Forget Sunday Funday, weekends in Bali are all about free-flow Champagne and buffet brunch spreads. Here's our pick of the Top 20. Bottoms up!
Googling ‘best restaurants in Bali’ for a lavish Sunday brunch on the island? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together our guide to the best of the best in Bali – the island’s most mouth-watering Champagne buffets and free-flow brunches for you to eat and sip your lazy weekends away.
The Brunch of All Brunches: Starfish Bloo at W Bali – Seminyak
Starfish Bloo, you had us at Hello. This open air beachfront spot at W Bali – Seminyak is without doubt one of Bali’s very best for a leisurely Sunday foodie sesh. As you sit overlooking the ocean and the designer pool areas of one of Seminyak’s swankiest resort addresses, you’re beyond spoilt for foodie choices at this fancy and oh-so fabulous hotel.
From the beachside buffet that’s like walking through a gourmet market, to the perfectly curated à la carte plates and designer cocktail menus, the options here go on forever. And, as you’d expect under the direction of Chef de Cuisine Ashley Garvey, the quality is unparalleled. Dive into Pan Asian flavours and international live cooking stations, from scrummy seafood and crispy babi guling, to roast meats, zesty salads and smoking BBQs. And then there’s the dessert. Oh those desserts. And did we mention, pool access is included too? Now that’s a Sunday done right!
The brunch package includes free flow soft drinks, juice and a glass of Prosecco on arrival, or you can add on a drinks package to also include free flow Prosecco, wines, beer and selected cocktails. Or go top of the pops with the Food & Champagne package: all of the above plus free flow French Champagne. Yes please! The brunch runs from 12pm – 3pm, and children aged 3–11 are charged 50% of each package. Reservations are required.
Starfish Bloo at W Bali – Seminyak, Jl Petitenget, Seminyak Bali, p. +62 361 3000 106.
Sunny Sunday Brunch: Soleil at The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas
Positively, absolutely, utterly extraordinary, no expense is spared at Soleil’s Sunday brunch at The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas. French for ‘sun’, the beachfront, golden glow of Soleil offers Mediterranean and Pan-Asian cuisine with influences from Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand. The array of food is as vast as the resort’s never-ending pool, with a fantastic selection of premium meat, grilled seafood, endless delicacies, and an all-inclusive a la carte menu, as well as daily chef’s selections. Oh, and don’t forget that mouth-watering dessert bar, it’s uber tempting and there’s even a liquid nitrogen ice-cream station…
Brunch is inclusive of free-flow soft drinks, whilst two tiers of drinks packages lets you add on wine, cocktails and beers, with the premium package offering bubbles, too. Brunch runs from 11am – 3pm.
Soleil at The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas, Nusa Dua Jl Raya Nusa Dua, Sawangan, Nusa Dua p. +62 361 301 7777, e. email@example.com.
Seafood Brunch: Seasalt
First we lusted over the oceanfront location. Then we fell head over flipflops for the fabulously fresh and seaside-inspired cuisine from the nearby waters. And now, we’re returning to Seasalt every Sunday for the Seafood Brunch, where all-you-can-eat ocean delicacies are dished up by the boatload overlooking Seminyak’s white sands – sparkling wine included!
That’s right fellow feasters, steer your Sunday munching ritual to Alila Seminyak’s uber cool beachfront eatery every Sunday for a seaside feast inspired by the ocean. Kick off with fresh ceviche or a few sides of fresh salmon, before tucking into the seafood-heavy menu, full of delectable fruits de mer (the juicy chilled prawns or freshly shucked oysters are our faves!). When you’re done, sidle off to the stunning pool to soak up the rest of the afternoon, ideally with a glass of something fizzy.
Seasalt’s Seafood Brunch is inclusive of a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, and free flow of iced tea, soft drinks and chilled juices. The brunch runs from 12pm – 4pm every Sunday.
Seasalt, Jl Taman Ganesha No. 9, Petitenget, Seminyak, p. +62 361 3021 889, e. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Riviera Brunch: Cucina at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
This legendary spread at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort has become one of Bali’s most famous feasting rituals, thanks to its endless array of gourmet cuisines, bottomless bubbles and tropical, oceanside vibes. With a splendid array of the finest food from France, Italy and beyond (like charcuteries, cheeses and decadent selections of French pastries), the Riviera Brunch seems endless. Think stunning spreads of Mediterranean-inspired meats, salads, pizzas and seafood. And to really transport you to the South of France, the restaurant is decked out in white, complete with a fresh al-fresco sea breeze and a live band serenading the occasion.
Of course, it wouldn’t be the Riviera without some fine wines and bubbles to toast to the occasion, so the brunch offers an additional drinks package that includes bottomless pours of exquisite French Rosé wine, or the whole shebang of wines, spirits and plenty of French Champagne. So don your best white or cream Riviera-inspired outfit, and we’ll see you at brunch!
The Riviera Brunch is inclusive of soft drinks, but it’s always best to splurge on the drinks packages: choose from the selection of French Rosé wines, the full alcohol package with wine and spirits, or go big with the premium package that includes premium alcohol and Champagne. The brunch is available every Sunday from 11am – 3pm.
Cucina at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, BTDC Complex Lot No 5 Nusa Dua, p.+62 361 849 2888, e. H9078@sofitel.com.
The Astor Diamond Champagne Brunch: Kayuputi at The St. Regis Bali Resort
The thoroughbred equivalent of a Sunday brunch, this impressive, five-star Champagne feast at Kayuputi (the signature restaurant of The St. Regis Bali Resort) is on another level. Luxe. Decadent. Divine. World-Class. The Rolls Royce or Rolex of Bali brunches. When you need some caviar or fine Champagne in your weekend, this is where you need to be. It’s unequalled anywhere in Bali in opulence or exclusivity.
Showcasing the finest Asian-inspired, haute cuisine, you’ll find all of your favourite foodie delicacies at Kayuputi. The luxe experience starts with Champagne, aperitifs and their signature Bali Mary in the glittering bar area, with an assortment of hand crafted canapés to get you in the brunching mood. Then the main event begins: a seemingly endless parade of oysters, lobster, caviar and every other expensive ingredient you can imagine delivered direct to your table. Foie gras, fresh seafood and high grade meats – it’s all here in a big way. This is one brunch that’s worth the splurge.
Brunch includes complimentary aperitifs, Champagne and juices at the Kayuputi Bar from 11am-12pm. Add the Beverage Package, inclusive of Champagne, a selection of premium red and white wines and legendary cocktails. This package also includes a variety of digestifs and cigars served from 2-3pm at the Kayuputi Bar. Brunch is 12 – 3pm and is by reservation only.
Kayuputi at The St. Regis Bali Resort, Kawasan Pariwisata, Lot S6, Nusa Dua Bali, p. +62 361 300 6786, e. email@example.com.
Hawker House Street Feast Brunch: FIRE Restaurant at W Bali – Seminyak
Think of South-East Asia and no doubt the sights, sounds and smells of the bustling food scene spring to mind. So, to give you a taste of all this in absolute luxury, FIRE at W Bali – Seminyak transforms its ever-popular dining area into a bustling South-East Asian marketplace – every Sunday.
Your weekend brunching ritual is brought to life at FIRE’s Hawker House Street Feast – with sprawling live food stations featuring your favourite street food classics from an array of different cuisines. Just like an authentic hawker street market – jazzed up to five- standards with optional Champagne, naturally.
Brunch includes free flow soft drinks and a glass of bubbles on arrival, with the option of two drinks packages: free flow soft drinks, bubbles, wine and beer, or the whole lot plus bubbles. The brunch runs from 12pm – 3.30pm every Sunday.
FIRE Restaurant at W Bali – Seminyak, Jl Petitenget, Seminyak Bali, p.+62 361 3000 106.
Boneka’s Jazz Sunday Brunch: Boneka Restaurant at The St. Regis Bali Resort
As the originator of Sunday brunching in Bali, The St. Regis Bali Resort has mastered the art of creating gastronomic perfection, in one of the most stunning venues on the island. It’s brunch, boosted with only the Best of Everything. And just like Kayuputi’s brunch, you don’t even need to stand up to choose your selections…
Where to start this culinary crusade, we hear you cry? Early of course. Begin with complimentary aperitifs, including the signature Bali Mary at the King Cole Bar from 11am. The gastronomic excellence then unfolds at noon, presenting premium à la carte delights like lobster omelettes, Wagyu beef steak and eggs, caviar and foie gras, as well as homemade specialties conveniently brought to your table. The epicurean buffet then features an outdoor grill station showcasing the catch of the day, oysters and meat from the carvery, plus mouth-watering selections of exquisite desserts and a live jazz performance by the resort’s resident talents to complete the decadent degustation.
The brunch includes a complimentary aperitif selection at King Cole Bar from 11am – 12pm. Add your beverage package which includes a selection of premium red and white wines and cocktails, or the Premium Beverage package which includes Champagne, a selection of premium red and white wines and cocktails.
Boneka Restaurant at The St. Regis Bali Resort, Kawasan Pariwisata, Lot S6, Nusa Dua Bali p. +62 361 300 6782, e. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Japanese Sunday Brunch: Ji Terrace by the SEA at Hotel Tugu Bali
If you’re already head over flip-flops in love with Ji Terrace by the Sea at Hotel Tugu Bali (you’re not alone) then you’ll be very excited to hear that this stunning Japanese & Asian fusion sunset bar has yet another reason to keep you coming back for those contemporary cocktails and scrummy sushi rolls – every single Sunday.
With its panoramic ocean views, slightly salty sea breeze, chill tropical tunes and a creative, fusion Japanese brunch menu, Ji Terrace by the Sea is Canggu’s go-to Sunday grazing spot – with an affordable free-flow fine wine and cocktail package to boot. Hungry brunchers can feast on charcoal-grilled Yakitori, fresh sushi rolls, Wagyu steak with egg, Ahi tuna, beef tataki with garlic crisps and breakfast Udon crowned by prawn tempura to name but a few. Just don’t forget Ji’s Wasabi Bloody Mary to top it all off.
The brunch includes endless orders of Japanese bites with complimentary free-flow on selected non-alcoholic drinks. The (recommended) option of adding on free-flow selected cocktails & wines is also available. The brunch runs from 11am – 3pm every Sunday.
Ji Terrace by the Sea at Hotel Tugu Bali, Jl Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu, p. +62 361 4731701, e. email@example.com.
Bali’s Longest Brunch: Sundara at Four Seasons Jimbaran
With the sun shining and the weather sweet, settle in for a chilled and sultry Sunday at Sundara – home to the longest brunch on the island. Running for almost six hours from 11am, bask in the beach club’s refined oceanfront atmosphere with sublime views over Jimbaran Bay while grazing on an unlimited supply of modern Asian inspired tapas. Hot, cold, sweet or savoury, there’s heaps to choose from – complemented perfectly by a sensational drinks list. The Wasabi Martini is a sure-fire winner, and the sunset Happy Hour just so happens to start right as brunch ends…
Brunch offers unlimited a la carte options with three optional add-on beverage packages, including a soft drinks-only package, soft drinks with selected cocktails, or all of the above plus red, white & sparkling wine. The brunch runs from 11am – 4.30pm every Sunday. Reservations are essential.
Sundara at Four Seasons Resort at Jimbaran Bay, Jimbaran, p. +62 361 701010, e. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organic Sunday Brunch: glow at COMO Shambhala Estate
At the buzzing heart of the serene and stunning COMO Shambhala Estate, glow is the wellness resort’s contemporary-styled, open-air venue that makes for the most gorgeous Sunday brunch spot. All about flavour, healthful food and great company, the brunch here is centred around the Estate’s organically-grown ingredients and locally-sourced produce.
The big brunchy menu is divided into seven scrumptious sections: Late Risers, Garden & Pastures, Steamed, Hand-Rolled, From the Grill, Local Specialties and the Chef’s Selection of Sweet Treats. We recommend working your way down the delicious list, from the soft-cooked organic egg with smoked salmon, asparagus and Green Goddess dressing, to the tiger prawns, marinated lamb skewers and stir-fried tempeh, finishing with the fabulous spread of desserts. Yum!
The brunch is inclusive of the all-you-can-eat food menu, with drinks sold separately. Kids under 12 are half price. Brunch is accompanied by the soft sounds of local village girls practicing traditional dance to the gamelan orchestra. The brunch runs from 11am – 2.30pm every Sunday.
glow at COMO Shambhala Estate, p. +62 361 978888, e. res.CSestate@comohotels.com.
Mediterranean Sunday Brunch: Uma Cucina at COMO Uma Ubud
As if you need any more reason to head up to Ubud on the weekend, COMO Uma Ubud’s much-loved signature restaurant is now knocking out a very special Sunday brunch. Think freshly thrown pizzas hot from the brick oven, perfectly grilled seafood on the chargrill and an endless supply of sides, nibbles, bits and bites to graze away the day. Oh, and a superb selection of wines and cocktails help things along, obvs.
Brunch includes the all-you-can-eat a la carte menu, with optional add-ons for non-alcoholic free-flow beverages as well as cocktails, beers and wine. The brunch runs from 11.30am – 3.30pm every Sunday.
Uma Cucina at COMO Uma Ubud, Jl Raya Sanggingan No.21, Kedewatan, Ubud, p. +62 361 972 448.
Sunday Beach & BBQ Brunch: Arwana Restaurant at The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
Beach, brunch and fresh-from-the-net seafood alongside juicy barbecued meats – does life get any better than that?! We’re not sure, so we regular feast at the island-inspired and utterly luxurious Beach & BBQ Brunch at Arwana Restaurant, nestled on the beachfront of the award-winning The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa.
The brunch not only includes the largest buffet on the island, it also features the widest selection of seafood, giant roasts and cuts from the fire, including everyone’s fave Bali Rock Lobster. You can also tuck into suckling pig on a spit, a giant seafood sword, and the biggest barbecue pork ribs around – all of this overlooking the ocean in ultimate luxury – beach and lagoon pool access included. Wowza! Try the beef Rendang, the homemade squid linguini, the seafood Paella and of course, save space for the dessert spread. But hey, there are three blissful hours of grazing, so come and go as your tummy pleases, and don’t miss the “Make-your-own-cocktail” station!
The brunch includes soft drinks & local beers plus a bubbles package that includes sparkling wine and cocktails. The brunch is accompanied by a jazz Band trio, a Kids buffet for the little ones, as well as games and kiddie activities. The brunch runs from 12pm – 3pm with a complimentary welcome cocktail. Group discounts are available for 4pax and above, and children under 14 can brunch for free.
Beach & BBQ Brunch, Arwana Restaurant, The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua, Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot N2 Nusa Dua, +62 361 771 327, e.
Neighbourhood Brunch: Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach
Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach is the island’s design-led lifestyle hotel dedicated to celebrating the culture and character of the local neighbourhood – and when it comes to their Sunday brunch, that means local flavours, local flair, and whole lotta variety from each of Hotel Indigo’s scrummy foodie destinations. After all, why feast in one restaurant when you can feast at four?!
Graze your way through the resort’s signature restaurants, cafes and bars, with their theatrical live stations, yummy pass-arounds and buffet spreads at Makase, Pottery Café, Salon Bali and Tree Bar. You’ll find a melting pot of flavours, from fried dim sum and pizza, to banh mi, and scrumptious local favourites, like Nasi Goreng, satay and even Babi Guling. Wash it all down with the help of the talented mixologists, who’ll shake up the signature BALIXOLOGY cocktails using locally-sourced herbs and infused liquor.
Oh, and you’ll want to bring the little ones along too, because at Pottery Cafe there’s an entire desserts section that the kiddos will love, plus a dedicated kid’s corner filled to the brim with fun activities and tasty treats to keep them occupied while you sip and graze the day away alongside local acoustic performances. And did we mention, there’s pool access included?
The brunch includes free-flow non-alcoholic beverages, plus kid’s activities and complimentary pool access. Kids under 12 receive 50% off, and kids under 3 brunch for free. A selection of locally-crafted beers, fine wines, Champagnes and signature cocktails are available for an additional top-up. Brunch runs from 12pm – 3pm every Sunday.
Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach, Jl Camplung Tanduk No. 10, Seminyak, p. +62 361 209 9999.
Kuta’s Only Sunday Market Brunch: Feast at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort
Sip, Savour and Shop at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort – Bali’s brunch that caters to the whole family with an open-air market setting and fun and games for everyone. For the kiddies, there’s a supervised children’s play area, and for the adults, there’s a live DJ playing great tunes and even a wine-making station! Heck, even dog care is included… that’s the whole family taken care of!
Feast’s array of food includes freshly barbecued seafood, stations of fresh Indonesian dishes, a teriyaki grill, roasts, and most other foodie favourites. We can’t forget the delicious dessert selection, which goes on for days and even has its own candy floss machine and ice-cream building station. Then, as an added bonus, this brunch includes one free kilo (per adult) of market fresh produce from the fruit and veg stall to take home – that’s dinner wrapped up, too!
The brunch includes free-flow non-alcoholic drinks and 1 kilo of groceries, whilst additional drinks packages can be added on for all-you-can-sip locally-crafted beers, fine wines and signature cocktails, or go big with premium Duval Leroy Brut Champagne and wines from Starwood’s Wines of the World selection. The brunch runs from 12pm – 3pm every Sunday.
Feast at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort, Jl Pantai Kuta, Kuta, p. +62 361 846 5555, e. email@example.com.
Bali’s First Japanese Brunch: Shiki Japanese Restaurant at Hilton Bali Resort
Dedicated to all the best bits of Japanese cuisine (we’re talking sushi, sashimi, teriyaki and tempura – you name it) with a stellar cliff-top location and one of the few places in Bali that serves authentic Sapporo beer, Shiki Japanese Restaurant’s Sunday brunch at Nusa Dua’s Hilton Bali Resort was the first of its kind here on the island, and it’s “oishi”! Not only are all of your favourite Japanese dishes here, there’s also a teppanyaki counter and a nabemono table, and you even get to enjoy the beautiful pool and beach in front of the resort afterwards. Happy Sunday!
The brunch package includes food, free flow of green tea or ocha, and a bottle of Sapporo beer or a sake shot. The brunch runs from 11am – 3pm every Sunday.
Shiki Japanese Restaurant at Hilton Bali Resort, Jl Raya Nusa Dua, Seletan, Nusa Dua, p. +62 361 773 377, e. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adventura Brunch: Prego at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali
Everyone’s invited to this upbeat, family-style Italian themed brunch where it’s all about fun, food and adventure! Appetites are well and truly satisfied with a delicious menu of authentic cuisine prepared in an open-concept kitchen, with house specialties including classic pasta dishes, homemade pizzas and refreshing gelatos. The live BBQ station serves delicious grill selections, lively activities, entertaining gimmicks and, of course, an extensive buffet of Italian fare.
For the kiddies, an outdoor play area provides ample space for supervised games, keeping young ones occupied for hours while Mum and Dad can fill up on parma ham and Prosecco. Keep your eyes peeled for Pippo the Squirrel’s special appearance, and then splish-splash afterwards at the resort’s Premium wing swimming pools, which offers access to all brunchers,
The brunch includes a signature aperitif on arrival, or add-on drinks packages with free flow wine, beer and selected cocktails. The kid’s brunch includes free flow soft drinks, and children under the age of 4 can dine for free.
Prego at The Westin Resort, Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, BTDC Lot N-3, p. +62 361 771 906, e. email@example.com.
We hope you’re hungry Honeys – see you at brunch!
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