Original Thinking Longlist

Restaurants nominated in the Original Thinking category demonstrate envelope-pushing creativity and artistic expression.

Mugaritz
Baratzuri zopa at Mugaritz restaurant in San Sebastian, Spain. Credit: José Luis López de Zubría.

Amass

Copenhagen | Denmark

Aponiente

Cádiz | Spain

Borago

Santiago | Chile

Den

Tokyo | Japan

Enigma

Barcelona | Spain

Ernst

Berlin | Germany

Gaggan

Bangkok | Thailand

Ikoyi

London | United Kingdom

In Situ

San Francisco | United States

La Grenouillere

La Madelaine-sous-Montreuil | France 

Le Clarence

Paris | France

Mugaritz

San Sebastian | Spain

Noma

Copenhagen | Denmark

Reale Casadonna

Castel di Sangro AQ | Italy

Saint Peter

Sydney | Australia

Vespertine

Los Angeles | United States

Next, explore restaurants nominated in our Small Plates categories, kicking off with the longlist for Instagram Account of the Year.