Whether you're after fish'n'chips or fine dining under the stars, you won’t have to stray far from the water to find Bali’s best beachside restaurants.
Along Bali’s coastline, you’ll find celebrated chefs from culinary capitals such as Melbourne expanding their gourmet prowess, tantalising the senses with everything from a seven-course subterranean degustation to succulent seaside dinners right on the white sands.
If you’re not hungry yet, you will be. Here’s where to find Bali’s best beachside restaurants.
Kayumanis Seaside Restaurant, Sanur: beachside bliss
Feast on delectable fresh seafood and Indonesian flavours while burying your toes in the soft white sand of Sindhu Beach at Kayumanis Seaside Restaurant. Just a few short blocks from Kayumanis Sanur Private Villas, the restaurant offers unobstructed views of the pristine Indian Ocean, where you can taste the appetising flavours of the sea.
The mouthwatering authentic Indonesian menu, which turns the freshest of ingredients into exotic wonders using skilled cooking techniques, is an experience in itself. While its rotating menu caters to breakfast, lunch and dinner, Kayumanis Seaside Restaurant is most famously known for its front-row seats to some of Bali’s most spectacular sunsets.
Muntigs Bar & Restaurant, Nusa Lembongan: international cuisine beachside
Experience true peace and tranquility as you taste the international and pan-Asian flavours of Muntigs Bar & Restaurant, while listening to the waves lap the shores beneath you. Located at Batu Karang Lembongan Resort & Spa in Nusa Lembongan, this restaurant is situated amongst staggering palms, trickling water features and an infinity pool that blends seamlessly into the horizon.
Enjoy delectable offerings made with locally sourced ingredients prepared by award-winning chefs as you work through a cocktail menu that expertly pairs flavours with popular menu items. Lit by candlelight in the evening, it boasts one of the best spots in the area to watch the skies turn as the night falls. Whether you’re visiting just to view the sunset or planning to feast into the night, Muntigs is a favourite with everyone.
Oneeighty at The Edge, Uluwatu: dine from day until night
There’s no better way to view the ocean vistas than from atop a rugged cliffside and that’s exactly where Oneeighty at The Edge Villas Uluwatu is located. If that isn’t enough to boost your appetite for excitement, bring a pair of swimmers and some goggles and jump into this day club’s amazing glass-bottom sky pool that overhangs the glittering sea.
Afterwards, dine on delectable seafood and other beachy favourites among the palms, prepared by the famous Chef Nyoman and his dedicated team. Sip cocktails while lounging on a sunbed or dance the night away under the stars with live music after 5pm.
KISIK Lounge & Seafood Restaurant, Jimbaran: the best in oceanfront dining
Located at the famous AYANA Resort Bali, KISIK Lounge & Seafood Restaurant is the perfect, tranquil setting for those looking to dine on tantalising seafood while digging their toes in the sand. Escape the hustle and bustle of the resort and find true serenity as you bask in the tiki-torch-lit table settings and listen to the sound of the waves crashing on the shore.
Known as the resort's best sunset viewing destination, KISIK boasts a menu that will make you want to stay well into the night. From lobster to king prawns and mud crabs, you won’t find fresher options without catching them yourself. Its selective cocktail menu features tropical flavours and fruit punches to complement the daily catch and its mouthwatering dessert menu saves the best for last. For the best-of-the-best in oceanfront dining, add KISIK to your list.
Sundays Beach Club at The Ungasan Clifftop Resort: casual beachside fare
Spend the day in the exciting beachside atmosphere of Sundays Beach Club at The Ungasan Clifftop Resort in Uluwatu, Bali. Delight your senses with its rotating seasonal menu, featuring the works of local growers, farmers and fishermen to bring the freshest flavours to your dining experience. From beachside classics including wood-fired pizza and innovative burgers to locally sourced seafood and buddha bowls, there's something for every palate.
Its extensive list of beers, wines and spirits guarantees an enjoyable experience for all, with seasonal specials being popular among visitors. Enjoy the tranquil blue waters of the Indian Ocean as you escape the heat in your own private dining pod, fitted out with comfortable lounging cushions, table service and complimentary access to sporting equipment, including stand-up paddle boards, kayaks and more. Dining at Sundays Beach Club is a full-day affair for those looking to make the most out of their beach trip.
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