There’s a different “church” in Bali. Every Sunday, many will flock down to brunches for a bountiful food selections, entertainment, and sometimes pool access so you can burn that extra calories from one too many champagnes.
Hence, the pressing question every weekend. Where to go?
Here are some places that we vouch for:
1. PALA RESTAURANT AT THE APURVA KEMPINKSI BALI
They do not call it a “Brunchcation” for nothing, as it offers a whole-day experience at this theater-like resort with the main highlights included a bountiful buffet selection of sumptuous dishes followed by a dip in the 60-meter infinity swimming pool and play pools. Served from 12:00 noon to 15:00, the brunch at Pala Restaurant features an international cheese counter, exotic seafood bar, grill station, assorted sushi and sashimi, a freshly baked bread station, an impressive range of desserts, abundant Indonesians’ favorite light bites, or Jajanan Pasar, and other Indonesian and international delicacies to choose from.
After eating to your heart content, you can then relax in the Apurva Spa and take in the evening sky at Pala Rooftop Bar, entertained by live music, or take a leisurely stroll on the beach, experience the numerous water sports activities to shed that guilt from (maybe) an over indulging.
Pala Restaurant at The Apurva Kempinksi Bali| Call: +62 361 2092288
2. PIZZARIA AT HYATT REGENCY
Pizzaria Sunday Brunch offers the simple ingredients to a perfect Sunday in one place. The brunch starts from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM, giving you enough leisurely time to discover Pizzaria’s signature dishes such as sourdough based pizza, creamy lasagna, addictive Italian meatballs, homemade tiramisu and go for second or third rounds, should you wish. Think curated spreads of pasta, carvings, seafood, and a wealthy display of desserts and breads, whilst Chefs walking around with their ‘tease of the day’, from freshly fried arancini to melt-in-your-mouth semifreddo. Asian corner, serving Thai red curry to Jimbaran-style seafood, is too, a favourite.
Reflecting Sanur’s laid-back charm, Pizzaria’s relaxed ambience allows guests to spend their Sunday over good food, and calming acoustic tunes from the band as their little ones kept busy at the kids corner.
Pizzaria at Hyatt Regency Bali| Jl. Danau Tamblingan No.89, Sanur|Call:+62 361 281234
3. BONEKA AT THE ST. REGIS
As the originator of Sunday Brunch in Bali, The St. Regis Bali Resort has mastered the art of creating a perfect Sunday synonymous with meaningful family affairs or friendly leisurely pursuit over decadent gastronomy experiences. Begin with complimentary aperitifs, including the signature Bloody Mary at King Cole Bar from 11 AM. The gastronomic excellence unfolds at noon, presenting premium à la carte delights including lobster omelet, Wagyu beef steak and eggs, caviar to foie gras, as well as homemade specialties conveniently brought to you by the servers in an endless pass-around.
The distinctive buffet features outdoor grill station showcasing the catch of the day, oysters and meat from the carving. Mouthwatering selections of exquisite desserts complete the decadent fare.
Boneka Restaurant at The St. Regis Bali Resort| Call: +62 361 300 6782
4. CUCINA AT SOFITEL
Brunch at Cucina invites you to indulge in even more splendid arrays of culinary offerings, with added food stations that will also include popular French, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, as well as fresh and light seafood selections. Drawing inspiration from the decadence of the French and Italian Riviera, get ready to be transported to the south of France, with white decorations and paintings adorning Cucina interiors, with a la carte selections and passed around culinary treats, the ambiance of the Riviera Brunch will be more alfresco, which allows you to feel the fresh ocean and summer breezes and be lulled by tunes played by a new live band, just as though you’re dining amidst the Mediterranean Sea.
Cucina restaurant at Sofitel Bali| Call: +62 361 849 2888
5. PREGO AT WESTIN BALI RESORT
Prego is famous for its family brunch because they make sure every member of your family is happy. They have BBQ station serving mouth-watering grill selection, lively activities, entertaining gimmicks and a delicious buffet of Italian fare from Chef Alessandro Molini and his team. For little ones, the Westin Family kids club team will supervise many great indoor and outdoor activities. Guest will also get free access to Westin’s Premium pool for a fun filled day with the family. KIDS EAT FREE and 20% OFF for SPG Members.
Prego at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali| Call: +62 361 771 906
6. FEAST AT SHERATON KUTA
Themed “Sip, Savor and Shop,” the Sunday brunch event is Kuta’s only market brunch featuring a great spread prepared by the resort’s talented culinary team. What’s special about this brunch is that they includes market shopping. Aside from the free groceries included, guests can also purchase premium items such as cheeses and cold cuts, kitchenware and even fresh seafood! In addition, the easy-going environment includes live entertainment, a children’s play area with several fun activities, and dog care. After a hearty brunch, guests can extend their afternoon by relaxing at the beach, splashing in the resort’s pool, or shopping and catching a movie at the nearby mall.
Feast Restaurant at Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort| Call: +62 361 846 5555
7. BEDUGUL FARMER’S AT SARANAM RESORT
Saranam Resort & Spa, Bedugul invites you to relax and freshen up the body and mind by enjoying some of their specialty dishes surrounded by the fresh mountain breezes. Their delicious and carefully selected brunch will never cease to excite your taste buds. What’s more, there will be organic market by the local farmers and special kid’s club for the kids!
Saranam Resort & Spa, Bedugul| Call: +62 368 21038
8. ANARASA AT MOVENPICK RESORT & SPA JIMBARAN
Bask in the pleasures of a relaxing Sunday and enjoy the scrumptious Sunday Brunch at Anarasa at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali. Enjoyan array of special menu including freshly shucked imported oysters, suckling pig, roasted duck, and a wide array of dessert selections including chocolate fountain.
Available on Sundays at 12 noon – 4.00 pm. A groovy jazz band performance is also available to entertain you during the brunch. For those looking to further enhancement of the good times, you can add IDR 350,000++/person for a free flow of selected cocktails, wine and beer.
A dedicated children’s section is available with interactive activities and tempting buffet for your little ones. Your children will be entertained while you sit back and enjoy your brunch. A maximum of 2 children below 12 years old can enjoy this brunch with compliments if both parents are dining in. What’s more, you are also entitled to a complimentary use of swimming pool during the brunch time.
Anarasa Restaurant at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali| Call: +62 361 472 5777
9. JI SUNDAY BRUNCH
With amazing ocean view and sea breeze, chill tropical tunes and an all-new creative yet truly comforting fusion Japanese brunch menu Ji Terrace is a great place to meet friends, share good laughs with your loved ones, and spend a beautiful unforgettable Sunday by the sea.
Think the best Yakitori with perfectly grilled chicken legs and leek on charcoal with delicate crispiness from the chicken skin; Sushi Rolls with butter fish, crab salad, avocado with crunchy
tempura flakes; Wagyu Steak & Egg, Ahi Tuna & Thai Basil, Beef Tataki with garlic crisps, and many more to please even the most finicky gourmand. The brunch runs every Sunday from 11am until 3pm.
Ji Restaurant| Call: +62 361 473 170