The Best Cafes in Bali

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Cuisine: Health food, plant-based, vegetarian with vegan & gluten-free options
Address: Jalan Petitenget No. 99X, Seminyak & Jalan Umalas 1
Contact: +62 821 4648 9669
Opening Hours: Daily, 7am – 10pm
Instagram: @cafeorganicbali

One of Bali’s most iconic eateries, Cafe Organic offers health-conscious vegetarian and vegan meals passionately crafted using fresh, locally- farmed produce. Wood grains and distressed whites dominate the space inviting a minimalist Scandinavian feel. Every corner has been styled for the gram with the star of the show being the açai bowls served in coconuts.

At their Petitenget location in the buzzing heart of Seminyak, you’ll find marble table tops, living green walls, and the oh so famous #GardenGangstas mural. Their latest endeavour in Umalas is a wide open space set in Bali’s rice terraces and veggie gardens. Whether you want to sit back for an afternoon taro latte and get serenaded by jazzy tunes or meet up for a big brunch with the crew, this is your rendezvous.

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Image by Cafe Organic, Seminyak


Cuisine: Modern Australian
: Jalan Lb. Sari No. 8, Kerobokan, Seminyak  
Contact: +62 812 4601 0515
Opening Hours: Daily, 7.30am – 6pm
Instagram: @coffeecartelbali

Coffee Cartel is everything you’re looking for – delicious food, specialty coffee, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options, Insta-grammable aesthetics, fast Wi-Fi, and spacious seating areas. Take your pick of sitting at their large wooden table indoors, beautiful marble tables outdoors or upstairs on their al-fresco terrace and settle in to enjoy their vast menu of mouth-watering dishes.

Make sure you try the Vegan Smak Hotcakes with candy floss and Banana Nice-Cream, or the Bali Bowl with all your favourite Balinese Nasi Campur sides in a modern salad. Also, don’t forget to get yourself a Ripple printed latte to add to those aesthetically pleasing Instagram flat lays!

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Image by Coffee Cartel, Seminyak


Cuisine: Western & Mexican
 Jalan Kayu Aya No. 22A, Seminyak 
Contact: +62 361 738667 
Opening Hours: Daily, 7.30am – 10pm 
Instagram: @seacircus

You can’t miss this rainbow coloured Seminyak institution with its quirky interiors and mouth-watering day-to-night food offerings. You’ll have a hard time choosing a menu favourite between its famous Acai Bowl, Fish Tacos and Margarita jugs as Sea Circus simply has one of the tastiest selections in town for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Bring the family for an addictive breakfast experience or stop by with your love for a non-pretentious feast under the glittering fairy lights.

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Image by Sea Circus, Seminyak


Cuisine: Healthy & flavoursome
: Jalan Drupadi 1 No. 2A, Seminyak
Opening hours: Daily, 7.30am – 6pm
Instagram: @shelterseminyak

The breezy rooftop cafe stands as one of Seminyak’s most popular hangouts for great food, delicious coffee, power-packed healthy smoothies and fresh juices all wrapped up in a relaxing atmosphere. A must-visit in Seminyak when you’re looking for one of the best cafes in Bali and the ultimate healthy yet satisfying meal!

Shelter Cafe, Seminyak
Image by Shelter Cafe, Seminyak


Cuisine: Vegan
 Jalan Petitenget No. 12X
Contact: +62 859 3112 0209
Opening Hours: Daily, 6am – 10pm
Instagram: @kyndcommunity

Kynd has quickly risen to become one of Bali’s most popular cafes, combining uber Instagramable interiors with delicious vegan cuisine and stellar service. Their inventive and 100% plant-based menu is designed to show you just how good veggies really can taste and will have you coming back for more!

Visit them early in the morning for delicious coconut MYLK coffees, waffles and customised Berry Tropical smoothie bowls or come by in the evening to try their mind-blowing dinner menu and super cute cocktails! PS: Save room for dessert and indulge in their plant-based ice-creams, milkshakes and freak shakes at their Kynd Creamery located next door!

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Image by Kynd, Seminyak


Cuisine: Australian breakfast, Asian inspired tapas, tacos & mains
Corner of Jalan Kayu Aya & Jalan Kayu Jati
Bookings: +62 813 5379 4644
Opening hours: Daily, 8am – 11pm
Instagram: @neonpalmsbali

Located on the second level above the unmissable boutique store Bali Boat Shed is the latest masterstroke of the culinary minds behind Seminyak institution Sea Circus. With its striking tropical decor, incredible cocktails & delectable menu, Neon Palms cannot be missed on your Seminyak adventures!

Indulge in their signature Flatbread Tacos, Korean Spiced Chicken Strips and King Prawn Sushi Bowl for the ultimate Bali feast. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner you can shop, wine and dine all under the same jungle- styled roof – don’t blame us if you go on a spending spree after a few cocktails!

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Image by Neon Palms, Seminyak



Cuisine: Premium coffee, modern Australian lunch & dinner
Jl. Tanah Barak No.6, Canggu
Opening Hours: Daily, 7am – 5pm
Instagram: @blacklistcoffee.bali

Blacklist Coffee Roasters is an award-winning coffee roastery that was founded in Perth, Western Australia, before setting up shop in the iconic Canggu. Coffee enthusiasts can look forward to good coffee, good food and good times at this sophisticated roastery, restaurant and cafe, whilst True coffee connoisseurs can up the ante with the #BlacklistCoffeeTasting experience, offering a unique coffee degustation journey.

Stop by Blacklist Coffee Roasters for breakfast or lunch daily and enjoy specialty coffee, signature cocktails, craft beer and premium wine, served alongside a refined menu of modern Australian cuisine.

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Image by Blacklist Coffee Roasters, Canggu


Cuisine: Health food, plant-based, vegetarian with vegan & gluten-free options
Jalan Batu Bolong No. 58, Canggu
Contact:+62 821 4648 9669
Opening Hours: Daily, 7am – 10pm
Instagram: @cafeorganicbali

This iconic eatery offers health-conscious vegetarian and vegan meals passionately crafted using fresh, locally-farmed produce. Every corner has been styled for the gram with the star of the show being the açai bowls served in coconuts.

Cafe Organic fuses Tulum-meets-Mykonos vibes with rustic woods, shady palms and an open patio filled with cacti which helps you slip into island mode. You can also get your daily smoothie bowl fix in their equally photogenic outlets in Seminyak and Umalas.

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Image by Cafe Organic, Canggu


Cuisine: Breakfast and lunch, including healthy vegan options
 Jalan Canggu Padang Linjong 49
Bookings: +62 812 3894 3040
Opening Hours: Daily, 6am – 5pm
Instagram: @cratecafe

One of the island’s most happening cafes serving up tasty and healthy cuisine, as they say, LIFESCRATE! The cafe is over-flowing with creative juice, alongside the cafe is a concept store, a gallery and they also host vibing events regularly. Good music, good food, good coffee and good company, feel good on the inside too with a surplus of nourishing superfood options. If you’re a foodie and after an insta-worthy spot to sip your next coffee, add CRATE cafe to your list! PS- their aromatic coffee is brewed in house, so get ready for an authentic caffeine hit!

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Image by Crate, Canggu


Cuisine: All day breakfasts, fabulous lunches & fantastic dinners
Jalan Pantai Berawa No. 52, Canggu
Bookings:+62 851 0278 1872
Opening Hours: Daily, 7am – 10pm
Instagram: @milkandmadu

Milk & Madu is known for its gorgeous breakfasts, fantastic brunches, famous lava stone pizza and abundant dinners. This kid-friendly favourite has all day arts & crafts, rice field views and live music on special nights. With a breathtaking open space, it is the perfect setting for post-surf and pre-shopping hangs. They do preloved sales and cool pop-up markets featuring great local brands too.

If you find yourself exploring in Ubud, they have another beautiful outlet right in front of the King’s Palace, also one of the best cafes in Bali!

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Image by Milk & Madu, Canggu


Cuisine: Wholesome, international & fresh food
Jalan Batu Belig No. 21A, Canggu
Bookings:+62 851 0280 8030
Opening Hours: Daily, 7.30am – 10pm
Instagram: @watercressbali

Watercress Cafe has turned over a new leaf recently with a brand new look you’ll love! Known for abundant and wholesome selections of all-day breakfasts, their famous salad showcase and savoury dinners, they’re dishing up delectable fare. Presenting an entirely new menu with an exciting assortment of flavourful morning-to-evening fare, it’s truly something to look forward to.

Staying in Ubud? No need to miss out on your favourite Watercress goodness! Swing by the cafe on Jalan Monkey Forest near the Ubud Market.

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Image by Watercress, Canggu


Cuisine: Healthy vegetarian wholefoods
Jalan Tanah Barak No. 53, Canggu
Opening Hours: Daily, 7.30am – 11pm
Instagram: @theshadyshack 

Don’t get deterred by its name – you have come to one of the best cafes in Bali! First things first: our menu favourites, their bowls. Whether you’re in need of some protein (Protein Bowl), have a craving for cheese after travelling Asia for too long (Haloumi Bowl) or a touch of Japanese (Nori Bowl), the choice is endless! Start the morning with a delicious coconut or kick back after a long, hot day at this vegetarian-vegan shady oasis in the heart of Canggu.

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Image by The Shady Shack, Canggu


Cuisine: Modern tropical
Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud
Bookings: +62 361 9080 888
Opening Hours: Daily, 9am – 10pm
Instagram: @folkubud

Retreat to Folk Pool & Gardens to take a break from the hustle and bustle of busy Jalan Monkey Forest. Ubud’s first swim-up pool bar and twilight pool cinema is located right in the heart of town with private daybeds, teepees and decks lining the pool.

From vegetarian to grill options, the talented chefs also bake their sourdough bread in-house, best combined with one of their delicious fresh smoothies. A fan of their delicious cuisine? Join their weekly cooking class to learn the skills!

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Image by Folk Pool & Gardens, Ubud


Cuisine: All day breakfasts, fabulous lunches & fantastic dinners
: 3, Jl. Suweta, Ubud
Bookings:+62 851 0278 1872
Opening hours: Daily, 7am – 10pm
Instagram: @milkandmadu

Think green, delicious and sunshine-filled mornings. One of the most popular cafes in Canggu opened its doors in Ubud. Welcome to an airy and cosy space with the deliciously familiar Milk & Madu style you’ll adore. All late risers and brunch lovers get to indulge in the famed all-day breakfast! From freshly made croissants to lava stone pizzas or salad bowls, Milk & Madu continues to bring inspiring dishes daily.

When you get to Canggu and want more Madu, go to the original space at Pantai Berawa 52. The best way to start the day in one of the best cafes in Bali and so family- friendly!

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Image by Milk & Madu, Ubud


Cuisine: Wholesome, international & fresh food
Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud
Bookings: +62 851 0280
Opening Hours: Daily, 7.30am – 10pm
Instagram: @watercressbali

Watercress serves abundant and wholesome food from all-day breakfasts, superb salads and savoury dinners made only with the freshest ingredients. Whether you come in for one of their iconic heart-shaped coconuts or one of the lush salads post-shopping at Jalan Monkey Forest, this renowned Bali favourite should be on your must-visit list!

Staying in the bustling coastal area of Seminyak or Canggu? Don’t forget to stop by their sister cafe in Jalan Batu Belig.

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Image by Watercress, Ubud


Cuisine: International vegetarian cuisine, coffee & craft cocktails
Jalan 27x Goutama Ubud
Bookings: +62 361 9080702
Opening Hours: Daily, 10am – 12am

Step foot into quirky Kismet, serving up next-level cuisine in an eclectic setting. Their passion for flavour is showcased through their food and beverages, featuring delectable flavours created with locally sourced, organic ingredients, farm to table style.

For breakfast indulge in one of their famed ‘Breakfast Bennys,’ or in the evening opt for one of the ‘Bowls of Goodness’ or small plates – the Fresh Summer Rolls are a hit! The philosophy behind Kismet runs deeper than their cuisine, with 4 key values of destiny, fate, serendipity and synchronicity which crafts the meaning behind Kismet.

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Image by Kismet, Ubud


Cuisine: Breakfast and lunch, including healthy vegan options
Jalan Labuansait No. 52, Pecatu
Bookings:+62 822 6662 5154
Opening hours: Daily, 7am – 11pm
Instagram: @theloftbali

With roots in Bondi Australia, The Loft opened their doors in Canggu, serving up a mix of cuisine from Bondi and Bali’s famed food scene. The trending hot-spot has now opened in Uluwatu even bigger than before! Be greeted by fairy floss hues, high ceilings and Scandinavian interiors – flawless aesthetics for your next insta-shoot.

By evening enjoy a romantic dining atmosphere, indulge in homemade pasta, pizzas and a crafty cocktail – must tries are the Margarita or the Canggu Mule with a healthy twist. The Loft is also renowned for the best açaí on the island, enjoy it as a bowl or smoothie – the perfect fix after a salty morning surf!

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Image by The Loft, Uluwatu


Cuisine: Healthy and vegetarian focus
Jalan Pantai Bingin 9
Bookings: +62 859 5378 9675 
Opening Hours: Daily, 7.30am – 10pm
Instagram: @thecashewtree.collective

The Cashew Tree is a must-visit when venturing around the beautiful Bingin area. It’s the ideal spot to keep your health in check on holidays, while still indulging in a cheeky cocktail… or two. Must tries on the menu are the Superseed Fruit Salad, Plants Benedict and the Bakti Bowl.

Relax in the ultimate laid-back atmosphere with their live acoustic sessions every Thursday from 7pm. Their new concept, The Cashew Tree Collective, now encompasses the Cashew Tree cafe, gift shop, kids play area and the Bali Training Centre, everything you need all in one place!

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Image by The Cashew Tree, Bingin


Cuisine: Breakfast lunch and dinner
 Jalan Melasti Labuan Sait, Pecatu, Padang Padang
Instagram: @bukit___cafe

Situated in between the two stunning Bali beaches, Bingin and Padang Padang on Jalan Labuan Sait, Bukit Cafe is a fresh and innovative eatery. Whether you are after fuelling your body before/after a surf or simply looking for a delicious dinner with family and friends – Bukit Cafe’s extensive menu featuring seasonal products and high-quality dishes will make sure you get what you are looking for.

Best Cafés in Bali
Image by @bukit___cafe

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