SkyCity, originally known as the Eye of the Needle, is a revolving restaurant situated atop the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington. It features a 14-foot-deep (4.3 m) carousel (or ring-shaped) dining floor on which sit patrons' tables, chairs, and dining booths. The floor revolves on a track and wheel system, which weighs roughly 125 tons, at a rate of one revolution every 47 minutes.
The restaurant was designed by John Graham & Company, patterned after the La Ronde they had built atop the Ala Moana Center in 1963. Due to the balance and precision of its design, the floor's rotation is accomplished using just a single 1½-horsepower motor.
SkyCity serves Pacific Northwest cuisine and features local seafood, steak, chicken and vegetarian menu items. The restaurant is considered fine dining, and has a casual dress code. The seating is arranged to provide every table with an unobstructed view of the Seattle metropolitan area.