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. Brunch at COMO Beach Club Bali
From from 12.00pm to 4.00pm every last Sunday of the month for a hearty brunch prepared by award-winning Chef Dedy Sutan. They offer range of prime quality seafood, perfectly grilled meats, fresh COMO Shambhala salads, authentic local dishes and an endless array of sweets are sure to cater to every palate.
Get the kids into the mood at Play by COMO with array of an educational activities and fun. Come experience a picture perfect Sunday with the entire family at COMO Beach Club.
IDR 725,000 Buffet including free flow of soft drinks and juices.
IDR 1,695,000 Buffet including free flow mimosas, wine, beer, soft drinks and juices.
Children age 6-11 years will be charged 50 per cent of the food package. Play by COMO access prices inclusive of 21 per cent applicable service charge and government sales tax.
For more information or to book, please contact:
T. +62 361 620 2208
E. [email protected]
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 450,000 net / adult
An extra IDR 499,000 net to adds a free-flow selected refreshing international cocktails, international wine and beer
IDR 225,000 net / child age 12 – 16 years old
IDR 112,500 net per child age 6 to 12 years old, below 6 years old free of charge.
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.
For more information and reservation email to [email protected] or WhatsApp to +62 811 386 3155
Anarasa Restaurant at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali
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
10. ARWANA RESTAURANT AT THE LAGUNA
The Laguna Resort & Spa sure knows how to throw a great party. Just come and join their latest Sunday B&B Brunch. As you enter the Arwana Restaurant, you will be greeted by rows of food that’s ready to be devoured. They have the sushi bar, fish carving, seafood on ice and oyster. So good! It’s a whole different party outside. With the beach by our side, everything tasted so good. Go and try their BBQ stations with suckling pig, carving and grill. Not only that, they also have other station like: keen to be green, nitrogen ice cream, shisha, cupcake painting, candy tree, and make your own cocktails. You can sit by the beach while listening to live Jazz sessions and enjoy endless delicious food. After the brunch, you can get pool and beach access too! What a great Sunday.
Arwana Restaurant, The Laguna Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua| +62 361 300 5635
11. THE BEACH GRILL AT THE RITZ-CARLTON, BALI
Bamboo baskets are filled with both classic favorites and the chefs’ own innovative interpretations. Enjoy sumptuous All-you-can-eat Dim Sum and Chinese Cuisine selection to complete your Sunday luncheon with your friends and family. There’s also a Lamian noodle station that will not only serve you great food but a noodle-making performance. Starts from 12 pm – 3 pm every Sunday. Guest can also enjoy free access to the Kids Club and their white sandy beach pool.
The Beach Grill Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Bali| Call: +62 361 849 8988
12. SOLEIL AT THE MULIA
Soleil’s Sunday Brunch is a long-established favorite gathering for those that appreciate great food, service and ambience in the most stunning seaside setting. Beginning with an appetizer buffet that includes a wide selection including traditional Italian antipasti, Pan-Asian tapas and small taster plates, then continue on to the decadent seafood tower and live grill stations with a selection of premium steaks & seafood. You may also indulge yourself with the breakfast a la carte selection that is made to order, or sit back and enjoy the daily chef’s specials featuring innovative preparations of the best available seasonal ingredients. Finishing on a sweet note, highlights are the grand dessert buffet, the must-try melting tiramisu or the frozen fruit sabayon. Enhance your Bali best brunch experience with free-flow bubbles, cocktails or mimosas.
Soleil at the Mulia Bali| Call: +62 361 301 7777
13. SUNDARA AT THE FOUR SEASONS
Enjoy a menu of modern Asian-inspired cuisine at Sundara, our spectacular beachfront restaurant. The name is the Sanskrit word for “beautiful” and pays tribute to the glowing sun that warms this Indian Ocean hotspot. Their famous Sunday brunch starts from 11 am to 5 pm. Soak up the all-day beach lifestyle and ocean-front views with our signature Bali Sunday Brunch: six hours of unlimited tapas served à la carte, accompanied by live music on the open-air terrace and the island’s best cocktails. Take a nap in a poolside cabana or work it off with laps in the 57-metre beach-front pool, a paddle in the Bay or a beach stroll.
Sundara at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay| Call: +62 361 708 333
14. STARFISH BLOO AT W SEMINYAK
Spend the afternoon at Starfish Bloo W Bali and dive into a multitude of tastes across a generous selection of Pan Asian flavors and international stations. The brunch starts every Sunday from 12 pm – 3.30 pm. Not only can the guest enjoy the fins food selections, they can also use the WET facilities, which are the W stunning pool located in front of Seminyak beach.
Starfish Bloo at W Bali| Call: +62 361 3000 106
15. FLOATING BRUNCH AT AYANA RESORT AND SPA, BALI
Discover the exquisite taste of AYANA’s signature floating brunch, served on an elegant woven tray by a butler in your private pool at The Villas, or overlooking the treetops in Forest Pool at RIMBA.
Explore the signature lifestyle of AYANA, where the smallest details are most significant. For the ultimate A-list breakfast experience, your butler ‘sets sail’ to a magnificent three-course gourmet brunch in the comfort of your private pool at The Villas. Floating Brunch is also available for AYANA and RIMBA guests, who can enjoy the exclusive culinary journey in RIMBA Pool. In addition to fresh tropical fruit and European style pastries, start your day in style with Indonesian arabica coffee, imported tea, and a perfectly chilled sparkling wine.
*) Floating brunch is available for AYANA, RIMBA and The Villas in-house guests
For more info call T +(62) 361-702222
AYANA Resort and Spa, BALI
Karang Mas Estate, Jalan Karang Mas Sejahtera Jimbaran, Bali, 80364, Indonesia
T +(62) 361-702222 F +(62) 361-702455
16. SEASALT AT ALILA SEMINYAK
Enjoy Sunday brunch with the feel of the breeze, the sound of the waves, and a fresh taste of the sea. Begin with a baker’s basket of bread served with delicious spreads, followed by our ceviche of the day. Then feast all you want on Seasalt’s a la carte seafood dishes, as well as tastings from our smoked salmon station, chilled prawns, and succulent oysters shucked fresh at your table by our chef! The brunch is happening every Sunday, 12noon to 4pm. Includes a glass of sparkling wine and free flow of iced tea, soft drinks and chilled juices. And oh, did we say we offer you access to Party Pool too?
Seasalt at Alila Seminyak| Call: +62 361 3021 888
17. LAYANG-LAYANG AT FAIRMONT SANUR
The Sunday Lobster Brunch features a unique lobster-centric, a la carte menu, and a wide selection of savory and sweet buffet dishes, including oysters, cold meats, cheeses and delicious seafood dishes pass-around. Their culinary team will delight and surprise you with small tasters throughout the brunch, while the pastry team completes the feast with home-made ice creams and truly delectable pastry based desserts. A live entertainment is also available to accompany you while savoring your favorite seafood selection.
Layang Layang at Fairmont Sanur| Call: +62 361 301 1888 ext. 8208
18. Brunch at COMO UBUD
Glow restaurant occupies a light-filled clearing at the heart of COMO Shambhala Estate-our holistic “reatreat for change” near Ubud. Every Sunday you can dine in this open-air space , surrounded by lush green forest, and enjoy a selection of brunch dishes, each mouthful packed with nutrition and flavour. Portions are perfect for sharing with friends or family, with the brunch per person price including as many dishes as you’d like to sample. A troupe of traditional Balinese dancers lend further spirit to occasion, coupled with the buzz of the open kitchen.
Brunch at glow is held every Sunday from 11am until 2.30pm, cost IDR 550.000 for adults and IDR 300.000 for those aged 12 and under (excluding goverment tax and service charge)
For reservation or to book, please contact +62 361 978 888 or email [email protected]
COMO SHAMBALA ESTATE
19. Sundays are for Poolside Brunching at Big Fish Bar and Grill, The Stones – Legian
Big Fish Bar and Grill launches a Sunday Brunch featuring local to international flavors with an exciting poolside experience.
With a refreshing view over 3000 sqm pool oasis, Big Fish Bar & Grill is the place to enjoy Sunday with mouthwatering selection of dishes accompanied by live music. The brunch features freshly baked bread loaf served on the table upon arrival, pass around signature pizza, and an array of all-you-can-eat goodies to choose from, including freshest Salad Bars, Dynamite Sushi Rolls, Nasi Goreng Kampung, Live Pasta Station, Live BBQ Station offering Shrimp and Squid Skewers, Miniature Beef Burgers, choices of Sausages, and a whole lot more.
When the craving for main course is satisfied, guests will be served with Pineapple Churrasco and Coconut Sorbet. To add on that, there will be another dessert with Balinese Macaroons, Homemade Jajanan Pasar, and Blow Torched Crème Brulee. When the tummy is happy, guest can float around or take a dip in the refreshing pool as the perks of joining the brunch.
The Sunday Brunch is priced at IDR 300,000++ per person, available every Sunday from 1PM to 4PM. No brunch is complete without free-flow drinks, therefore guests can enjoy the brunch with free flow of beer and cocktails at the price of IDR 625,000++ per person, or at IDR 750,000 per person with free flow beer, wine, and cocktails or if guests want to add a little sparkle they will be charged at IDR 900,000++ per person.
For more information or booking, please email [email protected] or call +62361 8499600.
The Stones – Legian, Bali – A Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel
Jl. Raya Pantai Kuta – Banjar Legian Kelod
Tel +62 361 300 5888 | Fax +62 361 300 5999