There’s no better way to celebrate the Lunar New Year than taking your family to a get-together dinner in a restaurant.
“Well, OK. But we are in Bali. Does it even have a chinese restaurant?” Of course, it has—plenty of it!
Tugu Bali’s Forbidden City Dinner, Canggu
Having a Lunar New Year dinner in Tugu Bali, you’ll get more than you pay, a complete course of dinner and a cultural performance. There will be Barong Sai, a merry procession of poets in colorful uniforms and masks from the Chinese imperial era.
The dishes are exquisite. You’ll get to taste Guo Tieh Tugu, Sweet Corn Soup, Stir Fried Eggplant and Tofu, Steamed Garoupa or fragrant Tender Duck, and other delicacies for IDR690.000++/person. Book now to get a nice table!
Ru Yi Chinese Fine Dining at Awarta, Nusa Dua
It is arguably one of the coziest Chinese restaurants in Bali where you can discover the “eclectic oriental ambiance.”
To celebrate the coming of the Year of the Dog, Ru Yi will serve even more delicious dishes beside the regular legendary Bird’s Nest Soup, Sea Cucumber, and other mouth-watering cures of hunger. If you want some privacy, book one of its two private dining rooms for you and your family.
Karma Kandara, Ungasan
Around 7 pm on February 16th, Karma Kandara in Ungasan will also hold a special Barong Sai performance. For IDR350.000++/person, you’ll get your belly full of Shangai Dumplings, Roasted Pork Belly Steam Buns, Crispy Peking Ducks, and many other authentic Chinese Cuisines.
The Golden Monkey, Ubud
If you want to have a Chinese New Year dinner but in a simpler way, head to Golden Monkey in Ubud. It’s not too suave, yet it’s not unelegant. Perhaps, “cool” is the most proper way to express the atmosphere of this restaurant.
You can order many hard-to-spell Chinese delicacies, such as Kung Pao Chicken, Kui Tew Noodles, and—the food Oscar winner—Dim Sum. To have a bite of one of these dishes, make your way to Jalan Dewi Sita, Central Ubud.
The Stones Hotel, Kuta
You’re staying in Kuta. You want to have dinner to celebrate Lunar New Year but you don’t want to be trapped in the traffic while finding a place to eat? The Stones Hotel’ kitchen is there for you. Since it is located strategically on Jalan Raya Pantai Kuta, Banjar Legian Kelod, Kuta, all you need to do is taking a little walk on the pedestrian!
For a reasonably affordable price, IDR250.000++/person, you’re gonna get two special things: the lion dance performance (if you have dinner on February 16th) and a free flow iced-tea! Yee Sang tossing will be available too. The kitchen caters Chinese New Year dinner from February 16-19th.
Hard Rock Hotel Bali, Kuta
It seems like Hard Rock Hotel Bali will be slightly more “oriental” during the celebration of Lunar New Year.
The buffet dinner will be available from 16-17th of February, on which you can order various Chinese dishes such as Yee Sang, Steaming Hot and Sour Szechuan Soup, the ubiquitous Roasted Duck, Sour Chicken, etc. For 475.000 nett/person, you’ll get extras such as free flow beer to rock the New Year on!
Intercontinental Bali Resort, Jimbaran
The hotel is all out to give you the best Chinese New Year dinner experience. While other restaurants present dragon or lion dance, Intercontinental gives you some actions: wushu!
Your kids will also be delighted to have dinner in that there will be cookies decorating and fun chopstick games. For a complete experience, IDR550.000++/person is reasonable. And here’s the good news: children under 7 are complimentary!
Table8 at The Mulia, Nusa Dua
Table8 is gonna be the perfect place for you and the family to have a quiet get-together dinner.
Though it won’t entertain you with a cultural festival, Table8 focuses on serving mouth-watering Cantonese and Szechuan delicacies to get you the most authentic Chinese New Year experience. And don’t forget to try their tasteful Dim Sum.
Happy Chappy, Seminyak
Hundreds of reviewers in TripAdvisor won’t lie. Happy Chappy Chinese in Seminyak is among ten of the best Chinese restaurants in Bali.
So what makes this place special then? First, it caters everyone, from those who eat everything to those who strictly eat vegetables. Secondly, it is healthy since it only serves gluten-free food. Do not hesitate to bring your family here. There’s nothing better than staring a year by eating healthy food.
Which restaurant you wanna go then to have an unforgettable Chinese New Year dinner?