With 13 starred restaurants and a total of 16 Michelin stars, Luxembourg has the privilege of having the most stars per capita of any city in the world. Needless to say that one eats well in Luxembourg. And one should. It is the richest French-speaking city in the world (in terms of GDP per capita), and is situated at the heart of a wine-making region.
The Michelin Red Guide is the international reference in terms of restaurant evaluation. The guide awards one to three stars to a small number of restaurants of outstanding quality.
One star indicates a "very good cuisine in its category", a two-star ranking represents "excellent cuisine, worth a detour," and three stars are awarded to restaurants offering "exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey".
The following restaurants have been awarded stars by Michelin Belgium & Luxembourg 2012.
The Gault Millau Guide is the other influential French restaurant guide. It is known as Gayot in English-speaking countries. It rates restaurants on a scale from 1 to 20, awarding one toque to restaurants with a rating of 13 or 14, two toques for those scoring 15 or 16, three toques for 17 and 18, and four toques for the top score of 19/20. Five toques are awarded in some countries like France for restaurants scoring 19.5/20. The Gault Millau rating is shown in brackets after the Michelin star(s).
Michelin-starred restaurants in Luxembourg City
Mosconi (18/20), 13 Rue Munster - 2160 Grund (Italian)
Clairefontaine (18/20), 9 Place de Clairefontaine - 1341 Luxembourg (French creative)
Le Bouquet Garni, Salon St. Michel (15/20), 32 Rue de l'Eau - 1449 Luxembourg (French traditional)
Michelin-starred restaurants around Luxembourg City
Restaurants listed here were taken in a 15 km radius from the centre of Luxembourg City.
Léa Linster (18/20), 17 Route du Luxembourg - Frisange (French modern)
La Distillerie (18/20), 8 Rue Château - 6162 Bourglinster (French creative)
L' Auberge Royale - Favaro (17/20), 19 Rue des Remparts - 4303 Esch-sur-Alzette (Italian)
Les Roses (15/20), Casino 2000, Rue Flammang - 5618 Mondorf-les-Bains (French creative)
Toi pour Toi (13/20), 2 Rue IX Septembre - 4995 Schouweiler (French modern)
La Lorraine (13/20), 80 Rue Principale - 57330 Zoufftgen, France (French modern)
Le Patin d'Or , 40 Route de Bettembourg - 1899 Kockelscheuer (French modern)
Ma langue sourit , 1 Rue Remich - 5331 Oetrange (French modern)
Other restaurants in Luxembourg City
Kamakura (15/20), 4 Rue Münster - 2160 Grund (Japanese)
Chiggeri (14/20), Rue du nord 15, 2229 Luxembourg (Italian, International) - Guiness world record of the longest wine list with over 2,200 choices. Best sommelier in Luxembourg.
Speltz (14/20), Rue Chimay 8, 1333 Luxembourg (Brasserie)
La Pomme Cannelle (14/20), inside Le Royal Hotel, Boulevard Royal 12, 2449 Luxembourg (French)
Yamu Sanatsu, 26 Rue Notre-Dame - 2240 Luxembourg (Japanese)
You can search most restaurants in Luxembourg by location, price range, type of cuisine, etc. on Resto.lu.
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