Family restaurants in Bali are known for offering a casual and welcoming dining ambience, together with menus that appeal to the little ones. Some of Bali’s most popular restaurants are within luxury 5-star resorts, where diners can enjoy family-friendly activities and live entertainment throughout the day. Kids get their own range of favourite treats, together with playgrounds, toys and books to help keep their spirits high.

    Our list of best family restaurants in Bali also includes standalone venues with alfresco dining spaces. You can enjoy meals right on the beach or within a lush garden. Bali is one of the most family-friendly destinations in Asia, so you’ll find many restaurants offering wonderful views and with ample spaces for kids to run and play.


    The Sayan House


    The Sayan House offers a cosy and casual alfresco dining ambience with contemporary Japanese-Latin fusion cuisine. The restaurant has green gardens with mini playgrounds, with views over Sayan and Ayung River. Oftentimes, children under 4 years can enjoy food and beverages for free, while those between 5 and 12 can enjoy 50% discount off for buffets at The Sayan House. 

    Standouts include chawanmushi (Japanese egg custard), foie gras nigiri sushi, salmon steak, and matcha cheesecake. The Sayan House also hosts a picnic and fresh market on Sunday afternoons – you can shop for local produce, while the little ones can take part in fun games and activities.

    Location: Jalan Raya Sayan No.70, Sayan, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

    Open: Daily from 12pm to 11pm

    Phone: +62 (0)361 479 2592


    Sundays Beach Club at The Ungasan Clifftop Resort occupies a pristine beachfront with swimmable waves in Bali. A day pass at this beach retreat includes complimentary use of its kayaks, snorkelling equipment and stand-up paddleboards, food and beverage credits, as well as towels and Wi-Fi. 

    The restaurant serves Mediterranean and Indonesian cuisine – signature dishes include the tuna poke bowl, marinated barramundi tacos, and burgers with shoe-string fries. Sundays Beach Club also has beach bonfires every evening, making it an excellent spot for relaxation with sunset views. Cool off with an icy cocktail for yourself and classic milkshakes for the kids.

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    Location: The Ungasan Clifftop Resort, Jalan Pantai Selatan Gau, Ungasan, Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

    Open: Daily from 9am to 10pm

    Phone: +62 (0)811 942 1110


    Prego at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua

    Nusa Dua

    Prego is a family-friendly Italian restaurant at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua. It has a spacious lawn with makeshift playgrounds, mini trampolines and lawn games, as well as a dedicated kids’ buffet and a cosy corner complete with beanbags, candyfloss and popcorn machines. 

    On Sundays, Prego hosts Brunch Adventura from 11.30am to 3pm. The main indoor dining hall is decorated with colourful balloons and décor, and you can enjoy a wide range of pasta, pizzas, and regional desserts from different buffet lines set around its open kitchen.

    Location: The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia

    Open: Daily from 11am to 11.30pm

    Phone: +62 (0)361 771 906


    La Lucciola


    La Lucciola is a longstanding beachfront restaurant in Seminyak, located between Petitenget Temple and The Samaya Bali. Its all-day menu consists of Italian and Mediterranean cuisine such as lamb ragu, prawn risotto, and pork belly. They also cater for vegans and people with dietary requirements. 

    You can enjoy your meals on the upper floor for views of the beach and the Indian Ocean. Most families prefer the ground floor in the morning, as it offers direct access to the sand, under the shades of coconut palms.

    Location: Petitenget Beach, Jalan Kayu Aya, Seminyak, Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

    Open: Daily from 9am to midnight

    Phone: +62 (0)361 730 838


    Tsavo Lion Restaurant at Bali Safari and Marine Park


    Tsavo Lion Restaurant is part of an African safari-themed experience at Bali Safari and Marine Park. If you’re staying at Mara River Safari Park Lodge, you get to enjoy BBQ buffet breakfasts and dinners with views of lions wandering about in their park enclosures. 

    You usually can request for a window seat in advance for the best view, which the kids will surely enjoy. An African fire show regularly takes place beside Tsavo Lion Restaurant in the evening.

    Location: Bali Safari and Marine Park, Jalan Profesor Ida Bagus Mantra Km 19,8, Serongga, Gianyar, Bali 80551, Indonesia

    Open: Daily from 7am to 10pm

    Phone: +62 (0)361 950 000


    Pirate’s Bay Bali

    Nusa Dua

    Pirates Bay Bali attracts kids with its beachfront space, where you can find bamboo treehouses, a lookout tower, swings, stilts and rope games, as well as an impressive replica pirate ship. Its pirate-themed kitchen serves a wide range of seafood, burgers, steaks, club sandwiches, and local dishes. 

    Pirates Bay Bali also organises treasure hunts for kids at 11am and 3pm (Mondays at 3pm), though you need to book in advance via phone or email.

    Location: The Bay Bali, ITDC Area Lot C-0, Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

    Open: Daily from 10am to 10pm

    Phone: +62 (0)361 894 8138


    Cucina at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort

    Nusa Dua

    Cucina at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort serves Italian cuisine in an al fresco setting. Kids below 12 can enjoy free meals from the restaurant’s buffet selections – they may particularly enjoy the extensive selections of pastries, cakes and sweets at its dessert station. 

    You can also find a fun corner with games, toys and reading material for the kids, while live jazz from a weekly line-up of some of the island’s best bands also set the mood for relaxed dining for the parents.

    Location: Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, ITDC Tourism Complex Lot N5, Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, 80363, Indonesia

    Open: Daily from 6pm to 11pm

    Phone: +62 (0)361 849 2888


    Byrdhouse Beach Club at Segara Village Hotel


    Byrdhouse Beach Club at Segara Village Hotel has 3 restaurants and 2 bars and offers family-friendly activities on the beach. Kids can have fun at the club’s dedicated playground and kids’ corner, while parents can sit back and relax on the beachfront. 

    Live bands and cultural dance performances accompany your seaside seafood barbecue dinners. Byrdhouse Beach Club regularly organises face painting, crafts making activities, and free buffets for kids.

    Location: Jalan Segara Ayu No.8, Sanur, Bali 80227, Indonesia

    Open: Daily from 6.30am to midnight

    Phone: +62 (0)361 288 407


    Sushi Hana Bali

    Sushi Hana Bali serves authentic Japanese cuisine in Legian. It’s popular among families, thanks to its upstairs playground called Hide n’ Seek. There’s a play-tower with 3 slides, one of which leads kid down into a ball pool. There are wall climbing, trampolines, spider web nets, hanging bridges, and tunnels to keep the kids busy. 

    Some of Sushi Hana Bali’s most popular dishes include the sushi platter, Hokkaido miso ramen, and salmon don. For dessert, try the Japanese fluffy pancake or kakigori, a Japanese shaved ice dessert.  

    Location: Jalan Sunset Road No.239, Legian, Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

    Open: Daily from 11am to 10.30pm

    Phone: +62 (0)361 849 6501


    The Jimbaran and Kedonganan seafood restaurants attract families looking to have dinner right on the beach in Bali. Jimbaran has about a dozen cafes lining the sandy Jimbaran Bay, while up north is Kedonganan’s collection of fine restaurants offering live music and Balinese dance performances. 

    Enjoy freshly grilled seafood at beachfront and candlelit tables, with impressive views of the sun setting over the Indian Ocean.

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    Location: Jalan Four Seasons, Muaya Beach, Jimbaran, Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

    Open: Daily from 3pm to 11pm (hours may vary)

    Ari Gunadi | Compulsive Traveller

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