Watch Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 live HERE on 28th March

Giulia Sgarbi - 14/03/2023


Returning to a full-scale gathering for the first time since 2019, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants is set to make a big splash when it heads to Singapore between 25-28 March 2023. Browse the digital programme to get a taste of what’s to come and mark the dates in your calendar in order to follow the celebrations, announcements and highlights live from anywhere in the world  

Since 2013, the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list and awards have reflected the rich and diverse culinary landscape of the Asian continent, shining a spotlight on the region as a world-leading gastronomic destination. The 10-year anniversary of the brand marks a perfect occasion to reflect on both the past and future of the culinary scene, with the events in Singapore in late March 2023 ranging from once-in-a-lifetime dining collaborations to the highly anticipated awards ceremony.

Ahead of the reveal of the new list, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, and associated awards on Tuesday 28th March, flip through the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 digital programme and discover, below, all the key moments you cannot miss.

Thursday 16th March, 16:00 Singapore (08:00 London)
Tune in to the digital reveal of the 51-100 list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023, shining a spotlight on 50 more incredible destinations to add to your gastronomic bucket list. 

The 51-100 list will be unveiled on YouTube, Facebook and on @TheWorlds50Best Instagram Stories. 

Sunday 26th March, 18:00 Singapore (11:00 London)

Experience the best moments of the official Welcome Event held at the immersive Ocean Restaurant at Resorts World Sentosa, where chef Olivier Bellin will collaborate with The World's Best Pastry Chef 2022, René Frank of Coda in Berlin, for a one-night-only feast featuring the best sustainable seafood as well as techniques crossing the sweet and savoury realms.

Follow the live highlights on @TheWorlds50Best Instagram Stories.
The Welcome Event will be held at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore's premier lifestyle destination

Monday 27th March, 18:30 Singapore (11:30 London)

On the day before the awards ceremony, Asia’s finest chefs and restaurateurs will gather at Malaysian Food Street for a night of camaraderie, celebration and mouth-watering bites. A selection of Singapore’s best hawker chefs will be setting up camp at Resorts World Sentosa for the evening to give the Asian gastronomic community a taste of what makes the city-state one of the most exciting dining destinations in the continent.

Follow the live highlights on @TheWorlds50Best Instagram Stories.
Singapore's best street food will be spotlighted at the Chefs' Feast, including dishes by Dignity Kitchen

Tuesday 28th March, 20:25 Singapore (13:25 London)
Don’t miss the livestream of the official gala evening where the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, will be revealed in a thrilling countdown from No.50 to No.1. The list is created from the votes of a 300-strong gender-balanced Academy of experts and represents the most credible independently audited survey of gastronomic taste in the continent.

From 18:30 local time, follow the live highlights on @TheWorlds50Best Instagram Stories as chefs arrive on the red carpet and enjoy the exclusive cocktail reception. 

At 20:25, tune in to the livestream of the awards ceremony on the 50 Best Restaurants TV YouTube channel and on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants’ Facebook page. Or alternatively, follow the live countdown posted on @TheWorlds50Best Instagram and Twitter

Special accolades to be announced on the night include the Inedit Damm Chefs’ Choice Award, chosen by the chefs of the listed restaurants; the Gin Mare Art of Hospitality Award, recognising an outstanding hospitality experience; as well as the Flor de Caña Sustainable Restaurant Award, to be bestowed on the venue that showed the highest commitment to sustainability and community. Individual awards will also be handed out for Asia's Best Pastry Chef, sponsored by Valrhona, and – for the first time ever – for the Beronia Asia's Best Sommelier 2023.
The Asia's 50 Best Restaurants community last came together in full in 2019 in Macau


Shortly after the conclusion of the awards ceremony, head over to @TheWorlds50Best Instagram for the first live interview with the representatives of the restaurant crowned No.1, which will take home the trophy for The Best Restaurant in Asia 2023, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna.

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, is returning to Singapore on 28th March 2023 to mark its 10th anniversary: tune in to the livestream of the awards ceremony on YouTube or Facebook from 20:25 local time. To stay up to date with the news and announcements ahead of the ceremony, browse the website, join the community on Instagram, follow us on Facebook, visit us on Twitter and subscribe to our YouTube channel.