Update: 16:21 | 27/07/2021
French Grill Restaurant in Hanoi has been ranked the 14th best fine dining restaurant in the world in a vote by readers of Tripadvisor.
Summer Pavilion in Singapore at 24th is the only other Southeast Asian representative in the annual Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best list of 25 restaurants.
French Grill Restaurant in Hanoi.
The selection was based on traveler reviews and ratings for restaurants on Tripadvisor between January 1, 2020, and April 30 this year.
TripAdvisor said travel looked a little different last year, but the list was a tribute to the "places and moments" that left an impression on visitors.
Located in the lobby of the five-star JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi in Nam Tu Liem District, French Grill serves classic French cuisine with a local twist, and has become popular among foreigners.
A dish of seared foie gras at the French Grill restaurant in Hanoi.
Led by French chef Jean-Francois Nulli , the restaurant serves dishes such as seared foie gras, classic caviar and premium steak at prices ranging from VND300,000 to VND700,000 ($13.06-30.46).
In 2016 it achieved global fame after hosting then U.S. President Barack Obama.
The Old Stamp House in the U.K. ranked number one in the list followed by Restaurant La Maison d'a Cote in France and Ise Sueyoshi in Japan.
The list is dominated by restaurants in European countries.