Check out these Michelin-acclaimed imports before the guide arrives in Thailand.  

See also: Bangkok's shop-house restaurants worthy of a Michelin star


L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon

The French fine-dining chain has the most Michelin stars in the world from its branches all over the globe.

5/F, Mahanakorn Cube, 96 Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Rd., 02-001-0698. BTS Chong Nonsi

Nahm

The original branch of this Thai restaurant in London was awarded one Michelin star within its first six month of opening in 2001.

COMO Metropolitan, 27 Sathorn Rd., 02-625-3388

Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin

Its Copenhagen big sister Kiin Kiin is one of a few Thai restaurants to hold a Michelin star.

Lobby/F, Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, 991/9 Rama 1 Rd., 02-162-9000. BTS Siam

J’aime

Two-Michelin-starred La Cote Saint Jacques’s chef-owner Jean-Michel Lorain has opened his first outpost outside of France here.

U Sathorn Bangkok, 105, 105/1 Soi Ngam Duphli, Sathorn Rd., 02-119-4899

Savelberg

Veteran Dutch chef Henk Savelberg’s eponymous restaurant in the Netherlands held one star from 1997-2014.

G/F, Oriental Residence, 110 Wireless Rd., 02-252-8001

Tim Ho Wan

Its original Hong Kong branch is usually referred to as one of the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurants in the World.

3/F, Terminal 21, Sukhumvit Soi 21, 02-006-5288. BTS Asok

Din Tai Fung

This Taipei restaurant specialized in xiao long bao (steamed dumplings) picked up a Michelin star for its Hong Kong branch.

G/7, CentralWorld, Ratchadamri Rd., 02-646-1282. BTS Chit Lom