The west-facing beach line of Seminyak is always a perfect spot for sunset. But that’s not the only thing Seminya can offer; it’s also home to many high-end and luxurious restaurants where foods are prepared with meticulous techniques by chefs from around the world. With an extensive variety of restaurants available in the area, which then is the best restaurant in Seminyak? In our Best of Food series, we have curated the latest 17 Best Restaurants in Seminyak, providing quality recommendations to suit your lifestyle and budget. For the ultimate guides, also check out our best Nusa Dua and Jimbaran restaurant recommendations!
This article was last updated on 15 November 2022
17 Best Restaurants in Seminyak
Located at the top of Eat Street, Seminyak, Boy’N’Cow is a steakhouse unlike no other. Housed in a lofty industrial-chic space, the restaurant is Bali’s first ‘Meat Boutique’, a place where you’ll find the best range of beef and dry-aged steak from all around the world. They only use grain or grass-fed beef from Australia and the United States, and it’s their own chef who dry-ages all their beef for 28 days in-house. Aside from welcoming guests with their excellent service and classy ambience, they also can deliver the steak right to your door, and all the steak already include their signature blend of herbs and spices.
2. Da Maria
Da Maria is a fantastic Italian restaurant with the Osteria style concept. The exclusive dining hall features stunning interiors by Roman architects Lazzarini Pickering, all of which are designed to highlight the simplicity of Italian food, wine, music, fashion and arts. You can expect the all-time Italian favourites such as pasta, pizza, calamari, beetroot salad and a wide range of gelatos, all served in the most authentic Italian style.
Locations: Jl. Petitenget No.170, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 9348523
Located in the main Seminyak area, Ja’an Bali Restaurant is a great place to hang out with friends. It has become the hottest place for live music and hangout for both locals and tourists alike, featuring a lively lounge with soaring ceilings and balcony seating accompanied by live music, a DJ and a glowing bar. Food-wise, you can expect a variety of Indonesian and international favourites and light snacks, but the main highlight is their range of signature cocktails.
Founded in 2017 by 2 Chinese millennials, Atlas Kitchen and Coffee serves Malaysian and a selective range of Southeast Asian and Peranakan cuisine as well as creative beverages that indulge the senses. The menu choice here might look very basic at the first sight, but once it’s served you’ll understand why this restaurant is top-rated by both locals and tourists. Prawn noodles, Kwetiau and Hainan rice are outstanding, and its Teh Tarik is second to none, too!
A semi-fine dining restaurant housed in an elegant place in the heart of Seminyak, Chandi Restaurant serves a culinary spin on pan-Asian cuisine. Honey-garlic chicken noodles, roti wraps or veggie black and red nasi goreng are the main highlights here, all of which are prepared with locally-grown organic vegetables and imported beef from New Zealand and Australia. Whether you come for a relaxing lunch, a perfect afternoon cocktail, or a romantic evening with your loved one, you’re in for a treat!
|Locations: Jalan Kayu Aya No. 72 Seminyak, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 4471155
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Breeze at The Samaya Seminyak, as you can expect from the name, is an award-winning beachfront restaurant catering for their guests with delectable cuisine combined with a gentle breeze from the shore. It can get very romantic during the sunset, so you might want to bring your loved one here, but be confident she’s going to smile because the chefs here prepared great food, too! The menu features local, Asian and international favourites – made with carefully selected ingredients – and there are also vegan and gluten-free options.
Huge Restaurant is a popular and excellent restaurant serving contemporary seafood cuisine with a creative touch by a famous Ukrainian Chef Alexei Frolov. He’s a super-finalist in the Master Chef competition, gaining popularity for his unrestrained culinary experiments and love for local products. So expect unique flavours too at Huge Restaurant, as the dishes such as Shark burger, Barramundi curry and Orzo Octopus are just waiting to be ordered.
Tired of the touristy Seminyak? Head down to Hibiscus Restaurant on Drupadi street for a quiet atmosphere and refreshing decor. While the calming ambience clears your head from too many holiday-spot choices in Bali, the menu that offers Indonesian and Russian dishes are ready to give your stomach a great gastronomic journey. Nicely cooked belly pork, beef skewers and beef rendang are the favourites here but don’t stop until you try their sweet desserts such as pudding, chocolate cakes and ice cream. The price here is pretty reasonable, too, which is great if you want to save more in Seminyak.
Housed in a Kecak Dance-inspired interior, with a large fireball chandelier giving a playful twist on the island’s mysticism, FIRE is one of Bali’s best grill restaurants. Whether it’s dry-aged meat or sizzling seafood is what you’re after, savour the smokiness of its dishes prepared by some of the best chefs on the island. Their signature Black Angus Tomahawk beef (dry-aged for 21 days) is the favourite here, but there are also other options such as Yellowfin Tuna and Seared Sea Scallops.
10. Casa Blanca
Opened in 2021 by Leonardo and Silvia, a passionate young Italian couple, Casa Blanca is where you can savour authentic Italian cuisine without having to buy a ticket. All dishes are beautifully presented, with chef’s recommended dishes such as King Prawns, a grilled prawn with focaccia bread and homemade marinara sauce, and Tenderloin, which is a tenderloin cut with mixed salad, choice of rosemary potatoes or fries, sauce of choice, and garlic butter.
Located at Lloyd’s Inn Bali, Opeum Bistro is helmed by MasterChef Singapore Finalist Sharon Gognazo. Known for her passion for preserving lost recipes, the restaurant serves a contemporary interpretation of international heritage cuisine. The restaurant itself is refreshing both for the mind and gastronomic senses, thanks to the beautiful central courtyard and the sight of the luscious canopy of trees.
Los Jefes Tequila Bar and Kitchen brings a new, fresh and unique addition to the island’s culinary stage with its authentic Mexican dishes. The menu here is simple, just uncomplicated authentic Mexican fare such as Los Jefes Burrito, Quesadilla, Paisano Camarones and various choices of tacos, but you’re definitely in for the real Mexican treat. To finish the day, request to build your own margarita by choosing the tequila, flavour and mixer of your own liking.
13. Italian Way Bali
The Italian Way name might be a powerful claim, but once you get a sip of the food, you’ll understand why it becomes an Italian food reference in the area. Using traditional Italian family recipes, Italian Way recreates Italy’s taste with its range of pizza and pasta complemented by the classic Italian decor. This price is on the higher side, but if you’ve been craving for the real Italian taste, you’ll wish you had found this sooner.
|Locations: Jl. Camplung Tanduk No.9A, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Tel: +62 877-1630-7457
It’s all about delicious burgers at Grill’d Healthy Burgers Seminyak, whose first Melbourne location has conquered the city’s culinary scene. The burgers here are impossible to resist; created by a high healthy standard free from artificial colours, flavours and preservatives. Showing respect to the locals for their business, some of their profits also go to their Local Matters charity in Bali and Australia.
Boasting an excellent 4.8 Google rating, The Area Progressive Asian Restaurant offers a creative twist on Indonesian and Southeast Asian traditional cuisine. Dishes here are made using traditional methods; slow wood-fired cooking in organic materials like smoking meats in bamboo, steaming rice in banana leaves and kiln-cooking curries and soups in the open fire. Set in an open-plan Joglo-style building facing a large lawn with a pond, the restaurant also offers a children’s outdoor play area and several private indoor dining rooms.
Nestled in a poolside rooftop of Aloft Bali Seminyak, facing west to the beautiful Pantai Batu Belig, Kahuna is a highly-rated restaurant focusing on healthy and fresh ingredients. While its ambience gives a healthy mind, its creative healthy fares tickle the gastronomic senses that will bring you back here again. Come before sunset to enjoy the view of the golden sky slowly turning dark while savouring some good healthy dishes.
Amidst the busy Seminyak, Herbs and Stones Garden Restaurant is nestled in a lush, tranquil garden sanctuary. They serve contemporary and creative cuisine with French roots, mainly known for its creative dishes such as Tartines, Burrata-Avocado salads, Pink Vegan Burger with vegan cheese and Black Teriyaki Burgers. Healthy juices, local craft beers, a range of cocktails and wine collections are also available at affordable prices.
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