Run by the three Roca brothers, the famed eaterie in Girona knocked Denmark’s Noma off the top spot.
But Spain has six other reasons to celebrate with the recognition of four restaurants in the Basque country, one in Denia on the Valencian coast and Barcelona’s Tickets all being ranked among the world’s top 50.
What makes these Spanish restaurants some of the best in the world? The pictures will give you a clue.
A dish from Azurmendi Photo: Photo: Kent Wang / Flickr Creative Commons