Make merry tis seasons, and whet your appetite at these wonderful restaurants in Bali. Each place that we have listed for you offers something greatly unique, enough to make your Christmas season that much more memorable. So make sure you put on your big pants, and check out the must visit restaurants in Bali to celebrate your Christmas.
1. Rock Bar at Ayana, Jimbaran
This bar takes the phrase “on the rocks” to its literal meaning as it is perched 14 meters on a cliff, atop the Jimbaran Bay. Here you can bask in the 360-degree unobstructed view of the magnificent Bali skyline that meets its pristine waters. This place is located just 1.3 kilometers along the Ayana coastline resort and has been voted as Bali’s best bar and the world’s best by The New York Times, CNN, and Forbes Travel. So whet your appetite at this Pesta Lobster Romantic Dinner a place that will surely do the trick to get you in high spirits.
2. Alila Soori, in Seminyak
Offering great comfort for all visitors, The Alila Villas Soori in Seminyak beckons anyone looking for dinner with a view. The indoor and outdoor restaurant has a bar, and is sprawled in front of the main pool. Step out to this unassuming pool, and your view opens up to the vast sea in front of you.
So sit back and relax on lounge chairs and soak up the sun, or get cosy indoors – which ever you choose, the chef serves both Western and Asian delicacies that is sure to get you coming back for more.
3. Tugu Restaurant, in Canggu
This is one place you won’t regret visiting, especially for that true Indonesian taste. Tugu prides itself in bringing the heart and soul of Indonesia to customers, by serving it on a platter. Every dish has been carefully curated to introduce rich spices and blends that makes this popular cuisine a top favourite. This place offers all visitors who come to its doors unique dining settings such as the Romantic Beach Barbecue Dining Under The Stars, Grand Ceremonial Dining, and Aphrodisiac Picnic In A Bed At A Private Moonlit Beach. Take your pick!
4. Sardine, in Kerobokan
Completed with bamboos, Sardine overlooks vast rice fields. Your taste buds are in for a treat as it uses fresh seafood and homegrown organic vegetables for a satisfying and impressive feast. Every day offers a different menu that is largely dependent on the catch of the day. By the way, once you’ve eaten to your heart’s content, there’s a bar and lounge for that night cap. A Must-try restaurant while in Bali!
5. St. Regis, in Nusa Dua
If you’re deciding to dine at the St. Regis Bali, your best bet would be to turn up on an empty stomach. The culinary tour you will embark on is surely one not to be missed this Christmas season. Celebrate at the beachfront dining restaurant as you dig into artisan foods, international wines, and an extensive delectable menu.
6. Breeze At The Samaya, in Seminyak
This place is a treat to all your senses with the restaurant overlooking the beach, as you are spoilt for choice with spectacular international and local dishes. Your perfect Christmas dinner is set with the waves crashing on the shoreline, as the palm trees sway to the sounds of the whistling breeze. Pretty neat we say!
7. Merah Putih, in Petitenget
Whether you are a fan of authentic Indonesian cuisine or modern creative cuisines, this place has it all. The main dining area seats 110 people comfortably, while the mezzanine about 24-30. The place is an architectural art with UV filters that purify and recycle water – which means the restaurant draws it its own water reserve. Plus, the roof columns capture rainwater and direct into the water-flow system. Here is where art meets food and creativity – a unique experience to light up this season of joy.
So there you have it. Tell us where you plan to celebrate your Christmas 2015. And if it is in Bali, where do you plan to go?
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By Rachel Erasmus