From June to September, Kibune's restaurants build covered platforms out over the river where visitors can enjoy a meal as the water flows beneath them. Known as kawadoko, dining on the platforms is a relaxing experience and an excellent way to escape the summer heat. Photograph by Michelle Wiese

From June to September, Kibune's restaurants build covered platforms out over the river where visitors can enjoy a meal as the water flows beneath them. Known as kawadoko, dining on the platforms is a relaxing experience and an excellent way to escape the summer heat. Photograph by Michelle Wiese

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

Perlan in Reykjavik, Iceland, is a rotating restaurant that completes a full rotation every two hours, giving diners the opportunity to see the city while enjoying everything from lobster to lamb to scallops to foie gras.

Situated more than 16 feet below sea level in the Indian Ocean, this glass-enclosed spot cost about $5 million USD to construct. Patrons can scope 180-degree views of coral reefs and a wide variety of fish, as well as manta rays, sharks, and other aquatic inhabitants.

The 13 Most Expensive Restaurants in the World

Situated more than 16 feet below sea level in the Indian Ocean, this glass-enclosed spot cost about $5 million USD to construct. Patrons can scope 180-degree views of coral reefs and a wide variety of fish, as well as manta rays, sharks, and other aquatic inhabitants.

Prepare to pick your jaw up off the floor: The 12-seat restaurant at the newest Hard Rock Hotel property, opening May 18, will charge a whopping $2,078 (€1,506) a head for its 20-course dinner. Michelin-starred chef Paco Roncero hasn't revealed his menu yet, but we hear that the ultra-sensory experience will marry food, art, and technology. Our curiosity is piqued, but it's tough not to question whether or not the reality will live up to the four-digit price tag.

The 13 Most Expensive Restaurants in the World

Prepare to pick your jaw up off the floor: The 12-seat restaurant at the newest Hard Rock Hotel property, opening May 18, will charge a whopping $2,078 (€1,506) a head for its 20-course dinner. Michelin-starred chef Paco Roncero hasn't revealed his menu yet, but we hear that the ultra-sensory experience will marry food, art, and technology. Our curiosity is piqued, but it's tough not to question whether or not the reality will live up to the four-digit price tag.

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

The scenery doesn't get much more beautiful than the one at of La Chèvre d'Or in Eze, France, a town that lies between Nice and Monaco on the French Riviera. The restaurant is part of a charming hotel that overlooks the Mediterranean.

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

Situated at the top of a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Sierra Mar at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California, offers diners breathtaking ocean views through large floor-to-ceiling windows as well as an award-winning wine list.

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

Blindekuh — which means blind cow in German — has two locations in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland. The restaurant claims to be the first of its kind; guests are served in the dark by a waitstaff that is partially or completely blind.

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

Part of the Ritz Carlton in Grand Cayman, Blue by Eric Ripert is the only Caribbean restaurant that has earned the AAA Five Diamond award. French chef Frederic Morineau specializes in fresh, local-caught seafood.

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

Pinterest
Search