The cuisine of Lara Djonggrang is inspired by the royal expedition of King Hayam Wuruk from the Majapahit Kingdom at the beginning of the 14th century. Each of these dramatic royal expeditions, derived from the Negarakertagama chronicle, took up to ten months at a time, comprising of hundreds of troops and palace maids following the king and the queen on horses, elephants and horse carriages.
What are you about to see is a theatrical dining brought back to life by Lara Djonggrang in a mystical, romantic atmosphere. This dining experience showcases the royal parades of the King Majapahit and his entourages carrying a vast, lavish selection of imperial dishes of the Majapahit palace as well as cuisine served by the humble citizens of the coastal villages. It celebrates the pleasures of the palates, highlights the uniqueness of Indonesian cuisine and emphasizes the importance of preserving the art of dining.