Lombok is littered with many beautiful spots in many parts of the island. From colorful underwater marine life to the lake on the crater of a massive volcano, Lombok has them all. Whatever you are trying to find from a tropical paradise, chances are you can find them in Lombok.
Now imagine you are enjoying a delicious meal in one of those wonderful spots. It would be like giving food to your body as well as your soul. Here are some restaurants with great view in Lombok.
Senja Lounge & Dine
Located at the Sheraton Hotel Senggigi, Senja Lounge and Dine only operates during dinner time. Senja actually means dusk, so it’s rather fitting. However, visitor already flock this fancy restaurant since before the sun sets. They enjoy the scenery, the romantic ambiance, the lovely breeze before the night falls. You can expect traditional Lombok food like Ayam Taliwang here.
Ashtari Lounge and Kitchen
In Pujut, Central Lombok, you can find a great restaurant located on a hill near Kuta Beach. Ashtari Lounge and Kitchen is strategically located on a hill that overlooks a valley and the sea. This is a great place if you love having your breakfast under the warm morning sun. Sunset gives a melancholy atmosphere in this lounge. You can have a wide range of food here, from local to western foods.
Rinjani Lodge Restaurant
Just by coming to the Rinjani Lodge Restaurant, you will be facing a dilemma; whether to eat with the view of majestic Mount Rinjani or just relax by the infinity pool, located just next to the restaurant. You can have traditional and western food here, but the specialty is its range of healthy juices. With a spectacular view, eating here is like a vacation on its own. This restaurant is located at Senaru, North Lombok.
Spice Lounge & Restaurant
Just as the name implies, you can expect great foods with rich Indonesian spices here. Spice Lounge and Restaurant serve foreign food with Indonesian twist and local touch. You can have Spicy Thai Chicken Wings, Mauritian Fish Vindate, Kachapuri, or Kerala Chicken Curry.
All of them are using local ingredients to give its unique taste. The best time to eat here is during the sunset. This restaurant is located at Senggigi.
Artati Lombok Bungalow and Restaurant
Located at Selong Belanak. Central Lombok, Artati Lombok Bungalow and Restaurant is a great place if you are looking for quiet dining. Just one hour drive away from Mataram, this restaurant is a secluded retreat for those who seek tranquility. However, Selong Belanak Bay is famous surfing destination. It means that if you bring your surfing gear, you can ride the wave with just a few minutes drive from this restaurant.
La Chill Bar
The name reveals it all. This bar is a great place to chill on Senggigi beach. The colorful sunbeds and umbrellas gives you the vibe that this is the place to enjoy the beach in a relaxing mood. You can get local Indonesian food as well as international ones in this bar. Snacks are also ideal for chillaxing here.
Lotus Bayview Restaurant
This Italian restaurant is located at Senggigi Art Market. You have a choice to eat indoor or outdoor, with soft white sand as your floor. The main reason why Lotus Bayview serves Italian food is that the chef (who also happens to be the manager) of this restaurant is an Italian named Murizio Cammarota. Apart from an authentic Italian taste, you can also get several other local menus.
In conclusion, you are pampered with choice when it comes to eat in spectacular place in Lombok. From the beachfront to the top of the hill, Lombok provides great culinary as well as vacation options.