Foodies and cafe enthusiasts, there are now more reasons for you to visit Bali. Infact, there are a total of 8 reasons why you should book a flight to enjoy a cuppa, a meal, or at least hang out to chill in these 8 new cafes that are voted as the best newcomers in 2015.
1. BURO CONCEPT STORE & COFFEE, SEMINYAK
Jl. Petitenget 88X, Kerobokan – Bali 80361
With unique concept, BURO combines coffee shop, working space and concept store into 1 cool place to hang out. Situated at the 2nd floor of Livingstone Cafe & Bakery, BURO also serves excellent coffee for you. There are 2 options for coffee roasting : Flora Technica from Common Grounds and Korte, both that are renowned for delicious coffee.
BURO also welcomes you who like to work in public space in the cozy, spacious, and quiet place for your creativity to flow. If you plan to meet up your clients for discussion or meeting, this will be the perfect place to go.
As for its concept store, BURO offers a wide variety of interesting collections for the shopaholic in you. Browse and shop for clothing, accessories, magazines, books, CDs, cushion, artwork, and shoes of your liking here.
The interior and exterior setting is absolutely stylish and elegant dominated by white and wood accent. You will sure enjoy this place while snapping some photographs to remember by.
2. BOSS MAN BALI, SEMINYAK
Jl. Kayu Cendana No.8B, Seminyak – Bali 80361
Still at Seminyak you’ll get a taste of eating hamburger like a boss at Boss Man. The sizeable meat patty and authentic American recipe result in fantastic burgers suitable for everyone. Serving thick beef, with slices of tomatoes, onions, and fresh vegetables, each meal here is guaranteed to make you beg for more. They also provide delivery for when you are craving at night!
Simple interior is what makes Boss Man attractive to its visitors. With the use of white ceramic walls and open kitchen bars that allow patrons to peet the making of their burger. The outdoor setting is equally simple and inviting.
Whether you are a pork lover or prefer beef, all meat is of premium quality prepared with 100% homemade recipe for ultimate texture in your tongue. There are 6 burger menu to choose from complete with variety of fries as side dish.
3. HUJAN LOCALE, UBUD
Jl. Sri Wedari No. 5, Ubud – Bali 80571
If you are familiar with Mama San and Sarong at Seminyak, chances are you will love Cheff Will Meyrick’s next creation at Ubud. Hujan Locale is the newest cafe that takes theme around organic farmers who are invaluable to bringing their fresh produce to the people of Bali. Hujan Locale also is a symbol to luck and prosperity like the rain season to the soil fertility and plantations.
All meals in this restaurant is served using only fresh organic ingredients and local produce. Will Meyrick experiments with menu from South Asia and Europe, creating a rich and unique dish presentation.Try the cocktail ala Hujan Locale at their 2nd floor bar and you will see the true talent from this renowned chef. One of the cocktails involves vodka with a taste of ginger and lime.
The interior design is also richly imbued with vintage ambience due to its furniture selection. You will get a taste of French and Vietnamese in their cafe concept.
4. THE BUTCHERS CLUB, SEMINYAK
Jl. Cendrawasih, Seminyak – Bali 80361
Following their success of opening sold-out burger stalls in Hongkong, Butcher Club now is available at Petitenget with their authentic and delicious burger menu. The main menu uses dry-aged beef that is processed for around 30 days, in which patty is prepared to be at its finest and juiciest. Definitely a must-try for burger lovers.
You can choose from their 4 main menus, which are : Double Happiness, Wu Tang Style Burger, Captain Ahab and Veggie Burger (Vegetarian). For extra size, pick the Double Happiness!
With laid back and cozy setting, long tables make for the ideal spot to hangout with friends and family. Sit in their indoor tables or out on the terrace with open air setting.
5. MOONLITE KITCHEN AND BAR, SEMINYAK
Jl. Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura), Seminyak – Bali 80361
In the mood for something romantic such as candle light dinner while looking out to sunset at Seminyak? Then you have to head out to Moonlite Kitchen and Bar that is located at the rooftop of Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa. Their menu is quite lengthy, starting from Asian to Western.
The charm of this restaurant lies in the architecture that boasts huge glass ceilings that work as a transparent roof. Behind it, guests get to witness the sun activity in the midst of the romantic Pacific Ocean.
You can also chill in their lounge bar while enjoying a variety of refreshing drinks. Their impressive wine collection will also astonish any wine lovers!
6. LA LAGUNA, CANGGU
Jl. Pantai Kayu Putih, Canggu – Bali 80361
La Laguna is a new addition that has made instagramers all over the world swoon because of its eccentric Bohemian meets Gypsy theme. Get a chance to take a selfie that will look breathtaking in each of its corner with beautiful interior design.
It also has a garden that is decorated with old wooden huts that has an aura of classic colorful Bohemian style. Another signature decoration that you can’t miss is the iconic rickety bridge that connects La Laguna to the beach in front of it.
The rustic interior will probably remind you of La Favela Seminyak. It’s not a mere coincidence because they are indeed managed and owned by the same person. Children will also surely love this place where they can roam free while riding charming wooden horses.
7. LACALITA, PANTAI BATU BOLONG
Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No. 68, Canggu – Bali 80361
There are actually plenty of Mexican restaurants in Bali such as Taco Local, Taco Casa or Mexicola. However with the presence of yet another authentic Mexican food, Lacalita is ready to spoil you with its endless choice of Tacos, Tostaditas, Botanas, and a variety of fresh drinks such as Tequila, Vodka, Gin, and other mix of interesting cocktails.
Just like most Mexican restaurant, Lacalita is vibrant in color that is truly eccentric and playful. You will also see rows of famous Mexican artists and celebrities placed on the walls, making an even richer Latino atmosphere in this place.
At the parking lot, you’ll immediately spot an adorable graffiti that is definitely instagram worthy.
8. JAMIE’S ITALIAN, PANTAI KUTA
Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta – Bali 80361
Jamie in Jamie’s Italian stands for Jamie Oliver, the England darling chef that is famous worldwide. It is first introduced in England back in 2008 and has since evolved into 40 other branches in 12 countries. This particular one in Bali is a collaboration with another famous Italian chef, Chef Gennaro Contaldo. They teamed up to create tantalizing menu that are also their childhood favorite meals.
You will find amazingly fresh pasta here in their daily menu using fresh local ingredients. Besides pasta, there are pizza, steak, and dessert too!