For a taste of luxury, start off your Kayuputi experience with the finest Sturia caviar or freshly shucked oysters. Enjoy a selection of cold and hot entrées such as the gently seared deep sea Alaskan crab meat salad topped with Avruga pearls, chives, sour cream, cider gelée, micro herbs and crispy baguette.
Or opt for steaming spiny lobster bisque with lemongrass, medallions of lobster tail, seafood dumpling, Avruga pearls and lemon oil. Seafood chilled and grilled is a favourite on this menu – try one or share the experience! The cold experience includes a selection of sashimi with Tasmanian salmon, yellow fin tuna, fresh oysters and chilled poached blue sea prawns with soy citrus dip, wasabi and pickled ginger, the hot experience offers grilled Bali lobster, miso marinated butter fish, squid satays and king prawn tempura. From the grill, meat-eaters can choose from a fabulous array of mains including the finest Australian lamb or melting Wagyu beef.
Vegetarians have a range of interesting choices while French-style patisserie and seductive desserts play a role in this innovative menu: arranged by flavour, they include a selection of sweet treats, fromValrhona chocolate infused with Balinese long pepper to the pumpkin and orange brûlée and homemade ice cream.
Superlatives reign when it comes to Kayuputi, The St. Regis Bali Resort’s speciality restaurant, situated overlooking the white sands of Nusa Dua beach. The flagship, 5-time winner of the Wine Spectator Award, including the coveted “Best Award of Excellence” for the last three years. Kayuputi is the first and only restaurant in Indonesia to win this coveted award. Kayuputi, specializes in fine dining with a focus on fresh seafood, the finest ingredients and one of the island’s most compelling wine lists.
The restaurant’s name, which translates as white wood from Indonesian, is reflected in the décor: a profusion of sparkling white linen and natural wood. Modern and classic, it retains a Balinese sensibility with a keen sense of place. Surrounded by glass to capture the flood-lit ocean views, a sense of the local culture is mirrored by the ‘shadow puppets’ on display. Inside, the two-storey wine cellar and spectacular high ceilings provide focal points, where guests can dine in comfort in airconditioning while still enjoying the spectacular ocean views.
For breezes and intimate dining, go to one of the private cabanas or terrace tables overlooking the ocean. The intimate Kayuputi Champagne Bar, beckons with soft white sofas, offering cocktails before dinner and an incredible range of cognacs and liqueurs for post dining. Building on the family legacy of the Astor family, The St. Regis Bali Resort offers a haven for gourmets every Sunday during brunch at Kayuputi.
Preceded by cocktails from 11:00, the Brunch begins at 12:00pm. Celebrated Chef Agung Gede has designed a sophisticated menu and for wine recommendations, the 11 times Wine Spectator award winner, Chief Sommelier Harald Wiesmann is always on hand.
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Book a cabana date for an incomparably romantic dinner experience and indulge in fine dining at its most innovative. Seafood lovers beware: you’ll never leave; the menu is as seductive as the surroundings. Head to the outside cabanas right on the white sands of Nusa Dua beach. Opt for the Seafood Chilled and Grilled for a range of Kayuputi’s signature creations. Desserts made-to-be-loved are a highlight on this memorable menu.