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World's Top 50 Restaurants According To World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2021 Revealed

Published on Oct 11 2021 10:23 AM in Restaurant tagged: Trending Posts / Noma / World's 50 Best Restaurants / World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards

World's Top 50 Restaurants According To World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2021 Revealed

The world's top 50 restaurants according to the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2021 have been revealed, with René Redzepi's Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark, being named the world's best restaurant.

Awards Information

As reported by The Irish Independent, the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards, which are sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, are widely seen as the Oscars of the industry.

50 restaurants from 26 countries across five continents make up this year’s list, with Noma taking the top spot from Mirazur in Menton, France.

The list's rules reportedly changed in 2019 to state that previous winners are now ineligible, reportedly meaning that star restaurants such as Heston Blumenthal's The Fat Duck and New York's Eleven Madison Park are now entered into a separate hall of fame.

Noma has reportedly won several times before, but was reportedly considered a new entry becaused it closed in 2016 and reopened in a new location with a new concept and new ownership.

Redzepi Statements

Redzepi reportedly said, "I want to recognise all the restaurants and industry people who have fought for survival.

"It feels a little weird to be standing on this stage knowing there are so many people still fighting."

Redzepi reportedly concluded, "We spent the last year and a half dreaming of something. We're going to go build it now."

Debuts And Leading Countries

The 2021 rankings reportedly also saw eight new restaurants make their debuts, and Spain and the US led the way with six restaurants each on the list.

Full Top 50 List

The World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards' full world's top 50 restaurants list for this year is as follows:

  1. Noma, Copenhagen, Denmark
  2. Geranium, Copenhagen, Denmark
  3. Asador Etxebarri, Atxondo, Spain
  4. Central, Lima, Peru
  5. Disfrutar, Barcelona, Spain
  6. Frantzén, Stockholm, Sweden
  7. Maido, Lima, Peru
  8. Odette, Singapore
  9. Pujol, Mexico City
  10. The Chairman, Hong Kong
  11. Den, Tokyo, Japan
  12. Steirereck, Vienna, Austria
  13. Don Julio, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  14. Mugaritz, San Sebastian, Spain
  15. Lido 84, Gardone Riviera, Italy
  16. Elkano, Getaria, Spain
  17. A Casa do Porco, São Paulo, Brazil
  18. Piazza Duomo, Alba, Italy
  19. Narisawa, Tokyo, Japan
  20. Diverxo, Madrid, Spain
  21. Hiša Franko, Kobarid, Slovenia
  22. Cosme, New York, USA
  23. Arpège, Paris, France
  24. Septime, Paris, France
  25. White Rabbit, Moscow, Russia
  26. Le Calandre, Rubano, Italy
  27. Quintonil, Mexico City, Mexico
  28. Benu, San Francisco, USA
  29. Reale, Castel di Sangro, Italy
  30. Twins Garden, Moscow, Russia
  31. Restaurant Tim Raue, Berlin, Germany
  32. The Clove Club, London, UK
  33. Lyle's, London, UK
  34. Burnt Ends, Singapore
  35. Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet, Shanghai, China
  36. Hof Van Cleve, Kruishoutem, Belgium
  37. SingleThread, Healdsburg, USA
  38. Boragó, Santiago, Chile
  39. Florilège, Tokyo, Japan
  40. Sühring, Bangkok, Thailand
  41. Alléno Paris au Pavillon Ledoyen. France
  42. Belcanto, Lisbon, Portugal
  43. Atomix, New York, USA
  44. Le Bernardin, New York, USA
  45. Nobelhart & Schmutzig, Berlin, Germany
  46. Leo, Bogotá, Colombia
  47. Maaemo, Oslo, Norway
  48. Atelier Crenn, San Francisco, USA
  49. Azurmendi, Larrabetzu, Spain
  50. Wolfgat, Paternoster, South Africa

© 2021 Hospitality Ireland – your source for the latest industry news. Article by Dave Simpson. Click subscribe to sign up for the Hospitality Ireland print edition.

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