What is a romantic holiday or honeymoon to Bali without a handful of incredible, intimate dinners?
In the jungle, on the beach, beside the river, or in a luxurious restaurant, Bali is filled with romantic dinner settings that will have you and your loved one in awe.
Dine over delicious food, sip fancy cocktails, and enjoy quality one-on-one time with your partner.
Forget a McDonald’s or local warung, and try out one of these romantic dinners in Bali that promise a special, charming evening.
From Uluwatu, all the way to Ubud, the island is filled with unique experiences and luxurious restaurants that offer an idyllic dinner for two.
La Lucciola – Seminyak Beach
Price – $
La Lucciola is one of the most popular beachfront restaurants in Seminyak with an impressive Italian menu, and views out over the ocean.
Ideal for a quiet romantic dinner with your partner, you can arrive before the sun begins to set, and watch the waves crash as the sky turns from blue, to purple, to pink and the stars begin to twinkle.
Although not a private dinner experience, being among the bustle of the restaurant makes for a relaxed and fun experience.
Lit by lanterns and strings of fairy lights, with a sprawling quiet lawn in front, it is a perfect place to tuck into some amazing pizzas and pastas, and catch a magical sunset.
Right in the heart of Seminyak, yet peaceful and beautiful, La Lucciola is a must-try for any couple visiting Bali.
La View Restaurant – Within Kupu Barong Ubud Resort
Price – $
At the height of the treetops, overlooking endless jungles and lush surroundings, La View Restaurant is a picture-perfect romantic setting for a special dinner with your loved one.
However, the main restaurant is not what I am planning to pitch to you. It’s the unique romantic dinner packages on offer that makes this spot so intriguing.
La View Restaurant has a number of different dining options that will take you away from the other patrons in the restaurant for an exceptional private dinner experience.
With options including a nest looking out to the jungles, a lush garden gazebo, infinity pool dining, and a private tent style set-up, you don’t need to settle for anything less than outstanding.
Dine over special set menus, enjoy incredible views and sounds, and spend quality time with your partner for an evening you will never forget.
Opia Bali – Jimbaran
Price – $$
Opia Bali is one of the most elegant and beautiful places I have ever dined.
Set in the rolling hills of Jimbaran, it is perfectly located away from the crowds with views over the town.
The restaurant is aesthetically designed with an indoor-to-outdoor flow, and lots of quaint lights that add an air of magic to the space.
The sensational restaurant offers an intimate private dining package for two. In the lush gardens, under a fairy light canopy, you can enjoy one-on-one time with your loved one, surrounded by fragrant flowers, looking out to the hillside views.
Often used as a wedding venue, Opia Bali screams romance, and they do all they can to ensure you have the most peaceful, private and special experience.
It is the most luxurious, romantic dinners in Bali.
AYANA – Resort & Spa, The Villas & RIMBA – Jimbaran
Price – $$$
I’m rolling a few into one here, as Ayana has resorts within resorts, and multiple romantic dining experiences that can’t be missed off my list of all the best spots.
- Starting off with Pesta Lobster within AYANA Resort & Spa – named the best romantic dining venue in Bali, Pesta Lobster is located along the resort’s private pier, encompassed by crashing waves and coastline views of Jimbaran.
Set 30m out to sea, you can enjoy a fabulous 4-course dinner with the sounds of the ocean, and undisturbed front-row seats to the sunset.
- Asmara Romantic Dinner (AYANA Resort & Spa) – among lush gardens, under an ancient Japanese joglo, you can wine and dine your partner in total privacy with the help of finely dressed waiters.
With starlight views and flickering candlelight, you can dine over a 5-course Dava designed dinner.
- Bale of Love (RIMBA Jimbaran Resort) – for a picturesque, classic Balinese evening of dining, the Bale of Love awaits.
Private for just you and your partner, you can sip cocktails and dig into freshly made dishes as you look out over tropical gardens, rice paddies and twinkling starlight.
- Garden of Eden (RIMBA Jimbaran Resort) – your private dining table will be set on the sprawling lush lawn of RIMBA Resort, decorated with candles and Penjor flags.
If you are planning to propose, this would be a stunning spot to do it.
There are numerous more romantic dining options in AYANA Resorts!
Jemme Bali – Seminyak
Price – $$
As a jewellery designer, Jemme knows how to create romance. The restaurant and lounge are perfectly elegant, with a sophisticated vibe and stunning interiors.
Perfect for those who have been exploring Seminyak and want to stop off for a romantic evening meal, Jemme is ideally located and a magical setting.
The menu is packed with tasty dishes that are filled with fresh flavours and Western tastes to satisfy every craving.
Among the plush furnishings and refined decor, you can spend a quaint dinner with your loved one, tucking into some of your favourite meals from home.
Cascades Restaurant – Within Viceroy Ubud Resort
Price – $$
For fine dining and the ultimate romantic atmosphere, Cascades Restaurant in Ubud is a perfect option.
They offer a special candlelight dinner, set on the scenic terrace overlooking lush green treetops and the Balinese Valley of the Kings.
A picturesque setting for a special occasion or lavish dinner with your loved one, the impressive degustation menu will keep you busy.
Including salad, seafood, meat, and a chocolatey dessert, the award-winning chefs use fresh local and imported produce to create a taste sensation.
Surrounded by rose petals, in intimate candlelight with the sounds of nature all-around, Cascades Restaurant is one of the must-try spots for a romantic dinner in Bali.
The Samaya – Seminyak
Price – $$$
There are a number of places within The Samaya Seminyak Resort where you can enjoy an intimate romantic dinner with your partner.
In the sea breeze under a private canopy, on a floating island in the swimming pool, or in the famous Breeze beachfront restaurant, The Samaya is a stunning setting for an unforgettable meal.
Organised and prepared by the resort, simply make your booking and lead your partner to a night of romance and incredible food.
Under the starlight and with the sounds of crashing waves, you can enjoy a magical dinner without any distractions or crowds.
For one of the best beachside romantic dinners in Seminyak, look no further than The Samaya.
Kamandalu Resort – Ubud
Price – $$$
Here we have another sprawling hilltop resort in Ubud offering a variety of different dining options for you and your loved one to enjoy an intimate and special meal.
Kamandalu Resort is set above the forests of Ubud overlooking treetops, river views and vast tropical landscapes.
Exuding luxury, it is a perfect place to spend a memorable evening digging into incredible food and having some one-on-one time with your partner.
- Lagoon Romantic Dinner – at the edge of the resort’s koi lagoon, this dining experience is tropical, romantic and serene with the sounds of nature and a decadent 6-course meal.
With petals and twinkling lights, it is a quaint setting for a remarkable evening.
- Tapas Night – a super fun and different romantic dinner, the tapas night option at Kamandalu Resort is a cosy movie night for 2 in a private gazebo with a menu of tasty bites.
Perfect for those who want a more relaxed and informal romantic dinner.
- Intimate Boat Dining – another cute and fun romantic dinner idea in Ubud, this intimate boat dining experience will sit you on the resort lagoon in a comfortable boat surrounded by candle light and the flowing water.
The set menu is a 6-course meal with wine pairings. For a fairytale dinner, this is a beautiful setting.
The resort also offers forest deck dining, private garden dining and an intimate BBQ dinner.
The Samaya – Ubud
Price – $$$
No, you aren’t seeing things, this is another Samaya Resort located in Ubud.
Equally as luxurious, stunning and classy as its Seminyak sister, the Ubud space has some super special spots where you can enjoy an intimate romantic meal for 2.
Starting with their renowned restaurant Swept Away, you can dine in the dimly lit setting over a delicious menu of local and international favourites.
Along with the other patrons, you can soak up the relaxed atmosphere and enjoy the buzz of the crowd.
Royal 100 Candle Lit Dinner (Table 61) is another of their romantic offerings set above the Ayung River with views of the surrounding jungles, expertly decorated with 100 flickering candles.
Whether you are on your Bali honeymoon, or celebrating an anniversary, this is a very special and enchanting dinner package.
This same style of dinner can be arranged in numerous spots around the resort from the gardens, to a decking above the river.
Samabe Bali Suites & Villas – Nusa Dua
Price – $$$
Next up we have the Nusa Dua Samabe Bali Suites & Villas, and some more stunning, romantic dinner setups.
Perfect for honeymooners and couples, Nusa Dua is a slow and peaceful seaside town.
Samabe Bali sits right on the beachfront with lush green gardens leading up to the sand.
Filled with cosy nooks and spots to dine under the stars, it is one of the most intimate and beautiful places to enjoy a romantic dinner for 2.
The garden dinners, sandy beach dinners and ocean terrace dinners are very popular, but it’s the cave dining option that draws in the lovers.
Under an enchanting naturally formed cave, you can watch the sunset and hear the waves crash, as you tuck into a tasty meal freshly prepared by the resort’s talented chefs.
It is an unbelievable romantic cave dinner experience in Bali.
Sarong – Seminyak
Price – $$
Sarong is one of the island’s most well known restaurants, and has won awards for its incredible cuisine and impressive dishes.
Bringing luxury to South-East Asian dishes, the sumptuous classy atmosphere is perfect for a delicious intimate dinner with your partner.
Select from spicy and sweet plates, elegant cocktails and a long wine list for a taste sensation.
Whether you are keen on Asian food, or this is your first time giving it a try, Sarong is a great spot to try it out along with your loved one for a memorable and luxurious dinner.
Mana Restaurant – Uluwatu
Price – $
Facing over an infinity swimming pool, jungle treetops and ocean views, Mana Restaurant is a beautiful setting for a casual yet romantic dinner.
The menu is impressive all-day long, but their evening dinner menu is excellent, filled with fresh fish, meat options, tacos and snacks.
Share appetisers with your loved one and tuck into huge plates of big dinners as the sun sets behind the trees, into the horizon.
As part of the Uluwatu Surf Villas Resort, Mana is one of the best restaurants in Uluwatu for a peaceful and chilled spot and a breezy meal.
Mozaic Restaurant – Ubud
Price – $$
We are going to be ending on the most famous romantic restaurants in Ubud, Mozaic.
With a menu created and prepared by the award-winning chef, Chris Salans, you will have so much more than just an intimate dinner – but a truly sensational meal.
In the private gazebo, draped with curtains and decorated with flowers and petals, you can dine in awe over the amazing tastes of the food in complete and total privacy.
Mozaic also offers a ‘dine-at-home’ option where the tastes of the restaurant will be brought to your door – a great idea for those who want mouthwatering tastes but complete comfort and privacy.
And, there you have it! The best intimate settings for romantic dinners with your loved one in Bali.
If you are looking for a picture-perfect setup to propose, want to celebrate your anniversary or special occasion, or simply want to treat your partner to a special evening of private dining, these are all the best romantic dinners in Bali.
Have a magical night of a lifetime with one of these incredible intimate dinners.