Are you someone that enjoys and appreciates a good quality meal and is on the lookout for an unusual yet exciting dining experience? Then you’re invited to the exciting journey about the world’s most unusual luxury restaurants providing an unforgettable dining experience. To name a few; The Rock, Le Jules Verne, Dinner in the Sky, The White Rabbit and Atmosphere Restaurant in the world’s most highest building. You can satiate your quest for adventure and thrill while savouring the gourmet delicacies that are prepared to perfection by world renowned and Michelin star chefs. Let’s dive into this curated list for an experience of a lifetime!
1 The Rock, Zanzibar:
Everyone enjoys a fun trip at the beach but what about a restaurant that floats on water? The Rock Restaurant is built on a rock that floats on the waters of the Indian Oceans. Even though it is small in size, it caters a dining experience that is closely in touch with nature and delivers food prepared with the utmost passion. The restaurant specializes in seafood harvested from around the area using locally grown ingredients. They present their dishes with a unique twist of Zanzibar that brings out the flavour and aromas you’ve never tasted. Their specialties include, Squid in Tandoori and Coconut Milk, Chocolate Salami and Home-made Tagliatelle served with small lobster.
2 Le Jules Verne, Paris:
Explore the beautiful city of Paris from within the Eiffel Tower! Le Jules Verne is a restaurant located on the 2nd floor of The Eiffel Tower. Being inside the iconic Parisian monument and enjoying the beautiful and romantic view of Paris from 410 feet up is nothing more than a dream come true. The menu draws its inspiration from The Eiffel Tower and enhances the artistic quality of French artisans. Dinner at Jules Verne is an experience of a lifetime, as Paris lights up and the Tower sparkles everything just becomes extremely magical. With structured and refined dishes that embodies abstract art, The Jules Verne can certainly be called as the highlight of Paris.
3 Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, Maldives:
If you are a seafood fan and admire the sight of fishes, then you would certainly love to dine five meters below the surface of the ocean. Ithaa Restaurant is the world’s first undersea restaurant, with a panoramic view of the ocean. Not only is the view absolutely amazing, so is the taste of their fusion menu that combine local and western flavours with matched wines. Some of their specialties include Snow crab and Hamachi salad, Veal tenderloin with an herb crust, Pan seared sea scallops, Three mustard marinated Wagyu beef tenderloin and Lavender and chocolate mud cake. After an astounding success in Maldives, many similar branches have opened up around the world.
4 Dinner in The Sky, Belgium:
Many of us enjoy a thrill-seeking ride, but what if we could have dinner on them? Dinner in The Sky is a restaurant where customers are strapped to a table that is attached to a crane and is elevated around 100 feet up in the sky. Not only are you enjoying a thrill-seeking amusement park like experience, but you also get to enjoy the amazing view of the entire city. The concept first started in Belgium and has since spread across the globe to countries like U.A.E, Egypt and Kuwait. The menu is specially curated by renowned chefs for a gastronomical delight. Unlike other restaurants, the chefs are with you and are the ones that serve you.
5 The Grotto Palazzese, Italy:
The Grotto Palazzese is a restaurant in a cave, carved out of limestone rocks and overlooks the serene beauty of the Adriatic Sea. You can enjoy your meal with leisure and lose yourself at the magical view of the sunset. It is listed as one of the most romantic and beautiful restaurants in world. The menu changes with the seasons but you can always expect the usual and classic Italian dishes. The menu has a ‘Tasting Menu’ with a set number of dishes that embodies the magic and charm of Italy and a La Carte menu which also offers vegan and vegetarian options. The Grotta Palazzese Restaurant is an unmissable stop for someone who wants to experience a unique and unforgettable journey in one of the world’s most unusual luxury restaurants.
6 The White Rabbit Restaurant, Moscow:
The White Rabbit is a restaurant that is covered by a glass dome offering a 180-degree view of Moscow. The dining room is decorated with fluffed pillows in an array of beautiful colours. Not only are you enjoying the delicacies of Russia, but you also get a beautiful view of Moscow through the glass which makes the dining experience extremely memorable. The menu is extremely diverse with different flavours, ingredients and aromas. Specialties include Salted Napoleon cake and corn milk, Sea urchin caviar and buckthorn, Mussels and sweet Yalta onions and Sour cream with wild strawberries. Gourmet menu is complimented with a wide array of cocktails and wines.
7 Bird’s Nest Restaurant, Thailand:
Soneva Kiri is a resort in Thailand, which provides a dining experience like no other in the restaurant the Bird’s Nest. It is called the Tree Pod dining wherein you can enjoy the meals within the comfortable ambience of sitting on a bamboo pod and savour the gourmet delights and beverages that are delivered to you via a zip-line acrobatics by your personal waiter. You can also enjoy the beautiful view of the rainforest and gaze out across the shoreline. The menu includes continental breakfast delicacies and Thai specialties like Vietnamese Spring Roll, Steamed Whole Sea Bass and Taro Chips and a variety of other appetizers, juices, cocktails and fruits.
8 Atmosphere, Burj Khalifa:
Experience a new height of fine dining in Dubai from the tallest building in the world! Sitting at 442 metres from the ground, The Atmosphere Restaurant is located on level 122 at The Burj Khalifa Tower. It not only provides breath-taking views of the city but also an exquisite array of gastronomical delicacies. The culinary team boasts a menu that is critically acclaimed with exclusive creations using high quality produce from around the world. The restaurant provides all round meal options along with private dining for an exclusive elite feel. Watching the sunrise and sunsets from here is an extremely amazing sight to watch in one of the world’s most unusual luxury restaurants!
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