Local Nasi Pandang
Decided to go off the beaten tract and go native with the locals. So we went to the local nasi padang restaurant near the hotel we were staying. It is beside the busy high way. I have eaten nasi padang in Singapore but not in Indonesia. I thought it might be an interesting experience for my wife. Big restaurant that will take big tour groups. Brightly lit and clean The decor is ethnic Indonesian artifacts and the central stage is decorated for a traditional wedding. Nasi Pandang Indonesian style, for the uninitiated is a totally different concept of dinning , a bit like tapas. Whatever the kitchen has cooked for that day, they will bring it all out to you in small plates. You can't choose. There could be at least 6 to 8 varieties of dish including, chicken curry, fried chicken, beef Rendang, Egg curry, curry vegetables, etc. You will be served with the obligatory steam rice and a cup of Chinese tea. The food is usually room temperature but sometimes warm. But the rice is hot. You pay for what you eat. If some of the dishes don't suit your taste, you don't pay for it if you didn't touch it. The food was typical indonesian food, not bad and tasty. Moderately priced. If you haven't tried it, good to experience it once. You get to taste what the locals usually eat...it is not Mee goreng, nasi goreng and satay all the time!
10 Sep 2018
Probably the best Padang in Bali.
I have eaten in plenty of Padang restaurants all around bali since i moved here from Jakarta, every single restaurant disappoints me.. well padang food is pretty hard to be bad to be honest, its not like every other resto is serving bad food, its just not in the same league as padang restaurants available in Jakarta, so my standards are much higher as im a big fan. first thing i hate about padang in Bali is the rice, its way too soft, rice for padang shouldnt be mushy, the gulai isnt as' gurih' -tasty as the ones found in Jakarta, I almost gave up all hope till i realised they have Natrabu here. I went to try and it holds up to their name. Natrabu is GOLD! trust me if you tried it then you wont wanna eat padang anywhere else in Bali. for comparison, Im a big fan of Garuda, Pondok Djaja, Natrabu, Sederhana, Sari Ratu in that order while in Jakarta.
03 Jul 2018
Delicious Sumatra cuisine
The Padang food of Natrabu was a pleasant experience. We were a large group and they arranged rice, vegetables, fish, chicken and beef all on Padang preparations. Enjoyed all the items.
25 Jun 2018
Bypass Ngurah Rai Sanur, Denpasar Indonesia