Lombok is an Indonesian island on the east coast of Bali and off the west coast of Sumbawa. The idyllic island is an oasis of calm, and compared to other islands in the area, less crowded. For people who like a quiet escape, it’s a great choice. The food in Lombok takes center stage and is recognized worldwide for having some of the best Halal food in Indonesia. There are quite of few tasty restaurants you can dine at, so let’s look at some popular ones. Little Steps Asia has found the best places to give your tastebuds a rollercoaster of flavors to experience. Have a read to make your choice from our top ten best restaurants in Lombok.
When you look at Satu Lagi’s Menu, you’ll find a ray of cultural food. They serve Bali-inspired cocktails and Mexican entrees, and snacks. They also have gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options available. Some nights they have live music hosted by local DJs. The dining room these are also Mexican culture based. It’s a vast room modeled to look like a store street. Their colorful scenery in the dining room represents the vibrant colors of Mexico.
Satu Lagi, Jalan Raya Kuta 6, Kuta Lombok, Puyut, Kuta, Lombok, Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, +62 853 3761 5945, www.satulagilombok.com
Situated in the Sikara Lombok Hotel, La Cabana is a restaurant for when you're feeling super fancy. The menu combines international recipes with modern culinary techniques, so expect fine dining-style dishes here. The ingredients are all locally organic-grown and seasonally selected, so you're getting high-quality meals that will leave you feeling good. You'll find Spanish dishes like Paella and Pasta, as well as some revamped Indonesian favorites, like Nasi Goreng. La Cabana serves breakfast, all day dining, cocktails, and luxury dinners.
La Cabana Lombok, Jalan Mawun, Dusun Kuta II, Kec Pujut, Kab. Lombok Tengah, Indonesia, firstname.lastname@example.org, +62 370 650 2749, www.sikaralombokhotel.com/restaurant
Same Same Hangout has a homey atmosphere that serves authentic, hearty food. Before you get to your main course, they have savory appetizers to choose from, like classic hummus dip and garlic bread. They serve locally inspired soups, sandwiches, and pasta at dinner time. In the morning, you can choose from an array of original breakfast choices, from eggs to oatmeal and pancakes. For beverages, they have three different healthy juices. It’s a tucked-away restaurant that’s great for serving food made from scratch.
Same Same Hangout, Jln. Sawe Batu Riti Kuta Lombok, Indonesia, +62 821 4461 6180, email@example.com, www.samesamehangout.com
The Warung Flora Kuta in Lombok is a seafood-based restaurant. The restaurant has a patio-like layout with small tables for 2-4 people. They’re open every day from 4 pm-10 pm. Their menu has vegetarian-friendly, vegan, and gluten-free options, so you don't have to miss out on the fun part! The restaurant itself is equipped with outdoor seating, reservation options, alcoholic beverages, and free wifi. This restaurant is excellent for taking a step back to relax with a full menu to choose from.
Warung Flora, Jalan Raya Kuta, Lombok, Chili, Kuta, Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, +62 0878 6530 0009, www.warung-flora.business.site
You'll find Mama Pizza on Gili Air island, just off the coast of Lombok. Mama Pizza is known for its delicious pizzas that are made from scratch. They’ve grown popular and have recently started creating sourdoughs and Italian loaves of bread. Their authentic pasta is made from essential ingredients; eggs and flour. They offer a beachside service where they provide lounges, chairs, and umbrellas so you can dine right on the shore. They also have night services where you can sit beachside on bean bags and enjoy mojitos with passionfruit by candlelight.
Mama Pizza, Jl. Pantai, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar, Indonesia, +62 0878 2164 6371, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mamapizzagiliair.com
Being the first vegan restaurant in Lombok, the Pituk Cafe serves delicious vegan and Indonesian cuisine. Their location oversees the beautiful mountains and valleys of Lombok in the distance as you gaze from the island of Gili T. While the dishes they serve are plant-based, they can be identified as Pituq. While dining, you can get a fantastic view of Sunrise Point Rinjani. This place is excellent if you’re into exploring vegan options. This restaurant is also a part of the Pituq Community Foundation, which helps the people of Lombok.
Pituq Café, Sunrise Point, Gili Air, Gili Trawangan, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia, +62 8123677 4257, email@example.com, www.pituq.com
The five-star KRNK Kuta Lombok is a laid back and casual southern Lombok-style restaurant. They serve lunch, dinner, late-night snacks, and drinks. If you're looking to dine in from your couch, they have one of the best delivery services in Lombok (super fast). All of their ingredients are high quality and locally sought. They have different menu options, so you aren’t stuck to one kind of cuisine. On their drink menu, you can choose from interesting alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, most of which are also local flavors.
KRNK Restaurant, Jalan Raya Kuta 5, Kuta Lombok, +62 853 3761 5945, www.krnk-lombok.com
Owned by and run by an Italian Husband and Indonesian Wife, the Pasta Pojok is a hundred percent authentic Italian restaurant. All pizza, pasta, and other food items are homemade. Here they also have homemade vegan options. They serve dishes that fit far and between from south to north of Italy. They’ve also taken the time to match their wine selection to their menu. They’ve brought in liquor from other countries like Australia, France, and home Indonesia. Experience truly home-designed meals straight from Italy.
Pasta Pojok, Senggigi, Batu Layar, West Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, +62 877 6180 0773, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pastapojok.com
The LaChill Bar serves late lunch and dinner. They open at 4 pm and close at midnight. Here they serve pizzas, burgers, seafood, and other local favorites. They have alcoholic beverages and imported wines to choose from. While enjoying your delicious cuisine, you can view the beautiful beach. At LaChill Bar, they hold live music every Saturday from 6 pm till late. Their menu has special dishes updated every day to keep your tastebuds wondering. Speaking of specials, their happy hour is every day from 4 pm to 7 pm.
LaChill Bar, Beach Front Transit Hotel. Jl. Raya Senggigi Km.8, Batu Bolong, Senggigi, Lombok, Indonesia, +62 370 693 925, email@example.com, www.lachillbar.com
Are you looking to stay fit and healthy on your trip to Lombok? The Kenza is a healthy restaurant option that serves a modern french bistro-inspired menu. Their breakfast and lunch menu includes healthy sweets, bakery items, all-day eggs, and other delicious cuisines. They’ll make you coffee opening at 7 am and later serve you dinner at 5 pm. At dinner, you can start with appetizers and then move to your introductory course, where you can pick your choice of wines, sides, and desserts.
Kenza Cafe, Jl. Raya Kuta No.5, Kuta Pujut, Kuta Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat, +62 812 3993 3086, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.kenzalombok.com