Overview of Sayan Night Market

The Sayan market is located on Sayan Street, about 4km west of central Ubud. The market operates from about 5 pm to midnight when the daytime trading activities end. The market sells various items such as fiber fabrics, clothes, and souvenirs. Importantly, there are about 20 different food stalls serving local residents and tourists. If you visit the Sayan night market, you definitely have to try the food at these stalls.

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Sayan Market has about 20 different food stalls

Some tourists confuse the Ubud Night Market with the Ubud Art Market. These two markets are completely different. The Art Market is a market primarily selling souvenirs and goods. This market does not operate at night. The Ubud night market is also called the Sayan night market. It's the only night market in Ubud. Therefore, grasp this information to avoid confusion when finding your way.


  • Address: Singakerta, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali

  • Open hours: 5 pm - 11 pm

  • Stalls: local cuisine, clothes, souvenirs, fabrics, and more.

How to Get There

The Ubud night market is conveniently located near the city center on a bustling street, so getting there isn't difficult. You can reach the market by riding a motorcycle, hiring a local driver, or taking a taxi from your location. If you're using a motorcycle, you can enter the market area and park in front of the stalls you visit. Or you can leave them at the market entrance where there are security guards.

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Using a scooter to get to Ubud night market is a good choice

Remember that Grab and Gojek may not be readily available in Ubud due to local regulations. Don't worry, as traditional drivers are always available in central areas and their services are reasonably priced.

Must Try Dish

The cuisine is the soul of the Ubud night market. Experience the captivating flavors of this market, where authentic Balinese dishes are presented in a unique and reasonably priced way.

Bebek Betutu

At the top of the list of Ubud night market food I want to introduce to you is Bebek Betutu. This unique dish is elaborately prepared from duck meat with various distinctive spices. The price ranges from $4 to $5, which is quite cheap compared to restaurants.

Some types of Bebek Betutu at the Sayan market include:

  • Bebek Betutu Kuah

  • Bebek Betutu Goreng

  • Bebek Betutu Bakar

  • Bebek Betutu Rebus

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Bebek Betutu - The duck dish is meticulously stewed and fried

Babi Guling

Babi Guling is a dish made from suckling pigs and is skewered and roasted. This dish is served with sausages, pork skin, and a little rice. You should order a small portion to experience the flavor and not be too full. The price of a plate of Babi Guling at the Sayan market will range from about $2 - $3.

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The crispy roasted suckling pig is served with rice

Bakso Ayam

Meatball soup is a very popular dish in Indonesia. At the Sayan market, you can enjoy chicken meatball soup served with noodles and various dipping sauces. Be sure to try it when you visit the market. The price of this dish ranges from $1 to $2. Some types of meatball soup at the Sayan market include:

  • Bakso Granat Ayam

  • Bakso Granat Isi

  • Bakso Super Mantap

  • Bakso Mercon

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The tourist enjoys the Bakso Super Mantap

Dimsum - Saucy Dumplings

This is a dish that combines various types of dumplings, stuffed meat, vegetables, and eggs. They are steamed and then drizzled with a special peanut sauce. Depending on your taste, you can choose different toppings available at the stall. The price ranges from about $0.8 to $1 per bowl.

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Dimsum served with peanut sauce

Es Campur

This is a refreshing dessert that you should try after enjoying the savory dishes at the Sayan market. It includes various tropical fruits such as dragon fruit, mango, jackfruit, and various seeds along with coconut milk. The price is only about $0.33 for a large glass.

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Dessert stalls at the Sayan Market


These are brightly colored and adorable-looking cakes. You won't be able to take your eyes off them when you visit. In addition to their appealing appearance, Jajan Pasar also has a delicious flavor when eaten with various sauces. The price of one box, which contains about six cakes, is $0.33.

Flavors of Pukis cakes include:

  • Matcha Pukis

  • Chocolate sprinkles

  • Cheese

  • Jackfruits

  • Durian

  • Taro

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Pukis cakes served with various eye-catching sauces


Serabi is a traditional Indonesian dessert. The cake is made from rice flour and has an attractive green color. When tasting it, you will feel the rich and aromatic flavor of the cake, mixed with coconut milk. Eating them with syrup or honey is a great choice. The price for a small box of cakes at the Sayan market is $0.33.

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Ubud night market

Temulawak Drink

Rounding off the list of must-try items when visiting the Ubud night market is the Temulawak drink. Temulawak has the taste of a special ginger grown in Java, Indonesia. This type of water would pair well with Babi Guling or Bebek Betutu dishes. Give it a try for a complete culinary experience.

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Temulawak - Ginger-flavored drink

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Some Tips for Visiting

Knowing these things before visiting the Ubud night market will make your experience better:

  • Carry cash with you: You should exchange and bring Indonesian currency with you for easy payment.

  • Choose busy stalls: Busy stalls are generally well-regarded for the quality of their food. The food is likely to be fresher and newer than at less busy stalls.

  • Ask the seller about the dishes: Some local dishes are quite spicy for tourists.

  • Eat sensibly: Some tourists eat too much and encounter the condition known as "Bali Belly".

  • Always be careful with your wallet.

  • Choose eateries with a listed price menu: To ensure you are not being overcharged.


The Ubud night market is a great place to spend your evening in Bali. Come here and enjoy the special local dishes. If you have any questions or have inquires about Bali tour, don't hesitate to contact New Asia Tours. We are always ready to assist you.