Welcoming the Year of the Ox, restaurants and resorts across the island are getting their Lunar New Year feasts ready. So, if you’re celebrating Chinese New Year in Bali, then you’re in luck!
This Friday, 12 February 2021, whilst certainly toned down with the pandemic, will still see delicious food, moon cakes, red ang pao envelopes and more. Here we’ve listed the venues bringing you a way to celebrate Chinese New Year in Bali, listed by area.
Gong Xi Fa Cai!
Chinese New Year in Bali
W Bali Seminyak
To celebrate Chinese New Year in Bali, chic beachfront resort, W Bali Seminyak, brings you not only a feast, but also a special high-tea fit for the occasion.
From 11-14 February 2021, their Ox-Traordianry High Tea will be held at W Lounge overlooking the resort’s cascading pool. Starting at 11am onwards, enjoy a platter of classic high-tea bites for only IDR 150.000++, for two persons.
The Ox-Traordinary Buffet Dinner will be held on 11 February 2021, celebrating Chinese New Year’s Eve. Held at FIRE, W’s signature grill restaurant – already glowing red perfect for the occasion! The restaurant will be hosting Chef Agung from JW Marriott Jakarta to bring diners many Chinese Inspired Dishes, like Yu Sheng, Hainanese chicken, Peking duck, dim sum, chilled seafood, wok stations and more. From 5pm onwards, Priced at IDR 495.000++ per person.
The St. Regis Bali Resort
Celebrate Chinese New Year in Bali at The St. Regis Bali Resort, where they’ve come up with festive celebrations to welcome the Year of the Metal Ox in its distinctive ambiance and beachfront elegance.
On 11 February 2021, indulge in a festive feast at Kayuputi Restaurant with the Chinese New Year Degustation Dinner available from 6pm – 10pm, featuring an exquisite 5-course degustation menu of Asian-inspired Haute Cuisine. Indulge in a fantastic wine pairing, specially handpicked by their sommelier. Priced at IDR 1,350,000 nett per person. Wine pairing is available for an additional IDR 1,250,000 nett per person.
For reservations: stregisbali.com | +62 361 8478 111
The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
Experience an auspicious Chinese New Year in Bali at the luxurious The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, where they invite you to celebrate the Year of the Metal Ox with prosperous Chinese New Year treats.
On Thursday, 11 February 2021, from 6.30pm, indulge in the Chinese New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Arwana Restaurant, where they’ve put together an authentic Chinese-style family set dinner featuring a sumptuous spread of oriental favourites including Peking duck, steamed grouper, Teochew style crispy noodle with seafood, Yu-Sheng platters, and sweet desserts. Entertainment includes a Lion Dance performance. Priced at IDR 800,000++ for 2 persons (food only) and IDR 1,800,000++ for 4 persons (food only). Advanced booking is essential as seating is limited.
On Sunday, 14 & 21 February 2021, enjoy the Chinese New Year Global Explorer Brunch at Arwana Restaurant from 12pm – 3pm. Treat yourself and your family to a sumptuous a la carte brunch pass arounds highlighting a tantalising selection of sweet and savoury delicacies alongside Chinese celebratory tunes. There will be a lion dance performance, treasure hunt, sweet surprises and face painting to keep the children entertained. Brunch priced at at IDR 550,000++ per person. Children aged below 12 dine for free.
For reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org | +62 361 771 327 | +62 811 397 1304 (WhatsApp)
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas
Celebrate Chinese New Year at the luxurious Nusa Dua resort, The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas, where they have put together an array of exciting Chinese Lunar New Year programmes to welcome the annual tradition.
The resort is offering two integral heritages to the celebration, the Nian Gao and Yee Sang. Nian Gao is made out of glutinous rice and is traditionally consumed during the new year. This tradition is believed to bring good fortune and is a symbol of self-improvement. Meanwhile, Yee Sang is the traditional Teochew salad, with contemporary versions often served in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. This tradition is a symbol of abundance, prosperity and vigour. These unique dishes are available from 1-26 February 2021.
With the current pandemic in mind, the resort also offers 2 set menus for festive gatherings in the comfort of your homes. These include classic dishes such as Double-boiled Wild Chicken Soup with Sea Coconut, Slow-cooked Pork Ribs, Roasted Duck and Honey-glazed Pork, along with the Crispy Fried Nian Gao.
KUTA / LEGIAN
Azul Beach Club Bali
Legian’s favourite beach club invites you to celebrate Chinese New Year in Bali inside their beachfront bamboo treehouse where they have prepared a sumptuous Chinese-inspired Brunch. Held on 12 February 2021, from 11am to 4pm, not only will there be a feast, but children’s activities, a lion dance (barongsai) performance and fortune cookies will be your entertainment.
Priced at IDR 225.000++ / person (50% off kids 5-11 YO).
Mercure Bali Sanur Resort
Welcome the Year of the Metal Ox at Mercure Bali Sanur Resort this coming Chinese New Year. The Sanur resort has prepared a Prosperity Dinner to welcome good fortune on Friday, 12 February 2020 from 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Pandawa Restaurant.
The Prosperity Dinner features traditional Chinese dishes including Yee Sang (prosperity salad toss), signature roasted duck, dim sum selections and many more. The dinner is priced at IDR 280,000++ per person, children 6-12 year old are entitled to a 50% discount. Accor Plus members can enjoy an additional 10% discount. To keep guests entertained during dinner, there will be a Barong Sai dance performance.
For reservations: email@example.com |+62 361 288 833
JIMBARAN / ULUWATU
Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Ungasana Jimbaran Bali
Perched on the majestic cliffs of Ungasan, Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Ungasan welcomes you to celebrate Chinese New Year at their scenic location with picturesque views overlooking the azure blue waters of Jimbaran Bay.
In celebration of the Year of the Iron Ox, the hotel has prepared a picturesque Chinese New Year feast at Evolution Restaurant and Bar, the alfresco all-day dining venue offering tantalising culinary creations topped off with a stunning 270-degree view of Jimbaran Bay. Served in a sumptuous family-style dinner, available from 5pm – 9pm and is priced at IDR 188,000nett per person.
For reservations:firstname.lastname@example.org | +62 361 849 8000
JuMaNa Bali Ungasan Resort
Perched high on Bali’s southernmost cliffs, JuMaNa Bali Ungasan Resort invites you to celebrate Chinese New Year at their award-winning Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant. With dramatic views of the majestic Indian Ocean as its backdrop, this fine-dining restaurant has prepared a tantalising degustation menu to celebrate the Year of the Ox.
On Thursday, 11 February 2021, from 6pm onwards, indulge your taste buds with an exquisite 5-course set menu at the Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant. The dinner is priced at IDR 1,200,000++ per person.
Alternatively, from 6-12 February 2020, Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant also offers a variety of hot pot and live seafood BBQ at their terrace, featuring delicacies such as baby lobster, baby snapper, tuna loin, barramundi, prawn, clam, crab and seafood skewer.
For reservations: email@example.com | +62 822 3739 1222
The Westin Resort & Spa Ubud, Bali
Tucked away in a quiet valley just south of Ubud town, The Westin Resort & Spa Ubud, Bali, has prepared a whole range of festivities to bring in the Year of the Ox and help you celebrate Chinese New Year in Bali.
Westin Ubud has put together a Lunar Prosperity Dinner dinner at Tabia Restaurant from 8 – 14 February 2021, from 5.30pm onwards. Executive Chef Robert Murray has specially prepared a sumptuous Chinese Buffet Dinner featuring an eclectic selection of tantalising culinary delights. The buffet dinner is priced at IDR 288,000++ per person.
The resort is offering a fantastic Lunar Festive Staycation package that will present guests with a zen and tranquil start to welcome the Year of the Ox. The package on offer includes a one-night stay in the Deluxe Room inclusive of breakfast buffet and daily Chinese Buffet dinner for 2 persons, priced at IDR 1,815,00nett. The Lunar Festive Staycation package is available to book now until 14 February 2021 for stay period between 8 February 2021 until 14 February 2021.
The Golden Monkey Ubud
The Golden Monkey serves comfort Chinese food in the heart of Ubud and has been pleasing the palates of Ubudians with their delicious BBQ and Dim Sum offerings. The Golden Monkey serves a range of Chinese favourites from Soft Shell Crab, Kung Pao Chicken, Kui Tew Noodles, Fried Rices and Stir Frys, but their BBQ and Dim Sum are what keeps people coming. Steamy Xia Long Bao, Har Gow and Crystal Dumplings come hot and delicious, and their BBQ bites like Crispy Pork Belly and Roast Duck are among the favourites served here. A great destination for friends and families with a fun, light ambience. Book this place early if you’re looking to have Chinese New Year in Bali!
Jalan Dewi Sita, Central Ubud
+62 361 908 1842 / +6281237783571
HOTEL TUGU BALI
An auspicious occasion such as Chinese New Year calls for a special venue like Hotel Tugu Bali for the perfect celebration. Welcome the Year of the Ox at this iconic Canggu hotel in the centuries old ancient Indonesian Peranakan Temple, where Hotel Tugu Bali is offering a special Chinese New Year dinner as well as a stay package.
On Friday, 12 February 2021, from 6pm onwards, Hotel Tugu Bali welcomes you to a Chinese New Year Dinner “Babah & Njonja Oei Love Story”, set in a beautifully restored 315-year-old temple from the Kang Xi period. The Chinese New Year Dinner Set is priced at IDR 400,000++ per person.
The Chinese New Year stay package includes a minimum stay of 2 nights at their Rejang or Dedari Suite, daily lavish breakfast, daily high tea and pastries at sunset, complimentary Chinese New Year Dinner for 2 persons, and one hour heavenly spa treatment of your choice. Price starts from IDR 1,900,000++ per night.
Booking period until 28 February 2021 for stay period between 1-28 February 2021. Use booking code: CHINESEFESTIVE