The Priciest Michelin-Starred Restaurants in Europe
For the most expensive rankings, we analyzed the top-priced meals available at Michelin restaurants across the continent. The top tasting menu is usually an 8-12 course served at dinner. Some restaurants offer a single tasting menu or multiple menus that are priced identically.
Located in Sant Josep de sa Talaia in Ibiza, Spain, Sublimotion is run by Head Chef and founder Paco Roncero. While it does not have any Michelin stars to its name, Sublimotion is the priciest restaurant in Europe, as well as the priciest worldwide. A regular tasting meal costs €1,500 per person, on average, so it’s definitely not for the faint hearted.
The second-priciest restaurant on our list boasts two Michelin stars, and is well known for its king crab with Baeri caviar and Beurre blanc ice cream.
Located on the 23rd floor of the Okura hotel in Amsterdam’s Zuid district, a tasting menu at Ciel Bleu costs €595 per person. Guests get to enjoy panoramic views of the city, and can book the ‘chef’s table’ and watch their meal being prepared right in front of them.
The iconic Guy Savoy restaurant in Paris is the third-priciest Michelin-starred location in Europe, and has earned three stars over the years. The restaurant opened in 1980 on the bank of the Seine, and its walls are to this day adorned with contemporary art lent by François Pinault.
The simple, yet sophisticated dishes can cost you €570 per person, if you decide to try out the full tasting experience – and why wouldn’t you?
Arpège is one of the most popular restaurants in the world when it comes to exquisite and intricate vegetarian dishes. Head Chef Alain Passard has three Michelin stars to his name, and he’s had them for more than two decades!
If you decide to give it a try, be sure to opt for signature dishes like the ravioli trio with amber consommé, the bay leaf-flavored vegetable sushi, or the apple tart with sugared almonds and caramel.
Le Cinq is conveniently located within the Four Seasons Hotel George V in the heart of Paris. The three-Michelin-star restaurant provides creative French dishes in a Regency-style setting, and is led by Head Chef Christian Le Squer.
His signature dishes include chantilly of oysters, small sole filets with vin jaune, and crunchy scampis with citrus emulsion. All for ‘just’ €480 per person.
While a full menu at Alchemist will cost you a pretty penny, you surely won’t be disappointed. The restaurant offers, among others, a whopping 50-course tasting menu, for which you’ll need to set aside 4 to 6 hours, and a massive selection of wines to pair with the exquisite food.
Get ready to enjoy things like lamb brain, pigeon breast with beeswax, and other unique dishes.
Spearheaded by Chef Arnaud Donckele and his team of 34 cooks, the three-starred La Vague d’Or restaurant ‘invites guests on a magical journey between land and sea when the night falls’. The restaurant is only open in the evenings, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, and its menu is focused around the flavorful aromas of Provence.
The Hof van Cleve restaurant in Kruisem, Belgium, and its Head Chef Peter Goossens boast three Michelin stars and a full menu worth €410 per person. The restaurant is regularly listed among the 50 best restaurants in the world and offers a seven-course menu dubbed ‘Freshness of Nature,’ prepared entirely with local fresh produce.
Located in Bray, Berkshire, just outside London, The Fat Duck is led by Chef Heston Blumenthal and first opened its doors in 1995. The restaurant is well-known for its 14-course tasting menu, which includes dishes like nitro-scrambled egg and bacon ice cream, and an Alice in Wonderland-inspired mock turtle soup.