Known for its cafe culture, surfing spots and fun vibes, Canggu is also home to creative cuisine. From international to local cuisine with twists, and local food corners to high-end restaurants, Canggu’s culinary stage always brings something new to try. With an extensive variety of restaurants available in the area, which then is the best restaurant in Canggu? In our Best of Food series, we have curated the latest 16 Best Restaurants in Canggu, providing quality recommendations to suit your lifestyle and budget. For the ultimate guides, also check out our best Nusa Dua and Jimbaran restaurants recommendations!
This article was last updated on 15 November 2022
16 Best Restaurants in Canggu
1. La Brisa
It’s always fun here at La Brisa. Nestled on the beachside of the iconic Echo beach, La Brisa is a vibrant restaurant with creative wooden decor, a swimmable pool and an outdoor area where guests can enjoy a dine-in daybed below towering palm trees. While the eco-friendly venue is fantastic, it’s also home to outstanding seafood cuisine made from sustainably sourced food and local produce. Shisha and a range of cool cocktails are also available here, as well as Balinese-style drinks that will really make you feel the island vibe.
2. Garden Canggu by Pizza House
Garden Canggu by Pizza House is an authentic Italian cuisine perfect for breakfast and brunch. All the menus are refreshing and a great source of healthy energy; our favourite is Breaky Up, which is slide sourdough served with egg poach, slide bacon, sauteed mushroom, and vegetables. Green Special is also one of the bestsellers, which is a mix of three colours quinoa, sauté kale, broccoli, slice avo, poached egg, tomcar relish, chimichurri dressing and lemon wages. Using veggies as their main offerings, vegetables here are fresh every day and only use organic products.
|Locations: Jl. Batu Mejan Canggu, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Tel: +62 812-4614-9209
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3. Cinta Cafe
Cinta Cafe brings together favourite dishes from all over the world and gives them a touch of authentic flavour. It’s a great place for casual dining with family and friends, thanks to its alfresco dining concept with a garden facing rice fields – a children’s playground is also available. Made with fresh and organic ingredients, the foods here are beautifully presented and have surprising compositions in a perfectly balanced menu.
4. Ji Restaurant
Ji Restaurant is a spectacular place, housed in a reconstructed 311 years old temple with a terrace facing the sparkling Canggu beach and the Indian ocean. Inside, the interior reflects its culinary inspiration; a fusion of ancient Japanese and Chinese cultures, featuring ornate animal carvings of the Chinese temple’s elegant dark wood facade, Japanese calligraphy highlighting the fanciful flora and fauna, and antique stuff collections that will transport you to the old times. Scallop sushi and Kyushu Nigiri are the favourites here, but you’ll have plenty of choices as well as a sushi bar and a cocktail corner to complete.
5. Indigo Canggu Restaurant
Located in Berawa, Indigo Canggu Restaurant is Bali’s latest food paradise serving Japanese cuisine in a serene and intimate setting. Chef Morita Shigeniko playfully twists the Japanese fusion with a slight European influence, added with a selection of sake and cocktails to cheer the evening. The combination of elegant interior featuring minimalist wooden decor surrounded by Japanese shoji style doors makes it ideal for a romantic meal.
6. COMO Beach Club Canggu
Situated in a beachside location, surrounded by towering palm trees and a gentle breeze from the sea, COMO Beach Club Canggu is one of the best high-end restaurants in Canggu. The menu features a selection of international favourites focusing on healthy cuisine and wood-fired dishes from the grill, and there’s a stand-out bar list featuring barrel-aged cocktails, original mocktails, local wines and a selection of infused gins. Enjoy a pleasant combination of a beautiful view and a soundtrack of live acoustic musicians when you come between evening to late.
7. Kembali Bumbak
Away from the beach on the Northern side of Canggu, Kembali Bumbak offers a combination of love of good food and a laid-back refreshing ambience. The restaurant serves Asian fusion dishes, mainly easy day-to-night options, with bestsellers including Australian Eye Fillet Steak & Pommes Frites, Pesto Fried Rice, Kembali’s Signature Sei Beef, and Parmesan Waffles. There are also plenty of Instagrammable spots to fill up your grid.
|Locations: Jl. Bumbak Dauh No.41-45, Kerobokan, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Tel: +62 811-3940-8400
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8. Alma Tapas Bar
Inspired by the traditional tapas bar in Spain, Alma Tapas Bar brings a unique addition to the culinary stage of Canggu with its authentic Spanish cuisine. You’ll find some of the Spanish favourites such as Jamon Serrano, albondigas, pancetta, and patatas bravas, but there’s also a fantastic wine list, artisan cocktails, infused gin and refreshing sangria. All are perfected by the mediaeval Spanish interior that makes you feel at home.
9. JL. LEGENDS – Bistro Bar and Sports
Any sports lovers in Bali – locals or foreigners – must know Jl. Legends Bistro Bar and Sports. It is the best place to watch a sports game live, cheering for your team as you savour its light menus and a good selection of cocktails and beers. There are large TV screens streaming all sports events all around the dining area, as well as some billiard tables and fun games. If sports aren’t your thing, the outside area has a large terrace for diners to sit and enjoy a meal while the sun goes down.
10. Cafe Coach
Cafe Coach is more than just a cafe – it’s a community. Dedicated to coaches, therapists, healers, and personal development junkies alike, it’s a place to connect while savouring the best of Australian and Indonesian cuisine made in a healthy manner. Guests loved its homey atmosphere, excellent service and friendly staff. There’s a complimentary workshop every Thursday at 5 PM.
11. Enso Sushi Bali
Enso Sushi Bali is a brand-new Japanese restaurant in Canggu, well-known for its outstanding sushi and vegetarian options. Aside from its authentic dishes, the sushi area where guests can watch the Itamae (sushi chef) prepare the freshly-made sushi and the second-floor place where guests dine in traditional Japanese floor seating bring you to a true Japanese culinary journey without even visiting the country.
|Locations: Jl. Tanah Barak No.19, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Tel: +62 812-3909-1550
12. 101 Ramen Yakitori Bar
Ramen in Bali now is just like burgers in New York (they are everywhere), it’s still hard to find anything that isn’t like instant noodles. But 101 Ramen Yakitori Bar isn’t one of them, its rich-tasting ramen is close to authentic, and they specialise in yakitori, too. One of the unique offerings here is the Vegan Coconut Ramen, which is a chilli lemongrass coconut broth served with shiitake mushrooms, Tempe and coriander. Make sure to book in advance because the restaurant has limited seating.
|Locations: Jl. Pantai Berawa No.101A, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Tel: +62 813-3850-6010
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13. Genius Bistro Bali
Located just a few minutes north of the heart of Canggu, Genius Bistro Bali offers a fusion of French Mediterranean and steakhouse inspiration. Utilising only the freshest ingredients, particular favourites here are the French onion soup, Steak au Poivre, and pasta dishes that can also be ordered for takeaway. In addition to its exquisite tasting menus, the extensive wine list is well-kept by its skilled sommelier, so you can easily ask for a recommendation to suit your preference.
14. Baso Mawar Canggu
Baso Mawar Canggu isn’t just your ordinary baso or meatball soup. It’s a Bandung-style baso, well-known for its tastier soup with choices of toppings and made with gluten-free and MSG-free ingredients. If you’re not into soup, try out their Fresh Noodle with Signature Recipe for a non-soup baso with special dipping sauce.
|Locations: 84RR+H2J, Jl. Raya Semat, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
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15. Coral Escape Eatery
Coral Escape Eatery is a beautiful and refreshing restaurant located in the heart of Canggu. The Mediterranean-inspired food is delicious, and the enlightening setting inspired by marine life and living corals adds a refreshing touch to the gastronomic experience. The best-selling options on the menu here include a selection of seafood and pasta, with dishes such as Balinese Salmon (Salmon served with couscous and spicy Balinese sambal), Cured Salmon Bowl and Grilled Veggies Buddha Bow always sell out.
|Locations: Jl. Tegal Sari No.10a, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Tel: +62 812-3802-7700
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16. Leblon Aperitivo Lounge
Bali itself is already a perfect paradise island, but if you want something a little different, head to Leblon Aperitivo Lounge for some swanky, Brazilian vibes. Located in the hip little coastal village of Canggu, the restaurant offers world-class cocktails alongside a tasty range of Brazilian tapas and Australian rump caps. It’s a perfect hideaway to finish the day with some fun enjoying their cocktails and homemade fruit liqueur.
|Locations: l. Pantai Pererenan No.108, Pererenan, Kec. Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Tel: +62 812-3762-6121
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