Nestled on a cliff 85m above Bali’s southern Uluwatu coast, Karma Kandara’s iconic flagship restaurant, di Mare, presents a mesmerizing 180° panorama of the Indian Ocean. Here, culinary enthusiasts can savor a harmonious blend of innovative Indonesian flavors, masterfully uniting rare ingredients from the archipelago with a hint of Mediterranean flair.
This exceptional dining experience, coupled with its breathtaking view and, has earned di Mare the distinction of being named one of Asia’s Top 50 Restaurants by Exquisite Taste Magazine.
The distinctive atmosphere harmoniously resonates with di Mare’s Italian translation, ‘of the ocean.’ This seamless fusion is echoed in di Mare’s interior design, where gracefully arced steel tubing and a sail-inspired roof form an enchanting canopy.
Adjoining this is an infinity lap pool, overlooking a mesmerizing blue horizon that enhances the dining journey. The refined ambiance of di Mare sets the perfect backdrop for an elegant dining experience, whether sitting indoors or on the palm tree lined terrace.
Under the helm of talented Senior Executive Chef-SEAP Joseph Antonishek, who brings inspiration from his native California, di Mare’s seasonal menus highlight the finest regional ingredients prepared with finesse.
Guests can now enjoy new 6-7 course tasting menus, an epicurean journey from amuse-bouche through dessert. Each menu showcases a variety of items including seafood from Japan, premium Australian meats, fresh local produce and vegetarian and vegan options, providing diverse options.
Some menu highlights include tantalizing starters like the Miyazaki A5 first course made from premium Japanese Wagyu beef paired with sunchoke and pickled hon shimeji mushrooms. The Octopus appetizer intertwines caramelized cauliflower, local pakis leaves, green apple and coriander, accented by squid ink.