10 restaurants in Umalas that are also affordable
Ahh, how we love Umalas! Peaceful roads, rice paddy fields, gorgeous villas and incredibly close to both Seminyak and Canggu – the 2 most trending tourist destination towns on the island of Bali. Umalas is like an oasis hidden away in the centre of the action and there is nothing not to love about it!
Staying in an Umalas villa? Wondering where to go for a good meal any time of the day?
Here are 10 great cafes and restaurants to check out serving yummy food at affordable prices:
1. Warung Dua
A total favourite among expats living in this area of Bali, Warung Dua is always busy and yet the vibe remains easy going and relaxed. Delightful Bali coffee, fresh juices and local Indonesian food – the perfect mix to come down here any time of the day! Fruits, rice, veggies (lots!), meat dishes, fish, all authentic Indonesian and very much delicious. The staff is welcoming and within a 2-minute scooter drive, you are finding yourself in Berawa or in the centre of Seminyak. Warun Dua is a great pit-stop in Umalas – no matter what you are looking for (yes, they also serve home-baked cakes if it’s too early for your daily plate of mixed rice (nasi campur).
Address: Jl. Umalas II No.88, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Contact: +62 361 8475139
Opening hours: every day from 7 am – 11 pm
Bucu is every parent’s dream brought to life: a lovely and breezy cafe with plenty of sitting spots and a large kids’ playground downstairs (including an inflatable water castle when the sun is out). This family-friendly cafe and restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch (so don’t bother coming down here for dinner – the place closes at 6 pm).
Address: Jl. Umalas II No.67, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Contact: +62 878-5136-6867
Opening hours: every day from 7 am – 6 pm
No longer a secret, Nook is probably the most famous rice paddy restaurant in Bali yet still, the prices are very reasonable. Sit down facing the stunning emerald rice paddies and enjoy outstanding services and exquisite food. Whether you are up for a smoothie bowl, a salad, a burger or an Indonesian meal, Nook fulfils your needs! The juices are also heavenly!
Address: Jl. Umalas I No.3, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Contact: +62 361 8475625
Opening hours: every day from 8 am – 11 pm
4. La Casetta
Craving for authentic Italian cuisine? Head over to La Casetta in Umalas! Pizzas don’t get better, the pasta is to-die-for and don’t even get me started about the desserts. Go here once and you can’t help yourself but come back again and again. Prices are affordable – go there now, if you can!
Address: Jualan, Jl. Bumbak Dauh No.172, Kerobokan, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung,
Contact: +62 361 733746
Opening hours: every day from 9 am – 10.30 pm
5. Dedar Bali
Dedar Bali is a hidden gem and quite an extraordinary place to go for dinner (or a scrumptious lunch) and it is an Instagram hotspot, as well, featuring a huge garden surrounded by rice paddy fields. There is a swimming pool, too (bring the kids!) and gazebos are placed on the lawn for a tropical and intimate dining setting. Western and Asian cuisine is found on the menu and Dedar is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Address: Jl. Umalas I No.689x, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Contact: +62 361 6206026
Opening hours: Every day from 7 am to 11 pm
6. Monsieur Spoon
Probably the most popular place to go for a traditional French ‘petit dejeuner’ – Monsieur spoon is located in Seminyak, Canggu and Ubud but there is also one venue in Umalas. One thing is for sure, Monsieur Spoon has got the best croissants on the island but they serve up delicious food for dinner, as well!
Address: Jl. Umalas II No.43, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Contact: +62 878-6280-8859
Opening hours: every day from 6.30 am – 9 pm
Every wondered what traditional Georgian food tastes like? You can find out at Tiflis. This is a unique restaurant in the Bali dining scene and it is a total must-visit! Homebaked flatbread with homemade cheeses (yes, for real!), minced meat, typical herbs and spices and charismatic as can be, If you are up for some new flavours and Georgian charm – you know where to go!
Address: Jl. Umalas II No.62, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Contact: +62 822-4735-3555
Opening hours: every day from 8 am – 11 pm
8. O La La Bali
Amazing French cuisine with a Mediterranean twist and friendly services, O La La Bali will charm you out and their menu will get you to go ‘Oh La La’ indeed! Buffalo sirloin steak, beef carpaccio, tartare, al fresh and served up beautifully. O La La is a definite highlight when it comes down to dinner in Umalas, Bali!
O La La
Address: Gg. Carik Jl. Umalas II No.1, Kerobokan, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Contact: every day from 11 am – 11 pm
Opening hours: +62 812-3669-6727
9. Eko Cafe
Eko Cafe Bali is a coffee and breakfast spot in Umalas. A peaceful location, delightful pancakes and smoothie bowls, savoury omelette, scrambled tofu, good coffee and homebaked sweets, you’ll have to come down here for brekkie one time. For lunch, you may have to come back another time for Eko Cafe serves tuna burgers as well as zucchini burgers and beef burgers to cater to everyone’s diet. Also delicious are their spaghetti meatballs and Quinoa salad. Healthy and delicious, what more to wish for?
Eko Cafe Bali
Address: Jl. Bumbak Dauh No.89x, Kerobokan, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Contact: +62 812-3770-9989
Opening hours: every day from 7.30 – 7 pm
10. Cafe Couscous
Up for some authentic Middle Eastern cuisine? Flatbread with hummus and other dips, lentil soup, falafel wraps, salads, gorgeous Morrocan-inspired interiors, Cafe Couscous serves healthy, richly-flavoured food and the dining setting is just alluring and lovely.
Address: Jalan Bumbak, Banjar Anyar Kelod, Umalas, Kerobokan, North Kuta, Badung
Contact: +62 821-4411-3800
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 7 am – 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 7 am – 3 pm