Life & Style
10 Most Expensive Restaurants in the World-2020
As cities, states, and countries begin opening up, many of us are asking the same thing, “what do I wanna do now that I am free to anywhere?”
For a lot of us, doing the same old, same old just won’t cut it. You want to begin your new adventure with something new, something exciting, or something to work towards and look forward to. No better place to begin than to start with what we all enjoy, Food!
Food has been a staple of social settings for centuries. And although the food on this list is a tad bit on the expensive side (or a lotta bit, depending on whom you ask), it definitely helps give you some idea where you may want to go one day, and what you would like to try. Here are the 10 most expensive restaurants in the world;
10. Ithaa Undersea- Rangali Island, Maldives
Cost: $320 per person: This is the world’s first-ever underwater restaurant. It shows a beautiful panoramic view of the ocean. The restaurant only has 14 seats and offers either a four-course lunch or a six-course dinner. If you want to make a reservation, you have to be a guest of the five-star resort, Conrad Rangali.
9. Aragawa- Tokyo, Japan
Cost: $260-$370 per person: This one of the most famous Kobe beef restaurants in Japan. Ot’s been serving these sublime steaks since 1956. There are only 10 seats in the whole restaurant, so make sure you make your reservations well in advance.
8. Kitcho Arashiyama- Tokyo, Japan
Cost: $380-$570 per person: This restaurant opened in 1949. It offers a 10-course meal, which takes about three hours to enjoy the whole dining experience. The restaurant is known for its beautiful decorations and gardens. The food they serve is seasonal, so what you eat depends on when you go.
7. Guy Savoy- Paris, France
Cost: $385-$626 per person: Guy Savoy is the chef who owns his namesake restaurants in both Paris and Las, Vegas. His son takes care of the Las Vegas Restaurant. The Paris restaurant offers a 13-course tasting menu, which focuses heavily on meat, and doesn’t come with drinks. Having earned several Michelin stars, and training other popular chefs such as Gordon Ramsey, any food under Guy Savoy, must be assumed to be pleasing.
6. Restaurant De L’Hôtel De Ville- Crissier, Switzerland
Cost: $415 per person: This restaurant is unique. There is a rule to never use more than 3 ingredients. And only locally grown vegetables and game from local hunters are used in the dishes. The restaurant boasts three Michelin stars, so you know head chef, Frank Giovani, is at the top of his game.
5. Maison Pic Valence- Paris, France
Cost: $445 per person: Starting off as a small country inn, this place turned into a three-star restaurant. It is run by Sophie Pic, who is one of a few female chefs who runs a three-star restaurant. The restaurant offers a nine-course menu, that you can eat in their Mediterranean gardens.
4. Masa- New York, United States
Cost: $595 per person: This is one of the most expensive restaurants in all of NYC. There are only 26 seats, so reservations are crucial. There is no menu, there is no menu, so you’ll have faith in head chef Massa Takayama. It’s considered to be a bit overpriced, but it’s also considered to have the finest sushi. So you have the cash, try it for yourself.
3. Ultraviolet- Shanghai, China
Cost: $570-$900 per person: This is a multi-sensory dining experience. There is only one table that seats 10 people. The restaurant serves 22 courses plus drinks to match each one. The dining room changes the sights, sounds, and smells of the room with each meal.
2. Per se- New York, United States
Cost: $680 per person: The restaurant overlooks beautiful Central Park, and was awarded the best restaurant in NYC in 2011. The nine-course The nine-course tasting menu is a favorite of diners at this three-star Michelin restaurant, which is headed by Thomas Kellers.
1. Sublimotion- Ibiza, Spain
Cost: $2,380 per person: This restaurant opened in 2014. There is a musical menu to watch with each one of the 20 courses being served. There are even choreographed dances to go along with either live composers or DJ’s. Guests are even given Virtual Reality headsets to help with the dining experience.
Although these are some pretty steep prices, you can imagine that the food, ambiance, and company you bring is all worth it. So if you find yourself having a few extra funds to have a different experience, these 10 restaurants are known to be worth every penny.