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Noma Named No. 1 As The World’s 50 Best Restaurant 2021

Noma Named No. 1 As The World’s 50 Best Restaurant 2021

FoodieS Team
06 October 2021


The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, is thrilled to reveal The World’s Best Restaurant 2021, as Copenhagen’s Noma, led by René Redzepi.


World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 announced their list last night, from a prestigious ceremony held in Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium. The culinary world held its breath in anticipation as the previous year’s selection had been delayed due to the pandemic. 

Ranking at the top of the list is Noma, led by René Redzepi. Noma’s accolade is a testament to Chef Redzepi and his team’s unerring focus on unusual seasonal ingredients – the menu is strictly seasonal, divided into three phases: seafood in the winter, vegetable in the summer, and game and forest in the autumn – foraged locally and brought to life in creative and complex ways on the plate. 

This new iteration of Noma (sometimes referred to as Noma 2.0) is eligible for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list due to three key changes from the original restaurant: its location, concept and ownership. As such, it is considered a new restaurant. The previous version of Noma topped the 50 Best list on four occasions, in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014.

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