Nusa Dua features an exquisite and elegant dining scene and offers countless options for world-class fine-dining. Many of the best restaurants in Nusa Dua are those located in or around the upscale resorts and high-end villas. You can also find fantastic midrange venues offering impressive menus and eclectic cuisines appeasing all palates. Here are our picks for the ten best restaurants in Nusa Dua.
1. Manarai Beach House
Manarai Beach House offers the perfect day out in South Bali with the beautiful venue set directly on a golden sandy beach. The impeccably styled venue is not just about the photo ops (of which there are a plenty) but also delivers a culinary experience like few others can. The menu is an ambitious mix of Indonesian and international dishes with highlights including everything from healthy power bowls to hearty comfort food. The cocktails are also a must – definitely try the C- Cup (vodka, coconut sorbet, coconut water and homemade vanilla syrup)!
2. Cut Catch Cucina
Located at the Sofitel Bali Ressort, Cut Catch Cucina is divided into three sections: Steakhouse, Seafood and Grill and Italian Osteria. Enjoy an exquisite setting throughout and relish the elegant atmosphere of this five-star establishment. The restaurant offers mouth-watering dishes, including one of the best Sunday brunches in Bali.
3. Secret Cafe
Tiny and serene, Secret Cafe serves simple and delicious Indonesian fare at very reasonable prices. Amazing coffee and delightful desserts attract those with a sweet tooth or a caffeine addiction, so you’ll rarely find this delightful venue deserted.
An upscale fine-dining venue located at the Mulia resort, Soleil is a place to dress up and indulge in a gourmet dining experience. Serving delicious Mediterranean and authentic Indonesian cuisine complemented by a selection of fine wines, this elegant venue provides a a luxurious dining experience. Every Sunday, Soleil hosts a lavish brunch which always draws in a full house.
Prego is a midrange Italian restaurant which stands out thanks to its friendly service and homemade Italian food. Treat your taste buds to amazing pizza, pasta, ravioli, salads and mouth-watering desserts. For the little ones, the venue provides a kids buffet, beautifully served and attractive – trust us, your kids will love it!
Kayuputi is a beachfront fine-dining venue featuring an elegant outdoor dining space and chic indoor room, offering breathtaking ocean vistas while you dine. Serving an eclectic mix of Asian and European cuisine, the restaurant also provides an appealing wine list to complete your sophisticated dining experience.
7. Arwana Restaurant
Arwana Restaurant specialises in the freshest seafood, and genuine Indonesian fare served in a sophisticated and elegant setting. The restaurant is set right on the beach, offering the gorgeous experience of dining with your toes dipped in the sand while relishing the jaw-dropping sunset views.
8. The Cafe
The Cafe at the Mulia is a sophisticated midrange restaurant offering a vast choice of cuisines. From Indonesian to Japanese and from Indian to European, this diner appeases all palates. The restaurant packs in a full house with its global buffet which includes several live cooking stations.
Those with a sweet tooth will be blowed away by the dessert room where you’ll find a gorgeous chocolate fountain, homemade gelato and incredible cakes freshly baked and served buffet style.
9. Tapa Nusa Dua
Tapa Nusa Dua stands out with impeccable serves providing free pick-ups and drop-offs, incredible food, live music and a truly beautiful setting. Serving savoury dishes from Indonesian and European cuisines, the venue also offers numerous gluten-free option catering to all customers.
10. Kwee Zeen
Kwee Zeen, a fine-dining restaurant located at the Sofitel resort, features an elegant setting and a modern industrial style interior design. The most popular dishes are the fresh and delectable sushi and the Japanese noodles. For dessert, try their delightful cakes – each of them is a real masterpiece!
And there you have it! Although Nusa Dua is known as Bali’s lap of luxury, the area also caters to a wider range of budgets. Whether you’re looking to indulge in some fine-dining or simply want to eat some really good pizza, you’ll find something to suit your taste in Nusa Dua.