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Here are 50 best restaurants in Asia; only one Indian eatery makes the cut

Gaggan landed in second place, still retaining the title of Thailand's best-a bittersweet run for a restaurant that is due to close in 2020 as chef-owner Gaggan Anand plans new ventures in Japan

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Kristine Servando | Bloomberg
After four consecutive years as Asia’s best restaurant, Bangkok’s Gaggan has finally been dethroned.

Odette in Singapore managed to wrestle the title from the iconic Indian-fusion restaurant, famed for its emoji-filled menu. Chef Julien Royer, who named the place after his maternal grandmother, steered Odette to first place from ninth in 2017 with multiple-course French fare that has included “seared foie gras, miso caramel, lemon quinoa and Japanese strawberries.”

Gaggan landed in second place, still retaining the title of Thailand’s best—a bittersweet run for a restaurant that is due to close in 2020 as chef-owner Gaggan Anand plans new ventures in Japan.

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 11:35 AM IST

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