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Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2017: the list in pictures

Laura Price

21/02/2017

The fifth annual list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, has just been announced in Bangkok and it's a hat trick for Gaggan, which tops the list for a third time.

This year's list spans 12 countries and sees 10 new entries from Bangkok, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taipei and Tokyo. Take a tour of the list in pictures then head to Instagram for more.



No.50 Takazawa, Tokyo, Japan

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Ratatouille at Takazawa




No.49 Nihonbashi, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Olive oil Kake Tai Cha at Nihonbashi




No.48 Fu He Hui, Shanghai, China

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Gorgon fruit - beheaded meters golden wheat, lettuce stem, soybean, cabbage at Fu He Hui




No.47 The Chairman, Hong Kong, China
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Braised spare ribs with preserved plums in caramelised black vinegar at The Chairman




No.46 Wasabi By Morimoto, Mumbai, India 
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Zucchini and squash carpaccio at Wasabi by Morimoto




No.45 Ronin, Hong Kong, China - NEW ENTRY
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Kagoshima beef with maitake and egg yolk at Ronin




No.44 Shinji by Kanesaka, Singapore
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Sashimi at Shinji by Kanesaka




No.43 Mume, Taipei, Taiwan - NEW ENTRY
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Beef tartare - clam mayo, confit egg yolk and preserved Daikon at Mume




No.42 Jaan, Singapore
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Maple-cured rainbow trout with heirloom beetroot at Jaan




No.41 L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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La Tomate at L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon Hong Kong




No.40 L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand - NEW ENTRY


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King crab and avocado roll at L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon Bangkok





No.39 The Tasting Room, Macau, China - NEW ENTRY
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Crab salad with tomato water jelly, avocado mousse Bloody Mary sorbet at The Tasting Room




No.38 La Yeon, Seoul, Korea

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Mixed rice with vegetables and abalone at La Yeon




No.37 Le Du, Bangkok, Thailand - NEW ENTRY
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Khao Chae pork and shrimp pate, pickled radish and jasmine ice cream at Le Du




No.36 The Dining Room at The House on Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand - NEW ENTRY
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Early Morning Tsukiji at The House on Sathorn




No.35 Gallery Vask, Manila, Philippines
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'500' (Sour, spices and onion) at Gallery Vask



No.34 Hajime, Osaka, Japan
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Sandy beach at Hajime




No.33 Ta Vie, Hong Kong, China
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Mille fleurs aux framboises rose raspberry red dragon at Ta Vie




No.32 Jade Dragon, Macau, China 
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Barbecued Iberico pork at Jade Dragon




No.31 Eat Me, Bangkok, Thailand

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Carabinero prawn risotto at Eat Me




No.30 Indian Accent, New Delhi, India
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Soups at Indian Accent




No.29 Ministry of Crab, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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 Garlic chilli fresh water prawn at Ministry of Crab




No.28 Le Moût, Taichung, Taiwan

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Goose foie gras royal, coffee, lemon and marsala wine at Le Moût




No.27 Tippling Club, Singapore
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Kyoho grape at Tippling Club




No.26 Sushi Saito, Tokyo, Japan 
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Nigiri at Sushi Saito




No.25 Jungsik, Seoul, Korea   

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Sea urchin at Jungsik 




No.24 Raw, Taipei, Taiwan 

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Paella with prawn and piquillos at Raw




No.23 Corner House, Singapore   

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Cocoa pebbles at Corner House




No.22 Locavore, Bali, Indonesia 

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Rujak at Locavore





No.21 Issaya Siamese Club, Bangkok, Thailand

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Kradook Moo Aob sauce at Issaya Siamese Club




No.20 Waku Ghin, Singapore 

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Roasted scampi seasoned with tea at Waku Ghin





No.19 Bo.Lan, Bangkok, Thailand 

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Rice noodles with mangosteen and coconut cream at Bo.Lan




No.18 Quintessence, Tokyo, Japan

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Bavarois at Quintessence




No.17 Lung King Heen, Hong Kong, China

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Crispy scallops with fresh pear at Lung King Heen





No.16 Les Amis, Singapore

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Omi beef with pommes soufflés & Sebastien Lepinoy's interpretation of a béarnaise sauce at Les Amis




No.15 Mingles, Seoul, Korea

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Bansang at Mingles




No.14 Florilège, Tokyo, Japan - NEW ENTRY

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Beef and roots at Florilège




No.13 Sühring, Bangkok, Thailand - NEW ENTRY

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German Brötzeit at Sühring




No.12 L'Effervescence, Tokyo, Japan  

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Turnip, parsley, brioche and Basque ham at L'Effervescence




No.11 Den, Tokyo, Japan 

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Garden salad of 20 vegetables at Den




No.10 Burnt Ends, Singapore 

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King crab and garlic brown butter at Burnt Ends




No.9 Odette, Singapore - HIGHEST NEW ENTRY

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Heirloom beetroot variety at Odette




No.8 Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet, Shanghai, China

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Gummies hibernatus cola rocks at Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet




No.7 Nihonryori RyuGin, Tokyo, Japan 

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Seiko Gani snow crab at Nihonryori RyuGin




No.6 Narisawa, Tokyo, Japan

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Bread of the forest, Autumn, at Narisawa




No.5 Nahm, Bangkok, Thailand

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Southern curry of mud crab at Nahm




No.4 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong, China 

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Confit egg yolk, crispy bread, cream of broccolini and cotechino and Alba white truffle at Otto e Mezzo Bombana




No.3 Amber, Hong Kong, China

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Korean abalone at Amber




No.2 Restaurant André, Singapore

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Peach, grapes and pink coriander at Restaurant André




No.1 Gaggan, Bangkok, Thailand 

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Red Matcha at Gaggan




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  • Laura Price