20 Aug 2023 By May Ng

Amankila & Amandari, Bali, Welcome a Taste of Kyoto

An exquisite culinary collaboration that promises to elevate the dining experience at two of its iconic resorts in Bali, Aman is pleased to announce a restaurant takeover from Aman Kyoto’s Taka-An at Amandari and Amankila this September. Showcasing the exquisite Kaiseki style, bespoke menus at each location will be crafted by renowned Executive Chef Shinichiro Takagi, offering a rare opportunity to savour the flavours of Japanese culinary mastery in the serene setting of East Bali and Ubud.

Bringing together two distinct cultures to create a memorable epicurean adventure, Amankila, located in East Bali, will host an unforgettable dining experience between 4 – 5 September 2023. Savour the fusion of traditional Japanese delicacies with a touch of Balinese charm as Amankila’s Restaurant is transformed into a culinary haven where Chef Takagi will intertwine the traditional Kaiseki philosophy with the region’s bountiful seafood and sea salt, creating a symphony of flavours that pay homage to the vibrant culinary heritage of the island.

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From 7 – 8 September 2023, Chef Takagi will showcase his culinary artistry in enchanting Ubud at Amandari. Providing a feast for the senses, embark on a gastronomic journey as his menu seamlessly blends the principles of Japanese cuisine with the fresh seasonal vegetables from Ubud, celebrating the region’s natural abundance and cultural significance placed on ingredients.

Aman Kyoto’s Taka-An restaurant is a testament to the authentic Japanese art of hospitality. Using strictly seasonal ingredients, each dish is created with meticulous precision in an environment that perfectly balances flavours, atmosphere, art and design. Under the guidance of Chef Takagi, Taka-An offers an artistic masterpiece created using the finest produce sourced from local markets.

Born and raised in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Chef Takagi brings a unique ability to create innovative dishes that highlight the essence of the ingredients. At Amankila and Amandari, Chef Takagi will infuse the Kaiseki tradition with his creative vision, ensuring a tailor-made culinary experience that reflects the artistry and refinement of Japanese cuisine.

Taka-An Restaurant Takeover at Amankila and Amandari starts from IDR 3,000,000++ per person. Reservations are available to both residents and non-residents for dinner on 4 – 5 September 2023 at Amankila and 7 – 8 September 2023 at Amandari.


Aman Kyoto, Japan - Taka-an Chef