Heading to Bali and want to know the best places to eat in Ubud? You’ve come to the right place. This blog post puts together both some of the cheap eats in Ubud, as well as some of the all-around best food in Ubud. 

Firstly, you’ve already made a great decision to include Ubud in your Bali itinerary. We’ve visited this charming part of Bali numerous times and still plan on returning many times more. Known for its rice terraces and relaxing vibe, Ubud is the place to be for nature lovers. Great for excursions, the sacred monkey forest, and beautiful temples, you won’t run out of things to do. The great thing about Ubud is that it offers something for each sort of traveller. Especially, foodies! 

After a busy day exploring everything Ubud has to offer, there’s nothing better than heading to one of the many yummy restaurants or cafes. We’ve picked our 9 best places to eat in Ubud to share with you.

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The Best Places To Eat in Ubud


Warung Pondok Madu

A spicy prok ribs meal accompanied by chips and chilli sauce dips in Warung Pondok Madu.

This is our personal favourite. The warung offers some of the best food in Ubud, hands down. They offer all of the local favourites but also serve up ‘the best pork ribs in Bali’. We’ve eaten the ribs many of time and they just get better and better. Another favourite is their Balinese Ayam Betutu, a true Balinese delight.

As well as fantastic Indonesian food, Pondok Madu offers an array of western dishes such as pasta, burgers and salads. 

Best for: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Example price: Local Pork Ribs 75K-145K IDR (£4-£7.85) | Nasi Goreng 35K IDR (£1.90) | Eggs Benedict 28K IDR (£1.50)

Opening Hours: 08:00pm-23:00pm Everyday

Warung Pondok Madu Menu 


Sweet Orange Warung

The outside of Sweet Orange Warung, with rice paddies in the background, in Ubud, Bali.

A classic warung but in a unique setting. This eatery is in the middle of the rice paddies and their open-air seating plan gives you the feeling of eating with nature. We highly recommend finding this place! 

Sweet Orange Warung offers traditional Indonesia dishes as well as salads and sandwiches. If you’ve already eaten, this warung is still a super cool place to grab a drink and take in the view.

Look out for the 100’s of cool (but strange) decorative coconut heads. There another addition that gives this place its unique charm.

 Best for: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Example price: Nasi Goreng 35K IDR(£1.90) | Fresh Fruit Juice 20K IDR (£1)

Opening Hours: 9:00-21:00 Everyday

Sweet Orange Warung Menu


Umah Pizza

A ham and cheese pizza on the table at Umah pizza, one of the best cheap eats in Ubud.

Let’s be honest…there’s never a bad time for getting your pizza fix. Whilst pizza isn’t all too common in Ubud, Umah Pizza is a great place to grab it. They serve up a good variety of pizzas at very cheap prices and by all accounts…it’s good pizza. Also, on the menu are pasta dishes, burgers, fries and even some Indonesian food.

They’ll even deliver to your hostel, hotel or guesthouse!

One last important note, IT IS SUPER CHEAP! Great pizza on a budget? Count us in! It goes without saying that Umah Pizza is among the best cheap eats in Ubud.

Top tip: If you’re not full, they even offer a chocolate pizza for dessert. 

 Best for: Lunch | Dinner

Example price: 20” Small Margarita Pizza 27K (£1.50) | 32” Large Four Cheese Pizza 66K (£3.55) | Cheese Burger 46K (£2.50)

Opening Hours: 8:30am- 23:00pm everyday 

Umah Pizza Menu 


Milk & Madu

A cheeseburger, tabasco sauce, chips and pizza in the background at Milk and Madu restaurant in Ubud.

Milk and Madu is a great place to grab breakfast, lunch or dinner. They offer great round the clock dining and everything from scrambled eggs to fried chicken burgers and pizzas. It might just be the best western food in Ubud! On the drinks front, they serve up amazing smoothies and even more amazing cocktails.

It’s a little more ‘up-market’, but the quality of their food justifies it!

One of the best things about Milk and Madu is the 2 for 1 pizza offer that you can grab every Tuesday and Sunday from 5pm. You can also check out Milk & Madu’s website for all up to date offers

Best for: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner | Drinks

Example price: French Toast 65K IDR (£3.50) | Cheese Burger 110K (£6) | Large Margarita Pizza 105K (£5.70) | +16% tax/service charge

Opening hours: 07:30am – 22:00pm everyday

 Milk and Madu Menu 


Seniman Coffee Studio

An espresso with a biscuit at the Seniman Coffee Studio.

One for the coffee fans. Seniman is a specialist boutique coffee roastery. Seniman coffee studio offers up a wide variety of coffee and a variety of breakfast and lunch dishes. Beside’s their coffee they’re well known for their fast and reliable wifi. So it’s a great place to get some work done and get a bite to eat!

We recommend their Pain au chocolat for a great breakfast treat! 

Best for: Coffee | Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Example price: Double Shot Iced Latte 50K IDR (£2.70) | Satay Ayam 65K IDR (£3.50)

Opening Hours: 07:00am-22:00pm Everyday

Seniman Coffee Studio Menu 


Black Pearl

The Black Pearl is another great all-rounder and another of the top cheap eats in Ubud. You’ll find cheap dishes that range from the local favourites to some pasta dishes and beyond. It’s a nice chilled atmosphere sitting with rice paddy views and good music.

We’ve had the carbonara on more than one occasion and can recommend for a quick and easy meal.

Best for: Breakfast |  Lunch | Dinner

Example price: Chicken and Chips 45K IDR (£2.45) | Smoothie Bowl 57K (£3.10) 

Opening hours: 07:30am-22:00pm Everyday 


The Spell Creperie Ubud

A close up of a chocolate, strawberry and whipped cream crepe, in the Ubud Spell Creperie.

Celts and spells is a wonderfully vibrant creperie offering a fix for your sweet tooth. Come, sit on their bean bags and cushions and be enchanted by their wide range of delicious crepes. They have vegan and gluten-free options too as well as great vegan-friendly toppings.

The menu here is definitely a selling point. Inspired by the world of magic, expect to find influences from Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, King Arthur and even Merlin himself. If magic isn’t your thing, come here just to experience the yummy crepes!

 Best for: Dessert

Example price: The Sweet Fairy (Sweet Crepe) 42K IDR (£2.30) | Merlin (Savoury Galette) 55K (£3) + 15% Tax/Service charge

Opening hours: 09:00pm-23:00pm 

The Spell Creperie Menu 


Caramel Patisserie & Cafe

A selection of small cakes and chocolate treats in Caramel, one of the best places to eat in Ubud.

A quaint patisserie café in the heart of Ubud. This is another amazing place to grab a sweet treat. They have a delicious selection of coffees, pastries, macaroons, cakes and other delights. We love coming here to escape the heat or the rain and get our sugar fix.

Caramel also offer an incredible afternoon tea! We’re yet to try it but its the first thing we plan on doing when we head back to Ubud. 

Best for: Dessert

Example price: Black Forest Cake 45K IDR (£2.45) | Carrot Cake 30K (£1.60)

Opening hours: 09:00pm-21:00pm Everyday


Anomali

Anomali is another centrally located café that we frequented when looking for wifi. They have cheap coffee, a good variety of cakes, pastries and other food items. But most importantly they have stable wifi and many places to sit.

We loved the blueberry pancakes here. Who doesn’t love pancakes?

Best for: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner | Drinks 

Example price: Large Latte 42K IDR (£2.30) | Classic Benedict 59K (£3.20) | Carbonara 60K (£3.25)

Opening Hours: 7:00pm-22:00pm Everyday


Do you agree with our best places to eat in Ubud?

We’ve explored many of Ubud’s restaurants and cafes, but can’t say we’ve visited them all. That would take a lifetime! The recommendations on this list reflect only our own favourite places to eat and places we think you’ll love too. We hope that by reading our list, you’re able to go out there and sample some of the best food in Ubud. Otherwise, we hope that some of our top cheap eats in Ubud are able to keep your bellies full and satisfied whilst on a budget!

Have you visited any of these places? What did you think? Did we miss any of your favourite places to eat in Ubud? Please do let us know in the comments.


Where to stay in Ubud

Budget – Putu’s Paradise Guesthouse 

Your own private room surrounded by beautiful gardens at a backpacker price? Look no further. We loved our stay here, a highlight was the free breakfast each morning and the amazingly friendly owner Putu! 

Mid-range – Budget – Villa Sonia Bisma

Perfect location and right next to the famous monkey forest! The rooms are spacious, the pool is great and the views at breakfast were fab! You even receive a free welcome massage! One of our favourite places to stay in Ubud. 

Luxury – Sandat Glamping

Want to be surrounded by nature and fall asleep listening to the hum of insects and birds? Then Sandat Glamping is the perfect place for you. This 5 billion star resort is for those wanting the ultimate luxury, a private pool and unique glamping experience.

For more accommodation in Ubud, you can check the latest prices here. 


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