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“Stunning setting, amazing food”

Swept Away at The Samaya Ubud
Ranked #3 of 720 Restaurants in Ubud
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Swept Away Restaurant offers Special Romantic Hundred Candle Light Dinner where the guests can enjoy a truly unique dining experience with the sound of natures by the Ayung River. Executive Chef, I Nyoman Wiratma has emulated his successful style with more than 10-year experience in fine dining, serving an array of modern and eclectic dishes with maintaining a strong focus on local produce and authentic flavors will pamper you.
Perth, Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Stunning setting, amazing food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

We ate twice at Swept Away during our 3 day stay. First night was a seafood bbq, 2nd a la carte. We could not fault the food, service or setting!!! The cocktails were amazing, as were the mocktails for the kids. We would have loved to have done a cooking class here but ran out of time!!! A truly top class restaurant and chef!!!

  • Visited January 2013
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Townsville, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“We were swept away by the sheer physical beauty of the location and the whole experience was enthralling from start to finish !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Well it's hard not to be captivated by the location of this beautiful restaurant , set literally on the edge of a river . The service was professional yet warm and friendly , a perfect balance . An extensive cocktail and wine list followed by a mainly French /Italian menu with Indonesian Balinesian favourites ; I have to say the 3 times we ate there during our stay were some of the best meals we've ever eaten . The whole experience was simply divine . We walked the 5 minutes back to our villa hand in hand feeling like the king and queen of England ! If you're staying at the Samaya or even anywhere in Ubud you have to visit Swept Away :-) its like eating at one of the best places in Melb Syd Paris or Italy with the most exquisite view and none of the attitude !

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Restaurant in a River of Dreams”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

The Restaurant is located stunningly with a wooden seating deck overlooking the river. It is a perfect setting.
We loved the setting as well as the quality and presentation of the food
Again it was the wonderful personalised service that won us over
At night when we ordered dishes off the menu , the chef was very accomodating
We stayed at the hotel and the Golf carts to and fro the restaurants were well arranged with no wiating time and no inconvinience
The restaurant was romantic and peaceful and calming to the senses
The only problem was that there are mosquitoes (which the staff give you eco mosquito repellant which was quite effective)

  • Visited December 2012
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Brussels, Belgium
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Overpriced and not worth it”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

Yes the location is beautifull and it is fun to go down to the restaurant in à golf car (though a very noisy one - I pity the guests of the hotel). Cocktails are rather watery. Food is okay but no more. Everything is really overpriced (100.000 rupiah for a bottle of water!!). I don't mind paying much if what you get is exceptionnal but that is not the case. So go there to have tea and enjoy the view but don't stay there to eat!

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Resturant - Amazing Location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

We ate at this restaurant because we were staying at the hotel.
It proved to be one of our favourites. We sat on the balcony overlooking the river below. Very romantic.
We both chose the local menu and it was great.
Highly recommended.

Visited December 2012
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