15 Instagram-Worthy Cafes in Bali, Indonesia (Perfect for Your Feed!)

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There’s no denying that Bali is one of the perfect summer getaways that you can do especially with its expansive rice terraces, unspoiled beaches, and prime surfing spots. However, you’ll be surprised to know that this Indonesia classic is also home to a flourishing coffee scene! In fact, travelers all over the world became so smitten with the island that they have set up several cafes in Bali.

Nowadays, you can choose from a variety of cafés that not only serve quality brew and eats, but also deserve a spot in your IG feed — whatever your aesthetic may be!

So after you have some fun touring around Bali and eating a number of famous Indonesian food, come and savour a delicious cup of joe and grab a snack at any of the following cool coffee and restaurant spots.

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» Motel Mexicola

ADDRESS: Jl Kayu Jati No 9, Petingenget Beach, Seminyak
HOURS: 11AM to 1AM, Daily
WEB: Motelmexicola.info

This is arguably one of the classic Instagram-worthy cafes in Bali! Don’t forget to put this on your itinerary in order to check out this vibrant, candy-colored walls and tables of Motel Mexicola.

You’ll surely be awed by its offbeat decor which includes portraits of Mexican wrestlers and Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) artworks. The shop comes even more alive at night as it is illuminated in neon lights.

TIP: Drop by Tropicola Beach Club too if you’ve got the time! Produced by Motel Mexicola, this is one of their newest venue and you’ll love the colorful pool setting that they have set up! (See image here.)

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» The Bistrot

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ADDRESS:Jl. Kayu Aya No.117, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung
HOURS: 11AM to 5PM, Daily
WEB: Bistrot-Bali.com

You probably will have low expectations when you see this Parisian eatery’s humble wooden signboard at the entrance — but I assure you, once you step in, your jaw will drop to the floor given its vast expanse filled with vintage decor.

In fact, a lot of pre-nuptial and commercial pictorials are often held here!

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» Cabina Bali

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ADDRESS: Jl. Batu Belig No. 80, Kerobokan
HOURS: 8AM to 7PM, Daily
WEB: CabinaBali.com

Enter a retro tropical paradise reminiscent of Southern California’s Palm Springs with Cabina Bali. You can chill by the pool’s comfy lounge chairs, or order a floating breakfast* and have your meal right on the pool. Otherwise, delight in scrumptious donuts, burgers, or a refreshing cocktail by the pool!

NOTE: Ordering their floating breakfast costs about IDR 350,000 per pair — yep, it’s expensive but if you think it’s worth it then why not?

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» Coffee Cartel

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ADDRESS: 08 Jl Lebak Sari, Seminyak
HOURS: 6AM to 5PM, Daily
WEB: CoffeeCartelBali.net

Tickle yourself pink at this adorable boutique coffee house which actually originated from Australia.

Sip on a luxe latte or a customized drink with intricate latte art from any image or text of your choosing! While you’re at it, munch on breakfast wraps, salads, and “nice cream”. Don’t forget to snap photos of the café’s pink cups, flowers, and murals!

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» Da Maria

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ADDRESS: Jl. Petitenget No.170, Seminyak
HOURS: 12PM to 2AM, Daily
WEB: DaMariaBali.com

It’s all sunshine and daisies in this Bali coffee shop that serves flavorful Italian food like pizza and pasta. So when you’re here, you’ll definitely feel as if you’re hanging out at a piazza!

Make the most of your time here and take lots of photos by the light blue and white walls and vivid, yellow furniture.

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» Folk Pool & Gardens

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ADDRESS: Monkey Forest St, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571
HOURS: 9AM to 10PM, Daily
WEB: FolkUbud.com

Escape from the daily grind in this Bali hidden gem and savor vegan meals as well as traditional desserts in your own private cabana right by a swimming pool.

You can also lounge the day away on a hammock or lie down right on the grass — either way, you’re bound to have a relaxing time at Folk Pool & Gardens as one of the best cafes in Bali!.

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» KYND Community

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ADDRESS: 12X Jalan Raya Petitenget Seminyak
HOURS: 6AM to 5PM and 6PM to 10PM, Daily
WEB: KYNDCommunity.com

Say hello to another rose-colored world in Bali’s KYND Community! Snap pictures in front of millennial pink and sunflower walls and try out their “mylk”, which is made fresh every morning with coconut, soy, or almonds and dates.

TIP: You can even order their famous customizable Alphabet smoothie bowls that are personalized with letters made of fresh fruits!

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» Cosmic Diner

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ADDRESS: 3 locations = Sunset Star, Lippo Mall Kuta and Sanur Arcade
HOURS: 10AM to 11PM, Daily
WEB: @cosmicdinerbali

If you’re looking to project some 60s retro vibes, you must head on over to one of the 3 locations of Cosmic Diner Bali! Of course you’re in Bali, but it doesn’t hurt to experience some all American dining. Apart from indulging in its vinyl booth seats and checked floors, you’ll also be delighted with its menu choices.

TIP: It is said that the branch in Sanur is not as crowded with customers as the rest.

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» La Brisa

ADDRESS: Jl. Pantai Batu Mejan, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung
HOURS: 7AM to 11PM, Daily
WEB: LaBrisaBali.com

Home to breathtaking vintage decor, this is an amazing place to eat that is managed by the same team who oversees La Favela — another well-known hotspot that’s famous for its rainforest setting and vintage decor.

Nevertheless, here in La Brisa, there are a lot of great photo spots and props here and if you’re up for it, don’t forget to wear your swimsuit!

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» Milu by NOOK

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ADDRESS: Jl. Pantai Berawa No. 90 XO, Canggu, Kuta
HOURS: 8AM to 11PM, Daily
WEB: @milubynook

No Bali experience is complete without chilling and dining beside lush rice fields and with Milu by NOOK, you’ll get to enjoy just that — and with flair! For one thing, its wooden interiors and open space is sure to shape up a perfect afternoon for you as you enjoy their Asian and Western selections.

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» Neon Palms

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ADDRESS: Jl. Kayu Aya No.22 2nd floor, Seminyak
HOURS: 7:30AM to 11PM, Daily
WEB: NeonPalms.com

Come and live out your island dream life here at this tropical-themed café. I mean, the bright neon pink and hut-style entrance already screams quirky and fun right from the get-go!

So snap away some photos against the cafe’s bright neon signs and delightful wallpapers as you indulge in tapas, cocktails, and all-day brunch.

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» Bali Bola

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ADDRESS: Jl. Petitenget No.8, Seminyak, Kuta Utara
HOURS: 8AM to 10PM, Daily
WEB: @balibo.la

A favorite among vegetarians, this spot is an eye-candy given its soft pastel colors and well-placed decor elements that will surely make for an Insta-worthy shot!

More than its interiors and ambiance though, you will be surprised with the well thought out food plating on every menu selection. So if you’re vegan or if you simply want to eat something healthy, you’ll surely enjoy your meal through and through.

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» Pablo’s Canggu

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ADDRESS: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.58, Canggu
HOURS: 5PM to 12AM, Daily
WEB: PalbosCanggu.com

Inspired by the streets of Medelin, this restaurant exudes a vibrant Colombian vibe that will make your photos pop!

Don’t shy out from trying its Colombia street food as well as its pizzas. Also, going by its operating hours, you can stay late and enjoy some cheap booze and cocktails with your friends.

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» Folie Kitchen & Pâtisserie

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ADDRESS: Jl. Subak Sari No.30a, Canggu
HOURS: 7AM to 10PM, Daily
WEB: FolieBali.com

Craving for some French food, drinks and pastries? Folie is one of the chill cafes in Bali that will surround you with soft hues while offering a range of delectable delights!

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» Parachute Bali

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ADDRESS: Jl. Subak Sari 13 No.8-4, Canggu
HOURS: 8AM to 12AM, Daily
WEB: ParachuteBali.com

This is one of the best cafes in Bali that is smacked right in the middle of a rice field — so you’re sure to experience some tranquility while you dine in.

Also, as the name implies, the establishment has a unique parachute-like roof that hangs over the main area. If you hang around as the sun sets, it even becomes a warm and romantic setting for you, your friends and loved ones.

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I hope that this list of top cafes in Bali will not only help you improve your Instagram game but also help you make the most out of your Bali vacation as you capture fun moments in these establishments!

If you have any other cafes in Bali that you would like to recommend, please do let me know in the comment section below.

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  1. Fiki yusuf

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    I’m looking for a point of view from travel professional like you in internet and found yours! Definitely love it.

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