People often wonder about the world underwater. It is really fascinating to know about the underwater world and everyone is always curious to recognize marine life. Apart from natural world under the water, several tourist spots are artificially made to give a thrilling experience to the guests. Restaurants under the sea is a growing trend that enables diners to experience great food and incredible views all at once. Imagine eating dinner while watching exotic fish and other sea animals swarm around in their natural habitat! I am sure it would be an incredible experience. So, here are some of the best underwater restaurants in the world which will leave you speechless with its beauty.
Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, Maldives
This beautiful restaurant in Maldives is the world’s first all-glass undersea restaurant located in Conrad, Maldives. Located 16 feet below sea level, this beautiful restaurant gives you a stunning panoramic view of the ocean while you indulge in their delicacies. It stands out from the others due to its 180-degree glass view. Look out for incredible dishes such as saffron champagne risotto, Maldivian lobster carpaccio and salty caramel sable. Feast on a six-course contemporary European menu for dinner which includes the likes of caviar, foie gras, prawn tartare, reef lobster, green apple and ginger sorbet and sous vide veal tenderloin. There’s also a delicious four-course lunch menu, and mid-morning cocktails on offer here.
Al Mahara, Dubai
This beautiful underwater restaurant in Dubai is one of the world’s most renowned underwater restaurants in the world and serves the best seafood in Dubai offering several tempting specialties. The floor-to-ceiling aquarium of this restaurant creates the feeling of being underwater. long with lip smacking seafood, it also is known for great selection of wine. Complete your meal with shortbread & lemon curd while enjoying the amazing views of the surroundings. It is placed in Burj Al Arab which is an iconic luxury Hotel by Jumeirah in Dubai. This hotel according to many hoteliers is the best hotel in the world.
Cargo Hold Restaurant, Durban, South Africa
If dining with sharks sounds like something you’d like to do, a visit to Cargo Hold Restaurant is a must as you will see huge sharks swim just feet from your table. It may not be an entirely underwater restaurant, but it is designed like the hull of a ship partially sunken under the sea. You can choose between a beautiful ocean view and an underwater view of the water. Menu items include freshly shucked oysters, mussels, and honey ginger panko prawns that can be enjoyed while dining in this faux sunken ship surrounded by sharks.
Aquarium Restaurant, Nashville, USA
Another beautiful restaurant located in the heart of Nashville! It offers expansive underwater views of its 200,000-gallon aquarium which is home to more than 100 species of fish from the Caribbean, Hawaii, South Pacific and Indian Ocean. The menu is really extensive, which you can relish with stunning views of more than 100 types of fishes.
Atrium Bar, Berlin
This beautiful underwater restaurant is found underneath the world’s largest cylindrical aquarium which houses more than 1500 fishes. It serves drinks and small treats. Sip on some of their cocktails while enjoying the beauty of this uniquely built restaurant and I am sure it’s going to be worth it! There’s live jazz, soul and blues on Saturday nights at this bustling bar.
The SEA restaurant at the Anantara Kihavah is another popular spot for underwater dining experience. This beautiful undersea restaurant makes you amazed with a sparkling display of sea life. Apart from offering a spectacular range of wines, it also features an excellent array of life swim, dart, and dance while you dine. Being the world’s first underwater wine cellar, SEA offers a dreamy and an out-of-the-world experience accompanied with international gourmet cuisines. They have an elaborated menu offering a variety of dishes, the highlights of which include freshly caught Maldivian lobster, braised scallops and pan-seared Miyazaki wagyu.
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