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Best Dining options in Bali - Top Culinary Hotspots

As Indonesia's holiday capital, Bali is home to some of the country's top restaurants and dining Meccas. From chic waterfront eateries to resort dining hubs here are Bali's best spots to dine in style.

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MoonLite Kitchen & Bar

Occupying pride of place at Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort & Spa the MoonLite Kitchen & Bar is one of Bali's top eateries by no coincidence. With its trendy rooftop location setting the scene at this eclectic diner inside a prominent Bali resort hotel pulls out all the stops when it comes to breathtaking views and an extensive menu. Specializing in contemporary Asian cuisine the locale takes Asian favorites to new heights with an impressive wine collection complimenting the menu.

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Mama San Kitchen, Bar & Lounge

Located in Seminyak the Mama San Kitchen, Bar & Lounge is an all encompassing dining hub with innovation and an Asian flare at its core. Offering Asian food lovers their own interpretation of Asian culinary staples, the stylishly designed restaurant and lounge is the brainchild of chef Will Meyrick who bases the venue's delectable menu on his wide ranging travels across the region. Expect to find everything from Vietnamese, Thai and Burmese classics to Chinese and Indian favourites at this trendy two level eatery which resembles a Shanghai social club in the 1920's.

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Metis Restaurant and Gallery

Offering fine dining fanatics an experience truly worth writing home about, the Metis Restaurant and Gallery is no ordinary restaurant in Bali. As a boutique, gallery, restaurant, bar, wine cellar and lounge all in one, this popular recreational spot specializes in French Mediterranean culinary offerings in a setting that fits the five star menu on its tables. The brainchild of Nicolas "Doudou" Tourneville, this all-inclusive dining/retail /aesthetic experience is a must have for first time visitors to the holiday island.

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Locavore Restaurant

Situated in Ubud the Locavore Restaurant just may be Bali's favourite continental cuisine hotspot. Providing diners with a thoughtful menu with an interesting approach to international cuisine the eatery is one of the island's smallest but most exclusive dining venues as well. With two former resort chefs at the helm this chic and decidedly contemporary restaurant includes a 5-7 course degustation menu in addition to a wide range of mains including Japanese amberjack drizzled with watermelon gazpacho. Do not forget to try the decadent desserts at the venue which are ranked among Bali's sweetest surprises.

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Mejekawi by Ku De Ta

Located in a stunning beachfront in Seminyak, Mejekawi by Ku De Ta is another fine dining hotspot for those with a flair for innovative new creations. Managed by the island's most coveted chefs including Will Goldfarb, Ben Cross and Phillip Davenport this top notch diner with indoor and outdoor dining spaces offers eleven set degustation menus.

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Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique

Revered as a destination dining heartland, Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique put Bali and Ubud on the dining map of the world quite by storm. With its fresh approach to French culinary techniques and dishes the restaurant combines locally sourced ingredients to create a fusion menu that is truly a cut above the rest. Available by reservation only, this elegant locale occupying a tropical garden in Jalan Raya Sanggingan is a must-dine highlight for French food lovers from around the world.