Fine Dining Around the World

If you enjoy eating out then you will love this list of some of the most beautiful restaurants in the world. They represent the most glamorous and unique eating establishments anywhere and combine top cuisine with incredible aesthetics.

If you ever find yourself in The Maldives then a visit to Ithaa is a must. The tables are surrounded overhead by all manner of ocean creatures that you can watch while you eat as the restaurant is actually submerged five metres under the water. The glass enclosed eatery can be found at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort and offers contemporary European cuisine as well as shoals of fish and sharks swimming over your head.

Fancy dining in an opera themed restaurant that cost $2 million to decorate? This opulent eatery can be found in Moscow, Russia and is called Turandot. Musicians in period costume play their instruments while you feast upon some of the finest cuisine this country has to offer. Beautiful furniture and frescoes feature here and it might be an expensive night out but definitely one to remember. To recreate your own international meal nights, take a look at a range of Combination Ovens. For more information, visit

For an authentic, outdoor dining experience then Kenya’s Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant ticks all the boxes. This is a restaurant with a difference and is situated in a cave that is up to 180,000 years old. It has an open roof which gives you an uninterrupted view straight to the starry sky. The cave is lit with lanterns and makes for a very special romantic night out. You can find this stunning eatery on Diani Beach.

For another romantic, outdoor restaurant then take a trip to the Sheesh Mahal in Udaipur, India. Up on the rooftop of the Leela Palace Hotel, this dining area comes alive at dusk and you can feast on the finest Indian delicacies by candlelight. Views of the City Palace and the Aravalli hills complete this stunning setting.


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There is a grotto restaurant, which is much nicer than it sounds, in Puglia, Italy. Called the Ristorante Grotta Palazzese, it is set in a cave carved from limestone rocks directly overlooking the Adriatic. Local nobles are said to have held banquets in this grotto since the 1700’s and at night when it’s all lit up, it is incredibly beautiful and romantic.

If you’d prefer to dine somewhere that looks like something from the set of an Indiana Jones movie, then look no further than the 1902 Restaurant in Aswan, Egypt. A wide dome with a crypt in one corner, it is actually a 19th century building on the Nile and now part of the Sofitel hotel group. This exotic eatery offers up French cuisine and has been visited in the past by the esteemed Agatha Christie.

A little closer to home, you can have a fantastic eating experience in The Shard in London. On the 33rd floor you will find Hutong, a modern Chinese restaurant offering great food and extremely impressive views right across the city. The interior is decorated with traditional Chinese lanterns and wood paneling, offering a really authentic night out.

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