If there’s one place in Bali where every nook and corner reveals a new cafe, it is Seminyak. Lined with cosy, colourful and beautiful spaces serving delectable breakfast, brunch and dinner options as well as world-class coffee and beverages, Seminyak is the place to explore when a hunger pang strikes or when you are looking for a great dining experience.
The Fat Turtle
Featuring on several wish lists to Seminyak, The Fat Turtle is a cosy cafe, serving a delectable range of breakfast specials. Their pancakes, especially the Red Velvet Pancake, are easily the crowd favourites, followed closely by Salted Egg Yolk Custard Croffin. The corn fritters served with poached eggs, bacon, tomato relish and avocado hollandaise and smashed avocados on toast too make for sumptuous options.
You’ll have to struggle hard to find a place in Bali that serves better coffee than the Revolver Espresso, located inside the Oberoi in Seminyak. The cafe sources high-quality beans from some of the best local farmers around the world. The roast and ground their beans are then on their own before they can be used in the cafe. These beans are also available for sale at their on-site wholesale store. Besides, the cafe features an array of delicious breakfast and lunch dishes on its menu. Owing to its increasing popularity, another branch –Baby Revolver – has also been opened in Petitenget.
Elgin Avenue Cafe
Elgin Avenue Cafe provides a change from colourful, vibrant spaces that dominate the streets of Seminyak. The first thing that registers about it upon entering is the clean, cosy and simple vibe. The only colours visible inside are black, brown and white, reminding one instantly of a cafe in Sydney or Melbourne. As far as food is concerned, you will not go wrong with Avocado and Ham Crispy Egg Benedict, Melbournian Oven Baked Egg, Yeasty Cinnamon French Toast with caramel poached pear, The Elgin Fish and Chips and Vietnamese Banh Mi.
Dedicated to the modern Australian fare, Sisterfields is a spacious and vibrant cafe with a reputation. There’s an outdoor seating area that is perfect for clicking beautiful pictures. Patrons are drawn to an excellent selection of coffees, juices and smoothies. Some of the most fancy and popular meals on their menu include acai berry bowl, pancakes with berry compote and French toast with caramelised banana.
Livingstone Cafe & Bakery
A room full of light, classy wooden furniture and huge displays of freshly-prepared bread and cakes welcome patrons to Livingstone Cafe & Bakery. Their Watermelon Bread is a crowd favourite as are their cheese doughnuts. The cafe also features a wide range of food items on its menu, including everything from bruschetta and potato wedges to sandwich, salad to the main course such as pasta, burger and pizza.