New (Fine) Dining On The Block

New (Fine) Dining On The Block


From authentic Slavic dishes, a surfer’s beer haven to upscale Viet-Japanese eatery, we present six of the latest additions to Bali’s wondrous culinary scene.

Ikra Bali 

Seated within a cosy garden in the heart of Umalas, Ikra is a restaurant dedicated to those who love creating memories and appreciating good food, especially Slavic dishes. Crafted by Chef Fernando Trump, the eclectic menus of Ikra feature authentic Slavic cuisine with a modern touch, meticulously prepared using freshly sourced local ingredients. Some of their most anticipated dishes include Shuba Salad with Smoked Salmon and favourite Prawn Pelmeni.  


Thy Neighbour

Situated in Ubud, Thy Neighbour serves unique yet authentic Thai cuisine with a superlative Asian dining experience. The small comfy venue features seats arranged in Japanese Izakaya style, with customizable menus according to guests’ taste and preference. But overall, Thy Neighbour boasts authentic Bangkok street food which is known for its abundance of sour, spicy, salty and peppery flavours.  



The latest addition to Berawa’s vibrant culinary scene, KONG offers an upscale spot to hang out and dine with style. The colonial-style eatery offers a taste of international refinement influenced by European cuisine with international twists. KONG’s wide selection of bar snacks and charcuterie will perfectly accompany the tempting wines and cocktails. All dishes are prepared with only the highest quality ingredients and sourced with sustainability in mind. 



Newly opened Santanera is a true manifestation of cross-cultural delight, fusing the best of Latin American flavours, European influences, and local ingredients into a quintessential tapas restaurant amidst Berawa’s immaculate tropical vibe. The brainchild of Andres Becerra and German Rincon, Santanera focuses on concocting organic, farm-to-plate tapas with primed and refined ingredients. 


Black Sand Brewery

Perfectly situated in the hipster neighbourhood of Canggu, overlooking the luscious green rice paddies, with a striking volcano silhouette to the north, Black Sand Brewery is the perfect place to share a meal, a few drinks, some good conversation and great times with friends. The beer garden-style hangout features incredible tunes and a well-rounded menu to match the quality ale and lagers. 


Naga – House of Noods

A brand new concept by chef Amy Baard, Naga – House Of Noods blends modern Vietnamese and Japanese iconic flavours in lavish gourmet touch. Here, phos and ramens are served up to showcase their stunning flavours in a contemporary way. One of the restaurant’s most popular ramen dishes, the Tonkotsu Pork Ramen, is a bowl of goodness consisting of 12 hour braised pork belly, togarashi, bamboo shoots, spring onion, black garlic oil, and braised leek.  


Kembali Bumbak

Casual, stylish yet unpretentious, Kembali Bumbak returns to bring its tantalising menu and cosy space to those seeking a place to dine and chill in rural Canggu. The chic, semi al-fresco eatery serves an array of local and international-inspired fusion dishes; including Australian eye fillet steak and frites, pesto fried rice, parmesan waffle, to non-meat and gluten-free choices such as Kembali Vegan Burger and grilled barramundi.