The Ides at The Wythe, New York City – The Ides in Williamsburg may have the best views of New York City. It looks across the East River to the whole of Manhattan.
360 Istanbul, Istanbul – In addition to an unbeatable panoramic view and its octopus shish kebab, 360 Istanbul is also said to have some of the wildest nightlife in town.
Catch, Guangzhou, China – Guests that can tear themselves away from staring at Catch restaurant's 100th-story views of Guangzhou might want to check out the open kitchen.
Duck and Waffle, London – Being the highest restaurant in London, Duck and Waffle has some of the city's most hard-to-get tables. Luckily it's open for 24 hours, so there are more time slots to book.
Le Foundouk, Marrakech, Morocco – For a romantic candlelit dinner in Marrakech, it's tough to beat Le Foundouk. Guests are led to the rooftop restaurant by lantern-bearing staff.
Sirocco, Bangkok – As the highest alfresco restaurant in the world, Sirocco serves up high-end international cuisine and an amazing view of Bangkok.
Le Jules Verne, Paris – The Eiffel Tower's Le Joules Verne restaurant is helmed by Michelin star chef Alain Ducasse. The five-course experience menu comes recommended.
Dos Cielos, Barcelona – Rooftop eateries can sometimes coast on mediocre food -- but not Dos Cielos. The Michelin-star restaurant dishes out some of the most innovative cuisine in Barcelona.
El Techo, San Francisco – El Techo is a scenic terrace restaurant with a hip basement-dive vibe. It offers views all the way to San Francisco Bay.
Terraco Italia, Sao Paulo – Sitting on the 42nd floor of Edifício Italia, the third highest building in Brazil, Terraco Italia dishes out classic Italian flavors, including freshly made ravioli.
Aroma, Rome – Aroma's huge picture windows help diners to enjoy the views of both the Colosseum and Emperor Nero's Gardens.
Sky on 57, Singapore – Sky on 57, together with a number of bars, restaurants and an infinity pool, sits on the rooftop of Marina Bay Sands, Singapore's entertainment and hotel complex.
360 Bar and Dining, Sydney – 360 Bar and Dining's rotating restaurant has a focus on contemporary Australian cooking and ingredients, like blue mussels, Sydney rock oysters and Queensland kobe beef.