51-100 list by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants announced

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants has announced the 2016 list of restaurants ranked from 51 to 100 ahead of its annual awards event, which is taking place on June 13th at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan, New York.

  • 51-100 list includes restaurants from 21 countries across six continents
  • 15 new restaurants claim a place
  • USA leads the way with nine restaurants
  • France follows closely behind with eight restaurants
  • Japan leads in Asia with four restaurants
  • Turkey’s Mikla climbs 40 places from No.96 to No.56
  • Highest new entry is Belgium’s The Jane at No.54
  • Seven of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 feature
  • Den, recently named The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016’s One To Watch, sponsored by Miele, is at No.77
  • Three of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 rank, including last year’s Highest New Entry, Lasai

This year’s 51-100 list boasts 15 new entries from restaurants across the globe including Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare in New York, Burnt Ends in Singapore and Moscow’s Twins. Not only is fresh talent making its mark on the list but multiple mainstays have retained their presence including London’s St John and Paris’ L’Atelier Saint-Germain de Joël Robuchon.

Photo: onEdition Photography
Photo: onEdition Photography

With nine restaurants in the 51-100 list, including three new entries, the USA has multiplereasons to celebrate. This year’s awards host city, New York, sees five restaurants appear on the list including Thomas Keller’s Per Se at No.52, Daniel Boulud’s Daniel at No.71 and newcomer Cosme at No.96.

Seven restaurants from Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 are noted in the 51-100 list including Den (No.77), which is named this year’s One To Watch, sponsored by Miele. Quintessence, also in Tokyo, is a new entry on the 51-100 list at No.92, having appeared at No.20 in the Asia list.

France boasts eight restaurants in the 51-100 list, including two new entries: Epicure at No.69, headed by Eric Frechon, and Yannick Alléno’s Pavillon Ledoyen at No.72, both located in Paris.

Belgium, Spain and the UK celebrate three restaurants each with The Jane in Antwerp claiming the highest new entry spot at No.54. Lyle’s in London enters the list for the first time at No.65 sharing its ranking with Australia’s Brae, whilst Spain’s Nerua climbs the list by 13 places to No.55.

Germany, UAE, Australia and Brazil claim two places on the list each. Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015’s Highest New Entry, Lasai in Rio de Janeiro, enters the World’s 51-100 list for the first time at No.64. Australia’s Brae climbed up the list 22 places from No.87 while Germany’s Die Schwarzwaldstube in Baiersbronn re-enters the list at No.88. Dubai’s Zuma ties with new entry, Benu in San Francisco at No.89.

The 51-100 list recognises 21 countries around the world across six continents and, along with The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, provides an annual barometer of the greatest gastronomic experiences across the globe. The awards signify an annual celebration of global gastronomy, recognising restaurants around the world for their culinary creativity and talent.

William Drew, Group Editor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, said: “We are thrilled to share the 51-100 list ahead of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony. We are privileged and excited to congratulate all of the restaurants, chefs and staff that make up the 100 best restaurants, starting with those ranked from 51 to 100. Every restaurant listed should be incredibly proud and we hope that this provides a culinary compass for diners around the world.”

See the list: http://www.theworlds50best.com/

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