Leading Tokyo restaurants rise in global top-50 ranking

2nd Jun 2015 0 Comments

Japan-based restaurants rose in the ranks of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, which was announced Monday evening in London.

Restaurant Narisawa, overseen by chef Yorihisa Narisawa in Tokyo’s Minami-Aoyama district, placed eighth on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, up from last year’s 14th place, while Nihonryori RyuGin, a restaurant located in Roppongi and helmed by Seiji Yamamoto, was ranked 29th, up from 33rd.

Noma, the Copenhagen restaurant that has been voted best in the world four of the past five years and which operated a pop-up outlet in Tokyo for a month earlier this year, was knocked from first to third place slot by Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca.

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