When considering a restaurant, there are no doubt the quality / price ratio among the main parameters. But what do you mean by this definition? Eating well, choosing healthy ingredients, sought after and carefully crafted authoritative dishes requires an inevitable economic investment. In some restaurants, the final bill can become very expensive, depending on location, location, room expenses, and of course the proposed offer. The British site Insider has produced a ranking of the world’s 33 most expensive restaurants, from Modena to New York, taking into account the tasting menus available. The calculation was made considering the price (in dollars) of a meal for two people, including a wine combination where possible, and excluding any taxes.
It is the Sublimotion of the Hard Rock Hotel in Ibiza to earn first place for the salty account of the world: managed by chef Paco Roncero, the venue opens only for 12 people at a time. Lucky Customers can enjoy a unique sensory experience thanks to images, projections, music and light games, immersed in a different environment for every serving served, with an atmosphere that changes from time to time through the screens that cover the room and table. From dessert cocktails, the 13-person tasting trip for two people costs $ 3,266. Follows the chef Paul Pairet’s ultraviolet in Shanghai, with a 20-course menu for $ 1,742 for two. Third place for the New York restaurant led by chef Masa Takayama, a sushi expert who offers the best Japanese cuisine in the whole of America for $ 1.190 for two, for a total of 20-25 dishes.
The last place is in our 33rd place our Massimo Bottura (but not the only Italian), which at the Franciscan Osteria – the second best restaurant in the world for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants and the first Italian restaurant according to Gambero Rosso – proposes a nine-course menu to “just” $ 478 for two, about 412 euros. A fairly sober price compared to non-European colleagues. With $ 490, the second-highest post among the least expensive is Quay’s Australian chef Peter Gilmore, who shares his former position with Tim Cushman of OYa, a famous Japanese restaurant in New York. The other Italian venue to enter the ranking is La Pergola in Rome, the creature of Heinz Beck where you can taste 10 different dishes at a price of $ 526 for two people, a cost that guarantees the German chef now Italians to earn 27th place ‘list. For the UK, however, in 22nd place is the Heston Blumenthal Dinner, with an 8-course menu at $ 576. Next goes to number 21, one of the best restaurant in the world, Eleven Madison Park in New York, where Daniel Humm’s sophisticated kitchen is worth $ 590 for 11 dishes per head. In Paris, however, GuySavoy is the most expensive restaurant in the city, sixth in the world with its 11-course menu to $ 860 for two. A lower step, in seventh position, Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee ($ 848 for 5 courses), and again in Paris, eighth place, Alain Passard’s Arpège with a $ 848 12-course menu. Closes tour of Parisian restaurant Le Meurice Alain Ducasse, ninth with five tasting tasting at $ 828 a fortnight.