Known as the cultural capital of Bali, Ubud is home to majestic palaces and ancient temples. With a lot of history to explore, you’re going to need rest and good food at the end of each day’s travels. The numerous cafes in Ubud can help you do just that! Squeeze these cafes into your Ubud itinerary, and relax at the end of a day full of travelling.
1. Seniman Coffee Studio
As you can probably imagine from the name, Seniman Coffee Studio serves a variety of coffees, from strong espresso to smooth lattes. This cafe uses a single-origin Indonesian coffee blend and also serves Indonesian cuisine. There’s an outdoor cafe bar and a mini gallery to sit at. Breakfast is a popular meal at Seniman Coffee Studio.
Location: Jl. Sri Wedari No.5, Banjar Taman Kelod, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Timings: 7:30 AM to 10 PM
2. Ubud Coffee Roastery
Ubud Coffee Roastery is one of the smaller cafes, with only three tables and a window bar. On the other hand, the menu is the opposite, with over ten varieties of Western coffees, Indonesian teas, coffees, and even hot chocolate. This cafe does not serve food, but the sheer variety of coffee available here more than makes up for it. Ubud Coffee Roastery is located on one of the quieter streets of Ubud and is a cosy place to relax with a hot cuppa.
Location: Jl. Goutama Sel., Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Timings: 9AM to 5 PM
3. Pomegranate Cafe Ubud
Among the cafes in Ubud which offer unparalleled ambience, Pomegranate Cafe offers calming views of unending green paddy fields from its outdoor seating. You can order from and enjoy a wide range of food and drinks while relaxing in the peace this cafe offers. The unique furniture and greenery make Pomegranate Cafe great for photographs as well.
Location: Jl. Subak Sok Wayah, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Timings: 9 AM to 9 PM
4. Gangga Coffee
If you want Balinese, Vietnamese and even Japanese coffees along with European varieties, Gangga Coffee is the place to go. Coffee beans here are sourced by fair trade, and traceable farming, which means coffee at Gangga Coffee is sustainable too. The cafe serves coconut snacks with each cup, and you can sit here for as long as you’d like and enjoy the artwork and murals on the walls.
Location: Jl. Raya Andong No.11, Peliatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM
5. Sawobali Cake and Coffee Shop
Sawobali Cake and Coffee shop offers the best vegan coffee in Ubud. The cafe offers coconut, soya, or cashew milk in the coffee you order. You can also have vegan cakes, with the cafe offering multiple varieties, including chocolate mud cakes, matcha cakes and cheesecakes. Sawobali also offers buffets every day at a bargain price.
Location: Jl. Sukma Kesuma No.19, Peliatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Timings: 12 PM to 8 PM
6. Milk & Madu
The high ceilings and natural light give Milk & Madu an airy ambience and make it a great place to enjoy the Italian food and brunch it serves. Among the few European cuisine-centric cafes in Ubud, the coffee served here is varied and great, and the coffee bar also has a wide range of cakes. There often are live music performances here, and the cafe is famous for its all-day breakfast pizza.
Location: Jl. Pantai Berawa No.52, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Timings: 7 AM to 10 PM
7. Clear Cafe Ubud
A unique spot among the cafes in Ubud, Clear Cafe is an experience like no other. There’s an indoor stream, orange flowers spelling out messages, and a fireman’s pole you can slide down to go downstairs. The cafe serves a wide range of beverages and coffee - tea, juices, kombucha and the like. Though it is on the expensive side, the portion sizes, taste, variety on the menu and friendly staff more than make up for it.
Location: Jl. Hanoman No.8, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Timings: 8 AM to 11 PM
8. Mudra Cafe
If healthy food is what you’re looking for while in Ubud, Mudra Cafe is the place to go. The Dragon Bowl, made of fresh dragon fruit, and the Poke Poke Bowl with fresh tuna are this cafe’s specialities.
Location: Jl. Goutama Sel. No.22, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Timings: 9 AM to 10 PM
Ubud usually is the base from which people travel to explore Bali’s rich culture. The temples, palaces and greenery are outside the city and in the countryside. The town of Ubud itself has a lot to offer, too, in the way of shops, music experiences and local galleries and museums. These cafes in Ubud are a great place to regroup, gather your thoughts, and decide where to head next. The delicious food and variety of coffees served are a welcome addition.