The home to fishing villages and long beach lines with calm waters, Jimbaran is where you’ll find some of the best seafood havens in Bali. But the culinary theatre of Jimbaran is more than just seafood, it’s where you’ll find the best local and international cuisine whether it’s in a beachside restaurant, a hotel-restaurant or even a local food corner. With an extensive variety of restaurants available, which then is the best restaurant in Jimbaran? In our Best of Food series, we have curated the latest 7 Best Restaurants in Jimbaran, providing quality recommendations to suit your budget and lifestyle. For the ultimate guides, also check out our best Nusa Dua and Canggu restaurants recommendations!
This article was last updated on 15 November 2022
7 Best Restaurants in Jimbaran
Housed in a Joglo-house with a tropical garden and dancing coconut palms, a high rooftop and a wrap-around Veranda, Kayumanis Resto is a perfect spot to relax and unwind while savouring what Balinese cuisine has to offer. The signature dish is Bebek Panggang Mekudus, a duck meat dish marinated in local spices and served on a small classy grill fueled by charcoal to create a smoky effect. Other best-selling menus include ayam dabu-dabu, nasi bakar, ayam bakar taliwang and es goreng.
OPIA is a type of restaurant that really gives you a Bali-holiday vibe; perched on a ledge-side of a magnificent quarry against a beautiful greenery that sets your mind free. The food itself is as refreshing as the ambience, featuring internationally-inspired menus focusing on vegetable-forward dishes utilising peak seasonal ingredients. Some of their best dishes are Yellow Flower Tuna, Wedding In Sardinia And Lobster Tagliolini. Signature and craft cocktails are also available, as well as a good selection of imported wines.
The Chatwood Coffee and Eatery is a restaurant that brings you closer to nature, food and interior-wise. Three different areas are available; Chatwood, an indoor and outdoor area with a nature-inspired surroundings, Nicolette offers a perfect blend of elegant wooden furniture and interior with a classy open kitchen, and Kita-Kita with its spacious and natural rooftop area with a plantation and garden view. The menu is extensive too, offering choices such as pizza, burger, pasta, and dry-aged steak, as well as Asian authentic selections like Kari Kambing, Sop Buntut and Ayam Bakar Taliwang.
Locations: Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai No.777, Lingk. Tegal, Jimbaran, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80362, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 773777
The R&B Grill Prime is all about anything grilled. From a vast selection of premium imported meat from the USA, Australia, New Zealand and Japan to freshly caught local seafood, any grilled dishes here are always on point. Want something bespoke? Head downstairs to their Meat Shop & Grocery store to shop for their specific cut of meat or seafood and ask their expert chef to prepare them based on your specifications.
The Professor Seafood Restaurant, like its name, is a seafood restaurant like no other. There are over 500 choices of dishes, live seafood, BBQ, dim sum, porridge and noodles, and you’ll find the portion and seafood cuts bigger than the standard Bali seafood restaurant, too. Plus, they provide live seafood so you can choose the kind of seafood you want to eat from the aquarium. One thing you can’t miss: Sapo Kari Ikan Special.
|Locations: Jl. Uluwatu II No.88, Jimbaran, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 9075363
Housed in a 5-star Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran, Anarasa infuses an urban style interior and the refreshing ambience of a tropical garden, serving a wide range of Asian delicacies, artisanal Balinese specialities and international favourites. There are breakfast buffets, set menus for lunch and themed night buffets with live entertainment, but plenty of ala carte menus are also available with their best signature such as Mövenpick Sandwich and Classic Gruyere Burger. In addition, it’s also a friendly dining spot for families with a dedicated children’s dining zone.
Nestled in a breezy rooftop of Jimbaran Bay Beach Resort overlooking the neverending sea of Jimbaran Bay and Bukit Peninsula, the restaurant offers perfect casual alfresco dining with a beautiful view. The food varies from local to international favourites, with light snacks, and a good selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Stand-out dishes are Riviera Style Barramundi and Cream Mushroom Sauce.
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