5 of the world's top 100 restaurants are in Australia | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Sydney is the fifth best city in the world for fine dining according to an annual poll of the world's most exclusive jetsetters. The harbour city was just behind New York, Paris, London and Tokyo, in US-based lifestyle magazine Elite Traveller's annual ranking of the best places to eat. Sydney had three restaurants, Melbourne two, in the Elite Traveller Top 100 Restaurants in the World dining guide. Sydney stalwart Tetsuya's was the best Australian performer at 64, just ahead of Ben Shewry's cult Melbourne restaurant, Attica at 72. Mark Best's Surry Hills fine diner, Marque ranked at 80, while Shannon Bennett's Vue de Monde, atop Melbourne Rialto tower, is at 81. Quay at Sydney's overseas passenger terminal just scraped on to the list at 97. Elite Traveller says the Sydney trio ranks the city alongside San Francisco and Spain's San Sebastian, with Melbourne's pair ranking it 15th. Melbourne meanwhile makes the top fifteen cities in the world for fine dining with two restaurants. Click here to view the complete list.