The world's best restaurants with views (Video)

PUBLISHED:Jul 12, 2015 | UPDATED:08:53 AM, Jul 28, 2015

There is nothing like eating with a magnificent view. Design Contracts will introduce you a Top of the world’s most amazing restaurants with a breathtaking view.

Fangweng Restaurant is situated near the famous scenic site-Three Travelers’ Cave, known as the “unique cave restaurant on the world”. The restaurant is located in the cave along the riverside. From one side of restaurant, customers can view the flowing water of Yangtze River. A bungee jumping platform is on the opposite of the restaurant. Watch the jumping on live while customer is eating, super stimulus.


Carved into the rock, overlooking the Adriatic Sea, Grotta Palazzese Polignano a Mare is located in a stunning  energy of rocks and caves that have wowed visitors.


Ngorongoro in Tanzania. Perched on the edge of the crater itself, this award-winning lodge is perfect for nature lovers. This is natural luxury.


Located in Shangri-La Hotel, in Sydney, Altitude Restaurant is one of the best restaurants in the country, with this stunning view for Sydney Opera House.


Rated “the most beautiful restaurant in the world” by the New York Daily News in 2014, Ithaa sits five metresbelow the surface, offering 180-degree panoramic views of the vibrant coral gardens surrounding it. Ithaa means Mother of Pearl, in the Maldivian languafe, and it’s a great choice for celebrations such as weddings or other special occasions, or just for an unforgettable dinner.


Skyline Restaurant – Queenstown, New Zealand

There are many options when it comes to Queenstown restaurants – but none are quite like this! Feast on delicious New Zealand cuisine for lunch or dinner , served up with the best views in town at Skyline Queenstown Restaurant. The famous Taste of New Zealand buffet offers delectable fresh seafood, salads, roast meats and delicious desserts, while the panoramic view from our windows will captivate you day or night. It’s the ideal place for that special night out and the best place in Queenstown to watch the sun go down!
With live music creating a relaxing atmosphere and never ending scenery to admire, you will be entertained as you dine on our award winning cuisine.


Sierra Mar, Big Sur, Calif., U.S.A.

You’re sitting: on top of a cliff
At: Post Ranch Inn
Looking at: the Pacific Ocean
Ordering: the nine-course Taste of Big Sur tasting menu


Eagle’s Eye, Golden, Canada

You’re sitting: 7,700 feet above sea level after a 15-minute gondola lift ride
At: Kicking Horse Resort
Looking at: the Purcell, Selkirk, and Rocky Mountains
Eating: local wild salmon


Elements Restaurant, Scottsdale, Ariz., U.S.A.

You’re sitting: on Camelback Mountain
At: Sanctuary Camelback Mountain
Looking at: Paradise Valley, Ariz.
Ordering: from a menu by Food Network star and executive chef Beau MacMillan


Sunset da Mona Lisa, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

You’re sitting: at the tip of the bay of Cabo San Lucas
Looking at: the Pacific Ocean
Eating: seafood and Italian food (i.e., homemade pasta and swordfish or sea bass)


Dasheene, St Lucia, West Indies

You’re sitting: on an old cocoa plantation returned resort
At: Ladera Restort
Looking at: the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea
Eating: local cuisine like potato and coconut soup and Caribbean lamb salad


The River Cafe, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.A.

You’re sitting: under the Brooklyn Bridge
Looking at: the East River, New York skyline, and the Statue of Liberty
Eating: poached Nova Scotia lobster, sweet and sour butternut squash, celery root purée, brussel sprout leaves


6.8 Palopo, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

You’re sitting: at shore of Lake Atitlan
At: Casa Palopo
Looking at: Toliman, Atitlán, and San Pedro Volcanos
Eating: Filet Robalo, grilled fish served with a fresh cilantro sauce or racks of lamb served with a mint and date sauce — ask for yucca chips on the side


Le Jules Verne, Paris, France

You’re sitting: in the closest hotel to Machu Picchu
At: Sanctuary Lodge Hotel
Looking at: Sacred Valley, Urubamba River, and Machu Picchu
Eating: a traditional Peruvian meal


Le Jules Verne, Paris, France

You’re sitting: 125 meters in the air, second floor
At: the Eiffel Tower (like, you’re inside of it)
Looking at: Paris
Eating: classic French cuisine


torre d’alta mar, Barcelona, Spain

You’re sitting: 75 meters high in an old port cable’s tower
Looking at: 360 degrees of Mediterranean Sea and Port Vell
Wondering: what it was like to be at the 1929 Barcelona Universal Exhibition (The tower was originally built for it.)


Rosellinis, Ravello, Italy

You’re sitting: on a medieval fishing village on the Amalfi coast
At: Palazzo Avino Hotel
Looking at: the Mediterranean Sea and other pretty fishing villages
Eating: two-star Michelin Italian fare with regional wine


Piz Gloria, Mürren, Switzerland

You’re sitting: on a summit 2,970 meters high
At: Schilthorn
Looking at: 200 Alpine summits, including Piz Gloria, the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau peaks
Ordering:“Martini, shaken not stirred” at the James Bond bar or the James Bond breakfast


Les Remparts, Eze, France

You’re sitting: on the Côte d’Azur (aka the French Rivera)
At: Château de La Chèvre d’Or
Looking at: the Mediterranean Sea and St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
Eating: Mediterranean dishes, because, you know, you’re in the Mediterranean


Hotel Edelweiss, Mürren, Switzerland

You’re sitting: on the sun terrace
At: Hotel Edelweiss
Looking at: the big three of the Swiss Alps: Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau Summits
Drinking: beer


Strofi, Athens, Greece

You’re sitting: at the edge of Acropolis
Looking at: the Parthenon
Eating: traditional Greek and Mediterranean cuisine (No ambrosia?)


Milkla, Instanbul, Turkey

You’re sitting: on the hotel rooftop
At: The Marmara Pera
Looking at: Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
Eating: Turkish-Scandinavian food inspired by chef and owner Mehmet Gürs’ background (i.e. North Aegean octopus and tahini ice cream)


Vertigo, Bangkok, Thailand

You’re sitting: in open-air at the 61st floor rooftop
At: Banyan Tree
Looking at: the heart of the business district, river, and city skyline
Eating: signature dishes like roasted snow fish, tenderloin, wagyu, or vertigo appetizer plate


Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood, Thailand

You’re sitting: in a bamboo dining pod
At: Soneva Kiri Resort
Looking at: Gulf of Thailand’s shoreline and an ancient rain forest
Eating: homemade Thai cuisine brought to you by a flying waiter


Bukhari, Uma Paro, Bhutan

You’re sitting: in a dramatic dining room named after the traditional Bhutanese fireplace — it’s that cool thing in the center of the room
At: Uma by COMO hotel
Looking at: Paro Valley
Eating: Bhutanese and international dishes with seasonal, locally sourced produce


Tapasake, Island of North Malé Atoll, Maldives

You’re sitting: on a Maldivian lagoon
At: One&Only Reethi Rah
Looking at: Laccadive Sea in the Indian Ocean
Eating: Japanese cuisine, with highest grade sushi and sashimi shipped from Tokyo


Ayung Terrace, Sayan, Indonesia

You’re sitting: on the terrance
At: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
Looking at: the Ayung River and palm trees
Eating: Asian-inspired and Indonesian specialties


Felix, Hong Kong, China

You’re sitting: on the 28th floor
At: Peninsula Hotel
Looking at: Hong Kong skyline and harbor
Indulging in: European cuisine


Kupu Kupu Barong Villas, Bali, Indonesia

You’re sitting: in a split-level setting with outdoor terrace
At: Kupu Kupu Barong Villas
Looking at: the Aunug River and forest
Eating: Southeast Asian–French fusion


Waterfalls Restaurant, San Pablo City, Philippines

You’re sitting: at the foot of Labasin Falls
At: Villa Escudero Resort
Looking at: Labasin Falls
Eating: All you can eat lunch buffet.


Klein’s Camp, Serengeti, Tanzania

You’re sitting: at the edge of Kuka Hills
At: andBeyond’s Klein’s Camp
Looking at: Serengeti National Park and the Masai Mara National Reserve


Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

You’re sitting: at an altitude of 7,800 feet, at the rim the largest unbroken caldera in the world
Looking at: Ngorongoro Crater, the eighth Natural Wonder
Eating: a private brunch


The Rock Restaurant, Zanzibar, Tanzania

You’re sitting: on a rock
Looking at: Michanwi Pingwe beach and the Indian Ocean
Eating: the Rock Special (lobster, cigal, jumbo prawn, fish filet, and calamari all on the grill)


Delaire Graff Restaurant, Stellenbosch, South Africa

You’re sitting: in the Cape Winelands
At: The Delaire Graff Estate
Looking at: Simonsberg Mountain Range and Estate vineyards
Eating: kabeljou fish or free-range beef with bone marrow and oyster mushrooms


Wildman Restaurant, Northern Territory, Australia

You’re sitting: in Mary River National Park Wetlands
At: Wildman Wilderness Lodge
Looking at: Mary River Floodplains
Eating: pan-fried barramundi (fish) and tomato-braised lamb shanks


Blu Bar on 36, Sydney, Australia

You’re sitting: at Level 36
At: Shagri-La Hotel
Looking at: Darling Harbour, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Opera House
Drinking: a $10,000 martini (the Diamond Martini: “Your choice of ultra-premium
Vodka or gin! Oh, it also comes with a room…” the menu assures.)


Aria Restaurant, Sydney, Australia

You’re sitting: on the waterfront of Sydney Harbor
At: Aria Restaurant
Looking at: Sydney Harbor Bridge and the Opera House
Eating: seaonal ingredient dishes like roasted Sicilian eggplant with basil, ricotta gnudi, and zucchini blossoms


Ithaa Undersea Restaurant – Rangali Island, Maldives

Rated “the most beautiful restaurant in the world” by the New York Daily News in 2014, Ithaa sits five metres below the surface, offering 180-degree panoramic views of the vibrant coral gardens surrounding it. Ithaa (meaning ‘mother of pearl’ in the Maldivian language of Dihevi) serves contemporary European cuisine in a six-course set dinner menu. Expect indulgences such as caviar for dinner while the four-course lunch menu offers lighter fare. Also open for mid-morning cocktails and can be booked privately for breakfast, weddings or other special occasions.


Le Panoramic – 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!


Tosca - 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 Southern Italian menu features improved favourites and thrilling interpretations of the region’s notable cuisine, and an open kitchen allows guests an even more theatrical dining experience.


Soho House - West Hollywood, USA

Opened in spring 2010, Soho House West Hollywood is our second American House and occupies the top two floors of the 14-story, 9200 Sunset Boulevard.
The bar in the Sky penthouse offers views over LA, while the terrace garden dining area is lined with olive trees and covered by a retractable roof. There is also a comfortable sitting room and a private dining and bar area for members’ events and screenings.

The Grotto - Krabi, Thailand

Aptly named, The Grotto nestles under an ancient limestone cliff on the edge of Phranang Beach. Enjoy a leisurely lunch here with your favourite book or lose yourself in the magic of a perfect sunset as you enjoy cocktails and a menu of light snacks with soft sand underfoot and a hint of romance in the air. Sumptuous barbecues are also held here on special nights each week.

 Sirocco - Bangkok, Thailand

The sense of ‘having arrived’ at one of Bangkok’s most iconic restaurants begins with the ascent to the 63rd floor and the walk down the artistically lit staircase, with the city below and the soothing strains of the jazz band resonating through the warm breeze.

Le Café du Jardin - Eze, France

Le Café du Jardin serves light lunches in a delightful setting. Refreshing daily dishes with a touch of the sun served on the terrace at midday for the perfect simple informal lunch and refreshments served in the course of the afternoon.


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