The alluring town on the Indonesian island of Bali, Ubud will make everyone who comes to visit falls in love with the beautiful scenery of rice paddies and steep ravines in the central foothills of the Gianyar regency. Far away from the buzz of the crowded city, Ubud holds a lush green heavenly wonderland for everyone. Ubud is the place where the traditional Balinese culture melts into one pot in every waking moment, the colourful atmosphere will hypnotize the people who steps foot to the small town.
Set among the rice field, Ubud culinary is the best that Indonesian culinary has to offer. There are numerous of place to grab amazing food while enjoying the beautiful scenery of the magical town of Bali. From budget to fine dining, there are numerous of best place to satisfy your foodie appetite in Ubud on any budget.
Known to be the centre of cultural regency of Bali Island in Indonesia, you will find an abundance of delicious Balinese delicacies to spoil your foodie-tummy. And Good Indonesian Food will list down the best authentic traditional local food scene in Ubud that you should write down in your foodie list that will definitely pass your must go-to place to taste a delicious traditional local Balinese dish that is budget-friendly but still let you taste the delicious yet affordable local cuisines in Ubud.
Being the most favourite home to a definite authentic place to serve local delicacies, Warung Mendez located in the northwest of Ubud serves the tastiest local delicacies from nasi goreng, mie goreng to a nasi megelangen ¬¬– a mix of both nasi and mie goreng. Perfect for foodies who could not decide to eat between the two legendary delicacies of Indonesia. With a flavourful and well spiced dish cooked into a plate, you must expect a delicious dish that is cooked to a perfection.
Hands down to one of the favourite local restaurants in Ubud, the irresistible warung Mina that you can find in Ubud is not like any other. Indeed, their specialities are something to crave for – from grilled chicken served with a traditional sauce, to their local fried duck serves with three different sauces that presents the typical Balinese spices and flavours.
An iconic restaurant located across the Ubud Royal Palace, it is the most popular warung in Ubud. Warung Babi Guling Ibu Oka offers you to most juicy pork that is well-marinated with excellent topping, spicy, sausage, and delicious crispy pork with spicy seasoning, plenty of rice as well as friend crackle. A portion of Babi Guling Ibu Oka will satisfy your food-buds with the crackling and crunchy pork that is something to crave for.
Popular amongst the local, ayam betutu pak Sanur has been serving the authentic ayam betutu in Ubud since 1986. It is definitely one of the local favourites – Ayam betutu pak Sanur indeed has its own speciality that differs it with another ayam betutu in town, the chicken is cooked for twelve hour in low-heat that creates a very tender and soft. The combination of variety of the traditional Balinese spices and seasonings fit perfectly with the rice. It is no doubt that whoever comes to taste the lickerish taste of ayam betutu pak Sanur will ends up licking up their fingers upon completing the dish.
Talking about an authenticity of a traditional taste of local delicacies, Bebek Betutu Pak Rimpin is one of the legendary culinary in Ubud. The duck meat is wrapped in spices and cooker in a way of steaming, Bebek betutu pak Rimpin has a darker color of its spice mixture compared to other bebek betutu – which makes it special than any other bebek betutu in town. The spice mixture made by pak Rimpin consists of soy sauce, tamarind water, and coconut oil spread on the duck and let it marinades perfectly.
Nasi Ayam Kedawetan ibu mangku has the taste of the soul of Bali – the essence of the taste of Bali is perfectly cooked to a dish. Their one and only dish is called as “Nasi Campur” or known as Balinese mixed rice, served with shredded spicy chicken, poached egg, satay lilit, and Balinese traditional vegetables known as lawar, as well as peanut. In fact, by only serving one type of menu, not only that it is popular for the serving the best of traditional Balinese cuisine, nasi ayam kedawetan ibu Mangku has been famous its own characteristic.
Ubud is a must-see and visits hidden-gem. Not only it is a town rich in history and culture, but also local taste. Considered to be a buzzing culinary centre, embarking on a culinary adventure in Ubud is never a miss. Besides, it will let you unlock the authentic taste of Balinese cuisine, rich of traditional spices and ingredients.
Ubud has been the natural, cultural and artistic paradise of Bali. Experience a variety of authentic Balinese delicacies as you explore the traditional foodscape in Ubud. From incredible waterfalls, rice terraces to volcano hikes, finding a great place to taste local delicacies and the hidden gems of Balinese culinary could be hard. Good Indonesian Food invites you to immerse yourself with the authentic Balinese cuisine on a food tour through the wonderful Ubud. Taste a variety of local dishes including bebek betutu, roast suckling pig, to the famous Balinese mixed rice or well-known as nasi campur.