Izakaya OKU Opens at The Apurva Kempinski Bali

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Cita Arsita Farani

Inspired by the award-winning OKU Restaurant at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta, Izakaya by OKU is a modern Japanese restaurant with an atelier concept that will add to The Apurva Kempinski Bali's dining collection. It features an open kitchen, allowing guests to observe the preparation of the dishes and the chef’s craftsmanship at the highest level.

Chef Deni Koswara, who has more than 15 years’ experience in Japanese gastronomy has curated a creative menu, adapting traditional Japanese cooking method and ingredients. Some of its signature dishes are Karasumi Pasta, OKU Kaarage, OKU Aburi Salmon Roll, Truffle Gyu Don, Saikyo Cod, and Mizu as well as “Okukase”, an enticing five-course and seven-course Chef’s degustation menu paired with sakes and signature cocktails. To accompany the meals, an extensive range of Japanese traditional sake and shochu as well as creative cocktails are crafted by the resort’s sake sommelier.

For more information, visit kempinski.com/bali