Luxury Dining Destinations - January 2021

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Dining Destinations January 2021


C O N T E N T S

04| French Grill

06| Le Corto Restaurant

07| Corallo

08| Maison Vie Restaurant

09| Sunset Restaurant

10| Mee | ZĂź | Nam

11| Roots Signature Restaurant

12| The dauh Restaurant

13| TADD’S Restaurant

January 2021

14| Dawat Restaurant at Islamabad Serena Hotel

16| Ocean Restaurant

17| Restaurante do Forte

18| Melia Fine Dining

19| SEASIDE SANTORINI

20| Fino Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

21| Restaurant Bonjour Vietnam


22| EMPIRE Restaurant at Hotel Victory Therme Erding

23| POTS - Dieter Müller

24| The Tsé Fung

25| L’Artisan

26| Ensemble Restaurant

27| Umami Asian Grill

28| SOLE Seafood & Grill

30| Benjarong Restaurant

31| Pranzo Eatery

32| Amuse-Bouche Food & Wine

33| Serendipity Restaurant

34| Gåte at Quoin Rock

35| Le Toit D’Abidjan

37| Kanusan

38| White Orchid


Asia

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French Grill JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi - VIETNAM Proud to be one of the best high-end French cuisine restaurants in Hanoi, French Grill features authentic and delightful French specialties, including but not limited to Seared Foie Gras, Classic Caviar and Premium Steak. You will be amazed with dishes crafted to perfection before your eyes in the largest open kitchen in town. Having a wide selection of wines to perfectly paired with your dishes, French Grill ensure that your gastronomy journey will be unique and uplifting.

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Le Corto Restaurant Hồ Chí Minh - VIETNAM Located on 5D Nguyen Sieu Street in the heart of District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, Le Corto restaurant is a sensational place to wine and dine. Famous French Chef Sakal Phoeung founded Le Corto in 2016. With over 15 years of experience in multiple 5-star hotels, while being the president of Les Disciples D’escoffier Vietnam, Chef Sakal has been known as “the talented-conductor” in the combination of food. The chef discovers and combines different ingredients and techniques to create a wonderful culinary orchestra with indescribable emotional levels. The menu at Le Corto is extensive and offers a wide range of starters, soups, fish dishes, meat dishes and a grill menu. There are also sharing platters available to enjoy with friends. Chef Sakal uses a mixture of overseas delicacies and local products from their boutique partner.

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Corallo

Asia

Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort Managed by AccorHotels - VIETNAM

At the heart of the Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort is Corallo, a restaurant where guests can enjoy the freshest catch of the day seafood with all type of fine cuisine. Corallo restaurant by the beach serves international dishes with selected and fresh ingredients of high quality. The menu is designed by a 5-star chef to bring an interesting culinary experience to guests. BBQ’s every weekend will definitely make the holiday even more wonderful with seafood and wine right on the beach. While savouring the fresh food, guests can also enjoy the view of the scenic swimming pool and sea waves.

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Maison Vie Restaurant Hanoi - VIETNAM Based on 28 Tang Bat Ho Street, Maison Vie Restaurant is a familiar destination for French cuisine and French culture lovers in Hanoi. With 20 years of in-depth experience in French restaurant business, Maison Vie promises awesome dishes and services delivered by skillful chefs and dedicated staff.

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Sunset Restaurant

Asia

The Racha - Phuket - THAILAND

Sunset Restaurant is the place for simple, unpretentious Thai food and light Western choices at lunch. By night, chefs prepare a mouth-watering seafood barbeque, with the day’s catch from the island fishermen included. Guests dine al fresco on the ocean deck or under the thatched roof pavilion.

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Mee | Zü | Nam ONSEN @ MONCHAM - Chiang Mai - THAILAND Meaning “Water” in both Japanese and Thai, Mee| Zü |Nam captures the essence of a Japanese culinary technique while never losing touch with Thai culture to delight the palates of discerning diners. With a magnificent view of a rolling green landscape 1200 meters above sea level, Mee | Zü | Nam offers all-day dining combining a unique and palate pleasing blend of Thai and Japanese cuisines along with a selection of European favourites all of which are inspired by the abundant natural ingredients of the local area. Sake selections and food and wine pairings are their specialty.

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Roots Signature Restaurant

Asia

Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min - MYANMAR

Roots Signature Restaurant elevates the gastronomic experience with fusion and Burmese-inspired dishes, pairing the flavours on the plate with a backdrop of the tranquil lake. This organic fine dining restaurant offers locally grown organic products and the menu combines nutritious, healthy and flavourful balanced dishes. Diners get instantly rooted in the spiritual quest through the restaurant’s environment, sustainable initiative and creative presentation of the dishes. The outdoor dining space allows guests views of the clear lake water.

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The dauh Restaurant The Kayana - Bali - INDONESIA The dauh is the perfect dining choice, with an extensive menu comprising of both local specialties and International favourites. The menu selection includes a wide choice of snacks and light meals for the Western palate whilst the Asian menu features an array of local specialties prepared by the Executive Chefs. The restaurant itself is in a breezy position by the main pool, although guests may also enjoy meals in the privacy of their villa. The dĂŠcor of the restaurant is very simple and modern, with a wooden touch and the view of the infinity pool. The semi open air concept makes you feel at one with nature. Get a very complete experience at the dauh Restaurant. Feel the breeze, enjoy the sunset and incredible food.

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TADD’S Restaurant

Asia

Montigo Resorts, Nongsa - INDONESIA A casual lunch, a relaxing dinner, a snack while the kids play at neighbouring Tilo Kids Club, or a fresh coconut between laps in the main pool, TADD’S is the perfect spot for a delicious repose. Serving local, Asian and Western comfort cuisine in a relaxed semi al-fresco poolside setting, the all-day dining café’s contemporary takes on traditional favourites, including the Gado Gado Salad, the Montigo Club Sandwich and the Coconut Crème Brûlée, are sure to please.

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Asia

Dawat Restaurant Islamabad Serena Hotel - Islamabad - PAKISTAN Experience a mesmerizing dining journey in Dawat restaurant at Islamabad Serena Hotel. Savour a meticulously crafted Pakistani menu and satisfy your curiosity with an open kitchen with the chefs live in action. Prepare to be swooned away with the signature warm hospitality and live Pakistani music for a complete soulful experience.

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Europe

Ocean Restaurant VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa - Porches - PORTUGAL

Created 13 years ago and located at VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa, Ocean restaurant offers spectacular Atlantic views and the perfect combination of sublime food, seamless service and an atmosphere of casual elegance, with Portuguese gastronomic authenticity at its heart. Following an integral transformation, the restaurant reopened its doors in Spring 2017. Murano hanging crystals line the entrance, guiding diners into the room where a natural palette of colours evokes the deep blue of the sea, the sky and the golden sands of the Algarve. Ocean won its first Michelin star in November 2009, followed in November 2011 by its second star.

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Restaurante do Forte Funchal - PORTUGAL Linking the soul of Restaurant do Forte to the essence of the 17th Century SĂŁo Tiago Fortress is a rare encounter between history, architecture and gastronomy. These spaces can be interpreted in a genuine experience distinguished by its gastronomic diversity, which combines an international cousin with typical Madeiran ingredients.

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Melia Fine Dining Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach Resort - Zakinthos - GREECE

Melia restaurant with panoramic views of the Ionian Sea offers international fine dining dishes, exceptionally prepared by Executive Chef, Nikos Ispiroudis. By reservation only, the team will take you through a memorable gastronomic journey accompanied perfectly with the wine list, selected and served by the Head Sommelier. Breath-taking sunset skies complete the magical scenery. Melia Restaurant is open from May to October from 20:00 to 23:00 within the Lesante Blu, adults only resort, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

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SEASIDE SANTORINI Santorini - GREECE Since 2004, SEASIDE is the most stylish beach bar/restaurant in the iconic Greek island of Santorini. Located at Perivolos Beach, the Cosmopolitan ambience of the restaurant appeals to distinguished guests, offering a culinary experience with great food, signature cocktails and a vast selection of top-class spirits and wines. At the same time, the comfortable sunbeds and the VIP beach Cabanas on the famous volcanic black beach, allow guests to spoil themselves and relax. Services at SEASIDE SANTORINI provided from a friendly and experienced staff, exceed expectation while guests from all over the world enjoy a lifestyle beach with a relaxing scenery along with a culinary experience through a selection of exquisite dishes. When the sun sets, the chill-out music vibes will soften the atmosphere, and this is the perfect time for a cool cocktail from the SEASIDE Lounge bar.

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Fino Restaurant & Cocktail Bar Santorini - GREECE Fino is located in the center of Oia, the capital of Santorini, in order to fill the gap in the field of the island’s gastronomy. The interior decor combines classic and cosy industrial elements to encourage relaxation and enjoyment of the food and company. The purpose of Fino is to indulge its guests on a gastronomic dream trip. The lobster risotto and the beef tartare are highly recommended along with the chef’s daily specials! You will also discover intriguing cocktails, such as the Fino cocktail and the Grape refreshment. The staff at Fino keep the standards of service high and welcome their visitors with a genuinely welcoming smile. Moreover, Fino organises special events in the restaurant upon request, including but not limited to, wine and food tasting, parties for special occasions and themed nights.

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Restaurant Bonjour Vietnam Copenhagen - DENMARK

Restaurant Bonjour Vietnam is located in beautiful settings just next to The New Theater, ‘Det Ny Teater’ in the Theater Arcade, ‘Teaterarkaden’ at Vesterbro, Copenhagen. The restaurant is run by Quynh Tran and her mother Loan Nguyen - the head chef, who for more than 30 years has worked as a chef at restaurants throughout Vietnam. Their mission is to bring parts of tradition and modernity from the Vietnamese cuisine to restaurant visitors who appreciate quality Asian cuisine, where everything is made from scratch. Here you will certainly be able to enjoy the most superior dishes within the Vietnamese cuisine, which by many is considered to be the best and most sophisticated of the Asian cuisines. The restaurant serves authentic Vietnamese food from the Hanoi region. The Vietnamese owners and experienced chefs ensure that their guests are always welcomed with authentic Vietnamese dishes. Open every day, Bonjour Vietnam is a solid option if you are looking for good, traditional Vietnamese cuisine, also if you are a vegetarian or a vegan.

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EMPIRE Restaurant Hotel Victory Therme Erding - GERMANY Eenjoy delightful and awarded fine dining under palm trees at EMPIRE Restaurant. The “EMPIRE” Restaurant is part of the Therme Erding, the world’s largest spa and water fun-park. Head Chef Elisabeth Englert and her team create contemporary dishes of the highest quality, made with the best ingredients, mainly sourced at local dealers, with a strong focus on seasonal availability. Elisabeth Englert can look back on year’s long experience at some of the best but meanwhile has created her own signature dishes which satisfy even the experienced gourmet. Her menus go very well along with the selection of wines, carefully selected by Maitré d´, Anett Pflügler, who attained her wine and service knowledge during her years at Michelin Star awarded “Königshof” Restaurant. Both the service and the kitchen crew work perfectly like clockwork in order to make sure the guests will enjoy a wonderful dinner.

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POTS - Dieter Müller

Europe

The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin - GERMANY

POTS is the new staple to Berlin’s restaurant scene and reinvents German cuisine with an innovative concept on sharing. Patron and top chef Dieter Müller and chef de cuisine Frederik Grieb redefine German specialties, served in a modern interior setting. POTS welcomes innovative practices to elevate the guests’ dining experience in a unique, atmospheric space fit for lunches and sumptuous dinners. Inspired by the aromatic diversity of German wines, host and sommelier Mathias Brandweiner, will surprise with unforgettable delights and divine wine experiences.

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The Tsé Fung La Réserve Genève - Hotel, Spa and Villas - Geneva - SWITZERLAND The Tsé Fung, Michelin-starred restaurant, offers a resolutely high-end interpretation of Chinese gastronomy. The Chef Frank Xu, originally from Shenzhen, notably excels in offering new takes and twists on traditional Cantonese dishes. Excellent products, well-mastered cooking times, clever texture effects, plates that are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate… His Peking-style roast duck served in two stages is a benchmark in the domain. The marriage of textures and the fragrance of rare spices offer amazing culinary experiences to be tasted on the terrace, with a view over the lake and the mountains.

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L’Artisan

Europe

Hotel Rotary Geneva-MGallery - Geneva - SWITZERLAND

L’ARTISAN – the restaurant of the Hotel Rotary Geneva MGallery Hotel Collection – ideally located by Lake Geneva, opened its doors in August 2015. The interior of the restaurant is cozy, decorated in a modern British style with a fireplace at the bar. In summer the terrace and its fountain welcome an international and relaxed clientele. Chef Sébastien Schwebel’s cuisine is defined by the emphasis on fresh and seasonal local produce GRTA (Genève Terre Avenir Region). Since 2016 L’ARTISAN restaurant was officially labelled “home-made cuisine”. In 2018 the team received the 1st prize of the “Geneva Week of Taste” for its commitment in the promotion of regional products, from the city council of Geneva. In 2019, after only 4 years, L’ARTISAN became part of the famous Gault & Millau culinary guide.

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Europe

Ensemble Restaurant Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi - GEORGIA

For pure gourmets Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi offers an authentic Chinese Restaurant – ENSEMBLE, with masterful blend of ingredients and spices. Enjoy authentic Chinese dishes from various regions and provinces of China; discover Xinjiang delicacies, Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine in an exclusive environment. Make yourself and friends extra comfortable by reserving one of the private dining rooms for that extra feeling of luxury and service.

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Europe

Umami Asian Grill Radisson Collection Paradise Resort & Spa, Sochi - RUSSIA Umami Asian Grill restaurant is a perfect combination of delightful taste and high quality service. From sushi and sashimi to teppan and teriyaki, Umami Asian Grill is a dining experience that is not to miss. Relax in the cosy atmosphere of the bar and the main room, relish views of the sky and the sea from the terrace, or watch your dinner being prepared by expert chefs in the open kitchen. Meals can be paired with something from the extensive drinks menu, including a wide variety of tea’s from Umami’s tea selection.

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Europe

SOLE Seafood & Grill Dublin - IRELAND SOLE Seafood & Grill encapsulates the true taste of Ireland, offering the ultimate dining experience for any occasion. A restaurant like no other; the warm chic interior is complemented by a stylish bar and tasteful food and drinks menus. From shore to soil, provenance is paramount in producing a menu wealthy in the best of Irish seafood and meat. The connection to their suppliers is key to their philosophy. Great care and time is taken to select the best quality produce, locally sourced where possible, and to grow a trusting relationship with suppliers in order to follow through the sea-to-SOLE experience. Enjoy a warm Irish welcome at SOLE Seafood and Grill where the pleasure of fine wine and great food meet.

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Middle East

Benjarong Restaurant Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Discover authentic Thai cuisine in a unique space that fuses contemporary style in an elegant setting with traditional Thai design motifs. With recipes that have been passed down over generations, multi-awarded Benjarong brings the best flavours and tastes of Thailand to Abu Dhabi.

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Pranzo Eatery

Middle East

TIME OAK Hotels & Suites - Dubai - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Have an exceptional dining experience at “Pranzo”, the newly launched signature restaurant at TIME Oak Hotel & Suites. Experience a world of flavors from the Mediterranean region and satisfy your appetite with a rich selection of cuisines in an open market setting. Enjoy freshly cooked dishes in the live food station including brick-oven pizza and bread. Expect the finest of everything – culinary skills, ingredients, flavors, all topped with the finest of services. The restaurant is also equipped to handle small events and private dinners, with friendly staff and efficient service in a cozy and comfortable atmosphere.

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Africa

Amuse-Bouche Food & Wine Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa - Johannesburg - SOUTH AFRICA Dining at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa is a culinary delight. Amuse-Bouche is the property’s flagship restaurant, which features modern cuisine prepared in Africa with a French influence - in a spectacular fine dining setting. Amuse-Bouche boasts a sophisticated à la carte menu for the discerning palate, paired with a Diamond Award Winning wine list. The Amuse-Bouche menu is also available in the privacy of the suites through in-suite dining. Breakfast is served from the restaurant daily. The finer details, such as beautiful linen, crockery and silver cutlery are however, an integral part of the experience.

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Serendipity Restaurant

Africa

Serendipity Guest House - Wilderness - SOUTH AFRICA

Luxury is the collective experience that brings about a feeling of well-being and creates memories. Food should showcase an indigenous bounty, be from sustainable sources, organic where possible, always fresh; wine should complement and elevate the experience; service should be warm, friendly and generous. These highly valued ingredients bring a level of luxury to diners at Serendipity. Guests who choose to spend time at the restaurant, enjoy a warm, friendly, truly luxurious South African experience.

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Africa

Gåte at Quoin Rock Stellenbosch - SOUTH AFRICA Gåte is a 40-seater fine-dining restaurant situated on Quoin Rock Wines, a short drive from Stellenbosch, South Africa. Gåte is a dialogue between art, craft and culinary tradition. Each ingredient is an invitation to discover the land; each dish, an unforgettable experience. The owners of Quoin Rock Wine Estate and Gåte Restaurant, who’s vision it was to introduce the Winelands to a completely new fine-dining experience, have partnered with their Head Chef, Nicole Loubser, and are excited to announce that in August 2019 their new menu was launched. This exciting menu takes you on a fascinating journey with high-end flavours, tastes and touches inspired from countries across the world. Gåte’s amazing team of chefs will re-define the word ‘cutting edge’ in the fine-dining industry and will undoubtedly leave their restaurant guests wanting more.

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Le Toit D’Abidjan

Africa

Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire - Abidjan - IVORY COAST

Situated in the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire, from the 23rd floor of the Tower, Abidjan la belle offers itself at 180°. This place with geometric decoration, contemporary with its warm colours, is faithful to its reputation of the most refined evenings to the most exclusive... The Roof of Abidjan remains a gourmet restaurant and its cuisine keeps a subtle scent of Africa for an experience with the finest authentic tastes. in the east and westwards over the Tyrrhenian Sea. The restaurant was awarded its first Michelin star in 2017.

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Indian Ocean

White Orchid JA Manafaru - Haa Alifu Atoll - MALDIVES China’s most renowned chef, Da Dong, brings his Michelin acclaim to White Orchid restaurant with a collaborative menu. Experience award-winning Asian fusion cuisine; take your taste buds on a journey across Asia with an exotic mix of Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Thai specialty dishes blending harmoniously with the tropical surrounds of the restaurant – a stilted over-water bungalow.

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Kanusan

Indian Ocean

Finolhu - Baa Atoll - MALDIVES

Located on the tip of the Kanufushi Island with sweeping views of the Indian Ocean, Finolhu Resort’s premium dining venue spans two dining areas: a relaxed indoor dining space, and an open lower deck which encapsulates the archetypal Maldivian experience of being surrounded by the sights and sounds of the sea. Centered around a stunning duck oven, Kanusan’s open kitchen puts its cuisine centre stage, embracing the theatricality of its Asian spirit. Classic favourites such as Mandarin roasted duck and Larb Gai are given a refreshing Kanusan twist, while newly created unique signature dishes include steamed snapper and lobster, black truffle roast duck and sliced blue abalone in Kanusan sauce. Seating up to 60 guests, Kanusan also features a vibrant overwater bar area.

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