Eight Of the Best Restaurants in Chic Seminyak – Bali
Bali has a lot to offer, great surf breaks, beaches, fitness centres, shopping but one thing that we wanted to share with you this week is the culinary hotspots in Bali.
From fine dining to fun dining in Seminyak’s coastal hotspots and hyped hipster eateries in boho Canggu to some of the best restaurants in jungle town Ubud and world-class restaurants with stunning views in the Bukit Peninsula – There is something for every occasion.
This week we want to share the 8 Best restaurants in Seminyak
CUISINE: Latin American
Barbacoa has established itself as one of the finest eateries in Bali over the last 5 Years, attracting a food savvy crowd, warm décor and service. Step into this large warehouse space with a private terrace overlooking Bali’s rice paddies and be instantly inspired by the mosaic-tiled floors, high ceilings, vintage leather banquettes and, loft-style setting. Barbacoa’s kitchen is dedicated to BBQ, woodfire & charcoal. These combined fire methods have been influenced by Latin-American style flavours to create rustic dishes which attract a food-savvy crowd.
The trendy setting of one of Bali’s best restaurants features a centre bar creating the perfect atmosphere for a group dinner and pre-party drinks for your super cool crowd. The warm, inviting décor and top-class service make Barbacoa one of the best restaurants in Bali.
They are passionate and proud of the food they serve.
CUISINE: Sustainable Seafood
Ijen is the first zero-waste seafood restaurant in Indonesia, proudly serving fresh, line-caught fish in an open-air environment built from recycled materials. With sweeping views of the Indian Ocean, it’s the ideal spot for a tropical-island meal or a carefully crafted sunset cocktail.
The daily catch is cooked over a wood fire and complemented by a range of creative plant-based dishes, such as a chilled watermelon salad and smoky prawn skewers, all designed for sharing. Every detail at Ijen has been consciously designed to reflect Potato Head Family’s “Good Times, Do Good” ethos.
One of Bali’s most mesmerising venues, created around a simple concept: to provide an exceptional dining experience within a unique setting. During the day, solar films and fabrics reflect the heat, yet open up to the light. Throughout the restaurant, rainwater is captured in translucent roof columns and filtered into an in-house sustainable water system.
Merah Putih’s traditional flavours of Indonesian cuisine served with a modern twist are designed for sharing.
- Da Maria
Escape to Italy with an authentic Italian food and wine experience all set within captivating interiors featuring that Capri feeling in the heart of Seminyak. The hyped Italian Osteria attracts a hip crowd and has quickly evolved into the latest place to see and be seen.
Bringing the Amalfi Coast to Bali, Da Maria highlights the diversity of Italian food, wine, music, art and friends, with stunning interiors by Roman architects Lazzarini Pickering. Join the crowds at their busy bar and enjoy La Dolce Vita with Da Maria’s Campari-based blends for a buzzing night out.
CUISINE: Italian Contemporary Cuisine
Step foot into the world of Southern Italy with MAURI’s dreamy interiors of whitewashed walls and deep green cacti adorned throughout. Inspired by award-winning Chef Maurizio Bombini’s Pugliese origins, MAURI offers a contemporary Italian dining experience with a touch of tradition where ingredients are handled with care to showcase their purest flavours.
Aiming to use as many homegrown items as possible from its hydroponic rooftop garden and selecting the highest quality of local products in collaboration with Balinese farmers, the restaurant offers a conscious cuisine that respects the ingredients’ seasonality and origin. For a private tasting with Chef Maurizio choose the 4-seat chef’s counter.
CUISINE: Fine Dining Asian Fusion
KU DE TA’s cutting-edge restaurant Mejekawi, means ‘sacred table’ and is an intimate space offering a sophisticated yet relaxed fine dining experience. Impressive culinary skills of British Head Chef Stephen Moore bring forward an ultracontemporary tasting menu prepared with fresh seasonal produce, which can also be paired with premium wines.
Dishes are prepared with a combination of traditional Indonesian recipes and techniques, and modern cooking methods, served against a spectacular backdrop of the Indian Ocean. Sip on a refreshing aperitif prior to your meal, go for a Classic Negroni, a sparkling Bellini or a refreshing Aperol Spritz – cheers!
Visit this Taqueria & Tequileria in Seminyak for the best Mexican on the island! A quirky candle altar awaits you when entering the 1960s Acapulco retro-styling heaven before venturing on into its photogenic two-storey interior wonderland.
Besides serving a mouthwatering selection of your usual Mexican suspects such as quesadillas, tacos and ceviche, you will also find one of the best parties in Bali at Motel Mexicola – including dancing on tables and free tequila poured into your mouth!
CUISINE: Australian breakfast, Asian inspired tapas, tacos and mains
Located on the second level above the unmissable boutique store Bali Boat Shed is the latest masterstroke of the culinary minds behind Seminyak institution Sea Circus. With its striking tropical decor, incredible cocktails & delectable menu, Neon Palms cannot be missed on your Seminyak adventures!
Indulge in their signature Flatbread Tacos, Korean Spiced Chicken Strips and King Prawn Sushi Bowl for the ultimate Bali feast. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner you can shop, wine and dine all under the same jungle-styled roof – don’t blame us if you go on a spending spree after a few cocktails!