A restaurant with spectacular oceanic backdrops can take your dining experience to great heights of pleasure. Just imagine a sumptuous meal set on a table in front of you with the eternal sheet of watery blue just visible across you.
The sound of the waves splashing against the stilts on which the eatery is built itself can bring about a sublime ambience that will turn the dishes laid even tastier.In a hazy flashback, the picture of the sea side restaurant of the movie “Treasure Island” with seafaring buccaneers frequenting would pop up in a shimmering vision giving you a rush of thrill.
You may order a fresh batch of seafood caught right before your eyes from the ocean or waterfront and experience a fascinating lip-smacking expedition. Think of the sunset. The sun going low on the faraway horizon may add a new dimension of romance if you happen to dine with your paramour.Here let us explore some of the amazing waterfront restaurants around the globe:
- Club Del Doge restaurant, Venice:
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This waterfront restaurant overlooking the Grand Canal will offer you a dining experience in grandiose. The Chef Daniel Turco is a legend in culinary magic. His signature Venetian cuisine will melt in your palate. It is a treat in delicacy and an aromatic adventure. The open terrace will offer you an awesome gourmet experience and a breathtaking view of the canal lying in front. The hotel itself is located in the majestic Gritti palace and richly decorated. Designed exquisitely by Chuck Chewning, this hotel has been recently renovated.
- Dock kitchen, London:
This splendid waterfront restaurant in London is situated in the converted Victorian wharf building.The design motif and the interiors of the restaurant are equally lauded by the connoisseurs of architecture and interior design. The furnishings and unique art of illumination of the restaurant are conceived and implemented by Tom Dixon. The restaurant was started in 2009 by Chef Stevie Parle as a canal-side eatery, and his dreams have been bloomed into reality today.
- The Rock, Zanzibar:
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This amazing waterfront restaurant located on the southern coast of Zanzibar is small but offers an exotic vista surrounded by the azure sea. The 12- tabled restaurant is accessible by foot only during low tide. During high tide, special boats ferry the guests to the restaurant. The restaurant specializes in fresh seafood.
- La Sponda, Positano, Italy:
This restaurant will offer you a panoramic view of the Mediterranean Sea and the gorgeous Amalfi beach from the restaurant’s terrace and the dining rooms.The food is super duper with a range of mouth-watering menus done with meticulous perfection to bring in an amazing taste. Chef Matteo Temperini who has Michelin stars to his credit will take you to a memorable culinary sojourn serving you modern versions of classic Neapolitan kitchen delights. Set inside the famous Le Sirenuse Hotel, this eatery should be the top choice for any culinary buff.
- Nobu Malibu, California:
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This spacious beachfront restaurant is a legend for Sushi. Studio PCH and the Montalba Architects’ have designed this restaurant with an aesthetic perfection. Black cod with mso, delicious creation of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa will arrest your senses. It is a great gourmet experience to cherish for the rest of your life. Besides, the view of the ocean from the restaurant will leave you speechless with ecstasy.
- Tapasake, Maldives:
This overwater restaurant is well known for contemporary Japanese food. Four amazing outdoor teppanyaki grill stations serve mouthwatering fresh fish and Wagyu beef. You get to enjoy a spectacular sun set with a sake and cocktail.
- River Café Brooklyn, NY:
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A spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline and Statue of Liberty welcomes you from this waterfront restaurant. The 40-year old restaurant offers New American cuisine created by highly acclaimed by Chef Brad Steelman and the pianist’s soft romantic sonata completes your exquisite dining experience. Honoring the ambience, this restaurant is a witness to many marriage proposals.
- The Red Bicycle, Santorini, Greece:
Located in a 19th century small village of Oia amidst a stunning view of the caldera and white washed buildings, the Red Bicycle holds a top position among other waterfront eateries. Famous for traditional island cuisine like tomato fritters soufflé, smoked eel and fava with caper leaves, this eatery sees a good number of footfalls every season.
- Tugra restaurant and lounge, Turkey:
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Located on the banks of Bosphorus, the Ottoman palace-styled dazzling restaurant offers the finest cuisines from Chef Husein Ulyas’ kitchen, which were once enjoyed by the sultans. Guests enjoy a spectacular view of the illuminated Bosphorus Bridge from the balcony tables.
- Lido restaurant & Bayside Grill, Miami, Florida:
Enjoy exotic Mediterranean cuisine prepared from organic ingredients along with superb wines. The ambience is colorful with the perfect spa of the Miami Beach with occasional dolphin spotting from the surrounding water body.
Waterfront restaurants offer a unique dining experience. If you are yet to explore it, check in to these top listed eateriesfor an overwhelming gourmet venture.