The Ocean Champagne Bar opens at The Legian, Bali in Seminyak
On the cocktail front, we visit the newly launched Ocean Champagne Bar at The Legian Bali to enjoy all the bubbly goodness. Then, we take a trip to Hong Kong to The Macallan Masters of Photography event, where world-class whisky is combined with the art of film and photography.
The Legian, Bali is a sophisticated beachfront hotel where both in-house and walk-in guests have long enjoyed the luxurious facilities on offer, indulging in the excellent selection of food and drinks created and served by the hotel's outstanding culinary team.
The location is prime Seminyak beachfront. The style and ambience throughout the day and into the evening is perhaps best summed up as being nouveau Bali; a chic blend of contemporary elegance with more than a mere passing nod at the rich cultural heritage of the island.
The beachside centrepiece is the magnificent palm-fringed infinity pool, which during the day is a hub of sun-seeking relaxation, then becomes a magnet for sundowners seeking to enjoy Seminyak's famous sunsets in their full glory. It is adjacent to this pool that The Legian, Bali has transformed one of its wonderful beachside pavilions into The Ocean Champagne Bar.
Relaxed and informal, the golden hours are naturally around sunset, when guests can indulge in a glass or two and revel in the amber glow and laidback musical vibe as the sun dips gently below the horizon. The chilled tunes are supplemented with live jazz every Wednesday and Sunday from 4.30PM until 7.30PM.
The Ocean Champagne Bar has comfortable resort chic rattan seating complemented by outdoor shaded daybeds and a large wooden deck. Open from 10AM until 10PM daily, it is something a little different, more stylish than a beach bar but more relaxed than one would encounter in a city. Building upon the excellent food and beverage options, and taking full advantage of the sublime beachfront location, it is fair to say that The Legian, Bali has succeeded in creating a sophisticated beach bar supported by a drinks menu that is sure to impress.
The bar is unashamedly champagne focused with a notable selection on offer, including bottles from coveted champagnes houses like Krug, Cristal, Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot and Billecart-Salmon; champagnes that are sure to please even the most discerning guests.
The Ocean Champagne Bar also offers Veuve Clicquot's signature Yellow Label and Louis Roederer's Brut Premier served by the glass as house champagnes, along with a range of prosecco, other New and Old World sparkling wines and classic champagneinspired cocktails like the Bellini.
While champagne may be the focal point of the bar, a selection of specially curated and extravagant caviars are available, plus delicious canapés and small bites specially created to pair with the drink of your choice.
Champagne and canapés