The search for the best restaurants to eat and try the delicacies of the place is an important part of our travels. And, if the taste is combined with art, design, and crazy views, the result can only be exceptional.
To allow you to have a breathtaking experience and turn a simple meal into an unforgettable event, we take you on a tour of the 20 most beautiful and spectacular restaurants in the world.
Are you ready for this journey?
20. Nautika – Dubrovnik, Croatia
The beautiful Nautika restaurant is located in Dubrovnik, on a cliff overlooking the sea. From its exclusive terraces, you can enjoy a spectacular view of the Adriatic and the fortresses of Bokar and Lovrijenac. The restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine, with an eye for refined haute cuisine. Prices can fluctuate between €40 and 50 per person.
Address: Brsalje ul. 3, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Contact: +385 20 442 526
19. Altitude at Shangri-La – Sydney, Australia
The award-winning and fine-dining restaurant of the Shangri-la hotel is located in Sydney and enjoys spectacular panoramic views of the Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. The large windows of the room allow you to enjoy the splendid panorama while tasting excellent contemporary Australian cuisine based on fish and meat, at around €60 per person.
Address: Shangri-La Hotel, 176 Cumberland St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Contact: +61 2 9250 6123
18. The Grotto – Krabi, Thailand
We move to Thailand, to a truly amazing restaurant. If you’ve always wanted to dine in a cave while watching the sun setting over the sea, then this is the place for you. The Grotto, in English “The Cave”, rises under an ancient limestone cliff at the edge of Phra Nang Beach. In this extraordinary restaurant, you will have the opportunity to try excellent Thai cuisine and fresh fish dishes, always remaining in contact with nature.
Address: 214 Moo 2, Tambon Ao-Nang, Amphoe Maung, Krabi, 81000, Thailand
Contact: +66 75 620 740
17. Turandot – Moscow, Russia
A super luxurious restaurant in the center of Moscow, Turandot is an experience to live, even before the restaurant. The refined and luxurious interiors, inspired by Louis XVI, the Ming, and imperial Russia, a real triumph of gold and luxurious furnishings, constitute a spectacular setting for your meal, all accompanied by the music of an entirely female orchestra. The cuisine is Asian-fusion; you will eat sushi, sashimi, Dim Sum, and soups. Plan on spending around €80 – €100 per person.
Address: Tverskoy Blvd, 26, стр. 3, Moscow, Russia
Contact: +7 495 739-00-11
16. Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant – Diani Beach, Kenya
A crazy atmosphere for a unique restaurant, at Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant you will have to chance to dine in a cave of 100,000 years ago under the starry sky, surrounded by the soft light of candles, in a very romantic atmosphere. The cuisine is mainly based on fish, using the freshest raw materials, excellent crab, and shellfish in general. Expect to pay between €50 and €60 per person.
Address: Ali Barbours Rd, Diani Beach, Kenya
Contact: +254 714 456131
15. Asiate – New York City, USA
The fantastic panoramic restaurant Asiate, located on the 35th floor inside the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, is one of the most beautiful restaurants in New York. It offers a spectacular view of Central Park and the skyscrapers of Manhattan. The restaurant offers excellent Asina-influenced fusion cuisine, at prices ranging from $100 to $140 per person.
Address: Mandarin Oriental, New York, 80 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10023, Stati Uniti
Contact: +1 212-805-8881
14. Lauda, Hotel Andronis – Santorini, Greece
A spectacular location for this Santorinian restaurant, which offers one of the most impressive views of the caldera and the volcano from its terrace. To make it very elegant, the white color is predominant, with touches of blue and red. The restaurant offers typically Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, accompanied by a good selection of wines. Prices range between €60 and €80 per person.
Contact: +30 2286 072182
13. Le Meurice – Paris, France
Get ready for a true gourmet dinner in the wonderful temple of Alain Ducasse. In the heart of the famous luxury hotel, stands this unique restaurant, awarded 2 Michelin stars, which has furnishings inspired by the royal apartments of the palace of Versailles. The chef offers French haute cuisine and the prices are equally starred, with around €500 for a 7-course dinner. Bon appétit!
Address: 228 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, Francia
Contact: +33 1 58 00 21 20
12. El Farallon – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Welcome to Mexico, with one of the most beautiful panoramic seaside restaurants in the world. The El Farallon restaurant is located in Cabo San Lucas, hidden among the cliffs of the Capella Pedregal, on the Pacific Ocean. It’s an ideal place for a romantic dinner, where you can eat excellent fish-based cuisine, watching the sun setting over the sea in a very impressive atmosphere. Prices vary between €60 and €100 per person.
Address: Camino del Mar 1, Pedregal, 23452 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Messico
Contact: +52 624 163 4300
11. Sheesh Mahal – Udaipur, India
One of the most romantic locations that you can find in Rajasthan, the Sheesh Mahal, is located in the luxurious Leela Palace in Udaipur. From its wonderful terrace, you can enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Pichola. In the restaurant, you can enjoy excellent traditional Indian dishes and participate in traditional ceremonies, immersed in an almost fairytale atmosphere among lanterns, diffused aromas of various essences, and luxury furnishings.
Address: Lake Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India
Contact: +91 294 670 1234
10. Le Jules Verne – Paris, France
This Parisian restaurant has a unique location, as it is located on the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower. It’s set at a height of 125 meters with furnishings carefully weighed to respect the maximum authorized weight. From up there, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Paris, which gives you an almost dizzying perspective, all while you taste the fantastic dishes of the traditional French cuisine and sipping excellent wine. Prices are around €100 – €150 per person.
Address: Eiffel Tower, Avenue Gustave Eiffel, 75000 Paris, France
Contact: +33 1 45 55 61 44
9. Sirocco – Bangkok, Thailand
Let’s go back to Thailand, with what is considered one of the most beautiful panoramic restaurants in the entire Adia, the Sirocco restaurant. Located on the 63rd floor of the State Tower, this restaurant seems as if it’s almost hanging in the air, offering a magnificent view of the city of Bangkok and the Chao Phraya River. The designer furnishings and soft lights that change shades as the evening progresses allow customers to enjoy a unique atmosphere. There, you can taste excellent fish dishes and traditional Thai dishes by spending between €80 and €100 per person.
Address: 1055 State Tower, Silom Road, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Contact: +66 2 624 9555
8. Le Panoramic – Chamonix, France
Lunch in the void; this is what comes to mind when looking at the spectacular photos of the Le Panoramic restaurant, located 2500 meters from the top of Brévent, in Chamonix. This restaurant offers a breathtaking view of the snow-capped peaks of Mont Blanc, in a very evocative atmosphere, thus allowing you to taste the excellent French cuisine (don’t miss the fondue).
Address: Le Brévent, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
Contact: +33 4 50 53 44 11
7. La Sponda – Positano, Italy
A magnificent terrace almost suspended over the sea with a very elegant and refined room for an extremely impressive atmosphere. This is what La Sponda, a MIchelling-starred restaurant in Positano, located in the Le Sirenuse hotel, offers. A unique location that can give strong emotions and from which you can admire a spectacular view of the Amalfi coast, all accompanied by excellent traditional Mediterranean cuisine made of quality local ingredients. Prices go between €90 and €150 per person.
Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo, 30 84017 Positano
Contact: 089 875066
6. Mozaic – Bali, Indonesia
A romantic place immersed in a unique atmosphere, the Mozaic is a restaurant in Ubud where you can dine in a tropical garden by candlelight, tasting the specialties of the French-American chef who mixes local ingredients with French cuisine, thus creating a unique mix. The price is around €150 – €160 per person.
Address: Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Ubud, Kec. Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 975768
5. Grotta Palazzese – Polignano a Mare, Italy
We move to the province of Bari, in the impressive Grotta Palazzase (eng. Palazzase Cave), which houses a magnificent panoramic restaurant inside. Located in the heart of this cave, the restaurant overlooks the crystal clear waters of the Polignano a Mare. The restaurant is accessed from the road, via a very narrow staircase carved into the rock. A dream environment, where you will be served a classy and refined cuisine, which draws heavily from the Apulian tradition. The prices are from €150 upwards.
Address: Via Narciso 59, 70044 Polignano a Mare (BA)
Contact: 080 4240677
4. The Rock – Zanzibar
This incredible restaurant in Zanzibar gives guests a unique experience – having lunch directly in the middle of the sea, on a rock. As the name implies, The Rock stands on a rock not far from the shore of the beautiful Michanwi Pingwe beach. There, you can enjoy excellent cocktails and try delicious fish dishes of international cuisine. The price is a bit higher than the average price in Zanzibar and varies between €50 and €60 per person.
Address: Michanwi Pingwe Beach, Michamvi 753, Tanzania
Contact: +255 776 591 360
3. The Dining Pod – Koh Kood, Thailand
Here’s another unique and spectacular location in Thailand, On the island of Koh Kood, you will find the fantastic restaurant The Dining Pod, where you can live an unforgettable experience, dining seated in a bamboo nest raised among the trees of the rainforest at a fairly high altitude from which you can admire the wonderful panorama of the crystal clear waters of the island. An incredible place to live a real experience in contact with nature in a unique context. The restaurant offers excellent seasonal cuisine typical of the place.
Address: RO Pho Cho Trat 4107 Rd, Ko Kut, Ko Kut District, Trat 23000, Thailand
Contact: +66 82 208 8888
2. Le Barachois – Prince Maurice, Mauritius
Enchanting restaurant located in Mauritius, Le Barachois offers the guests a wonderful view. Namely, you can dine “floating” on the beautiful turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, enjoying the spectacle of nature, as well as taking romantic walks along a walkway lit by lanterns. The cuisine here is seafood and four-course dinner will cost you around €50- €60 per person.
Address: Route Choisy, Poste de Flacq, Mauritius
Contacts: +230 402 3636
1. Skyline – Queenstown, New Zealand
In the first place, we find yet another super-panoramic restaurant. The Skyline Gondola is famous for being the fastest zip line in the Southern Hemisphere and the only way to access the fantastic restaurant, Skyline, which overlooks the entire city of Queenstown. At the Skyline restaurant, you can try New Zealand cuisine and enjoying the fantastic view over the city with the surrounding mountain ranges and Lake Wakatipu. An incredible place, where you can truly feel on top of the world.
Address: Brecon St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Contacts: +64 3-441 0101