There’s nothing better than an ice cold beer and a great grilled meat after a long break on the beach. Bali’s barbecue scene is growing massively from a roadside warung to a fine dining restaurant. What makes it even more interesting is that they all have different approach from southern, Brazilian, Korean and of course Balinese style. Compiling the top 5 is challenging, for there is so much delicious barbecue joint on the island. Each place has their own style, taste and uniqueness, but here are the top pick from us that you should try whenever you’re in Bali.
1. Magal Korean BBQ
We know that Korea has taking the world seriously, from music, fashion, and of course their food. It used to be kimchi every time but now, Korean BBQ are all over the place. The art of grilling your meat on your own is one of the thing that makes it fun. You can also choose your own meat, not to mention the array of side dishes that they serve on the table, it’s massive! Oh, and don’t forget to order Soju to complete your Korean dining experience.
Jl. Raya Kuta No 105, Kuta
0361 – 752505
Texas has been famous by their barbecue for ages, but no worries, you can try a classic Texas style BBQ in Bali! Located in Canggu area, this place offer you a nice-tender grilled meat that has been smoked for hours. It’s not just that, you’re not in Bali if your restaurant doesn’t give you a stunning view like Goodwood does. From striploin, pork belly, roast chicken to sausages they have it all. Check on their schedule, they also offer live music to smokin’ your night.
Jl. Pemelisan Agung 21, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara
0851 – 02781872
3. Brazilian Aussie BBQ
This is the ultimate place for meat lovers, offering you more than 10 types of meat cuts that you’ll never get enough of. Get ready to empty your stomach as this place is an all you can eat restaurant with choices of side dishes. Let’s get to the fun part, they will go to each table and bring the meat to you, and they won’t stop until you say so. With a laid back ambience, you can definitely enjoy your meat at the most comforting way. Stay low on your drinks, you may want to fit all those meat to your belly.
Jl. Beraban No 12, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara
0819 – 99094104
4. Boy N Cow
Time to get fancy, for those of you who’s looking for a perfect place to dine with your loved ones or an intimate time with your family, this is your place. A new comer in the Bali scene, Boy N Cow offer you a nice tender dry-aged meat. They call themselves as a meat boutique as they select their beef carefully and only the best one. No joke, they leave the meat to age for around 28 days! They are not your average steakhouse, a must try for a BBQ lovers.
Jl. Raya Kerobokan No 138, Seminyak, Kuta Utara
0361 – 9348468
5. Naughty Nuri’s Seminyak
Last but not least, we should include the original Balinese style barbecue joint that has been in Bali for more than 15 years! Started as a roadside warung up in Ubud, they are now expanding in all over the world including in downtown Seminyak. What to order? The one and only their Pork Ribs, probably the biggest pork ribs in Bali that you could have. Their original BBQ sauce is to die for, and don’t forget to washed it down with their famous Martini.
Jl. Mertanadi No 62, Kerobokan
0361 – 8476783
written by Zara Siagian