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Have you always wanted to travel to beautiful locations renowned for their cuisine, like Italy and Spain? If a European vacation isn’t on the cards for you (just yet), make sure you travel to Bali!

The things to do in Bali are out of this world, the accommodation is on a whole new level, the beaches beckon and you’ll also discover some of the most jaw-dropping restaurants (and foods) – just like these beachfront restaurants where you can dine with unparalleled ocean views!

If you consider yourself a foodie, you’ll fall in love; if you’re here on honeymoon, you’ll be swept up into a culinary dream, with settings to match that you can ONLY find in Indonesia.

Cue the beachfront restaurants with mesmerising ocean vistas, from fancy seafood options to fine-dining establishments, to selections that take inspiration from places around the world! Wine and dine on the edge of a cliff, within a temple or with your tables in Bali’s soft sands, the Indian Ocean is always in sight.

Without further ado, check out these restaurants that allow you to gaze endlessly into the sparkling ocean, creating the most picture-perfect backdrop for your socials.

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1. Perched 70 metres above the Indian Ocean in a glass house: Oliverra

Any travellers planning a honeymoon to Bali?

With its out-of-this-world floor-to-ceiling glass windows stretching out over Melasti Beach below (which makes you feel as if you’re in some sort of Disney fantasy), fancy 4-course set menu and the finest bottles of bubbly, we say look no further if you’re searching for a restaurant to #treatyourselves.

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Where to even begin??? From the moment you arrive, you’re blessed with 5-star service, moving into more wow moments as you enter the Mediterranean-inspired Oliverra restaurant at Umana Bali.

Your table awaits, either inside the Dining Room, at The Bar or outside on The Veranda (if there’s a particular space you’d like to be seated, let the restaurant know when making your reservation).

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Luckily, no matter which option you go for, the panoramas of the Indian Ocean are never far from sight (thanks to its all-glass setting), but naturally, we say book The Veranda option (a perfect vantage point for sunsets and moon baths).

If you’re not a fan of set menus, don’t stress, there are a la carte options too, and even a 3-course if four is too much. Think scallops and lobster bisque starters and grilled octopus or Kiwami wagyu for mains. It’s all the best of the best – from the ingredients to creative plating to its unbeatable setting in Ungasan.

Oliverra

Price: From Rp. 195,000 (approximately USD $12), 3-course set menu is 1,200,000 (approximately USD $73.82) per person, and 4-course set menu is 1,500,000 (approximately USD $92) per person
Address: Jl. Melasti Banjar Kelod, Ungasan, Bali, 80364, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 300 7000
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 6pm to 10pm (Closed Mondays)

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Not only is this restaurant out-of-this-world, but so is its five-star keeper. Treat yourselves to a night at Umana — it’s worth every bit. 

2. Seafood platters, mesmerizing sunset views and cocktails inspired by the Med: Hippie Fish

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There’s a reason why those that follow the “Mediterranean diet” live to nearly 100 years old (no lies) – just look at countries like Greece, Spain, Croatia and Italy, epitomizing this lifestyle.

Rich in seafood, lemons, limited dairy and olive oil; it’s time to take a trip around the Med at trend-setting Hippie Fish; the coolest location for sunsets in Canggu!

Elevated above Pererenan Beach, it draws in stylish boho-loving souls, trendsetters, couples and influencers from around Bali’s renowned hippy-dippy community, all arriving to drink in the sunset visions (or a signature cocktail).

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Shimmering in golden light, the molten waves reflect at you, creating the dreamiest atmosphere.

Start at the rooftop bar and order drinks from its wide selection, including special premium cocktails (like a Cuban old-fashioned), classics (think negronis and bellinis), international wines and craft beers – all of which you’d find at any quality bar across the Mediterranean.

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With a name like that, expect a menu with a strong focus on foods from the sea, whether it’s starters (think cured sea bass and calamari fritti), small bites (soft shell crab, anyone?), pastas like king prawn tortellini or black ink pappardelle or “from the market” with options such as dry aged tuna and lobster! Yummmm.

Or, if you’re here to get down to serious business, you can’t go wrong with a seafood platter, including the very best proteins and crustaceans of the seafood chain. Foodies, there are also two set menus to choose from for a fine-dining experience.

Plating is real-refined, matching the restaurant’s interiors, and you can choose to dine indoors or on the rooftop over a glass of Moët.

And who says you can only relish this spectacular oceanfront experience at sunset? Hippie Fish is also open for breakfast and lunch, which means you can soak in the sun and sea breeze from sunrise till sunset!

Hippie Fish

Price: From Rp. 80,000 to Rp. 340,000 (approximately USD $4.93 to $20.95), seafood platters from Rp. 450,000 to Rp. 990,000 (approximately USD $27.72 to $60.99)
Address: Jl. Pantai Pererenan no.171, Pererenan, Canggu, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Contact: +62 813 3759 6236 (WhatsApp). For online reservations, book here
Opening Hours: Daily from 7am to 11pm

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3. A spot to win the hearts over of anyone with an affinity for sunsets: AKASA

For those in love, stop everything you’re doing and prepare to have your breaths taken away by the dusty pink and orange-pastel sunset hues overlooking Uluwatu’s dramatic coastline at Asian-inspired AKASA.

Situated inside the luxurious Jumeirah Bali hotel, the food focus borrows ingredients from pan-Asian classics, but everything is flame-grilled and cooked over fire, almost Argentinian-style.

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Under the guidance of Chef Joan Achour, plates are beautifully presented – even if you order the oversized tomahawk. On that note, AKASA offers lunch and dinner menus, as well as a special ‘Premium Meat Selection’ menu for our carnivores!

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Wondering what’s on the other menus? Comprising a selection of crudo (raw), sharing plates, starters, robata (Japanese fireside cooking) and dishes from the sea, you’re seriously spoiled for choice!

Oozing a stylish, upmarket feel, you’ll want to get dressed up for this dinner date!

Upon arrival, start with drinks at the gastrobar, and if you are visiting as a couple, the restaurant can organise a private setup, away from the rest of the patrons beneath your own rotunda, perched on the edge!

AKASA at Jumeirah Bali

Price: From Rp. 160,000 to Rp. 360,000 (approximately USD $9.84 to $22.14)
Address: Jalan Raya Uluwatu, Pecatu, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 811 3891 1620
Opening Hours: Daily from 12pm to 11pm

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We know, we can’t bear to leave too! If you are here for a special celebration or anniversary, why not also book a stay in Jumeirah Bali’s luxurious ocean-view rooms? The splurge is worth it!

4. 500 Feet-high cliff top bar with a glass-bottomed infinity pool – One Eighty

What’s bringing cliff-top infinity pools to a different level?

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A crystal blue glass-bottomed infinity pool overlooking the Indian Ocean, that stretches all the way out from the cliff 500 feet high, creating a gravity-defying concrete-encased lagoon with a million-dollar view – the highlight of One Eighty, a sophisticated bar and restaurant that’s the latest addition to The Edge Villas at Uluwatu.

Before you know it, you’ll be floating in mid-air with the sweeping waves crashing beneath you.

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The pool is not the only gorgeous thing about One Eighty. The menu is also superbly designed by Bali’s own Chef Nyoman – the globetrotting chef who is the mastermind behind Seminyak’s famous Bambu Restaurant, well-known for its Indonesian cuisine.

Inspired by the same opulence and luxury of The Edge’s beach culture, One Eighty brings you the amazing sensation of perched on the very edge of the world.

Expect a classic beachside food selection such as Giant Papuan Prawns drenched in kemangi butter, Baby Back Ribs soaked in rosemary honey butter with coleslaw, and Baja Fish Tacos.

So chill in the VIP deck and order up a watermelon cooler or other cocktails for the summer. There’s also a shisha menu for your clifftop oasis enjoyment. Just know that everything is going to be served with a view here!

P.S. Check out these other restaurants, resorts and clubs offering pool day passes!

One Eighty°

Price: Entrance fee is Rp. 500,000 (approximately USD $31.44) per person, including a Rp. 400,000 (approximately USD $24.92) F&B credit (valid for 4 hours). VIP entry admission is Rp. 650,000 (approximately USD $40.87) per person, including a Rp. 500,000 (approximately USD $31.44) F&B credit and welcome granita (valid for 6 hours). Menu prices range from Rp.75.000 (approximately USD $4.61) to Rp. 595.000 (approximately USD $36.60)
Address: Jl Pura Goa Lempeh, Banjar Dinas Kangin, Pecatu, Uluwatu Bali 80361
Contact: +62 82 144632077
Day Pass Validity: Daily from 10am to 9pm

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Don’t just wine and dine at one of the coolest restaurants in Uluwatu, but you can play and stay here too. Their private ocean-facing villas are next level (literally, and figuratively)!

5. You’ll want to order everything twice: Skool kitchen

This next stop is the type of restaurant that inspires foodies, feeling like it’s prepping itself for its Michelin-star status one day.

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From the interiors to the decor, food, and of course, the insane views, SKOOL is on the same calibre as any global fine-dining establishment!

If it looks familiar, that’s because you might have seen this Canggu locale popping up on an Insta-story from one of your fave influencers living in Bali (true story)!

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Contemporary plates of food fly out the kitchen, each one first kissed by fire in the cooking process before it lands on your table.

Expect a menu exploring flavours from top-of-the-lot culinary destinations, such as Japan and France. Order a plate of Murotsu Bay oysters with yuzu and charred jalapeño to start, and grilled iberico pork collar with petit shiitake and chestnut for mains.

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The setting isn’t overly massive, but that adds half of its allure. As it tends to be jam-packed, we recommend making a reservation at least one to two weeks in advance.

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SKOOL

Price: From Rp. 45,000 to Rp. 460,000 (approximately USD $2.77 to $28.31)
Address: Jl. Pura Dalem, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Contact: +62 361 6200 603 / +62 811 3800 4952 (WhatsApp)
Opening Hours: Daily from 5pm until late

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6. Match your seafood culinary delights with ocean hues: Seasalt Seminyak

When it comes to living the high life, seafood reigns supreme at this vibrant open-kitchen restaurant that serves Japanese-inspired meals with a whole new definition!

Located on the seaside of Bali, Seasalt Seminyak (at Alila Seminyak) – a decoratively decadent eatery (famed for its coastal dining concept) – gives seafood the gratuitously luxurious twist it needs.

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Who wants a boring seafood platter when you can have a jumbo fish baked and served in sea salt, as though it was hidden under the sand… while a few seashells adorn your delectable meal and give it photo-worthy opportunities (order their White Snapper!).

If you are a fan of treats from the ocean prepared in creative, unique and mouth-watering ways, dining at Seasalt Seminyak will be a pleasure, especially because your meal gets naturally salted while you sit by the ocean.

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The fine dining restaurant sources its seafood from the surrounding ocean so you can always expect the freshest selections used for their superb quality oceanic dishes. The chefs master the art of magnifying the flavours of high quality and fresh ingredients.

While you savour fantastic seafood and relish in the magnificent ocean views, there’s something wonderfully tactile about eating food from the sea by the sea — cracking through the claw, slurping shells and dipping fingers into lemon-scented bowls while the ocean breeze runs through your hair…

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Of course, if you were to ask us, it helps enormously that seafood goes very well with a glass of crisp white wine.

Seasalt at Alila Seminyak

Price: From Rp. 80,000 to Rp. 420,000 (approximately USD $4.93 to $25.88)
Address: Jl. Taman Ganesha no. 9 Petitenget, Bali – Indonesia
Contact: +62 811 3867 544 / +62 361 3021 889
Opening Hours: Daily, 7am to 10pm

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Searching for a stay in Seminyak with all the bells and whistles — and then some … ? 5-star Alila Seminyak is hard to beat, offering beachfront rooms, suites and a penthouse option. 

7. Relish Bali’s sunset magic at this cosy clifftop oceanfront restaurant – Abracadabra at Mu Resort

Sunsets in Bali are simply magical. They are just somehow more romantic and epic, with Bali’s natural landscapes as the backdrop – a must “couples thing to do” when in Bali with your loved one.

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While some of us love watching the sun set over Uluwatu Temple with monkeys and the cultural Kecak Dance, some prefer to stroll hand-in-hand along Bali’s best beaches.

Personally, there’s nothing better than watching the sunset with a glass of vino and a romantic dinner right on Uluwatu’s cliff front with crashing waves below. And this is exactly what you will experience at Abracadabra.

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Here, you get front-row seats to Mother Nature’s best performance, while you are served fresh (and mostly organic) produce from a local farm in the mountainous regions of the island.

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You can also choose from a variety of healthy (and hearty) homemade pasta to grilled seafood, and end your meal with gelato or organic sorbetto.

And if you are into fresh juices, there’s also a Juice Bar on the property that’s open all day!

Abracadabra at Mu Resort

Price: From Rp. 40,000 to Rp. 230,000 (approximately USD $2.46 to $14.20)
Address: Jl. Pantai Bingin, Pecatu 80364 Bali Indonesia
Contact: +62 85 338 167 746
Opening Hours: Daily 7.30am to 9pm

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Rustically chic and personifying Uluwatu’s laid-back, ocean-loving atmosphere, book your stay at Mu for a quintessential taste of Bali’s dramatic coastline. 

8. An ancient Chinese temple that now serves sushi by the sea – Ji Restaurant

After dining at Ji Restaurant, where you can have your sushi while overlooking the azure horizon of the Indian Ocean, you won’t want your sashimi anywhere else.

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Located right on Canggu Beach, this acclaimed Japanese restaurant serves much-raved-about lobster and pork meals, on top of their sushi.

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With a touch of Japanese and Chinese blended with other Asian flavours, you are set to indulge in a unique culinary voyage by the sea right on a traditional Balinese bale.

While you know we always look out for the non-stop parade of chic eateries and the fresh coats of paint tropical Bali gets on the daily, sometimes “shiny and new” is just not what we’re after; Ji is a hidden gem on our list for its sheer uniqueness alone.

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Get ready to travel back in time with the multiple antiques you will find around the restaurant.

Originally a Chinese temple that had undergone a series of facelifts, its historic bones have thankfully been kept beautifully intact on the inside while giving the Ji Terrace a contemporary and playful look!

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Ji Restaurant

Price Range: From Rp. 50,000 to Rp. 250,000 (approximately USD $3.08 to $15.38)
Address: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu Beach, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 473 1701, +62 811 3889 599
Opening Hours: Daily from 12pm to 11pm

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9. Where the cool kids arrive for beachfront vibes in Sanur: Moreno Beach Bali

Aperol Spritz, a side of marinated olives and fresh, handmade pasta?! You’d swear we were in Italia, and not Bali!

Dishing up Italiano classics (and then some) along the beachfront in Sanur, this casual eatery has all the makings of a quintessential trendy Balinese cafe – cue the whitewashed interiors, warm woods and Bali umbrellas.

Tables, chairs and sun lounging seats give you multiple seating arrangements. If you feel like hanging ten under the sunshine for some time after your meal, we suggest grabbing the loungers. Order a cocktail or two, and watch the sleepy fishing boats sail in … The ocean is just a stone’s throw from you.

If you’re there at the right time, live musicians add all the vibes – a saxophonist transporting you to the shores of a funky European beach club!

Relatively new, it’s an excellent affordable option for those based in Sanur, and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

So, what’s cooking on the All Day Menu? Snack on edamame and patatas bravas, then start with small plates of tuna crudo or garlic butter clams, and for your main meal, choose between a selection of pasta, pizza, salads, buns or larger dishes like pan-seared barramundi.

(As you can tell, the menu takes inspiration from all around the world!)

Looking for an epic shot for the socials? Order the rib-eye skewers, served hanging from an individual meat-spit.

Moreno Beach Bali

Price: From Rp. 35,000 to Rp. 165,000 (approximately USD $2.16 to $10.15)
Address: Jl. Segara Ayu No.42, Sanur, Denpasar Selatan, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228, Indonesia
Contact: +62 857 3726 0042 / +62 819 9977 3887
Opening Hours: Daily from 7.30am to 10pm

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10. A satisfying feast for both the belly and the eyes – Arwana Restaurant

Arwana is designed in such spectacular ways that you can call the place a feast for the eyes itself.

Overlooking the vast ocean with the sound of lapping waves (as all of the restaurants in this list) – this exclusive table arrangement welcomes you to take a few steps down into a private area, with large seaters among dimly lit lanterns and wood decorations.

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As you enjoy the breeze and panorama of Nusa Dua Beach and the sparkling ocean making for a gorgeous date atmosphere, be prepared to tantalise your tastebuds with the huge selections of creative lunch and dinner dishes.

Enjoy fresh local seafood, including lobster, oysters and sushi bars, that have been brilliantly prepared by the hands of professional chefs. The chef recommendations are phenomenally delicious with commendable service by the ever helpful and attentive staff too.

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Other than the beachfront terrace, Arwana can also generously host diners in the warm indoor dining rooms. With an open-air kitchen that instantly relaxes you with the passion of their humming kitchen, relax under the tropical roof where a laid-back soundtrack accompanies your night.

Arwana Restaurant at The Laguna

Price: From Rp. 128,000 to Rp. 560,000 (approximately USD $7.87 to $34.45), seafood platters are Rp. 1,200,000 (approximately USD $73.82)
Address: Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot N2, Benoa, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 811 397 1304
Opening hours: 11am to 11pm

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Talk about a setting! If eating at Arwana isn’t enough, check into their luxurious 5-star resort, dazzling with multiple lagoon pools, beaches and all the feels of tropical paradise! 

11. Dine with your toes in the sand: Nelayan Restaurant

Jimbaran Bay is famous for its beachfront restaurants, situated on ground zero and in line (literally) with the ocean’s shoreline.

No different at fanciful Nelayan, tables and chairs are strewn across the beach in front of Jimbaran Puri, but if you would prefer to keep sandless, there’s also seating options inside within its open-air setting, done up in raw materials for extra beach-y authenticity.

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The service is unparalleled and families especially love this spot thanks to the natural playground, i.e., the beach, and they offer a dedicated Kids’ Menu.

Adults, there are individual lunch and dinner menus, and the cuisine here is a fusion of Indonesian flavours and French preparation/cooking techniques. But the food all shares one philosophy: “driven by freshly caught seafood from the market of Jimbaran Bay.”

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The rest of the ingredients hail from the local Bedugul farms, and their grass-fed beef and free-range poultry is sourced from the northwest part of the island.

Is there any better position to feast on fresh seafood, the smell of salty crashing waves wafting through the air? Our answer: no!

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P.S. Although there are a handful of seafood restaurants on the beachfront in Jimbaran, many are hyper-local warungs or chilled-out on-the-go beach BBQs. Nelayan sets itself apart from these, tenfold!

Nelayan Restaurant at Jimbaran Puri

Price: From Rp. 130,000 to Rp. 210,000 (approximately USD $8 to $12.93)
Address: Jalan Uluwatu, Yoga Perkanthi Lane, Jimbaran – South Kuta – Badung Regency, Bali, 80361
Contact: +62 361 701 605
Opening Hours: Daily 12pm to 10.30pm

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Any serious foodies that are honeymooning in Bali? Jimbaran Puri is filled with all sorts of food-centric experiences for hotel guests, so spoil your beloved with a night (or five) here. 

12. A Grand Dining Experience – Breeze at The Samaya

Breeze is the extension of the 5-star Samaya Beach Resort that has borne witness to many weddings, engagements, proposals and endless romantic occasions, with all the romantic factors:

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✔️An al fresco beachfront background

✔️Glorious sunset views with the serenade of crashing waves

✔️Twinkling sprawl of balmy evening lights

✔️Grand dining experience and accommodating staff.

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Enjoy some appetizers while settling in with refreshing drinks. Follow up with their selection of land and sea cooked a la Western or infused with local taste. In the mood to splurge? Order the “Megibung” Balinese Seafood Platter!

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Lastly, take a stroll with your loved ones under the starry night.

Breeze at The Samaya

Price Range: From Rp. 140,000 to Rp. 1,150 000 (approximately USD $8.61 to $70.75)
Address: The Samaya, Jl. Laksmana, Seminyak Beach, Kuta, Badung, Bali 80361
Contact: +62 361 731 149
Opening Hours: Daily from 8am to 9pm

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From its location (right on the beach in Seminyak) to villas to service, why not extend your eating into a weekend at The Samaya?

13. Dine on the edge of glory – Di Mare Restaurant

Perched on a cliff, you’ll be served in a stunning cliff-top setting overlooking the Indian Ocean. It’s easy to see why Di Mare is an award-winning Mediterranean restaurant – this view itself is such a feast for the eyes!

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Decorated in the perfect shades of blue and white, you’ll soon forget you’re still in Southeast Asia, and instead start to believe that yes, you truly are having a tasty meal on the beautiful Greek island of Santorini. (No need to travel all the way to Santorini for honeymoon!)

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Of course, having been voted by Tatler Indonesia as one of the best restaurants in Bali, the food served here will definitely match the world-class view too.

Di Mare Restaurant

Price range: From Rp. 120,000 to Rp. 360,000 (approximately USD $7.38 to $22.15)
Address: Villa Karma Kandara, Jalan Villa Kandara, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80362, Indonesia
Contact: +62 811 3820 3360 / +62 811 3810 7114
Opening hours: Daily from 7am to 11pm

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If you thought the restaurant views were impressive, just wait until you catch sight of the vistas from the private pool villas and studios at Karma Kandara! We say “do it!”

14. It’s this location that makes this truly one-of-a-kind (especially Golden Hour): The Kelan By Menzel

Picture this: you’re relaxing on the beach at The Kelan, your table directly facing the calm ocean in front. The sky is beginning to transform into a painting as sunset beckons. The DJ spins the decks in the background, you’re sipping on tropical cocktails and waiting for your seafood extravaganza to arrive!

Next moment, a plane swoops overhead, flying so low you feel as if you could reach out and touch it!

As a new kid on the block, The Kelan By Menzel boasts one of the most unique positionings and mesmerising ocean views! That’s because it’s located on the beach just outside of Bali’s International Airport (if you’re heading down south-side).

Not only do planes fly into the picture, but you can also see Bali’s iconic GWK statue in the distance (Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park is a 20-minute drive from this beachfront eatery). Even when there’s limited thoroughfare from the airport, colourful boats dock in the waters in front, so there’s always some sort of local action to watch.

Enough about the views, onto the food! The menu is mostly Chinese, Indonesian and seafood, and there are set options to choose from or a la carte. Freshly caught oysters, lobster, crab, etc, are priced per weight, and you can choose how much you like yourself.

The Kelen By Menzel

Price: From Rp. 25,000 to Rp. 150,000 (approximately USD $1.54 to $9.23)
Address: Jl. Pantai Kelan, Tuban, Badung, Bali
Contact: +62 822-6649-3424
Opening Hours: Daily from 12pm to 10pm

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15. Fairytale romance in a serene paradise – The Shore at Hilton Bali Resort

The understated elegance of Hilton Bali Resort remains one of the best and most romantic luxurious experiences Bali has to offer. Boasting contemporary tastes and stylish ambience, The Shore Restaurant at Hilton Bali Resort is simply picture perfection, for a truly magical dinner in this serene paradise.

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The ocean blends in with the horizon as your focal point, the entire area taking on a soft pink glow when Golden Hour arrives. Tables and chairs are set up on the outdoor veranda, right on the edge of the sea.

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Sustainability and locality are at the forefront of this menu, where seafood from the Indian Ocean and the Indonesian archipelago reign supreme!

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P.S. Make your reservation before heading down!

The Shore at Hilton Bali Resort

Price: From Rp. 65,000 to Rp. 245,000 (approximately USD $4 to $15)
Address: Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Nusa Dua 80363, Bali – Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 773 377
Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 11pm

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If you thought the sunsets from here were incredible, just picture waking up to the sunrises! Don’t just imagine, book a night or two at the Hilton Bali Resort

16. Enjoy fresh seafood away from the Jimbaran crowd: Starfish Bloo (W Bali Seminyak)

For those of you who are unaware, rumour has it that the need to be near water is as ancient as our need to eat!

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So lunch and dinner are completed by ocean views at Starfish Bloo, a place where the art of sea-to-table is perfected.

With views over the Balinese coastline, the oceanfront restaurant at W Bali Seminyak celebrates local handpicked seafood with a menu of fresh catches of the day. All this in the heart of Seminyak!

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Taste a range of local catches like lobster, crab, prawns, oysters and much more from under the sea – all are specialties of Starfish Bloo! Lighter options include sushi and tempura (to name a few).

Blending elegance and folk-style cooking elements with a service just as spectacular as the view, this seaside charmer boasts a tropical setting and is bound to be your ultimate Friday evening dinner spot while in Bali!

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And don’t forget to get some after-dinner drinks at Woobar Bali at W Bali while you’re there! It’s an awesome place for some Friday night chilling!

Starfish Bloo at W Bali Seminyak

Price: From Rp. 130,000 to Rp. 450,000 (approximately USD $8 to $27.68). Brunch from Rp. 850,000 (approximately USD $52.29) per person
Address: W Bali Seminyak, Jl. Petitenget, Seminyak Bali
Contact: +62 817 0015 808
Opening Hours: Daily for breakfast from 7am to 11pm. Sunday brunch is served between 12pm and 3.30pm.

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Ticking all the boxes, if your little ones fall in love with the W Bali Seminyak’s multiple-tiered pools, beachfront location and other cool features, surprise them with a night here, too!

17. Fresh healthy food on the sand – Soul on the Beach

If there’s one thing Bali knows how to do well, it’s food. And Soul on the Beach, a beachfront café, is no exception to this rule.

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Though beanbag beach lounging is dime a dozen in Bali, and trendy cafés that line the beaches are endless, Soul on the Beach boasts a slightly different agenda than many run-of-the-mill beach cafés, by serving up… healthy food!

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With dishes that involve a ton of fresh fruits and vegetables, you’re sure to leave here full, but with zero guilt knowing that you ate something delicious and healthy. From fresh summer salads to bruschetta and flatbread, even picky eaters are guaranteed to find something they would love.

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This cafe also uses recycled teak wood and hand-painted tiles, so not just your body but the environment will love it too!

Plus, you gotta love a café where you can immediately go for a dip in the sea (the sea along Sanur’s coastline is calm and safe for swimming!) upon paying your bill, or one where you can sit back, sip a cocktail, and watch the sunset as the day fades into night.

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Soul on the Beach

Price: From Rp.45,000 to Rp.160,000 (approximately USD $2.77 to $9.84)
Address: Jl. Pantai Sindhu, Sanur, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228, Indonesia
Hours: Daily from 7am to 11pm
Contact: +62 813 3975 1932 /  +62 81 339 751 932 (Whatsapp)

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18. Enjoy a sophisticated night out at a rooftop restaurant – MoonLite Kitchen and Bar

An iconic rooftop bar with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, MoonLite is definitely the place you want to be for a romantic night out.

Using wood, iron and neutral colours, the restaurant makes for a relaxing, cosy, and tranquil dining area.  There are plenty of seating options – from indoors under the beautiful glass roofs to outdoors with the cosy sofas (perfect for cuddling up to the view too)!

Just imagine chatting over nice cold cocktails, as you enjoy each other’s company while watching the sky rearrange itself into enchanting streaks of purple, pink and orange.

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If that sounds like a dream come true, you’ll definitely be glad to know that cocktails are 2-for-1 from 12pm to 5pm.

As dusk falls, you will realise how easily a day can pass. Time to leave? No way, it simply means it’s time to order dinner for two, or select a bottle of wine from their well-stocked wine cellar.

And when we say well-stocked, we mean well-stocked. Thankfully, MoonLite Kitchen & Bar even has a resident Wine Guru to help you select the finest wines to accompany your meal.

Here, they serve up only the most enchanting Asian flavours with a strong Peranakan influence. You should definitely try the platters and some pork buns as well as the Curry Snapper!

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Another unique part of this restaurant – there’s always great music to set the mood for your special night out. A live DJ plays groovy beats as you watch the sun descend into the horizon. And to end the night, there’ll be a lineup of musicians playing live jazzy music as you unwind.

If you’re already dreaming of that uber-romantic night out with your partner, feel free to make your reservations today – and enjoy a rooftop feast that will delight your senses in every way!

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MoonLite Kitchen and Bar

Price: From Rp. 85,000 to Rp. 350,000 (approximately USD $5.23 to $21.53), large main course platter at Rp. 550,000 (approximately USD $33.84)
Address: Jl. Abimanyu Dhyana Pura, Seminyak Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 852 1111 3232
Opening hours: Daily, 7am to 11pm

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Couples, Grand Seminyak has some incredible culinary experiences and even its own beach club. If you’re searching for a boutique-style stay, look no further and book here

19. The dining icon of Nusa Dua – Tamarind Restaurant Bali

Joining the premiere destination of Nusa Dua, Tamarind Restaurant Bali (also known as Tamarind Kitchen & Lounge), is a masterpiece packed with a grand dining experience for its distinguished guests.

Located right at the renowned panoramic beachfront, the spectacular thatched roof Bamboo structure pavilion is set to be Bali’s next iconic eatery.

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Stepping into the elegant restaurant, every detail of its sophisticated and sustainable bamboo architecture is simply stunning. Decked in tasteful designs and dazzling furnishing along the main hall, lounge, and table settings – the two-storeyed restaurant invites you to enjoy a soothing ocean breeze and more, under one roof.

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While the idyllic seashore entrances with its beauty, the chef’s creation of delightful culinary pleasures will keep you spellbound. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner of world-class standards, Tamarind’s chef and kitchen team sure know their way well around all the most indulging yet healthy creations of International and Indonesian cuisine.

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The fascinating Tamarind Kitchen & Lounge doesn’t stop at its fantastic design, ambience, menu, and service. It continues to go beyond expectations with its affordable pricing that leaves everyone in further appreciation.

Tamarind Restaurant Bali

Price: From Rp. 105,000 to Rp. 195,000 (approximately USD $6.46 to $12)
Address: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Kawasan BTDC Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot. North 4, Nusa Dua, Kuta Selatan, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363
Contact: +62 811 3820 5649
Opening hours: Daily, 7am to 11pm (last orders at 10pm)

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20. Be transported back to ‘Old Bali’ while dining – La Lucciola

Fancy having a meal at one of the most scenic stretches of Bali?

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Bring your sweetheart over to La Lucciola (affectionately known as La Looch by its regulars), one of Seminyak’s most popular brunch places for a nice Mediterranean-Asian meal in an open, breezy location.

It’s guaranteed you’ll enjoy a magnificent view, no matter the time of the day.

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If you’re the couple who loves a good brunch, kickstart your day with La Lucciola’s wholesome brunch (you have to try the double baked pancakes with mango compote or the omelette!). Otherwise, you could always wind down to the ambience of the restaurant in the evening.

La Lucciola means “firefly” in Italian. And as the sun begins to set, the warm glow of the restaurant will remind you of the magnificent sight of fireflies lighting up the night sky.

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And this view doesn’t hurt, either…

If you feel a food coma coming on, after a delicious meal of prawn and avocado frittata or ravioli, there’s no need to worry. Sit back, relax and unwind to glorious views together – it’s what you came to Bali to do.

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La Lucciola

Price: From Rp. 48,000 to Rp. 220,000 (approximately USD $2.95 to $13.53)
Address: Kerobokan, Jl. Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 730838 / +62 819 0102 5999 (WhatsApp)
Opening hours: Daily for breakfast from 9am, lunch from 12pm and dinner from 5pm till late

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From seafood extravaganzas on the edge of a cliff to set menus enjoyed beside the crashing of waves to more chilled out options, there’s something to tickle all tastebuds here. 

If you can’t get enough of the ocean, why not sleep at some of the most spectacular oceanfront resorts in Bali and wake up to the soothing sounds of the waves?

And if you are travelling with young ones, you would love these beach resorts with waterslides and family-friendly activities.

For those on a tight budget, here are some beach stays with affordable private pool villas and boutique hotels – Bali is one of the best places to visit for a wallet-friendly holiday, after all). 

So, why look at pretty pictures when you can be there in person?

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