For the food lovers who are on their vacation in Bali, visiting a gastronomic restaurant should be included in your holiday bucket list. The term gastronomy itself may sound unfamiliar. Nevertheless, for culinary lovers there is a new way to define food as a valuable art, that not only can be enjoyed from the taste, but also through its cooking and serving experience and appearance. This is what is known as gastronomy in culinary world.
In Bali there are too not many restaurants that serves gastronomic food. But for the culinary and aesthetic lovers, we have some of Bali’s famous gastronomic restaurant recommendations if you’re interested in savoring the ultimate anti-mainstream dining experience.
1. Locavore – Ubud
By @kema_foodculture and @thebestchefsoftheworld |Yesterday we had the pleasure of eating at @restaurantlocavore , named best restaurant in Indonesia by @theworlds50best . In the image, "Into the wild", leaves, flowers and roots, all collected from the wild jungle in which they have their gardens and which you have seen today in our stories. This dish is part of their vegetarian menu and was wildly rich! • #locavore #discoveringchefs #golocalorgohome #kemafoodculture
Locavore is a modern casual-style restaurant that serves food with 95% of local produce. All the raw materials they use are high quality products from selected ingredients. They ensure that every dish served will be a valuable work of art, while the comfortable ambience and ‘homey’ situation will make us feel at home. The concept of open kitchen is one of the attractions from this place, whereas the visitors can bond a new connection with the chefs while witnessing the process of creating the gastronomic food. You can enjoy either the ala carte or package menu, which already includes beverage, such as Caffeinated fish, Goat tartar, XO squid, Otak-otak and some other unique menu, as well as the vegetarian menu such as Banana blossom, all things Lobak, Barley & Kelor, and many more. If you want to visit here, it will be better to make a reservation first.
Address : Jalan Dewi Sita No. 10, Ubud
Price : ± Rp 1.500.000 for two
Website : www.locavore.co.id
2. Teatro Gastroteque – Seminyak
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Teatro Gastroteque is a fine-dining boutique restaurant that serves French-Asian fusion food. The menus are divided into 4 categories : Teatro Discovery Menu, Teatro Archipelago Menu, Teatro Renaissance Menu and Teatro Renaissance Vegetarian. The menus are the combination of seafood and beef menu, served with gastronomic style that will spoil your eyesight even more. You can enjoy all the menus while accompanied by their wide selection of wines. The fancy and elegant concept is the added value of this restaurant. Although it has luxurious impressions, all the raw materials used are derived from local products.
Address : Jalan Kayu Aya Blok C No.1-2, Seminyak, Kuta
Price : ± Rp 1.500.000 (food only)/ ± Rp 2.500.000 (with wine paring)
Website : www.teatrobali.com
3. Mozaic Restaurant – Ubud
Chris Salans as chef and owner of Mozaic Restaurant has a mission to bring Balinese cuisine to the highest level by cooking it with French-style cooking techniques and serving the dishes with an elegant gastronomic style. The combination of local and international raw materials makes the appearance of every food served looks so appealing. Some of the menu offered including Canadian Blue Lobster Tail, Pan Seared French Duck, Australian Wagyu Beef, Slow Cooked Lamb Loin, Kintamani Suckling Pig, Cuttlefish Mosaic, Indian Ocean Prawns and many more.
In Mozaic Restaurants you can also join their “The Workshop” program which is a cooking class that is mentored by professional chef.
Address : Jalan Raya Sanggingan, Kedewatan, Ubud
Price : ± Rp 1.000.000/ person
Website : www.mozaic-bali.com
4. Blanco par Mandif – Ubud
Blanco par Mandif serves Indonesian-style cuisine presented in modern and elegant way. The menu packages options you can choose are packages with 7 and 9 variants of food. There are several types of menus served such as Yellowfin Tuna Taro, Octopus, Tabanan Farm Cabbage, Tiger Prawn, Barbecued Lamb Rack “Ketchup Spice”, and many other interesting meals. For the beverages, you can choose different types of wine as companion while you savor the special dishes at this restaurant.
Address : Kompleks Museum Blanco, Jl. Raya Tjampuhan, Ubud, Sayan, Gianyar
Price : Starts from Rp 1.100.000/ person
Website : www.blancoparmandif.com
5. Mejekawi by Ku De Ta
Mejekawi is located on the 2nd floor of Ku De Ta. Mejekawi has an informal fine dining concept where visitors can see the cooking chef directly through their open kitchen. The place is very romantic, perfect for couples who want to enjoy the dinner together while overlooking the sea. Some of the menus offered including handpicked Crab, Snapper ceviche, Suckling pig, Sop buntut and many more.
Address : Jalan Kayu Aya No. 9, Seminyak
Price : Starts from Rp 850.000/ person
Website : www.kudeta.com/mejekawi