Modern Asian

Cuisine

Specialising in Modern Japanese cuisine, our chef's signature six course degustation dinner is inspired by fresh, seasonal, local produce and delivers a culinary taste sensation. Enjoy stunning views looking across landscaped gardens.

The

Oriental Lounge

The Oriental Lounge provides a romantic and intimate dining experience for couples. In the evening enjoy a six course degustation dinner for two surrounded by silken decor and mood lighting. During the day choose a delicious Yum Cha lunch, Shabu Shabu or Japanese bbq (STA) overlooking the landscaped resort gardens.

Fine Dining Menu

From The Chef

There is nothing more sensual than taste. The right combination of flavours and textures, combined with a romantic atmosphere, will set the fires of romance burning.

Our menu celebrates the Omakase (Japanese six course) cuisine. All dishes and flavours are chosen to make your visit to Balinese Retreat unforgettable and to add to the romance of your stay.

Suggestions?

Do you have suggestions on ways we can enhance your stay? Do you have feedback on your dining experience? We'd love to hear from you.

Something For Everyone

Japanese style

Grilled fish or chicken
Baby spinach ohitashi
Dashi-maki
Seasonal vegetable pickles
Assorted fruit
Miso soup
Sansai takikomi gohan

Western style

Scramble, poached or fried eggs
Grilled bacon, mushroom and tomato
Saute baby spinach
Assorted fruits
Potato pottage soup
Bread
With Compliments

Daily Fresh Juices

Cold Pressed Juice: Orange, Apple & Pear, Watermelon | Mint and Ginger, Ginger Zinger Juice, Green Goddess Juice, Today’s Special Cleansing Juice

Pastries

Croissants Ciabatta & Jams
Japanese Lunch

Drinks

Jasmine Lychee hot tea
Japanese BBQ Lunch

Appetiser

Sashimi moriawase

Side dishes

House made Tsukemono (Pickled vegetables)
Seaweed salad
Miso soup
Rice
Two kinds of wagyu
Gippsland grass fed eye fillet
Scallop butter
Seasonal vegetable

Dessert

Trio of ice cream (green tea, red bean, black sesame)

Drinks

Your choice of a selection of teas/coffee
For Carnivors

First

Black Sesame Tofu
Naturally Fermented G/F Soy
Fresh Ginger Spring onion & Sesame Crisp

Second

Tuna Tataki Sashimi
Shallot Soy, Bonito Mayonnaise, Potato Glass
Petite Shungiku

Third/Entree

Balmain Bug and Crystal Bay Prawn Dumpling
Sake Foam, Ponzu Jewels
or
Lamb Cutlet
Red Miso, eggplant Grape tomatoes
or
Miso infused Tempura Vegetables
Goats Cheese stuffed
Zucchini Flower

Fourth

Poisson Chicken Teriyaki
Dashi Pumpkin Terrine

Fifth/Main

Black Cod Saikyo-Yaki
Black Garlic, Pickled Golden Beetroot
or
Duck Sansho Yaki, Confit Spring Roll
Carrot and Edamame Puree
or
Eye Fillet Steak w Nori Butter Warrigal Greens
Sweet Potato
Shimeji Mushrooms
or
Mushroom Tofu Steak
Medley of Asian Mushrooms and Ginger Soy

Dessert

Vanilla Panna-Cotta, Compressed Peaches and Strawberry Sorbet
Green Tea Tuile

Green Tea/Coffee

Full selection of teas or coffee
Vegan

Appetiser

Baby cucumber seaweed with sour miso
Vegetable terrine to-fu sesame foam
Grilled corn
Celery kimpira
Avocado saikyo-yaki

Cold dish

Green tea soba sushi

Steamed

Steamed seasonal vegetables

Deep Fried

Lotus skinless bun with kelp broth

Grilled

Grilled eggplant with sweet miso paste

Dessert

Yuzu Granita

Green Tea/Coffee

Full selection of teas or coffee

What Couples Say

This awesome place has exceeded my expectations! From the entrance of the property to the smallest detail-superb!! Thank you for making us feel very special people. The massage was excellent, the food ahh! Thanks for making our 15th Wedding Anniversary worth remembering

Janette and NagmleniMay 2013

This incredible place you have here is absolutely breathtaking! Wow, what a unique place in the eastern suburbs. The food and all service were flawless! We will be back and be recommending your stunning Balinese Resort to everyone!

Luisa and HeathJuly 2013

What a wonderful hidden oasis, from the minute you drive in it is just WOW! Have enjoyed every minute of our stay, everything is just 1st class, only regret is that we didn't book 2 nights!

Georgie and Darren23rd Feb 2013