I only have limited time in Bali & decided on this restaurant cos i saw great reviews.
If you are there just for the view or ambience, by all means pls proceed. My opinion is there are probably other resturants with good view too.
For resturants, I look at food & price.
The food was below average. We had a starter which was recommended by the house. Nothing fantastic. It was a sashimi with some sauce. We were served with a few poorly sliced sashimi, topped with mushrooms & sauce which was really not fantastic. I tried a very nice sauce in Australia (also sashimi with sauce). In comparison, what Sardine served was a let down.
My partner had a grilled fish with rice & I had a pasta. Honestly, the grilled fish came with a nicer plate of sauce. The coconut rice was not bad but the fish was so-so. Considering the price, I think we can get better food back at home. My paste was simply disappointing. I think I can whip up a nicer pasta :( The sauce was too blend & watery.
Both of us were so disappointed with the food that eventhough my partner was not too full, we decided to call for the bill & left the place. The food, the place... everything weren't fantastic. I'm so surprise by the good review given by others. Some even name it the best resturant in Bali (?) I guess that person/people only ate in Sardine (?)
My personal opinion is you may want to go if you have spare time & cash. If you have limited time like me, I feel you can give it a miss. Regreted taking my partner there. Shd have gone elsewhere...
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