The recently released World’s Top 50 Restaurants list includes two Indian restaurants, making it a significant achievement for the Indian culinary scene. Notably, Tresind Studio and Gaggan Anand, the two Indian restaurants on this year’s list are not located in India.
Dubai’s Trèsind Studio secured an impressive 11th position on the list. It is the only one of the two Michelin-starred Indian restaurants in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It takes pride in offering a dining experience that pushes the boundaries of traditional Indian cuisine, providing guests with a unique and innovative culinary journey.
Gaggan Anand, ranking 17 on the list, is located in Bangkok, Thailand, and named after the owner. Formerly known as Gaggan, the restaurant has been at the forefront of reimagining progressive Indian cuisine with remarkable success. It has garnered numerous accolades, including multiple wins at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards.
Kolkata-born Gaggan Anand, the culinary mastermind behind the restaurant, is known for his innovative menu that incorporates emojis to represent courses and encourages diners to interact with their food through immersive experiences, including the unconventional practice of plate licking.
Taking the top spot on the World’s Top 50 Restaurants list is Central a restaurant in Lima, Peru. The list is widely recognized globally as the definitive ranking and assessment of culinary establishments worldwide.