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Bali's BRBCA 2019: List of Favourite and Most Popular Culinary Venues in Bali

NEWS | 9 November 2019
Winners of NOW! Bali Best Restaurant, Bar and Cafe Awards received the winning plate
Congratulations to all winners of NOW! Bali Best Restaurant, Bar and Cafe Awards (BRBCA) 2019! Photos courtesy of NOW! Bali

On 10 October 2019, the Gala Night of the NOW! Bali Best Restaurant Bar and Café Awards (BRBCA) was held, officially closing the 2019 campaign to find the island’s favourite and most popular food and beverage venues.

The Gala Night was held at the International Conference Center (IC Center) Bali, hosting 300 of the island’s top hospitality industry representatives who were there to join in the celebrations for the winners and runners up of this island-wide campaign, which this year celebrated its 5th year.

The evening commenced with a welcome from Founder of IC Center Bali, Mr. Jimmy Gunawan; Publisher of NOW! and Founder of Phoenix Communications, Alistair Speirs, OBE; and President Director of American Express Indonesia, Ibu Perriz Azwir.

Since 2017, American Express has been the Official Card of the Best Restaurant Bar and Café Awards in both Bali and Jakarta, supported by BCA.

Throughout the night, awards were handed to winners and runners up over 20 restaurant categories as part of the online, public voting campaign, whilst additional special awards were handed out to Editor’s Choice and Industry Choice winners. All awardees received a Wedgewood Trophy Plate produced by PT. Doulton.

Among the entertainment, guests were also given a chance to win a two-return to tickets on Malayasia Airlines, as well as taking parts in on-stage games, Best Dressed competitions and more.

The evening was supported by Two Islands wineBeervanaBoca Espresso, Bali Moon, Paletas Wey, Bamboo Blonde and Volcom Indonesia.

Here we present the Winners and Runners Up of the NOW! Bali Best Restaurant Bar and Café Awards 2019 - all of which are live at best.nowbali.co.id.

Industry Choice Awards

Triple Tie Winner (same points)

MAURI Restaurant

Sangsaka

BIKINI


Editor’s Choice Awards

Apéritif Restaurant- Most Decadent Dining Experience

Clay Craftat Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa - Most Vibrant Breakfast Experience

Sundara Bali- Most Memorable Sunset Cocktail Experience

di Mare Restaurant- Most Adventurous Tasting Menu Experience

Lesung Restaurantat Desa Visesa Ubud - Most Culturally-Focused Dining Experience

Manisan Restaurantat Alaya Ubud Resort - Most Consciously-Designed Restaurant


BEST CAFÉ

House Of Beans, International Bali Airport - Winner

Fat Mermaid - First Runner Up

The Coffee Club, Bali Airport - Second Runner Up


BEST ROOFTOP BAR

Above Rooftop, Lounge & Bar at Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Seminyak - Winner

The 18thRooftop Bar, The Trans Resort Bali - First Runner Up

Berlin Gastro Kitchen & Pool Bar - Second Runner Up


BEST COCKTAIL & WINE LOUNGE

Beach Barat Alila Seminyak - Winner

Tree Barat Maya Resort Sanur - First Runner Up

ATTIKA Bali - Second Runner Up


BEST BEACH & POOL CLUB

Finns Beach Club - Winner

Santai Beach House - First Runner Up

Azul Beach Club - Second Runner Up


BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

Big Fish Bar and Grill at The Stones Hotel - Legian, Bali - Winner

Jukung Seafood Grill at The Grand Mirage Resort - First Runner Up

Ijen Restaurant at Potato Head Beach Club Bali - Second Runner Up


BEST STEAK & GRILL RESTAURANT

DAVA Steak & Seafood Restaurantat AYANA Resort & Spa Bali - Winner

The Best Brewat Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Kuta - First Runner Up

The Beach Grill at The Ritz Carlton Nusa Dua - Second Runner Up


BEST VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT

Herb Library Restaurant at Adiwana Resort Jembawan - Winner

KAFE Ubud - First Runner Up

NŪTRIŌat REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Bali - Second Runner Up


BEST BALINESE AND INDONESIAN RESTAURANT

Tugu Restaurant Bali at Hotel Tugu Bali - Winner

Raja’s Balinese Cuisine at Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and Spa - First Runner Up

Ibu Kitchen at The Grand Mirage Resort - Second Runner Up


BEST PAN-ASIAN

Kwee Zeenat Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort - Winner

Bo & Bun - First Runner Up

Starfish Bloo at W Bali - Seminyak - Second Runner Up


BEST CHINESE RESTAURANT

Chopstick Restaurant at The Grand Mirage Resort - Winner

Golden Monkey - First Runner Up


BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANT

Ji Restaurant Bali at Hotel Tugu Bali - Winner

Nampu at Grand Hyatt Bali - First Runner Up

Sake no Hana Bali - Second Runner Up


BEST INDIAN RESTAURANT

Queens of India - Winner

Queen’s Tandoor - First Runner Up

Bumbu Delhi at The Grand Mirage Resort - Second Runner Up


BEST FUSION RESTAURANT

Ginger Moon Canteen - Winner

Jackson Lily’s - First Runner Up

Kilo Kitchen - Second Runner Up


BEST INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT

The Restaurant by The Trans Resort Bali - Winner

Bistro C - First Runner Up

TIIGO Restaurant at Montigo Resorts Seminyak - Second Runner Up


BEST MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT

Tamarind Mediterranean Brasserieat The Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and Spa - Winner

Crystal Blue Ocean GrillThe Samabe Resort - First Runner Up

Nyala Beach Club & Grillat The Fairmont Sanur Bali - Second Runner Up


BEST MEXICAN AND SOUTH AMERICAN RESTAURANT

UNIQUE Rooftop Bar and Restaurantat RIMBA by AYANA Jimbaran - Winner

Above Eleven Bali - First Runner Up

What The Truck! At Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort - Second Runner Up


BEST FRENCH RESTAURANT

MÉTIS Restaurant, Lounge & Gallery - Winner

Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant at Banyan Tree Ungasan - First Runner Up


BEST SPANISH RESTAURANT

Tapas Tapas Bali - Winner


BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Cucinaat Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort - Winner

Prego Italian Restaurantat Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali - First Runner Up

Julie’s Italian at The Grand Mirage Resort - Second Runner Up


BEST FINE DINING RESTAURANT

Quilaat Alila Villas Uluwatu - Winner

Kubuat Mandapa, A Ritz Carlton Reserve - First Runner Up

MAURI Restaurant - Second Runner Up