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The Dusty Café - Seminyak - Bali

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The Dusty may be the smallest café you will find in Bali. It was recently opened by a young Frenchman, Nicolas Vitetta. It is similar with a bar in Jakarta called  Treehouse  for those who know. The design combines classic items like the big chandeliers, with some cheaper, recycled ones. I'm not sure about the definition of hipster but it could be one of those places where they hang out. Located just next to the bar Maria Magdalena in Jalan Dhyana Pura, it serves a small menu of mostly healthy food, including sandwiches and salads.  "Party Belt" Bruschetta (Rp60,000+15%) "Astral Totem" (Rp67,000+15%) I had the "Party Belt", a duo of Bruschetta (quite expensive at Rp60,000+15%) and the Astral Totem, a Quinoa Salad (Rp65,000+15%). It was not fine dining but both tasted good and it was fresh.

Warung Sobat (1 & 2) Bali

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Warung Sobat is a cheap open-air restaurant serving a mix of Indonesian, Asian and Western food. They currently have 2 locations in Seminyak, one on Jalan Batu Belig (Warung Sobat I) and one in Kerobokan (Warung Sobat II). It is owned by a Balinese family. It is nicknamed the "canteen" by the French community in Bali, which makes up about 30% of Warung Sobat's customers. This is due to the casual and homelike atmosphere, the decent (yet unspectacular food), and the high number of regulars. I tried the second branch for diner with a friend. The place was almost full and it was not easy to get one of the two waiters attention. The menu is a long list of any dishes that you could possibly think of: Steaks, Pastas, Soups, Salads, Seafood, Asian and Indonesian favorites, etc... 

Warung Ocha - Cheap Eat (Bali)

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Warung Ocha is an "upgraded" warung at the intersection of Jalan Dyana Pura (where all the gay nightlife in Bali is located) and Jalan Raya Seminyak. It is clean, cute and offers good value-for-money. They used to be famous for their cheap Indonesian food buffet, but its quality has decreased (and its price increased) compared to other "real" warungs nearby. Now it is mostly tourists or local expats going there. They have a strategic location, great to watch people pass by if you sit on the street side. If you need more calm, they also have a courtyard area. Baguette Sandwich (Rp43,000++)

Swich Sandwiches (Bali)

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Swich is a cheap sandwich joint with several locations in Seminyak/Kuta. It is friendly, tasty and healthy. Unsurprisingly, it is very popular with expatriates, especially those in their 20s. The owners themselves are trendy young mixed Indonesians with a fine sense of marketing, branding and public relations. Their website is a good testimony of that ( www.swichbali.com ). I never tried their signature sandwiches, I always prefer making my owns (around Rp50,000 for one): Overall : Recommended, I visit Swich on a pretty regular basis. The only criticism I have is that as it is small and often crowded, it can get messy when you want to order a sandwich during rush hours. You have to struggle a bit with other customers and the order may take a while to come to your table. Swich (Legian Branch) Jalan Werkudara 538, Legian Bali

KZU - Cheap Healthy Restaurant Bali

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There are two KZU restaurants in Seminyak, one on Sunset Road and one on Jalan Drupadi. They are headed by a young Japanese Chef, Kazuya Takami. In both places, you will find the best selection of cheap food in Bali: Indonesian, Western, Japanese, Indian... The branch in Drupadi is famous for its Nasi Campur, while the other one has a larger menu with an outside barbecue. I usually visit KZU to eat some great healthy salads under 5$. Mixed Salad + Quinoa Salad = 32,000rp NET Overall : Very recommended if you are looking for an inexpensive place to eat healthy food in Seminyak. It is not fancy but the service is friendly and it is clean. KZU Restaurant (Nasi Campur) Jalan Drupadi 2 No 84, Seminyak, Bali , Indonesia KZU Restaurant and Grill Jalan Sunset Road 6 (opposite of Burger King) Phone number: +62 (0) 361 805 4252  or +62 (0) 878-6053-7373

Malo's Restaurant (Bali)

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Malo's Restaurant, Bar and Pizzeria is located on Jalan Nakula, not too far from the new hotel TS Suites in Legian. It is owned by a Swiss national who has been living in Bali for over 20 years. The restaurant is quite popular with German expats, particularly those in their 50s/60s. They are attracted by the large choice of German and Swiss dishes, and by the cheap price of alcohol. A cocktail will only cost you a little above Rp50,000 in Malo's! I live not far from Malo's and I see it full almost every night. The menu is quite long and cheap, featuring all typical popular dishes (pastas, pizza, sausages, beef, pork) with a large selection of meats (see sample menu below). The price for a meal is normally under Rp100,000 (a little more if you take beef). A nice feature of the restaurant is that you get a free frozen Margarita shot as a welcome drink. I tried the Ricotta & Spinach Raviolis (Rp48,000) and the Beef Filet Chef's Special (Rp128,0

Cosmic Diner (Bali)

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Cosmic Diner is an American-style restaurant with 2 locations in Bali: One on Sunset Road next to McDonald's, and one in the new Lippo Mall on Jalan Kartika Plaza. It is themed around 1960's USA with the use of bright, contrasting colors, oldies tunes, vintage posters on the wall and mostly American classic dishes (burgers, pancakes, waffles).

Sirenetta Authentic Italian Restaurant - Bali

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Sirenetta is an Italian restaurant recently opened in Jalan Petitenget in Seminyak, Bali. It is owned by an Italian man from Napoli, the city where the original pizza comes from. The place looks simple but authentic. It serves wood-fired oven pizzas, pastas and a few other international main courses. We had a Margarita Pizza (Rp45,000 +10%) and a Tuna Steak (I forgot the price but it was rather cheap).

La Finca Spanish Restaurant (Bali)

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La Finca is a Spanish restaurant located near Batu Belig beach, between Seminyak and Canggu. It is owned by Thomas Mack, a young, mix German-Chinese man who previously lived in Ibiza. The Mediterranean island seemed to have been a big influence in the making of La Finca.  Nestled in a spacious open-air area and surrounded by rice fields, it is relaxing and laid-back. It is also quite romantic if you come in the evening. Hopefully there won't be too many developments around so that it retains its peaceful rural charm... I visited on a Sunday afternoon and it was not too busy... The menu is rather short: It features a variety of Tapas, Sandwiches, Hamburgers and Salads. They also have "Carne a la Piedra" = Beef that you can cook yourself on a hot stone.

Warung Perancis (Peliatan, Ubud, Bali)

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Warung Perancis is a small French-inspired restaurant located slightly in the outskirts of Ubud, on Jalan Cok Gede Rai Pudak. It is not related to the Warung Prancis of Seminyak (see here ). It is owned by an Indonesian from Surabaya who previously worked several years in France. He is also behing the bakery White Box in downtown Ubud. I didn't keep the bill but I remember that it was rather cheap and that it tasted good. Here are some pictures I took of my food (which was more fusion French/Indonesian than pure French).

Swiss Restaurant (Legian, Bali)

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Swiss Restaurant is located on Jalan Legian, about 200m from the new Mercure on Jalan Padma. The venue is rather noticeable from the street as it looks like a small chalet from the Alps, just between a tourist shop and a massage parlor. It is owned by a Swiss German who has lived in Bali for over 30 years. You would have guessed it yourselves, Swiss Restaurant is specializing in Swiss dishes. They also serve the typical international fare that can be found in any restaurants in Kuta. You can have a look at the full menu on their website below. Note that they serve "raclette" and "fondue", but on a plate instead of the traditional sharing casserole. Tomato Salad (Rp15,000 net) Cut Veal Zurich Style (95,000rp net) I tried the Zurgschnetzlets mit Rosti (Rp95,000 net) - Cut Veal Zurich Style - which I found just ok for the price. I don't know how it is supposed to taste though so if there are Swiss readers of this blog who tried Swiss Restaurant,