For a handful of people around the world, eating out is not merely synonymous with filling the belly. For them, it is a gastronomical experience, meant to please their taste buds and not necessarily their wallets.
Perhaps this is why you will find a few exotic diners around the world, which might make your heart skip a beat altogether.
Here is a compilation of some of the most expensive places to eat around the world.
- Ithaa Undersea Restaurant in the Maldives.
For a completely overturned experience of not just novel food but ambiance as well, this first of its kind undersea restaurant offers a luxurious experience.
While inside this restaurant, you can get a view of the coral beds and an exotic variety of marine life surrounding the waters around you. An ordinary lunch menu at this restaurant starts at $120 per person.
- Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, London, England, UK.
Amongst the most expensive places to eat and dine in the world, the Alain holds a stark reputation, both, for its restaurant and hotel. Served in impeccable style and perfection, the dishes are a modern replication of British and French produce. You can choose to dine in any one of the three exquisite halls for a fresh menu. Table Lumiere is the renowned spot to relish the most exotic meal of your night.
- Mugaritz in San Sebastian in Spain.
Would you like to dine at one of the top expensive places in the world, which charges close to $250 for a meal per person? The culinary experiments of the head chef push the ordinary boundaries of dining in a posh restaurant and deliver an exquisite delight which will tantalize not just your taste buds. You can enjoy a 20-course tasting menu while you are here.
- Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark.
What might appear like a next-door dingy restaurant on a busy road, is actually a place which charges $296 per person for a meal. The popularity of this one is so high that you might find it booked up for months in advance. The restaurant offers menus for three different seasons, which happens to be its specialty.
- Thomas Keller’s The French Laundry in California, US.
Located in an old steam laundry, the place inspires some of the best French cuisines from around the world. Professional chefs and diners alike have sung many praises of this praise. The vibrant menu of this place includes a wholesome variety of meals and dishes, all of which are prepared using seasonal ingredients, which are local to the area.
- Eleven Madison Park in New York City, US.
Having consistently ranked as one of the top best restaurants in the world, this place had to be the most expensive of all. The most renowned dish served here is the New York special cheesecake, which is cooked with Caviar. The dishes in this restaurant are resplendent with a typical classic and modern twist around them.
- SubliMotion in Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain.
As of today, this restaurant tops the chart for being the most expensive restaurant around the world. In order to enjoy the whooping 20-course meal here, you will have to shell out a minimum of $1700 per person. The menu is quite vibrant and changes from season to season, which is why one can actually come back another year for an altogether new assortment of treats. The restaurant houses only 12 tables in all, so needless to say, a reservation would be required.
Did any of these places interest you?
If traveling here, these can surely be on your list, if only you might be able to pull that big a string on your wallet.
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