Three of Spain’s kitchens are in the top 10 of World’s 50 Best Restaurants

CELEBRATIONS: The World’s Best Restaurant 2019 was sponsored by S. Pellegrino and Acqua Panna with Spanish restaurant, Asador Extebarri at third place. Credit: The World’s 50 Best via Twitter

THE RENOWNED parade of global cuisine has put Spanish restaurants at the top three times.

Spain’s highest victory this year was Victor Arguinzoniz’s Asador Etxebarri in Axtondo in the Basque Country at third place after coming 10th last year.

Coming in in seventh place was another Basque star, Andoni Luis Aduriz’s rural restaurant, Mugaritz in San Sebastian.

Last year’s highest new entry was Disfrutar in Barcelona, which went from 18th place up to ninth place this year.

Exceeding the Spanish was Agentintian-Italian chef Mauro Colagreco’s restaurant Mirazur in Menton, France in the latest league of top spots.

A new entry that the crowd thoroughly enjoyed was Danish chef Rene Redzepi. He was awarded second place with his Copenhagen restaurant Noma. His influential ideas within the gastronomy world inspired all.

Below is a list of the top 10 from the World’s Best Restaurants 2019.

  1. Mirazur, Menton in France
  2. Noma, Copenhagen in Denmark
  3. Asador Extebarri, Atxondo in Spain
  4. Gaggan, Bangkok in Thailand
  5. Geranium, Copenhagen in Denmark
  6. Central, Lima in Peru
  7. Mugaritz, San Sebastian in Spain
  8. Arpège, Paris in France
  9. Disfrutar, Barcelona in Spain
  10. Maido, Lima in Peru
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