Bali is best renowned for its sunsets and beaches, but its nightlife scene is also bustling with nightclubs, happy hour, and ladies night promotions. For those who prefer their beverages without bubbles or wine, this beautiful island has a vibrant cocktail culture. Bali has it all, whether you like to sip or quaff, or if you like experimental mixology. There's something for every night owl looking to enjoy a martini or two, from bars to luxury lounges to speakeasy-style (or more).

So, on your behalf, our staff went on a small expedition to gather the best cocktail bars in Bali that will undoubtedly fulfill your alcoholic soul and provide you with a memorable evening on the island. Cheers!

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1  R Bar Renaissance Uluwatu

R Bar Renaissance Uluwatu - Photo by @renhotelnusadua
Photo by @renhotelnusadua

If you’re in the mood for day-drinking with panoramic views, R Bar at Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort is the place to be. This modern, art and beverage-driven lobby bar serves guests and local residents come to enjoy craft cocktails, indigenous coffee and more by an expert mixologist and barista. Here you can enjoy a more comfortable ambiance to arrive and mingle in the evening with live in-house sound navigator by DJ Anastasia.

Kawasan Pariwisata Lot SW 4 & 5, Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 11 AM - 12 PM

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 250,000 (USD 16.7) /person

2  Pinstripe Bar

Pinstripe Bar - Photo by @pinstripebar
Photo by @pinstripebar

Tucked away outside of central Ubud, Pinstripe offers an alternative and undoubtedly one of the best fine-dining experiences on the island. But what is a good meal without a good drink? Luckily when it comes to that, the staff are equally attentive. Pinstripe is stocked with over 180 of the world’s best wines and the pairings, exquisitely curated by its restaurant manager. And for the cocktail lovers, highly skilled Balinese mixologists of Pinstripe will serve up ever-changing selection of cocktails. We love their signature cocktail, Tamarillo Negroni, a delicate mixture of the classic and a sweet-and-sour touch of the tamarillo fruit.

Jl. Lanyahan, Br. Nagi, Petulu, Ubud - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 4 PM - 11.30 PM

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 400,000 (USD 26.7) /person

3  Club Soda

Club Soda - Photo by @putripinakasr
Photo by @putripinakasr

This new craft cocktail bar in Canggu is the brainchild of the award-winning Ubud restaurant, Locavore. Serving up innovative cocktails, non-alcoholic concoctions and a food menu inspired by Asian and Japanese small plates, all of which celebrate the sole use of local Indonesian ingredients. Indulge in some original inventions and non-traditional cocktails and pair it with light dishes including kushiyaki and yakitori.

Jl. Tegal Sari No.5, Tibubeneng - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 5PM - 1AM, Closed on Monday

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 250K (USD 16.7) /person

4  Beach Bar - Alila Seminyak

Beach Bar - Alila Seminyak - Photo by @danidovan
Photo by @danidovan

Alila Seminyak has been fulfilling beach club lovers in Bali with their chic glamorous setting and magnificent view towards the island's most pristine beach, Seminyak, making it one of the most-visited beach bars in Bali. Sink into cozy daybeds or comfortable armchair to indulge designer drinks or Alila’s signature cocktail, perfectly paired with gourmet bites or snacks. Insider tips: try #AlilaMoments bellini, made with bubbles and a passion fruit puree. Flavour explosion guaranteed!

Jl. Taman Ganesha no. 9, Seminyak - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 11 AM - 9 PM

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 250,000 (USD 16.7) /person

5  The Shady Flamingo

The Shady Flamingo - Photo by @theshadyflamingo_
Photo by @theshadyflamingo_

Opened by The Shady Family, this new intimate cocktail den where Hollywood glamour and shady gangster vibes blend together, and make for playful nights of lavish decadence. Step through the door you will feel instantly transported into Los Angeles in the 40’ the secret den of America’s Queen of the Mob, Betty Hood. The Shady Flamingo impresses with its flamboyant décor of her living room, where celebrities, politicians, gangsters & molls are invited to mix & mingle over bubbles, glitzy cocktails and vinyl tunes. Our personal pick? Blood & Bones and Naked Alive.

The Shady Flamingo - Photo by @theshadyflamingo_

Jl. Petitenget No.777, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 8PM – 3AM, Closed on Monday

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 300K (USD 20) /person

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6  Rock Bar

Rock Bar - Photo by @k_misaki
Photo by @k_misaki

One of Bali’s best bars, Rock Bar, is situated at the edge of paradise, within meters of the Indian ocean’s sapphire waters. Awarded as one of the world’s best bars by CNN and The New York Times, Rock Bar at AYANA Resort & Spa offers a glamorous sunset and after-dark experience. Soak up the ambience of paradise as the sound of the waves merges with the beats vibing from the DJ above the bar. Try their signature cocktails “Rockatonic”, served in chic glasses as the sun goes down.

Sejahtera, Jl. Karang Mas, Jimbaran - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 4 PM - 10 PM

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 300,000 (USD 20) /person

7  40 Thieves

40 Thieves - Photo by @40thieves.bali
Photo by @40thieves.bali

One of Seminyak’s hippest drinking spots, 40 Thieves Club is a New York style bar owned and operated by international award-winning mixologist and bar entrepreneur Shah Dillon, focusing on craft cocktails and artisanal spirit. Set in the buzzing area of Petitenget, this bar hosts parties every week with local indie DJs and since it’s a speakeasy bar, you can still speak over the music and enjoy your night out making friends and new acquaintances on the island.

Petitenget St. No. 7, Kerobokan Kelod, North Kuta - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 8 PM - 2 AM

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 200,000/person

8  Woobar

Woobar - Photo by @samishome
Photo by @samishome

Woo Bar at W Bali Seminyak is one of the island’s most popular nightspots, thanks to its vibrant, chic design and blended with exceptional mixology and scrumptious bar bites. They’ve got wide cocktail selections, with signature creations, classic mojitos, martinis and margaritas; basically everything for everybody. From cocktails down to ambience, what more can you ask for?

Jl. Petitenget, Seminyak - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 10 AM - 1 AM

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 250,000 (USD 16.7) /person

9  The Shady Fox

The Shady Fox - Photo by @theshadyfox__
Photo by @theshadyfox__

Walk into The Shady Fox at the dark alley of Canggu and you’re immediately transported back to London in the 1930s. Run by The Shady Family, this cocktail parlour is where glamour, roulette and late night entertainment invite you to surrender to a playful night of nostalgic fun. With a hefty dose of 1930s vintage charm, games-inspired cocktails and twists on classics make visitors feel like they've entered a clandestine gambling room playing their luck at classic games and sipping on some theatrical cocktails.

The Shady Fox - Photo by @theshadyfox__

Jl. Tukad Pingai, Pererenan - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 7 PM - 3 AM, Closed on Monday

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 300K (USD 20) /person

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10  Room 4 Dessert

Room 4 Dessert - Photo by @room4dessert_wg
Photo by @room4dessert_wg

One of the well-known restaurants that offer up ultimate dessert experience in Bali is the immaculate Room 4 Dessert (hence, the name). Thing is, don’t just brush Room 4 Dessert off as just a restaurant. Sure their food is amazing since we are talking about Chef Will Goldfarb here, but its bar is also a must-try, because it is as kick-ass as its food. The drinks here are exclusively curated to accentuate each dessert. With such a dedicated team, you know you’re in for some treats.

Jalan Sanggingan, Kedewatan, Ubud - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 4 PM - 11 PM (Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 350,000 (USD 23.3) /person

11  Segno Bali

Segno Bali - Photo by @segno.bali
Photo by @segno.bali

If you're very particular about cocktails when it comes to recommended places, this new bar is definitely a go-to. Located on the second floor of Luma, Segno has an extensive cocktail menu of proven, delicious and perfectly balanced cocktails that will knock your socks off. Helmed by Master Bartender Yutaka Nakashima, known best for the bespoke bar Koda in Jakarta – the kingsmen - inspired interiors scream regality and opulence.

Need a drink recommendation? Kick the night off with a glass of their signature drink Southeast Sour.

Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.91, Canggu - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 7PM - 2AM

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 300K (USD 20) /person

12  Sunset Park at Desa Potato Head

Sunset Park at Desa Potato Head - Photo by @prixelated
Photo by @prixelated

Your Bali experience would not be complete without watching the sun go down at this iconic beach club. Desa Potato Head is a home to three restaurants, two bars, an infinity pool and a 500 sqm lawn that all look over the Indian Ocean. Laze your day away enjoying epic ocean view with cocktail in hand and if you’re interested in mixology, try the Kookaburra - a Potato Head creation, an exotic blend of lemongrass gin and homemade vanilla sugar, with mint leaves and fresh lime, layered with passion fruit and vanilla foam.

Jalan Petitenget no. 51B, Seminyak - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 5 PM - 9 PM

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 200,000 (USD 13.3) /person

13  The Howff Lembongan

The Howff Lembongan - Photo by @togoxphotography
Photo by @togoxphotography

Tucked away under The Deck Cafe & Bar in Nusa Lembongan, the Scottish-style speakeasy bar The Howff hangs over rugged rock and turquoise ocean with open air views of the holy Mount Agung. Quench your thirst with wide range of single malts, or our favorite, The Countess of Ross, a mix of Tanqueray Gin with infused ripe berry tea, and zested up with Triple Sec, orange peel, grapefruit bitters and lime, before a hint of herbaceous rosemary is flamed into the mix. Perfect for hot weather in paradise!

Jungutbatu, Nusa Lembongan - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 8 AM - 11 PM

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 200,000 (USD 13.3) /person

14  The Sayan House

The Sayan House - Photo by @fmchnkff
Photo by @fmchnkff

Overlooking the Ayung River just outside the bustling Ubud center, The Sayan House is known for its casual fine-dining concept. This destination serves Asian contemporary cuisine, carefully crafted by Chef Yuki Tagami and the warm smile of his Balinese team. To top off the whole Japanese-Latin experience, you can sit back and enjoy their signature cocktails while taking in the stunning view of the Sayan Gorge.

Jl. Raya Sayan no. 70, Ubud - Google Maps
Opening Hours : 12 PM - 11 PM

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 250,000 (USD 16.7) /person

15  Nigita Dessert Bar

Nigita Dessert Bar - Photo by @nigitadessertbar
Photo by @nigitadessertbar

Helmed by Chef Vincent Nigita, this newly-opened bar offers an ultimate experience where your taste buds and senses will be tantalized in the art of desserts. It has everything you want on a night date with your loved one: great service, world-class desserts selections and a solid list of drinks. You can choose to sit in the bar area to enjoy the live-action of the desserts and cocktails making.

Jl. Tegal Sari no. 5A, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kab. Badung, Bali 80361 - Google Maps
Opening Hours : Temporary Closed

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 300,000/person

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16  Baker Street Social

Baker Street Social - Photo by @bakerstreetsocial
Photo by @bakerstreetsocial

Speakeasy is a description thrown around a lot these days, but Baker Street Social is the ultimate definition of it. With dark interior, dim lights, and intimate ambience, it is the perfect place to unwind after a week’s worth of hard work. Their cocktails are a must-try, as they are something refreshing and satisfying to indulge in. After being served by their artisan bartenders, you will discover the reasons why they are experts when it comes to drinks!

Jl. Petitenget no. 17, Kerobokan - Google Maps
Opening Hours : Temporary Closed

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 200,000 /person

17  Bikini Restaurant Bali

Bikini Restaurant Bali - Photo by @andershusa
Photo by @andershusa

Bikini is a beloved go-to place for those who prefer a quirky, bold and vibrant-themed restaurant (we love that bright pink “You Look Hot in Bikini” signage!). Situated at the buzzing Kayu Cendana Street, Bikini focuses on a rediscovery of shared-plate dining and cleverly concocted cocktails. Crafted by its head mixologist Arey Baker, cocktails at Bikini are a total twist on classics with modern techniques, which will take your taste buds for a ride.

Jl. Kayu Cendana, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara, Badung Regency, Bali 80361 - Google Maps
Opening Hours : Temporary Closed

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 250,000 /person

18  The Night Rooster

The Night Rooster - Photo by @thenightrooster
Photo by @thenightrooster

Located across the road from the award-winning restaurant Locavore, it’s hard not to mention its sister bar, The Night Rooster. It is a cocktail bar and lounge reminiscent of a colonial planter’s club. Continuing Locavore’s sustainability concept, the ambience is enhanced with recycled tropical wood. See how its mixologist Raka (known locally as the ‘King of Cocktails’) does his thing, serving up exciting cocktails from premium spirits imaginatively combined with local fruits, herbs, vegetables and spices.

Jalan Goutama Sel., Ubud - Google Maps
Opening Hours : Temporary Closed

19  El Nacional

El Nacional - Photo by @shauneeie
Photo by @shauneeie

El Nacional is a speakeasy bar located in the heart of Seminyak, focuses on the biggest rum selection in Indonesia, with an extensive collection of over 200 bottles of rum and counting, ranging from the ultra rare to award-winning. For something unique, try the Edamame Mai Tai, a perfect mixture of dark and white rum, fresh lime juice and homemade edamame almond syrup. If you haven’t been a huge fan of rum before, you will be after a visit to this bar. One of a kind!

Jl. Petitenget, Kerobokan - Google Maps
Opening Hours : Temporary Closed

Price : Average Spending - Approx IDR 150,000 /person