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The Nusa Lembongan Restaurant Guide – Top 10

20. April 2016

Nusa Lembongan Restaurant Guide Bali Eco Deli

It can be hard to keep up with all the new eateries popping up all over Bali and the neighboring islands, so I thought I’d do a Nusa Lembongan restaurant guide to wrap up all my posts from this little paradise.

There’s no secret that my favorite thing to do is to eat. I aim to try out a new restaurant or warung at least once a day when I’m in Indo. I’m not into the super fancy places where you get a little leaf on your plate (not that there are many of those on Lembongan anyways), so the spots I’ve chosen as my top 10 favorites are all laidback, friendly and offers good value.

 

BALI ECO DELI

Jalan Raya Jungut Batu

Bali Eco Deli - The 10 Best restaurants on Nusa Lembongan

My favorite lunch spot on the island is open every day from 7am to 9pm. Everything on the menu is made in-house using fresh ingredients sourced from organic & fair-trade farms. I especially love their fresh salads and the banana bread is to die for. They provide free high-speed WiFi for guests and are the only café on Lembongan offering free water refills when using non-disposable or reusable containers.

There is no secret that Bali and Lembongan have a garbage and plastic problem, it’s floating everywhere. Bali Eco Deli has set up a small recycling program trying to change this. So if you bring some plastic, you’ll get a 10% discount on your whole order. How awesome is that!? They now also got healthy ice pops, like the Dragon fruit and Pineapple one you see above.

 

Related post: My guide to Nusa Lembongan – Paradise Island!

 

B’FRESH JUICE BAR & COFFEE CORNER

South end of Jungut Batu beach

Nusa Lembongan Restaurant Guide B'Fresh Breakfast
This is a true hidden gem, look for the ‘Juice Bar & Coffee Corner’ sign! The always friendly Putu runs the place by herself with only a little help from her daughter, but still manages to whip up some incredibly tasty Indonesian and western food. I especially like the bacon & egg roll and the mouthwatering whole-wheat pancakes with tropical fruits and curd. Apparently, her chicken burger is the best on the island, it’s a shame I didn’t get time to taste it. I don’t know the opening hours exactly but I think they open around 8am. You can also have your drinks take away, maybe a healthy juice or smoothie after surf? Cheap and tasty all the way!

 


 

AGUNG BEACH CLUB

Mangrove Forest Road

Warung Agung Mangrove Forest Nusa Lembongan restaurant Warung Agung Nusa Lembongan 10 best restaurants

A little picture perfect bohemian warung up by the Mangrove Forest where you can chill out all day. They serve Indonesian food specializing in Sate and also make a killer chocolate pancake. And best of all it’s cheap cheap cheap! I wrote in more detail about Warung Agung here.

 


 

LEMONGRASS BAR & RESTAURANT

Jalan Raya Jungut Batu

Lemongrass is a fairly new and easy to spot bar & restaurant right on Jungut Batu main road. Born from a 100% local initiative, the restaurant serves beautifully presented Indonesian and Western food. I’ve read a lot of reviews saying the prices are high, but I think they’re quite reasonable for what you get. For instance, salads are 35k – 45k, pizzas 42k – 62k and pasta 46k – 56k. Not bad at all in my eyes!

The restaurant is open every day from 8am – 11pm, so you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and evening refreshments. Happy Hour with 2 for 1 cocktails is on from 3pm – 6pm and best of all they offer a free pick up and drop off service! Sometimes they also have live music in the evenings, look for posters around the island to see when it’s on.

 


 

TIGERLILLYS

Jalan Raya Jungut Batu

Tigerlillys, Nusa Lembongan Restaurant Guide Top 10

Tigerlillys, Nusa Lembongan Restaurant Guide Top 10

Tigerlillys feels like a tropical oasis with wooden bungalows, a pool and palm trees all around. Whoever did the interior decorating of the restaurant area really went the extra mile. You’d never think a place like this exists just off the busy main road of Jungut Batu!

I usually come here for the good pizza, as it’s the best I’ve had so far on the island. They also make some mean cocktails, so despite my best efforts, it’s usually impossible just to have one. And to top it off, the menu also includes acai bowls, which is quite hard to come by in these parts. They’re open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, from 7.30am – 10pm. Look for the turquoise building!

 

Read about my ‘secret’ spot on Nusa Lembongan here!

 

MARIA’S BOEMBOE BALI WAROENG

Located down an alley off Jalan Raya Jungut Batu. You’ll find the exact location on Tripadvisor.

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A guide to the top 10 best restaurants on Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia. Maria's Boemboe Bali Waroeng #nusalembongan #bali #indonesia #restaurantguide #nusaceningan
I love this place! First of all the food is super cheap and delicious. Especially the fried eggplant dish and the chicken in sweet and sour sauce. The restaurant itself is more like a shack made out of recycled wood with communal seating and windows into the kitchen so you can see all the food being prepared. The vibe is super chill, just how I like it. In addition, the owners and staff are all very nice and always makes you feel welcome.

The best part about this place is that you can join a cooking class for only 75k Rp. per person + the cost of the meal you choose to cook off the menu (which isn’t much).

 


 

SRI REJEKI BISTRO

Nusa Ceningan, keep right off the yellow bridge

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So I decided to include two restaurants located on Nusa Ceningan on this list. You can zip over there on a motorbike in just a few minutes so it doesn’t really feel like two different islands.

We stopped at Sri Rejeki Bistro because of the sushi sign outside and it did not disappoint. This was the best sushi I’ve had in Indonesia for a long time. So fresh and tasty with some interesting flavor combinations. They also offer a range of Indonesian and Western dishes for those of you who don’t care for raw fish!

The owner is super nice and were so happy to get some customers. While we were enjoying our meal another couple came in and asked for help because their hotel hadn’t picked them up at the yellow bridge as promised. He then spent the next 15 minutes calling around trying to find the number for their accommodation and then had them pick the couple up at the restaurant. That’s what I call going the extra mile for guests (who didn’t even spend any money).

 


 

WBM COFFEE SHOP & GRILL RIBS (NICK’S PLACE)

Don’t know the exact address, you’ll find the location on Tripadvisor

Nusa Lembongan Restaurant Guide Coffee and Ribs

Nick serves up some juicy grilled ribs and chicken. The menu is kind of limited, but everything I’ve tasted so far has been delicious, much thanks to the homemade ‘special’ BBQ sauce. They’ve only been open for a year but are already known for making the best coffee on the island. Good news for you coffee drinkers, as they’re open from 7am – 11pm every day.

Nick is the sweetest guy and will help you with whatever you might need. He’ll drive you back to your accommodation, keep you company while you eat if you’re alone or make recommendations for your stay. Whatever makes the customer happy. Look for the bright orange building and sign that says coffee and ribs. Definitely a must on Lembongan.

Nusa Lembongan Restaurant Guide Coffee and RibsThis cute little guy and his siblings kept us company while we were waiting for our food.

 


 

THE DECK

Jungut Batu Boardwalk

The Deck Nusa Lembongan Restaurant Guide

The Deck Nusa Lembongan 10 Best Restaurants

Wow, the view from The Deck is insane! This is really a Lembongan institution which I think have to be experienced at least once. It’s a bit more expensive than most other places on the island, but what you pay for is essentially the stunning, tropical setting. I wrote in more detail about The Deck in the previous post, which you can read here.

 


 

LE PIRATE BEACH CLUB

Nusa Ceningan

Le Pirate Beach Club Nusa Ceningan, Nusa Lembongan restaurant guide

Delicious Food at Le Pirate Beach Club Nusa Ceningan, Nusa Lembongan 10 best restaurants

Le Pirate Beach Club really ticks all the boxes in my book. Delicious food, tropical drinks and a chill atmosphere, all set in a picturesque location. Do places like this really exist? Yes apparently so. It’s located on Nusa Ceningan just a short drive from Lembongan over the yellow bridge. Read more about Le Pirate in my restaurant review here.

 

I can also recommend Ketut’s Warung located down a narrow alley in Jungut Batu if you’re after some hearty and affordable local food.

I hope you can put this Nusa Lembongan restaurant guide to good use.

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6 Comments

  • Reply Eli 21. April 2016 at 09:05

    This is amazing. I’ve never even heard of this island before and I’m heading off to Bali next week – this will definitely be on my bucket list!!
    All of the places look incredible ? xx

    • Reply Charlotte 21. April 2016 at 10:41

      Thank you ? Happy to hear that! Nusa Lembongan is definitely a must while in Bali, much better than the Gili’s in my eyes.

  • Reply Mirsada 7. July 2016 at 02:57

    Some amazing ideas thanks for sharing we are going next month & I will be sure to try most of these 🙂

    • Reply Charlotte 7. July 2016 at 20:09

      Thanks for the comment, happy to hear that!! I’m jealous, you’ll have so much fun 😉

  • Reply sinta kusuma 15. March 2018 at 04:03

    It should be tried soon. it seems like a vacation to nusa lembongan is endless

  • Reply J 7. April 2018 at 13:19

    Thx Charlotte~ we can’t wait!!!

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