Everyone has to eat and everyone loves a good restaurant. What makes one restaurant better than another? Beautiful surroundings, friendly staff, and delicious food are considered when finding the best of the best. Each September in London, the 50 Best Restaurants are determined. This list motivates chefs to create more tasteful cuisines and gives us normal people a great guide to eating out. Here is the list of the top ten best and famous restaurants around the world.
10. The Ledbury
Located in London, UK, The Ledbury serves modern French cuisine in a classical dining area. A typical dinner for two at this restaurant would cost around $270. Although the dished are not visually striking, they are full of deeply layered flavors. Local suppliers mean fresh dishes daily.
Located in Chicago, USA, Alinea serves modern style cooking with completely unique ideas. Some of these ideas include serving lily blossoms in a main dish. A typical dinner for two costs around $420. The price may be high but the standards of art are even higher.
Located in San Sebastian, Spain, Arzak is a family restaurant that has been part of the best restaurants in the world since it opened in 1989. A meal for two is likely to cost around $530. The dish the Arzak is most famous for is Squid with onion and lemon sauce.
D.O.M., short for Deo Optimis Maximus, means “God is the best.” This fine dining restaurant serves up dishes of the Brazilian-Amazonian cuisine. The chef actually travelled to the Amazon to test ingredients for his dishes. A meal for two costs around $400 and is full of unusual flavors. D.O.M. is one of the best restaurants in South America.
The second restaurant on this list located in San Sebastian, Spain, Mugaritz is a surprising restaurant. The dishes served here are known as shocking and are priced at about $235 per person. Named after an oak tree, this restaurant is delectable and delicious.
The second restaurant located in London, UK, Dinner serves typical British food with a modern flair. A meal for two rolls in around $230. For your dining pleasure, Dinner has a historical ambiance with dishes displayed from the 14th and 19th centuries. The two most famous meals at Dinner are the meat fruit and chicken liver mousse.
4. Eleven Madison Park
The second restaurant on this list from America is Eleven Madison Park in New York. This restaurant serves French cuisine surrounded by Art Deco furnishings. The view is quite spectacular through their floor to ceiling windows. Dining at Eleven Madison Park is a treat for both your palette and your eyes. A meal for two at this restaurant ranges around $450.
3. Osteria Francescana
The second year in a row at third place is Osteria Francescana. A mix of traditional and modern ingredients makes Osteria Francescana a tastefully appealing restaurant in Modena, Italy. A meal for two costs somewhere between $360-$525 at this famous restaurant.
2. El Celler de Can Roca
Located in Girona, Spain, Ell Celler de Can Roca is known for having wines from the five continents. The Spanish-Catalan cuisine at El Celler de Can Roca will cost two people around $390-480 to enjoy. Run by three brothers, this restaurant is a true gem in dining experiences.
The number one restaurant is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Noma is known for their dish experimentation. The chef likes to discover new tastes and use unexpected ingredients in all of his masterpieces. The Nordic cuisine at Noma will cost 2 people about $600 to appreciate.
All of the top restaurants are upscale and extravagant, although some are less formal. Reservations are nearly impossible to obtain, so book early and be very flexible with your dates and times. Good luck enjoying the delicious tastes and gorgeous furnishings of these top ten restaurants in the world.