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The INSIDER Summary:

  • From Michelin-starred eateries to local favorites, there are plenty of amazing restaurants around the world.
  • TripAdvisor compiled a list of the best restaurants in the world based on user reviews.
  • The winner of the number one spot is The Black Swan at Oldstead in Oldstead, England.
  • Keep scrolling for the other nine contenders. 

There are spectacular restaurants all over the world, from holes-in-the-wall that serve incredible sushi in Japan to cafés that feature decadent pastries in France

TripAdvisor just released a list of the 1o best restaurants in the world. To narrow it down, TripAdvisor used an algorithm that took into account both the quantity and quality of reviews for restaurants worldwide.

Keep reading for the 10 best restaurants in the world, according to travelers.

10. El Celler de Can Roca, Girona, Spain

Located in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain, El Celler de Can Roca was opened by three brothers in 1986. Diners love the restaurant’s tasting menu, and the white asparagus and truffle viennetta is a particularly popular dish. 

9. Maido, Lima, Peru

Maido offers a unique blend of Japanese and Peruvian cuisines that they call “Peruvian Nikkei cuisine.”

8. David’s Kitchen, Chiang Mai, Thailand

David’s Kitchen is a French Thai fusion restaurant in Chiang Mai, a city in northern Thailand. The restaurant’s owner first came to Thailand almost 20 years ago and quickly fell in love with the country. Today, he and his wife run the gourmet eatery. 

Visitors can enjoy the beautiful surroundings in the light-filled dining room as well as dishes like yellow Japanese pumpkin soup and foie gras with mango chutney. 

7. La Colombe, Constantia, South Africa

La Colombe not only serves incredible cuisine, but it also offers stunning views of South Africa’s Constantia wine valley, False Bay and Hout Bay.

The restaurant is known for its tasting menu with indulgent dishes, including desserts and wine pairings.  

6. Daniel, New York City, New York

Daniel Boulud is a world-renowned French chef who has opened restaurants all over the world. While Boulud has several restaurants in New York, Daniel is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. 

For $234, you can get a seven-course tasting menu with decadent menu items like a mosaic of Guinea hen with rum and violet glazed plums. 

5. Martín Berasategui, Lasarte, Spain

Located in the Basque region of northern Spain, Martín Berasategui is a unique restaurant that specializes in small portions.

“We would destroy the spirit of these dishes if we served them in very large portions,” the menu reads. As a result, the restaurant serves dishes that have the “brevity of only three or four mouthfuls.”

4. L’Auberge de l’Ill, Illhaeusern, France

Illhaeusern is a charming town located in eastern France on the German border. The town is perhaps best known for L’Auberge de l’Ill, a Michelin-starred restaurant that’s been around for 50 years. 

The restaurant serves both a la carte and prix fixe menus, including a discounted “youth menu” for diners under the age of 35. 

3. Maison Lameloise, Chagny, France

This restaurant has been around since 1921, but it blends traditional and modern culinary elements beautifully. 

Maison Lameloise in Chagny, France, offers creative seasonal menus and even sells gourmet gift boxes for diners who want to take a piece of the restaurant home with them.

 

2. Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Great Milton, England

Located in the countryside of northwest of London, the Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons is an undeniably charming hotel and restaurant housed in a castle from the 1600s. 

The restaurant offers a sophisticated French-inspired menu as well as an expansive collection of wines and French and British cheeses. 

 

1. The Black Swan at Oldstead, Oldstead, England

The Black Swan at Oldstead is a beautiful historic hotel and restaurant outside of York, England. The family-owned property is equal parts elegant and cozy. At the Black Swan, they’re known for their tasting menu featuring classic British cuisine. 

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