The Best Hotel Restaurants in the World

American culinary publication The Daily Meal has announced the winners of its '101 Best Hotel Restaurants' survey. The results are drawn following consultations with restaurant critics, food journalists and experienced bloggers, alongside other industry experts.

The top 10 performers from 10th to 1st are:-

10: El Motel Restaurant; Hotel Emporda, Figueres
This Spanish hotel may be simple but its restaurant is world-renowned.  The menu features locally sourced Mediterranean dishes such as pomegranate salad with quince or figs carpaccio with lemon-verbena ice cream

9: é by José Andrés; The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
Considered one of the world's most exclusive restaurants, é by José Andrés at The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas seats just eight people, who are served 20 or so courses in one sitting

8: Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons; Oxfordshire
The name of both the restaurant and hotel, Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons has Raymond Blanc as its head chef; the property's kitchen garden produces 90 types of vegetables and 70 types of herb

7: Blue by Eric Ripert; Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
Chef Eric Ripert serves local seafood at this Ritz-Carlton resort restaurant

6: Jean Georges; Trump International Hotel & Tower New York
Named after its head chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, this restaurant serves a menu that blends French, American and Indochinese ingredients; floor-to-ceiling windows offer views of Central Park

5: The Bazaar by José Andrés; SLS Hotel Los Angeles
An eclectic space, The Bazaar at  SLS Hotel Los Angeles includes half a dozen dining and drinking options, including a molecular gastronomy venue, the relaxed Bar Centro and the Patisserie

4: Il Palagio; Four Seasons Florence
Another impressively elaborate space in the extravagant, fresco-adorned Four Seasons, Florence, Il Palagio serves inventive Tuscan cuisine

3: Le Louis XV - Alain Ducasse; Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo
A favourite of chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Raymond Blanc, Le Louis XV - Alain Ducasse is an undeniably romantic French restaurant also renowned for its excellent wine list

2: Dinner by Heston Blumenthal; Mandarin Oriental London
Heston Blumenthal's outpost at Mandarin Oriental London has attracted sustained international plaudits since its 2011 opening. Highly inventive dishes include its meat fruit which is styled to look exactly like a mandarin

1: Epicure at Le Bristol, Paris
Overseen by head chef Eric Frechon, three-Michelin-starred Le Bristol serves classic French fare such as Bresse farm hen and duck foie gras


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