I won’t lie, Canggu in Bali is a foodie paradise. You can find dining spots and eateries in abundance next to the obligatory surfer and swimwear shops. So whether you are a digital nomad, a yogi or surfer in need of a break or a regular tourist, you need to get out and dine out! Hit up one of these Canggu restaurants to smaend your tastebuds to heaven. No need to wonder where to eat in Canggu!
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Even after eating out almost daily for two weeks straight, this little unremarkable looking spot by one of the main roads though Canggu’s center packs a punch. The food is absolutely outstanding. And yes, I visited three times within a week after realising that. I think that speaks for itself. My favourite was the coconut coated chicken patty. Most certainly one of my favourite Canggu restaurants.
Location: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.8, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 7am-6pm
Gypsy Kitchen & Bar
Keeping in line with pinterest boards come to life, Gypsy Kitchen & Bar is a hotspot. It is small, but somehow manages to feel both cosy and open thanks to its mainly white interior and pretty details. If you love, love, love coconut flakes, try the smoothie bowl.
Location: Jalan Pura Batu Mejan, Gg. Munduk Catu No 1 Echo Beach Canggu, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351
Opening hours: 8am-10pm
Speaking of smoothie bowls, this might rank number one in the best restaurants in Canggu for smoothie bowls lovers. They are a really decent portion, will fill you up and are just too yum! Seriously, you need to get a smoothie bowl while in Bali and if if you had to choose only one spot to get them, it is here!
Location: Jl. Batu Mejan No.33, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 7am-5pm
For decet pizza that is thin and appropriately big, try Pizza Fabrica opposite Canteen. The ambiente is really nice with potted plants creating a green curtain by the open verandah and the atmosphere is chill.
Location: Jalan Batu Mejan Canggu, North Kuta, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351
Opening hours: 10am-12am
With names such as Tricken Parmy and Champ, you know you have landed at a unique plac. And Peloton deserves to be names as one of the best Canggu restaurants. The food is delicious, comes with great portions and the decor and location are fab. With tempting deserts already on display, you will not want to leave.
Location: Jl. Pantai Berawa No.46, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 7:20am-10pm
Nestled between scenic rice fields, you can throw yourself into pillows on wicker chairs on an airy veranda. That’s the ultimate holiday feeling! Grab a colourful smoothie, dig into your healthy veggie bowls and enjoy the Bali life in one of the best restaurants in Canggu.
Location: Jl. Tanah Barak No.57, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351
Opening hours: 7:30am-11pm
Another contender for the ultimate hipster restaurant in Canggu, Nüde really gives you the bare wooden planks and pinteresty blue seaside pillows vibes. Not surprisingly, the dinnerware keeps up and the brownie and ice cream is divine.
Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 7:30am-10pm
If you want a really great burger, this is the place to be. It seriously is one of the best Canggu restaurants burger-wise. Pit-Stop has several locations even though it’s menu is limited at best. You can choose between four burgers but don’t be deceived by that! The sauce on the fish burger slays and the chicken burgers are super nice.
Location: Jl. Nelayan No.2, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 10am-12:30am
In the Raw
Not only is it super close to the beach and makes you feel like you are lounging in someone’s backgarden, you can basically spend all day here. Start your day with a delectable avocado toast before moving on to the best raw vegan zucchini noodles and then a slice of chocolate cake. Jep, I’ve been here a few times. Just needed to make extra sure it’s good, ok? I call that research.
Location: Jl. Batu Bolong No.103, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351
Opening hours: 7am-7pm
One of the best restaurants in Canggu for watching epic sunsets AND being able to swim in a pool while looking out over the ocean. From what I’ve seen, its magnetic pull to this fancy dining spot, however, comes from its Espresso Martini signature drink. The food is delicious, albeit a bit more on the pricy side.
Location: Jl. Pura Dalem, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Opening hours: 11am-11pm
Phone: (0361) 3351055
This is the main waterhole for Canggu’s party lovers and the go to restaurant in Canggu. At night, this place lights up and all the mingling begins. Sit down with a drink on the long tables and gaze at the ocean before you make your way back to the bar and possible the floor to show off some moves.
Location: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Opening hours: 7am-1am
Phone: (0361) 8469158
Romantic Roma styles with vagabond wagons, folk dresses and a rustic interior design with a beach view, La Laguna
Location: Jalan Pantai Kayu Putih, Berawa, Canggu, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 11am-12am
This is seriously one of the most surfer-esque, laid back and beautifully decorated restaurants in Canggu. Follow a tropical path among upcycled wooden boats and fisher nets into shady huts by the pool and beach. The menu is more on the pricy side but well worth it.
Location: Jl. Pantai Batu Mejan Gg. La Brisa Echo Beach, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Opening hours: 12pm-12am
A great mix of different dishes, ranging from pizza, burgers to Thai and Indonesian cuisine, is served at Bali Buda. The menu comes in the form of a newspaper and is seriously extensive. If you are vegan, you will dote on their raw vegan cakes!
Location: Jl Jembawan #1 (across from the Ubud Post Office), Ubud, Mas, Gianyar 80571, Bali, Indonesia
Opening hours: 7am-10pm
Phone: (0361) 976324 / 978963
If you love Mexican food and Frida Kahlo, this will be your personal mekka. This Canggu restaurant has amazing decor and transports you all the way to Mexico. Sure, the waiters’ shirts with Kahlo prints and Kahlo paintings lining the walls definitely help with that feeling. The burrito is massive and will keep you happy full for hours.
Location: Jl. Raya Canggu, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Opening hours: 4pm-10pm
Phone: (0361) 8450597
A little outside of the town centre, you can find this quaint Canggu restaurant among the swaying rice with a golden temple roof in the far distance. The apple and tofu burger with teriyaki sauce doesn’t only sound unique it certainly amazing as well. For sweet teeth, the crepes prove to be beautiful and delicious treats.
Location: Jl. By Pass Tanah Lot, Munggu, Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351
Opening hours: 8am-10:30pm
Phone: +62 819-9936-6477
Green Spot Cafe
A super affordable place for breakfasts and brunches, Green Spot Cafe will not only treat your tastebuds but your wallet will be happy as well. The milkshake is nice and the crepes are a great way to work up an appetite for the juicy avocado sandwich.
Location: Jl. Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Canggu, North Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 7am-10:30pm
Phone: +62 361 8469103
Another little dining spot in the middle of the rice fields and you might drive right past it if you weren’t looking for it. TEB Coffee’s PERTAMA di Warung Temu’ku Canggu is seriousy cute, has a great terrace and you can even book your stay there.
Location: Jl. Pantai Berawa No.99, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
The Chicken Shop Bali
Hidden in a sidestreet of Canggu, you would never expect that The Chicken Shop Bali will treat you to a mindblowingly good chicken and veg sandwich. The decor looks fancy with black and white tiles and golden cutlery but the prices luckily are average.
Location: Padang Lenjong Utara, Canggu, Bali
Opening hours: 10am-10:30pm
Phone: +62 822-3623-1111
Two Trees Eatery
Not even a year old, this little stylish and homely Canggu dining spot is ideal for laid back brunching on avocado sandwich and smoothie bowls. Try the mini burgers if you are just a litle peckish. The Two Trees Eatery motto is healthy food with a little bit of naughtiness (read: chocolate and treats) thrown in.
Location: 99 Jalan Pantai Berawa, Kuta Utara, Berawa beach, Canggu, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 7am-6pm
Phone: 0361 9077067
A little French bakery in the middle of Canggu’s restaurant scene? It might seem misplaced but it definitely is more than welcome. Just look at the wonderful choice of merengue cakes, macaroons and chocolate tarts.
Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa, Tibubeneng, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Tibubeneng, North Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 7am-8pm
Deus Ex Machina
If you are a serious biker, there is no way around this edgy restaurant/bike shop/fashion store. You can hardly miss it and its special tattoo & food deals are quite something special. The food really is great, so even if that’s the only reason to visit, it is definitely warranted. Try the carbonara!
Location: Deus Ex Machina, Jl. Batu Mejan No.8, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 7am-23pm Mo and Fri, 7am-midnight Tue-Thu and weekends
Phone: +62 811-388-150
If you are an avocado fan, I don’t need to tell you why you should visit. Everything on the menu of Avocado Factory is made with avocado. Get an avocado shake, eat avocado tacos, avo spread in rose form on toast and with poached eggs… you get the idea. Plus, the location and atmosphere are very relaxed. And green.
Location: Avocado Factory, Canggu, North Kuta, Badung, Bali 80351
Opening hours: 7am-23:30pm daily
Phone: +62 821-4411-1148
If you love ice cream, ice cream sandwiches and shakes – and are looking for special deals – check out Creamery on the East side of the shortcut. You can watch the ice cream being made with liquid nitrogen right in front of your eyes!
Location: Creamery, Jl. Pantai Berawa No.8, Tibubeneng, Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 12pm-10pm daily
Phone: +62 819-9982-5898
This is one of the prettiest and roomiest hipster cafes I visited in Canggu. You basically sit outside but are sheltered by whitewashed planks, wonderful pinteresty-decoration and you can treat yourself to amazing pasta and lemonades. It is great to set up your laptop for work as well.
Location: The Mocca, Gang Nyepi, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351
Opening hours: 7am-10pm daily
Phone: +62 821-4652-1674
Sure, this isn’t for cheap eats but the menu of La Finca and garden feel makes this one of the best restaurants in Canggu. I loved how you can combine different tapas and create your own menu. My favourite were the croquettes, the patatas bravas and the freshly made lemonade.
Location: La Finca, Jl. Subak Sari No.77, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 5pm-23:30pm daily
Phone: +62 819-9910-5888
Wanna watch the sunset with a drink from the pool right in Canggu? Check out Segara. You can get the bar feeling with cocktail in hand and view over rice fields. It is not too far off from the centre of Canggu either. Berawa Beach is just a 4 minute scooter ride away as well.
Location: Segara Bali, Jalan pemelisan agung, desa tibubeneng., Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 8am-10pm daily
Phone: +62 852-3800-3711
The fish menu at Moana is Polynesian inspired and comes in decent portions. Not only does it look very delectable, it tastes fantastic as well. For a moment you might even feel as if you’ve left Bali behind and are in the Southern Pacific – thanks to the decoration of this Canggu restaurant.
Location: Moana Fish Eatery, Jalan Raya Batu Bolong No.28, Canggu, Badung Regency, Bali, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 11am-11pm daily
Phone: +62 812-3815-8373
Local digital nomads love it for its great prices on coffe and you can easily combine that with a sandwich. Set up your laptop at Hungry Bird for a while and enjoy your coffee in this cute little roaserty.
Location: Hungry Bird Coffee Roaster, Jalan Raya Semat (Jl Perancak) No.86, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening hours: 8am-5pm daily
Phone: +62 898-6191-008
Where to Stay in Canggu?
To stay in the middle of the foodie action and close to the best Canggu restaurants, why not treat to yourself to a luxury stay? In Bali you can be in the lap of luxury for comparatively little money, so why not chill out by the pool in your own little villa, such as at The Canggu Boutique Villas & Spa or Villa Berawa. In case you prefer staying at a hotel, try the extremely stylish Koa D Surfer Hotel or the more laid back The Kirana Hotel Resto & Spa.
Where to Eat in Canggu?
There seriously are so many Canggu restaurants that are worthy of dining out repeatedly and ultimately it depends on your personal preferences when it comes to type of food, nearby locations and atmosphere. A lot of the restaurants are stylish, hipster types, but there are tons of local warungs (restaurants) and smaller cafes. I hope with this little overview of some of the best restaurants in Canggu, I could give you an idea of where to direct your steps first. Bon appetit!
Tell me, which of these places appeals to you the most? And have you been to Canggu before?
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