EAT & DRINK
Traveling means something different for everyone, but one thing most people have in common is their love for trying new cuisine. Fortunately, if you’re planning on visiting Bali, there are plenty of eats and drinks that are worth the journey, wherever your tastes may lie.
Whether you’re after a cold brew coffee, a Balinese roast or a seafood extravaganza, there’s a food-forward joint for you. We know how much good dining can elevate your travels, which is why we are steadfast on sharing the best food and drink on the island.
And if you’re after an atmosphere that’s just as good as the fare, we understand. High-end beach clubs, sunset scenery and sports bars for you to catch the game are dappled throughout Bali…and we just so happen to know about each and every one of them.
Our Take on Bali’s Best Dining and Drinking Spots
When the morning rolls around, you’re going to want a breakfast that sets the tone for the rest of the day. Explore the best of the breakfast best and decide which one makes you drool the most. Or, maybe you’re just looking for a caffeine fix in the morning. Coffee is love; that we know for sure. With all the wonderful caffeine spots on the island, it seems we’re not the only ones! See which places are serving up coffee, tea and the like, and doing so with grace. From breakfast to lunch and beyond, a quaint, local cafe can really give you a peek into a region’s way of life. Bali is no different, and it’s numerous cafes are all evidence. Go for a pastry, a beverage or a platter as you enjoy your company or catch up on work.
Beach clubs, on the other hand, are often an all-day endeavor (and sometimes even an all-night one too). If you plan on visiting one, you’ll want it to be right up your alley, so check out our favorite Beach Clubs to see what satiates your taste. Bali is known for a lot of things, one of which is a beautiful sunset every dawn. See which eateries are best known for their views of the falling sun, so you can catch the view while enjoying a bite. Post sunset, if you’re seeking a party spot that fits your scene, here is the place to look. Find out which destinations are throwing down with happy hours, DJ jams, and more.
We know from experience that there’s no better way to wind down a travel-filled day than with a trip to a lovely restaurant. We recommend familiarizing yourself with as many of the island’s restaurants as possible because there are so many worth visiting. Also, don’t forget to check out the island’s best resort restaurants for some seriously fine dining as Bali is teeming with high-end resorts that know just what they’re doing, even when it comes to food. Or, if it’s just the two of you, let the romance flourish with dining designed with couples in mind.
Last but not least, when in Bali indulging in a Sunday Brunch is a must. According to research, brunch is the most important meal of the day. You can find mimosas, Bloody Marys, and buffets at a number of places across Bali, and maybe even a complimentary pool if you’re lucky!