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Bali Asli Restaurant

Jl. Raya Gelumpang | Gelumpang Village, Karangasem 80870, Indonesia
+62 822-3690-9215
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“krupuk” (5 reviews)
“tasting plate” (6 reviews)
“sambals” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Jl. Raya Gelumpang | Gelumpang Village, Karangasem 80870, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A big heartfelt thank you to Penny and all the beautiful staff at Bali Asli who welcomed us with open arms and shared their knowledge, authentic culinary skills and humour with us at “A Day in the Life of a Balinese Lady” cooking class. The...More

Thank MelissaH3844
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed. I brought out of town guests and when there are some clouds the dramatic view that makes this restaurant disappears. That leaves you w the food, which is local Warung food at ten times the price. The miserly portions of cheap food seems silly...More

Thank Glenn N
BaliAslirestaurant, Owner at Bali Asli Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Glenn, Thank you for your feed back. Im sorry to hear that on the 8th September, the clouds where covering Mount Agung. But Im sure you could still see the valley below and the patchwork of rice fields. As our name suggests, we serve...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gorgeous restaurant with top quality food and fantastic views. A must visit if in the area. No spoilers but I loved the toilets!!!

1  Thank Tony G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend has brought us here, tricky to find but once you arrive, what a beautiful surprise! Fantastic setting, great views, friendly staff. Amazing local food perfectly prepared and lovely presented. A culinary delight! They also offer cooking classes.

1  Thank SeniorLemberger
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We loved the food here as it was presented very well and tasted delicious. We loved the crackers aswell the chicken and fish main especially. The views were INSANE. Looking at Mount Agung whilst eating delicious food; what more can you ask for? Highly recommed...More

Thank Ciarad6
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to add more to the title- this definitely was the best nasi campur in Bali. What I liked a lot was a try of rice and shrimp crackers that comes with different assortments of spicy sambals, crunchy corn and others, which I had...More

Thank GlobalNomad1205
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

What happens when a British born chef relocates from Australia an decides to create an authentic Balinese restaurant on a hilltop with remarkable vistas.....Bali Asli. Let me explain how authentic....cooked the Balinese way with no modern appliances. And delicious beyond words. We joined owner Penny...More

Thank Jeannette S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was an amazing meal with our group from the welcome drinks to the finish. The view the peace and all the wonderful flavours. Thanks.

Thank kiwi_LisaL
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch at Bali Asli near Amlapura in Bali. The meal was lovely and as was the view of Mt Agung. The chef, Australian Penelope Williams greets each table of guests, explaining the philosophy behind the food. She also teaches hands on cooking classes...More

Thank Serena A
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

There’s something about Bali Asli that makes you wanna come back and stay. The moment you step into this temple of awesome food and drinks you get mesmerised by its energy and stunning vistas. Plenty of space between the tables for privacy - the service...More

2  Thank Visitor080808
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July 22, 2017|
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Response from nosourgrapes | Reviewed this property |
Hi They are both in the general area and if you are driving to lempuyang from Ubud it is a short detour to the restaurant which is just outside Amlapure
July 1, 2017|
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Response from BaliAslirestaurant | Property representative |
Hi. You can make a reservation for your visit to Bali asli via our website, there is a email button there where you can contact our reservation direct. Sorry I can not post email addresses or website details here or you... More
Agung K
January 28, 2017|
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Response from BaliAslirestaurant | Property representative |
Yes we can cater for the Halal diet. Please make a reservation and let us know in advance so we can adjust our menu to suite your tastes. thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $50
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Raya Gelumpang | Gelumpang Village, Karangasem 80870, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Bali  >  Karangasem
  • Phone Number: +62 822-3690-9215
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Bali Asli is located in Gelumpang village, near the town of Amlapura, the capital of Karangasem regency, in the North East of Bali. About 2 hours drive from the airport, and 30 minutes from Candidasa village, and 30 minutes from Amed village. Nestled in the foot hills of Mount Agung, Bali's most sacred mountain, surrounded by rice fields, there is not a building to be seen. Bali Asli promotes Balinese cuisine and culture without exploiting it or it's people. We embrace our community, supporting those who fish, farm and forage in the near by fields, ocean and jungle. Our menu offers authentic Balinese food using a traditional Balinese style kitchen, cooking on wood-fired, mud brick stoves, allowing the real flavours of Bali to shine. Most of our ingredients are either grown in our garden, in our neighbour's garden or purchased from the local market The cooking school runs unique classes themed on "a day in the life of..." every class includes an adventure into local areas off the beaten track. Weather it is learning how to plant rice or plough with a cow, fishing in a jukung canoe and cooking on an open fire or making cocktails from cashew nut wine, our students always leave with fond memories and new skills to experiment with when they get home.
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