There’s nothing more romantic than sharing a candle-lit dinner with your nearest and dearest, but the quality of the whole experience can often depend on the feel and location of the restaurant you choose. You can usually find at least one quality restaurant in just about every town and city in the world but finding a good restaurant with the perfect location is often easier said than done. Luckily, we’re here to help and have found 10 restaurants from around the world whose locations will take your breath away. Get ready to feel the romance.
On The Rocks – St Barths
The Eden Rock Hotel in St Barths is home to On The Rocks, one of the most breathtakingly positioned restaurants in the world. The building is located right on the shoreline, on top of a rocky promenade and offers uninterrupted views across the clear Caribbean Sea. The menu specialises in luxurious seafood but, who cares about the food, just look at that view!
Sheesh Mahal – India
The Sheesh Mahal is another restaurant located right next to the water. It is part of the Leela Palace Hotel and guests are able to gaze across the lake at the illuminated City Palace. If that doesn’t put you in the mood for romance, nothing will.
Grotta Palazzese – Italy
Just one look at the above photo explains why the Grotta Palazzesse in Polignano is considered one of the most romantic restaurants in the world. Located inside a cliff, guests get to enjoy the finest Italian cuisine while looking out across the Adriatic Sea and listening to waves lap against the rocks below: Paradise!
Le Jules Verne – Paris
Le Jules Verne has it all. The restaurant is located in the most romantic city in the world and is situated halfway up one of the most iconic structures in the world, The Eiffel Tower. Guests get to enjoy the finest French cuisine while they admire breathtaking views across the stunning city of Paris.
Ithaa Undersea Restaurant – Maldives
If you’re looking for a romantic restaurant with a difference, then the Ithaa Undersea Restaurant in the Maldives should definitely fit the bill. The structure sits 16 feet below the Indian Ocean and has a 270 degree glass ceiling, allowing diners to get up close and personal with the marine life from the nearby coral reef.
The Hungarian State Opera House – Budapest
An agreement between the Hungarian State Opera House and Budapest’s Four Seasons Hotel means that a lucky few guests have the possibility of enjoying a candle-lit meal for two on the stage of the incredible opera house. What’s more, guests also have the option of having a live orchestra perform while they eat. This extravagance doesn’t come cheap though, with the prices for the exclusive meal starting at around £60,000!
The Cliff At Cap – St Lucia
Every table at the Cliff At Cap in St Lucia offers incredible sea views but the restaurants real highlight is the wooden deck, built right at the edge of the sea. This private location offers one lucky couple panoramic views of the island in all its glory. And, best of all, the deck even has a champagne zip-line, so the romantic mood won’t even be interrupted by the waiter.
Eagle’s Eye Restaurant – Canada
At 7,700 feet above sea level, the Eagle’s Eye is undoubtedly the highest restaurant on this list and offers diners incredible views of the snow-capped peaks of the Rocky Mountains. The restaurant can only be reached by a 15 minute gondola ride but the views at the top are more than worth the trip.
Ristorante Aroma – Rome
Rome is known as one of the most romantic cities on the planet and nowhere is this more apparent than sitting in the Ristorante Aroma. The rooftop eatery is located right in the heart of the city and offers incredible views of the famous Colosseum, as well as the rest of Rome’s wonderful skyline.
The Tides Restaurant – Barbados
The Tides is not only one of the top restaurants in Barbados but also one of the most romantic. Guests get to gaze out across the Caribbean Sea while enjoying seafood dishes with Asian touches. The Tides most impressive feature has to be the decor though, with real-live trees growing straight out of the floor and up through the roof!