Romantic restaurants in Bali come in no shortage, and you can be sure to find them in almost all of the island’s major resort areas, either as standalone dining destinations themselves, or as one of the highlight features of five-star hotels and resorts. They’re ideal places to take your significant other to when you want to impress, thanks to their specially created menus, stunning setups and romantic ambiances.
We’ve rounded up our favourite romantic restaurants in Bali that cater best to couples. Among our choices are restaurants with dramatic cliff-top settings, stunning ocean views, and candlelit dining rooms with touches of glitz and glamour. Here are the restaurants in Bali for creating a loving feeling on special evenings.
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Pairing its offerings of haute cuisine with spectacular Indian Ocean views from its 70m-high cliff-top location, Ju-Ma-Na at the Banyan Tree on Bali’s southern cliffs was designed to invite awe with its sophisticated décor and contemporary art sculptures, together with its large seamless floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows. The menu here is French, but uniquely with a Japanese twist. From ama ebi tartars with avruga caviar, grilled striploin and syrah-braised short ribs to a sinful 70% Valrhona grand cru soft chocolate cake as dessert, the menu is sumptuous. Its wine cellar on the top level is quite impressive, and there’s fruity Moroccan hookahs for after dinner. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Tue - Sun, restaurant 18:30 – 22:30, bar 16:00 – midnight
- Address: Banyan Tree Ungasan, Jalan Melasti, Banjar Kelod, Ungasan
- Tel: +62 (0)361 300 7000
One of Seminyak’s finest restaurants, Sarong offers a romantic dining ambiance with a menu that showcases Asian inspired cuisine. Upon arrival, you step through a wooden door entrance, which is roofed and elaborately carved in the style of a traditional Javanese joglo house and into a leafy garden. Sarong Restaurant recommends advance bookings, however if you happen to drop in without reservation on your evening trips to Seminyak, you can always hit the lounge and bar to unwind with some superb cocktail mixes, crafted in part by mixologist Joel Fraser. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 18:00 – 23:00
- Address: Jalan Petitenget No. 19X, Kerobokan
- Tel: +62 (0)361 473 780 9
For a romantic spot with splendid views overlooking the eastern ridge of Ubud’s Petanu River valley, head to CasCades, the Viceroy Bali’s signature restaurant. Refined table setups with an adjacent bar near the resort’s infinity pool offer couples 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. The spot on the cosy thatched roof platform is perfect, just opposite the valley terrace and flanking a pond with soothing water features. Live Balinese dance performances also complement full-moon dinners here. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 07:00 - 22:00
- Address: The Viceroy Bali, Jalan Lanyahan, Banjar Nagi, Ubud
- Tel: +62 (0)361 972 111
Enter this fresh oasis on Ubud’s Jalan Raya Sanggingan, and you will be treated to a lush tropical garden setting where you can enjoy creations by award-winning chef Chris Salans. His fresh approach to French cuisine incorporates local, exotic Balinese ingredients through a varying menu. From the outside, the architecture is typically local with traditional elements such as ceramic tiles and natural wood, but inside is subtly lit by crystal chandeliers, with plush sofas and chic table top decor. The lounge provides a comfort zone for pre-dinner cocktails with tapas and appetizing bite size delights. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 17.45 – 01:00
- Address: Jalan Raya Sanggingan, Ubud
- Tel: +62 (0)361 975 768
Being a restaurant that is part of a boutique jewellery store means you’ll dine with a bit of the glitz and glamour. House of Jemme successfully combines its showroom and restaurant under one roof, with interiors adorned with handmade jewellery pieces, and with a gourmet menu using locally sourced ingredients to top it off. A host of inspiring signature cocktails come together to create a unique dining experience. Jemme Restaurant’s three separate dining sections offer varied settings for fine and casual dining. Its fine dining space has mirrors and trinkets behind glass cases on white walls, with lilac furnishings all round. Read More...
- Address: Jalan Raya Petitenget 125, Seminyak
- Tel: 62(0)361 733508
Breeze Restaurant at the Samaya Seminyak Bali offers a beachfront dining ambiance with sunsets and the rolling Seminyak surf and sunset as a backdrop. The menu at Breeze changes according to season, and the emphasis here is on delicious local flavours that showcase the best ingredients from Bali. Romantic evenings are best under the stars, with hanging lanterns on its timber platform, complemented by gentle sea breezes and a glass of wine from its extensive wine list. Highlight dishes include a slow-braised duck that uses traditional Balinese spices as well as coconut milk to infuse the flavours, as well as Udang Bakar Samaya, an in-house specialty of jumbo prawns. Read More...
- Opening Hours: lunch 12:00 – 15:00; 18:00–23:00
- Address: Jalan Laksmana, Seminyak
- Tel: + 62 (0361) 731149
If you want fine dining with a view then look no further than the Sangkar Restaurant at the Bulgari Resort in Uluwatu. The restaurant is built into the side of a cliff which means that you will get some of the most breath-taking views in Bali, overlooking the huge waves that roll into this southern cape. The menu focuses on lunch and dinner choices that seamlessly blend Indonesian ingredients with modern cooking techniques, and you can enjoy traditional Balinese dishes as well as renditions of the favourite wrap-style satay with minced tuna served on skewers made of lemongrass. There are also set menus available that includes a glass of sparkling wine. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 12:00 – 15.00 and 18.00 – 23.00
- Address: Bulgari Hotel & Resorts Bali, Jalan Goa Lempeh, Pecatu
- Tel: +62 (0)361 847 1000
The Dava Bar & Grill at Ayana Resort and Spa Bali resort sits in a spectacular location in Jimbaran, with indoor and outdoor dining options. This fancy fine diner offers up a menu comprising steaks and grilled seafood to complement its gorgeous water garden backdrop, complete with stunning sunsets – it’s one of the best spots on Bali's south-western coast for celebrating a special occasion. Among Dava’s unique features is its wine cellar, which has an Enomatic Wine Dispenser which means that you can sample different wines by the glass throughout your dining experience. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 07:00 – 11.00 and 18.30 – 23.00
- BTS: AYANA Resort and Spa Bali, Jalan Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran
- Address: +62 (0)361 702 222
Kubu Restaurant at Ritz-Carlton’s Mandapa in Ubud offers scenic riverside views and fine Mediterranean-European dining, ideal for honeymooners and couples looking for a dreamy tropical forest setting. As the signature restaurant of the Mandapa, this dinner-only venue features a unique build, crafted mainly of bamboo and set by the babbling Ayung River. Kubu Restaurant Bali takes its name from the huts local farmers have traditionally used for storing rice and pays tribute to these shelters with nine private dining cocoons, tailor-made for a romantic dinner. Booking ahead is advised for any of the restaurant’s 40 seats, and is an absolute must if you plan on dining in one of the sought-after cocoons. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 18:00-23:00
- Address: Jalan Raya Kedewatan at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton
- Tel: +62 (0)361 479 2777
Swept Away at the Samaya Ubud offers another dream-like riverside setting, with main table setups set on an elevated deck overlooking Ubud’s picturesque Ayung River. The ambiance is perfect for couples looking for a bit of intimacy against nature, with Asian-inspired seafood and local Indonesian favourites to complement. For those looking to sip a few cocktails, there is a lounge area that overlooks the river, and as day turns to night, dinner degustation menus are great excuses as preludes to your intimate moments, or even to pop the big question. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 11:00–22.00
- Address: Jl. Raya Sayan, Sayan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali
- Tel: + 62 (0361) 973606