Weekend Beach Market – Tandjung Sari, Bali


August 6, 2013 by Sharon Loh

After spending like an hour of cycling in Sanur Beach, Bali, Fred & I accidentally found this beach market event in Tandjung Sari Hotel, Sanur, Bali. The atmosphere at the event was so lively pleasing! There are street lights, some traditional food carts, and the most important thing, live music!

Bike Riding at Sanur Beach

Bicycle Sanur Bali

Bicycle Sanur Bali

This once-in-a-while event was called Weekend Beach Market and was held by Tandjung Sari Hotel, Bali. There are so many food stalls, each selling Satay, Nasi Kuning, Nasi Padang, Nasi Uduk, Wine (Bottle and Glass), Fruit juice, some Indonesian Snacks, Mie Bakso, and many more – mostly Indonesian food. Each main course meal was charged Rp 50,000 and snacks for Rp 30,000. Wine was charged Rp 60,000 / glass or Rp 250,000 / bottle.

It’s not the food that we were happy about. It’s the place. The venue. The atmosphere. The breeze. The music. The people..

Dinner at Sanur Beach

Dinner at Sanur Beach

We were warmly greeted by the lovely staff by the time we arrived and got a brief explanation about the Weekend Beach Market itself. The idea is simply to introduce Indonesian foods and Indonesian music style to the foreigners. And then he offered us to sit by the beach. Perfect place!

I also found this group of Keroncong which can play any kind of song you request. Interesting, huh? The young lady even asked us several questions like where I came from, and why I was there because she found that we’re the youngest visitor that night. And since she knew that I came from Jambi, she together along with the music instrument player played us a well-known traditional song from Jambi. Isn’t she lovely?

Singer Bali Beach

Dinner Sanur Beach

Dinner Sanur Beach

We found the foods they offer were just okay. I mean, we could have a much better food out there in the street. But the best thing about this place is… the place. (What am I talking?)

I feel so happy here.. I’m sure you’ll feel the same way.

Nasi Padang Bali

Nasi Padang

Satay Sanur Beach

Lamb Satay

Anyway, we did notice a western man with his 2 young boys that night. He was looking for a perfect table for his family. Overheard :

Tourist : “No no no. This spot is too windy. Can I get another seat over there?”

Waiter : “My friend can be a wind blocker for you, sir”

… I can’t stand but laughed out loud.

Then we sat there and chatted for hours, enjoying our meals and the cold summer breeze at night. We were so lucky to find such an event.

Weekend Beach Market Tandjung SariSanur Beach at NightLook what I found! A giant kite :D

Dinner Sanur BeachOverall, I do love what Tandjung Sari Hotel has offered. It’s like… the first time I attended and experienced such a dinner. It was lovely, indeed! Can’t wait for another one :)

Danau Tamblingan Street No. 41, Sanur, Bali

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11 thoughts on “Weekend Beach Market – Tandjung Sari, Bali

  1. Cocino Thai says:

    Hey Sharon, nice blog again! wish i´ll be in this beautiful place. i like this kind of restaurants, the food looked awesome. Thanks for shared us! Greeting.

  2. Dimas Angga says:

    itu ndak salah tulis ron? wine segelas lebih mahal daripada sebotol….

  3. Sonal says:

    Thanks for stopping by my blog… Hope you are having fun in Bali!

  4. traveljody says:

    The beach market looks great! I love food and live music, even better when they are together! For sure I will add Bali to my list of places to visit now :)

  5. chris13jkt says:

    Looks interesting, Sharon. Is that a regular event conducted by the hotel or it is just a one time event?

  6. […] you happen to live in Sanur, make sure you visit the Weekend Beach Market at Friday night. There are some traditional food carts selling traditional Indonesian food, and the […]

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