Bali is an Indonesian island that is extremely popular among tourists because within the island itself, there is much to see and do. The island boasts activities catering to both young and old—there are gorgeous beaches, exciting night clubs and not forgetting the wonderful Balinese food.
Towards the southern region of Bali is Seminyak, an upscale area catering to those who are into the latest fashion hauls, fine restaurants, luxury spas and the hottest bars in town. You are likely to find something unique at every turn—be it a lovely concept cafe or an up-and-coming themed restaurant and bar.
Seminyak has so many great restaurants, cafes, eateries and bars and it is impossible to cover the area within three days. For starters, here’s our 3D2N Seminyak Eating Itinerary to show you the best places you should not be missing out.
A laidback beach area in Bali, Canggu is about a 20-minute drive from Seminyak. While Canggu is often overshadowed by Seminyak, there are many upcoming dining establishments, beach clubs and cafes there are making a reputation for themselves there in recent years.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy some peace and quiet in Canggu; you will be pleasantly surprised at its quiet charms and wonderfully scenic views which you cannot find in the touristy Seminyak.
For now, here is our guide to 7 Cafes And Beach Clubs In Canggu You Must Add Into Your Itinerary. READ ON
Caffeine addicts who have been to Bali would know that excellent coffee can be found in many coffee shops there. So it is unsurprising that we have found yet another cafe that has been building its reputation on great coffee—The Koop Roaster & Cafe.
No effort has been spared in sourcing for their own green Arabica coffee beans from the local farms in Bali and the baristas make it a point to roast their own coffee beans too. Do not be shy to spend on their specialty coffee and baked items such as Carrot Cake and Banana Bread.
Give this homey cafe a chance the next time you are looking for a place to chill and have a hearty breakfast in Seminyak. READ ON
Biku—known for its traditional Indonesian classics and afternoon tea—is one of our all-time favourite Indonesian restaurants in Seminyak, Bali. While the naysayers may argue that Biku is touristy and only caters to the foreigners, the food and ambience are excellent; it is a place that we always visit every time we are in Bali.
KILN Petitenget in Bali is the choice destination for every occasion—gathering with friends, lunch with your family and even a romantic date with your partner in the evening.
Taking over the space of the now-defunct Petitenget, KILN Petitenget’s food menu is designed with inspiration from Eastern Mediterranean influences and diners can expect to munch on wood oven baked flatbreads, chargrilled skewers, various dips and more.
Give KILN Petitenget a chance and you will see why it is a great addition to Seminyak’s lively food and nightlife scene.
Travelers to Bali are spoilt for choice when it comes to the best restaurants and bars in Seminyak. One of the hottest hangout spots in Bali right now is Char Char Bar & Grill, situated near to our favourite Italian restaurant, Ultimo.
Walk up to Char Char Bar & Grill and the first thing you will notice is a flight of steps where guests can chill and have a drink with some finger food. This is the best place to people watch and see all the action going down at Jalan Kayu Aya, a bustling street with tourists and locals. READ ON
Kim Soo is a lifestyle and retail space in Seminyak, Bali.
What attracts the great throngs of visitors to Kim Soo is the remarkable range of homewares sourced across the Indonesian Archipelago and works of art that are manufactured by the brand itself.
The place will draw you in inexplicably and keep you lingering for hours as you explore the corners of the charming shop and rest your weary feet at their in-house cafe. If you are up for anything bohemian and contemporary, Kim Soo is one place to note down for your next Bali itinerary.
EatWell is a casual eatery among the many boutiques and restaurants along Jalan Basangkasa in Seminyak, Bali. Do be warned this is a place for meat lovers only as their menu specialises in a range of quality Australian steaks, pork dishes, and burgers that start from RP100,000/ S$10.
Popular among both locals and tourists, its no-frills concept focusing on affordable, yet delicious food adheres strictly to the restaurant’s slogan—to live well is to EatWell (eat well). Yes, happiness can be that simple. READ ON