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Celebrate the Indonesian Independence Day at These Finest Restaurants

Indonesian Independence Day is just days ahead. There is nothing better than indulging in the rich flavors of famous Indonesian dishes at some of the best restaurants in Bali. To celebrate Indonesia’s 78th birthday, these wonderful restaurants offer special feasts that will satisfy your tastebuds. Here are our top recommendations for the best spots to enjoy the celebration. 

Nusantara Buffet Dinner at Pala Restaurant 

In celebration of Indonesian Independence Day, Pala Restaurant located at The Apurva Kempinski Bali invites you to take a culinary journey exploring the diverse and rich flavours of the archipelago. The chef-display dinner showcases authentic and favourite dishes from Sumatera to Papua, accompanied by a live acoustic performance to elevate the magical celebration. Dinner is on Thursday August 17, 2023 at 18.00 – 22.00 PM and priced at IDR 550,000 ++/adult and IDR 275,000++/children below 12 years old. For reservation, WhatsApp +62 811 3880 7788 or email at

Special Offer at Backstage Food Theatre

Head down to Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort on August 17, 2023 to enjoy a delightful Indonesian feast and receive 17% off on Indonesian dishes at the Backstage Food Theatre and Atomic 17.  To enhance the Indonesian experience, enjoy the uniquely crafted mixing drink concocted from traditional Balinese ingredients, Arak, during the punch bowl ritual at Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort’s lobby from 6 PM to 7 PM, on August 18, 2023. For further information and assistance, please WA: +62 81138205490 or e-mail  

Temu Rasa at Courtyard Seminyak 

Courtyard Seminyak presents an exclusive and exciting collaboration between renowned chefs, highlighting a remarkable 6-course Indonesian heritage menu on August 17, 2023 at 6 – 9 PM. The collaboration brings together three exceptional chefs, Chef Donald Hutauruk from Courtyard Seminyak, Chef Alit from Renaissance Nusa Dua and Chef Wahyu from Renaissance Uluwatu. The 6-course Indonesian heritage menu is a culinary journey that spans the archipelago. Each course reflects the distinct regional influences and traditional techniques that define Indonesian cuisine. From Lobster Asam Pedas by Chef Donald, Singaraja Tim Ayam by Chef Alit to Empal Gepuk by Chef Wisnu, each dish presents an exquisite combination of flavors that is sure to tantalize the taste buds. Price is IDR 1,300,000++/couple. For more information, please contact +62361 8499 600 or email at

Indonesian Rijsttafel at Makase

Celebrate the victorious spirit of Indonesian Independence Day with a feast of the signature local dishes at Makase, Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach. Indonesian Rijsttafel is available daily in the month of August at 12 –10 PM and priced at IDR 450,000/2 persons. For more information, please visit here. 

Sajian Merah Putih at Ikan Restaurant 

Celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali with irresistible buffet dinner featuring traditional dishes from Indonesia’s archipelago such as Gado-Gado, Bebek Goreng, Babi Guling, Sate Lilit and various traditional treats carefully prepared by Ikan’s Chef de Cuisine, Fajar Kurniawan. Enjoy this special beachfront setting evening accompanied by solo acoustic for a memorable evening on Thursday August 17, 2023 at 6.30 PM onwards and it is priced at IDR 450,000 ++/person. For reservations, please contact

Indonesian Feast at The Watercourt 

If you want to celebrate this special day and immerse in the Balinese style dining space, The Watercourt at Grand Hyatt Bali is the place to be.  Artfully presents Indonesian style menu in a surrounding that remains a tribute to legendary water palaces of Bali. The restaurant is a wonderful combination of traditional edifices with magnificent fountains, carvings and clear fresh water pools. This all-day dining serves some of the popular Indonesian dishes such as Sop Buntut, Satay Maranggi, Beef Rendang, Ayam Bakar Taliwang and many more. For more information, please visit here. 

Legendary Flavors of Warung Mak Beng at Tabia Restaurant 

Tabia Restaurant at The Westin Resort & Spa Ubud offers an immersive and unforgettable dining experience on August 17, 2023, from 6.00 PM to 10.00 PM.  At IDR 350,000++/person, guests can savor the authentic tastes of Warung Mak Beng’s celebrated dishes and other Indonesian food artfully crafted by Tabia Restaurant’s expert chefs. As a perfect complement to the culinary delights, the evening will be enhanced with captivating Balinese Traditional Dances, immersing attendees in the rich cultural heritage of Bali. For more information and reservation, please call +62 361 301 8989 or email