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Salt Bae's pricey London restaurant Nusr-et has hit headline for all the wrong reasons lately, with it being branded "overhyped" by furious diners who have also compared the £850 gold-coated steak to a "kebab shop" on Tripadvisor
So it got us thinking about what other expensive meals are out there around the world – and if they're actually worth the money!
From New York restaurant Masa's sushi dish which costs more than £1,000 and Japanese steakhouse Aragawa's pricey £300 Wagyu beef, we are taking a look at some of the most expensive meals you can buy out there, with the help of PayDayLoansNet.
So get reading and start saving if you want to try some of these expensive delights!
1. Sublimotion – Ibiza
Sublimotion opened in Ibiza back in 2014 and is now one of the world's most expensive restaurants.
This includes its 20-course Mediterranean banquet, which will set you back a cool £1,746.77.
As well as its pricey food, it also offers surreal, futuristic, and thought-provoking surroundings for diners to experience.
It combines food, art, and illusionism into a revolutionary concept that ventures far beyond the plate.
This includes its own musical menu, choreographed service to match, and groundbreaking technology to thrill your senses one bite at a time.
To complete the experience, diners use a Samsung Gear VR (virtual reality headset) that immerses them in a mind-blowing fantasy world during their meal.
Diners seem to love it, with it getting 4.5/5 stars on TripAdvisor.
Reviewers have called their experience at the restaurant "mind-blowing" and "jaw-dropping".
2. Masa – New York
Masa is a Japanese and sushi restaurant located in Manhattan, New York.,
The restaurant was opened by Chef Masa Takayama back in 2004 and is considered one of the most extravagant restaurants in the world, as well as the most expensive restaurant in New York.
It's pricey offerings include a lavish ‘Omakase’ Sushi dish for two, which will set you back a cool £1,278.51.
Reservations for the 26 available seats in the restaurant are taken three weeks in advance.
Chef Masa Takayama prepares the menu himself and often uses many exotic ingredients, such as truffles and Omi beef.
Most of the fish is flown in from Japan and the chef can be seen working behind the bar and will sometimes serve the food as well.
Although there is no menu to order from, Chef Masa does keep a record of what he has served to his customers and what their reactions were so he can cater to them on their next visit.
The restaurant has been given 4/5 on TripAdvisor, with diners describing it as "outstanding" and serving the "best food ever".
3. Per Se – New York
Per Se is a New American and French restaurant located in Manhattan, New York.
Thomas Keller opened the restaurant back in February 2004. He also owns The French Laundry and Ad Hoc in Napa Valley; Bouchon in Napa Valley, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles; and Bouchon Bakery in Napa Valley.
Per Se was awarded three stars ("Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey") in the 2006 inaugural Michelin Guide to New York City, and has maintained that rating every year to date.
People also love it on TripAdvisor, with the restaurant given 4.5/5 by diners, who describe it as "impeccable" and "amazing".
Why not try its 15-20 course French-American tasting menu, which will set you back a cool £623.77.
4. Ultraviolet – Shanghai, China
Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet is a single-table restaurant in Shanghai, China.
It opened back in May 2012 by the French chefand the VOL Group.
Since October 2014, Ultraviolet became one of the restaurant members of Les Grandes Tables du Monde and it has also received 3 Michelin stars.
Diners also love it, with the restaurant being given 5/5 on TripAdvisor
Labelled as the first multi-sensory restaurant in the world, Ultraviolet uses sight, sound and smell to enhance the food through a controlled and tailored atmosphere.
It has a single table of 10 seats and serves a single 20+ course dinner menu for ten guests each night.
The dining room of Ultraviolet has no décor, no artifacts, no paintings, and no views, but the room is equipped with multi-sensory high-end technology such as dry scent projectors, stage and UV lighting, 360 -degree wall projection, table projectors, beam speakers and a multichannel speaker system.
Each course of the menu is accompanied by lights, sounds, music, and/or scents, and enhanced with its own tailored atmosphere to provide context for the dish's taste.
The restaurant's A la carte 20-course menu will cost you £586.99.
5. Kitcho Arashiyama – Tokyo, Japan
Kitcho Arashiyama is one of the most famous restaurants in Japan. It was founded by Teiichi Yuki in 1930.
Many politicians, businesspeople and artists are known as frequent customers.
The restaurant's Kaiseki Course Cuisine consists of an appetizer, soup, Sashimi, side dish, grilled dish, slow-cooked dish, steamed rice and pickles, fruit, green tea and confections, and will set you back £513.61.
The restaurant has three Michelin stars and has been given 4.5/5 on TripAdvisor, where diners said they were left "speechless" by the food and described the service as "outstanding".
Other restaurants to try
If you don't like the sounds of those, why not check out Maison Pic Valence, in Paris, France, where you can get a 10-course menu consisting of Mediterranean Rouget for £418.23.
Or if you're into steak, Aragawa in Tokyo, Japan offers a tasty £300 Wagyu (Kobe) beef.
Going to Switzerland? Head to Restaurant De L’Hôtel De Ville in Crissier, which offers an eleven-course French haute cuisine tasting menu for £304.45.
Or if the Maldives is your destination of choice, head to Ithaa Undersea which has set lunch and dinner menus, matched with a wine concept, that showcase local flavours blended with Western influences. A typical meal here will be just over £200.
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