Sublime food in even more spectacular locations; these are the world’s most unique luxury dining experiences
Words Helen Brown
With world-wide cuisine on offer and at wide ranging price points, London is a hotbed of gastronomic delight. But some experiences just can’t be beaten. We’ve rounded up some up the world’s best locations for a dinner with a difference. Here’s our top six unique luxury dining experiences…
The Ultimate Gin Experience aboard the Belmond British Pullman
Step on board the Belmond British Pullman for the ultimate experience with Tanqueray No. TEN. The experience embodies the golden age of travel and takes guests on a tasting journey like no other. Begin with a welcome reception of Tanqueray No. TEN G&Ts, before making yourself at home in one of the iconic and glamorous 1920s carriages.
As the train glides through the countryside, a unique seven-course menu will be served. It brings to life the botanicals of Tanqueray No. TEN and selected courses will be perfectly complimented with a matching cocktail. End the evening with a masterclass in gin tasting and create your perfect martini.belmond.com
Singapore Sky Dining Capsule
A unique experience that is second to none in Singapore. The Singapore Flyer offers an indulgent four-course dining menu on board a private, comfortable capsule. You’ll have an in-flight butler tending to your every need and captivating views of Marina Bay.singaporeflyer.com
Tree Pod Dining at Soneva Kiri
Nibble on canapés in a canopy at the Soneva Kiri resort in Thailand. The four-man pods are hoisted up a tree and dinner is served by zip-lining waiters. Dine on taro chips and vegetables in Thai pistou from the island’s organic gardens.
Heli-Dining in Whistler
Take your après-ski to the next level with the culinary team at the Four Seasons in Whistler. They will whisk you away to the top of a glacier for an unforgettable open-air buffet. The menu is bespoke to each group and can include altitude beer sausages and bacon cocktails. Draw-dropping mountain views included.
Dining Centre Stage at the Hungarian Opera House
Rent out the State Opera House for a decadent dining experience like no other. Thanks to the Four Seasons Hotel, the whole of this iconic, neoclassical theatre can be yours. Enjoy private opera performances as you dine on sea bass and Rossini-style veal.
Tree House Dining at Tongabezi Lodge
Dine with a view to the Zambezi River in one of the alfresco chalets at Tongabezi Lodge. The treehouse is an ideal place to chill out after a long day’s safari. It boasts a candle-lit deck that juts out over the river. The perfect spot for a sundown dinner. tongabezi.com