Bangkok’s Le Du tops the 2023 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant list and The Chairman retains its title as The Best Restaurant in Hong Kong.
The much-awaited 2023 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list has finally been unveiled. The awards ceremony of this 10th edition took place this week at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, after pausing its in-person events for two years due to the pandemic. Bangkok reigned supreme this year with Le Du clinching the coveted number one spot, and a total of nine entries representing the city on the list.
Five Hong Kong restaurants secured a spot on the top 50 list, with The Chairman keeping its title as The Best Restaurant in Hong Kong at number 13. And eight other Hong Kong restaurants made it to the top 51-100 list, including new entrants Yong Fu, Ando and Estro.
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#13 The Chairman
Cantonese institution The Chairman topped the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list back in 2021 and dropped to fifth place last year. This year, it sits at number 13, however still retaining its esteemed title of The Best Restaurant in Hong Kong. The Chairman also made it on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list at number 24.
Taking the 29th spot is this understated French-Italian restaurant by Chef-Owner David Lai. With no Instagram account or even a website, we’re pleased that this hidden Hong Kong gem has gained the recognition it deserves.
Helmed by Executive Chef and Owner Vicky Cheng (who also owns Michelin-starred VEA), Wing was a new entry on last year’s Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list claiming 34th place and sits at number 37 this year.
Asia’s window into refined Latin American gastronomic culture, Mono, takes 41st place on the list. Chef Ricardo Chaneton’s seasonally-evolving menu and inventive dishes are well deserving of a top 50 spot.
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Four Season’s three-Michelin-starred Caprice has scraped into the top 50 list once again. The classic French menu by Chef de Cuisine Guillaume Galliot is known to integrate global flavours with remarkable technique and restraint.
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Hong Kong Restaurants That Made It On Asia’s 51-100 Best Restaurants List
We were proud to see Hong Kong dominate this year’s 51-100 list, with three first-time entrants (marked with asterisks in the list below) and five reappearing in the ranking.
- Ta Vie (#53)
- Yong Fu (#54)*
- Ando (#61)*
- Estro (#62)*
- 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana (#70)
- Sushi Hare (#97)
- Xin Rong Ji (#99)
- Vea (#100)
* New entries
This Year’s Top 10 Restaurants In Asia
1. Le Du, Bangkok
2. Sézanne, Tokyo
3. Nusara, Bangkok
4. Den, Tokyo
5. Gaggan Anand, Bangkok (Re-entry)
6. Odette, Singapore
7. Florilège, Tokyo
8. La Cime, Osaka
9. Sorn, Bangkok
10. Narisawa, Tokyo