Bali Travel: Where to Eat and Drink in Ubud

Ubud is a haven for vegan and healthy food lovers. With a plethora of independent organic and vegetarian food cafes set in expansive lush rice fields. You’ll be eating your way to better health in no time.

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Our five-day wellness retreat meant that there’s no way I could check all the cool organic food spots the scenic cultural town had to offer. Until today, I’m discovering new healthy eating spots in Ubud and Bali in general when they follow my Instagram account. A future trip to visit all these unique cafes and write about them is definitely in order.

With tranquil lush rice field views, The Elephant Restaurant is a must visit for their scrumptious and to die for Gorilla salad and fresh green juice. The cafe is at the backyard of the cozy Taman Indrakila hotel – an authentic Bali travel experience in its own.

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The Gorilla salad at The Elephant Ubud is a real treat!

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The Elephant Cafe in Ubud serves tasty healthy dishes in lush surroundings

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Green juice with a view at The elephant Cafe in Ubud


The Elephant Cafe in Ubud is the perfect spot for a healthy lunch with a view!


A peaceful spot for an organic meal with lush views in Ubud

Sari Organik – an Organic Haven

Moreover, another great spot with fresh organic fare and stunning views is the renowned Sari Organik. Getting to this restaurant takes you on a trip through the lush rice fields of Ubud. You’ll be pausing endlessly to take pictures throughout your walk. I honestly didn’t think much of the food and I can barely remember what I had, but it’s worth visiting for some instagram-worthy shots  🙂


Sari Organik is a highly instagramable spot 🙂

A friend of mine recommended that I check out Kafe for decent healthy food. But sadly the place was closed for a staff event that day and so I headed to the magical Taksu instead. Taksu is a spacious spa/restaurant set in a beautifully landscaped and peaceful garden. There’s a number of designated outdoor areas where you can have a relaxing organic meal.

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Raw, fresh and vegan fare at Taksu’s peaceful garden

Also, what’s interesting about these cafes is that despite the fact that they all serve fresh organic and healthy dishes, each cafe has its own unique vibes and feel. Watercress Ubud for example is located in the bustling Monkey Forest Road and so makes for a great people-watching spot. This is perfect for sitting on the terrace and watching the world go by 🙂


Watercress Ubud is an ideal spot for people-watching, doing some work or catching up with friends over healthy dishes

I truly can’t wait to visit Ubud again and explore more of its magical landscapes, eclectic organic food scene and cultural landmarks.

Saudi Diva signing off XXX

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