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Best Places to Eat in Ubud

We give you a list of the best restaurant in the Ubud area where you can satisfy your cravings for good food.

Pistachio Ubud - Foods

With its abundance of ornate temples, lush green rice paddies, and dense, wild jungles, there is no denying that Ubud has a lot to offer. As well as being Bali’s cultural heartland, it also has a thriving restaurant scene with some of the best dining experiences on the island. Here is our pick of some of the best Ubud eateries.

Our Pick of Bali’s Best Places to Eat in Ubud

Copper Kitchen, Bar & Rooftop

The Copper Kitchen, Bar & Rooftop is one of Ubud’s newest rooftop dining experiences and has already been delighting guests with its stylish sophistication and enchanting ambience.

This latest concept from Bisma Eight brings together authentic flavours inspired by the local area, with a focus on using locally grown and ethically sourced ingredients from their own sustainable farm, located in Tegallalang. Embracing the rich and complex flavours of modern Asian cuisine, enjoy beautifully crafted dishes such as Javanese salt and pepper squid, truffle mushroom risotto, seared Barramundi and Australian prime cuts of tenderloin and Wagyu beef.

They also offer a wide plant-based menu that incorporates their key principles of ethnically inspired dining, whilst also playing homage to Ubud’s local surroundings. And for that perfect romantic occasion, why not dine under the stars with your special someone as you enjoy one of their monthly candle-lit full moon dinners.

Open from 7 am daily, the Copper Kitchen, Bar and Rooftop is also available for breakfast and lunch, offering panoramic views of the surrounding area. They also hold specialist Indonesian cooking classes and workshops where you can explore the art of making your own healthy Jamu drinks, perfectly crafted cocktails and mocktails. 

AddressJl. Bisma, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571
WebsiteCopper Kitchen, Bar & Rooftop
Instagram@copperubud


Donna Ubud

Situated on Jl. Monkey Forest, Donna is a new dining and clubbing experience that has recently opened up in the heart of Ubud. With its soft lighting and relaxing background music, it’s hard to believe that you are amongst the hustle and bustle of central Ubud. 

This stylish oasis is already impressing diners with its authentic Spanish tapas and relaxing ambience. Whether you are looking for an intimate venue for a romantic evening, or somewhere to catch up with friends for lunch, Donna has plenty to tempt you with their appetising menu of traditional Mediterranean dishes. Enjoy delights such as grilled octopus, pan-seared barramundi, imported tenderloin steak and creamy salmon pasta.

Happy Hour runs daily from 12 pm to 3 pm where you can grab cocktails for 100k. And with plenty of tempting flavours to choose from – like Passion Daiquiri, Lychee Spritz and Summer Berries – you might just have to stay and try them all! Shisha pipes are also available with a variety of exotic flavours as well as a tailored selection of imported wines.

On the second floor, you’ll find Donna’s Nightclub which is open every Friday until 2 am. It’s the perfect place for you to get your groove on amongst the disco balls and neon light as you dance the night away to some of Ubud’s funkiest beats. 

Address: Jl. Monkey Forest No.67, Ubud 80571
Instagram: @donnaubud


Kokokan Restaurant

Check out Ubud’s newest semi-gastronomy spot, Kokokan, at Kappa Senses Ubud. The restaurant features a swanky interior decked out with chandeliers – an elegant scene for sunset hangouts. And at night during your dining, you might spot fireflies….adding a dash of magic to your meal.

Kokokan offers a range of dining options, whether you’re looking for a quick bite, or ready to indulge in an epic feast. Pick from à la carte or degustation menus of 3, 4, and 6 courses, with or without wine pairing. Plus, at the bar, the restaurant’s creative mixologists are all set to whip up some flavour twists, whether you’re in the mood for a sundowner, aperitif, or nightcap.

Featuring both indoor and outdoor seating areas, Kokokan treats you to captivating views of the nearby rice fields, while every dish is meticulously presented with rich flavours and beautiful presentations to upscale your dining experience.

Address: Kappa Senses Ubud, Banjar Tanggayuda, Jl. Taman Sari, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571

Instagram: @epicureannests

Syrco BASÈ

People dining and conversing at the well-lit, elegant SyrcoBASÈ Ubud, with some guests interacting animatedly
Two chefs preparing food in the SyrcoBASÈ Ubud restaurant kitchen, surrounded by cooking utensils and ingredients, under dim overhead lighting

This exclusive culinary hotspot is sure to be on any foodie’s radar! Syrco BASÈ offers an immersive gastronomic journey like no other, led by the highly acclaimed two Michelin-starred Chef Syrco Bakker. Chef Syrco is renowned for his innovative approach to cuisine, drawing inspiration from the fertile landscapes of Indonesia, where he has curated an extraordinary dining experience that pays homage to his Indonesian heritage.

The two-floor restaurant sets a culinary narrative with its select seasonal menu, changing three times a year to offer guests a distinctive dining experience. Each different menu promises to take diners on a unique journey of taste and storytelling, complemented by the restaurant’s thematic interior changes and decorations. Those seeking a truly intimate culinary voyage, the Chef’s Table experience presents Chef Syrco Bakker’s dishes in a more private setting. For refreshments served with flair, let their talented mixologists bring each drink alive, as you soak-up the bar’s dynamic ambience. 

At Syrco BASÈ, fresh, ethically sourced, sustainable ingredients are at the core of their beliefs, alongside collaborations with local producers and suppliers. Diners can explore the educational garden and purchase goods from their shop, directly supporting local artisans. Stay tuned to their Instagram page for their upcoming Collection II series, which promises to showcase the very best of Indonesian cuisine.

Delight in an evening of true culinary excellence at Syrco BASÈ, for an exceptional dining experience which is guaranteed to stay with you long after your holiday has ended!

Address: Jl. Sri Wedari No.72, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar
Website: www.syrcobase.com 
Instagram: @syrcobase

The Cabana Lounge Alila Ubud

Alila Ubud - Cabana Lounge

Embark on a sensorial journey at The Cabana Lounge at Alila Ubud. The place where you can find an intimate haven for relaxation, surrounded by nature’s tranquillity during the day and a sophisticated retreat with elegant mood lighting casting a spellbinding aura against its two-story-high Karangasem Terracotta Brick feature wall during the sunset.

It is an ideal spot for savoring evening cocktails, making every moment at Alila Ubud a memorable blend of elegance and relaxation. Explore the newly composed cocktail menu that showcases an enviable array of creations crafted with cold-pressed juices, locally sourced ingredient infusions, and imaginative presentations.

Dine under a shimmering blanket of stars while their devoted chefs pour their heart and soul into every dish. Sip and savor each masterpiece as you revel in the beauty of nature, making every moment a celebration of taste and serenity.

Address: Inside Alila Ubud, Melinggih Kelod, Kec. Payangan, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80572
Website: Alila Ubud
Instagram: @cabanaloungeubud

Cretya Lite The Extension

Cretya Ubud by Alas Harum Bali is excited to welcome its latest addition – Cretya Lite The Extension. This newly unveiled restaurant serves a variety of tempting Mediterranean and Western flavours, in a cosy and inviting ambience that encourages diners to linger and discover the charm of exploring Ubud

Cretya Lite The Extension has a dazzling menu, drawing inspiration from Greece, Italy, Spain and Turkey.  They offer heaps of morning delights, mains, snacks, pasta favourites, homemade wood-fired pizza with abundant topping options, nourishing bowls, sizzling delights, desserts, cocktails and their signature cold brews. 

Open all day from 7am to 10pm, this Mediterranean-inspired restaurant’s must-try dishes include Flank Wagyu, Grilled King Prawns and succulent Lamb Shank. Plus, this restaurant has a selection of scrumptious vegetarian dishes, making it a top-spot for plant-based eaters in Ubud.

The dash of green and orange hues in the restaurant adds to its refreshing and clean interior, enhancing the visual appeal of the food and drinks. Be sure to check-out their website and Instagram page for upcoming culinary events and dining experiences, where guests are able to get up-close with the talented chefs and see what happens behind the scenes! Whether nourishing your appetite, or feeding your social media reel, you’ll find equal satisfaction in this inviting venue!

Address: Jl. Hanoman, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Instagram: @cretyalite.ext

PICA South American Kitchen

Pica Ubud - Food

If you are looking for a sophisticated dining experience in the heart of Ubud, then look no further than the delightfully intimate surroundings of PICA. Established in 2014, this highly acclaimed South American restaurant continues to prove itself to be a firm favourite with those looking for an authentic taste of Peruvian cuisine.

Owned and led by Chilean chef Cristian Encina, PICA offers a compact but exceptional menu with a focus on high-quality ingredients and bold flavours – not to mention flawless presentation!  Delighting diners with their creamy Goats Cheese Souffle and fresh Ceviche, you will love their creative twist which is served alongside each dish.  And if you are looking for a real taste of the continent, the Peruvian Seafood Paella will not disappoint with its mouth-watering combination of succulent fresh fish, clams, octopus, prawns and salsa criolla.

With a wide selection of quality imported wines and tempting cocktails, you’ll be sure to find the ideal pairing to complement your meal. Offering the perfect ambience for a casual date or a small get-together with friends, PICA is sure to provide you with an exceptional dining experience.

AddressJl. Dewisita, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
WebsitePICA South American Kitchen
Instagram@pica.bali


Baba Bistro

Welcome to Baba Bistro, where culinary adventure meets the vibrant soul of Ubud. Situated in the bustling centre, just a stone’s throw away from the famous traditional markets and Royal Palace,  you’ll be in for a treat with their exotic blend of Asian and Mediterranean cuisine. 

Start your day off right with their delightful brunch options available from 8 am to 12 pm. Whether you prefer to build your own breakfast or indulge in favourites like fluffy brioche French toast or wholesome warm oat porridge, Baba Bistro has got you covered. Craving something heartier? Don’t miss their Hangover Burger – the perfect pick-me-up after a heavy night! 

The lunch and dinner menu has its own treasure trove of flavours, with their signature Brochettes taking centre stage. These French skewers showcase an array of succulent meat and enticing veggie options. With plenty of veggie and vegan dishes, such as the 100% Beefless Burgers and Vegan Bao Bun, as well as gluten-free options too, Baba Bistro is the perfect spot to settle down with a signature blended cocktail as you revel in the eclectic Ubud ambience!

Address: Jl. Gootama No.1, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud
Instagram: @bababistroubud


IBU SUSU

IBU SUSU - Interior restaurant

Amazing cocktails, delicious food, fun vibes and lots of smiles are definitely on the menu at IBU SUSU bar and kitchen. Located just minutes from Ubud’s famous Monkey Forest, IBU SUSU is the perfect mixture of East meets West, serving up a sumptuous array of Pan Asian Fusion sharing plates.

Trained in some of Melbourne’s best bars, co-owner, host and head barman Ketut is on hand to bring his love of local ingredients together to create a unique Ubud experience, especially for you. Serving up an eclectic range of classic and signature cocktails, Ketut and his experienced team are the true masters of mixology. Offering unique flavour combinations such as Pomelo Smoked Negroni, Salted Caramel Espresso Martini, Yakuza Sour and many more, the staff at IBU SUSU are on hand to satisfy all of your cocktail cravings.

But it’s not just the cocktails that are delicious – their food is too! At IBU SUSU the emphasis is on sharing from a variety of small bites and larger plates. Serving up mouthwatering delights such as crispy pork belly, pulled jackfruit steam buns, 8-hour marinated Beef Rendang, fresh soft shell crab and finger-licking marinated chicken wings, IBU SUSU is the place where good food and good times come together.

Address: IBU SUSU Bar & Kitchen, Jalan Monkey Forest 
Website: Ibu Susu
Instagram: @ibu_susu_ubud


The Kelusa

Indonesian flavours with a fine dining twist are what you will get at The Kelusa, Samsara. This unique dining experience is sure to blow your idea of Indonesian food out of the water with modern takes on traditional flavours and ingredients. You will find dishes like the Sambal be Tongkol- a tuna salad infused with local basil, Cakalang  Woku- grilled tuna accompanied by a spicy turmeric broth and Gethuk- a delightful sweet cassava dish served with vanilla custard and mixed nut crumble. This is the spot for you if you want to try the diverse local flavours of Indonesia in a fine dining atmosphere, or if you’re an intrepid foodie who wants to balance all that street food with something a little more sophisticated.  

You will also find a selection of fine wines (something you definitely won’t find on the streets of Bali) straight from the Samsara’s wine cellar. There are also plenty of surprising signature cocktails on the menu, like the popcorn and vodka sour, inspired by local ingredients.

Best of all you can enjoy your meal on the outdoor terrace overlooking the surrounding tropical jungle which will take all of your senses on a journey through Indonesia. On a clear night, you can take in the starry night sky away from the hustle and bustle of central Ubud.

Address: H7C5+99J, Keliki, Tegallalang, Gianyar Regency, Bali
Website: The Kelusa
Instagram: @thekelusa


KOJIN

Offering premium Japanese cuisine with teppanyaki style and aesthetically pleasing presentations, KOJIN is staying true to giving the ultimate dining experience in Ubud. Featuring the famous flat-iron grill technique that originated in Japan, you will get to watch as the kitchen prepare your food right before your eyes and interact with the Hibachi chef.

KOJIN’s specialty is Omakase, referring to the set-menu Japanese dining selected and prepared by the chef. All you need to do is leave it up to the chef, and witness the theatrical-like live cooking before you enjoy the high-quality dishes made with only the finest ingredients.

The restaurant’s Sakura Omakase features fresh and flavorful fish and beef-based platters: Nigiri (selection of fresh fish), Hamachi (imported yellow-tail fish), Wagyu Tartar, and Tasmanian Salmon Teppanyaki cooked with teriyaki sauce. To complete the set, satisfy your palate with sweet treats, Chocolate Mousse and Mochi. The Omakase menu is perfect for dinners!

The venue is suitable for small groups and bigger ones. There are two tables surrounding the kitchen area with a maximum capacity of 23 people. If you happen to be taking lazy strolls or staying in Ubud, make sure to take your loved ones to Kojin!

Address: Jl. Raya Desa Kenderan No.88 A, Kenderan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali
Website : Kojin Bali
Instagram : @kojinbali


Wild Air Restaurant

Dishes at Wild Air Restaurant Ubud

When you’re in the central Ubud area, make sure to stop by Wild Air Restaurant located in Jalan Bisma to indulge yourself in the majestic forest valley view and flavorful culinary journey. The restaurant’s highlights include an array of Asian and Western cuisine like Tuna Avocado Tartare, Kung Pao Chicken, Gindara Yellow Curry, and Moringa Panna Cotta.

There are various seating options available at the venue – choose to sit in the hammock, cabana, sunbath, or take a seat in the open-air restaurant. You will also be entertained with a live dessert show and nightly entertainment shows, such as bamboo rhythm, Balinese culture show, and romantic live music to light up the dining experience.

Wild Air Restaurant opens daily from early 7 am until 11 pm. Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, this restaurant got you covered!

Address: Jl. Bisma No.888 A, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali
Website: Wild Air Restaurant
Instagram: @wildairubud


Cantina Rooftop Bali

Cantina Rooftop Ubud - Foods

Hot on the heels of its sister restaurant PICA South American Kitchen, this all day cocktail bar and eatery oozes a laid back atmosphere, with its easy going character and modern bistro-style menu. Sit back and relax on their generous rooftop terrace as you take in the stunning views of the Campuhan Valley and the Pura Gunung Lebah Temple. It’s the perfect place to lose yourself in the balmy tropical breeze and majestic jungle sounds, as you sip on a well-deserved cocktail.

Led by chefs Cristian Encina  & Jorge Valderrama, Cantina restaurant prides itself on serving up fresh ingredients with big flavours. Indulge in the sumptuous cheese and cold cuts platter served with artisanal breads paired with a glass of smooth red wine. Or why not order a selection of their many sharing plates, as you relax with friends? We love their crunchy pork tacos, BBQ fresh scallops and Salt Baked Heirloom Beetroot served with goat’s cheese, walnuts, caramelised onions and a balsamic glaze.

For those looking to add some funky entertainment to their evening, you can immerse yourself in the eclectic sounds of their late night speakeasy bar, BOLICHE. Once home to Ubud’s original bar in the 70s, the Beggars Bush, this renowned venue drew artists, bohemian expats and adventure travellers alike to the local area. Now BOLICHE continues its legacy as a collective space celebrating music, art and creativity – the perfect setting to enjoy those funky Ubud vibes. 

Address: JL Raya Campuhan, Sayan, Ubud 
Website: Cantina Rooftop Bali
Instagram: @cantinarooftop.bali


Tangi

TAngi Restaurant interior
Tangi Restaurant

Tangi Restaurant is the newest addition to the Gdas Bali Health & Wellness Resort in Ubud, offering a unique dining experience that promises to nourish your mind, body and soul. Strategically located to offer a striking view of the local jungle, their concept integrates healthy vegan recipes with a mouthwatering Balinese-inspired menu.

Using locally sourced ingredients from their garden, including medicinal herbs, all dishes are beautifully presented and made to ensure that every bite is filled with flavour and nutrition. But what sets Tangi Restaurant apart is its extensive menu which can be customised according to guests specific dietary requirements and preferences – meaning you can enjoy tailor-made meals that are guaranteed to deliver on flavour!

Along with their food, Tangi Restaurant also offers a unique selection of drinks that help to promote inner wellness. Their traditional herb drink Loloh has numerous health benefits for the body, as well as a 0% mulled wine – the perfect choice for when you’re feeling festive but want to skip the alcohol.

As a bonus, guests who dine at Tangi Restaurant also have access to the resort’s lavish swimming pool and traditional medicine garden (minimum spending applies). Why not try for yourself and enjoy hearty plant-based meals that are good for the planet and your tastebuds!

Address: Jl. Cempaka, Banjar Kumbuh, MAS, Kecamatan Ubud
Instagram: @tangirestaurant

Pistachio

Pistachio Ubud - Falafel bowl

Without a doubt, Pistachio is one of Ubud’s most beloved eateries and with its picturesque rice field setting, it’s easy to see why it has such a following.Serving delicious modern fusion meals using fresh wholesome ingredients, Pistachio offers a tempting variety of breakfast, gourmet lunches and delectable dinners, incorporating the best local produce wherever possible.

Experience the flavour of nature in the restaurant’s airy and rustic Balinese setting whilst you dine on their flavoursome dishes, such as their spiced falafel bowl with homemade hummus and Jackfruit Rendang vegan burrito. Or if you are looking for a more hearty meal, then their grilled tenderloin steak frittes served with a creamy Béarnaise sauce is guaranteed to hit the spot!

Why not treat your special someone to an intimate dining experience with Pistachio’s romantic candle-lit dinner in your own private rooftop setting? Or book their one-of-a-kind picnic-style breakfast experience to celebrate a special occasion with friends? And with daily Happy Hour specials, live acoustic music and some of the best brews in town – it’s easy to see why Pistachio holds its spot as one of Ubud’s most popular dining locations.

Address: Jl Bisma, Ubud
Website: Pistachio Ubud
Instagram: @pistachiorestaurant 


Tall Trees at The Westin Resort & Spa Ubud

Preserving rare and ancient recipes with wood firing and slow roasting methods is Tall Tree Restaurant at Westin Ubud. If you’re up for family-friendly casual dining by the majestic lush tropical forest surroundings, this restaurant is surely a delightful feast for your eyes and taste buds! 

Tall Tree serves heritage specialties, including Indonesian, International, and Italian dishes with eclectic presentations. The restaurant’s signature flavour lies in the fresh ingredients carefully picked before undergoing methods to maintain their natural taste, aligned with Westin’s Eat Well principle.

The restaurant is nestled on the resort’s first floor, next to the infinity pool – perfectly bringing a tranquil ambiance with an unrivaled view of Ubud’s jungle itself for a more intimate dining experience with your loved ones. 

Planning to visit the restaurant in a big group? Tall Tree can fit as many as 34 people, and its semi-outdoor setting makes the space look less crowded, ensuring a comfortable dining experience. Also, the rainy season just fits Tall Tree’s overall ambiance as guests can enjoy the peaceful rain sound while savoring the beautiful forest view from the cozy seating. It’s always great to go back to nature once in a while, eating well and enjoying life!

Address: Jl. Lod Tunduh, Singakerta, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Website: Tall Trees Restaurant
Instagram: @talltreesbali


Kyoka Japanese Kitchen

Kyoka Ubud - Foods

Located in the heart of Ubud, Kyoka Japanese Kitchen is the sister restaurant of popular bar and restaurant IBU SUSU. Transport yourself to the Land of the Rising Sun as they serve up a variety of Kyoto homestyle and modern Japanese-inspired dishes beautifully presented on artisanal ceramics.

As well as serving many of your favourites, Kyoka’s unique blend of contemporary dishes are sure to delight, such as Nabeyaki Udon noodle soup, Tonkotsu Ramen and Hiyashi Somen – a delicate noodle dish served chilled on iced with Tsuyu dipping sauce. Serving a selection of hand-picked Japanese sake and whiskies, as well as a variety of signature cocktails, you’ll be sure to find the perfect refreshment to compliment your Kyoka dining experience. 

Why not try their Me So High cocktail, made from Sakurao Japanese gin, umeshu, miso, pear, homemade kombu seaweed cordial, gari ginger, fresh tangerine and lemon juice? Or their Natsu Groni cocktail – a concoction of Shiso infused gin, watermelon rind infused Campari, umeshu, sweet vermouth and homemade umami bitters. 

Next time you are in Ubud, be sure to check out Kyoka Japanese Restaurant and treat your tastebuds to a delectable dining experience that is full of flavour!

Address: KYOKA Japanese Kitchen, Jalan Dewi Sita Ubud
Website: Kyoka Ubud
Instagram: @kyoka_ubud


Kelapa Muda Ubud

Kelapa Muda Pool Bar & Kitchen

One of Ubud’s best kept hidden gems, Kelapa Muda is a spacious family-style restaurant where the emphasis is always on good food and good times. Offering a shuttle car from the parking area to the restaurant, as well as free pool access, a playground area for the kids and a generously sized garden, it is the ideal location to allow your little ones to release some pent-up energy, as you sit back and enjoy the tropical jungle surroundings. 

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Kelapa Muda serves a variety of delicious Indonesian and Western classics – with something for even the fussiest of eaters. Choose from hearty dishes, such as generously filled wraps, nachos, pasta dishes, pork ribs, pizzas and rice bowls, as well as a separate kids menu packed with much loved favourites.

Serving juices, mocktails, beer, jugs of sangria and a tempting range of signature cocktails, there are plenty of options to keep you hydrated throughout the day. For an entertaining venue that ticks all the boxes, check out Kelapa Muda for a guaranteed family fun day out!

flavour!

Address: Jl Gunung Sari, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571
Instagram: @kelapamuda.ubud
Call: +62 821 4732 9944
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Le Gastronome at Keliki Luxury Lodge

Tucked away inside the picturesque setting of Keliki Luxury Lodge, you will find Le Gastronome restaurant – a hidden gem that delivers the art of French fine dining, with a twist of local Indonesian culture. Surrounded by lush, green rice fields, let yourself be swept away on this delicious culinary experience and feast for the senses. Set over two levels, the restaurant’s bright and airy ambience offers stunning jungle, rice paddy and infinity pool views – or for something more private, why not dine in one of their exclusively designed bamboo nests for a more intimate and unique experience?

Le Gastronome Ubud Dining Area

Relax and let the chef take your tastebuds on a gastronomical adventure with their authentic tasting menu, offering monthly seasonal specials with wine pairings. Savour the delights of salmon and caviar amuse bouche, followed by perfectly cooked lobster ravioli, dry-aged beef fillet and a selection of tempting French patisserie. With Indonesian and vegan degustation set menus also available, be sure to treat your senses to a delectable gourmet experience that is nothing short of magical.

Address: Keliki Luxury Lodge, Jalan Suda Mala, Desa Keliki, Tegallalang, Ubud  – Gianyar, Bali 
Facebook: Le Gastronome Bali
Instagram: @legastronome_kelikiluxurylodge
Call: +62 881-0373-21602


Pasir

Fittingly named after the Indonesian word for “sand,” this Ubud restaurant brings beachy paradise vibes to Bali’s cultural hub. Pasir restaurant invites you to savour fresh, visually stunning dishes amongst a laid-back dining experience, creating a refreshing alternative to the typical Ubud scene.

Inspired by the Mediterranean’s golden dunes and tropical charm, Pasir has established its presence on the popular JL Monkey Forest road. Inside, the dining area is adorned in earthy beige and soft cream hues, reminiscent of sun-kissed sands. Meanwhile, lush greenery and graceful archways evoke the tranquil ambience of a seaside escape.

Pasir’s Mediterranean-inspired menu features a selection of fresh fish, succulent prawns and delectable meats. Their seafood is directly sourced from local waters, with oysters hailing from nearby Lombok and sea salt harvested in Kusamba. Signature dishes include the refreshing octopus carpaccio, snapper crudo, succulent lamb kofta and the theatrically presented hanging tomahawk!

Wrap-up your culinary journey with Pasir’s artisanal cocktail selection. Try their renowned ‘Endless Summer’ blending vodka, sous-vide soursop and homemade vanilla syrup for a refreshing finish to your meal.

Indulge in Pasir’s culinary creations, available for lunch and dinner and served daily from 12pm to 11pm. Be sure to keep your appetite in check, because breakfast will be coming soon to fuel your Ubud escapades with a large helping of morning deliciousness!

Address: Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud
Instagram: @pasir.bali


Blend

Blend Cafe Ubud

Conveniently located near the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, this adorable and cosy cafe is a must-visit for when you next find yourself in Ubud. Their unique smoothie bowl art is almost too stunning to eat – and is sure to put a smile on your face.

Open for breakfast and throughout the day, Blend serves an array of delicious Asian Fusion foods, using fresh quality ingredients mixed with their own distinctive flavours. Their slow-cooked tender pork Adobo, steamed dumplings and pan-fried Bao are packed full of flavour. From blue vegan pancakes to purple lattes – Blend serves up happiness on a plate with their vibrant combination of tasty food and bright colours.

With their quirky style, great service and temptingly Instagramable dishes, be sure to check out one of the most colourful venues in Ubud. 

Address: Jl Nyuh Bojog, Desa Jl. Raya Nyuh Kuning 18, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali
Instagram: @blendcafeubud


Folk Pool & Gardens

Folk Pool & Gardens

With its hidden gardens, private daybeds, funky teepees and delicious dining – Folk Pool and Gardens is a hidden whimsical wonderland located in the heart of downtown Ubud.

Choose your perfect spot and enjoy the super chilled vibes as you nourish your body and soul with food from their wide-ranging menu – offering tempting authentic Indonesian classics, to heavenly house signature dishes. With plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, as well as many international favourites, this friendly neighbourhood restaurant prides itself on sustainably sourcing many of their ingredients from nearby Tegallalang farms. 

Open from breakfast through to dinner, graze on delicious bites such as fresh Maki rolls, chilli bean tacos and Mediterranean dip platters. And with their inviting swim-up bar, you don’t even have to leave the pool to enjoy their extensive range of enticing cocktails, craft beers and fresh juices.

If you are looking for evening entertainment, there is plenty to keep you busy, with their family-friendly themed dinners and very own twilight cinema – It’s the ideal location to chill with friends under the Ubud stars.

Address: Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud
Website: Folk Pool & Gardens
Instagram: @folkubud
WhatsApp: +6281239736243


Melali Restaurant

Melali restaurant in Ubud is the perfect spot for any food lover looking for a fun and relaxing dining experience. With both indoor and outdoor seating options, this restaurant boasts a prime street-front position that’s perfect for people-watching. But it’s not just the funky ambience that sets Melali apart – their colourful menu of modern food inspired by fresh, ethically sourced ingredients will have your tastebuds singing! 

From tempting all-day breakfast faves such as souffle pancakes served with a mixed berry compote and scrumptious harissa spiced eggs, to filling lunch and dinner options like filled signature flatbreads, generous smoothie bowls, tempting Mezze platters and tasty pan-seared Barramundi – every plate is a work of art, bursting with flavour! 

So, for a vibe that is as fresh as the ingredients, come and give Melali a try!

Address: Jl. Sri Wedari No.58, Tegalantang, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar
Website: Melali Restaurant
Instagram: @melali.ubud


KauKau Restaurant

Located in the centre of Arkamara Dijiwa Ubud Resort, Kaukau Restaurant is a nature lover’s paradise. Find yourself surrounded by lush, green tropical gardens and tranquil birdsong as you enjoy this new alfresco dining experience. Offering a wide selection of breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes, their tasty Indonesian and Western-inspired cuisine is guaranteed to please. 

Serving classically authentic local fare such as nasi goreng, aromatic chicken curry and hearty soto ayam, you will also find a variety of family favourites – from mighty double cheeseburgers to fish and chips as well as creamy pasta dishes. And after your meal, why not stay a little longer and relax by the resort’s generously sized pool, whilst you enjoy another day in paradise?

Address: Jl. Katik Lantang, Singakerta, Kecamatan Ubud
Website: KauKau Restaurant
Instagram: @kaukaurestaurantubud


Kepitu Restaurant – The Kayon Jungle Resort Ubud

A dining experience with a grand view is what you’ll get at Kepitu Restaurant at The Kayon Jungle Resort. Situated within the traditional Bresela Village, this tropical sanctuary is 25 minutes away from Ubud central. In the restaurant’s outdoor area, you will see the majestic Kumbakarna statue and the infinite Ubud valley – a perfect blend of culture and nature.

The restaurant serves weekly cultural dinners where the guests can interact with local dancers as they dine and drink in a Balinese royal setting. From its signature dish, Juicy Bebek Kayon, to a variety of seafood and beef dishes with the finest ingredients, the restaurant will surely take you on a memorable culinary experience by serving a range of international menus and local-style dishes.

Address: Banjar Bresela, Desa Bresela, Ubud, Bali 80572
Website: Kepitu Restaurant at The Kayon Jungle Resort
Instagram: @kepiturestaurantatjungle


Kepitu Restaurant – The Kayon Resort Ubud

Located in a secluded jungle landscape by the Petanu River, Kepitu Restaurant is the perfect all-day dining place with a romantic and peaceful atmosphere. You can have a delightful floating breakfast experience or an intimate lunch by the stunning waterfall terrace.

This restaurant hosts a weekly Balinese Cultural Dinner and you can witness unique Balinese paintings and carvings depicting the story of Ramayana throughout the resort. Kepitu Restaurant is indeed a perfect spot for a Balinese-themed dinner you can’t miss during your time in Ubud.   

Address: Banjar Kepitu, Desa Kenderan, Tegallalang, Ubud, Bali 80561
Website: Kepitu Restaurant at The Kayon
Instagram: @kepiturestaurantubud


Uma Cucina – COMO Uma Ubud

This Italian-specialty restaurant has a rustic concept with a laid-back dining atmosphere. Uma Cucina serves colorful and easy-to-share handmade dishes, such as different kinds of pasta, woodfired pizzas, and classic Italian desserts. Using locally-sourced ingredients, this restaurant carefully makes tasty and healthy dishes. Also, it has a variety of vegetarian options including spring rolls with shiitake mushroom and vegetable flatbread. 

Pasta enthusiasts should definitely try the Riso Carnaroli served with thyme and stracciatella and the black ink linguine. If woodfired pizza is your thing, you have delicious choices from the classic Margherita to Frutti di Mare. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick sip and dine at the lounge bar or family-style lunch, Uma Cucina is just the right place for all of that!

Address: COMO Uma Ubud, Jl. Raya Sanggingan Jl. Raya Lungsiakan, Banjar, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561
Website: Uma Cucina at COMO Uma Ubud
Instagram: @umacucinaubud


Sawah Terrace – Mandapa Ubud

Located by the magnificent Ayung river, Sawah Terrace Indonesian restaurant serves authentic Indonesian dishes with rich flavors. The restaurant uses fresh hand picked herbs and vegetables from the resort’s organic garden, adding a distinctive taste of Ubud to your plates.

Featuring famous local dishes from different regions, you’ll have a variety of flavorful cuisine presented in traditional Balinese dining customs. For those looking for a unique spicy taste, try the Sumatran slow-cooked beef cheek served with curry or braised barramundi in Balinese spice – known as Be Pasih Menyatnyat. With a stunning jungle view around the restaurant, Sawah Terrace will offer a stunning and delicious dining experience.

Address: Jl. Raya Kedewatan, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Website: Sawah Terrace at Mandapa 
Instagram: @sawahterraceatmandapa


The Suku Bali Ubud

The Suku Bali is a modern bistro that combines Balinese-inspired interior and global cuisine with a twist. Located in a quiet area in Southern Ubud, it makes a perfect place to relax and recharge after some lazy strolls around the area.

The bistro’s rattan decoration and earthy ambience accentuate its colourful food and drink selections. Feast your eyes on their beautifully-plated local and international cuisines and get a taste of Kopisuku blended by an Indonesian Barista Champion Mikael Jasin. Also, be sure to taste their special cocktails using heritage ingredients during your visit.

Address: Jl. A.A Gede Rai, Ubud, Bali 80571
Website: Suku Bali Ubud
Instagram: @thesukubali


Riverside Restaurant – Four Seasons Resort Bali Sayan

You can’t miss the poolside dining experience in Ubud, and Riverside at Four Seasons Resort Bali Sayan is definitely worth a visit. This European bistronomy specializes in contemporary grill menus, perfectly cooked with a charcoal oven.

The restaurant’s signature dishes include the Red Snapper with citrus dressing and Salmon and Scallop Tartare – perfect for luxe dinners with your loved ones. Also, you should try their charcoal-grilled seafood menus, such as the Mediterranean marinated octopus. If you’re looking for light bites, they offer a variety of poolside treats to accompany your lunch.

This is an epic dining experience and one that is well-suited for special occasions.

Address: Sayan, Ubud, Bali 80571
Website: Riverside at Four Seasons 
Instagram: @fsbali


Final Words

We hope you get to try some of these amazing Ubud restaurants and that this guide has been helpful! If you want to find more options to make you stay in ubud even more enjoyable than read our article about “In The Spotlight: Alas Harum & Cretya Ubud“.

You know, everyone has their own preferences, and it is for this very reason that we have made a list of places as broad and varied as possible. We cannot wait to hear your perspective and… bon appetit!

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