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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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We saw creme anglaise being made from scratch and we tried one of the delicious crumbles for dessert. sit and watch the world go by. very reasonable and is possible to bring your own wine with a small surcharge. Situated in a small block of shops in the one-way system that runs around the back of Peanuts. A really good tapas menu and is open until the early hours of the morning. Bali Bungy and the football ground. large grouper. This is a “Bali Eats” recommendation. Prices very. Yet to eat here. eikon is a new late night place in the middle of Jalan Legian. so authentic and brilliant flavours. It is immaculately clean and air-conditioned. legIaN: Warung Asia. speak good english and were spot in with their suggestions the night we visited. Jln Patih Jelantik. but great reports. Jl Petitenget No 9. Restaurants kUTA: Madés Warung in the street that runs off Kuta Square. Haven’t eaten there. It is not only under Hong Kong management. steamed or deep-fried. 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. This food is amazing. Your fish can be braised. but has been recommended. Owned by Singaporians. Kompleks Sriwijaya. Sky Bar. lobsters. but also with a Chinese chef. • BEST ThAI/BAlInESE food: Cafe Degan. spread over two levels and specialises in live seafood of every description. Sederhan. As you park your car in front the live seafood tanks line the wall. Jln Warkudara. Laksa etc. lots of plastic people. prawns and crabs. between Jalan Legian and Jalan Pantai. Thai restaurant. on The Bypass at Kuta Grahe. in Legian. abalone. This is worth going to just for the people. but good reviews. The following Legian restaurant is a critique from Bali Eats newsletter (haven’t eaten here yet) Warung Murah is yet another street-side warung. Basically Chinese food and rather cheap. 2 . Double Six. Cheap local food. Popular with locals. Ask the waiter for suggestions. pan-fried. real foodies. 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. Bali Bakery] in Kuta. Great pad thai. and host of curries.• BEST plAcE To pEoplE wATch: Potato Head. lots of euro trash. On the road referred to as Jln. On the beachfront Jl Petitenget. it is only 100 metres before the beach. but others have recommended. Not tried yet. Three floors. also in the Jalan Legian drag. Ban Dar is a Chinese Seafood restaurant on Jln. There is also a patisserie on the premises and they make all their own desserts and tasty treats. Mertanadi [opp. Bookings +62 361 889 3271. they are very knowledgeable about the food. even does home deliveries. tiny tiny difficult to get a table without queuing at night. Nosh type food. Large air-conditioned restaurant serving Padang food. Trendy. link road to Jln Arjuna (double six road). Very new (opened in Dec 2011) with Jakarta owners. one for dining (food is good) or party the night away on one of the other floors. What separates this warung from all of the others is that it always seems to be full. Not eaten here yet.
relaxing restaurant. Danau Tamblingan.Triana is new to Sanur. on the beach at Sindu Beach. Friends went back a second time from Seminyak to have the grilled fish and reckon the best they had ever eaten. Danau Tamblingan it attempts to offer food with a bit of taste. It is cut from a leg of lamb that has been marinated overnight. Enchilladas [chicken or seafood in Mexican spices. The steaks are seriously good and cheap. ie “Clay Oven. before finishing off by being simmered in onion gravy. A tiny Indian restaurant and serving really. You can BYO wine. We tried the steaks and they were very good. Good Padang food at very cheap prices. onion and cheese with guacamole and Mexican rice] are standard fare. Street Café. Very large menu and why not try the “Rogan Ghost” (gotta love the Indo spelling). Jepung. on Jln Danau Toba. nice. specialising in Tandoor with top Indian chef. Cemara 4.Cool and worth trying the specials the lunch menu – steak salad with beetroot relish. The Chicken Roll is a breast of chicken stuffed with minced chicken and prawns before being roasted in the tandoor. in Jln. comes with a self serve salad bar. lemon herb squid.” La Pau It is open lunch and dinner. By Pass Ngurah Rai Phone : + 62 361 287255 Full of expats and has an Aussie pub feel. The Village. Totally airconditoned. Pergola. very clean and tasty cheap food. Jalan Danau Tamblingan (the main shopping street in Sanur). wrapped in a tortilla] and Quesadillas [chicken with tomato. with extended late nights on the weekend. Has seriously good Illy coffee and professionally trained baristas. even live jazz played under the trees. Coriander. Sit either inside in air-con comfort or out on the tree-covered terrace. 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. trendy decor. just north of the Hyatt. fresh prawn salad roll. Try the Thai special dishes and can recommend the garlic prawns. 3 . arena pub and restaurant: Open from 4pm to 1am Jl. in the middle of the main road (Jl Tamblingan). Really good Italian food. some original. Jl Danau Tamblingan 188 Sanur . on the main street in Sanur. good cheap food and can byo too at night. Casual. Little India Jln. so don’t know the quality. presenting perfect Indian food from the Tandoors of a master chef. but am yet to try. great cheap local food and you can take your own wine. Benos Cafe. really good Indian food. very casual. Lots of fun. some Tex-Cal versions and other interesting creations. Many Mexican connotations appear on the menu. BYO is possible. Ph: 62 361 285025. Has recently changed to a Japanese restaurant. Try the lemongrass marguerita for something different. Also serves Tapas. Wednesday night is quiz night.SaNUr: Cinnamon. Cute little restaurant. Located on Jln. their Beef Rendang a specialty. partly cooked in the tandoor. Not tried but excellent reviews. They buy in seafood and meat fresh every day. Free internet. and is a spanish restaurant on the main drag of Jln Tamblingan. All vegetables washed in filtered water. a masterpiece! Top of the range is definitely their Raan Bahar. Late at night play ‘spot the celebrity!’. Clay Oven.
Popular with expats on Sundays (all day and early evening). Been here forever. Tel: (62-361) 732770/732771. in Seminyak. Toilets are gorgeous. Queen’s Tandoor. On Jln. including Tasting Plates and old Aussie favourites such as Hamburgers [with beetroot of course]. advisable to book as it’s always packed. Jalan Laksmana. Cocktails are around $12 at the current exchange rate.00. buzzing with atmosphere. Sate Bali. Not cheap by Bali standards (but definitely cheaper than restaurants of same quality in Aust). Kudeta.SEMInYAk/kERoBokAn: This is where the best restaurants and little bars are. you can have everything on the menu and it has excellent food and coffee. Ultimo. Have always enjoyed the food. Great friendly staff too. also has an enclosed air conditioned section with lounges and box seats at the back. starts at about $50. Mykonos. Seriously good indian food. Italian. Carpaccio and Caprese. Jl Diyana Pura. Gado Gado. It offers mid-priced Italian fare and is quite popular. Italian.00 per head for 1-2 courses plus a cocktail. Fresh Salads are good. Jln Raya No. similar prices and ambience. Nicoise. Bistro Batu kali is new No 55 Jln. similar to kudeta. and upmarket for Bali food. in Kerobokan [the back road from behind La Lucciola past Loloan] It’s based on the Aussie gourmet deli serving coffee. definitely the place to be seen at in Bali. or they will buy some for you. The owner/chef used to work at one of the top 5 star hotels in Bali. Jalan Laksmana No 104X. On Jalan Laksmana. Has been around for a long lime and is also on the beach at Jalan Laksmana. but still cheap by Aussie standards. Grocer & Grind is a fairly new. we just haven’t had time to try them all yet. All the Aussie celebs go here. 4 . very modern. Bookings +62 361 806 0729. Great value. La Lucciola. The best breakfast in Bali for about $10. Jl Laksmana. and Moroccan Eggs [soft fried eggs on ciabatta with a spicy lamb sausage. Food varies from excellent to very average depending on the chef. Reasonable wines served by the glass and the tapas worth a try. Laksmana. similar again to La Lucciola. Brilliant breakfasts and include Ricotta Pancakes. The restaurant is open to street. heaps more than mentioned here. almost next to Trattoria. Haven’t eaten here for a while. As of July 2011 this was having a major refit. so good things to come. and freshly blended fruit juices. and a little pricey but classy. Didn’t have a liquor license when we visited in June 2011. This is a winner. Still cheap. An international menu. about the best Balinese food I have tasted and recently moved to the new shopping centre next to C-151 Jln Laksmana. Trattoria. Trendy. Steak Sandwiches and Beer-battered Fish & Chips. with a small boardwalk. but recent sunset drinks were good. trendy addition to the Bali scene. Or you can have a Vegetable Stack with feta on rucola. with caramelised onions and fresh strawberries. Also run a cooking school in the mornings. Has both open and aircond areas and the coffee is good. Kayu Jati. with the kitchen on display. Hugely popular with expats. Caesar [with chicken]. Probably the best location in all of the tourist area around Seminyak/Legian/Kuta. It’s located almost opposite The Legian. Great cheap food. hummus and chilli jam]. and you get to eat all that you cook. but you an BYO. Lunch has a wide range of antipasti. and has an upstairs section that is airconditioned (cooling in the sticky hot season).73. Laksmana. good prices (as most restaurants in Bali) and really good food. Very new. Osteria Telese another restaurant on Eat Street (which is what everyone calls Jln. Also great to go for pre dinner drinks or morning or afternoon tea. Tasty food and very reasonable. Greek food.
Fish. just point and hope! 5 . Jl Laksmana 10A. so any explanation of the food presented is totally unavailable. just across the road from Metis. Baguettes. Sardine. It’s basically a breaky come coffee shop where lots of tourists sit with their laptops and access the free internet access. Their Savoury Muffins include a special of the day. Pine Nuts and Balsamico. Lissa doesn’t speak a lot of English. such is its reputation for very cheap. there was a resident tarot reader called Lissa. Parking at front. Breakfast was also good. Kerobokan. Not cheap. but they do it right! The fish is recommended and from the local Canggu fishermen. The Tuckshop is at The Corner of Jlns. They also offer a wide variety of fresh juices. Healthy breakfasts include Poached Apple with Organic Rice Puffs & Natural Yoghurt. but Bali Eats website raves about it. Lots of freshly baked muffins and cookies. tasty. half of our party raved about it. Ph: 0361 735 552. Jl Pura Telaga Waja. Wraps. Fairly new a Belgian Jazz and Blues Bistro. and rows of eggs cooked with different spices. Must be good then? Kolega is situated in Jln. Also has a casual lounge area if you just want to pop in for cocktails. Gourmet Café on Petitenget is a part of the Bali Catering Group. Raya Petitenget.This family business [cousins. Warung Sobat is in Jln. she is worth it. and there is only one potential problem. too! Maybe that is why this little hidden corner is always so busy both inside and on the tree covered terrace. a Mixed Seafood consists of two different fish. resulting in different colours. The Corner Store. When we visited in June. This was recommended by an expat who said the restaurant had huge energy and she has fun everytime she goes. JIt’s on Jln. but chicken and red meat dishes also available. Petitenget. prawns and squid and costs Rp. genuine real italian food. air-conditioned inside with a food bar and normal tables on the front terrace. which we did. eat inside or out. neither management. some of the critiques are a little old. nephews. On the shady corner. Authentic. Dinner is also recommended for top quality. really fresh. Batu Belig. Concentrates on seafood. but she is so entertaining. as it now has a car park next door. pre booking for dinner is almost essential. the place buzzes! Open from 7. Baguettes include one with Ham [hand cut from the bone as it should be] with Swiss Cheese and Rocket. nor staff. It’s cheap and it has good tucker. food. In typical fashion all are pre-cooked and on display in the glass cabinets.00 and they offer a wide range of Paninis. The fresh onion soup is enak sekali (seriously good). Seminyak. Great salads. Hombres is new on Jln Laksmana. Kerobokan. Drupadi. Ph 0361 8475 784 for bookings.000 (around $4. Mannekepis on Jalan Raya Seminyak. This is a new restaurant where Blossom lived previously. seafoods and meats. The car park is not only bigger than the warung itself but it is always full from midday to late afternoon. and Salads include one with Prosciutto. at the Jln. The fish is grilled over charcoal. A little different though. Do not worry though. Is possible to BYO. Again brilliant decor and the owner is an interior designer. Breeze on the beach at The Samaya is fantastic for sunset drinks with great nibbles. No reports as yet. Kolega is another local warung.Evo at Sentosa Villas & Spa. Cherry Tomatoes. Spanish cuisine. Boconcini. and the others thought it tasted a little stewed though still very tasty. Can bring a good bottle of wine for a corkage charge. meat and vegetable dishes abound. classy food. Abimanyu [or Dyhana Pura if you prefer?] end. Also Rendang Sapi and Ayam Kalasan [chicken stir fried in coconut milk and spices]. sons and daughters abound] is a tourist restaurant. He/she is absolutely delightful so have a reading after dinner. speak any English. Pay her double what she asks. quiches etc and price is cheap. Has great italian food at very reasonable prices. Really good food and a little “up market”. Bagels include stuffings of Turkey and Cranberry. Laksmana and Drupadi in Kerobokan.00). You can pre order the duck (24 hours notice).25. The following Seminyak restaurants are a critique from Bali Eats newsletter (haven’t eaten at these places yet). salads. Taman Sari Seminyak. this time serving Javanese cuisine. Will be back to try more of the dishes. coffees and teas. The Tapas are huge and they offer the usual pastas. Salad and Sandwich bars so you can make your own. Sorriso very stylish and great ambience. Asian/Australian fusion. it doesn’t matter. Serve the biggest cappuccino. so maybe no longer in existence. Whilst only a warung. Not open in evenings. topped with Wheatgerm & Royal Jelly Honey [they also offer the not-so-healthy ones as well].
Indo food cheap prices. but is very different. noshing on Aussie style meat pies or enjoying any of the other light or full meals on offer.00am. Ravioli. Lasagna and Penne plus Maltagliati. A most stylish fit-out on the original site of The Living Room. as indeed is the food. Jln. breakfast lunch and dinner. Pride of place in this restaurant is an enormous pizza oven. Gnocchi. behind a white wall on a corner. clean restaurant. Kerobokan. a large car park faces the full-sized restaurant. Ravioli [spinach and ricotta]. sweets and biscuits. Cucina Italiana Rustica is new on Batu Belig. Plenty of high fibre healthy loaves. bar and lounge areas as well as an outdoor dining area. a large wood fired oven is centre stage. Cappelletti [beef. Kerobokan. 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. sees a luxurious spread that encompasses water pools. Merta Sari. nibbling Aussie Scones. many by the glass. Also in the Bintang supermarket complex is a little cafe called delicioso. midway along Jln. Sunset. Lasagna. pork or chicken]. At front an attractive small air-conditioned café. It is also a French Bistro of a standard not before seen in Bali. The wine list is reasonably priced. Asian/Western mix and a Wednesday live jazz night. sliced beef sautéed with vegetables and Olive Ripiene. 6 . inexpensive Japanese. The fact that the owners often come and sit with you only enhances that feeling. breads. Cannelloni. Kerobokan. A wide variety of pasta is available. in Kerobokan. The pizza range is also extensive. Tagliatelle. prosciutto and goats cheese whet the appetite. and outback a stylish garden area surrounded by small protected dining/drinking cabanas. a very hot corner! Guns drawn at dusk! Dahana is Bali’s hidden Japanese restaurant! It is inside what was a private home. International food and relaxing atmosphere. Food with taste! Pastries [breads. Biku is open for breakfast from 8. It is right at the beginning of this road. Biku Tea House Restored on site was once an antique shop on Raya Petitenget. Nothing hidden about this place. in Seminyak. Mezzo on Jln. There is just a simple brass plate at the entrance with no other promotional signs. Amongst the normal dishes is Stracceti con Verdure. It has now been transformed into one of the most relaxing environments for sipping your preferred cup of tea. pan fried stuffed olives. Jln. Tasty food. vivalavi restaurant is hidden behind the walls of the small Vivalavi Villas & Spa in Jln. Eat poolside. The Capricciosa is with mushrooms. in the middle section an open bar and lounge area. Pastas and Pizzas are the main attraction here. about 5-10 min walk from Bintang supermarket going towards Legian). Tables surround the small swimming pool and a maze of flowering trees.Day Dream is the latest hip night club/restaurant in Bali. Raya Petitenget. ham and black olives. Tagliatelle and Gnocchi are all available. that has yummy cakes. Sip Wine Bar. Jl Raya Seminyak (where the old Spaghetti Jazz used to be.Raya Petitenget in Kerobokan. but you can ask for your own creative combinations. away from the noise and pollution of the front street. a small stretch that houses much great value eating. all done with a range of sauces and ingredients. Laksmana in Kerobokan. standards like Spaghetti. wood-fired of course. just through the stone gates that herald its commencement. pies and puffs] are sensational. Three competing establishments for this market now face-off against each other in a triangle of late night dining and entertainment. Kerobokan. checking your emails. This is a first for Bali! An incredible range of premium wines are available. Neno is a newcomer to Bali’s newest Eat Street. Waroeng Kaget at the Bintang Supermarket carpark. mushrooms stuffed with a mix of vegetables. the Viennese with beef sausage and basil.The food is simple. Ciao. It still feels as if you are dining in someone’s home. Raya Petitenget. Agnolotti [beef].
Cafe Jemme on Jl Raya Petitenget. but the overall experience is worth trying. Finish with a Strawberry Carpaccio. while the excellent [Ravioli with Goats cheese]. 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). Then take a refreshing break with a Kiwi Sorbet Vodka. goats cheese and rocket on a base of garlic and olive oil.The piano in the corner is just begging for a sing along. 7 . New. 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. dark. and Orange Zest Salmon served with a splash of orange liquer. Fettuccine al Lemone e Menta.[tax and service included] which equates to around AUD $50. 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. clean and modern with airconditioning in the inside sections. cooking slowly then eating slowly.00 depending on the exchange rate. Provides organic vegetables. Mains are Saffron Marinated Dory Filet wrapped in nori. The [Slow cooked belly of pork with Malang apple & sultana chutney and wilted spinach] is deservedly one of the most popular items. Bali Deli are some places you can purchase reasonable wine). Also serves good quality expresso coffee. but here is a review. using eco-friendly ingredients. At Lestari they believe in the slow cooked food tradition. In homage to the owner’s Australian roots there is also a perfect [Pavlova] served with warm berries.lestari grill & pasta is a café/restaurant at the rear of the Umalas Stables in Kerobokan. Chilli Salt & Pepper Squid. served on a creamy porcini mushroom sauce. divine wonderland – Bali’s new restaurant bar with a unique interior and cool music in the heart of busy Seminyak. pine nuts. and the kind of knickknacks that grannies love to pop on their mantle pieces. The patio is filled with pretty. golden brocade drapes. Phone +62 361730759. with watercress salad on cucumber dressing and pickled ginger and Filetto ai Funghi Porcini Australian tenderloin beef from our charcoal grill [pictured below]. All for Rp. are just some of the Mod OZ creations on this menu. in a garden setting by the swimming pool. Buy a bottle or two of wine from your local wine shop (Bintang Supermarket. and the concept has been perfectly conceived. Most of the ones we visited were rather overpriced. with western influence.000. ornate teak coffee tables. On the 1st Saturday of every month they host a special ‘Slow Cooked Food’ dinner. chaise lounges. a spicy Risotto with turmeric. with tagliatelle. Jl Laksmana (in the middle of eat street). think lounge suites covered in deep burgundy chintz. the entrance leads into a cluttered parlor. healthy style food. (owner) De tells that Divine Wonderland was designed to resemble an Old English lady’s house. 350. Harry Juku is the latest in-place on Raya Petitenget. the crackling is particularly special. fish and green peas. Lemon Ice cream. a Bento Box for Two [Californian Rolls with seafood and vegetable tempura pieces]. Opened in March this year. features pesto made from local basil that is slightly lighter than the Italian version and has a faint lemony perfume and taste. sprinkled with pistachio and Limoncello. The [Herb crusted barramundi] is equally delightful. Haven’t been here yet. Several taxis are on a commission with the restaurants. yummy salads. Sliced strawberries. grab the wine glasses from you hotel or villa and ask your taxi to take you to their “best place”. white wrought iron furniture. Kerobokan. a curry of Dry Spicy Beef & Onion or a SHI Pizza layered with roast pumpkin. Like a few others in this strip there is a definite Australian influence from both the owner and the chef. patterned wall paper.
but the reviews are excellent. Bluefin. Kuta Poleng Mall. Jl Setiabudi Blok B1. just near the Sanur bypass. on the beach near Hard Rock Hotel. Fully airconditioned and real designer shops. Just magic view. open bale style restaurant. Coffee Room Bali is hidden down a small arcade [Square 9] off Jln. Papa’s. It’s for time share holidays and it’s a total set up. Very busy. Seminyak. if you are staying in a villa. However latest visit in June 08 found the food prices had doubled.. The Corner. Very popular with trendy Euros. 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. Fixed price. Situated directly in front of the Bali Garden Hotel. the restaurant is vibrant. Raya Seminyak @ #504. Shopping places in Bali: dEpARTMEnT SToRES: Matahari The shop is in Kuta Square. Cafe Moka: On the main road in Seminyak. Jln Raya. This is on the beach end of the Discovery Plaza Mall. Great little coffee shop at the ground floor end. Trendy. Brand new. (currently refurbishing and don’t know the name of the new coffee shop). Seriously good european coffee and food. Haven’t eaten here yet. Tuban. made by real Italian espresso machine that is serviced and maintained properly. Try the Indonesian and Bali dishes (don’t bother with the international menu). in airconditioning inside or in the garden in a bale. great food and cocktails and was very good value. It’s famous for its roasted chicken dish. Tuban: Walking distance from Matahari. Watch out for the boys selling “free gifts” outside in the street. discovery centre in kartika plaza. Has a large grog section. Kartika Plaza. Barocco in Seminyak. Choice of Lavazza or Illy. Any kind of coffee you want. Jl Pantai Kuta. Tuban. Still worth eating at. Bali Deli Jln Kunti. Jln Kartika Plaza. The old Bali Colada. excellent! Plengkung: Jalan Raya Kuta. opened in November 04.Tuban Batan Waru – Tuban: Jln. although all the taxis know it. and it’s huge. You can sit enjoying a really good coffee or cold drink and watch the waves splash onto the shore. Don’t talk to them. Japanese Fusion and Lounge. Brilliant view of the ocean. about 5 mins walk from Bintang Supermarket on other side of road. Where to go for coffee in Bali: Bali Bakery. clean and cool. this is a really cheap. overlooking the beach. Carforres: (not sure if this is correct spelling) On the Sunset Road. New and uses a hand pump expresso machine. 8 . Kuta. local dishes and sambals. Popular with Italians and other european visitors. Like a massive KMart.
Ph: 0361 736 740. Jl. Seminyak. Trendy.000. tops. and it’s huge. rather girly stuff. legs and shoulders. Cocoon Home – Jalan Uluwatu. Seminyak. Clothes stay on as the focus is on the feet. Prasada – just off Jalan Legian on Jalan Kunti. Seminyak. scarves and jewellery. well made and great value. Totally relaxing atmosphere. Gang Melati No 7. Prices are in USD however compared to what you would pay in Australia it is very cheap.00. and the quality and finish is top class. Now talk about a showroom. vases etc. Bintang Supermarket: On the main road in Seminyak. Joy Jewellery – rather cute silver jewellery on Jalan Oberoi. Needs a boost of energy. Seminyak (just of the main road). Resort wear. There is also a newly opened wine shop next door to Bintang right on Jl Raya. Jenggala –Jalan Uluwatu. well priced wine here. Like a massive KMart. plus a good bottle shop. Heaps and heaps of new clothes shops with some fantastic designer items. Cost around $20 on current exchange rate. Bookings necessary. email anika@anikatailor. gIFTS eTC Perlu – Jalan Laksmana 44a. which on today’s rate is around $11. lovely showers and preparation areas. Seminyak. on the main road (Jalan Raya Kerobokan near Kafe Warasun Carforres: (supermarket) On the Sunset Road. Suggest you stick to European. all the taxis know it. with adjoining water wall and fish pond. Quality is superb and a great selection. A superb assortment of printed silk caftans. Jimbaran. 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. Jimabaran.. Friends have had suits and leather jackets made. Each massage done in individual rooms. If you are into reflexology then this is the spot. but for all ages and body sizes. You can buy anything here and good wine prices. All have a “heart” theme. some Aussie wines are a bit expensive for the quality. very modern. 9 . clean. Beautiful zen decor. Kuta. Good value French and European wines. Unless you request. Jl Raya Basangkasa. tableware. Discount surf gear/clothes –On Sunset Road. Jalan laksmana – just stroll along this road. Worth while booking as they are always busy. Owned by an Australian woman with a small but great selection of interesting giftware. ph 62 361 754580.com Can recommend this tailor. Dewi Sartika. and very professional. Seminyak. 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. To purchase food and wine: Bali Deli Jalan Kunti. Tailor Anika Tailor. Worth a little bartering.this place is huge! Perfect if you are looking for china. Chill – Jalan Kunti. Actually the last two visits found the clothes a little same old same old. 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. Lovely Pinot Noir styles. Very trendy. Can purchase good quality.Classy designer clothes: Biasa in Jalan Raya in Seminyak. I understand they supply most of the resorts in Bali and beyond. 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). masseurs are male. Two big warehouses. If you are looking for good silver jewellery this is the place. all the taxis know it. Great western food.
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