While desperately looking for fresh mint,
I finally visited Bali Deli in Seminyak,
after hearing about it many times before.
I can not believe it took me so
long after sojourning here,
to discover the wonderful,
western treats here
that had no longer been in
my diet for several months.
From cold cuts, meats, peanut butter, cereals, wines, and all those tempting
no, no’s that we aren’t suppose to eat.
An outdoor restaurant in
the garden is available.
Bali deli gets my thumbs up
for when one has those
western food cravings.
Delivery available for couch potatoes.
Open daily from 8:30 am – 11:30 pm
Favorite Dish: There is way too much to list!
There are plenty of restaurants in Bali
with meals at great prices.
But had a long day of surf?
The kids giving you a hard time?
Or just feeling plain lazy?
Want something to eat from afar
and not the same restaurants
around the corner?
Well, there is a food delivery service in Bali
known as Hallo Restaurants
with daily service from 10 am – 11 pm
including restaurants such as
Zanizibar, The Deli, Café Moka, JP’s
and even from Bali Liquor Store.
Delivery services range from:
10,000 Rp for the Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Oberoi, Kerobokan, Petitenget area
12,000 Rp for the Tuban, Umalas, Canggu area
15,000 Rp for the far Canggu area
20,000 Rp for the Sanur, Jimbaran,
and far Depensar area
A minimum 100,000 Rp order is required from their menus,
which can also be viewed on their web-site.
Location of this restaurant on Seminyak Beach is fantastic, having pre-dinner drinks watching a Bali sunset was a great way to start our night. The weather was warm but the breeze off the water was refreshing being a great compliment to the food and wine.
Service was excellent but still had a balinese feel about it which was good. Excellent restaurant for an occasion or romantic dinner.
Favorite Dish: Menu has both western and indonesian classic with my favourite dish of the night was the Indonesian Ayam Kalasan with coconut, local spices and shredded chicken Wontons. Also popular amongst us was was the Bebek Betutu a traditional Balinese duck baked in rice paper. All the seafood we had here was extremely fresh as you would expect and was cooked to perfection.
If you like trendy upscale restaurants than Seminyak is the place to be.There are so many such restaurants here.Choosing where to eat at night is a real pleasure.
They are quite pricey, but the food is pretty good and these places caters to the more affluent tourists or the expats.
Ultimo lies between the more famous trattoria italian restaurants in Seminyak.In a row of italian restaurants Ultimo stands out because of it's decor.Very modern and stylish and looks really upscale and posh.It's sister restaurant is the Toscano in Jakarta Kemang area.
The bar area looks real nice and lively, but you can also choose to eat in the garden area.Thats just what we did.Thats where we sat...very romantic and relaxed setting.
It tries to be an authentic italian restaurant. So multiple courses...antipasti, primi, secondi etc and dolce. Only thing is...the portions compared with an real italian ristorante is quite generous and during our dinner after 2 courses i started to wonder how I could finish the rest..
Items on the menu range from salads and pizza's to prime steaks(Wagyu, Angus etc).Pricewise is high to very high.
Service was MORE than excellent.A very personal service and no request is to much. Basically I could pretty much decide how fast the food was going to be served.
Even after all of the above what truly sets Ultimo apart is that right now I am counting this place as one of the BEST budget deals available anywhere.The reason is there outstanding setmenu/prix fix menu. While i was reading the menu I noticed that they also had set menus.4 courses for either 55000 IDR or 75000IDR per person.
U get a salad, Pasta dish, Meat Dish and lastly dessert.
That's like 5/8 US$!!! No doubt this has become my number 1 budget deal for foodies.Biggest bang for the buck and a must visit for any bali visitors.
Favorite Dish: This is such an incredible deal. The setmenu could be ordered seperately from the regular menu. Just to put into perspective..the meat dish is more expensive than the whole setmenu.
What I really appreciate is that this place tries to emulate a real italian ristorante.Not only in the way the menu is set up and food is served, but also the way it's prepared.
55K IDR menu gives you no choices, but it's still good. The meat dish is sliced tournedos in aporcini sauce. Real tasty and tender.
Pasta was served in matricana sauce. Salad was just a green salad and teh dessert was a home made sorbet.
75K menu gives you more flexibilty. You get to chooe between a steak(tenderloin) or a fishdish. You get a cheicken salad, choice of 2 pastas and ice cream as dessert.
Cyber Cafe is a good lunch spot after doing a bit of shopping on Jalan Legian. As the name suggests it has internet connection, wifi, and you can down load photos on cd,dvd etc, check the website for more info on services offered. Staff are very friendly and food is terrific.
Favorite Dish: We visited twice on my recent visit because it was so nice the first time, I had the chicken salad which we asked for the recipe because it was so yummy. I also had the Singaporean Laksa which was also very tasty, spicy but not too spicy. Also had a G&T but had to ask for a second glass because there was so much Gin I had to tip some out, so I ended up with two drinks for the price of one.
Restaurant itself were beauitfully set-up. Beware of the mosquitoes though but the staff were attentive enough to lid up the coil as soon as you feel uncomfortable. Yeah, good service there. The food itself were worth visiting, not the mention .. it is not expensive for the quantity and quality they provide. We ordered their RIJSTTAFEL SET (Rp225,000) which came with 4 appetisers, 1 soup, 3 rice, 7 main dishes, fruit platter and dessert. Honestly, portion is way to huge for 1 person so I shared them with my friend. Only thing is, they had this funny policy of charging you extra if you decide to share. However, you can order something else to forfeit the charges.
Other than that, its a cooking school too, and heard its pretty famous.
I came home happy as I get to try truely authentic balinese food, minus the tummy upset so famed by eating at the local roadside.
BTW, MUST BOOK. It was pack even on week nights.
Favorite Dish: Everything! From the appetiser, to main, to dessert to their homemade liquor .. everthing was memorable and delectable.
Before I went on my Bali trip, I have been reminded over and over again to visit Ibu Oka for Bali's specialty. Babi Guling. This definately is the highlight dish of my whole visit. Not only its tasty and delicious, it is affortably priced at Rp15,000 only. When I was there (June 2007), the shop itself was close but I was fortunate to have Wayan (driver) with me. They are currently operating from Ibu Oka's personal home itself and its lovely. A typical balinese home with several separate houses, in a hugeeee compound. Do visit the kitchen/roasting area behind if you are curious like me. Quite an experience.
Favorite Dish: Babi Guling Special and Keropok Babi (Pork Skin Cracker)
Bonsai Restaurant is very easy to find, if you walk along the pathway on the beachfront, heading towards Sindhu Beach Markets, you will actually walk straight through the Bonsai Restaurant.
There is seating inside or tables & chairs on the beach. Each time we have been there we have sat on the beach and its just perfect.
Walk behind the restaurant and see hundreds of bonsai plants some of which are hundreds of years old.
Bonsai Restaurant has a good selection of seafood, pasta, pizzas and Indonesian dishes at very reasonable prices and there is a fully stocked bar which closes at 2.00am.
Try their grilled garlic prawns, absolutely delicious!!
Food is good, service is great and its in a perfect setting, what more could you ask?
It is always busy at night so if there are a few of you I would suggest making a booking.
Average cost per person: IDR30,000
Open from 7.00am - 2.00am
This is really a nice place to have fresh seafood. There is many restaurants on this strip of beach and we went to Nyoman Cafe as choose by Meta from Bali as she says the food here is good. Anyway you choose your fish before you can find your seating. The fish is fresh which is then cleaned and cooked while you sit on the beach and watch the beautiful sunset. It`s very romantic , they even have guys singing at your table at your request and they good.
Favorite Dish: I enjoyed the calamari from here.
Finding the best porkdish in the world in one of the biggest Moslim Countries in the world is what makes Bali and Indonesia such unique places.
Bali of course is not a moslim island. And as such one of it's most famous local dishes is "Babi Guling" aka roast pig on a spit.
They roast a WHOLE pig on an open fire like in the asterisk comics. As such a lot of restaurants offer it, even hotel buffets gives this
Favorite Dish: Just a warning: like everything in bAli...success means expansion. Sadly it doesnt mean that the quality of the food expands as well.
This year i visited Ibu Oka. This time was shown to eat at Ibu Okas House. It has turned into a quite nice restaurant. Sadly the food is not as good. Quite dissappointing in fact. The normally crisp pig skin ...was actually soft and quite hard. i guess the turnover here is not as high as iat the old place and as a result the food is not as fresh.
So if you come here....better wait in line at the old place...than head to the new place. Even though the new place is much nicer and fancier.
We came to know of this Japanese restaurant in Seminyak area while strolling about. The place looked impressive but their 10 course tasting menu were affordable (Rp120,00) per person excluding drinks. Headed by a japanese chef, the raw seafood were excellent! But apart from typical japanese dishes, they had incorporated in some fusion as well. One of the memorable dish were their Shu Mai. It was soooo wonderfully juice!
The place ... well, gorgeous setting. See the pics.
Found a quaint cafe in Poppies Lane 1 called Nusa Indah. The food is good and the pricing is the cheapest in Bali. They offer traditional Indonesian food, western and eastern. I dined there for 3 days throughout my 6 day stay, always trying something new. And everything I ordered was good.
Beers are one of the cheapest here too. The cafe is almost always crowded, but due to the efficient service, things get going.
It's not air-conditioned so it could get rather hot during the day. But at night it's nice cos Bali is cold during the night. It has a bar-top table across the entrance where drinkers will usually prop themselves on.
Favorite Dish: Most were tasty. Try anything on the menu. I'm sure you won't regret it.
The best thing about the Pantai Restaurant is its location. Right on the beach with some great views. When there is an electrical storm out at sea, this is the place to be.
We have been here a few times over our last 3 trips to Bali, for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Food and drinks are all very reasonably priced, though sometimes the service can be a little bit slack.
Highly recommend the grilled king prawns and the grilled chicken.
Drinks are icy cold and they make a great milkshake.
Once the tourist crowd has left,
along with all the wild parties,
Ku De Ta settles in showing movies once a week,
usually on Tuesday.
Mats are spread across the lawn with pillows,
candles light the night along with the stars,
and classic films entertain the night under the stars.
If you want a mat to lay on,
get there early.
Of if you want a bed,
reserve before time.
PADANG FOOD is a wellknown Indonesian cuisine, it was a special food from West Sumatra, they prepare already cooked food, so the costumer not neceesary to waiting in long long time. One can get easily the restaurant in almost all over island of Indonesia, as well as in Bali, So if you just landed at Ngurah Rai Air Port, you can go to this Padang Restaurant just in front of White statue of Ramayana near Ngurah rai Air Port. They prepare so much plates on the table, but they only count what food you eat, in example if there are two piesces of fried chickens in one plates, then if you only take one piece, the restaurant only count the one you eat, as well as for other plates
Favorite Dish: They serve special West sumatra Cook, one thing you should know that, almost of their food ar a hot food, so if tou don't like the hot one, ask the restaurant boy to show you not the hot one. You can try a red card head soup, it was popular padang food, the other is cassava leaf, cuttle fish, beef meat in a a chocolate color of saucage called Rendang, chicken soup,fried shrimp, fresh water fish, sea fish, beef soup, etc. Enjoy eat.... Yummy