For many of us, eating at a Michelin-starred restaurant feels unattainable, as we presume the prices would prohibit us from visiting. However, there are some very affordable Michelin-starred restaurants out there – and they are all revealed on this map.
Yes, as Covid restrictions relax and we all attempt to set off abroad once more for sun, culture and great food, there has never been a better time to plot a gastronomic odyssey through Europe.
Or perhaps you just want to find some fancy dining near your next holiday destination.
Either way, this map of the most affordable Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe is an invaluable tool on your foodie journey.
Here is the map of the most affordable Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe:
Here are the top five most-affordable Michelin restaurants in Europe:
1. L’Antic Molí, Ulldecona, Spain | €20 per person
2. La Robe, Montaigu, France | €24 per person
3. Hostellerie la Montagne, Colombey-les-Deux-Églises, France | €25 per person
4. Les Clefs d’Argent, Mont-de-Marsan, France | €25 per person
5. Essência, Budapest, Hungary | €25 per person
If you want to enjoy Michelin star quality food on a budget, these are some excellent options. Chef’s Pencil, who conducted the research, also recommends going for lunch rather than dinner as a method to save money.
Also worth considering is that France is home to seven of the 10 most affordable Michelin-starred restaurants, so if you want to pull off that gastronomic odyssey on a budget, then that could be an excellent bet.
In any case, it’s great to know that you can get Michelin-starred food for less than £30 per person, proving once more that a little research can go a long way when plotting your next trip.
Meanwhile, if you’re looking for a guide of the best restaurants for wine a little closer to home, this year’s Wine List Confidential Guide has you covered, with a comprehensive look at the best restaurants for wine in the UK and Ireland. Pick up your copy here.