Bali has a lot to offer when it comes to fine dining. For one, the area of Seminyak, Uluwatu, Sanur, and Nusa Dua are internationally known for their scenic and luxurious dining scene. Seminyak in particular hosts an array of fine dining experiences for you to try. Even outside of those areas, there are still lots of restaurants to find and dine in.
So, to get you started on your quest to refine your culinary tastes, here is an encyclopedia-like list for fine dining in Bali! We have divided restaurants into themes, namely: Japanese/Asian, Mediterranean/Western fine dining, Scenic fine dining, thematic fine dining, degustation, and Indonesian fine dining. Enjoy!
Japanese/Asian Fine Dining
1. One Eyed Jack
First on the list is One-Eyed Jack, with a world-class ex-nobu restaurants veteran, bringing you authentic and amazing dishes. Paired with a good sake and modern izakaya-style ambience, you will enjoy world-class foods and drinks here.
Location: Jl. Pantai Berawa No.c89, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Open hours: 5 PM – 10.30 PM
2. Ji Terrace by the Sea
Delicious food, a view of the Indian Ocean, and a historical temple. Mix them together, you will get JI Terrace by the sea. Also known as JI restaurant, you will be able to enjoy a mix of Japanese and Peranakan Chinese culinary delights here.
Location: Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu Beach, Canggu, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Open hours: 1 PM to 9 PM
3. Uni Restaurant & Bar
This casual fine diner is a result of combining Chef Steven Skelly’s expertise in Seafood and Drinks guru Nicholas Lento. They pride themselves in always obtaining local seafood with the highest of qualities. Visit them and enjoy their beautiful architecture and decorations while the people behind the countertop work on making the seafood plate of your life!
Location: Jl. Pantai Berawa No.99, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Open hours: 6 PM – 10.30 PM
4. Mama San
This moody and homey restaurant is another masterpiece by Will Meyrick. Here you can find his love for Southeast Asian foods ranging from Malay, Indonesian, Thai, Cambodian, and Vietnamese cuisine. In addition, be sure to not miss out on their Dim Sum specials on Sunday!
Location: Jl. Raya Kerobokan No.135, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
- 12 PM – 3 PM (lunch)
- 5 PM – 7.30 PM (dinner)
Mediterannean Fine Dining (French, Italian, Spanish)
5. El Kabron
The First on the list is El Kabron Bali, offering you more than just a fine dining experience. With their seaside view, a slew of Spanish heritage foods, and hedonism lounge to feel the sun and the breeze, El Kabron is offering you an adventure. Best to save your front row seat quickly!
Location: Jl. Pantai Cemongkak, Pecatu, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Open hours: 11 AM – 8 PM
6. Soleil at Mulia Bali
The second on the list is Soleil, which brings out the best of the Mediterranean and Asian culinary experience, complemented by beautiful architecture and beach view. Be sure to follow up on their special promos and events to catch what’s new and what’s good. Keep in mind that reservations are a must at Soleil. So, if you’re planning to come don’t forget to make a reservation.
Location: Kawasan Sawangan, Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Nusa Dua, Kec. Kuta Sel. Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363
Open hours: 12 PM – 3 PM (Monday to Saturday), 11 AM – 3 PM (Sunday)
7. Mozaic Restaurant
Located in Bali’s cultural center, Mozaic offers a variety of dining experiences. Other than the normal fine dining, you can also dine privately with your date or your group of friends within the confines of their beautifully made Gazebos. They also have a cooking class and a dine@home promo that is certainly not to be missed!
Location: Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Open hours: 10 AM – 9 PM
If you want a staple and reliable fine dining experience in Bali, we definitely can recommend Mason. With their emphasis on steak, meat, and European/internationally well-known dishes, they will bring you a familiar, yet refined taste of the foods you love.
Location: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong No.39a, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Open hours: 12 PM to 11 PM
- +62 857 9250 5028
Make your reservation before 7 PM
9. Metis Restaurant & Gallery
Enjoy delightful dishes made by Chef Nicholas “Doudou” Tourneville and his team of world class expert chefs. This French mediterannean themed restaurant also has a slew of other functions for you to enjoy.
Location: Jl. Petitenget No.6, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
- 11 AM – 4 PM (lunch)
- 5.30 PM – 11.30 PM (dinner)
Temporarily closed until the end of March
10. Teatro Gastroteque
Teatro Gastroteque will show you quite literally how to run a theatrical performance in a restaurant. Their French cuisine inspired dish, complemented by Asian fusion influences have led them to becoming one of the best fine dining experiences in Bali. Join their infinite journey to find a perfection and taste a range of marvelous dishes!
Location: Jl. Kayu Aya No.1-2, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Open hours: 7 PM – 11 PM
Reservation: bit.ly (reservation is a must)
11. Mauri Restaurant
Try one of the best Italian fine dining restaurants around in Bali! Mauri knows the importance of detail to your overall experience. Their dish is served with plates provided exclusively for them from GAYA ceramic. They also have an aperitivo bar in which you can try and taste some delightful drinks and snacks before chowing down.
Location: Jl. Petitenget No.100, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
- 6.30 PM – 11 PM (Monday to Thursday)
- 12 PM – 3 PM (Friday and Saturday)
- 11.30 PM – 3 PM (Sunday)
Scenic fine dining (hillside, beachside, outdoor setting)
12. Kubu at Mandapa
Located inside a Ritz-Carlton reserve, Kubu’s traditional bamboo hut (which is what its name is derived from) will give you a private and soothing dining experience. Enjoy a list of mediterranean dishes as you converse with your loved one at the bamboo huts of Kubu.
Location: Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve Jalan Kedewatan, Banjar Kedewatan, Ubud Bali, 80571 Gianyar Indonesia
Open hours: 6 PM – 10.30 PM
13. Café del Mar Bali
Why go all the way to Ibiza when you can get a similar experience in Cafe Del Mar? They have a restaurant and a beach club for your ultimate Ibiza seaside experience. Of course, the Ibiza experience won’t be complete without some chill and relaxing music playing in the background. Everything is just perfect!
Location: Jl. Subak Sari, Canggu, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Open hours: 12 PM – 8 PM
- Whatsapp: (+62) 811 3811 8181
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Take a deep breath as you watch the beautiful Seminyak seaside while waiting for your dishes to be served. Mejekawi certainly has the food and the ambience to blow you away. Chef Jeremy Hunt’s incorporation of Indonesian classic dishes such as sop Buntut into a symphony alongside other western delicacies is a feat one cannot do so easily.
Location: Jalan Kayu Aya No. 9, Seminyak, Kuta Utara, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Open hours: 5 PM – 12 PM
Nothing screams tropical paradise like Cascades scenic location. With warm lighting, wood seatings, and a jungle ravine as your backdrop, you could finally say that ‘yes, I am in Bali!’ CasCades also offer you a mix of Indonesian and Western dishes for you to try, their view might be great but their food is what makes them one of the best around.
Location: Jl. Lanyahan, Br. Nagi, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Open hours: 11 AM – 9 PM
16. The Restaurant at The Legian
The Restaurant at The Legian is much more than just a restaurant. They offer one of the most complete wine sets and delicious western dishes beautifully crafted for your pleasure. To put the icing on the cake, a view of the Legian seaside is always there for you to enjoy.
Location: Jl. Kayu Aya, Seminyak, beach, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Open hours: 7 AM – 10 PM
Reservation: (0361) 730622
Thematic Fine Dining
17. Bikini restaurant Bali
The creators of Bikini believe in the concept of enjoying serious food not too seriously. From the name to the way they designed the restaurant, they tell their customers that they can be themselves while enjoying the best of fine dining. Featuring murals by Australian artist Ash Keating, they celebrate food in the most casual food.
Location: Jalan Kayu Cendana Kerobokan Kelod Kuta Utara Kerobokan Kelod, Seminyak, North Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361
Open hours: 6 PM – 10.30 PM (temporarily closed)
18. Starfish Bloo
If you love seafood, then you definitely have to come to this place. Hosting live markets where you can see your food being freshly made and chef curated menus among others. This is one of the best seafood fine dining experiences around.
Location: Jl. Petitenget, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Open hours: 10 AM – 10 PM
19. The Plantation Grill
The Plantation Bar and Grill will give you a classic and high class dining experience. Highlighted among many of their menus are their dry aged, exclusively sourced and imported meat or their sustainable seafood. They also have a secret door that leads to a secret gathering somewhere within their premises, so you may as well check them out while you are there.
Location: Double-six Luxury Hotel Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Open hours: 6 PM – 12 AM
Tanaman’s Indonesian roots and their love for plant-based foods have culminated into a list of plant-based delicious delights. Enjoy their artistic and futuristic interior as they show you what the future of food and dining is like; a mixture of elegance and eco-friendliness.
Location: Jl. Petitenget No.51B, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
21. Room 4 Dessert
With their scenic location, Room 4 Dessert is always preparing a pleasant (and sweet) surprise just for you. Desserts are not saved for last here, as it is the main of many dishes that they will serve. They know how to please your sweet tooth and find the right drink to complement their desserts.
Location: Jl. Raya Sanggingan Kedewatan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561
Open hours: 4 PM – 10 PM (Tuesday to Friday)
Indonesian Fine Dining
22. KAUM Bali
KAUM’s craftsmanship, inspired from tribes and peoples of Indonesia, is something to marvel at. You can enjoy a wide variety of Indonesian fine dining dishes coming from all parts of the archipelagic nation. In addition, you can also be sure that these ingredients are sourced ethically, coming often from those same tribesman or peoples themselves! Simply exotic.
Location: Jl. Petitenget No.51B, Seminyak, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 83061
Open hours: 12 PM – 12 AM (temporarily closed)
23. Merah Putih
Img alt: Merah Putih interior and dining area
This restaurant is the epitome of Indonesian craftsmanship and ingenuity. Boasting an eco-friendly, yet modern architecture, Merah Putih offers refined versions of Indonesian classic staples. They are also welcoming their guests to enjoy a slew of fancy and delightful dishes Indonesian-style, which is to put everything on a few large platters so that everyone could try a bite.
Location: Jl. Petitenget No.100X, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Reservation: https://merahputihbali.com/ (temporarily closed)
24. Dugong restaurant at Suarga Padang Padang
Situated in Suarga Padang-Padang, Dugong introduces a refined Indonesian dish experience that emphasizes on food as a unitor of family and friends and on quality over quantity dining experience. Enjoy their awesome set of drinks as you slowly refine your Indonesian palate.
Location: Jl. Pantai Labuan Sait, Br Dinas Labuan Sait, Pecatu, Bali, 80361
Open hours: 7.30 AM – 11 PM
The masterpiece of Chef Will Meyrick and his homage to Southeast Asian culture and food, Sarong celebrates Indonesian and other Asian dishes. As they are one of the best Asian fusion restaurants around, a Bali fine dining experience in Sarong will certainly give an impression that lasts a lifetime.
Location: Jl. Petitenget No.19x, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Reservation: +62-812-3634-3386 (temporarily close until early March)
Degustation or food tasting fine dining
Locavore offers a private dining experience for 8-12 people. They are opening their doors for you to taste their culinary creations in two separate time slots. Their recent addition in celebration of the rainy season, Rintik Rintik, offers 17 different delights for you to try. They pride themselves on using local sources and inspirations to create a marvelous dining experience.
Location: Jl. Dewisita No.10, Banjar Padang, Tegal, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali
- Monday to Saturday, 6 PM – 10.30 PM (dinner)
- Tuesday to Saturday, 12 PM – 2.30 PM (lunch)
27. BLANCO Par Mandif
Located in Ubud, Blanco Par Mandif offers three different kinds of food tasting experience. These are conventional degustation, vegetarian food tasting, and pescetarian food tasting. Each has 7 courses from which you will taste and marvel at the various delicacies that the chef makes.
Location: Kompleks Museum Blanca, Jl. Raya Tjampuhan, Ubud, Sayan, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
- 12 PM – 2 PM (lunch)
- 6 PM – 8.30 PM (dinner)
Enjoy a great degustation opportunity by visiting aperitif. Chef Nic Vanderbeeken will delight you with 8 signature dishes that appreciate both local and western foods. They also boast the largest wine collection in Bali, so if you love wine, then this is the place for your fine dining experience.
Location: Jl. Lanyahan, Petulu, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Open hours: 12 PM – 9 PM
And that’s our encyclopedia-like list for fine dining in Bali. Did you find ones that you’re thinking you’re gonna visit? Regardless, we hope you have a fun time in Bali! You can Keep up to date with living and lifestyle in Bali by reading our articles and posts.
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