Kerobokan houses countless of restaurants and appears to be one of the most cosmopolitan regions of Bali dining scene. Boasting exclusive fine dining restaurants, fantastic midrange venues and affordable local eateries, the Kerobokan dining scene is not inferior to Seminyak and Petitenget, in terms of service, food and setting.
1. La Rustica Cucina Italiana
Treat your taste buds to authentic Italian home cooking served at La Rustica Cucina Italiana. A cosy, quiet venue provides a traditional setting, a family-friendly atmosphere and an amazing range of dishes from delicious bruschetta and pasta to wood fired pizzas and mouth-watering desserts.
A trendy, unusual and inviting restaurant with open kitchen and an elaborate menu, Scratch might very well become your new favourite restaurant. The venue serves burgers, tacos and steaks cooked to perfection. Scratch also does fabulous desserts, so definitely leave some room for the sweet stuff.
3. La Baracca
The rustic interior, recycled boat timber furnishing and eclectic Italian fusion cuisine make La Baracca stand out among other restaurants of its kind. Besides the sumptuous pizza, delicious ravioli and homemade pasta, the popular venue also serves gluten-free options and vegan antipasti appeasing all palates and diets.
One of the first healthy cafes in Bali, Watercress follows the ideology “eat fresh, live well.” The super popular venue encourages visitors not only to sample a wide range of organic and gluten-free dishes, but also supports local farmers, coconut oil producers and nut butter manufacturers by using locally sourced ingredients. One of the most popular restaurants in Kerobokan, Watercress also houses the Garden Bar, a trendy watering hole frequented by Bali’s young and beautiful.
5. Cafe Moonlight Bali
The simple, cosy and casual setting of Cafe Moonlight Bali invites visitors to sink into their super-comfy loungers lining the terrace and relish the laid-back atmosphere and delicious food, healthy smoothies and traditional banana pancakes. Bright, organic and appealing, this dining venue also serves high tea with mouth-watering macarons and other homemade desserts to die for.
6. Yo! Noodles
Yo! Noodles is an Asian-style street food joint located in a simple yet trendy building with a bold red sign and a cool black-and-white decor. The restaurant sells Thai, Indonesian, Chinese, Vietnamese and even Mongolian style noodles cooked before your very eyes at the open-plan kitchen. Sample the delicious fare right in the venue or take away in a handy box. Without a doubt, Yo! Noodles is one of the best fast food restaurants in Kerobokan.
7. Saigon Street
Saigon Street stands out with its unique take on classic Vietnamese cuisine. The attractive menu includes both traditional Vietnamese dishes and modern interpretations to sample and share. The must-try is their Roast Duck served with anise, ginger and lemongrass – delicious and cooked in a unique way, it just doesn’t get any better!
8. Cafe Degan
Cafe Degan celebrates rich and delightful Thai and Indonesian cuisines in a casual and simple Javanese Joglo house. The menu is vast and elaborate and includes both traditional Indonesian dishes and carefully selected Thai specialities, and the service is just as impeccable as the food on offer
9. Naughty Nuri’s
Journey of Naughty Nuri’s resembles the history of Bali itself. From a tiny roadside eatery located in Ubud, Naughty Nuri’s has evolved into the one of the most popular restaurants on the island, frequented by celebrities and jet-setters from all over the world. Shortly after reaching its peak of success in Ubud, Naughty Nuri’s opened an outlet on Jalan Mertanadi and it’s already one of the most popular restaurants in Kerobokan. You can treat your taste buds to scrumptious pork ribs BBQ, juicy burgers, and, of course, Nuri’s renowned martinis, the restaurant’s specialty.
Sangsaka is a sophisticated fine dining venue, featuring a modern setting and exclusive Indonesian cuisine. Serving unique dishes with distinctive flavours sourced from all over the archipelago, this venue is a fantastic addition to the eclectic Kerobokan dining scene.
Too often overlooked by travellers flocking to neighbouring Seminyak, Kerobokan boasts an eclectic and vibrant dining scene in its own right. Whether you’re looking for to sample some fine dining or want to wolf down some epic ribs, the countless restaurants in Kerobokan are waiting to deliver you into a divine food coma.