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Yorkshire Pub The Black Swan Voted Best Restaurant in World

A Family-Run Yorkshire Pub Has Been Voted the Best Restaurant in the World

The Black Swan at Oldstead in Yorkshire was just voted the best restaurant in the world! The village pub, based in the North York Moors, was given the honour of first place in TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice awards based off of an international poll of customer reviews.

Along with a Michelin Star, the family-owned pub boasts four AA Rosettes and is run by chef Tommy Banks and his brother James. Of the honour, Tommy, the youngest chef to ever be awarded a Michelin Star, added: "what makes it really special is that it's been awarded because of feedback from our customers."

So, what's on the menu?

The Black Swan's tasting menu is £95 and features pea and elderflower, squid "dressed in horseradish juice," lobster with onion and gooseberry, and turbot with strawberries and cream. Priding itself on being "traditional Yorkshire with a swirling mix of creativity and eccentricity," the restaurant's menu is awash with fresh seasonal produce from its three-acre kitchen garden.

And the response from customers? "A tantalising trip for the taste buds. This restaurant is truly a box of delights. The flavours, combinations of ingredients and skill in putting together the menu are joyous." We're sold.

The Full List of Top Restaurants Worldwide

  1. The Black Swan, Oldstead, North Yorkshire, UK
  2. Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, Great Milton, Oxfordshire, UK
  3. Maison Lameloise, Chagny, France
  4. L'Auberge de l'Ill, Illhaeusern, France
  5. Martin Berasategui, Lasarte, Spain
  6. Daniel, New York City, United States
  7. La Colombe, Constantia, South Africa
  8. David's Kitchen, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  9. Maido, Lima, Peru
  10. El Celler de Can Roca, Girona, Spain
  11. Restaurant Alcron, Prague, Czech Republic
  12. The Fat Duck, Bray on Thames, United Kingdom
  13. Restaurante Benazuza, Cancun, Mexico
  14. Ristorante Don Alfonso 1890, Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi, Italy
  15. DOC, Armamar, Portugal
  16. i Latina, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  17. Chez Bruno, Lorgues, France
  18. The Grove, Auckland Central, New Zealand
  19. Indian Accent, New Delhi, India
  20. TRB Hutong, Beijing, China
  21. Azurmendi, Larrabetzu, Spain
  22. Muse Restaurant, Pokolbin, Australia
  23. Voila Bistrot, Paraty, Brazil
  24. The French Cafe, Auckland Central, New Zealand
  25. Funky Gourmet, Athens, Greece
Image Source: Facebook user theblackswanatoldstead
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