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Water and stone, ice and fire: 7 of the most unusual restaurants in the world

The juiciest steak is the one prepared in the vent of the volcano, and the most comfortable breakfast, of course, is the one that is held in the company of giraffes. The creators of the most original restaurants in the world are absolutely confident in this. In our selection today there are 7 interesting gastronomic places where you should definitely visit at least once in your life!

1. Underwater Restaurant in the Maldives
A visit to the world’s first underwater restaurant in the Maldives, named symbolically Ithaa (which literally means “pearl”), is a real holiday for those who are interested in the underwater world. Having descended to a depth of 5 meters, visitors can enjoy the contemplation of the most beautiful coral reefs and fish scurrying around.
Breathtaking panorama of the underwater world

Breathtaking panorama of the underwater world

2. Italian cave restaurant
The Grotta Palazzese restaurant is built right in the cave; vacationers enjoy the beautiful Adriatic landscape. Dinner among the rocks is sure to be remembered by real romantics. In addition to the restaurant, there are unusual hotel rooms in the caves of the Palazzese grotto.

3. Restaurant with giraffes, Kenya
Friendly giraffes have long been the hallmark of the unusual Giraffe Manor Hotel. In this reserved corner, all conditions are created so that rare Rothschild giraffes, which are on the verge of extinction, feel free and comfortable. Animals like the atmosphere, and they are not averse to visiting restaurant visitors for breakfast or lunch.

4. A cliff-top restaurant in France
The name of this alpine restaurant is “3842”, because it is located at that height. You can get to this place by cable car, so that all visitors are provided with extreme impressions.

5. Restaurant at the foot of the waterfall, Philippines
Villa Escudero – Restaurant at the foot of the waterfall. Tables are set right in the water, the weather in this area is often wonderful, and the restaurant’s varied menu has simple and healthy food. In a word, this place is a godsend for those who love relaxation in the lap of nature.

6. Ice hotel in Finland
This unusual hotel is for those who are not afraid to freeze. Here, all the furniture and dishes are made of ice, so the name Snowcastle (which means “castle made of snow”) is quite true!

7. A meat restaurant located on a volcano in Spain
The unusual Spanish restaurant El Diablo is a gourmet paradise. A large selection of delicious meat and fish dishes prepared on the volcanic grill attracts those who can not imagine their life without a delicious steak!

Of course, this is not a complete list of unusual restaurants. In the world with enviable regularity, new unusual places open up where you should look for inspiration and delicious food. By the way, we suggest recalling Moscow restaurants of the Soviet era, because there was something special in them too!

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