Aina Bar
Unpretentious and billed as the ‘ultimate unconditioned bar’, this place has an atmosphere all its own At the top end of Jl. Laksmana, Ph. 0361-730 184
Open from 7pm until very late and very orange in colour! Hear the latest Latin music from resident DJs Jl. Laksmana, Ph. 0361-738 662
Double Six
The original and still the busiest club on the island. Thousands of people pack in nightly to hear the latest techno dance music and look cool at the various air-conditioned bars. Check out Paparazzi for some excellent food Jl. Double Six, Ph. 0361-755 661
Hu’u Bali
Not just a bar but also a very nice restaurant. Go there from 4pm for snacks and drinks and stay on for cocktails and dinner until very late. The pool is available for guests to use
Jl. Petitenget, Ph. 0361-736 443
Jaya Pub
It’s been going for over 14 years and still pulls in the crowds. Popular with a slightly older group as there’s a lot of 70s music but the top 40 isn’t ignored
Jl. Raya Seminyak, Ph. 0361-730 973
JP’s Warung Club
An intimate venue offering live acoustic music seven nights a week
Jl. Dhyanna Pura, Ph. 0361-731 622
Kafe Warisan
Stylish Frech restaurant with a great ambience, excellent food, cigards and a good cocktail bar. Champagne sold by the glass Jl. Raya Kerobokan, Ph. 0361-731 175
Enormous, state-of-the-art sound system, awesome lighting set-up, funky design and cruisy outdoor terrace area made this ‘alternative’ to ‘Drink Street’ a huge instant success Ph. 0361-738 696
Ku De Ta
Sleek and extremely trendy, Ku De Ta’s redesigned bar, boasts an amazing location. Great food, beautiful people and loads of style. Definitely somewhere to check out. The breakfasts are terrific value
Jl. Laksmana, Ph. 0361-736 969
Liquid Bar
Recently doubled its size. Luminescent blue and green bar. New upstairs “Red Lounge”
Jl. Dhyanna Pura, Ph. 0361-730 894
Lola Restaurant and Bar
Classy French restaurant with chic lounge serving signature Lola cocktails and classic French wines accented by up-tempo music Jl. Raya Kerobokan, Ph. 0361-738 570
Comfortable contemporary lounge bar conveniently located on the corner of Jl. Legian and up-and-coming Jl. Kuti. Good place to chill out and quaff a few aperitifs before kicking off proceedings for the evening
The original bar for the ‘alternative’ crowd. Q is famous for its drag shows, fashion parades and other raunchy events. Upstairs lounge has some pretty interesting artworks. Good balcony for watching the nightly madness unfold Jl. Dhyanna Pura, Ph. 0361-730 927
Santa Fe
The original western style bar in this street but now double the size with a large stage to accommodate live bands. Diverse mix of food is surprisingly good and includes sushi, Mexican and great pizzas
Jl. Dhyanna Pura, Ph. 0361-731 147
Spy Bar
Gets packed at the weekends, full of girls and boys, some dancing on the tables! Live DJ’s get the mood going
Jl. Dhyanna Pura, Ph. 0361-730 600
Formerly Club Inc, with a variety of funky music and drinks that are served from 5pm until dawn
Jl. Raya Seminyak, Ph. 0361-730 592
The ‘A’ Bar
One of the first cocktail bars in this area and the ‘A’ stands for ‘Absolut’; as in Vodka. Very popular with the thirty something crowd for its electric music and some of the best coctails on the island. 10am – 2am Jl. Dhyanna Pura, Ph. 0361-733 270
The Bush Telegraph
Right in among some of Bali’s trendiest bars, there’s taste of Australia; complete with corrugated iron, timber booths, barbecued steaks and ice-cold ‘tinnies’ of VB
Jl. Dhyanna Pura 10XX, Ph. 0361-732 963
The Bottle Shop
For Brits and Aussies who miss the local pub, you’ll find a good drinking crowd here almost anytime but especially around 5pm when the coldest beers in town go down a treat. Great pub food, televised sporting events. 9am until midnight. Jl. Kunti, Seminyak
The Legian
This sophisticated cocktail bar offers live jazz, a great selection of Cuban and local cigars, including one made especially for the hotel, and fresh sea breezes. A great place to start or end an evening
Legian Suites Hotel, Jl. Laksmana, Pettitengget, Ph. 0361-730 622
Tu Bar
A large, open interior with an earth industrial about it. Balcony, pool-table and roof-garden plus excellent Vietnamese cuisine. Jl. Dhyana Pura, Ph. 0361-734 298