The World's 50 Best Restaurants in Valencia

Welcome to Valencia: the land of flowers, light and love.
Love for many things, but especially for food, which has earned it the honor of hosting the award ceremony of The World's 50 Best Restaurants, on June 20, 2023.
And get ready, because in addition to finding out what the planet's number one restaurant is, you will have countless opportunities to enjoy quality cuisine in Valencia.
Come and see.


The events below are private, accessible by invitation only

Marina de València

Press conference

Zeus - Base One - Marina de València
09:30 am

#50BestTalks - Food Talks

Zeus - Base One - Marina de València
11:00 am
Palacio de la Exposición

Meet the chefs

Palacio de la Exposición
10:00 am
la Petxina

Educational event with the best chefs in the world

La Petxina - Fundación deportiva
11:00 am
Palau de les Arts

Gala The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023

Palau de les Arts
06:00 pm
Sala Los Toros

Press conference with number 1

Espacio los Toros - Palau de les Arts
10:30 pm


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Ranked 42nd on The World's 50 Best Restaurants list and boasting three Michelin stars, the Quique Dacosta Restaurant (Dénia, Alicante) is an international benchmark, with highly creative and avant-garde offerings. Awarded the Gold Medal for Merit in the Fine Arts, he is renowned worldwide for his artistic expression in cooking. He embraces his culture and his territory with the values of quality, innovation and excellence.
Ricard Camarena


Ricard Camarena, who turns everything he cooks into an ineffable experience and reaches the status of a true alchemist of vegetables thanks to his deep ecological commitment, offers the best of the best in his magnificent establishment in the former Bombas Gens factory, with two Michelin stars and three Repsol suns. He cooks vegetables like a master, with products grown in his own garden.
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El Poblet, one of Quique Dacosta's restaurants in Valencia, where the young chef Luis Valls “cooks Valencia” with an haute cuisine approach. With two Michelin stars and two Repsol suns, it's right by the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. The Albufera and the local land supply Valls' pantry. Known for his work with artisanal sausages, he practices creative, zero-waste cooking with local ingredients.
Begoña Rodrio


La Salita, located in a beautiful mansion in the heart of the Russafa district, with one Michelin star and two Repsol suns, is the project that Begoña Rodrigo dreamed of one day while experimenting with cuisine from all over the world, and which she managed to merge with the aromas and flavors of the land. Rodrigo puts the vegetables of the land in their rightful place, with very personal dishes that will surprise you.
Bernd Knöller


Bernd Knöller is the most Valencian of the German chefs, and the veritable heart and soul of Riff, with one Michelin star and two Repsol suns, a well-established restaurant nestled in the heart of the Eixample district with a special proclivity for seafood. It also showcases his passion for rice as part of a way of cooking that masterfully reinterprets the concept of the Mediterranean diet.
Lienzo Valencia


Maria José, with one Michelin star in her restaurant Lienzo, uses organic and local products, including honey from recovered urban hives in Valencia. Her cuisine is pure daring, flavors and contrasts. Through her cuisine, she expresses the true value of Valencian products as a source of health, the path towards sustainability and a haven for memory and history.
Fierro Valencia


Germán and Carito are two food buffs who, with their continuous desire to improve and grow, take their guests on a trip full of joy. Their work method focuses on excellence, product, innovation, creativity and a spirit of constant improvement. All of which makes their Fierro restaurant in Ruzafa a unique place.

Chef Vicky Sevilla


At the age of 25, she founded her own restaurant, Arrels, located in Sagunto. There, she offers traditional, seasonal, local cuisine rooted in memory. When she was just 29, she became the youngest woman in Spain to receive a Michelin star. Through her cuisine, she has turned memory into a fundamental part of her dishes as she invites her guests to 'eat' their memories.


With two Michelin stars and three Repsol suns, Kiko Moya offers a gastronomic experience that delights the senses in his restaurant L’Escaleta, in Cocentaina. Based on regional products, he seeks to contribute something new by working with the flavors he grew up with to create thoughtful, calm and intimate cuisine.


Guests at the BonAmb restaurant in Jávea, with two Michelin stars and three Repsol suns, can get to know the Marina Alta area through their palate. With Chef Alberto Ferruz at the helm, this advocate for avant-garde cuisine relies on Mediterranean products, while also recovering old and obsolete methods.

Valencia is delicious

The perfect pairing? The heartbeat of a city that never stops. As long as you're here, go off the beaten path and discover the city with these suggestions. You will fall in love.

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