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Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Returns to Thailand for Another Exciting Year

Chefs from all over Asia were honored February 21, 2017 at the fifth edition of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants at the W Hotel, Bangkok.

Umberto Bombana, winner of The Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award, with Charles Reed, Group Managing Director, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants

Chef Umberto Bombana was honored with the 2017 Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award. The Italian chef has called Hong Kong home for the last 25 years, thrilling diners at his signature restaurant 8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana.

Thailand’s own Gaggan claimed the No. 1 spot for the third year in a row. The host country was also represented on the list by Nahm (No.5), Sühring (No.13), Bo.Lan (No.19), Issaya Siamese Club (No.21), Eat Me (No.31), The House on Sathorn (No.36), Le Du (No.37), and L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Bangkok (No.40).

“In its fifth year, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants is proud to showcase the region’s diverse cuisines, introduce gourmets to innovative dining concepts and celebrate Asia’s emerging talent at our events in Thailand. All 50 restaurants on the 2017 list, along with the individual award winners, strive for excellence and we are thrilled to honour this exceptional community of culinary innovators.” – William Drew, Group Editor of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants

Gaggan Anand, winner of the 2017 Best Restaurant in Asia for Gaggan

The Top 10 Winners follow, and a full list of the 50 restaurants can be found at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Looking for a world-class dining experience of your own? Diners Club® Privileges include discounts, tastings, chef table visits, and more for clubmembers. Explore where your next great dining experience will take you.

2017 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants (Top Ten)

No. 1 Gaggan

68/1 Soi Langsuan, Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Bangkok, 10330

+66 2 652 1700


No. 2 Restaurant Andre

41 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089855

+65 6534 8880


No. 3 Amber

7/F, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong

+852 2132 0066


No. 4 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana

Shop 202, Landmark Alexandra, 18 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong

+852 2537 8859


No. 5 Nahm

COMO Metropolitan Bangkok, 27 South Sathorn Road, Tungmahamek Sathorn, Bangkok 10120

+66 2 625 3388


No. 6 Narisawa

Minami Ayoyama 2-6-15, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062

+81 3 5785 0799


No. 7 Nihonryori RyuGin

Ground Floor, 7-17-24 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo 106-0032

+81 3 3423 8006


No. 8 Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet

c/o Bund 18, 6/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Shanghai 20002

+86 21 6323 9898


No. 9 Odette

1 St Andrew’s Rd, 04 National Gallery, Singapore 178957

+65 6385 0498


No. 10 Burnt Ends

20 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088391

+65 6224 3933


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