To see the 2012 list click here.

The World’s 100 Best Restaurants according to England’s Restaurant Magazine:

(I know this concept is somewhat silly, but it is interesting, nonetheless.)

Here is the 2011 list.

*:    I have dined there, but before blogging.
**:  I have dined there and put up a blogpost here on it.

       
1 ** Noma Denmark
2   El Celler De Can Roca Spain
3   Mugaritz Spain
4   Osteria Francescana Italy
5 ** The Fat Duck England
6   Alinea USA
7   D.O.M Brazil
8 ** Arzak Spain
9   Le Chateaubriand France
10 ** Per Se USA
11 ** Daniel USA
12   Les Creations de Narisawa Japan
13 ** L’Astrance France
14   L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon France
15 ** Hof van Cleve Belgium
16 ** Pierre Gagnaire France
17 ** Oud Sluis Netherlands
18 ** Le Bernardin USA
19 ** L’Arpege France
20 ** Nihonryori RyuGin Japan
21   Vendome Germany
22  ** Steirereck Austria
23   Schloss Schauenstein Switzerland
24 ** Eleven Madison Park USA
25   Aqua Germany
26   Quay Australia
27   Iggy’s Singapore
28  ** Combal Zero Italy
29   Martin Berasategui Spain
30 * Bras France
31 ** Biko Mexico
32   Le Calandre Italy
33 ** Cracco Italy
34 ** The Ledbury UK
35   Chez Dominique Finland
36   Le Quartier Francais South Africa
37   Amber China
38   Dal Pescatore Italy
39   Il Canto Italy
40 ** Momofuku Ssam Bar USA
41   St John UK
42   Astrid Y Gaston Peru
43 ** Hibiscus UK
44 * Maison Troisgros France
45   Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee France
46   De Librije Netherlands
47 * Restaurant de l’Hotel De Ville Switzerland
48   Varvary Russia
49 ** Pujol Mexico
50   Asador Etxebarri Spain
51 ** Quique Dacosta Spain
52  ** Mathias Dahlgren Sweden
53 Attica Australia
54 De Karmeliet Belgium
55 Les Amis Singapore
56 The French Laundry USA
57 Frantzen/Lindeberg The One To Watch Sweden
58  ** Tetsuya’s Australia
59 Fasano Brazil
60 Hakkasan UK
61 Rust en Vrede South Africa
62  ** Jean Georges USA
63 Oaxen Krog Sweden
64 Bo Innovation Hong Kong
65  ** Momofuku Ko USA
66 Zuma UK
67  ** Maison Pic France
68  ** Mirazur France
69  ** Manresa USA
70 Marque Australia
71 Fäviken Sweden
72 L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Hong Kong
73 Die Schwarzwaldstube Germany
74 Mani Brazil
75 Coi USA
76 Caprice Hong Kong
77 Nahm UK
78 La Grenouillère France
79 Vila Joya Portugal
80 Tantris Germany
81  ** WD~50 USA
82 La Colombe South Africa
83 Semifreddo Russia
84 Le Gavroche UK
85 The Bazaar USA
86 La Pergola Italy
87 Malabar Peru
88 Gäste Haus Klaus Erfort Germany
89 Bar Boulud England
90 Kitcho Arashiyama Japan
91  * Blue Hill at Stone Barns USA
92 Wasabi India
93 ** Sant Pau Spain
94  ** Akelare Spain
95 Masa USA
96 Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley UK
97  ** Le Meurice France
98 L’Arnsbourg France
99 Chaika Moscow
100 Andre Singapore

 

Here is  the 2010 list. I agree with Noma as number one. The addition of RyuGin, Eleven Madison Park and Biko are welcome.

*:   I have dined there.
**: I have dined there and there is a blogpost here on it.

1 ** Up 2 Noma Denmark
2 Down 1 El Bulli Spain
3** Down 1 The Fat Duck UK
4 Up 1 El Celler de Can Roca Spain
5 Down 1 Mugaritz Spain
6 Up 7 Osteria Francescana Italy
7 Up 3 Alinea USA
8** Up 33 Daniel USA
9** Down 1 Arzak Spain
10** Down 4 Per Se USA
11 Up 29 Le Chateaubriand France
12 Up 26 La Colombe South Africa
13** Down 4 Pierre Gagnaire France
14 Up 2 L’Hotel de Ville – Philippe Rochat Switzerland
15** Le Bernardin USA
16** Down 5 L’Astrance France
17 up 9 Hof Van Cleve Belgium
18 Up 6 D.O.M. Brazil
19** Up 10 Oud Sluis Holland
20 Up 29 Le Calendre Italy
21 Up 9 Steirereck Austria
22 Up 3 Vendome Germany
23 Down 2 Chef Dominique Finland
24 Down 4 Les Creations de Narisawa Japan
25** Up 25 Mathias Dahlgren Sweden
26** Up 5 Momofuku Ssam Bar USA
27 Up 19 Quay Australia
28 Up 17 Iggy’s Singapore
29 Down 11 L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon France
30 New Entry Schloss Schauenstein Switzerland
31 Up 6 Le Quartier Francais South Africa
32 Down 20 The French Laundry USA
33 Down 4 Martin Berasategui Spain
34 New Entry Aqua UK
35 Up 7 Combal Zero Italy
36 Up 12 Dal Pescatore Italy
37 New Entry De Librije Netherlands
38** Down 21 Tetsuya’s Australia
39 New Entry Jaan Par Andre Singapore
40 New Entry Il Canto Italy
41 Re-Entry Alain Ducasse Au Plaza Athenee France
42 Down 10 Oaxen Krog Sweden
43 Down 29 St John UK
44* Re-Entry La Maison Troisgros France
45** New Entry wd~50 USA
46** New Entry Biko Mexico
47 Down 24 Die Schwarzwaldstube Germany
48** New Entry Nihonryori RyuGin Japan
49** New Entry Hibiscus UK
50** New Entry Eleven Madison Park USA
 
51** Maison Pic France
52** Jean Georges USA
53 L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon Hong Kong
54 Wasabi India
55 Robuchon A Galera Macau
56* Bras France
57 De Karmeliet Belgium
58 Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley UK
59 Lung King Heen Hong Kong
60 Rouge Canada
61 Etxebarri Spain
62 Tantris Germany
63** Akelarre Spain
64 Gastehaus Erfort Germany
65 Bo Innovation Hong Kong
66 Zuma London
67 Marque -  Breakthrough Award 2010 Australia
68 Ruscalleda Sant Pau Spain
69 Chez Panisse USA
70 Quique Dacosta Spain
71** Ristorante Cracco Italy
72** Pujol Mexico
73 Attica Australia
74 Rust En Vrede South Africa
75 Varvari Russia
76 La Grenouillere France
77 Langdon Hall Canada
78 Les Amis Singapore
79 Can Fabes Spain
80 La Gazzetta France
81 Plavi Podrum Croatia
82 The River Café UK
83** Mirazur France
84 Gunther’s Singapore
85 Doce Uvas Russia
86** Manresa USA
87* Enoteca Pinchiorri Italy
88 Quintessence Japan
89 Restavracija JB Slovenia
90 Amber Hong Kong
91 Masa USA
92 Le Gavroche UK
93 Café Pushkin Russia
94 Semifreddo Russia
95 Alain Ducasee at The Dorchester UK
96 Cepage by Les Amis Hong Kong
97 La Pergola Italy
98** Le Louis XV France
99* Le Pre Catelan Paris
100 Amador Germany
 

The 2009 List

*:   I have dined there.
**: I have dined there and there is a blogpost here on it.
#:  I do not agree that it should be on the list.

1 El Bulli Spain
2 The Fat Duck UK
3 ** Noma Denmark
4 Mugaritz Spain
5 El Celler de Can Roca Spain
6 ** Per Se USA
7 * Bras France
8 ** Arzak Spain
9 ** Pierre Gagnaire France
10 Alinea USA
11 ** L’Astrance France
12 The French Laundry USA
13 Osteria Francescana Italy
14 St John UK
15 ** Le Bernardin USA
16 * L’Hôtel de Ville – Philippe Rochat Switzerland
17 ** # Tetsuya’s Australia
18 L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon France
19 ** # Jean Georges USA
20 Les Créations de Narisawa Japan
21 Chez Dominique Finland
22 ** Ristorante Cracco Italy
23 Die Schwarzwaldstube Germany
24 D.O.M. Brazil
25 Vendôme Germany
26 Hof van Cleve Belgium
27 Masa USA
28 * Gambero Rosso Italy
29 Oud Sluis Netherlands
30 Steirereck Austria
31 ** Momofuku Ssäm Bar USA
32 Oaxen Skärgårdskrog Sweden
33 Martin Berasategui Spain
34 Nobu London UK
35 ** Mirazur France
36 Hakkasan UK
37 Le Quartier Français South Africa
38 La Colombe South Africa
39 Asador Etxebarri Spain
40 Le Chateaubriand France
41 ** # Daniel USA
42 Combal.Zero Italy
43 ** Le Louis XV Monaco
44 Tantris Germany
45 Iggy’s Singapore
46 Quay Australia
47 Les Ambassadeurs France
48 Dal Pescatore Italy
49 La Calandre Italy
50 ** Mathias Dahlgren Sweden
51. Zuma China http://www.zumarestaurant.com
52. Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley UK http://www.the-berkeley.co.uk
53. Spondi Gre http://www.spondi.gr
54. ** L’Arpege Fra http://www.alain-passard.com
55. L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon China http://www.joel-robuchon.com
56. * # Hibiscus UK http://www.hibiscusrestaurant.co.uk
57. Aqua Ger http://www.ritzcarlton.com
58. Le Gavroche UK http://www.le-gavroche.co.uk
59. Chez Panisse USA http://www.chezpanisse.com
60. Les Amis Sng http://www.lesamis.com.sg
61. El Poblet Spn http://www.elpoblet.com
62. ** Maison Pic Fra http://www.pic-valence.com
63. Cafe Pushkin Rus http://www.cafe-pushkin.ru
64. ** Le Meurice Fra http://www.lemeurice.com
65. Bukhara Ind http://www.itcportal.com/hotels
66. Varvari Rus http://www.anatolykomm.ru
67. Schauenstein Swz http://www.schauenstein.ch
68. RyuGin Jap http://www.nihonryori-ryugin.com
69. * La Maison Troisgros Fra http://www.troisgros.fr
70. Wasabi Ind http://www.tajhotels.com
71. The River Café UK http://www.rivercafe.co.uk
72. * # Enoteca Pinchiorri Ita http://www.enotecapinchiorri.com
73.** Le Cinq Fra http://www.fourseasons.com/paris
74. Allegro CzR http://www.fourseasons.com/prague
75. Quintessence Jap http://www.quintessence.jp
76. Restaurant Dieter Müller Ger http://www.schlosshotel-lerbach.com
77. ** Geranium Den http://www.restaurantgeranium.dk
78. Caprice China http://www.fourseasons.com/hongkong
79. Jardines SA http://www.jardineonbree.co.za
80. Amador Ger http://www.restaurant-amador.de
81. ** Biko Mex http://www.biko.com.mx
82. ** L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon USA http://www.joel-robuchon.com
83. Fasano Brz http://www.fasano.com.br
84. Mozaic Bali http://www.mozaic-bali.com
85. Obauer Austria http://www.obauer.com/de
86. Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée Fra http://www.alain-ducasse.com
87. * L’Ambroisie Fra http://www.ambroisie-placedesvosges.com
88. Maison Boulud China http://www.danielnyc.com/maisonboulud
89. De Librije Neth http://www.librije.com
90. * # Babbo USA http://www.babbonyc.com
91. Maze UK http://www.gordonramsay.com/maze
92. Zuma UK http://www.zumarestaurant.com
93. Manresa USA http://www.manresarestaurant.com
94. ** Pier Australia http://www.pierrestaurant.com.au
95. De Karmeliet Belg http://www.dekarmeliet.be
96. Aubergine SA http://www.aubergine.co.za
97. Bo Innovation China http://www.boinnovation.com
98. Rust en Vrede SA http://www.rustenvrede.com
99. Del Posto USA http://www.delposto.com
100. Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire UAE http://www.intercontinental.com/dubai
 The 2008 list
 

 

1 El Bulli Spain World’s Best Restaurant
Best in Europe
2 The Fat Duck UK
3 Pierre Gagnaire France
4 Mugaritz Spain Chefs Choice
5 The French Laundry USA Best Restaurant in Americas
6 Per Se USA
7 Bras France
8 Arzak Spain
9 Tetsuya’s Austraila Best Restaurant in Australasia
10 Noma Denmark
11 L’Astrance France
12 Gambero Rosso Italy
13 Restaurant Gordon Ramsay UK
14 L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon France
15 Le Louis XV France
16 St John UK Highest Climber
17 Jean Georges USA
18 Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée France
19 Hakkasan UK
20 Le Bernardin USA
21 Alinea USA
22 Le Gavroche UK
23 Dal Pescatore Italy
24 Le Cinq France
25 Troisgros France
26 El Celler de Can Roca Spain
27 L’Hotel de Ville – Philippe Rochat Switzerland
28 Hof Van Cleve Belgium
29 Martin Berasategui Spain
30 Nobu London UK
31 Can Fabes Spain
32 Enoteca Pinchiorri Italy
33 Le Meurice France
34 Vendome Germany Highest New Entry
35 Die Schwarzwaldstube Germany
36 Le Calandre Italy
37 Chez Panisse USA
38 Charlie Trotter’s USA
39 Chez Dominique Finland
40 D.O.M Brazil
41 Daniel USA
42 Oud Sluis Netherlands
43 Ristorante Cracco Italy
44 Asador Etxebarri Spain
45 Les Ambassadeurs France
46 L’Arpege France
47 Tantris Germany
48 Oaxen Skärgärdskrog Sweden
49 Rockpool Austrailia
50 Le Quartier Francais South Africa Best in Middle East and Africa
51 Taillevent France
52 Nobu New York USA
53 Osteria Francescana Italy
54 Masa USA
55 Bukhara India
56 L’Ambroisie France
57 Maze UK
58 River Café UK
59 Steirereck Austria
60 Le Chateaubriand France
61 Obauer Germany
62 Dieter Müller Germany
63 WD-50 USA
64 Zuma UK
65 La Pergola Italy
66 El Poblet Spain
67 The Square UK
68 Residenz Heinz Winkler Germany
69 48, The Restaurant Greece
70 The Waterside Inn UK
71 Bocuse France
72 Esperanto Sweden
73 L’Arnsbourg France
74 Akelarre Spain
75 Sant Pau Spain
76 Vue de Monde Austrailia
77 Iggy’s Singapore
78 Etrusco Greece
79 De Karmeliet Belgium
80 Café Pushkin Russia
81 Ikuras Restaurant in Hanger 7 Austria
82 Pic France
83 L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon UK
84 Ledoyen France
85 L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon USA
86 La Maison de Bricourt France
87 L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon USA – MGM
88 Pierre Gagnaire Hong Kong
89 Biko Mexico
90 Le Pont de Brent Switzerland
91 Combal Zero Italy
92 Waldhotel Germany
93 Jardine South Africa
94 Plavi Podrum Croatia
95 Georges Blanc Vonnas France
96 Hubertus Austria
97 Comme Chez Soi Belgium
98 Robuchon a Galera Hong Kong
99 Zuma Hong Kong
100 ABaC Restaurant Hotel Spain
 
The 2007 List:

 

1

El Bulli Spain  
2 The Fat Duck UK  
3 Pierre Gagnaire France  
4 The French Laundry USA  
5 Tetsuya’s Australia  
6 Bras France  
7 Mugaritz Spain  
8 Le Louis XV Monaco  
9 Per Se USA  
10 Arzak Spain  
11 El Celler de Can Roca Spain  
12 Gambero Rosso Italy  
13 L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon France  
14 Hof van Cleve Belgium  
15 Noma Denmark  
16 Le Calandre Italy  
17 Nobu London UK  
18 Jean Georges USA  
19 Hakkasan UK  
20 Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée France  
21 L’Astrance France  
22 Can Fabes Spain  
23 L’Ambroisie France  
24 Restaurant Gordon Ramsay UK  
25 Troisgros France  
26 Le Bernardin USA  
27 Martin Berasategui Spain  
28 Le Gavroche UK  
29 Le Cinq France  
30 Charlie Trotter’s USA  
31 Dal Pescatore Italy  
32 Daniel USA  
33 Rockpool Australia  
34 St John UK  
35 Chez Dominique Finland  
36 Alinea USA  
37 Bukhara India  
38 DOM Brazil  
39 Oaxen Skärgårdskrog Sweden  
40 Chez Panisse USA  
41 Enoteca Pinchiorri Italy  
42 Cracco Peck Italy  
43 L’Arpège France  
44 River Café UK  
45 Oud Sluis Netherlands  
46 Combal Zero Italy  
47 Le Quartier Français South Africa  
48 Taillevent France  
49 Bocuse France  
50 Les Ambassadeurs France  
51 De Karmeliet Belgium
52 Le Meurice France
53 San Pau Spain
54 La Pergola Italy
55 Maze (Gordon Ramsay) UK
56 Masa New York
57 Comme Chez Soi Belgium
58 Schwarzwaldstube Germany
59 Restaurant Dieter Müller Germany
60 Iggy’s Singapore
61 Spondi Greece
62 Pushkin Russia
63 Guy Savoy France
64 L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon at the Four Seasons USA
65 Turandot Russia
66 Cal Pep Spain
67 Zuma UK
68 Abac Spain
69 Peter Lugar USA
70 Pic France
71 Vue de Monde Australia
72 Astrid y Gast—n Peru
73 Vendome Germany
74 Wasabi India
75 Indigo India
76 Etxebarri Spain
77 Helen Darroze France
78 Sketch Lecture Room & Library UK
79 El Poblet Spain
80 Bagatelle Norway
81 Bosman’s South Africa
82 Caprice Hong Kong
83 Les Amis Singapore
84 F12 Sweden
85 48 Greece
86 Lou Lou Hungary
87 Verre Dubai
88 Café Kor Hungary
89 Nobu New York USA
90 Gramercy Tavern USA
91 WD∼50 USA
92 Le Grand Vééfour France
93 L’Arnsbourg France
94 Humble House Singapore
95 Don Alfonso Italy
96 Bécasse Australia
97 Tantris Germany
98 Zuni Café USA
99 Hunkar Turkey
100 Alex at Wynn USA

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