OpinionatedAbout Dining's annual list of the 100+ European Classical Restaurants has dropped, revealing French restaurant Régis et Jacques Marcon in Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid at number one.
The father and son chef duo came up trumps with their thee Michelin starred restaurant in the south of the country. Meanwhile Switzerland's Hotel de Ville in Lausanne came in second with chef Franck Giovanniniat the helm following his friend and colleague chef Benoit Voilier's sad demise, while Troisgros (see their dishes here) in Ouches, France followed up in third position with Michel Troigras, who was also named best chef in the world 2018 by Le Chef.
France dominates the list while Italy is reasonably well represented, the UK takes just over a modest 10 percent, as does Germany, with Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in London appearing first at no.37. The Nordics remain comparatively absent with only Søllerød Kro in Holte, Denmark appearing on the list.
What is Opinionated About Dining (OAD)?
OAD is a survey based ranking system that allows diners to vote for their favourite dining places.
See the top 20 below, and for the full list click here.