A nice dining treat is not always about the taste, but also the ambience and what’s around you.
Without a doubt, Bali represents peaceful panoramic views. Besides hotels and resorts, there are also jaw-dropping restaurants that offer amazing dishes in combination with beautiful views. From a spectacular sunset at the beach to the harmonious morning sun and surrounded by natural beauty, some restaurants on this island are built to create a tropical paradise for their guests.
They say that the view really works up an appetite. For sure, there’s no science to support that statement. However, if the number of restaurants in Bali keeps popping up every month is any indication, this seems like a valid conjecture. Whether it be a backdrop view of the ocean, fresh nature or busy city life, all is definitely a perfect treat that will tantalise your taste buds.
The million-dollar view says it all! Here, in this culinary journal, we will highlight some restaurants in Bali that offer million-dollar views without the million-dollar entrees.
With the energy of the rolling waves below and raw natural beauty all around, this venue offers a simple but elegant atmosphere of Ungasan area. Let yourself admire the best views of Indian Ocean sets against lush green cliffs. Dedicated to local ingredients and traditional Balinese cooking, this signature restaurant at Karma Kandara delivers a European-Asian style where ones can feast on the incredible views. The scenery on the hill, overlooking the best angle of the Indian Ocean, is truly wondrous, spotting the restaurant as one of the world’s most beautiful restaurants. Carrying a vision to always keep up quality to the highest level, the restaurant has become one of the most essential fine dining establishment in Bali. The chef has revamped the resort’s dining offerings, drawing upon their culinary influences to create bold flavours highlighted by the best in local produce. karmagroup.com
Moonlite Kitchen and Bar
With a striking modern Asian concept, this restaurant invites travellers to elevate their dining experience under the stars overlooking the ocean. The eye-catching contemporary design features Balinese wooden walls accented by huge jars of colourful Asian spices. To bring your appetite to the right level, by all means to relax at the trendy bar lounge and savour stylish meals in the comfortable dining room and on the open-air deck with panoramic Indian Ocean views. A lustful menu to tantalise the palate is characterised by the enchanting flavours of contemporary Asian cuisine, given a vibrant, interactive element by chefs cooking to impress in the open kitchen. bali.anantara.com
Offering a view on the wild and magical Indian Ocean, Ju-Ma-Na is located on a cliff with an ideal viewpoint for sunset time. In addition to the stunning view, it is the perfect place for an evening of relaxation and fine dining. The restaurants’ menu consists of dishes from gastronomic and French cuisine with Japanese influences. During the dinnertime, you can enjoy the sea slamming against the cliffs in the background. In other words, an enchanting setting for dinner.
Tropical Jungle & Natural Greenery
Combining the elements of a fun dining venue with the ambience of a modern Italian kitchen, this restaurant at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua stands out amongst other Nusa Dua’s restaurants. The dining area has an intriguing space that will tempt your senses with its beautiful stylistic layout and a roomy colourful interior in mitigating tones with a somewhat laid back vibe. While you are enjoying the interior, your kiddos can spend their times outside at the playground. Prego has a beautiful, lush-tropical garden where you can also monitor your little ones playing outside from a clear glass door and windows. This garden is a perfect playground for kids to play during brunch time
Announcing the reopening of Prego Brunch Infinito – a perfect Sunday getaway for family, you can celebrate a tropical summer break with an authentic Italian Sunday brunch starting at 11.30AM. Of all Nusa Dua restaurants, Brunch Infinito can be considered as the best Sunday Brunch where you can take the entire family to enjoy flavoursome food and live entertainments. By all means to enjoy refreshing time-off with access to the swimming pools and beach lounge area at Westin, while the little ones can take part in safe activities supervised by the Westin Family team. Prego Brunch Infinito will continue to offer fun brunch experience for everyone with new normal protocol in place. westinnusaduabali.com
Providing a perfect scenery to showcase the exotic flavours of the Indonesian archipelago, this restaurant is sheltered within a breezy Ubud rice field. The tables are set under a traditional Joglo style structure facing directly to the lavish rice paddies. This venue gets even more striking after dark, as the pathway leading to this dining spot is vividly lit up by lanterns. From the kitchen, the chefs are eager to deliver a genuine dining experience to transport you on a delightful culinary journey. To savour your dinnertime, you can embrace Balinese culture with live Legong Dance, Ramayana Dance or Barong Performance. manisanbali.com
The 18th Rooftop Bar
Featuring sunset views over the Seminyak landmark, this spot on the 7th floor of The Trans Resort Bali quickly becomes a favourite amongst globetrotters alike for its enchanting setting. This is one of the perfect venues for a romantic evening, a sophisticated soirée with friends or business clients, or an impressive private event. To boost your sunset time, the F&B team has prepared you with contemporary Indonesia touch and international influences fusing in a stylish mixture of cultures, reflecting the sparkling luxury style of Trans Touch. transresortbali.com
This restaurant offers a decadent selection of international dishes in an impressive setting along the Ayùng River. For the ultimate romantic experience, you can request a 100-candle-dinner at the foot of the river. It is the perfect setting for a romantic evening with a loved one. The combination of the soft breezy wind, the water that flows by and the candles during your dinnertime provides the ultimate loving ambience. The magnificent dining venue boasts an innovative menu of fine-quality ingredients highlighting the best local produce, guaranteed to satisfy even the most discerning foodie. thesamayabali.com
The Amora Kintamani Resto
Prepare yourself with the feeling of being in a nautical vibe with a family-friendly space. Experience a natural and culinary adventure with a soothing atmosphere and scenic views where your eyes will take in the sweeping vistas of Mount Batur, enveloped in refreshing greenery and the expansive Batur Lake. The breath-taking panoramic view of the sea and refreshing breeze of soft wind will prepare you for a delightful evening. An all-you-can-eat buffet is served at this cliff-top restaurant, consisting of various Indonesian specialities and dishes that are determined by the local harvest. theamorabali.com