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Most Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant in Bali with Spectacular Views

Last Updated: 1 April 2019

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Most Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant in Bali

If you are thinking about the perfect romantic getaway, think of Bali. They say that Bali is the break-up island, but that is not the case at all.

The myths about love hitches in Bali have been debunked, and you can enjoy splendidly your romantic holidays in Bali. Isn’t it a wonderful place to light the fires of your love and togetherness?

There are different ways to dine with your beloved in Bali. In this romantic and sophisticated paradise Your dream date comes true.

Here is a list of the 11 most romantic fine dining restaurants in Bali with spectacular views:

Also Read: 26 Most Instagrammable Cafes in Bali for Perfect Photos

Fine Dining Restaurant with Sunset View

There is no better experience than spending a candle lit dinner with the view of the sun setting into the horizon. Bali has so many restaurants that offer the ‘front stage’ to breathtaking sunset.

But here are three of our favourites:

1 Oneeighty at The Edge

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Located within the estate of Bali’s famous cliffside resort The Edge, Oneeighty is a celebration of the sophisticated culture of the beach located 500 feet above the Indian Ocean.

This game-changing cliff-top club is built next to a series of cascading ponds, into a jaw-dropping glass-bottom sky pool which extends 6 meters over the edge of the cliff.

Oneeighty guests can relax on the VIP deck on the cliff side, recline on a sunbed in the sand lounge or grab a table at the enclosed bar, overlooking the most impressive 180° panorama imaginable.

Oneeighty takes food seriously and the pedigree of his culinary efforts represents a recruiting strategy that that aims for a stellar team.

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Oneeighty at The Edge: Romantic Fine Dining in Uluwatu, Bali
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+ What we love:

  • Spend memorable pool edge experience with sunset view
  • Unspoilt natural beauty
  • Cool bottom-glass pool
  • Get the VIP Area for better experience on the venue

- Things to consider:

  • Expensive minimum spending for the VIP Area
  • No drone is allowed here

2 Rock Bar at Ayana Resort

Rock Bar at Ayana Resort: Romantic Fine Dining Resort in Jimbaran, Bali
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Perched high on distinctive rock formations along the pristine sunset coastline of Jimbaran, Rock Bar Bali is widely respected as one of the world’s most popular entertainment, cocktail and sunset venues.

Rock Bar, accessible through a cliff side inclinator at the AYANA Resort & Spa BALI, is the perfect example of beachside dining and is not to be missed while visiting Bali.

Rock Bar is separated from the ocean below by a layer of glass that allows an unobstructed view of the sunset over the horizon in the distance. The open sea and the picturesque view set the tone for an intimate dinner for two or a relaxed meeting between friends.

Rock Bar at Ayana Resort: Romantic Fine Dining Resort in Jimbaran, Bali
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Rock Bar at Ayana Resort: Romantic Fine Dining Resort in Jimbaran, Bali
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+ What we love:

  • Gorgeous sunset views
  • Dinner menu, finger food and drinks are amazing
  • Friendly staffs
  • Can go down to the beach for instagrammable photos

- Things to consider:

  • Long queue to go down the lift to Rock Bar. (Need to come at 4 pm to avoid the long queue)
  • Expensive menu price
  • Minimum spending of Rp. 640.000 for sofa table.

3 Jimbaran Seafood Cafes

Jimbaran Seafood Cafe: Romantic Fine Dining Resort in Jimbaran, Bali
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The seafood cafes of Jimbaran should already be in your things to do in Bali for couples, especially if you are a seafood lover.

Jimbaran Bay is not only one of the best places in Bali to enjoy unforgettable sunsets, it is also the most popular coast to enjoy grilled seafood. Seventeen seafood cafes line the white sand beach known locally as “Pantai Muaya“.

Mostly open late in the afternoon, each of the venues within the row of Jimbaran seafood cafes in the bay offer fresh-grilled seafood served at candlelit tables on the sand.

As the sun goes down, the skyline has faint lights from the Ngurah Rai airport and the traditional lanterns of fishing boats at sea.

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Jimbaran Seafood Cafe: Romantic Fine Dining Resort in Jimbaran, Bali
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+ What we love:

  • One of the best sunset panorama in the island
  • More affordable & fresh seafood compared to restaurant

- Things to consider:

  • May get very crowded during the high season
  • Some of the cafes may not be as hygienic compared to restaurants

Fine Dining Restaurant with Lake View

There are only 4 lakes in Bali and most are located in less tourist-ready regions. This is probably the reason why there is not many proper Fine Dining Restaurant with a lake view. So here is our favourite:

4 Lakeview Forest Garden

Lakeview Forest Garden: Romantic Fine Dining at Kintamani, Bali
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The Lakeview restaurant is located on the edge of the crater of Mount Batur CalderaYou will appreciate a Romantic Lunch Bali with an astonishingly beautiful view of Mount and Lake Batur, especially the view of the sunrise over the lake. 

En route to the mountains, you will wander through a cross section of Bali’s richest arts, crafts, music, dance and antiquities in a variety of lush tropical terrains.

Try their Ayam Panggang Bumbu Bali Roasted Chicken a la Bali) or an Indonesian lunch or a la carte buffet. In addition, the Lakeview restaurant, a favorite of Balinese and Indonesia, also serves international cuisine from 11:30 a.m. at 3:30 p.m., along with refreshing cocktails such as Kintamani Sunshine and Kintamanu Sunrise, wine spritzers based on the Aga White Bali Hatten Wines.

Perfect for the tropical climate!

Lakeview Forest Garden: Romantic Fine Dining at Kintamani,Bali
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+ What we love:

  • Incredible view of Mount and Lake Batur

- Things to consider:

  • Cleanliness could be improved
  • Request candles to make the flies go away

Fine Dining Restaurant with Jungle View & on the Riverside

When you are talking about Bali, you are most likely to expect the white sand beach and the breath-taking sunset.

But, you should also know that Bali has one of the best rainforest view in the world.

When you are staying or simply spend a few hours at Ubud, you might as well pick one of these two fine dining restaurants to get the mood going.

4 Swept Away at Samaya Ubud

Swept Away at Samaya Ubud: Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant for Honeymoon Bali
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Tucked away in the heart of Samaya Ubud lies the quiet and romantic Swept Away restaurant. This restaurant offers a decadent selection of international cuisines in an incredibly peaceful setting by the river.

Elevating the captivating beauty that Swept Away has to offer, you will find the dinner service with 100 candles available upon request. Listen to the soothing sound of the water washing over the rocks of the river while absorbing the sight of hundreds of soft light candles that will make your culinary experience memorable.

In the late afternoons a small bites menu, better described as “Asian tapas” is on offer. This menu contains a variety of delicious bites designed to torment the taste buds and sets the theme for the dining experience that follows.

Photo credit: Gusmank Photography
Photo credit: Gusmank Photography

+ What we love:

  • One of Ubud’s newest properties: all modern comforts and conveniences have been considered

  • Beautiful riverside restaurant, especially for those looking for a romantic dinner with many candles and flower petals.

- Things to consider:

  • Expensive for Bali, but you get what you pay for.

  • Depending on the time of day, it can get pretty crowded here.

5 Kubu Restaurant

Kubu Restaurant at Mandapa Ritz Carlton: Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant for Honeymoon Bali
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Located on the edge of the Reserve Valley, Kubu Restaurant at Mandapa a Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers panoramic views of the majestic Ayung River, bringing “romantic dining with nature” to the next level.

Kubu Restaurant offers the best of Balinese and Asian flavors in an elegant bamboo hut atmosphere.

Enjoy several exclusive dishes, such as “Sawah” Rujak Udang or Bebek Betutu. Each dish is prepared meticulously with care and passion makes all tastes memorable.

Kubu Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, geared towards honeymooners in Bali, but with an open heart to all lovers of tasty Asian food. Many ingredients are obtained from the organic herb and the vegetable garden of the resort.

Kubu Restaurant at Mandapa Ritz Carlton: Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant for Honeymoon Bali
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Kubu Restaurant at Mandapa Ritz Carlton: Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant for Honeymoon Bali
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+ What we love:

  • The views from this restaurant are fantastic and romantic.

  • Mastered by renowned interior designer Jeffrey Wilkes, the interiors combine modern and elegant architecture with traditional Balinese details.

- Things to consider:

  • This place is located in one of the most expensive hotels in the area and you would expect to pay more.

  • Due to the steep terrain of the slopes and the expansive resort grounds, it does require some efforts to get around.

Fine Dining Restaurant with Rice Field Views

One of the rarest opportunity for any travellers is to witness the beautiful landscape of ricefields. Even in Bali, the amount of lands for ricefields has been decreasing year after year.

Don’t miss out to dine with your love one on these restaurants with amazing view of Balinese Rice Field.

6 Sari Organik

Sari Organik: Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant for Honeymoon Bali
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To get to the restaurant you will have to walk 800 meters along the rice fields and incredible views over the valley. On a great day, you will be able to watch the work going on in the fields.

The atmosphere in Sari Organik is delightfully serene. Those exhausted by the hectic city lifestyle will be delighted with the tranquility of this field.

Unlike many of the restaurants above, Sari Organik is a really budget alternative for a romantic dining experience. You can expect the menu to have variety of organic vegetables and gluten free options, while also serving numerous choices of Chicken and Tuna add-ons for the non-vegetarians couples.

Sari Organik: Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant for Honeymoon Bali
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Sari Organik: Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant for Honeymoon Bali
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+ What we love:

  • Eating at Sari Organik Ubud is a truly unique experience. Not for the food alone, but also for its location. It is right in the middle of the rice fields of Ubud.

  • Everything that is served at Sari Organik is picked from the garden that is just behind the restaurant.

- Things to consider:

  • Do be warned that a walk on the road to Warung Bodag Maliah in Sari Organik can take up to 20 minutes, which will be a big problem on a on a sweltering day.

  • Good food, but the portions are too small

7 Cafe Pomegranate

Cafe Pomegranate di Ubud: Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant for Honeymoon Bali
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Cafe Pomegranate is as beautiful as Sari Organik. They serve pizza, sauces with pitta, salads, noodles and Japanese food.

Located in Jl. Subak Wayah Soh, Ubud – Bali, Cafe Pomegranate offers a 360 degree view of the lush rice fields of Ubud that extend to the Campuhan River.

In the morning, you can see the Mount Agung in the northeast and the Mount Batukaru in the northwest in Tabanan.

At night, you can enjoy the view of the stars, fireflies and bright lights of the village houses in the distance. But one of the best moments is to see the sunset looking over the view of beautiful lush rice field to the west.

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Cafe Pomegranate di Ubud: Romantic Fine Dining Restaurant for Honeymoon Bali
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+ What we love:

  • A perfect place to visit if you love to upload your photos on Instagram while enjoying your drink and snacks.

  • It is an excellent place for Romantic Dinner Bali and away from hustle bustle, disconnected from the busy main streets.

  • You can also enjoy the sunset overlooking the rice field.

- Things to consider:

  • There is not much food to choose from the menu.

  • The place is quite far from the center of the city of Ubud.

  • Foods are relatively expensive

Fine Dining Restaurant with Cliff View

The main advantage of dining on the edge of the Cliff means that you will be able to enjoy the unobstructed view of the sea.

This is definitely a great background for any romantic dining or even a proposal!

8 Karma Kandara

Karma Spa at Jimbaran: The Most Romantic Fine Dining Experience in Bali
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Couldn’t you get lost in beautiful Bali forever? It is an island with something for all types of travelers; surfers in Canggu, the spiritual nomad in Ubud and the fun seekers in Seminyak. As for us, we believe that Uluwatu has that luxury factor. And when you are in Uluwatu, Karma Kandara Candle Lit is highly recommended.

Looking to enjoy an evening of blissful romance? This candlelight dinner is sure to delight with a gourmet seafood dinner, both situated on a cliff with awe-inspiring 180 degree views.

The seasonal fine-dining menu focuses on super-fresh ingredients, exotic flavors and classic cooking techniques, complemented by an excellent international wine list.

Karma Spa at Jimbaran: The Most Romantic Fine Dining Experience in Bali
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Karma Spa at Jimbaran: The Most Romantic Fine Dining Experience in Bali
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+ What we love:

  • Due to the nature of the venue, it only able to accommodate a couple, so its really private.
  • There is a private plunge pool to enjoy the view as well.
  • The view is spectacular.

- Things to consider:

  • Exacerbated by very high prices
  • Decent choice of wines is lacking

9 Samabe Bali

Samabe Cave Dining: The Most Romantic Fine Dining Experience in Bali
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Dinner at the Samabe cave is a unique experience offered by the Samabe Bali Resort in Nusa Dua.

The dinner takes place right on the beach, with countless lanterns and candles that only contribute to the romantic atmosphere of dining by the ocean.

Samabe also offers a romantic package “Power of Love” where a dinner for two is served in this private cave overlooking the sea.

You and your loved ones will never forget this night, as you walked down the stairs to the beach into a fairyland lit by hundreds of lanterns and candles!

The cave is a part of the not less famous Samabe Bali Suites & Villas. You will enjoy 4 delicious seafood dishes and top quality barbecue.

Samabe Cave and Beach is also one of the most romantic wedding venues in Bali.

+ What we love:

  • Offers an exotic experience of having an intimate occasion with your loved ones in its enchanting setting.

  • This unique experience is also available for a family, a large group of friends or colleagues, for a simple barbecue party on the beach, as well as for celebratory events.

- Things to consider:

  • Not much within walking distance

  • A bit pricey

Fine Dining Restaurant with Unique Experience

Apart of all the amazing views, there are also romantic restaurants which offers unique experiences, such as these two:

10 Tsavo Lion Restaurant

Tsavo Lion Restaurant: The Most Romantic Fine Dining Experience in Bali

If you are in Bali and you are looking for a good place to dine, head to the Tsavo Lion restaurant (inside the Bali Safari and Marine Park) with your family, friends or spouse.

Nestled around the pride of the lions, you can experience dinner dining through full-length glass windows and enjoy the view too.

It is an amazing place to dine on a special menu of delectable African food, you can choose from the menu of comprehensive international cuisine, all this while enjoying watching the magnificent beast prowling the edge of the glass.

It is a feast for the senses and a rare privilege to experience a close encounter with the kings of the African jungle.

+ What we love:

  • An incredible place with a very creative and smart concept! One can eat in a beautiful area for dinner and watch the animals loitering in their space at the same time.

  • For the menu, they have a variety of cuisine from around the world, from Africa, Asia, the Mediterranean, the Middle East and South America, that is processed by the experienced chef.

- Things to consider:

  • The quality of the food can be improved

11 Chedi Club Ubud

Hot Air Baloon Experience at Chedi Club Ubud: The Most Romantic Fine Dining Experience in Bali
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Heaven is a place on Earth, specifically, in Bali, or at least you can see the sky when you fly high in the Balinese sky in a hot air balloon!

Experience the first and only hot air balloon opportunity on the Island of the Gods when you visit the Chedi Club in Ubud.

Afterward settle into a cushioned cane chair in the spacious dining room under the traditional Balinese thatched roof for breakfast, lunch and dinner, when countless candles flicker in the middle of the rice paddies.

What makes the Asian and Western cuisine of The Restaurant exceptional is not just the herbs and vegetables freshly picked from the surrounding organic gardens. Executive chef Khairudin ‘Dean’ Nor is driven to provide sumptuous luxury dining experiences.

Hot Air Baloon Experience at Chedi Club Ubud: The Most Romantic Fine Dining Experience in Bali
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+ What we love:

  • The one-time hot air balloon ride is ideal for a couple, otherwise a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children (maximum 220 kg total weight).

  • See spectacular views of the rice fields of Ubud and other natural landscapes 50 m above the ground

  • Take home a hot air balloon certificate and a special Chedi Club souvenir immediately after your experience.

  • Choose between sunrise, sunset or dinner packages that are equipped with sumptuous drinks and treats

- Things to consider:

  • This activity can be canceled in case of bad weather. You will be given the option to reserve an alternative time or an alternative activity (subject to availability)

Are you ready to have a great Fine Dining in Bali?

We hope you are inspired by at least one of these restaurant for your next honeymoon getaway to Bali. Is there any other restaurant worth mentioning that you had visited before? Please let us know on the comment section below!