If you’re in Bali and you’ve missed breakfast, not to worry, The Culture Trip has got you covered with a list of the 10 best brunch spots on the island. From beachside restaurants to large hotel buffets, it’s all compiled in the list below. Get ready and get feasting.
Brunching at La Lucciola is a treat – the good view and delicious food makes it the perfect place to relax. The restaurant, a large two-storey, open-air hut, is perched on the edge of the Seminyak Beach. Try sitting upstairs for a cooling breeze and ordering a fruit juice and an avocado frittata or a dessert platter. This is a popular spot among the Kuta crowd because of its ideal beach location. After treating yourself to a meal here, you can head over to one of their sun loungers to take in the gorgeous Balinese sights.
The Porch delights the tastebuds with its unique combinations of sweet and savory. Sit down to a large plate of classic breakfast filled with hash browns, bacon, mushrooms and egg, or for the health conscious, diners can relax with a plate of fruit and a freshly made fruit juice. This small cafe prides itself on using the freshest of ingredients and their dishes are all made in their open-air, outdoor kitchen. The decor is incredibly homely with a wooden patio and a lovely, cool indoor area to dine in.
For the hardcore coffee addicts who need the perfect brew to start their mornings, the Seniman Coffee Studio is the ideal venue. From artistic lattes to smooth espressos, there’s plenty of wonderful top-quality options to choose from. The owners use an Indonesian single-origin coffee blend but they go beyond that. They complement their coffee options with delicious, traditional Indonesian food. Dig into a sushi-roll gado-gado style or kick back with a blended juice or an ice-cold beer. Their breakfast is incredibly popular so expect to queue on arrival.
Avocado, tomato, watercress and feta on toast | Photo Courtesy The Watercress Cafe
Watercress is an upscale village cafe serving an all-day rustic breakfast. Their delicious breakfast is bursting with color and flavor, which they claim was inspired by the island’s beauty. Here, diners can dig into some chunky avocado salsa, homemade chili jam, poached eggs and sour cream and grilled bacon. If you go for a particularly late brunch, treat yourself to their famous lunch showcase – a beautiful, colorful buffet filled with salads, quiches, lasagne, fish and more. Don’t forget to try a coffee from their expert barista team too.
The Warung is a stunning hotel restaurant that offers an extensive traditional Indonesian and Balinese menu for brunch. Indulge in the highly recommended papaya salads, a satay (grilled meat on sticks) with 12 different styles of sambal (sauces) or a delicious grilled mushroom in a banana leaf. Opt for a big group setting at a long communal bench or reserve in advance for a private table of two so you can enjoy an intimate brunch facing the sea.
Divine Earth is the ideal brunch spot for all vegans and vegetarians. The cafe serves up beautiful vegan and vegetarian options where the food ‘doesn’t hurt the Earth’. Spend the morning detoxing on a wheatgrass shot of freshly made green juice or try a raw cake made from local and fresh ingredients. If you’re craving something savory, try the portobello mushroom burger. The owner is a nutritionist so you know you are in good hands.
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Sundays are the best when you dine at Starfish Bloo. The cafe, situated at the luxurious W Hotel, offers up a grand brunch buffet with a spread including lobster, sushi, salads, curries and more. There is also an area just for kids’ activities and a swimming pool for the little ones to swim around in while you enjoy your feast. There is even an ice cream station to keep them entertained while adults can relax on a sun bed with a complimentary glass of prosecco.
The Boneka Brunch was the first brunch to ever come to Bali, the Island of the Gods. Try heading over to the St. Regis Resort to begin with some complimentary aperitifs, like the Bloody Mary. When the clock strikes 12, a huge range of à la carte options are available, including a lobster omelet, wagyu beefsteak, caviar and much more. Following that, the large buffet with an outdoor grill station is at your disposal. The Boneka brunch is the true feast – decadent and exquisite. Kawasan Oariwisata, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, +62 36 1847 8111
What better way to spend a day than relaxing on a luxurious champagne bed, indulging in a cocktail and going through a great menu of food while looking out over an infinity pool? At Cocoon Beach Club, guests can get brunch from 10am-5pm every single day. From the healthy fruit plates to the huge breakfast, including poached eggs, hash browns, sourdough bread and more, the sun beds are the perfect place to rest after brunch. Cocoon, Jalan Double Six, No. 66, Blue Ocean Boulevard, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia, +62 36 1731 266
Located in the popular Kuta neighborhood, Sisterfields offers an all-day breakfast menu alongside a showcase of fresh pastries, salads and large sandwiches. For a freshly made juice or smoothie, be sure to check out their drink menu. Don’t forget to look at their cocktail menu to accompany your food as they’ve got exciting and fantastic combinations. From smashed avocado to French toast and brownies, everything is top-quality. Bite into one of their signature dirty burgers – you won’t be disappointed.