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World’s Most Unique Dining Experiences

Dining is deemed to be the highlight of anyone’s travelling experience. Trying new food and new cuisine is a memorable experience that you will get to cherish every time you visit a new restaurant or you set foot on the most popular food chain in the place. If you want to double the fun and triple the worth of your experience, you should try the most unique restaurants from all over the world and make sure that your trip was not just about food. It was all about novelty and a real unique experience as well.

8. Dinner in the Sky, Belgium

Dinner in the Sky, Belgium

Are you still charmed by enjoying dinner in a mountain-top restaurant or skyscraper? It’s time to move up. A Brussels-based moving restaurant is ready for you to do something a little more extreme at mealtimes. If you are rich enough to afford the prices, a crane will lift you and other 21 customers and waiters into the sky – 150 feet above the ground, where you can enjoy the high-end cuisine for a couple of hours. Yourseat can rotate around 180 degrees so that you get a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding scenery. You may feel excited and a little dizzy, but do remember to fasten your seat belt and don’t drop your fork! Therestaurant’s mobile form can even travel to any destination in the world -Paris, New York or the Niagara Falls – not a problem.

7. Ithaa Restaurant, the Maldives

Ithaa Restaurant, the Maldives

If you wantto enjoy asea view while you eat but are not used to being in a bumpy boat, you will be impressed by the Ithaa Restaurant in the Maldives. The restaurant, with a name that means “pearl” in the local dialect, was built 15 feet beneath the surface of the Indian Ocean. As the first of its kind in the world, it is surrounded by coral reefs and other underwater species, and encased in R-shape clear acrylic, offering diners 270- degree panoramic underwater views. Of course, having dinner here will cost you a lot, but it is definitely worth it.

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Add: Alifu Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives

6. Yellow Treehouse Restaurant, New Zealand

The Yellow Treehouse Restaurant, or Redwoods Treehouse, is a striking pod-shaped structure built 33 feet high in a tree trunk in the forest near Warkworth, north of Auckland,New Zealand. It can be accessed through a 180-foot “treetop” walkway, built with redwood milled on site.The restaurant can hold up to 30 guests, either seated at tables or standing.Unfortunately, the restaurant now is no longer open for dinner but can be rented for private parties.

Add: 1415 State Highway 1, Warkworth 0983, New Zealand
Email: info@redwoodstreehouse.co.nz

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5. Honeycomb Restaurant, China

Located in Shenzhen, China, the Honeycomb is a concept restaurant designed by Japan-based firm, SAKO Architects. Walking into the restaurant, you may think that you are stepping onto a futuristic movie set. The 14,000-square-feet and two-story restaurant has a large hall for groups, along with VIP rooms for private parties. It appears as six “honeycombs,” leaving guests feeling like small bees in a hive. This Chinese restaurant serves Cantonese, Hunan and Hangzhou dishes.

Add: Floor 3, Zone A, Poly Cultural Center, Haide San Dao, Nanshan, Shenzhen, China

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4. Ice Lounge, Dubai

There is no better way to cool down than spend a meal or share some cocktails with friends in a restaurant made of ice. Dubai has the Ice Lounge, which gives you an amusingly cold feeling after you have settled in their ice benches while sipping on your cold cocktails. You will never have to sweat a drop in this restaurant. Even your glass is made of ice, you can’t help but enjoy the cold relief.

Add: Times Square Center, Ground Level inside Times Square Center, Dubai 115787, United Arab Emirates

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3. GajumaruTreehouse Diner, Japan

When delicious food is combined with natural beauty, it makes for an unforgettable dining experience.The GajumaruTreehouse Diner is a restaurant built ina big tree, 20 feet tall. After travelling to the main dining hall by elevator, customers can enjoy Japanese hotpot, shabu-shabu, whileoverlooking the city and the beautiful Naha Harbor beyond. The lights of the harbor in the evening make adinner at Gajumarueven more wonderful.

GajumaruTreehouse Diner, Japan

2. The Santa Fe Opera, New Mexico

Tailgating is taken up a notch at the The Santa Fe Opera. This car-side feast of lavish dinner boxes, with flank steaks and spinach tarts, takes up the parking lot three hours before the curtain opens. Visitors can bring their own food or order one of these tailgate boxes, prepared by Bon Appétit.

Add: 301 Opera Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87506

The Santa Fe Opera, New Mexico

1. El Diablo, Spain

Imagine your food being grilled on a live volcano. El Diablo grills your meals over the volcano, where smoky flavor comes out of the food. You will surely love your meal’s refined flavor and texture once it gets cooked over live mountains of fire.

Add: Timanfaya National Park, 35560, Lanzarote, Spain

El Diablo, Spain

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