A Gentleman’s Guide to Classy Bali

A Gentleman’s Guide to Classy Bali
When you think of Bali, you’ll most likely think of surfboards, flip-flops and beers on the beach. But a trip to the island doesn’t have to be all board-shorts. Follow our guide to discover a classier side of Bali. We’ve picked the classiest joints on the island, fit for James Bond himself.

Headmost Barbershop – Jalan Sunset Road No. 27X

Today, man buns and trucker hats are everywhere in Bali. But if you’re looking to go sleek and pol-ished rather than casual and, well, a bit douchey, head to this iconic barbershop in the heart of bus-tling Kuta. Loved by locals and visitors alike, Headmost Barbershop offers sharp cuts and close shaves at surprisingly affordable prices.

Biasa – Jalan Raya Seminyak No. 36

Holiday fashion doesn’t have to mean flip-flops and a sloppy t-shirt – or worse, no shirt at all. You’re bound to run into many a sunburned tourist forgoing a shirt in South Bali, but if you’re looking for a look that’s a bit more sophisticated, Biasa has got you covered. Though the brand’s name means normal in Indonesian, their classy clothes are far from basic. Biasa offers modern resort wear that’s laid-back and effortless – but definitely not boring.

Single Malt Whiskey – Jalan Kayu Aya No. 68

While on holiday in the tropics, cold drinks and fruity cocktails are great – but sometimes you just need a stiff, manly drink. When you find yourself feeling that certain itch, head on over to Single Malt Whiskey in Seminyak. The place offers the most comprehensive selection of whiskeys on the island and the plush leather interior really sets the mood. With a glass of truly great whiskey in hand, you’ll be ready to take on the world like a true 007 baddie.

Barbacoa – Jalan Petitenget No. 15

When it’s time for dinner and you don’t feel like having a basic burger or a plate of overpriced nasi goreng, the area of Petitenget offers several great dining options. Barbacoa is a classy choice start-ing with the interior. Think rustic brick walls and luxurious leather furniture, complete a roaring fireplace. Needless to say, the food is delicious. The place serves sumptuous barbecue fare alongside a chic selection of tapas.

Mozaic Beach Club – Jalan Pantai Batu Belig

Looking to catch the sunset without a cheesy reggae band playing in the background? Look no fur-ther than Seminyak’s iconic Mozaic. This beach club offers a cool setting and of course, spectacular views of the ocean. It’s the perfect venue for watching the sunk into the ocean while you sip a stiff drink – shaken, not stirred. Naturally.


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