For those of you who don’t know me, my blog is called The Travellist and I spend a lot of time on Nusa Lembongan. I’m a Bali blogger who is more than a tad obsessed with food…so naturally I visit Hai Bar & Grill more than once during any trip to the island.
Hai Bar & Grill only opened 3 years ago but already has the reputation of being a fabulous place to go for delicious fresh food, tasty and decadent cocktails, and friendly service from the whole team. It’s a spectacular ‘building’, if you can call it a building, in that other than the flooring, it’s made entirely of bamboo. A very impressive view when you arrive in Mushroom Bay and whether day or night, it’s a beautiful restaurant with a great fun atmosphere. And really what says tropical island more than bamboo and palm trees on the beach?!
It’s a great menu made up of Chef Agus’ take on Indonesian food with delish comfort food like Mac & Cheese, proper Mac & Cheese. Can’t help but think Josh, being from South Dakota, had something to do with that menu inclusion. As for dessert, key lime pie or crème brulee for me. Actually the maybe the lemon posset…..mmmmmm
So my foodie suggestion, when visiting Nusa Lembongan, book a table for around 5.45ish at Hai Bar & Grill. Enjoy divine cocktails while watching a spectacular sunset, agonise over which amazing dish to have, enjoy a wine or icy cold beer….and enjoy sitting virtually on the beach for a true tropical dining experience.