Nahm Tops Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants

  • Ocean trout confit at Singapore's no.7 Waku Ghin.

    Ocean trout confit at Singapore's no.7 Waku Ghin.

  • Chef David Thompson of Asia's top restaurant Nahm in Bangkok.

    Chef David Thompson of Asia's top restaurant Nahm in Bangkok.

  • Sauteed Kyoto eggplant with shiitake mushrooms at no. 2 Narisawa.

    Sauteed Kyoto eggplant with shiitake mushrooms at no. 2 Narisawa.

  • Chef André Chiang in his no. 6 ranked restaurant.

    Chef André Chiang in his no. 6 ranked restaurant.

  • André Chiang's infamous orangutan salad.

    André Chiang's infamous orangutan salad.

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Dethroning last year’s taste leader, Bangkok’s Nahm restaurant by David Thompson tops this year’s list of S. Pellegrino Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants beating Tokyo’s Narisawa. The annual list, now in its second run, is an amalgamation of the opinions and experiences of more than 900 international restaurant industry experts. This year the list also included country highlights, naming the best dining venues across Hong Kong (Amber), India (Bukhara, New Delhi), and Singapore (Restaurant André), to name a few. Lanshu Chen of Le Moût Restaurant in Taiwan was named Asia’s best female chef in a new award, along with Janice Wong of Singapore’s 2am dessertbar as the region’s best pastry chef. Familiar faces were seen on the list along with newcomers such as Jungsik in Seoul, also the chart’s highest new entry. For the full list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014, read on.

  1. Nahm, Bangkok
  2. Narisawa, Tokyo
  3. Gaggan, Bangkok
  4. Amber, Hong Kong
  5. Nihonryori RyuGin, Tokyo
  6. Restaurant André, Singapore
  7. Waku Ghin, Singapore
  8. Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet, Shanghai
  9. Lung King Heen, Hong Kong
  10. 8 ½ Otto E Mezzo, Hong Kong
  11. Mr & Mrs Bund, Shanghai
  12. Iggy’s, Singapore
  13. Caprice, Hong Kong
  14. Les Amis, Singapore
  15. Bo Innovation, Hong Kong
  16. Kagurazaka Ishikawa, Tokyo
  17. Jaan, Singapore
  18. L’Atelier De Joel Robuchon, Hong Kong
  19. Fook Lam Moon, Hong Kong
  20. Jungsik, Seoul
  21. Sra Bua By Kiin Kiin, Bangkok
  22. Quintessence, Tokyo
  23. Tippling Club, Tokyo
  24. Le Mout, Taichung, Taiwan
  25. L’Effervescence, Tokyo
  26. Fu 1015, Tokyo
  27. Bukhara, New Delhi
  28. Bo Lan, Bangkok
  29. Indian Accent, at The Manor, New Delhi
  30. Dum Pukht, New Delhi
  31. Issaya Siamese Club, Bangkok
  32. Varq, New Delhi
  33. 28 HuBin Road, Hangzhou, China
  34. Takazawa, Tokyo
  35. Shinji By Kanesaka, Singapore
  36. Wasabi by Morimoto, Bombay
  37. Eat Me, Bangkok
  38. Sukiyabashi Jiro, Tokyo
  39. Robuchon au Dome, Macau
  40. Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck, Singapore
  41. Sawada, Tokyo
  42. Hajime, Osaka, Japan
  43. Sushi Saito, Tokyo
  44. Nihonbashi, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  45. Yardbird, Hong Kong
  46. Family Li Imperial Cuisine, Shanghai
  47. Sarong, Bali, Indonesia
  48. Franck Bistro, Shanghai
  49. Karavalli, Bangalore, India
  50. Tenku RyuGin, Hong Kong

For more information, visit Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants.

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