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DAVID THOMPSON AT LONG CHIM, PERTH

DAVID THOMPSON AT LONG CHIM, PERTH

Asia's 50 best restaurants for 2016 were revealed in a ceremony in Bangkok last night, with two Australian-run restaurants listed in the top 10. Australia's David Thompson, who recently opened Long Chim in Perth, accepted a lifetime achievement award.

Thompson's Bangkok restaurant, Nahm, which claimed the top spot in 2014, clocked in at number eight this year. Tetsuya Wakuda's restaurant, Waku Ghin, located inside the Marina Bay Sands casino next door to Thompson's Singapore branch of Long Chim, placed at number six. In the top spot this year is El Bulli-trained chef Gaggan Anand for his eponymous modern-Indian restaurant in Bangkok.

This year's top 50 hail from 13 locations in Asia (Australia is not included in this region) including Japan, Singapore, China, India, Sri Lanka and Korea.


Asia's Top 50 Restaurants 2016:

1. Gaggan - Bangkok, Thailand | Best Restaurant in Thailand by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna and Best Restaurant in Asia

2. Narisawa - Tokyo, Japan | Best Restaurant in Japan by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna

3. Restaurant André - Singapore | Best Restaurant in Singapore by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna

4. Amber - Hong Kong, China | Best Restaurant in China by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna

5. Nihonryori Ryugin - Tokyo, Japan

6. Waku Ghin - Singapore

7. Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet - Shanghai, China

8. Nahm - Bangkok, Thailand

9. Indian Accent - New Delhi, India | Best Restaurant in India by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna

10. Lung King Heen - Hong Kong, China

11. Hajime - Osaka, Japan

12. Les Amis - Singapore

13. 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana - Hong Kong, China

14. Burnt Ends - Singapore

15. Mingles - Seoul, Korea | Best Restaurants in Korea

16. L'Effervescence - Tokyo, Japan

17. Corner House - Singapore

18. Fu He Hui - Shanghai, China

19. Issaya Siamese Club - Bangkok, Thailand

20. Quintessence - Tokyo, Japan | Highest Climber

21. Shinji by Kanesaka - Singapore

22. Jungsik - Seoul, Korea

23. Eat Me - Bangkok, Thailand

24. Takazawa - Tokyo, Japan

25. Ministry of Crab - Colombo, Sri Lanka | Best Restaurant in Sri Lanka

26. Sushi Saito - Tokyo, Japan

27. The Chairman - Hong Kong, China

28. Mr and Mrs Bund - Shanghai, China

29. Jaan - Singapore

30. Le Moût - Taichung, Taiwan | Best Restaurant in Taiwan

31. Tippling Club - Singapore and La Maison de la Nature Goh - Fukuoka, Japan

33. Tenku Ryugin - Hong Kong, China

34. Fook Lam Moon - Hong Kong, China

35. Robuchon au Dôme - Macau, China

36. Iggy's - Singapore

37. Den - Tokyo, Japan

38. Wild Rocket - Singapore

39. Gallery Vask - Manila, Philippines | Best Restaurant in the Philippines

40. L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon - Hong Kong, China

41. Bo Innovation - Hong Kong, China

42. Konnichiwa - Tokyo, Japan

43. Cuisine Wat Damnak - Siem Reap, Cambodia

44. Wasabi by Morimoto - Mumbai, India

45. Bukhara - New Delhi, India

46. Ra W - Taipei, Taiwan

47. Nihonbashi - Colombo, Sri Lanka

48. Ta Vie - Hong Kong, China

49. Locavore - Bali, Indonesia

50. La Yeon - Seoul, South Korea

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