Spain has seven of the world’s best restaurants

Spain is the country with the most restaurants appearing in this year's prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurant list, with seven of its eateries achieving acclaim.

Spain has seven of the world's best restaurants
A dish from El Celler de Can Roca. Photo: dpotera/Wikimedia Commons

The Catalan restaurant, El Celler de Can Roca,  was crowned the best in the world by Restaurant magazine in a list on Monday, sponsored by San Pellegrino and Aqua Panna.

Spanish restaurant recrowned world's best.

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.

GALLERY: Spain has seven of world's best restaurants

A dish from Azurmendi Photo: Photo: Kent Wang / Flickr Creative Commons