When it comes to food choices, Ubud in Central Bali, offers vast number of eating options suitable for expats, backpackers, honeymooners and families alike. If you’re looking for child friendly restaurants in Ubud, we’ve got you covered! In today’s post, we are listing down some of the best family-friendly restaurants in Ubud:
#1 Elephant Bar and Restaurant
At the Elephant healthy dishes take center stage. The restaurant offers environment-friendly vegetarian and vegan dishes, and picturesque rice field views for miles.
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As for the food, expect a long list of refreshing smoothies and shakes made from organic and locally grown ingredients. There are also several kid-friendly options such as cheese toasties, pasta and the perfect go-to for picky kids, jam sandwiches. Ask for their fun coloring pages, which are designed by an artist friend of the owner.
#2 Clear Café
Clear Café is a favorite dining spot for families who visit Bali. The café boast chic interiors, comfy seating and of course, scrumptious dishes that will appeal to kids and grownups alike!
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Clear Café serves up a range of pastries, baked goods and artisanal coffee. There’s also a great selection of milkshakes, fruit shakes, and pasta dishes for kids. Clear Café specializes in raw snacks so it’s a great place to stock up on homemade energy bars, low-calorie cookies, as well as superfoods like goji berries and cacao powder!
#3 Warung Schnitzel
Kids love sausages and Warung Schnitzel dishes out a variety of sausage-based dishes that will please even the pickiest kiddos. Warung Schnitzel specializes in homemade English sausages, mashed potatoes, classic Schnitzels, and also a newly-launched “Taste of Asia” menu, which feature Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai and Filipino dishes.
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The restaurant offers a total dining experience, serving up breakfast, brunch lunch and dinner for the whole family.
#4 Taco Casa
Authentic Mexican food right in the middle of a tropical paradise? Why not? Taco Casa offers fresh, delicious and affordable dishes including enchiladas, guacamole and pico de gallo! For picky eaters DIY quesadillas, burritos and fajitas are perfect as you can choose what to put inside. Kids can also build their food themselves, which is always fun!
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Because it features an open kitchen, kids can watch their dishes being assembled by the chefs. Every dish is made from scratch using local ingredients and organic meats and there is also a great selection of fruit juices and shakes for kids and sangria or margaritas, and cold beer for adults.
#5 Melting Wok
Located in the busy road of Jalan Goutama, Melting Work is a popular restaurant that specializes in Asian cuisine especially noodle and curry dishes. This restaurant is always packed especially during lunch and dinner so better make reservations at least a day in advance!
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One of the best things about Melting Wok is the fresh ingredients. Every dish is made from scratch and you can customize it however you want. The staff is not only friendly; they are great at making kids feel at home and will adjust spicy dishes to little tastebuds. This is an incredibly family-friend resto, complete with toys, puzzles and a special menu for kids. And best of all, the food is really affordable!
#6 Sopa at the Garden
Located on the south side of Ubud on Jalan Nyuh Kuning, Sopa is spacious with a grassy area for kids to play. The play area has swings and blocks to keep the kiddos busy while waiting for the food. For the artistically-inclined, there are ceramic and t-shirt painting shops in the surrounding parade, and activities going on in the central yoga pavillion on the weekends.
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Sopa specializes in vegetarian Japanese and Indonesian fusion cuisine.
#7 Pizza Bagus
Who doesn’t love pizza? We’ve featured Pizza Bagus before and we’re featuring it again for being consistently dishing out gooey, cheesy pizzas kids and adults love! In the local dialect, “bagus” means good and that’s exactly how we would describe this humble pizzeria. The pizza is hand-rolled and freshly made from choice ingredients.
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And if you’re dropping by, we recommend taking the kiddos with you! Children are provided with coloring materials so they can doodle while waiting for the food. Older children can play table futsal and darts. For grownups, several flat screen TVs play sport for entertainment.
If the kiddos are craving homey western comfort food, then we recommend checking out Tutmak. This family-friendly café has everything from filling sandwiches to fruit smoothies, milk shakes and pancakes. Tutmak is conveniently located on the edge of Ubud’s central soccer field so you can sit and watch all the action in central Ubud.
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For grown-ups, Tutmak serves artisanal coffee, frappes, salads, cakes and much more. The whole place is meant for lounging and leisure so you can relax, hang out and take in the ambiance as you enjoy your meal.
#9 Paula’s Rice Terrace Café
For a little out of town sojourn with an unforgettable view, dine at Paula’s Rice Terrace Café. The café literally sits in the middle of a terraced rice field so diners are treated to a 360-degree view of the verdant landscape. And the food is just as amazing! There are lots of options for kids and adults alike, including western favorites like Chicago-style hamburgers, tapas, eggs Benedict and several vegetarian dishes too.
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To make your stay even more fun, coloring materials and toys are provided for kids while the grown-ups are left to relax while sipping a fresh cup of coffee while checking out the view. Other nifty extras include free Wi-Fi, comfy lounge area, and Japanese-style low tables!
#10 Bali Buda
Fresh, healthy, delicious and tempting, that’s how we describe Bali Buda’s menu! This is a perennial favorite among tourists and locals alike thanks to thanks to its yummy baked goods and vegetarian-friendly dishes. The restaurant serves up health tonics, sandwiches, pizza, savory crepes as well as desserts. The gelato, sweet crepes, and pastries are a hit among kids.
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Bali Buda is also incredibly kid-friendly. Kids are supplied with pencils and coloring materials so they can doodle while waiting to be served. There’s also a small play area for young children!