Looking for traditional Balinese foods? Once upon a time, come to Warung Kemu’lan at Sibang village, precisely on Jalan Raya Gerih 108, Blumbungan hamlet, Sibang Kaja, Abiansemal, Badung. The location is very strategic between Green School and Green Village. Warung Kemu’lan is open daily from 10:00 to 21:00. This restaurant spreads across the area of
Looking for traditional Balinese foods? Once upon a time, come to Warung Kemu’lan at Sibang village, precisely on Jalan Raya Gerih 108, Blumbungan hamlet, Sibang Kaja, Abiansemal, Badung. The location is very strategic between Green School and Green Village. Warung Kemu’lan is open daily from 10:00 to 21:00.
This restaurant spreads across the area of 6,400 square meters and the buildings of 1,300 square meters. It offers remarkably different, comfortable and cool atmosphere. Surrounded by many large and small green plants, freshness will encapsulate the familiarity with friends, relatives or family when luxuriating in the menus served. In addition, Warung Kemu’lan is ready for all sorts of outdoor activities.
Uniquely, Warung Kemu’lan is the right place to have nostalgic moment and release longing for having traditional menus being close to nature. Among the menus offered, the most favorite menus are tipat ke salon (rice bag served with assorted vegetables in peanut sauce), batun bedil (ball cake in palm sugar sauce) and mie tabrak (noodle with red chili sauce). The others include nasi sela kemu’lan (yam rice of Kemu’lan typicality), bubur kemulan kesuna cekuh (porridge with garlic and aromatic ginger) and bubur spesial kemu’lan (special porridge).
In addition to the foods, this restaurant also serves a variety of fresh drinks. “We want to invite people to enjoy their nostalgic moment because we present the ancient foods. Maybe they once live a difficult life in the past,” said Gusti Nyoman Muriasta, Marketing Manager of Kemu’lan.
In addition, Warung Kemu’lan can also be taken advantage as a place to release the burden for a moment, get away from hustles and bustles in the office and eliminate saturation, so this place is designed to provide simple nuance and relaxing atmosphere. “We are here to help preserve Balinese cuisines as well as to support religious and cultural activities, so the menus provided are related to customary and religious activities,” he said.
He said that Kemu’lan is derived from the word Kemulan. Philosophically, it is the abode of cremated ancestral spirit. Therefore, the restaurant exudes a positive aura. Meanwhile, the price of various menus on offer is very competitive, starting from IDR 8,000. “The land where the restaurant located belongs to the ancestor. We want to preserve it with productive activities and bring together friends and communities,” he said.
Warung Kemu’lan is designed as a place that maintains traditional values but administered in professional management. Kemu’lan displays traditional cuisines as a flagship product, not only for the locals but also for foreign consumers. Tourists from various countries ever tasted the menus here. Some ask to directly dine in, while some others dine out. “In Balinese, Kemu’lan is also interpreted as ‘come on, let’s go,’” concluded this friendly man. (BTN/015)