Fabulous cafes in Canggu for foodies
Canggu just north of the famous Seminyak is a where foodies come from all over Bali to not only absorb the laid back and chilled out atmosphere, but also to sample to great food at the many cafes and restaurants that are springing up all over the place. It is really a paradise for lovers of fresh food, smoothies, Acai and Nalu bowls, delicious pastries, pressed juices and local Indonesian cuisine. If your into yoga, surfing and staying in some really fabulous holiday villas then Canggu is the place to be seen. If your about to head off there, following are some great places you should really visit for the tastiest delights in Bali.
Peloton Super Shop
The Peloton Supershop is somewhat of an institution in Canggu now and is growing in popularity as seen by the queues at the door. Basically, it’s a cool concept shop where they sell bicycles and at the same time serve up yummy vegan dishes. This is a really trendy spot to hang out, meet friends and watch al the activity go by as locals, ex pates and tourists all come here and hang out sipping coffee. If your into people watching, tasty treats and meals as well as Ayurevidic teas – then try to make it here at least once.
Jl. Raya Pantai Berawa No.46, Phone: 0859-5413-1451, Open Mon-Sun 8:00am-4:30pm.
This very popular little café/restaurant is frequented by most visitors that come to Canggu. You can’t miss the place as it’s in the centre of the main shopping and restaurant strip. It serves anything from burgers right through to healthy vegan salads, wraps and pizzas. The menu is extensive and is very family friendly. The kids will really enjoy the many dishes available. It’s over 2 levels with great views from the second storey over the adjacent rice fields. This s a must see restaurant – you won’t be disappointed!
Banana Leaf is a modern restaurant where you can enjoy tasty healthy Vegan Thai cuisine. It is one of the only places in Bali that has this type of combination. Try the Pad Tha and veggie stir fry as well as the smoothie bowls. If your into healthy eating try this place.
Jalan Subak Sari 84 Canggu, phone 0851-0351-2266 Open daily 11.00 am – 10 pm
Samadi is one of a kind in the Canggu area. It also doubles as a yoga centre so you know the food you are going to get it fresh, vegan and full of health. It’s also a place where people come to hang out in the garden area and while away the time while sipping on a freshly made juice or smoothie. You will need a couple of hours here to soak up the vibe. Well worth it if you have the time. Perhaps a spot of yoga before lunch to loosing up? A must try here is the home made and yummy muesli. An added bonus is the organic market held every Sunday with free yoga classes on Wednesday nights. If your coming as a family there is a children’s menu.
Jalan Padang Linjong 39, Phone +62 812-3831-2505, Cafe Open Daily from 8.00 am to 3.00 pm
The Shady Shack
The Shady Shack is the cafe where people flock to for tasty breakfasts bowls full of yummy treats and healthy fruits as well as salads and the most incredible homemade pies.
Jalan Tanah Barak No.57, Canggu, p. +62 819 1639 5087. Open daily 7.30 am – 11 pm
This is a very central café and it’s at the main Canggu intersection. Basically you can’t miss this famous café where they serve croissants, coffee, sandwiches and snacks. Hang out in the garden and watch the activity pass you by. Everyone and anyone comes here at least for a coffee. Try it and you will see what I mean. It’s all freshly baked on site so you know it’s going to be good!