Gerupuk Restaurants

Best Restaurants In Gerupuk And Lombok

Gerupuk does not have a lot of choice for food – but what it lacks in choice is made up by quality. Because the village is so small you can walk to all of them (longest walk 10 minutes from one end of the village to the other).

We can stand by these recommendations because all of our friends have eaten here without getting sick and the food has been fresh.

SHAKE AND BAKE

The local bakery owned by our friends Alex and Paulita – Amazing vibe and healthy options for the discerning foodie! The food here is all vegan. Local organic produce sourced and made by locals that they have trained. Alex was a pastry chef in Sweden – so you can just imagine the quality of the food.

 

If you are looking to enjoy the best seafood Kuta Lombok, you can visit this place. Renowned for its sustainability and credibility, this place offers a great experience in Lombok. Alex and Paulita may not be available all the time. However, if you get an opportunity to spend time with them, you should miss it. They are really cool and friendly. Other expats in Lombok can seek inspiration from them because these two people look after the environment with the utmost accountability. They also show great concern for the people of Gerupuk. Shake and Bake is best place to eat in Lombok.

 

You can find the Bakery in front of the Banyu Surf Shop and the Surf Camp Café at the end of the road in Gerupuk.

OMBAK CAFE

Ombak Café is situated on top of the Gerupuk Homestay. Your search for the best restaurant Lombok ends with this café. You can have the best local food in Gerupuk if you visit this place.  Pak Leh is an expert restaurateur with years of experience in this industry. He worked at many top-end restaurants during his younger days. He has managed to make Ombak Café one of the top restaurants Gerupuk. You can find delicious dishes being presented in a simple way.

 

One of the most favored dishes is the Ayam Bakar Taliwang. It is the grilled chicken in a coconut sauce. Other popular dishes are Chumi-Chumi and the Mixed Seafood. Chumi-Chumi refers to grilled squid in garlic. It is hard to find a meal that does not inspire you at this restaurant. You can also order something fresh to get a special dish that takes your taste buds into an exciting culinary adventure.

KAIKAI RAMEN JAPANESE

You will get a different kind of experience when you get into the Japanese restaurant in Gerupuk known as Kai Kai Ramen Lombok.  It is a totally different world. The beautiful polished wood interiors make the little space extremely appealing. It has a small space (6m x 3m wide) that can accommodate around 15 people. As you enter, you get the feeling that you are in a cabin filled with snow. If you want to find one of the best restaurants Gerupuk, you can choose this one. A warm welcome is offered by big smiling faces of the employees. You can enjoy the relaxing ambiance of a fully air conditioned restaurant. It is simply the best place to eat in Lombok. There are 11 restaurants in Japan owned by this group. It has opened this restaurant to help people live the surf life excitingly.  One of the most favored dishes available here is the Ramen Special. The famous tradition is that the flame never turns off that cooks the Ramen. It is a wonderful place to eat and relax. The local employees are cooking experts with great skills.

 

The coconut ice-cream is going to be a big surprise for you. You need to keep your stomach as empty as you can to enjoy the amazing taste.

INLIGHT RESORT

Maxim is the owner and is one of the most chilled blokes you will meet. The resort has been tastefully designed to blend in with the surrounding landscape. We believe that this resort has the best view of any resort in Lombok because it overlooks pristine reef and then in the backdrop – huge limestone walls dropping into the ocean. When you go here – you will forget you are in Gerupuk Village and could easily think you were in a luxury Greek hotel. The menu is light and healthy and while you wait for your food -you can take a dip in the beautiful pool. The staff are warm and friendly. You’ll get the photos that make all your friends jealous and get fed too.

JENS SEAFOOD GRILL

Jen is one of the local fisherman here. He goes fishing in the morning and then comes back and cooks the fish with his wife Rusty. Nothing beats fresh fish and the food is simple. Must try the fish and chips they serve up here. It is to die for. Always playing in the background are classic surf videos – a perfect rest stope to top up your protein and get a beer aswell.

EDO's SURF CAFE

Edo is the legend of the village and was the first business running here. The restaurant does beautiful Indonesian food and has a great vibe in the afternoons and evenings. It is one of the bigger establishments so head here if you are travelling alone and are looking to meet others. Edo also runs the village supermarket called Gilang where you will find an assortment of things.

SURF GARDEN

Positioned precariously on the side of the hill is the largest of the resorts in Gerupuk. Here you will be served local cuisine cooked by local chefs.

 

The view is spectacular and we can highly recommend that you go here for a sunset meal as the restaurant overlooks the village and in the background is Mt. Rinjani. Best part is that you can also have a game of pool at the pool table they have setup there with a range of alcoholic spirits to choose from also.