While regular citizens of the world are eating at Applebee’s and Olive Garden, the world’s wealthiest and most elite individuals are fine dining at some of the most expensive restaurants in the world. There is nothing better than the combination of breathtaking ambiance and world-class chefs. Here are the most famous restaurants in the world.
5. Dinner – London, England
Located in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London, this interesting dining establishment takes traditional luxury dishes and adds a little bit of a twist to it. The restaurant is overseen by chef Ashley Palmer-Watts, and a meal for two without win will cost you around $230.
4. Eleven Madison Park – New York, New York, USA
This theatrical dining room will certainly give you a glimpse of the New York City lifestyle. Swiss-born chef Daniel Humm uses locally-produced ingredients for his farm-to-table menu full of New York style cuisine. The cost of a meal for two without win would be right around $450.
3. Osteria Francescana – Modena, Italy
When you first walk into this unique Italian restaurant, you’ll notice the abstract paintings on the wall and realize that you’re not in Kansas anymore. Osteria Francescana has become famous because of its amazing chef, Massimo Bottura. He adds a little sophistication to every dish and even tells a story with his ingredients and plating designs. A meal for two without win can cost anywhere from $360 to $525.
2. Cellar de Can Roca – Girona, Spain
Arguably the most beautiful dining room in all of Europe, this marvelous restaurant is run by a trio of Spanish brothers. Joan is the head chef, while Jordi is the pastry chef. Josep serves as the sommelier, which is a wine connoisseur. Although it is a family-run business, it is much different than your typical mom-and-pop shop. From delicately-displayed appetizers to out-of-the-box desserts, Cellar de Can Roca is the perfect place for an elegant dinner. An average meal for two without win will cost between $390 and $480.
1. Noma – Copenhagen, Denmark
Noma has been one of the top restaurants in the world for quite some time now. It is located in an old whaling warehouse, but don’t let that fool you into thinking it is a cheap dining establishment. An average meal for two without wine is about $600. Noma is widely known as the birthplace of “new Nordic” cuisine, and head chef Redzepi carries on the tradition with his mouth-watering masterpieces.