Embrace the year of the Dragon at Bali’s finest tropical hideaway, Jimbaran Puri, A Belmond Hotel. Celebrate Chinese New Year with a family style BBQs and Valentine’s Day with a romantic four- course dinner under the stars at Nelayan Restaurant, offering freshly caught seafood and seasonal cuisines curated by Executive Chef Adi Wijaya on the pristine white sands of Jimbaran Bay.
These culinary moments will be accompanied by a range of traditional performances that promise a magical ambiance, where guests can pause and form a true connection with the Balinese way of life.
Feasting Under the Moonlit Sky
Marking the end of winter and the arrival of spring, Chinese New Year’s culinary customs have evolved over the centuries, adapting to regional tastes and preferences. In the realm of culinary delights, Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner at Jimbaran Puri showcases a rich tapestry of flavours and traditions, seamlessly blending history and gastronomy.
The menu is meticulously crafted, with each dish carrying profound symbolic significance, paying homage to centuries-old customs rooted in Chinese culture.
Spread across Jimbaran beach, Chef Wijaya weaves piquant Indonesian spices into the dishes, combined with tropical ingredients for a truly sumptuous dining experience. As families gather around the table at Nelayan Restaurant on Friday, 9th February, they will partake in a culinary journey steeped in cultural heritage.
The BBQ dinner takes centre stage, symbolising unity and prosperity bringing Siu Mai Udang as a starter, the feast continues with Fish Ball Bee Hoon Noodle Soup that is believed to bring abundance.
The selection of main dishes from the charcoal grill includes King Prawn Szechuan Sauce, Sesame Chicken Sauce, and Pork Chop Honey Ginger Sauce. Concluding the celebration are delightful treats such as Chilled Sago Soup and Mandarin Orange to sweeten the path ahead.
In contemporary Chinese New Year festivities, Jimbaran Puri orchestrates a melodic journey that intertwines tradition and celebration, with Keroncong entertainment complemented by specially crafted cocktails.