What restaurants around the world are really worthy of a trip for a good pic on the 'gram? We investigate.
Let’s not be hypocritical. As much as we refuse to become Insta slaves, who choose their holiday destinations and dinner places depending on the Instagrammability of said location, we never deprive ourselves the pleasure of sharing our #prettyplates and #stunningview on social media. So if you want to eat well and give your followers serious FOMO, we have gathered some suggestions of the most Instagrammable restaurants in the world.
Aroma at Palazzo Manfredi, Rome
Located in the Palazzo Manfredi in Rome, Michelin-starred restaurant Aroma offers a breathtaking view on the Colosseum, the Imperial Forum and the Domus Aurea. With an intimate setting of 28 seats and the most stunning background, the restaurant is led by Roman-born Chef Di Lorio, who has been at the helm of Aroma since it opened in 2010. To do justice to the site, the chef has developed a menu that marries his mastery of traditional Italian cooking with his flair for fresh ingredients and ideas.
The Mirror Room at Hotel Irma, Merano, Italy
With floor to ceiling windows separated by mirrored panes, the restaurant of the Hotel Irma feels like an invitation into the natural green surroundings. In the plates, diners can enjoy locally sourced ingredients and herbs grown on site among the rose gardens. Set in a private park, the hotel is located just 10 minutes walk from the historic town centre of Merano, itself well-worthy of a few posts on the old ‘gram.
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Ice Q, Sölden, Austria
Enjoy a lunch at 3000 metres above sea level in Das Central Hotel’s Ice Q, the highest gourmet restaurant in the Alps. Starred as the Hoffler Klinik in James Bond’s Spectre, this stunning place hosts a panoramic terrace with views across Germany, Austria and Italy. From exquisite wines from selected winegrowers to the fine cuisine, exquisite snacks and the breathtaking backdrop of the Ötztal Alps, this restaurant awarded one toque by Gault Millau is sure to make you feel as special as 007.
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Pink Mamma, Paris
If you are looking for great Italian food in the heart of Paris, and also the best background for some shameless selfies, Pink Mamma is the place to go. With Neapolitan pizza, scrumptious homemade pasta and a tiramisu to die for, the trattoria attracts locals and tourists alike. If you can, try and get a seat on the top floor, which is like a greenhouse in the middle of the French capital, and take some pictures on the stairs along the way.
Created by restaurateur Mourad Mazouz and celebrated French chef Pierre Gagnaire, Sketch is like a theme park in the middle of London. With five different spaces, each as beautiful and Instagrammable as the next, you will get plenty of opportunities to update your profile pics. Enter The Glade, an enchanted evergreen forest, for breakfast or lunch, make your way to the Gallery, a pink Art Deco inspired room for afternoon tea, then head straight to The Lecture Room, a two Michelin-starred restaurant for dinner. Every area will offer you the most stunning backdrop you could dream of so don’t be shy and get snapping.
Plum by Bent Chair, New Delhi
A restaurant set inside a furniture shop, Plum serves pan-asian cuisine within the creative decor of the products range. Everything, from the plates and cutlery on the table to the paintings on the walls, is available for the customer to buy. With its dark walks, the quirky colourful restaurant is a collection of embellished mirrors, crystals, art work, lights and plants hanging from the ceiling have been used to create a surreal Garden of Eden.
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Posada Margarita, Tulum, Mexico
Posada Margarita is a little heaven laid on the beach in Tulum, Mexico. A boutique hotel and a restaurant, this peaceful retreat exudes boho vibes, with rustic looking furniture and upscaled ornaments - making it look like a Pinterest board for cool interior inspiration. After taking a few snaps of the place, you will be able to enjoy the most delicious Italian food, made by actual Italians. The menu features recipes passed down from the chef’s Genoese grandmother, including homemade pasta, focaccia baked in house daily and scrumptious gelato. The traditional Italian food is prepared with sustainable local ingredients such as seafood from local fishermen and organic vegetables grown in the Yucatan Peninsula.