Can you have your picture amidst the lions? Bali Safari & Marine Park (BSMP) through the Tsavo Lion Restaurant offers a fine dining experience while interacting with animals. Surely, dining with the backdrop of beautiful nature accompanied by lion’s roars will become an amazing experience. Imagination nor a dream, but it’s a reality that can only be got at the BSMP. Securely, guests can have their meals, but still can observe the lion directly in their exhibition area. From the landscaped enclosure, you can see the lion and the lion can see you.
Prepared by experienced chef, the restaurant serves international menus such as African, Asian, Middle - Eastern, Mediterranean and South American cuisines. Let your appetite lead your choice of food from the menus and enjoy the fine dining experience with the shadow of Bali’s sacred Mount Agung looming in the distance.
The restaurant located on Jalan Prof. Ida Bagus Mantra offers nuances exuded by unique African interior design starting from the roof style, painting of the Masai to the African music. Here, you can also immortalize the moment with a group of small and adorable animals like meerkat dan porcupine.
According to Deputy General Manager, Ana Dewi Permana, the Tsavo Lion Restaurant was built amidst the trail of safari journey, precisely at the Lion exhibit allowing visitors to enjoy a wealth of national and international cuisines. “All the menus are prepared by Chef Mahadi and the professional F & B team that has won numerous prestigious awards in the culinary event,” she said.
She explained the restaurant included in the list of a must visit while on vacation in Bali. With the concept of unique dining experience, visitors are invited to feel the sensation of adventure in the African jungle. “Here, we can enjoy a meal while looking at the life of the king of the jungle in person, surely in a secure way,” she added. Besides, it was very suitable and convenient for romantic dinner with friends or family. If loving the open air ambience, you can try the Nkuchiro Bar & Grill located outside the restaurant.
Besides, you can also enjoy delicious barbeque and chilled cocktail while enjoying the presentation of live music from the DJ. Overlay of the African green savanna beside the Nkuchiro is ready to eliminate your fatigue. Meanwhile, barbeque dinner is served with the Night Safari.
The recommended menu is the Balinese Sampler, an appetizer menu of Balinese style consisting of chicken satay, shredded chicken, tuna and Balinese raw sambal. It belongs to medium size so that it’s very suitable for the appetizer. There is also Tasmanian Salmon as one of the winning menus in the Tsavo. It is smeared with teriyaki sauce and served with potato croquettes and Mandarin salsa. Considerable portion assures that you will be satisfied.
While the Italian sponge cake is prepared for those having delight in sweet food and a mood booster, so the menu is worth trying. Soft sponge cake coated with Mascarpone cheese and chocolate is very fitting to end your dining experience at Tsavo Lion Restaurant. Then, Banana Flambe as a banana-based dessert menu is one of the favorites at the Tsavo Lion Restaurant. “The menu is cooked by our chef right in front of customers and accompanied with a flambé attraction making your experience memorable. It’s served directly with a delicious Vanilla Ice Cream as a sweet dessert,” added Ana. (BTN/015)