This cute, rustic-style "soul kitchen" on the road to Canggu Beach is a great find for budget-priced wholesome and delicious fare. You will find many a surfie dude fueling up here pre- or post-surfing sessions in Canggu. (Betelnut's owner-creator is an Aussie surfie chef and the menu comprises what he and fellow surfers like to eat, with Asian, Middle Eastern, and local influences.) Patrons especially like the breakfasts, with set menus and dishes like "Snuggle" (scrambled eggs, avocado, and feta in soft homemade tortillas with tomato salsa) and burgers, including the healthy beet version (beetroot patty with feta, spinach leaves, mint, and yogurt on a whole-wheat bun) and a high-fiber lentil variety. All day everyone will be impressed with the starters, which include a mezze platter, Vietnamese spring rolls, Asian-influenced fresh salads, wraps with falafel balls, and freshly made Mexican tortillas, apparently sourced from a "Mexican señora down the road." Mains feature dishes like a red curry chicken, but check out daily blackboard specials, and save room for suspiciously unhealthy Oreo or Snickers cheesecakes, washed down with healthier smoothies and juices.

The café is charmingly constructed, built tree house-style from discarded coconut trees. Head upstairs for open-sided breeziness and views of the quaint paddy fields opposite (best at sunset); downstairs offers air-conditioned bliss and non-smoking dining in a small room decorated in ethnic style. It's all a great value, right down to the free drinking water supplied.