The holidays are in full swing here in Bali, which means that there are a plethora of places offering full Christmas lunches and dinners with all the fixings. From turkey to foie gras, brussel sprouts, truffle spuds, lobster, mustard-glazed ham, egg nog and mulled wine, you can get it all at these happening Bali hotspots.
Jemme is famous for their delicious weekend roasts, and their traditional Christmas feast is set to be just as spectacular. From December 24th to December 26th, you can indulge in a three-course festive spread that includes roast turkey, homemade mince pies, and tempting sides, all accompanied by Christmas carols by the choir and a guest appearance by St. Nick himself on Christmas day. Even better, there are three seatings to choose from at 12pm, 4pm and 8pm each day.
Finn’s Beach Club
If you’re going to spend Christmas on a tropical island, you may as well get some beach action in while you’re at it. Finn’s Beach Club is set on its own private stretch of sand in Uluwatu, so you can chill out on beanbags on the beach, swim in the crystal clear lagoon, or relax in the breezy wooden beach club. On Christmas day they are offering a fabulous buffet lunch from 12pm to 3pm that will include all your favourite holiday dishes, the option of free-flow drinks, and full access to the beach club facilities.
The St. Regis Bali Resort
Being the five-star destination that it is, The St. Regis Bali Resort spares no details when it comes to celebrating the holidays. This year the talented culinary team has gone all out to create Christmas brunches, buffets, degustation menus, and sweet treats at the elegant Boneka, beachfront Kayuputi, and the Gourmand Deli. You can expect divine dishes like honey-roasted turkey, honey-glazed ham, freshly shucked oysters, lobster, duck, lamb and their to-die-for Valrhona chocolate fountain.
Reservations: w| www.stregisbali.com p| +62 361 8478 111 | Nusa Dua, Bali
Cocoon Beach Club
Another sweet spot by the sea, Cocoon Beach Club is the ideal spot to spend Christmas in style. Their Christmas lunch will be fun for all ages with exciting activities for the kids and access to the pool, plus a hearty meal of classic holiday dishes with a twist. For those who prefer to dine after dark, the Christmas evening dinner is set to be a happening affair with fresh seafood, turkey, plenty of drinks and smooth beats by resident and guest DJs.
Starfish Bloo at The W Retreat and Spa
Get Christmas started early with a divine Christmas Eve Dinner at Seminyak’s sexiest seaside haunt, Starfish Bloo at the W Retreat and Spa. Chef Kevin Chung has prepared a Pan-Asian degustation menu that is sure to delight and surprise with innovative and intriguing culinary creations. Starfish Bloo will also offer a Christmas Day Super Brunch that will feature oysters, sushi, dim sum, BBQ seafood, turkey, ham, and a range of tasty sides. For both the dinner and lunch, you can also opt for a fabulous beverage package.
Metis Bali Restaurant
Christmas just got a little bit more decadent at Metis where their Christmas Luncheon and Christmas Dinner menus include fine dining treats like caviar, Spanish ham, Norwegian trout gravlax, butter poached Canadian lobster, cured duck breasts, and turkey roasted to perfection. Be sure to leave room for their sinfully rich holiday sweets like the chestnut crème brûlée and Christmas pudding.
Mozaic Beach Club
Mozaic Beach Club is the sister restaurant to award-winning Mozaic in Ubud, and it offers the same caliber of highly sought after French and Indonesian fusion cuisine in a sleek seaside setting. This holiday season you can sample their special 3-course Christmas Menu in the bistro with Indian Ocean seafood salad, traditional roast turkey and egg nog, or opt for their 6-course Christmas Eve Dinner or 4-course Christmas Lunch in the restaurant with your choice of Western or Asian themed dishes.
Reservations: w| www.mozaicbeachclub.com p|+62 361 473 5796 | Seminyak, Bali
Grand Nikko Bali
The Grand Nikko Bali is getting into the holiday spirit with three unique Christmas dining experiences. On Christmas Eve you can sup on five courses of delicious holiday delicacies next to the beach at The Shore Restaurant & Bar, or dig into a bountiful buffet on the terrace overlooking the ocean at Brasserie des Celebrites. Then on Christmas Day the feasting continues with a mouthwatering spread of carved meats and traditional sides at the Christmas Carvery Buffet at The Shore Restaurant & Bar.
Alila Villas Uluwatu
If it’s a scenic location you’re seeking, it doesn’t get much better than Alila Villas Uluwatu perched on the edge of a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean. The festivities begin here with a fine dining Christmas Eve Dinner with live entertainment on the evening of December 24th, followed by a Christmas Lunch the next day that will include tasty dishes for all palates, mellow tunes by a live DJ, and a visit from Santa. Both young and old will also love the Indonesian Family Style Dinner on December 26th with authentic Indonesian cuisine served to share.
Dining at Bridges Bali is always an elegant experience, as the multi-level space features lovely views of the river valley and temple, the service is spot-on, and the food and wine is simply superb. For a festive lunch or dinner with French flair, stop by for their 3-course Holiday Season Menu featuring choices like Lobster Raviolo, Pistachio Crusted Salmon, and Lamb Two Ways with the option to pair your meal with fine wines from their cellar.