Old Man Bar & Restaurant

oldmanbar2Old Man’s Bar in Canggu is a hip beer garden near the dark sand beachfront of Batu Bolong Beach. The bar is conveniently right in front of the lava reef’s rights, so you can drop in any time before or after surfing. The bar’s thatched roof main pavilion is perfect for hanging out with friends and to cool off during the day, with seating that ranges from benches under wide Balinese style parasols, to striped and colourful beanbags for lounging over its green lawn. Continue reading

La Finca – Bali

Untitled-2-la-finca.jpgLa Finca is one of the most unique Spanish restaurants to grace the Seminyak dining scene. While many restaurants on the island have taken on a rustic Ibiza and Mediterranean theme, La Finca wins hands down with its combination of tasty and wholesome dishes prepared using fresh organic ingredients and traditional methods, served in cosy and casual settings of an airy bamboo dining hall and leafy gardens. Despite its rather far-flung location on the northernmost end of Batubelig, it has fast gained recognition since its opening in mid 2013 with a steady flow of patrons that comprise Canggu expatriates and repeat island visitors. Continue reading

FINN’S Beach Club Canggu – Bali

Untitled-3-finns.jpgThe Berawa Beach location also offers regulars of the former Finns Beach Club to a new hotspot that is now within easier reach from the main resort areas of Kuta and Seminyak. Absolute beachfront in front of the famous Berawa surf break, but only 10 minutes from Seminyak, Finns Canggu brings everything you love about Finns plus more. Visitors to Finns can laze away the day in the sun from the comfort of single and double day beds on a white sand beach or swim in a stunning 30 metre infinity edge pool with swim up pool bar (and underwater speakers). Continue reading

KORI Restaurant & Bar – Bali

untitled-2-koriThe restaurant allows you to escape from the heat and hubbub of ‘Downtown Legian’ and is a good option if you’re up for trying out some authentic Balinese or Indonesian dishes while in the neighbourhood. Once you step through the restaurant’s Balinese stone gates, there are several seating options to choose from: in the main pavilion, out in the soothing garden with tables laid out under fern and frangipani, or at any of the dining cabanas that are flanked by lotus ponds inhabited by koi carp and turtles. Kori Restaurant and Bar is among the few dining spots along Poppies Lane offering this kind of quaint atmosphere. Continue reading

5 Best Thing to Do in Bali When its Rains – Part 2

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Balinese spa treatments are one among the main reasons spa-goers come to the island. You can enjoy the unique Bali spa experience at many spas around Bali, which offer exotic treatments incorporating aromatic tropical ingredients, and most of all – the skilled hands of the Balinese therapists who deliver the range of massages, scrubs, facials, and traditional techniques. Continue reading

Three Monkeys Restaurant – Sanur

Untitled-2-threemonkeys.jpgThree Monkeys in Sanur is a recent addition to the Sanur dining scene, and an urban-style extension to its sister rice field side café in Ubud. The founders conceived this cosy diner on Sanur’s Jalan Danau Tamblingan as presenting ‘a combination of hot food, with cool jazz tunes’, and ‘featuring flavours from Bali to Mecca’. The founding trio, Kali, Denise and Ketut, who refer to their venture as ‘The Monkey Business’ that brought us the popular Ubud diner, brings along its signature casual elegance, innovative global cuisine and ambient vibes to this relaxed beach resort east of Denpasar. Three Monkeys Restaurant is located in Jalan Danau Tamblingan, Open hours at 11.00 am – 23.00 pm and telephone number is +62 361 286 002 Continue reading

Little Green Café – Bali

untitled-2-littlegreenThe Little Green Cafe welcomes you into a comforting world of wholesome and tasty delights. The cafe serves homemade fresh salads, cakes, healthy soups and bakes, spring rolls and veggie burgers alongside lassi and smoothies, aromatic teas, coffees and refreshing juices. Using as many organic ingredients as possible and sourcing mostly local produce, The Little Green Cafe is mainly for those in touch with green and healthy living, vegans and vegetarians alike. However, omnivores will also readily indulge in its tasty dips, sweet salad dressings and freshly prepared munchies. The Little Green Café is located in Bidarari 1 street, Banjar Taman, Kerobokan. Open start Monday – Saturday at 09.00 am – 17.00 pm and phone number +62 361 2752 125 Continue reading

Hog Wild Restaurant – Bali

Untitled-3-hogwild.jpgThe restaurant is a great spot to drop into whenever you’re craving for some finger lickin’ good barbecues while in the Batubelig area, southwest of the main Seminyak hub.  Here, you can savour grilled delights, as Hog Wild in Bali specialises in succulent ribs and chops, while also serving a range of dishes from ‘appeteasers’ to salads, soups, sandwiches, steaks, Asian selections, and burgers, not to mention, notorious signature martinis. Hog Wild is located in Batu Belig street No. 41, Kerobokan, Seminyak. Open hours at 11.00 am – 22.30 pm and Phone number : +62 361 847 6722 Continue reading

La Plancha – Bali

Untitled-2-laplancha.jpgHello good people, as you know this place is frequented by teenagers & foreign tourists and a great place to spend leisure time with your family, friends, boy/girl friends. On the beach between Jl. Dhyanapura & 66 road La Plancha is a vibrant spanish beach bar & restaurant named after a traditional spanish way of cooking ‘La plancha’ traditional, simple, unpretentious, fresh spanish food & comfortable colourful beanbags to enjoy a drink & watch the amazing bali sunsets. La Plancha, a thriving cafe on Mesari Beach at Seminyak’s southern end, teases your senses with splashes of colours throughout its two-level structure and with a menu of tasty grills and Spanish cuisine. With large and colourful parasols on its beachfront, it appeals most at sunset when you can sink into beanbags around mini tables laid out on the sand. Continue reading

Anomali Coffee Cafe – Bali

Untitled-4-anomali.jpgHello good people, i will to  tell you about the special coffee in Anomali Coffee Cafe. Anomali Coffee serves Arabica selections from all over Indonesia in an inviting street side spot along Jalan Kayu Aya, just off from Seminyak’s end of Jalan Sunset Road. The coffee shop offers fresh specialty roasts and it is also a great stopover for bites with its wholesome food selections. The cafe is an eye catcher, with an outdoor setup between two large menu boards crafted out of recycled wooden door panels. Its subtly lit interiors are visible from outside, dominated by a woody and soft brown coffee tone. Anomali Coffee aims at freshness in each of its servings, all of its beans freshly roasted on site with production time set off two days prior to each delivery date. Priced slightly on the higher side for Indonesian coffee beans found at other local coffee shops, coffee buffs will find it worth it for their good brews. In their line-up are all Indonesian beans, some so exotic you might have never heard of before. Ask the barista for a suggestion. Usually recommended are the Aceh and Toraja blends. Continue reading