The world’s Number 1 restaurant is from Italy! With Chef Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana at Modena Italy being announced as the Worlds’s Best Restaurant.

No 1. Oops, I Dropped the Lemon Tart by Chef Massimo Bottura.

No 2. Around the World from El Celler De Can Roca.

No 3. Eleven Madison Park in the Flatiron District New York City, run by Chef Daniel Humm.

Spain’s El Celler De Can Roca by the Roca brothers, which was last year’s first position, dropped to Number 2.

Eleven Madison Park from New York is at Number 3.

Singapore’s best ranked restaurant, Restaurant Andre helmed by Chef Andre Chiang, is at Number 32.

Honoured to have tried the food at Osteria Francescana. Chef Massimo Bottura is a humble and friendly man!

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016. 1-50
1. Osteria Francescana, Italy
2. El Celler de Can Roca, Girona, Spain
3. Eleven Madison Park, New York, US
4. Central, Lima, Peru,
5. Noma, Denmark
6. Mirazur, France
7. Mugaritz, San Sebastian, Spain
8. Narisawa, Tokyo, Japan
9. Steirereck, Vienna, Austria
10. Asador Etxebarri, Axpe, Spain
11. D.O.M., Sao Paolo, Brazil
12. Quintonil, Mexico
13. Maido, Lima
14. The Ledbury, London, UK
15. Alinea, Chicago, US
16. Azurmendi, Spain
17. Piazzo Duomo, Alba, Italy
18. White Rabbit, Moscow, Russia
19. Arpege, Paris, France
20. Amber, Hong Kong
21. Arzak, San Sebastian, Spain
22. The Test Kitchen, Cape Town, South Africa
23. Gaggan, Bangkok, Thailand
24. Bernardin, New York, US
25. Pujol, Mexico
26. The Clove Club, London, UK
27. Saison, San Francisco, US
28. Geranium, Denmark
29. Tickets, Barcelona, Spain
30. Astrid y Gaston, Lima, Peru
31. Nihonryori Ryu Gin, Tokyo, Japan
32. Restaurant Andre, Singapore
33. Attica, Melbourne, Australia
34. Tim Raue, Berlin, Germany
35. Vendome, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
36. Borago, Santiago, Chile
37. Nahm, Bangkok, Thailand
38. De Librije, Zwolle, Netherlands
39. Le Calandre, Italy
40. Relae, Copenhagen, Denmark
41. Faviken, Sweden
42. Ultraviolet, Shanghai, China
43. Biko, Mexico
44. Estela, New York, US
45. Dinner By Heston Blumenthal, London, England
46. Combal Zero, Rivoli, Italy
47. Schloss Schauenstein, Switzerland
48. Blue Hill Farm, New York, US
49. Quique Dacosta, Denia, Spain
50. Septime, Paris, France

For those ranked 51-100. Singapore’s Burnt Ends at Teck Lim Road helmed by Chef Dave Pynt is a new entrant on the list, debuting at Number 70.

There are 15 new names from restaurants across the globe including The Jane in Belgium (54), Lasai at Rio Janeiro Brazil (64), Lyle’s in London UK (65) and Epicure in Paris France.

51. Maní, São Paulo, Brasil
52. Per Se, New York, USA
53. Hof Van Cleve, Kruishoutem, Belgium
54. The Jane, Antwerp, Belgium
55. Nerua, Bilbao, Spain
56. Mikla, Istanbul, Turkey
57. L’Astrance, Paris, France
58. Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, Paris, France
59. Martin Berasategui, Lasarte-Oria, Spain
60. Hedone, London, UK
61. Maeemo, Oslo, Norway
62. La Grenouillere, La Madelaine Sous Montreuil, France
63. Aqua, Wolfsburg, Germany
64. Lasai, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
= 65. Brae, Birregurra, Australia
= 65. Lyle’s, London, UK
67. The Restaurant at Meadwood, St.Helena, USA
68. Tegui, Buenos Aires, Argentina
69. Epicure, Paris, France
70. Burnt Ends, Singapore
71. Daniel, New York, USA
72. Pavillon Ledoyen, Paris, France
73. Hertog Jan, Bruges, Belgium
74. Le Chateaubriand, Paris, France
75. Twins, Moscow, Russia
76. La Colombe, Cape Town, South Africa
77. Den, Tokyo, Japan
78. Belcanto, Lisbon, Portugal
79. DiverXO, Madrid, Spain
80. L’atelier Saint-Germain de Joël Robuchon, Paris, France
81. Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare, New York, USA
82. Hajime, Osaka, Japan
83. Manresa, Los Gatos, USA
84. Reale, Castel di Sangro, Italy
85. The French Laundry, Yauntville, USA
86. 8 1/2 Otto e mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong, China
87. Indian Accent, Delhi, India
88. Die Schwarzwaldstube, Baiersbronn, Germany
= 89. Benu, San Francisco, USA
= 89. Zuma, Dubai, UAE
91. St. John, London, UK
92. Quintessence, Tokyo, Japan
93. Daniel Berlin, Skane Tranas, Sweden
94. Bras, Laguiole, France
95. L’Effervescence, Tokyo, Japan
96. Cosme, New York, USA
97. Momofuku Ko, New York, USA
98. Quay, Sydney, Australia
99. La Petite Maison, Dubai, UAE
100. Chestnaya Kuhnya, Moscow, Russia

No 52. Per Se’s signature starter course Oysters and Pearls.

No 70. The Burnt Ends’s Sanger -pulled pork shoulder in home-made brioche bun with slaw and chipotle mayonnaise.

No 92. 3 Michelin-starred restaurant Quintessence in Tokyo.

No 98. Quay’s Snow Egg, an egg-shaped poached meringue with an ice cream centre.

Also congrats to French Chef Alain Passard who has been named the 2016 recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award by organisers of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. His food was truly exceptional.

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