Planning to go to Bali or searching for good addresses? Bali is a nightlife capital, bars are like a second home (and beach is the first). eOasia has selected for you a top 10 of the best bars, lounges and clubs where to hang out when the sun goes down in the island of Gods.
1- La Favela
La Favela is as one of the hottest places to be seen in Bali’s nightlife. This place is simply magical: the spacious terrace make you feel like in a jungle, a lot of trees and wooden furnitures. The concept and the interior design is just spectacular. They propose excellent house cocktails for all tastes. The music program is very diversified and the parties the weekend got a lot of success.
The antiquities that they use to decorate the place had been collected from Indonesia, South America, Mexico, Costa Rica and Brazil. The exquisite decor inspired by the Brazilian ‘favelas’ impress everyone who go there. La Favela is a place with such a soul!
If you come to Bali, you must discover the beauty of the imperfections of this club from the entrance to the bathroom.
La Favela is open everyday from 10.30 pm till late, and serves food as well.Jalan Laksamana Oberoi 177x Seminyak, Denpasar 80361, Indonesia (0361) 730010
In September 2013, Townhouse Bali explodes into the Bali F&B and entertainment scene. This highly anticipated opening by New York nightlife Godfather Mark Baker (The double seven, Lotus, Buddha Bar, Mansion…) and his international team will feature renowned DJ, Sebastien Leger, international photographic sensation Kristian Schmidt (for his first Asian show) and a host of colourful entertainers and performers. Townhouse is a culmination of a life long dream and a year of intense design and construction by hc2.co Haughton and Campbell Interior Architects, bringing the excitement of New York to the magic of Bali. Townhouse consists of 5 floors: at ground level, a gourmet cafe, photo gallery and an organic cold press juice bar (The Juice Press New York); First floor, a Bistro Restaurant with top chef, Adriano Ricco; third and fourth floor ultra lounge å la Double seven and roof garden terrace with cabanas and 360 panoramic views of Bali and the ocean. Following the über success of New Yorks Double seven and The Juice Press, Baker and his team have introduced elements of these legendary venues to Townhouse and in doing so have raised the bar on South East Asian entertainment by creating the next level of nightlife in design, service and unique ingredients.151 Laksaman, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 0857-3968-3850
2- Red Carpet
Without a doubt, Red Carpet Champagne Bar is among the favorite drinking spots and social hangouts of countless local expats and returning visitors to Bali – and for good reason…
Located in the heart of Seminyak on the bustling Jalan Laksmana, a steady flow of foot-traffic and buzzing of word-of-mouth has kept the place thriving since it’s opening four years ago – and turned it into something of a Seminyak icon. This bar can be proud to be the home to Indonesia’s largest Champagne collection, with well over a hundred and fifty a different Champagne’s on the menu combined with a generous selection of wines, spirits, and unique cocktails.
A random choice of their over 200 canape’s are brought around, throughout the night and complimentory, to whet your appetite. The musical library surprises you with a wide variety of familiar, feel-good 70s, 80s, and 90s hits – and all delivered complete with the original music videos to amp up the entertainment factor.
Whether you’re looking for some real treatment or just a exceptionally great place to kick back for a few drinks in a wonderful environment, there may be no better option in Seminyak for your next night out than Red Carpet Champagne Bar.Jl. Laksmana No. 42C Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia +62 361 737889
4- Hu’u bar
Hu’u is named after a magical toll off Sumbawa, known by surfers for some of the best waves in the world, hu’u is best described as a state on consciousness that brings together the quiet elegance imbibed by the mysticism of Bali, with a cosmopolitan feel shared by the fusion of our international clientele. hu’u spares no expense when it comes to pampering our clientele with only the finest of what life has to offer, in an intimate ambience that never fails to deliver. Set on an acre and a half of sprawling “eden”, the hu’u is a multi-concept space comprising, hu’u bar, BABA’S restaurant and the super luxe hu’u Villas – Seminyak. hu’u is the place to be for any discerning urban nomad, be it for their legendary lychee martinis or gorgeous clienteleJalan Hotel The Oberoi, Badung, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia (0361) 4736443
Charlie is a restaurant/bar in Seminyak. The space created by an international collective of designers and artists resembles a mansion, where the interiors reflect the eclecticism and a slight eccentricity of its owner, mysterious Charlie, who is constantly out travelling the world but is invisibly present throughout.
The food by Charlie’s award-winning Executive Chef Meidy Zuhri is all about classic dishes from all over the world reinvented with a gourmet twist. House specialty are steaks and meats – all from the highest quality imported produce.
The cocktails by the international mixologist Carson Quinn deserve a special mentioning. Having worked for the world-famous Roka Zuma restaurants group, Carson specializes in tailor-made recipes that use only natural ingredients with no added sugar. All the syrups and infusions are homemade, moreover, Charlie is the only bar in Bali that serves on-the-rocks drinks with the hand-carved crystal-clear ice cubes.
Charlie is open from Monday to Sunday (6.00 pm to 2.00 am)Jalan Petitenget, 5 Seminyak 80361. Seminyak, Indonesia 0821 47417332
With its funky-chic cocktail creations and great music, Mantra is one of the best restaurant-clubs in Bali. The stunning terrace setting will redefine the concept of sophisticated pleasure for clubbing. It is the best place for good music and friendly ambiance. Mantra continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the island. The Monaco-based mixologist Max Giannetti will propose you the perfect cocktail for your mood and will make sure that you will spend the perfect night.
If you are looking for a friendly and cosy place to start your night and to enjoy a delicious cocktail, do not hesitate ! Mantra is the place to go!Petitenget 77x , Bali 80361, Indonesia 0361 4737681
7- KU DE TA
Back in 2000, French-born Bali based architect Fredo Tafin laid out the blueprint for a chic contemporary meeting place for the global village, a concept completely unheard of in Bali at the time. Employing an undeniably modern and minimalist approach to architecture at the time Tafin forged a contemporary living space with clean lines that redefined modern architectural boundaries whilst embracing the strong Balinese concepts of open-air and communal forms. The uninterrupted flow of energy from beach to the garden deck and through the restaurant to the entrance is a vision that remains intact even to today, and is considered by many to still be peerless.Jalan Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia +62 361 736969
It has been designed as an ultra-chic club lounge with great music and tasty cocktails. A fresh approach to an evening of indulgence, hence our venue’s name ‘Mint’. They regularly play host to the best DJs from around the world. The interior features rich materials, including dark timbers, marble floors, unique backlit glass bar top, sexy comfortable sofas and private lounging areas, all amazingly lit for intimacy and effect. Mint boasts over 25 meters of bar top arranged as the centre focus of the venue with a cocktail menu to satisfy each and every one of you. Their DJ booth with its bar/stage like structure produces audible pleasures that progress throughout the evening with electronic, tech house and pop energy sounds as the evening awakens into a new day on this Island of the Gods we call Bali. They open their doors every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10.00 pm to 3.00 am.Jalan Petitenget No., Kuta Utara, Badung, Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia +62 361 8769741
9- Potato Head
Potato Head Beach Club makes its grandeur mark at one of Bali’s prestige location surrounded by some of the best restaurants, bars, and retail. “We wanted to create something original from Indonesia that could be seen and enjoyed by the Indonesian and international audience. As a local venture, we wanted to make our presence felt within the international scene and Bali seems to be the perfect stepping stone,” says co-owner Ronald Akili.
Designed by acclaimed architect Andra Matin as a modern take on the Coliseum, the towering elliptical facade is crafted in Potato Head’s seminal trademark of mismatched 18th century teak shutters collected from across the Indonesian archipelago. The beachfront bar and 500-square meter emerald lawn leading to an infinity pool is all housed inside a state-of-the-art amphitheater.
Drawing focus on the ground floor is the Potato Head bar; designed using ideas from the owners’ personal collection of vintage mid century furniture. The selection of handcrafted cocktails offers a cool and opulent fusion of both old and new inspirations carefully combined with cutting edge mixology techniques. Like its counterpart in Jakarta, the continually evolving artisanal cocktails at PHBC are a high point.
Beyond the lounge-bar space, PHBC houses three restaurants where each of them presents its own distinct personalities. Potato Head Bistro serves comfort food inspired by international home cooked recipes. On the other hand, Lilin offers a tapas selection of South East Asian cuisine and choices of exotic live seafood as its main highlight.Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak, Bali, Denpasar 80361, Indonesia (0361) 4737979
Located on the Legian Street, Sky Garden is known as the best party spot in Bali by Beat Magazine in 2008. With international standard of sound system, drinks and food many international top DJs from all over the world have rocked the deck at Sky Garden. . . pumping around 1500 – 2000 people from Tuesday till Saturday from 7 pm up until the sunrise, and then go home crossing the beautiful morning beach.
And now they are growing, make the place more bigger than ever. For this year they are still running to build more space for dinning lounge, VIP club and another bar and lounge.
Shortly….They launching their New Brand Name…..61 Legian…they have Sky Garden,CyClone Club, ESC Urban Food Station, Brandys HipHop Club, Beer Garden, VIP Club, and will be coming soon for George’s Sport Bar and Blarney Stone Irish Pub, in one place one building.Jalan Legian, Kuta, Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia +62 361 755423