HK’s The Chairman and 4 others drop in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023, 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana not included

Caprice Hong Kong

29th March 2023 – (Singapore) Five restaurants from Hong Kong have made it to Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 list, including The Chairman (No.13), Neighbourhood (No.29), Wing (No.37), Mono (No.41), and Caprice (No.49). However, all five restaurants have dropped in their rankings this year while 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana was excluded from the list.

Neighborhood in Hong Kong

The list was unveiled on 28th March in a ceremony held at The Ballroom at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore where more than 800 guests from around the world attended. Bangkok’s Le Du has taken the top spot this year, followed by Sezanne in Tokyo, Nusara in Bangkok, and Den in Tokyo. Singapore’s Odette remains the highest-ranking entrant in Singapore at number six.

Le Du in Bangkok

Singapore had nine establishments appearing on the list, and most of them rose to higher positions than the year before. Other special awards of the evening included the inaugural Beronia Asia’s Best Sommelier award, which went to Della Tang of Ensue in Shenzhen; the Flor de Cana Sustainable Restaurant award, which went to Manila’s Toyo Eatery; the Highest New Entry award, which went to Chennai’s Avartana; and the Icon award, which went to chef Shinobu Namae of Tokyo’s L’Effervescence. The event marks the 10th anniversary of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, which debuted in Singapore in 2013 and has since been held in various other Asian cities.

Here’s the full list: 1. Le Du, Bangkok 2. Sezanne, Tokyo 3. Nusara, Bangkok 4. Den, Tokyo 5. Gaggan Anand, Bangkok 6. Odette, Singapore 7. Florilege, Tokyo 8. La Cime, Osaka 9. Sorn, Bangkok 10. Narisawa, Tokyo 11. Labyrinth, Singapore 12. Sazenka, Tokyo 13. The Chairman, Hong Kong 14. Villa Aida, Wakayama 15. Mosu, Seoul 16. Masque, Mumbai 17. Meta, Singapore 18. Fu He Hui, Shanghai 19. Indian Accent, New Delhi 20. Ode, Tokyo 21. Zen, Singapore 22. Suhring, Bangkok 23. Onjium, Seoul 24. Burnt Ends, Singapore 25. Euphoria, Singapore 26. Cloudstreet, Singapore 27. Les Amis, Singapore 28. Mingles, Seoul 29. Neighborhood, Hong Kong 30. Avartana, Chennai 31. Ensue, Shenzhen 32. Cenci, Kyoto 33. Ms Maria & Mr Singh, Bangkok 34. Da Vittorio, Shanghai 35. Potong, Bangkok 36. Born, Singapore 37. Wing, Hong Kong 38. Raan Jay Fai, Bangkok 39. Wing Lei Palace, Macau 40. Anan Saigon, Ho Chi Minh 41. Mono, Hong Kong 42. Toyo Eatery, Manila 43. Sichuan Moon, Macau 44. L’effervescence, Tokyo 45. Mume, Taipei 46. Baan Tepa, Bangkok 47. Born & Bred, Seoul 48. Metiz, Makati 49. Caprice, Hong Kong 50. Refer, Beijing.