Nestled between the Indian Ocean and the Minangkabau hills, Padang is the capital of Indonesia’s West Sumatra province. It serves as a gateway to popular regional attractions such as the Kerinci Highlands, the beautiful surfing spots in the Mentawai Islands, and the magnificent Bukittinggi hills. Being the hub for these amazing sights, Padang offers an excellent selection of affordable accommodation and an exciting culinary scene.
The city is filled with authentic restaurants and street carts serving their unique Padang cuisine, as well as chic bars which offer some good old comfort food. You’ll be spoilt for choice when going through the delicious dining options that are available in the city throughout the night. And just for you, we’ve compiled a comprehensive Late Night Guide to tackle the must-eats and must-dos in this fabulous city.