Bali Best Restaurants 2016
Top 10 Restaurants in Bali
Selecting the best restaurants in Bali from the wealth of world-class dining venues on offer was a real challenge. They offer a great range of cuisine in terms of region and sophistication and often feature unique locations with awe-inspiring views and artistic interiors. Over the years, Bali has evolved with each wave of visitors and is now truly a first-class dining destination, where the world’s most innovative and talented chefs can be found.
Here we have gathered the best restaurants in Bali - the finest dining spots the island has to offer - so whether you are looking for a fine dining venue to celebrate a special evening as a couple, or looking to revel in a friendly place with friends and family, we have all the top selections here for you to start off with.
1Locavore Restaurant Ubud0
Locavore became famous and made it to best restaurant in Bali for its unique approach to international cuisine, using locally sourced produce, and mostly due to its delectable and innovative creations by two former chefs of the five-star resort Alila Ubud. Bookings are essential for securing one or more of the restaurant’s only 30 seats. The sleek and modern interior is trendy but not too pretentious, because it’s all about the well-crafted cuisine served from the open kitchen. Locavore Bali has a tasting menu with wine pairing as well as five to seven-course degustation treats. Among the recommended mains are raw Japanese amberjack on watermelon with watermelon gazpacho foam, and slow-braised oxtail with caramelized shallots. Desserts are also heavenly. Read More...2CasCades Ubud0
Revisiting CasCades Restaurant at The Viceroy Bali brings sweet recollections. The splendid views looking east over the verdant Petanu River valley is simply unforgettable. And you’ll find a an overall refined setting, with an adjacent bar near the resort’s infinity pool and several dining spaces that couples can opt for intimate candlelit moments. Also unforgettable is the cuisine, best experienced during the premium seven-course degustation menu which showcases innovative dishes created by Executive Chef Nic Vanderbeeken and his culinary team. Read More...3Cut Catch Cucina Nusa Dua0
The Sunday Brunch at Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort debuted to high anticipation following the resort’s launch of its unique Cut Catch Cucina outlet in early 2014. Cut Catch Cucina offers an eclectic dining experience in luxurious settings, and features multiple outlets within, namely a steakhouse, seafood and grill section, as well as an Italian osteria. It is one of the best dining spots on the island where you can experience a fine combination of food all in the same spot, and the Sunday Brunch at Sofitel Bali makes for one of the best dining experiences about. Read More...4The Sayan House Ubud0
The Sayan House is fast becoming one of the must-dos in Ubud, adding to the collection of panoramic restaurants that make up the dining scene of central Bali’s popular highland town. The restaurant has a superb location overlooking the lush green Ayung River valley on the namesake Sayan ridge, and takes you on a journey of contemporary Asian fusion cuisine through set-course and a la carte options, crafted by Japanese Executive Chef Yuki Tagami. Read More...5Cuca Restaurant Bali Jimbaran0
Despite being a newcomer to the Jimbaran dining scene in 2013, Cuca Restaurant quickly gained popularity with its artisanal tapas and desserts, brought to you by husband-and-wife chef and restaurateur team, Kevin Cherkas and Virginia Entizne. Cuca offers a unique and exceptional sharing experience with highly innovative dishes using ingredients that are locally and sustainably grown. Best spot is at the long table where you can enjoy Chef Cherkas' special tasting dishes while viewing him and his culinary brigade in action at the open kitchen. Read More...6Kayuputi Restaurant Nusa Dua0
Kayuputi is one of the luxurious signature outlets at the St. Regis Bali Resort in southern Nusa Dua. The award-winning specialty fine dining beachfront restaurant offers a luxury dining experience with premium Asian-influenced haute cuisine and an appealing wine list to pair. The interiors are adorned with ‘wayang’ traditional shadow puppet ornaments, and the alfresco dining area with private gazebos border an impressive blue-tiled pool with ocean views. Open for brunch, lunch and dinner, Kayuputi features a la carte and lavish six-course degustation menus. Read More...7Bridges Bali Ubud0
Bridges Bali overlooks the Campuhan River in Ubud, and is one of the most noteworthy restaurants in the area, with multiple levels featuring valley views, a dedicated wine bar, and interiors that double as an art gallery featuring regular painting, sculpture and artistic photography exhibits. Located on the western side of the gorge, a five-minute drive from the main Ubud hub and royal palace, Bridges Bali serves casual lunches and romantic candlelit dinners with Asian and Western delicacies. Read More...8Merah Putih Seminyak0
Named after the colours of the Indonesian flag, Merah Putih breaks away from the usual Indonesian dining scene, presenting an eclectic menu of traditional dishes and modern fusion takes on Balinese and Indonesian classics. Moreover, the restaurant features impressive eco-sustainable design over two levels. Full floor-to-ceiling glass windows enclose its spacious atrium where tables are laid out among tall indoor palm trees. A mezzanine comprises a lounge and three private dining ‘pods’ made of teakwood. Luminous ornamental columns rise into high rib-vaulted ceilings, adding to its cathedral-like grandeur. Read More...9Sarong Restaurant Seminyak0
Sarong Restaurant is one of Seminyak’s finest, offering a romantic dining ambiance with a menu that showcases chef-owner Will Meyrick’s passion for Asian cuisine, particularly his innovative takes on the rich street food scene prevalent throughout the Asian continent. Since its launch back in 2008, it remains one of the most prominent venues along the ‘dining street’ of Jalan Petitenget. Read More...10Soleil Nusa Dua0
Soleil at The Mulia Bali is among the latest five-star restaurants to join the array of luxury dining options along the Nusa Dua coast, particularly on the secluded southern beach of Sawangan. This elegantly designed hall that is dominated by shades of gold, white and beige, is the resort’s signature restaurant, and which has gained popularity for its extravagant weekend dinners and Sunday brunches of Mediterranean and pan-Asian cuisine. Read More...