7 Cafes in Ubud to get your caffeine fix and internet connection
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Distanced from Bali’s crowded Kuta, Ubud is known to be the cultural heart of the Island of Gods. Quaint and peaceful, the town is surrounded with Balinese villages, flourishing rice fields, green forests and mountains. It also specializes in traditional crafts and wood carving arts. If you love to be close to nature, learn and experience the culture of Bali, Ubud is the place to be.
Apart from a relaxing stay in a villa, surrounded by lush greenery, what can be better than enjoying your favourite drink at a quaint café in peaceful Ubud? Espresso, Americano or flat white, you will have your daily dose fixed in these 7 shops. The sweet part? They all come with Wi-Fi and charging stations for those who simply need to recharge their handy gadgets. Keep these on your list for the next time you come to Ubud!
- Anomali Coffee
Located right in the heart of Ubud, Anomali Coffee is tourists’ favourite stop while exploring Ubud central. You will be welcomed with the friendly, lively vibes, aromatic drinks and indulgent pastries. For those who are into daydreaming or people watching, there are outdoor seats where you can enjoy fresh air and observe passers-by strolling along Jalan Raya Ubud. Wi-Fi is provided for those who want to catch up on social media, pose a selfie or too or have a quick check of emails. However, for those who are looking for a place to work, Anomoli Coffee is not the most conducive location because of its busy atmosphere.
Location: Jl. Raya Ubud No. 88, Kec. Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 972 263, Hours: 7:00 – 22:00
Source: F.R.E.A.K Coffee
Don’t freak out when you see “F.R.E.A.K”! The acronym actually stands for “Fresh Roasted Enika Arabica from Kintamani”. Here, each and every cup is brewed from freshly harvested beans from the highlands of Bali. For the hard-core drinkers, F.R.E.A.K offers excellent quality coffee which is served within 24 hours of roasting. If you are not into caffeinated drinks, rest assure, the café lists a good range of beverages for you to choose. The best part? You can be sure that your order will be made with wholesome and organic ingredients like coconut palm sugar and cashew, coconut or soy milk. F.R.E.A.K is a great place to spend a lazy afternoon with a well-crafted drink and a good book.
Location: Jl. Hanoman No.17, Ubud, Kab. Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 898 7124, Hours: 8:00 – 20:00
Source: Seniman Coffee Studio
Sweet and velvety smooth, Seniman’s coffee brings your experience to a whole new level.
The beans are chosen from the best sources in Indonesia and are roasted in-house. Much attention is paid to every single detail of the coffee making process, bringing this to aprofessional artisan level. For those interested, you can attend a coffee making workshop where a knowledgeable trainer guides you through the entire journey, from processing to tasting and techniques of a good barista. The place also provides speedy Wi-Fi for digital nomads who want to catch up with work. Be sure to bring along some noise-cancelling headphones as it can get quite crowded at certain times of the day.
Location: Jalan Sriwedari No. 5, Ubud, Kec. Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 972 085, Hours: 8:00 – 22:00
Source: Living Food Lab
Fancy a work place with a view and an aromatic cup? Tucked off the main road behind Hubud, Living Food Lab brings you the best of everything you would ask for – a conducive work environment, a pretty backyard and expansive rice fields. The café does not have an extensive menu, but it offers what you need for recharge your energy – fresh juices and caffeine. Hungry for a bite? There’s a selection of sandwiches and raw food to calm the rumbling stomach.
Location: Jalan Monkey Forest 88X, Ubud, Kec. Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 978 073, Hours: 7:00 – 19:00
Source: The KAFE
Reliable Wi-Fi, electric sockets availability, The KAFE ticks all necessary boxes for a work-friendly location. With stylish wooden furniture, the café gives out a warm, cozy vibe welcoming guests to spend a relaxing time with friends, or a concentrated session to complete unfinished work. There’s an extensive menu of different types of food and beverages to delight your taste buds.
Location: Jalan Hanoman 44B, Padang Tegal, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 811 324 9747, Hours: 7:30 – 23:00
Source: Atman Kafe
From savoury sandwiches to raw desserts, Atman Kafe seems to have just about anything you would need to recharge. The café offers indoor and outdoor seatings. If you are in the mood for a leisured afternoon, you may want to grab a table outdoor to enjoy plenty of fresh air and people watching. For those who need more focus, an indoor seat will be more ideal. The place has strong Wi-Fi signal, making working here feels like a breeze.
Location: Jl. Hanoman no 38, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia,
Contact: +62 361 862 0505, Hours: 7:00 – 22:30
Source: Juice Ja Café
Excellent Wi-Fi, great food, wholesome drinks, Juice Ja Cafe is an ideal hangout spot for travellers. The best part? The food here is organic, perfect for those looking for a salubrious fare.
Location: Jl. Dewi Sita, Ubud, Kec. Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 971 056, Hours: 8:00 – 23:00
About The Author: Khanh loves travelling and has a tendency to go on impromptu trips and end up in places, shops and eateries that are not very popular for tourists. She is now working at Villa-Bali.com, a booking platform for villas in Bali. For more tips and guides for travelling in Bali, check out blog.villa-bali.com