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Alchemist is OAD's Best Restaurant in Europe 2021

15 June, 2021
Rasmus Munk

photo by Soren Gammelmark

Three-Michelin-star Restaurant Frantzén in Stockholm, owned by chef Björn Frantzén, falls into second spot after two consecutive years at number one while Spain's Etxebarri moves up into third place.

Andreas Caminada's Schloss Schauenstein in Switzerland moves into fourth position, having held third place for a couple of years.

The 2021 lists for Europe Classical, Europe Gourmet Casual and Europe Cheap Eats have also been released (see below).

The blog, which was started in 2004 by former music industry executive Steve Plotnicki, has published the Top 100+ lists since 2012. The results are based on the opinions of 6,000 differently weighted voters.

See the top ten below and the full list here. 

Top 10 Best Restaurants in Europe 2021

1 Alchemist, Denmark

2 Restaurant Frantzén, Sweden

3 Etxebarri, Spain

4 Andreas Caminada Fürstenau, Switzerland

5 Lido 84, Italy

6 Victor’s Fine Dining by Christian Bau, Germany

7 Ernst, Germany

8 Restaurant Quique Dacosta, Spain

9 De Librije, Netherlands

10 Geranium, Denmark


Top 10 Europe Classical

  1. Hôtel de Ville de Crissier, Switzerland
  2. Régis et Jacques Marcon, France
  3. Troisgros, France
  4. Auberge de Vieux Puits, France
  5. Cheval Blanc, Switzerland
  6. Schwarzwaldstube, Germany
  7. Flocons de Sel, France
  8. Waldhotel Sonnora, Germany
  9. La Vague d’Or, St. Tropez, France
  10. Le Clarence, France


Top  10 Europe Gourmet Casual 2020

  1. Elkano, Spain
  2. Mannix, Spain
  3. Pepe in Grani, Italy
  4. Trattoria Trippa, Italy
  5. Güeyu Mar, Spain
  6. Estimar, Spain
  7. D ’Berto, Spain
  8. Los Marinos Jose, Spain
  9. Casa Julián, Spain
  10. Al Kostat, Spain


Top 10 Europe Cheap Eats

  1. Møller Kaffe & Køkken, Denmark
  2. Hart Bageri, Denmark
  3. Juno the Bakery, Denmark
  4. Caffè Sicilia, Italy
  5. Abu Hassan, Israel
  6. Østerberg Ice Cream, Copenhagen
  7. Dönerci Şahin Usta, Turkey
  8. Du Pain et des Idées, France
  9. Lille bakery, Denmark
  10. Pastéis de Belém, Portugal
Paul Pairet

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