The dining scene in Asia is burgeoning with new hotspots offering unique concepts that often make headlines. Meanwhile, venerable establishments continue to anchor their solid positions in our culinary landscape. Whether it’s French haute cuisine, trendy Spanish tapas or fine Cantonese fare, there’s certainly no shortage of fine restaurants in Asia today.
Asia is constantly evolving too thanks to the creativity and vision of chefs, many from overseas who have made this region their home. A host of world-renowned culinary heavyweights have also set up their outposts in Asian cities, and travel here frequently to oversee their operations. With ingredients flown in from all over the world, these experts have a myriad of inspirations for their canvas.
For this 2015 guide, we have compiled regional reviews of some of the top restaurants from the Philippines, Shanghai and Beijing, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Macau, and Singapore. Our team of editors and panellists has culled 20 of the top restaurants from each of their regions so that you can enjoy the finest dining experiences in these vibrant cities.