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Top 10 Restaurants in Europe

European Restaurants

European Restaurants

Europe has one of the finest eating places in the world that offers the best cuisines in the world. If you happen to visit England, you can’t do without visiting The Fat Duck Restaurant. It is the topmost restaurant in Europe. It has been listed as the second best restaurant in the world. The restaurant has been designed in a modest manner manifesting a conventional cottage look. The Fat Duck Restaurant, originally started as a French restaurant, was established by Chef Heston Blumenthal in Berkshire. This place has the rapture of true culinary seduction.

The Pierre Gagnaire Restaurant, Paris definitely holds the second position. It is undoubtedly the best restaurant in France. Chef Pierre Gagnaire experiments with French flavors efficiently and adds exclusivity to each recipe offered. The third best restaurant in Europe is The Noma, located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Noma is popular all over the world for their Martini Bars and Asian delight mixed with native touch. Fourth is the Gambero Rosso, located in San Vincenzo, Italy. They make the best meat dishes to flatter your palate. Holding the fifth position is the Le Louis XV Restaurant, located in Monaco, Paris. You will not get to experience the Le Louis fish delight anywhere else in the world. They make outstanding rock fish in indigenous flavors.

To complete your Switzerland tour, we have two of the world famous restaurants The L’Hotel de Ville, located in Crissier and the Brasserie Lipp, sited in the heart of Zurich. The L’Hotel, Europe’s sixth best restaurant, provides sophisticated presentation and premium quality food. The Brasserie Lipp, Europe’s seventh best restaurant, was originated in Paris. They make the best garlic dishes in the world. Their garlic butter chicken and the garlic tomato sauce are some of their most loved dishes.

Not forgetting about the Hof van Cleve, located in Belgium, the eighth best restaurant in Europe, gives an indigenous look, with cheese and bacon extravagance. Situated on the countryside, they present a beautiful ambience, surprisingly rustic. The Netherlands is not far in offering palatial delight, The Oud Sluis, located in Sluis, Netherlands is the ninth best eating place in Europe. You can enjoy your drive to the restaurant as it is out in the country. They offer a wide range of fruit recipes. Their Oyster recipes are outstanding .The Cracco peck, located in Milan, the Fashion Capital of Italy, is the tenth best eating place in Europe. Their best offerings include the take on saffron risotto and breaded veal cutlet and steam cooked tiramisu. If you are planning for a vacation, a Europe tour is the best way to give yourself a culinary treat with all these remarkable places.

1. The Fat Duck Restaurant (England)
2. The Pierre Gagnaire Restaurant (Paris)
3. The Noma Restaurant (Denmark)
4. Gambero Rosso Restaurant (San Vincenzo, Italy)
5. Le Louis XV Restaurant (Monaco, Paris)
6. L’Hotel de Ville (Zurich)
7. The Brasserie Lipp (Paris)
8. Hof van Cleve (Belgium)
9. The Oud Sluis Restaurant (Netherlands)
10. The Cracco Peck Restaurant (Milan)

31 Comments so far

  1. shilo   November 25, 2008 3:54 pm

    u r totally amazing i <3 u so much i am such a happy person

  2. Sarah   November 26, 2008 3:10 am

    I have never been to any of this restaurants but i hope i will someday. I really enjoy European food and can’t eat Chinese which is quite popular now.

  3. Paul   November 26, 2008 9:16 pm

    Only France and Italy have more then one restaurant mentioned here. Better said Paris has the best restaurants in Europe because they have 3 in the top 10. No wonder French chef’s work all around the globe.

  4. Pierre   December 6, 2008 3:15 pm

    Oui, that’s true. There is a reason why French restaurants are among the top 10 restaurants in Europe. After eating there, you will surely try to come back.

  5. Penuela   December 7, 2008 5:56 am

    First of all, european food is great. Every country has its specific type of food, which is usually tasteful. I have eaten at L’Hotel de Ville (from Zurich) and the food was incredible. Didn’t know that I have eaten at one of the top 10 restaurants in europe. heh..

  6. Lawn   December 10, 2008 9:40 am

    The Cracco Peck Restaurant from Milan is one great european restaurant. It serves good european food. Especially Italian food (of course).

  7. Ross   December 11, 2008 5:04 am

    I went to Le Louis XV Restaurant on the recommendation of a friend and ordered rock fish on the recommendation of the head waiter. I definitely recommend it. http://www.alain-ducasse.com/public_us/louis_xv/fr_cuisine.htm

  8. Danny   December 11, 2008 5:08 am

    Le Louis XV Restaurant is a must go. It is one of the best educations in terms of ingredients one is likely to find. I would even recommend someone to go here and eat five dishes and come back a few days later and eat the same preparations.

  9. Joey   December 11, 2008 5:10 am

    The wine cellars underneath the Monte-Carlo Square and Hotel de Paris are some of the most impressive restaurant cellars and wine collections in the world. The cellars hold approximately 400 000 bottles and are spread out on a very large surface. I have had the honour to visit the cellars and it is just mind-blowing to walk around and discover the treasures they have put away there.

  10. Stevan   December 11, 2008 5:57 am

    carpaccio of cauliflower, chocolate jelly or black olive and leather puree… Oh..my…I love The Fat Duck Restaurant. And do try the egg ice-cream.

  11. Michel   December 11, 2008 5:59 am

    The Fat Duck Restaurant has been a dream of mine to visit for some time. Yesterday I finally had a chance to visit. A six week wait for a table was well worth it. The food is a moving experience for all senses. The Fat Duck has been voted best restaurant in the world in 2005 and number two in 2006 by Restaurant magazine poll by chefs, experts and food lovers, it has three stars in Guide Michelin.

  12. Morgan   December 11, 2008 6:05 am

    @Michel Try the lamb chop, a dish I make myself, but this one was very very different. It was fully cooked, but all pink, yet the fat was nicely brown. Its taste was very very rich. When discussing this with the chefs they told me they cook it in a vacuum bag for 4 hours in 60 degree water. This method retains all the flavor and matures the meat slowly. Really delicious; a great classic dish moved to completely new heights. Their lamb chop is perfected, exactly what one could expect of a 3 star restaurant.

  13. Richard   December 11, 2008 6:20 am

    Nice information about the top restaurants in Europe. I think FatDuck in England is really fantastic. As I plan to visit London soon, i have done some research and this is their website FatDuck It says advance booking is only by phone and can be done even 2 months earlier . that’s good.

  14. Hannah   December 12, 2008 1:22 am

    I visited L’Hotel de Ville once. It is rated 6th here. You can get the feel of the interiors of the L’Hotel de Ville here.

  15. Chris Cowan   December 12, 2008 1:26 am

    Hannah Thanks for the link, I have gone to The Noma Restaurant in Denmark. Every bite was wonderful: This is probably some of the best sushi I’ve had in the last 4 years. Sit at the sushi bar. The service is awesome. Very fast annd high quality!!!

  16. Kathryn   December 12, 2008 1:29 am

    Hannah, do visit The Noma Restaurant, Chris is right. Excellent sushi place: This seems to be a favorite of UCLA professors who are willing to make the drive from Westwood. I’ve had a couple friends take me there. The sushi is great. It’s in a small strip mall.

  17. Jennifer M   December 12, 2008 2:00 am

    Been going to Noma’s for years! It’s a very friendly place. Highly recomend!!! Way too good to pass up. Fresh!!! Happy to see it in third place.

  18. Mercy   December 12, 2008 2:01 am

    Decent sushi: Am Japanese-American and lived in Tokyo for 6 years. Noma’s sushi is very fresh. Scallop is especially good. The rice, or shari, however is too hard, almost stale.

  19. Alex   December 12, 2008 9:35 am

    The Cracco Peck Restaurant – - -It’s probably the only restaurant that whenever I think of it brings me a sense of nausea…ultimately the worst possible food one can think of (“raviolis filled with mayonnaise” says it all) at the highest possible price. Unbelievable how people can rate it so high. Even the setting is sad and formal and not charming at all.

  20. Leo   December 12, 2008 9:36 am

    Hi everyone. This restaurant is far away from a gourmet place but the prices are unbelievable. You eat better in any trattoria on the corner for 90% less. A lunch-menu for Euro 130 is ridiculous, no wonder was the restaurant empty as we were there.

  21. banana   May 9, 2009 10:46 am

    its noma not the noma and they dont serve rice or martinis?! what the hell is this review about?i suggest the reviewer put a SMALL bit of effort in before talking such shite

  22. Colin S.   August 18, 2009 9:53 am

    We waited 3 months for a table at the Fat Duck. If you are not successful the first time you call, please, please persevere. What a a gastronomic experience. The quality and style of the dishes and the professionalism of the staff made our family celebration one to remember.

  23. Tadeusz   October 28, 2009 9:17 am

    The Fat Duck viserligen är kännd. Men varför skall en restaurang i England vara mera kännd än lika bra eller bättre restauranger i mer avancerade kulinariska länder?
    El Bulli i Roses i Katalonien har valts den bästa restaurangen i världen fyra gånger under de senaste fem åren av The Restaurant Magazine.
    De har också långa köer så jag avstår. Man kan ju äta mycket gott på andra hål i Spanien utan att köa i månader.

  24. James Michels   March 15, 2010 9:14 am

    No Spanish restaurants? Clearly quite an issue if you are writing about best restaurants in the world…. for one, El Bulli has been considered the best restaurant in the world for the last 5 years!

  25. Angie   December 23, 2010 9:21 am

    European food is so good. I swear I gained many pounds while on my vacation there. I would love to eat at The Brasserie Lipp. The garlic dishes sound like they are very yummy. I also am intrigued by the Fat Duck. I will stop there if I ever visit England.

  26. Kaye   January 1, 2011 11:29 am

    I love eating at a good restaurant. It is my dream one day to say I have been to a few of the places on your lists above. I will be traveling to England in the spring so maybe I will get to the Fat Duck. Intrigues me a lot. Can not wait.

  27. Pierre   February 19, 2011 10:39 am

    Brasserie Lipp is one of the best restaurants ever! If you love garlic, you need to try their dishes. I have eaten there several times and love it. I highly recommend that if you are in the area, making a stop at Brasserie Lipp. It is no wonder it made the top ten list for European restaurants. It is so well worth it.

  28. Drifty   March 4, 2011 6:13 pm

    Pierre that restaurant sounds delicious. My mouth is really watering as I love garlic.
    I think that European food is so good. I have been to a few countries in Europe but have never visited any of the great restaurants listed. I guess my next trip to Europe may have to include one.

  29. cronway   March 13, 2011 4:01 am

    Depend on what country you visit you can find some great restaurants in Europe.
    In my opinion France has some of the classiest restaurants in Europe. I could say that their cuisine is the most delicious. They make an art from this.
    So, if I were to recommend you some good and classy restaurants in Europe I would say to go to France.

  30. Bonney   May 1, 2011 8:08 am

    The only restaurants in Europe I’ve visited are those from my country. I’ve never visited many elegant restaurants. I don’t really like the atmosphere there. Even if food is delicious I prefer to prepare it myself. Restaurants in Europe aren’t my favorite places.

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