Top 10 of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016

TAOP Staff /

One of the biggest nights in fine dining, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants took place in New York for its very first time. Chefs, restaurants, critics, and lovers of food gathered on this special night for the unveiling of top 50 restaurants of 2016. In collaboration with our friends at Vogue, here are the top 10 who head the list this year.

NO.1

OSTERIA FRANCESCANA
Modena, Italy

Richard Vines, Bloomberg

A reinterpreted crab cake by chef Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy. © Richard Vines, Bloomberg

 

 

NO.2

EL CELLER DE CAN ROCA
Girona, Spain

El Celler de Can Roca

Bread ice cream, olive oil and green wheat juice by the Roca brothers of El Celler de Can Roca. © El Celler de Can Roca

 

 

NO.3

ELEVEN MADISON PARK
New York, USA

Francesco Tonelli

Duck, honey lavender glazed with rhubarb and spring onions by chef Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park in New York, USA. © Francesco Tonelli

 

 

NO.4

CENTRAL
Lima, Peru

Central

Mussels and Lettuce by chef Virgilio Martinez of Central in Lima, Peru. © Central

 

 

NO.5

NOMA
Copenhagen, Denmark

Laura Lajh Prijatelj, HdG Photography

Peas and cooked, sliced seaweed by chef René Redzepi of Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark. © Laura Lajh Prijatelj, HdG Photography

 

 

NO.6

MIRAZUR
Menton, France

FOUR Magazine

Morel mushrooms, quinoa risotto, parmesan cream by chef Mauro Colagreco of Mirazur in Menton, France. © FOUR Magazine

 

 

NO.7

Mugaritz
San Sebastian, Spain

Mugaritz

Lacquered sole and butter by chef Adoni Luis Aduriz of Mugaritz. © Mugaritz

 

 

NO.8

NARISAWA
Tokyo, Japan

Fine Dining Lovers

Tempura fried sweet baby fish by chef Yoshihiro Narisawa of Narisawa in Tokyo, Japan. © Fine Dining Lovers

 

 

NO.9

STEIRERECK
Vienna, Austria

Restaurant Steirereck GmbH

Paprika melon with olive herb and clams by Heinz Reitbauer of Steirereck in Vienna, Austria. © Restaurant Steirereck GmbH

 

 

NO.10

ASADOR ETXEBARRI
Axpe, Spain

Asador Etxebarri

Anchovies and roquette by chef Victor Arguinzoniz of Asador Etxebarri in Axpe, Spain. © Asador Etxebarri

 

 

 

See the full 1-50 here.