One&Only Gorilla's Nest


The fresh, seasonal flavours of Rwanda served in a myriad of enchanting settings.




With a bountiful chef’s garden, exceptional local providers, and ultra-talented chefs, our food story is born of Rwanda and inspired by the world. Seasonal, organic, and always connected to place, you can follow the journey of each creation from field to fork.

Restaurants at One&Only Gorilla's Nest

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The Nest

A place for nourishment, inspiration, indulgence, and warm service, The Nest is the resort’s main all-day restaurant and it celebrates Rwandan beauty from every angle.


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Bars & Lounges

The essence of Virunga comes alive in mixology found nowhere else on the planet.

Bars & Lounges at One&Only Desaru Coast

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The Nest Bar

From jungle-inspired cocktails to international wines and spirits, The Nest Bar offers the perfect drop for every occasion.

Enjoy the resort’s signature ingredients, namely rose petal and eucalyptus, grown freshly around the grounds. Infused in refreshing lemonades, quirky cocktails, and teas, the aroma is simply born of Virunga.

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Pool Bar

Serving colourful juices by day, evolving into creative cocktails by night, the spa’s own pool bar is a hub for refreshment and flavour.


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