World’s 50 Best Restarants

The below is the list of restaurants featured on the World’s 50 Best restaurant list, historical and present, which have also been featured on In Pursuit of Food and a few I’ve had the good fortune to eat at but never covered (with historic positions in brackets). See also the Michelin list.

[you can also see my summary of the event from the 2013, 2012 and 2011 awards]

Arzak 8 – 2013 (40 – 2003; 22 – 2004; 21 – 2005; 9 – 2006; 10 – 2007; 8 – 2008; 8 – 2009; 9 – 2010; 8 – 2011; 8 – 2012; 8 – 2013; 8 – 2014; )

Azurmendi – (26 – 2014; )

Chez Dominique – (39 – 2006; 35 – 2007; 39 – 2008; 21 – 2009; 23 – 2010; 35 – 2011; )

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal – (9 – 2012; 7 – 2013; 5 – 2014; )

Hibiscus – (49 – 2010; 43 – 2011; )

Le Gavroche – (19 – 2004; 47 – 2005; 27 – 2006; 28 – 2007; 22 – 2008; )

Le Louis XV – (3 – 2003; 10 – 2004; 12 – 2005; 7 – 2006; 8 – 2007; 15 – 2008; 43 – 2009; )

Mirazur 24 – 2012 (35 – 2009; 24 – 2012; 28 – 2013; 11 – 2014; )

Mr & Mrs Bund 76 – 2014 (43 – 2013; 76 – 2014;)

Mugaritz 4 – 2013 (10 – 2006; 7 – 2007; 4 – 2008; 4 – 2009; 5 – 2010; 3 – 2011; 3 – 2012; 4 – 2013; 6 – 2014; )

Square – (43 – 2003; 34 – 2004; )

St John – (49 – 2003; 16 – 2004; 10 – 2005; 35 – 2006; 34 – 2007; 16 – 2008; 14 – 2009; 43 – 2010; 41 – 2011; )

The Fat Duck 13 – 2012 (2 – 2004; 1 – 2005; 2 – 2006; 2 – 2007; 2 – 2008; 2 – 2009; 3 – 2010; 5 – 2011; 13 – 2012; 33 – 2013; 27 – 2014; )

The Waterside Inn – (15 – 2004; 19 – 2005; )

The Wolseley – (49 – 2004; 41 – 2005; )

Yauatcha – (43 – 2005; )

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