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W Retreat & Spa Bali | Starfish Bloo + Ice

Six giant lobster traps dominate the room that is punctuated by turquoise resin columns in an abstracted starfish shape. Bakau poles are lashed to the ceiling and extensive timber decks give the space a casual yet smart beach-side atmosphere. Perimeter walls are clad with white Palimanan stone and recycled slump glass table tops add an expression of ice.

Opened 1st March 2011

In 2008, Poole Associates was commissioned to design seven experiences at W Retreat & Spa, Bali.

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Starfish Bloo

At Starfish Bloo, a star-studded array of the finest local, regional and international grain-fed meats, seafood and spices take center stage in the open kitchen, where chefs show off an East-meets-West cavalcade of skills and techniques to bring Jack Yoss's finest pan-Asian cuisine to your table. Where Asian flavors flirt with Western essences, let your playful palate explore tasting menus, graze on cheeky nibbles, circumvent the a la carte selection and roam the extensive interactive Sunday brunch.

The innovative raw bar interpretations are a display of the ocean's freshest catch dressed like you've never seen before, while meats scintillate on hot rocks. Make room for the main attraction—signature Jack Yoss creations such as beef carpaccio, crispy oysters with shaved scallions, crushed peanuts and chili oil, duck breast smoked with green tea and rice, and soy- and mirin-braised pork belly with black truffle lobster congee and crisp parsnips. Whether you're savoring inside while cozying in plush booth six meters high as gigantic re-creations of local fish traps dramatically unfurl amid a decor or sink your feet into the sand under the stars outside, enjoy the gastronomy with a perfect selection from more than 40 wines and champagnes from our cellar tower.


Starfish body pillows made from blue neoprene add a touch of whimsy to the beachside location. Resin columns and recycled slump glass table tops resemble ice 


At this open concept bar within Starfish Bloo set in various hues of blue, get up close and personal with the signature W cocktail list and local creations—frozen, of course—and a selection of more than 40 specially-assembled wines and champagnes from our cellar tower. From our imaginations come our star cocktails—Ice@Starfish Bloo Cocktails. We push the boundaries of the ordinary refresher with Smashes, uniquely created muddled drinks with smashed ingredients over ice; Shaved Daiquiris, the grown-up frozen cocktail made with silver rum, fresh lime and shaved ice; and Cellos, W-made and served straight out of the freezer—think lemoncello, orangecello, pineapplecello, and Nutellacello. Lounge on daybeds overlooking the Indian Ocean for perfect vistas of the sunset and never ending blue horizon, and complement your sips with tantalizing tapas, artisan cheese, and imported and house-made charcuterie. You're always in fine company here, where you're mingling with our mixologists or mixing with fellow jet-setters.

ICE is renowned for its frozen cocktails & bubbles. Snack on oysters, lobster, caviar & Raw bar interpretations while you chill beachside. Flirt with your senses as ICE transitions from day to night.



New in 2013 | Sunday Brunch and special events are so popular, that Starfish Bloo needs more covered area at the alfresco deck. Coming soon a new tented structure :

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