Fine dining at At.mosphere, the world’s highest restaurant
January 27, 2011
Recently, the world's highest restaurant opened its doors to guests at Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building in Dubai. Called At.mosphere
, the restaurant sits 1,350-feet above the ground floor of Dubai's 2,717ft-high Burj Khalifa. Located on the 122nd floor, At.mosphere is one of the world's finest luxury dining and lounge experiences with unrivaled views of the Arabian Gulf. It is situated only two levels below "At the Top, Burj Khalifa," the tower's observatory deck. The At.mosphere restaurant can host over 210 guests and features a spacious arrival lobby, a main dining floor, private dining rooms and display cooking stations.
Offering a unique dining concept, the guests could choose to dine at the Grill or relax at the Lounge overlooking magnificent vistas of the world’s tallest performing fountains.
Mr. Mohamed Alabbar, Chairman, Emaar Properties PJSC, the developer of Burj Khalifa, said…
At.mosphere is about offering the best in dining. Every aspect of the restaurant has been carefully designed and executed - be it the elegant decor, warm ambience, food choice and service standards.
Mr. Marc Dardenne, Chief Executive Officer, Emaar Hospitality Group, which manages the outlet, said…
The choice of two dining concepts within At.mosphere adds to its diversity, making it the ultimate destination for not only high-profile guests who seek the world's best dining out experience but also for leisure guests.
American designer Adam Tihany, who designed the At.mosphere, said…
Up here, you feel elegant and luxurious, you feel sexy.
You are floating ... it's a journey. This is your luxury yacht in the sky.
I came up yesterday five times and after five times, you feel a bit dizzy. You only want to come up twice
At.mosphere features mahogany walls and ceilings, Adam Tihany furnishings, floors of cafe au lait limestone and hand-tufted carpet. You will also find a stunning beverage display and cellar. A nice lunch will set you back at least $80 and the dinner costs $121 per person. At.mosphere also has private rooms, but that will cost around $175 a head and your group must have at least eight people in it. Appetizers will set you back an average $50.
At.mosphere can be accessed by an express elevator that takes about a minute to reach the 122nd floor. Entrees cost an average $93.