8 Best Restaurants in Canggu

Canggu is known for its surf beaches, cool breezy bars, laid back cafes and restaurants, but low and be hold Some of the finest restaurants are located in the coastal village. From fine dining to watching the sunsets at the Lawn. No matter the occasion, Canggu will have you covered.

This week we want to share our 8 top picks for Canggu



CUISINE: Modern Australian with influence from local produce from the island
INSTAGRAM: @thelawncanggu

Location: (Next to Old Man’s) Canggu

The Lawn was designed to fit right into its beachfront location and showcases the ocean and sunset views they have become famous for. Enjoy a glass of their signature frosé and have a quick dip to cool down after sunbaking on the lawn in their beachfront infinity pool. Move to the sunset deck to end the day and capture the best views of the whole west coast from Uluwatu to Tanah Lot.

The casual dining area offers lunchtime share plates to intimate dinners, showcasing their fare of a clever mixture of international flavours and local twists. All bars have a Balinese spin on classic cocktails by making their drinks with locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.


CUISINE: Asian & Western fusion
INSTAGRAM: @the.slow

Location: Batu Belong, Canggu

The Slow’s restaurant is a contemporary take on ingredient-focused cooking with an island accent. Canggu’s hottest new boutique hotel is a place to rest your bones, stir your senses, and expand your mind. Enjoy your favourite picks of their refined menu to the tunes of a contemporary selection of art and music curated by Reverberation Radio.

Chef Shannon Moran draws upon his travels through Europe, South America and Asia to create an ever-changing menu of revamped classics, injecting bold, new exotic flavours, with an emphasis on seasonality, sustainability and sane eating.


CUISINE: Indonesian
INSTAGRAM: @ulekanbali

Location: Tegal Sari, Canggu

Explore the spices of Indonesia at Ulekan – a concept by the culinary geniuses behind Watercress and Milk & Madu. The restaurant effortlessly combines the abundance of flavours from the archipelago with stylish interiors. This well-curated space boasts local and handmade ornate decorations from the lighting to the accessories and a fantastic deli with homegrown products.

Ulekan is reminiscent of past generations to reflect on the rich culture and influence of local design and cuisine. There’s Balinese dance performances 3 times a week along with a phenomenal menu where you can sample classic Indonesian dishes to share for the ultimate local dining experience.


CUISINE: Wholesome international & fresh food
INSTAGRAM: @watercressbali

Location: Batu Belig, Canggu

Watercress Cafe has turned over a new leaf recently with a brand-new look you’ll love! Known for abundant and wholesome selections of all-day breakfasts, their famous salad showcases and savoury dinners, they’re dishing up a delectable fare. Presenting an entirely new menu with an exciting assortment of flavourful morning-to-evening fare, it’s truly something to look forward to.


CUISINE: Craft Brewery / shared food
INSTAGRAM:  @blacksandbrewery

Location: Canggu

Black Sand Brewery is more than just beer, it’s a way of life. Inspired by the lifestyle of surf, sunshine and celebrations, its good food, good people, and good times. It is a thriving community of like-minded beer enthusiasts, foodies and lovers of life. Their beer garden looks over luscious green rice paddies, the volcano a striking silhouette to the north, and is the perfect place to share with friends and family. From wholegrain pizzas and quality meats to succulent seafood and tasty greens. Sure to keep your taste buds on your toes!


  1. MASON

CUISINE: Wholesome international & fresh food
INSTAGRAM:  @mason.bali

Location: Batu Belong, Canggu

First they blew our minds with Fishbone Local, and then, Canggu’s unstoppable team of hospitality hotshots did it again with Mason. Just a few sandy-footed steps up the road from Fishbone, Mason takes a slightly different approach to its fish-focussed flagship. At Mason, top quality meats are carefully sourced, cheeses, dips and veggies are all homemade, and everything is served simply and honestly to let the flavours and quality really shine. The brown-butter hummus here is the best we’ve ever tried, as is the honey-fried halloumi, the smoked tuna dip and the slow-roasted, grain-fed beef short rib. Oh, and true to form, MASON also slings superb cocktails…


CUISINE: Japanese
INSTAGRAM:  @oneeyedjack.bali

Location: Pantai Berawa, Canggu

A playful take on a Japanese Izakaya and Sake Bar, One Eyed Jack is a culinary underdog. While its aesthetic is all about casual shared plates in a cool and vibey setting, make no mistake – One Eyed Jack means business. The menu is the work of a Noma-trained chef, and as such, the Japanese food here is some of the best we’ve tried in Bali (if not in Indonesia). The cocktails are also worth a mention, as are the spicy tuna bites on crispy rice topped with an eel sauce – they are next level delicious. Seriously.


CUISINE: Japanese Fusion
INSTAGRAM:  @jirestaurantbali

Location: Batu Belong – Canggu

Part of the iconic Hotel Tugu BaliJi Terrace by the Sea is a breezy and beautiful rooftop spot crammed full of cultural touches, colourful designs, and some of the best Japanese fusion food on the island. The scrummy Asian-inspired menu is the work of renowned chef Colin Buchan, previously from Gordon Ramsay’s restaurants in London, Jason Atherton’s Pollen in Singapore, and the personal chef to David and Victoria Beckham. Try the signature Dragon of Ji (a chopstick treats of crispy ebi tempura, slick avocado slices and a creamy, slightly spicy sauce on exp ertly rolled rice) and the beautifully seared Tuna Tataki with a light sesame seed crust.