Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 Revealed

Bangkok’s Gaggan scooped the Number 1 spot for a fourth consecutive year at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 awards. Helmed by Gaggan Anand, the Indian fine dining restaurant has a 25-course tasting menu with dishes summed up by emojis instead of descriptions.


The 2018 edition of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list boasts nine Thai entries in total, with Gaggan crowned best restaurant in Thailand as well as Asia. Other entrants include newcomer Paste at number 31, which is headed by Bongkoch Satongun, also named elit Vodka Asia’s Best Female Chef of 2018. Other returning Bangkok favourites within the top 20 include Sühring, which rose nine places to number 4, Nahmat number 10, and Le Du, which climbed 23 places to number 14.


The 2018 list also includes eight new entries, with Japan claiming 11 restaurants overall and Hong Kong nine, like Thailand. The winning restaurants were announced at a dinner at Wynn Palace Macao on 27 March.

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