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“Great casual lunch location in Ubud”
Review of Cafe Lotus

Cafe Lotus
Ranked #287 of 791 Restaurants in Ubud
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Cafe Lotus is right in the heart of Ubud and, as the name suggests, it's located right on the edge of the lotus pond belonging to Pura (temple) Sarawati. It's covered terrace is a great place to take light lunch or a snack whilst looking out onto the lotus pond and temple beyond. Serves a good selection of Indonesian and Asian favorites such as Nasi/Mie Goreng, Sambal Udang, Sate and Makanan Ringan (or Bali Tapas) etc with a few western dishes as well. Our favorites include the Red Prawn & Shrimp Curry and the Nasi Goreng.

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Thank Andy W
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

We ate here a couple times while in Ubud because their food was fresh and delicious and the setting was perfect, sitting on pillows on the floor on an open bamboo floor running along a pond filled with lotus blooms. There's an ancient temple positioned on a hill looking down upon the restaurant and the pond and the main street. It's a very secluded and beautiful spot.

As for food, anything they make with salmon and avocado is wildly delicious, as is their honey/lemon/ginger tea. At least one meal ought to be eaten here while staying in Ubud.

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1  Thank mindythelion
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the world. Cafe Lotus has a good menu with both Western and Balinese selections. The site of the restaurant, immediately next to a temple, is one of my favorite things about it. The temple is beautiful, with lotus ponds in front of it. At night, small lanterns illuminate the pathways between the lotus ponds and the temple is lit. Fabulous! Food is deliciious and service is good.

Thank Artsgal509
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We were out in Ubud looking for somewhere to have dinner. They were turning people away so we thought that it must be pretty good. I asked for a table but was told there was nothing available when the owner came past and directed us to a table. When we sat down we realised why it was so busy - every night they put on a performance in the grounds of the temple which you can watch whilst having your dinner. What a brilliant suprise! The temple is all lit up and we watched a local ballet group. The food was good and the service also good. But the scenery was by far the best part of our evening.

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1  Thank ChilliPepper1
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

The food at Lotus was great- we ordered from the Indonesian options and they were all good. We enjoyed sitting at the low tables looking across the beautiful ponds and surroundings.
Nice for a casual meal with friends, and well priced.

Thank Sam G
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