For enthusiasts of culinary tourism, we present places where the culinary journey goes beyond taste. Restaurants with magical atmospheres and views that transform the experience into a unique one with a capital ‘E’.
From the depths of the ocean to the summits of mountain peaks, a diverse array of proposals awaits exploration.
On a Sand Strip
Sail at sunset from the Constance Halaveli resort of the Constance Hotels & Resorts group in the Maldives, to an isolated strip of sand. Here, under a gazebo, a table is set for a private candlelit dinner.
In the Savannah
One of the most incredible dining experiences at the Epako Safari Lodge & Spa Relais & Châteaux, in Namibia. You’ll be able to enjoy a unique spectacle of rhinos, giraffes, oryxes, and sometimes cheetahs and leopards, quenching their thirst in the pools below.
In the Ocean
“Under” is the first European underwater restaurant: 5 meters below the sea level off the coast of Norway. The exterior structure is designed to integrate with the marine environment, becoming over time similar to a coral reef.
In a Cave
At La Table de la Grotte, one of the three restaurants at Domaine de Murtoli in southern Corsica, you can enjoy local terroir dishes and traditional Corsican recipes by candlelight in a natural cave with panoramic terraces.
Among the Trees
Sitting comfortably in a bamboo capsule, you are gently lifted into the tropical foliage of the ancient rainforest of Koh Kood. You can admire the ocean while savoring delicacies and gourmet wines. All while being served by a personal waiter who arrives with a zip line, only at Soneva Kiri in Thailand.
On the Dunes
Zannier Hotel Sonop in Namibia organizes lantern-lit dinners on the desert dunes, with a waiter in white gloves guiding guests on a culinary journey.
In an Igloo
Since 1996, the Arctic Snowcastle in northern Lapland, Finland, has rebuilt itself annually with a new design, creating a restaurant entirely made of ice. Skilled sculptors carve ice sculptures that adorn the interior walls.
On Mont Blanc
The Kartell Bistrot Panoramic is located at Punta Helbronner (3,466 meters). As it is one of the closest peaks to Mont Blanc, it offers one of the most beautiful views in the world. Accessible via the Skyway Monte Bianco cable car from Courmayeur, Kartell’s transparent tables and chairs seamlessly blend with the surrounding landscape.
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