Bali Eats

Sardinia Café is so different from the rest, it is operated by local professionals which is probably why it was one of the first to both open at the Beachwalk Mall and be busy. Situated in a prime position facing Pantai Kuta, at the front entrance, it offers simple Italian and International, snacks and light […]

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A La la! Is a French bistro in Umalas II [Jln. Bumbak, Gang Carik]. Mediterranean style with a few Asian twists. Lunch and Dinner [breakfast to come soon], you can start with a Terrine of rabbit, pork and chicken livers with walnut, squash seeds, arak and thyme, on toast of course. Or A Vol au […]

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Ari Bar is Mexican but different from the rest. Not Tex-Mex or Cal-Mex but innovative Mexican. Some standard items are on the menu but most are creations using traditional Mexican flavours and cooking methods combined with a new range of ingredients. An example is the Open Taco, layered with crispy shredded pork in alpastor sauce […]

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Som Chai in Kerobokan was our feature in depth review in the previous issue of The Bali Advertiser. However that restaurant has now been permanently closed as it is being moved to Ubud [Jln. Monkey Forest]. It will be the first time that Ubud has ever had a Thai restaurant of this quality, in the […]

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Dapur Raja is Ubud’s latest newcomer and no it is not yet another International café! This time a true traditional special, worthy of its place. The Rijsttafel was an invention of the colonial Dutch to showcase the varied tastes of Indonesia. At Dapur Raja this concept is used to showcase the varied tastes of Bali, […]

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Punjabi Tadka is a new Indian restaurant on Jln Seminyak. It features a large menu covering most of India’s regional cuisines; Meat and Vegetarian curries, Thali, Biriyanis, Kebabs from the Tandoor, even Indian breakfasts. Samosas [pictured] are amongst my all time favourite snack foods, particularly the vegetarian ones and these are very good. They come […]

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Cafe des Artistes is a survivor. Once a lonely warung on a dead-end road on the outskirts of Ubud [Jln. Bisma] it has been a thriving restaurant now for many years. The secret has been reasonably priced comfort food, served with a smile. Many of the staff have been there for the almost 20 years […]

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Naughty Nuri’s Seminyak is actually on Jln Mertanadi, Kerobokan. Whilst Ribs are obviously the specialty of this franchise, unlike the original in Ubud they also offer quite an interesting menu of other options. The most recent additions to the menu have been a full range of different burgers. The Charcoal Burger [pictured] has tender shredded […]

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July 03, 2019

Massimo – il Ristorante has been the star of the Sanur dining scene ever since opening. It is probably the biggest restaurant in the area and without doubt the busiest. Part of that reason is Massimo the always present chef/owner who is forever attempting to improve what is on offer. His latest product to introduce […]

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Warung d’Uma Tapan is my latest discovery. A new style warung, it serves restaurant food at warung prices. A team of talented young Balinese professionals have taken over this site and are making an impact with their mix of local and international dishes. It is a simple, yet attractive, two level site just past and […]

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