Eleven Madison Park has been named Best Restaurant in the World for the first time at a ceremony at the historic Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne. Now in its fifteenth year, The World’s 50 best Restaurants showcased a broad range of cuisines and cultures, including restaurants from 22 countries over five continents.
Eleven Madison Park has hovered around the top of the list since 2012, after it debuted at No. 50 at in 2010. Co-owners Will Guidara and Daniel Humm enhance the fine dining experience with a sense of fun, blurring the line between kitchen and dining room. Overlooking Madison Park, the restaurant is housed in a restored art-deco building, with a seasonal tasting menu celebrating the city’s rich history and culinary traditions.
The 2017 list features nine new restaurants, six making their debut and three re-entering the list.