11 Restaurants Around the World That Will Blow Your Mind

Looking to spice up your dining experience? Are you after an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience? Then look no further. We’ve listed the most amazing gourmet restaurants around the world that will not only tantalise your taste buds but awaken your other senses!

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Culiair, Location of choice, The Netherlands

Master chef Angélique Schmeinck serves her premium dishes throughout the Netherlands. Or, more accurately, above the Netherlands. Her restaurant Culiair is run from a hot air balloon, allowing a splendid view with your gourmet dinner!

The Rock, Zanzibar
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The Rock, Zanzibar, Tanzania

The Rock restaurant is located – perhaps not so surprisingly – on a rock at the beach Michanwi Pingwe beach in the southeast of Zanzibar. This tiny eatery has only 12 tables and is accessible on foot at low tide (otherwise you have to take a boat ride), and specializes in food from the sea.

Bob Bob Ricard, London
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Bob Bob Ricard, London

This iconic Soho restaurants is London’s most glamourous all-booth dining room, and is famous for having a “Press for Champagne” button at every table – which sure does get pressed a lot! Bob Bob Ricard pours more champagne than any other restaurant in the UK!

Ristorante Grotta Palazzese, ItalyImage credit: Ristorante Grotta Palazzese, Italy

Ristorante Grotta Palazzese, Italy

Who wouldn’t cave into having dinner somewhere as spectacular as this? Set on a cliff overlooking the Adriatic Sea, the Ristorante Grotta Palazzese offers romantic dining in a cave.

De Kas - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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De Kas – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Food doesn’t get fresher that this! Restaurant De Kas serves Mediterranean dishes made from organic ingredients. But the most special thing is that you are dining in the very same greenhouse as where the products and ingredients of the food you eat are grown.

Le Jules Verne Restaurant, ParisImage credit: Le Jules Verne Restaurant, Paris

Le Jules Verne Restaurant, Paris

Looking for somewhere amazing to dine in the City of Lights? Search no more.  Located on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, the Michelin Star awarded Le Jules Verne Restaurant offers exceptional views of Paris, and a menu of contemporary French cuisine.

Embers, South AfricaImage credit: Embers, South Africa

Embers, South Africa

Embers restaurant is part of wilderness retreat Bushmans Kloof in the Cederberg nature reserve in South Africa, and provides a breathtaking dining experience. Perched on a dramatic cliff overlooking the spectacular valley below, you will be enjoying your dinner under billions of stars.

Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, Maldives
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Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, Maldives

You will feel like you’re in a completely other world at Ithaa Undersea Restaurant in the Maldives. The restaurant sits five metres below the surface, offering 180-degree panoramic views of the vibrant coral gardens surrounding it.

Le Café du Jardin, FranceImage credit: Pinterest

Le Café du Jardin, France

Set in the picturesque commune of Èze, a medieval village perched on a narrow rocky peak in southeastern France, Le Café du Jardin offers panoramic views of the Mediterranean. 

At.mosphere, Dubai

At.mosphere, Dubai

Located on the 122nd floor of the iconic Burj Khalifa, At.mosphere is the highest restaurant in the world. Enjoy amazing views of Dubai with exceptional food, created under the leadership of Executive Chef Jerome Lagarde.

Duck & Waffle, London

Take your fine dining restaurants experiences to new heights at Duck & Waffle, the highest restaurant in the UK. Located atop the Heron Tower, a 40-storey skyscraper in the financial district in London, Duck & Waffle offers unparalleled city views and a menu to match.

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