The basis of the most local dishes is rice, and perhaps the most popular dish here is fried rice «nasi goreng» with various additives. You should also try satay chicken – grilled meat with herbs, or rendang –meat stewed in coconut milk. Try nasi uduk, rice cooked in coconut milk served with meat, chicken and fried onions. If you love exotic dishes, be sure to try shark fin soup or suckling pig on a spit (babi guling). Indonesians use a lot of sauces and spices, though dishes are not very spicy.
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Of course, the Islands have a huge selection of tropical fruits all year round. Be sure to try juices and fruits. The most delicious local hot drink is coffee. Locals make this drink perfectly. Local tea will not leave anyone indifferent. If you want to try alcoholic drinks, pay your attention to rice vodka of local production. Moreover, try Bintang beer. You should better order European desserts. One of the best local desserts is sweet martabak. The dish is similar to the usual pancakes stuffed with nuts, chocolate or cream cheese.
Most of the restaurants and cafes are located on Trawangan. There are not many of them on Meno. It is easy to find a bar here-almost all the beaches have good places with a wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and a small but quite interesting menu. You can order grilled corn and seafood. Restaurants and cafes on all the Islands are located mainly along the coastline. We can recommend Ko Ko Mo on Gili Trawangan. A varied menu combining both local and European dishes. Here are also delicious desserts, but the prices are quite high. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
There are no usual hotels and inns on Gili Islands. The only one accommodation option, bungalow, is available there. Local complexes are suitable for both thrifty and for the most discerning … Open
«Pearl Beach Lounge» restaurant boasts a good cocktail menu and a variety of dishes. It is located right on the beach under a bamboo canopy. You can sit at tables or on a sunbed. There is required a deposit for a table. If the local cuisine does not attract you – try pizza in the restaurant «Il Pirata». The place is very popular among tourists: despite the fact that it is located in the depths of the island, it is not easy to find a free table here. You can enjoy the most inexpensive dinner at the Night market on Trawangan. There are many small shops offering a variety of quite inexpensive dishes.
You should go for a cup of strong coffee with great Italian pastries in «La Dolce Vita». Kayu Cafe also specializes in coffee and desserts. It is a very nice place for breakfast. Vegetarians should go to Pituq Cafe. Another place to try pizza is Pizzeria Regina. In addition, there is a good selection of Italian dishes at affordable prices. If you are hungry late at night-go to Le Petit Gili, here you can order the usual fast food, French fries and burgers.
Gili Islands consist of three beautiful islands and is part of the Bali archipelago. The former began to attract travelers quite recently. Prior to that these amazing places with pristine … Open
It is strongly recommended to visit Gili Frame. Here you will find a relaxing atmosphere, music and just great cuisine. Another inexpensive place is the Roast House, it serves fast food. You will find here huge portions for little money. Be sure to visit «Warung Gili» on Gili Air, which is located in the village. The menu includes traditional Indonesian dishes, all of them are very tasty. Vegetarians can visit Good Earth Cafe, which is located in the H2O yoga centre. There are gluten-free dishes for vegans. Pachamama Organic Café also offers a vegetarian menu. There is a great selection of juices, cocktails and ordinary dishes.
European cuisine can be found at Sharkbites cafe & bar, which also has a selection for vegetarians and those who love fast food. You can go to the Italian restaurant Classico Italiano, a very popular tourist destination. Oasi Italian Pizza & Bungalows serves excellent pizza and local dishes, as well as delicious desserts. Coffee and delicious desserts can be found at Coffee & Thyme cafe. Be sure to visit «Mahamaya» on Gili Meno - a very atmospheric, romantic place near the ocean. There is an open kitchen, where you can watch how your food is cooked.
Gili is quite a nice place for family holidays. Despite the fact that there is little entertainment for children on the Islands, the year-round season, clean sandy beaches and magnificent, … Open
«Sasak Cafe» is specializing in Indonesian and pan-Asian cuisine. There is excellent curry and sometimes you can watch evening entertainment shows here. Ya Ya Warung offers affordable prices for its visitors. There are a traditional Indonesian menu and amazing view. Little Bali Restaurant, decorated in a traditional style, offers an excellent fish menu. First of all, you need to pay tribute to the fish cooked on the grill. Vegetarians should visit Ana Warung. There is a good selection of Indonesian dishes and a great ocean view.
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