Embark on a gastronomic journey through the bustling streets of Ubud, Bali’s cultural heartland. From vibrant street food stalls to charming cafes, Ubud offers a tantalising array of culinary experiences to satisfy every food lover’s palate.

Ubud Traditional Market

Begin your culinary adventure at Ubud’s bustling traditional market, where vibrant stalls overflow with fresh fruits, vegetables, and spices. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds as you navigate through the maze of vendors, sampling tropical fruits and bargaining for the freshest produce. If you’re looking for a place to stay amidst Ubud’s culinary scene, consider exploring the charming selection of boutique hotels and Ubud Bali Villas for sale; your options include Anantara Ubud Bali Villas.

Warung Dining

Discover the true essence of Balinese cuisine at a local warung, or traditional eatery. Feast on fragrant nasi goreng (fried rice), succulent babi guling (suckling pig), and tender ayam betutu (slow-cooked chicken) served with aromatic spices and accompanied by traditional side dishes such as sambal matah and lawar.

christian razukas from Singapore, Nasi Goreng in Bali, CC BY-SA 2.0

Farm-to-Table Restaurants

Experience the farm-to-table movement at Ubud’s eco-conscious restaurants, where organic ingredients are sourced directly from local farms. Indulge in innovative dishes crafted with seasonal produce, from colourful salads to hearty grain bowls, all served in a picturesque setting surrounded by lush greenery.

Cooking Classes

Delve deeper into Balinese cuisine with a hands-on cooking class, where you’ll learn the secrets of traditional recipes from expert local chefs. Visit a local market to select fresh ingredients before mastering the art of creating authentic dishes such as pepes ikan (steamed fish in banana leaves) and lawar (traditional Balinese salad).