Ubud might be known for its jungles, mesmerising waterfalls and endless paddy fields, but behind all that is a world-class dining scene waiting to be explored. With so many top restaurants in Indonesia residing in Ubud, we take a look at some of the best restaurants in Ubud that you should definitely check out on your next visit:
1) Hujan Locale
From the same group that brought you Sarong, Mamasan and Tiger Palm, Will Meyrick is at it again with Hujan Locale, one of the best restaurants in Ubud that serves high quality traditional Indonesian food. Old classics from all around Indonesia are modernized here and served with killer cocktails to match. The place is divided into two areas, with the first floor serving mainly cocktails and Indonesian tapas-styled food, and the second floor serving the mains.
Best of all, Seniman Coffee Studio is just down the street, so pop into Hujan Locale after savouring the famous coffee!
Hujan Locale, Jl. Sri Wedari No.5, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
3) Dining Corner
Enjoy exquisite, authentic Thai and Indonesian food while you gaze out into the breathtaking jungle at Dining Corner, a real hidden gem! Situated beside Ubud’s jungle paradise, the incredible atmosphere coupled with the amazing food creates an unforgettable experience. This outstanding restaurant fully deserves to be on the list!
Dining Corner, Jl.Raya Sayan, Kayumanis Ubud, Gianyar, Sayan, Ubud, Bali 80571
4) Swept Away
If you are looking for the best restaurant in Ubud to bring your date, look no further than Swept Away at The Samaya. The restaurant’s atmospheric riverside setting and elegant decor sets the stage for a romantic candlelight dinner, perfect for couples on their honeymoon. Enjoy a relaxed dining experience that brings you close to nature as you look out to the Ayung river flowing beside you.
There is also a lounge area that overlooks the river if you just wanna chill with a few drinks!
Swept Away, Jl. Raya Sayan, Sayan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
5) Sari Organik
Sari Organik offers an amazing view of the gorgeous rice paddy fields while you enjoy healthy organic food in the open-air setting and is one of the best restaurants in Ubud that serves vegan food. From the menu to the ambience, this restaurant is all about freshness. The restaurant serves meals with fresh-from-the-garden ingredients. Their menu has a wide selection, from rice and veggies to their very own homemade wines, produced with a touch of tropical fruits. Vegetarian, vegan and non-vegan options available.
Do be warned that a walk from the main road to Sari Organik can take up to 20 minutes!
Sari Organik, Jl. Subak Sok Wayah, Tjampuhan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
6) La View
True to its name, La View is one of the best restaurants in Ubud that provide stunning views with three private dining experiences. The first features a private infinity pool with a floating dining platform adorned with flickering candles and perfumed flower blossoms. The second is called Bird Nest, set in a bird nest-like enclave with views of the gorgeous canopies and Ayung river valley. The third option is the Eagle Nest and Namaste, both of which places you in a private nook with views of the surrounding greenery and river valley.
You will need to make reservations, especially for the first two options as they are just so popular!
La View, Kedewatan, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571
Prepare your tastebuds for an unforgettable culinary adventure at the famous Locavore, a fine dining restaurant that is not only one of the best restaurants in Ubud, but one of the best in the world. As its name suggests, Locavore uses only sustainably and locally sourced ingredients, which are used to create creative fusion dishes influenced by European and Indonesian cuisine. Choose from two kinds of set menus — the “Locavore” or “Herbivore” — each containing a selection of five to seven dishes. Don’t forget to fire up your Instagram as the dishes are very artfully presented!
Locavore is usually booked out weeks in advance, so make your reservations early to avoid being disappointed!
Locavore, Jl. Dewisita No.10, Banjar Padang, Tegal, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
8) Sakti Dining Room
The award-winning Sakti Dining Room serves up fine dining vegan dishes in an eco-luxurious setting amidst the Bali jungle. The extensive, raw and vegan menu of plant-based living foods, rich in vitamins, minerals and live enzymes has been masterfully combined into really stunning dishes, some of the best we’ve ever seen.
Go for the chef’s signature degustation menus if you want a taste of the full culinary experience – you won’t regret it.
Sakti Dining Room, Mambal, Abiansemal, Badung Regency, Bali 80352
Mozaic is a legend in the world of gastronomy, and a favourite in Bali. The restaurant has won so many awards that it’s a sin if you don”t try it when you here. Another one of Chef Salans’ amazing restaurants, the menu here changes and evolves with the seasons, providing new creations frequently. The impeccable food is combined with superb service and an ethereal, romantic setting. Truly one of the best restaurants in Ubud!
The place only opens for dinner so make your reservations way in advance!
Mozaic, Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Kedewatan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Kubu offers a dining experience that is a feast for your senses. From the soothing sounds of the flowing Ayung river to the rustic traditional Indonesian decor crafted out of bamboo, the ambience is perfect for a romantic date. The restaurant serves Mediterranean-European cuisine with artistic food presentations that is sure to blow your mind.
For the ultimate privacy, make a reservation for one of the nine bamboo dining cocoons!
Kubu, Jl. Kedewatan, Banjar Kedewatan, Ubud, Bali 80571