It’s only the month of February, so you have time to catch up on Bali’s culinary scene players that keeps popping! Or not?
Either way, here are our favourite hot new tables this month.
1. Alternative Beach
Living up to its name, Alternative Beach is swimming pool with a glam sun deck, pool bar, jacuzzi, restaurant, fun water slides (yasss!), attached to a boutique accommodation.
Settled in the heart of Canggu this is the place if you want to “see and be seen” for poolside cocktails, delish bites whilst sunbasking. Note that their Happy Hours is from 4-6pm from Sunday to Friday and 3-4pm on Saturday. Alternative Beach has Movie Night every Monday, Yoga class every Tuesday and Wine Night is every Wednesday (because, balance). On Sundays, they do BBQ nights.
Alternative Beach |Jl Batu Bolong No.78, Canggu| Call +62 361 9069 622
2. Cafe Folie
Folie Kitchen has recently opened its second location in Beachwalk Shopping. Dishing up its fusion of Asian flavours with a French-spin whipped by chef Stephane Simond, all of the bistro-style favourites can be found at this Kuta address, including Wagyu stroganoff and the black truffle fried rice.
Cafe Folie|Beachwalk Shopping Center, Level 1, Jl Pantai Kuta, Kuta| Call: +62 361 8464843
3. KYND Community
KYND Community is first known when they redefined vegan cafe food with the opening of KYND in Seminyak, then the unstoppable team raise the bar by introducing with their plant-based Indonesian tucker at GIVE in Canggu and now, they’ve given us KYND Creamery.
As the names suggest, KYND Creamery is a dairy-free ice-cream parlour scooping out the most colourful, worth to snap cones. There’s vegan sprinkles, cruelty-free shakes ready for us to enjoy.
KYND Creamery by KYND Community| Jl Petitenget No.12 (next to KYND cafe), Seminyak| Call +62 859 3112 0209
4. Kopi Petani
As the newest addition to Meliá Bali, this coffee lounge sets in a little bamboo hut surrounded by the Nusa Dua beach vibes. Kopi Petani presents the finest Arabica green cherries hand-cropped by local farmers, in Kintamani, Bali. Together with the Indonesia’s award-winning coffee roastery, Tanamera, Kopi Petani brews nothing but their best to spoil everyone’s caffeine palate.
But that is not what Kopi Petani is all about. Meliá Bali and Tanamera commit to eliminate 15% of global CO2 emissions that has been damaging the earth caused by the transportation. Therefore, green beans and all other precious materials are harvested only from and to the island, supporting the ‘0 KM’ movement.
Now, sip that cuppa of yours and feel even better for indirectly supporting this cause.
Kopi Petani at Melia Bali| Kawasan Wisata ITDC Lot 1, Nusa Dua,| Call: +62 361 771510
5. Kemiri Restaurant
As one of the signature restaurant at COMO Uma Ubud, Kemiri serves breakfast and functions as venue for special occasions. -e dine in a beautiful open-air space with alang-alang roofing beside a waterfall-fed pond. In the evening, the candlelight contributes to an idyllic and romantic ambience.
The menus combine local produce with the techniques of classic Indonesian cuisine. Health conscious A listers would appreciate its many innovative combinations highlighting the renowned signature wellness that COMO Shambhala Cuisine is.
Kemiri Restaurant | Uma by COMO, Jl Raya Sanggingan, Banjar Lungsiakan, Kedewatan, Ubud| Call:+62 361 972 448