It’s January now, but there’s still enough time to explore the island of Bali fully. After telling you about the best surfing, snorkeling, and diving spots on the island, now we want to visit calmer places in the city. We want to visit a regency out of eight regencies on the island of Bali. The name of this regency is Gianyar.
Gianyar is the third richest area in Bali, having some popular attractions like Keramas Beach and many others. The area consists of seven different districts or Kecamatan, each named Sukawati, Tampaksiring, Payangan, Tegallalang, Gianyar, Blahbatuh, and the last one, Ubud. In this article, we’re gonna focus to the last district of Gianyar.
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Ubud is known to be the area of tourism, having about 24 attractions that can be visited at any time. Some examples from them area Monkey Forest, Saren Agung Ubud temple, the Elephant Cave, Campuhan Ridge Walk, and many others. However, we’re not gonna tell you about those interesting attractions.
Instead, we’re gonna give you a lits of the best restaurants in Ubud Indonesia as places for enjoying the moments while enjoying the urban areas of the district.
1 – Balinese Home Cooking
The first restaurant on the list is the Balinese Home Cooking. It’s really obvious from the name that you can get the homey Balinese meals on the spot. However, the location of this restaurant is in the Rsi Markanday II number 20, Ubud, Bali. The restaurant serves take away service, indoor seating, but no alcohol available.
It got a very good review on the internet. People were saying that Balinese Home Cooking is a real nice place. The location, which is inside the owner’s area makes the restaurant more cozy. Other than that, the foods here like Chicken Betutu, Sate Lilit, and the others will satisfy all the visitors who come in.
2 – Nia Ubud Restaurant
The other top restaurant that we should mention is the Nia Ubud restaurant. Just like the Balinese Home Cooking above, Nia restaurant received very good reviews from its customers. Almost 90% of them were saying that Nia restaurant is the one that you should visit. It offers some things that people like, such as free wifi, outdoor seating, and vegetarian meals.
This restaurant that located on the street of Kayu Ara in Seminyak Square usually starts to open from 10 am to 10 pm. With the twelve hours of opening time, the customers can enjoy the Balinese foods such as Nasi Kuning, Fried Rice, Satay, and Chicken Curry that can always inviting any guests.
3 – Abe Do
On the third position of best restaurants in Ubud Bali, we have this Abe Do restaurants. The name seems not that Balinese, so what does this restaurant sell? The organic foods! The Abe Do is not the same like the others, it has its own specility, which is the healthy foods that it served like Love-Abe-Do, Raw Cacao, and many others.
The locations of Abe Do is also very reachable. Some visitors even come to these restaurants by walking. You just need to spend few minutes from Central Ubud in order to get the healthy meals from Abe Do. Mostly, what the people love about the restaurant is a combination from both calm and quiet environment with healthy foods. That’s why visitors usually come here for reading or group meeting.
4 – Kebun Bistro
The next restaurant is the Kebun Bistro. How do you combine Kebun (Garden) and Bistro? What kind of result that you’ll get if you combine them both? The result turns out to be an amazing thing like this Kebun Bistro that located in the Hanoman street of Ubud, Bali. The restaurant opens from 9 am to 11 pm, serving all the customers with the best services like free and fast wifi, indoor seating, and others.
The other features that people love about this place is the existence of cocktails, wines, beers, and even the vegetarians foos. All seems perfect. About the menu, Kebun Bistro will blast your mind with Crusted Calamari Fritti, a home made aioli, Veg Farmers’ Board, that completed with imported cheese, grilled shades, and ripped baguette.
5 – Bebek Tepi Sawah
Moving from there, we’re moving to Bebek Tepi Sawah in the area of Goa Gajah street in Br Teges, Peliata, Ubud, Bali. Bebek Tepi Sawah can be a great place if you’re searching for both nice collections of Indonesian food and a very friendly environment with the green scenery of the rice fields, this is the one you should go.
The restaurant has some of their best meals that always being favorite ones for all the visitors such as Ayam Betutu (Chicken Betutu), Chicken Finger Tartar, Gurami Asam and Gurami Panggang, Bebek Betutu (Duck Betutu), and the signature Tepi Sawah Crispy, which is the grilled duck seasoned with Balinese sambal and vegetables.
6 – Restaurant Locavore
The next restaurant on the list of best restaurants in Ubud Indonesia is Restaurant Locavore. This restaurant is located in Dewi Sita street of Ubud Bali. Just like the other restaurants in Bali, Locavore also has the wifi and outdoor seating feature for the customers. Also, it has two different opening hours within a day.
The first one is from 12 – 2.30 pm, and the second is 6 pm – 11pm. Many people would love to give this restaurant a high point because of the sincere hospitality from the staff plus the interesting menus that you can choose from. In here, you can choose the meals based on the ingredients like Mackerel, Catfish, Lamb, Squid, Tempe, and many more.
7 – Naughty Nuri’s
Who is Nuri and why she’s so naughty? We don’t need an answet to that. The thing that we should know about this place that located in Sangginan street of Ubud Bali clearly has the main points that make it different from its competitors. The restaurant has the basic services like outdoor and indoor seating, and full bar feature.
The Naughty Nuri’s will serve the customers that consist of the tourists and locals with three main dishes from American, Indonesian, and the special Balinese meals. Most of the customers are interested to order one of the best meal in here, the grilled pork. Its meat is very juicy and it’s rich with special seasonings.
8 – Taco Casa
In the area of Pengosekan, Ubud, Bali, you can find a unique restaurant named Taco Casa. The Taco Casa is the restaurant for having beers and cocktails, usually visited by both local and foreign tourists. It’s a different one from all the restaurants we’ve mentioned above, because it only serves Mecian Foods.
So, from the menu, you can choose the best meal you can have like Tacos, Cheesy Enchiladas, Sizzling Fajitas, and more. You can also choose their signature meals such as Quesadillas, Fiesta Salad, and Taco Salad Bowl. The other unique aspect from this place is the DIY Burrito and Tacos. With those special features, you can add your favorite choices like Chicken, Carne Asada, and many more.
9 – Bebek Bengil
The area of Ubud Bali is indeed famous for restaurants that have ducks in their menu. Like this one Bebek Bengil for example, a Balinese restaurant that located in the area of Hanoman street, Ubud, Bali. It has more features than the others, like Kid-Friendly location, group meal, special lunch menu, and smoking area.
However, the place opens from 10 am to 10 pm. Between that time, customers can enjoy their favorite Balinese meals such as Sate Lilit Platters, Nasi Campur Bali, Nasi Campur Bebek, and the Duck Fried Rice. Aside from the Balinese menu, there are vegetarian menus that can be suitable ones for vegans like Caesar Salad, Nasi Campur Vegetarian, and many more.
10 – Laka Leke Restaurant
So, in the tenth one in best restaurants in Ubud Indonesia, we want to introduce you to the Laka Leke Restaurant. This “Hideaway” restaurant located in Nyuh Kuning street, Ubud, Bali. It starts to open from 9 am to 9 pm. Most people are coming in here in the morning, because the taste of its breakfast menu.
For the Appetizers, you can have some of the best meals in your life such as Combo Spring rolls (chicken with egg rolls and vegetables), Grilled Chicken Wing Thai Style (chicken wings seasoned by special sauce), and Guacamole. Other than those, you can also have the Laka Leke Combo that consists of 3 Grilled Chicken Wings, 3 Honey Basil Prawns, and Humos (chick pea pure with pita bread) for only Rp65.500,-.
Aside from the ten restaurants above, we also have another list that containing the other best restaurants in Ubud Indonesia. To make it more interesting, we also add some worth-to-visit cafes that also exist in the district.
1. Hujan Locale
3. Seniman Coffee Studio
4. Kopi Kats Ubud
5. Pomegranate Cafe Ubud
So that’s the article about the best restaurants in Ubud Indonesia. Ubud is surely one of those many locations in Bali that you should visit. Aside from having so many wonderful locations that can’t be found anywhere else, Ubud does seem interesting with so many restaurants and cafes for the tourist to rest and enjoy the best meals that they have.