The 50 best restaurants in the world in 2018

The annual list of the best restaurants in the world (The World’s 50 Best Restaurants) has been published. The gala is usually held mid-year, with the presence of members of the Academy, composed of more than 1,000 experts from the catering sector, including chefs, restaurant owners, recognized foodies and food critics. This Academy is made up of 26 regions around the world, each consisting of 40 members and a president. It has been voted once again evaluating cultural and artistic values ​​of haute cuisine and the result is a spectacular list. The value of the votes has a truly authentic character because these awards are totally impartial and independent and have relied on the professional services of the Deloitte consultancy.


In this ranking are all kinds of culinary trends, however, they all have a common link: the highest level. These restaurants are known and awarded for reinventing gastronomy and making the most of the taste of the first quality products they have. This year 6 new restaurants have been added.


This time the annual awards ceremony took place at the Euskalduna Palace in Bilbao, Spain. In addition, our country currently has seven restaurants on the list, more than any other nation in the world. In this link you can discover some of the most impressive dishes of these restaurants, made with creativity and elegance.


Ranking of the 50 best restaurants in the world:

  1. Osteria Francescana (Modena, Italy) *the best restaurant in Europe*
  2. El Celler de Can Roca (Girona, Spain)
  3. Mirazur (Menton, France)
  4. Eleven Madison Park (New York City, USA) *the best restaurant in North America*
  5. Gaggan (Bangkok, Thailand) *the best restaurant in Asia*
  6. Central (Lima, Peru) *the best restaurant in South America*
  7. Maido (Lima, Peru)
  8. Arpege (Paris, France)
  9. Mugaritz (San Sebastian, Spain)
  10. Asador Etxebarri (Axpe, Spain)
  11. Quintonil (Mexico City, Mexico)
  12. Blue Hill at Stone Barns (Pocantico Hills, New York, USA)
  13. Pujol (Mexico City, Mexico)
  14. Steirereck (Vienna, Austria)
  15. White Rabbit (Moscow, Russia)
  16. Piazza Duomo (Alba, Italy)
  17. Den (Tokyo, Japan) *best rise*
  18. Disfrutar (Barcelona, ​​Spain) *best newcomer*
  19. Geranium (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  20. Attica (Melbourne, Australia)
  21. Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée (Paris, France)
  22. Narisawa (Tokyo, Japan)
  23. Le Calandre (Rubano, Italy)
  24. Ultraviolet (Shanghai, China)
  25. Cosme (New York City, USA)
  26. Le Bernardin (New York City, USA)
  27. Boragó (Santiago, Chile)
  28. Odette (Singapore) *new*
  29. Alléno Paris au Pavillon Ledoyen (Paris, France)
  30. D.O.M. (São Paulo, Brazil)
  31. Arzak (San Sebastian, Spain)
  32. Tickets (Barcelona, ​​Spain)
  33. The Clove Club (London, UK)
  34. Alinea (Chicago, USA)
  35. Maaemo (Oslo, Norway) *new*
  36. Reale (Castel Di Sangro, Italy)
  37. Restaurant Tim Raue (Berlin, Germany)
  38. Lyle’s (London, UK) *new*
  39. Astrid y Gastón (Lima, Peru)
  40. Septime (Paris, France)
  41. Nihonryori RyuGin (Tokyo, Japan)
  42. Ledbury (London, UK)
  43. Azurmendi (Larrabetzu, Spain) *sustainability award*
  44. Mikla (Istanbul, Turkey) *new*
  45. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal (London, UK)
  46. Saison (San Francisco, USA)
  47. Schloss Schauenstein (Fürstenau, Switzerland) *new*
  48. Hiša Franko (Kobarid, Slovenia) *new*
  49. Nahm (Bangkok, Thailand)
  50. Test Kitchen (Cape Town, South Africa) *Africa’s best restaurant*

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