Whilst there are thousands of great restaurants around the world that offer amazing gastronomic experiences, only a select few are able to offer a view to match. Check out these cool restaurants that offer sumptuous food and views.
Sitting just two levels below the top observation deck of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, At.mosphere is currently the world’s highest restaurant, holding the Guinness world record for the highest restaurant from ground level.
The Dining Pod at Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood, Thailand
Enjoy picture-perfect vistas as you are winched 16 feet into the air above the shoreline in the dining pod. Seating up to four people who will be served by a flying waiter harnessed to a zip-line, this is an experience not to be missed.
Mount Burgess Dining Room, Emerald Lake Lodge, Canada
Enjoy rocky mountain cuisine as you look out over the Emerald lake in Yoho National Park. The restaurant is open year-round and offers a seasonal menu that includes free-range elk, bison and caribou.
Al Mahara at Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Al Mahara, ‘The Oyster Shell’ in Arabic, is an underwater themed restaurant which begins with a mock submarine ride from the reception to the dining area. The tables are situated around a giant glass aquarium adding to the restaurant’s submerged theme. The stunning floor-to-ceiling aquarium sets the scene for a meal prepared by an international team of award-winning chefs.
Restaurant 6.8, Palopo, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Marvel at the uninterrupted views of Lake Atitlan and the surrounding volcanic landscape as you sit down to dinner at 6.8 Palopo. Sunset is an especially beautiful time to soak in these dramatic sights from the relaxed dining room or from the glassed terrace.
Skyline restaurant, Queenstown, New Zealand
Located on Bob’s Peak and perched high above the resort town of Queenstown in New Zealand’s South Island is Skyline Restaurant. A scenic gondola ride will take you high above Queenstown where a unique dining experience and breathtaking panoramas of Coronet Peak, Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu, the Remarkables and surrounding mountains await you. You can also enjoy a mouth-watering four-course buffet lunch or a six-course buffet dinner that offers the very best of New Zealand’s local produce. Also feast on South Island salmon, seafood, salads roast meats and delicious desserts.
Le TK, Tsara Komba Lodge, Madagascar
Perched on a hill overlooking the Indian Ocean, Tsara Komba is a luxury ecolodge situated in the northwest of Madagascar. Tucked away in the heart of a breath-taking tropical botanical garden, The Eden Garden, the eight lodges with their terraces and sea views back onto a private wild nature reserve. Aside from amazing views of Madagascar’s Grande Terre island and the Tsaratanana Mountains, you can also experience the bird songs, sapphire blue sea and golden sandy beaches.