10 Cafés and Restaurants in Canggu That Best Show Its Signature Chilled Vibe

Kynd Cafe Canggu restaurants

Once a destination solely for keen surfers, in the last decade, Canggu has become one of the most popular visitor spots in Bali. Many tourists flocking to the seaside town discovered it via social posts of its photogenic cafés, restaurants and bars.

In Canggu, you’ll find cafés with colourful murals, courtyard restaurants with fairy lights and a pizzeria with communal picnic tables that turn into a nightclub when it’s late. If you’re keen to visit Canggu and looking for some of the prettiest and most appetite-satisfying places to eat there, read on. We’re rounding up some of the top spots here.

Luigi’s Hot Pizza

Neapolitan pizzas served at Luigi’s Hot Pizza use dough raised naturally for 24 hours and are made in a custom-built pizza oven, imported from Naples. Order your own or share, eating them at white picnic tables in a gravel courtyard.

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Deus Ex Machina Temple of Enthusiasm

Deus Ex Machina Temple of Enthusiasm is one of the original venues in Canggu, there since 2011. It’s a retail space, art gallery, motorcycle workshop, restaurant and bar. It’s open 8am to midnight every day of the week, with happy hour running 5pm to 7pm. On Tuesday’s ‘Tacos and TatTuesdays’ night, the first 16 people who arrive get free tattoos.

Lusa By/Suka

Suka Espresso opened its first location in Uluwatu in 2016, then in Ubud in 2019. In 2021, it launched Lusa By/Suka in Canggu. The Australian-style café prides itself on its coffee, though it also serves burgers, sandwiches and salad bowls. For dinner, choose from steaks, pasta and fish dishes. It’s open 7:30am to 9:30pm every day and until 10:30pm on Saturdays.

Milk and Madu

Milk and Madu is one of Canggu’s most popular cafés, with locations along Batu Bolong and in Berawa, and so another spot was set up in Ubud. Open from 7am to 10pm daily, it’s where you can order to satisfy nearly all of your cravings. The menu has breakfast items, salads, pizzas, burgers, sandwiches and mains like fish and chips and peri peri chicken.

Kynd Café

Kynd Café has two locations, one in Canggu and another in Seminyak. It’s open from 7:30am ‘til 10pm each day, serving an entirely plant-based menu. Alongside mains, you’ll find smoothie and salad bowls and burgers and wraps. Many of the dishes imitate meat and seafood, using plant-based ingredients.

Kynd Cafe Canggu restaurants
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TYGR Canggu

When TYGR opened in Canggu, it was the island’s first-ever hand-roll bar. Now it has locations in Berawa and Ubud. Alongside specialty and vegan sushi rolls, the menu offers Japanese dishes with a twist, like matcha brulee French toast, miso hollandaise salmon and build-your-own-bento with add-ons like avo, pumpkin slice and tofu scramble.


Mason is a popular woodfired-focused restaurant in Canggu and a second spot open in Uluwatu in 2022. Australian chef Nathan Sasi helms its kitchen. Dine in its breezy indoor-outdoor area, surrounded by tropical plants and sounds from the open kitchen. On the Mediterranean menu is lamb kleftiko, seared swordfish and woodfired bread pudding. Many of the dishes if not woodfired are pickled, cured or fermented.


BB52 opened in Canggu in 2018, but now has locations in Ungasan and Uluwatu. It serves craft burgers with classic ingredients and creativity, like a recently special Pork Gangnam Burger, with pork belly, Korean BBQ sauce and kewpie mayo. Wash your burger down with homemade kombucha or a fizzy margarita. The venue’s open 11am ‘til 3am every day of the week.

Finns Beach Club

Finns Beach Club is a free-to-enter beach club with a pool, restaurant and lounge area, stretching along Berawa Beach. The menu is seemingly endless with Mexican, Indian, Japanese, Italian and Australian cuisine dishes. It’s open from 10am ‘til midnight every day of the year apart from Nyepi, the Hindu Day of Silence.

Finns Beach Club Canggu restaurants
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La Baracca

La Baracca has locations in Petitenget, Ubud and Uluwatu. In Canggu, it sits across two levels, alongside a rice paddy field. Interior décor is made with recycled metals and reclaimed wood, lending the restaurant a vintage feel. The menu is Italian, with pizzas, pasta and hearty salads. Gluten-free and vegan options are available.

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