Japan has three of the cheapest Michelin three-star restaurants in the world

Safe to say, it’s usually not cheap to indulge in a Michelin-starred restaurant, but not all of them will break the bank. There are a lot of affordable Michelin star restaurants in Tokyo, and apparently some of the cheapest three Michelin star restaurants in the world are in Japan. As revealed by a study carried out by a price comparator Money.co.ukJapan has three of the least expensive Michelin three-star establishments in the world.

According to reportone of the cheapest three Michelin star restaurants is Nakashima in Hiroshima, which comes third behind King’s Joy in Beijing (first place) and Lung King Heen from Hong Kong (second place). The cheapest set menu in Nakashima will set you back ¥17,320 while a meal at King’s Joy is ¥699 RMB (¥13,913) and Lung King Heen is HK$990 (¥16,860).

The other two institutions in Japan to make the list are Kikunoi Honten in Kyoto (fifth place) and Kashiwaya in Osaka (seventh place). The cheapest meal at Kikunoi Honten is ¥20,000 while a meal at Kashiwaya is ¥22,000.

Keep in mind these are three-Michelin-starred restaurants, so they’re not exactly cheap – but those prices aren’t as tempting as some of the most expensive Michelin restaurants in the world, which the study shares also. For example, a meal at Guy Savoy in Paris, the most expensive three-star restaurant, would set you back €530 (¥71,911.50) for the cheapest menu. And yes, the weakness of the Japanese yen right now is definitely not helping.

For more information about the study, visit website.

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