Restaurants

Through my travels around the world, I developed a passion for gourmet restaurants. I have been focused on visiting every country, but in 2017 I will be focusing on covering hundreths of the world’s best restaurants. In the meantime, here is a list of restaurants I’ve experienced in the past:

Michelin Starred Restaurants:

Restaurant and its recognitionDestination
Restaurant Hórvath (1 Michelin star)Berlin
Restaurant Vau Berlin (1 Michelin star)Berlin
Epicure (3 Michelin stars)Paris
La Pergola Restaurant Rome (3 Michelin stars)Rome
Hertog Jan (3 Michelin stars)Bruges
Enoteca Pinchiorri (3 Michelin stars and Relais & Châteaux)Florence
Le Petit Restaurant (Relais&Châteaux and 1 Michelin Star)Cogne, Italy
L’Espadon at Ritz (2 Michelin stars)Paris
Le Louis XV (3 Michelin stars)Monaco
Allegro (1 Michelin star)Prague
Auberge du Lion d’or (1 Michelin star)Geneva
Cheval Blanc (2 Michelin stars)Basel
Mark’s (1 Michelin star)Munich
Costes (1 Michelin star)Budapest
Onyx (1 Michelin star)Budapest
Spice im Rigiblick (1 Michelin star)Zürich
Bel Etage (1 Michelin star)Basel
Rasoi by Vineet (1 Michelin star)Geneva
Il Gallo d’Or (1 Michelin star)Funchal, Madeira
Kabuki Wellington (1 Michelin star)Madrid
La Terraza del Casino (2 Michelin stars)Madrid
Santceloni (2 Michelin stars and Relais & Châteaux)Madrid
Saint James (1 Michelin star and Relais & Châteaux)Paris
La Tenda Rossa (1 Michelin star)Cerbaia, Italy
Il Falconiere (1 Michelin star and Relais&Châteaux)Cerbaia, Italy
Il Pellicano Restaurant (2 Michelin stars and Relais & Châteaux)Tuscany, Italy
The Cesar (1 Michelin star and Relais & Châteaux)Ladispoli, Italy
Il San Pietro (1 Michelin star and Relais & Châteaux)Positano, Italy
La Sponda Restaurant (1 Michelin star)Positano, Italy
Rossellinis (2 Michelin stars)Ravello, Italy
Den Gouden Harynck (1 Michelin star)Bruges, Belgium
La Rive Restaurant (1 Michelin star)Amsterdam, Holland
Hostellerie Lafarque (1 Michelin star and Relais & Châteaux)Pepinster, Belgium
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester (3 Michelin stars)London, UK
Ora d’Aria Ristorante (1 Michelin star)Florence, Italy
&samhoud places Restaurant (2 Michelin stars)Amsterdam
Yamazato Restaurant (1 Michelin star)Amsterdam
Ocean Restaurant (1 Michelin star)Jersey
Vila Joya (2 Michelin stars) Albufeira, Portugal
Belcanto Restaurant Lisbon (1 Michelin star)Lisbon, Portugal
La Cuisine at Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris (1 Michelin star)Paris
La Truffiere Restaurant Paris (1 Michelin star)Paris
Goust by Enrico Bernardo (1 Michelin star)Paris
Le Meurice Restaurant by Alain Ducasse (3 Michelin stars)Paris
Benoit Restaurant Paris by Alain Ducasse (1 Michelin star)Paris
Il Vino by Enrico Bernardo Restaurant (1 Michelin star)Paris
Michel Rostang (2 Michelin stars and Relais & Châteax)Paris


Other great restaurants:

Restaurant and it’s recognitionDestination
Sra Bua by Tim RaueBerlin
Restaurant VillersLeipzig
Ristorante Vespasia at Palazzo Seneca (Relais & Châteaux)Norcia, Italy
Nun RestaurantAssisi, Italy
La Pagoda at Gallia Palace Hotel (Relais & Châteaux)Punta Ala, Italy
Belvedere Restaurant at Cala del Porto (Relais&Châteaux)Punta Ala, Italy
Valle Serena Restaurant at Relais Borgo Santo Pietro (Relais & Châteaux)Chiusdino, Italy
Fasano (59th best in the world)Sao Paulo
Al Mare Restaurant (Fasano restaurant)Rio de Janeiro
Korso (Previous Michelin-starred restaurant)Vienna
Ynyshir Hall (Relais & Châteaux)Machynlleth, Wales, UK
Kayuputi (St. Regis’ restaurant)Bali
Miyuki (Four Seasons’ restaurant)Tokyo
The Deep End (Taj Exotica restaurant)Maldives
Baraabaru(Four Seasons KH restaurant)Maldives
Blu(Four Seasons LG restaurant)Maldives
Il L’Incontro RestaurantFlorence
NautikaDobrovnik, Croatia
ProtoDubrovnik, Croatia
Tchaikovsky (Telegraaf’s restaurant)Tallinn
Stenhus (Schlössle Hotel’s restaurant)Tallinn
Humarhúsið RestaurantReykjavik
Dill RestaurantReykjavik
Borg RestaurantReykjavik
CiprianiIstanbul
L’Europe (Grand Hotel Europe’s restaurant)St. Petersburg, Russia
Falsled Kro (Relais & Châteaux)Fuhen, Denmark
Blue LagoonLuang Prabang, Laos
Restaurant Jean-Paul Bondoux (Relais & Châteaux)Buenos Aires
Inn at Dos Brisas (Forbes 5 star and Relais & Châteaux)Washington, Texas
Eleonore’s Restaurant (Relais & Châteaux)Yering, Australia
Roots Restaurant at Forum HominiMuldersdrift, South Africa
Le Normandie (Mandarin Oriental restaurant)Bangkok
Nahm (Metropolian restaurant)Bangkok
Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin at Siam Kempinski BangkokBangkok
Blue ElephantBangkok
Jojo (St. Regis restaurant)Bangkok
Serre Restaurant at Kasteel Engelenburg (Relais & Châteaux)Brummen, Holland
Het Roode Koper (Relais & Châteaux)Ermelo, Holland
Le Mystique at Hotel Heritage (Relais & Châteaux)Bruges, Belgium
Otahuna Lodge (Relais & Châteaux)Christchurch, NZ
Matakauri Lodge Restaurant (Relais & Châteaux)Queenstown, NZ
Grasmere LodgeNear Christchurch, NZ
Il Verrocchio di Villa La MassaFlorence
Jahe Restaurant at Bali Pavilions (Relais & Châteaux)Bali
The Ephemeral Restaurant at Villa Mathis (Relais & Châteaux)Bali
KO Japanese Restaurant at InterContinental Resort BaliBali
Dewi Ramona at Matahari Beach Resort (Relais & Châteaux)Bali
Rue d’Or (St. Regis’ restaurant)Osaka, Japan
Asana (Forbes 4 star)Boston, USA
Duhau RestaurantBuenos Aires
Kenda Manor (Relais & Châteaux)Spodnja Idrija, Slovenia
Grad Otocec (Relais & Châteaux)Otocec, Slovenia
The Grill at The DorchesterLondon
The Conservatory (Table Bay Restaurant)Cape Town
Planet (Mount Nelson Restaurant)Cape Town
Le Belle Terrasse and Loggia (Westcliff Restaurant)Johannesburg
02 Lounge (Ritz-Carlton and Forbes recommended)Moscow
Pebbles (Shanti Maurice Restaurant)Mauritius
Tamassa RestaurantMauritius
Coast2Coast (Maradiva Restaurant)Mauritius
MelanzaneMauritius
Brezza (Grand Mauritian Restaurant)Mauritius
Raphaël Restaurant (Relais & Châteaux)Rome
Noble HouseMauritius
Rasoi by Vineet (Le Saint Geran Restaurant)Mauritius
Safran (Le Touessrok Restaurant)Mauritius
Three-Nine-Eight (Le Touessrok Restaurant)Mauritius
Acquapazza (Four Seasons Restaurant)Mauritius
Singita Sasakwa Lodge (Relais & Châteaux)Serengeti, Tanzania
Singita Sabora Tented Camps (Relais & Châteaux)Serengeti, Tanzania
Singita Faru Faru Lodge (Relais & Châteaux)Serengeti, Tanzania
Singita Ebony Lodge (Relais & Châteaux)Sabi Sand, South Africa
Singita Boulders Lodge (Relais & Châteaux)Sabi Sand, South Africa
Singita Sweni Lodge (Relais & Châteaux)Krüger, South Africa
Singita Lebombo Lodge (Relais & Châteaux)Krüger, South Africa
Ristorante GrissiniPretoria, South Africa
Sontaya at The St Regis Saadiyat Island ResortAbu Dhabi
Al NafoorahDubai
Restaurant Le Gaiac St Barth (Relais & Châteaux)St. Barth
El Restaurante at Maroma ResortCancun, Mexico
Machan (Taj Mahal Hotel restaurant)New Delhi
The Spice Route At Imperial (Top 10 by Condé Nast)New Delhi
San Gimignano (Imperial Restaurant)New Delhi
CilantroGurgaon, India
SaffronGurgaon, India
Rajmahal (Oberoi Rajvilas Restaurant)Jaipur, India
Babel at Babylonstoren (Top20 in SA)Stellenbosch, South Africa
Indochine at Delaire Graff EstateStellenbosch, South Africa
Delaire Graff RestaurantStellenbosch, South Africa
Reuben’s Restaurant at One&OnlyCape Town, South Africa
Mint at TajCape Town, South Africa
Peshawri at ITC MughalAgra, India
Danieli’s at St. RegisBeijing, China
Danieli’s at The Hongta HotelShanghai, China
Brasserie Les Saveurs at The St. Regis SingaporeSingapore
La Terrasse at Oberoi GrandKolkata, India
Baan Thai at Oberoi GrandKolkata India
Le Jardin at OberoiBangalore, India
AG’s Grill Room at Alexander HouseSussex, UK
Alabárdos (Michelin recommended)Budapest
Restaurante 1621Cartagena, Colombia
Vertier at Chewton Glen (Relais & Châteaux)New Milton, United Kingdom
Yen Chinese Restaurant at W TaipeiTaipei, Taiwan
ABU Cuisine at Volando (Relais & Châteaux)Taipei, Taiwan
Principe Leopoldo Restaurant (Relais & Châteaux)Lugano, Switzerland
Likuliku RestaurantFiji
Atelier Maitre Albert Restaurant ParisParis