The Culinary Delight of Locavore Restaurant in Bali
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As a frequent traveler, I have had the pleasure of dining at some of the finest restaurants around the world, but there is one place that stands out in my mind as one of the best restaurants in Ubud – the Locavore Restaurant in Bali.
Located in the heart of Ubud, this restaurant is not just a place to enjoy delicious food, but an experience that will leave you feeling refreshed, inspired, and thoroughly satisfied.
I have visited this restaurant on several occasions and every time, I am amazed by the creativity and passion that goes into every dish.
From the moment you step inside, the warm and welcoming atmosphere envelops you, and the tantalizing aroma of fresh ingredients cooking in the kitchen only heightens your excitement.
If you’re looking for an unforgettable dining experience in Bali, I highly recommend a visit to Locavore.
Experience at Locavore Restaurant
Located in the heart of Ubud, Bali, Locavore Restaurant is a dining experience unlike any other. With its relaxed, rustic atmosphere, you’ll feel like you’re dining on a friend’s back patio. The warm and welcoming environment is the perfect setting to savor the delicious, locally-sourced cuisine.
At Locavore, the menu is based on the freshest ingredients available at the market each morning. With an emphasis on organic and locally-sourced ingredients, the chefs create a daily menu that is both unique and delicious.
Whether you’re looking to try new dishes or stick to your comfort zone, the menu is sure to offer something to satisfy your taste buds.
Expect to enjoy a succession of beautifully presented, miniature courses, prepared by the experienced chefs, Ray Adriansyah and Eelke Plasmeijer. The chefs bring their passion for food to each dish, highlighting the fresh ingredients and making them accessible to Western palates.
You’ll leave Locavore feeling full but not stuffed, with a newfound appreciation for the art of cuisine.
In addition to the delicious food, Locavore also offers a selection of beer and wine, making it the perfect place to unwind after a day of activities in Ubud.
Whether you’re looking to enjoy a glass of wine or sample some of Bali’s finest beers, the friendly staff is on hand to recommend the perfect pairing for your meal.
The menu and staff at Locavore embody a lighthearted approach to food, and you can expect to enjoy a dining experience that is both unique and enjoyable.
Don’t expect traditional Indonesian cuisine, but rather a fusion of flavors and techniques that will surprise and delight your taste buds.
With its reputation as one of the top restaurants in Indonesia, tables at Locavore book up fast. So, make sure to book in advance to ensure you can enjoy this unforgettable dining experience.
Lunch is served from Tuesday to Saturday, from 12:00 to 14:30, and dinner is served from Monday to Saturday, from 18:30 to 22:00.
So, whether you’re looking to enjoy a leisurely lunch or a romantic dinner, Locavore is the perfect place to indulge in Bali’s finest cuisine.
The Vibe of Locavore
The atmosphere at Locavore is perfect for savoring the delicious, locally-sourced cuisine in a relaxed and casual setting.
Despite its relaxed setting, this top restaurant has a buzzing and vibrant vibe that makes it the perfect place for a night out with friends or a romantic dinner for two.
The combination of delicious food, refreshing drinks, and a lively atmosphere creates a unique dining experience that is both enjoyable and memorable.
Locavore is a gathering place for foodies, both seasoned and new, who share a passion for delicious food and drink.
What To Expect
At Locavore, expect a fresh and flavorful dining experience. The restaurant sources ingredients locally and organically, offering daily changing dishes prepared to highlight ingredients while appealing to Western tastes.
With up to 9 courses, the meal is presented by experienced chefs Ray Adriansyah and Eelke Plasmeijer, providing an authentic foodie experience.
How to Get There
At Locavore, the journey to this culinary destination is just as exciting as the dining experience itself.
Whether you’re staying in Ubud or coming from another part of Bali, reaching the restaurant is easy and convenient.
- From Ubud: If you’re staying in Ubud, the restaurant is just a quick taxi ride away. You can find it located at Jl. Dewisita No.10, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud. The journey from the center of Ubud to Locavore takes around 10 minutes.
- From Denpasar: If you’re coming from Denpasar, the capital city of Bali, you can take a taxi or hire a car for the hour-long journey to Ubud. Alternatively, you can take a bus from the city to Ubud, with a journey time of approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.
- From Seminyak: If you’re staying in Seminyak, it’s a 2-hour drive to Ubud. You can take a taxi or hire a car for the journey, or catch a bus, with a journey time of approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.
No matter where you’re coming from, you’ll find that reaching Locavore is a breeze.
With its convenient location in Ubud and easy-to-reach location, this restaurant is the perfect destination for anyone looking for a delicious meal in Bali.
Cost and Options
The cost of a meal at Locavore falls within the range of $29 – $35, making it a great option for those looking for an affordable, yet unforgettable dining experience.
Food Options for Different Kinds of Foodies
If you’re a first-time visitor to Locavore, I highly recommend trying one of its renowned tasting menus.
While they do offer a la carte options, their 6 or 9-dish menus, featuring a choice of Locavore or Herbivore, offer an unparalleled dining experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Locavore Tasting Menu
The Locavore Tasting Menu, featuring 6 dishes, starts at approximately $63++ and with drink pairing + $36. If you’re feeling extra hungry, then you can opt for the 9-dish menu, starting at approximately $84++ with drink pairing + $46.
Herbivore Tasting Menu
For our vegetarian friends, the Herbivore Tasting Menu offers 6 dishes, starting at approximately $57++ with drink pairing + $36. If you’re looking for a more substantial meal, then the 9-dish menu starts at approximately $77++ with drink pairing + $46.
What makes the Locavore tasting menus an even better value are all the starters they give you.
Before you are served the first dish, you’ll be treated to a series of 8 “snacks” or amuse-bouche, which is fantastic.
Locavore is surrounded by some of the most luxurious and stunning hotels in the area.
Whether you’re looking for a tranquil retreat or a more lively experience, there’s a hotel for every type of traveler near this culinary gem.
Here are some hotels nearby:
- Komaneka at Monkey Forest
- Awan Bali House
- Cendana Resort and Spa
You can also check out Where To Stay In Ubud for more options.
For those who are looking to make the most of their time in Ubud, Bali, Locavore Restaurant is not only a must-visit dining destination, but it’s also conveniently located near some of the area’s top attractions.
While dining on locally-sourced, organic cuisine, you can also take advantage of being close to some of the most beautiful temples, stunning rice paddies, and vibrant markets that the region has to offer.
Here are some attractions nearby:
- Ubud Palace
- Pura Taman Saraswati temple
- Tegalalang Rice Terrace