Why Starbucks’ new ‘coffee sanctuary’ in Bali reminds us more of a Disney attraction than a coffee house

It’s Southeast Asia’s biggest Starbucks destination — 20,000 square feet of space dedicated to all things coffee. There’s a model arabica coffee farm, a slick brew bar stocked with fancy-looking pour-overs and presses, and a themed video wall with enough nobs, buttons, and levers to keep a five-year old happy. And that’s just the ground ...

Food Guides

Where to go for date night in Bali: Romantic sunsets, candlelit dinners, and oceanfront views

Where to go for date night in Bali: Romantic sunsets, candlelit dinners, and oceanfront views

Table for two, please.

Great Neighborhood Eats: 5 Sanur street food stalls that locals swear by

Great Neighborhood Eats: 5 Sanur street food stalls that locals swear by

Bali’s street food is fast, cheap, and delicious. It’s got full-on flavors, carb-heavy portions, and an addictive kick of spice — and it’s the kind of no-frills dining...

Best of Bali Food & Drink in 2018: A Year of Good Eats, in Review

Best of Bali Food & Drink in 2018: A Year of Good Eats, in Review

It’s been a fun, food-filled year for Coconuts Bali.  As we get ready to say “selamat jalan” to 2018, we want to bring you through some of our favorites from the...

Night on the town with Bikini’s Arey Barker: His favorite Bali bars & late-night eats

Night on the town with Bikini’s Arey Barker: His favorite Bali bars & late-night eats

After exploring some of the favorite bars and late night bites of Raka Ambarawan — head barkeep at Ubud’s coolest bar, Night Rooster — we’ve turned to...

Raka Ambarawan of Night Rooster: His favorite Bali bars and late-night eats

Raka Ambarawan of Night Rooster: His favorite Bali bars and late-night eats

Fondly known as Bali’s “King of Cocktails” for his original, one-of-a-kind concoctions, Raka Ambarawan, is known as the go-to Balinese barman for a killer cocktail...

Not just another cheesy love story: The offbeat couple behind the all natural cheese brand giving Bali’s dairy industry life

Not just another cheesy love story: The offbeat couple behind the all natural cheese brand giving Bali’s dairy industry life

Getting cheese in Bali isn’t easy. There aren’t many choices and what’s readily available is either processed… well, crap — or mere slivers of the good stuff, made...

Bali’s Best Cocktails: Where to get a drink, classic, signature and inventive creations with a twist from the island’s coolest bars and top-shelf mixologists

Bali’s Best Cocktails: Where to get a drink, classic, signature and inventive creations with a twist from the island’s coolest bars and top-shelf mixologists

The sun’s going down in Bali and if you’re anything like us, you’re in want of a drink.  Sure, with all of Bali’s healthy cafes and restos, we said we’ll be eating...

Bali’s Best Healthy Food: Where to find vegetarian & vegan menus, superfood cafes, clean eating, raw food, organic options and more

Bali’s Best Healthy Food: Where to find vegetarian & vegan menus, superfood cafes, clean eating, raw food, organic options and more

While we can’t claim to be full-fledged vegans ourselves and we do enjoy sinking our teeth into a nice juicy burger, some crackling babi guling, pisang goreng, or some sizzling...

Bali’s best Japanese restaurants: Where to find delicious sushi, sashimi, ramen, teppanyaki, tempura and more

Bali’s best Japanese restaurants: Where to find delicious sushi, sashimi, ramen, teppanyaki, tempura and more

We love us some Balinese nasi campur, betutu, lawar, and babi guling as much as the next street food-obsessed gourmand, and we can’t complain about Bali’s abundance of juicy...


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Coconuts Bali Food Guides

Our Food Guides and Features sections gets you deep into the Bali food scene. Whether you are a tourist looking for tried and tested delicious places to stuff your face at, or you are a local seeking to add some new spots into your regular restaurant rotation, boy have we got some treats for you. We love ourselves a good round-up to give you an idea of the best across Bali, from Canggu breakfast spots, to kid-friendly restaurants in Sanur, to the best Sunday brunches in Nusa Dua.