Last night I went out to Canggu to visit a friend of mine who recently moved out there. My friend said he likes living in the ‘kampung‘ (village), as it is closer to nature, with rice fields all around and the beach close. At night time, Canggu is certainly quiet, the only noises being local dogs and a few motorbikes. One of the favourite places in Canggu, is the Beach House, located at Echo Beach. This place has expanded since I last visited and has a nightly bbq, seafront bar, inside dining area and couches. My friend and I lounge on the large bamboo couches and talked about travel for a couple of hours. Sometimes going over a past trip with someone, helps to rekindle the excitement, one felt years before.
A large chalkboard inside the restaurant touts the seafood available. I decided to go for the Bombay Beef Curry, which was large and tasty. Not being brought up on curry, it took me many years to get used to it, but curry (in India, ‘garam masala‘) is simply a mixture of spices, so curry can have a very different taste, depending on where you try it.
The menu is as follows:
•Breakfast – including The Full Monty English Breakfast for 40,000rp
•Pancakes – including raspberry for 10,000rp
•English Muffins – including tomato, mozzarella and basil for 25,000rp
•Omelettes – including Mexican omelette with cheddar cheese and toast for 30,000rp
•Fruit Salad with vanilla yoghurt, mixed berries, or oak soy milk for 25,000rp
•Muesli – including mango & soy milk for 28,000rp
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•Panini’s – including aubergine, goats cheese and salad for 28,000rp
•Special Snacks – including chocolate orange cookies for 10,000rp
•Starters – including vegetable spring rolls 20,000rp
•Organic Salads – including Beach House salad with goats cheese for 28,000rp
•Side Orders – including Spanish olives for 15,000rp
•International Fare – including Beef Bombay Curry with rice for 40,000rp
•Fish & Seafood – including Beer Batter Snapper with chips and tartar sauce for 40,000rp
•Meat Dishes – including Banger & Mash with onion gravy and Dijon mustard for 35,000rp
•Indonesian – including Soto Ayam for 25,000rp
•Pizza – including calzone for 45,000rp
•Dessert – including Black Forest with raspberry couli for 28,000rp
•Kids Menu – including Ham & Cheese sandwich for 20,000rp
There is also an extensive drinks menu featuring wines, mixed drinks, juices, coffees and teas.
The Beach House Restaurant