Jimbaran has an excellent variety of dining destinations, ranging from small local venue and cafes to luxurious restaurants located in the top hotels and resorts. Seafood cafes are always a must-try and are located along the beautiful Pantai Muaya. Whether you want to try fresh-grilled seafood under the stars or you want to enjoy a cocktail in a fine dining room, Jimbaran has a place for you.
Kupu Kupa Jimbaran is home to this excellent restaurant and bar. Part of the Jimbaran Corner complex, Topeng Restaurant offers excellent lunchtime options for hungry shoppers but is equally perfect for a nice evening meal. It has a very good atmosphere and its own style. Dining options include the lounge or a gazebo out front. As with many restaurants in Jimbaran, seafood is a specialty here. There are both Balinese and western food options, and the bar and lounge have a variety of drinks including superior wines and rich coffees. Topeng Restaurant and Bar is open daily from noon to 11 p.m.
Finn’s Beach Club
Another favorite beach club in Jimbaran is Finn’s, which is located at Semara Luxury Villas. It has its own private beach, of course, complete with gleaming sands and beautiful water that is as good for gazing at as it is for swimming. Finn’s Beach Club specializes in seafood and Mediterranean dishes, but there is a good range of foods and cuisines available. The drinks are good, too, and there is a nice list to choose from. Get anything from pizza to mahi while enjoy the view of Jimbaran Bay and sipping a cool drink. The club is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Those in the mood for Italian won’t be disappointed by Bella Cucina, an excellent restaurant that specializes in all your favorite Italian dishes from appetizers to desserts. An Italian meal wouldn’t be complete without wine, and Bella Cucina has an excellent selection available. This restaurant at InterContinental Resort is perfect for couples in particular. There is a nice balcony upstairs that offers a good view and a more romantic setting. Seafood dishes are especially good here. Bella Cucina is open from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Live singers arrive a while after opening and add more style to the atmosphere.
Jimbaran Seafood Cafés
A visit to Jimbaran isn’t complete until you visit a seafood café, or maybe several. These excellent cafes line the area along Pantai Muaya. Open daily from about 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., the barbecue and grilling really gets going at sunset, when the freshest seafood, meats, and vegetables are cooked and served by over one dozen cafes. Each has its own style, so feel free to explore and choose your favorite. You can find many great local dishes and flavors here that will be hard to get elsewhere.
Kisik Bar and Restaurant
Located at Ayana Resort and Spa on Jalan Karang Mas Sejahtera, Kisik has great beach location that makes it especially beloved for its sunsets. Many options make Kisiki Bar and Restaurant unique. It is well-liked by couples, families, and groups of friends, thanks to excellent dinner choices. If you are in the mood for seafood, you can choose the fish or shellfish of your choice right off the ice and it will be prepared for you however you like. There is even an option to get a basket of seafood to share with a group, which is a good way to try a few different things and share. Kisik is open daily from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Located at the Four Seasons, this club is well-known for its excellent fare and for its beautiful surroundings. Sundara Bali, open daily from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., serves lunch, dinner, and drinks with equal expertise. There is a great infinity pool, but you are also located right on the beach. You can enjoy your meal in the open air or partially inside. There is a great selection of foods from around the world. Wines are perfectly selected and cocktails perfectly mixed. There is live music to make the night complete.
Grocer & Grind
Jimbaran Corner is a popular shopping destination that includes not only stores but a variety of restaurants and cafes. One of the most popular is Grocer & Grind, where you can get substantial meal with a major focus on western dishes, often in large portions. There are some great and delicious creations here from breakfast to dinner. Accompany your meal with a healthy fruit smoothie or delicious hot coffee. It is a perfect choice for a relaxed and informal meal that doesn’t cause you to miss out on quality food. Grocer & Grind is open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.