Cafe Bali is a place you definitely can go to spend your idle time, chill out and relax, while feeling gorgeous at the same time. But that’s not all this island can give to you, beautiful lovelies. There are bunches of cool and fancy cafes and other social spots in Bali, especially in the southern areas. In fact, spending your leisure time in one of those outstanding cafes are part of the must-do things to do in Bali. So, this time we will talk about some cafes and restaurants that you can go to go social or just to chill out and relax. Here are 8 of them:
Want to see a vintage place that looks kind of old but cute in Bali? You can go to Cafe Bali. While there is nothing special with this name (it even sounds little boring), you can’t underestimate this eating and social place. Cafe Bali is dominated by the white-washed furniture, cute wallpapers that gives it a cute vintage Lolita look. Definitely a place in the middle of the hustle bustle Jalan Laksmana Seminyak to enjoy a nice meal and go back in time.
Address: Jalan Laksmana, Seminyak, Kuta, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 361 736484
Batik Seminyak combines modern interior design with traditional touch of Batik patterns. Also, it is a place where you can enjoy local cultures of Indonesia in Bali. Represented in its name, batik clothes and fashion ornate this vast restaurant in almost every possible way. While stepping in the stairs, be sharp enough to notice the 23 patterns of batik from all over Indonesia! First of all, try tasting Indonesian local cuisines served in this restaurant. Then, you can get to know better about the production of batik. Above all, joining the mini tour guided by the staff of Batik Seminyak is totally recommended.
Open Daily 11 AM – 11 PM
Address: Jalan Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Bali, 80361
Phone: +62361 735171
There are various best things to do in Canggu that definitely can make you stay unforgettable. One of them is doing cafe-hopping tour. As the center of the bohemian heart of Bali, there are bunches of eclectic social spots in this small beach-side town. For this reason, you might want to consider La Laguna as one of the must-visit cafes in Canggu. This gypsy-styled space is a sanctuary for in-town hippies and everyone else. Looking for a restful place with calming vibes? La Laguna can be the best answer. Snapping a photo or two with the background of their boho-chic decorations and its admired bridge in the lagoon is a must. The results will surely beautify your Instagram feed. Of course, there are many other extraordinary places to visit in Canggu for the eccentrics. You can go to get nice time for yourself and nice backdrop for your photos.
Open Daily 3 PM – 11 PM
Address: Jalan Pantai Kayu Putih, Berawa, Canggu, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung – Bali 80361
Phone: +62 361 789 789
As a hidden gem in the lively Seminyak, you can get a little peace in La Favela, though it’s not an easy-find. It’s founder is Luigi Ferrara. He also owns of the beachfront colorful restaurant La Plancha which is also a huge success. You can acknowledge La Favela between a restaurant and a surf shop from its warm-colored neon sign. This place becomes a perfect hideout for hippies, eccentrics, and anyone else who love unique things. The concept reminds you to an old abandoned building in the middle of a Brazilian forest. Besides, its vintage trinkets like old bike, typewriter, and many others makes this place even more perfect. If you are to go to this gorgeous, jaw-dropping cafe, make sure your phone and/or camera is fully charged as you can get awesome photo in almost any part of La Favela.
Open Daily 5 PM – 3 AM
Address: Jalan Laksamana Oberoi No.177X, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80561
Phone: +62 812 4612 0010 or +62 878 6265 4573
For more modern alternative, Sisterfields in Seminyak can be a great option for your social and/or me time in Bali. Different from the other cafes and restaurants previously-mentioned above, this eatery looks ordinarily modern. As you know, most eating and social spots in this island have their own signature designs. However, Sisterfields chooses simplicity for its interior and exterior. With its glass wall, customers can choose to have their meal in the indoor or outdoor spaces of this restaurant and still get the bright and airy ambiances.
All Day Dining: 7:00am-10:00pm
No Reservations; Walk-ins Only.
Address: Jalan Kayu Cendana No. 7, Seminyak, Kuta, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 811 3860 507
A coffee-addicts must-go cafe! This boutique coffee shop has a rock ‘n roll decor with a cool vibe and organic menu. Starting as a 30-seat cafe in Oberoi, Revolver Espresso now can accommodate more coffee-drinkers around Seminyak to to get their crave for caffeine. Sip your Australian-styled coffee and don’t miss the chance to try their other menu as well. As their popularity is rising, Revolver Espresso has a branch in Petitenget, the Baby Revolver. Another cute little spot for a little chill and it’s great for breakfast, brunch, and lunch as well.
Revolver Boutique Coffee House
Address: Jl. Kayu Aya Gang 51, Seminyak, Kuta, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 851 0088 4968
Breakfast & Lunch 7 AM – 5 PM
Revolver Night 5 PM – Late
Address: Jl. Petitenget, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 851 0244 4468
Breakfast & Lunch 6.30 AM – 3 PM
Coffee & Drinks until 4.30 PM
What’s special about Bali other than it’s tropical beaches? Of course, it’s the lush greenery, including the rice fields. Ubud and its surrounding areas is where you can find such views like what you can see in Eat, Pray, Love. If you adore the peaceful atmosphere of a rice field, you might enjoy your meal in Pomegranate Cafe. The main space of this cafe is its domed open space in the middle of the rice field in Ubud. Absorb the tranquility of the area by pampering your eyes and mind with its 360-degree views of the rice fields, as well as the mountains afar.
Address: Jalan Subak Sok Wayah, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: + 62 878 60803632
Kim Soo Home Bali
As you can guess from its name, Kim Soo Home Bali is actually an artistic space in Seminyak. This store provides cool home-wares. But, you can do more than just shopping for furniture and other decoration for your place’ interior. Here, you can also chill and relax while enjoying fancy food. By sticking to the basic colors like black, white, and khaki, the whole interior of this cafe looks minimalist but classy. The cafe itself displays the range of aesthetic and artistic products. So, while you munch your snack and sip your smoothies or iced juice, you can pamper your eyes with their collection as if you are in an art gallery. It’s like killing two birds in one shot, isn’t it? Don’t forget to take the chance to do some photo-shoots with their interior. Totally Instagram-worthy!
Open Daily | 07:30 AM – 05:30 PM
Address: Jl. Kayu Aya No. 21, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Phone: +62 813 5350 0985
Special Mention: Seafood Dining by the Bay of Jimbaran
If you look for any Bali tours, Jimbaran seafood dinner is almost always present. This marks how famous this place is. Seafood dining by the beach is surely worth a special mention. Here is where you can enjoy your romantic dinner with the sounds of the waves as the background music. Jimbaran seafood restaurant can be seen as one of the liveliest social spots in Bali at night. A lot of tourists enjoy lobster and seafood set by the beach.
OK, guys! So, that’s our list of 8 cafes and social spaces in Bali where you can take photos for your Instagram. Other than cafes, which are plentiful already, you can also go to beach club. As you know, there are a load of beach clubs all over Bali. Finns Beach Club and Sundays Beach Club are just two among so many recommended beach clubs to go. Those places are perfect to hangout and enjoy the fullest of your precious leisure time. (/YAP)