1. Tangerine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sitting on the 51st floor of The Face Suites, this classy fine dining restaurant is where you’d want to have dinner while enjoying the beautiful urban sunset illuminating the city skyscrapers.
On top of the sophisticated all-marble interior and floor-to-ceiling windows that fill the dining space with natural daylight, the “new kid on the block” – it just opened its door last December – prides itself for using only quality imported ingredients to create all the modern Western dishes on its menu.
2. Stellar, Singapore
If you’ve ever searched “best restaurants with a view in Singapore”, this would’ve been high up on the rankings.
So, don’t leave without making your way to Raffles Place, the island’s centre of the financial district, and savour some “progressive Australian cuisine” – as the award-winning restaurant calls it – with one of the best views of The Lion City, 62 levels above ground (that’s 282 metres, or 925 feet above sea level).
Headed by executive chef Christopher Millar, whose impressive résumé includes Melbourne’s legendary Windsor Hotel), the restaurant is known for highlighting a star ingredient and its flavours and textures in each dish.
3. Above Eleven, Bangkok, Thailand
Looking for the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the Thai capital? This rooftop bar and restaurant atop Fraser Suites may just be it.
The venue, which serves an adventurous menu of Japanese-Peruvian fusion cuisine in a bold and hip setting, aims to excite everyone’s taste buds, including vegetarians.
4. Sorae Restaurant & Lounge, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
This sleek restaurant and sake bar, on level 24 of a 25-storey high-rise building in Ho Chi Minh City, does not disappoint.
Its authentic and elegant Japanese fare is prepared using the finest and freshest of ingredients sourced locally and from Japan.
Yet, it is not only the opulent décor that’s to die for – but there’s also the view of the glistening city that keeps both locals and tourists coming back again and again.