What is best with having a planned vacation in the island of Bali, in your Seminyak Villa surroundings is that you will be able to save for your future food trippings in the whole island. There are large and variety of numbers of restaurants around the stretch of the island which is just about over six to ten kilometres from the airport to Basangkasa and further down the North. And we are about to experience some great places there as well as some local restaurants that has been part of the island’s signature landmarks.
We are going to list down some examples of exquisite restaurants here in Bali particularly in Seminyak:
MANNEKEPIS – Jalan Raya Seminyak 2 – it is just opposite the Queen’s Tan door. This Jazz and Blues bistro serves Belgian home cooking and recipes. They have live jazz performances for folks that are interested to check out some noise along this area. Some of their notable menu items are the lobster bisque, the homemade Pate de Campagne, escargots and chicken Vol au Vent, but the tenderloin and sirloin steaks are also very popular. Belgian specialties include mussels and fries, Hamrollekes, Belgium Stoemp (pan-fried pork sausage) and “Stovers”, a traditional beef stew flavoured with dark beer.
There are also a few Indonesian, Mexican and Thai dishes on the menu, and the drink list features Hoegaarden and Leffe beers and a limited choice of wines. Most dishes are between 35,000 and 90,000 Rupiah++ and wines start around 450,000 Rupiah++ per bottle.
Sip Wine Bar – Jalan Raya Seminyak 164 – this is opposite the Bintang Supermarket.They opened the bar last May 2008, they mostly serve wines and most of their wines comes at a cheaper value starting around US$11 per glass and US $45 per bottle. French home cooking is the way to go here, and some of the following menu items are delightful not to miss. Tete de Veau Ravigotte (boiled calf’s head and calf’s tongue in Ravigotte sauce), sautéed calf’s kidney and calf’s liver, Hachis Parmentier (minced oxtail Bourguignon with red wine and mashed potatoes au gratin), hand-cut Steak Tartar, a delicious duck breast, grilled Australian rib eye steak and a traditional Black Pepper Steak. You can finish your meal with a variety of French cheeses or a number of tempting sweets including a delicious, freshly baked apple tart with ice cream. A very enjoyably meal for two will be around 500,000 to 800,000 Rupiah without drinks. SIP is open from noon till late.
Queen’s Tandoor – Jalan Seminyak 73 opposite of Made’s Warung. They serve Indian recipes and specialties in this house. And delicacies that only fresh from the tandoor over. You can choose from amongst the slowly cooked chicken, lamb, seafood, and also vegetables. To complete the meal, they also have curries, kormas and masallas that goes with the rest.