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The World's 50 Best Restaurants Have Been Named

By James Fenton

April 6, 2017 at 8:10am


As restaurant bucket lists go, this isn't a bad place to start. 

The annual ranking of the world's 50 best restaurants have been revealed and the 2017 list makes for a globetrotting jaunt around some of the best eateries on the planet.

Unfortunately, there aren't any Irish entries but there's enough places around Europe on the list for you to check out on your next continental holiday while pretty much every corner of the world is represented for those who like to travel further afield. 

So what's number one? None other that Eleven Madison Park in New York City where head chef Daniel Humm delights diners' tastebuds 10 course meals at the price of $295. Sure look, if it's the best in the world we reckon you're getting what you pay for. Check out the menu here

The full list is as follows. How many have you been to?

  1. Eleven Madison Park (New York City)
  2. Osteria Francescana (Modena, Italy)
  3. El Celler de Can Roca (Girona, Spain)
  4. Mirazur (Menton, France)
  5. Central (Lima) 
  6. Asador Etxebarri (Biscay, Spain)
  7. Gaggan (Bangkok) - Best restaurant in Asia
  8. Maido (Lima, Peru)
  9. Mugaritz (San Sebastian, Spain)
  10. Steirereck (Vienna)
  11. Blue Hill at Stone Barns (Pocantico Hills, New York) 
  12. Arpege (Paris)
  13. Alain Ducasse Au Plaza Athenee (Paris) 
  14. Restaurant Andre (Singapore)
  15. Piazza Duomo (Alba, Italy)
  16. D.O.M. (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
  17. Le Bernardin (New York City)
  18. Narisawa (Tokyo, Japan)
  19. Geranium (Copenhagen)
  20. Pujol (Mexico City)
  21. Alinea (Chicago)
  22. Quintonil (Mexico City)
  23. White Rabbit (Moscow)
  24. Amber (Hong Kong)
  25. Tickets (Barcelona)
  26. Clove Club (London)
  27. The Ledbury (London)
  28. Nahm (Bangkok)
  29. Le Calandre (Rubano, Italy)
  30. Arzak (San Sebastian, Spain)
  31. Alleno Paris au Pavillon Ledoyen (Paris) 
  32. Attica (Melbourne) 
  33. Astrid (Lima, Peru)
  34. De Librije (Zwolle, Netherlands)
  35. Septime (Paris) 
  36. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal (London)
  37. Saison (San Francisco)
  38. Azurmendi (Larrabetzu, Spain)
  39. Relae (Copenhagen)
  40. Cosme (New York) 
  41. Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet (Shanghai)
  42. Borago (Santiago)
  43. Reale (Castel di Sangro, Italy)
  44. Brae (Birregurra, Australia)
  45. Den (Tokyo), 
  46. L'Astrance (Paris)
  47. Vendome (Bergisch Gladbach, Germany)
  48. Restaurant Tim Raue (Berlin)
  49. Tegui (Buenos Aires) 
  50. Hof Van Cleve (Kruishoutem, Belgium)

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