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34 Most Amazing Restaurants With Stunning Views


September 26th, 2016   |   Updated on February 22nd, 2024

They are some of the best restaurants in the world, led by renowned chefs and serving gourmet cuisine made with rare ingredients, alongside vintage spirits and fine wines.  If you want to make your trip even more unforgettable, then choose any of these amazing restaurants to enjoy the best views.

1. Asiate in New York, New York


Posh Asian-New American hotel restaurant with city vistas & high-end, fixed-price-menu fare. Click here.


2. Caldera in Santorini, Greece


Santorini, an island in the southern Aegean Sea, is one of the top tourist destinations in Greece and one of the most sought after romantic destinations in the world! Check out here.

3. Dasheene in St. Lucia, West Indies


Guests and visitors flock to Dasheene to enjoy the spectacular views and award-winning cuisine. Best known for eclectic and innovative menu items, Dasheene is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a Sunday Brunch offering. Read more.


4. Ristorante Grotta Palazzese in Puglia, Italy


Set on a cliff overlooking the Adriatic Sea, this romantic hotel is a 3-minute walk from Matrix Church and 10 km from Conversano Castle. The elegant rooms are individually styled with unique details including arched ceilings, exposed bricks and wrought-iron furniture. All include free Wi-Fi and TVs with premium channels. Some rooms have balconies with sea views.  Know more.


5. Ithaa Undersea Restaurant in Rangali Island, Maldives


Dine in Ithaa, the world’s first all-glass undersea restaurant serving contemporary cuisine. Visit here.


6. Skyline Restaurant in Queenstown, New Zealand


There are many options when it comes to Queenstown restaurants – but none are quite like this! Enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch or dinner at Skyline’s Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar, located at the top of the Gondola. The menu is inspired by iconic New Zealand cuisine and infused with international influences, and offers something for everyone – from fresh seafood and delectable desserts to an array of vegetarian dishes. Click here.


7. Elements in Scottsdale, Arizona


Celebrate farm-fresh American cuisine at elements, one of the best restaurants in Paradise Valley. Sanctuary touts the evolution of a favorite Scottsdale restaurant that offers a distinctive experience for AZ luxury dining. Discover the cutting-edge kitchen of Food Network celebrity and Executive Chef Beau MacMillan, where the best local organic produce is used to create seasonal menus. Check out here.


8. Le Panoramic in Chamonix, France


Open for lunch and snacks and one of the best places to bask in the view of Mont-Blanc, Le Panoramic is situated on the summit of Brévent and therefore easily accessible even for pedestrians (gondola and cable car). The restaurant serves Savoyarde food as well as pasta, soup, steak and even foie gras. It’s possible to reserve your table in advance! Read more.


9. 360 Restaurant at the CN Tower in Toronto, Canada


The CN Tower’s 350-metre high revolving restaurant offers regional Canadian fare & panoramic views. Know more.


10. Torre d’Alta Mar in Barcelona, Spain


The restaurant crowns the old port cable´s tower, designed and built by Carles Buigas in 1929, because of the Barcelona´s Universal Exhibition. Visit here.

11. Le Grand Canyon du Verdon in Aiguines, France


Located on the left bank of the Verdon between Comps and Aigiunes, 800m high, the grand canyon hotel, a real eagle’s nest with a 300m sheer drop above the gorges, welcomes you onto its terrace or into its panoramic restaurant thus offering you a breath-taking view. Click here.


12. Siroco in Bangkok, Thailand


An evening at Sirocco has been considered a perfect dining experience ever since the world’s highest alfresco restaurant first opened its doors – a distinction that was confirmed when the restaurant received a Perfect 10 from Thailand Tatler for all four categories of Food, Wine, Ambience and Service. Check out here.


13. The Grotto in Krabi, Thailand


Rayavadee is situated in the heart of Krabi’s beautiful Phranang Peninsula on the border of Krabi Marine National Park, an area renowned for its natural beauty and rich flora, fauna and marine life. Read more.


14. Soho House in West Hollywood, California


Soho house west hollywood is a private members’ club on sunset boulevard. Know more.


15. Le Jules Verne in Paris, France


An experience at the heart of the Eiffel Tower, a unique uenue infused with dreams and magic. Visit here.

16. Tosca in Kowloon, Hong Kong


Relive the passion and enchantment of one the world’s most beloved operas through the inspired cuisine of Tosca. High ceilings, stately fountains and majestic chandeliers lend a Romanesque feeling to this stylish dining destination, open for lunch and dinner. The innovative Italian menu features improved favorites and thrilling interpretations of the region’s notable cuisine, and an open kitchen allows guests an even more theatrical dining experience. Click here.


17. El Farallón in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico


El Farallon in Cabo San Lucas is an unforgettable oceanfront experience for seafood specialties. Tucked into the cliffs and stocked daily with bounty from local fisherman, El Farallon overlooks the Pacific Ocean for unparalleled views. Where the local catch rests on mounds of shaved ice, this esteemed oceanfront restaurant in Cabo invites you to view our old-fashioned scale that weighs each catch, and our selection of the day, which you’ll find handwritten with chalk onto a blackboard. Check out here.


18. Piz Gloria in Mürren, Switzerland


Best View Tablet Eigr, Mönc and Jungfrau! Original James Bond 007 film locations “Her Majesty’s Secret Service Men’s” Bernese Oberland Skiing Men’s Highest Altitude Area! Read more.

19. Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant in Diani Beach, Kenya


George & Jackie Barbour decided some 30 years ago to convert the cave into this unique restaurant. All is exactly as discovered except the chamber housing the kitchen and lavatories. In the restaurant only the stone floor has been added together with furniture and fittings, lighting and sound effects. Know more.


20. Altitude at Shangri-La in Sydney, Australia


The floor-to-ceiling windows at Altitude Restaurant allow diners to enjoy outstanding Sydney Harbour views as an accompaniment to the finest contemporary Australian cuisine. An 18-person private dining room is available for more intimate gatherings. Visit here.


21. Baan Rim Pa in Phuket, Thailand


The newest edition to the award winning Baan Rim Pa Group. Amazing location, Royal Thai cuisine, Piano & Cocktail Bar and Wine Spectator “2 Glass) cellar. Click here.


22. Canlis in Seattle, Washington


The iconic Seattle restaurant known for its outstanding service, wine and Northwest cuisine celebrated its 60th birthday in December 2010. Check out here.


23. Fangweng in Yichang, China


The restaurant is in the Happy Valley of the Xiling Gorge, an especially scenic stretch of cliffs, caves and park land located around the area where the Chang Jiang River flows into the Yangtze. The entrance to the Fangweng Restaurant is an uninspiring grey brick building, but at the far end of a narrow concrete bridge, the restaurant caves into the cliff, the floor hanging several hundred feet above the ground. From this end, customers can view the flowing water of Yangtze River. Read more.


24. &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge in Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania


Elegant suites are set on stilts and have grass roofs with banana-leaf ceilings. They feature a blend of Victorian furnishing with traditional African decor, along with Persian rugs and crater-view decks. They also have dining areas, fireplaces and free-standing baths. Know more.


25. Hotel Edelweiss in Mürren, Switzerland


The congenial Hotel Edelweiss is conveniently located in the heart of the Bernese Oberland in Murren. It offers breathtaking views of Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau mountain scenery. Guests of our 3-star superior hotel also appreciate the perfect location close to ski slopes and hiking trails. Visit here.

26. La View in Ubud, Bali


Two exclusive tables are the perfect place to, “Pop the Question” share the most intimate nights amongst the tree tops. If the Lake View table is booked, select the Bird Cage where the floor is decorated with flower petals, and the view of the river valley is unobscured. Click here.


27. Panorama Alm in Mauterndorf, Austria


Whether summer or winter reach our comfortable 8-seater gondola lifts easily from the Erlebnis.Berg Grosseck-Speiereck from Mauterndorf and St. Michael. Our gondolas are suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs! The transportation of dogs and bicycles is possible free of charge! Check out here.


28. Pierchic in Dubai, UAE


Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world. Read more.


29. Ristorante La Sponda in Positano, Italy


Le Sirenuse is a charming family run hotel located in the heart of Positano. Know more.


30. Sky Restaurant 634 in Tokyo, Japan


At 345 meter aboveground, in a comfortable atmosphere, enjoy the most wonderful time with breath-taking magnificent view. Visit here.

31. Labassin Waterfalls Restaurant in San Pablo City, Philippines


A premiere Eco-Tourism Resort that showcases the Philippines’ cultural heritage Located in San Pablo City, Laguna, Click here.


32. The Rock in Zanzibar, Tanzania


It takes just one look understand that no pencil nor brush could draw such beauty – only Mother Nature could have reach such heights. We simply added the love for cooking, courtesy, our professional skills and the joy to share all of this splendour with you.Rock Restaurant rises on a rock not distant from the shore of the beautiful Michanwi Pingwe beach. Eating at Rock Restaurant is an experience you can’t miss: colours, relish and sensations blend together in unique magic. Check out here.


33. WP24 by Wolfgang Puck in Los Angeles, California


Twenty four floors above the Los Angeles skyline sits WP24 by Wolfgang Puck at The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles at L.A. Live. The restaurant features Wolfgang’s award-winning modern Chinese cuisine and reflects Puck’s time spent in the Far East and passion for Asian ingredients and techniques. Surrounded by spectacular panoramic views of the city, the dynamic, fine dining menu offers guests the option of creating a three or four course menu of Asian-inspired dishes.  Wine aficionados can appreciate an extensive list of more than 400 labels that complement the flavors of the menu. In addition, the beverage menu offers a selection of Asian beers and sakes by the bottle and glass. Read more.


34. Two Oceans in Cape Point, South Africa


Sit on the deck of the newly refurbished Two Oceans Restaurant at Cape Point and you could be lulled into thinking you were relaxing on an ocean liner with the sea spread out before you. Know more.