Nothing can deny the charm of Bali. This Island of the Gods seems to have a strong magnetic field that can attract tourists to come and in the end are reluctant to go home. The beauty of the beach and the sacredness of the temple are certainly no secret. Every tourist spot in Bali is never empty of visitors.
If you are already fascinated by the natural and cultural scenery on this island, how about the culinary delights? Bali is not only pleasing to the eye, the variety of culinary delights it offers cannot be underestimated.
Planning to Bali in the near future? Check out the following 10 culinary attractions in Bali so you know where to go when your stomach demands to be filled:
1. Warung D ‘Sawah
Offering delicious culinary delights with stunning views of verdant rice fields, Warung D ‘Sawah should be your stopover in the middle of traveling around Bali. This culinary tourism spot which is located on Jalan Raya Kerobokan Kelod 17, Kuta, has won the 2013 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.
Warung D’Sawah serves a variety of delicious culinary delights ranging from typical Indonesian dishes, oriental to western. Every Friday, you will be entertained by live music performances as well as Balinese dance performances.
This culinary tourism spot is also often used as a location for company gatherings, school outbound children as well as birthday and wedding parties.
2. Mama San Bali
Mama San Bali is perfect for those of you who not only want to satisfy your tongue and stomach, but also appreciate art in design. Mama San Bali has a cool interior design with an elegant vintage feel.
Consisting of two floors, this culinary tourism spot provides a different atmosphere on each floor. Downstairs, you can relax on soft leather sofas with Asian décor and wooden floors. Meanwhile, upstairs is a cocktail lounge and cooking class. One thing that is characteristic of this restaurant is the wall painting of Asian women which is so attractive.
This culinary tourism spot located on Jalan Raya Kerobokan serves Asian-style menus such as Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai and Cambodian specialties. Some menus that you must try are the Thai fish cake and crispy lamb ribs with ginger.
Mama San Bali opens two sessions every day, 11:00 – 14:00 and 18:00 – 23:00.
3. Mang Engking Shrimp Bale
What if you are in Bali, but your tongue wants to enjoy Sundanese specialties? Bale Udang Mang Engking is the answer. Come to Jalan Nakula 88, Sunset Road, Kuta, to satisfy your ‘cravings’.
As the name suggests, the main culinary here is of course made from fresh shrimp. Enjoy a delicious meal by sitting and relaxing on huts that float above the fish pond. Sundanese atmosphere is increasingly felt with the sound of traditional Sundanese songs. To enjoy a variety of special shrimp preparations, just order the Hurang Ageung package which is suitable for eating with family.
Other menus that you should not miss are karedok, oxtail soup, mortar carp, Penyet ribs and Singaraja nest ice. This culinary tourism spot is also equipped with a children’s play area and meeting room. Bale Udang Mang Engking is open from 10:00 to 22:00.
4. Bakers Corner
Are you a cake and pastry lover? Try visiting Bakers Corner which is located on Jalan Teuku Umar 173, Denpasar. This culinary spot serves a variety of cakes and breads whose appearance and taste are difficult for you to avoid.
Even though once you enter you are greeted by a row of shelves filled with delicious pastries, the mainstay menu here is the oxtail soup and crispy duck. The crispy duck here is famous for its soft, savory meat texture and doesn’t smell fishy. Don’t forget to order the Bakers Corner salad and ice.
Bakers Corner is open daily from 08:00 to 23:00. Besides being located in Denpasar, this culinary tourism spot also opens branches in the Kuta and Nusa Dua areas.
5. Mother Mangku’s chicken rice
Ibu Mangku Kedewatan Chicken Rice is a culinary tour that you must visit while in the Ubud area, Bali. Although there are many similar eateries around, Nasi Ayam Kedewatan Ibu Mangku, which is located right on Jalan Kedewatan 18, Ubud, is the most popular and never empty of visitors.
You can choose to sit on the benches and tables that have been prepared or sit in the pavilion while enjoying this special dish. One serving of chicken rice contains rice, chicken, anchovies chili sauce, eggs, satay lilit, cucumber slices, ointment and super spicy chili sauce.
6. Café Degan
Not only offering delicious culinary delights, Café Degan also makes visitors feel at home for long because of the comfortable design of the place. In the form of a Javanese joglo house, the architecture of this culinary tourism spot features an elegant classic design. The white walls are a stark contrast when paired with a touch of the dark wood carved furnishings.
This culinary tourist spot in Bali, which is located on Jalan Petitenget 9, Seminyak, serves traditional dishes typical of the archipelago and Thailand. The menus that you must try include egg tofu, Javanese fried noodles, stir-fried chilli duck, pad Thai and gai hor bai toey.
7. Babi Guling Candra
This place to eat is especially for you who are culinary lovers of pork Babi Guling Candra, located at Jalan Teuku Umar 140, Denpasar, is one of the most delicious pork dishes in Bali. Even though it is always flooded with visitors every day, this culinary tourism spot never runs out of pork stock. The best pigs are obtained from breeders throughout Bali.
Babi Guling Candra is open every day from 05:00 to 21:00. You can enjoy a variety of pork-based menus such as babi guling and pork satay. In addition, you can buy pork skin crackers and Balinese milk pie as souvenirs.
8. Bali Strawberry Farm & Restaurant
Maybe you never thought that in Bali there is a strawberry agro-tourism. If it’s still hard to believe, just come to Bali Strawberry Farm & Restaurant, which is located on Jalan Raya Baturiti, Bedugul.
The Bedugul area is known as a plateau with an air temperature suitable for the cultivation of strawberries. In this culinary tour, you can pick strawberries straight from the tree. The menus offered are inseparable from this red fruit, please taste the strawberry milkshake, strawberry ice cream, various strawberry cakes to strawberry fried rice.
9. Warung Nyoman
Incomplete if you go to Bali without enjoying the Betutu Chicken which is a typical culinary of the Island of the Gods. One of the culinary attractions in Bali that serves the most delicious betutu chicken is Warung Nyoman which is located on Jalan Raya Bedugul. Betutu chicken served with hot rice, lawar aka Balinese vegetables and sambal matah. Taste? Please come by yourself and see how delicious it is.
This culinary tourism spot is open every day from 10:00 to 22:00.
10. Sanur Night Market
Sanur Night Market is also known as Sindhu Market. This is because the market which is located on Jalan Danau Temblingan is a traditional market that sells a variety of daily staples from morning to afternoon.
Towards evening, the market turns into a culinary tourism spot serving a variety of foods ranging from chicken satay, Padang food, chicken noodles, mixed rice to various flavors of fruit juices. In addition, there are also traders of children’s toys, clothing and DVDs that sell their wares. This night market is open until 24:00.
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