Where And What To Eat In Canggu Beach
Canggu restaurants are well-varied in settings and style, catering to budgets low and high. Being one of Bali’s best surfing destinations, chilled and laidback vibes are easy to find. You’ll come across surfer shack style spots along main roadsides leading to Canggu’s beaches, such as Betelnut on Batu Bolong and Canteen Café on Batu Mejan. Or, for ultra-luxe dining options, you can head down to the signature restaurants of the arty Hotel Tugu Bali.
Drop into any Canggu restaurants or cafe for a quick and healthy breakfast fix prior to paddling out to the waves, or to cool off in a shade for freshly baked goods and wholesome lunches, ranging from local to western. Dining in Canggu lets you choose from venues with sea views or green rice fields. Whether you are looking for a quick bite, a cosy coffee spot, or a place to enjoy an evening, let this compilation of where and what to eat in Canggu Beach be your guide.
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Alsace a Table
This small French restaurant on one of the Canggu side streets serves up homemade French cuisine in intimate and cosy settings. The menu features typical French delicacies, from escargot, beef bourguignon and cordon blue, to exclusive specialties from the region of Alsace, which is highly influenced by Alemannic food culture near the German border. These range from flambés and foie gras to bratwursts and sauerkrauts homemade with Riesling. There’s also a good selection of speciality cheeses with fondues and tartiflettes. Dinner paired with Champagne from Duval Leroy starts from USD 108 (IDR 1.500.000). Special evenings such as its Soiree Moules Frites or Fried Mussels Evening, is at USD 21 (IDR 300,000) per person and includes dessert.
- Opening Hours: 19:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Pipitan Sari no.27, Babakan, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)811 386 7493
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/bali.alsaceatable
For some Japanese delights such as gyoza and ramen while in Canggu, drop into Aoba, a small restaurant on the rice field-clad Jalan Subak Sari. It is easy to spot with its stark Japanese style banners in front of its parking lot. Inside, interiors may be basic, but the food is authentic with recipes by its Japanese owner hailing from Shinjuku. Besides delicious gyoza dumplings, there’s also good selection of sushi and miso. A hearty meal for two starts from around USD 14 (IDR 200,000). After enjoying your meals, you can dress up in Japanese costumes, have your photo taken against ornaments, then lie to your friends about your ‘trip’ to Tokyo.
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Subak Sari No. 213, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 928 9186
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/gyoza.aoba.bali
Bale Puputan at Tugu Hotel Bali
As one of the signature dining rooms at Bali’s renowned art hotel, Tugu Hotel Bali, Bale Puputan offers a different kind of dining experience. It is practically a ‘dining chamber’, heavily decorated with antiques of Balinese royalty of yesteryears, some hailing from the 19th century and most relating to the historical Puputan battles during the Dutch colonial times, hence its name. Tall antique armchairs circle a centuries-old marble table with statues looking over, as you enjoy the 13-course Grand Rijstaffel dinner, with local and Indonesian delights such as martabak ayam, soto ayam spicy chicken soup and turmeric spiced fish, all served in sequence by a parade of a dozen waiters. Rijstaffels must be booked a day in advanced, while dinners any other evening ranges around USD 50 (IDR 700,000) for two.
- Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 473 1701
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/tuguhotels/
Tugu Hotel Bali’s second signature dining experience is Bale Sutra, otherwise dubbed as ‘the Palace of Harmony’. Here you can have yourselves an extravagant dining experience surrounded by authentic art items and antiques. One in particular is that the whole setting is built around a deep crimson 1706AD Kang Xi period temple. The temple reflects the harmonious relationship between old Balinese and ancient Chinese heritage ‘peranakan’ cultures. Thus, the cuisine at Bale Sutra is dominated by Indonesian peranakan cuisine with delights such as Babah style clear fish and tamarind soup, stir-fried prawns and tofu and chicken stew in cumin and coconut sauce. Dinners range around USD 43 (IDR 600,000) for Read More...
- Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 473 1701
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/tuguhotels/
You can get your healthy breakfasts and ‘power smoothies’ at this cosy shack style café on Canggu’s main Batu Bolong road. At first, Betelnut set out serving hearty fixes to the Canggu surfing crowd looking for a spot to replenish after a day out in the waves. Now, it has evolved into a popular hangout, with an expanded menu and serving through dinner. The menu is quite a mix, with a bit of local and Asian, such as a rendering of the Balinese favourite ‘sate lilit’ or wrapped tuna satay, a ‘raw food’ take on the Indonesian gado-gado salad, it’s ‘crazy’ version of nasi goreng fried rice and varieties of wraps and burgers. Prices are very reasonable, ranging between USD 1-5 (IDR 15,000-65,000).
- Opening Hours: Tue-Sun 07:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Batu Bolong 60, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)821 4680 7233
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Betelnut-Cafe-289844997715255
Bootstrap Cold Brew Coffee Lab
If you’re a coffee lover, you’re in for a treat. Try out and taste some great Balinese single origin, organic Arabica from Kintamani at this specialty cafe while in Canggu. Bootstrap offers all-natural coffee, handcrafted cold and slow for 15 hours with pure water, then double-filtered for an acid-free and smooth flavour. As a result is a truly refreshing drink. Here you can choose one of their signature smooth white coffees, which has coconut milk and nectar added, or a ‘virgin mojito’ with lime juice, mint and coconut water. You can sip to your heart’s content right inside its cosy house, or hoard some of those cool dark 300ml glass bottles (USD IDR 35,000) or a large 600ml bottle of cold brew concentrate (USD 9 or IDR 120,000) to bring home.
- Opening Hours: 08:30-18:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 34, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)821 3737 1180
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/BootstrapColdBrew
Bungalow Living Bali
Bungalow Living invites those venturing west from the main Seminyak proper to relax in its pretty and cosy little retreat located on the main Berawa Beach road. The café of a little tropical home ware shop of the same name presents fresh juices, smoothies, coffees and teas. The spot’s non-human host and mascot is a big brown poodle by the name of BB King, who welcomes you in inside to chill. Kids will love the milkshakes, and adults will find content in the great range of cakes and sweet morsels available daily. Prices range between USD 1 to 4 (IDR 12,000 – 48,000). After enjoying the light meals, you may find a great exotic indigo quilt or a brilliantly coloured chevron striped cushion to bring home.
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 07:30-17:30
- Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 35A, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 844 6567
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/BungalowLivingBali
Butter Bali Cake & Coffee Shop
This petite cake and coffee shop is located on the quaint beach street of Berawa Beach in Canggu, and invites those with a sweet tooth to come in to enjoy a light but tasty bite with great coffee. It offers a cosy nook from where to beat the heat with a slice of cake, pie, muffin, or brownie. Latte art is an added feature on your order from its range of Illy coffee. It is a great spot to bring the kids too, who will revel in the array of cupcakes and homemade marshmallows. They even receive orders for custom designed birthday cakes. Cake slices start from USD 1.5 (IDR 20,000).
- Opening Hours: 08:00 – 18:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 44, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)819 362 169 83
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Butter-Bali-127781493960132
Café Canggu serves as a cosy spot along the main Berawa Beach road, where you can enjoy indoor or outdoor seating with views to adjacent rice fields, over an eclectic selection of Asian and western dishes. The selections are prepared with a touch of Mediterranean influence and with a focus on fresh organic ingredients. House specialties include spicy tom yum prawn soup served with a side of rice (USD 3 or IDR 38,000) and a Spanish cold gazpacho (USD 2.5 or IDR 35,000) made with fresh vegetables and herbs with extra olive oil, wine and croutons on top. Special healthy juices dominate the drinks list, such as its super antioxidant juice (IDR 25,000) made of carrots, beetroots, apples and celery.
- Opening Hours: 08:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 214 2255
Canteen Café Canggu
Canteen is one of the popular breakfast hangouts in Canggu among surfers and expats living in the neighbourhood. You can head down here for brunch and enjoy refreshing fruit bowls, granolas and sultana porridges (USD 2-3 or IDR 25,000-35,000) with fresh fruit juice or teas. For lunch there’s a selection of healthy salads, wholesome wraps and burgers. They open only until late afternoon. If you don’t know what to order, check out their value meal packages with a combination of their best offerings, starting from USD 3.5 (IDR 50,000). Also, check out their nice classic boards hanging from their ceiling, together with other retro surf and vintage beach culture stuff inside.
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 07:00-17:00
- Location: Jalan Batu Mejan No.33, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)878 622 817 55
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/CanteenCafeCanggu
Loosely translated as the ‘Love Café’ in the local tongue, Cinta Café offers something for the whole family with its cosy and friendly settings, including a small playground at front for kids to play in, and further back you will discover a great seating with unobstructed rice paddy field views. Its glass food display is akin to local warung food stalls, with different morsels to choose from. Meanwhile its ala carte menu highlights selections of pastas and burgers. During the evenings, the place takes on a romantic vibe for candlelit dinners. Lone diners also welcome, as it’s easily a chill place to have a good read or bring a laptop together with your hearty meals and cold draught beer. Prices start from USD 1.5 (IDR 20,000).
- Opening Hours: 08:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa no. 69, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 370 5232
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/CintaCanggu
Coffee n’ Oven
Coffee n’ Oven offers a great spot for a coffee break while out and about in the quaint coastal neighbourhood of Berawa Beach in Canggu. The café is within only a ten-minute drive north of the Seminyak proper. The unique bakery and café invites you to enjoy a great range of freshly home baked breads, baguettes, croissants and cakes, accompanied by freshly brewed coffee blends. Typical Australian meat pies, French and Italian pastry, German breads and good old American burgers are a great treat before or after a day out surfing Canggu’s world-class breaks. You can take home their homemade tropical fruit jams. Prices start from USD 2 (IDR 25,000).
- Opening Hours: 07:00 – 17:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 51, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)821 1288 8727
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/coffeeandoven
Crate Cafe provides travellers with a cool nook to stop in to on surfing trips or any other day adventures around the popular Canggu beach. The café features a laidback vibe, and is open for breakfast and lunch only. Interiors reflect its name, where rustic wood and vintage crates serve as unique décor. It’s a great spot to drop in for a morning bite with their ‘brekkie board’ comprising toasts topped with eggs, accompanied by fresh fruity juices and blends. Other must-tries include ‘shrooms’ sautéed mushrooms and sourdough (IDR 30,000) and The Barber toast with aioli, tomato, lettuce and bacon at USD 3 (IDR 40,000).
- Opening Hours: 07:00 – 15:30
- Location: Jalan Batu Bolong 64, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)812 389 430 40
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/cratecafebali
Cueplay Café Coffee & Tea
Cueplay Café offers a cosy spot for your coffee fix along the main Canggu Beach road of Jalan Pantai Berawa. By day, there’s great freshly brewed cappuccino, espressos, infused water, raw pasta, homemade gourmet wraps, and apple pies to enjoy at very reasonable prices, while after sunset, this little nook turns into a fun hangout with DJs taking to their turntables with groovy beats to help along the chill-out mood. The overall vibe, day and night, is casual and laidback, with on-floor cushions for an even more relaxed experience. Main menu selections start from USD 2 (IDR 30,000).
- Opening Hours: 11:00 – 22:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa 30B, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)852 380 137 77
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/cueplaybali
Doji Bali Japanese
Doji welcomes you to a refined dining setting inside a Kyoto style house, with cosy seating overlooking the rice fields of Tibubeneng in Canggu. The restaurant menu highlights a great assortment of Japanese delights, from sushi platters, cold soba soups to Japanese style curries and desserts. There are also western style light bites as a side option such as wholesome sandwiches, with fillings ranging from bacon and lettuce to egg and pork cutlets. Dinner mains include tempura rolls, grilled lamb, charcoal grilled pork and assorted sashimi highlights of the day. All go down well with soothing Kyoto ocha tea. Dinners are around USD 18 or IDR 250,000 for two. The restaurant is closed on Tuesdays.
- Opening Hours: Wed-Mon 12:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Subak Sari No. 72, Tibubeneng, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 474 1098
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/DojiBali-1621929924710979
Echo Beach House Restaurant at Echo Beach in Canggu, otherwise known as Pantai Batu Mejan, was one of the first beach dining spots along the coast and remains popular among visitors and locals, serving fresh food for breakfast, lunch, and dinners as well as regularly holding nightly grills and various party nights. Come sunset time, and you can enjoy barbecues set up near the sand with fresh prawns and lobsters, imported steaks, juicy ribs and fresh, organic salads filling the row of plates. Indoor and alfresco settings available. Menu items are USD 2.5-10 (IDR 35,000-150,000). Read More...
- Opening Hours: 07:00 – 23:00
- Location: Jalan Pura Batu Mejan, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 747 4604
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/EchoBeachHouse
Get your healthy fruit bowls and creamy smoothies at this café on Canggu’s Batu Bolong route. Almost everything served at Eden Café is driven towards healthy living. There’s also coffees by Lazumba, hot/cold chocolate drinks using real dark cacao chunks by Bali Chocolat, and their own homemade Kefir Yogurt and Kefir Soda that provide good probiotics for your body. Smoothie bowls come in mix choices of tropical fruits such as dragon fruit, mango, pineapple, strawberry, bananas and coconuts, with a variety of nut toppings, each at only USD 3.5 (IDR 50,000). Their protein blend shakes are similarly priced. You can head to a separately managed spa next door after your feel-good meal here.
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 07:00-16:00
- Location: Jalan Batu Bolong no. 8, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)831 143 065 53
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/edencafebali
This specialty coffee, donut shop and crepes house on Canggu’s Berawa Beach road is a great stopover for your caffeine fix, with selections of select single origin Arabica from Bali, Java and Aceh on offer. To accompany your sips, there are homemade potato-based donuts, as well as traditional Indonesian delights such as mini breads called ‘kue cubit’ (IDR 10,000), as well as French style sweet and savoury crepes available. All of the baked items here are less than a dollar.
- Opening Hours: 08:00-17:30
- Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa No.11E, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)813 1940 1656
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/11Elephants
Grass Terrace Café
Enjoy a great selection of Asian fusion, Mediterranean and Tex-Mex dishes as well as tasty tapas for breakfast through dinner at this secluded café on one of Canggu’s quiet side streets. Light bites to choose from include crispy chicken wings buttered with honey garlic barbecue sauce (IDR 35,000) and a crunchy noodle salad mixed with cherry tomatoes and sweet Thai dressing (IDR 45,000), while you can go heavier with grilled tenderloins that come with a choice of black pepper or mushroom sauce (IDR 95,000) or juicy piggy ribs that are richly seasoned and served with grilled corn cobs (IDR 90,000). Drop in for their happy hours with ‘buy one, get one free’ mojitos on offer.
- Opening Hours: 08:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Munduk Catu no.8, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)852 3811 7141
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Grass.Terrace.Cafe
This noodle house offers vegetarian cuisine inspired by the food cultures across Southeast Asia, with dishes that are easily adjusted if you’re a vegan. Healthy selections for breakfast include a ‘green brekky’ comprising greens sautéed with herbs in olive oil, and served with avocado and sourdough toast (IDR 35,000), and strawberry banana pancakes with ice cream and honey. Lunch menu items vary with Asian delights such as tofu wontons with ginger and shiitake mushrooms, spicy laksa soups, Japanese miso ramen, and Thai basil noodles ranging between IDR 35,000 and 70,000 per serving. Kids menus also available.
- Opening Hours: 07:30-21:30
- Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa no.46, Tibubeneng, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)878 6211 2729
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Green-Ginger-Noodle-House-141788192532002
Grocer & Grind Echo Beach
Like its other branches in Seminyak, Sanur and Jimbaran, Grocer & Grind’s Canggu branch near Echo Beach features cosy interiors with wooden tables where you can order your breakfast, a wholesome and healthy lunch, or full-on dinner. Canggu expatriates and surfers love the place as a go-to for breakfasts, especially for its daily roasted organic coffee and favourites that include open omelette, smoked salmon savoury pancakes with soft poached egg, streaky bacon with baby mozzarella, and toasted ciabatta. Prices range between USD 2 and 6 (IDR 30,000 and 80,000) per item.
- Opening Hours: 07:00 – 23:00
- Location: Jalan Pura Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 846 9189
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Grocerandgrind
Hijau Café & Warung
Hijau Café & Warung serves up Asian fusion cuisine, as well as a selection of barbequed items and sandwiches. It’s a great stopover to escape to from the heat of the day, where you can pick a spot and cool down with soothing views over green rice fields at the back. Start off with a wholesome chicken wrap (IDR 35,000) or local favourite ‘lumpia’ spring rolls (IDR 22,000), then savour their version of the Indonesian favourite gado-gado mixed vegetable and soybean curd salad doused in peanut sauce (IDR 32,000). Italian pastas are also an available alternative on the menu.
- Opening Hours: Tue-Sun 11:00-20:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Canggu-Tanah Lot, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 785 7817
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/hijaucafebali/
Hungry Bird Coffee
Drop by this quaint little café in the northern area of Canggu for a quick grab of coffee or head early for delicious breakfasts. Its cosy wooden accented interiors blend with quirky porcelain table top items and utensils to create a clean retro atmosphere. Baristas brew single origin Indonesian coffees, ground from beans and prepared in-house, all at affordable prices. To start your day, try their ‘monster breakfast’ offering, with crispy bacon, double sunny side ups or scrambled eggs, toast, baked beans, sausages and roast tomatoes, or a simpler oatmeal porridge with fresh fruit toppings. Meals are around USD 10 (IDR 150,000) for two.
- Opening Hours: 08:00-17:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Semat Perancak 86, Tegalgundul, Berawa, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)898 6191 008
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/hungrybirdcoffee/
Simply put, Ithaka Warung is a small place with a small kitchen, and with food that is cooked fresh at the moment you order. The selections are a mix of Indonesian and western cuisine, such as pasta and Caesar salads juxtaposed with choices of Indonesian tempeh salad, and spaghetti carbonara with all-time favourite nasi goreng fried rice. The warung caters to well for surfers before or after they day out riding the waves at Batu Bolong Beach, and there’s even an ‘all-day surf’ platter, which is pork Milanese served with French fries, rice, a vegetable omelette and garlic bread. Prices range between USD 2 and 4 (IDR 30,000 and 50,000).
- Opening Hours: 07:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong no.96A, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)812 3932 5317
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/ithakawarung
La Baracca Canggu
La Baracca serves up great Italian homemade pastas and pizzas in a small but cosy setting. It is the sister branch of the restaurant of the same name on Seminyak’s main Petitenget street, and echoes its similar quirky décor and menu items. Here you can choose from many Italian favourites, from antipasti, pizzas to focaccia breads and ‘dolci’ or desserts. Those with a sweet tooth will love their scamiciata de Nutella or Nutella calzone (IDR 39,000) topped with cashews and icing sugar. Items range between USD 2 and 9 (IDR 29,000 and 120,000)
- Opening Hours: 11:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Tanah Barak no.55A, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 471 5283
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/La-Baracca-Bali-450454451806645
La Finca offers Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine with a lush garden setting and an impressive main dining hall that features airy open beam ceilings and giant bamboo columns. The food is healthy and comes in a wide variety of selections, all prepared using fresh organic ingredients and traditional techniques. Check out their latest lunch packages for a real deal, which entitles you to a hearty lunch with salads, mains and a refreshing drink or dessert. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
- Location: Jalan Subak Sari No.77, Banjar Tegal Gundul, Batubelig
- Tel: +62 (0)361 274 008 8
Head down to this little place that borders two main beaches in Canggu, namely Berawa and Batubelig, where you can enjoy tapas and cold drinks in a sublime setting: gypsy and boho-chic vibes with vintage and antique items throughout floral gardens, and a 30m log bridge over a lagoon to the black sand coast. The menu is a good mix of light bites that go well with cocktails every sunset time. La Laguna is also open for lunch, allowing you to admire the colourful décor in better detail. It’s a great spot for families, with sandwiches, milkshakes, fresh juices and smoothies for the kids. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 11:00 - 23:00
- Location: Jalan Pura Kayu Putih, Tibubeneng, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 474 121 4
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/lalagunabali
La Libre Taqueria
Think of tasty fusion cuisine between Balinese and Mexican, and you have such delights as Balinese pork sausage tacos! You can savour these at La Libre, a little Tex-Mex restaurant on the southern roads of Canggu, which has also become favourite hangout among expats and visitors for its live international sports feeds. To munch on, there’s fat burritos filled with scrambled eggs, cheese, fried beans, guacamole, lettuce and tomato (IDR 40,000), as well as quesadillas with bacon and cheese (IDR 50,000). Lighter bites include tortillas and tacos, ranging between USD 2 and 4 (IDR 30,000 and 60,000).
- Highlights: Jalan Raya Semer No. 820, Canggu
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 09:00-23:00
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/lalibrebali/
La Mexicana Bali
Formerly Lemongrass Thai Restaurant, La Mexicana Bali is a great stopover along the Canggu main street for Mexican cuisine at reasonable prices. Airy interiors with timber furnishings and a cactus garden for alfresco settings, as well as walls painted with murals showing salsa and Day of the Dead dancers, reflect the restaurant’s underlying theme. The menu includes sizzling fajitas, fat chimichangas, pork tacos, Baja prawn tacos, jalapeno poppers and quesadillas, to name a few. A pleasant dinner here is between USD 5 and 9 (IDR 70,000-120,000). Stay on for their regular salsa, Zumba and line dancing parties every Friday from 20:00.
- Opening Hours: 16:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Canggu, Tibubeneng, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 845 0603
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/La-Mexicana-151269971714628/
Le Petit Prince Restaurant
Le Petit Prince is a cosy diner on Canggu’s Batu Bolong road, styled like a classical French café. The menu is a good mix of delicious seafood tapas if you choose to go for a sharing trial with friends, or you can opt for several courses ala carte. There’s signature French soups such as a cauliflower and blue cheese soup at USD 3 (IDR 45,000), goat cheese salad at USD 5 (IDR 70,000) and mains to try include chicken Provençale and mahi-mahi stew with ratatouille and roasted potatoes at USD 5.5 (IDR 75,000). Steaks include peppered red tuna and beef tenderloins with Executive Chef Alex’s garlic and herb butter at USD 7 (IDR 95,000).
- Opening Hours: 09:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Batu Bolong, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 896 0765
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/Le-Petit-Prince-116943865165088/
Little Flinders Café
You can get your wholesome surfer’s ‘all-day breakfast’ meals at this little café on Batu Bolong. Little Flinders offers a choice of dishes that are unique to this popular area, such as Hungarian beef goulash soups at USD 3 (IDR 45,000), juicy Chinese-inspired char-sui lamb shanks at USD 9.5 (IDR 130,000) and baked Portobello mushrooms with beef chorizo, mozzarella, vanilla shallots, baby tomatoes, watercress and aged balsamic reduction at USD 4.5 (IDR 60,000). The comfy interiors are adorned with a mishmash of tile mosaics and driftwood.
- Opening Hours: 08:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong no.76, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 471 5238
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/littleflinderscafe
Loconut Ice Cream
While not having an actual shop that you can drop into to savour the unique handcrafted coconut ice cream in Canggu, you can enjoy their creations at some beachfront events to beat the heat, such as at the weekend morning market at Old Man’s and other venues. Their ice cream is served in small coconuts otherwise known as "kelapa hijau", harvested from the west Bali coast of Negara. They are known to be rich in antioxidants and overall are cute and natural in place of common paper or plastic cups. The ice cream is 100 per cent dairy free, and come in a variety of flavours such as ‘Watermeloco’ - a combination of watermelon, mint and coconut (IDR 35,000) - and ‘Virginloco’, consisting of coconut, mint and lime (IDR 30,000).
- Opening Hours: 09:00-17:00
- Location: Jalan Padonan, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)812 4626 5540
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/loconutbali
A café with refined settings on Canggu’s Berawa Beach Road, Macan Café welcomes patrons with its power breakfasts comprising quinoa granola, muesli and pitaya bowls, including a Balinese tropical fruit bowl filled with delightful fruits such as papaya, passion fruit, pineapple, coconut, strawberries and dragon fruit (IDR 35,000-50,000). For lunch and dinner, there are a selection of pastas and Indonesian fried rice, as well as tempting choices listed under the mains such as Black Angus eye fillets and grills from the sea with king prawns, sashimi and red snapper. Mains range from USD 9-11.5 (IDR 125,000-160,000) and include a choice of salads on the side.
- Opening Hours: 08:00-24:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa no.18, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)812 3800 9970
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/macacafecanggu/
Milk & Madu
Increasingly popular among expats and surfers in Canggu since its opening in August 2014, Milk & Madu offers hearty dishes for breakfast through dinner, as well as serving as a cool neighbourhood hangout to gather and chill with friends over barista-prepared coffee and gourmet food. Among the favourites are its thick brioche burgers with chips, a variety of pizzas, sandwiches and also vegetarian choices (IDR 75,000-95,000). If you want to go straight to desserts, there’s a dedicated cakes stand with a huge selection of homemade slices, cookies and pastries.
- Opening Hours: 07:00-17:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa no.52, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)851 0278 1872
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Milk-Madu-324588087704023
This artisan French bakery and café welcomes you to enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon teas with fresh bread baked daily. The boutique pastry shop is right across from Deus Ex Machina on the main Batu Bolong Beach Road in Canggu. It treats you to cake displays showcasing colourful macaroons and cakes and desserts, such as Galette des Rois or ‘King Cake’, Kouign-amann puff pastry, as well as tarts and lemon meringues of all sizes. Set breakfasts start from USD 3.5 (IDR 48,000), with homemade mueslis, yogurts and croissants among the selections, as well as a variety of salads, sandwiches and crepes. Coffees and teas start from USD 1.5 (IDR 22,000).
- Opening Hours: 06:30 – 21:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong 55, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)878 628 088 59
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/monsieur.spoon.patisserie/
Peloton is a vegan café, artisan bike shop and event space rolled into one on Canggu’s Berawa Beach Road. Started by a group of health-conscious cyclists, the shop encourages healthy living and sustainable ‘planet-friendly’ practices, with a café menu that mainly offers cyclists’ light meals such as smoothie-based fruit bowls, sourdough and gluten-free toasts (IDR 50,000-80,000), while ‘mid-journey’ selections are more filling, with selections of raw tacos, tortilla wraps, ‘burnout’ burgers and lasagnes from IDR 50,000. Under the drinks section, find superfood shots at IDR 15,000 per shot, or IDR 40,000 for a triple or ‘tricycle’ take.
- Opening Hours: 08:00-16:30
- Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa no.46 Berawa, Tibubeneng, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)859 5413 1451
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Pelotonsupershop
Pokepoke Hawaiian Restaurant
There are a handful of Hawaii-inspired restaurants in the surfer’s area of Canggu, with Pokepoke on Jalan Batu Bolong being one of the most obvious. This small spot serves up tempting and healthy smoothie and fruit bowls and ahi poke - a traditional Hawaiian food prepared with raw marinated ahi tuna slices. Some variations include Big Daddy Wasabi Mayo, Thai Dynamite, and Aloha Bali, and each comes with sesame or herb-sprinkled rice balls. You can choose from two sizes: lil poke at USD 5 (IDR 65,000) per bowl and big poke at USD 6.5 (IDR 90,000).
- Opening Hours: 11:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Batu Bolong no. 58, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)813 3828 5236
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Pokepoke-465205123683428
For a secluded dining setting overlooking the rice fields of Canggu, drop by Red Salt on Jalan Munduk Kedungu. Great for families, it has a poolside lawn where kids can have fun, and an upper level where you can enjoy a breezy atmosphere for lunch or dinner. The menu has a good balance between local and western delights, from the all-time favourite nasi goring fried rice and nasi campur mixed rice plate to a variety of burgers, lasagnes and homemade pies. Dinners for two are around USD 14.5 (IDR 200,000).
- Location: Jalan Munduk Kedungu no. 29, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 848 2666
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/RedSalt-Bali-167152436699153
Rojo’s Breakfast and Lunch Corner
This is a cute little breakfast and lunch joint on the roadside of the Berawa Beach road, run by a local but mostly catering to Canggu expats and surfers with its selection of burritos and wholesome tortilla wraps. It adds to the list of options you have in Canggu for a quick and healthy brekkie before heading out to the beach. There are oatmeal and granola bowls topped with loads of fresh fruit, yoghurt, honey and muesli and, more often than not, breakfast burritos. On the heavier lunch side of the menu, there’s roast chicken with mashed potatoes, vegetables and gravy at USD 3 (IDR 45,000). Fresh tropical fruit juices follow what’s in season.
- Opening Hours: 06:30-17:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)817 231 8835
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/rojos.breakfast
A bit of a hidden gem in Canggu, Ruko welcomes you into lovely interiors with a hip urban vibe – walls adorned in quirky murals, comfy cushions to sit on and wooden table tops with sketchbooks and colouring pencils provided for you to doodle to your heart’s content as you wait for your orders or while chilling out. Among the main reasons to come here is their range of coffees. Another is their brekkies. Their Pitaya bowls (USD 4 or IDR 55,000) are a rich treat, such as the banana and apple juice smoothie topped with dragon fruit, mixed berries (including acai berries), granola, coconut flakes, and banana and strawberry slices.
- Opening Hours: 07:00-17:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 99, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)852 0556 9033
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Rukocafe/
Spice Island Curry House
Spice Island offers a casual atmosphere and a selection of tasty, homemade curries. These include Jamaican curries, Thai and Penang fish curries, Indian vegetarian curries and chicken curries in jerk seasoning. To wash these spicy delights down, there’s a variety of authentic Indian spiced chai teas to choose from. The curry sets come with chutney, pineapple and eggplant relishes, as well as Indian paneer and two small side curries. Spice Island also features ‘curry and movie’ nights among its weekly highlights. Dinners are around USD 27 (IDR 300,000) for two.
- Opening Hours: 12:00-24:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa no. 30b, Pellambingan, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)877 6145 4027
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/spiceislandcanggu/
Sprout Bali Café
A good spot to drop in for food that is prepared fresh and with a focus on health and nutrition, Sprout adjoins The Garden Early Learning Centre in Canggu. The healthy café welcomes you with a relaxed modern café vibe. Its menu features selections prepared with ingredients that are sourced mostly from its own organic vegetable patch. For breakfasts, there’s smoothie bowls, Bircher mueslis, Italian toasts, chorizos with black bean eggs, and folded omelettes at USD 2-5 (IDR 24,000-67,000), and there’s sausage rolls, quesadillas, crumbed chicken breast and falafels for lunch at USD 1.50-5 (IDR 22,000-68,000).
- Opening Hours: 07:00-17:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Semat no. 18, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)812 3665 3165
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/sproutbali
Sugarcane Juice Bar
This little juice bar serves up healthy and fresh fruit juices and is a great stopover after working out at any of the gyms, yoga retreats and fitness centres along Canggu’s main Berawa Beach Road. Juices are listed according to their purposes, be it for wellness, detox, a cure for a certain sickness, or simply for drinking pleasure and to cool off from the heat of the day. Sugarcane Juice Bar also has some bites and desserts available. Price range is USD 5-10.
- Opening Hours: 08:00-21:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa no. 34, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 844 6659
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/Sugarcanejuiceparadise
The Loe Suckling Pig
This quirkily designed little spot on the main Berawa Beach Road in Canggu is not only great for enjoying beers and cocktails, it offers a great chance to try out the famous Balinese dish babi guling roast suckling pig, but with a bit of western touch in its presentation. The rustic vintage interior has walls covered in metal drum lids and industrial whatnot, while the main furniture sets are of recycled wood. Optional seating includes beanbags, while further in there’s a bar where you can enjoy a relaxed vibe over cold Bintangs or a selection of signature libations (small bottled beers start from less than a dollar or at IDR 17,000). A serving of Balinese babi guling is USD 4 (IDR 55,000), and there’s a sandwich rendition called the Suckling Sandwich at USD 3 (IDR 40,000).
- Opening Hours: 16:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa 100x Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)857 3815 1408
The Machinery Café
Among the many coffee spots in Canggu, The Machinery Café is one that offers good and friendly services with coffee made from imported Italian beans. Seating options include glass-top tables that let you see through to the framework made of metal gears, and long sofas under a huge blackboard that shows chalk-drawn engine diagrams and mock-scientific formulas. There’s smooth lattes and cappuccinos to have with or after your wholesome breakfasts, which includes a choice of a full platter with eggs, bacon, sausages, baked beans, grilled tomato, mushroom and baked beans served with sourdough toast. To beat the heat, there is also a selection of cold coffees and freshly squeezed juices on offer, including a particularly unique ‘cappuhazelnut latte’. Prices start from USD 2 (IDR 25,000).
- Opening Hours: 08:30-15:30
- Location: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong no.35, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)817 0780 080
- Website: http://www.facebook.com/MachineryCafeBali
Serving true warung (traditional food stall)-style cuisine, with Indonesian delights, Warung Dandelion is a good option if you want to try local cuisine while in Canggu. For starters, there’s spring rolls, coconut grilled blue river prawns with lemon-basil sauce, Balinese wrap-style satays called ‘sate lilit’, and ‘siomay’ steamed fish dumplings doused in peanut sauce – priced USD 1-2 (IDR 18,000-24,000). Grilled specialties include the fresh catch of the day, chicken satays, grilled chicken breast, and vegetable kebabs, USD 3 (IDR 40,000) each. Simple items and western bites are also available, from cold cereals and parfaits to pancakes and French toast.
- Opening Hours: 16:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong no.10, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)896 2296 5413
Warung Satya is the latest sister branch of the restaurant of the same name on Seminyak’s main Batubelig Street. The menus between the two are similar, with great selections of Indonesian cuisine available. Canggu’s Warung Satya offers soothing views to enjoy with your meals, overlooking an expanse of green rice fields. You can opt for a three-course value meal for only USD 4-5 (IDR 50,000-60,000), comprising soup or salad, fish or chicken curries and crepes or sorbet for dessert. Seafood lovers should check out their grill options for a wonderful and affordable treat.
- Opening Hours: 09:00-21:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa no. 999, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)819 9941 5218
Enjoy a good mix of Asian and western offerings at Zimzala, a small and homey local restaurant along the Berawa Beach Road. Their breakfast offerings includes pancakes, fruit salads, omelettes, and Indonesian brekkies of nasi goreng fried rice or mie goreng stir-fried noodles, priced USD 2.50 to 3.25 (IDR 35,000-45,000). Under the mains, there’s beef burgers with fries, chicken schnitzels served with salads, and chicken with mango salsa (IDR 40,000-45,000), while on the Asian side of the menu there’s spicy tom yum, and Indonesian favourites beef rendang and gado-gado mixed tofu and vegetable salad (USD 2-3 or IDR 30,000-45,000).
- Opening Hours: 08:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Pantai Berawa no. 102, Canggu
- Tel: +62 (0)812 3790 1660