Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2024

Dewakan claims 56th spot on the list

The list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2024, ranked between 51 and 100, has finally been announced. The revelation comes days ahead of the awards ceremony. This year’s coveted list, which has been curated from the votes of notable food writers and critics, chefs, restaurateurs and regional culinary experts, welcomes 12 new entries in the ’51 to 100′ category.

Singapore and Tokyo steal the spotlight on the ’51-100′ list with eight spots each. Bangkok isn’t far behind with seven restaurants, including new entrant Haoma at No.90. Then comes Hong Kong, a culinary paradise which has bagged six places on the list and a new entry with Howard’s Gourmet at No.100. Seoul secures five entries on the list while Shanghai and Mumbai claim three places each. Overall, the 2024 list puts on display 12 new entries and representations from 16 Asian cities.

The 2024 list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants will be revealed at the awards ceremony held on March 26, 2024, in Seoul, South Korea. The ceremony will also be live-streamed on 50 Best’s Facebook and YouTube channels. So, stay tuned.

Dewakan makes Malaysian culinary history, secures spot among Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2024

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2024
image credit: Xin Rong Ji

Dewakan stands out not only as a culinary marvel but also as a beacon of Malaysian gastronomy on the global stage. As the sole representative from Malaysia on the prestigious list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2024, capturing the 56th position, Dewakan holds a unique distinction. This accolade underscores its exceptional contribution to the country’s culinary landscape and its unwavering dedication to showcasing the richness of Malaysian flavours.

Through its innovative approach to sourcing locally and sustainably, crafting intricate dishes that celebrate indigenous ingredients, and offering a dining experience elevated by stunning city views, Dewakan has rightfully earned its place among Asia’s culinary elite.

Hong Kong’s Xin Rong Ji, which focuses on Taizhou cuisine and offers some amazing seasonal offerings as well as exquisite signature dishes including braised wild-caught yellow croaker from the East China Sea is at No. 52. This is followed by Ta Vie at the 55th spot and Vea at the 68th spot. Other Hong Kong eateries gracing the list are Estro, Godenya and Howard’s Gourmet.

Lamdre in Beijing is the 2024 recipient of the American Express One Watch Award, and debuts on the list at No.97. The cities of Colombo, Gurugram, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Manila, New Delhi, and Toyama each have one restaurant on the list.

William Drew, Director of Content at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, said: “In its fourth edition, we proudly present the 51-100 list of restaurants in Asia, extending a particularly warm welcome to the newcomers to the 50 Best rankings. This underscores our ongoing commitment to championing the remarkable gastronomic talent thriving in the region.”

View the Top 50: Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 1-50

Sézanne, Tokyo
Asia’s No. 1 Restaurant 2024 – Sézanne, Tokyo

Asia’s Best Restaurants 51-100

No. 51

L’effervescence, Tokyo

No. 52

Xin Rong Ji, Hong Kong

No. 53

Jaan by Kirk Westaway, Singapore

No. 54

Ms. Maria & Mr. Singh, Bangkok

No. 55

Ta Vie, Hong Kong

No. 56

Dewakan, Kuala Lumpur

No. 57

Zén, Singapore

No. 58

Crony, Tokyo

No. 59

Jade Dragon, Macau

No. 60

Sushi Saito, Tokyo

No. 61

Americano, Mumbai

No. 62

Eatanic Garden, Seoul

No. 63

Blue by Alain Ducasse, Bangkok

No. 64

Born & Bred, Seoul

No. 65

Solbam, Seoul

No. 66

Sugita, Tokyo

No. 67

L’évo, Toyama

No. 68

Vea, Hong Kong

No. 69

Maz, Tokyo

No. 70

The Bombay Canteen, Mumbai

No. 71

Estro, Hong Kong

No. 72

Thevar, Singapore

No. 73

Nae:Um, Singapore

No. 74

Peach Blossoms, Singapore

No. 75

Summer Pavilion, Singapore

No. 76

Myoujyaku, Tokyo

No. 77

Ministry of Crab, Colombo

No. 78

Xin Rong Ji (Nanyang Road), Shanghai

No. 79

Comorin, Gurugram

No. 80

Hommage, Tokyo

No. 81

Mustard Seed, Singapore

No. 82

Cloudstreet, Singapore

No. 83

Esquisse, Tokyo

No. 84

Metiz, Manila

No. 85

Refer, Beijing

No. 86

Ensue, Shenzhen

No. 87

Dum Pukht, New Delhi

No. 88

Godenya, Hong Kong

No. 89

Kwonsooksoo, Seoul

No. 90

Haoma, Bangkok

No. 91

Alla Prima, Seoul

No. 92

Wana Yook, Bangkok

No. 93

Côte by Mauro Colagreco, Bangkok

No. 94

Gaa, Bangkok

No. 95

Raan Jay Fai, Bangkok

No. 96

Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet, Shanghai

No. 97

Lamdre, Beijing

No. 98

Ekaa, Mumbai

No. 99

Fu1015, Shanghai

No. 100

Howard’s Gourmet, Hong Kong

(Hero and feature image credit: Xin Rong Ji)

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants was launched in 2013 to celebrate gastronomy across the region and to provide diners around the globe with local insight and culinary recommendations. Since its inception, it has quickly grown to become the premier gastronomic ranking in the region, with its awards events marking the greatest annual gathering of chefs, restaurateurs, media and food industry VIPs.

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