19 Destination Worthy Places To Check Off Of Your Bucket List
Drink on the beach in St. Kitts, dine cliffside in Cabo, or relax under a lush jungle canopy in Singapore. No matter what, you’re bound to find something exciting to do anywhere on the globe through Tock. Here are some excellent destination-worthy places for you to check out on your next trip.
MasterChef winner Sven-Hanson Britt prepares globally-inspired cuisine at Oxeye. This intimate restaurant in central London serves a single tasting menu featuring world-class British ingredients and wines from around the UK. Reserve a table for an experience where “anything is possible”.
Named after the freethinkers of the ’50s and ’60s, this bespoke bohemian hotel offers food, drinks, and wellness experiences across a 7-acre property in Rías Baixas. Start your day with brunch on the Cabana. Then, experience chef Marcos Campos’ borderless culinary journey on the Terraza. Finally, grab a nightcap in the Salon.
Located on the 17th floor of the Park Hyatt Toronto sits Writers Room, a reimagined rooftop bar paying homage to the shared moments of literary legends. Take in the sights of Toronto’s iconic skyline with hand-crafted cocktails and shareable plates.
Lone Eagle Grille
Lake Tahoe, NV
Lake Tahoe’s shimmering azure water serves as the perfect backdrop for Lone Eagle Grille. Go for a seafood, steak, and sparkling wine-filled American fine dining experience.
SHOR American Seafood Grill
Awarded as Tampa’s ‘Best Beach Front Restaurant’, SHOR American Seafood Grill offers coastal food, drinks, and beachside views of the bay. Treat yourself to seared scallops, lobster mac n’ cheese, and a passion fruit aperol spritz.
The Fat Duck
This year marks the 25th anniversary of The Fat Duck. To celebrate this milestone, Heston Blumenthal’s experimental 3 Michelin-starred restaurant presents the Anthology series, a retrospective of their most unique dishes created since their inception. Reserve your spot for September’s Volume 5 menu.
For lush dining in the heart of Calgary, Orchard is a must. This immersive and elegant restaurant specializes in Asian-inspired Mediterranean cuisine, provoking unexpected and unique flavors. Make sure to try the soy glazed sablefish or bucatini with gochujang.
Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S.
A restaurant carved into a cliffside. Sunset Monalisa overlooks the bay of Cabo San Lucas while serving three different multi-course Mediterranean menus. For a sensory overload, order the 7-course seafood-centric Monalisa experience.
Hau Tree Restaurant
This oceanfront restaurant’s open-air dining room rests on the golden sands of Kaimana beach in Honolulu. Sit under the shade of the Hau tree for lemon ricotta pancakes and a mango tequila sunrise at brunch. Then, stay for rosé all day.
Six seats, one menu, ~20 courses. Dine at Pasture’s exclusive chef’s counter for a tasting of seasonal foods driven by wood-fire, fermentation, and time.
Chef Peter Merriman introduces guests to regional Hawaiian cuisine with his unique style and pioneering farm-to-table dining concept at Merriman’s Maui. Explore the 3-course prix fixe menu with a Kalua pig quesadilla, harissa-spiced wild shrimp and scallops, and pineapple-macadamia nut bread pudding.
Restaurant ENDLOS by Weltrad
Schönebeck (Elbe), SA
Get a view of the Elbe river from Restaurant ENDLOS by Weltrad’s al fresca dining space in Schönebeck. Here, regional ingredients and modern cooking techniques are mixed with steakhouse ideals for an endlessly enjoyable eating experience. Order the new 12-course family sharing platter, or try signature prix fixe dishes like beef “stroganov” and spicy duck chimchuri.
Four Pillars Gin Distillery
Go down under for globally acclaimed and award-winning spirits from Four Pillars Gin Distillery. Started by three mates and one copper still named Wilma, Four Pillars has been producing gin from orange, juniper, and lemon myrtle botanicals since 2013. Visit the distillery in Healesville for tours, group tastings, and masterclasses about all things gin.
“We want to reinvent ourselves, but we don’t want to lose who we are,” said Maaemo’s chef and owner, Esben Homboe Bang. After temporarily closing in 2019, the restaurant reopened in 2020, quickly regaining its 3 Michelin stars at the beginning of last year. Travel to Oslo for a world-renowned seasonal tasting menu and wine pairing where the unique flavors of Nordic cuisine are embodied.
Mexico City, MX
Ranked on The 50 Best World’s Restaurants list since 2015, Alejandra Flores and Jorge Vallejo aim to express Mexican flavors with a personal touch. Try the grilled avocado tartare, charcoal-roasted chicken, and ocosingo ball cheese flan from their prix fixe menu.
Expect the unexpected. Part restaurant, part art-instillation, Alchemist’s multi-sensory journey explores the ideas of holistic cuisine over 4-6 hours of eating, drinking, and traveling through physical space. Make this a must-visit destination when you are in Copenhagen.
The Black Swan at Oldstead
Farm-to-table taken to a whole other level. Awarded as the UK’s Best Fine Dining Restaurant in 2020 by Trip Advisor, The Black Swan at Oldstead’s cuisine is inspired by the produce grown and developed on their farm in North York Moors National Park. The tasting menu blends the rich produce foraged from Oldstead with the creativity of modern dining.
The Stone Barn
Serving food from the hearth. Order the Origins menu for boneless lamb loin and Madagascar chocolate ganache, or get the Banana Bay menu for king prawn & red snapper with white chocolate mascarpone crémeux.