END OF THE YEAR HOLIDAY BLOWOUTS IN BALI
Here are some of the special events and dinners happening in bali this christmas and new years
Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bali
Christmas Eve at Bambu Restaurant (Dec 24)
Enjoy a special Christmas Eve Dinner or a grand Christmas buffet spread with all the traditional trimmings and seasonal delicacies. Starting at 6:30pm, the dinner includes a Christmas choir and a visit from Santa.
Christmas at Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant (Dec 24 & 25)
Indulge in lavish gastronomic creations prepared by the chefs of the award-winning Ju-Ma-Na restaurant. Choose from the three or five course set menus.
New Years at Bambu Restaurant (Dec 31)
An evening of relaxed fun featuring an extensive “Around the World” buffet with live cooking stations, an Indonesian dress theme, traditional dancers and music.
New Year at Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant (Dec 31)
Shine in Silver, Black and White – a sophisticated theme to match the stylish interiors of Ju-Ma-Na. The breath-taking cliff top venue will host an evening of elegant entertainment with chill-out tunes mixed by a hot guest DJ, while the tasteful seven course degustation menu will impress the most discerning gourmands.
(+62) 361 300 7000
Cocoon Restaurant Bar Beach Club
Christmas Set Lunch and Dinner (Dec 25)
Cocoon’s chefs have crafted a menu of Christmas favourites with a twist, including Parma ham, breaded camembert, roasted turkey, cinnamon poached pears and plenty of other choices, The are activities and a gift for every child as well. Rp. 750,000 net; Children Rp. 300,000 net.
Bling New Year’s Eve (Dec 31)
Guests are instructed to wearing their blinging best for Cocoon’s end of the year blowout. Tickets are available for the gourmet 3 course dinner, VIP seating with full bottle service or general admission party tickets. With a line-up of 6 DJs, a troupe of fire dancers, acrobats and stilt walkers, as well as a spectacular pyrotechnics show at the stroke of midnight, it promises to be one of the best parties on the beachfront.
VIP: Rp. 7,000,000 includes entry for 6 people and use of VIP cabana, daybed and sofas, bottle of basic spirits plus all mixers (Extra people, max 2, at Rp. 1,000,000 per head). Dinner: Rp. 1,200,000 for 3-course dinner, includes party entry. General admission Rp. 450,000 (pre-sale) Rp. 550,000 (at the door).
Info: cocoon-beach.com; email@example.com
(+62) 361 731266
Four Seasons Resorts Bali at Jimbaran Bay
Christmas Flavours at Sundara (Dinner – Dec. 24 to Dec 26. Lunch – Dec 25 and Dec 26)
Enjoy an elegant and relaxed ambience as well as an a la carte menu with Christmas highlights at the popular beachfront restaurant. Menu highlights include duck liver pâté, jamon, quince, crostini, salmon carpaccio with citrus fennel and fresh figs, goose and foie gras ballentine with cinnamon roast pears, baked pumpkin, honey glazed leg of ham and Christmas brandy pudding.
Dinner with a Balinese Touch at Taman Wantilan (25 Dec)
Taman Wantilan presents a cultural evening commencing with a Balinese ‘legong’ dance at the restaurant courtyard from 18:00 to 19:00 and continues with an Indonesian a la carte dinner menu. Guests will be able to engage in Balinese Cultural activities such as Mejejahitan (Intricate steps in making a Balinese offering) and Folds of Rejang (Making of a headdress for temple performers).
Christmas Snow Party at Sundara (Dec 26)
Get into the mood for a party with snow machines creating a holiday atmosphere together with their live DJ to keep you grooving the night away.
Cocktail Pairing Dinner at Sundara (Dec 28)
Sundara presents an evening of Christmas-themed cocktail paired dinner with world renowned mixology company Dry. Known for creating avant-garde cocktails, Javier de las Muelas of Dry is Barcelona’s celebrated cocktail master and owns internationally influential bars like Gimlet and Dry Martini, voted number 14 in ‘The World’s 50 Best Bars’. Dry has created an exquisite range of cocktails to perfectly match the culinary creations of executive Chef Greg Bunt. US$ 90++ per person.
Indonesian Buffet Dinner at Taman Wantilan (Dec 29)
With soaring views over the gentle curve of Jimbaran Bay and amidst natural breezes, savour a delectable Indonesian Buffet Dinner accompanied with beautiful melodies from a ‘Batak’ Stoller Band. Enjoy traditional Indonesia cuisine from live stations serving the famous Balinese babi guling and martabak. USD 80++ per person.
New Year’s Eve Wine Pairing Dinner at Sundara (Dec 31)
Indulge in a gastronomic adventure with a premium 6-course degustation menu, with optional wine pairing. After dinner, continue your celebrations with our resident DJ and at the stroke of midnight, view a magnificent fireworks display and dance into the New Year. Menu highlights include French Fin de Claire oysters and Sturia caviar, foie gras terrine and Wagyu short ribs paired with butter poached marron. US$380 ++ per person for food only), US$650 ++ per person Inclusive of pairing with six glasses of wine.
New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Taman Wantilan (Dec 31)
Enjoy an elegant four course menu and the tastes of dishes from around Indonesia whilst being entertained by dance performances from these respective regions. Menu highlights include Balinese-style roasted quail and Padang-style baked lamb shank. USD250++ per person.
(+62) 361 701010
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
Christmas Eve Barbeque Dinner (Dec 24)
A lavish Christmas barbeque dinner accompanied by live entertainment. Menu highlights include roast turkey with cranberry compote and rosemary marinated Australian lamb chops. Rp 750,000++ per person.
Christmas Dinner (Dec 25)
Celebrate with a delicious four course set menu, accompanied with live entertainment. Menu highlights include crab avocado timbale, roast turkey and warm Christmas pudding. Rp 850,000++ per person.
New Year’s Eve Dinner (Dec 31)
Get ready to celebrate the end of 2013 and welcome 2014 with a fantastic dinner. Following the dinner, the party moves to Jati Bar for a selection of desserts from the buffet and live entertainment by a Blues Band until the countdown. Surprises await! Rp. 2,750,000++ per person. A vegetarian menu is available at Rp 1,500,000++ per person.
Bali Extravaganza & Shadow Puppets (Dec 31)
The Shadow Puppet Night promises to be an extravaganza. Gold decorations that are commonly used in traditional Balinese ceremonies will be used to give the venue a glamorous transformation. Diners will enjoy a special New Year’s Eve celebration with a dance performance by a well known “Putra Kencana” dance troop.
(+62) 361 977577
Set Christmas Menu (Dec 24-26)
Jemme’s famous roasts will get a Christmas makeover with roast turkey being added to a special Christmas Menu, along with entrées such as blue cheese and warm steak winter salad and roast chestnut with Portobello mushroom; desserts including traditional Christmas pudding and Yule log; plus festive treats like mulled wine and eggnog with mini homemade mince pies. The restaurant will also be hosting a small choir of carol singers to serenade guests alongside their baby grand piano, plus a special appearance from Santa Claus himself on Christmas Day.
Rp. 650,000++ per person.
Info: www.jemmebali.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
(+62) 361 4732392.
The Laguna, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
Christmas Dinner Buffet at Banyubiru (Dec 24 & 24)
The festive buffet will feature baked honey glazed gammon ham, traditional roasted turkey with chestnut, cornbread and gravy as well as traditional desserts like the stollen and pudding with brandy sauce. Enjoy the sounds of a children’s choir singing carols as Santa Claus arrives with a bag of presents. Rp. 825,000 net per person; Rp. 275,000 net (Children 6 to 12 years old).
Christmas Dinner at Arwana (Dec 24 & 25)
Arwana presents a stellar Christmas menu against an elegant backdrop of the Indian Ocean and harmonious beats from their resident DJ. The degustation menu will feature delights such as sea scallop carpaccio, followed by roasted black cod fish with Merlot reduction, lobster thermidor and warm fruit gratin. Rp. 850,000 per person. A Seafood BBQ Dinner is also available for Rp. 395,000 per person.
Gala Dinner Buffet at Banyubiru (Dec 31)
Enjoy an opulent Gala Dinner Buffet featuring an exquisite selection of sushi, sashimi, a variety of salads, oysters, lobster, prime beef, lamb and mouth-watering desserts. Dance the night away after the breathtaking fire dance as the live jazz band plays festive tunes. Complimentary pre-dinner cocktails will be served from 7:00pm to 7:30pm just before dinner begins. US$ 250 net per person (excludes beverages); US$ 85 net (Children 6 to 12 years old.
Gala Dinner at Arwana
Indulge beachside with an international Gala Dinner featuring a sumptuous 7-course set menu, which includes duck foie gras terrine, poached lobster tail and Victorian beef tenderloin, as a live acoustic band, DJ and fire dancers provide entertainment. Complimentary pre-dinner cocktails will be served from 7:00pm to 7:30pm just before dinner begins. US$250 net per person (excludes beverages) US$85 net (Children 6 to 12 years old).
The Grand Gala Dinner at Balai Raya Ballroom (Dec 31)
A culinary celebration of cuisines from all over the world, including an opulent selection of oysters, lobster, beef, lamb and other seafood delights as well as an extravagant array of desserts. Celebrations continue with a lively MC, colourful Balinese dance, cabaret show, a live band and world-class DJ. Complimentary pre-dinner cocktails including spirits, beers and wines will be served at 7:30pm just before the ballroom doors are opened for the party at Cascade Bar. US$ 325 net per person (excluding beverages) US$ 125 net
(Children 6 to 12 years old).
(+62) 361 771 327