When you think of Bali, pristine beaches flowing with clear turquoise waters, cool breeze, delectable food, friendly locals, and cheap shopping, complete this picture. Like a siren call, this place draws the wandering heart. So it should come as no surprise when travellers speak of Bali as a weekend or romantic getaway. And why not, this island can be quite a tease; with abundance in nightlife activities and the ideal honeymoon destination, this place has it all. But don’t let this overwhelm you. Here’s a list of 20 of the best romantic dinners that Bali has to offer. So whether you’re planning to propose, win someone’s heart, or simply looking for a magical night out together, these restaurants take the cake.
#1 Romantic Dinner – Canggu
Take romance to a whole new level as you book this place for a “picnic.” Your comfortable beach bed overlooks the ocean; that’s illuminated with oil lanterns and the dusky red skies of Canggu. Tuck into dishes like Aphrodisiac Truffle Parcels served with Simply-Drilled Baby Asparagus, and other tantalising menu items. You can even choose a unique and unforgettable setting for a romantic evening you will never forget:
Note: Advance booking recommended.
#2 Romantic Dinner – Nusa Dua
For just one night, escape from the world, where only you and your better half exist. To make your romantic dinner a magical one, this getaway is at a secret hidden cave on a private island, that’s perfected with a candle-lit table for two and your personal butler. Here, the ocean is just a stone’s throw away, so you can hear the waves breaking the shoreline, and the magnificent skyline never leaves your sight. Dig into dishes like The Power of Love (Prawn and Alaskan Crab on Organic Greens with Cocktail Sauce and Oscietra caviar) and Truly, Madly, Deeply (Fruits of the Sea and Prime Cuts Barbecue with Variety of Sauces, Baked Potato and Vegetables). Perhaps the best place to pop that question, don’t you think? In case the private cave would not be available, you can opt for a “public” cave (only shared with six private tables) and have your amazing romantic, intimate and soulful dinner. Note: Advance booking recommended.
#3 Romantic Dinner – Uluwatu
Enjoy a private dinner with your loved one and be enchanted by the astonishing view overhanging the Uluwatu Cliffs in one of the most iconic 5 stars Resort in the Bukit. You’ll be welcomed by a romantic candlelight setting surrounded by an incredible infinity pool. A uniquely designed gourmet menu is sure to pamper your taste buds and leave a lasting memory of your holiday.
#4 Romantic Dinner – Uluwatu
Imagine this: Seat with your loved one in a private wooden terrace, at a cliffside table that overlooks the Bali skyline. There’s a red velvet carpet under you, a candle light in between you, the breeze washing away all your worries, and the ballet of waves greeting the shoreline serenading you. Your romantic night begins as two guides warmly welcome you – a mark of respect for the Balinese culture – to your special table. The walkway is outlined with candles and splashed with flowers, with the sunset before you. Immerse yourself in the ambience as you dig into a 5-course meal, which includes delicacies like Freshwater Javanese Crayfish Open Ravioli. Bon Appétit!
#5 Romantic Dinner – Uluwatu
Wondering how you could outdo those viral proposal videos online? Then this restaurant shall offer you all that and more. Simply book this space, and everything shall fall into place. Here you’ll find everything, from the perfect outdoor ambiance atop a cliff, to top-notch Balinese service and mouth-watering dishes. You’re sure to end the night with the perfect paraphernalia of memories…and one very happy bride-to-be!
#6 Romantic Dinner – Sanur
If you’re looking for an enthralling evening that doesn’t hurt your wallet, this is the place to be. The charming cabanas offer solitude, the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of tourists all around. Immerse yourself in the peace and tranquillity of this restaurant, as you chow down dishes like Salsa Verde and Apple Wood Smoke in this 6-course meal.
#7 Romantic Dinner – Ubud
When you think of ideal romantic dinners, this restaurant epitomizes that. With a magical scenery of greenery engulfing you, your table is set smack in the middle of an infinity pool with the Ayung River Valley flowing behind you – cue mental image of being on top of the world! As the sunset splashes shades of gold over the woodlands, your 5-course meal ensues with delicacies like Salmon and Sea Scallop Carpaccio with lemon and olive oil dressing. By the time your meal ends, a blanket of stars makes for an insatiable want for more. Note: Advance booking recommended.
#8 Romantic Dinner – Ubud
This place is a siren call for all lovers. Indulge in a 6-course meal with your better half, as your surrounding serenades you. For simply USD 120/person, you can enjoy a decadent meal, a bottle of Balinese wine, and the release of two white doves before your night commences. Couldn’t get any more perfect than this. *Cue the proposal*
#9 Romantic Dinner – Ubud
Make your loved one feel extra special with a 5-course gourmet dinner at this restaurant in the heart of Ubud. Not only would it feel like falling in love with your partner all over again, but you’ll find new love in the surrounding tranquillity. This place offers you a unique opportunity of a dinner rendezvous as you’re seated well above ground level – just like dining in a bird’s nest – where nature surrounds you, the Ayung River Valley flows beside you, and the elements entice you.
#10 Romantic Dinner – Ubud
Let’s just call this one the ultimate romantic dinner experience in Bali. That’s because your magical night begins with your tour guide leading you through a candle-lit path in the jungle, past a bridge over the Ayung River Valley, and to the clearing of a hidden temple. Once at the temple, a Balinese priest shall bless the lovely couple before entering. Following the small ritual, you shall be ushered to a relaxing foot reflexology, while you munch on appetisers and canapés. As you enjoy this hospitality, your chef shall skilfully prepare a BBQ gourmet dinner for a perfect night ahead.
#11 Romantic Dinner – Ubud
Sit back and enjoy an intimate dinner, as you gaze not just at one of the most spectacular infinity pool in Bali, but the lush greenery beyond that. Your captivating night is set as frangipani candle lights float around the pool, and you sip on Mango Mimosa cocktail. Your view extends to a local ancient temple perched atop a hill, in the midst of a jungle. Soak all that in, as you dig into mouth-watering dishes made be celebrity Indonesian chefs.
#12 Romantic Dinner – Munduk
On this culinary delight, you get to set your own 3-course menu, atop a lotus pond. Not just that, your romantic night of rendezvous meets a special performance by Balinese dancers as you anticipate your meal. Chef Putu won’t just prepare your special meal, but also pair wine according to your set menu – so get your thinking cap on, and drive this night to perfection at an affordable price.
#12 Romantic Dinner – Tanah Lot
(currently closed for construction) Indulge in not just palatable food, but aim for an extraordinary view to go with it. This romantic dinner overlooks not just the Tanah Lot Temple, but also the great Indian Ocean. The sun setting over the ocean makes for great imagery to pair with your moonlight epicure set menu, and the sole company of your loved one.
#14 Romantic Dinner – Jimbaran
With no man-made disturbances, you and your partner can enjoy a romantic dinner under the stars. The ocean is at your feet, wind blowing in your hair, and bamboo torches surrounding you, your dinner couldn’t get any quieter – and perfect – than this. Indulge in a set menu of Mediterranean cuisine including dishes like Potato and Rucolla Soup and Tarragon Jus.
#15 Romantic Dinner – Jimbaran
A private jetty for a Romantic dinner? Alone with your loved one in your cocoon with the breeze of Bali, the sound of the waves and a Chef serving you delicious dishes? Yes, your dream is about to come true! This is no surprise, why this has been voted the Most Romantic Dining Venue in Bali: Simply the perfect gateway for an evening of Romance.
#16 Romantic Dinner – Kuta:
Take a relaxing time-off from the hustle and bustle of crowds, and trade in your fine-dining experience for a refreshing quieter one. Set on the beaches of Kuta in your very own tent, that’s completed with candle lights and the setting sun in front of you. This quixotic setting is simple yet alluring to any couple.
#17 Romantic Dinner – Sidemen
Go the extra mile, and opt for a romantic getaway instead of a romantic dinner! So pack those bags as your tour guide drives you to the village of Sukahet Sari. Dig into a 5-course meal with wine in the middle of rice fields, that’s decked with torches and candle lights. End your night on a local note, as you release a paper lantern with your loved one into the night sky. Snuggle up with your partner at a cottage, and awaken to the sunrise showering the fields with morning colours. An ideal 2D/1N romantic getaway in Bali!
#18 Romantic Dinner – Sidemen
As the saying goes, “Do it once, do it right.” Which is why treating your other half to this place, shall surely reward you for a long time to come. Set on the slopes of Mount Agung, your scenery opens up to the mountain and its surroundings. The friendly staff tends to you, starting with a welcome drink before your hour long Balinese massage. Prepare for your gourmet dinner with a warm bath strewn with fresh flowers, and then make your way to the gardens that’s been adorned with candles for an intimate romantic setting. The best part is, you don’t have to do anything except book this place!
#19 Romantic Dinner – Tabanan
Impress the person-of-the-hour at this beach venue. That’s because you may enhance your table setup to the very last detail by requesting anything from elegant to wildly creative. This romantic dining offer is a wine pairing session specially designed by your chef for the night, alongside fine dining options. Your night isn’t complete without some serenading, which the sunset and the touch of a subtle breeze shall fulfil.
#20 Romantic Dinner – Tabanan
Go ahead and take that much needed time away from civilisation. This place offers you a therapeutic 90-minute Balinese massage to relax those tightened muscles. Once you’re invigorated, make your way for an array of tapas specially made by Argentina-born Executive Chef Fernando Trump, and sip on cocktails all night long. No better way to enjoy your partner’s company than with great food and yummy cocktails!
So there you go, we’ve selected these amazing romantic restaurants and getaways for you love birds, so you don’t have to do any work. Get cracking, and let us know of your experience if you picked any of the above-listed places. And share restaurants that you think should make this list.
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By Rachel E.
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