Ubud is a haven of vegan, vegetarian and healthy food. You will also find fine dining restaurants and Indonesian food! The culinary delights in Ubud are outstanding.
With views of rice fields or jungles, in the heart of the town or on the side of a valley, the landscape and atmosphere of Ubud is a highlight of these restaurants.
Get ready to be lured in for some of the best meals of your life, in the best restaurants in Ubud!
Here are all the must-go spots for an outstanding dining experience.
Most Creative Menu in Ubud
A self-proclaimed ‘striking’ mix of Japanese and South American cuisines, The Sayan House strays away from typical tastes to deliver an outstanding sensation of flavour.
A Latin flair gives the Asian dishes an edge that can’t be found elsewhere.
The extensive menu includes fish tacos, sushi and desserts to thrill your senses. Dine with your loved ones at the edge of the jungle, overlooking expansive tropical greenery and never ending treetop views.
Plant-Based Goodness in the Heart of Ubud
Serving plant-based goodness to the masses, Sage is one of the many popular vegan hotspots in Ubud.
Featuring a huge menu of curries, tacos, Indonesian and Western dishes, it is a great place to start your vegan education.
Using fresh, locally farmed ingredients to build the huge flavour palate, you can eat well, with a good conscience.
Grab your friends for a memorable and tasty meal in the heart of Ubud. Amazing food doesn’t need to compromise your beliefs.
Healthy Meals You Can Dig Into
Ranging from an early breakfast to a late romantic dinner, Muse caters to every craving and dietary requirement.
Their menu bursts with healthy meal options – smoothie bowls for breakfast, tapas or a soup for lunch, and fresh fish or organic chicken for dinner.
Carefully selecting their produce to ensure they are supporting the locals, whilst delivering the best possible taste, this is one of the restaurants in Ubud not to be missed.
Have a delicious meal with your loved ones ending in a sumptuous, yet not completely guilty, dessert.
Best Vegan Pizzas on the Island
Bella is an extension of Sage Restaurant, offering up a delectable menu of Italian favourites.
Vegan pizzas and pastas are served with love by the friendly staff for your hungry tummy.
Completely handmade, you can taste the effort and passion that has gone into curating the menu.
Choose the scrumptious, crusty, thin-crust and nut-based cheese pizzas for an Italian night with your friends and family.
It is one of the best Ubud restaurants for comfort food!
Bringing Euro Goodness to the Tropics
This Ubud restaurant dishes up the European dishes of my dreams.
At Kebun Bistro, you can dig into French cuisine, Spanish and Italian favourites in a contemporary Provencal-style setting.
In central Ubud, you can’t find a better spot to meet with your friends for some tasty tapas-style bites.
Sip on refreshing European wines, and get lost in the atmosphere of the restaurant. From beginning to end, you are promised a comfortable and enjoyable dining experience.
A Mixture of Indonesian and Western Favourites
Rüsters is an Ubud restaurant that serves fancy, special meals with an every-day edge.
Tuck into Wagyu beef tartare, sample their Indonesian-style tapas and pick-up something sweet to finish you off.
The stunning location and green surroundings makes this the perfect place to relax into Ubud vibes for your breakfast or afternoon meal.
Take a chance on the unique menu to find your new favourite go-to restaurant.
Also offering a range of workshops and classes, and being a great coworking place in Ubud, you can build your skills or learn something entirely new with tasty side dishes – Rüsters is a place to watch.
Fresh, Farm to Table Concept
Finding the freshest local ingredients, Flock is the best farm to table restaurant in Ubud. You are guaranteed FRESH!
Combining food and art to create a restaurant-cum-gallery setting, this is the perfect place if you are intrigued by the Ubud art scene.
The breakfast menu is stacked with traditional dishes, while the Asian and Western lunch menus are SUPER TASTY – hello bacon mac and cheese.
Taste the simple yet incredible dishes prepared by the talented kitchen while viewing some one-of-a-kind pieces.
Making Food to Heal
Sayuri is a super unique and intriguing cafe that uses its raw vegan menu to heal.
The delicious dishes are filled with local, fresh ingredients, helping to support Balinese farmers, as well as create a memorable, sensational taste.
Using food like medicine, all of the ingredients are well thought out and intentional, to make the meals as nutritious and healing as possible.
Running from breakfast until dinner, you can select meals from pasta, to burritos and curry bowls that will bring your tastebuds to life.
The cafe hosts raw vegan chef training and classes in vegan cheese, helping to spread the word of a plant-based life.
One of the Best Vegan Restaurants in Ubud
Preparing delicious-ness around-the-clock, Alchemy is the most popular raw vegan spot in central Ubud.
Calm, bright and relaxing, the setting is a perfect place to tuck into your meal with intention.
Each ingredient has a meaning and purpose whether it’s to help aid healing, or just to make it taste amazing.
It is one of the most famous restaurants in Ubud, and shouldn’t be missed off your list of where to eat – even if you aren’t vegan!
Mouth Watering Italian Cuisine
Bringing Italian cuisine to the jungle, L’Osteria is where to go for the juiciest, tastiest pizzas in Ubud.
Their menu is filled with delicate pastas, hearty pizzas and sweet treats to get your mouths watering.
The bright and lively restaurant is a great place to meet friends and enjoy an unbeatable meal.
Using authentic Italian products to ensure the traditional flavours, this could be the best pizza on the whole island!
Sitting on Jalan Monkey Forest it is super central and easy to reach no matter where you are staying.
Sample Traditional Indonesian Delights
You can’t stay in Bali without trying some local Indonesian food at least once.
Bebek Bengil has a vast menu, full of dishes to get your tasting off to the right start.
Bebek means duck – and this restaurant has some of the best crispy duck in Ubud.
Get stuck into some tasty fried rice, or stay safe with one of the Western options.
Make sure you don’t miss out on the unbelievable flavours of Balinese delicacies.
Overlooking Luscious Tropical Views
Located among luscious rice fields, The Shed serves up a wide range of international cuisines to suit every palate.
With pastas, local food and breakfast options, there is something for everyone, at every time of day.
Sit at the edge of the restaurant to enjoy the tropical views, and a cool breeze from the fields.
Great Working Spot with Tasty Bites
The ultimate, relaxed meet-up spot, Simply Social is a bright and fun restaurant with an extensive menu.
The ideal place to gather with your friends who like a bit of everything, you can order an array of dishes to be shared with the group.
Surrounded by local Balinese buildings, you still get a touch of traditional island life despite its modern design.
A great working space for a busy day on your laptop, the open breezy design will keep you comfortable, and the tasty snacks will keep you fuelled.
Super Romantic Fine Dining
Located within the luxurious Kayumanis Resort, Dining Corner resides above the river, overlooking tropical jungle views.
The perfect romantic spot for an intimate dinner with your partner, you can enjoy the fine dining experience with an island-edge.
Serving specified Thai, Western and Vegetarian menus, there is something for everyone to tuck into. For the ultimate relaxing and sumptuous dinner experience, Dining Corner is where to head.
Tastiest Soups in Town
For health food with a tropical twist, Herb Library serves day-long menus – including breakfast, lunch and dinner – of delicate dishes.
Their soups, salads and noodles will fill you up, ready for a day of adventures around the town. It is in the heart of town, near the Ubud Palace and Campuhan Ridge Walk.
Surrounded by luscious greenery, it is a relaxing and chilled atmosphere to spend a calm afternoon tucking into nourishing dishes.
Encompassed in Jungle Greenery
An idyllic, serene setting for an afternoon meal, Cascades is located overlooking a stunning jungle ravine, encompassed with luscious tropical greenery.
You can enjoy a cool breeze as amazing dishes are served to your private booth.
The perfect balance of Indonesian and Western choices, you are able to sample some of the best tastes on the island, as well as stick to your home favourites.
Culinary Experience for the Senses
Mozaic is an elegant and special experience to be had with your partner or loved ones.
Their tasting menu is filled with small dishes that surprise you with a hit of flavour and freshness.
With lobster, octopus and meats, you can fall into food heaven from the first mouthful. Mozaic is one of the best fine dining restaurants with a romantic air.
In the intimate gazebo, you can spend a beautiful evening with your partner, enjoying decadent dishes in privacy.
Mediterranean in the Jungle
Transporting Mediterranean islands to the jungle, Embers has a huge menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner filled with luxurious tastes, and some Indonesian classics.
Growing the ingredients in their own organic farm, you can taste and feel the difference in the food.
Tuck into some truly sensational plates accompanied by fresh cocktails and cooling beverages.
The atmosphere and style of Embers will keep you relaxed throughout your dining experience. It is one of the best restaurants in Ubud located in the luxurious hotel – Bisma Eight.
Connecting Through Food
Zest is on a mission to connect people through cuisine, and thanks to their hearty meals – they succeed!
It’s impossible to rush a meal at Zest, you need to sit and consider every mouthful of goodness that comes off your fork.
In all their dishes, they use locally grown ingredients to elevate a typically simple dish to the next level. Instead of your usual cooked breakfast you get taro hash browns, coconut toast and curry mayo.
These tastes, and the restaurant’s chilled atmosphere, will have you coming back for more.
Wholesome Vegan and Vegetarian Cuisine
Kafe is a restaurant in Ubud with one of the largest menus I have ever seen!
Brimming with vegan and vegetarian delights, there is something to satisfy every craving and need;
– Fuel your day with tofu scramble
– Fix a cold with a warm soto ayam
– Tuck into some Indian deliciousness
– Fill up on a tuna salad.
No matter your food preference or special requirements, you will be able to find a handful of dishes to hit the spot.
In the heart of town, just a short walk from the Monkey Forest, this is a must-visit restaurant when you are exploring Ubud.
Modern Japanese Meals with Cocktails to Match
This bright and beautiful restaurant is an ideal place to gather with your friends for the culinary experience of your dreams.
Kyoka has brought Japanese cuisine to the heart of Bali with a modern edge. Tuck into the classic dishes such as Tempura, Sashimi, spicy tuna rolls, and Katsu, with a curated drink to compliment.
Although the food is the real draw, diners will be taken aback by the huge cocktail menu, filled with signature drinks designed and created by the co-owner, Ketut.
Taking inspiration from Japanese style, each cocktail has a unique and sublime taste that can’t be missed – ordering them all wouldn’t be a mistake..
Small Restaurant with a Big Taste
You shouldn’t make your first impression from Pica’s quaint and intimate setting. From that small set-up comes some of the most amazing meat and fish dishes in Ubud.
Their beautifully crafted taste comes from years of experience on how to handle the ingredients, and cook it in prime time to ensure the flavours pop.
For meat lovers and something special, this South American hotspot is easily one of the best restaurants in Ubud.
5* Indonesian Restaurant
Spice by Chris Salans has made Indonesian food a modern cuisine.
Adding twists to each meal to make it new and special, it is an experience not to be missed.
Tuck into beef rendang croquettes, a Balinese beef burger and pork belly turmeric. Sourcing everything from within Bali, to support local businesses as well as minimise environmental impact, this is one of the best restaurants in Ubud for unique Indonesian dishes.
Their Following Can’t Be Wrong
Suka Espresso has a cult following starting from Uluwatu, all the way up to Ubud.
Serving some of the best, smoothest coffee on the island, alongside a menu of pancakes, burgers and buddha bowls, if you are searching for a morning pick-me-up, this is your spot.
The relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff will make you feel like one of the family, and keep you coming back everyday!
Argentinian Cuisine for the Masses
The total opposite of everything you’d expect in Ubud, Batubara is a meat feast!
Creating a relaxed atmosphere in their modern restaurant, they serve up some of the most tender and succulent meat on the island.
You will be presented with a board of cuts to choose from – much like choosing your own fish in a seafood restaurant, and the side dishes are just as delicious as the main meal.
At the centre of Ubud, it is a great place to go for carnivores.
Restaurant with a Cause
The huge menu and unbelievably tasty food isn’t my main reason for including Fair Warung Balé – although it is a bonus.
This Ubud restaurant uses its proceeds to help support and provide free health care to the local people of Bali. 1 meal = 2 free medical treatments!
They also help young adults, between 14-22 years old, to learn about the working environment, immersing them into jobs to give them skills and knowledge for the future. The initiative is enough to have me ordering multiple meals, and I hope it encourages you too!
Wow. Yum! Now I can’t stop thinking about food..
Ubud has a hub of restaurants that often get forgotten because of the hippy, vegan vibe that comes along with the area. I hope this has shone a light on all the hotspots!
I can’t wait to get back to L’Osteria and Batubara – they’re my favourites on this list. Fair Warung Balé also has a special place in the round-up for their amazing acts of charity.
Bookmark this article for your trip, so you don’t forget any of these incredible restaurants in Ubud.
Featured image: Mozaic