Restaurant is a public place which prepares and serves food and drinks to customers in exchange for money. People visit restaurants when they are bored of cooking or they want some refreshment. Some people enjoy going out and trying out different cuisines. Some restaurants are very expensive as they offer rich and luxurious way of life. They provide unique and comfortable atmosphere, lavish living standard, delicious and high-quality food and service. The location of the restaurant and presentation of the food has a great impact on the price that is charged for the food.
Here are some of the most expensive restaurants in the world, which gives you a memorable dining experience.
1: Sublimotion, Ibiza
Sublimotion is the most expensive restaurant on the earth by chef Paco Roncero, located in Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Ibiza, Spain. Sublimotion is a combination of technology, psychology, design and world class food. All these things makes its dining experience really unique and delightful. It’s a 12-seat restaurant charge $2,078 (€1,506) a head for its 20-course dinner. Every course served at Sublimotion comes with a change of atmosphere. Its kitchen is also in the room with the diners. Guests can watch the chefs creating their dishes and can enjoy the delicious aromas of the food preparation.
2: Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, Maldives
Ithaa is an undersea restaurant located 5 meters below sea level at Alifu Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives. It was designed and constructed by M.J. Murphy Ltd. It has curved acrylic structure with a transparent roof which offers a 270° panoramic views of sea life. Ithaa has a capacity of 14 people at a time. It is available for a cocktail hour, lunch and dinner. Cocktail hour costs $85 per person, lunch costs $195 per person and dinner costs $320 per person. Ithaa can be used for private parties, weddings and can also be converted into a private bedroom.
3: Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, London
Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester is located in Park Lane, London. This restaurant is led by the French chef Jocelyn Herland. Dorchester offers contemporary French cuisine in a modern, graceful and stylish atmoshphere. A seven-course dinner costs around £180 per person.
4: Restaurant Le Meurice, Paris
Le Meurice is located one the Rue de Rivoli, Paris, France. It has been ranked among the most elegant and expensive hotels in the world. Le Meurice has one of the most beautiful dining rooms decorated with antique mirrors, Crystal chandeliers, bronzes and marble. The hotel has a staff of over 400 and houses 160 rooms decorated in the style of Louis XVI. Its Tasting menus cost 230€ 310€ per person.
5: Aragawa, Tokyo
Aragawa is located in Tokyo, Japan. It’s not famous for its decor. It has wooden walls, classic ceilings, typical wallpaper and rosewood chairs. But it’s juiciest, fattiest, and most tender Kobe beef makes it one of the most famous restaurants in the world. The steak costs $500 per person.
6: Masa in New York City
Masa is located on the fourth floor of the Time Warner Center at 10 Columbus Circle in Manhattan in New York City. It’s a most famous Japanese and sushi restaurant, opened by Chef Masa Takayama. Its menu costs for $450 per person, without adding any tax or drinks. Dining in Masa needs reservation and in some case, you need to cancel your reservation be sure to give at least 48 hours notice otherwise you have to charge $200 per person.
7: Kitcho, Kyoto, Japan
Kitcho is the most expensive 3 star Japanese restaurant located in Kyoto, Japan. It was founded by Teiichi Yuki, who was a master of the tea ceremony and Kaiseki. Its lunch costs over $300, and dinner costs over $400 per person but its amazing food with a very sophisticated and beautiful rooms make this dining experience worth trying once.
8: Hotel de Ville, Crissier, Switzerland
Hotel de Ville is located in Rue d’Yverdon 1, 1023 Crissier, Switzerland and led by Chef Benoit. The dinning has seating of around 50 customers with off-white walls on which hang half a dozen modern pictures. Tables are large and well spaced with beige tablecloths and dark brown armchairs. Its tasting menus costs $370 Per Person but if you’re ordering everything a la carte, expect to pay about $320 per person.
9: Saison, San Francisco, California
Saison is located in 178 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States. Joshua Skenes is its executive chef and an owner. It’s a 18-seat restaurant which blends the art of ancient fire cooking with modern techniques in its multi-course tasting menus. It’s 22-course menus costs $398 per person.
10: Maison Pic, Drôme, France
Maison Pic is a five star hotel and restaurant located in Valence, Drôme, France. Headed by chef Anne-Sophie Pic, this resturant offers a sophisticated and elegant seating with a charming garden and beautiful courtyard. It also has a gorgeous outdoor swimming pool. Free parking is provided at the Maison Pic. Its nine-course menus costs $442 per person.