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Even though Gili T is a small island, there are still plenty of places to choose from when it comes to dining out! Options vary from local eats and Asian fusion to authentic Italian pizza and savory burgers. Dine on the sand or find a quaint spot with an ocean view. Check out our list of the top Gili Trawangan restaurants so you can eat the very best while traveling to the Gilis!

 

Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Gili Trawangan Restaurants – Pearl Beach Lounge © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Jali Kitchen: Restaurant with the Best Value

Jali Resort is home to the local favorite, Jali Kitchen. Tucked away on a quiet road, Jali serves up a mix of Asian and western dishes, including stir fries, Asian salads, burgers, wraps, and curries. Take a seat in the alfresco dining area next to the resort pool under trees and hanging lanterns. Be sure to try the peanut butter burger, with a homemade beef patty, spiced peanut butter sauce, bacon, cheddar cheese, and homemade fries.

 

Jali Kitchen: Restaurant with the Best Value - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Jali Kitchen Peanut Butter Burger © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Location: Jalan Nautilus, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Gili Trawangan, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352 — VIEW MAP
Contact: +62 811 1015 254 | Website
Hours: Daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

 

Jali Kitchen: Restaurant with the Best Value - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Jali Kitchen © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Pearl Beach Lounge: Best Dining Experience on Gili Trawangan

For those looking for a more posh dining experience, head to Pearl Beach Lounge at Pearl of Trawangan resort. If you’ve walked or ridden your bike down this way, you’d have surely noticed this beautifully designed resort. The eye-catching bamboo structure mirrors the waves of the ocean it’s sat right next to. Choose a table on the sand or dine at the beachside restaurant. Don’t be deterred, there are plenty of affordable options on this menu (and many if you’d like to splurge as well), including pastas, seafood dishes, flatbread pizzas and more, many of which are under IDR 100,000 (~$7 USD).

 

Pearl Beach Lounge: Best Dining Experience on Gili Trawangan - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Pearl Beach Lounge flat bread © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Location: Gili Trawangan, Desa Gili Indah, Kec. Pemenang, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83355 — VIEW MAP
Contact: +62 813 3715 6999 | Website
Hours: Daily from 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

 

Pearl Beach Lounge: Best Dining Experience on Gili Trawangan - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Pearl Beach Lounge © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Casa Vintage Beach: Best Desserts on Gili Trawangan

This west side restaurant is an ideal spot for sundowners. With plenty of lounge space (beach blankets, cushions, swings, hammocks, benches, tables and more), Casa Vintage is perfect for a Sunday sesh of desserts and beers while watching sunset. Stay a bit longer to enjoy their nightly bonfires on the sand!

 

Casa Vintage Beach: Best Desserts on Gili Trawangan - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Casa Vintage Beach © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Location: Gili Indah, Pemenang, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352 — VIEW MAP
Hours: Daily from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

 

Casa Vintage BeachCasa Vintage Beach: Best Desserts on Gili Trawangan - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Gili Trawangan restaurants: Casa Vintage Beach © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Pituq Waroeng: Sustainable Gili Trawangan restaurant that helps the local community

A favorite and go-to amongst locals and expats alike, Pituq is definitely worth the trek inland. This all-vegan restaurant serves up Indonesian dishes with a modern twist. All plates are small, affordable and meant for sharing, so be sure to come with your friends and order a variety of dishes to taste! As a bonus, all ingredients, plates, bowls and cutlery are locally sourced and they have a charity shop to support the Pituq Community Foundation. Purchase natural (and sustainable!) soap, shampoo, deodorant and more, along with second-hand clothes to help locals in Lombok rebuild their homes and lives after the devastating earthquakes in August 2018. Proceeds also help provide clean drinking water and education supplies to local communities.

 

Pituq Waroeng: Sustainable Gili Trawangan restaurant that helps the local community - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Pituq Waroeng © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Location: Jalan Villa, Jl. Klp. Gili Trawangan, Gili Trawangan, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352 — VIEW MAP
Contact: +62 812 3677 5161 | Website
Hours: Saturday to Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

 

Pituq Waroeng: Sustainable Gili Trawangan restaurant that helps the local community - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Where to eat on Gili Trawangan: Pituq Waroeng © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Karma Kayak: Best Tapas on Gili T

Located on the northern side of the island, Karma Kayak is a peaceful restaurant at another Gili Trawangan resort. Grab a table on the sand and take a quick dip in the ocean while you wait for your food. Serving local dishes, seafood options, and tapas-style plates, there’s plenty to choose from at Karma Kayak. Each tapa is around IDR 30,000 (~$2 USD), so order a few to try a variety of tasty dishes (we recommend the tenderloin slices and chicken sate!)

 

Karma Kayak: Best Tapas on Gili T - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Karma Kayak © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Location: Jl. Pantai Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83353 — VIEW MAP
Contact: +62 818 0559 3710
Hours: Daily from 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

Karma Kayak: Best Tapas on Gili T - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Gili Trawangan restaurants: Karma Kayak © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

The Roast House: Best Rotisserie Chicken on Gili T

If you’re craving a Sunday roast, head to The Roast House to get your fix! Dishing out generous portions of rotisserie chicken with vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy, The Roast House has become another favorite amongst expats. Choose between a full, half or quarter chicken, or try out their quesadillas, pastas or burgers. Centrally located, The Roast House will easily become one of your favorite restaurants to get a satisfying meal on Gili T.

 

The Roast House: Best Rotisserie Chicken on Gili T - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
The Roast House © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Location: Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar — VIEW MAP
Contact: +62 896 1027 3326 | Website
Hours: Daily from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 

Egoiste: Best BBQ on Gili Trawangan

For the quintessential Gili T dining experience, try out Egoiste. This French restaurant does BBQ right with an array of kebab options: jumbo prawn, mahi-mahi, tuna, chicken, beef and a few mixed options as well! If you’re looking to go big, order a seafood platter and enjoy lobster, king prawns and grilled fish, accompanied by a delicious salad buffet and wine. Like many Gili Trawangan restaurants on this list, you’ll dine on the sand with the crashing waves just steps away. Stay a while and order shisha while nibbling on pastries, ice cream or other French desserts.

 

Egoiste: Best BBQ on Gili Trawangan - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Egoiste © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Location: Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352 — VIEW MAP
Contact: +62 877 6595 3052 | Website
Hours: Daily fro 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

 

Regina Pizzeria: Best Pizza on Gili Trawangan

Many will argue that Regina’s has the best pizza on Gili T (ourselves included). Some will even argue that this place has the best pizza in all of Asia! Italian-run, this pizzeria serves authentic pizza cooked in wood fire ovens to perfection. With a wide selection of pizzas (although you won’t find pineapples here) and reasonable prices, it’s easy to see why Regina’s is a local favorite. They also deliver (in a crazily speedy manner, as well) so be sure to call them when you’re having a Netflix-and-chill type of evening.

Location: Jln.Ikan Hiu,Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Gili Indah, Pemenang, North Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352 — VIEW MAP
Contact: +62 877 6506 6255 | Website
Hours: Daily from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

 

Warung Dewi: Best Local Food on Gili Trawangan

Get your fix of local eats for super cheap at Warung Dewi! This bustling little spot often has a line, but it’s definitely worth the wait! Try out their curries and stews and be sure to get a heaping serving of their crunchy tempe — easily the best on the island! They do takeaway if you prefer to eat on the beach (we encourage you to bring your own tupperware!), though they have a few tables to dine on as well.

 

Warung Dewi: Best Local Food on Gili Trawangan - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Local dishes at Warung Dewi © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Location: Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352 — VIEW MAP
Hours: Daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

 

Fat Cats: Best Gili Trawangan Restaurant Ambiance

If you’re looking for something romantic, there’s no better place than Fat Cats at Trawangan Dive. Dig your toes in the sand as you lounge under fairy lights and lanterns while watching the sky change colors at sunset. You can’t miss this spot on the east side of Gili T with its central location and turquoise tables and chairs. The menu is extensive, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. They’ve got a range of western options from burritos to poke bowls, along with plenty of smoothies and juices to accompany your meal.

 

Fat Cats: Best Gili Trawangan Restaurant Ambiance - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Fat Cats poke bowl © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Location: Jl. Pantai Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352 — VIEW MAP
Contact: +62 370 6149 220

 

Fat Cats: Best Gili Trawangan Restaurant Ambiance - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Gili Trawangan restaurants: Fat Cats © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Pad Thai: Best Thai Food on Gili Trawangan

For those craving Thai food, be sure to come to Pad Thai. Serving up authentic curries, noodles and delicious Thai iced teas, Pad Thai is sure to satisfy you. In true Thai fashion, they’ll make your dish ferociously hot if you desire, so be sure to tell them just how you’d like it! This spot is also set on the beach right in the middle of the east side of the island.

 

Pad Thai RestaurantPad Thai: Best Thai Food on Gili Trawangan - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Pad Thai Restaurant © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

 

Location: Jl. Pantai Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352 — VIEW MAP
Hours: Daily from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.

 

Pad Thai RestaurantPad Thai: Best Thai Food on Gili Trawangan - Best Gili Trawangan Restaurants: Where to Eat on the Gilis
Pad Thai Restaurant © Courtesy of Kirsten Muolic/Mad Monkey

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