Top 19 Astounding Restaurants in the World that can Leave you Aghast!

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Restaurants have always played a necessary role in the business, social, and intellectual life of a thriving society. Urbanization, Digitization, and Globalization are leading to the new impressive openings where people have started relishing and relating to the rest of the world. While some of them have their aura and vibes that allure people, where some strive to soothe their customers with their percussion instruments. There are many other incredible themes of these restaurants that have left people amazed.

1. Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, Maldives

The restaurant in the Maldives is below 16 feet of water. It is endeavoring to impart a tremendous experience and views of sea life that you normally wouldn’t be able to extract. The restaurant is very beautiful. Apart from the delicacies offered there, the place gives you uttermost satisfaction. A person would not be able to eat food at Ithaa since the prices are high. All that can be said is that Ithaa is a once in a lifetime experience.


2 Snow Castle Restaurant, Finland

The specialty of the restaurant is that it is made of snow and ice, except its food and drinks. With approaching summers, the castle melts down and leaves behind its specs and memories. It is rebuilt every winter, and it recaptures the beauty once again. Customers do get delighted to sit in a house made of ice and snow. They tend to complete their food quickly because it gets too cold sooner.


3. The Grotto at the Rayavadee Resort, Thailand

It covers a beach right under a giant limestone cliff. The landscape looks mesmerizing from there. There is a barbecue under the overhang. However, there are special arrangements made for other guests who want to enjoy light snacks and drinks. It is an outstanding experience to enjoy the delicious food along with the magnificent scenery of the place in the evening.


4. The Safe House, Milwaukee

The safe house is an outlandish spy theme restaurant. The diners are turn into spies and are given a mission as the patrons say the password and enter. It is a night spot which takes the night game to another level. The food is moderately priced and has names like “Checkpoint Charlie” and “Secret Mission.” It will add on to an entirely different experience to your food journey.


5. Ristorante Grotta Palazzese, Puglia, Italy

The restaurant is situated at a ravishing location and is a part of the Grotta Palazzese Hotel. With a restaurant as fascinating as this, one would like to visit it a couple of times. The hotel is a luxury resort and bears all comfort and facilities one can enjoy. The restaurant itself is a part of the artistry. You will get to enjoy the right music and some candles, creating the ambience and keeping you hypnotized.


6. The Northern Lights – Northern Lights, Iceland

ION Adventure Hotel, Iceland is an indescribable place where you can experience the beauty of mother earth’s lights. Whenever you visit this place, you can get the quiet ambience and a soulful reconciliation with the nature beneath the Northern Lights.  You can go on excursions and take up various treks across an ancient glacier or a day of fly-fishing, glacier tour, hot springs tour, etc. The place near the restaurant itself calls you for the Luxury Adventure.


7 Aiguille Du Midi Restaurant 3842m, Chamonix, France

The Aiguille du Midi is a 3842m peak in the Mont Blanc massif of the French Alps. At an altitude as high as 3,842 m, the chefs prepare delicious regional dishes using local, fresh, and seasonal produce and present the food in the most delightful way. The customers are gratified with the food and the beauty of the spot where this unique restaurant is situated. The Aiguille du Midi is the highest mountain peak where you can traverse via an aerial lift system.  The restaurant, is located at the top of a mountain is termed as the “Needle of the Mid-day.”  The popular spot has a tremendous number of visitors, nearly half a million per year. People like to visit and encapsulate the beautiful site in their heart.


8. Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant, Kenya

Every traveler wants to enjoy his lunch or dinner in a unique way or place, and it is one of the unique places since it is situated inside a cave.  The restaurant is 180,000 years old, situated in a multi-chamber coral cave. Ali Barbour Cave Restaurant is just 100 meters away from the Indian Ocean. Therefore, you can enjoy the beach, soaking up the sun after you have good food at this place. The restaurant is not only one of the most popular dining spots among travelers around the world, but also the ambiance and fine food is a matter of its success today. Currently, it is owned by a family who emigrated here from the UK in the mid-1950’s.


9 The Amazing Restaurant, Bora Bora

Well, the picture of the restaurant speaks it all. Bora Bora restaurant is very famous among people because of its ambience, stunning beauty, and encompassing water all around. You can dine in the water and enjoy the wide open sky with stunning and beautiful moments. The restaurants are on the overwater and very admired romantic spot where couples plan for the honeymoon. It simply seconds the term- “Beauty and Romance.”


10 Labassin Waterfall Restaurant, Villa Escudero Resort, Philippines

It is one of the unique and unusual restaurants famous for their location and service styles. It is situated on an artificial waterfall and serves the traditional Filipino buffet lunch, kamayan style. The shallow running water gives you a fresh and cool feeling when you soak your feet sitting on a bench while enjoying your delicacies on the table. It is situated amidst the Villa Escudero Plantations & Resort and serves authentic seafood. So, give your footwear a break and enjoy a scrumptious Filipino platter.


11 Hr Giger Museum, Gruyères, Switzerland

H.R. Giger Museum is designed to give the guests a feeling of an old cavernous, skeletal structure covered by double arches of vertebrae.  The ceiling creates a deception of an ancient castle. The interior recreates an otherworldly environment. The feeling is awesome to be in a place that gives you the sensation of being in an primitive castle constructed of vaults and bones like figures. The museum’s top floor displays Giger’s own private art collection. The exhibition gallery is a piece of a treat to the eyes and adjacent to it is the HR Giger. It is indeed another work of art which was finally completed in 2003. So get yourself to cherish the unique experience in the uniquely modeled restaurant where everything is a piece of art.


12 Theater Restaurant, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, FL, USA

The restaurant offers great dining experience and is located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida. The featured dining is arranged to give you the experience of 1950s US style drive-in. The Sci-Fi Dine in Theater restaurant is a piece of artistry that invokes a unique concept and gives you a completely unique movie and food experience. The restaurant features rows of cool 50S stylish convertible cars, in which customers are seated and eaten while watching the flicks, sci-fi trailers and cartoons on a big-screen. The ceiling of the restaurant recreates the night sky filed with stars to complete the deception.


13 Truth Coffee, Cape Town, South Africa

The Truth was amongst the first modern venture to set up shop in this part of the Cape Town. The location had its dark history and therefore no one was willing to open up a business at this location. Sooner or later, Truth turned out to be a very famous and successful café than anything else. Today, the area is known as District Six and is a vibrant place with many creative businesses calling it their home.


14 El Diablo Restaurant, Lanzarote, Spain

Some restaurants are familiar with people because of the food, while some are popular because of their location. There are restaurants situated in highly unimaginable spots, and one of such is the El Diablo Restaurant. This restaurant is located right on a volcano. It gives the experience of freshly grilled food and at the same times lets you fight with the fear for life. Also, the technique of its food preparation is popular. They barbecue food on the top of a volcano crater of inoperative volcano which splash lava at a temperature of 400 degrees Celsius deep inside the earth. There should be no fear as there is no chance of the eruption of the volcano at any time in the future.


15 Dasheene, St. Lucia, West Indies

The extraordinary restaurant with extraordinary spices and ambience is situated on a rainforest ridge 1100 feet above the Caribbean Sea, Ladera. The restaurant and its resort are the only ones on Saint Lucia that is overlooking the Pitons, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can have your personal space here while enjoying your food in complete privacy and safety. There are private swimming pools for the residents and visitors. The breathtaking views from the spot will remind you of the typical tropical hardwoods. The restaurant is also constructed with tropical forests, cut stone, and tiles.


16 Sirocco, Thailand

Everyone wants a good dining experience in the evening at Sirocco. It is the world’s highest Alfresco restaurant that is unique in itself. The food, ambience, and service are altogether incredible. The exquisite place will leave you nostalgic when you will arrive at such a height as the restaurant is situated on the 63rd floor and one can view almost the entire city of Bangkok. While on your way back, you can take the artistically lit staircase, with the city view in Bangkok below as well. The restaurant offers you a sense of perfection.


17 El Farallón, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Have you ever enjoyed the beauteous nature with waves, mountain, and fresh air along with good food? If not, El Farallon is the most appropriate restaurant for this matter.  The Resort at Pedregal, El Farallon is ensconced in Cabo San Lucas. One can listen to the waves crashing below while overlooking the Pacific Ocean and enjoy the sea food delicacies. While viewing the ocean and enjoying your food with a piece of good music and open air, you will get a feeling of tranquility. Share this amicable experience with your family and friends.


18 Fangweng, Yichang, China(The Hanging Restaurant)

Fangweng Restaurant is one of those restaurants that one wishes to visit at least once in their lifetime. The awesome view from the restaurant gives you striking feel that would leave you startled. It is located in China, in Hubei Province, about 12 km north from the city of Yichang, near Sanyou Cave. The restaurant being situated over the long stretching cliffs, and caves gives an astonishing view to the travelers. The Chang Jiang River flows into the Yangtze, making the spot more beautiful. The restaurant caves into the cliff, the floor is hanging several hundred feet above the ground. Some part of the dining hall can be seen hanging out of the cave which looks extraordinary.


19 Pierchic, Dubai, UAE

Enjoy the best seafood experience with captivating views across the Arabian Gulf. The multi-award winning Pierchic restaurant in Dubai, endeavors to give you an great over-the-water dining experience that will leave you stunned. It is situated at the end of the pier at the Al Qasr Hotel. It offers you appetizing food delicacies and gives you a heavenly experience with the views.