The coastal village of Canggu has recently begun attracting tourists with its surfing breaks, lush green paddy fields and long stretches of beach. With more tourists visiting the island, numerous cafes have been popping up all over Canggu. Cafes in Canggu are home to some of the best breakfasts and brunches you’ll find on the island of Bali. This guide should help you find the best spots to enjoy Canggu’s tempting culinary scene.
This Japanese-inspired cafe is located atop an organic grocery shop and serves unique, fresh and healthy meals. The cafe sources its ingredients from the organic grocer downstairs. It also sells its own range of oils, butter, pickles and the like under the Bokashi Chef name. Bokashi runs with a farm-to-table concept, which means the menu changes constantly, depending on the local produce available. Seasonal specialities are available, as are a variety of teas and even coffee.
Location: Jl. Subak Sari No.2, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Timings: 8 AM to 11 PM
2. Coffee Cartel
Coffee Cartel is an Australian-styled cafe serving a signature coffee blend from the Australian city of North Wollongong. The cafe serves a variety of classic and modern Australian dishes such as Smashed Avocado and Eggs Benedict. You can enjoy gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan meals as well in a spacious and aesthetic seating area. Food ranges from Australian burgers to Bali bowls, as well as a smorgasbord of baked goodness.
Location: Jl. Lb. Sari No.8, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Timings: 7:30 Am to 6 PM
3. The Avocado FactoryAt The Avocado Factory, every dish contains avocado in some form. This cafe is the first Avocado Bar in South East Asia, and everything on the menu is made from the freshest locally sourced ingredients. If you’re into Instagramming your food, The Avocado Factory is the place to be, with each dish being presented creatively. The cafe is set on Canggu's lush green rice fields, making it a relaxing place to enjoy healthy vegan and gluten-freegluten-free meals.
Location: Jl. Tanah Barak, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Timings: 7 AM to 10:30 PM
4. BB52 Burgers
Neon lights and a wide range of music accompany the burgers at BB52 Burgers. The joint serves breakfast burgers, large lunch and dinner burgers, and a variety of sides and gin made in-house. BB52 Burgers serves classics such as the bacon and egg burger and fancier dishes like avocado, egg and cheese brioche burgers for breakfast. Beef, mushroom, pulled pork, prawn and prosciutto are just a few of the mouth-watering varieties of burgers this place serves, making it a must-visit if you’re a burger aficionado.
Location: Jl. Tanah Barak No.52, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM
5. Crate Cafe
Crate Cafe is one of the best breakfast spots on the island of Bali. The joint is more than just a cafe, with a gallery that hosts regular events and a concept store adjoining the cafe. You can find smoothie bowls as well as delicious breakfast dishes such as the Peas Please, made with feta, spinach, peas, and a poached egg. Crate Cafe is surprisingly affordable, and the bold murals, good music and delicious food make it a great place to hang out in Canggu.
Location: Jl. Canggu Padang Linjong No.49F, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Timings: 6 AM to 4 PM
6. Blacklist Coffee Roasters
Blacklist Coffee Roasters is another cafe serving Australian coffee and dishes. This award-winning coffee roastery was founded in Perth and has now opened an outlet in Canggu, serving speciality coffees, a variety of modern Australian dishes, as well as a great selection of wines, beers and cocktails. You should try the Blacklist Coffee Tasting Experience here as well, a 30-minute session in which you get to taste a variety of coffees available in this cafe.
Location: Jl. Tanah Barak No.6, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Timings: 7 AM to 5 PM
7. Sensorium Bali
Sensorium is a minimalist’s heaven, with concrete benches and neutral colours making up the decor. The cafe serves a variety of Asian-Fusion dishes, with multiple breakfast and brunch options such as brunch ramen with sous vide egg, a beef bulgogi burger and the like.
Location: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.31A, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Timings: 9 AM to 4 PM
The minimalist and rustic decor of the Watercress Cafe makes for a pleasant setting in which to enjoy the diverse range of dishes available. You can get a variety of salads, all-day breakfasts, as well as proper dinner dishes. Watercress Cafe often collaborates with local brands such as Revolver Coffee, Happy Kombucha and Breakfast in Bali to promote a sense of community and pride in originality. The cafe also sells local products such as coconut oils, small watches of jams and nut-butter, and souvenirs like bamboo straws and home decor items.
Location: Jl. Batu Belig No.21 A, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Timings: 7 AM to 10 PM
9. Peloton Supershop
Peloton Supershop is one of Canggu’s finest vegan and plant-based cafes. You get meat substitute dishes such as the acclaimed tricken schnitzel burger that tastes just like chicken, coconut and banana pancakes with coconut nectar, as well as imaginative beverages. The cafe is incredibly popular among non-vegetarians and non-vegans as well, showing just how impressive a creative vegan diet can be!
Location: Jl. Pantai Berawa No.46, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Timings: 8 AM to 9 PM
10. Milu by Nook
Milu by Nook, set against lush green rice fields, serves a variety of smoothie bowls, popular favourites like Nasi Campur, as well as modern dishes like Eggs Benedict and Smashed Avocado on Toast. The cafe has an entire range of items dedicated to vegetarians and vegans and also serves bagels with a wide range of toppings. The shabby-chic decor makes this a cosy place to enjoy delicious meals.
Location: Jl. Pantai Berawa No. 90 XO, Canggu, Kuta, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Timings: 8 AM to 10 PM
11. Monsieur Spoon
The place to go if you’re seeking baked French goodness, Monsieur Spoon has an open seating area in a terrace garden and an indoor one. The cafe serves a variety of breakfast options, such as avocados, eggs, or bacon on toast. Their eclairs, croissants, salted caramels and freshly baked bread are like nothing else in Canggu. The cafe also serves a variety of pastries to go with cups of coffee.
Location: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.55, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Timings: 7 AM to 9 PM
12. Cafe Vida
Located inside a traditional Balinese compound, Cafe Vida offers an authentic slice of Bali life. The cafe serves various herbal teas, homemade cakes and pastries, and everything on the menu is locally sourced and healthy. You should try one of the many aesthetically presented smoothie bowls on the menu in Cafe Vida, as well as the Avocado Pesto Toast.
Location: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.38A, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Timings: 7 AM to 10:30 PM
13. The Shady Snack
The Shady Snack is completely meat-free, serving vegan lasagnas, nori bowls, and coffees with beautiful and creative latte art. The raw banoffee cheesecake is a must try, as are the cold coconut and the turmeric latte. The outdoor seating area, with lush greenery around it, is a great place to try out the healthy and wholesome meals served at this cafe, while the indoor seating area makes for a comfortable environment to work in.
Location: Jl. Tanah Barak No.57, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Timings: 8 AM to 9 PM
The variety on offer means the culinary scene in Canggu has something to appeal to everyone. With Canggu looking to be the next tourist hotspot in Bali, this list of cafes should help you figure out where to go on your next visit.