There is a plethora of places to choose on the Island of Gods when it comes to eating out options. Whether it is a trendy, cozy bistro or a 5-star restaurant, one can always rave about their dining experience there. It is a rarity, however, to discover a place that practically caters to those who are eager to enjoy both classic and modern dining experiences that, while one might describe as avant-garde, are still approachable and inclusive to everyone who has found home in Bali.
Located in Ubud, Bali, The Kelusa is a culinary gem surrounded by the lush and serene Payangan rainforest. The picturesque forest has become a fixture among pictures uploaded by Bali travelers, making the dining experience at The Kelusa not only satisfy your appetite but also blissful. The Kelusa’s dining experience caters to even the pickiest foodies by offering carefully crafted dishes that are divided into two sections: signatures – modern Indonesian dishes with a twist – and classics.
Open daily from 07am to 10.30pm, the selection of signature dishes includes Sambal be Tongkol, Cakalang Woku and assortment of desserts include the all-time favorites Gethuk. As previously mentioned, The Kelusa also provides classics dishes from Melanzane to Pan Seared Barramundi classics desserts such as Semifreddo and Poached. Parents with little ones do not have to worry about their children as The Kelusa’s Chef Iwan has prepared a special menu designated for them.
Fine wine connoisseurs may choose which wine to satisfy their palettes at Samsara’s wine cellar while cocktail lovers will undoubtedly enjoy an assortment of wicked cocktails that The Kelusa offers, which include the signature: Popcorn Sour, a delicious drink ideal for before/after lunch, made of a playful mix of popcorn and Vodka sour.
Beyond gourmet dishes, The Kelusa strives to become a hub for all creative people and visionaries from around the island to meet each other and enjoy letting their hair down. The venue’s monthly events are designed for global wanderers who have called Bali their home so they can enjoy feasting on good food and beverages while keeping their creative juices flowing by providing a safe, blissful atmosphere. The serenity from the surrounding forest jungles and natural tropical interiors only adds to the charm of The Kelusa on top of the gourmet dishes that celebrate the rich and diverse culinary history of Indonesian cuisine. All in all, The Kelusa opens its doors, and their goal is to ensure each and every guest to experience an epicurean treat with classic culinary prepared in a modern, sophisticated way.