1. El Bulli, Spain (1)

2. The Fat Duck, UK (2)

3. Noma, Denmark (10)

4. Mugaritz, Spain (4)

5. El Celler de Can Roca, Spain (26)

6. Per Se, US (6)

7. Bras, France (7)

8. Arzak, Spain (8)

9. Pierre Gagnaire, France (3)

10. Alinea, US (21)

11. L'Astrance, France (11)

12. The French Laundry, US (5)

13. Osteria Francescana, Italy (new entry)

14. St. John, UK (16)

15. Le Bernardin, US (20)

16. Restaurant de l'Hotel de Ville, Switzerland (27)

17. Tetsuya's, Australia (9)

18. L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, France (14)

19. Jean Georges, US (17)

20. Les Creations de Narisawa, Japan (new entry)

21 Chez Dominique, Finland (39)

22. Ristorante Cracco, Italy (43)

23. Die Schwarzwaldstube, Germany (35)

24. D.O.M., Brazil (40)

25. Vendome, Germany (34)

26. Hof van Cleve, Belgium (28)

27. Masa, US (re-entry)

28. Gambero Rosso, Italy (12)

29. Oud Sluis, Netherlands (42)

30. Steirereck, Austria (new entry)

31. Momofuku Ssam Bar, US (new entry)

32. Oaxen Skargardskrog, Sweden (48)

33. Martin Berasategui, Spain (29)

34. Nobu, UK (30)

35. Mirazur, France (new entry)

36. Hakkasan, UK (19)

37. Le Quartier Francais, South Africa (5)

38. La Colombe, South Africa (re-entry)

39. Asador Etxbarri, Spain (44)

40. Le Chateaubriand, France (new entry)

41. Daniel, US (41)

42. Combal Zero, Italy (re-entry)

43. Le Louis XV, France (15)

44. Tantris, Germany (47)

45. Iggy's, Singapore (new entry)

46. Quay, Australia (new entry)

47. Les Ambassadeurs, France (45)

48. Dal Pescatore, Italy (23)

49. Le Calandre, Italy ( 36)

50. Mathias Dahlgren, Sweden (new entry)

Source: S. Pellegrino

Note: the numbers in bracket is for 2008 Ranking. We will come up with the past lists soon and more information about the addresses and names of the chef of the 2009 list.

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