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Best Fine-Dining Destinations Ubud

Best Fine-Dining Destinations Ubud

From classic favorites that have stood the test of time to the latest gastronomic gems that emerged in the culinary scene last year, Ubud's dining landscape is a perfect combination of flavors, innovation, and elegance. In this article, we unveil a curated list of the finest dining establishments in verdant Ubud that beckon both the seasoned gourmand and the adventurous epicurean alike. Join us as we traverse through the delectable offerings of six-star cuisine, innovative plant-based concepts, Mediterranean oases, and more!

Best Fine-Dining Destinations Ubud

Aperitif: The Epitome of Six-Star Dining

Aperitif Fine Dining

Immerse yourself in the opulence of six-star dining at Apéritif, a spectacular restaurant within the lavish establishment of Viceroy Bali resort where culinary artistry meets the elegance of the Roaring Twenties. Begin your evening with a selection of aperitifs and canapés, setting the stage for an exquisite degustation-style dinner. In the Dutch-colonial dining room, each plate is a masterpiece, with dishes like Kurobuta pork with piccalilli and the iconic Venison Wellington showcasing a fusion of French techniques and Indonesian rendang flavors. Head Mixologist Panji Wisrawan ensures the beverage program is equally magnificent, offering nostalgic cocktails and impeccably crafted wine pairings. Apéritif is not just a meal; it's a symphony of flavors orchestrated with precision and served in an ambiance that pays homage to a bygone era.

Viceroy Bali
Br. Nagi, Jl. Lanyahan, Petulu, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 361 908 2777

Bacari: A Wine Lover's Delight

Bacari Ubud
Instagram @bacari.bali

Bacari stands as Ubud's finest wine bar, an intimate 22-seater venue on Jalan Goutama that marries a superb wine selection with a delectable dinner menu. Indulge in artisanal cheeses, cold cuts, and the crowd-pleaser – pan-grilled halloumi. The sharing plates, from braised lamb shoulder to South Asian-spiced chicken skewers, are designed to complement the curated list of 20 spectacular wines by the glass. Craft cocktails like the classic Negroni add a spirited touch to the experience. Bacari invites you to savor the symphony of flavors, where every sip of wine and every bite of food creates a harmonious composition.

Jl. Goutama No.15, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 811 3811 7613

Cerita Manisan: A Story of Indonesian and SE Asian Culinary Heritage

Cerita Manisan
Instagram @ceritamanisan

Step into the heart and soul of Indonesian and Southeast Asian cooking at Cerita Manisan, where ancient kingdoms and spice routes come to life. Amidst rice fields, immerse yourself in al fresco dining and savor the flavors of free-range chicken smoked and braised in chili, turmeric, and coconut milk broth. The tender short ribs swimming in spicy and sour tom yum soup are a testament to the rich culinary traditions of the region. Cerita Manisan is not just a restaurant; it's a storytelling experience through food, where each dish narrates a tale of heritage and authenticity.

Alaya Resort Ubud
Jl. Hanoman, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 813 3908 7098

Gajah Putih: Gastronomic Excellence Meets Theatrical Performance

Gajah Putih Fine Dining
Instagram @gajahputih.bali

Gajah Putih introduces an extraordinary dining concept that combines fine dining with captivating theatrical performances. Chef Alexei Dokuchaev crafts remarkable dishes, artfully presented and sourced from local farms and suppliers. The meticulously curated set menu is accompanied by an enchanting theatre show, weaving elements of culture, tradition, and fantasy. The bar menu, crafted with local ingredients, and a thoughtfully selected wine list enhance the dining experience. Gajah Putih promises not just a meal but an ethereal journey where culinary excellence converges with mesmerizing performances.

Jl. Raya Mawang No.88, Lodtunduh, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80582
Phone: +62 878 1440 3575

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Herbivore by Locavore: A Radical Departure into Plant-Based Celebration

Herbivore by Locavore Fine Dining
Instagram @restaurantherbivore

Experience a radical departure from conventional dining at Herbivore, a celebration of locally sourced, plant-based cuisine. Following the closure of Locavore, Herbivore marks a significant shift, embracing an "all flora, no fauna" dining concept. Head Chef Arnaud Hauchon presents a tantalizing five- and seven-course tasting menu, showcasing the abundance of local plants with bold and clean flavors. Rice-based alcoholic beverages and meticulously crafted non-alcoholic pairings complement the menu, offering a warm welcome to restaurant Herbivore – a haven for those seeking a plant-based culinary exploration.

Jl. Dewisita No.10, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 823 4012 1319

Hujan Locale: A Culinary Winner from Bali's Street Food Maestro

Hujan Locale
Instagram @hujan-locale

Hujan Locale, from Bali's street food maestro Will Meyrick, bridges the cultural divide of Asian fine dining and casual home-cooked food. The double-story restaurant offers a vast menu featuring signature tastes and flavors, bringing Meyrick's spin on Asia's street food favorites to his original Ubud establishment. With a culinary repertoire that includes Sarong, Mama San, and Honey & Smoke, Hujan Locale is another feather in Meyrick's cap, offering a culinary journey that blends authenticity with innovation.

Jl. Sri Wedari No.5, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 813 5326 0275

Mozaic: A Reimagined Culinary Excellence

Mozaic Fine Dining
Instagram @mozaicrestaurantubud

After an 11-month closure due to the global pandemic, Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique reopens with a vision to redefine "culinary excellence." Founder and head-chef Chris Salans, along with Chef Blake Thornley, modernizes the feel of Mozaic while remaining passionately committed to showcasing Indonesian spices and local ingredients. As the only restaurant in Indonesia part of Les Grandes Tables du Monde, Mozaic has been a pioneer of fine dining in Bali for over two decades. The reopening celebrates past achievements and introduces contemporary elements to Ubud's culinary scene, combining global fine-dining expertise with a commitment to local flavors.

Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 821 4723 5550

Norii Ubud: Japanese Artistry with a Modern Twist

Norii Ubud Fine Dining

Nestled amidst the lush landscapes of Ubud, Norii Ubud brings the artistry of Japanese cuisine to life with a modern twist. The restaurant, managed by the prominent iNiVie Hospitality, focus is on yakitori, a traditional Japanese grilling method, where skewered ingredients are expertly cooked over charcoal. Signature dishes like Stuffed Chicken Wings and Tuna Cheviche Lemon Buttered Sauce showcase meticulous preparation and fusion of flavors. Norii Ubud offers a heightened dining journey, where the symphony of tastes is complemented by thoughtfully curated cocktails and mocktails. The inviting atmosphere adds to the overall experience, inviting guests to revel in the culinary delights of Japanese-inspired cuisine.

Jl. Sawah Indah Gang Amarea No.8, Peliatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 812 3669 6361

PASIR: Mediterranean Oasis in the Heart of Ubud

PASIR Restaurant Ubud Fine Dining

Bringing Bali's beach life to the bustling Monkey Forest eat street, Pasir is a Mediterranean oasis that pays homage to the flavors of the region. The breezy and tropical space, part of The Ubud Village Resort and Spa, adorned with potted plants and sandy hues, sets the stage for a culinary journey. With freshly caught fish seasoned with sea salt from Kusamba and vegetables sourced from Ubud's plantations, Pasir's menu is a testament to the fusion of Mediterranean and local ingredients. From octopus carpaccio to snapper crudo and lamb kofta, every dish is a celebration of paradise, accompanied by zesty signature cocktails that transport you to the beaches of Bali.

The Ubud Village Resort and Spa
Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 811 2833 838

Rüsters: Sunset Views and Social Dining Extravaganza

Rusters Ubud Fine Dining
Instagram @rustersbali

Standing tall above the rice fields on the outskirts of Ubud, Rüsters is a multifaceted space that combines a cafe, roastery, pottery studio, concept store, sunset bar, and restaurant. Known for its coffee, Rüsters offers a social dining dinner menu with sharing-style options and a tasting menu that seamlessly blends culinary classics from Europe and Asia. From Danish crown pork belly to Korean fried chicken waffles, Rüsters' menu invites guests to mix and match flavors in a picturesque setting. Acclaimed Danish Chef Asger Skov Hansen love for natural flavors and colors is reflected in the contemporary interior design, creating an inviting atmosphere for a dining experience that is both modern and comforting.

Jl. Raya Kengetan No.44, Singapadu Kaler, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 811 3804 341

Syrco BASÈ: Redefining Indonesian Cuisine with Two Michelin-Starred Chef

Syrco Base Fine Dining

Established on January 21, 2024, Syrco BASÈ in Ubud, Bali, marks a historic moment in Indonesia's culinary landscape. Crafted by the acclaimed two Michelin-starred Chef Syrco Bakker and a diverse team, this pioneering culinary hub is set to showcase the archipelago's rich produce, culinary traditions, and Chef Syrco's Indonesian heritage. The restaurant's terracotta-walled, wood-paneled ambiance seamlessly blends nature with culinary artistry, offering three distinctive menus – PURE LOCAL, HERITAGE, and The Plant BASÈ – changing every three months. The intimate Ku lounge promises a 16-moment culinary journey, while the BAR and The Shop provide a captivating theater of flavors and a vital link to local communities.

Jl. Sri Wedari No.72, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Phone: +62 813 3995 5622

Uma Cucina: Italian-Inspired Elegance

Uma Cucina Fine Dining
Instagram @umacucinaubud

An integral part of COMO Uma Ubud, Uma Cucina is an Italian-inspired restaurant and lounge bar that embodies the homely spirit of a kitchen. With outdoor terraces and a large communal dining table, Uma Cucina invites guests to eat 'family style' or opt for a more intimate dining experience. The menu, rich in fresh, locally-sourced produce, brings forth the flavors of Italy. From sharing 'antipasto' dishes to full dining experiences, Uma Cucina is a haven for those seeking honest Italian flavors in an informal and convivial setting. The innovative cocktail menu by London mixologist Lewis Wilkinson adds a touch of sophistication to the overall dining experience.

COMO Uma Ubud
Jl. Raya Sanggingan Jl. Raya Lungsiakan, Banjar, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561
Phone: +62 361 972 448

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