A dining experience should be more than just the food. While the cuisine is what draws in the customer and lets them leave satisfied, the entire experience is what keeps them coming back for more. Whether it is a romantic evening, or a night to impress potential clients, these luxurious eateries offer the best views in the world and tower high in the sky. Of course, they offer some of the finest cuisines to enjoy, too.
The Vertigo Grill and Moon Bar in Bangkok, Thailand
This restaurant was designed to make patrons feel as though they are on top of the world. Vertigo features the most fantastic views of Bangkok, and it is the best restaurant in Thailand for those who want a sumptuous meal and great sight-seeing.
The restaurant sits 61 floors into the sky and offers everything from Thai brews to classic wagyu beef dishes.
Reservations are required, and the restaurant is open from 5:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.
The seven-course meal is highly recommended, and each dish will arrive with a suggested wine pairing.
Tapasake on the Island of North Male Atoll, Maldives
Imagine eating the freshest seafood with nothing but crystal clear aqua waters in front of you and the vast horizon of the unknown that spans as far as the eye can see. The Tapasake restaurant located in One&Only Reethi Rah serves sake and cold cocktails with a bar that sits over the water.
Their exceptionally fresh sashimi is the best in the world, and the entire menu is tapas style. The seafood is all received direct from Japan.
The Rock Restaurant in Zanzibar, Tanzania
The Rock Restaurant in Tanzania looks like something out of a fantasy novel. The eatery is small and built atop a rock in the water. Surrounding the entire rock is the crystal blue waters of the ocean, and to get to the staircase that goes up the rock, one must walk into the sea.
The food is surprisingly tasty for being prepared in a restaurant on a rock. Fresh seafood is the primary menu at Rock Restaurant, and the Rock Special comes highly recommended.
Le Jules Verne in Paris, France
During the next Paris vacation, a meal in the infamous Eiffel Tower at the Le Jules Verne is a must. This Michelin-starred restaurant serves the finest cuisine in the world, and it is a world-renowned monument. The lobster with black truffle is by far their most popular dish, and the seafood is perfectly succulent.
Piz Gloria in Murren, Switzerland
For a view of the snowy peaks of Switzerland, dine at Piz Gloria in Murren. This area was made famous by a James Bond movie, and the revolving restaurant sits atop a snowy peak. The view is breathtaking and with the angled windows of the eatery, most feel as though they are flying over the mountains.
The James Bond Martini is famous at the Piz Gloria, but the buffalo burger is where they make their name.
Sierra Mar at Big Sur in California
The United States makes the list of some of the best views and cuisine. While the Sierra Mar does not look like much at first, the view is absolutely fantastic. Sierra Mar sits on Big Sur, which offers excellent oceanic views. At the Sierra Mar, patrons feel as though they are floating out in the ocean, and while the restaurant’s interior is outdated, the food is not.
A modern, refined cuisine is found at Sierra Mar, and it has been described as something that should be Michelin-starred, even though it has not received that rating.