Europe has some of the finest cuisine on the planet. Europe is famous for their swedish meatballs, Belgian Waffles, crepes, and of course, pizza. When visiting Europe, you may find yourself wondering where you can find all of the delicious European staples. Depending on where you’re staying, you might not have to look very far, as your next delicious meal might be right at your hotel. Hotel restaurants have recently stepped up their game and nowadays, they’re not only an appealing dining spot for travelers, but for locals as well. Hotel restaurants are not only convenient, they’re pretty affordable and serve up some impressive meals. Hotels most often have WIFI, so you can enjoy a nice breakfast, lunch, or dinner while communicating with friends through messenger, shopping some great stuff online, or entertaining yourself. So, you get the best of both worlds. When in Europe, there’s no need to look any further than the place you’re staying at for fine European cuisine. Here are some of the best European hotel restaurants to try.
La Pergola at Rome Cavalieri – Rome
La Pergola Rome is located at the top of the Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. The only Michelin three-star restaurant in Rome is situated on the ninth floor with gorgeous views of the Eternal City. The restaurant has a wine cellar with more than 60,000 bottles of wine, an extensive water menu with over 29 different waters, a cigar lounge, and a beautiful terrace lit up with candles. La Pergola’s menu is full of Italian delicacies, while still offering up global dishes as well. They also offer a Gourmet Menu which is a ten-course tasting menu that costs no less than €260,00. This hotel restaurant is ideal for special occasions, such as anniversaries, proposals, birthdays, and business men and women who want to meet for dinner.
Epicure at Le Bristol – Paris
This Michelin three-star restaurant is located in Le Bristol, one of Paris’ smartest hotels. Epicure is known as one of the best restaurants in all of Paris. You may choose to dine in their gorgeous dining room lit by golden chandeliers or outside in the garden courtyard when the weather is warmer. This luxury restaurant serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and their menu includes white pearl oysters, leeks, blue lobster, and yellow hen, among a host of other elaborate choices. If you’re looking for fine dining in Paris along with a four course menu with a wine list a mile long, Epicure is definitely the spot.
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal – London
Dinner by Heston is a gorgeous hotel restaurant located inside the Mandarin Hotel in London, England. In 2014, it was Restaurant Magazine’s fifth choice on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. The restaurant is very unique since it changes its menu every three months to include historical dishes ranging from the 14th to 19th centuries. Their most popular menu item is their “meat fruit,” which is a chicken liver mousse created to resemble a mandarin orange. Other unique menu items include spiced pigeon with ale and artichokes, roast halibut with leaf chicory and cockle ketchup, along with roast marrowbone royale which is smoked snails with radish. The restaurant has floor-to-ceiling glass walls, allowing diners to enjoy a view of the state-of-the-art kitchen. It is decorated beautifully, featuring ivory-painted walls with custom made porcelain wall sconces. If you want upscale dining with a unique, historical menu, dine here.
Relish at The Westin Grand – Berlin, Germany
This beautiful hotel restaurant, located inside The Westin, is known for its French and Asian cuisine. The location of the luxury hotel is just perfect, and when you dine here, you get a big panoramic view of the bustling street. When the weather is warm, you have the option of dining out on the terrace. The restaurant’s menu only features fresh foods cooked to perfection. Their motto is “Feed the body, nourish the soul.” The Relish’s menu varies by season, but includes rabbit galantine, roasted pulpo, grilled scallops, duck breast, and stuffed giant mushrooms, along with many other French delicacies. This cozy restaurant is highly recommended for both a couple’s intimate dinner, as well as business lunches.
Il Palagio at Four Seasons – Florence, Italy
II Palagio, in the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel, offers authentic Italian dishes with only the freshest ingredients. This award-winning restaurant is a favorite of locals, as well as tourists. Chef of the year, Vito Mollico, delivers a menu that focuses on traditional Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist. Mollico only uses the finest, freshest ingredients into his dishes from artisan producers. A tasting menu with fine wine pairings is offered here, as well as a wide variety of a la carte items available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. II Palagio is known for their famous brunch served every Sunday. When dining here, you can choose to dine indoors or out in the hotel garden.