Singapore’s Odette named #1 restaurant in Asia

28 March, 2019 by
Annabelle Cloros

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2019 were revealed at a ceremony at Wynn Palace Macau, with Japan taking out the most places in the top 50.

Odette restaurant by chef Julien Royer took out the no.1 spot, making it the first restaurant in Singapore to snag the title. Odette also secured the award for The Best Restaurant in Singapore.

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Former no.1 restaurant Gaggan from Bangkok has been bumped to the second spot, with Den in Tokyo snagging no.3, Suhring in Bangkok ranking fourth and Florilege in Tokyo rounding out the top five.

“Now in its seventh year, the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list continues to evolve, inspire and showcase emerging talent,” says William Drew, group editor of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants.

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Belon restaurant in Hong Kong received the Highest Climber Award, moving 25 places since 2018 to no.15.

There were 10 new restaurants that made the cut including Dewakan (no.46), a first-time entry from Malaysia, and Toyo Eatery (no.43) from the Philippines.

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Zaiyu Hasegawa from Den, Tokyo, received the Chefs’ Choice Award and Fabrizio Fiorani from Il Ristorante Luca Fantin, Tokyo, was named Asia’s Best Pastry Chef.

 

Top 50
1.
Odette, Singapore

2. Gaggan, Bangkok

3. Den, Tokyo

4. Sühring, Bangkok

5. Florilege, Tokyo

6. Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet, Shanghai

7. Mume, Taipei

8. Narisawa, Tokyo

9. Nihonryori Ryugin, Tokyo

10. Burnt Ends, Singapore

11. The Chairman, Hong Kong

12. 8 1⁄2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong

13. Mingles, Seoul

14. La Cime, Osaka

15. Belon, Hong Kong

16. Gaa, Bangkok

17. Indian Accent, New Delhi

18. Il Ristorante Luca Fantin, Tokyo

19. Bo.Lan, Bangkok

20. Le Du, Bangkok

21. Amber, Hong Kong

22. Nahm, Bangkok

23. Sazenka, Tokyo

24. La Maison de la Nature Goh, Fukuoka, Japan

25. Sushi Saito, Tokyo

26. L’Effervescence, Tokyo

27. Jade Dragon, Macao

28. Paste, Bangkok

29. Fu He Hui, Shanghai

30. Raw, Taipei

31. Shoun Ryugin, Taipei

32. Jaan, Singapore

33. Les Amis, Singapore

34. Vea, Hong Kong

35. Ministry of Crab, Colombo, Sri Lanka

36. Wing Lei Palace, Macao

37. Neighborhood, Hong Kong

38. Lung King Heen, Hong Kong

39. Nouri, Singapore

40. Waku Ghin, Singapore

41. Toctoc, Seoul

42. Locavore, Bali, Indonesia

43. Toyo Eatery, Manila

44. Seventh Son, Hong Kong

45. Quintessence, Tokyo

46. Dewakan, Kuala Lumpur

47. Sugalabo, Tokyo

48. Sorn, Bangkok

49. Corner House, Singapore

50.Ta Vie, Hong Kong