Post updated: 10th September 2019
An advantage of staying at Chandra Villas is that you’re close to some of the best restaurants and night clubs in Bali. The dining scene in Seminyak offers an endless range of choices – from upscale fine dine restaurants to casual cafes, there’s something to suit every traveller’s palate and pocket. The selection of cuisine, style, setting and ambience is huge.
There are so many fantastic places to eat out in Seminyak. Here’s a list of the one’s you shouldn’t miss during your stay.
Must Try Restaurants In Seminyak
Merah Putih combines traditional Indonesian cuisine with a striking visual design. Indonesian classics are served along side with creative dishes that experiment with traditional spices and flavours from across the archipelago. Merah Putih pushes the boundaries and showcases the diversity of Indonesian heritage and culture. We highly recommend this place for an intimate dinner or a family gathering.
One of Bali’s most popular restaurants, Metis is all about luxury fine dine. It has a sophisticated ambience with an art boutique at the entrance and a dining room with a view over water lily ponds. The menu at Metis is inspired by French cuisine with influences from Asia.
This is a great place to share a fun evening dining and wining with friends or to have a romantic dinner for two.
This is a popular restaurant on the Eat Street known for great Italian food. Located in the heart of Seminyak, Ultimo is just a 5-6 minute walk from Chandra Villas. The service is good and they have a great collection of wines to pair with your food.
Be prepared to wait for a table.
If you’re seeking great Italian food with amazing views of the beach, then head to La Lucciola. The double storey Balinese style dining room is positioned right next to the Petitenget temple on the beach. The service is attentive along with great food.
Sarong is an internationally acclaimed restaurant and is so popular that you must reserve weeks in advance. Sarong is known for South East Asian food, inspired by the adventures of Chef Will Meyrick, also known as the Street Food Chef. Sarong focuses broadly on Indian, Thai, Sri Lankan and Indonesian flavours and has an uber chic ambience, perfect for an evening dinner with family and friends.
Another one of Chef Will Meyrick’s brain child’s – Mamasan is an amazing fusion of flavours drawing inspiration from South East Asian food. You can expect to lounge in style at Mamasan without the hefty pricetag that food of this quality usually commands.
Must try – “Halong bay” chili salt soft shell crab with cracked duck egg “nouc cham“!
Tiger Palm Bali
Serves delicious rich curries, soft rice noodles, crispy bites and fresh fish. Inspired by Chef Will Meyrick’s travel, the dishes from the streets and kitchens of Penang are carefully been recreated with the highest quality ingredients, sourced both locally and from overseas. The extensive Tiger Palm menu is a delicious mashup of so many gorgeous spices, flavours and ingredients.
Must try – Salted Caramel, Espresso Martini Ice Cream!
Undoubtedly, the coolest coffee shop in town! If you’re a coffee lover, then an aromatic cuppa awaits you at Revolver! Drop by this amazing coffee shop after a retail therapy session on Jalan Lakshmana.
La Favela on Eat Street is an interesting restaurant on Eat Street with a casual vibe and funky interiors set within an enchanting garden outback. This place is worth visiting if you’re looking for something different in Seminyak. The place turns into a private house party with a setting that includes vintage furniture in all shapes and sizes, plants, old bikes and even an old Volkswagon van.
This is a trendy café, great for breakfast. The place is known for its salads, eggs, burgers and green juices. The ambience at Sisterfields resembles the iconic café culture in Melbourne. A good spot for fresh food and great coffee in the heart of Seminyak.
This casual restaurant is just a two minute walk from Chandra Villas and is a great place to grab a quick lunch at a reasonable price. The food is incredible and the ambience comprises of a hut with a huge alang alang roof.
Chez Gado Gado
If you’re craving for some European fusion food by the seaside, then head to Chez Gado Gado. They have great cocktails and a selection of wines and champagne, perfect for an intimate evening.
From local delicacies to world cuisine, Bali’s eateries serve up quite a feast. Add these restaurants to your Bali to-do list for a memorable dining experience on the island.