The Legian Seminyak, Bali is delighted to announce that their award-winning eatery The Restaurant has won the ‘Award of Excellence’ in the 2019 Wine Spectator Excellence Awards. The Restaurant has been honoured by Wine Spectator for its outstanding wine list.
The Wine Spectator Awards honour excellence in wine lists, recognising restaurants and bars in 79 countries and territories. The Award of Excellence recognises restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style. Ranging in size from ninety selections to several hundred, the awarded wine lists are always well-focused and tend to emphasise discovery.
One of the finest hotels in Indonesia, The Legian Seminyak, Bali is world-renowned for its exceptional culinary offerings. Arguably the best ocean-front dining destination in Bali, The Restaurant showcases a contemporary cuisine with a twist of Asian flavors and focuses on using local, organic and sustainable ingredients. The Pool Bar and The Ocean Champagne Bar offer light dishes, refreshing cocktails and a wide selection of fine champagne throughout the day.
Speaking of the award, Head Chef of The Restaurant Stephane Gortina said, ‘As one of the finest hotel restaurants on the island, we are extremely proud of our extensive wine list from multiple regions in multiple countries from across the world. Guests dining at The Restaurant can enjoy a special Evolve tasting menu with a selection of our fine wines paired with each course to perfection.’
The Evolve tasting menu at The Restaurant includes carefully curated courses such as Black ink risotto with sautéed squid and basil paired with Clarendelle Blanc by Haut Brion, France, as well as Roasted chicken breast with chickpeas and olives paired with Pinot Noir, Bogle Vineyards, California, and a Chocolate and hazelnut palette paired with Rosa Regale, Banfi Brachetto d’Acqui, Italy