Flavours to savour

Mandarin Oriental hotels have long been renowned for their excellence and innovation in food and beverage. We work with some of the best chefs in the world together with our own, home grown and enthusiastic culinary talent. From Michelin-starred dining to deliciously relaxed lunches, our restaurants offer unforgettable menus and experiences to savour against a backdrop of beautifully designed spaces.

Excite your taste buds by reading about our restaurants around the world.


The Eiffel Tower sparkles in the distance. A helicopter swoops down on New York’s skyline before making a sharp turn towards Lake Como. A goliath-sized image of Bette Midler dances across a JumboTron above Caesars Palace, while fireworks spew out from a volcano on Treasure Island… The full-sensory stimulation of a Saturday night in Las Vegas is unfolding brilliantly outside the windows of Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, at Twist, the latest restaurant from the French world-renowned chef, Pierre Gagnaire.


I am standing in Bar 8 at Mandarin Oriental’s new hotel, in the chicest spot on the chicest street in the chicest city in the world, the City of Light, taking in the wood walls inlaid with Lalique crystals and the post-modern Murano-glass chandelier, tumbling to the ground like a waterfall. Behind me is the bar’s centrepiece, a nine-ton slab of caramel-coloured Andalusian marble, sculpted by craftsmen in Carrara; in front, a vast, square glass door, like the entrance to the Starship Enterprise.


What’s a boy from Ames, Iowa, doing serving up ‘all-night-braised honeycomb tripe with baby fennel and stinging nettles’ at the smartest new restaurant in the nation’s capital? Here’s what. Last year, Mandarin Oriental pulled off a remarkable coup. They snagged chef Eric Ziebold from the French Laundry in Napa, where he had been cooking for eight years, and installed him in their signature restaurant, CityZen, at Mandarin Oriental in Washington D.C.