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Our top Tips & Recommendations

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Our top Tips & Recommendations

Eating & Drinking on the Bukit Peninsula
Here are our favourite places to eat and drink in the area.
One of our favourites just a 10 minute walk (or 2 minute scooter from Melali). Super chilled/relaxed vibe and setting. Delicious food, smoothies and cakes. Healthy/vegetarian/gluten free/raw options available. Open Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Live music every Thursday night. They also home deliver to Melali!
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The Cashew Tree
9 Jl. Pantai Bingin
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One of our favourites just a 10 minute walk (or 2 minute scooter from Melali). Super chilled/relaxed vibe and setting. Delicious food, smoothies and cakes. Healthy/vegetarian/gluten free/raw options available. Open Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Live music every Thursday night. They also home deliver to Melali!
Healthy organic/raw options. Another of our favourite lunch stops. Delicious food. Lots of vegan or vegetarian options. Delicious smoothies! Save room for their incredible desserts! We absolutely love this hidden little gem. Open breakfast and lunch. Closed Tuesday.
Land's End Cafe
18 Jl. Pantai Suluban
Healthy organic/raw options. Another of our favourite lunch stops. Delicious food. Lots of vegan or vegetarian options. Delicious smoothies! Save room for their incredible desserts! We absolutely love this hidden little gem. Open breakfast and lunch. Closed Tuesday.
(On Bingin Beach). Perfect spot to grab some food and shade during a Bingin beach day. Watch the surf or the sunset from their deck. Same owners as Cashew Tree, similar menu. Have Frozen cocktails great food, relaxed vibe, incredible view!
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Kelly's Warung
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(On Bingin Beach). Perfect spot to grab some food and shade during a Bingin beach day. Watch the surf or the sunset from their deck. Same owners as Cashew Tree, similar menu. Have Frozen cocktails great food, relaxed vibe, incredible view!
Another favourite! It is set within an antique timber Indonesian Joglo (timber house) has a relaxed vibe, great coffee and excellent food! You can also do a spot of shopping in their boutique shop. Great healthy, vegetarian & vegan options. Friday night is Movie Night - often showing documentaries/classic films.
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Drifter Surf Shop Cafe & Gallery
52 Jl. Labuansait
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Another favourite! It is set within an antique timber Indonesian Joglo (timber house) has a relaxed vibe, great coffee and excellent food! You can also do a spot of shopping in their boutique shop. Great healthy, vegetarian & vegan options. Friday night is Movie Night - often showing documentaries/classic films.
Local food and one of our favourites! Very casual local style eatery. Dinner only. Super cheap and super delicious. Can be a little spicy. If you don't want to eat there, they deliver to Melali!
3D Warung
Local food and one of our favourites! Very casual local style eatery. Dinner only. Super cheap and super delicious. Can be a little spicy. If you don't want to eat there, they deliver to Melali!
Excellent western style food, healthy options, yummy cakes, good coffee, great burgers! Open breakfast, lunch dinner.
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Bukit Cafe
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Excellent western style food, healthy options, yummy cakes, good coffee, great burgers! Open breakfast, lunch dinner.
Cafe style food, great coffee! We love this place! Open breakfast, lunch & dinner. Opposite the road to Thomas Beach.
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Suka Espresso
No.10 Jl. Labuansait
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Cafe style food, great coffee! We love this place! Open breakfast, lunch & dinner. Opposite the road to Thomas Beach.
Casual restaurant serving THE BEST PIZZA on the Bukit, amazing pastas and some other main dishes. But go for pizza or pasta. Great cocktails. Very popular and always busy. Another of our most fave restaurants.
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Casa Asia
3 Jl. Pantai Bingin
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Casual restaurant serving THE BEST PIZZA on the Bukit, amazing pastas and some other main dishes. But go for pizza or pasta. Great cocktails. Very popular and always busy. Another of our most fave restaurants.
We love this little gem - great japanese, freshest sushi grade seafood, relaxed casual dining. Try their "dinner/lunch plates" and their poké is amazing!
Shaka Riki
We love this little gem - great japanese, freshest sushi grade seafood, relaxed casual dining. Try their "dinner/lunch plates" and their poké is amazing!
Go for their Brazilian Gluten free Tapioca crepes, Salads, Smoothies, Coffee. Have vegan options. Highly recommended!
Rosella Food Shop
Go for their Brazilian Gluten free Tapioca crepes, Salads, Smoothies, Coffee. Have vegan options. Highly recommended!
Excellent organic food! Casual cafe setting, they offer many healthy options. Open Breakfast, lunch Dinner.
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Buddha Soul
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Excellent organic food! Casual cafe setting, they offer many healthy options. Open Breakfast, lunch Dinner.
Next to Suka Cafe. Yet another Italian! Serving traditional Italian in a beautiful setting lit by candles. One of our favourites! Try the barata pizza.
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La Baracca Uluwatu
10 Jl. Labuansait
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Next to Suka Cafe. Yet another Italian! Serving traditional Italian in a beautiful setting lit by candles. One of our favourites! Try the barata pizza.
(at Uluwatu Surf Villas) - Relaxed back dining in a beautiful open timber building. Amazing ocean views - great for a sunset dinner. Great cocktails, craft beer, excellent food (tapas/share plate style). Highly recommend!
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Mana Uluwatu Restaurant & Bar
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(at Uluwatu Surf Villas) - Relaxed back dining in a beautiful open timber building. Amazing ocean views - great for a sunset dinner. Great cocktails, craft beer, excellent food (tapas/share plate style). Highly recommend!
Delicious Mix of Local/Western food. Relaxed atmosphere - local style restaurant. Another of our favourites. Very casual and always busy! Save room for their famous apple pie with ice cream!! Perfect place to visit after the temple.
Ulu Restaurant
18 Jl. Pantai Suluban
Delicious Mix of Local/Western food. Relaxed atmosphere - local style restaurant. Another of our favourites. Very casual and always busy! Save room for their famous apple pie with ice cream!! Perfect place to visit after the temple.
A cliff top/beach club bar and restaurant with amamazing ocean views. Perfect spot to spend a whole day by the pool sipping cocktails. They also serve snack food all day long in the lounge area or have a sit down meal in their restaurant. Party nights Friday and Saturday nights. Open til late.
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Ulu Cliffhouse
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A cliff top/beach club bar and restaurant with amamazing ocean views. Perfect spot to spend a whole day by the pool sipping cocktails. They also serve snack food all day long in the lounge area or have a sit down meal in their restaurant. Party nights Friday and Saturday nights. Open til late.
Another hidden gem worth the ride to find it!! Without doubt one of our most favourite lunch spot on the Bukit! Healthy vegetarian/vegan food, snacks, deserts and smoothies. very high quality produce. Relaxed vibe.
Smoothie Shop
Another hidden gem worth the ride to find it!! Without doubt one of our most favourite lunch spot on the Bukit! Healthy vegetarian/vegan food, snacks, deserts and smoothies. very high quality produce. Relaxed vibe.
Smoothie Shop’s dinner restaurant (located upstairs). INCREDIBLE high quality delicious vegetarian food (you wont miss the meat its that good!). Little difficult to get to at night, but worth the effort!!
Saffron restaurant
7X Jl. Pantai Balangan
Smoothie Shop’s dinner restaurant (located upstairs). INCREDIBLE high quality delicious vegetarian food (you wont miss the meat its that good!). Little difficult to get to at night, but worth the effort!!
Local Indonesian “Nasi Campur” (another favourite! So much we had them cater our wedding!!) 15-20 minute drive from Melali. With the adventure. Super CHEAP!
Campur campur
Local Indonesian “Nasi Campur” (another favourite! So much we had them cater our wedding!!) 15-20 minute drive from Melali. With the adventure. Super CHEAP!
Delicious Thai food. Thai chef. We highly recommend their Thai curries and pad thai! Also have selection of fresh seafood. In a local area, so you can check out local some food stalls markets across the road.
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Rung Rheung
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Delicious Thai food. Thai chef. We highly recommend their Thai curries and pad thai! Also have selection of fresh seafood. In a local area, so you can check out local some food stalls markets across the road. 

South East Asian (we LOVE this place! Ask Liam or Elise for menu tips!). Decor is eclectic and the staff are great. A bit of a drive from Melali, but worth it! Make an afternoon of it (and beat the evening traffic) and head to Sundara at the Four Seasons Hotel for some pre-dinner cocktails in the afternoon.
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Fat Chow Temple Hill
8D Jl. Raya Uluwatu
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South East Asian (we LOVE this place! Ask Liam or Elise for menu tips!). Decor is eclectic and the staff are great. A bit of a drive from Melali, but worth it! Make an afternoon of it (and beat the evening traffic) and head to Sundara at the Four Seasons Hotel for some pre-dinner cocktails in the afternoon.
Street style Vietnamese food - super cheap and super delicious!
Black Rose Resto
Street style Vietnamese food - super cheap and super delicious!
At the top of Bingin cliff - this resort is open to outside guests for lunch and dinner. Dinner you will need to pre-book.
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At the top of Bingin cliff - this resort is open to outside guests for lunch and dinner. Dinner you will need to pre-book.
Alila Villas have two restaurants open to outside guests. - “Cire": The menu marries East Asian flavours and ingredients with Western cooking techniques. Offer both an a la carte menu and a four-course set menu (changes daily).
 - “The Warung” - presents wholesome traditional Indonesian and Balinese fare. Prices are $$$$
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Alila Villas Uluwatu
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Alila Villas have two restaurants open to outside guests. - “Cire": The menu marries East Asian flavours and ingredients with Western cooking techniques. Offer both an a la carte menu and a four-course set menu (changes daily).
 - “The Warung” - presents wholesome traditional Indonesian and Balinese fare. Prices are $$$$
Shopping
Also serve great coffee!
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Drifter Surf Shop Cafe & Gallery
52 Jl. Labuansait
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Also serve great coffee!
Drinks & Nightlife
Great View
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Single Fin Bali
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Great View
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Ulu Cliffhouse
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Sightseeing
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Uluwatu Temple
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Patung Garuda Wisnu Kencana
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Beaches!
The Bukit Peninsula is home to the BEST beaches in Bali. Here are our favourites!
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Bingin Beach
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Padang Padang Beach
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Balangan Beach
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