A guide to the best restaurants in Bali

Originally a fishing village on Crete‘s northern coast, Bali is now a popular tourist destination for holidays to Greece. The small town is famed as a family-friendly resort as are many of its restaurants, which boast beautiful beaches and Mount Kouloukonas as their backdrop. Whether you prefer burgers to gyros or your idea of heaven is a pizza, Bali has a plentiful selection of restaurants to suit all palates and tastes.

Pizzas and more at Porto Paradiso

Situated on the beach you can play pool or billiards while waiting for your food at Porto Paradiso. The generous portions of both pizzas and other types of food will keep you going for a while. Babies are amused during your meal by a specially designed ‘baby corner’ that keeps your child safe while you are enjoying your food.

Fantastic views at Mythos Restaurant

With fantastic views over the sea, the food at Mythos restaurant complements the stunning scenery. Look out for amazing seafood, as the mussels and other fishy selections are spectacular. Whether you choose to eat on the terrace or inside the restaurant, the home-cooked dishes should satisfy the hungriest of diners.

All day service at Taverna Nest

Homemade dolmades, delicious seafood and a fantastic barbecue all form part of the repertoire at the family-run Taverna Nest. Try the spit roast pork, or any other of the daily specialities – with reasonable prices and wonderfully-tasty food, what’s not to like.

Dining on the beach at Karavostasi restaurant

Baked chicken with lemon, stuffed aubergines or fresh sea bream are just a few of the dishes on offer at this restaurant named after the tiny beach on which it stands. Popular with families on Greece holidays, as a result of its children’s menus, the competitive prices and awesome desserts encourage all to dine here.

Cocktails and snacks at Cafe Bonsai

When looking for a snack menu with a difference, Cafe Bonsai might be the solution. This wonderful cafe serves crepes, wraps and burgers as well as more traditional Greek fare – just head on down to Limani beach to treat your tastebuds. The iced fruit drinks are awesome and the evening cocktail list is extensive.

The view is wonderful at Panorama taverna

Situated in a converted carob warehouse, Panorama taverna commands fantastic views over Bali harbour. Once you’ve navigated the climb, the reward is fresh fish, stuffed peppers and many other Grecian delights. Children are welcome and will love the entertainment, including belly dancing.

Generous helpings at the Star Bar

As well as wonderful cocktails the harbour-based Star Bar offers a laid-back atmosphere where you can enjoy huge salads, among other choices. Or simply nibble on a delicious sandwich or tasty waffle washed down with a cold beer.

Sparkling cocktails at the Dell Mare Cafe

More of a snack bar than a formal restaurant, Dell Mare Cafe also offers wonderful cocktails adorned with glitzy sparklers. With delicious ice cream and other desserts this is the dream place to gaze out over the sea and pass the day away.

Wonderful local food at Gorgona Taverna

This popular taverna overlooking the sea serves tasty octopus, succulent mixed grills and spit roasted lamb, often accompanied with live music and Greek dancing. The menu is extensive so there’s sure to be something to take your fancy.

Fabulous choice at Taverna Valentino

If good food is one of the routes to the heart, then a meal at Taverna Valentino will leave you feeling romantic. This family-run restaurant is ever-popular with tourists, due to the quality of its kleftiko and the sublime seafood dishes.