Not just food, but tastings to make you lose your mind, locations to take your breath away and unique and very rare raw materials: these are the elements that you will encounter if you are lucky enough to be able to dine in one of the 5 most expensive restaurants in the world according to the Forbes ranking. The most expensive restaurants in the world boast privileges and services that promise to bring to life moments of absolute revelation from centenary oysters, the use of technologies that immerse diners in a multisensory experience that makes food perceive not as a mere form of nourishment but like a real art form.
Here are 5 of the most expensive restaurants in the world spread over the various continents:
- Sublimation by Paco Roncero, Ibiza
Cost of the experience: 1,600 euros
Sublimotion in Ibiza, in the Balearic Islands, boasts the most expensive gastronomic experience par excellence in the world. Paco Roncero, chef and architect, as well as the creative mind of this new restaurant concept, has designed a table for only 12 people positioned in the center of a room where lights, large screens and gourmet proposals lead the diner to live a dreamlike experience.
- Time in Takayama Time, New York
Cost of the experience: 545 euros
The Japanese cuisine restaurant Time, located in the Big Apple, has for years held the most coveted award in the restaurant industry, the infamous three Michelin stars. Masa’s tasting menu costs around 530 euros per person and leads the diner through a real one culinary show characterized by interaction and taste.
- Ultraviolet di Paul Piret, Shangai
Cost of the experience: 512 euros
In the wake of Sublimotion, too Ultraviolet di Paul Piret, Michelin star in Shanghai, aims to bring to life a gastronomic-sensorial experience inside a room in which light installations, projections, smells and flavorsi take the diner on a one-of-a-kind journey able to kidnap body and soul.
- Kitcho Arashiyama di Kunio Tokuoka, Kyoto
Cost of the experience: 508 euros
In an elegant, magical and refined Japanese setting, you can immerse yourself in the ancient soul of the Rising Sun. A restaurant that aims, between seasonal ingredients and a careful search for combinations, to make people live an unforgettable gastronomic experience at a cost of 508 euros per person.
- Noma by René Redzepi, Copenhagen
Cost of the experience: 335 euros
René Redzepi is one of the creators of New Nordic Food: the manifesto launched in 2004 with the aim of enhancing the territory and raw materials of the northern countries that can be summarized in three fundamental concepts: quality, sustainability and seasonality. Noma is the emblem of this project and is a precursor to the spread of a gastronomic culture without equal.