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A dinner at the world's most expensive restaurant costs as much as the latest iPhone


Exquisite and spectacular dining: Around the world, the most expensive restaurants in the world stand out with unique dishes and concepts.

Exquisite and spectacular dining: Around the world, the most expensive restaurants in the world stand out with unique dishes and concepts.

Instead of creating Asian dishes such as Chinese egg flower soup or Japanese teriyaki meatball skewers, or French specialties such as mousse au chocolat, magical leek soup - known from "Emily in Paris" or Iles flottantes - you can, with the necessary change, also visit the most expensive restaurants in the world - in Spain, Japan, France, England, the USA or the Maldives.

Art, technical innovation and avant-garde cuisine at SubliMotion in Ibiza, Spain

At 1,500 euros for a 20-course meal, roughly the same as the iPhone 14 Pro Max, the “SubliMotion” in Ibiza, Spain is the most expensive restaurant in the world, according to



On June 1, 2014, star chef Paco Roncero opened his gourmet restaurant in the Hard Rock Hotel on Playa da Bossa, which, according to

, offers haute cuisine in a very special way: avant-garde cuisine in harmony with technical innovations.


The most expensive restaurant in the world "SubliMotion" in Ibiza combines excellent cuisine with art and technical innovations.

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Not only the cuisine should stimulate the guests, but also light and color effects, screens and projection surfaces and a humidity level that adapts to the food should put a maximum of twelve people in the right mood in the exclusive restaurant, as



"Kitcho" in Kyoto, Japan combines exceptional presentation with exquisite food

The "Kitcho" in the former Japanese capital Kyoto ranks second among the most expensive restaurants in the world.

According to

, head chef Kunio Tokuoka prepares

a twelve-course menu for marveling at and devouring for 380 euros according to the motto "The eye eats with you".

Because the guests are surprised: You are not allowed to choose what you want to eat - only wishes, what you do not like or food intolerances or allergies can be expressed free of charge in advance when making the reservation, as




Exquisite food and exceptional presentation go hand in hand at the world's second most expensive restaurant, Kitcho, in Kyoto, Japan.

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Otherwise you can let yourself be carried away in the tradition of the Japanese kaiseki (light dishes for the tea ceremony) with color contrasts of food and plate and a love of detail in the elaborate presentation.

Three Michelin stars: "Masa" in New York has fresh ingredients flown in from Japan for sushi events

Asian food is also prepared in the third most expensive restaurant in the world.

While, according to

, you can already enjoy a range of dishes selected by chef Masa Takayama, who has been awarded three Michelin stars, for a fixed price of 325 euros in the "Masa" in New York,


writes that a whole dinner without drinks and taxes costs even 500 costs euros.



reported, but the drink prices are also quite high: a pot of Kikuhime sake is said to cost just under 370 euros and a bottle of 1995 Chateau Margaux Bordeaux even the equivalent of almost 1,400 euros.

According to Printplanet, the ingredients for the three-hour culinary sushi events are flown in especially from Japan for the 26 people, who can be seated in the most expensive restaurant in the USA and are greeted by the chef himself.

Restaurants of the three-Michelin-star chef Alain Ducasse in Paris and London

Quality has its price.

The top chef, the first and only one to be awarded three Michelin stars at the same time, should not be missing from the list of the most expensive restaurants in the world.

With three expensive top restaurants, two in Paris and one in London, Alain Ducasse convinces with ambience and enjoyment.


The decor of the luxury restaurant "Le Meurice" in Paris is as magnificent as the Palace of Versailles.


"Le Meurice" in Paris is reminiscent of the Palace of Versailles with antique mirrors, sparkling crystal lights and marble and bronze decoration and the beautiful view of the Jardin de Tuileries.

According to

, you can get a delicious three-course menu conjured up by chef Christophe Saintagne

at “Le Meurice” for 380 euros .

On the other hand, according to Printplanet

, you have to shell out 480 euros

if you want to taste cheese and dessert specialties.

Eating out costs a little less at the environmentally and child-friendly “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénnée”, also in Paris.

According to Printplanet

, you can get a children's plate for 120 euros


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Among other things, top chef Alain Ducasse was awarded Michelin stars for his London restaurant in the Dorchester Hotel.

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In the London restaurant "Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester" the chef de cuisine Jean-Philippe Blondet is responsible for modern French cuisine.

According to Printplanet

, the seven-course menu consisting of exquisite seasonal ingredients

costs 210 euros .

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Surrounded by wildlife and coral reefs: "Ithaa Undersea" in the Maldives in the Indian Ocean

A very special, but also very expensive restaurant is the "Ithaa Undersea" in the Maldives.

According to

, an upscale European six-course menu under water with a 180-degree panorama costs around 230 euros

, where you can admire the underwater wildlife and coral diversity swimming by while you eat.



reports, the New York Daily News voted the location "the most beautiful restaurant in the world" in 2014 - so the name Ithaa, which means mother-of-pearl in the Maldivian language Dhivehi, fits quite well.


In the underwater restaurant "Ithaa Undersea" in the Maldives you can observe the wildlife and coral diversity of the Indian Ocean while you eat.

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However, according to Printplanet

, guests with children should reserve

a free time slot at lunchtime.

Because they are not allowed for dinner, for which a dress code must also be observed.

A maximum of 14 people can be accommodated via a spiral staircase in a straw pavilion in the luxurious underwater restaurant, whose transparent acrylic glass reaches from the floor to the roof.

According to the report, you can spend more than 9,000 euros per night

even rent a suite – with a champagne breakfast.

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Source: merkur

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