Everyone loves good food and a good dining experience. But are you willing to spend top dollar at some of the most expensive restaurants in the world for them? After seeing how much a person can spend at these expensive restaurants, we will all probably be grateful for our under $50 meals. Here are 25 Most Expensive Restaurants In The World You’ll Really Want To Try.
Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare
Located in New York, USA, it costs a person $306 to eat there. This is the only three-Michelin star restaurant in Brooklyn and is very exclusive, only having a total of 18 seats available to dine at. The chef offers a 15 course tasting menu and has mainly Japanese and French cuisine.
This restaurant earned its first three-Michelin star in 1996. 21 years later, it is still worthy of three-Michelin stars. They are known for their legendary “hot-cold egg” which costs $400. It is located in Paris, France.
Created in 2012 by French chef Paul Pairet, Ultraviolet offers a real dining experience. It gives diners a light show, course themed music and projects diners’ names on the table! How cool! To dine here it costs about $450 per person. This restaurant can be found in Shanghai, China.
Restaurant Guy Savoy De Paris
This restaurant owned by three-Michelin star chef Guy Savoy is known to not disappoint. (You may also know Savoy as the chef who trained Gordon Ramsay.) Located in Paris, France a person can be expected to pay about $525 for one meal.
Located in Burges, Belgium, it costs about $275 per person to dine here. Hertog Jan uses exclusive ingredients grown from its own farm to create their meals.
Located in Zwolle, Netherlands, it costs about $290 per person to dine here. This restaurant is owned by chef Jonnie Boer and his wife Thérèse Boer. They offer modern cuisine made from regional and seasonal products.
Located in Furstenau, Switzerland, it costs about $355 per person to dine here. This restaurant is in an 18th century castle and is filled with medieval decor.
Michel Bras Toya
Located in Toya, Japan, it costs about $410 per person to dine here. This restaurant offers French cuisine with a Japanese twist and has a wonderful view of the volcanic Lake Toya.
Located in Las Vegas, USA, it costs about $230 per person to dine here. In 1989, the guide Gault Millau awarded chef Joël Robuchon the title “Chef of the Century.”
Located in Yountville, USA, it costs $297 per person to dine here. This restaurant offers colorful American cuisine and uses some of the finest ingredients in their meals.
Located in Manhattan, USA, it costs $325 per person to dine here. This restaurant opened in 2004 and offers a variety of courses for their guests.
Misoguigawa can be found in these three Japanese cities, Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto. It costs $270 per person to dine here, and in order to get their fancy multi-course meal, you will have to order at least 5 days in advance!
Le Pré Catelan
Located in the heart of the Bois de Boulogne park in Paris, France, it costs about $255 per person to dine here. This trendy restaurant is known for putting tasty twists on popular dishes.
This restaurant was opened in 2004 by French celebrity chef Alain Ducasse and Chanel! Located in Tokyo, Japan, it costs about $259 per person to dine here. They offer French cuisine made with seasonal Japanese ingredients.
Owned by well known chef and TV personality, Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant is sure to not disappoint. It has held onto the three-Michelin star since 2001. To dine here it costs about $355 per person. This restaurant can be found in London, England.
Restaurant Le Meurice
Inspired by Versailles, this super luxurious restaurant is decorated with crystal chandeliers, bronze, and marble. Located in Paris, France, it costs $524 to dine here.
Ithaa Undersea Restaurant
Rated “the most beautiful restaurant in the world,” by the New York Daily News in 2014, Ithaa offers an exotic and exciting dining experience. The restaurant sits 5 meters below the Indian Ocean and gives a beautiful view of the coral gardens. Located in the Maldives, it costs $500 per person to dine here.
Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester
Located in London, England it costs about $343 per person to dine here. They offer exquisite food such as a seven-course Black Truffle Menu. How intriguing!
In 2006, Forbes rated Aragawa as the most expensive restaurant, and while it no longer is, it still is in the world’s top 10. This restaurant only seats 22 people, meaning it takes months to get a reservation. Located in Tokyo, Japan, it costs $370 per person to dine here.
In 2013, Chef Benoit Violer was voted chef of the year in Switzerland, and it earned a 19/20 from the Gualt Millau, a prestigious French restaurant guide. Located in Crissier, Switzerland, it costs about $415 per person to dine here.
Plaza Athénéé Maison
Another restaurant owned by Alain Ducasse, this restaurant offers one of the best dining experiences known. Their menu consists of rare ingredients, and since it is set in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, it’s bound to be pricey. Located in Paris, France, it costs about $550 per person to dine here.
Located in Beverly Hills, USA, it costs about $488 per person to dine here. This restaurant offers a 30 course meal, but finding a reservation may not be easy. The restaurant only seats 10.
Described as the high temple of kaiseki (a ceremonial multi-course meal that originated with Japanese tea ceremonies), dinners at Kitcho are extraordinary! Located in Kyoto, Japan, it costs about $600 to dine here.
Located in Manhattan, NY, USA, it costs $585 per person to dine here. Masa is the most expensive restaurant in the United States!
Located in Ibiza, Spain, it costs about $1,850 per person to dine here! Sublimotion is the most expensive restaurant in the whole world! Each seating can have 12 diners; it offers them a 15-20 course meal, art, and a show that lasts around 3 hours.
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