Versi Bahasa Indonesia -> 12 restoran di Bali dengan pemandangan luar biasa
Co-written by Kim Wilson
There’s nothing like a meal with a magnificent view.
In Bali, not only can you get to stay in amazing places with gorgeous views, but diners are also spoilt with a diverse array of delicious options to choose from – from spectacular sunsets by the cliff’s edge to watching the morning fog slowly giving way to the morning sun in lush valleys.
Sometimes, the views get so mesmerizing that tasting takes on elevated levels of pleasure.
Here, we’ve found you 17 restaurants with the most spectacular views in Bali.
What are you waiting for?
1. Celebrate romance amidst nature – The Sayan House
This quaint little restaurant overlooking the Ayung River is a popular spot for private receptions, and we can really see why.
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On a day when you’re supposed to feel like you’re on top of the world, what could be better than literally being on top of the world?
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The Sayan House will speak to the nature lover in you, with its signature view of forests, rice fields and the rushing waters of the sacred Ayung River below.
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Enjoy a romantic dinner with your loved one while watching the sun set over the valley, or hang some fairy lights on the trees and watch the place come alive as a fairytale wedding setting.
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Better yet, The Sayan House has some pretty amazing contemporary and unique Asian dishes up for grabs.
Try out their Crispy King Prawn & Avocado Maki, and the Salmon Carpaccio too! There are also fusion dishes like Babi Guling Sushi – if you’re fond of trying out new things, you won’t be disappointed.
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2. Have a glittering view of the stars – Rock Bar Bali at AYANA
Have you ever wanted to sit on a rock out at sea, watching the waves crash onto the sides as you marvel at sunset-tinged sea and skies?
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If you haven’t, it’s time to start dreaming! AYANA Resort’s renowned Rock Bar has recently upped the sunset game with a new Round Deck, an exclusive seating area that extends several metres out to sea via a scenic little bridge.
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If you’ve been here before and thought the views impressive, well, they just got even better. Enjoy a never-ending view of the horizon from your perch on a giant rock – out here, there’s nothing standing between you and the rolling ocean.
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And the views aren’t the only thing that has levelled up here. At Rock Bar, the luxury experience is nothing if not wholesome. With their new Mediterranean menu featuring a range of seafood hand-picked by chefs, such as king prawns, sardines, octopuses and lobsters, your tastebuds will be in for a treat as well.
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After dinner, sit back to a glittering view of the stars embedded in the night sky, and sip at one of Rock Bar’s signature cocktails with a tropical twist. If that’s not enough to make your day, let the in-house and international DJs round up your sensory experience with atmospheric music.
3. It’s exquisitely luxurious with delectable food and unforgettable views – CasCades Restaurant
Viceroy Bali is perfectly situated in the Valley of the Kings. And one of the most gracious jewels in the Viceroy Bali is no doubt its award-winning, and stunning restaurant – CasCades.
With regular piano performances accompanying the evening birdsong, and sounds of the jungle mingling to form the most unforgettable harmony…
…Along with exquisite fusion food featuring flashy, unique and innovative dishes boasting European and Asian influences…
You can be sure that an experience at CasCades, is just as unforgettable as its views of the stunning Petanu River gorge.
Perched on the valley ridge, overlooking a serene infinity pool and the surrounding jungle. A tropical green oasis of trees and vines for as far as the eye can see.
To taste Bali in a whole new way, you have to try the Indonesian Degustation menu. This meticulously crafted 8-course extravaganza features traditional dishes with a modern twist. And did you know – Cascades regularly invites top international chefs who present their culinary skills through some amazing degustation menus!
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‘Fusion’ even extends to the architecture and décor of CasCades. This luxurious open-air restaurant showcases a traditional Balinese thatched roof, and mysterious tropical jungle surroundings – while remaining fresh and contemporary.
CasCades is a treat for all your senses – don’t miss out and submerge yourself in this truly luxurious experience.
Ps: Top off the experience with a toast to your unforgettable night, with an abundant selection of delicious wines available!
4. A magical 100-candle dinner special – Swept Away
Let’s bring it back to basics with this informal and fresh experience. A beautiful wooden deck by the riverside creates a relaxing and tranquil dining area at the heart of the Samaya Resort.
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Feel your stresses melt away as the soothing babble of the river washes over you. The tall palms and lush vegetation will truly make it feel like you are in a world of your own.
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Whether you visit for a cold beer or light lunch, you simply must try the Asian Tapas. These delicious little morsels set the scene for the rest of the tasty and adventurous menu.
Only as dusk falls will you realise how easily the day slips by as you relax in the cool river breeze. Time to leave? No way, order another cocktail and take a look at the dinner menu!
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Swept Away comes alive in the evening with the 100-candle dinner service. The river transforms as 100 gently flickering candles are lit and create a truly special ambiance.
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Don’t be fooled by the simplicity of the decking and the comfortable lounge furniture. Swept Away serves a varied, ambitious and totally eclectic menu suitable for all tastes.
Sit back, unwind and let your worries get Swept Away.
5. Dine with floating blossoms and in your love cages – Kupu Kupu Barong Ubud
Named by BuzzFeed as one of the 32 Restaurants In The World With Spectacular Views, La View Restaurant has a split-level setting with an outdoor terrace where you can wine and dine intimately with enchanting views.
No matter where you sit, your sight is bound to rest on sweeping vistas of the majestic Ayung River Valley.
Located in the heart of Ubud, La View Restaurant of Kupu Kupu Barong Villas and Tree Spa offers an extensive menu that rejuvenates your palate, just like its legendary L’Occitane Mango Tree Spa.
Take your taste buds on a culinary journey when you try the gourmet Southeast Asian-French fusion cuisine.
And if that isn’t enough, ramp up the romance levels by customising a private dining experience:
Write your own twilight romance
Share a romantic meal with your loved one on a unique floating platform under a blanket of stars.
Within your intimate dining area, you will find flickering candles and scattered flower blossoms surrounding you. While you stare into the eyes of your beloved, a five-course gourmet menu will be discreetly served.
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Price starts from USD $80++. First seating: 6.00 pm. Second seating: 9.00 pm.
Romance in the wilderness
Ever tried dining in a cage?
Have your table laid exquisitely for you and your loved one within the signature Bird Nest enclave.
You can escape into your own little world in your pretty cages, while you both feast in a unique natural setting.
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Price starts from USD $75++. First seating: 6.00 pm. Second seating: 9.00 pm.
6. Chillout Spanish style on a cliff – El Kabron
Groove to sexy Ibiza beats as you watch the sunset from one of the most secluded spots in the world.
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At El Kabron, you’ll experience an unbeatable Spanish atmosphere with plenty of classic traditional Tapas and Paellas to go around.
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Snack on imported Spanish Hams, spicy Chorizo sausages, Croquetas and all-time-favourite Pickled Octopus at this Spanish tapas restaurant that hovers audaciously on the edge of the cliff.
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It may take a bit of work to get here but you’ll be rewarded ten-fold for your effort.
7. A feast for the senses – Metis Bali
When we say that this restaurant has great views, we really do mean it.
Metis Bali sits within beautifully landscaped gardens, overlooking paddy fields that are shrouded with a soothing golden glow during sunset.
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You can choose between sitting at the main compound overlooking all the greenery, or even book a traditional bale for endless views of a gorgeous lotus pond!
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But that’s not where it ends.
Other than breathtaking natural scenery, the restaurant also offers food for the artistic soul at its art gallery and boutique – where contemporary art, fashion and photography are showcased for your enjoyment.
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If all the beauty isn’t enough to distract you from your growling stomach, no worries. You’ll love the mix of French and classic dishes that are available here, from the ever so famous Babi Guling to juicy Australian Lamb Shank.
There’s even an entire menu dedicated to different types of foie gras – we reckon your tummy will be just as satisfied as your eyes.
Who wouldn’t like a romantic picnic?
Especially when it’s set in the middle of a Balinese forest, alongside the beautiful Ayung River.
At Hanging Gardens Ubud’s Riverside Bale Picnic, you can do just that, only that you’ll even get a private waiter bringing you one delicious meal after another while you sink into the plush cushions.
With secluded lush views and sounds of the jungle, it’s time to relax, rejuvenate and recharge.
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9. Ancient Balinese culinary experience with volcanic view – Bali Asli
Bali Asli is the dream of Penelope Williams – the Executive Chef and Director of the establishment.
You’ll understand why when you arrive at the eco-friendly restaurant and cooking school, hidden amidst the foothill folds of Mount Agung, just outside Amlapura.
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Between sampling Balinese cuisine, you’ll get to soak up one of Bali’s best views – that of the sacred volcano.
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Food is served to you on communal platters, the way the King’s soldiers of Karangasem would feast during the 17th century.
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Termed the ‘megibung’ style, food and drinks are served in a way that’s suitable for easy sharing.
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The unique tapestry of flavours is sourced locally, and cooking is done via deliberate, traditional methods, such as using mortar and pestles, steaming baskets and wood-fire mud brick stoves.
You won’t find a single electrical cooking appliance on the premises!
10. Best of both worlds – Sundara Bali
Beach club by day and restaurant by night, Sundara brings you the best of both worlds.
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Enjoy lunch to a view of the sparkling blue sea with yummy fare like the Tofu Bao and Tuna Chirashi! How about desserts by Chef Eddy?
From delectable treats to a whole other menu for delicious cakes, #sweetsbyeddy will sweeten your day for sure.
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You won’t even have to get up from your lazy position on the daybed – just stick out one hand and grab your food from the table next to you (no effort at all)!
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Dinner’s when you’ll get to try out all kinds of interesting dishes – have you ever eaten Prawn Betal Leaves?
There’s also the Crispy Pork Belly – Snap, crackle, pop! Their signature Crispy Pork Belly smothered in chilli lime caramel and served on a bed of bok choy with papaya salad on the side sure sounds good. And of course, you can’t possibly miss out on the signature seafood dishes since you’re at Jimbaran!
Just imagining munching down on all these while the sunsets above our heads is giving us a bit of saliva overdrive, but guess what?
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You can enjoy the perks of good views and amazing food for the whole day if you opt for Sundara’s VIP Boarding Lounge package. We wonder if they have annual passes too…
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11. Tropical Paradise – KE-PI-TU
Drift away into pure bliss with the incredible floating sky roof deck at the Ke-Pi-Tu restaurant.
A spectacular 180-degree view of the surrounding jungle awaits you. And a cascading waterfall completes this tropical paradise – what more could you ask for?
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Ke-Pi-Tu is renowned for its wide range of Indonesian cuisine, but other Asian and Western influences also shine through. An onsite bakery also ensures that you get the freshest baked goods, making breakfast extra special.
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Enjoy a delicious light lunch menu full of refreshing salads, and beautifully crafted sandwiches and sweet treats.
The Kayon resort is famous for its personal touches, and this extends even to the restaurant. Expect exceptionally friendly and professional service, as you enjoy a faultless and delicious meal.
An illuminated stone Kumbu Karna Statue on the roof deck is a reminder of the diverse Balinese culture and looks spectacular with the jungle backdrop.
This hidden gem of a restaurant will transport you to another myterious world – a mystical tropical utopia.
12. Pick your own greens from the farm – Warung Bodag Maliah by Sari Organik
Imagine sipping a Pink Treat juice – a mix of pineapple, apple, mango, mint, beetroot and all the other fruity goodies – while you watch the sun dip down below the hills, casting long shadows across the rice fields.
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Sounds like a dream?
Uniquely located down a narrow path of rice fields and coconut trees, the wildly popular Warung Bodag Maliah by Sari Organik offers sumptuous meals of home-grown fruits, vegetables and other fresh produce.
This small ‘warung’ even comes with a farm across the road where you can handpick your own greens for your salad!
And in the rustic ambience, you get to soak up all things natural – including the stunning views.
If you’re a vegan or vegetarian, you’ll be spoilt for choice with all sorts of exotic dishes like Vegan Crepes with Soy Ricotta Cheese, Sweet Potato Ice-Cream and Tofu Tempura Salad.
But if you’re a meat-loving patron, don’t worry – you’ll still find meat and seafood dishes whipped up to perfection, but without all the grease and fat.
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So swing by a visit if you’re up for an adventure, a stunning view and an affordable, healthy menu.
13. Watch the blossoms over the pond – Cafe Lotus Ubud
After a day of walking, you’ll love to treat yourself to some peace and serenity at Café Lotus Ubud.
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This atmospheric café offers arresting views over a massive lotus pond, with a backdrop of the beautiful temple Pura Taman Saraswati. Aren’t you mesmerised by the pink blossoms emerging gracefully from the muddy pond waters?
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You can simply grab a seat and people-watch, or recline on one of the bamboo mats at the low tables. It’s breezy out here, and a perfect sanctuary to escape from the hustle and bustle of the busy streets.
Don’t go without sampling Balinese delights such as chicken and sticky rice, sautéed eggplant and fried cakes, or the delicious Seafood Rijstafel. And while you’re savouring all these, refresh yourself with a glass of Kir or Mai Tai.
At night, we recommend getting a good seat (reservation is necessary), so that you can catch the traditional Balinese dance and music performances!
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14. Roll over Lake Danu & Mt. Batur – Lakeview Restaurant, Kintamani
Magnificent is an understatement, when you get to enjoy a sumptuous buffet spread of Indonesian and Balinese specialties all day long, while catching dramatic rolling views of the ancient Mount Batur from the open decks of Lakeview Restaurant at the LakeView Eco-Lodge.
Here, you can breathe the cool mountain air, watch the changing skies and feel closer to nature in such lofty surroundings.
Whatever you do, don’t forget to bring your camera with you.
For Starters, try the piping hot ginger-infused Organic Pumpkin soup, before moving on to the Pork Satay and Fish Satay (Satay Lilit Ikan).
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You can watch the sacred Ayung River rush by as you snack on fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches and crispy, thin-crust pizzas at Sayan.
Set in a hushed valley and shaded by a thatched roof and umbrellas, this is the spot where you can cool off and unwind within natural surroundings on one of those hot sweltering afternoons.
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For mains, try the Grilled Tiger Prawns or Grilled Tuna Steak but leave some room for dessert – you don’t want to miss the Lemon Meringue Tart with Fresh Berries or the divine Yoghurt Panna Cotta.
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If your kids behave themselves, it’s time to reward them with the premium French iced-chocolate with condiments – all chocolatey sweet yummy goodness that will delight them for the rest of the day.
16. Sunset chic at Bali’s southernmost cliff – Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant by Banyan Tree Ungasan
Watch the glorious Indian Ocean roll underneath your feet as you indulge in sophisticated cocktails, aperitifs, shisha and Arabian-influenced snacks and drinks.
Where better to relax with friends in an eclectic North African ambiance?
Ju-Ma-Na at Banyan Tree Ungasan matches fine dining with sunset views that are to-die-for.
Perched at 70-m high and with seamless floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, Ju-Ma-Na’s minimalist white décor is designed to exceed your loftiest expectations.
It also has a spacious wooden deck for you to chill out. Let the ocean breeze caress your senses.
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Food at Ju-Ma-Na is a work of art – its quirky French-Japanese menu combines the best of the Eastern and Western cuisine.
You can even expect mini masterpieces on your plates once your food is served.
Dinner? Kickstart with the signature Tuna Nicoise salad and Scallop and Chips dish.
An exquisite drink to look out for is the bubbly Ju-Ma-Na Royale, champagne infused with Yuzu essence and a single floating rose petal on the surface.
Here, you can take romance to new heights. Literally.
If you are looking for a truly unforgettable experience, reserve a private candle-lit dinner at Karma Kandara.
Well-hidden with stunning views and known for amazing cliffside wedding receptions, Karma Kandara also offers a sensational dining experience on a wooden balcony at the edge of a cliff.
As you hover at the edge, watch the dramatic ebb and flow of the magnificent Indian Ocean.
With lush and private surroundings, your experience will first begin with a relaxing full-body couples’ massage, followed by a detoxifying Infrared Sauna.
Let stress melt away as magical hands work over your body while you take in the breathtaking ocean vistas.
As day slowly turns into night, you can soak yourselves in a healing Himalayan crystal salt Jacuzzi with a golden sunset serving as a backdrop.
After sunset, at your beautifully decorated dinner table, your butler will serve you a Seductive Seafood Dinner that comprises of fresh gourmet seafood and delicate desserts.
Your chillout day can’t get any better than this.
18. Live dangerously: Madu Sari Mountain Restaurant
Madu Sari Mountain Restaurant is, as its name suggests, located on a mountain.
To be precise, Madu Sari is on the very edge of the crater of Mount Batur, a still-active volcano, that thankfully spends most of its time asleep.
If you dine here, you’ll sit surrounded by streaks of molten lava from previous eruptions, green pine shoots, and Lake Batur, a crater lake.
A variety of local and European food will be served buffet-style, and you can go to the nearby Volcanology Museum afterwards for a very nerdy V-Day celebration.
Breakfast options are: fruit, pancakes and toast with a variety of jam.
The lunch spread includes three choices of soup, rice fried and plain, cap cay, fried chicken, fried tuna, beef stroganoff and others.