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The World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards

The World's 50 Best Restaurants

On 29 April 2014 the eyes of the world will once more fall on London as the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards take place. Organised by Restaurant Magazine, the awards aim to get people talking about restaurants, and to shine a bright light on excellence and innovation in an exciting industry.

Nadia Santini crowned 2013 World's Best Female Chef by The World's 50 Best Restaurants

03-Apr-2013 - Nadia Santini, head chef at Dal Pescatore in Italy, has been named as the 2013 Veuve Clicquot World's Best Female Chef by The World's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna. ...

Stars of World’s 50 Best Restaurants descend on London for ‘The Lab’

25-Mar-2013 - A selection of international chefs from the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list are uniting ahead of this year’s event to run ‘The Lab’, a three-night restaurant experience offering live entertainment,...

Top five BigHospitality audio of 2012

20-Dec-2012 - From TV programmes showcasing the hospitality sector featuring Marco Pierre White and Gordon Ramsay to an investigation of restaurant no-shows; our top five list of the most-listened-to audio of 2012...

Juan Mari and Elena Arzak to open London restaurant at The Halkin hotel

04-Dec-2012 - Juan Mari and Elena Arzak, legendary Michelin-star chefs and winners of several prizes from The World's 50 Best Restaurants, are to open a restaurant - Ametsa with Arzak Instruction - at...

Claire Clark: The Great British Bake Off should encourage investors to ‘take a gamble’ on UK pastry chefs

19-Oct-2012 - Claire Clark, former pastry chef at three Michelin-starred restaurant The French Laundry, has expressed her wish that the success of The Great British Bake Off will change perceptions of dessert...

Stars of World’s 50 Best to open Peruvian restaurant LIMA

14-May-2012 - London is set to welcome its second Peruvian restaurant this year, with the opening of LIMA from World's 50 Best chef Virgilio Martinez in the ever-popular Fitzrovia neighbourhood next month. 

World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2012: Were three British restaurants enough?

04-May-2012 - With only three UK restaurants on the list at Monday night’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, BigHospitality spoke with Noma’s René Redzepi, along with a 50 Best judge, a restaurant...

Brett Graham admits Highest Climber award will put more pressure on The Ledbury

03-May-2012 - Brett Graham, the Australian chef whose two Michelin-starred restaurant The Ledbury scooped the Highest Climber award at this year's World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards, has admitted the accolade will put...

The World's 50 Best Restaurants awards 2012: in pictures

02-May-2012 - In what was the tenth year of the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards, Noma cemented its position as the best place to eat on the planet after topping the list...

The World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2012: Interviews with Brett Graham, Ashley Palmer-Watts and Fergus Henderson

02-May-2012 - The World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards - one of the biggest events in the culinary calendar - took place on Monday night at London's Guildhall with dozens of the world's...

Exclusive: René Redzepi reveals secrets to Noma’s success

01-May-2012 - René Redzepi, whose Danish restaurant Noma has been crowned the World’s Best Restaurant for the third year running, tells BigHospitality how the diminutive but innovative restaurant has been able to...

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2012: 51-100

01-May-2012 - While just three UK restaurants featured on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list this year, a further five venues came in the top 100.

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2012: 1-50

01-May-2012 - The World's 50 Best Restaurants awards 2012 have been announced and, while Rene Redzepi’s Noma scooped top spot, the movers and shakers further down the list have made for some...

Noma tops World's 50 Best Restaurant list for third year running

30-Apr-2012 - Danish restaurant Noma has been voted the World's Best Restaurant for the third year running, beating Spanish restaurants El Cellar de Can Roca and Mugaritz respectively to the top spot. ...

UK and World’s 50 Best chefs visit Number 10 to promote ‘Great’ UK food scene

30-Apr-2012 - More than 150 chefs, restaurateurs and food producers operating in the UK, as well as some of the World’s 50 Best chefs, are visiting Downing Street today to launch a...

World's 50 Best Restaurants 2012: BigHospitality to report live

30-Apr-2012 - With just hours to go until the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, make sure you tune in to BigHospitality on Facebook and Twitter for all the gossip, with live updates,...

The World's 50 Best Restaurants: What do judges look for in restaurants and what can we expect on the 2012 list?

30-Apr-2012 - On the eve of the unveiling of the 2012 Worlds 50 Best Restaurants list, BigHospitality went to meet the 50 Best Academy - those who head up the voting for...

10 years of The Worlds 50 Best Restaurants: The impact of the awards

25-Apr-2012 - As we celebrate the tenth year of the Worlds 50 Best Restaurant Awards, BigHospitality speaks to those both honoured by and involved in the awards to find out what impact,...

Noma's René Redzepi to set up restaurant in London during 2012 Olympics

23-Apr-2012 - Noma's head chef René Redzepi is to open a pop-up restaurant at London hotel Claridge's this summer to coincide with the start of the 2012 Olympics. 

Thomas Keller receives World's 50 Best Lifetime Achievement Award

23-Apr-2012 - Thomas Keller has been given the S.Pellegrino Lifetime Achievement Award by the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Academy.

World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2012: The final countdown begins

20-Apr-2012 - With just one week to go until the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2012 on 30 April at the London Guildhall speculation is mounting over which chefs will be celebrating...

World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards: What makes a restaurant world class?

18-Apr-2012 - In the ten years since the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards was launched a wide variety of gastronomic and dining styles have been represented in the top 50 so as...

Elena Arzak named World's Best Female Chef 2012 by World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards

10-Apr-2012 - Elena Arzak, joint head chef with her father Juan Mari at their restaurant Arzak in Spain, has been awarded the Veuve Clicquot World's Best Female Chef Award 2012 by the...

News in brief

Highland Park to launch Slow Food Restaurant of the Year award at World’s 50 Best

02-Apr-2012 - Whisky brand Highland Park is set to introduce the Slow Food Restaurant of the Year award at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants taking place on 30 April.

Blumenthal creates interactive 'sweetshop experience' for The Fat Duck reservations

29-Feb-2012 - A new interactive reservation experience, voiced by actor John Hurt, has been created by Heston Blumenthal for The Fat Duck which allows diners to enter a secret online sweetshop and...

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