Drifter Uluwatu: Bali surf shrine now serves healthy Balinese-inspired eats for dinner

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — The Bukit neighborhood’s favorite shrine to surfing, Drifter Uluwatu, is now serving up dinner at their cafe. A recent evening spent at the cafe’s outdoor garden confirms that the vibes are good and the meals are square. Drifter, which also still has its original surf shop location in Seminyak, is known ...

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Copenhagen comes to Canggu: Graze on Danish delights at this cafe’s all-day brunch

Copenhagen comes to Canggu: Graze on Danish delights at this cafe’s all-day brunch

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — Just when we thought we had seen it all on this island, Danish food washed up on the shores of Bali in the form of an all-day brunch cafe near Echo Beach....

Come for the striking views, stay for the food at Jimbaran’s Opia

Come for the striking views, stay for the food at Jimbaran’s Opia

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — The food at Opia Bali is pretty much just as striking as its panoramic hilltop views of Jimbaran. We never let our expectations get too high when checking...

Indonesian Tapas: Go on a gourmet tour of the archipelago with the rijsttafel at Asam Garam

Indonesian Tapas: Go on a gourmet tour of the archipelago with the rijsttafel at Asam Garam

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — Hiding in plain sight, just off of Jimbaran’s busy Jl. Uluwatu is a gourmand’s paradise. Tucked away in the gardens of the vintage-style boutique hotel,...

Sample the curry coco and don’t forget dessert at this new chic French cafe near Jimbaran Beach

Sample the curry coco and don’t forget dessert at this new chic French cafe near Jimbaran Beach

COCONUTS HOT SPOT —  La Brasserie, a new chic, French-fusion cafe has opened its bright, white doors on the road leading right to Jimbaran Beach. On a stretch of the road...

Taste of Hawaii in Bukit: Try the poke bowl, loco moco and cheesy pulled pork sandwich at He’enalu

Taste of Hawaii in Bukit: Try the poke bowl, loco moco and cheesy pulled pork sandwich at He’enalu

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — Grab your longboard for some aprés surf sustenance and get ready for your fix of Hawaiian favorites and other trendy bites at a new little resto on Jl. Raya...

Ungasan’s new green corner: Expectations blown at this fresh organic cafe next to Pepito

Ungasan’s new green corner: Expectations blown at this fresh organic cafe next to Pepito

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — Bali’s abound with fresh organic cafes catering to whatever health trend is hottest at the moment: smoothie bowls, poke bowls, vegan, raw, you name it....

Rolling in the Bukit: After Seminyak success, Rolling Fork opens chic joglo in Padang Padang

Rolling in the Bukit: After Seminyak success, Rolling Fork opens chic joglo in Padang Padang

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — Bukit has yet another Italian option for those seeking their pizza, pasta, and cappuccinos, now that Seminyak mainstay Rolling Fork has opened its doors on...


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Coconuts Hot Spots are notable new restaurants or undiscovered gems around Bali that we think are worth a visit. We keep these pieces short and to the point. No TL;DR in our hot spots section! New bars, restaurants, and clubs are opening up in Bali on an extremely regular basis—try nearly daily—so we’ve got plenty of new and exciting places to tell you about. But let’s also not forget those hidden gems, hole-in-the-wall kind of places that give us reason to smile and are well worth mentioning to our hungry Coconauts.