Top 10 Foodie Destinations: Cities with the most Michelin Stars

The Michelin Guide is world famous for showcasing the best places for fine dining – here’s a round up of the top 10 destinations around the world featuring the most Michelin Starred Establishments.

1. Hong Kong, China

Fine Dining in Hong Kong

 

 

 

 

 

Hong Kong has a such a vast amount of Michelin Starred Restaurants, there’s far too many to list here.  So here’s the list of the best 2 and 3 starred establishments.

Three Stars  – Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey

BO Innovation
L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon
Lung King Heen
8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA
Sushi Shikon

Two Stars – Excellent cuisine, worth a detour

Amber
Caprice
Celebrity Cuisine
Duddell’s
Pierre
Ryu Gin
Shang Palace
Summer Palace
Tang Court
The Principal
Tin Lung Heen
Wagyu Takumi
Tan Toh Heen

2. Paris, France

Paris Michelin Star Restaurants

 

 

 

 

The birthplace of the Michelin Guide, Paris is often considered the capital of fine dining, and is home to over 70 starred restaurants.  Here’s a selection of just 10 of the most mouth watering 3 starred restaurants to try in Paris:

Le Cinq
Pierre Gagnaire
Ledoyen
Arpege
L’Ambroisie
Astrance
Epicure
Le Meurice
Guy Savoy
Le Pre Catelan

3. Toyko, Japan

Tokyo Michelin Food Sushi

 

 

 

 

 

Again, Tokyo has a huge number of Michelin Starred restaurants, with many saying Tokyo, and not Paris, is the culinary capital of the world.  Here’s an impressive list of highly acclaimed 3 starred restaurants we think are worth the long haul trip to Japan for:

  1. Yukimura
  2. Esaki
  3. Ishikawa
  4. L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon
  5. Kanda
  6. Quintessence
  7. Makimura
  8. Ryugin
  9. Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten
  10. Sushi Saito
  11. Sushi Yoshitake
  12. Usukifugu Yamadaya

4. New York, USA

New York Michelin Star Restaurants

 

 

 

 

New York hosts a very respectful six 3 starred establishments.  Here’s the full list of one and two star winners:

Three Stars:
Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare
Eleven Madison Park
Jean Georges
Le Bernardin
Masa
Per Se

Two Stars:
Aquavit
Atera
Blanca
Daniel
Ichimura
Jungsik
Marea
Momofuku Ko
SotoThe

5. Kyoto, Japan

The second entry in our top 10 Foodie Destinations from Japan, Kyoto has a staggering seven 3 star Michelin Star restaurants! Here’s the full list:

  1. Chihana
  2. Hyotei
  3. Kikunoi Honten
  4. Kitcho Arashiyama
  5. Mizai
  6. Nakamuru
  7. Tsuruya

6. London, UK

London Michelin Star Restaurant List 2015

 

 

 

 

Home of acclaimed Michelin Starred Chefs, Gordon Ramsey, Heston Blumenthal, Ashton Kutcher, Phil Howawd and many, many more, London hosts a very healthy four 3 Michelin Star restaurants, nine 2 starred establishments, and an amazing 51 one star eateries.  Here’s the full list:

3 Michelin Stars

  1. Fat Duck – Bray
  2. Waterside Inn – Bray
  3. Gordon Ramsey – Chelsea
  4. Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester – Mayfair

2 Michelin Stars

  1. Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley – Belgravia (Marcus Wareing)
  2. Hélène Darroze at The Connaught – Mayfair (Hélène Darroze)
  3. Square – Mayfair (Phil Howard)
  4. The Ledbury – North Kensington
  5. Le Gavroche – Mayfair
  6. Hibiscus – Mayfair
  7. Sketch – Mayfair
  8. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal  – Knightsbridge
  9. The Greenhouse – Mayfair

1 Michelin Star

  1. Pied à Terre – Bloomsbury (Marcus Eaves)
  2. Club Gascon – City of London (Pascal Aussignac)
  3. Rasoi – Chelsea (Vineet Bhatia)
  4. Galvin La Chapelle – Spitalfields (The Galvin brothers)
  5. Galvin at Windows (at London Hilton Hotel) – Mayfair (Chris Galvin)
  6. Tamarind – Mayfair (Alfred Prasad)
  7. Texture – Regent’s Park & Marylebone (Agnar Sverrisson)
  8. Seven Park Place (at St James’s Hotel and Club) – St James’s/Westminster (William Drabble)
  9. Alyn Williams at The Westbury – Mayfair (Alyn Williams)
  10. Hakkasan Hanway Place – Bloomsbury
  11. Harwood Arms – Fulham
  12. River Café – Hammersmith
  13. La Trompette – Chiswick
  14. St John – Clerkenwell Kitchen W8 – Kensington
  15. The Glasshouse – Kew
  16. Chez Bruce – Wandsworth
  17. Amaya Belgravia – Westminster
  18. Pétrus – Belgravia
  19. Benares – Mayfair
  20. Hakkasan Mayfair – Mayfair
  21. Kai – Mayfair
  22. Maze – Mayfair
  23. Murano – Mayfair
  24. Pollen Street Social – Mayfair
  25. Umu – Mayfair
  26. Wild Honey – Mayfair
  27. L’Autre Pied – Regent’s Park & Marylebone
  28. Locanda Locatelli – Regent’s Park & Marylebone
  29. Arbutus – Soho
  30. Yauatcha – Soho
  31. Quilon – Victoria
  32. Hedone – Chiswick
  33. Dabbous – Regent’s Park & Marylebone
  34. St Johns Hotel – Leicester Square
  35. Launceston Place – Kensington
  36. Trishna – Marylebone
  37. HKK – Shoreditch
  38. Angler – Finsbury (Tony Fleming)
  39. Story – London Bridge
  40. Ametsa – Belgravia
  41. Brasserie Chavot – Mayfair (Eric Chavot)
  42. Lima – Regent’s Park/Marylebone (Robert Ortiz)
  43. Social Eating House – Soho
  44. Outlaw’s at The Capital – Knightsbridge (Nathan Outlaw, Pete Biggs)
  45. L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon – Strand and Covent Garden
  46. *Fera at Claridges – Mayfair (Simon Rogan) (New Winner)
  47. *Gymkhana – Mayfair (New Winner)
  48. *Clove Club – Shoreditch (New Winner)
  49. *Barrafina – Soho (New Winner)
  50. *City Social – City of London (New Winner)
  51. *Kitchen Table at Bubbledogs – Bloomsbury (New Winner)

7. Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona Michelin Star Restaurants

 

 

 

 

 

Although there are no three star restaurants in Barcelona, there is plenty of choice of one star eateries – 20 in all, according to Wikipedia. Here’s the full list:

Two stars **

  1. Enoteca
  2. Lasarte
  3. Abac

One star *

  1. Sauc
  2. Alkimia
  3. Hisop
  4. Caeelis
  5. Manairo
  6. Fonda Gaig
  7. Angle
  8. Hofmann
  9. Dos Cielos
  10. Via Veneto
  11. Roca Moo
  12. Cinc Sentits
  13. Comerc 24
  14. Dos Palillos
  15. Koy Sunka
  16. Nectari
  17. Tickets
  18. 41 Degrees Paral-lel

8. Macau, China

Macau Michelin Star Restaurants 2015

 

 

 

 

Three Stars – Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey

Robuchon au Dome
8

Two Stars
Excellent cuisine, worth a detour

Golden Flower
Zi Yat Heen

One Star – A very good restaurant in its category

Jade Dragon
King
Golden Peacock
The Kitchen
The Tasting Room by Galliot
Tim’s Kitchen
Wing Lei Chinese Restaurant

9. Copenhagen, Denmark

Noma Copenhagen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home to world famous restaurant, Noma, Copenhagen is a food lover’s mecca.  This gourmet restaurant has been ranked best restaurant in the world in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014 and currently holds two Michelin Stars in 2015.  Copenhagen has been awarded a total of 18 stars to 15 restaurants.  Here’s the best:

2 stars **
Noma
Restaurant Geranium
Restaurant AOC

10. Berlin, Germany

German Michelin Star Restaurants

 

 

 

 

 

Boasting 15 Michelin starred establishments, with a total of 20 stars, but lacking a top of the class 3 star restaurant.  Here’s the full list:

2 stars **

Fischers Fritz | Lohse, Christian
Lorenz Adlon | Otto, Hendrik
Reinstoff  | Achilles, Daniel
Tim Raue | Raue, Tim
FACIL | Kempf, Michael

1 star *

Frühsammers (new)| Frühsammer, Sonja
First Floor | Diether, Matthias
Horváth | Frank, Sebastian
Hugos | Kammeier, Thomas
Rutz | Müller, Marco
VAU | Kleeberg, Kolja
Les Solistes | Lintermann, Roel
5 – cinco by Paco Pérez | Pérez, Paco
Pauly Saal | Höpfl, Michael
a.choice (new) | Koppe, Alexander

 

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