Of three Gili islands, Gili Trawangan features the most developed tourist facilities, the widest range of eating and drinking establishments and by far, the most vibrant atmosphere. There are restaurants, cafes, local eateries and bars to suit all tastes. Here is our list of 10 outstanding restaurants in Gili Trawangan which you need to add to your must-visit list, STAT.

1. Ko Ko Mo Restaurant

A beachfront fine-dining restaurant, Ko Ko Mo boasts a sophisticated interior, an elaborate menu and delightful craft cocktails. Savour the succulent grilled seafood or opt for a juicy steak or fresh sashimi, and, of course, leave some space for the gorgeous dessert. Out of all the restaurants in Gili Trawangan, Ko Ko Mo is the best choice for a romantic dinner for two.

Ko Ko Mo Restaurant - restaurants in Gili Trawangan

2. Kayu Cafe

Quirky and inviting, Kayu Cafe represents the perfect combination of style and comfort and features a trendy decor along with stunning ocean view. Serving all-day breakfasts, you can take your pick from the healthy options, including quinoa salad, fruit bowl and muesli. If you feel more like having a delicious panini or a piece of cake, the venue serves them too, meaning you won’t leave with an empty stomach.

Kayu Cafe - restaurants in Gili Trawangan

3. Night Market

Once the favourite hangouts of locals, nowadays the night martket is also frequented by foreign travellers. Sample some authentic Indonesian food cooked in front of you, socialise with other travellers, and pay half of what you would spend in any of the other restaurants on Gili Trawangan!

Night Market - restaurants in Gili Trawangan

4. Scallywags Seafood Bar and Grill

Scallywags is a sophisticated fine-dining venue featuring an elegant open-air dining area overlooking the ocean. The venue specialises in fresh seafood which comes with a side salad and a couple of traditional sauces. An absolute must-try when in Gili!

Scallywags Restaurant - restaurants in Gili Trawangan

5. Casa Vintage Beach

Unusual Jamaica-inspired decor, amazing setting and great vibes are what make Casa Vintage so special. This cosy Caribbean beachfront restaurant has fast gained cult status among visitors. Two tips before visiting Casa Vintage Beach: come over earlier to get the best table for the most jaw-dropping sunset views, and don’t forget to savour their incredible desserts.

Casa Vintage Beach Restaurant - restaurants in Gili Trawangan

6. Pizzeria Regina

Serving the most delicious pizza on the island, Pizzeria Regina is an Italian-owned restaurant, where you can build your own pizza with all toppings you could possibly imagine. One pizza is more than enough for one person, so you can share it with your better half.

Pizzeria Regina - restaurants in Gili Trawangan

7. Greens and Beans

Greens and Beans is not only a super-affordable casual eatery, but it also offers a huge selection of Western dishes along with modern takes on local fare. Savour the feeling of a home away from home while enjoying some authentic pasta, delicious chicken cordon bleu and other Western favourites which you won’t find elsewhere on the island.

Greens and Beans - restaurants in Gili Trawangan

8. Pituq

Pituq caters to vegans and people leading a healthy lifestyle by offering an ample range of delicious, organic dishes to treat your taste buds and pamper your body. Delightful smoothies, organic salads, granolas, hummus and vegan wraps – these are only a few healthy dishes served at Pituq. Those with a sweet tooth are blessed with a vast array of delightful fruit desserts, which are light and healthy.

Pituq Cafe - restaurants in Gili Trawangan

9. The Yoga Place

As you’ve probably guessed by the name, the Yoga Place also serves super healthy and organic fare in a stunning tropical garden setting. Most of the visitors are yogis and yoginis, but even if you have no interest in doing yoga, you could still have an amazing vegan dinner at the Yoga Place.

The Yoga Place - restaurants in Gili Trawangan

10. Le Petit Gili

Le Petit Grill is the only venue on the island that serves food (incredible food!) 24 hours a day, feeding night owls after a crazy night of partying on the beach. The restaurant boasts a wide selection of dishes ranging from American to Australian and from Indonesian to European cuisine. The restaurant’s speciality are their juicy burgers which are to die for – especially after a long night out.

Le Petit Gili - restaurants in Gili Trawangan

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And there you have it! Now that you know all the best restaurants in Gili Trawangan, there’s only one thing left to do – book your dream holiday on the Gilis!

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