Kuta is home to various entertainment bars, venues, and pubs that cater to those looking for fun nighttime diversions. The clubbing scene here usually starts mainly at near midnight and flowing well into the early hours.
Bars, clubs and pubs, in hotels or as stand-alone establishments, feature their own array of live bands, house DJs or regular guest performers. National and international solo artists and different bands often fill the agendas and some of these venues also showcase 'fashion shows' to spice up the scene.
In addition to the in-venues, some of Kuta's prominent restaurants also serve at late night venues as dinners linger with various kinds of entertainment.
1.Sky Garden Lounge:
It is a revolutionary enterprise that taught night owls just how great time spent on a soaring rooftop can be.
With a wide range of different venues where you can hang out, dine and drink, the complex’s top floor is where everybody heads first, with great value buffets, cold beers and funky beats spanned by a live DJ. Only a short stroll from Legian Memorial, this always-busy venue open at 18:00 until late.
Moreover, its amazingly priced 50,000Rs all you can eat nightly buffets with free flow beers keep the crowd coming back. Taxis are the fastest way to get to Sky Garden, but if you’re staying at a hotel in Legian, it is easy enough to walk there.
Heading south from the memorial, the massive building with edges showing neon lights are hard to miss. Past Vi Ai Pi Club and across the road from the Macaroni Club, the 61Legian entertainment complex stands out from the crowd.
At the main entrance, two usher girls greet us and show us the upstairs. If you make your way up you can check out the different venues on each level that the complex has to offer – a total of eight pubs and clubs under one roof.
•Opening Time: 18:00 - late
•Address: 61 Legian Entertainment Complex, Jalan Legian 61, Legian
2.Bounty Discotheque in Bali
It is the legendary and hottest nightlife spot in Kuta, famous for its wet wild parties mostly attracts a young crowd of ‘schoolies’ and Aussies looking for a place to go on the late night ‘mutiny’ and get loose and get down.
Also known as the ‘Bounty Ship’, this one-stop entertainment complex is complete with an expansive discotheque, restaurant, and bar where you can enjoy booze with fashion shows and DJs who converge to provide thrilling sights and sounds.
As Bali’s premier discotheque, Bounty is a must-visit, for at least once, on your after-dark Legian adventures.
The Bounty’s exterior is inspired by the legendary ship, complete with its front structure resembles a hull and sail masts glowing with white LEDs, beckoning passersby on the street side for a fun ‘night cruise’.
Step inside here, and you will discover the fully air-conditioned hull interiors where you can order some booze at one of the three bars, from cold beers starting at IDR 50,000, to brightly-colored liqueurs and buckets of cocktails from IDR 60,000.
Yes, they serve them in ‘buckets’ a Bounty tradition in the form of the large clear plastic drinking jugs, which you can sip from while freely dancing away with the crowd. A second ‘deck’ presents pool tables and a DJ booth where resident and international guest DJs spin dance anthems
•Opening Hours: 20:00 - 04:00
•Location: Jalan Raya Legian, Legian
3.Paddy’s Pub in Bali
It is a nightspot that flanks its sister site of Bounty Discotheque on Jalan Legian and is the third incarnation of the legendary Paddy’s Club. It retains much of its former appeal with the fun themed parties and reasonably priced drinks.
Open at 17:00 every afternoon, you can step right in from the sidewalk and opt for its open-air terrace to enjoy the street views and people-watching, or go further inside to the bar, dance floor or lounge where a mostly young crowd begins to gather in the wee hours.
The venue is a sight of contrasts, and somehow slightly deliberate. Paddy’s Pub’s entrance is a Balinese-style gate decorated with parasols and statue, yet, the ‘temple’ buzzes with an interplay of colorful laser lights and thumping beats.
You will experience a different set of décor almost every week around this façade, depending on the theme, so one evening here might not be the same as on the next. Most enjoy Paddy’s better when it’s not too packed, notably during non-holidays and weekdays.
•Opening Hours: 17:00 - 03:30
•Location: Jalan Legian No. 166, Kuta
4.Boshe VVIP Club in Bali
It is an entertainment and nightlife spot on the Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai in Kuta. The club is filled with a powerful Funktion-One sound system as well as high technology strobes, motion, and laser lighting systems that augment live stage band and DJ performances.
Boshe’s karaoke facility consists of a total of 15 private karaoke rooms, six medium, seven small, and two large rooms. Four VVIP rooms that provide a balcony that connects to a club area. Subtle interior lighting and plush lounges are featured throughout with club and karaoke facilities.
It presents live band performances playing a range of music genres from R&B hits, all around Top 40 tunes as well as great mixes and beats from a resident DJ.
Various dancers and models also spice up the club’s scenes with regular dancing highlights and lively fashion shows. The special type of events and programs also add variety to the club’s agenda. Boshe’s karaoke rooms are equipped with a menu system of over 32,000 regularly updated song titles in its collection, covering all categories of songs.
Large 42-inch plasma screens with computerized song selection systems and many luxurious sound systems promise a pleasurable experience. The choice of food and beverages from the menus add to the enjoyment.
•Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 13:00 - 03:00.
•Address: Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai 89X, Kuta
5.Eikon Bar and Club in Bali
It is one in the collection of popular night spots along the main clubbing road of Jalan Legian. The club rocks every night, seven days a week, and opens at the relatively early time of 18:00 when compared to other nearby hotspots.
It commonly gets its fair share of local partygoers over the weekends, and with a good mix of Kuta and Legian beach boys and girls, expats and visitors during the high season, particularly ‘schoolies week’ in November.
Catch different kinds of drink promos and late ‘happy hours’ nightly starting from 21:00 through midnight, including Eikon’s ‘beer towers’.
Eikon Bar and Club also provides you to have fun and lively themed parties, such as ‘beer bong’ Mondays when draft Bintangs are only at IDR 20,000 (USD 1.50) and ‘Thursday Dance Thrills’ presenting Eikon Dolls and bikini shows.
You will also find yourself lucky when their gorgeous shots servers hit the bartop, pouring free-flow liquor to keep the party going!
•Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 18:00 – 04:00
•Location: Jalan Legian no.178, Legian
6.Engine Room Bali
It is a hip three-story nightclub that chugs away nightly with a mostly young crowd on the main street of downtown Legian.
The club’s doors are open in the afternoon, earlier than most of the late night spots along the same strip.
Partygoers can drop straight into the main dance floor from the sidewalk, and it is a popular first stop on their club-hopping adventures, with other great hubs such as Vi Ai Pi and Sky Garden and just a short walk down the street.
The place gathers up steam around midnight as its team of resident DJs to turn up their beats from their booths with a good mix of hip-hop, dub, and trap. Passers-by along Jalan Legian can easily catch a glimpse of the Engine Room’s interior that is much alive with disco balls, vivid lasers and LED fixtures.
Guests, regular and new, all will find a convivial atmosphere as the staff here are seemingly trained to spread fun, either inviting you to dance or challenge you with a round of pool.
•Opening Time: 16:00 - 04:00
•Location: Jalan Legian, Legian
7.ENVY Bali Bar and Restaurant
It is a relaxed beachfront restaurant at the Holiday Inn Resort Baruna in Tuban, on the southernmost end of Kuta Beach.
Set in the resort’s tropical gardens, ENVY’s outdoor tables offer many scenic views overlooking the surf as well as boasting some of the best sunset views along with Kuta’s coastal strip. Accompanying the sunsets, are live gigs at every night, from 19:00 onwards.
Called the 'Sunset Hours' at ENVY, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays present an acoustic band or jazz trios performing serenades and pop hits, and the vibes build up through the end of the week, with female DJs playing techno and fire dancers and house.
• Daily happy hours start between 17:00 and 18:00 means two-for-one specials on drinks.
ENVY Bali’s menu offers different flavors from across the globe.
• Pizzas are IDR 105,000 (USD 8) and high, while pasta and main courses start at IDR 70,000 (USD 5).
•From the restaurant’s volcano stone grill, diners get to choose between certified Angus beef and fresh seafood, with price starting from IDR 75,000 (USD 6).
•For special occasions, ENVY also offers many romantic set menus including a six-course dinner with wine pairing (from IDR 1,300,000 or USD 97).
•The drinks served here includes innovative cocktails with names like Envious Cosmo and Grapefruit Sling ad Citrus, with prices starting at IDR 115,000 (USD 9).
Opening Hours: 11:00 - 00:00
Location: Jalan Wana Segara No. 33 at Holiday Inn Resort Baruna