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|August 29, 2012|
Flying waiters serve diners at Thailand’s treetop restaurant
London: If you are visiting Thailand any time soon, don’t forget to check in the world’s only restaurant where diners are seated in a bird’s nest. The giant wicker pods, which look just like the straw-meshed abodes of birds, are perched in
treetops 16ft above the ground.
Once nestled inside, diners get an eagle-eyed view of the stunning rain forest and surrounding
coastline of the luxury Soneva Kirl Resort in Thailand , the Daily Mail reported.
Each two-seater pod has a landing strip where the acrobatic server can perch to take orders
and delivers food and drink.
And, rather than take a ladder up, diners are gently hoisted up inside the pod by a winch,
which allows the nest to go up and down.
Bird’s nest diners are served traditional Thai delicacies, including fish caught from the
Its website suggests visitors, who pay 14,000 baht for a meal for two – “feast on organic fare
by starlight overlooking the midnight blue Gulf of Thailand ”.
The resort, on the island of Koh Kood , also offers a service of dropping travellers off by
speedboat on a deserted beach to enjoy a picnic.
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