Fancy dining in a 120,000-year-old cave? How about 5 metres under the sea? Restaurants all over the world are taking the gastronomic experience up a notch with their spectacular views, unique locations, delightful ambience, and fantastic service. From Singapore, all the way to Monaco, these 7 prettiest restaurants in the world are sure to make it to your travel bucket list!
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Ithaa @ The Maldives
Dine on fine, contemporary European cuisine 16 feet (5 metres) under the sea. Ithaa is the world’s first all-glass undersea restaurant, rated “the most beautiful restaurant in the world” by New York Daily News in 2014. The dining area is an acrylic structure built with a transparent roof, with the pristine Maldives sea resting overhead. Enjoy 270° views of the undersea while savouring the gourmet food. Whenever you look up, you’ll see beautiful sea creatures swimming around in clear blue waters.
Find it at Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island, 20077, Maldives
Ristorante La Sponda @ Positano, Italy
The atmosphere, view, and ambience at Ristorante La Sponda will make dining here a night to remember. Perfect for a romantic night out, the Michelin-starred restaurant is illuminated by four hundred candles every evening. In the day, you’ll be greeted with spectacular views of Positano and the vast blue Mediterranean sea. As for the food, you can expect light Mediterranean cuisine made using fresh local ingredients.
Find it at 30 Via Cristoforo Colombo Positano, Campania 84017
Sirocco Restaurant @ Bangkok, Thailand
Sirocco Restaurant is located on the 63rd floor of the State Tower in Bangkok, serving up refined Mediterranean food and creative cocktails. This rooftop restaurant offers guests great food as well as beautiful views. High above the ground, diners get a 270° view of the Chao Phraya River and Bangkok, but that’s not all. The Romanesque decor, with a fountain and a manicured garden, gives the restaurant a stately, luxurious elegance. Come nightfall, a live band takes the stage and fills the air with soft background music for a perfect night out.
Find it at State Tower, 1055 Si Lom, Bang Rak, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant @ Diani Beach, Kenya
Fancy dining in a cave? Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant in Kenya will blow you away with its design. The 120,000 to 180,000-year-old cave is now a restaurant serving up international cuisine and seafood, much to the delight of its diners. The ceiling of the cave has natural holes, resulting in gorgeous views overhead. Sunlight streams in during the day, and diners to get gorgeous views of the starry sky after the sun sets. Elegant and intimate, Ali Barbour’s truly provides a one-of-a-kind dining experience.
Find it at Ali Barbours Rd, Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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Le Louis XV – Alain Ducasse à l’Hôtel de Paris @ Monte Carlo, Monaco
Le Louis XV was founded in 1987 and is located in the heart of Monaco. The experience of dining at this posh restaurant is that of modern pageantry, so don’t forget your table manners. The interior’s soft amber tones and regal decor exude a gentle elegance and lightness that will have you feeling like royalty. Foodwise, you can expect nothing less than perfection from this three Michelin-star restaurant. Here, the masterful Chefs Alain Ducasse and Dominique Lory join hands, creating Mediterranean haute cuisine that will delight your palate.
Find it at Hôtel de Paris, Place du Casino, 98000 Monaco
CÉ LA VI @ Singapore
CÉ LA VI comprises of a contemporary Asian restaurant, sky bar and a club lounge. It is located at the top of Marina Bay Sands, letting you can take in stunning panoramic views of the city skyline. Start your evening feasting on Modern Asian fare such as Hokkaido Scallop & Oyster Ceviche, Black Truffle Cod and Ribeye at the restaurant. As night falls, head to the rooftop bar to down some drinks and party the night away!
Find it at 1 Bayfront Avenue, Level 57, Tower 3, Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, Singapore (018971)
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360 Restaurant at the CN Tower @ Toronto, Canada
Dining at the 360 Restaurant at Toronto’s famed CN Tower is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Hanging 1,151 feet above ground, this fine-dining restaurant gives you breath-taking views that you won’t find anywhere else. It has two-tiered seating, so grab seats near the glass windows at the lower tier for the best revolving views of the city. Besides that, 360 Restaurant offers food as stunning as the view. Expect market-fresh Canadian plates made using regional ingredients, and an award-winning selection of over 550 international and Canadian wines.
Find it at CN Tower, 301 Front Street W, Toronto, ON M5V 2T6, Entertainment District