If you are a vegetarian and want to go to Bali, this article could help you plan your trip so that you can eat well there. In the narrative, Adit Sarin talks about how hard it was for him to obtain vegetarian food in Bali. It’s crucial to know about vegetarian food in Bali, and this article will exactly tell you, what you should expect in terms of availability, taste and cost.

About Vegetarian food in Bali

When it comes to local Balinese Indonesian vegetarian dishes, there isn’t much to talk about. Despite the fact that Bali is a Hindu province, there is nothing vegetarian on the island. If you go to a Warung (a small shop that offers local cheap meals) in Bali and ask for a vegetarian dinner, they might give you rice with Vegetable Satte, but the chances are slim. The author says ” We visited almost every Warung we saw and 95% we were denied the vegetarian meal”.

So, should you abandon your plan? No, if your itinerary is organised in such a way that vegetarian cuisine is easily accessible to you, you will be fine. Though there is no room for vegetarian meals in Balinese cuisine, there are still plenty of options. Bali is a tourist destination, with the majority of visitors coming from Australia, Europe, Russia, China, and India.

In Bali, restaurants that target these nationalities are built in recent years.And every one knows that Indian cuisine is known to introduce world with vegetable meals, Indians actually are the living example that a Human can exist without eating goats, beef or chicken.

So, the next time someone plans your trip, ask if they are considering your meal choices. You can contact Lestacworld executives to improve the planning and execution of your tour as per your meal preferences.

Also, read – Travel Guide of Bali 

List of Indian vegetarian restaurants in Bali

List of Indian Vegetarian restaurants in Bali – 

  1. Gateway of India – Jl. Raya Basangkasa No. 108, Seminyak
  2. The Queen’s Tandoor – Jl. Raya Seminyak No.73, Seminyak
  3. Indian Dhaba – Jl. Kartika Plaza No. 9X, Kuta
  4. Ganesha Ek Sanskriti – Jl. Raya Goa Gajah, Ubud
  5. Atithi – Jl. Kunti No. 1, Seminyak
  6. Spice Mantraa – Jl. Raya Kuta No. 8X, Kuta
  7. Indian Delites – Jl. Dewi Sri No. 101B, Kuta
  8. Namaste Indian Restaurant – Jl. Tirta Tawar No. 18, Ubud
  9. Queens of India – Jl. Kayu Aya No. 1, Seminyak
  10. Tiffin Bali – Jl. Uluwatu No. 8, Jimbaran.
  11. Sitara restaurant Ubud – Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
  12. Ruchira Restaurant – Jl. Bakung Sari No.11, Kuta, Kec. Kuta
  13. Velada at Westin Nusa Dua – Itdc, Kawasan Pariwisata, Jl. Nusa Dua

List of Hotels that serves vegetarian meals in Bali

Below are the list of hotels where you can expect vegetarian meals. There might be other hotels also, however as per the personal experience we are sharing the list.

  • The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
  • Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali
  • Alam Puisi Villa
  • Danakha Villa Bali
  • Kuta Paradiso Bali
  • Rama Hotel
  • Discovery Kartika Plaza
  • Ramada Sunset Road
  • Mercure Hotel Seminyak
  • Bali Rani Hotel

What should we expect for vegetarians in Hotel Breakfast Buffets in Bali

If you are staying in Hotel that is known for keeping vegetarian food, what should you expect in breakfast. Well, the first common thing you can have is Bread and Milk, however if you dont eat egg, it is always recommended to recheck if bread is made of egg or no egg. Other than you, many hotels that targets Indian market keeps Indian dishes like Chole Bhature.

You can also expect boiled potatoes and which is most common in breakfast buffets. Other than that, you will see Vegetable satte in which there will be steamed vegetables like beans, Broccoli, corns, tomatoes etc.

There might be some fried vegetarian dishes like, friend rice or noodles, however you should re check if the oil used for these dishes is vegetarian ? Most of the balinese people use fish oil, and they consider that veg.

Frequently asked questions about vegetarian food in Bali ?

Is it worth staying in a hotel with private Kitchen so Vegetarian meal can be cooked ?
If you want to stay in a hotel with a kitchen, you must be mentally prepared to cook during your vacation. Also, if it is for vegetarian meals, you will need to bring spices from your home country, as getting spices in Indonesia may be difficult. Although vegetables are widely available in supermarkets, most ready-to-eat meals are not vegetarian.
What is the cost of vegetarian meals in Bali ?
The cost of vegetarian meal in a continental restaurant would range somewhere around 8-12 USD for couple, however vegetarian meals in Indian restaurant would cost almost around 15-20 USD per couple.
Do all restaurants use fish oil in Bali to make food ?
No, mostly at homes and at local Balinsese restaurants you will see people using fish oil, other wise coconut oil is the replacement of fish oil.
Can we get vegetarian meals in Burger king or Mc Donalds in Bali ?
No, there is no option of vegetable meal in Burger king or Mc Donalds in Bali.
is there an option of vegetarian Pizza at dominos in Bali ?
In Bali Dominos, you might be able to get Tofu Pizza and Margarita pizza which comes in the vegetable category, otherwise there are no vegetarian options.