Don’t miss this underwater dining experience in Bali

Eve Tedja


Bali’s first aquarium Koral Restaurant reopens with a new chef and riveting bistronomy experience.

, Don’t miss this underwater dining experience in Bali
The Apurva Kempinski Bali’s Koral Restaurant

It has to be some kind of therapy to dine accompanied by a school of fish and colourful coral reefs. Situated at The Apurva Kempinski Bali, Koral Restaurant recently reopened its doors. Taking inspiration from the red clay brick architecture of ancient Majapahit Kingdom, the restaurant is designed to showcase the mesmerising swirl of tropical fish in the enormous aquarium. Have a dinner at the booth seating for a romantic tête-à-tête or treat the little ones to a memorable family dinner that undoubtedly would excite them.

The recent appointment of executive sous chef Andrea Astone is another reason to be revisit Koral Restaurant. The Italian native carries 20 years of culinary experience, from France’s two-starred Michelin restaurant to Marrakech’s luxurious Italian establishment. Expertly combining his Italian sensibilities, French technique and the bounty of locally sourced produce, Astone and the culinary team’s creation is a treat for the eyes and the palate.

, Don’t miss this underwater dining experience in Bali
Prawn and Lime from Koral Restaurant

Opt for the 5-course Koral Gourmet Menu (Rp1,500,000/person) for a truly satisfying gourmet treat. From the delicate Koral Carpaccio (Barramundi marinated with Balinese flavours, Sturia caviar, fennel ginger mousse and cucamelon, shallots, lemongrass) to Archipelago Lobster (Slow-poached spiny lobster cooked in red curry sauce, black agnolotti, cassava, vegetables), get ready to be whisked away beneath the sea.

Alternatively, sign up for the 4-course Koral Experience (Rp950,000) or the 4-course Omnivore Gourmet (Rp950,000/person). An a la carte menu is also available. Opening hours is 6pm to 10.30pm. Dress code is Smart Casual. Learn more about the resort’s health and safety protocol, Kempinski White Glove Services, here.

For reservations, contact The Apurva Kempinski Bali’s Culinary Concierge at +62 811 3820 9541 or email to





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