram: @lunabeachclubbali

AMBU at Nirjhara

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Experience a taste of the Indonesian archipelago at AMBU, a casual yet chic restaurant located at Nirjhara, a boutique hotel in Tabanan. As well as appetising cuisine, AMBU offers breathtaking views of Bali’s lush green rice-fields, cascading waterfall and surrounding tropical rainforest. At AMBU, the chef and his team put a fresh twist on local favourites, using farm-to-table ingredients showcasing the region’s finest produce. Start with a bowl of homemade Butternut Squash Velouté or Octopus Carpaccio in a pomelo and lime zest. There are a host of hearty mains to choose from, such as the succulent Balinese Pork Ribs, Indian Ocean Seafood Risotto and their aromatic 7 Spices Cured Duck. As well as a variety of classic desserts, AMBU also offers guests a selection of traditional tropical desserts. Be sure to stop by the bar for a drink, where their resident mixologists will craft tailor-made cocktails using exotic fruits and local herbs, making every sip as memorable as the meal itself.

Address: Nirjhara, Jl. Nirjhara Banjar Kedungu, Belalang
Website: https://nirjhara.com/dining 
Instagram: @nirjharabali

Sahaja Sawah Resort

Savour the flavour of true authentic Balinese cuisine at Sahaja Sawah Resort’s delightful restaurant. Experience a taste of the island with a range of delectable homemade dishes, served by their skilled cooks. From the fiery heat of local spices, to milder European flavours, they can cater to every palate with a diverse menu of fresh vegetables, seafood and meat. Guests are encouraged to inquire about spice levels – whether you prefer it authentic and spicy, or milder, they’ll adjust your dish to make sure your meal is perfectly suited to your taste-buds! They have plenty of crowd-pleasing dishes such as Babi Kecap, grilled satay, chicken curry, pizza, pasta and all of your favourite Western meals. Be sure to check-out Sahaja Sawah next time you’re in the area for tasty Tabanan eats and the very best of Balinese hospitality.

Address: Tegal Mengkeb, Selemadeg Timur, Tabanan Regency
Website: https://sahajasawahresort.com/facilities/restaurant 
Instagram: @sahajasawahtabanan

E.A.R.T.H. Restaurant at Ulaman Eco Luxury Retreat

A cozy dining setup for two by a pool at Ulaman Bali surrounded by lush greenery and bamboo structures under a clear sky

Step into a gastronomic wonderland of E.A.R.T.H. Restaurant – where culinary magic meets breathtaking bamboo architectural marvels. The restaurant’s eye-catching lotus-shaped geometry pod seems straight out of a futuristic fairytale, blending-in seamlessly with the lush jungle surroundings. Here, organic ingredients take centre stage in a tantalising fusion of Eastern, Asian and Balinese cuisine, with a variety of options for vegetarians and vegans. Think grilled marinated spring chicken, seared sesame fresh tuna and moreish pumpkin Panna Cotta served with a sweet tempeh crumble. Celebrating a special occasion? Why not enjoy five-star flavours with their 4-course set menu dinner at the Waterfall Deck – dine beside the flowing river and waterfall for the ultimate backdrop! Sip on expertly crafted signature cocktails at the E.A.R.T.H. Bar and enjoy this tranquil Tabanan escape!

Address: Ulaman Road, Buwit, Kediri, Tabanan Regency
Website: https://ulamanbali.com/dining 
Instagram: @ulamanbali

Swell Hotel, Pool Bar & Restaurant

Nestled in peaceful Kedungu, The Swell is the latest go-to spot for great food in Tabanan! This new boutique hotel is surrounded by lush paddy fields and boasts breathtaking views of Mount Agung. Just a short 300m stroll from the famous Kedungu surf break, The Swell’s restaurant and bar serve-up a tasty array of international and Indonesian favourites. Try their fresh Swell Red Salmon with balsamic reduction, Sweet Mango Vegetable Curry with rice and naan bread, and Fish & Chips featuring beer battered barramundi and triple cooked chips. It’s the perfect fuel after a long day hitting the surf, or chilling by their infinity pool. Not only do they also have one of the best Bintang beer deals in Bali (5 beers for only IDR 95,000!) if you swing-by on Sundays you’ll get to indulge in their famous Sunday lunch. This is one Tabanan gem you don’t want to miss!

Address: Jl. Pantai Kedungu No.99, Belalang, Kec. Kediri, Kabupaten Tabanan
Website: https://swelllhotelbali.com/bar-restaurant 
Instagram: @theswellbali 

Final Words

There you have it – our round-up of the best places to eat in Tabanan! Whether you’re a foodie on a mission, or just looking for a delicious detour, Tabanan’s culinary scene is sure to impress. So, next time you’re in the area, don’t just pass by – stop in, sit down and dig into mouth-watering meals that capture the heart and soul of this up-and-coming area of Bali! Find best places to eat in other areas on Bali here.

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