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23 Fine Dining Restaurants with Unbelievable Views

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23 Fine Dining Restaurants with Unbelievable Views
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If we really do eat with our eyes, get ready for a sensory overload because we've rounded up 23 fine dining restaurants with amazing views from all over the world. 

Whether cityscapes, sunsets or sea views are you thing, whether on holiday, celebrating a special occasion, a romantic dinner or simply looking for a great dinner with a memorable view, there's a restaurant out there with your name on it.

From dining with views of iconic architecture, like the Colosseum and Sydney Opera House, to eating inside iconic landmarks like the Eiffel tower or dining in the clouds in Dubai, even grounded in the red sand dunes opposite the awe inspiring natural beauty of Uluru, Australia, we've got you covered.

Take a look at this list of 23 fine dining restaurants with a view and be transported to another world.

1. Duck and Waffle, London, UK

Dine atop of the highest restaurant in the UK located in downtown London, choose from inpired modern British fare day and night. It's open 24/7.

Duck and Waffle
The Heron Tower
110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY

2. Aroma, Rome, Italy

Set in the Penthouse of the elegant Palazzo Manfredi this is Michelin starred dining with one of the most unique views in the world. Floor to ceiling windows direcly overlook the awe inspiring Roman Colosseum.

Ristorante Aroma, Via Labicana, 125, 00184 Rome


3. Felix, Hong Kong

Located on the 28th floor of The Peninsula tower, take in views of Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong Island and Kowloon as you chow down on modern European cuisine in a Philippe Starck designed interiors.

The Peninsula Hong Kong Salisbury Road, Tsimshatsui Hong Kong, SAR

4. White Rabbit, Moscow, Russia

Voted 23rd in The World's 50 Restaurants, chef Vladimir Mukhin is at the pass serving inspired modern Russian fare in a fairytale themed setting under a glass dome on the 16th floor of Smolenskiy Passage.

White Rabbit
3 Smolenskaya square, 16th floor
Moscow, Russia

5. Le Jules Verne, Paris, France

Enjoy contemporary French cusine at the Alain Ducasse restaurant boasting a Michelin star and the most spectacular views in Paris, 

Le Jules Verne Restaurant
Tour Eiffel, Avenue Gustave, Eiffel 75007 Paris, France


6. Sierra Mar, Big Sur, California

World class cuisine is served with sublime views of the Pacific coast. A perfect location to catch a seaside sunset.

Sierra Mar
Post Ranch Inn 47900 Highway 1 Big Sur, CA 93920 USA

7. 131 Longitude, Yulara NT, Australia

Located at the gateway to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, this is the closest fine dining you'll find in miles of Australias' iconic Uluru, 

Longitude 131
Yulara Dr, Yulara NT 0872, Australia


8. The Quay, Sydney, Australia

Chef Peter Gilmore serves up award winning Australian fare in a dining room that comes with full on views of Sydney Opera House and bridge.

The Quay
Upper Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, The Rocks, Sydney 2000


9. At.mosphere, Dubai, U.A.E

Dine in the clouds in the world's tallest building where you'll be seated almost half a kilmetre above the ground. Chef Dwayne Cheer rises to the occasion with flavour grilling over an open fire. Click here to read more.

122nd Floor, Burj Khalifa, Dowtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates


10. The Skyline Restaurant, Queensland, New Zealand

Feel on top of the world at this restaurant suspended 450 metres above Lake Wakatipu on South Island. Click here to read more.

The Skyline Restaurant
Brecon St, PO BOX 17 Queenstown New Zealand

11. Skykitchen, Berlin, Germany

Chef Alexander Koppe is at the pass of the Michelin starred Skykitchen, serving up modern German cuisine from the 12th floor of the design hotel.

Andel’s Hotel Berlin Landsberger Allee 106  10369 Berlin

12. The River Café, New York, USA

Nestled under the Brooklyn Bridge with sweeping views of the New York skyline and the Statue of Liberty this is an iconic place to enjoy modern American cooking in elegant surrounding,

The River Café
1 Water Street Brooklyn, New York 11201


13. Dos Cielos, Barcelona, Spain

Chef brothers Javier and Sergio Torres serve up Michelin starred cuisine against the backdrop of Barcelona's skyline and the Mediterranean.

Dos Cielos
Hotel Meliá Barcelona Sky, Carrer de Pere IV, 272 - 286, 08005 Barcelona, Spain

14. Restaurant Oliviero, Villa Sant'Andrea, Sicily, Italy

Sicilian influenced cuisine and boat fresh seafood are served in the romantic restaurant located directly alongside the sea.

Restaurant Oliviero, Villa Sant'Andrea
Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea Via Nazionale 137, 98039 Taormina Mare, Sicily, Italy.


15. Alpino Vino, Colorado, USA

You'll need to take a snow coach to get you to the highest elevation fine-dining restaurant in North America at a whopping 11,966 feet where you'll be served a five course Italian themed menu with optional wine pairing.

Alpino Vino
12100 Camels' Garden Rd, Colorado 81320, United States


16. Mirazur, Menton, France

Nestled between the Alps and the Mediterranean, Chef Mauro Colagreco, serves exquisite cuisine drawing on local and home grown produce, befitting of it's two Michelin Stars. 

30, avenue Aristide Briand 06500 MENTON

17. Jaan, Singapore

Ranked 11th in Asia's Top 50 Restaurants, Chef de cuisine Julien Royer serves modern French cuisine, while diners take in a vista of the bay from the 70th floor location.

Level 70, Equinox Complex Swissôtel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882


18.Delaire Graff Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Dine on exquisitely prepared local produce and expert wine choice whilst nestled between majestic mountains and overlooking the vineyards of Stellenbosch,

Delaire Graff Estate,
P.O. Box 3058, Stellenbosch, 7602, South Africa

19. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India

Located on the island of Jag Niwas in Lake Pichola, Udaipur, this unique luxury hotel boasts four waterside restaurants under Chef Manish Joshi. Don't forget your lifejacket, you'll need to arrive by speedboat.

Taj Lake Palace
Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India

20. Sirocco, Bangkok, Thailand

The iconic Bangkok rooftop restaurant takes the title of the world's highest al fresco restaurant.  Chef de Cuisine Gonzalo Ruiz serves Mediterranean inspired fare in the awe inspiring location.

1055 State Tower, Silom Road, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand


21. The Penthouse, Santa Monica, USA

Stunning ocean views and thoughtfully ochestrated cuisine make this restaurant a must on the LA dining circuit.

The Penthouse
1111 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403

22. Mikla, Istanbul, Turkey

Twenty stories up, on the rooftop of Marmare Pera Hotel, the Turkish-Swedish chef Mehmet Gürs sets the Istanbul culinary bar high with his Turkish/Scandanavian fusion cuisine. Click here to read more.

Mikla Restaurant
The Marmara Pera, Meşrutiyet Cd No:15, 34430 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey

23. Unico, Milan, Italy

Boasting the highest Michelin star in Europe, Chef Felice Lo Basso conjures up modern inspired Italian cooking.

Viale Achille Papa 30, 20149,

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