Sando Sando is joining Bali’s sandwich scene with tempting katsu offerings

In the mood for a Japanese-style sandwich?

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101 Ramen Yakitori Bar brings fresh homemade noodles and thick broth to Canggu

101 Ramen Yakitori Bar brings fresh homemade noodles and thick broth to Canggu

In the mood for some ramen? Just in case you missed it, there’s a new ramen place making the buzz around town.

Seminyak’s new speakeasy bar Manina entices with crafty cocktails, scrumptious mouthfuls

Seminyak’s new speakeasy bar Manina entices with crafty cocktails, scrumptious mouthfuls

Keen visitors might want to follow the smell of bakso (Indonesian meatballs) to find their way to Manina.

Newcomer Little Ripper Cafe offers sourdough doughnuts, fish cakes benedict in Kedungu

Newcomer Little Ripper Cafe offers sourdough doughnuts, fish cakes benedict in Kedungu

If you’re looking for some place tucked away from the usual hustle and bustle of Canggu, you can head over to Kedungu.

‘We refuse to give up’: Canggu newcomer Horeka Bistro Bali is founded by hospitality workers affected by the pandemic

‘We refuse to give up’: Canggu newcomer Horeka Bistro Bali is founded by hospitality workers affected by the pandemic

A new restaurant and coworking space has popped up in Canggu amid the pandemic, founded by a group of Indonesians who either lost their jobs or got furloughed this year.

Sanur plant-based canteen Kolaborasi Untuk Desa gains hype with affordable vegan dishes

Sanur plant-based canteen Kolaborasi Untuk Desa gains hype with affordable vegan dishes

Affordable vegan dishes? Let us tell you more.

Ibiza in Canggu: have a sip of Café del Mar’s ‘mellow yellow’ and a bite of their oxtail lumpia while basking in the chill-out ambience

Ibiza in Canggu: have a sip of Café del Mar’s ‘mellow yellow’ and a bite of their oxtail lumpia while basking in the chill-out ambience

With Café del Mar having opened its Bali outpost on the Canggu beachfront, maybe we don’t even have to travel that far to experience a little bit of Ibiza. 

Pontiac Stardust: Palm Springs road trip inspired award-winning mixologist’s new bar at Alila Seminyak

Pontiac Stardust: Palm Springs road trip inspired award-winning mixologist’s new bar at Alila Seminyak

UPDATE: Since the publishing of this article, management of the Pontiac Stardust has been assumed by Flat Stanley. Desert rock, 1950s and ’60s California vibes, and...

Herbs & Stones Garden: Restaurant and menu revamp sees cozy, stylish new space and healthy eats in Seminyak

Herbs & Stones Garden: Restaurant and menu revamp sees cozy, stylish new space and healthy eats in Seminyak

Herbs & Stones Garden Restaurant, which is situated within the Villa Air Bali Boutique Resort and Spa, recently refurbished their establishment with new interiors and new menu.

Mr. Wayan and Expat Roasters bring their culinary and coffee specialties to the Kuta area

Mr. Wayan and Expat Roasters bring their culinary and coffee specialties to the Kuta area

Mr. Wayan, by the Sea and Expat. Roasters recently opened new locations at Beachwalk Shopping Center in Kuta.


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Coconuts Bali Hot Spots

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.