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Best Restaurants in the Ubud Area

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 Restaurants in the Ubud Area

Copper Kitchen, Bar & Rooftop

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 which 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 7am 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. 

Address: Jl. Bisma, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571
Visit the Website: Copper Kitchen, Bar & Rooftop
Official Instagram: @copperubud


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 favorite 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 the 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 compliment 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.

Address: Jl. Dewisita, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Visit the Website: PICA South American Kitchen
Official Instagram: @pica.bali


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


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


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 


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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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


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 ambiance accentuate its colorful 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!

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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