Jimbaran Beach has a great selection of dining venues, ranging from world-class resort restaurants to casual beachside spots. It is most famous for its seafood, but there are many options available.
Jimbaran Beach Club
One of the newest beach clubs is the simply named Jimbaran Beach Club, located not far from the hotel called Kupu Kupu. It is a very large cub and attracts people at sunset, thanks to its great views. The food is mostly Mediterranean. For now, this is one of the less crowded venues around. There is also a bar, of course, with plenty of drinks to choose from. Jimbaran Beach Club is located on Jalan Bukit Permai.
The Seafood Cafés
There are over a dozen seafood cafés located along Jimbaran Beach. They are the perfect place to get some fresh fish or other grilled options and eat right out on the beach. They are especially popular at sunset, when the views over the water are spectacular. You may see these cafes referred to as Pantai Muaya. They are typically open from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. each day. Head to Muaya Beach and start exploring.
Part of the Ayana Resort and Spa, Dava is a modern and stylish restaurant with beautiful interiors that add atmosphere and culture to every meal. The menu is a bit pricey but everything is of excellent quality. Dava is open in the morning from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and for supper from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Nammos Beach Club
One of the best beach clubs in the area is Nammos Beach Club at Karma Kandara Resort. The club is great for picnics during the day, while at night you can enjoy drinks and dining inside under the grass roof. It is an exclusive club, although non-guests can enter, and the prices match. Nammos Beach Club is open from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.
Menega Seafood Café
One of the favorites among the many seafood cafes located at Muaya Beach is Menega. They have some of best local flavors in their dishes, which attracts many people to this beachside venue as opposed to the other cafes nearby. Sauces are a key difference, but the prices are also quite good. They have a beautiful view when evening comes and the sun goes down over the bay. Menega Seafood Café is open from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Located at Gending Kedis Villas, Alcedo serves an excellent variety of global dishes with a special focus on seafood. Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Alcedo has a beautiful view of the bay and is perfect for a formal or romantic dinner. There are many options to choose from when it comes to meals and there is a great wine list.
Chiringuito El Kabron Spanish Restaurant and Cliff Club
Best known as El Kabron, this restaurant serves excellent Spanish cuisine as well as other dishes inspired by Mediterranean flavors and cooking styles. The Spanish-born head chef adds additional expertise to a very talented team of cooks. The ingredients are always fresh, the food is affordable, and the view is spectacular. El Kabron is open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and is located on Jalan Pantai Cemongkak.