15 of Seminyak’s Best Fine Dining Restaurants

Where is the best place to eat in Seminyak? In the city where a new trend-setting restaurant seems to be opening every week, this has become one of the most commonly asked (and difficult to answer) questions from visitors to Bali. We decided to narrow the selection a bit by giving you our top 15 favourite Seminyak restaurants when looking to indulge in a gourmet, upscale dining experience. Happy dining everyone!

1. Sardine

One of Bali’s most well known fine dining restaurants, Sardine serves French cuisine in a setting of green rice paddies and banana trees. The restaurant itself sits in a bamboo pavilion and serves up fresh and healthy organic produce from the farm. Highly recommended!
SardineRestaurant.jpgLocation: Jalan Petitenget No. 21 | Kerobokan, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone: +62 (0) 361-8436333
Opening Hours: 11.30 am – 1 am
Price range: Rp. 125.000 – Rp. 285.000 mains
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2. Métis

Another one of Seminyak’s original 5-course, French-inspired establishments, Métis still earns its spot on our list due to its consistent quality of dishes and sophisticated ambience. The steak is a must-try and the French wine list is comprehensive (with prices you’d expect at home). The new sofa lounge and bar looking out across the lily pond and lotus blossoms make this a safe choice for large groups and special occasions.
MetisLocation: Jalan Petitenget No 6 | Kerobokan, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone: +62 (0) 361-4737888
Opening hours: 11 am – 4 pm | 5.30 pm – 11.30 pm
Price Range: Rp. 78,000 – Rp. 275,000
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3. Mama San

A new kid on Seminyak’s foodie block, Mama San has quickly earned a high-ranking reputation as an innovative and fresh restaurant here in Bali. Home to an Asian fusion-inspired kitchen, the starters and main dishes complement each other well and are intended to be shared in a sampling style. The beef and bamboo dumplings along with the clay pot snapper never fail to impress. The energy is buzzing, the tables intimate, and the bill not as jaw-dropping as one would expect a restaurant of this calibre to produce. Reservations definitely required; book far in advance if possible.MamasanLocation: Jalan Raya Kerobokan | Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone: +62 (0) 361-730436
Opening hours: 12 pm – 3 pm | 6 pm – 11 pm
Price Range: Rp. 80.000 – 155.000 mains
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4. Sarong

A fan favourite located in the middle of Petitenget, Sarong serves infamously large portions of Asian-fused dishes resembling a combination of Thai and Indian flavours. From crispy pork belly and tempura zucchini flowers to Tandoori chicken and garlic naan, it is easy to find a range of options for every appetite. Note: tell the waiter in advance if you don’t like your plate spicy, as many of the flavours by default are on the medium to very spicy side. SarongLocation: 19x Jalan Petitenget | Kerobokan, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone: +62 (0) 361-4737809
Opening hours: 6.30 pm – 12 am
Price Range: Rp. 100.000 – 165.000 mains
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5. Bambu

Strongly argued to be the best new restaurant in Seminyak, Bambu is a hidden gem specialising in classic Indonesian cuisine with a fresh twist. Chicken sate, prawns, spicy sambal; it’s everything you love about the small warungs (local cafes) in a gourmet setting. For dessert, try the dadar gulung– green pandan crepes wrapped around coconut and palm sugar, served with ice cream.
BambuLocation: Jl. Petitenget no. 198 | Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone: +62 (0) 361-8469797
Opening hours: 6 pm -12 am
Price range: Rp. 115.000 – Rp. 200.000 mains
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6. Biku

Biku is not only great for family high teas in the afternoon, but it also serves delicious food for dinner. Set up in a beautiful 150-year-old rustic Joglo pavilion in Petitenget, featuring an indoor and outdoor sitting areas plus a little playing nook for the kids, with toys and pencils, Biku makes a favourite restaurant for families with kids.  The menu is diverse from traditional Indonesian food to salads, (veggie) burgers and homemade pies to Indian, Chinese and Thai inspired dishes. Kids will not be left out with Biku’s special kids’ menu to make happy little bellies round and full again.

15 best restaurants in Seminyak

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Location: Jl. Petitenget No.888 | Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: 0851-0057-0888
Opening hours: daily from 8 am to 11 pm
Price range: Rp. 40.000 – 95.000 mains
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7. La Lucciola

This absolute oceanfront dining venue is almost iconic to Seminyak restaurant scene, serving outstanding Italian haute-cuisine to sunset views and the sound of the sea. Think homemade pasta, risotto, oven-baked snapper with shallots and oregano, excellent coffee and mouthwatering desserts. Yum! From the parking lot, you have to enter the Petitenget Temple to get to La Lucciola, tucked in a beautiful double-storey pavilion with a tropical thatched rooftop. The ambience is chic and yet warm and cosy. Another family favourite and also perfectly intimate for romantic couples wanting to enjoy a candlelight dinner by the seaside in Seminyak.

Ocean front dining

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Location: Pantai Petitenget, Jalan Kayu Aya | Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: (0361) 730838
Opening hours: daily from 9 am to 11 pm
Price range: Rp. 170.000 – 270.000 mains
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8. Merah Putih

Named after the colours of the Indonesian flag; White and Red, Merah Putih serves excellent traditional Indonesian food with a thrilling modern twist. Merah Putih follows the tradition of family dining where plates are served in the middle of the table for friends and family to share, tasting something of everything. The menu is split into a traditional and a more experimental modern section. All dishes are delicious with spices and flavours from across the archipelago. Not only the food is great, the architectural design of this restaurants is also spectacular! Go check it out!
Fine dining Seminyak

Jl. Petitenget No.100X, | Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: (0361) 8465950
Opening hours: daily from 10 am to 11 pm
Price Range: Rp. 60.000 – 180.000
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9. Ryoshi

Much loved among expats, Ryoshi combines outstanding Japanese cuisine with great quality live Jazz bands and therefore this restaurant is also known as ‘The House of Jazz’. Sit down at the Japanese-style dining table for the best spot to dine, enjoying the food and watching the live band at the same time. Ryoshi features a grand double-storey, thatch-roofed pavilion with open-air and air-conditioned dining areas to suit everybody’s needs. You can munch on homemade sushi rolls and wasabi all evening long and you will probably end up staying until closing time when the band has put an end to this amazing evening out. Monday evenings are the best when Rio Sidik kicks off their live set. Music starts at 9.30 pm and you better reserve a table upfront if you want to sit upstairs where the magic happens.

Best Seminyak restaurants

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Location: Jl. Raya Seminyak No.17 | Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: (0361) 731152
Opening hours: daily from 12 am to 12 pm
Price Range: Rp. 50.000 – Rp. 140.000 mains
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10. Ultimo

Ultimo has been claimed to be the best Italian Restaurant of Seminyak, located on the happening ‘eat street’ in the chic, upscale Oberoi district of this sophisticated little beach town. Featuring a pretty garden patio as well as an air-conditioned dining room, Ultimo creates a perfectly romantic setting to dine with your loved one(s), especially when there is a live band playing. Enjoy a good glass of wine and mouthwatering Italian delights in a heartwarming ambience. Can’t go wrong with this one!

Best Italian

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Location: Jalan Kayu Aya No 104X |Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: (0361) 738720
Opening hours: daily from 4.30 pm to 1 am
Price range: Rp. 60.000 – Rp. 235.000 mains
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11. Zibiru

At Zibiru, you can indulge some authentic Italian home cooking by the Executive Chef Luigi Calcagnoin. This restaurant, tucked away on Jalan Drupadi in the heart of Seminyak, has got a chic and yet a cozy and homey ambience. Romantic couples will love sitting up on the rooftop terrace, dining by candlelight beneath the starry night sky. On top of that, this restaurant features a live Jazz band every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. All pasta is handmade from scratch and the fresh produce originates from Zibiru’s own organic farm in the mountains of Bali Island. Simply, wow!

Seminyak restaurants

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Location: Jalan Drupadi 7, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 822 3663 1302 or reservations@zibiru.com
Opening hours: 5 pm – 12 am
Price range: Rp.80.000 – 235.000 mains
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12. Saigon Street

Hot steaming bowls of Pho, the traditional Vietnamese noodle soups, fresh spring rolls and exciting drinks, Saigon Street is a hip, stylish, fusion dining hub serving authentic Vietnamese food. This modern bar and restaurant is located right on Jalan Petitenget and you will easily spot the colourful neon lights and retro lounge vibe from afar. The spicy berry juice is actually very spicy, a great way to get used to those chili peppers. Oh, and they got a kids’ menu too, so no worries!

Restaurant Seminyak

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Location: Jl. Petitenget No.77X, Seminyak | Bali, Indonesia
Contact: (0361) 8974007
Opening hours:
11 am – 1 am
Price range: Rp. 50.000 – Rp. 100.000 mains
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13. Nook

Nook is idyllically nestled in the lush green rice paddies of Umalas, just a 1-minute drive from the trendy Petitenget area of Seminyak. This charming restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and it is always nice and busy. Guests can enjoy meals in the open-air, getting the most out of the rice paddy surroundings. The best time to go for dinner is a bit early during sunset time when the place has a magical ambience. On the menu, you will find Indonesian cuisine as well as burgers and pasta. Something for everyone!

Dinner in the rice fields

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Location: Jl. Umalas 1 Gang Nook No. 1, Seminyak | Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: (0361) 8475625
Opening hours: 8 am – 11 pm
Price range: Rp. 40.000 – Rp. 135.000 mains
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14. Plantation Grill

The Plantation Grill is a twenties-styled restaurant owned and operated by the excellent chef cook Robert Marchetti. At this stylish, high-end restaurant, you can enjoy a terrific, mouthwatering meal of imported beef and line-caught sustainable seafood baked on coal and wood grills or inside firewood ovens. Oversized tiger prawns, fresh lobster, roasted duck, grilled beef steak, you name it, you munch it. The setting is also pretty amazing with double-height vaulted ceilings and large glass windows with sea view. Dress up and head towards the Plantation Grill for a memorable dinner in style.

Restaurants Seminyak

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Location:  Double-Six Luxury Hotel 4th floor, no.66 Double-Six Beach, Seminyak | Bali, 80361, Indonesia
Contact: (0361) 734300
Opening hours: 6 pm – 12 am
Price range: Rp. 140.000 – 420.000 mains
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15. La Sal

Transport yourself to Mediterranean atmospheres at this cosy, elegant dining venue, hidden away on Jalan Drupadi in the center of Seminyak. La Sal serves delightful Spanish food with an Argentinian twist as the chef cook originates from Buenos Aires.  Sit upstairs at the alfresco dining terrace just before the stars pop out, sip your sangria and feast of hot and cold tapas or opt for the seafood Paella. La Sal also has great BBQ options, grilled freshly in front of you at your table. Quite a romantic place for love birds!

Seminyak Restaurants - Spanish food

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Location:  Jalan Drupadi II No.100, Seminyak | Bali, 80361, Indonesia
Contact: (0361) 738321
Opening hours: 6.30 pm – 11 pm
Price range: Rp.105.000 – Rp. 210.000 mains
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Any Seminyak spots you think should have made the top 15 cut? Feel free to comment below, we’re happy to hear from you 🙂 

P.S. Most of these restaurants require bookings ahead of time so don’t forget to make a reservation in advance for evening meals! 


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9 comments

  1. Wow, very nice photos. The food from “Bambu” restaurant looks amazing. I’m heading to Bali soon with my partner, and definitely will visit Bambu!

  2. Andrea Ellery

    Hi, I’m trying to find a website for bambu Bali but I can’t find one. Are you able to share a link or point me in the right direction. Thanks so much. Andrea 🙂

  3. Cezanne
    Author

    Hi Andrea, it’s actually a bit confusing because Bumbu is different than the restaurant I reviewed above- Bambu. Unfortunately, Bambu doesn’t seem to have a web presence yet but you can call or email them at enquiries@bambubali.com for more information. Hope this helps! 🙂

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  7. Tom de Wit

    Add in Kilo Kitchen please! Sardine has become a bit pretentious if you ask me. Food was ok but service was really ignorant.

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