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24 Nov 2023 by BusinessTraveller

Tickle your tastebuds in one of these renowned upmarket restaurants.

ABU DHABI

LA CAVA

LA CAVA

La Cava at Rosewood Abu Dhabi beckons with a meticulously curated selection of around 1,000 global wines. From the Old World’s storied vineyards to the New World’s bold expressions, it offers a journey through terroirs. The sophisticated cigar lounge adds another layer of elegance, where guests can pair premium cigars with exceptional whiskies. Under vaulted ceilings, this exclusive enclave within Rosewood Abu Dhabi invites discerning patrons to savour the artistry of wine and cigar curation.

BELFAST

DEANES MEAT LOCKER

DEANES MEAT LOCKER

Deanes Meat Locker is located in the heart of Belfast city centre in close proximity to the top hotels. It’s a warm, luxurious and bustling grill room, where superb quality, locally sourced steaks are perfectly cooked by skilled chefs on the Asador Grill. The menu also offers poultry, fish and vegetable dishes. Deanes Meat Locker is one of a number of restaurants in Belfast run by renowned chef/restaurateur Michael Deane, whose previous restaurant Deane’s Eipic held a Michelin star for 25 years, a record in Northern Ireland.

BERLIN

JUNGBLUTH RESTAURANT

JUNGBLUTH RESTAURANT

In the Steglitz district, south of Berlin, lies this special restaurant. The Jungbluth Restaurant, with its cosy atmosphere, wooden tables and red painted walls, offers guests memorable evenings. The menu is changed frequently and offers fresh ingredients and regional products. During the summer months, the two outdoor terraces offer a beautiful opportunity for fresh air. The wine list mainly offers German and Austrian wines, but it’s worth asking what treasures are in the cellar outside of the menu.

DALLAS

GORJI

GORJI

Named Dallas’ Best Steakhouse 2021, Gorji is a tiny five-table restaurant which features New Mediterranean cuisine with sustainable seafood and steak, prepared and cooked by chef Gorji, the back-to-back Texas Steak Cook-Off Champion. The ingredients and meats have no preservatives and the wild game is grass fed. Gorji’s focus is food, flavours and for guests to enjoy their evening. There are no televisions, each table is seated only once per evening, it cannot accommodate young children, and it’s the first no-tipping fine dining restaurant in Dallas.

DUBLIN

FIRE STEAKHOUSE AND BAR

FIRE STEAKHOUSE & BAR

FIRE Steakhouse & Bar is the most historical and impressive dining room in the heart of Dublin, originally built in 1864 as the Lord Mayor’s supper room. It was awarded ‘Best Luxury Steakhouse Globally’ at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards in 2020, 2021 and 2022. FIRE’s menus focus on utilising fresh, seasonal and local produce to create award-winning dishes bursting with flavour, including its renowned Wood-Fired Tiger Prawns to Peter Hannan and Irish Hereford Steaks.

SOLE SEAFOOD & GRILL

SOLE SEAFOOD & GRILL

SOLE encapsulates the true taste of Ireland in the heart of Dublin. From shore to soil, provenance is paramount in producing a menu with the best of Irish seafood and meat. Great care and time is taken to select the best quality produce, locally sourced where possible, in order to follow the sea-to-SOLE experience. Awarded ‘Best Luxury Seafood Restaurant in Europe’ at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards for five consecutive years (2019-2023), at SOLE you will enjoy a warm Irish welcome, where the pleasure of fine wine and great food meet.

DUSSELDORF

FRITZ’S FRAU FRANZI Foto by Sascha Perrone

FRITZ’S FRAU FRANZI

FRITZ’S FRAU FRANZI, located at THE FRITZ hotel nearby Königsallee, represents “casual fine dining at its best”. For head chef Tobias Rocholl, vegetarian and vegan dishes are an enjoyable alternative to the high-quality fish and meat dishes also on offer at the restaurant. Maître d’ Enzo Caso is not only responsible for excellent service, but also for providing perfect wine pairing with the restaurant’s dishes.

GLASGOW

GŌST

GŌST

Relax, unwind and indulge. Gōst is a premium steakhouse situated in the heart of Glasgow’s financial district, serving premium cuts of purebred Angus beef as well as the finest seafood from Scottish waters such as fresh lobster, langoustines and oysters. Steak sourced from award-winning butcher, John Gilmour, is uniquely cooked over charcoal giving each cut the fullest mouthwatering flavour. There is an extensive wine and Champagne list, honing in on quality red wines, all served in the most luxurious surroundings.

HO CHI MINH CITY

LE CORTO RESTAURANT

LE CORTO RESTAURANT

Famous French chef Sakal Phoeung founded Le Corto in 2016. With over 15 years of experience in multiple five-star hotels, while being the president of Les Disciples d’Escoffier Vietnam, Sakal Phoeung has been known as “the talented conductor” in the combination of food. He discovers and combines different ingredients and techniques to create a wonderful culinary orchestra with indescribable levels of emotions.

KRAKOW

ARTESSE RESTAURANT

ARTESSE RESTAURANT

Artesse Restaurant is a place filled with art, history and original design. It is located in the H15 Luxury Palace Hotel in Krakow Old Town – in the courtyard of the former Lubomirski Palace. It offers extraordinary cuisine appreciated by the world’s culinary experts and has been singled out in the prestigious Michelin Guide for 2023 as a selected and recommended restaurant in Krakow. Artesse Restaurant offers an original tasting menu based on reconstructive cuisine, drawing on centuries-old Polish and European fine dining recipes.

KUALA LUMPUR

MARBLE 8

MARBLE 8

Marble 8 is Kuala Lumpur’s premier steakhouse specialising in dry-aged beef with signature cuts that are treated in the restaurant’s own custom-built dry-aging cellar. This Michelin Select restaurant offers elevated steakhouse dining – enjoy premium Wagyu and Angus steaks grilled to perfection in a modern elegant setting while taking in sky-high panoramic views of the city. Marble 8 also offers seafood and vegetarian dishes, add-on options of truffles or edible gold or silver, and house label caviar for further indulgence.

MARINI’S ON 57

MARINI’S ON 57

Multi-award winning Marini’s on 57 is an iconic rooftop destination with a bar, Italian fine dining restaurant and whisky lounge. Located 267 metres above sea level in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, it boasts close-up views of the Petronas Twin Towers and panoramic views of the city. The Michelin Select restaurant offers contemporary Italian cuisine, with uniquely different dishes which have origins in traditional Italian recipes but are inspired by the founder’s passion for innovation and creativity.

LAS VEGAS

PRIMAL STEAKHOUSE

PRIMAL STEAKHOUSE

Enjoy the ultimate dining experience at Primal Steakhouse by chef Angel Lopez, which is listed as a Top Rated Restaurant in Vegas on TripAdvisor and Top 20 Steakhouse in America on Yelp! Allow yourself to be fully immersed in its interactive presentations and exquisite flavours. Primal offers old world charm with a blend of new world sophistication. Happy hour lasts all night at Primal Steakhouse. Enjoy its new bar-only specials and discounted drinks all night (must be dining at the bar).

LONDON

AVIARY ROOFTOP RESTAURANT AND TERRACE BAR

AVIARY ROOFTOP RESTAURANT & TERRACE BAR

AA Rosette award winner for Culinary Excellence in 2023, Aviary Rooftop Restaurant & Terrace Bar is the ultimate spot to soak up the gorgeous views of the iconic London skyline. Located on the tenth floor of Montcalm Royal London House in Finsbury Square, Aviary serves picture-perfect plates of modern British food seven days a week, including its famous bottomless brunches and Sunday roasts.

This winter, its famous rooftop terrace has been transformed into a Nordic Nights winter fairy tale, complete with stunning luxury winter igloos. Each igloo is designed to keep you snug and comfortable with plush blankets, heaters and soft seating to ensure you stay warm while you enjoy light installations reminiscent of the Northern Lights, Nordic-inspired food and drinks menus, and the frosty panorama outside. Nordic Nights Igloos are perfect for intimate dinners, joyful gatherings and unforgettable celebrations.

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GOUQI

Gouqi (pronounced “Goji” like the berry) by chef Tong Chee Hwee is one of London’s most exciting openings of 2023 – a new fine dining Chinese restaurant opposite the Canadian Embassy in London’s Trafalgar Square. The new restaurant concept marks the chef’s return to the London dining scene following his departure from international restaurant group Hakkasan after an 18‐year tenure as the group executive head chef where he successfully achieved seven Michelin stars globally.

KINAARA

KINAARA

Head chef Imamuddin Khan, with a culinary journey spanning India and London, leads the kitchen at Kinaara. The restaurant, which boasts exceptional views over London and the River Thames, presents a menu of curated Indian flavours in a secluded haven. Since its November 2022 debut, Kinaara has proudly held two AA Rosettes for Culinary Excellence and is listed among London’s Top 5 Restaurants on TripAdvisor. The stunning private dining room accommodates up to 24 guests. Open for dinner reservations Tuesday to Saturday, 5pm to 10pm.

OBICÀ MOZZARELLA BAR - POLAND STREET

OBICÀ MOZZARELLA BAR – POLAND STREET

Obicà is a casual and contemporary Italian restaurant in the heart of Soho on Poland Street. At the core of its cuisine is the freshest Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP perfectly paired with various authentic Italian delicacies. The extensive menu features the Mozzarella Bar alongside a selection of salads, pizza, pasta, and desserts. The menu is complemented by a sommelier-selection of Italian wines, which enhances the dining experience.

BOOK HERE and use the voucher OBIUKTRAV at checkout to enjoy a 15 per cent discount on your bill until 30 June, 2024.

MARSEILLE

BŪBO

BŪBO

BŪBO means “se souvenir” (to remember) in Provençal dialect. Restaurant manager Gregory has created a place with great service, allowing diners to enjoy the calm ambience. Located a few streets from Place Castellane in Marseille, the restaurant offers seasonal French cuisine from chef Simon Mounier, with four different menus which change monthly. To match the chef’s dishes, the restaurant also has a nice selection of French wine or you can request a wine pairing. BŪBO can also adapt the menu to cater to guests’ allergies and dietary requirements.

NEW YORK

OBICÀ MOZZARELLA BAR – FLATIRON

OBICÀ MOZZARELLA BAR – FLATIRON

Obicà is a casual and contemporary Italian restaurant in the heart of Manhattan in the Flatiron District. At the core of its cuisine is the freshest Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP perfectly paired with authentic Italian delicacies. The extensive menu features the Mozzarella Bar alongside a selection of salads, pizza, pasta, and desserts. The menu is complemented by a sommelier-selection of Italian wines, which enhances the dining experience.

BOOK HERE and use the voucher OBIUSTRAV at checkout to enjoy a 15 per cent discount on your bill until 30 June, 2024.

PARIS

LA SCÈNE

LA SCÈNE

Chef and owner Stéphanie Le Quellec welcomes guests in the elegant and intimate atmosphere of her two-Michelin-starred restaurant La Scène. From the open kitchen, she offers discovery menus punctuated by four, seven or ten “acts”. Simple in appearance, each dish is constructed around ingredients she loves and boasts powerful and bold flavours. Pastry chef Pierre Chirac’s delicate desserts, sommelier Matthias Meynard’s generous wine list and “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” Joseph Desserprix’s impeccable service complete the performance.

SINGAPORE

ORIGIN GRILL

ORIGIN GRILL

Origin Grill sources high-quality produce from environmentally responsible artisan farmers both near and far. Featuring masterful creations that emphasise the fresh, authentic flavours of curated, unique and quality-driven ingredients; every land, sea, and field ingredient is at its prime, with natural flavours shining through. Complementing its exceptional ingredients is a curated wine selection showcasing over 45 varietals, including artisanal gems and rare grape varietals from around the world.

TAIPEI

PASTI

PASTi

PASTi is a vessel of culture that sails from Taiwan to the world. The restaurant inherits the skills and culinary spirit of traditional Italian cuisine. The team sources fresh and seasonal ingredients on a daily basis and PASTi endeavours to create an experience where every guest indulges in chef Hans’ passionate, delightful cuisine. Discipline and tradition inform the chef’s vision, while his free spirit adds a crisp tang to the experience. And therein lies the restaurant’s vision of a contemporary classic Italian seafood restaurant. PASTi is also recommended by the Michelin Guide.

TALLINN

180 DEGREES fotograaf.lauri.laan

180 DEGREES

180 Degrees by Matthias Diether is the first restaurant in Estonia and the Baltics to receive two Michelin stars. With an open kitchen and exclusive tasting menu, it is a stage for you to love and savour food. The evening starts off with welcome snacks and aperitif at a cosy lounge and continues with four or six-course tasting menus in an elegant airy restaurant hall. Enjoy beautiful views of port Noblessner or get close to the kitchen during a Chef’s Table experience.

VIENNA

FABIOS

FABIOS

Fabios combines Italian passion with honest food in the heart of Vienna. For over 20 years, Fabios has stood for authentic, Mediterranean cuisine with an international flair, creating unique moments for guests. Good food doesn’t need any frills to impress customers. It’s easy to produce – when the quality, service and the moment are right. Owner Fabio Giacobello values Italian cuisine in its purest form, served in a highly elegant ambience. In the summertime Fabios’ terrace also becomes a wonderful place to dine.

VILNIUS

TELEGRAFAS

TELEGRAFAS

Awarded the best hotel restaurant in Lithuania by the World Culinary Awards, Telegrafas at the Grand Hotel Kempinski Vilnius is for those who love culinary experiences, elegant atmospheres and incredible views. Modern European cuisine is crafted with special attention to freshness, using seasonal ingredients. It balances history and modernity, overlooking the picturesque Vilnius Cathedral Square. Telegrafas is dedicated to keeping five-star Kempinski standards, delivering a beautiful performance, and creating moments when craftsmanship is felt and tasted.

WARSAW

NUTA

NUTA

NUTA is the only Michelin-starred restaurant in Warsaw. It is a fine dining restaurant which provides a culinary experience that stays with you for a long time. Discover chef Andrea Camastra’s creative flavours and experience suggestions from the team. The restaurant offers two tasting menus for dinner, Virtuoso and Maestro, with three pairing options – Funky for open minds; Jazzy for the highest wine labels; and finally a Polish wine pairing.

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