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The Onion Bar & Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British, Indonesian
Jl. Cemara No. 29 | Semawang, Sanur Bali, Indonesia, Sanur, Denpasar 80228, Indonesia
+62 877-8234-1713
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (6 reviews)
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Australian, British, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Jl. Cemara No. 29 | Semawang, Sanur Bali, Indonesia, Sanur, Denpasar 80228, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Sunday Roast and chose the lamb, very generous portion size, roast potatoes, cauliflower cheese, various other veggies. a bit pricey but then again I got my monies worth. I will definitely eat here again

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for the band and tried one of the tower burgers was a nice atmosphere definitely one of the better bars in Sanur good food!!

Thank Bakhzillah Da S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came across this gem on the last day of my holiday. I wish i had found it in my first day. Great atmosphere and the staff actually seemed to care, compared to everywhere I visited during my holiday. Great live music and the food...More

Thank Chris_Barnes1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located a short walk from our hotel, we enjoyed meals and drinks here. Enjoyed the live music, food was tasty, staff attentive and polite. The Onion rings are the best I have ever tried anywhere.

Thank Justval1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2nd night in Bali, just had to come back to The Onion Bar. Had the chicken, corn and mushroom pie, it was fantastic, Mission Motherland were playing, a fantastic band. If your staying in Sanur, you must come here.

Thank stonie59
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can not speak highly enough about this bar. I went in to watch rugby union England V Argentina at 9pm which was not being shown on local or cable tv. Owner/Manager Steve could not have been more helpful. He set up a live stream...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Wow...this place is a must to do when in Sanur. The staff. ....are great. Nightly entertainment. ...fantastic .. every night a different band. Venue. ..fantastic..good view of the band and great seating areas. Outside and inside seating available.. This place caters for the rain also....More

Thank kimds
Reviewed 2 November 2017

the onion, served fresh and tasty food, and the fresh squeezed fruit juices were delicious, and the staff friendly , in the evening they have live bands not to be missed ,

Thank june h
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I was recently in Sanur and came across The Onion Bar & Restaurant, met one of the owners, Gary and his Wife, Anna. Great bar staff as well. At the time they were refining the art of "Cryogenic Cocktails". Do yourselves a favour and make...More

1  Thank Kev C
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This place is great fun there is a good band every night the service is good and the atmosphere is vibrant. Good also for sports TV and a game of pool plus the food is suited to western tastes so if you want fun times...More

1  Thank Jeffrey S
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19 May 2017|
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Response from Steven W |
Hi modpod, the onion has 8 hd televisions, showing every sport you can think of, and if the owner doesn't have it, he is more than happy to stream it to one of he televisions!
Joybob T
15 May 2017|
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Response from WalesSteve | Reviewed this property |
As I am from the UK the game unfortunately has no significance to me but I understand how important it may be to you. All I can say is there are a number of tv screens in the back of the bar with many different worldwide... More
Jane F
18 February 2017|
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Response from inged59 | Reviewed this property |
They have a website otherwise usually signage outside when they are playing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Cemara No. 29 | Semawang, Sanur Bali, Indonesia, Sanur, Denpasar 80228, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Bali  >  Denpasar  >  Sanur
  • Phone Number: +62 877-8234-1713
  • E-mail
Having just made some major improvements,The Onion is a multi-layered venue that aims to suit all tastes.We are well know as one of Bali's top live music venues with some of Bali's best talent performing every night. Whether you would like to drink and dine cafe style in our al-fresco courtyard, relax and dine in our bar/lounge or retire to our rear sports bar with 3 competition quality pool tables, dart board and multiple tv's to keep up with your local sport fixtures. Our menu focuses on quality food in western sized portions at a price that won't harm your wallet, with an uncomplicated international menu and some local options to suit all palettes. Our drinks menu has a variety of non-alcoholic choices as well as alcoholic cocktails, wines, ice cold beers and ciders. With friendly yet professional staff we hope to welcome you, friends and family to enjoy an evening with us. For special events and promotions please follow us on Facebook.
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