A Feast for The Senses at Kubu at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve
One of the best restaurants in Bali, Kubu at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, offers a tranquil fine-dining experience with stunning riverfront view and Mediterranean-European cuisine
Perched on top of a cliff where the valley meets the Ayung River, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers more than just a beautiful scenery. At the distinct dining venue, Kubu, which is named as the #1 restaurant in Bali by TripAdvisor for eight consecutive months, visitors can have a taste of Mediterranean-European cuisine. The intimate dining space overlooks the Ayung River, creating a romantic and tranquil atmosphere amidst tropical breeze and the soothing sound of flowing water.
Patrons are invited to experience the fragrant spices, colorful vegetables, tender meats and fish, alongside international dishes where every meal is elegantly orchestrated under the creative direction of Executive Sous Chef Bayu Retno Timur. Focusing on fresh ingredients in either sophisticated a la carte menu or specially tailored degustation menus, Kubu makes sure to always cater to the dietary needs of every guest. Open daily from 6.30pm to 11 pm, Kubu’s dinner menu features delectable appetizers, Mediterranean-inspired entrees and chef’s collection items. The chef’s signature dishes are featured on specialty degustation menus in which guests are encouraged to appreciate each carefully-crafted dishes ingredients and the chef’s technical skill.
At Kubu, discerning diners can indulge in signature dishes ranging from Foie gras parfait with strawberry balsamic and hazelnut; Alaskan scallops with Jerusalem artichoke, black radish and kaffir lime jus; as well as Wagyu beef rib eye and braised tongue with celeriac and truffle jus. Completing the fine-dining experience, Kubu’s beverage program features an extensive selection of fine wines, international whiskeys and refreshing cocktails. Hand-crafted cocktails are infused with refreshing flavors to create unique concoctions, such as the Wasabitini made with Wasabi paste and fresh squeezed lemon.
Meaning “hut” or “shelter” in the Indonesian language, Kubu, calls its design from the huts in which Balinese farmers store rice after seasonal harvesting. The signature restaurant pays tribute to the native farming tradition with its open-air bamboo structure and nine private dining cocoons. The sought-after cocoons offer a private hideaway for diners seeking a tailor-made romantic setting. Kubu’s design introduces a style that blends Ritz-Carlton’s signature luxurious style with traditional Balinese materials and contemporary accents. The crisp white linen dressed dining tables and geometric dimly lit hanging fixtures, creating exquisite accents to the bamboo space’s natural-inspired construction. Visitors are guaranteed to be enchanted by Kubu’s thoughtful open-air design, international cuisine and the soothing trickling of water from the nearby Ayung River. For more information and reservations, please call +62 361 479 2777 or email to email@example.com or visit www.mandapareserve.com.