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When it comes to Michelin restaurants per capita, Macao ranks 10th in the world

The city has 16 Michelin restaurants, or 1 for every 42,500 people, according to food industry website Chef’s Pencil
  • Macao takes the number three slot in Asia, outranked only by culinary hotspots Kyoto and Osaka

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UPDATED: 13 Jun 2024, 11:38 am

Macao has appeared at number 10 on a list of cities with the highest density of Michelin restaurants. The list, drawn up by online food industry magazine Chef’s Pencil, found that Macao had 1 Michelin restaurant for every 42,500 people. 

When it comes to cities in Asia, Macao ranks third after Kyoto and Osaka.

Globally, Kyoto tops the list with 1 Michelin establishment for every 14,637 residents. In second place is Paris, where there are 122 Michelin restaurants, or 1 for every 17,235 people. 

[See more: Macao has been left out of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list]

Rounding out the top five are Washington, Antwerp and Osaka, in third, fourth and fifth place respectively. Macao’s culinary rival Hong Kong meanwhile has 79 restaurants, or 1 for every 94,823 people.

There are 16 Macao restaurants listed in the Michelin Guide Hong Kong and Macau 2024, including the three-star establishments Jade Dragon at City of Dreams and Robuchon au Dôme at the Grand Lisboa Hotel.

Macao also has 6 two-star restaurants and 8 one-star restaurants in the guide.

UPDATED: 13 Jun 2024, 11:38 am

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