Seminyak, is an upscale and popular area with a variety of cuisines to tingle your taste buds. With so many options around, you could eat out at a different restaurant every day! Here is a list of our favorite casual eat outs just a hop, skip and jump from Chandra Villas.
10 Casual Dining Places in Seminyak
1. Tiger Palm Bali
The restaurant’s diverse menu draws inspiration from Chef Will Meyrick’s fond love for the culture and cuisine of Malaysia. All dishes are carefully recreated using the highest quality of spices locally produced or sourced from overseas. For those who want to enjoy a good meal in Seminyak, they shouldn’t give this place a miss. The dining area creates a perfect setting for those long leisurely lunches, relaxing dinners with hearty laughs along with a drink or a quick bite on a shopping day. Open from 10am until 12am daily.
Must try: Ayam Betutu Gilimanuk, Grilled Fish Jimbaran Style, Otak Otak Fish, Balinese Style Ceviche Tune
The coolest new boutique cafe is an exciting addition to the Seminyak dining scene, offering fresh food, great coffee and the perfect ambience to chill out on a hot day. A favourite hangout spot for foodies and coffee lovers, the place is known to serve a wide range of coffees, cakes and pastries. Open for all day breakfast, brunch and lunch, the service and food at Sisterfeilds is flawless.
Must try: Smashed Avocado, Thai Glazed Pork Belly, Sisterfields Big Breakfast, Lobster Sliders
3. Saigon Street
For authentic Vietnamese cuisine in Seminyak, Saigon Street is the place to go! This new restaurant and bar is quite popular with expats. Expert Chef Geoff Lindsay pays homage to classic and regional Vietnamese dishes with an exciting spin never before seen on the island. The well presented menu with a choice of modern Vietnamese food offers light, fresh and healthy dishes to be savoured. Make sure you reserve a table before you go. Open for lunches and dinner 11 am to 1 am, on all days.
Must try: Green Rice Fired Prawns, Soft Shell Rice Paper Rolls, Pork Belly Simmered with Caramel
4. Lacalaca Mexican Cantina
For great Mexican food and margaritas with a spicy twist, head to Lacalaca Mexican Cantina, located just off the bustling and famous Seminyak Eat street. This is a funky bar and restaurant, perfect to hangout with a group. Serves great Mexican food and tasty cocktails that pack a punch! Experience the depth of delicious flavours straight from the heart of Tijuana to the shores of Bali.
Must try: Short Rib burger, Guava Glazed Pork Ribs, Cordero, Maiz, Chorizo Tostadadita
5. Bo & Bun
There’s something so refreshing about Vietnamese food, it’s just like a breath of fresh air. With a great ambiance and truly good eatery to taste Vietnamese cuisine, BO & Bun is a must visit in Seminyak. The food is delicious, fresh, healthy and affordable. Check out the “Try Everything” for starters, it gives you the opportunity to enjoy a sample of all the yummy starters they have to offer. The service is fast, efficient and friendly. The food is worth every penny spent!
Must try: Bao Gao Pork Belly, Chicken & Basil, Lemingrass Pork Chop, Thai Green Curry
6. Sea Circus
This place is always full of happy people. A quirky cafe in Seminyak, serving delicious fresh food, gourmet coffee and good cocktails. Opened from early morning to serve healthy breakfast and gourmet coffee, through lunch and afternoon bites and drinks, till late in the evenings with dinner and cocktails. For dinner, don’t forget to reserve a table. Make this a must visit spot on your list. Open from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, on all days.
Must try: Kintamani Arabica Beans, Worcestershire Sauce, Homemade Horseradish
7. Warung Eny
If you are looking for local food with a hassle free setting, this is the place. It is a joy to sit and watch your ordered meal getting prepared right before you. It serves authentic Indonesian food which is fresh and organic, perfect for a light lunch. There is a menu, but generally you will dine on seasonal veggies or seafood handpicked from the morning catch. A great place to try the local food in Bali!
Must try: Grilled Red Snapper, Grass Prawn with Pakis, Balinese Fish Curry
8. Earth Cafe
Looking for healthy options in Bali? This is one of the best places to eat fresh, wholesome and gluten-free food in Seminyak. Everything on the menu is cooked with fresh ingredients, and there are raw and gluten free options available. Their menu is extensive (breakfast, including amazing quinoa pancakes, is available all day) and includes raw vegan, vegan and vegetarian options. They offer a wide variety of juices, smoothies and all sorts of other drinks and their desert selection (both eat in and take away) is amazing.
Must try: Falafels, Vegetarian Burrito, Reuben Sandwich, Dragon Salad
9. Cafe Zucchini
This little cafe has just the best breakfast and lunch options that you could find in Seminyak. If you prefer salads, fresh, organic and healthy food, this restaurant is sure to please your taste buds. You will find plenty of dishes for vegetarians and meat lovers. Kids will love the smoothies here and cheese toasties too! This restaurant is perfect to refresh and recharge before you decide on your second round of shopping.
Must try: Chicken Schnitzel, Steak Sandwich, Green Brekkie with sautéed spinach, Rice Paper Rolls
10.The Straw Hut
A little Seminyak secret! With lovely setting, live music and amazing food – what more can you ask for. The atmosphere is cool and comfortable, with each thing is in a right place. It has a nice pool and is a great place to just chill, and serves a convenient eating place for kids and adults. The food is fresh and yum. The farm omelette and eggs benedict are to die for! And if you are in the mood for good lively music, then Friday night is just the perfect time to go!
Must try:Chicken Wings, The Ultimate Burger, Tomato and Tiger Prawns, Hawaiian Pizza
Have we missed out on any of your favourite places? Tell us what’s your favourite place to hang out in Seminyak.