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 18 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.
Romantic Dinners In 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.
Price: 267 USD
In 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?
Cave Dining On A Private Beach
Price: 126 USD
Not only does this dinner have an amazing sea view, you will also get to enjoy and be mesmerised by Bali’s renowned Kecak dance. Before the dinner, the private tour will pick you up from your office and take you to the famous Uluwatu temple. Afterwards, you will enjoy the Kecak dance with the wonderful sunset as a background. If you want a cultural dining experience, this is perfect for you!
Dinner With A Sea View And Kecak Dance
Duration: 6 hours
Price: 127.50 USD
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 cliffs of south Bali, you will have 180 degree views of the ocean and surrounding cliffs. You will begin the evening with a deep, relaxing massage, and finish off the spa treatment with a detoxifying Infrared Sauna session. After the sunsets, you will be served dinner especially prepared by an executive chef. The best part is, you didn’t have to do anything except book this place!
The Spa-cial Dinner
Price: 199 USD
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 rice paddy fields. The dinner is a five-course taster menu which is paired with a bottle of sparkling wine. For those with dietary requirements, you’ll be pleased to know that the menu is flexible to halal, vegetarian and vegan diets. By the time your meal ends, a blanket of stars and fluttering fireflies makes for an insatiable want for more.
Ubud: Romantic Dinner among the Rice Fields
Duration: 3 hour
This place is a siren call for all lovers. Indulge in a 6-course meal with your better half, as your surrounding serenades you. 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
Dine Overlooking The Valley
Price: from 140 USD
For an evening to remember, book this dining experience set high up on a treetop overlooking the lush greenery of Ubud. Enjoy a six-course meal while sipping on Balinese sparkling wine and listening to the river flowing beneath you. Round trip transportation is also included if your hotel is in Ubud.
Forest Dining at Tree Deck overlooking lush valley of Ubud
Duration: 4 hours
8. Bird Nest Romantic Dinner
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.
9. Dinner In The Hidden Temples, Hanging Gardens 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.
10. By The Hanging Gardens Infinity Pool
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.
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.
A Tent For Two, Romantic Dinner in Kuta
Price: from 86 USD
12. Wedding Proposal Dinner With A Sea-view
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!
13. Dine Inside The Cozy Cabana
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.
Tested for you by eOasia : ” Intimate & Romantic setting in the heart of Sanur. We enjoyed the ocean breeze & mouthwatering selection of dishes” – Uriel from eOasia
14. An Evening Of Balinese Surprises
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. By the way, it’ll only set you back USD58/person.
In Tanah Lot:
15. Sunset View At Private Spot Overlooking Tanah Lot Temple
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.
16. Romantic Dinner at Jimbaran Beach
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.
17. Dinner, Rice Fields, and A Paper Lantern
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 romantic getaway in Bali!
18. Romantic Dinner by the beach, Perfected By You
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.
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