These great halal restaurants in Bali can answer your search for Muslim-friendly dining spots on the island. Besides offering exotic flavours for your culinary adventures here, their range of halal cuisines are also considered cleaner, healthier and more sustainable, thanks to the stricter methods of ingredient selections and overall preparation.
Most of the local halal cuisine comprises of seafood, and you’ll find no shortage of ‘warung’ (local food stalls) and halal restaurants in Bali serving anything from grills basted in juicy chili sambal to spiced, leaf-wrapped and steamed fresh daily catches. You can even find fine five-star dining serving halal local cuisine in regal settings.
We’ve compiled the stand-outs, with several halal-certified by MUI (one of Indonesia’s top Islamic councils). These great halal restaurants for your next Muslim-friendly dining experience in Bali are ready to make you drool!
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Raja’s, a signature restaurant within the Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, serves Balinese culinary treats that are good for all, including Muslim travellers. Furthermore, it’s perhaps the only five-star Balinese restaurant that’s halal-certified. Its name in Indonesian means ‘Of Kings’ and it aptly features a royal-themed, well-illuminated wooden interior and exterior, complemented by unique Balinese décor of crafts and fabrics. Highly recommended is their ‘bebek betutu’, a whole duck marinated in a secret blend of 16 Balinese spices, and steamed seafood in coconut curry puddings. Servings are for two persons and cost IDR 400,000 or USD 30. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Tue-Sun 17:30-22:30
- Location: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa Bali, Nusa Dua
- Tel: +62 (0)361 771 210
Jimbaran Seafood CafésJimbaran
This popular seafood and sunset spot in Jimbaran features a row of 17 small restaurants or ‘cafés’ that line its white-sand beach. They mostly open in the afternoon, just before sunset, until late. Most restaurants feature live seafood displays, while others offer varying entertainment, from strolling trios to traditional Balinese dances. The fresh-grilled dishes are usually served with steamed rice, mixed vegetables and homemade sambal (traditional chilli sauce) on the side. Lobsters start from IDR 85,000 (USD 6.50) per gram, and snapper and calamari from IDR 17,000 per 100g. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 15:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Four Seasons, Muaya Beach, Jimbaran
Bale Udang Mang EngkingKuta and Ubud
This is one of the very few dining spots in the urban area of Kuta which welcomes you to dine in ‘floating’ thatch-roofed pavilions set over an artificial lake filled with carp and tilapia. The varied menu is mostly Sundanese-style, with prawn among its speciality highlights that are prepared in a wide variety of ways, with spicy sauces of different hotness levels to suit your taste. Grilled jumbo prawns with barbecue sauce costs IDR 130,000 (USD 10). There’s a dedicated playground for the kids, with bite-sized snacks on the menu available as well. It has an Ubud branch, right before the Goa Gajah temple site.
- Opening Hours: 11:00-21:00
- Location: Jalan Nakula 88, Sunset Road, Kuta
- Tel: +62 (0)361 8947 119
Pondok Tempo DoeloeKuta
Pondok Tempo Doeloe welcomes you to explore rich Sundanese cuisine. This family-friendly restaurant is located on Kuta’s southern end of Sunset Road, and offers quite an extensive menu. Favourites include freshwater fish and seafood items, such as the signature Ikan Bakar Tempo Doeloe grilled fish (IDR 75,000 or USD 6), steamed tilapia in sweet-sour sauce, and banana leaf-wrapped spicy steamed fish. Orders come with rice baskets and mixed vegetable stir-fries on the side. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 10:00 - 22:00
- Location: Jalan Sunset Road, Kuta
- Tel: (0361) 919-6868
Ayam Bakar Wong SoloKuta
For juicy grilled chicken prepared a la ‘Solo’ (a town in Central Java), this restaurant is worth a try. Popular among domestic travellers, its main offerings are platters known as ‘paket’, featuring different compositions per single serving. These range from grilled or fried chicken with chilli sambal sauce, and options of duck, gourami and catfish. Prices range between IDR 28,000 and 39,000. Each serving comes with steamed white rice, fried tofu and tempeh, freshly sliced cucumber, seared eggplant and fresh sprigs of basil. Wong Solo has another large outlet in Renon, Denpasar.
- Opening Hours: 09:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Kuta No. 87, Kuta
- Tel: +62 (0)361 763 487
The Halal Boys BaliKerobokan
Inspired by the Halal Guys in New York, the Halal Boys originated in Jakarta, gaining popularity with its ‘gyro-style’ chicken and lamb over basmati rice. Now they’ve landed in Bali to present their quick and tasty bites. You can find their bright yellow outlet, made from a shipping container, right on Jalan Petitenget in Seminyak, from where you can order their fast food-style Mediterranean and Arabic delights. Try their combinations of lamb or chicken (or halves of both), over rice, served with their signature white and spicy sauces. Dishes are from IDR 55,000 (USD 4) per serving.
- Opening Hours: 11:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Petitenget 8M, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)819 164 914 54
The halal-certified Pawon Pasundan has been serving halal Sundanese cuisine in Tuban since 1999. Its setup is great for families and group gatherings, with snugly grouped tables alongside mini gardens, with traditional sitting styles akin to Japanese tatami setups. Sundanese cuisine from West Java is depicted by its simplicity and freshness, and is also predominantly based around freshwater catches. Try the favourite Gurame Goreng or ‘flying gourami’ (IDR 55,000), as well as the range of refreshing traditional light bites and desserts such as ‘gado gado’, ‘es puter’ and fresh fruit juices.
- Opening Hours: 11:00-23:00
- Location: Jalan Raya Kediri, Tuban
- Tel: +62 (0)361 755 833
Layali Arabiya Lebanese Restaurant and LoungeLegian
A passionate brainchild of a Lebanese food lover, Layali in Legian serves a wide range of Lebanese, Arabian and Middle Eastern dishes, such as hummus, mezze, kibbeh, kofta and rice dishes such as biryani with lamb or chicken (IDR 65,000-72,000 or USD 5-6). Besides being great for Muslim travellers, the delights at Layali are also good for vegetarians. For light bites, try their sandwiches, which range from a ‘shish taouk’ marinated chicken kebab, served with coleslaw, French fries and garlic sauce. Alternatively, settle down for their falafels and shawarma (IDR 45,000-60,000 or USD 3.50-4.50).
- Opening Hours: 12:00-24:00
- Location: Jalan Legian No.445, Legian
- Tel: +62 (0)851 0089 0445
This is one of the best places to enjoy authentic Indian dishes in Seminyak, and is Queen's Tandoor original restaurant before it eventually expanded to the island's other popular areas, including Kuta and Nusa Dua. The Queen’s Tandoor in Seminyak has gained a loyal following throughout the years, serving top quality authentic Indian fare in indoor and outdoor settings. For something light, try their Mumbai Chat menu, with varieties of ‘dahi puri’, dosas and uttapam (IDR 47,000-67,000 or USD 3.50-5), or go for their specialty tandoori chicken and tikkas (IDR 87,000-92,000 or USD 6.50-7) for a more filling treat.
- Opening Hours: 12:00–23:30
- Location: Jalan Raya Seminyak No.73, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 732 770
Bawang Merah Beachfront RestaurantJimbaran
This halal-certified beachfront restaurant in Kelan, farther north from the more popular Jimbaran seafood cafés lining Muaya Beach, serves fresh seafood selections and Balinese specialties. Tables are arranged on the sand, with views to the surf and famous sunsets and the runway of the Ngurah Rai International Airport to the right. Try the ‘ayam sambal bawang’ platter of fried chicken served with steamed rice, mixed vegetables and a unique rendition of shallot-based sambal mix on top. For a lavish sharing feast with friends or family, there’s a ‘rijsttaffel’ option (IDR 250,000 or USD 19 per person), with a multi-course serving of Indonesian cuisine. They also offer many delicious non-alcoholic drinks, including traditional ‘jamu’ herbal drinks, fruit juices and a variety of mocktails.
- Opening Hours: 12:00-22:00
- Location: Jalan Segara Madu, Kelan Beach, Jimbaran
- Tel: +62 (0)361 770 210