Noma secures the coveted spot in the 2021 World’s Best 50 Restaurants list


Noma secures the coveted spot in the 2021 World’s Best 50 Restaurants list
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Copenhagen’s Noma has been named the top restaurant of 2021 in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.

The three Michelin-starred restaurant, led by innovative Danish chef Rene Redzepi, has been praised for its seasonal and foraged cuisine, which divides its menu into three phases – seafood for the winter, vegetables in the summer and game and forest in the autumn.

The World’s Best 50 Restaurant Director of Content William Drew said Noma has arguably been the most influential restaurant of its generation and has set new standards when it comes to sourcing ingredients, research, dish development and presentation. “It has become one of the most sought-after dining destinations by consumers from all over the world and we are delighted to announce it as this year’s No.1,” said Drew.

Coming in as runner up was another Copenhagen restaurant, Geranium, led by chef Rasmus Kofoed. The restaurant is known for its artistic approach to food which results in beautiful dishes with a strong seasonal focus.

Third place went to Asador Etxebarri in Atxondo, Spain. Both Spain and the United States led the way, each with six restaurants in the top 50 list.

A handful of newcomers also made it on the prestigious list for 2021, with eight restaurants making their debut, including Italy’s Lido 84 (15) and South Africa’s Wolfgat (50).

See below the top 10 list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 and click here to see the full list.

  1. Noma, Denmark
  2. Geranium, Denmark
  3. Asador Etxevarri, Spain
  4. Central, Peru
  5. Disfrutar, Spain
  6. Frantzén, Sweden
  7. Maido, Peru
  8. Odette, Singapore
  9. Pujol, Mexico
  10. The Chairman, China



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