Being one of the most sought-after destinations in Lombok, Senggigi is also the island’s party hub, with numerous bars and nightclubs spread around the city. Catering to both locals and tourists, the nightlife in Senggigi is diverse, featuring numerous establishments to keep you entertained until the wee hour. There are also plenty of small bar offering a laid-back setting for a romantic evening in paradise.
1. La Chill Bar
True to its name, La Chill Bar exudes relaxed vibes, featuring low tables with candles and oversized bean bags lining the beach. Indulge in breathtaking views of the setting sun, sip an ice-cold beer or an exotic cocktail and soak in the beauty of the surrounding nature. The venue also serves international and local cuisine.
2. Spice Lounge Bar and Restaurant
Exquisite and elegant, Spice Lounge is a chic venue serving sophisticated atmosphere, a stunning setting and dramatic ocean vistas. Relish the intimate setting, savour custom cocktails or a glass of wine from the bar’s vast selection. If you are feeling a bit peckish, the venue also serves delicious tapas and finger foods.
3. Verve Beach Club and Restaurant
Verve Beach Club and Restaurant is a trendy beach bar seducing visitors to dive into the immense swimming pool, laze around on the king-sized sun beds and sip a sunset cocktail while watching the sky awash with incredible colours. After the night falls, the resident DJ starts mixing cool tunes lighting up the evening.
4. The Office Bar and Restaurant
The fantastic beachfront location has made the Office Bar a hit with locals and travellers, but it’s also the unparalleled ambience and friendly service that attracts holidaymakers from across all nations. Simple and relaxed, the venue serves ice cold Bintangs, classic cocktails and mouth-watering Indonesian food if you are feeling peckish.
5. Bambu Lounge
Bambu Lounge is a gorgeous venue with an amazing interior made from, yep, bamboo and decorated with eclectic lamps and bright green cushions. This laid-back lounge has a chilled out atmosphere and fantastic food. The drink list spans from traditional Bintang beer to the crafted mocktails and cocktails.
6. The Cowshed
Stylish and trendy, the Cowshed is an tiny venue with a cool atmosphere and delicious steaks cooked to your liking – some even say it’s the best stake in Lombok! Ice-cold beer and live sports make the Cowshed one the most relaxed bars in town and a great addition to the nightlife in Senggigi.
7. Happy Cafe
Happy Cafe is a friendly pub with live music played seven nights a week, an awesome atmosphere and superb service. Frequented by Lombok expats, locals and travellers, the bar stays open until late, catering to night owls and those wanting to savour the nightlife in Senggigi to the fullest.
8. Marina Cafe
Marina Cafe was one of the pioneers in Senggigi’s nightlife scene and remains an ever-popular spot to party until the early morning hours. DJs from all over Indonesia are regularly invited to play the latest hip-hop, techno and house tunes. Known for hosting regular live bands which pack in a full house.
9. Papaya Cafe
The main draw at Papaya Cafe is their live rock band, which plays at the venue nearly every night. This spacious bar features a relaxed atmosphere and an elaborate cocktail menu. Sip your favourite mojito or a daiquiri cocktail, while listening to a stellar soundtrack of oldies-goldies rock songs.
10. Sahara Club
Sahara Club is a music venue with genres spanning form live rock to trendy DJ sets and remains open until night. The venue is flanked by a “pizza house”, meaning you can dance the night away while sipping a Bintang and snacking on some pizza. Sahara Club charges an entrance fee and requires visitors to follow a casual dress code. Sahara Club offers regular promos and on many nights, ladies get free entry to the club.
The nightlife in Senggigi is very hip and happening and we could easily spend a day listing out all the great options available at Lombok’s party hub. But to get you started, here are our 10 favourites. Now then – who’s up for a party?