Written by Hillary Tay
Co-written by Laura Jodoin, Dawn Pillay, Cisca Lim and Beverley Lennon

Known as the Island of the Gods, Bali is not just a tropical paradise for sun-seekers — it’s also a haven for cafe connoisseurs and photo enthusiasts alike.

We present the top picks of the island’s best Insta-worthy cafes, where each spot offers the perfect backdrop for your photos. What are you waiting for?!

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Instagrammable cafes in Canggu

Here’s where you can find the island’s most hipster cafes and beach clubs to get your caffeine fix, catch gorgeous sunset backdrops, and anything else in between! Beware of the heavy traffic though — if you’re travelling to Canggu, it’s best to add half an hour to an hour to your journey!

1. Rustic and quaint breakfast spot — Bread Basket

Situated in the heart of Canggu is Bread Basket, a quaint and rustic breakfast spot — perfect for early risers to head over for breakfast.

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They serve various food options like bagels, sourdough, sandwiches, breakfast platters and meat pies! If you’re spoiled for choice, the meat pies are highly rated, — picture a buttery, flaky pastry complementing the stuffing consisting of juicy beef cuts, tasty mash, peas and gravy.

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Their wooden furniture and neutral colour palette make for a very cosy spot for your morning coffee and pastries. It also serves as a lovely photo backdrop!

P.S. Bread Basket also has outlets in Kerobokan, Uluwatu and Sanur.

Bread Basket

Price: From Rp. 30,000 (Approximately USD $2)
Address: Jl. Tanah Barak No.8, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Contact: +62 819-2920-0070
Opening hours: Daily, 7am – 5pm


2. Channel your inner Barbie — Lima Bay

Dreaming of stepping into the Barbie movie set? Well, you totally can at Lima Bay! Featuring a baby pink bar counter complementing the pearly white furniture and tiles, its entire aesthetic just screams Barbie.

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Offering brunch and breakfast food, you can look forward to avocado toast, pancakes, quinoa porridge, salmon poke bowls, Hawaiian chicken burgers, seafood pizzas and more!

Breakfast spot by day and stylish bar by night, Lima Bay also has a DJ Deck where you can vibe away with your buddies while sipping on cocktails, surrounded by lush paddy fields!

Lima Bay

Price: Food from Rp. 25,000 (Approximately USD $1.60)
Address: Jalan Canggu Padang Linjong No.7, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Contact: +62 877 7555 5501 (WhatsApp)
Opening hours: Daily, 10am – 10pm


3. Overlooking gorgeous paddy fields — Mimpi Grocery

If you’re someone who prefers rustic spots over overly decorated cafes, you’ll definitely love Mimpi Grocery. Overlooking a rice paddy field, this hidden gem is the best place to bond over coffee or chill with a good book on a lazy afternoon.

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The breathtaking view of the paddy fields, coupled with the draping vines across the cafe, also gives a very serene atmosphere — nature-lovers who enjoy being amongst greens will love it.

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They offer a wide selection of food, from salad and poke bowls to gnocchi and avocado toast. You’ll definitely find something you fancy from their extensive menu!

Mimpi Grocery

Price: Food from Rp. 35,000 (Approximately USD $2.30)
Address: Jl. Pantai Batu Mejan No.67H, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Contact: +62 813-2606-9193
Opening hours: Daily, 6am – 8pm


4. Dine at a Japanese-inspired teahouse — Bokashi

This Japanese-inspired teahouse is both a grocery and a cafe! The gourmet grocery store is on the ground floor, where you can find a wide range of fresh produce, grains, seeds, herbs, tea and even bags!

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Upstairs, you can sip on aromatic tea and munch on delectable farm-to-table grub in the teahouse, complete with wooden chairs and tatami seats. If you like what you eat, you can even find them in the grocery store itself!

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If you enjoy tea, try their unique White Silver Needle, Pearl Classic Oolong and Silk Green Signature, which are all Rp. 45,000 (~USD $3) and below!


Price: Food from Rp. 40,000 (Approximately USD $2.60)
Address: Jl. Pantai Berawa, Subak Sari No.2, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Contact: +62-818-0355-6677
Opening hours: Daily, 8am – 11pm


5. Discover a Great Gatsby-esque style cafe with hidden corners – Penny Lane

Despite what people may say about slow service, there’s no doubt that Penny Lane Bali is one of the most hipster hangout spots in the Gu (as of 2023)! If you’re after pretty, sweet cocktails and decor that’s just to-die-for on your ‘gram, get dressed in your snazziest outfits and head on over!

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Decorated desert-style with beige and uneven walls around every corner, contrasting cacti that reach for the ceilings, and patterned cushions to throw the whole look together, it’s almost like a mini Mediterranean escape!

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The star of their show is the greenhouse type building which houses the bulk of their seating and allows for plenty of natural light to give you that IG-worthy glow.

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Fan favourites when it comes to food include some of their colourful smoothie bowls, and let’s not forget the Mediterranean staple, hummus! Munch on any of their foods and you’ll see that the wait is worth it!

Penny Lane

Price: From Rp. 75,000 (Approximately USD $5.10)
Address: Jalan Munduk Catu No.9, Canggu, North Kuta, Badung Regency 80351 Bali
Contact: +62 851 7442 7085
Opening hours: Daily, 8am – 12am


6. Unique rooftop aquarium — Rabbithole Bakery Project

Ever seen an aquarium in a cafe? And we’re not talking about one in the middle of the cafe — we’re talking about a rooftop aquarium that you can only find at Rabbithole Bakery Project (which recently opened its doors in late 2023)!

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Regardless of whether you’re a fan of fish, you’ll have to agree that it adds a zen touch to the space.

Decked in limewash paint and neutral colours, this cafe sports an industrial aesthetic, complete with wooden tableware and potted plants.

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They are known for their huge croissants, especially their best-selling White Chocolate Croissant filled with vanilla bean custard, chocolate, and strawberry cream, and a touch of edible rose petals. Matcha lovers will also love their Matcha Croissant stuffed with matcha filling.

Rabbithole Bakery Project

Price: From Rp. 35,000 (Approximately USD $2.20)
Address: 84XV+JRX, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: Daily, 7am – 5pm


Instagrammable cafes in Seminyak and Kuta

Seminyak is renowned for its upscale and trendy ambience, serving as a focal point for lavish resorts, stylish beach clubs (some even with free entry), upscale boutiques, and top-tier fine dining establishments. Rest assured that you will never run out of things to do here!

Kuta, on the other hand, is perfect for night owls – you’ll discover a lively nightlife scene here. From a variety of bars and clubs to late-night supper spots, boredom will never be an issue when there’s so many things to do in Kuta!

7. Italy for the night — Da Maria Bali

If you want a taste of Italy while in Bali, this is your ticket to some seriously delicious dishes. Da Maria Bali, with its refreshing and distinctly Mediterranean colours and interior decor, will make you feel like you’re dining in the sunshine on the Amalfi coast.

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Between scrumptious Italian dishes like flavourful crispy pizza (baked in a real brick oven!) and fresh, savoury pasta, we guarantee you’ll leave wanting to come back. Don’t skip dessert their tiramisu is well-loved too!

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Swing by on a weekend when the party really starts! Every Friday to Sunday, the casual feel of dinner gradually morphs into live music and disco after 10pm. Grab a drink and a dance partner and spend the night partying to tune-spinning by local DJs!

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Da Maria Bali

Price: Food from Rp. 60,000 (Approximately USD $3.77)
Address: Jl. Petitenget No.170, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening hours: Daily, 5 pm – late
Contact: +62 8113859666


8. Modern meets classy bar-cafe — The Junction House

Previously known as the Junction Seminyak, this trendy cafe has since been rebranded with a whole new building and colourful tropical vibes.

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Stepping into this cheerful two-storey bar-cafe almost makes you feel entirely at home, where you can sit quietly with your book by the tall windows where sunlight streams in – the perfect way to spend an afternoon in trendy Seminyak!

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And when you feel re-energised, just turn the corner and you’ll be walking along Jalan Kayu Aya, one of Seminyak’s bustling shopping streets!

The Junction House

Price: Rp. 45,000 (Approximately USD $2.83)
Address: Jl. Kayu Aya No.3, Seminyak, Bali 80361
Opening hours: Daily, 7.30 am – 11pm
Contact: +62 8810 3896 5066


9. Dine in a living art gallery – BATIK Restaurant Bar

Ever wanted to learn about batik culture in a fun and interactive way? How about dining in a batik-filled restaurant that comes with mini batik tours?

Here, the interior is decorated with both historical and modern elements, with batik in every corner, designed to educate diners about the cultural heritage of batik and its uses.

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And of course, tasting local cuisine is a form of appreciation of local culture, so how can you not come for lunch or dinner? Time to try something a little more exotic – Rawon Sapi ala Batik (black beef soup with turnip, lemongrass and ginger), under the lovely lanterns!

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After your meal, take your time to admire the traditional art all around you. Upon request, the staff will take you on a mini tour to show you all the various steps of batik-making, from waxing to dyeing.

Notice the batik stairs that show the 23 Indonesian centres of batik production!

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And if you’ve always thought batik is just an old traditional form of art, you’re wrong! You can incorporate the art of batik into modern art too, and of course modern dresses.

BATIK Restaurant Bar

Price: From Rp. 50,000 (Approximately USD $3.57)
Address: Jalan Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Bali 80361.
Opening hours: Daily, 12pm – 11pm
Contact: +62 859 2132 4536 (WhatsApp)


10. Grab a cuppa and choose from quirky baked delights – Living Stone Bakery

“Where people can commune daily over fresh baked goods, a cup of good coffee, and a warm homey breakfast.”

Another incredibly photogenic café with delicious food and quirky baked goodies – a trip to Living Stone is bound to make your day.

With many lovely spots around the lofty 2-storey building (beautiful spots both inside and out!) – settle in with a coffee, a good book, your choice of baked goodie, and you’re all set for the day.

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Whether you’re here to read, or here for brunch with friends, Living Stone’s picturesque setup is great for those chill days where there’s nothing to do but sit back and relax.

P.S. Try their range of unique coffees when you’re here — Choco Berry Cookie Coffee, Lemon Grass Honey Coffee, Caramel Orange Coffee and more, all going at Rp, 55,000.

Living Stone Bakery

Price: Mains from Rp. 40,000 (Approximately USD $2.85)
Address: Jl. Petitenget No.88X, Kerobokan, Bali 80361.
Opening hours: Daily, 7 am – 10 pm
Contact: +62 361 473 5949


11. Secret Cafe — Sisterfields

Whether you’re an Australian residing in Bali or just want some of that Aussie vibes, Sisterfield is the best place to visit for the unique Australian cafe culture. It offers all-day dining options, making it the perfect spot for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner.

Complete with lush greenery and elegant decor, it sports a chic and inviting ambience. Be sure to be there early and secure seats though, the place is one of the trendiest cafes in Bali, so it can be quite crowded especially during the weekend — definitely making it worth a mention as one of the coolest places to hang out.

Serving yummy smoothies, fresh salads, great coffee and intriguing mains options, you won’t be disappointed with anything you order from the menu. We recommend trying the popular polenta fries too!


Price: Food from Rp. 90,000 (Approximately USD $6.41)
Address: Jl. Kayu Cendana No.7, Seminyak, Bali 80361.
Opening hours: Daily, 7 am – 10 pm
Contact: +62 811 3860 507


12. French pastries with a view of the rice fields in Bali: Monsieur Spoon Seminyak

Croissants lovers, Monsieur Spoon is for you! The softness and butteriness of the bread can be tasted in every bite. This Kwa-son branch in Seminyak comes with a view of the rice paddies too.

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In addition to the famous croissant, you can also find other main courses here as well. For example, their Famous Gazpacho, Avocado Bruschetta, Quiche Loraine, New York Bagel, and Chicken Cordon Bleu.

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They also have a few other branches in Seminyak, such as in Petitenget and Umalas (in between Seminyak and Canggu).

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Monsieur Spoon Seminyak

Price: Croissant starts from Rp.18,000 (Approximately USD $1) | Mains starts from Rp.65,000 (Approximately USD $4)
Address: Jl. Kayu Cendana Oberoi No.2, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kab. Badung, Bali.
Contact: +62 878 5096 7795
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 7am–7pm


13. The Coxy Brunch-Dinner Sport — Bias Courtyard

With its beautiful courtyard setting and delicious food, Bias Courtyard makes a perfect Bali brunch spot. The courtyard itself, with its colourful decor and plants, is a great spot for taking those gorgeous photos for the ‘gram.

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In terms of food, Bias Courtyard offers a variety of Indonesian and international dishes, all prepared with fresh ingredients and an emphasis on flavour.

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They also have mini vendors in the compound for you to feast your eyes or even shop a little!

This may seem a sweet Brunch Spot but it is just as alive at night!

Overall, Bias Courtyard is a great spot for travelers looking to enjoy delicious food and capture some beautiful photos during their time in Seminyak.

Bias Courtyard

Price: From Rp. 75,000 (Approximately USD $4.45)
Address: Petitenget St, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Badung Regency, Bali 80361, Indonesia (Next to Gaya Gelato Seminyak)
Contact: +62 819-9980-7888
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun 7am – 11pm


Instagrammable cafes in Ubud

Home ​​to numerous art galleries, craft shops, and traditional Balinese dance performances, Ubud allows you to fully immerse yourself in the Balinese culture with so many things to do!

Here, you’ll find iconic attractions like the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Tegallalang Rice Terraces and scenic cafes where you can enjoy gorgeous views of the lush greenery.

14. Featuring private teepees and a swim-up bar – Folk Pool & Gardens

If you happen to be wandering around Ubud and looking for a place to chill at, sip a cuppa and have some delightful treats, don’t miss Folk Pool & Gardens. And yes, you get free access to the pool, which you can jump right into from your private cabana!

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Tucked away in a hidden garden with pergolas, daybeds, teepees and a swim-up bar, Folk Pool & Gardens definitely lives up to its name, offering you a unique dining experience that not all cafes provide.

If you feel the gypsy and artsy vibes here, you aren’t the only one – Folk Pool & Gardens is also a place for any boho-soul!

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You won’t be disappointed by their food options either. Serving up local and international favourites like Kimchi Fried Rice, ‘Babi Ketjap’ Pork Chop and Miso Soy Glaze Salmon, you’ll definitely be spoiled for choice. The place also caters to vegetarians, offering dishes like Chilli Bean Tacos and Vegetarian Pizzas.

Folk Pool & Gardens

Price: Food from Rp. 60,000 (Approximately USD $3.77)
Address: Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali 80571
Opening hours: Daily, 10 am – 10 pm
Contact: +62 812-3973-6243 (WhatsApp)


15. Afternoon tea in paddy fields — Cafe Pomegranate

Bali is so much more than beaches and parties.

Who says it can’t also be a place where you can find inner peace? Imagine wind-blown paddy fields with a cup of tea – that’s what you can see from Pomegranate, a cafe started in 2012 by a pair of Japanese brothers.

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It offers a 360-degree view of lush paddy fields in Ubud that stretches all the way to the Campuhan River.

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If you come in the mornings, you can also see the majestic Mount Agung in the Northeast and Mount Batukaru in the Northwest.

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In the evenings, you’ll be greeted by fireflies and the glimmering lights of village houses in the distance while you enjoy some of their delicious pizzas.

Remember to bring flashlights though, because there are no streetlights in the area. It’s also not accessible by car so you’ll need to park at the main road and walk in for around 10 minutes!

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Cafe Pomegranate

Price: Food from Rp. 26,000 (Approximately USD $1.85)
Address: Jl. Subak Sok Wayah, Ubud, Bali 80571.
Opening hours: Daily, 9 am – 9 pm
Contact: +62 877 60185615 / +62 878 6080 3632 (WhatsApp)


16. More than just a french bistro with delectable desserts –Kebun Bistro

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Also known as Garden Bistro, Kebun Bistro is a delightful little French bistro situated in Ubud. Serving Mediterranean food, diners often pop in for brunch, dinner, drinks and even some late night nibbles.

With its quaint French décor, dining at Kebun Bistro often feels like you’ve been transported into yet another mysterious rabbit hole.

The extensive menu offers bites from escargot and yummy Arancini Balls, to Tapas and Moroccan Lamb Shank. Depending on what you’re craving for, check the menus on the website for lunch, brunch, dinner and dessert to see what else is available before heading down!


With delectable desserts like Tarte au Citron Meringue, homemade sorbet and so much more, you know you’re in for the sweetest time at Kebun Bistro.

Kebun Bistro

Price: Mains from Rp. 50,000 (Approximately USD $3.14)
Address: Jl. Hanoman No.44, Ubud, Bali 80571.
Opening hours: Daily, 11 am – 11 pm
Contact: +62 361 972 490 +62 817 7007 7333 (WhatsApp)


17. Zen aesthetic complete with a mini garden — Clear Cafe

Complete with bamboo, a koi pond and a mini garden installation, Clear Cafe is the place to be if you want major Japanese zen vibes. They take their plants seriously, making sure you have greenery at every corner to provide an extremely relaxing and serene atmosphere.

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If you’re vegan or vegetarian, you’re in luck! They serve up organic food and have plenty of vegan and vegetarian options for you to choose from — including Western, Mexican and Thai dishes!

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Clear Cafe

Price: Mains from Rp. 40,000 (Approximately USD $2.60)
Address: Jl. Hanoman No.8, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Opening hours: Daily, 8am – 11pm
Contact: +62 878-6219-7585


18. Spend your Sunday mornings — Lazy Cats Cafe (vegetarian)

If you are looking for a perfect place to spend slow lazy mornings, Lazy Cats Cafe is the place for you.

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This cafe has a unique interior and vibrant food that will not break your wallet. Seat yourself on a comfy sofa on the first floor, which allows you to have a nice view.

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They offer unusual food variations – all vegetarian and beautifully served on a plate. You can be sure they pay attention to every little detail. Their carrot soup is out-of-this-world and the hummus wrap is also worth trying!

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And of course, who would miss the trendy furniture? The cat mirror simply purrs selfie, so don’t forget to take one!

Lazy Cats Cafe

Price: From Rp. 45,000 (Approximately USD $2.83)
Address: Jl. Raya Ubud No.11, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Contact: +62 812 4652 4975
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 8am – 10pm


19. With an infinity pool overlooking paddy fields — Tis Cafe

Want to visit Tegalalang rice terraces but don’t want to walk in the heat? Enjoy the best of both worlds by heading down to Tis Cafe, nestled in the middle of the rice paddies, while sipping on tea under the cool shade.

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Tis Cafe offers one of the best views overlooking the cascading rice terraces. What’s even better – you can take a refreshing dip (also for the ‘gram) in the on-site infinity pool!

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Beyond just a pretty view, the cafe also serves up international cuisine, with dishes ranging from pizzas and burgers to local favourites like crispy duck!

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P.S. If you’re looking at how to get here, Tis Cafe is located within the compound of Nau Ubud Villas!

Tis Cafe

Price: From Rp. 25,000 (Approximately USD $1.60)
Address: Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kec. Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia (Located within Nau Ubud Villas compound)
Contact: +62 823-3974-9255
Opening hours: Daily, 8am – 9pm


Instagrammable cafes in Kintamani

If you love breathaking mountainous views, you’ll fall in love with the chilly highlands of Kintamani.

Home to Bali’s iconic Mount Batur and Batur Lake, you’ll find the most gorgeous cafes boasting dramatic landscapes here. Kintamani also has a cooler climate due to its higher elevation, making it a pleasant escape from Bali’s tropical heat.

20. Cosy spot for sunrise and sundown — Himalila Cafe

Perched atop a hill, Himalila offers panoramic views of Mount Batur and the surrounding volcanic landscapes. The best spot is right in front of their mini water feature for the best views for sunrise.

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If it gets too chilly, you can choose to sit inside. Sporting pearly white walls, rattan chairs and a neutral colour palette, this place is perfect for watching the sun go down as you take in the spectacular views of Mount Batur.

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The menu doesn’t disappoint either. Offering Western, Asian, and breakfast options, choose from their extensive dishes for a hearty meal. If you want something lighter, they also have pizza and salads!

Himalila Cafe

Price: From Rp. 40,000 (Approximately USD $2.60)
Address: Penelokan Main Rd No.890, South Batur, Kintamani, Bangli Regency, Bali 80652, Indonesia
Contact: +62 812-3630-4071
Opening hours: Daily, 8am – 8pm


21. Floating daybeds overlooking Mount Batur — Paperhills

For unparalleled views of Mount Batur and Lake Batur, you definitely cannot miss out on Paperhills. Their open-concept-style cafe gives you unblocked views, allowing you to breathe in the fresh air and admire the entire landscape. This cafe might just be one of the most aesthetic ones on the list — the pictures say it all.

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For the most picture-perfect spot, head to their floating daybeds. But be sure to book in advance because spots run out fast! Look out for other photo spots strewn all over the cafe for that perfect sunrise shot!

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Their menu features a range of international and Indonesian fusion flavours, mostly made with locally sourced ingredients.


Price: From Rp. 45,000 (Approximately USD $3)
Address: Penelokan Main Rd, South Batur, Kintamani, Bangli Regency, Bali 80652, Indonesia
Contact: +62 889-2172-359
Opening hours: Mon to Fri 6am – 8pm, Sat to Sun 5.30am – 8pm


22. Contemporary food in the mountains – Okuta

Okuta is a gem in the hillsides of Kintamani. The restaurant is cosy with a unique interior design – tree bark aesthetic (they consider themselves an extension of nature!).

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Okuta offers a charming dining experience when it is surrounded by light fog, creating one-of-a-kind relaxing atmosphere to unwind in as you enjoy your meals overlooking Lake Batur.

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A distinctive personality of Okuta is that its dishes are works of art, and their taste don’t disappoint!

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If you’re a coffee lover, don’t forget to indulge in their signature lattes too!


Price: From Rp.45,000 (approximately USD $3)
Address: Penelokan Main Rd, Central Batur, Kintamani, Bangli Regency, Bali 80652, Indonesia
Contact: +62 878-4958-0650
Opening Hours: Daily 8am – 7pm


23. Mountain views with amazing sushi — El Lago

El Lago is one of the latest cafes to pop up in Kintamni and deserves to be on your list when in Bali! I mean, who does not love Japanese food? And what if I tell you that you can enjoy your favourite sushi with stunning volcano views?!

Snap a pic at one of their arched walkways, through their circular windows or their mirror — the cafe has truly put some thought into the best backdrops for you to take your pictures at!

El Lago

Price: From Rp.37,000 (approximately USD $2.40)
Address: Penelokan Main Rd No.899, South Batur, Kintamani, Bangli Regency, Bali 80652, Indonesia
Contact: +62 878-8453-0150
Opening Hours: Mon – Thurs 6am – 7pm, Fri – Sun 6am – 8pm


24. With magical views of Mount Batur — Montana Del Cafe

​​Head above the clouds and into the cool air for some refreshing coffee and a view that’s hard to beat!

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Montana Del Cafe is a bright and airy greenhouse that boasts aromatic coffee, delicious western food, and most importantly an unobstructed view of the majestic Mount Batur.

What better way to start your morning than with a stack of pancakes and a scenic backdrop?

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The journey up there is worth an early start so you can be the first ones there to capture the magnificent scenery! Lakes and mountains may not be what Bali’s island life is all about, but maybe it should be?

Montana Del Cafe

Price: From Rp. 45,000 (Approximately USD $2.83)
Address: Penelokan Main Rd No.889, Central Batur, Kintamani, Bangli Regency, Bali 80652, Indonesia
Contact: +62 812-3723-6716
Opening Hours: Mon – Thu 6am – 7pm, Fri – Sun 6am – 8pm


Instagrammable cafes in Jimbaran / Uluwatu

Jimbaran sports a relaxing and laidback atmosphere, allowing you to escape city life and jump into full relaxation mode. Look forward to pristine beaches and elevated seafood dining experiences! You’ll even find the best hotels and villas right here!

Famous for its towering cliffs, many cliff-front luxurious resorts and restaurants in Uluwatu offer jaw-dropping views of the crashing waves while you sip on cocktails. You’ll also find the Uluwatu Temple here, where you can catch the iconic Kecek dance performance at sunset.

25. Swoony décor for your inner Euro — Balique in Jimbaran

Balique is almost too hip to be real.

Housed in a large open-sided joglo, you’ll be completely astounded by its vintage style as you enter – European-style armchairs, antique cashier machine and candy jars, hanging glass lamps.

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Every inch of Balique is ornate, thoughtful and beautiful, you might even suspect it’s a plot to distract you from (bad) food.

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But that’s not true.

The menu is as eclectic as the décor, featuring tastes from Morocco, France and around Asia.

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And now that you’ve admired the furniture, it’s time to feast your eyes on the Moroccan chicken kebabs and rare tuna salad!

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Balique in Jimbaran

Price: From Rp. 95,000 (Approximately USD $5.97)
Address: Jalan Raya Uluwatu No.39, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Jimbaran. Coordinates here
Opening Hours: 11.30 am to 11 pm
Contact: +62 361 704945


26. Luxurious beachfront views — Jimmy Beach Cafe

If your idea of a relaxing day in Bali is watching the waves lapping onto the shore, the sea breeze caressing your face and the beautiful sunset hues grazing the sky, you’ll definitely love Jimmy Beach Cafe.

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Choose to sit within the cafe itself or the beanbags on the sand — it’s totally up to you which vibe you’re going for.

The food here doesn’t disappoint either. Choose from their wide selection of dishes including hearty breakfast options, salads, burgers, pasta, Indonesian local favourites and even Mexican grub!

Jimmy Beach Cafe

Price: From Rp. 60,000 (Approximately USD $3.84)
Address: 644C+CV3, Jl. Pantai Balangan, Ungasan, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Opening Hours: Daily, 8 am to 9 pm
Contact: +62 821-3562-6650


27. You can attend a training session in the same compound! — Bambu Fitness Cafe

Think bamboo decor, stone walls and pebbled floors. If that isn’t the quintessential essence of the Bali aesthetic, I don’t know what it is — and we’re not complaining!

Bambu Fitness Cafe screams Instagram-worthy altogether, providing a clean and fresh atmosphere for all their patrons to chill in.

The cafe is actually part of a fitness gym that offers classes and training programs if you want to get into shape, but don’t worry, the cafe is open to the public regardless of whether you are a member of the gym.

You can get a a wide variety of vegan options here too!

Bambu Fitness Cafe

Price: From Rp. 45,000 (Approximately USD $2.88)
Address: Jl, Pantai Bingin 8, Bingin, Uluwatu, Bali Indonesia 80361
Opening Hours: Daily, 6.30am to 10pm
Contact: +62 812-4499-7721 / +62 812 4499 7714


Whether you’re looking for a cafe to chill at and soak in the beautiful sunset or one amidst the luscious greens, you’ll definitely be able to find one in Bali that fits your vibe!

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