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We are spilling the secret of our 20 favourite eateries and PLACES-TO-BE-AND-BE-SEEN in Seminyak.
Simply one of the best dining experiences in Bali. URCHIN offers an innovative seafood menu, with beautifully crafted raw dishes. Its grilled meats are also sensational in appearance and on the palate. The restaurant features a sexy open kitchen, allowing you to sit back sipping your personal sommelier recommended wine while watching the master chefs in action.
ADDRESS Jl. Kayu Aya No. 22 BOOK A TABLE +62 361 736319 INSTA @urchin_bali
When you walk into the dimly lit setting you will be unexpectedly wowed by its 2 storey high roof and architecturally European inspired columns – designed to funnel rain water – creating a grand and sophisticated ambience. MERAH PUTIH’S experimental Indonesian fusion dishes are served with a traditional and modern twist, designed for “sharing” and exploring different spices and flavours.
ADDRESS Jl. Petitenget No. 100x BOOK A TABLE +62 361 8465950 INSTA @merahputihbali
As soon as you step into this large warehouse space, you will be inspired by its mosaic tiled floors and loft-style setting. BARBACOA specialises in BBQ wood fired and charcoal meats with a Mexican influence. The trendy setting also has a bar in the middle, creating the perfect atmosphere for a group dinner and pre-party drinks.
ADDRESS Jl. Petitenget No.15 BOOK A TABLE +62 361 739233 INSTA @barbacoabali
Walking into this enchanted open air restaurant you will be impressed by its traditional take on Bali. Set under a gorgeous thatched bamboo roof, SARDINE has a stunning outlook over the illuminated rice paddy fields and lily ponds. The produce is equally impressive with daily seafood caught by the local fisherman and organic vegetables from its own vegetable garden.
ADDRESS Jl. Petitenget No. 21 BOOK A TABLE +62 811 3978333 INSTA @sardinebali
Seminyak’s latest hot-spot SAIGON STREET has become the place to “be seen” in Bali, serving Vietnamese with a western twist. The healthy and light “sharing” dishes will excite your taste buds whilst you soak up the 80s vibe surrounded by the familiar settings of the bright Saigon lights.
ADDRESS Jl. Petitenget No. 77X BOOK A TABLE +62 361 8974007 INSTA @saigonstreetbali
This minimalistic designed restaurant is tucked away behind Oberoi and could possibly be Seminyak’s best kept secret! KILO boasts polished concrete floors and walls, floor to ceiling glass windows, but still a homely vibe. The food is beautifully styled on your plate and some of the best Japanese we’ve tasted on the island.
This glamorous rooftop restaurant and bar MOONLITE is starting to get the reputation for having the best dining view in Seminyak. Early cocktails are a must to capture your perfect sunset photo, before retreating to your table to enjoy its Asian delights.
ADDRESS Jl. Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura) BOOK A TABLE +62 361 737773 INSTA @moonlitebali
This upstairs downstairs restaurant lounge bar will have you entertained for the entire night. MAMASAN which reflects old and new world is another place to “be seen” in Bali, with its social dining setting and buzzing upstairs bar. Rich in every Asian flavour but with a predominant Thai influence, the “sharing” menu will send your taste buds into a sensory overload.
ADDRESS Jl. Raya Kerobokan No. 135 BOOK A TABLE +62 812 36343386 INSTA @mamasanbali
This little cousin to Mamasan has roared onto the Seminyak restaurant scene with its Penang street food inspired “sharing” dishes. With TIGER PALM’S elegant electic decor combined vintage Malay and Tiki-pop highlights, you’ll experience a small taste of Malaysia in the heart of the busy shopping district.
ADDRESS Jl. Kayu Jati No. 8 BOOK A TABLE +62 812 36343386 INSTA @tigerpalmbali
Spanish at heart? Well known by Australian comidistas (span. foodies), MOVIDA, located within the recently opened Katamama Hotel (Potato Head’s first!), satisfies all your cravings español. The menu offers unique dishes featuring cured meats directly imported from Spain paired with locally-grown Spanish-native foods. Enjoy a tasty cocktail at the 15-metre polished green stone bar to finish the day.
ADDRESS Jl. Petitenget No.51 BOOK A TABLE +62 361 3029940 INSTA @movidabali
Step into METIS and you won’t believe you’re in Bali. In possibly the island’s most sophisticated setting, you’re surrounded by elegant open air interiors as you dine in its terrace lounge over looking rice fields. The innovative and fresh French dishes are a culinary delight as your savour in the seductive surrounds.
ADDRESS Jl. Petitenget No.6 BOOK A TABLE +62 361 4737888 INSTA @metis_bali
When stepping into this latest addition to Jalan Oberoi’s buzzing hospitality scene all things hectic stay outside. The open and bright Indonesian-inspired architecture at BATIK BALI leaves room to relax and unwind while indulging in the finest Asian cuisine. The menu offers traditional Indonesian, Thai and Vietnamese dishes. Our favourite: Thai green curry.
ADDRESS Jalan Kayu Aya (next to Café Bali) BOOK A TABLE +62 361 735171
Bali’s longest standing fine dining restaurant CHEZ GADO GADO continues to top restaurant lists, with its beachfront inspired dishes, alongside some classic choices. Its romantic setting with spectacular views of the Seminyak sunset will not only steal your heart, but your taste buds too.
ADDRESS Jl. Camplung Tanduk No. 99 BOOK A TABLE +62 361 736966 INSTA @chezgadogado
Expect to find yourself dancing on tables and shotting tequila in Seminyak’s liveliest restaurant. MOTEL MEXICOLA’S vibrant and colourful venue turned makeshift dance club is the place to go if you’re prepared for your night to escalate quickly. Its delicious fish tacos and other Mexican tapas will perfectly compliment your margheritas, while you fiesta into the night.
ADDRESS Jl. Kayu Jati No 9X BOOK A TABLE +62 361 736688 INSTA @motelmexicola
Splash out for a special occasion at PLANTATION GRILL above Double Six Hotel, with twenties-style luxury and glass walls overlooking the ocean. Indulge in the high-quality imported meat and line-caught sustainable seafood cooked on coal, wood grill, and wood-fired ovens. After dinner, climb its spiral staircase for a cocktail in its ‘The Great Gatsby meets Hemingway’ Sling Bar.
ADDRESS Jl. Double Six No. 66, 4th floor BOOK A TABLE +62 361 734300 INSTA @plantationgrillbali
Occupying a new wing above Ku De Ta, MEJEKAWI is a tasting kitchen, where Ku De Ta’s talented chefs get to showcase their skills in a more intimate and peronalised setting. With an open kitchen setting and glass walls giving a birds-eye view over Seminyak Beach, you can choose between their exquisite 5 and 12 course tasting menus and perfectly curated wine pairing.
ADDRESS Jl. Double Six No. 66, 4th floor BOOK A TABLE +62 361 734300 INSTA @mejekawi
LA LUCCIOLA is an institution with its stunning ocean-front location, mouth-watering food and impeccable service. With its almost Tahitian-inspired setting under an open-air thatched roof, make sure you arrive in time to capture the famous sunset, as you sip on a cocktail and let your tastebuds embark on a gastronomic journey with Italian-inspired dishes featuring lots of succulent seafood.
ADDRESS Jl. Kayu Aya (beach front) BOOK A TABLE +62 361 730838
Step out of your beach attire and into your nicest high heels before stepping into SARONG’S classy restaurant and bar. Refresh yourself with one of its superb cocktails before residing to your table to enjoy the award winning flavours and spices inspired by Asian street food vendors, predominantly in India.
ADDRESS Jl. Petitenget No. 19X BOOK A TABLE +62 812 36343386 INSTA @sarongrestaurant
With a choice of 3 restaurants and 2 bars, POTATO HEAD’S beach club has everyone covered. A must-see dining destination for everyone visiting Bali, with its killer sunset photo opp, and food as sexy as the beach babes walking past you.
ADDRESS Jl. Petitenget No. 51B BOOK A TABLE firstname.lastname@example.org INSTA @potatoheadbali
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