Bali is renowned for its tranquil ambiance, rich culture and inviting culinary scene. Aside from travelers being drawn to its luxury villas, offering lavish accommodations amidst serene rice paddies and tropical forests, there are also a lot of other things to do in Ubud. Foodies flock to Ubud for its diverse array of upscale dining options, from traditional Indonesian fare to innovative fusion cuisine, all crafted with fresh, locally sourced ingredients to tantalize the taste buds.

Exquisitely romantic settings with the delight of gourmet dishes and incredible, world-class cuisine in extravagant, sophisticated eateries—when it comes to fine dining, Bali promises dynamic experiences with some incredible luxury restaurants to choose from.

1. Akar Ubud by K Club

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Where: Ubud
Cuisine: Indonesian
Style: Special Occasion

Akar by K-Club, named Bali’s premier restaurant by Tripadvisor in November 2022, embodies a dedication to crafting unparalleled dining experiences. With a blend of creativity and passion, each dish at Akar becomes a culinary masterpiece, inviting guests on a journey of gastronomic delight. They take pride in satisfactory dining, ensuring every visit is an exceptional opportunity for guests to indulge in Bali’s quintessential culinary excellence.

Address: K Club, Jalan Raya Cebok, Kedisan, Tegallalang, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia
Phone: +6281818126888

2. Mozaic Bali

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Where: Ubud
Cuisine: French-inspired
Style: Secret garden romance

Set in a pretty garden courtyard, Mozaic, with its magical candlelit tables, has a wonderfully intimate and classically romantic ambiance, a luxury dining oasis in Bali. The award-winning eatery is not only regarded as the best restaurant in Bali but has been named one of the Top 100 restaurants in the world. It is also the only restaurant in Southeast Asia to be listed as one of the Great Tables of the World. The daily-changing tasting menus of gastronomic delights reflect the artistic approach of the American-born French chef. The perfectly executed dishes are artistically created at Mozaic using the finest ingredients.

Address: Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Kedewatan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Phone: +6282147235550

3. Merah Putih

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Where: Seminyak
Cuisine: Indonesian
Style: Grand, chic eco-design

Before sampling the menu, the standout feature of Merah Putih is the huge atrium-style expanse of the main dining area with its cathedral-like arches and immense floor-to-ceiling windows. The indoor garden oasis with palm trees is part of the restaurant ecosystem with solar filtered glass letting the light in and keeping the heat out. Near-translucent columns capture rainwater for recycling in streams within the restaurant and the overall effect is a light and airy space. Alongside this main dining area, there are also three teak dining pods for private dining, creating more intimate dining experiences. Aside from the grand gesture of its incredible design, Merah Putih is also famed for its authentic Indonesian food served in the traditional sharing style in the middle of the table. The menu of small and large plates also features contemporary Indonesian creations that inject a sense of artistic temperament into the menu alongside the eco-design.

Address: Jalan Petitenget, 100X Kerobokan Kelod, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta Utara, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone: +623618465950

4. Sardine


Where: Jalan Petitinget
Cuisine: Seafood
Style: Unique luxury

A visual feast, Sardine promises an incredibly individual fine-dining experience. The expansive bamboo dining hall and al fresco dining areas look out to stunning rice paddies which are still working fields. The fresh, modern design features, such as the garden furnishings with black and white check parasols and cushions, fit perfectly with the beautiful natural setting of fields, gardens, and ponds. The menu is no less impressive, with the main focus on locally caught seafood and organic produce, some of which are grown in the restaurant gardens. With a changing menu to reflect the sustainable ingredients, Sardine creates a fresh, luxury dining experience reminiscent of the Bali of old with the culinary magic of today’s gastronomic wonder.

Address: Jl. Petitenget No.21, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone: +6287778187390

5. Sarong Bali

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Where: Seminyak
Cuisine: Pan-Asian
Style: Special Occasion

Run by an award-winning Australian chef, Sarong injects some exciting culinary innovation into sustainable, locally sourced ingredients, to create fine-dining dishes inspired by popular street foods across Asia. The Balinese style, open-air dining pavilions, and dark wood interior create a cozy restaurant space with alfresco areas. The oversized lamps, comfy sofas, and chandelier lights all add to the upscale ambiance and luxurious setting of Sarong. With its innovative Asian-inspired cocktails, Sarong is perfect for a pre-dinner aperitif and post-dining relaxation.

Address: Jl. Petitenget No.19X, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Phone: +6281237655009

Dining in Bali is extraordinary. Diners looking for unforgettable experiences can savor incredible cuisine from Indonesia to Europe at world-class restaurants renowned for their menus, stunning designs, and evocative atmospheres.