DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT
In Bali food lovers can find hundreds of distinctive, high-quality restaurants and nightspots to fit any budget, giving the island its reputation as one of the worlds finest dining and entertainment destination . While Bali hotels spoil their guests for choice with a generous range of international cuisines, for those prepared to venture outside their resort, the range widens to include restaurants offering a myriad of cuisines from a wide range of countries-all at a fraction of the cost of similar meals in any major Western city.
The increasing numbers of visitors to Bali from India, for example, has lead to an expansion of the popular Queens Tandoor restaurants to a total of four-in Tanjung Benoa, Tuban, Seminyak, and Ubud. The stunning views and serene setting are thrown in for free.
A Host Of Options
Bali stand-alone and hotel restaurants are very experienced in hosting groups of almost any size. With different themes on offer, often accompanied by lively theatre or dance troupes, the business phase of any gathering will be enhanced, ensuring a memorable dining-out experience. Newly-opened venues, such as the Mozaic Beach Club, offer unique luxury dining as well as private functions for special events.
The Ultimate In Fusion Cuisine
Bali is a microcosm of Indonesia extensive range of regional cooking traditions. A culinary event that has great appeal to innovative event planners is an evening centred on the Rijstaffel, literally rice table, an Indonesian smorgasboard of spiced regional dishes and a legacy of Dutch colonial times.
For detailed listings and reviews of over forty food and dining venues, refer to the restaurant review website, Bali Eats (www.balieats.com).
A Great Place To Unwind
Visitors to Bali are quick to discover that there is an exciting night life in the coastal resort of southern Bali, ranging from ultra-casual jazz and outdoor beach cafes to upscale hotel lounges with private air conditioned VIP rooms.
Bali live music venues have something for everyone-dynamic hip-hop, soulful reggae, laidback world beat, gritty and punk rock, spicy salsa or smooth house music playing soft rock classics. For virtually any kind of music there a Bali venue that will arrange a special event with live entertainment.
For some serious non-stop revelry, the busiest party streets are in stylish Seminyak, where new cocktails bars and futuristic music club abound.
For more lively action, Kuta after-dark singles crowd heads for one of the beat dischoteques or boisterous dance bars pulsating with neon, high-tech lighting and kinetic energy, while hipsters gather at the lively jazz clubs of Sanur and Ubud.
On Bali, where the atmosphere means as much as the meal, and the patrons themselves are very much part of the decor, visitors can savour a whole world of dining and entertainment pleasure.
On the Island of the Gods, the night is always young.