Eating out at Michelin-starred restaurants is often expensive, and oftentimes these restaurants top the list of the most expensive restaurants in the world. So just how much do they cost?
Chef’s Pencil has compiled a list of the most expensive Michelin-starred restaurants in the world. Prices are based on the restaurant’s full-tasting menus, which usually include 8 to 12 dishes for dinner.
Chef’s Pencil conducted a search of more than 500 Michelin-starred restaurants worldwide and found that most of them are located in Asia, especially in Japan, which has five of the 15 most expensive restaurants in the world. It is also the only country to have more than one restaurant in the top 15 list.
Sublimotion is the most expensive Michelin-starred restaurant in the world, located in Ibiza, Spain. The tasting menu there costs $1,740 per person. The main attraction of Sublimotion is that it offers diners a hybrid reality experience that features an electronic chef making food in front of each guest.
The second most expensive Michelin-starred restaurant in the world is located in Shanghai and is called Ultraviolet. This restaurant has also used visual technology in its dining experience.
The full tasting menu costs $1,422 per person. The menu offers Asian and Western specialties such as moon cakes made with traditional French ingredients. There are also gifs on the wall to complete the ambiance.
The rest of the top three include Keicho Arashiyama Honten based in Kyoto, Japan. There is a tasting menu cost of $910 per guest. This is why they serve up fine Japanese cuisine with views of the beautiful Japanese gardens.