The 10 Best Coffee Shops and Cafes in Ubud

Lazy Cats Cafe, Ubud, Bali.
Lazy Cats Cafe, Ubud, Bali. | Lazy Cats Cafe © | courtesy of Lazy Cats Cafe
Culture Trip Travel Team

Part of the lush Balinese landscape, Ubud is the perfect place to go for a relaxing holiday. Their food and drink scene is unique and the little town is buzzing with lively coffee shops and cafes. Indonesian coffee includes a distinct blend of flavors and scents. Check out some of the best coffee shops and cafes in this picturesque town.

1. Cafe Vespa

Cafe, Italian, Indonesian, Indian, Vegetarian

Apple pie crumble at Café Vespa, Ubud, Bali.
© Cafe Vespa

Located in a renovated art gallery that is no longer used in the small village of Penestanan Kaja, Cafe Vespa offers some of the best coffee in Bali. Their artisan coffee is velvety and freshly roasted each week. This spot also has strong WiFi. Pair their delicious coffee with a chocolate delight or apple crumble.

2. Seniman Coffee Studio

Cafe, Indonesian

Seniman Coffee Studio | © Dillan K/Flickr
© Dillan K / Flickr
For hardcore coffee addicts who need the perfect brew to start their morning, Seniman Coffee Studio is the ideal venue. From creative-looking lattes to smooth espresso, they offer plenty of top-quality options to choose from. In addition to using an Indonesian single-origin coffee blend, the owners also provide traditional Indonesian food. Dig into a sushi-roll or kick back with some blended juice or an ice-cold beer. Their breakfast is popular, so expect a queue upon arrival.

3. Yellow Flower Café

Cafe, Indonesian

A mix of traditional Balinese and Western cuisine, the Yellow Flower Café offers something for every taste. Their coffee is amazingly fresh, and the owner only uses palm sugar from local sustainable farms for pastries and other treats. The menu is completely organic and mostly vegetarian. Their open-air setting is an added bonus.

5. Gangga Coffee

Cafe, Indonesian

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This spot is another hidden gem in Ubud with some of the best coffee you can find in the area. They source premium coffee by fair trade and traceable farming. It’s difficult to pass up delicious and sustainable coffee.

6. Anomali Coffee Ubud

Cafe, Tapas

Espresso and coffee beans
© Janko Ferlič / Unsplash

If you love cappuccinos, Anomali Coffee has some of the best on the island. Their coffee beans from Sumatra have a smoky aroma and strong taste. They also have beans from Papua and Flores with a fruity taste. Discover the different types of coffee Indonesia has to offer at Anomali.


Cafe, Restaurant, Juice Bar, Vegan, Vegetarian, Indonesian

The burrito at KAFE, in Ubud, Bali.
Another great organic establishment, KAFE dishes out amazing veggie, vegan, and raw bites, juices and homemade soft drinks. They offer healthy breakfast options, and the breakfast menu is available in the afternoon as well, filled with burritos, salads, and sandwiches.

8. Lazy Cats Cafe

Cafe, Tapas

Lazy Cats Cafe, Ubud, Bali.
Lazy Cats Cafe © | courtesy of Lazy Cats Cafe

They call themselves a “home away from home.” They’re right. Lazy Cats is designed for those of you who want to feel like a cat for the day and rest on a comfy armchair. A cafe, bar, and gallery, Lazy Cats’ architecture combines industrial bohemian with classy decor. They also have a mix of art, lush vegetation, and vintage furniture. They sell their own coffee beans, with different flavors and funny names, such as MEOW.

9. Kopi Desa

Cafe, Indonesian

Located in the village of Penestanan Kaja, tiny Kopi Desa is a perfect breakfast spot, but also a good location to relax at during the day. The coffee is great and they also have a rich menu with a mix of Italian and Indonesian cuisine.

10. F.R.E.A.K Coffee

Cafe, Indonesian

Located in the central Jalan Hanoman, F.R.E.A.K Coffee is a buzzing spot where you can have a bite, good coffee, and chat with friends. The vibe is friendly and lively. If you enjoy matcha, they have matcha coffee.

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