Mirazur is a restaurant located in the foot of mountains overlooking the Mediterranean Sea in Menton, France. It is crowned the world’s best, according to the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list compiled by William Reed Business Media. The list is created from the votes of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, comprising over 1,000 international restaurant industry experts.
Opened in 2006, the restaurant is run by Italian-Argentinean chef Mauro Colagreco. It was awarded 35th best in 2009, 24th in 2012, 28th in 2013 and 1st this year. The restaurant spans over three stories and features a spacious dining room with panoramic views of the sea and the town of Menton.
Other restaurants that made in the top five include Noma in Copenhagen, Asador Etxebarri in Axpe, Spain, Gaggan in Bangkok and Geranium in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Mauro’s cuisine is inspired by the sea, mountains and fresh vegetables grown in his own gardens. He uses lots of herbs, fruit and vegetables to offer extraordinary culinary experience. Some of his ingredients are citrus fruit from the Riviera, saffron from Sospel, olive oil and lemons from Menton, wild mushrooms from the surrounding countryside, gamberoni prawns from San Remo, locally caught fish, and much more.
The menu changes according to available products and the chef’s inspiration. The sharing bread with ginger and oil, salt-crusted beetroot with caviar cream, eggs with hazelnuts, and brioche of potatoes with melting egg and white truffle are some of the highlights of the menu.
At Mirazur restaurant, you can expect to spend about €160 for one meal or about €260 for two full course meals