Whether you are having your breakfast a few hundred metres above ground or dinner under the ocean, find out where you can wine and dine at restaurants in the most unique places.
At.mosphere in Burj Khalifa – Dubai, UAE
Holder of the Guiness World Record for the Highest Restaurant from Ground Level at 1,450 feet, At.mosphere, situated in the Burj Khalifa, is one of the world’s finest luxury dining and lounge experiences, holding unparalleled views of the Arabian Gulf.
The Bedford – Chicago, USA
The Bedford rescued a historic private bank from 1926 and transformed the space into a snazzy supper club. Featuring terracotta, marble and terrazzo all restored from the original bank. The walls of the VIP vault room are lined with more than 6,000 working copper lock boxes.
Labassin Waterfall Restaurant – Philippines
Only open for lunch and guests dine from a buffet-style menu and eat at bamboo dining tables. Located at the Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort in the Philippines is the Labassin Waterfall Restaurant even tho it’s not a natural waterfall but a spillway from the Labasin Dam.
Berggasthaus Aescher – Wasserauen, Switzerland
Located 1454 meters above sea level, this cliffside restaurant rewards travellers with amazing views of the surrounding Alpstein area in Wasserauen, Switzerland. The vertical cliff face it hangs to is over 100 meters high. There is also a cable car that can take you back down to the valley.
Sarnic Restaurant – Istanbul, Turkey
Until recently, it was used as an automobile repair shop until the Turkish Touring and Automobile Association, which converted the old houses in the same street into a row of small hotels, has also repaired and restored this previous cistern, converting it into a “Roma Tavern”.
58 Tour Eiffel – Paris, France
An award-winning restaurant located on the first level of the iconic Eiffel Tower, here the customers enjoy a stunning view of the Champ de Mars, Les Invalides, Montparnasse Tower, Montmartre and surrounding cityscape of Paris.
Singapore Flyer – Singapore
Singapore Flyer sits 165 meters in the sky and is the world’s largest giant observation wheel offering panorama views of Marina Bay’s skyline with a glimpse of neighbouring Malaysia and Indonesia.
Treepod at Soneva Kiri – Koh Kood, Bangkok
Have you been Treepod dining before? You can gaze out across the boulder-covered shoreline while your food and drink is delivered via the zip-line acrobatics of your personal waiter whilst siting in a bamboo pod after being hoisted up into the tropical foliage of Koh Kood’s ancient rainforest..
The Rock – Zanzibar, Tanzania
Rock Restaurant rises on a rock not too far from the shore of the beautiful Michanwi Pingwe beach. Eating at Rock Restaurant is an experience you can’t miss.
Dinner In The Sky, Brussels
Dinner in the Sky is hosted at a table suspended at a height of 50 metres by a team of professionals and can be installed anywhere in the world as long as there is a surface of approximately 500 m² that can be secured.
Grotta Palazzese – Polignano a Mare, Italy
In the town of Polignano a Mare in southern Italy (province of Bari, Apulia), lies a most intriguing dining experience at the Grotta Palazzese. Open only during the summer months, a restaurant is created inside a vaulted limestone cave, looking outwards toward the sea.
Snow Restaurant – Kemi, Finland
SnowRestaurant is located at the LumiLinna Snowcastle in Kemi, Finland. The restaurant is rebuilt annually and typically opens around the end of January for lunch and dinner (daily). The temperature in the restaurant is always around -5 degrees Celsius.
Ithaa Restaurant, Maldives
Rated “the most beautiful restaurant in the world” by the New York Daily News in 2014, Ithaa sits five metres below the surface, offering 180-degree panoramic views of the vibrant coral gardens surrounding it. Ithaa (meaning ‘mother of pearl’ in the Maldivian language of Dihevi) serves contemporary European cuisine in a six-course set dinner menu.
Sirocco at Lebua Hotel – Bangkok, Thailand
This award-winning, open air rooftop restaurant, Sirocco is located on the 63rd floor of Lebua Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. Costumers are graced with incredible views of the bustling city below as they dine on authentic Mediterranean cuisine.