There is no lack of pretty cafes in Bali but one newbie in Seminyak deserves a special mention—Coffee Cartel.
This cafe has been getting so much attention on Instagram and it is not difficult to understand why. The cafe is MADE for Instagram with its numerous photo opportunities—from OOTD corners, a huge mural to the prettiest food and drinks.
We paid a visit to this LA-inspired cafe and here’s what we loved about Coffee Cartel, Bali.
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.
Bali is a favourite holiday destination in South East Asia and it is home to some of the most fun beach clubs. Just this reason is enough to draw throngs of tourists to this Indonesian island.
The sheer types and scales of beach clubs in Bali are insane. Some bring about foreign ideas inspired from overseas culture while others retain the traditional Balinese heritage. All these beach clubs are unique in their own ways and not to mention, tons of fun!
Here is our guide to 13 Best Beach Clubs In Bali. READ ON
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.
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
The Slow is a gorgeous boutique hotel in Canggu, Bali and nestled on the first level of the hotel is Eat & Drink, a contemporary cafe by day and restaurant by night. Expect to see an interesting combination of culture influences from Europe, South America and Asia when you are dining there.
Swing by in the day for savoury cafe fare or drop in at night to feast on wood-grilled meats and seafood while having a cocktail or two with your companions. READ ON