Seminyak is not just about fashion, stylish day spas, beach clubs, family holiday villas and sunsets; it is also about food!
The culinary scene is alive and kicking and despite the endless range of fantastic high-end restaurants, there are also plenty of very affordable options that are perfect for families with kids.
Here are the best places in Seminyak to take the family for a meal under $50.
Updated by Steven Waldberg 28 July 2020
Do you love Indonesian food as much as we do? At Made’s Warung in Seminyak, you are up for a cultural evening out with the family. Every day, Balinese dance performances are held at dinnertime. Feast on a traditional Indonesian ‘Rijsttafel’, trying a little bit of everything and get taken on a cultural journey while dining. The kids will love it and so will you! For kids who prefer to eat something familiar, there are Western options on the menu available, as well.
Address: Jl. Raya Seminyak, Seminyak, Kuta, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Contact: +62 361 732 130
Opening hours: every day from 10 am – 12 am
Colourful, happy vibes and friendly staff members who adore kids, Cantina Mexicana sits on the corner of where Jalan Drupadi meets Oberoi Road (Seminyak’s famous ‘Eat Street’). Amazingly delicious cocktails, great Mexican food, cozy seats and every Wednesday it is ‘family day’ at Cantina Mexicana where kids get to eat for free until 7 pm. In fact, there is something good going on every evening, ranging from super happy hours to Taco Tuesdays and more- taking the family to this Instagrammable restaurant in Seminyak is always a good idea! No matter what your plans are, do not miss out on Nino Wednesday, everyone!
Address: Jl. Drupadi No.1, Seminyak
Contact: +62 822 4731 2218
Opening hours: every day from 8 am – 12 am
Biku, located on the buzzing Petitenget Strip in Seminyak, is not only a wonderful place to take the family for dinner – it is also the place to be for lovely family high teas. Home-baked cakes and pies, a wide variety of teas and special cups, saucers and cakes for the kids, this place is just too cute to be true! The restaurant is tucked in a century-old Javanese Joglo with rustic interiors and the food menu features a wonderful blend of cuisine from different corners of the world. Prices are very affordable and they’ve got a playing corner for the kids, as well. Biku is a must-visit for more than just one occasion when on holiday with the family.
Address: Jl. Petitenget No.888, Kerobokan Kelod
Contact: +62 851 0057 0888
Opening hours: daily from 8 am – 11 pm
This Seminyak cafe, located just off Jalan Basangkasa, is like a tree hut, which makes it a great fun place to take the kids for a healthy meal. Healthy? Yes, Shelter Cafe offers an extensive menu with lots of organic ingredients, fresh from the land by local farmers. Shelter Cafe is a trendy hang-out place with a gorgeous rooftop garden setting. Come up here for coffee and cake, smoothie bowls, salads, waffles, burgers and much more. Do note, Shelter Cafe closes at 6 pm. This is not the place to come for dinner but for a scrumptious family lunch :).
Address: Jl. Drupadi 1 No.2b, Seminyak, Bali. Contact:
Contact: +62 813-3770-6471
Opening hours: every day from 8 am to 6 pm
Give your kids the real Indonesian food experience, meaning; don’t take them to a restaurant every night but do take them to a local warung at least once. Warung Murah is a good option, sitting on Jalan Arjuna – the road that leads to Double Six Beach. Warung Murah makes a perfect dinner stop on the way back from the beach to your private villa . The food is fresh and delicious (not to forget authentic!).
It’s quick, cheap and local which is just lovely! How does it work? Go to the counter and the smiling staff will ask you what kind of rice you would like (go for yellow rice!). Then, simply point at the dishes of your likings displayed on the counter and there you have it, dinner is served!
Address: Jl. Arjuna No. 99, Legian, Kuta, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Contact: (0361) 732082
Opening hours: every day from 8 am to 10.45 pm
Warung Italia has been around for ages, located on Jalan Kunti in the centre of town. Out of all the Italian restaurants in Seminyak, Warung Italia is affordable and family-friendly. They even have gigantic family-sized pizzas to share. Order ala carte or head over to the pasta bar and pick what you like.
Address: Jl. Kunti I No.2, Seminyak, Bali Contact: +62 361 737437
Opening hours: daily from 10.30 am – 12 am
Jackson Lily’s is a striking 2-story restaurant on Jalan Raya Seminyak, owned and run by Australian chef Dean Keddell (Ginger Moon). The restaurant is named after Keddell’s two kids, Lily and Jackson. The food is inspired by Bali and served beautifully with perfectly balanced flavours. The interior is also carefully designed, featuring an open kitchen and air-conditioned and open-air tables.
Visit Jackson Lily’s: Address: Jl. Raya Seminyak No.2, Seminyak, Bali Contact: (0361) 4740121
Opening hours: 11 am to 11 pm. Closed on Tuesdays
In for a Greek food feast? You can keep on feasting at Warung Souvlaki on Double Six Street (Jalan Arjuna) in Seminyak. Incredibly cheap, amazingly good and utterly charming, we advise you to order lots of dishes and taste a little bit of everything. Greek salad, pita bread with dips, souvlaki, mousaka, meatballs in tomato sauce, fried eggplant, baklava and much more, it’s all yummy. /the atmosphere is lovely with wall paintings of Santorini, white/blue interiors, Greek music and friendly staff, ideal for a family dinner party! Breakfast is really great value a Warung Souvlaki as well!
Address: Jl. Double Six No.17 Seminyak, Bali Contact: +62 813-5305-1400
A hip, modern take on a classic Chinese restaurant, Happy Chappy is located on a road right behind the famous Eat Street and it’s a lovely place to come for dinner with the family. Dumplings, dim sum, wontons, Hainanese chicken and so much more. Make sure you are hungry when coming down here!
Visit: Happy Chappy
Address: Jalan Beraban No. 62, Banjar Taman, Seminyak, Bali Contact: +62 361 4741960
Opening hours: daily from 11 am – 11.30 pm
Ryoshi is an iconic Japanese restaurant in Bali, easy to spot with its red lanterns hanging in the front on Jalan Raya Seminyak. You can eat delicious sushi and sashimi at this restaurant and all the tempeh and tofu are GMO-free. Perfectly affordable, great for sharing, high-quality ingredients, more than enough reason to get down here! You can sit together at a Japanese table and share all the good stuff on the table. Ryoshi Seminyak is also known as ‘The House of Jazz’ and indeed, they’ve got amazing Jazz live bands going on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting around 9.30 pm (perhaps a bit late for the kids but maybe you can arrange for a nanny on one special night!).
Address: Jl. Raya Seminyak No.17, Seminyak, Bali Contact: +62 361 731152
Opening hours: daily from 12 pm – 12 am
These are just a few of our favourite places to eat with the family for less than $50. There are heaps of other amazing cafes and restaurants throughout Seminyak. All you have to do is walk around and you’ll pass them.