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Livingstone Seminyak Bali

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
Livingstone is a restaurant, café and bakery, located in Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak. It is bright, clean and modern, just like the kind of venues you would find in cities like Singapore or Sydney. I visited during Lebaran so it was full with Indonesians, most of them seemed like they were from the upper class, probably from Jakarta or Surabaya. The staff was very friendly but they were overwhelmed and it was hard to get their attention. They also made a mistake in my order. I imagine this was because of the high season so I didn't really mind.

Corner House - Breakfast Seminyak

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
Corner House is a resuscitated restaurant located at the end of Jalan Oberoi, at the intersection with Jalan Drupadi. It burned down a couple of years ago (it was called Corner Store) and it just opened again today (June 22nd 2014). It was a popular breakfast place back then, and it seems that it will be even more crowded now. They improved the design and the menu, making it the place to be in Seminyak on Sunday mornings for expatriates. The owners are a mixed couple French and Australian, Magali Pascal a fashion designer and Matt Neville, a photographer. There is now a second floor and they also open for lunch and dinner. Even though the Corner House looks great, it is almost a copy of some existing restaurants such as Le Bistrot, Petitenget or Loewy in Jakarta. I wouldn't give them too much credit for originality. Also, they pushed the vintage theme a bit far, especially by putting old black and white picture of people on the walls near the toilet. I vis

Swich Sandwiches (Bali)

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
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 ( ). 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

Café Seminyak & La Boulangerie de Bali

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
Café Seminyak is a popular restaurant on Jalan Raya Seminyak, strategically located next to Bintang supermarket. It also has a bakery/pastry shop called "La Boulangerie de Bali". My first impression of the café was not good. The staff was overwhelmed and it seemed there was no management inside. It was hard to get attention from the waitresses who were quite disorganized and not particularly friendly. I first ordered a Ricotta Salad, but I was told 5 minutes later there were no tomatoes left. I then asked for a Merguez Sandwich, and again 3 minutes later I was told there was no more baguette. Finally, I went for the Crepes Ham Cheese Mushroom and they were able to do it! Ham Cheese Mushroom Crêpe (Rp49,000+15% tax and service) In spite of this, I can understand the reasons behind the success of Café Seminyak. The menu is complete: They have French, Australian, American, Thai, Indian, Indian food and a long list of desserts, including home-made ice creams (se

Sundara Beach Club (Four Seasons Jimbaran)

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
Sundara, the beach club attached to the Four Seasons Hotel in Jimbaran, opened in 2013 with the ambition of becoming the Ku De Ta of Southern Bali. They built it on the ruins of JPs, the previous beach restaurant of the hotel.  The owners spared no expenses to reach this objective. The designer team, also behind the Rock Bar in Ayana did a truly great job. Sundara is one of the best-looking restaurants I have seen in Bali. It is fancy and luxurious, but not too pretentious. It has an outside area with a long swimming pool, and an air-con area with a bar and comfortable leather sofas. You will get a nice view on Jimbaran beach, especially at sunset time. Before the opening, they brought in an army of foreign consultants for cocktails, wines, food, etc... Even now, they still have at least 3 foreigners to manage it: The Director of Operations, the Chef, and the Sommelier. The service is impressive. You are taken care of by friendly hostesses from the moment you step

SOS Supper Club in Anantara Seminyak

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
SOS Supper Club is the rooftop bar and restaurant of the Anantara Hotel in Seminyak, Bali. I only visited for a drink at sunset time, which is probably the perfect time to be there. Drinks are a little more expensive than elsewhere (over 10US$ for a cocktail), but I found it worthwhile considering the facilities (lounge chair or sunbeds facing the sea), the view and the service. Overall: I will come back to try the food, probably for a date. They have a great table at the corner of the restaurant with a fantastic view. Be sure to book it in advance as the manager told me there is a waiting list of several days! SOS a Supper Club Rooftop Anantara Hotel Seminyak Jalan Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura), Seminyak, Bali Phone Number: +62  (0) 361 737773 Fax: +62  (0) 361 737772 Email: info Website: SOS Supper Club

Holycow! Steakhouse And Steak Hotel by Holycow! What Differences?

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
My title was voluntarily misleading. I don't believe there are true differences between both brands as they operate with the same concept. Both are chains of affordable steak restaurants which are lively, colorful and with a viral marketing all about Twitter and Facebook. They offer decent steaks, but it isn't the best imports or the best cooking you will find (except if you take their most expensive cuts). Holycow! was opened by self-trained Chef Afit Dwi Purwanto (who worked previously as a manager on RCTI channel) and his wife Lucy Wiryono, a TV host. So far, they have 6 branches in Jakarta, 1 in Bali and 1 in Yogyakarta. Their menu is short and features Sirloin, Ribeye and Tenderloin steaks from Australia and US. They also serve Wagyu beef. I visited the Bali branch which was very busy in the evening. Most of the customers were Indonesians, seemingly from Jakarta. I had the prime Tenderloin steak (imported from Australia) (91k +12,5% tax and service). I

EatWell Restaurant (Bali)

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
EatWell is a tiny restaurant on two floors located on Jalan Raya Seminyak in Bali. It serves a relatively small Western menu of, surprisingly, unhealthy food: Burgers, steaks, sandwiches, etc... I say surprisingly because considering its name, I was expecting more healthy food, which was the purpose of my visit. Only later on I discovered they specialize in meats. I tried a fresh orange juice (Rp30,000 +15%) which was truly fresh, made from imported oranges. I also had the Pancetta Sandwhich (Rp50,000+15%). The quality of the ingredients were good, but there was too much cheese for my taste as you can see: Overall: I didn't get what I expected in EatWell in terms of healthy food, but I still enjoyed my meal. The prices are also very reasonable.