Uluwatu welcomed back a reopened gastronomic gem, perched on top of the celebrated Uluwatu cliffs with offerings that pay homage to the island of Bali and the archipelago’s vibrant flavours. The reopening of Rocka Restaurant & Bar at Six Senses Uluwatu on 25 November denoted the resort’s continuous dedication to Six Senses philosophy of sustainability and community support through the restaurant’s sustainable practices.
Rocka Restaurant & Bar presents a one-of-a-kind dining experience against the azure Indian Ocean in a welcoming ambience that complements its natural surroundings. However, its sustainably-sourced diverse menu offerings stands out and adds another depth to the experience. Expect a deep dive into the spices of Bali, Indonesia, and Southeast Asia that the culinary team has meticulously weaves with local produce.
The restaurant takes pride in using on-site grown produce ingredients from the resort’s organic garden to reduce the environmental impact. This effort brings garden-fresh dishes to the table while maintaining the authenticity of indigenous flavours.
One of the highlights is Jimbaran Lobster Sambal Ijo, which combines fresh local seafood with tangy green sambal. Diners can also choose to savour their dishes with various options of sambals from across the archipelago, such as Sambal Tomat, Sambal Matah, Sambal Embe, Sambal Dabu-Dabu, Sambal Kacang, Sambal Nyuh, Sambal Teri, and Sambal Mercon, crafted live for the diners to witness and learn.
Moreover, people’s favourite Nusantara fares, such as Rendang Padang, Nasi Goreng, Lumpia Sayur Semarang, Buntut Bakar Jakarta, and Soto Ayam Lamongan, are also available for one’s eating pleasures.
Desserts highlight international selections with local flair. Find the taste of Kintamani orange in the Caramel Flan, the Balinese liquor in Arak Baba, the moringa crème diplomate in Pisang Mille Feuille, the green Malang apple in Malang Sourdough, and more.
The gastronomic journey at the restaurant is reinforced by executive chef Indra, chef Arsa, and the culinary team, who have stellar experiences under their belts and deep respect for Balinese cuisine. The culinary prominence in the kitchen runs alongside communities like local markets and fisheries, contributing to Rocka’s excellence in providing fresh and sustainable culinary experiences. This way, the resort can also help in nurturing the local economy.
Rediscover the authentic taste of Indonesia in a sustainable dining experience at Rocka Restaurant & Bar by Six Senses Uluwatu. Advanced booking is advised.
For more information and reservations, contact +62 361 209 0300 or email [email protected].
A version of this article first appeared in epicure.