If you find yourself hungry in Bali’s Ubud when it is time for lunch, then you are in for a treat!
While Bali is well known for its unique and tasty cuisine, Ubud is an area with some of the best of traditional and modern Balinese cuisine, including Mozaic, the best fine dining restaurant on the island.
To understand the many nuances of Balinese food culture that will go into your lunch in Ubud, you should first consider the many different cuisines that have impacted the cuisine of the island.
An Eclectic Mix of Cuisines
Indonesia as a whole, and in particular Bali, has long been a cultural crossroads. For hundreds, if not thousands of years, trade routes have crisscrossed the region, bringing an eclectic range of fruits, vegetables and species to the island.
This history of trade is evident in the many traditional Balinese dishes that make use of locally grown herbs and spices.
Many restaurants in Ubud tap into this rich culinary history with their menus. Mozaic is one such example, with many local herbs and spices being incorporated into their seasonal menu.
Modern tourism has also added a new dimension to cuisine in Bali. Since becoming a tourist mecca, many international influences have had an impact on the food served in the restaurants of Ubud.
Healthy, natural and organic foods feature heavily due to the many tourists who visit Bali to cleanse and recharge. There is also an increased demand for world-class ingredients prepared in traditional French styles.
Mozaic taps into both of these trends by offering a full range of healthy dishes that incorporate the very best of locally sourced and international ingredients.
Great Food For Every Budget
One of the best things about food in Ubud is that there is something out there suitable for every budget.
Compared to other major tourist destinations globally, food in Bali is amazingly cheap. You can find high quality, expertly prepared dishes for a fraction of what they would cost elsewhere.
If you want to try Michelin star level food, Bali is one of the most affordable places in the world!
From roadside stands to the Michelin star quality of Mozaic, you will definitely find something to your taste and budget.
Fine Dining Lunch in Ubud
For the best fine dining in Bali, then you need not look any further than Mozaic.
Located in picturesque Ubud, Chef Chris Salans and his team have created a seasonal lunch menu designed to combine quality local ingredients and flavors with western techniques.
The four or six-course lunchtime tasting menus showcase the best food the island has to offer. Locally grown herbs and spices are combined with the best of local and imported seafood or meat across the courses.
You will be taken on a journey of taste that tells the story of Balinese cuisine from ancient times to today by using western techniques of cooking and presentation to make new and unique flavor combinations.
To complement each amazing course, you can choose to partake in the suggested wine pairings. Mozaic has one of the most extensive wine lists on the island.
The chef and his team have selected the perfect wine to accompany each course of the seasonal lunch menu. This menu, along with the wine pairing, is one of the peak culinary experiences in Bali.
If you have dietary restrictions, there is no need to miss out. The menu itself always uses high quality and organic vegetables and grains, but it can also be modified based on your needs. Just ask your waiter!
Book a Table for Lunch at the Best Restaurant in Ubud
Mozaic is the best choice for lunch in Ubud if you want to experience the best cuisine that Bali has to offer.
Book a table today and experience the passion and skill of the Mozaic team for yourself. The tasting menu with wine pairing from Mozaic is a truly unforgettable culinary experience!