There’s a common perception about Michelin starred restaurants, that they are beyond the reach of the common foodie. Exquisite food, small portion sizes, luxurious décor, exorbitant prices are reasons why you’d prefer catching up on them through MasterChef, but probably never add them to your wishlist. Well, Michelin star food can be very affordable. Take Singapore chef Hawker Chan, for example. This Michelin star chef serves world-famous sticky pork with rice at his food stall and it costs just £6 ( ₹518). So, if you know where to look there are plenty of affordable Michelin-starred restaurants across the world. This map by financial insights hub, Top Dollar has got your back.
Top Dollar Map Takes You To Affordable Michelin Starred Restaurants Across The Globe
Financial insights firm, Top Dollar reviewed over 500 restaurants that have one, two and three Michelin stars. The final report took note of the cheapest items on the menu. There are 34 countries in the world that have Michelin-starred restaurants. Non-traditional menus like tapas were separated, to keep things fair. So, the world’s most affordable Michelin-starred restaurant is Hostellerie la Montagne in France. The seasonal menu here costs $25 (₹1827). Outside Europe, Three Coins in Taiwan offers delicious Cantonese meals with Taiwanese touches. The dishes include steamed abalone with dried and fresh tomatoes. And the set meal costs $36 (₹2631).
75 Michelin Starred Restaurants Serve Meals Less Than $100 Per Person
The Top Dollar report also features 75 entries with restaurants serving meals costing under $100 (₹7309) per person. While there are no three-star restaurants offering meals within this bracket, the cheapest Michelin- three-starred restaurant can be found in Le Palais in Taiwan. You can enjoy an 8-course meal for $138.63(₹10,133). In the USA, head to Le Bernardin in New York for a meal costing $175(₹12,791 ). This map by Top Dollar is perfect for foodies who wish to visit a pocket-friendly Michelin starred-restaurant.
This List Will Undergo Changes After Addition Of New Restaurants
Michelin is yet to award stars to restaurants in certain parts of the world for 2021 due to the pandemic. So, you can expect this list to undergo changes when new spots will be added. In the meantime, we hope this article has changed your perception of Michelin-starred restaurants across the world. Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too! Meanwhile, go on a virtual trip to Mumbai’s oldest most iconic restaurant, Pancham Puriwala.