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La Tour d'Argent, 15 Quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris, France.
  • La Tour d'Argent, 15 Quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris, France.
  • NOMA, Refshalevej 96, DK-1432 Copenhagen K, Denmark. Ranked as the Best Restaurant in the World by Restaurant Magazine: 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2014.
  • Cheval Blanc at Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, Blumenrain 8, 4001 Basel, Switzerland.
  • Restaurant Akelaŕe, Paseo Padre Orcolaga, 56, 20008 Donostia-San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Spain.
  • Restaurant Le Louis XV–Alain Ducasse at Hôtel de Paris, Place du Casino, Monte-Carlo, 98000 Monaco.
  • 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, 301 Front St W, Downtown Toronto, Ontario M5V 2T6, Canada. World's second highest and largest revolving restaurant: 351 meters (1,151 ft).
  • Restaurant Leï Mouscardins, 1 Rue du Portalet, 83990 Saint-Tropez, France.
  • Le Pont de Pont & Grand chef Stéphane Decotterd, Route de Blonay 4, CH-1817 Brent, Switzerland.
  • The Fat Duck, High St, Bray, West Berkshire SL6 2AQ, U.K.
  • Savoy Grill at The Savoy Hotel, Strand, Westminster, London WC2R 0EU, England.
  • The kitchen at the now (as of July 30, 2011) closed legendary El Bulli restaurant, Roses, Catalonia, Spain.
  • Afternoon Tea at the Ritz, The Ritz London, 150 Piccadilly, London W1J 9BR, England, U.K.

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    Austria (10 Michelin *) Belgium (108 Michelin *) Channel Isl. (3 Michelin *) Croatia
    Cyprus Czech Republic (2 Michel. *) Denmark (44 Michelin *) England (127 Michelin *)
    Estonia Finland (6 Michelin * 4 Bib) France (590 Mich. * 630 Bib) Germany (249 Michelin *)
    Greece (4 Michelin *) Hungary (2 Michelin *) Iceland (1 Bib) Italy (300 Michelin *)
    Liechtenstein (2 Michelin *) Lithuania Luxembourg (12 Michelin *) Macedonia
    Malta Monaco (4 Michelin *) Netherlands (102 Michel. *) N. Ireland (4 Michelin Bib G.)
    Norway (8 Michelin * 1 Bib) Poland Portugal (12 Michelin *) Republic of Ireland (6 *)
    Romania Russia (Top 40 gourmet rest.) Scotland (16 Michelin *) Serbia
    Slovakia Slovenia Spain (130 Michelin *) Sweden (22 Michelin * 14 Bib)
    Switzerland (94 Michelin *) Turkey Wales, U.K. (4 Michelin *)

      "I never order fish on Monday." - Anthony Bourdain.

      Michelin Guide starred restaurants have been marked with ***  **  *  RS  Bib according to their rating.

      Mapped: Every Michelin-starred restaurant on Earth - The Telegraph.

      THE MICHELIN GUIDE STAR & RATING SYSTEM - three stars (***) mean: "Exceptional cuisine and worth the journey"; two stars (**): "Excellent cooking and worth a detour"; one star (*): "A very good restaurant in its category"; the Bib label: "A Bib Gourmand rating means the restaurant is an inspector's favorite for good value. For $40 or less, you can enjoy two courses and a glass of wine or dessert (not including tax and gratuity)." The New SUSTAINABILITY EMBLEM (*): "Those at the forefront with their sustainable gastronomy practices are highlighted by a new symbol, with the restaurant’s vision also outlined via a quote from the chef. For other restaurants taking smaller steps to work in a greener way, there are short descriptions on their initiatives." Restaurants awarded the Rising Star (RS) means that they may be in line for a MICHELIN star, or an upgrade from one to two, or from two to three stars.

      The World's 50 Best Restaurants is a list produced by UK media company William Reed Business Media, which originally appeared in the British magazine Restaurant, based on a poll of international chefs, restaurateurs, gourmands and restaurant critics. In addition to the main ranking, the organisation awards a series of special prizes for individuals and restaurants, including the One To Watch award, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Chefs' Choice Award, the latter based on votes from the fifty head chefs from the restaurants on the previous year's list. Often working as a barometer of global gastronomic trends, the list showcases a variety of cuisines from all over the world. Restaurants voted 1-50 are marked with SP; the restaurants marked with sp have been voted as the world's 51-100 best restaurants based on the votes of the 837 "chefs, restaurateurs, critics and fun-loving gourmands" selected by Restaurant magazine.

      The restaurants marked with NW have been chosen by 53 top chefs for Newsweek magazine's August 13, 2012 issue 101 Best Places to Eat in the World.

      Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers and have been been marked WS.

      5-star International Star Diamond Award Recipients selected by The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences have been marked with SDA.

      The members of Les Grandes Tables du Monde association's 188 members in 25 countries on 5 continents representing the last word in gastronomy worldwide have been marked with GTM.

      Established in France in 1954, Relais & Châteaux's mission is "to spread its unique art de vivre across the globe by selecting outstanding properties with a truly unique character." Prospective and current members are evaluated by the group's traditional "five C" motto: Character, Courtesy, Calm, Charm and Cuisine. The members of Relais & Châteaux exclusive collection of 580 of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in 60 countries on 5 continents have been marked with R&C.

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           GOURMET RESTAURANTS BY REGION (105 countries):
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    • Restaurant Le Louis XV - Alain Ducasse, Monte-Carlo.
    • Fontvieille La Condamine Monaco-Ville Monte-Carlo
    • 10 Best Restaurants
    • Alain Ducasse Gives His Favorite Restaurant a Massive Makeover - The New York Times.
    • Restaurants in Monte-Carlo
    • Where to eat organic in Monaco - USA Today.
      • BEEFBAR - 42, quai Jean-Charles Rey.
        La Condamine
      • BLACK LEGENDQuai Albert 1er, Route de la Piscine.
      • LA CHAUMIÈRE - Rond Point du Jardin Exotique.
      • LE RED - Quai Albert 1er, Route de la Piscine.
      • QUAI DES ARTISTES - 4, quai Antoine 1er.
      • STARS'N'BARS - 6, quai Antoine 1er. Full-service American cuisine. "Best Burger Restaurant in Monaco."
      • ZEST - Quai Albert 1er, 6, route de la Piscine.
      • Bagatelle Monte Carlo, 15 Galerie Charles III.
      • Bagatelle Monte Carlo - "French Mediterranean Restaurant." Executive Chef: Rocco Séminara. 15 Galerie Charles III.
      • Café de Paris, Place du Casino with the apartment building Le Mirabeau in the background.
      • BAR / RESTAURANT DES PALMIERS - open all nightlong at the heart of the Sporting Monte-Carlo.
      • BLUE BAY - at hotel Monte-Carlo Bay. Chef: Marcel Ravin.
      • BRASSERIE DU CAFÉ DE PARIS - the decor with its "Belle Epoque" windows recalls that of old Parisian bistros on the legendary Place du Casino. Chef: Jean-Claude Brugel.
      • CAFÉ LLORCA MONACO - 10, avenue Princesse Grace. Chef: Alain Llorca.
      • Cipriani Restaurant, 1 Avenue Princesse Grace.
      • Cipriani - 1, avenue Princesse Grace.
      • CÔTÉ JARDIN - at Hôtel de Paris. Chef: Franck Cerutti.
      • ELSA R&C (Chef: Jean-Claude Brugel). At Monte-Carlo Beach. Named after Elsa Maxwell, the Société des Bains de Mer’s first ever PR, who organised the inauguration of the Beach. High quality contemporary cuisine inspired by the Riviera’s culinary history.
      • FUJI - one of the best ambassadors for Japanese cuisine is the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club.
      • HORIZON DECK - restaurant & champagne bar at hotel Fairmont. "This restaurant is a 7th heaven with a 360° view over the Principality's legendary Opera House, Prince's Palace, and Casino - against a backdrop of the renowned & Riviera and the azure splendour of the Mediterranean."
      • IL BARETTO - at Monte-Carlo Bay hotel. "The ideal solution for nomads and night-owls." Chef: Marcel Ravin.
      • JOËL ROBUCHON **. At Hôtel Metropole. Head chef: Christophe Cussac.
      • L'Argentin Monte Carlo - at hotel Fairmont. Executive chef: Philippe Joannès, Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best French Craftsman).
      • L'ORANGE VERTE / Il Baretto - at Monte-Carlo Bay hotel. Proposes simple and delicious cuisine. Chef: Marcel Ravin.
      • LA COUPOLE - at Hotel Mirabeau. 1, avenue Princesse Grace.
      • LA MAISON DU CAVIAR - since 1954. 1, avenue Saint-Charles.
      • LA SALLE EMPIRE - at Hôtel de Paris. Chef: Franck Cerutti. A listed historical site since the end of the 19th century, this tremendous banqueting venue is the very expression of the European lifestyle.
      • La Trattoria, Sporting Monte-Carlo, 26 Avenue Princesse Grace, MC 98000 Monaco.
      • LA TRATTORIA -"Italian Cuisine with Tuscan Accents." Chefs: Franck Cerutti & Patrick Laine. Alain Ducasses’ most recent Italo-gourmet gem, delivers authentic and generous, full flavoured Tuscan cuisine at Sporting Monte-Carlo.
      • La Vigie, Monte-Carlo Beach, Avenue Princesse Grace, 06190 Roquebrune-Cap Martin.
      • LA VIGIE - at Monte-Carlo Beach hotel. Sunny restaurant and fish specialities. Chef: Paolo Sari.
      • LAS BRISAS - at Monte-Carlo Bay hotel. Chef: Marcel Ravin.
      • LE CIRCUS - at the Sun Casino.
      • LE DECK - at Monte-Carlo Beach. Sunny restaurant and contemporary cuisine.
      • Restaurant Le Grill at Hôtel de Paris.
      • LE GRILL - chefs: Franck Cerutti / Jean-Philippe Borro. "Located on the eighth floor of the Hôtel de Paris, this restaurant offers a reinterpretation of Mediterranean gourmet dishes. In summer, the roof slides back to reveal the sky and what has to be one of the most beautiful views on the French Riviera."
      • LE LOUIS XV - ALAIN DUCASSE *** sp SDA GTM NW WS. Chef: Alain Ducasse. "Outstanding menus and an excellent wine list guarantee rare moments that few diners ever forget." Specialty: gâteau au chocolat. At Hôtel de Paris.
      • LE MOZAÏK - at the Casino de Monte-Carlo.
      • LE TRAIN BLEU - at the Casino de Monte-Carlo. Traditional Italian cuisine.
      • LE VISTAMAR * (Chef: Joël Garault). At Hôtel Hermitage.
      • LES PRIVÉS - at the Casino de Monte-Carlo. "This classic French restaurant welcomes the gourmets between two rounds of Chemin de Fer, without them having to leave the gaming rooms, and offers an enchanting view of the sea and Cap Martin."
      • LOGA - 25, boulevard des Moulins.
      • MANDARINE (Chef: Patrick Raingeard). At hotel Port Palace.
      • MAXIM'S Monte-Carlo - 20, avenue de la Costa.
      • MAYA BAY - Le Roccabella, 24, avenue Princesse Grace. Thai cuisine.
      • Restaurant Nobu Fairmont Monte Carlo, 12 avenue des Spélugues.
      • Nobu Fairmont Monte Carlo - at Hotel Fairmont Monte Carlo, 12 avenue des Spélugues. "Nobuyuki "Nobu" Matsuhisa, the acclaimed and highly influential celebrity Chef and owner of Nobu restaurants has settled down in the Principality of Monaco at the Fairmont Monte Carlo!"
      • Ristorante LA ROMANTICA - 3, avenue Saint Laurent.
      • SALLE DES ETOILES - Sporting Monte-Carlo. For over 30 years, the Salle des Etoiles has welcomed the greatest international performers to its legendary stage.
      • SASS CAFÉ - restaurant and piano bar. 11, avenue Princesse Grace.
      • SUMMER CASINO - at the heart of the Sporting Monte-Carlo peninsula lies a complex combining restaurants, bars, a discotheque, Monte-Carlo’s famous concert hall and a summer casino. Dine, dance and gamble by the sea.
      • THE SEA LOUNGE - at Monte-Carlo Beach. Seaside lounge and tapas bar.
      • Twiga Sumosan, 35 Boulevard Louis II.
      • Twiga - 35, boulevard Louis II. "Twiga Sumosan offers the very best of Italian and contemporary Japanese cuisine in a unique setting combined with eclectic live performances to ensure every visit is truly memorable."
      • YOSHI *. At Hôtel Metropole. The first Joël Robuchon Japanese restaurant in the world, offers healthy, modern cuisine created by the Japanese chef Takéo Yamazaki, under the guidance of Joël Robuchon and Christophe Cussac.
      • ZELO'S - 10, avenue Princesse Grace. "Located on the top floor of the Conference Centre of Monaco Grimaldi Forum, the terrace of the Zelo’s restaurant offers you a splendid panorama of the Principality of Monaco and the Mediterranean Sea."
    • Café Pushkin, 26a Tverskoi Bulvar, Moscow.
    • Bugrovo Moscow Nizhny Novgorod St. Petersburg
      • With a new Michelin guide, Moscow's best-kept culinary secrets are out - "It's been described as one of the Russian capital's best-kept secrets: Moscow's restaurants are excellent."
      • Bon - one of the most unusual restaurants in Moscow. The creation of renowned designer Philippe Starck.
      • Buona - at Radisson Royal Hotel. Chef: Christian Lorenzini .
      • CAFÉ PUSHKIN sp. 26A Tverskoy Boulevard. Designed to recreate the feel of a 19th century aristocrat’s house, the restaurant has become one of the most popular in Moscow, thanks to the quality of its food, the impeccable service and excellent vodka selection.
      • CDL - "Inside this elegant mansion is one of the city's most beautiful dining rooms — and one of the best places to sample authentic Russian cuisine."
      • CHAIKA sp (Chef: Dmitry Shurshakov).
      • DOCE UVAS sp
      • Gallery Cafe
      • GUSYATNIKOFF - "Feast on exquisite traditional Russian fare in what was once (and still feels like) a private mansion." The beef Stroganoff is outstanding.
      • L'Albero - Italian cuisine. Chef: Nicola Canuti.
      • Les Menus par Pierre Gagnaire - "Les Menus in Moscow presents the bold and experimental cuisine of the Michelin three star Chef Pierre Gagnaire, regarded as one of today’s most innovative and artistic chefs. Classic French cuisine with a modern twist and culinary artistry at its finest interpretation creates an unforgettable feast for all the senses." At Lotte Hotel.
      • Metropol - cuisine: Russian-European. "Recalling the splendor of prerevolutionary Russia, the opulent interiors of the Metropol hotel's grand dining hall are a stunning memorial to Russian art nouveau. The nearly three-story-high dining room is replete with stained-glass windows, marble pillars, and a leaded-glass roof. Among the famous guests to have dined here are George Bernard Shaw, Vladimir Lenin, and Michael Jackson."
      • O2 LOUNGE - on the 12th floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow.
      • Pavilion - "The white tuxedoed waiters, palm trees, period pavilion building, crisp tablecloths and various old family photos that decorate this large dining room overlooking the beautiful Patriarch’s ponds all combine to give off an elegant period feel worthy of an Agatha Christie novel and which the restaurant describes as 'Soviet 1950s'."
      • Piccolino
      • Scandinavia - "Your favorite restaurant in Moscow."
      • SEMIFREDDO RESTAURANT sp (Chef: Nino Graziano).
      • Shinok - Moscow's best Ukranian restaurant.
      • SOHO ROOMS
      • TURANDOT - "Turandot a place where a Chinese princess and a French king could be tasting viands while laughing merrily with happiness."
      • U Pirosmani - "The menu reads like a Georgian cookbook."
      • VARVARY sp. Chef: Anatoly Komm. The only Russian chef to receive a Michelin star (it was at a restaurant in Geneva). The intricate cuisine fuses "molecular gastronomy" techniques with down-home ingredients, all of which come from within Russia.
        Nizhny Novgorod
      • CHAIKA NW. Specialty: kamchatka crab.
        St. Petersburg
      • BELLEVUE BRASSERIE - at Kempinski Hotel. French cuisine.
      • Bistro Garcon
      • Erivan Restaurant - one of the city's few Armenian restaurants.
      • L'EUROPE - Russia’s oldest continually serving restaurant, this culinary hotspot brims with timeless elegance. At Grand Hotel Europe. Russian cuisine.
      • ONEGIN
      • Palkin - a legendary restaurant of the same name was established on this spot in 1785. The formal and elegant interior evokes those bygone days.
      • Taleon Restaurant - at Taleon Imperial Hotel. Chef: Alexander Dregolsky. Three times voted ‘The best luxurious restaurant in St Petersburg’.
      • Tsar - "Drinks are served in fine crystal glasses, old portraits of noblemen cover the walls and the toilets are even encased inside giant, leather-lined thrones. The Russian cuisine on offer is first rate."
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