Nestled along the coastal landscape of beautiful Bali lies the island’s hip neighbourhood, Canggu. Famously known for its great surfing breaks, luscious rice paddies and hipster reputation, the popular hangout and home to many is fast becoming well known for its enticing food scene.
From newly opened venues to well-established go-to’s, feast your eyes below on The Asia Collective’s guide to the Best Cafes In Canggu. Happy eating island lovers!
Specialising in healthy eats, Bali Bowls & Smoothies is the new kid on the block that sure won’t disappoint your taste buds. Using fresh and locally sourced produce, Bali Bowls aim to nourish your body and soul while spreading positive vibes around the world (check out their locations in Dubai and Ibiza!). Some of our favourites include the Unicorn Toast, Eat Pray Love Smoothie Bowl and Berry Snappy Poke Bowl. With a range of fresh smoothie bowls, to hearty curries and healthy grills all set in an airy outdoor space plus cozy beachy interior, Bali Bowls will be your new Canguu hangout spot and Insta-worthy gem!
This open loft-style eatery is making a name for itself in Canggu, quickly becoming one of the most-loved go-to’s for vegans, vegetarians, and carnivores! The sister establishment to uber cool Vida Surf Shop Cafe in Bondi Beach invites guests to devour their tailored menu which covers everything from Australian beef burgers and vegan meatball risotto to the smoothie, poke and raw salad bowls.
One of Bali’s most iconic eateries, Café 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 already been snapped for the gram with the star of the show being the Acai bowls served in coconuts!
The Canggu spot fuses Tulum vibes meets Mykonos with rustic woods, palm shadows and an open patio filled with cactuses that immediately sets you 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.
TAC Tip: Receive 25% off the bill at Cafe Organic with your copy of Hungry in Bali – Edition 2.
Milk & Madu is located in the hipster area of Canggu in a brand new style for 2018, where surfers, stylish families and travel babes hang out between surf time and sun. How about the Super Brekky Bowl for breakfast, Mexican Salad for lunch and a lava stone pizza for dinner?
Milk & Madu always makes sure to deliver the goods for every meal of the day and has you covered with
Click here to browse the whole menu of Milk and Madu in Canggu.
TAC Tip: Buy 2 dishes to receive 2 complimentary beverages at Milk and Madu with your copy of Hungry in Bali – Edition 2.
Bali’s most famed smoothie bowl shack has to be on your bucket list when visiting the island paradise. Nalu (Hawaiian for ‘wave’) Bowls was one of the first cafés in Bali to serve smoothie bowls and has gathered a loyal following ever since. Select a bowl from their set menu and customise it with your blend of choice (for example coconut water or soy milk). Add additional toppings and swap ingredients to create your own bowl of happiness.
With utterly photogenic outlets in Bali’s hotspots of Seminyak, Canggu and Uluwatu you’re spoilt for choice with their range of locations!
Click here to view Nalu Bowl’s whole menu.
TAC Tip: Buy a bowl and receive a second bowl complimentary at Nalu Bowls with your copy of Hungry In Bali – Edition 2.
One of the first Bali cafés along one of Canggu’s main streets Batu Bolong, Betelnut has not lost its spark and is still one of the best cafés in Canggu! The treehouse-style café made from coconut wood offers a healthy, nutritious and delicious Western menu with a Balinese influence as well as a great view over Canggu’s hustle and bustle. Whether you’re in the mood for tasty Mexican, traditional Indonesian or burgers & fries – Betelnut will have you covered!
Click here to browse the menu of Betelnut Café in Canggu.
TAC Tip: Purchase 2 main dishes to receive 2 beverages complimentary at Betelnut Canggu with your copy of Hungry in Bali – Edition 2.
One of the best cafés in Bali, Watercress has been serving wholesome delicious variants from breakfast to dinner made with love for quite some time now! Whether you join them for their heart-shaped coconut (don’t forget to take the iconic shot!) pre-surf, or one of their tasty, fresh salads after shopping along Jalan Batu Belig – this top Canggu café has to be on your to-do list in Bali! Staying in Ubud? You don’t have to miss out on Watercress goodness! Visit their Ubud Watercress outlet on famed Jalan Monkey Forest.
Click here to browse the whole menu of Watercress Canggu and Watercress Ubud.
TAC Tip: Buy 2 main dishes and receive 2 complimentary beverages at Watercress Canggu with your copy of Hungry In Bali – Edition 2.
Don’t get deterred by its name – you have come to one of the best cafés 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.
TAC TIP: Purchase 2 main dishes to receive 2 beverages complimentary at The Shady Shack Canggu with your copy of Hungry in Bali – Edition 2.
Enjoy the refined creations from Californian chef Jacob Burrell at Canggu’s newest restaurant concept Parachute. Nestled within layers of lush rice fields, Parachute offers a simple-yet-comforting menu focused on fresh, local produce and a spacious outdoor terrace shaded by a giant 1960’s vintage parachute ceiling.
The new Canggu hotspot also boasts a boutique deli filled with freshly baked pastries, and a tonic bar featuring adaptogenic lattes.
Click here to browse the whole menu of Parachute in Canggu.
TAC TIP: Receive 2-for-1 main dishes at Parachute Canggu with your copy of Hungry In Bali – Edition 2.
Fancy a Smoothie Bowl or one of the best burgers in Bali made from quality Australian imported ingredients for brunch? At Strawberry Fields, you can have both. Designed to have both healthy and a few #cheatmeal options, this Bali café gem on Jalan Batu Belig makes it hard for you to choose from their delicious menu. The best way out of this dilemma: pair one of their delicious smoothies with a mouthwatering burger.
Click here to see the entire Strawberry Fields Canggu menu.
TAC Tip: Enjoy 2-for-1 mains at Strawberry Fields with the island’s must-visit dining guide Hungry in Bali – Edition 2.
Crate Cafe is a must-visit for all when in Canggu. Beat the jet lag thanks to their early opening hours with a coffee from their own blend and a smoothie bowl covered in delicious dragon fruit and strawberries among other mouthwatering toppings. The rustic-comfy open-air warehouse style setting of Crate Cafe is always buzzing with locals and holidaymakers alike. The lively vibe is guaranteed to have you coming back for more!
Click here to browse the menu of Crate Cafe in Canggu.
Canggu’s ultimate vegan & plant-based haven, Peloton Supershop, has created a love affair for vegans and non-vegans alike with their incredible meat substitute dishes, raw power bowls, creative beverages, and sweet treats that come without the sugar guilt. Whether you dive into their “tricken schnitzel burger” (it tastes like chicken but it’s not! The biggest of meat eaters can’t even tell the difference). Or their coconut & banana “pedal power pancakes” drizzled with coconut nectar (drool!), there is definitely a dish to suit every taste bud. Their menu is designed to prove that plant-based diets can be fun & extremely tasteful too!
Click here to browse the menu of Peloton Supershop in Canggu.
Set amongst a backdrop of stunning rice-fields, the newly appointed Milu By Nook in Canggu is an extension of it’s well-known and loved sister dining destination, Nook. Milu By Nook is serving up delicious menu favourites such as their popular Nasi Campur, Crunchy Chicken Salad, bursting-with-flavour smoothie bowls, and contemporary classics like smashed Avo on Toast, Bagels with flavoursome toppings, and a range of dishes dedicated to their Vegetarian and Vegan patrons. There is truely something for everyone at this unique boho island inspired cafe in the heart of Canggu.
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