” Be welcomed with open arms and extraordinary tastes at the new Japanese gastronomic venue in the heart of Nusa Dua The Apurva Kempinski Bali .”
Boasting an atelier atmosphere and exquisite Japanese creations, Izakaya by Oku at The Apurva Kempinski Bali exemplifies the resort’s splendor. Inspired by the award-winning OKU Japanese Restaurant in Jakarta, guests are embraced with an inviting, open-kitchen dynamic to observe the culinary expertise and intricate preparation from top chefs.
With more than 15 years of Japense gastronomical experience, Chef Deni Koswara expertly curated a menu inspired by traditional Japanese culinary art and ingredients. The must-try signature dishes include a variety of options. Karasumi is made from Angel hair pasta, bottarga, and ikura. The Kaisen Cawan Muchi features traditional egg custard, prawn, chicken, ginko nut, and junsai. Chargrilled wagyu rice bowl smothered in truffle sauce and topped with an onsen egg are part of the Truffle Gyu Don. The standout dessert is the Mizu, combining a translucent water mochi with anmitsu sauce.
If you would like to take your taste palette on another journey, try the Okukase; a five and seven-course Chef’s menu. The menu is paired with divine Japanese Sakes and cocktails. A vast collection of beverages mixed by sake sommelier is also available.