To stay humble, Seminyak herself won’t brag about the delicious array of restaurants, cafes and fine dining experiences she has on offer – so we will do it for her. Whether you are feeling like indulging in a Mexican fiesta or working your way across the endless options of Asian cuisines; there are oodles of options to choose from. We want to shine a spotlight on Italian restaurants this time and bring to you the best that Seminyak has to offer.
Known as the pinnacle of Italian fine dining, where frequent flyers go as they have been recommended by a friend – La Lucciola has been around for decades thus, is one of the only restaurants in Seminyak, or Bali for that matter, that doesn’t rely of the 21st century social media craze to bring people in their troves. Located on the Seminyak beachfront, with gorgeous views by day and offering an intimate dining ambience by night – La Lucciola is the perfect ten in our eyes.
Jalan Petitenget(next to Petitenget Temple), Seminyak
Phone: +62 361 730 838
If you are looking for a vibrant scene (not for the romantic) which feels as though it has been plucked straight from the Amalfi Coast with a sprinkling of Capri – Da Maria if your girl. Boasting an eclectic mix of influences with Italian food, wine, music, fashion, art and friends being its focal point, you are sure to have a good time dining as the Romans do. The stunning interiors are a mixture of white and pale blue tones with an Osteria style which is the work of Roman architects Lazzarini Pickering. We recommend Da Maria to those looking for a modern Italian dining experience in the heart of Seminyak.
You may not have been to Seminyak, but if you have you would have heard of Ultimo. Serving well-sized portions of which are all prepared with the freshest of ingredients, this Seminyak classic is found on Eat Street and is a popular haunt for all the right reasons. Spacious in design with an open-plan layout, you will be indulged with a balanced ambience thanks to the daily live music making it a great option for families.
Showcasing the best of Italy has to offer, Bottega Italiana brings a new concept to Italian dining with a variety of gourmet options to satisfy any appetite. Their menu is created using premium ingredients with a homemade approach to the pasta, panini bread, traditional sauces, cured meats, cheese and of course pastries. This new addition to the Seminyak dining scene from the team behind Zibiru Restaurant, and has fast made its statement with boutique dining restaurants in Seminyak, Canggu and Berawa.
When you want to well and truly wine and dine your entourage, we suggest Seminyak Italian Food at the prestigious Double Six Resort overlooking Double Six Beach. Offering a large range of wines and a radiant menu of Anti-Pasto share plates, Secondi, Pasta Primi, Contorni (all the sides), and of course Dolce (make a note to try the Profiteroles) – your entire group can enjoy a robust meal with ease. Whilst the meal portions aren’t small, you will definitely be tempted to keep ordering more as the food is some of Seminyak’s best Italian on offer.
Modern and chic, this super sophisticated restaurant brings a mature attitude to Italian dining. Focusing on skillfully prepared and beautifully presented dishes – Chef Alberto pays close attention to ensure the freshness of local products, creating dishes with passion and spontaneity. Whilst you can’t go wrong with any of the delectable menu items on offer, we always recommend finishing your dining experience with the Seventh Heaven dessert tasting dish, as it’s sure to impress when its namesake is the translation of the venues name.
If you are looking for an authentic Italian restaurant, La Baracca offers this and so much more. Paying homage to Italy with its comfort style cuisine, intimate ambience and rustic decor – La Baracca seamlessly blends into its Seminyak surroundings with ease. Without losing its DNA, La Baracca brings its own individual flair to specially created dishes of which have been infused with Bali’s local culture. This well-priced gem of Seminyak is a must-try for those wanting a casual dining experience.
Showcasing the freshest of ingredients with a fine-dining flare, Mauri is a contemporary Italian dining experience where’s it’s head chef (Maurizio Bombini) bases the menu on respecting the ingredients seasonality and its origins. With its subtle touches of tradition in the preparation and flavours, you will find that Mauri stands out from the crowd with its personality and charm. We must mention their cocktail menu for its robust approach to paring infused flavours and old favourites together – their latest being a G&T with Jasmine infused gin, lemon and tonic.
Whilst Seminyak has held its ranking as the fine dining restaurant capital of Bali, its quirky neighbours of Canggu, Umalas and Legian are as always hot on her heals with fierce competition. Whether you are searching for the best shopping, delicious Mexican food or must we say it – villas; our team are always here to help.