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Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 Announced

This year’s Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, was announced yesterday at Wynn Palace, Macau.

Gaggan from Bangkok has held onto the no.1 spot for the fourth year in a row; there are eight new entries on this year’s list, while Hong Kong has secured nine spots on the list, including Amber (no.7, also The Best Restaurant in China), 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana (no.13), Ta Vie (no.16), The Chairman (no.22), Lung King Heen (no.24), Neighborhood (no.32), Belon (no.40), Ronin (no.41) and Caprice (no.46).

Here’s the full list:

1. Gaggan (Bangkok, Thailand)
2. Den (Tokyo, Japan)
3. Florilège (Tokyo, Japan)
4. Sühring (Bangkok, Thailand)
5. Odette (Singapore)
6. Narisawa (Tokyo, Japan)
7. Amber (Hong Kong)
8. Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet (Shanghai)
9. Nihonryori Ryugin (Tokyo, Japan)
10. Nahm (Bangkok, Thailand)
11. Mingles (Seoul, South Korea)
12. Burnt Ends (Singapore)
13. 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana (Hong Kong)
14. Le Du (Bangkok, Thailand)
15. Raw (Taipei)
16. Ta Vie (Hong Kong)
17. La Cime (Osaka, Japan)
18. Mume (Taipei)
19. Indian Accent (New Delhi, India)
20. L’Effervescence (Tokyo, Japan)
21. Locavore (Bali, Indonesia)
22. The Chairman (Hong Kong)
23. Waku Ghin (Singapore)
24. Lung King Heen (Hong Kong)
25. Ministry of Crab (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
26. Jungsik (Seoul, South Korea)
27. Sushi Saito (Tokyo, Japan)
28. Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin (Tokyo, Japan)
29. Les Amis (Singapore)
30. Fu He Hui (Shanghai)
31. Paste (Bangkok, Thailand)
32. Neighborhood (Hong Kong)
33. Eat Me (Bangkok, Thailand)
34. Hajime (Osaka, Japan)
35. Jade Dragon (Macau)
36. Corner House (Singapore)
37. Bo.lan (Bangkok, Thailand)
38. Quintessence (Tokyo, Japan)
39. Issaya Siamese Club (Bangkok, Thailand)
40. Belon (Hong Kong)
41. Ronin (Hong Kong)
42. Toctoc (Seoul, Korea)
43. The Dining Room at The House of Sathorn (Bangkok, Thailand)
44. Jaan (Singapore)
45. Nihonbashi (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
46. Caprice (Hong Kong)
47. Shoun Ryugin (Taipei)
48. La Madison de La Nature Goh (Fukuoka, Japan)
49. Wasabi by Morimoto (Mumbai)
50. Whitegrass (Singapore)

Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award: André Chiang
Highest New Entry Award: La Cime, Japan
Sustainable Restaurant Award: L’Effervescence, Tokyo
Highest Climber Award: The Chairman, Hong Kong + Mume, Taipei
Chef’s Choice Award: Yoshihiro Narisawa
Elit Vodka Asia’s Best Female Chef: Bee Satongun
Asia’s Best Pastry Chef: Nicolas Lambert
Miele One to Watch: Toyo, Manila

 

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