How Expensive Are the Best Restaurants in the World?
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Paying $300 for a meal might not be an everyday thing, but if it's at one of the world's 50 best restaurants, it's safe to say that most people will think it's worth it.
Adam Pasick at Quartz notes that the world's best do "cater to a global elite who can afford to spend thousands of dollars for a meal," and the United States has both the most amount of restaurants on the list and the most billionaires, according to Forbes. But of course, not every place on San Pellegrino's World's 50 Best Restaurant list is a $300-per-meal establishment.
Luckily, Reuters has compiled an excellent chart by Ben Walsh, showing the top 50 restaurants in order with the prices listed on their websites. The green lines mean prices were unavailable or incredibly difficult to find, but from what we see, some of the restaurants have meals for less than $100. At Nahm, a meal is $61, while at The Fat Duck a meal is $304.
As you can see, the top three restaurants in the world aren't even the most expensive of the bunch. Per Se, Le Calandre, and The Fat Duck take those awards. Head on over to Reuters for the full analysis.
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