Snack, Sip and Sunset!

The Bali Dream is, for many tourists, the image of relaxing by a Bali beach in a trendy bar/cafe, sipping exotic cocktails and picking at gourmet snacks as the sun sets over this tropical paradise. Many resorts and stand alone restaurants are aware of this and charge accordingly, some even levying an entrance fee as […]

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Vegetarian in Ubud!

UBUD was not even on the Bali map years ago, just sometimes mentioned as an ‘Artist’s Colony’. Yet over time it has become Bali’s quality destination due to its culture preservation and fame as a top end restaurant and wellness location, with almost as many spas as restaurants. Wellness and Vegetarianism would seem to go […]

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On the Boardwalk!

There are many restaurants in Bali that overlook beaches and the ocean. Some offer fine dining, some are meant for the trendy in-crowd where quality is not the highest priority, some are very basic. One fact however seem to run true wherever; you usually have to pay for the view, and sometimes at a price […]

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Pick Up a Pizza!

The Dining Room is a pleasant open bamboo rotunda in Candi Dasa. In front is an impressive wood fired pizza oven that really stands out [pictured]. Managed by the nearby Watergarden Hotel the restaurant displays all of the professionalism of that connection. It is a level above the usual warungs and cafes of that area. […]

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Ultra Fine Dining!

Aperitif is amazing! The Viceroy has a long history for presenting the highest quality cuisine. Its CasCades restaurant has been one of Bali’s best for more than a decade, but CasCades is now relegated to just their all-day restaurant, however it still presents an outstanding dining experience. Now they have opened yet another restaurant and […]

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An Ubud Happy Chappy!

Happy Chappy arrived on Jl. Braban, Kerobokan 4 years ago, the cuisine was basic Chinese, mainly Cantonese, with excellent attention to detail, an instant success. Simple food done well! That is the secret of success everywhere. These owners actually go to restaurants themselves, the number of items in each serve [dim sum] are clearly shown, […]

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Izakaya Comes to Bali!

KUU is a Japanese restaurant specializing in Izakaya cuisine. It is located street-side at Sanur’s latest 5 star hotel, the impressive Maya Sanur. Izakaya was developed as a series of small dishes in Japan’s Sake bars. At Kuu they classify their offerings as Appetisers, Sashimi, Sushi, Simmered & Steamed, Grilled and Fried dishes and, of […]

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Hairy Balls!

The Hub is a large glass-fronted building on the western side of The Bypass in central Sanur. Its cuisine is innovative café style, and it is already popular with many local customers, mainly those who drive cars rather than motor bikes. It has hit the ground running, busy from opening, the first western restaurant that […]

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Soft, Fragrant Curries!

Curry in Bali offers many wonderful dishes from India’s southern coastal city of Kerala, on the Malabar coast, they are so different to the curries from other regions in India. They use a whole different range of spices, the result is almost delicate. A great example of Kerala cuisine is to drop in to Curry […]

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Style in a Garden Courtyard!

Ubud is Bali’s cultural village. It has an ever increasing number of quality restaurants to complement the lifestyle. It also has one with air-conditioning. Lamak has done it smart! There is pleasant outdoor dining, both around the central water fountain, and upstairs on the breezy balcony. At the rear of the balcony is an air-conditioned […]

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