The best restaurants in the world in 2017

Spanish gastronomy is experiencing the best moment in its history. In fact, there are many travelers who come to Spain whose main objective is to discover our cuisine. In addition, we are fortunate to host some of the best restaurants in the world. We do not say it, but magazines and organizations of international prestige. For example, in Restaurant magazine’s list of the 100 best restaurants in the world, we can find three Spanish restaurants in the top 10. Yes! Yes! As you are reading it!

This ranking is made from the votes of about 1,000 people dedicated to this sector, yes, chosen by the magazine. Although no Spanish restaurant occupies the first two positions, we can be proud of our gastronomy, since, according to this list, 10% of the best valued restaurants on the planet are in Spain. Do you want to discover which are the 10 best restaurants in the world in 2017? Well, all you have to do is join us!

Eleven Madison Park, New York (United States)

Top of the list goes to Eleven Madison Park, a New York restaurant run by Swiss chef Daniel Humm and his American partner Will Guidara. Without a doubt, its star dish is roast duck with honey and lavender.

Osteria Francescana, Modena (Italy)

The Osteria Francescana restaurant, located in Modena (Italy), has dropped this year to second place. Directed by chef Massimo Bottura, who has reinterpreted the most traditional dishes of Italian cuisine, it only has 12 tables.

El Celler de Can Roca, Girona (Spain)

We close the top 3 with a Spanish restaurant. It is El Celler De Can Roca, which a few years ago occupied the first place. Located in Girona, this distinguished and modern restaurant is run by the Roca brothers, who offer free-style cuisine, committed to creative avant-garde but without renouncing tradition.

Mirazur, Menton (France)

The fourth restaurant on the list is located in Menton, a town located in the French department of the Alpes-Maritimes. This is Mirazur, which is run by Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco, offering very traditional cuisine. Without a doubt, one of the best things about the place is its magnificent views of the Mediterranean

Central, Lima (Peru)

In fifth position we find Central, a restaurant in Lima run by Virgilio Martínez, who has prepared a menu full of dishes made with indigenous Peruvian ingredients little used in the country’s cuisine.

Asador Etxebarri, Atxondo (Spain)

Asador Etxebarri has managed to sneak into the sixth position in the ranking. It is located in Atxondo (Vizcaya) and is commanded by Víctor Arguinzoniz. Here you can enjoy select and innovative dishes cooked with different types of wood.

Gaggan, Bangkok (Thailand)

Thailand is also represented on this list. And it is that in seventh position we find Gaggan, a Bangkok restaurant run by chef Gaggan Anand, who has proposed to reduce the culinary gap between the West and the East.

Maido, Lima (Peru)

We return to the Peruvian capital to tell you about Maido, where chef Mitsuharu Tsumara fuses the flavors and technique of Japanese culture with Peruvian tradition. Their goal is to offer customers the Nikkei cooking experience

Mugaritz, San Sebastián (Spain)

In ninth position we find another Basque restaurant. This is Mugaritz, which is located in San Sebastián. Located in a cozy farmhouse among centuries-old trees, it is run by chef Andoni Luis Aduriz.

Steirereck, Vienna (Austria)

Finally, we must talk about Steirereck, a restaurant that is located in one of the most beautiful squares in Vienna. It is run by the young chef Heinz Reitbauer, who offers modern Austrian cuisine prepared with originality.