Best Restaurants in Canggu: A NOW! Bali Culinary Guide

Dining | Written By, Brian Sjarief |

The Canggu neighbourhood has seen major developments in the last few years and is not only a top tourist destination but a popular culinary destination for visitors and locals alike. Canggu is filled with a colourful and diverse collection of dining destinations, from vegetarian restaurants, all-day breakfast spots to classy dinner joints. Here we share a list of what we consider to be the best restaurants in Canggu.

MASON

Restaurants in Canggu

Mason is one of the most popular restaurants in Canggu, there’s never a day that this place isn’t busy, especially in the evenings. Bringing you contemporary Australian cuisine with organic ingredients and traditional cooking techniques, Mason Bali is designed with high ceilings and roomy open space, presenting a comfortable dining spot with its minimalist combination of white walls, concrete, stone and wooden aesthetics. Try the Wagyu Beef Pastrami, Wood Fired Barramundi Fillet, Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder, and Wood Fired Flat Bread, or if you’re just out for drinks, enjoy refreshing cocktails at their charming courtyard.

Best for: Lunch – Dinner – Drinks
Atmosphere:
Homey – Relaxed
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (12 PM – 12 AM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong no. 39a, Canggu
Phone: +62 857 9250 5028
Instagram: @mason.bali
Website:
www.masonbali.com

BILLY HO

Restaurants in Canggu

One of the most recently opened restaurants in Canggu (March 2019), Billy Ho brings you comfort food of Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea to the streets of Bali. The latest offering from Will Meyrick, Billy Ho boasts a calm and inviting atmosphere that captures the essence of the culinary comfort zones of the Cha ChaanTengs in Hong Kong to Japan’s Izakaya and the Hanoks of South Korea. The menu comprises of an assortment of sushi, sashimi, donburi, noodles, tempura, and many more. Cleanse your palate post-meal with redefined classic cocktails such as Kombucha Sour, Rosemary Fizz and Negroni Sbagliato.

Best for: Dinner – Drinks
Atmosphere:
Relaxed – Mature
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (12 PM – 12 AM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu
Phone: +62 813 5387 3272
Instagram: @billyho.co
Website:
billyho.co

MOANA FISH EATERY

Restaurants in Canggu

Moana Fish Eatery was once a hidden gem perched on Batu Bolong’s main street before it became one of the busiest restaurants in Canggu. The restaurant is an ode to all-things fresh from the sea. It is loved for its Hawaiian tropical feel, mouthwatering poke bowls, mahi-mahi dishes, and a great atmosphere for lunch or dinner with loved ones. Advanced booking is recommended as this Canggu restaurant is often busy!

Best for: Lunch – Dinner
Atmosphere:
Tropical
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (11 AM – 11 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong no. 28, Canggu
Phone:
+62 812 3815 8373
Instagram:@moanabali
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/moana.fish.eatery/

ONE EYED JACK

Restaurants in Canggu

One Eyed Jack is a Japanese restaurant in Canggu with a unique modern Izakaya concept, Japan’s version of a gastropub. The chef, a veteran of the Nobu Restaurants group, has created a menu that offers an eclectic selection of refreshing and innovative twist on Japanese dishes served shared-style, that blends modern and traditional Japanese cuisine. The dishes are best enjoyed with the fine collection of Sake or one of their Japanese inspired house cocktails. It was one of the first Japanese restaurants in Canggu.

Best for: Dinner – Drinks
Atmosphere:
Relaxed – Moody
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (5 PM – 10.30 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 98c, Tibubeneng
Phone:
+62 819 9929 1888
Instagram:@oneeyedjack.bali
Website:
http://oneeyedjackbali.com/

SVÁ INDONESIAN TAPAS & BAR

Restaurants in Canggu

SVÁ – Indonesian Tapas & Bar is a restaurant and bar located in Berawa that reinvents Indonesian cuisine and presents a unique concept by serving authentic Indonesian dishes served tapas-style. Classified into three different categories: from the garden, from the land, and the sea; signature dishes include Jukut Urap, Dendeng Balado, Cumi Saos Hitam, Kerang Cabe Ijo, Tongseng Kambing, Nastart&Dadar Gulung. Enjoy post-dinner drinks at the bar and lounge on the third floor. An opportunity to savour on flavours of Indonesian food in Canggu.

Best for: Lunch – Dinner – Drinks
Atmosphere:
Intimate – Romantic
Opening Hours:

Monday (Closed)
Tuesday & Thursday (12 PM – 12 AM)
Wednesday & Sunday (12 PM – 10 PM)
Friday & Saturday (12 PM – 11 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Berawa, Gang Kedaton no. 5, Tibubeneng
Phone   :
+62 811 3930 118
Instagram: @svabali
Website:
http://svabali.com/

WARUNG GOUTHE

Restaurants in Canggu

Located in Berawa, this charming French joint is a real dining gem and a favourite of residents. Designed in rustic style and wooden interiors, Warung Gouthe boasts a comfortable and homey ambience. It’s a popular hotspot for brunch in Canggu, serving up delicious French delicacies. Some of the must-tries include: Egg Pot, this takes 20 minutes to make so be sure to order it as soon as you get a table; Cinnamon French Toast, absolutely delicious with the softest homemade bread; Chicken Pesto Panini; Meat Quiche; and the Farmer, special sunny side up egg with homemade crispy bacon and toast.

Best for: Brunch
Atmosphere:
Homey – Relaxed
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (7.30 AM – 10.00 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 7a, Tibubeneng
Phone:
+62 819 1211 6121
Instagram: @warunggouthe
Website:
https://warung-gouthe.business.site/

NINETY ONE BALI

Restaurants in Canggu

Ninety One recently opened its doors in Canggu serving a vibrant menu of Middle-Eastern inspired cuisine. Comprising an intimate indoor dining area and cosy outdoors complemented by an enticing swimming pool, Ninety One evokes that feeling of the family living room where friends come together, relax and enjoy each other’s company – with great food and drinks, of course. The menu complements the homey space of Ninety One, as Middle-Eastern food encourages diners to share and feast, family-style. Ninety One is a welcome addition to Canggu, with its stylish ambience and homey food promising patrons enjoyable dining experience. An especially cosy spot for dinner in Canggu.

Best for: Breakfast – Dinner – Drinks
Atmosphere:
Intimate – Relaxed
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (7.30 AM – 12.00 AM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong no. 91, Canggu
Phone:
+62 822 9888 9191
Instagram: @ninetyonebali
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/ninetyonebali/

DA ROMEO

Restaurants in Canggu

Set in a chic ambience, Da Romeo presents a rustic Italian dining experience that pays homage to tradition through well-handled ingredients to produce authentic flavours. Open for dinner only, this charming Italian eatery offers an a la carte menu from pasta to pizzas and a fine collection of Italian wines. The restaurant has a 20-seat capacity on the outdoor floor with views of the street and up to a 30-seat capacity inside with a separate bar and lounge serving small bites and cocktails aperitif-style. Its small volumes keep this Italian joint one of the most high-demand restaurants in Canggu.

Best for: Dinner – Drinks
Atmosphere:
Intimate
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (4 PM – 12.00 AM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 29, Tibubeneng
Phone: +62 821 4687 8535
Instagram: @daromeobali
Website: https://www.daromeobali.com/

JI RESTAURANT

Restaurants in Canggu

The only restaurant housed in a 311-year-old Kang XI period temple, Ji Restaurant Bali serves delicacies inspired by centuries-old cooking techniques with influences from other East Asian cuisines.  Indulge in fine Japanese fusion favourites or head over to the 2nd and 3rd floor where Ji Terrace by the Sea boasts an undisturbed 180° views of the Indian Ocean. It’s the perfect hangout spot to be enjoyed with their premium spirits and innovative cocktails in hand. We suggest starting at sunset then continuing on to dinner at this stylish and eclectic Canggu venue, surrounded by ancient art, antiques and trinkets.

Best for: Dinner – Drinks
Atmosphere:
Elegant – Intimate
Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday (4.30 PM – 11.30 PM)
Sunday (11 AM – 11.30 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu
Phone: +62 361 473 1701
Instagram:@jirestaurantbali
Website: http://www.jirestaurantbali.com/

FAT MERMAID

Restaurants in Canggu

Nestled in the popular neighbourhood of Canggu, Fat Mermaid is one of the most vibrant restaurants in Canggu that boasts a contemporary take on the mystical Indonesian culture. The restaurant offers an East meets West inspired menu and a bar that serves an eclectic selection of flavours. The futuristic design complete with radiant colours and bright lights elevates the restaurant into the ultimate representation of the tropical life. They also have daily live-music performances and a weekly Sunday market.

Best for: Breakfast – Dinner – Drinks
Atmosphere:
Cosy – Vibrant
Opening Hours:

Sunday – Thursday (7 AM – 11 PM)
Friday – Saturday (7 AM – 12 AM)
Address:
Jalan Nelayan no. 33, Canggu
Phone: +62 361 906 7001
Instagram: @fatmermaid.bali
Website: http://www.fatmermaidbali.com/

THE SHADY SHACK

With the increasing awareness on healthy eating in Bali, restaurants in Canggu offer a lot of Vegan/Vegetarian options including The Shady Shack, a charming vegetarian cafe nestled under shades of large trees with a view overlooking lush rice fields. With multiple open-air seating options on the various quirky corners, The Shady Shack presents nutritious vegetarian dishes with vegan options such as Tempeh Burger, Halloumi Salad Bowl, Shack Attack Burger, Vegan Burrito, a variety of vegan bowls and smoothies.

Best for: Breakfast – Lunch – Coffee
Atmosphere: Cosy – Homey
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday (7.30 AM – 10.30 AM)
Address: Jalan Tanah Barak No. 57, Canggu
Phone: +62 819 1639 5087
Instagram: @theshadyshack
Website: https://the-shady-shack.business.site/

INDIGO

Restaurants in Canggu

Serving contemporary Japanese fusion with European influences in a warm and inviting setting, Indigo is the place to be for those seeking to experience the craft of Nippon culinary philosophy. Indigo boasts a colourful and flavourful menu using fresh ingredients, with fresh fish delivered daily. Delight in their sushi and maki or their classic sushi options. If you’re looking for something more innovative, try out their New Style Sashimi or the Yakimono dishes, which are cooked over a charcoal grill. Definitely one of the best Japanese restaurants in Canggu!

Best for: Lunch – Dinner
Atmosphere:
Intimate – Warm – Inviting
Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday (12 PM – 2.30 PM & 6.30 PM – 10.30 PM)
Sunday (Closed)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 7a, Canggu
Phone: +62 819 9888 8018
Instagram: @indigocanggu
Website: https://www.indigocanggu.com/

PARACHUTE

Restaurants in Canggu

One of the most beloved restaurants in Canggu, Parachute is known for its iconic structure – the 64-foot wide and 19,5 meters high sheer olive parachute that pays homage to its name. Serving coastal cuisine focused on the wood-fired heart, Parachute showcases sustainable living practices and presents a working communal farm that is managed by young local talents. Several things you must try when visiting Parachute are their homemade bread, pastries and jams, it is phenomenal.

Best for: Brunch
Atmosphere:
Family-friendly – Laidback
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (8 AM – 12 AM)
Address:
Jalan Subak Sari 13 no. 8-4, Canggu
Phone: +62 813 3742 3010
Instagram:@parachutebali
Website: https://www.parachutebali.com/

FINNS BEACH CLUB

Set against a backdrop of stunning fuchsia sunsets, Finns Beach Club is the go-to destination for beachfront dining in Canggu – along with partying of course, as the venue is decked out with nine bars, five restaurants and four pools, including the newly-launched lagoon pool party beds. Finns Beach Club is the perfect place for both party-chasers and families alike as they are catered with ultimate comfort and luxury. Enjoy sun-kissed days submerged in the pools, lazing on the daybeds, or retreat to the Gazebo and Pool Bar where you can drink and dine while keeping an eye on your kids.

Best for: Lunch – Drinks – Sunset
Atmosphere:
Vibrant – Lively
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (9 AM – 11 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Berawa, Canggu
Phone: +62 361 844 6327 / 28
Instagram:@finnsbeachclub
Website: https://www.finnsbeachclub.com/

TUGU BALI RESTAURANT

The a la carte dining at Hotel Tugu Bali, Tugu Bali Restaurant is nestled in the grand alfresco Balinese hall of Wantilan Agung. An elegant space beautifully lit by candles and decorated with Indonesian antiques and cultural relics, the restaurant offers stunning views of the ocean and the lush gardens. Indulge in an eclectic menu spanning from seafood to gourmet continental cuisine, traditional Balinese, Javanese and Chinese Peranakan dishes.

Best for: Lunch – Dinner
Atmosphere:
Romantic – Intimate
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (7 AM – 11.30 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu
Phone: +62 361 473 1701
Instagram:@tuguhotels
Website: https://www.tuguhotels.com/hotels/bali/dining/

MONSIEUR SPOON

Restaurants in Canggu

A local favourite, Monsieur Spoon a family-run French bakery-cafe that serves an array of high-quality French pastries, cakes, artisan bread and savouries set in a relaxed environment. Great for breakfast and lunch gatherings, Monsieur Spoon offers a healthy and delicious menu including the authentic homemade bread and pastries. Their signature and most popular pastry is the best-selling French all-butter croissant. Monsieur Spoon has long been a favourite cafe in Canggu, especially for residents.

Best for: Breakfast – Brunch – Coffee
Atmosphere:
Laidback – Family-friendly
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (6.30 AM – 9 PM)
Address:
Jalan Raya Batu Bolong no. 55, Canggu
Phone: +62 878 6280 8859
Instagram: @monsieurspoon
Website: http://www.monsieurspoon.com/

FISHBONE LOCAL

Restaurants in Canggu

Located a short stroll away from Canggu hotspots, Old Man’s and Batu Bolong Beach, Fishbone Local serves up simple yet fine dishes of the freshest seafood available. One of the few restaurants in Canggu that puts sustainability and fair-trade on the frontline, FBL works closely with Bali Sustainable Seafood to minimise the ecological impact on oceans and the economic livelihood of local fishermen and communities. Look out for their daily specials, from the likes of Japanese black cod, steamed Grouper fillet to miso eggplant and smoked salmon dip, as well as their divine cocktail selection.

Best for: Lunch – Dinner – Drinks
Atmosphere:
Relaxed
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (12 PM – 12 AM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong no. 99, Canggu
Phone: +62 361 9342 779
Instagram: @fishbonelocal
Website: https://www.fishbonelocal.com/

LA BRISA

A popular sunset destination, the concept of the beach club rests in the name itself ─ La Brisa ─ which translates to “sea breeze”. A chic and enchanting destination built with reclaimed wood of over 500 old fisherman boats, La Brisa boasts a stylish rustic design and warm hospitality. Serving sustainably sourced food, La Brisa offers fresh Mediterranean seafood dishes from fried calamari, sushi rolls, grilled octopus and many more mouth-watering bites. Be sure to catch the most mesmerising sunsets with a cocktail in hand.

Best for: Lunch – Dinner – Drinks – Sunset
Atmosphere:
Laidback – Family-friendly
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (7 AM – 11 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Batu Mejan, Canggu
Phone: +62 811 3946 666
Instagram:@labrisabali
Website: http://labrisabali.com/

MUSUBI

Restaurants in Canggu

Located on the vibrant culinary scene of Canggu, Musubi is a Japanese-inspired brunch and Pan Asian Izakaya dinner destination spearheaded by Chef Rui Yamagishi. Musubi, which translates to “tying” or “knot”, aims to provide an infinite bond between food and people. The menu itself showcases the freshness and rich flavours of Japanese cooking, combined with French cooking techniques. A pleasant dining destination with a homey ambience, several must-tries include the Sushi Burgers, Nori Tacos, Spiced Pork Belly Kakuni, and Hibachi Steak. One of the most innovative restaurants in Canggu, Musubi quickly made a name for itself through a truly creative menu.

Best for: Lunch – Dinner
Atmosphere:
Homey
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (12 PM – 10 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 99, Berawa Corner no. 6/7, Canggu
Phone: +62 812 365 307 99
Instagram: @musubibali
Website: https://www.musubibali.com/

MILK & MADU

Restaurants in Canggu

Milk & Madu is a popular neighbourhood cafe hangout spot, a great place for families and friends to dine over great food and great vibes. Serving up all-day breakfast options, delicious lunches and tantalising dinners, Milk & Madu offers the freshest smoothies, salads, wraps, burgers and not to mention, their lava stone-baked pizzas. The kid-friendly cafe also has a playhouse, toys and books for the little ones, and live music on the weekends.

Best for: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner
Atmosphere:
Family-friendly – Relaxed
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (7.30 AM – 10 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 52, Tibubeneng
Phone: +62 361 9067 074
Instagram: @milkandmadu
Website:
http://www.milkandmadu.com/

SENSORIUM

Restaurants in Canggu

Sensorium, one of the newest restaurants in Canggu serving contemporary Australian-Asian fusion. The restaurant is minimalist in design and aesthetic, juxtaposed by its vibrant and multisensory cuisine aimed to stimulate all five human senses, bringing a unique concept to restaurants in Canggu. Enjoy the inspiring and boundary-pushing all-day menu inspired by Chef Will’s childhood memories such as The Textural of Mushrooms (Twice cooked Wild Mushrooms, seaweed Paste, Fried Gai-Lan on Rye Bread), Brunch Ramen with 62°C sous vide egg, and their Asian Pulled Pork Benedict.

Best for: Lunch
Atmosphere:
Laidback – Homey
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday (9 AM – 5 PM)
Address:
Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong no. 31a, Canggu
Phone: +62 811 388 046
Instagram: @sensorium_bali
Website: https://www.facebook.com/SensoriumBali/

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