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How to Book Restaurant Reservations?

While walking in and waiting to be seated will be a more than for special cases. If you are on a date and want to ensure that you have a table waiting; if you need to be in and out of a dinner on a fairly tight schedule; or if you want to eat at a fine restaurant that only accepts reservations, this skill will be useful. Learning to make restaurant

Does a restaurant have to fit a certain criteria?

No. They do not have to sell a certain product, they do not have to have been open a certain number of years and they do not have to have won any other culinary accolades. Any restaurant in the world is eligible to be voted for by our Academy so long as it has been open during the voting period, and so long as it is not planning on closing shortly

Who organizes The World's 50 Best Restaurants?

The results and the awards are organized and published by William Reed Business Media. None of the sponsor partners has any involvement with the compilation of the results or awards. None of our commercial partners, nor any of the employees of William Reed Business Media, votes in the poll.

How does a restaurant make it onto the list of The World's 50 Best Restaurants?

The list is the result of a poll of 1040 independent experts, who each cast 10 votes forĀ  estbablishments where they have enjoyed their best restaurant experiences during the previous 18 months. This means that restaurants cannot apply to be on the list.

Can a restaurant be taken off the list?

Not until the following year and even then it will only be the results of the voting that determines this, or if we are advised that it will be closed.