The ultimate Bali food guide for cafe hoppers, foodies and fine diners

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You're about to embark on your Bali tour but have no idea where to begin food-wise.

Luckily for you, here's a food guide that will satisfy the palate of cafe hoppers, foodies and fine diners as well!

Looking to escape during the long public holiday weekend?

MUST-TRY CAFES IN BALI

1. PARACHUTE

Relax at this laid-back cafe which gets its name from the huge vintage parachute that sits above the whole cafe. It is situated in the middle of rice paddy fields with a delicious menu and great coffee.

Address: Jl. Subak Sari 13 No.8-4, Tibubeneng, North Kuta

Operating Hours: 8 am - 12 am

Price range: IDR 10,000 - 180,000 (S$1.00 - S$17.50)

2. SEA CIRCUS

A quaint place with a wide range of food, it offers healthy options like quinoa to sinful burgers and tacos. Sea Circus' great murals make it one of the best places of interest in Bali for aesthetic bloggers.

Address: Jalan Kayu Aya No. 22, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung

Operating Hours: 8 am - 10:30 pm

Price range: 200,000 IDR for two

3. REVOLVER ESPRESSO

This cafe boasts a large range of all day breakfasts to suit your palate. Its burgers, sliders, tea and - of course - coffee are also great hits with its customers.

Address: Jl. Kayu Aya No 3 (Gang 51), Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung

Operating Hours: 7 am - 6 pm

Price range: 150,000 IDR for two

FOR THE FOODIES: BELLY GOOD, BALINESE FOOD

Bali is known for boasting some amazing Indonesian food and if you're a foodie you'd be absolutely spoilt for choice. Here are some of the most highly-recommended food places in Bali!

4. MADE'S WARUNG

Made's Warung is one of the most popular food places in Bali and rightly so. Other than the tranquil ambience, it serves amazing local and international cuisine that ranges from Indonesian food to Western and Japanese food. If you're lucky, you'd even be able to catch the weekly traditional Balinese dance performances.

Address: Jl. Raya Seminyak, Banjar Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung

Opening hours: Sun - Thurs: 10 am - 12 am, Fri - Sat: 10 am - 12.30 am

5. WARUNG BABI GULING IBU OKA 3 

For the best Babi Guling in Indonesia, Warung Babi Guling Ibu Oka 3 is recommended by tourists and locals alike. It's Babi Guling is served crispy with a generous serving of pork skin.

Address: Jalan Tegal Sari No. 2, Ubud, Kec. Gianyar

Opening hours: 11 am - 6 pm

6. NAUGHTY NURI'S WARUNG

This place is famed for their amazing pork ribs in Bali, sometimes even touted the best! Dig in for some sweet and sticky pork ribs!

Address: Jln Mertanadi No. 62, 80361 Badung

Opening hours: 11 am - 10 pm

FOR THE FINE DINERS: AL FRESCO & THEMED RESTAURANTS

7. POMEGRANATE

Since 2012, Pomegranate has been bringing its diners closer to nature by situating them amidst endless paddy fields. Don't forget a handy flashlight if you're heading over in the evening!

Address: Jl. Subak Sok Wayah, Ubud, Kec. Gianyar

Operating Hours: 10 am - 9 pm

Price: 300,000 IDR for two

8. SWEPT AWAY

Get swept off your feet by the hundred candles on display along the river as you dine at dusk. This picturesque scene makes the restaurant one of the great points of interest in Bali.

Address: Jl. Raya Sayan, Sayan, Kecamatan Ubud

Operating Hours: 11 am - 10 pm

Price: 500,000 IDR for two

9. COSMIC DINER

Cosmic Diner has much in store for your taste buds. Round off your meal of burgers, pastas and other mains with pancakes or waffles with absolutely sinful toppings. Triple chocolate, anyone?

Address: Pertokoan Sunset Star Blok C, Jl. Sunset Road, Kuta

Operating Hours: 10 am - 11.30 pm

Price: 250,000 IDR for two

10. MOTEL MEXICOLA

As its name suggests, hit up Motel Mexicola to satisfy any Mexican food cravings. Quesadillas, creviches and tostada may sound like a mouthful, but you'll soon be craving for a mouthful of these dishes.

Address: Jalan Kayu Jati No. 9X, Petitenget, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung

Operating Hours: 11 am - 1 pm

Price: 250,000 IDR for two

11. LA FAVELA

If you're oddly in the mood for Mediterranean food, La Favela's one of the best places in Bali for that. Apart from an extensive bar menu, their main courses are also to die for, be they from the garden or bakery.

Address: Jl. Kayu Aya No. 177X, Seminyak, Kuta, Seminyak, Badung, Kabupaten Badung

Operating Hours: 11 am - 10 pm

Price: 300,000 IDR for two

Out of this entire list, we hope that you have found at least one that tickles your taste buds!

This article was first published in Shopback. 

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