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Rajalaya Royal Gala Dinner
Rajalaya service was traditionally reserved for the royal families. Each course was served with a grand procession and all food was placed on the table for the guests to serve themselves.

The Rajalaya Royal Gala Dinner at the Bali Hilton truly lives up to its historical background. The Grand Ballroom is elaborately decorated for this royal occasion and no less than two waiters/ waitresses and more than 250 entertainers are there to serve and delight you.

After the grand procession from the cocktail venue to the ballroom and welcome by Balinese Maidens in festive attire the service of each course of the 7 course gala dinner menu is preceded by a procession. For the food, emphasis is placed on creative food presentation using local artifacts while as for the entertainment dancers and artists are wearing the authentic and colourful costumes. The musical background is provided by a traditional gamelan orchestra.


  • Bougainvilla Terrace for pre-dinner cocktail
  • Grand Ballroom for dinner


  • An elegant royal Balinese set up in our grand ballroom.
  • All service staff are dressed in Balinese attire.
  • The tables are beautifully decorated with mini "Gebogan" centrepieces.


  • Table set up:
    - Centre piece: mini fruit gebogan with candle
    - Fresh palm mat table top
    - Woven lontar leaves with mini mask as the menu cover
  • Dining area:
    - Balinese decoration i.e. art janur, paku pipit, umbrella, penjor, lamak
    - Gebogan to form company's name
    - All service staff are dressed in elegant Balinese attire


  • Royal parade (50 person) from Bougainvilla Terrace to Grand Ballroom
  • Gerumbungan orchestra (45 person)
  • Rangda
  • Tektekan-Bamboo orchestra (45 person)
  • Bleganjur orchestra (50 person)
  • Frog dance (8 - 15 boys)
  • Balinese maidens with Gebogans (20 - 50 girls)
  • Legong Dance (45 persons)

Additional offer:

  • Live band with 2 singers for a maximum of 4 hours playing
  • Mask painting menu


  • Pina Colada as welcome drink at Bougainvilla Terrace
  • Beverage during dinner on consumption basis

Set menu as follows:

  • Balinese Salad Leaves with Mushroom and Banana Flowers
  • Cream of Coconut and Coriander (served in half coconut)
  • Medley of Seafood with Turmeric Sauce
  • Bream Bali and Jackfruit Sherbet (served on ice in rattan baskets)
  • Fillet of Beef with a light Rendang Sauce
  • White Chocolate Lotus with Bali Coffee Mousse
  • Coffee or Tea Indonesian Petits Fours

Programme of the evening

  • Guests meeting point and pre-dinner cocktail at The Ayodya dining area
  • On the entrance of The Ayodya, Along the way guests are welcomed by Balinese maidens. in elaborate costumes shower the guests with flower petals - a sign of welcome. Inside the ballroom a ceremonial gamelan orchestra will play.
  • After being seated you may hold an opening speech.
  • Preceding the service of the first course, the Rangda (historical Balinese giant figure) and Gerumbungan orchestra (Balinese drumband) enter followed by a parade of waiters carrying the starter.
  • The service of the second course is accompanied by the ceremonial gamelan orchestra. After all guests have been served the waiters will imitate the Kecak dancers raising their atms and shouting "Cak-Cak".
  • The third course starts with the procession of a Tektekan (Bamboo orchestra) and the Barong symbolizing the good spirit which Balinese people believe in.
  • Entertainment by the Bleganjur orchestra accompanies the sherbet.
  • A group of young boys dressed as frogs perform on stage and, then, mingle with the guests while the main course is served.
  • The climax of the service is reached when Balinese maidens dressed in full temple costumes carry the desserts on top of Gebogans (temple offerings) on their head.
  • While guests are enjoying their Coffee or Tea and Indonesian Petits Fours a Belibis and Manuk Rawa dance is performed on stage.

Rajalaya Royal Gala Dinner

Meeting and Banquet Capabilities | Meeting Rooms | Floor Plan | Capacity Chart
THEME PARTY: Kampung Nelayan Bali | Rajalaya Royal Gala Dinner
MEETING PACKAGES: Half Day & Full Day Meeting Packages

Ayodya Resort Bali
Jalan Pantai Mengiat
Nusa Dua 80363
Bali, Indonesia