Top 10 most expensive restaurants in the world 2013
Japan, France and Switzerland are home to some of the world’s most expensive restaurants in the world, with a meal at the most lavish eatery estimated to set diners back $600 a person.
Topping The Daily Meal’s recently released list of the world’s most expensive restaurants is Kitcho in Kyoto, Japan, where a traditional kaiseki meal — a ceremonious multi-course, affair that originated with Japanese tea ceremonies — will set diners back about $600 a person.
Overall, Japan leads the ranking with three restaurants represented, followed by France and Switzerland, which each have two addresses listed.
Another noteworthy restaurant is the Ithaa Undersea Restaurant in the Maldives, where diners eat five meters below sea level with panoramic views of underwater marine life thanks to a transparent tunnel.
Here are the Top 10 most expensive restaurants in the world according to The Daily Meal:
1. Kitcho, Kyoto, Japan $600/person
2. Le Meurice, Paris, France $509
3. Masa, New York City $450
4. Maison Pic, Valence, France $455
5. Aragawa, Tokyo, France $370
6. Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, Maldives $320
7. Hotel de Ville, Crissier, Switzerland $318
8. Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, London $289
9. Michel Bras Toya, Toya, Japan $287
10. Schloss Schauenstein, Furstenau, Switzerland $269