Need some inspiration for a romantic dinner in Bali? Try these four fabulous dining experiences at The Legian Bali - delicious date night ideas for any night of the week.
So, you’ve got that dazzling new dress from your fave Bali boutique, and you’ve even talked bae into sweeping you off your feet with a date night extraordinaire. Now all you need is a swoon-worthy dining experience, an oh-so glamorous setting and a bottle of bubbles for raising a glass to you both.
Well, consider your date night plans wrapped up, because The Legian Bali has four fabulous foodie affairs for you and your significant other to enjoy on your next romantic dinner date. Whether it’s a long and lingering multi-course feast you’re after, or a spectacular beachfront sunset with a bottle of bubbles to share, take your partner to The Legian Bali for a date night done right. Champagne toasts and gourmet goodies included….
Date Night One: A Seafood Grill Beneath the Stars
If your romantic night on the town falls on a Friday, then whisk your date to The Legian’s dazzling beachfront Pool Bar, where every Friday evening a sumptuous Seafood Grill takes centre stage, sizzling and smoking the finest ocean delicacies beneath the stars.
The dinner begins with an Indonesian-inspired Sup Ikan (an herbaceous fish soup) followed by a five-star feast featuring the freshest Bamboo Lobster, rosy-pink jumbo prawns, chunky tuna steaks and tender strips of squid – expertly cooked right in front of your eyes by the chefs, served up with rice, salad, grilled vegetables and an assortment of spicy sambals. And, once you’ve finished gourmet grazing, there’s even a bonfire on the beach for post-dinner canoodling…
When: Every Friday night from 7pm onwards
Where: The Pool Bar at The Legian Bali
Price: IDR 800,000++ per person
Date Night Two: Indulge in an Indonesian Rijsttafel Dinner
For something a little different (yet utterly delicious) on your next date night, try going local with your love and indulge in an extravagant Indonesian Rijsttafel dinner. This multi-course traditional feast is the epitome of indulgence in Indonesian cuisine, with up to eleven different courses to sample your way through.
All of Indonesia’s best and most traditional dishes make an appearance here, all of which have been jazzed up to five-star standards. There’s a rich and full-flavoured Beef Rendang made using braised Wagyu Shin Shank, and a whole Babi Guling (spit-roast suckling pig) that’s been smoked and stuffed with a homemade, aromatic Balinese blend. And to top off this cultural dinner, there’s also an enchanting performance from traditional Balinese dancers to up the Indonesian vibes.
When: Every Tuesday night from 7pm onwards
Where: The Restaurant at The Legian Bali
Price: IDR 700,000++ per person
Date Night Three: Sunset Sips at The Ocean Champagne Bar
Champagne by the ocean as the sun sets? Now that’s a dreamy date night! Well, at The Legian Bali’s glamorous Ocean Champagne Bar, all of your date night dreams can become a reality because this beachfront destination is wholly dedicated to pouring the finest bubbles alongside beachfront vistas and the sweet sounds of live jazz.
Not just any old Champagne bar, this ultra-luxe spot pours only the biggest bubbly names, including Cristal, Dom Perignon, Veuve Clicquot and Billecart Salmon. It’s the perfect spot for a pre-dinner date night drink, or you can make an occasion of it and sip your way through from sunset until after dark, grazing on luxurious bites like caviar, house-made blinis, smoked salmon platters and of course, plenty of local Lombok Oysters.
When: Every night from sunset ‘til late
Where: The Ocean Champagne Bar at The Legian Bali
Date Night Four: An Intimate Dinner at The Pavilion
As The Legian Bali’s multi-award-winning dining destination, an intimate dinner at The Restaurant’s private Pavilion is an experience in itself. Direct your date night here and it’s fine dining cuisine, seamless service and the most gorgeous brasserie-style interiors you could imagine. The menu focuses on Asian influences and local ingredients with a European twist, showcasing the finest produce in Bali whilst using a combination of French and Southeast Asian cooking techniques.
As for the setting, it doesn’t get much more romantic than this. The dining room opens out onto a poolside terrace, offering a postcard worthy seascape of the shimmering Indian Ocean. Gaze across the horizon and into your partner’s eyes as you graze on artistically presented dishes from the garden, sea and the farm. Opt for the “Evolve” menu and you’ll be served a selection of The Legian’s very best dishes of the moment – perfectly paired with a glass of wine to raise a toast to the occasion.
When: Open for dinner 6pm – 11pm every day
Where: The Restaurant at The Legian Bali
Happy date night Honeys!
The Legian Bali, Jl Kayu Aya, Seminyak Beach, p. +62 361 730 622 e. [email protected]
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