Let’s be honest: a holiday in Bali quickly turns into the biggest intake of food you might have ever experienced during a holiday. From LA and Milan to Australia and Indonesia – Bali’s cafe owners bring the best of the best from their countries to this island paradise, resulting in a coffee and food culture the rest of the world can only dream of.
We make sure you don’t get lost when doing your holiday research and present you the Best Cafes in Bali.
Happy cafe hopping!
BALI’S BEST CAFES TO VISIT IN 2023!
BEST BALI CAFES IN SEMINYAK – BEST CAFES IN SEMINYAK 2023
Cuisine: Health food, plant-based, vegetarian with vegan & gluten-free options
Address: Jalan Petitenget No. 99X, Seminyak & Jalan Umalas 1
Bookings: +62 821 4648 9669
Opening Hours: Daily, 7am – 10pm
One of Bali’s most iconic eateries, Cafe Organic offers health-conscious vegetarian and vegan meals passionately crafted using fresh, locally- farmed produce. Wood grains and distressed whites dominate the space inviting a minimalist Scandinavian feel. Every corner has been styled for the gram with the star of the show being the açai bowls served in coconuts.
At their Petitenget location in the buzzing heart of Seminyak, you’ll find marble table tops, living green walls, and the oh so famous #GardenGangstas mural. Their latest endeavour in Umalas is a wide open space set in Bali’s rice terraces and veggie gardens. Whether you want to sit back for an afternoon taro latte and get serenaded by jazzy tunes or meet up for a big brunch with the crew, this is your rendezvous.
Click here to browse Cafe Organic’s whole menu.
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Cuisine: Modern Australian
Address: Jalan Lb. Sari No. 8, Kerobokan, Seminyak, Jl. Werkudara No.8, Legian, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung
Bookings: +62 812 4601 0515
Opening Hours: Daily, 7.30am – 6pm
Coffee Cartel is everything you’re looking for in a Bali cafe – delicious food, specialty coffee, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options, Instagrammable aesthetics, fast Wi-Fi, and spacious seating areas. With two locations to choose from – Coffee Cartel Seminyak or Legian – you’ll be spoiled for choice.
For true coffee connoisseurs, Coffee Cartel boasts a signature blend originating from North Wollongong in Australia and is one of the only few licensed coffee Q Graders in the world. To complement their iconic Ripple printed coffee, you can also enjoy a breakfast and lunch menu inspired by classic modern Australian dishes, made with only the best ingredients the island has to offer. Think Burgers and Bali Bowls, Eggs Benny and Smashed Avo, presented in the most picturesque way possible.
Click here to browse Coffee Cartel Legian’s menu.
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You can’t miss this rainbow coloured Seminyak institution with its quirky interiors and mouth-watering day-to-night food offerings. You’ll have a hard time choosing a menu favourite between its famous Acai Bowl, Fish Tacos and Margarita jugs as Sea Circus simply has one of the tastiest selections in town for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Bring the family for an addictive breakfast experience or stop by with your love for a non-pretentious feast under the glittering fairy lights. Whether you seek a healthy and fresh meal to retreat from the heat, or a cheeky cheat meal on a day off, there is something to suit every fancy.
Click here to browse Sea Circus Bali’s menu.
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The breezy rooftop cafe stands as one of Seminyak’s most popular hangouts for great food, delicious coffee, power-packed healthy smoothies and fresh juices all wrapped up in a relaxing atmosphere. A must-visit in Seminyak when you’re looking for one of the best cafes in Bali and the ultimate healthy yet satisfying meal!
Click here to browse Shelter Seminyak’s whole menu.
Address: Jalan Petitenget No. 12X
Bookings: +62 859 3112 0209
Opening Hours: Daily, 6am – 10pm
Address: Jalan Nelayan No. 31
Bookings: +62 813-2094-8514
Opening Hours: Daily, 6am – 10pm
Kynd Community has quickly emerged as one of the most sought-after cafes in Bali, renowned for its stunning Instagram-worthy decor, mouthwatering vegan dishes and exceptional service. Located in two places, you will find Kynd in both Seminyak and Canggu with each venue serving the same delicious menu in a gorgeous setting.
Their innovative and plant-based menu aims to redefine the perception of vegan food and leave you craving for more. In the morning dig into the Big Boss Breaky or for lunch try one of their famous burgers or Bli-buddha salad bowls. For an unforgettable evening experience, be sure to sample their brand new dinner menu accompanied by creative cocktails that are as adorable as they are delicious.
Click here to browse Kynd Community Bali’s whole menu.
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Cuisine: Australian breakfast, Asian inspired tapas, tacos & mains
Address: Corner of Jalan Kayu Aya & Jalan Kayu Jati
Bookings: +62 813 5379 4644
Opening hours: Daily, 8am – 11pm
Neon Palms parades a lively atmosphere, vibrant tropical-esque decor and a truly unforgettable dining experience in Seminyak. The menu features a variety of flavorful dishes, with options to suit all palates. From classic dishes like fried chicken and juicy burgers to exotic plates like Tuna Tartar and Barramundi, the menu has something for everyone.
For those looking for something light, there is a range of starters, small plates and light salads. If you are seeking something sweet, indulge in an array of desserts, including the mouthwatering peanut butter semifreddo or the frozen chocolate margarita, one of their delicious dessert cocktails.
Click here to browse the whole menu of Neon Palms in Seminyak.
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BEST BALI CAFES IN CANGGU – BEST CAFES IN CANGGU 2023
Cuisine: Japanese inspired cafe & teahouse
Address: Jl. Subak Sari No.2, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung
Bookings: +62 818 0355 6677
Opening Hours: Daily from 8am
Perched above the organic grocer located in Berawa, Bokashi Cafe is an intimate Japanese inspired cafe and teahouse. Open from breakfast through lunch, Bokashi’s thoughtful menu promotes a unique food concept featuring fresh, healthy meals full of richness from the best-sourced produce from LYD Organic Grocer, utilising the ever-growing Bokashi Chef’s Line of ready-made products. You can look forward to an ever-changing menu based on current produce, providing seasonal specialties grown by local farmers.
Cuisine: Healthy, Western & International
Address: Jl. Pantai Batu Mejan, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung
Bookings: +62 813 3738 2521
Opening Hours: Daily, 7am – 11pm
Set against a backdrop of rolling rice terraces in Canggu, The Avocado Factory is the first of its kind, not just in Bali but in South East Asia. This unique concept features a healthy menu where every dish contains – you guessed it! – avocado, in some form – smashed, sliced, puréed, take your pick. Everything on the menu is made using only the freshest local produce, presented in a way that begs for an Instagram moment.
Click here to browse The Avocado Factory’s menu.
Cuisine: Breakfast and lunch, including healthy vegan options
Address: Jl. Werkudara No.8, Legian, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung
Bookings: +62 812 3751 7456
Opening Hours: Daily, 7:30am – 4pm
You may have heard of Coffee Cartel in Seminyak, but this Instagram haven also has a second location in Legian with the same great beans and breaky. For true coffee connoisseurs, Coffee Cartel boasts a signature blend originating from North Wollongong in Australia, and is one of the only few licensed coffee Q Graders in the world. To complement their iconic coffee, you can also enjoy a breakfast and lunch menu inspired by classic modern Australian dishes, made with only the best ingredients the island has to offer. Think burgers and Bali bowls, eggs benny and smashed avo, presented in the most picturesque way possible.
Blacklist Coffee Roasters is an award-winning coffee roastery that was founded in Perth, Western Australia, before setting up shop in the iconic Canggu. Coffee enthusiasts can look forward to good coffee, good food and good times at this sophisticated roastery, restaurant and cafe, whilst True coffee connoisseurs can up the ante with the #BlacklistCoffeeTasting experience, offering a unique coffee degustation journey.
Stop by Blacklist Coffee Roasters for breakfast or lunch daily and enjoy specialty coffee, signature cocktails, craft beer and premium wine, served alongside a refined menu of modern Australian cuisine.
Click here to browse Blacklist Coffee Roaster’s whole menu.
Cuisine: Health food, plant-based, vegetarian with vegan & gluten-free options
Address: Jalan Batu Bolong No. 58, Canggu
Bookings:+62 821 4648 9669
Opening Hours: Daily, 7am – 10pm
This iconic eatery offers health-conscious vegetarian and vegan meals passionately crafted using fresh, locally-farmed produce. Every corner has been styled for the gram with the star of the show being the açai bowls served in coconuts.
Cafe Organic fuses Tulum-meets-Mykonos vibes with rustic woods, shady palms and an open patio filled with cacti which helps you slip into island mode. You can also get your daily smoothie bowl fix in their equally photogenic outlets in Seminyak and Umalas.
Click here to browse Cafe Organic’s whole menu.
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Step into the vibrant world of CRATE, where food, art, and community converge to create a lively and nourishing experience. As one of the island’s culinary hotspots, CRATE is renewed for tasty and health-conscious cuisine that celebrates life to the fullest. The café’s dynamic atmosphere extends beyond its delicious dishes to encompass a concept store, a gallery, and regular vibrant events.
Here, you’ll find the perfect harmony of good music, great food, superb coffee, and wonderful company. Select from an array of nourishing superfood options including Super Bowls, fresh wraps and a range of smoothies. Don’t miss their aromatic in-house brewed coffee, delivering a powerful caffeine hit that’s as invigorating as the café itself.
Click here to browse the menu of Crate Cafe in Canggu.
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Milk & Madu is known for its gorgeous breakfasts, fantastic brunches, famous lava stone pizza and abundant dinners. This kid-friendly favourite has all day arts & crafts, rice field views and live music on special nights. With a breathtaking open space, it is the perfect setting for post-surf and pre-shopping hangs. They do preloved sales and cool pop-up markets featuring great local brands too.
If you find yourself exploring in Ubud, they have another beautiful outlet right in front of the King’s Palace, also one of the best cafes in Bali!
Click here to browse the whole menu of Milk and Madu in Canggu.
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Watercress Cafe has turned over a new leaf recently with a brand new look you’ll love! Known for abundant and wholesome selections of all-day breakfasts, their famous salad showcase and savoury dinners, they’re dishing up delectable fare. Presenting an entirely new menu with an exciting assortment of flavourful morning-to-evening fare, it’s truly something to look forward to.
Staying in Ubud? No need to miss out on your favourite Watercress goodness! Swing by the cafe on Jalan Monkey Forest near the Ubud Market.
Click here to browse the whole menu of Watercress Canggu.
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Don’t get deterred by its name – you have come to one of the best cafes in Bali! First things first: our menu favourites, their bowls. Whether you’re in need of some protein (Protein Bowl), have a craving for cheese after travelling Asia for too long (Haloumi Bowl) or a touch of Japanese (Nori Bowl), the choice is endless! Start the morning with a delicious coconut or kick back after a long, hot day at this vegetarian-vegan shady oasis in the heart of Canggu.
Click here to browse the menu of The Shady Shack in Canggu.
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BEST BALI CAFES IN UBUD – BEST CAFES IN UBUD 2023
Retreat to Folk Pool & Gardens to take a break from the hustle and bustle of busy Jalan Monkey Forest. Ubud’s first swim-up pool bar and twilight pool cinema is located right in the heart of town with private daybeds, teepees and decks lining the pool.
From vegetarian to grill options, the talented chefs also bake their sourdough bread in-house, best combined with one of their delicious fresh smoothies. A fan of their delicious cuisine? Join their weekly cooking class to learn the skills!
Click here to browse the whole menu of Folk Kitchen & Espresso in Ubud.
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Think green, delicious and sunshine-filled mornings. One of the most popular cafes in Canggu opened its doors in Ubud. Welcome to an airy and cosy space with the deliciously familiar Milk & Madu style you’ll adore. All late risers and brunch lovers get to indulge in the famed all-day breakfast! From freshly made croissants to lava stone pizzas or salad bowls, Milk & Madu continues to bring inspiring dishes daily.
When you get to Canggu and want more Madu, go to the original space at Pantai Berawa 52. The best way to start the day in one of the best cafes in Bali and so family- friendly!
Click here to view the entire Milk & Madu Menu.
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Watercress serves abundant and wholesome food from all-day breakfasts, superb salads and savoury dinners made only with the freshest ingredients. Whether you come in for one of their iconic heart-shaped coconuts or one of the lush salads post-shopping at Jalan Monkey Forest, this renowned Bali favourite should be on your must-visit list!
Staying in the bustling coastal area of Seminyak or Canggu? Don’t forget to stop by their sister cafe in Jalan Batu Belig.
Click here to browse the whole menu of Watercress Ubud.
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Step foot into quirky Kismet, serving up next-level cuisine in an eclectic setting. Their passion for flavour is showcased through their food and beverages, featuring delectable flavours created with locally sourced, organic ingredients, farm to table style.
For breakfast indulge in one of their famed ‘Breakfast Bennys,’ or in the evening opt for one of the ‘Bowls of Goodness’ or small plates – the Fresh Summer Rolls are a hit! The philosophy behind Kismet runs deeper than their cuisine, with 4 key values of destiny, fate, serendipity and synchronicity which crafts the meaning behind Kismet.
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BEST BALI CAFES IN THE BUKIT PENINSULA – BEST CAFES IN ULUWATU 2023
With roots in Bondi Australia, The Loft opened their doors in Canggu, serving up a mix of cuisine from Bondi and Bali’s famed food scene. The trending hot-spot has now opened in Uluwatu even bigger than before! Be greeted by fairy floss hues, high ceilings and Scandinavian interiors – flawless aesthetics for your next insta-shoot.
By evening enjoy a romantic dining atmosphere, indulge in homemade pasta, pizzas and a crafty cocktail – must tries are the Margarita or the Canggu Mule with a healthy twist. The Loft is also renowned for the best açaí on the island, enjoy it as a bowl or smoothie – the perfect fix after a salty morning surf!
Click here to browse the whole menu of The Loft in Canggu.
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The Cashew Tree is a must-visit when venturing around the beautiful Bingin area. It’s the ideal spot to keep your health in check on holidays, while still indulging in a cheeky cocktail… or two. Must tries on the menu are the Superseed Fruit Salad, Plants Benedict and the Bakti Bowl.
Relax in the ultimate laid-back atmosphere with their live acoustic sessions every Thursday from 7pm. Their new concept, The Cashew Tree Collective, now encompasses the Cashew Tree cafe, gift shop, kids play area and the Bali Training Centre, everything you need all in one place!
Click here to browse the whole menu of The Cashew Tree on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula.
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Situated in between the two stunning Bali beaches, Bingin and Padang Padang on Jalan Labuan Sait, Bukit Cafe is a fresh and innovative eatery. Whether you are after fuelling your body before/after a surf or simply looking for a delicious dinner with family and friends – Bukit Cafe’s extensive menu featuring seasonal products and high-quality dishes will make sure you get what you are looking for.
Click here to browse the whole menu of Bukit Cafe on the Bukit.
What began as Bali’s first fully raw organic juice bar has grown into a multi-faceted brand offering spaces of inspiration and community; from promoting healthy eating at the Alchemy Restaurant in Ubud & Uluwatu, to providing signature health services at Alchemy Holistic Clinic, and balancing spiritual and physical life through tantra and hatha yoga at Alchemy Yoga and Meditation Center, both located in Ubud.
At Alchemy restaurant, experience the flavours of nature’s abundance while supporting your wellbeing and connecting with a vibrant community. Their ethos revolves around nurturing both oneself and protecting mother earth. Produce is thoughtfully sourced from suppliers practising organic and regenerative methods. The wide-ranging menu now features both cooked and raw options with explosive natural flavours that nourish within.
Click here to browse the whole menu of Alchemy Bali on the Bukit.
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