World's First All-glass Undersea Restaurant

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  1. Falcon

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    The World's First All-glass Undersea Restaurant Opens

    The Maldives | 15 April marks the day that the first ever all-glass undersea restaurant in the world opens its doors for business at the Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa. It will sit five meters below the waves of the Indian Ocean , surrounded by a vibrant coral reef and encased in clear acrylic offering diners 270-degrees of panoramic underwater views.

    "We have used aquarium technology to put diners face-to-face with the stunning underwater environment of the Maldives ", says Carsten Schieck, General Manager of Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa. "Our guests always comment on being blown away by the colour, clarity, and beauty of the underwater world in the Maldives, so it seemed the perfect idea to build a restaurant where diners can experience fine cuisine and take time to enjoy the views - without ever getting their feet wet."

    Created by MJ Murphy Ltd, a design consultancy based in New Zealand , Ithaa's distinctive feature is the use of curved transparent acrylic walls and roof, similar to those used in aquarium attractions. "The fact that the entire restaurant except for the floor is made of clear acrylic makes this unique in the world," continues Schieck, "We are currently planting a coral garden on the reef to add to the spectacular views of the rays, sharks and many colourful fish that live around the area.
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    Now whose joining me for lunch next week?:)
     
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    Now that is an awesome restaurant. :1:
     
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    wow it is freeking excelent ;)
     
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    i think one opened in dubai in the new skyscraper a while back
     
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    Whoa!!! That's nice...
     
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    Awesome!!!!!!! :)
     
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    Nice pics. I wonder where the kitchen is?
     
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    That is cool, but how do they keep all those fish around the restaurant ?
     
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    Wow, awesome...
     
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    Awsome! Would love to have a meal there!
     
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    Like how we stare at them in our tanks - thats exactly what they must be doing!;)
     
  14. Falcon

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    lmao your mind dude your mind..... :biggrin:

    hey maybe they feed them,they did mention that they planting a coral garden also..
     
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    Stunning!
     
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    trad Fish, thats the word!

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    a bit small
     
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    Wow very nice.

    Poor lobster looking form out side at his buddy on your plate. :lol:
     
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    mmm some of those would make awsome bachelor pads :)
     
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