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“On point!”

Restaurant Locavore
Ranked #37 of 926 Restaurants in Ubud
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 30 - USD 37
Cuisines: European, Contemporary, International
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Our non smoking restaurant serves modern, contemporary European cuisine using local, seasonal ingredients. Our chefs share a passion for crafting contemporary European cuisine from quality local ingredients. This concept is already popular in the west and, although it is still new to Indonesia where most chefs rely on expensive imported ingredients, we are proud to be amongst the first to introduce high-end and locally sourced cuisine to Indonesian kitchens. A great deal has been achieved in Locavore' first year which we hope to build on in order to continue satisfying our guests and to continue the strides made in spreading this concept throughout the country. We started working together in Jakarta over five years ago and gradually came to see that it just didn't make sense to cook with imported ingredients when we were surrounded by Indonesia's bounty. We think of ourselves as the catalysts between local producers and discriminating diners. Our ingredient-driven menu celebrates the farmers, fisherman and artisans we've met along our journey. By developing lasting relationships with local producers, we ensure you the freshest of chemical-free seasonal produce and ethically fed meat animals. And by supporting local farmers and artisans, Locavore is an authentic member of its community. A reservation is strongly recommended, typically you should be able to secure a table 2-3 weeks ahead. Reservations can be made via our website and our Facebook Page. Upon making a reservation via one of our two convenient online booking options you will receive a confirmation email to your inbox which will include a booking reference. 24 hours prior to your booking date you will receive an additional email asking you to reconfirm your booking along with instructions on how to do that. We realise many of our guests are busy enjoying their wonderful holidays in Bali or simply don't have all day e-mail access but we do kindly request your attention on the booking emails. We are very thankful for the interest everyone has shown in Locavore but without a confirmed booking we will regrettably have to release the table to other guests. Locavore is a small and cozy restaurant operated by a team of highly dedicated food enthusiasts whose primary goal is to ensure our guests savor their experience at Locavore while dining on artistically prepared, fresh and highly enjoyable dishes. Part of that process is to source 95% of our products locally and not to keep large stocks but rather to source as much of our products fresh on a daily basis. This, together with the fact that all of our dishes are prepared a la minute with only fresh produce, certainly leads to more strain on our team but absolutely allows us to achieve our stated goal of providing our guests with locally produced, fresh and delicious dishes. We are and aim to continue being a fine dining establishment that focuses equal parts on the cuisine and on the experience. To ensure that experience consists of the highest quality, Locavore focuses on a series of set tasting menus; 5-courses or 7 courses in either Locavore or Herbivore style. We are more than happy to modify our set tasting menus for those with dietary preferences, as long as those preferences are mentioned to us during your booking process, since we cater to our guests needs and especially since our chefs certainly love to be challenged to meet new heights. Some may call those preferences a 'dietary restriction' but we simply view your preferences as part of our obligation to ensure you enjoy the experience at our restaurant. Although a meal at Locavore may last several hours, the reason for that is not lack of care or attention but rather the exact opposite ... every dish is prepared with meticulous attention so as to ensure that every one of our guests will walk away from Locavore remembering the cuisine they experienced with us. Come to Locavore not for a rushed meal based on an endless menu but for a meticulously planned culinary journey prepared by our team that will leave you satisfied, fulfilled and eager for your next visit. While we understand that this philosophy may not be applicable for everyone, as food enthusiasts we welcome everyone and anyone to join us at Locavore to take part in this culinary approach which we believe in, standby and advocate for within the sphere of fine dining. As a final note, generally we can advise guests that our menus can take the following service time: - 5 course : 1.5 to 2 hours - 7 course : 2 to 2.5 hours
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We ordered the 5 course meal and every thing was meticulously done! From the amuse bouche down to the dessert! You must eat here! I requested for gluten free meal and they perfectly delivered!

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had a fantastic Xmas day dinner here, we booked way in advance and it was the first thing I booked when organising the trip. The food in the restaurant is totally amazing, each dish is brought out by the chef' who explain everything, there are probably upwards of around 20 different plates ha arrive at your table and it really is an amazing experience, yes it is expensive but how they can maintain such a high standard is simps amazing, I have never had such great service and it is not snobby in any way and in many ways the restaurant is quite simple although you can watch the chef's at work as there is an open plan kitchen, a truly wonderful evening

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

we had a 5 course menu which seem to extend to about 11 courses with the generous extra dishes. It was difficult to decipher exactly everything we ate but all very inventive and full of flavour.

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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

They serve the same menu at lunch and dinner, so if you cant get a dinner reservation, treat yourself to a fancy lunch instead!

The tasting menu comes in 2 sizes, with an optional cocktail pairing. By European/American standards, this is very reasonably priced, but very expensive for Bali.

The meal will come with plenty of extras - lots of snacks to start, and extra sweets at the end. There is a special vegetarian menu, or they will let you mix & match.

Every dish was gorgeous and every single table was photographing their food. Each dish was well-crafted but we just didn't care for some of them. (Everyone has different taste.) I can certainly see why everyone raves about this place - it is a fun meal and lovely experience.

2  Thank Rachel R
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Lunch menu is the same as the evening menu. Had the 5-course option, but it came with 7 additional appetizers (mostly bite-sized) - the Hot & Cold Tomato was excellent (cold tomato sorbet in a hot tomato consume seasoned with celery) - and 6 additional desserts. All local sourced. Surprisingly we were full, but not uncomfortably full.
We have eaten eaten at many good restaurants including one of the best in Paris at twice the cost and this was better. Must Do if in Ubud. Voted in Top 25 Restaurants in Asia for 2017.

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