8 Restaurants With The Best View in Bali
From mountains to beaches and paddy fields, Bali offers various natural beauty for everyone. There is always something to do in Bali, from swimming, surfing, hiking, going on a safari, learning their preserved traditional culture, or enjoying various kinds of food from every continent of the world all on a single island.
Who doesn’t dream of going to Bali? The island that’s called Pulau Dewata (Island of Gods) has become one of the most popular destinations for tourists from around the world. It is the heaven of tourism, where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful view of beaches and mountains, surf to your heart’s content in one of the best waves, and pamper your palate with Indonesia’s exotic foods. Here are Bali’s best restaurants with the most spectacular views that will take your breath away!
1. Rock Bar, Jimbaran
Perched on top of a cliff above the Indian Ocean, Rock Bar is one of the most unique bars in Bali. Declared as one of the world’s best sunset bars by The New York Times, CNN and Forbes put this destination first on our list.
In Rock Bar, you will be spending your evening watching the sun go down with the sound of waves rolling and hitting the rocks 14 meters below you while enjoying the finest signature cocktails and snacks. Rock Bar is separated from the ocean below by a layer of glass that allows a full view of the sunset and the ocean below.
Rock Bar requires you to wear smart attire, therefore you cannot use singlets, board shorts, and a backpack. Rock Bar is accessible through a cliffside inclinator at the AYANA Resort & Spa. It is the perfect example of beachside dining and is not to be missed while visiting Bali.
Price range: IDR 65,000 – IDR 600,000 (Approximately USD $4.63 – USD $42.76)
Address: AYANA Resort & Spa, Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran, Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Mon – Thu 4 pm – 12 am
Fri – Sun 4pm – 1am
Dinner from 7pm-11pm (Last order 10 pm)
2. Blue Earth Village, Karangasem
Looking for a time to relax and enjoy the lush green sceneries and the sea from a hill? With a serene view that will surely bring you tranquillity. Built wholly out of bamboo and recycled wood, you’ll get to enjoy your day lounging around on a balcony looking out to Mount Agung while sharing ideas with environment enthusiasts.
You can do various activities in Blue Earth Village, from practising yoga, enjoying diverse delicious food from vegan to non-vegan, and have a nice chat over a gluten-free free pizza and pub quizzes at night while enjoying the beautiful sunset over the Jemeluk Bay.
Located Above Jemeluk Bay on the beautiful Amed coast of East Bali, Blue Earth Village is located just before the best sunset point on the right. Unlike the southern part of Bali that is filled with tourist and entertainment areas, the eastern part of Bali still preserves its natural rhythms with mesmerizing natural beauty, both above and below the water. Come and see why many travellers consider Eastern Bali as one of their favourite spots in Bali, an island of many incredible places.
Price range: IDR 40,000 – IDR 70,000 (Approximately USD $2.80 – $ 4.90)
Address: Jl. Raya Amed, Bunutan, Abang, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun, 12pm – 10pm
3. Oneeighty°, Uluwatu
If you’re fond of thrilling yet rewarding experiences, then you should head to Oneeighty° restaurant at The Edge Villa, Uluwatu. With a gorgeous pool hanging 500 meters above a cliff, relaxing in the infinity swimming pool of Oneeighty° will make you feel like floating in the clouds while watching the waves roll underneath.
One Eighty is not on this list only for their crystal blue glass-bottomed pool and gorgeous view, but also because of their mouth-watering menu. Designed by Chef Nyoman, a Balinese traveller-chef who was behind Seminyak’s Bambu Restaurant that is famous for their Indonesian Cuisine. Expect a classic beachside food selection such as Deluxe Shrimp Po’boy with a side of salmon roe, tabasco, fries and more.
Come and relax on the VIP seats and order a Watermelon Cooler or a selection of cocktails to relieve the scorching sun of Bali. Oneeighty° also provides a high tea menu package that you can eat while enjoying the beautiful panorama of Uluwatu Beach.
Adults – IDR 400,000 (USD $26.25) includes IDR 350,000 F&B credit
Children (3-12 years) – IDR 150,000 (USD $9.85) includes IDR 100,000 F&B credit
Inclusive of: Use of One Eighty’s Skypool and pool towel
Price range: Food from IDR 80,000 – IDR 550,000 (Approximately USD $5.66 – $38.88)
Drinks from IDR 40,000 – IDR 180,000 (Approximately USD $2.83 – $12.73)
Address: The Edge – Uluwatu Bali, Jl. Pura Goa Lempeh Banjar Dinas Kangin, Pecatu, Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia
4. Sundays Beach Club, Uluwatu
Head down to one of the most intimate and private beach clubs in Bali, Sundays Beach Club. The heavenly combo of the bright sun, white sand, and turquoise sea mix perfectly together with the cool air. Take the cliff-side escalator down to this hidden oasis for a magical beach and hang until the sun goes down, plus top-notch drinks and an expert gourmet menu.
Lose track of time with various activities offered by the clubs, from snorkelling, kayaking, and standing paddle-board together with your buddies. You would want to stay until sunset to enjoy the happy hour with beach bonfires, roasted marshmallows, and lively music from international DJs or live music.
After spending the day at the beach, you can head up to The Ungasan Resort and enjoy a relaxing traditional spa and end the day with a romantic dinner with your partner.
Adults – Minimum spend IDR 400,000 (USD $26.25) on F&B
Children (7-12 years) – Minimum spend IDR 200,000 (USD $9.85) on F&B
Free entry for Children under 7 years old
Price range: Food from IDR 80,000 – IDR 650,000 (Approximately USD $5.66 – $38.88)
Drinks from IDR 30,000 – IDR 175,000 (Approximately USD $2.83 – $12.73)
Address: Jl Pantai Selatan Gau, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan, Bali, Indonesia
5. Tsavo Lion, Gianyar
If you fancy fine dining with the company of the King of animals, then you must not miss the Tsavo Lion Restaurant at the Mara River Safari Lodge, which is home to many other safari animals such as the rhino and zebra. An incredible fine dining restaurant with a creative and smart concept, that is perfect for friends, couples, and families.
Time to have the most unique dining experience at Tsavo Lion, Bali. Here, you’ll get to enjoy delicious cuisine from the Mediterranean, African, Asian, Middle East, and South American while watching lions in their nest separated by full-length glass windows.
There are also other restaurants within the Safari premise that would let you dine with other animals such as elephants and zebras.
Price range: IDR 55,000 – IDR 345,000 (Approximately USD $3,90 – 24,51)
Address: Jl. Bypass Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra Km. 19,8, Bali, Gianyar, Indonesia
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun, 7am – 10pm
(+62) 851 0042 3218
6. Ji Restaurant, Canggu
Pamper your palate and eyes with some Asian delicacies in Ji Restaurant. There is no experience better than enjoying world-class sushi and sashimi by the ocean while looking at the Indian Ocean horizon.
Located right on Canggu Beach, this acclaimed Asian restaurant serves high-rated lobsters and other delicacies, on top of their sushi made by Chef Nyoman Antara and Chef Colin Buchan. With a touch of Japanese and Chinese blended with other Asian flavours, you are set to indulge in a unique culinary voyage by the sea right on a traditional Balinese bale.
Prepare to travel back in time with the authentic antique interiors from the Kang XI period temple from 1706 which Tugu Hotels founder/designer, Anhar Setjadibrata, rescued from ruins in Java and completely reconstructed.
Price Range: From Rp 25,000 – Rp. 240,000 (Approximately USD $2-16.80)
Address: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu Beach, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Opening Hours: Mon – Sat 4.30pm-11pm, Sun 11am-11pm
7. Soul on The Beach, Sanur
Located on the sand at Sindhu Beach in Sanur, enjoy the best and the freshest soul food on the island. With their rustic beachside design featuring recycled Teak wood, hand-painted tiles, comfortable lounge banquettes mixed with sea breezes and sand, topped off with stunning views of the East Bali coastline, mount Agung and Nusa Penida across the strait, Soul on The Beach is one of the most beautiful vegan-friendly restaurants in Bali.
Soul on the Beach is the perfect location to go for families, travellers, large groups, special events, and weddings with a relaxing ambiance making you not want to leave until the sunsets. Sanur Beach is safe for swimming and there are numerous beach activities you can do around the restaurant!
Price Range: Food from IDR 30,000 (Approximately USD $2)
Address: Jl. Pantai Sindhu, Sanur, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Opening Hours: Daily, 8am – 10pm
8. Jimbaran Seafood Market
It is not truly a trip to Bali if you don’t spend an evening in one of the seafood stalls in Jimbaran. Well known by overseas travellers, you would meet with many other people from around the globe while sitting at the beachfront while enjoying the best fresh seafood in Bali.
Take a walk along the shoreline while watching the beautiful sunset accompanied by local peddlers selling souvenirs, temporary tattoos, and hair braiding service. This is the best place to feel the warmth of the locals. It is loud, crowded, and chaotic, but you will fall in love with the food and the atmosphere.
Enjoy the sweet char-grilled corn and seafood while sipping on fresh coconut straight from the shell!
Price Range: From IDR 35,000 to IDR 229,000 (Approximately USD $2.45-16)
Address: Jl. Segara Madu, Pantai Kelan, Jimbaran Bay, Bali, Indonesia, Tuban, Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun 10am – 10pm
From mountains to beaches and paddy fields, Bali offers various natural beauty for everyone. There is always something to do in Bali, from swimming, surfing, hiking, going on a safari, learning their preserved traditional culture, or enjoying various kinds of food from every continent of the world all on a single island. So, take your time when you’re visiting Bali since you will always want to go back for more!