40 best restaurants in the world
Some establishments offer such exquisite dishes, incredible views and an amazing atmosphere that many people are ready to go even to the ends of the world to try it all. From the “Snow Village” in Finland to the underwater restaurant in the Maldives – these are 40 unforgettable places for which it’s worth traveling thousands of kilometers. Al-Mahara is located inside the luxury Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai and claims to be the best seafood in town. Through the golden arch you find yourself in the dining room, in the center of which there is a stunning aquarium, so guests can watch sharks, stingrays and other amazing fish swimming by lunch. Decorated in the style of Alice in Wonderland, White Rabbit Restaurant, which offers panoramic views of Moscow from the 16th floor, offers Russian dishes, including caviar and truffles. This year he took 23rd place in the ranking of the 50 best restaurants in the world. And in the ranking of the 100 best restaurants in the world, this time in the first place was El Celler De Can Roca in Girona, Spain. The establishment is run by three brothers who form the perfect trio: a chef, pastry chef and sommelier. Peter Luger was opened in New York at the end of the 19th century.
Although the interior resembles an unpretentious brasserie, the Brooklyn restaurant is listed in the Michelin Guide. It serves traditional steakhouse dishes and still only accepts cash. Located on the beach in Barcelona, the Can Majó menu offers many fresh seafood, including the Spanish favorite paella: saffron-flavored rice with seafood and chorizo. Maní is located in a former residential building in one of the suburbs of São Paulo – Jardin Paulistano.
The atmosphere here seems homely and natural, but this restaurant is considered one of the best in the world: this year it ranked 41st in the list of 50 best restaurants in the world. The Tokyo sushi restaurant Sukiyabashi Jirō has gained popularity thanks to the documentary Jiro Sushi Dreams, as well as after President Obama dined there with the Japanese Prime Minister. Despite the fact that the restaurant is located in the basement of an office building, it is assigned three Michelin stars. Lunch lasts only about 30 minutes and costs no more than 17 thousand rubles, but the sushi prepares sushi here, and they will be the freshest you have ever tasted. Located on a cliff, Sierra Mar Restaurant at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California, USA offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean from floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, as well as an excellent wine list. D.O.M. São Paulo specializes in Brazilian dishes, the ingredients for which are found in the Amazon rainforest.
This year the restaurant took ninth place in the list of 50 best restaurants in the world. Ithaa Restaurant, which calls itself “the best transparent underwater restaurant in the world”, is located five meters below sea level on Rangali Island, Maldives. During your meal, guests will be surrounded by coral gardens and exotic marine life. Located on the roof of the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Istanbul, 360Istanbul East is a restaurant, bar and club in one package, plus a summer terrace and an infinity pool. Blindekuh (“blind cow” – German) – two establishments in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland.
The restaurant claims to be the first of its kind: in complete darkness, guests are served by blind waiters. Per Se is often called the New York version of California’s The French Laundry. It has three Michelin stars, uses French cooking methods and offers a tasting menu – regular and vegetarian – of nine dishes that change daily. Located in Bangkok, Gaggan prepares innovative Indian dishes that this year brought him 10th place in the ranking of the best restaurants in the world. Every year in Lainio, Finland, out of 20 thousand tons of snow and 350 tons of ice, the “Snow Village” is built. The temperature in the restaurant, which specializes in local cuisine, ranges from -2 ° to -5 ° Celsius, so visitors have to wrap themselves up.
The ice hotel is not warmer, so you have to sleep in clothes. Located on the scenic shores of Natai Beach in Phuket, Thailand, Aziamendi Restaurant has earned three Michelin stars. It is led by the youngest Spanish chef in history, Eneco Atha. The menu is a fancy mix of Spanish, Basque and Thai cuisine. Mi Casa José Andresa, known as one of the best Spanish restaurants in Puerto Rico, is located in the Ritz Carlton Reserve on the magnificent Dorado Beach. You will be offered classic dishes such as asopao (rice soup with shrimp) and lechon (pig on a spit). At Brooklyn Fare, the only three Michelin-starred restaurant in Brooklyn, New York, USA, guests have to huddle in 18 chairs right at the chef’s table. The idea of the restaurant is a combination of Japanese cuisine and French technology; it serves mainly seafood. One can hardly imagine a much more beautiful landscape than from the terrace of La Chèvre d’Or in Eze, a city that lies between Nice and Monaco.