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Combine gastronomic delights and awe-inspiring scenery with our top 10 list of restaurants with a view.

View from the Skyline gondola in Queenstown.
View from the Skyline gondola in Queenstown.

There are literally thousands of great restaurants around the world that offer exquisite dining experiences and gastronomic delights, but only a select few are able to offer a view to match. Here is a list of our top 10 favorite restaurants with a view, as selected by our country specialists.

  • Restaurant bar, The Peninsula, Hong Kong

    Felix, the Peninsula, Hong Kong

    Dining at the legendary Peninsula hotel in Hong Kong does not disappoint. The top floor Felix bar offers superb views of the iconic Hong Kong skyline, and with an interior designed by Philippe Starck there is as much to see inside as out.
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  • Views from the restaurant at Mbalageti Lodge, Tanzania.

    Mbalageti Lodge, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

    Take in the panoramic views of the Serengeti plains and the Mbalageti River as you enjoy a fusion of local and continental cuisine at Mbalageti Lodge's restaurant. Time your visit well and you could be watching the Great Migration while dining.
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  • The Marriott Mena House Hotel, Cairo

    Khan El Khalili, Cairo, Egypt

    The Khan El Khalili restaurant, situated in The Mena House Oberoi in Cairo, is just a stone's throw away from the world-famous pyramids and the view is second to none. Admire the work of the ancient Egyptians while filling up on continental or oriental cuisine, available 24-hours a day.
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  • Restaurant, Casa Palopó

    Restaurant 6.8, Palopo, Lake Atitlán, Guatemala

    Marvel at the uninterrupted views of Lake Atitlán and the surrounding volcanic landscape as you sit down to dinner at 6.8 Palopo. Sunset is an especially beautiful time to take in these dramatic sights either seated in the relaxed dining room or from the glassed terrace.
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  • O2 Lounge, the Ritz-Carlton, Moscow.

    O2 Lounge, Moscow, Russia

    The views from the O2 Lounge in the Ritz-Carlton are truly spectacular. Excellent sushi and cocktails are available while you admire the fabulous skyline that includes the mighty Kremlin, Red Square, the Pushkin Museum and Tretyakov Galleries, Arbat Street and the Bolshoi Theatre to name a few.
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  • Bukhari restaurant, Uma Paro

    Bukhari, Uma Paro, Bhutan

    The setting for Uma Paro's Bukhari restaurant is a circular pavilion with a fireplace in its center. Set among pine trees, the restaurant enjoys picturesque views of the Paro Valley. Dishes range from healthy COMO Shambhala eating to Indian, Bhutanese and Western.
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  • Emerald Lake Lodge, Field

    Mount Burgess Dining Room, Emerald Lake Lodge, Canada

    Sample Rocky Mountain cuisine as you look out over the vivid aquamarine of Emerald lake in Yoho National Park. The restaurant is open year-round and offers a seasonal menu that includes free-range elk, bison and caribou.
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  • View from the Skyline Gondola, Queenstown

    Skyline restaurant, Queenstown, New Zealand

    Most definitely the best spot in Queenstown to watch the sun go down. Set high above the town, the restaurant offers spectacular views across the Remarkables and Lake Wakatipu. Dinner is served buffet style and you can always pop along to the Skyline bar afterwards if you haven't quite had your fill of the sights.
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  • Tsara Komba, Nosy Komba

    Le TK, Tsara Komba, Madagascar

    Le TK restaurant in the Tsara Komba Lodge is perched on a hill overlooking the Indian Ocean. At lunchtime you often see fishermen paddling their dugouts past the beach. Enjoy views of Madagascar’s Grande Terre island and the Tsaratanana Mountains.
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  • Dining pod, Soneva Kiri

    The Dining Pod at Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood, Thailand

    Soneva Kiri on Koh Kood will soon be offering what is sure to be an unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy picture-perfect scenery as you are winched 5 m (16 ft) into the air above the shoreline in the dining pod. This brilliant concept will seat up to four people who will be served by a flying waiter harnessed to a zip-line.
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