Merah Putih

Seasoned travellers flock to Seminyak for its incredible architecture and cuisine. At the impressive dining room in Merah Putih, towering canvas pillars capture and recycle rainwater. Featuring both contemporary and traditional dishes, the menu draws inspiration from all over the archipelago. Try the duck rendang (slow-cooked curry) and wash it down with a refreshing coconut-water mojito. Vegetarian and gluten-free dishes are also available.

Ibu Oka

Ibu Oka is an institution in Ubud, serving babi guling – a traditional whole-roast suckling pig. Marinated in spices and slowly cooked over a spit in the village, this is as authentic as Balinese cuisine gets. Take your seat on the floor and sample side dishes of rice and vegetables.

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  • Jalan Suweta
    Ubud

Sari Organik

A stroll through the rice paddies just outside Ubud will lead you to this picturesque bamboo restaurant. The organic food is sourced from sustainable farms in the surrounding area. Choose between daily specials and traditional staples such as nasi goreng (fried rice). The homemade papaya and rambutan wine is a particular highlight. This is a special spot.

Street Food

Although Bali doesn’t have quite the same street-food scene as other Asian destinations, some things still taste better on the road. Try bakso (meatball soup), found on the bright wooden carts wheeled by local vendors. Flame-cooked goat satay and buttered corn-on-the-cob are even better eaten by the beach.

Alchemy

Caffeinate, educate, satiate: the experimental organic, raw, vegan menu at Alchemy combines traditional Balinese flavours and fresh, hyperlocal produce (Alchemy has its own farm) with creative cooking techniques that promise to cleanse, heal and strengthen mind, body and soul. Local produce is available to purchase, as are tickets to their live music events and colon therapies.

Sacred Rice

Southeast Asian flavours and spices are served in a tapas style by award-winning, globe-trotting chef James Tan at this tiny thatched open-air rice-paddy-side restaurant. Rice is a celebrated specialty here, as is quality; fish is line-caught from Pantai Lebih, salt is harvested from Goa Lawar, honey is from Tabanan and the majority of fruit and veg come from the restaurant’s eponymous farm and are irrigated with drinking-grade water.

Lazy Cats Café

Excellent coffee, vegan delights, naturally pink crêpes, cat-themed cocktails and quaint furnishings in front of exposed brick walls — Lazy Cat Café is Ubud’s hippest hangout, open from dusk until sundown. Balinese creative vibes are guaranteed.

Moksa

With views over the surrounding rice paddies, Moksa is just a stones’ throw from the hustle and bustle of Ubud central and wholly invested in the local community. Plant-based dishes — served by locally employed waiters, made by Ubud-native head chef and co-founder Madé Runatha — champion the best of the seasonal produce from the restaurant’s local permaculture organic farm.

Merah Putih

Ibu Oka

Sari Organik

Warung Bambuku

Alchemy

Sacred Rice

Lazy Cats Cafe

Moksa

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