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“Outstanding Italian food in Bali! Chef Bessard shines.”
Review of Bella Cucina

Bella Cucina
Ranked #19 of 252 Restaurants in Jimbaran
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $250
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Description: For those wishing to dine al fresco under the stars at an authentic Italian restaurant in Bali, Bella Cucina boasts a charming outdoor terrace, extending to tropical gardens illuminated with fire beacons and lanterns, a truly romantic place to dine
Eugene, Oregon, USA
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“Outstanding Italian food in Bali! Chef Bessard shines.”
Reviewed December 5, 2013

We were not expecting much from an Italian restaurant in Bali but we were pleasantly surprised with the high standards of this excellent Italian restaurant (formal dining). The Italian chef, Mr. Bessard (sp?), has created a truly divine menu and the food here was better than some of the best restaurants that we have visited in Italy. They are indeed very lucky to someone of his caliber at this property. The restaurant is expensive, but worth every penny. I highly recommend the Lambo di Agnello in Crosta di Caffe "Illy" Zucca Brasata (Lamb loin Illy Coffee Crust). We liked it so much that we ordered it again. You will love it! I also tried the buffet on Monday nights and it was fabulous. The Sea Bass was cooked perfectly. We stayed at this lovely hotel and everyone was very friendly and eager to please us. I can't say enough good things about this really great restaurant in a fantastic hotel by the beach.

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Michel_KJ_Chertouh, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this review, December 26, 2013
Dear SammyTheFoodie,

Thank you for your review and I am glad to learn that you enjoyed your dining experience at Bella Cucina.

I will pass on your complements to the Chef and his team.

Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you on your return.

Warm regards,


Michel Chertouh
General Manager
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