Posted on 02 August 2009.
Every year “Restaurant” magazine brings out a list of the Top-50 restaurants in the world, based on a poll conducted by them among renowned chefs and food critics. Here are the Top 10 among them.
1. The Bulli, Spain
This small restaurant in Catalonia in Spain, is open only from April to October, and takes bookings only on a single day in October for the next season. A pioneer in Haute Cuisine, it specializes in imaginative and experimental cuisine. It has topped the list for the best restaurants in the world 4 years in succession.
2. The Fat Duck, England
This is considered by many to be England’s finest restaurant. Here Chef Heston Blumenthal creates dishes which combine science and research with psychology and diners choices. Not quite traditional English cuisine, nevertheless it is only one of 3 restaurants which have been awarded 3 stars by Michelin Guide.
3. Noma, Denmark
A restaurant that specializes in Nordic cuisine, this renowned restaurant is run in an old warehouse on the waterfront in Copenhagen. Chef Rene Redzipi have adapted upon classical Scandinavian/Nordic cuisines and produced some great dishes.
4. Mugaritz, Spain
Another Spanish restaurant specializing in Haute Cuisine which has consistently been in the Top 10 list. Here chef Andoni Luiz Aduriz is less flamboyant than most other renowned chefs, but has moved away from traditional, dull and orthodox food.
5. El Celler De can Roca, Spain
Run by three brothers in Catalonia in Spain, it boasts of a state-of-the-art kitchen, an astounding wine cellar, a new dining space built with organic natural materials and of course, superb food.