Best Restaurants in Seminyak
If your coming to Bali and want to experience some of Seminyak’s fabulous high-end dining cuisine then you are going to be spoiled for choice.
Seminyak’s dining options are endless and the list seems to keep on growing every year with celebrity chefs and well-known restaurant operators setting up shop in the famous “Eat Street’ area.
No expense has been spared in the setup and fit-out of these fine dining establishments and the ‘wow factor’ as soon as you enter some of these places is breathtaking. Because of the scale and number of restaurants in Seminyak we thought we would list our top taste bud tantalising foodies heaven restaurants that you simply must visit.
Go on and enjoy!
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If your looking for those magical rice field views while dining on some sumptuous Indonesian cuisine then Nook is the place to go. It’s located less than 1 km from the very trendy Petitenget area of Seminyak and is easily accessible if you get a taxi. You can be there in less than 10 min – obviously depending on the traffic. Nook is open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the time to be there is at sunset time to enjoy what has to be one of the best sunsets in Bali. This is a family-friendly restaurant with burgers and pasta served as well. Just imagine dining under the stars right on the rice fields? This is what coming to Bali is all about and it’s worth coming here just for the experience alone.
Visit Nook – Jl. Umalas I No.3, Kerobokan Phone: +62 361 8475625
This is one of Seminyak’s most well known high-end restaurants and with rice field views and a to die for ambience, it’s no wonder tourists from all over Bali flock here to sample Indonesian and western delights at Sardine. The food is totally organic and served fresh from the local farm. Centrally located in Petitenget / Seminyak you should really put this venue high on your dining list. Again, like most of these special restaurants in Bali, you are going to get those fantastic rice field views while sipping on a cocktail or sampling the best nasi goreng in the world.
Visit Sardine Bali – Jl. Petitenget No.21, Kerobokan. Phone: +62 811-3978-333
3. Mama San
No list of top restaurants would be complete without the inclusion of one of Bali’s most well known and frequented restaurants. Book well ahead as this place is full most days. Located at the top of Seminyak just before Sunset Rd you will soon see why people come here time and time again. Mama San is a relatively new restaurant and has quickly gained a solid reputation for Asian fusion-inspired cuisine. Make sure you try the dumplings as these are simply divine. The décor as you can imagine is decked out on 1930’s style Chinese furniture and artwork and the place is absolutely buzzing. You will be surprised to know that it’s actually really good value and less expensive than other restaurants of this calibre. So if you’re craving some Chinese food in Bali make sure you head over to Mama San. After dinner have a stroll around the area as it’s right at the beginning of the main shopping strip running down from Seminyak to Oberoi.
Visit Mama San Bali – Jl. Raya Kerobokan No.135, Kerobokan. Phone: +62 818-0612-6700
In the heart of the trendy area of the Petitenget area, Sarong has a reputation of serving huge portions of Asian and Indonesian dishes with a dash of Indian cuisine. There is something for all pallets at Sarong and patrons can enjoy the humming ambience of Petitenget while dining on some of the tastiest dishes in all of Bali. The dishes come here very spicy so make sure you ask your waiter to dial down the chillis. Sarong is super popular and is considered one of the finest high-end dining establishments in Seminyak.
Visit Sarong in Seminyak – Jl. Petitenget No.19x, Kerobokan. Phone: +62 812-3634-3386
In the heart of Eat St, Biku is an eclectic restaurant that serves high tea as well. Serving Indonesian and comforting home-style western food this place is busy most of the time so you will have to make a reservation. The ambience is traditional Balinese as the place is built in a Javanese style joglo. There are tables inside and outside but once you’re seated you will notice the eclectic interiors.
This is a great place to take the whole family and seems to be somewhat less pretentious than many restaurants in its niche. Portions are large and the kids can have burgers and pizza while the adults can choose from an extensive menu. This is the type of restaurant where you want to come back for a second time – it’s really worth it.
Visit Biku in Seminyak – Jalan Petitenget No.888 Seminyak. Phone: +62 851-0057-0888
6. La Lucciola.
This is a Seminyak institution and being on the beach makes it one of the most popular high-end dining options in Bali. Whenever you utter the words La Lucciola most people have the same response:’ you will have a fabulous meal’. It’s a sophisticated place where you want to spend the whole evening. Start here at sunset to enjoy the views then settle in for a meal of homemade pasta, risotto, and oven-baked fish.
You have to enter La Lucciola through the Petitenget temple so this sets the scene for a dramatic entry. You will be eating while listening to the surf in a gorgeous double-storey pavilion with a tropical Balinese Alang Alang style roof. This is an experience worth doing, if just for a couple of sunset cocktails. But take our word for it, you will love the pasta and garlic bread.
Visit La Lucciola Seminyak – Pantai Petitenget, Jalan Kayu Aya, Kerobokan. Phone: +62 361 730838
This is one of the best Italian restaurants in Seminyak and if your mouth is already watering at the thought of delicious kinds of pasta, salads and wines eaten in the trendy area of Oberois famous ‘ Eat St’ then head over here. There is an indoor dining area with an outdoor garden patio setting which is ideal if you’re looking for a romantic night out. The menu here is extensive and prices are kept low –so go on and enjoy this little gem!
Visit Ultimo Italian – Jl. Kayu Aya No.104X, Kerobokan. Phone: +62 361 738720
Are you in the mood for sushi & sashimi combined with an amazingly good local Jazz band that rocks your evening until midnight strikes? Head over to Ryoshi House of Jazz on a Monday evening. Do make a reservation upstairs for a Japanese table in front of the stage and prepare to get blown away. The food is great and priced really well. All fresh and healthy and non-GMO soybeans.
Visit Ryoshi – Jl. Raya Seminyak No.17, Seminyak
9. Ginger Moon
Gorgeous interiors, professionally-trained staff and a delightful menu curated by head chef Dean Keddell, Ginger Moon is a dining venue not to be missed located on the famous Eat Street in Oberoi Seminyak. The cuisine is Asian fusion and there are fabulous sharing menus if you like to try a little bit of everything.
Visit Ginger Moon – Jl. Kayu Aya No. 7 Seminyak Kuta, Kerobokan
In for stunning views, romance and delicious French haute-cuisine? Metis is where to go. This famous restaurant, lounge and art gallery sits on the corner of where Petitenget Street begins right next to Rob Peetoom Spa and it is a must-visit on a special evening out with someone you love. Metis boasts rice fields and garden views, there are indoor and outdoor tables and they have a grand wine collection to choose from. Munch of French Mediterranean cuisine by head chef Nicolas ‘Doudou’ Tourneville and executive chef Dove Sudarsana or come in for a lovely afternoon tea.
Visit Metis Bali – Jl. Petitenget No.6, Kerobokan. Phone: +62 361 4737888
11. Revolver Espresso
Not just a fabulous coffee hot spot on Kayu Aya Street but also a lovely place to sit down for a delicious meal. Any hour of the day is a good time to head over to Revolver Espresso! This charming espresso bar is hidden away from the main street in a little passage off Kayu Aya but anyone who has been to Seminyak before has tracked this place down already – it’s quite a famous cafe for good reasons! You can sit outside or inside, upstairs or downstairs, waiting for your coffee to be brewed and your food to be prepared freshly. There’s an all-day breakfast menu or you can go for a patty burger or salad. Portions are good and the prices are affordable. We also love the Revolver Espresso Martini!
Visit Revolver Espresso – Jalan Kayu Aya No. Gang 51, Seminyak Phone: +62 851-0088-4968
12. The Bistrot
Located right on the buzzing Jalan Kayu Aya ‘Eat Street’, The Bistrot is a vintage restaurant, cafe and lounge is a great place to beat the heat and immerse yourself in a world of pure delicacy and indulgence. Retro, industrial and air-conditioned, The Bistrot is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It’s a fabulous place to take your loved one for a romantic evening out, too!
Visit The BIstrot – Jl. Kayu Aya No.117, Seminyak Phone: +62 361 738308
13. Motel Mexicola
Not only a place to go for fantastic cocktails and unforgettable evenings out but also a place to come in for a dining fiesta, the super colourful and Instagrammable Motel Mexicola Restaurant features a gorgeous design and outstanding Mexican cuisine. Motel Mexicola is located in the heart of Oberoi, just metres from the beach and Jalan Kayu Aya. You just can’t miss it with its bright colours, the feel-good music and happy crowds coming in all day and night.
Visit Motel Mexicola – Jl. Kayu Jati No.9X, Kerobokan – Phone: +62 361 736688
14. Kim Soo
Kim Soo is a fabulous place to come in for lunch, coffee and shopping! Yep – all in 1! All ladies will love this place as all the eating and shopping you’ll be doing are guilt-free. Organic salads and juices, sandwiches and fruit bowls. Handmade textiles, throws, linen clothing and homeware wanna haves, don’t miss this cafe on the corner of where Jalan Raya Seminyak begins.
Visit Kim Soo – Jl. Kayu Aya No.21, Kerobokan. Phone: +62 822-4713-0122
15. Corner House
More famous for its coffee than anything else, Corner House is a favourite hang-out spot among tourists and ex-pats staying in Seminyak. Sitting on the corner of where Oberoi Road begins, it’s not only the coffee that is great here but also the food! There are plenty of beautiful villas located within short walking distance of cornerhouse so do pop by for a scrumptious brunch, lunch or dinner. The pizza is pretty great as well and they serve cold beers, too!
Visit Corner House – Jl. Kayu Aya No. 10 A, Kerobokan, Seminyak. Phone: +62 361 730276
Ask any Aussie holidaying in Seminyak, they’ll tell you to go to Sisterfields! This trendy brunch cafe is always busy for good reasons: great food, super yummy smoothie, excellent coffee and nothing but good vibes. You’ll find Sisterfields right across Seminyak Village in the chicest part of town. It’s got a very buzzy vibe with great food, reasonable prices and the best part is the central location.
Visit Sisterfields – Jl. Kayu Cendana No.7, Seminyak. Phone: +62 811-3860-507
17. Bikini Restaurant
Bikini is serious about food and style! At this Seminyak Restaurant, you can experience new ways of fine dining. This Miami-inspired dining venue is brought to you by the people behind Sisterfields, BO$$man and Expat. Roasters features a bold and chic interior design. With sexy cocktails and an innovative menu, this place is great for a date night!
NOTE as of 6th Jan 2022 – Bikini restaurant is closed.
Visit Bikini Restaurant – Jalan Kayu Cendana Seminyak
18. Warung Italia
In for an affordable family meal with the family? Surely you and the kids are in for a pizza night! Head over to Warung Italia located on Jalan Kunti in the centre of Seminyak. This popular restaurant has been around for ages, serving family-sized pizzas as well as pasta, salads and more. They even have a pasta bar where you can design your own plate with a little bit of everything you like. There is a smokers area and a non-smokers area and the staff is very friendly.
Visit Warung Italia – Jalan Kunti I No.2, Seminyak. Phone: +62 (0) 361-737437
19. Made’s Warung
Combine traditional Indonesian food with enchanting dance performances, at Made’s Warung on Jalan Raya Seminyak, there are performances going on every night of the week. Beautiful traditional costumes, Balinese dance and music, dinner at this beloved family restaurant promises to be a feast for all of your senses. Made’s Warung has been around since 1969 and on the menu, you’ll find authentic Indonesian home cooking as well as Western options for kids.
Visit Made’s Warung – Jl. Raya Seminyak, Seminyak. Phone: +62 361 732130
20. LacaLaca Cantina Mexicana
This cheerful and colourful Mexican restaurant sits right on the corner where Eat Street begins and Drupadi Street ends. You’ll be welcomed with a big smile by Putu Carlos who will find you the perfect table in the open air. How about a Jalapeno-infused tequila or a jug of homemade sangria to share with friends before the food feast starts? LacaLaca Cantina Mexicana is great for groups of happy holidayers in the mood for burritos and Mexican cocktails. It’s also a great family restaurant with special kids’ evenings where your little ones eat for free.
Visit LacaLaca Cantina Mexicana – Jl. Drupadi No.1, Seminyak. Phone: +62 822-4731-2218
21. Kynd Community
Going vegan? You can’t miss out on the delicious plant-based creations at Kynd Community. This cafe is located on the buzzing Petitenget Street and it is a hot spot for Instagrammers as the interior design is original, fun and colourful with wall paintings and all. From giant smoothie and salad bowls to Balinese Big Macs, all fresh, healthy and vegan – it’s an experience even non-vegans will love.
Visit Kynd Community – Jalan Petitenget No.12 Kerobokan Kelod, Seminyak. Phone: +62 859-3112-0209
22. Monsieur Spoon
From home-baked French croissants to parties & coffee, a delicious Croque Monsieur, soups, quiches or chicken cordon bleu, this artisan bakery and restaurant satisfies all your cravings. No matter where you’re staying in Seminyak, there is one cafe located across Seminyak Square in Oberoi and another one across from Metis in Petitenget, featuring a lovely garden with rice field views. Breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner – it’s all amazingly good at Monsieur Spoon Seminyak!
Visit Monsieur Spoon Oberoi – Jl. Kayu Cendana Oberoi No.2, Kerobokan. Phone: +62 878-6280-8859
Visit Monsieur Spoon in Petitenget St No.112-A, Kerobokan. Phone: +62 878-6280-8859
23. Da Maria
Hip, happening and trendy, Da Maria is a fabulous Italian restaurant and nightlife spot in Petitenget Seminyak. This Seminyak restaurant features a gorgeous architectural design and striking interiors. There is an open kitchen where the pizzas are baked on the spot and your pasta is created by hand. Da Maria combines refined Italian food with wine, music, art and fashion. They have frequent events going on with international DJs coming in to get the party starting. Da Maria might be the best Italian restaurant on the island and it most certainly is the trendiest one.
Visit Da Maria – Jl. Petitenget No.170, Kerobokan. Phone: +62 361 9348523
Ling-Ling’s Seminyak is a great place to gather with friends, munching on Asian sharing tapas and sipping tropical drinks before exploring Seminyak’s nightlife later on in the evening. This dining spot serves outstanding Asian fusion food such as Korean Chicken, Japanese Teriyaki and more. We also love the innovative cocktails and the ambience that is unique in the Seminyak Dining Scene.
Visit Ling-Ling’s Bali – Jl. Petitenget No.43B, Kerobokan . Phone: +62 819-1641-7867
Most of these restaurants are seriously very busy so we advise you to get your hotel concierge or if you happen to be staying in a luxury Bali villa speak with your manager to make a booking for you as soon as you arrive. Do not do it on the day.
About the author
Steven is one of our travel bloggers and part of the Bali Villa Escapes marketing team. He loves Seminyak and all the fabulous cafes, cool bars and eateries and is always on the lookout for the next best restaurant. You can view Steven’s YouTube channel which he constantly updates with amazing new places.