Located in Wasserauen, Switzerland, this restaurant is the quintessential Swiss experience. It is perched on a rocky cliff overlooking a glacier scoured valley and adjacent mountains. A patron can hike in or take a cable car to and from the classic two story wood famed restaurant.
This restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey is a refurbished millennium-old cistern. The vaulted ceiling is situated on six stone columns. It is beautifully lit and decorated in true Moorish style and decor. Located directly behind St. Sophia, the Sarnic Restaurant is considered one of the most beautiful restaurants in the Middle East.
Labassin Waterfall Restaurant
This Filipino restaurant offers outdoor dining at the base of an actual waterfall. The waterfall itself has a sloping bottom that allows a small sheet of cool water to glide over the feet of patrons. It is outdoor dining taken to a very pleasant level.
Soneva Kiri Resort
The Bangkok eatery is Thailand's take on outdoor dining. Dinner is served in a treetop nest like a bird's nest. The wait staff zip lines to and from taking orders and delivering meals. When the weather is pleasant, dining in a bird's nest is not a bad idea.
Sirocco at the Lebua Hotel
Her is another Bangkok iteration of outdoor dining. This time it is on top of a beautiful hotel overlooking Bangkok proper. The fare is Mediterranean, and the view of the city is incredible, especially at night.
You can always bank on this Chicago restaurant. The Bedford is located in a beautifully renovated bank vault. The bank was built in 1926 and still has the beautiful decor from the 1920's. The restaurant even has the copper safe deposit boxes displayed beautifully as decor.
AT.MOSPHERE at Burj Khalifa
At.mosphere is quintessential Dubai. At.mosphere holds the Guinness World Record for world's highest restaurant. The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and At.mosphere is located on level 122; only two floors below the top level observation deck.
Sounds of Silence at Ayers Rock Resort
Dine in the shadow of Uluru also known as Ayers Rock. Uluru is the spiritual center for Aboriginal people or Australia, and the reverence is observed in the dining process of the Sounds of Silence. The food is aboriginally inspired and in the evening, the restaurant hosts certain experiences involving the aboriginal culture.
Dining on a rock has never been cooler. This is especially true when the rock is positioned directly on the shore of a beautiful beach in Tanzania. Service is had by foot at low tide, but when the tide comes in, diner is brought in by boat.
Located in Kemi, Finland, SnowRestaurant will have you swearing that you're eating dinner in an ice cube or snowball. Billed as a castle, the walls have figures sculpted in relief, and the tables are ice platforms, and the seats are reindeer fur covered stumps. The restaurant is open beginning in January of every year when the temperatures allow.
Pitcher & Piano
Pitcher & Piano in Nottingham, England is dinner in a church. Actually, the church has been deconsecrated, but the stained glass is still intact. The restaurant serves English club fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Sky Dining at the Singapore Flyer
How about dinner in a renovated Ferris wheel!? The top of the wheel is positioned to take advantage of the view. It is considered panoramic dining, and Malaysia and Indonesia are visible from the top.
This beautiful restaurant in Polignano e Mare, Italy is an actual cave that overlooks the ocean. The cave is natural, but has finished flooring and a show stopping view that is indicative of Italian fine dining.
There are restaurants that are adjacent to the ocean and that have aquarium walls, but this restaurant located in the Maldives is fully glassed under the ocean. The restaurant is more than 15 feet under, and the view is constantly and naturally changing.
Dinner In The Sky
Dinner in the Sky is suspended in the sky by a mobile crane style apparatus and can be installed anywhere in the world that has the space. Its elegant space age design makes dining in the sky a serious indulgence.