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Roots

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Korean Inspired
1. Korean Inspired
" We both ordered vegetarian bibimbap and it was incredible!"
CharlieonTravel
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2. Locally Driven
2. Locally Driven
"Locally sourced food... vegan, vegetarian and meat options.."
stephtravelwriter
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3. Playfully Connecting
3. Playfully Connecting
"Owner and staff are super friendly, very welcoming."
Michael L
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About
Korean inspired. Locally Driven. Playfully Connecting. Roots is a relaxed environment for friends and family, travelers, locals, and strangers coming together to enjoy simple and delicious Korean inspired fare. Most of our ingredients are locally sourced, working directly with several of Bali's nearby farmers.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Asian, Korean, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing place with even more amazing people running it! It was some of the best Korean food I have had in my desperately old age ;-)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ryan j
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We loved the food at Roots. The kimchi was amazing and plentiful. We loved the various textures of the dishes we had and the flavours were diverse and moreish. Roots offers nourishing food which was tasty, great value for money and very friendly, attentive service....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wabi s
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’d never had Korean food (or perhaps once to find that I didn’t like kimchi for the sour pickle taste to my pathetic palate), but based on reviews here I got up courage to try it. The staff were so friendly and helpful, offering great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RozElk
Reviewed 5 days ago

The place is worth a walk from central Ubud, we had there delicious and healthy lunch with kimchi stew, very good soup and a set of home made fermented veggies. Lovely and attentive staff took care of us and as we loved their kimchi, we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DankaUrbanek
Reviewed 5 days ago

Before we left for the airport we had lunch at Roots. It was a delicious explosion of fresh flavors, beautiful colors and satiating textures. It was clean healthy eating. We started with pickled beets, pickled cucumber and kimchi. We ordered a series of small plates...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Harrison_Innkeeper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go to roots for consistently delicious food, great ambiance and very friendly service. Go there and feel like family. I recommend the Korean pancakes for sure, and if you’re around for Christmas Eve, you’re in for a treat with the feast they provide!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dianamichellio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve eaten at Roots four times with my partner, and have been astounded by the remarkable warmth of the owners, Sean and Mee, along with the staff they’ve trained so well, it surpassed my expectations. As we all have experienced, customer service in Indonesia tends...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Whiteandyellow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Roots has a great interior, beautifully clean, spacious and cozy with great lighting. The food tasted authentic Korean to me - I can vouch for this since I spent six months teaching in South Korea. They have quite an extensive menu and serve all the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jharveyasia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were lucky enough to stay in the Villa behind Roots otherwise we might not have heard about it - which would’ve been our loss! Neither of us are very familiar with Korean food, with Korean fried chicken as far as we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RebeccaJ2423
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for last our night in Ubud. Husband had burger which he said was amazing. I had vegan sushi, noodles and Korean pancake (they call it hot dog) and everything was beyond delicious. Service was amazing also and they served free infused water. Would’ve...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Yes, we can, but let me ask a few questions. Are they staying here with us in the villas or would they just be coming to the restaurant to celebrate? We can of course reserve a table of 7 in the restaurant if they're not... More
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