The World’s 50 Best Restaurants – 2013


The results are in. The World’s 50 best restaurants, the awards organized by San Pellegrino and Restaurant Magazine, have announced their top restaurants for 2013 today.

The New No.1 in the World: El Celler de Can Roca in Giron, Spain.

Who else rounded up the top 50? – here they are (i have bolded, new entrys). In the links above you can browse all the wonderful pictures:

2. Noma, Denmark

3. Osteria Francescana, Italy

4. Mugaritz, Spain

5. Eleven Madison Park, New York

6. D.O.M., Brasil

7. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, U.K.

8. Arzak, Spain

9. Steirereck, Austria

10. Vendôme, Germany

11. Per Se, New York

12. Frantzén/Lindeberg, Sweden

13. The Ledbury, U.K.

14. Astrid y Gastón, Peru

15. Alinea, Chicago

16. L’Arpège, France

17. Pujol, Mexico

18. Le Chateaubriand, France

19. Le Bernardin, New York

20. Narisawa Tokio, Japan

21. Attica, Australia

22. Nihonryori Ryugin, Japan

23. L’Astrance, France

24. L’Atelier Saint-Germain de Joël Robuchon, France

25. Hof Van Cleve, Belgium

26. Quique Dacosta, Spain

27. Le Calandre, Italy

28. Mirazur, France

29. Daniel, New York

30. Aqua, Germany

31. Biko, Mexico

32. Nahm, Thailand

33. The Fat Duck Bray, U.K.

34. Fäviken, Sweden

35. Oud Sluis, Netherlands

36. Amber, China

37. Vila Joya, Portugal

38. Restaurant Andre, Singapore

39. 8 1/2 Otto E Mezzo Bombana, China

40. Combal.Zero, Italy

41. Piazza Duomo, Italy

42. Schloss Schauenstein, Switzerland

43. Mr & Mrs Bund, China

44. Asador Etxebarri, Spain

45. Geranium, Denmark

46. Mani São, Brazil

47. The French Laundry, Yountville

48. Quay, Australia

49. Septime, France

50. Central, Peru

There is some good media coverage, and I’m sure more will be coming up. Articles by Grub Street, Fine Dining Lovers, and Huffington Post.  Big Hospitality  has some great info graphics, one that I am copying here:

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