Top 10 Casino Restaurants In The World

Casinos
and top-class restaurants go hand-in-hand. The reasoning is simple — when
you’re having a great night, or day out, you want good food too.

The
world’s top casinos, usually home to luxury hotels, keep their customers in the
building by housing some of the globe’s finest eateries too. There’s no need to
go anywhere else.

But it’s not all about buffets, bar food and big chains. Some casino restaurants are attractions in their own right, offering hungry high-rollers imaginative menus dreamt up by world class chefs, immersive dining, glamorous dress codes and creative cocktails.

Here
— while dreaming of our next trip in safer times — we’ve collated a handy list
of our picks for the top 10 casino restaurants in the world. So pop open the
bubbly, sit back and decide where you’d like to dine…

Restaurant Guy Savoy
Image: caesars.com

Regularly billed as one of the best restaurants in Vegas, this French fine dining restaurant is hailed by public reviewers and critics alike.

That’s no surprise, as Head Chef and owner Guy Savoy has conceived a group of Michelin star-winning restaurants.

Of
course, an elegant European eatery at a popular casino such as Caesars Palace
was bound to be a big hit.

And
at this classy mainstay on the casino food scene, you’ll find all the glamorous
features you’d expect on the à la carte menu, including oysters, caviar, soup
with black truffle and lobster.

Reviewers
on Tripadvisor rate the dedicated bread, dessert and Champagne carts, as well
as the 13-course tasting menu and overall dining experience.

Top of the World Restaurant at The Strat Hotel & Casino
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It’s tough to go fine dining in Vegas and not try this one.

A
fixture as much for the experience as the food, the Top of the World Restaurant
at The Strat Hotel & Casino sits over 840 ft above Vegas’s valley floor,
allowing for sweeping views of the city.

And
what’s more, this famous dine out destination revolves 360 degrees every 80
minutes, making it a must-see in its own right.

The
restaurant has scooped awards for its dining and its excellent wine. Diners can
select from a range of seafood including shrimp, oyster, lobster and crab, plus
steaks and pasta.

Reviewers
on Tripadvisor praise the observation deck, the revolving aspect and the chance
to watch bungee jumpers as you eat…

Robuchon au Dôme
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This is special.

Regularly
named among the best restaurants in the world, full stop, and arguably offering
the top gastronomic experience in Asia, the Robuchon au Dôme sits in the dome
feature atop the extravagant and iconic architecture of the Grand Lisboa hotel
and casino skyscraper.

Aside
from the spectacular aesthetic, including a cascading crystal chandelier, the
French restaurant has a wine list reaching into the tens of thousands and has
received Michelin stars.

Although
top French chef Joël
Robuchon
has passed on now, his legacy is about as renowned as it gets.

Tripadvisor
reviewers talk about the Napoleon cake, dessert cart and French cheeses. Yum.

Wing Lei Palace
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We couldn’t leave Macau without giving a nod to a top restaurant showcasing Cantonese food. But Wing Lei Palace deserves its place, having been given the stamp of excellence by many of the world’s top guides.

This
Chinese fine dining spot hits all the senses as diners drift through a garden
filled with thousands of flowers to reach the rather royal gold, white and
green-decorated restaurant with views of Wynn Palace’s famous ‘Performance
Lake’.

Customers
can book private rooms with en-suite bathrooms and lakeside terraces.

But
back to the food, you’ll feast on dim sum, bean curd, Peking duck and roasted
goose with plum sauce.

Tripadvisor
reviewers placed the dim sum as a highlight, along with watching the fountains.

Bobby Flay Steak, The Borgata Hotel, Atlantic City, US

Bobby Flay Steak, The Borgata Hotel
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We couldn’t complete a restaurant casino top 10 list without heading to Atlantic City, too.

Bobby
Flay Steak hits the spot here, with its ‘modern twist on the traditional
steakhouse’.

Offering
classy comfort food right on the Empire Boardwalk, its signature is the
‘Philadelphia-style strip steak’ but you can also chow down on fare like tuna,
burrata and dishes from the ‘lobster bar’, such as lobster-crab cake.

However,
for reviewers on Tripadvisor it’s the lamb that’s the star of the show. Wash it
all down with something from the wine menu or cocktail selection.

Buddha-Bar, Place du Casino, Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Buddha-Bar, Place du Casino
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Billing itself as a ‘lounge-like’ restaurant, Buddha-Bar is heavily influenced by Japanese and Thai cultures, design and, of course, food.

Striking
features in the converted concert hall include a seven-meter-high ceiling, a
huge Buddha statue and open-air terraces.

But
the biggest draw is thankfully the food, with the sushi, sashimi and a range of
pan-Asian dishes earning rave reviews.

Tripadvisor
comments note it for its Champagne, sushi, atmosphere and live DJ.

Le Train Bleu, Casino de Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Le Train Bleu, Casino de Monte-Carlo
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This eatery is so chic it’s set in a reproduction of a train restaurant car.

Lauded
for a long time by those in the ‘casi-know’, Le Train Bleu or ‘The Blue Train’
is actually a fine Italian restaurant…but still with plenty of French (or Monégasque)
flair.

Designed
with Belle Époque decor,
this is a sophisticated spot you’ll need to dress up for. Then simply select from an indulgent à la
carte menu that’s translated into Italian, French and English.

You’ll
have plenty of seafood, tortellini and saffron risotto to sample, as well as a
cheese platter and puddings including a ‘dolce del momento’ or ‘sweet of the
moment’.

The Ritz Restaurant, London
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Gentlemen, you must remember to wear a jacket and tie here. Because it’s The Ritz and it’s London.

The
Grade II listed five-star hotel will transport you back to a bygone era and the
Michelin-starred restaurant will tempt your tastebuds before you head into the
basement Ritz Club casino.

Against
a backdrop of chandeliers, marble columns and park views, you’ll dine on fancy
foods like lobster, crab, local fish or duck liver with damson and pistachio,
dig into classic desserts and have access to gourmet vegan and vegetarian food.

If
you choose the right night you may even be treated to a live pianist too.

Heliot Steak House, The Hippodrome Casino
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For something just as lovely but a little bit more low-key in London, The Hippodrome Casino is home to what it modestly calls the English capital’s ‘best steak house’.

We’ll
leave that up to you decide, but what we can tell you is that the 100-seat
restaurant overlooks a casino gaming floor so you can keep an eye on the action.
It’s also home to a late-night bar.

As
well as USDA prime steaks, which you can have topped with lobster tail, there’s
seriously posh mac ’n’ cheese, sea bass, goat cheese ‘lollipops’ with lemon
curd, grilled octopus, vegan sliders, and even almond millefeuille among the
desserts.

Waku Ghin, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

sea urchin at Waku Ghin
Image: tripadvisor.com

In a city that loves its gourmet street food, you know a casino restaurant must be good if it’s as famous as Waku Ghin.

The
two Michelin-starred spot serves Euro-Japanese fusion food crafted from fresh
and seasonal ingredients.

Top
chef Tetsuya Wakuda is famous for his combination of French and East Asian
cooking styles and influences that result in mesmerizing plate presentation.

Made
for those that love elegant small plates and minimalist style, previous
exciting menus have featured sea urchin, Okinawa spinach and yuzu granita.

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