It is pretty easy for you to step out and dine at a good restaurant. It hardly takes few dollars but have you tried knowing how much does it cost just to eat at these 10 most expensive restaurants in the world? If NO, then there is something to read. You’ll be shocked about the cost it takes to eat one meal of your day. If you really want to have a meal in these exclusive restaurants, make sure you have a huge pocket.
10 Most Expensive Restaurants In The World
10. Alain Ducasse At The Dorchester, London
Cost: $289 Per Head
This expensive restaurant is located at Dorchester, London. Chef Alain Ducasse runs this restaurant whereas the executive chef “Jocelyn Herland” decides the menu. His menu consists of 7 seasonal courses, which also includes some appetizing dishes like Irish Sea Urchin, Sauteed Baby Squids, Crayfish Veloute etc.
9. French Laundry, California
Cost: $300 Per Head
A chef and well-known food connoisseur “Thomas Keller” leads this restaurant and is so much successful that it has now become the worlds most expensive restaurant. If you reserve before 2 months, you may be lucky to sample few of its dishes. The demand for this restaurant is truly huge. It adds exquisite ingredients, which is the main reason why every meal turns to a masterpiece.
8. Hotel De Ville, Crissier, Switzerland
Cost: $318 Per Head
This is a 3-Michelin star restaurant, which is run by husband & wife: Benoit & Brigitte Violier. They have some signature dishes and this is something that makes it in the list of most expensive restaurants in the world.
7. Ithaa, Maldives
Cost: $320 Per Head
Food is not the lone reason that makes a restaurant so expensive. Also the kind of interiors plays a significant role. And proudly Ithaa boasts about. This restaurant is located at Maldives and is exactly 16.5-feet or 5 meters below the ground. It has 180-degree coral garden views and food is just fantastic! Enjoy some exotic dishes at the world’s 1st underwater hotel and know how it feels like.
6. El Bulli, Spain
Cost: $400 Per Head
This is another most expensive restaurant in the world that holds 3-Michelin stars. Having your meal at this spot would cost you $400. A chef named “Ferran Adria” runs it and is known for inventing fresh & exotic dishes. This is why he charges so much for a meal. There is something unique about this restaurant. It has only limited seasons. It runs on a particular period. For instance, 15 June to 20 December. If you want to eat here, you need to reserve the seats. As soon as the current season closes, bookings for the next season are taken on a particular day. A season accommodates about 8000 diners but you’ll be little shocked about the count of requests they get. Guess? About 2-million! This restaurant’s last season closed on 30 July 2011 but this year, 2014 it will be soon opening with fresh foods. Hurry!
5. Maison Pic, Valence, France
Cost: $445 Per Head
This is another world’s most expensive restaurant, wherein it costs $445 per head to have a meal. This French restaurant is located at Valence, France & boasts 3–Michelin Stars. This spot is legendary since it is been there for generations. At present, chef “Anne-Sophie Pic” crafts all the menus and foods just like her dad “Jacques Pic” & grandfather “Andre Pic” did before her. Anne adds some twists with her classic food and this is why her dishes speak up to the customers.
4. Masa, Manhattan, New York City
Cost: $450 Per Head
Masa is actually a Japanese restaurant but located at Manhattan, New York. In the year, 2004 chef Masa Takayama opened it and until now it is been considered as one of the most expensive restaurants in the world. You can even book the seats in advance but let me warn you that if you happen to cancel them by any chance, you would be charged $200 per head. Their dishes are extremely delicious. It is even a 3-Michelin Stars restaurant and this is why it costs about $450 per head.
3. Aragawa, Tokyo
Cost: $450 Per Head
If you think that Japanese may not be able to grill good steaks then you are seriously wrong because Aragawa restaurant at Tokyo is the Japan’s perfect place to eat Steaks. But let me warn you – fill your pockets properly. Their main meal alone costs $450. Nevertheless, it guarantees to make your meal 100% memorable.
2. Le Meurice, Paris
Cost: $509 Per Head
Yet another most expensive restaurant in the world is none other than Le Meurice in Paris. The popular chef named “Alain Ducasse” knows the art of putting up a pricey menu. His dinner menu will cost you about $509 per head but his lunch menu is quite lower though – $174. Regardless of the cost, food served by him is phenomenal and this why you’ll see people not caring to spend such huge bucks to have a great food.
1. Kitcho, Kyoto, Japan
Cost: $600 Per Head
This is the world’s most expensive restaurant. Costing $600 per head, Kitcho makes you think many times before you step in. You need a bigger pocket indeed. This restaurant is very exclusively designed and is owned by an award-winning chef named “Kunio Tokuoka”. He believes food as art and makes sure that he serves what his customers are paying for. If you wish to experience that authentic Japanese smell and culture with luxury then this is the right place to be in.