Traditional Indonesian food. Photo: Getty Images.


Bali’s top notch insta-worthy grub

Published January 5th, 2017

Whether it’s a fruit-laden smoothie bowl, worthy of a snap for the Insta, or some ridgy-didge Indonesian Mei Goreng you’re after, you’ll find it all in this list of Bali's ultimate foodie hot spots favoured by travellers and locals alike.

We’ve made life simple by rounding up the coolest and tastiest eateries by location with a recommendation on whether to get brekkie, lunch or dinner at each. Habis!


Sea Circus- A bright and sunny restaurant that serves top notch grub. Go here for: Brekkie. 

Sisterfields- A hugely popular diner in Seminyak with fresh juices, burgers, and salads galore. Go here for: Lunch.

Shelter Cafe- It’s easy being healthy when you have incredible food options like the super quinoa breakie to the veggie ceviche bowl. Go here for: Lunch.

Sardine- Bali’s best fine dining surrounded by stunning rice paddies featuring local seafood and organic locally sourced veggies. Go here for: Dinner.

Barbacoa Bali- A super trendy new(ish) restaurant on Jalan Petitenget. Go here for: Dinner.


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Milk & Madu- A petite café in Canggu with smoothie bowls, all-day breakfast with out-of-this-world twists on classic dishes. Go here for: Brekkie.

Café Organic- Super popular with the early crowd, featuring especially great coffee, friendly staff and chic on-trend decor! Go here for: Brekkie.

Nook- Close to the hustle and bustle of Seminyak but surrounded by shabby chic decor and a mini rice field. Go here for: Lunch.

The Shady Shack- Serves up super duper healthy and fresh vegetarian and vegan delights. Go here for: Lunch.

La Laguna- This place is a fun hangout for locals with a quirky free-spirited gypsy theme running throughout. Go here for: Dinner.

Jimbaran Bay

Sundara at Four Seasons Jimabaran Bay- This beachfront restaurant serves up delish Asian-inspired dishes and is one of Bali’s finest. Go here for: Dinner.

Kisik at Ayana Resort- Located smack bang on the sand, this is your ultimate feat-in-the-sand dining experience, surrounded by glowing tiki torches with some of the best seafood in Bali. Go here for: Dinner.


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Art Cafe Bar- With chill vibes aplenty, Art Cafe is a great spot to pop into for some fresh and healthy cuisine. Go here for: Lunch.

Sari Organik: Enjoy traditional Indonesian at Organik with a peaceful view of the paddy fields around Ubud. Go here for: Dinner.


Nalu Bowls-The yummiest (and trendiest) acai bowls in all of Bali. Go here for: Brekkie.

Single Fin- This hybrid surf shop, cafe and bar is the perfect place to look out over the ocean during sunset enjoying the resident DJ, cocktails and seafood. Go here for: Lunch.

El Kabron- Nestled high up above the sea along the Uluwatu cliffs, El Kabron boasts 180 degree views, and yummy Spanish cuisine. Go here for Dinner.

Now that we've got you salivating, Bali's only a hop, skip and a short flight away! 


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Sam Aldenton

Sam Aldenton is a travel writer, digital content creator (read: takes photos/videos with her iphone and sometimes a real camera) and former retail and youth trend forecaster. When she's not off discovering the world’s best pizza (an obsession picked up from her 4-years in New York), she makes her home in Brisbane, Australia. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram at @samaaldenton.