Getting better when all around is getting worse
I think this part of Sanur is a microcosm of Bali, despite being high season there were few actual tourists staying here. Mostly Indonesian day visitors in cars, presumably renting villas further inland and European backpackers getting the ferry to Gili. This means that traffic in Kuta is as bad as Jakarta, but few Indonesians get out of their cars, preferring to drive around looking for malls. Policy makers only have themselves to blame, young Australians have been treated shoddily and a good number deported. That they are no longer visiting Bali in such numbers should come as no surprise, that was the intention. But who is taking their place? Visitors from Surabaya in cars? A lot of businesses are going to go bankrupt. A typical Indonesian reaction to a loss of business is to increase ones prices, but not Made, so now it is about the best value in the area, apart from warungs. So meals at Made Two range from $3 to $5. I seem to think the food is getting better, or is it simply the competition is getting worse. Now that I live in Java I eat Indonesian food everyday so when at Made's I ate mostly western food, some of which was very good (i.e. the steak sandwich). My wife was able to order spicey Indonesian food, the ikan bakar was particularly good, although they are well aware of how she likes it. I no longer drink alcohol and found the iced coffee to be something to look forward to. We had booked into the nearby Hotel Mentari, yet again, but knowing the food to be poor on a room only basis. Breakfast at Made Two was large, better than at the hotel (not saying anything) and half the price of the hotel. I now consider Made himself a good friend and somehow it seems worth returning to this part of Sanur just to see Made. All the staff also remembered us and made a big fuss of us. New visitors to Made Two will be amazed at these comments as they will be treated with some Indonesian reserve, but let me assure you this is not rudness nor a lack of concern. Most of the staff have pretty good English so engage them and you will find them very friendly. Now if you are a backpacker going to Gili maybe Made Two is too expensive, but he does have free wifi if you buy a drink. If you are from Surabaya and driving round in your car, keep driving Made Two is not or you. But if you are staying in this part of Sanur make Made Two your local and you will be rewarded.
27 Sep 2018
I ordered spaghetti with meat sauce to go and it came in a giant box with very little spaghetti and the meat sauce in a little plastic bag tied up which was kinda funny. The taste is very average. Much better options around
06 Aug 2018
Great value for money with awesome food
We stumbled across this restaurant whilst looking for a supermarket. We went for the set 2 course menu. It was about £3.50 each and the food was just awesome, so much so we went back again twice more.
26 Nov 2017
Jl.Hang Tuah 3, No. 33, Bali, Indonesia