Cuca Restaurant, Jimbaran (Bali)

Cuca Restaurant is an exquisite venue located in Jimbaran, in Bali’s southernmost are. Dining here is a wonderful experience where you will be encouraged to share and converse with those around you. The tapas style menu is perfect for big groups and communal eating. Cuca serves their signature cuisine made exclusively from all of the best ingredients the island can provide. It is this focus on fresh produce that makes their food so damn good.

If you can’t decide on exactly what it is that you feel like eating, then the chef has specially put together a tasting plate for those indecisive folk where you can have all of the highlights of the menu without missing a thing. This option will set you back about RP480,000 with beverages to be added on top of that.

You dining experience can he had in a number of different spaces. The is an exciting and very interactive option with an eight metre long teak bench top the centre piece for the show that happens as you sit facing the open plan kitchen and spectate while your dishes are being prepared. The chefs serve you directly from behind the bench and you are more than welcome to ask questions if you’re feeling inquisitive.

By far the most romantic setting at Cuca is the dining room, so if you have someone special you need to wine and dine then this is the spot for you. Alternatively they do have a tranquil alfresco space where you can enjoy the warm night weather and lounge on comfortable couches. You will be served deliciously potent cocktails and delicate tapas creations while you are surrounded by their luscious garden.