It is crystal clear that a restaurant is expensive not only for the rare and delicious food it offers but also and most essentially for its luxurious location, fancy décor, and exciting ambiance and atmosphere. Restaurants around the world are constantly competing to offer their clients the best innovative designs, distinctive locations in addition to the unique style of preparing and presenting the food they make; all that in order to attract clients and tourists from different parts of the world. And of course in order to eat in one of these eateries; a tight budget is not welcomed. You will have to have a meaty wallet. Below we listed for you the top 10 most expensive restaurants in the world.
1. Ithaa Restaurant
Imagine that you are being served sweet dishes 5 meters below sea level. No room for imagination is left thanks to the Ithaa restaurant which is located in Conrad Rangali Island, Maldives. Here is a great occasion for those who adore the coral life; they can eat seafood while enjoying the panoramic view of the sea creatures. The sweet multi-course dinner and lunch in this beautiful restaurant will cost you 322$ per person.
2. Ultra Violet Restaurant in Shanghai
This marvelous restaurant is located in Shanghai, it was opened in 2012 by the French chef, Paul Barrett, who dedicated a great time for all the slightest details of this restaurant, and the result was a stunning restaurant with uniquely stylish décor, brilliant colours, and music, which has become famous throughout the country and the worldwide, while the price of the main meal has reached 450$ per head.
3. Guy Savoy Restaurant in Paris
Everything in Paris tells the story of this famous city even its restaurants do; the Guy Savoy restaurant is one of the most famous restaurants in the French capital which; through its elegant décor and delicious dishes; proudly celebrate the French history. The most important feature of this restaurant is the view of the Louvre, le Pont Neuf and the Eiffel Tower to which it is open. Having these monuments in its surroundings is a great advantage that gives the Guy Savoy restaurant the ultimate right to be one of the most expensive restaurants not only in France but also worldwide. A dining experience here costs 525$ per person.
4. Masa Restaurant in New York City
Manhattan is honored to be the location of this stylish Japanese and sushi eatery. It was founded in 2004 and it holds the name of its founder; Chef Masa Takayama. The latter prepares the dishes to the guests of the restaurant by himself; the thing which gives it a special meaning and importance. The Chef Masa preferred a modern décor for his restaurant which can but inspire the customers of the Masa restaurant and take them through a pure Japanese journey if they can pay 595$ per one head.
5. Per Se Restaurant in New York
Its location and the year of foundation make it sound like it is the twin of the Masa restaurant. This one also is situated in New York City and was opened in 2004; but this time by Chef Thomas Keller. Restaurant Magazine ranked this splendid restaurant as the ninth-best restaurant in the whole world. The atmosphere, the ambiance and the exceptional dining experience this restaurant promises its clients really deserve 685$ per head.
6. Maison Pic, France
Maison Pic is located in the French city of Valencia. It is the tenth most expensive restaurant in the world. This is a three-star restaurant that serves all that your mouth would love to taste from main dishes to chocolate desserts at the price of 442$ per head. The restaurant is owned by Anna Sophie Pic who inherited the culinary career from her father.
7. Kitcho Arashiyama Honten
Kitcho Restaurant is one of the most famous culinary Japanese establishments. It has the chef Kunio Tokuoka who inherited the cooking talent of his father and grandfather. It is established in Kyoto; this was a city that maybe inspired the designer to give the restaurant the style of an elegant and stylish tea house. This is one of the best places where to get a special dining time thanks to the premium and seasonal dishes served there at the price of 646$ per person.
8. SubliMotion in Ibiza
The SubliMotion restaurant is located at the Hard Rock Hotel in Ibiza, Spain. It was founded in 2014. The dinner price is $ 1,800 per person; yeah very expensive but a unique experience like this may deserve more. This restaurant got a wonderful design that combines both technology and culinary art you can eat and entertain in one place. This is where you will enjoy different dishes, seafood, desserts as well as DIY salads.
9. Plaza Athénéé in Paris
The famous chef Alain Ducasse’s Plaza restaurant is unquestionably a masterpiece. As a guest; you will feel like you are dining in stylish steel below a kingdom of crystal chandeliers. The special ingredient, professional and healthy menu that Plaza restaurant offers will cost you around 540$.
10. Joël Robuchon Restaurant
The restaurant is located in one of the most famous hotels in the middle of Las Vegas in the United States; MGM Grand Hotel. Joël Robuchon carefully chooses the dishes being served in his restaurant most of which are inspired by the French culinary. If interested in dining in this eatery you better reserve early as it got only 12 seat and many lovers.