Best Restaurant Hotels 2014
One of the best things about staying at luxury hotel and resort with a world-class restaurant is the proximity of fine-dining to luxury guestrooms. The World’s Best Hotel and Resort Restaurant means grand hotel dining within a luxury property. Michelin stars and top-starred Forbes Guide restaurants abound on our list of the top luxury hotel and resort restaurants. Tuck in your napkin and pick up your fork!
Located in the pavilion adjacent to the garden, ABaC Restaurant has been awarded 2** Michelin. Chef Jordi Cruz and his team of young professionals have developed a creative cuisine of superb technique, based on the product, which meets both creativity and tradition. The attentive yet friendly service creates a professional but relaxed atmosphere. Gems of gastronomy are served on elegant Versace china and accompanied by well-selected wine.
The signature Sea.Fire.Salt.Sky. dining complex is a one-of-a-kind over and under water dining concept. Explore an array of gastronomic journeys, whether underwater, on the beach, or in the privacy of a villa. Imagine roast lamb with rosemary grilled on a Himalayan salt block, bringing an inventive touch and rich taste sensations to the palate. Gaze at angelfish playing along the colorful ocean floor, as you indulge in a molten chocolate cake.
Azul Beach Hotel was designed to make a vacation stay easy and memorable for families. The hotel supports parents with equipment, toys and services, and ensures all activities require zero planning. Programs and activities designed for children and families inspire togetherness and fun. Featuring the Gourmet Inclusive® concept, epicurean offerings include candlelight dining on the beach, a fresh fish fry, an all-lobster menu, and 24-hour room service.
The plethora of dining choices at Bab Al Shams reflect world class standards in both cuisine and service. From traditional Arabic fare to slowly cooked Indian dishes, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa offers a range of exquisite dining experiences. The resort is home to the the region's first authentic open-air Arabic desert restaurant. In addition, there are 7 other restaurants and bars on-site. The food, service and ambiance here are a treat for taste buds.
Bare feet are the dress code at the eleven restaurants and bars here. This resort is home to Ithaa, the world's first all-glass undersea restaurant, and it has the widest choice of dining and largest wine cellar in the country. There are also special events such as private beach barbecues, themed barbecue nights, guest chef and guest wine-maker program, and in-villa dining. Most of the restaurants are open-air and have breathtaking sea views.
The local flavors and fresh produce used for the resort's dining venues are grown on-site at the hydroponic farm. Guests here can sup at Le Bistro at Santorini, Anguilla's only AAA Four Diamond restaurant. Innovative cuisine is available at Tokyo Bay, Anguilla's first authentic Japanese restaurant, and Italia, featuring Italian cuisine served in a breathtaking setting. Those fond of al fresco dining can have breakfast poolside at Cafe Mediterraneo.
Eolo was designed to share and experience unique sensations and the pleasure felt through the beauty of simple things. . Eolo is a country lodge, comfortable and spacious like the ancient Patagonian "estancias", but benefiting from the modern comfort. This Patagonian lodge offers a bar and restaurant overlooking Lago Argentino.
This inn is a showcase for Thomas Henkelmann's incredible cuisine. He is a recipient of the coveted titles; Relais & Chateaux— Grand Chef, Tradition et Qualite — Les Grandes Tables du Monde and (4*) by the New York Times. Chef Henkelmann offers contemporary French cuisine, seasonal specialties, and signature dishes. Classic French training and time spent in France, Germany, and Switzerland's 3 star Michelin restaurants inspire his menu.
Experience Authentic Japan in the Kyoto cuisine at Hoshinoya Kyoto. This style of cuisine is about savoring seasonal ingredients harvested at the beginning and end of the seasons. The chefs offer HOSHINOYA Kaiseki cuisine that captures the essence of Kyoto culinary tradition, yet is influenced by sophisticated cooking techniques and products from abroad. Hoshinoya Kyoto is the proud recipient of a Michelin star.
From the renowned Italian restaurant Al Dente, to the panoramic restaurant with breathtaking views, and to the terrace overlooking the magical lights of Beirut nights, the hotel offers many choices exquisite gourmet cuisine. By far the best Italian table in town, Al Dente is an institution, featuring subtle Italian dishes for the most demanding palates. Behind the Venetian stores, the rooftop Panoramic restaurant appears in a shimmering ambiance.
The haute-cuisine Marques de Riscal Restaurant's culinary excellence and superb service have earned it a coveted Michelin Star. Wine aficionados will love the Frank Gehry-designed display wall's large selection from the cellars as well as more than 200 international labels. Under the inspirational guidance of famed chef Francis Paniego the restaurant is experiencing an culinary evolution based on gastronomic excellence.
Wrapped around an infinity pool, Jade Mountain Club nourishes the body and soul. Jade Mountain’s sanctuaries are stage-like settings from which to embrace the full glory of St Lucia's Pitons World Heritage Site, and the Caribbean Sea. The Jade Mountain concierge is available at all times and tour guides will share their wealth of information. Its Jade Cuisine, created by James Beard award winner Chef Allen Susser, is a brave new world of tropical flavors.
The adventurous signature restaurants at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel tempt guests with a unique blend of the traditional and modern. At Shang-High, Executive Chef Frank Hu creates sumptuous meals that blend tradition with contemporary flair. The award-winning J-Mix restaurant captures the essence of Japanese cuisine in the heart of Shanghai. The rustic chic decor of Grill Room reflects its approach to cooking. Dining is an experience here.
The Restaurant at Meadowood offers a casually elegant dining experience featuring a modern approach to Napa Valley cuisine by Chef Christopher Kostow. It focuses on curation: the forging of relationships with artisans, growers, foragers, and other members of the Napa Valley community. It has a Michelin 3 Star Rating. The Grill presents a menu featuring ingredients fresh from the Meadowood garden. Picnics, in-room and poolside dining are also available.
The MGM Grand Hotel and Casino embodies the spirit of Vegas, complete with posh accommodations, front-door access to the Strip, and top-notch services. The casino offers table games, slot machines, poker, and a race and sports book. Dining options include Joel Robuchon, L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, craftsteak, Fiamma Trattoria & Bar, NobHill, Shibuya, Pearl, Seablue, Emeril's, Diego, Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, and the Grand Wok and Sushi Bar.
Caesars Palace Las Vegas and Nobu Hospitality developed the world's first Nobu Hotel within the larger destination resort. Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace offers 181 rooms and suites. The adjoining 12,775 square-foot restaurant and lounge is the largest of all Nobu’s restaurants worldwide. Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace offers 18 suites ideal for guests seeking luxurious accommodations or an ideal setting to host an unforgettable special event.
Saffire's approach is not constrained by traditional five-star ratings and standards, but instead sets a bold new direction for holidays. Dedicated to providing quality, memorable service; unforgettable experiences; indulgent dining options; inspiring accommodation and an overall sense of wellbeing and relaxation, Saffire about taking time out, and about day-to-day living. Saffire is boutique not only in its size, with just 20 accommodation suites.
Sher Bagh is the ultimate in authentic Indian jungle camps. The tents, each with their own little verandah, are arranged in a semi-circle, and located on the edge of Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve's stunning forests. The food at Sher Bagh is delicious, cooked using freshly picked produce from the camp's organic vegetable garden. Guests can expect English breakfasts, and dinners under the stars that are cooked around the campfire.
Join the Bath Priory Restaurant for outstanding Michelin star cuisine in a stunning dining room, overlooking award-winning gardens. Executive Chef Sam Moody has created a reputation for exciting flavors, fine quality food, and the delivery of a culinary experience that will delight. Chef Moody has a passion for developing menus that use fresh, local ingredients, often using the Priory's own Kitchen Garden.
Perfection is the ultimate goal that The Cellars-Hohenort's food aspires to. The Greenhouse expertly showcases the cuisine of Cape Town’s first Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef, Peter Tempelhoff and his talented team. The Conservatory, situated adjacent to the historic Cellars-Hohenort cellar, offers diners unparalleled garden vistas from both the sun-drenched terrace and the indoor tables.
The Dorchester's restaurants and bars - Alain Ducasse, China Tang, The Grill, and The Promenade - attracts Londoners and the glitterati alike. Alain Ducasse is a three Michelin star restaurant. China Tang offers some of the best and most authentic Cantonese food outside China. The Grill at The Dorchester's modern British cuisine puts a fresh spin on traditional Grill dishes. The stylish in-house bars are perfect to begin or end your evening.
Dining at The Inn has been likened to a performance with the guest playing the star role. The Inn's dining rooms are pure fantasy – a wondrous cocoon of luxury. The Chef's creations arrive at one of the 30 intimate tables as if served by invisible hands, course after course more dazzling than the last. From the award winning 14,000 bottle wine cellar, the Sommelier plays matchmaker between the guests, the food, and the wine.
Whisk is a fun, lighthearted, culinary journey to Europe and the destination for wine lovers; Cuisine Cuisine brings upscale Cantonese cuisine to your table; while Yamm serves international buffet favourites throughout the day. COCO is a chocolatier and coffee addict’s haven and Spa Lounge Bar is your first stop for morning smoothie or stylish cocktail by the pool. The electrifying open-air lounge bar, Vibes, brings about upscale al fresco experience.
The NoMad Hotel has a casually elegant food and beverage program under the supervision of Chef Daniel Humm and Restaurateur Will Guidara. It is inspired by Chef Humm's time spent in Switzerland, California, and New York City. The restaurant is comprised of rooms surrounding a glass-enclosed atrium and features a refined yet approachable menu with a wine program that celebrates the great wine growing regions of the world and classically-focused cocktails.
This modern all-inclusive 18-room experience lodge is on a remote private peninsula on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Rooms are lake-facing, and rates include dining. The 28-seat dining room offers 270 degree views of the lake and contemporary Peruvian dishes with fresh local ingredients. The hotel offers an exclusive refuge from which to explore the treasured natural, cultural, and historical resources of the mystical highlands.
Located nine feet underground in the original wine cellar, Restaurant nine was awarded Best New Restaurant in Australia in 2010 upon opening. The name signifies not only the subterranean location but also the nine course degustation menu that wowed the food world. The team at Restaurant nine can provide the exceptional nine menu and service anywhere throughout the property. The chefs are on hand to prepare a fully cooked breakfast to be taken at your leisure.
A Canadian wilderness hideaway, the Lodge offers an award-winning wine list, and fresh, local market cuisine. Surrounded by pristine Acadian forest and rivers, the Lodge's kitchen interprets Atlantic French Acadian cuisine from traditional recipes and seasonal sources of local delicacies, intertwining unpretentious cooking, foraging, harvests from on-site gardens, and the ethical use of local seafood to create unique dining experiences.
The hotel's Five-Star restaurant, Jean-Georges, features contemporary international cuisine. Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has garnered four stars from the New York Times, three stars from the Michelin guide and AAA's Five Diamond awards. For casual dining, there's modern sophisticated Nougatine restaurant, also by Jean-Georges. Guests can enjoy outdoor dining New York style on Jean George's Central Park-facing Mistral Terrace.