Recently I was invited to attend a meal at the outdoor Marjan restaurant to celebrate it’s reopening for the cooler winter months. Some of the local media and members of the Blogosphere were invited along to stuff their faces and mingle the night away, I was lucky enough to be included.
For those of you know aren’t aware of this little gem, you can find it by the poolside of the Grand Hyatt Hotel.
With it’s varied Indonesian menu The Marjan is one of my favorite outdoor places to dine for its relaxed, holiday like vibe. Nestled between the glow of the evening pool and the lapping ocean it’s the perfect place to chill out with friends or romance with a loved one.
To wet our appetite we indulged in platters of delicious Asian foods from spring rolls to satay skewers and a generous serving of prawn crackers on the side.
For my main I chose the Mie Goreng – fried noodles with chicken, shrimp & veg – with extra chilli. In my eyes you can’t go wrong with some spicy noodles. They were delicious and just what I had been craving.
My beautiful date for the evening, Lucy, ordered a colorful dish.. I don’t remember the name but I do remember that she said it tasted delicious and was really fresh. It looks good though and came with a good sized bowl of steamed rice.
Once the main meal was devoured we settled down for some sweet refreshments. Being British I, of course, ordered a nice pot of tea. We proceeded to try out the old wives tale and see our future in the tea leaves. All I could see was tea……
If you are planning a visit to the Marjan I would advise bring some mosquito spray, it’s the season for the little terrors.
I played a little game of “Guess where I am” with my Facebook friends by uploading a picture of myself in the lobby of the Grand Hyatt. It wasn’t hard to figure out the location.
As always at the Hyatt, with great food and wonderful company a great night was had by all as we laughed and shared stories. Some more juicy than others, us bloggers really do love a good story!
For details and how to make a reservation at the Marjan click here.