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 café owners bring the best of the best from their countries to this island paradise, resulting in a coffee and food scene 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 Asia Collective’s ultimate guide to the Best Cafés in Seminyak.
Happy café hopping!
You cannot go past this Seminyak institution with its brightly coloured, captivating unique quirky interiors and mouthwatering, day-to-night food offerings. The restaurant, cocktail bar & coffee den will give you a hard time choosing your menu favourites – as they simply have one of the tastiest selection in town for breakfast, lunch and dinner, earning their spot amongst the best cafés in Seminyak!
Bring in the family for an addictive breakfast experience or stop by with your love for a non-pretentious dining experience under fairy lights!
Click here to browse Sea Circus Bali’s menu.
TAC Tip: Enjoy 20% off the bill or unlimited 2-for-1 cocktails at Sea Circus with your copy of Hungry in Bali.
Coffee Cartel is one of the best cafés in Seminyak and all you need for a perfect breakfast: delicious food, specialty coffee, GF/Vegan options, Instagram-able features, fast wifi, and spacious seating areas. Take your pick of sitting at their large wooden table indoors, beautiful marble tables outdoors or upstairs on their al-fresco terrace and settle in to enjoy their vast menu of mouth-watering dishes. Some of our favourites include the Nasi Goreng made with cauliflower rice, Big Banana Boss protein shake (made with peanut butter & coconut milk), and the Columbian brekky wrap. Open for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon treats, this boutique café should be at the top of your Seminyak café destination list!
Click here to browse Coffee Cartel Seminyak’s menu.
TAC Tip: Enjoy 20% off the bill at Coffee Cartel with our Hungry in Bali dining guide.
One of Bali’s most iconic eateries, Café Organic offers health-conscious vegetarian and vegan meals passionately crafted using fresh, locally farmed produce. Every corner has already been snapped for the gram with the star of the show being the Acai bowls served in coconuts! This must-visit spot, being one of the best cafés in Seminyak, is one that you cannot leave off your to-do-list during your trip to Bali!
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 endeavor in Umalas is a wide open space set in Bali’s rice terraces and veggie gardens.
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.
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 the ultimate healthy yet satisfying meal! Always filled with people and good vibes, this established cafe is definitely one of the best cafés in Seminyak that you can’t miss out on.
Click here to browse Shelter Seminyak’s whole menu.
TAC Tip: Buy a main dish to receive a second main complimentary at Shelter Cafe with your copy of Hungry In Bali.
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.
The new plant-based café on the block has taken Bali’s café scene by storm! Combine uber-Instagramable interior with delicious, plant-based cuisine, Kynd Community has quickly become the new morning-coffee favourite and one of the best cafés in Seminyak with their daily healthy lunches and afternoon-treats (think a mouthwatering Oreo milkshake with coconut ice cream!) for locals and holidayers alike.
Whether you’re following a plant-based diet or not, Kynd Community has to be on your Bali café bucket list!
Click here to browse Kynd Community Bali’s whole menu.
TAC Tip: Enjoy 30% off the bill at Kynd Community with your copy of Hungry in Bali.
Address: Jl. Kayu Aya No.22 2nd floor, Seminyak (Enter via the pink door at Bali Boat Shed)
Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 8am-11pm
Located on the second level of concept store Bali Boat Shed is the latest masterstroke of the culinary minds behind Seminyak institution Sea Circus. With its utterly photogenic setting, beautiful tableware and creative menu, Neon Palms is no doubt one of the best cafés in Seminyak and cannot be missed on your Bali adventures!
Shop, wine and dine all within the same building – don’t blame us if you go on a spending spree after a few cocktails!
Click here to browse the whole menu of Neon Palms in Seminyak.
TAC Tip: Enjoy 20% off the bill or unlimited 2-for-1 cocktails at Neon Palms with your copy of Hungry in Bali.
Hop on your scooter and treat yourself to a meal at Elgin Avenue Cafe off the beaten track yet only a short drive from Lio Square. The lovely Indonesian owners used to live in Melbourne and offer not only the finest coffee but also a well-designed menu with all your brunch favourites and beyond from the most high-quality ingredients, in a stylish photogenic setting.
Be warned, their signature Crispy Eggs Benedict is highly addictive and might spoil you for the rest of your breakfast life! And for the ones with a sweet tooth: the French Toast at Elgin Avenue is to-die-for!
As a natural extension to interior haven Kim Soo, Café Kim Soo is a living experience of their homewares product range. Think raw wood, marble top French tables, vintage wooden chairs and cushions so beautiful you want to shop it right then and there! Oh wait, you can!
Being one of the best cafés in Seminyak, Cafe Kim Soo offers simple, delicious classics such as French toast, Breakie Fry Up and all-time Bali favourites such as a refreshing Pittaya Smoothie Bowl, or Avocado toast, all homemade from recipes that have been handed down for generations.
Click here to browse the whole menu of Café Kim Soo in Seminyak.
One of the best Seminyak cafés just off Seminyak’s most popular shopping street, Jalan Oberoi, Revolver Espresso is the perfect break from Bali’s hustle and bustle. Sip the café’s own signature Revolver coffee while soaking in the hipster atmosphere while being spoilt for choice with their large, tasty menu. Don’t forget to venture out the back where you will find their Instagram-able pink lounge!
Visit their second outlet Baby Revolver for a quick coffee & breakfast fix while shopping along Jalan Petitenget!
Click here to browse the whole menu of Revolver Espresso on Oberoi & Baby Revolver on Petitenget.
Melbourne goes to Bali! And brings along the most mouth-watering dishes. One of the best cafés in Seminyak for locals, expats and tourists alike, Sisterfields never fails on delivering the goods. Ever heard of Polenta Fries? Combined with their creamy aioli-truffle dip and cheese, it’s the best splurge since the invention of chocolate!
And for the coffee-holics, squeeze in a visit next-door at Expat Roasters and experience Sisterfield’s little brother coffee heaven!
Click here to browse the whole menu of Sisterfields in Seminyak.
HUNGRY IN BALI – THE ULTIMATE BALI DINING GUIDE WITH UNIQUE PRIVILEGES
Our guide directs you and your travel partners in crime to Bali’s must-visit venues that cannot be missed across Seminyak, Canggu, Ubud and the Bukit Peninsula.
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