With a variety of dining options to suit all budgets, here is our selection of some of the best restaurants in Nusa Lembongan to check-out during your stay.
If you are looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of Bali, just a short ferry ride away you will find the beautiful island of Nusa Lembongan – offering the perfect combination of white sands, crystal-clear waters and laid-back island vibes. With a variety of dining options to suit all budgets, here is our selection of some of the best restaurants to check-out during your stay:
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Delightfully located on a secluded section of popular Jungut Batu Beach and just a few minutes from Tigerlilly’s main restaurant and boutique hotel, you’ll find Tigerlilly’s Beach Shack. Welcoming diners from 8am onwards for breakfast, lunch and dinner, relax underneath the inviting umbrellas and shady palm trees, take-in the golden sands and rolling waves in this vibrant family-friendly space.
Serving all of your Tigerlilly’s favourite dishes – including a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan-friendly bites – this laidback spot has plenty to entertain with their fast free Wifi, children’s playground, live music and regular movie nights. And with a beach BBQ every Sunday – what better way to finish your week than enjoying a Happy Hour cocktail with friends as you watch the sun setting on another day in paradise.
Perfectly located on the main Lembongan road, this hidden popular spot is the ideal setting to enjoy brunch, lunch and dinner as you relax in their laidback cosy oasis. Part of their much-loved boutique hotel, Tigerlilys restaurant is open to all island visitors and is one Lembongan spot where you are always guaranteed great food and a great time!
With an extensive range of Asian fusion cuisine, fuel yourself up for a day in the sun with favourites such as fruity smoothie bowls, hearty egg & bacon muffins, or go large with their Big Breakfast served with all the trimmings. Tigerlilys also offers plenty of vegetarian and vegan options on their menu as well.
Their trained baristas on hand to serve-up that perfect morning coffee fix, as well as a tempting selection of cold-pressed juices, soft drinks and smoothies. There is also a variety of cocktails on offer for you to enjoy as you sit back and lap-up those paradise island vibes – bliss!
Embrace the island’s castaway vibes at The Coconut Hut, with their tropical shipwreck decor, great food and friendly service which is sure to put you in the perfect holiday mood.
Located on the main road towards the Mangroves, this popular hideaway offers funky beats, an 18-hole mini golf course, and a wide selection of delicious Western dishes and local favourites. Enjoy breakfast classics such as Eggs Benedict, smoked salmon bagels and ricotta pancakes, as well as numerous lunch and dinner options. They even serve a Sunday roast chicken dinner with all the trimmings – just be sure to pre-order by 5pm on Saturday!
Soak up the rays, dig your toes in the sand and indulge in an ice-cold beer or daily Happy Hour cocktail special, made with premium spirits. Available for private event hire and offering some of the best beach views on the island – you may well find yourself coming back for more!
One of Nusa Lembongan’s most iconic destinations, Sandy Bay offers beach-chic elegance set against the stunning backdrop of nature’s natural beauty. Surround yourself with chilled-out coastal tunes as you bask in the blissful beach club ambience, complete with pool views and cosy cabanas.
While away the hours sipping on a frozen Daiquiri cocktail and listen to the gentle crashing waves of nearby popular attraction Devil’s Tear. With a tempting variety of grazing boards, crisp salads, pizzas, freshly caught seafood and Asian classics, Sandy Bay oozes a dreamy dining ambience. Watch the sun melt into the ocean as you feast on their popular Ploughman’s Platter filled with a selection of specialist cheeses, premium cold-cuts, pickles and artisan breads.
With their quaint boutique accommodation, including private garden shacks, secluded luxury beach-front villas and deluxe spa, shopping boutique where you can purchase gifts, homewares, resort wear, and jewellery, Sandy Bay ticks all the boxes for a classy taste of tropical island paradise.
This unique cafe restaurant can be found in the bustling Mushroom Bay area of Nusa Lembongan and offers a tempting selection of hearty sandwiches, French baguettes and Dutch snacks. Offering super fast free-Wifi for all of your online working needs, The Lounge is the ultimate spot to kick-start your day with a well-earned coffee or a refreshing mango smoothie.
With their airy space and high roof it is the perfect location to catch-up with old friends, make new ones, and hide from the hot Lembongan sun. Renowned for their sharing plates, choose from tempting delights such as their inviting hummus and baba ganoush platter, or go all out and treat yourself to their tasty cold-cut cheese board.
We also recommend their deep-filled jumbo croissants which come loaded with four varieties of delicious fillings – come and check out this tasty addition to the Lembongan food scene.
If you are looking for something different to the usual beach club vibe, then Nusa Bodega offers a touch of Spanish sophistication and continental cuisine. Tucked away in the main town, this idyllic wine bar and deli, delights diners with a range of classic tapas favourites, as well as tasty gourmet grazing boards.
Dust-off your castanets and take your tastebuds on a journey round the Mediterranean as you choose from a variety of succulent meat-filled and vegetarian friendly charcuterie boards. Jam-packed with mouthwatering cold-cuts, flavoursome cheese, seasonal fruits and condiments – it is the perfect afternoon accompaniment to a refreshing glass of wine (or two!).
Their cute deli and homeware shop also allows you to stock-up on all of your favourites and help you find the perfect keepsake to remind you of your island holiday.
Get ready to be transported back to the British Colonial era at Curry Traders – a must-visit dining experience located on the north of picturesque Nusa Lembongan island. With its focus on the exotic Sub Continent flavours, this restaurant offers a curated selection of dishes that are sure to excite your senses and take them on a culinary journey.
Whether you’re a meat lover, vegetarian or vegan, they have a variety of mouthwatering options that will cater to all taste buds. From the classic Butter Chicken to the taste of Massaman or Malaysian Rendang and everything delicious in between, Curry Traders creates a one-of-a-kind culinary experience that is sure to leave you wanting more! Don’t forget to grab a seat at the bar and try one of their hand-crafted premium cocktails, whilst the DJ’s exotic lounge beats relax your body and soul. And with a pool to complete the picture, they have everything you need for an unforgettable dining experience. Why not follow your senses and see for yourself?
This cute hole in the wall coffee shop may be small in size, but it certainly packs a punch with their amazing coffee and tasty treats. Pull up a chair and watch the world go by at one of the island’s most Instagrammable spots.
Oozing rustic beach shack vibes, The Little Coconut is open from 7am and offers a mouth-watering selection of savoury sandwiches, pies, pastries and sweet treats. Choose from daily specials as well as grab-and-go snacks from cinnamon scrolls to toasted bagels, delicious ciabattas to granola and yoghurt jars.
Or why not treat yourself to a sundown special and enjoy a cocktail, glass of imported wine or refreshing beer? What better way to get in the holiday mood!
If you are looking for somewhere to satisfy your pizza cravings, then look no further than Alponte Ristorante. Serving delicious authentic Italian cuisine as well as direct beach access and unspoilt ocean views of neighbouring Nusa Ceningan, this delightful eatery is proving itself to be an hot island favourite.
Located in the heart of Nusa Lembongan, just 300 metres before the iconic Yellow Bridge, you can enjoy a smorgasbord of traditional Mediterranean favourites – such as freshly caught seafood, mouthwatering Prosciutto meats and Buratta cheeses, as well as a wide variety of flavoursome pasta dishes. With plenty of Italian aperitifs, cocktails and international wines to choose from, it’s the ideal spot to unwind and enjoy a sundowner with friends.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offering a range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes, Alponte Ristorante certainly delivers a generous slice of Italian island hospitality.
If you are looking for a travel guide for lembongan then you should read our article “The Lembongan Traveller Makes It Easy to Explore Nusa Lembongan“.
So there you have it – our pick of some of Nusa Lembongan’s best bites and delectable dining experiences. Now all that’s left for you to do is to decide which one to try first…