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Christine’s Bali recommendations
Eating places in Bali:
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New opeNINg: The new SIp Sunset grill on Sunset (Bali) is a MUST. Fabulous food, great service, cosy ambiance and does not burn a hole in your pocket. put it on your list of restaurants to go to you won’t be disappointed. It also has on the display THe MoST expensive bottle of white wine – an 1811 Chateau de Yquem it only cost $117,000.00. aBSolUTe FavoUrITe reSTaUraNTS (all in Seminyak): • BEST MARGEURITA:
Red Carpet Champagne Bar, 42c Jl Laksmana. Looks a little hot (as in heat) for during the day, but before or after dinner, this is a fun place. In addition to the hugest champagne wine list ever seen, the cocktails are amazing. Won’t explain why, just go try. They are around AUD $10.00 each. Free yummy hors douvres come round through the night. Interesting mix of people.
• BEST RESTAURAnT foR A poSh nIGhT oUT:
Metis on Jl Raya Petitenget. Just opened in October 09, same owners as the old Kafe Warisan. Wonderful oppulent decor and worth going just for drinks as the drinks area overlooks the padi (rice) fields. Brilliant international food and it is possible to bring along a good bottle of wine for around $25 corkage if you managed to get it through customs. Five star all the way. Best to book as always popular.
• BEST RESTAURAnT foR food And plAcE To BE “SEEn”:
Sarong, Jl Petitenget No 19X, Korobokan 0361 737 809. Class all the way. Drop in for cocktails and tapas or dim sum or book a table for dinner. One of the newer restaurants in Bali and the decor is unique and eclectic. Chef is Will Meyrick, who started Blossom restaurant. Great food, Thai meets Indian meets Chinese. Amazing loos. Play “pick the celebrity”.
• BEST RESTAURAnT foR food And wInE vAlUE:
Chandi: Jl. Laksmana no 72, Seminyak, Bali, 8036, +62 361 731 060, email@example.com Favourite food place at the moment and very good value for money wine prices (in Bali). Cocktails worth trying and bar open til 3am. Love, love, love this place. Very busy so book ahead.
• BEST BREAkfAST:
Either Grocer & Grind or Ku De Ta (see reviews in the Seminyak section).
• BEST coffEE:
Cafe Mocha on Jl Raya Seminyak. Airconditioned or outside. Always full of expats and europeans.
• BEST TApAS:
La Sal. Jalan Drupadi, more Legian than Seminyak, just off Jl Dynapura. Bali’s top Spanish restaurant. Great tapas and paellas etc. We had a selection of tapas (about 6 for three people) and it was enough. They do some great BBQ meat dishes too. Didn’t get to try the paellas, but friends said other dishes on menu were better. Fantastic classy decor. Worth booking as is usually busy. It’s just down the road from the Sorisso restaurant.
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steamed or deep-fried. Your fish can be braised. On the road referred to as Jln. Believe the food is quite good and a great place to watch the sun go down and perv on the beautiful people poncing around the pool. It is not only under Hong Kong management. Three floors. Yet to eat here. On the beachfront Jl Petitenget. The following Legian restaurant is a critique from Bali Eats newsletter (haven’t eaten here yet) Warung Murah is yet another street-side warung. lots of plastic people. Jln Warkudara. What separates this warung from all of the others is that it always seems to be full. spread over two levels and specialises in live seafood of every description. but others have recommended. Cheap local food. very reasonable and is possible to bring your own wine with a small surcharge. 2 . This is worth going to just for the people. Very new (opened in Dec 2011) with Jakarta owners. Haven’t eaten there. pan-fried. It is immaculately clean and air-conditioned. Bali Bungy and the football ground. legIaN: Warung Asia. on The Bypass at Kuta Grahe. As you park your car in front the live seafood tanks line the wall. also in the Jalan Legian drag. real foodies. but good reviews. Mertanadi [opp. so authentic and brilliant flavours. large grouper. but great reports. but has been recommended. Bookings +62 361 889 3271. Large air-conditioned restaurant serving Padang food. Nosh type food. Not eaten here yet. Not tried yet. Situated in a small block of shops in the one-way system that runs around the back of Peanuts. tiny tiny difficult to get a table without queuing at night. Basically Chinese food and rather cheap. between Jalan Legian and Jalan Pantai. but also with a Chinese chef. eikon is a new late night place in the middle of Jalan Legian. one for dining (food is good) or party the night away on one of the other floors. it is only 100 metres before the beach. and host of curries. Jln Patih Jelantik. Sky Bar. lobsters. This food is amazing. speak good english and were spot in with their suggestions the night we visited. Ask the waiter for suggestions. Great pad thai. The Aussies love it! The palace at Kuta Galleria (above Tiara supermarket) has a dim sum 7 days a week and reports are usually positive. We saw creme anglaise being made from scratch and we tried one of the delicious crumbles for dessert. lots of euro trash.• BEST plAcE To pEoplE wATch: Potato Head. • BEST ThAI/BAlInESE food: Cafe Degan. Restaurants kUTA: Madés Warung in the street that runs off Kuta Square. Bali Bakery] in Kuta. Prices very. Ban Dar is a Chinese Seafood restaurant on Jln. Sederhan. Thai restaurant. in Legian. abalone. they are very knowledgeable about the food. sit and watch the world go by. This is a “Bali Eats” recommendation. Trendy. Popular with locals. Double Six. A really good tapas menu and is open until the early hours of the morning. Owned by Singaporians. prawns and crabs. Kompleks Sriwijaya. Jl Petitenget No 9. even does home deliveries. There is also a patisserie on the premises and they make all their own desserts and tasty treats. Laksa etc. link road to Jln Arjuna (double six road).
specialising in Tandoor with top Indian chef. The steaks are seriously good and cheap. The Chicken Roll is a breast of chicken stuffed with minced chicken and prawns before being roasted in the tandoor. Lots of fun.” La Pau It is open lunch and dinner. presenting perfect Indian food from the Tandoors of a master chef. Casual. even live jazz played under the trees. Free internet. partly cooked in the tandoor. It is cut from a leg of lamb that has been marinated overnight. Clay Oven. in the middle of the main road (Jl Tamblingan). arena pub and restaurant: Open from 4pm to 1am Jl. comes with a self serve salad bar. Street Café. Wednesday night is quiz night. Also serves Tapas. You can BYO wine. with extended late nights on the weekend. Has seriously good Illy coffee and professionally trained baristas. on the beach at Sindu Beach. Late at night play ‘spot the celebrity!’. A tiny Indian restaurant and serving really. By Pass Ngurah Rai Phone : + 62 361 287255 Full of expats and has an Aussie pub feel. Cute little restaurant. and is a spanish restaurant on the main drag of Jln Tamblingan. Totally airconditoned. Ph: 62 361 285025. good cheap food and can byo too at night. onion and cheese with guacamole and Mexican rice] are standard fare. Coriander. just north of the Hyatt. The Village. The following Sanur restaurants are a critique from Bali Eats newsletter (haven’t eaten at these places yet) Fire & Spice is a newcomer in the ever-changing food scene of Sanur. Jepung. BYO is possible. Enchilladas [chicken or seafood in Mexican spices. fresh prawn salad roll.Triana is new to Sanur. some original. All vegetables washed in filtered water. some Tex-Cal versions and other interesting creations. but am yet to try. Cemara 4. Really good Italian food. Pergola. They buy in seafood and meat fresh every day. Danau Tamblingan. their Beef Rendang a specialty. Sit either inside in air-con comfort or out on the tree-covered terrace. Little India Jln.Cool and worth trying the specials the lunch menu – steak salad with beetroot relish. a masterpiece! Top of the range is definitely their Raan Bahar. great cheap local food and you can take your own wine. relaxing restaurant. very clean and tasty cheap food. Benos Cafe. Friends went back a second time from Seminyak to have the grilled fish and reckon the best they had ever eaten. Good Padang food at very cheap prices. so don’t know the quality. Danau Tamblingan it attempts to offer food with a bit of taste. trendy decor. Located on Jln.SaNUr: Cinnamon. in Jln. Try the Thai special dishes and can recommend the garlic prawns. 3 . Jl Danau Tamblingan 188 Sanur . Has recently changed to a Japanese restaurant. very casual. ie “Clay Oven. Jalan Danau Tamblingan (the main shopping street in Sanur). on Jln Danau Toba. really good Indian food. lemon herb squid. on the main street in Sanur. Many Mexican connotations appear on the menu. Try the lemongrass marguerita for something different. Very large menu and why not try the “Rogan Ghost” (gotta love the Indo spelling). wrapped in a tortilla] and Quesadillas [chicken with tomato. Not tried but excellent reviews. We tried the steaks and they were very good. before finishing off by being simmered in onion gravy. nice.
All the Aussie celebs go here. Hugely popular with expats. Laksmana. Food varies from excellent to very average depending on the chef. Jalan Laksmana No 104X. or they will buy some for you. Gado Gado. Grocer & Grind is a fairly new. almost next to Trattoria. Laksmana. and Moroccan Eggs [soft fried eggs on ciabatta with a spicy lamb sausage. definitely the place to be seen at in Bali. heaps more than mentioned here. Also run a cooking school in the mornings. Still cheap. advisable to book as it’s always packed. Not cheap by Bali standards (but definitely cheaper than restaurants of same quality in Aust). Jl Laksmana. It’s located almost opposite The Legian. Ultimo. also has an enclosed air conditioned section with lounges and box seats at the back. The restaurant is open to street. Tel: (62-361) 732770/732771. similar again to La Lucciola. Steak Sandwiches and Beer-battered Fish & Chips. and you get to eat all that you cook. very modern. Have always enjoyed the food. This is a winner. and upmarket for Bali food. similar to kudeta. with a small boardwalk. in Seminyak. Fresh Salads are good. buzzing with atmosphere. Toilets are gorgeous. and a little pricey but classy. The best breakfast in Bali for about $10. Popular with expats on Sundays (all day and early evening). good prices (as most restaurants in Bali) and really good food. Brilliant breakfasts and include Ricotta Pancakes.73. Kayu Jati. On Jln. and has an upstairs section that is airconditioned (cooling in the sticky hot season). Italian. As of July 2011 this was having a major refit. 4 .00. but you an BYO. starts at about $50. Very new. Cocktails are around $12 at the current exchange rate. in Kerobokan [the back road from behind La Lucciola past Loloan] It’s based on the Aussie gourmet deli serving coffee. you can have everything on the menu and it has excellent food and coffee. Been here forever. Great friendly staff too. with caramelised onions and fresh strawberries. Reasonable wines served by the glass and the tapas worth a try. Has both open and aircond areas and the coffee is good.SEMInYAk/kERoBokAn: This is where the best restaurants and little bars are. trendy addition to the Bali scene. Great value. and freshly blended fruit juices. Also great to go for pre dinner drinks or morning or afternoon tea. Osteria Telese another restaurant on Eat Street (which is what everyone calls Jln. Jln Raya No. with the kitchen on display. Probably the best location in all of the tourist area around Seminyak/Legian/Kuta. including Tasting Plates and old Aussie favourites such as Hamburgers [with beetroot of course]. we just haven’t had time to try them all yet. On Jalan Laksmana. La Lucciola. Greek food. Kudeta. similar prices and ambience. Didn’t have a liquor license when we visited in June 2011. Tasty food and very reasonable. so good things to come. Trendy. Bistro Batu kali is new No 55 Jln. The owner/chef used to work at one of the top 5 star hotels in Bali. Lunch has a wide range of antipasti. Queen’s Tandoor.00 per head for 1-2 courses plus a cocktail. Jalan Laksmana. but recent sunset drinks were good. Haven’t eaten here for a while. Or you can have a Vegetable Stack with feta on rucola. Italian. Sate Bali. hummus and chilli jam]. Seriously good indian food. but still cheap by Aussie standards. Trattoria. It offers mid-priced Italian fare and is quite popular. An international menu. Caesar [with chicken]. Great cheap food. Bookings +62 361 806 0729. about the best Balinese food I have tasted and recently moved to the new shopping centre next to C-151 Jln Laksmana. Mykonos. Nicoise. Jl Diyana Pura. Carpaccio and Caprese. Has been around for a long lime and is also on the beach at Jalan Laksmana.
this time serving Javanese cuisine. This was recommended by an expat who said the restaurant had huge energy and she has fun everytime she goes. Whilst only a warung. Must be good then? Kolega is situated in Jln. Bagels include stuffings of Turkey and Cranberry. Ph 0361 8475 784 for bookings. Fish. she is worth it. Gourmet Café on Petitenget is a part of the Bali Catering Group. The following Seminyak restaurants are a critique from Bali Eats newsletter (haven’t eaten at these places yet). Breeze on the beach at The Samaya is fantastic for sunset drinks with great nibbles. Lots of freshly baked muffins and cookies. too! Maybe that is why this little hidden corner is always so busy both inside and on the tree covered terrace. Really good food and a little “up market”. Salad and Sandwich bars so you can make your own. Spanish cuisine. Healthy breakfasts include Poached Apple with Organic Rice Puffs & Natural Yoghurt. The Tapas are huge and they offer the usual pastas. Boconcini. speak any English.00). salads. Not cheap. The Corner Store. sons and daughters abound] is a tourist restaurant. It’s basically a breaky come coffee shop where lots of tourists sit with their laptops and access the free internet access. No reports as yet.000 (around $4. at the Jln. Jl Laksmana 10A. but she is so entertaining. classy food. Parking at front. The fresh onion soup is enak sekali (seriously good). seafoods and meats. Great salads. Their Savoury Muffins include a special of the day. and Salads include one with Prosciutto. Sorriso very stylish and great ambience. coffees and teas. Ph: 0361 735 552. Kolega is another local warung. The Tuckshop is at The Corner of Jlns. there was a resident tarot reader called Lissa. Concentrates on seafood. just point and hope! 5 . eat inside or out. Laksmana and Drupadi in Kerobokan. Raya Petitenget. so any explanation of the food presented is totally unavailable. Baguettes. and rows of eggs cooked with different spices. It’s cheap and it has good tucker. so maybe no longer in existence. JIt’s on Jln. Again brilliant decor and the owner is an interior designer. Hombres is new on Jln Laksmana. and the others thought it tasted a little stewed though still very tasty. Taman Sari Seminyak. Wraps. Will be back to try more of the dishes. food.25. Do not worry though. topped with Wheatgerm & Royal Jelly Honey [they also offer the not-so-healthy ones as well]. Sardine. the place buzzes! Open from 7. Drupadi. Mannekepis on Jalan Raya Seminyak. Lissa doesn’t speak a lot of English. Not open in evenings. Dinner is also recommended for top quality. In typical fashion all are pre-cooked and on display in the glass cabinets. Pay her double what she asks. Serve the biggest cappuccino. Asian/Australian fusion. Warung Sobat is in Jln. just across the road from Metis. a Mixed Seafood consists of two different fish. really fresh. The fish is grilled over charcoal. Batu Belig. nephews. Abimanyu [or Dyhana Pura if you prefer?] end. Petitenget. A little different though. Seminyak. Pine Nuts and Balsamico. but chicken and red meat dishes also available. which we did. Breakfast was also good. On the shady corner. He/she is absolutely delightful so have a reading after dinner. but Bali Eats website raves about it. You can pre order the duck (24 hours notice). such is its reputation for very cheap. Kerobokan. This is a new restaurant where Blossom lived previously.Evo at Sentosa Villas & Spa.This family business [cousins. quiches etc and price is cheap. Also has a casual lounge area if you just want to pop in for cocktails. Has great italian food at very reasonable prices. as it now has a car park next door. Can bring a good bottle of wine for a corkage charge. and there is only one potential problem. neither management. Kerobokan. Is possible to BYO. The car park is not only bigger than the warung itself but it is always full from midday to late afternoon. genuine real italian food. pre booking for dinner is almost essential. resulting in different colours. meat and vegetable dishes abound. air-conditioned inside with a food bar and normal tables on the front terrace. half of our party raved about it. Cherry Tomatoes. nor staff.00 and they offer a wide range of Paninis. but they do it right! The fish is recommended and from the local Canggu fishermen. prawns and squid and costs Rp. some of the critiques are a little old. it doesn’t matter. Jl Pura Telaga Waja. Also Rendang Sapi and Ayam Kalasan [chicken stir fried in coconut milk and spices]. tasty. Baguettes include one with Ham [hand cut from the bone as it should be] with Swiss Cheese and Rocket. Fairly new a Belgian Jazz and Blues Bistro. They also offer a wide variety of fresh juices. Authentic. When we visited in June.
Pride of place in this restaurant is an enormous pizza oven. It is also a French Bistro of a standard not before seen in Bali.The food is simple.00am. breakfast lunch and dinner. Jln. about 5-10 min walk from Bintang supermarket going towards Legian). The wine list is reasonably priced. Jl Raya Seminyak (where the old Spaghetti Jazz used to be. Kerobokan. Eat poolside. Biku is open for breakfast from 8. all done with a range of sauces and ingredients. a large wood fired oven is centre stage. Lasagna. The pizza range is also extensive. International food and relaxing atmosphere. Cappelletti [beef. Also in the Bintang supermarket complex is a little cafe called delicioso. Asian/Western mix and a Wednesday live jazz night. Sunset. Three competing establishments for this market now face-off against each other in a triangle of late night dining and entertainment. a large car park faces the full-sized restaurant. a small stretch that houses much great value eating. mushrooms stuffed with a mix of vegetables.Day Dream is the latest hip night club/restaurant in Bali. Cannelloni. midway along Jln. There is just a simple brass plate at the entrance with no other promotional signs. Tables surround the small swimming pool and a maze of flowering trees. Raya Petitenget. but is very different. checking your emails. Sip Wine Bar. prosciutto and goats cheese whet the appetite. bar and lounge areas as well as an outdoor dining area. ham and black olives. Ciao. It is right at the beginning of this road. away from the noise and pollution of the front street. as indeed is the food. The fact that the owners often come and sit with you only enhances that feeling. Nothing hidden about this place. It still feels as if you are dining in someone’s home. Gnocchi. It’s a new Italian restaurant and only open for dinner but already busy! Entrees of Dill Pickles rolled in Parma ham and Funghi Ripieni. pies and puffs] are sensational. vivalavi restaurant is hidden behind the walls of the small Vivalavi Villas & Spa in Jln. wood-fired of course. Lasagna and Penne plus Maltagliati. a very hot corner! Guns drawn at dusk! Dahana is Bali’s hidden Japanese restaurant! It is inside what was a private home. in Kerobokan. Plenty of high fibre healthy loaves. just through the stone gates that herald its commencement. Neno is a newcomer to Bali’s newest Eat Street. Kerobokan. Raya Petitenget. in the middle section an open bar and lounge area. Cucina Italiana Rustica is new on Batu Belig. Ravioli [spinach and ricotta]. Pastas and Pizzas are the main attraction here. inexpensive Japanese. but you can ask for your own creative combinations. sees a luxurious spread that encompasses water pools. Merta Sari. that has yummy cakes. sweets and biscuits. many by the glass. Biku Tea House Restored on site was once an antique shop on Raya Petitenget. standards like Spaghetti. Tagliatelle and Gnocchi are all available. nibbling Aussie Scones. Jln. Agnolotti [beef].Raya Petitenget in Kerobokan. behind a white wall on a corner. pork or chicken]. and outback a stylish garden area surrounded by small protected dining/drinking cabanas. Waroeng Kaget at the Bintang Supermarket carpark. Ravioli. The Capricciosa is with mushrooms. pan fried stuffed olives. It has now been transformed into one of the most relaxing environments for sipping your preferred cup of tea. Tagliatelle. Tasty food. the Viennese with beef sausage and basil. Kerobokan. sliced beef sautéed with vegetables and Olive Ripiene. At front an attractive small air-conditioned café. breads. noshing on Aussie style meat pies or enjoying any of the other light or full meals on offer. 6 . A wide variety of pasta is available. This is a first for Bali! An incredible range of premium wines are available. Laksmana in Kerobokan. Amongst the normal dishes is Stracceti con Verdure. A most stylish fit-out on the original site of The Living Room. Indo food cheap prices. Food with taste! Pastries [breads. clean restaurant. Mezzo on Jln. in Seminyak. Kerobokan.
Most of the ones we visited were rather overpriced. the crackling is particularly special. The patio is filled with pretty. The [Herb crusted barramundi] is equally delightful. white wrought iron furniture. Also serves good quality expresso coffee. Opened in March this year. Then take a refreshing break with a Kiwi Sorbet Vodka. Cafe Jemme on Jl Raya Petitenget. divine wonderland – Bali’s new restaurant bar with a unique interior and cool music in the heart of busy Seminyak. features pesto made from local basil that is slightly lighter than the Italian version and has a faint lemony perfume and taste. golden brocade drapes. New. the entrance leads into a cluttered parlor.The piano in the corner is just begging for a sing along. This is a sample menu: Upon arrival you enjoy a Flute of “Jepun” rose sparkling wine followed by Broccoli Cream Soup served with a shrimp/broccoli ravioli. Buy a bottle or two of wine from your local wine shop (Bintang Supermarket. Haven’t been here yet. healthy style food. On the 1st Saturday of every month they host a special ‘Slow Cooked Food’ dinner. 350. using eco-friendly ingredients. Fettuccine al Lemone e Menta. are just some of the Mod OZ creations on this menu. dark. but here is a review.[tax and service included] which equates to around AUD $50. patterned wall paper. Finish with a Strawberry Carpaccio. Provides organic vegetables. goats cheese and rocket on a base of garlic and olive oil. Sliced strawberries. 7 .000. and the concept has been perfectly conceived. a Bento Box for Two [Californian Rolls with seafood and vegetable tempura pieces]. grab the wine glasses from you hotel or villa and ask your taxi to take you to their “best place”. Bali Deli are some places you can purchase reasonable wine). think lounge suites covered in deep burgundy chintz. and the kind of knickknacks that grannies love to pop on their mantle pieces. Like a few others in this strip there is a definite Australian influence from both the owner and the chef. yummy salads. Lemon Ice cream. (owner) De tells that Divine Wonderland was designed to resemble an Old English lady’s house. Phone +62 361730759.00 depending on the exchange rate. Jimbaran Bay There are heaps of restaurants right on the beach and most will cook to order (you choose fish or lobster from the live tank). with western influence.lestari grill & pasta is a café/restaurant at the rear of the Umalas Stables in Kerobokan. with watercress salad on cucumber dressing and pickled ginger and Filetto ai Funghi Porcini Australian tenderloin beef from our charcoal grill [pictured below]. while the excellent [Ravioli with Goats cheese]. a curry of Dry Spicy Beef & Onion or a SHI Pizza layered with roast pumpkin. fish and green peas. Mains are Saffron Marinated Dory Filet wrapped in nori. In homage to the owner’s Australian roots there is also a perfect [Pavlova] served with warm berries. and Orange Zest Salmon served with a splash of orange liquer. clean and modern with airconditioning in the inside sections. sprinkled with pistachio and Limoncello. Jl Laksmana (in the middle of eat street). cooking slowly then eating slowly. served on a creamy porcini mushroom sauce. At Lestari they believe in the slow cooked food tradition. a spicy Risotto with turmeric. with tagliatelle. Harry Juku is the latest in-place on Raya Petitenget. Several taxis are on a commission with the restaurants. chaise lounges. ornate teak coffee tables. Kerobokan. pine nuts. The [Slow cooked belly of pork with Malang apple & sultana chutney and wilted spinach] is deservedly one of the most popular items. All for Rp. Chilli Salt & Pepper Squid. in a garden setting by the swimming pool. pili pili is a small warung (stall type restaurant) on Jln Merthandi (near Sunset Road and the jail) is very clean and serves authentic Javanese and Balinese food. but the overall experience is worth trying.
Try the Indonesian and Bali dishes (don’t bother with the international menu). overlooking the beach. Tuban. Japanese Fusion and Lounge. Jl Pantai Kuta. Cafe Moka: On the main road in Seminyak. Kartika Plaza.Tuban Batan Waru – Tuban: Jln. local dishes and sambals. about 5 mins walk from Bintang Supermarket on other side of road. Whilst it is a smart clean coffee shop its main claim to fame is as the selling point for a new and complete range of German breads. discovery centre in kartika plaza. Jl Setiabudi Blok B1. Like a massive KMart. Watch out for the boys selling “free gifts” outside in the street. this is a really cheap. Bluefin. The Corner. Jln Raya. Has a large grog section. Barocco in Seminyak. However latest visit in June 08 found the food prices had doubled. Tuban: Walking distance from Matahari. Fully airconditioned and real designer shops. made by real Italian espresso machine that is serviced and maintained properly. Kuta Poleng Mall. clean and cool. Don’t talk to them. Still worth eating at. You can sit enjoying a really good coffee or cold drink and watch the waves splash onto the shore. on the beach near Hard Rock Hotel. Raya Seminyak @ #504. Just magic view. Choice of Lavazza or Illy. Very popular with trendy Euros. Shopping places in Bali: dEpARTMEnT SToRES: Matahari The shop is in Kuta Square. although all the taxis know it. Coffee Room Bali is hidden down a small arcade [Square 9] off Jln. great food and cocktails and was very good value. Seriously good european coffee and food. The old Bali Colada. open bale style restaurant. Situated directly in front of the Bali Garden Hotel. Carforres: (not sure if this is correct spelling) On the Sunset Road. if you are staying in a villa. 8 . It’s for time share holidays and it’s a total set up. Trendy. Papa’s. Brand new. the restaurant is vibrant.. Jln Kartika Plaza. Brilliant view of the ocean. but the reviews are excellent. Great little coffee shop at the ground floor end. Seminyak. New and uses a hand pump expresso machine. Popular with Italians and other european visitors. Any kind of coffee you want. This is on the beach end of the Discovery Plaza Mall. just near the Sanur bypass. Where to go for coffee in Bali: Bali Bakery. excellent! Plengkung: Jalan Raya Kuta. Tuban. and it’s huge. (currently refurbishing and don’t know the name of the new coffee shop). Very busy. Kuta. in airconditioning inside or in the garden in a bale. opened in November 04. It’s famous for its roasted chicken dish. Haven’t eaten here yet. Fixed price. Bali Deli Jln Kunti.
Two big warehouses. Can purchase good quality. rather girly stuff. Discount surf gear/clothes –On Sunset Road.Classy designer clothes: Biasa in Jalan Raya in Seminyak.. Seminyak (just of the main road). Great western food. Worth while booking as they are always busy. Seminyak. Tailor Anika Tailor. scarves and jewellery. Jl. Needs a boost of energy. Jimabaran. plus a good bottle shop. Heaps and heaps of new clothes shops with some fantastic designer items. email anika@anikatailor. Friends have had suits and leather jackets made. I understand they supply most of the resorts in Bali and beyond. Jenggala –Jalan Uluwatu.com Can recommend this tailor. very modern. tops. There is also a newly opened wine shop next door to Bintang right on Jl Raya. vases etc. some Aussie wines are a bit expensive for the quality. Totally relaxing atmosphere. Like a massive KMart. All have a “heart” theme. lovely showers and preparation areas. Lovely Pinot Noir styles. all the taxis know it. You are given a mini ipod to listen to a great compilation of world music while you receive your treatment!! Cost: 60 minutes Rp 90. Prasada – just off Jalan Legian on Jalan Kunti. Dewi Sartika. Kuta. on the main road (Jalan Raya Kerobokan near Kafe Warasun Carforres: (supermarket) On the Sunset Road. and the quality and finish is top class. Best wine Shop: Seminyak. Massage/spa treatments: Jari Menari (means dancing fingers): Best massages I have ever had (and they say “Bali’s best message” on their business card). clean. A superb assortment of printed silk caftans. well priced wine here.000. Resort wear. Good value French and European wines. Gang Melati No 7. ph 62 361 754580.00. Cocoon Home – Jalan Uluwatu. To purchase food and wine: Bali Deli Jalan Kunti. You can buy anything here and good wine prices. First you are taken to the foot washing area and then the door slides open and you join 10 others in a dimly lit room each receiving their treatments. Jimbaran. Seminyak. Quality is superb and a great selection. Cost around $20 on current exchange rate. Seminyak. but for all ages and body sizes. all the taxis know it. Ph: 0361 736 740. 9 . Beautiful zen decor. Now talk about a showroom. legs and shoulders. Suggest you stick to European. Clothes stay on as the focus is on the feet. well made and great value. Owned by an Australian woman with a small but great selection of interesting giftware. Prices are in USD however compared to what you would pay in Australia it is very cheap. gIFTS eTC Perlu – Jalan Laksmana 44a. Chill – Jalan Kunti. Seminyak. Joy Jewellery – rather cute silver jewellery on Jalan Oberoi. If you are looking for good silver jewellery this is the place. Each massage done in individual rooms. Trendy. Worth a little bartering.this place is huge! Perfect if you are looking for china. and it’s huge. which on today’s rate is around $11. A real delight and very well merchandised and it’s huge – there is even a cafe! They have packing down to a tee and if you want to purchase a complete dinner set they will pack and box so you can check it in. masseurs are male. Actually the last two visits found the clothes a little same old same old. Very trendy. tableware. Unless you request. If you are into reflexology then this is the spot. Jl Raya Basangkasa. Bookings necessary. Jalan laksmana – just stroll along this road. with adjoining water wall and fish pond. and very professional. Seminyak. Bintang Supermarket: On the main road in Seminyak.