Bali, of late, has become one of the famous hotspots for tourists attracting them in colossal numbers by its natural beauty, serene beaches, delicious Balinese cuisine, tranquil seascapes, romantic vibes, unique culture, exotic resorts, sunset points, looming volcanoes and what not. Wait a minute, are we missing out on something. Something interesting which adds an altogether a different flavour to your trip in Bali after the sun sets.
When does “Sooraj Dooba Hai Yaaron” song start playing in your mind? For what do you gather energy in the evening even after a tiring but fantastic day of sightseeing, beach walking, and street shopping?
We are talking about one of the most happening parts of a holiday, which are the late night parties that you just cannot afford to miss in your stay there. Bali is famous for its larger than life nightlife with its beach clubs and rooftop bars that provide a lifetime experience to the party animals. Bali’s nightlife attractions are pretty eclectic in the sense that you have both extremes of affordable pocket-friendly bars to enjoy the evening and on the other extreme, high-end beach resorts and pubs to satiate your thirst with imported liquor, brewed beers, delicious cocktails, mouth-watering food, and loud music to make your drink even more memorable.
We have mentioned all the famous pubs, beach resorts, clubs, breweries, and bars of Bali with their uniqueness, their menu, drinks they serve, snacks they offer, their timings, and their location to get a better understanding and more clarity on the nightlife of Bali.
List of places in Bali for nightlife
- Sky Garden- #1
- Mirror Lounge & Club- The Perfect Neon Laser Ambience
- Hard Rock Café- True to its Name
- Pyramid Club Bali- Booze Connoisseur’s Paradise
- Rock Bar- On the Rocks
- Red Ruby Club- Late Night Entertainment with Shisha
- Paddy’s Pub- Where Music is Life
- Eikon Bar & Club- Theme Based Party Animals
Bali’s nightlife with some fantastic pubs, lively nightclubs, rooftop bars, restaurants, and beach resorts are all centred in and around the Sothern region of Bali in majorly 3-4 places in Kuta, Legian, Ubud, and Seminyak. Kuta is the place for party animals, Seminyak is for stylish clubbing. Actual Bali’s nightlife starts post-midnight and goes on till early morning even after sunrise. These places have the best spots for a cheerful evening and host the events and parties every evening.
Each of these nightlife spots offers a unique ambience with some diverse crowd enjoying under one roof. You may find your compatriots as well in many of these clubs. Live music, Rock Bands performing live, DJs, Punjabi Songs and anything of that sort on the similar lines that you can imagine under the sun, you will find here in the Bali’s nightlife spots.
1. Sky Garden
Sky Garden is the Number 1 clubbing destination in Bali and thus features at Number 1 in our list as well. One of the attractions here is, there are happy hours every evening between 5-9 PM, wherein you can eat from the unlimited buffet with exotic desserts like Yorkshire pudding and salad. Wait a minute. There is more to it. You can drink as much as you can from the free drinks available in this time slot. It will cost you merely ₹650-700 per person, what more you can ask from the best club in Bali.
Even after 9 PM, the drinks are not costly. Everyone starts to swing post 9 PM here, and the best part is they have the provision of live music with live singers. They have many sections inside like rooftop, bar area, club area, dance floor, seating places etc. Despite, this club being a bit crowded, the service is lightning fast, and the hospitality is super amazing. Some of the world’s best DJs perform here on several occasions. This club is couple-friendly as well. Combining all these factors, it becomes one of the best places to visit in Bali in Night.
- Timings: 5 PM- 3 AM. Best Time- 5-9 PM for Happy Hours
- Cuisine: Asian, Bar, Chinese, Barbeque
- Type: Restaurant, Bar, Pub, Lounge, Sports Bar
- Contact Details: +62 361 755423.
- Location: Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali
- Cost: For a meal, $4-$43 and For Long Drinks, $8-$35
Tip: Though there is no such dress code here, men are not allowed in singlets. There is a flat entry fee here as well
Also See: Day and Sunset Cruise in Bali
2. Mirror Lounge & Club
One of the finest atmospheres you can imagine in a club, imagine yourself dancing in a neon laser light weaving around you, and a world famous DJ is showering the floor with some awesome music. All these utopian things happen daily in Mirror Lounge in Bali. There is a glass roof and sparkling wall linings which illuminates with different chromatic colours that change quickly, giving you a dazzling trippy experience.
This lounge opens at 11 in the night, when half of the people are already inebriated in Bali. It starts when the world dozes off, and it closes when the world awakes. But, that is the beauty of this place, late to start and late to finish, you can actually come out dancing from here and realize it’s already sunrise.
Mirror Lounge is thus one of the most preferred spots for enjoying the nightlife in Bali. You will surely not regret your decision of going to enjoy your night in Mirror Lounge & Club in Bali.
- Timings: 11 PM- 5 AM from Wednesday to Sunday. Closed on Monday and Tuesday
- Meals: Snacks only
- Cuisine: Only Drinks
- Signature Cocktails: Irish Tiramisu, Blanc Fleur
- Type: Bar, Club, and Party
- Contact Details: +62 361 8499800
- Location: Petitenget, Seminyak, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
- Cost: ₹2000-3000 for a person. $145 for a dedicated VIP section
Tip: Look out for coupon discounts on the website before going, you will get a great deal as this place is expensive. Also, seats here are reserved in advance, thus if you are planning to go then book your seat in advance from their website or call them
3. Hard Rock Café
Do we really need to define Hard Rock Café to an Indian? It is ubiquitous and so mind-boggling that it is renowned across the world that it hardly needs an introduction. You must have heard people saying, “It’s blissful to be lost in the right place.”, if you’re wondering about that right place, then Hard Rock Café in Bali is that right place for you to immerse in the vibrant hard rock café’s culture and lost in those powerful vibes. The dining menu here is ideal for a family dinner, and it also features kids’ special menu for your little prodigies.
So, what are you waiting for? Pull out your Hard Rock Café T-shirt from your closet, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to party in one of the best nightlife in Bali.
- Timings: 11 AM- 1 AM on Monday to Thursday and Saturday. 11:30 PM-2 AM on Friday and Saturday
- Established: 1993
- Cuisine: International, Continental, Australian, Vegan-Friendly, Bar
- Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch and Drinks
- Signature Cocktails: Irish Tiramisu, Blanc Fleur
- Type: Restaurant, Café, Bar, Pub, Club, and Party
- Contact Details: +62 623 61755661.
- Location: Banjar Pande Mas, Kuta, Bali
- Cost: Meal starting from $8 and Long Drink starting from $6
Tip: Seats might be reserved in advance here as remains crowded, so, do book your spot before coming through their number is given below
4. Pyramid Club Bali
If you are staying or roaming in the outskirts of Kuta region of Bali, where there is a paucity of night clubs, then this place surely will come to your rescue. That does not mean at all that this is shady or something. International DJs from Brazil, Japan, and the Netherlands fly especially to play here during event nights to act as a catalyst with alcohol to take the crowd on an altogether different level of ecstasy. Pyramid Club since its existence has never let down any visitor; such is the ambience and unprecedented experience it provides.
Even if you’ve been here before on your last trip and coming here again after some years, you will find it absolutely different from the last time with a sphinx head welcoming you. Booze lovers live their golden night here owing to the heterogeneous bar menu which has the finest liquor, international beers and some fancy cocktails. The interiors of this place are inspired by Egyptian culture and architecture, which is evident right from its entry to the walls and ceiling inside.
- Timings: 10 /11 PM- 6 AM from Wednesday to Sunday. Closed on Monday and Tuesday
- Established: 2012
- Cuisine: International, Chinese, Bar
- Signature Cocktails: Rock, Yuzu, Jose Cuervo Tequila
- Type: Restaurant, Bar, Pub, Club, and Party
- Contact Details: +62 361-8500300.
- Location: Badung Regency, Kuta, Bali
- Cost: ₹1500-2000 for Two People. Drinks are reasonably priced here.
Tip: This place is best enjoyed in a group with your bunch of buddies or compatriots. Also, look for the lucrative deals on the booze here on every Friday and Saturday
5. Rock Bar
Rock Bar is in Ayana Resort and Spa, which has a long legacy of over two decades and renowned for its hospitality internationally. Their brand name, customer loyalty and brand equity speak for them. The best part of this bar is the view from here, which is undoubtedly the best a human retina can capture. Imagine watching the waves of the Indian Ocean while holding your drink with a mild breeze.
Yes, you read it right, Rock Bar is situated 14 metres above the Indian Ocean at the top of rock formation along Jimbaran’s pristine sunset coast. I presume they have taken the concept of “on the rocks” literally. This place provides a breath-taking view to all the inebriated nightcrawlers, you get to watch the sun setting in front of you and in between is a humongous blue water ocean. Who would not want to experience this heavenly after-dark seductive ambience? And just if that it doesn’t give you a push to pay a visit here, there’s more to it.
Put on your dancing shoes, drink your poison and party at the heart of the Indian Ocean. This place is an epitome of what symbolizes the nightlife in Bali.
- Timings: 4 PM- 12 Midnight on Monday to Thursday and 4 PM-1 AM on Weekend
- Established: 1997
- Cuisine: Mainly Drinks and some Snacks
- Rock DJs: Jez Colin, DJ Riri, Mestica
- Signature Drinks: Famous for Martinis, some of them are Punch Rock, Rockberry Martini
- Signature Dishes: King Prawn Saganaki, Chicken Popcorn, Calamari
- Type: Bar, Club, and Party
- Contact Details: +62 361-702222.
- Location: Jimbaran, Kuta, Bali
- Cost: $8-$15 for a person which includes everything
Tip: Smart attire is to be worn here. No singlets, shorts or boxers. Backpacks are not allowed inside as well
6. Red Ruby Club
This late night wonderland is exemplary of the ultimate clubbing culture of Bali. It offers an underground night club with a terrace apart from the amazing music it plays and quality service in an ostensibly unique relaxed environment. The interiors are inspired from the retro vibes one have in the discos in New York in the 70s-80s era, quite an avant-garde attempt to relive those moments in the 21st century. As the saying goes, old is gold.
Apart from this, the club offers an eclectic spectrum of electronic music (EDM), jazz music, deep bass, and live gigs. The terrace here provides a soothing ambience serving an array of food, creative cocktails, and now comes the best part which differentiates Red Ruby Club from other clubs which is Shisha (Flavoured Hookah). Shisha Smokers come here every evening to drag some puffs with a drink and music in the background for them to sleep peacefully. This place is not only for Shisha Lovers, and any music freaks, alcohol lovers, or party animals do have a great time here in all the chaos of life and this boisterous, wild city.
- Timings: 5 PM- 4 AM from Tuesday to Saturday. 5 PM- 1 AM on Sunday. Closed on Monday
- Established: 2007
- Cuisine: Indian, Continental, Bar
- Meal: Pizza, Burger, Sandwiches, Toasted Kebab, Pasta, Salad
- Signature Drinks: Revolver Martini, Hoochy Coochy Mamma
- Highlight: Shisha Smoking (Hookah) on the terrace
- Type: Nightlife, Bar & Club, Disco
- Contact Details: +62 361-735219.
- Location: Badung Regency, Seminyak, Bali
- Cost: ₹800-1500 for one person
Tip: There are 10 odd VIP Tables this club which can be booked by you for a special occasion like your friend’s bachelorette or birthday
7. Paddy’s Pub
The Paddy’s Pub is in the Paddy’s Lane, which is the iconic Tito’s Lane of Indonesia. The local DJ plays all kind of music on request be it trance, EDM, Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, you just name it, and they have it. In the present form, this is the third incarnation of Paddy’s Pub in the past 21 Years, and it was destroyed in Bomb Blasts in 2002 and then once again. But, this pub proved its resilience every time and still stand with its head high welcoming tourists from all countries and have become their favourite place of nightlife in Bali.
Drink Dance Repeat is the unspoken motto that every party animal tends to follow here. It has an open-air terrace as well to enjoy the street view with a cigarette to watch people roaming around. You can then move to the dance floor, which is amazing during the wee hours. Also, if it’s a soccer match or a rugby match, they play it on the big screen along with their ever amazing music. The staff here is very friendly, the interiors are exciting, drinks are not expensive, the pub is spacious, and cocktails are of many types. All and all, this is a place worth your money and a must try nightlife in Bali.
- Timings: 5 PM- 3:30 AM from Monday to Sunday.
- Established: 1998
- Cuisine: Drinks only
- Signature Drinks: Paddy’s Ice Tea, Jagerbombs, Cocktails with dry ice
- Highlights: Full Bar available, Outdoor Seating, Wifi
- Type: Bar, Dance & Clubs, Disco,
- Contact Details: +62 361-758-555.
- Location: Jalan Legian, Kuta, Bali
- Cost: ₹2000 for Two People (approx.)
Tip: Do look for happy hours before going for 1+1 on drinks
Also See: Scuba Diving in Bali: A complete Guide
8. Eikon Bar & Club
A relatively new entry to the Kuta’s nightlife, but is making its presence felt like no other pubs in the region. Its unique selling proposition is its theme parties that happens very frequently in a month. There are event based Mexican Parties, Costume Parties, Sexy Dancers Night, Ladies Night (Every Tuesday), Beach Parties, International DJ Nights, Foreign Coyote Girls Night. Thursday’s Dance Thrills feature Eikon Dolls and Bikini Shows.
At a certain time, when the party is on fire, the gorgeous bartender pours free-flowing drinks for the dancing crowd to drink, isn’t that enticing? There is a reason why 90% of the customers here are usually Australians from down under. Eikon Bar & Club is known for its unique embellishing decoration, safe environment considering the bikini parties also happen here and above all positive vibes that squeals to you to stay for a little longer or come here again tomorrow. These are the reasons behind growing popularity among youths for this place, making it the quintessential nightlife spot in Bali.
Timings: 6 PM- 2 AM from Monday to Friday. 6 PM- 4 AM on Saturday and Sunday
Cuisine: Drinks and Snacks
Signature Drinks: Eikon Bucket-A Fruity Cocktail
Highlights: Full Bar available, Outdoor Seating, Wifi
Type: Bar, Dance & Clubs, Party
Contact Details: +62 361-750701.
Location: Badung Regency, Kuta, Bali
Cost: ₹1800-2500 for Two People excluding happy hour deals
Tip: Look out for late happy hours after 9 PM till Midnight with big discounts on beer towers and cocktails
These were some of our best picks in this edition of spots for Nightlife in Bali. There are many other places as well, but we have chosen the best places in terms of security, safety, music, ambience, drinks etc. We tried our best and listed only the best pubs, rooftop bars, clubs and lounges of Bali with their specialities, USPs, and cuisines for you to have the best experience with your family and friends.
Hope after reading this blog, you have got some idea as to which place you can choose to make your evening more memorable. Take a call wisely based on these clubs offerings. We hope you have an ecstatic experience of Bali’s nightlife in your stay at Bali. So, don’t think again your party animal, just book your tickets, put on your dancing shoes and dance as if there is no tomorrow.