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Looking for a molecular gastronomy restaurant or molecular mixology bar near you?

Always wanted to experience the creations of molecular gastronomy chefs Joan Roca, Heston Blumenthal, Ferran Adria or Homaro Cantu? Here is a comprehensive list of molecular gastronomy restaurants and bars where you can experience molecular gastronomy at its best.

Have you already experienced the marvel of molecular gastronomy? If so… please let us know where and share your comments with other readers searching for the perfect Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant! Submit your molecular gastronomy restaurant recommendation here.

If you still haven’t enjoyed this delicate treat…you simply cannot miss the stunningly shocking molecular cuisine that truly satisfies the palate of the most demanding guests searching for a new dining experience! Over these pages you will be able to find fine molecular gastronomy restaurants and bars in the United States, Europe and around the world to experience molecular gastronomy. Find the best Molecular Gastronomy Restaurants and Bars here.

The Fat Duck, Noma, El Celler de Can Roca, Mugaritz may be considered the best but there are other molecular gastronomy restaurants and molecular mixology options out there and one may be near you!

We also tell you the degree of molecular cooking in each restaurant and menu. We call it Molecular Meter and it can be set at low, medium or high. High is reserved for molecular gastronomy restaurants with a complete modernist cuisine tasting menu. Medium is for those that have several molecular dishes on its menu and low is for those molecular gastronomy restaurants or bars that just apply a few modernist techniques here and there.

Make your pick and get ready! You are about to experience the most hedonic feelings, high voltage pleasure and extravaganza.  Molecular gastronomy restaurants always result in an unforgettable and surprising experience because molecular cuisine is not simple cooking...This highly original cuisine is a new cooking style whereby chefs explore innovative culinary options which embrace sensory and food science and technology.

This bold kitchen venture creatively breaks up traditional dishes and ingredients implementing highly technical “lab know-how” and expertise. It borrows tools from the science lab and ingredients from the food industry to combine molecularly matching ingredients that give way to perfectly balanced dishes that offer innovative tastes, flavors, textures, aromas, shapes and colors…

So get ready!  Molecular gastronomy welcomes slowing down, choosing among the best molecular chefs throughout the world, making reservations with plenty of time, and getting soul and palate ready for sheer exquisiteness!

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ARAMBURU by Gonzalo Aramburu – Buenos Aires

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Learn more about the experience at Aramburu here Chef: Gonzalo Aramburu Molecular Meter: high Award: Premio Tendenc ... CONTINUE

LA VINERIA DE GUALTERIO BOLIVAR – Buenos Aires

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Learn more about the menu at La Vineria de Gualterio Bolivar here Chef: Alejandro Digilio Molecular Meter: high Awa ... CONTINUE

GASTRO PARK by Grant King – Sydney

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If you need proof of Chef Grant King’s creativity and playful side, check out his Game of Thrones feast that he ... CONTINUE

THE BENTLEY by Brent Savage – Sydney

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Known as one of the most influential restaurants in Australia, The Bentley offers a unique combination of innovativ ... CONTINUE

APRIORI by Kristof Coppens – Haaltert

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Quiet, contemporary and just a little bit quirky, Apriori is hidden in the lush countryside between Aalst and Gramm ... CONTINUE

L’AIR DU TEMPS by Sang-Hoon Degeimbre – Namur

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If you’re looking for a restaurant that pushes the boundaries of modern cuisine, then L’Air du Temps may be jus ... CONTINUE

BarChef by Frankie Solarik – Toronto

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BarChef is the ultimate cocktail experience. It’s an adventure for the senses, providing a textual and sensual jo ... CONTINUE

NOMA by Rene Redzepi – Copenhagen

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Understated restaurant in converted harbourside warehouse, with just 12 tables but over 65 staff. Chef Rene Redzepi ... CONTINUE

CHEZ LENA ET MIMILE by Christêle Gendre – Paris

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Situated in a converted house, Chez Lena et Mimile is a timelessly classic bistro that’s managed to leap light ye ... CONTINUE

LE CHATEAUBRIAND by Inaki Aizpitarte – Paris

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Recently awarded the number 18 spot on The World’s 50 Best Restaurant list, Le Chateaubriand is a new world bistr ... CONTINUE

LES MAGNOLIAS by Jean Chauvel – Le Perreux-sur-Marne

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The setting for Les Magnolias is a bit mysterious, yet still warm and cozy. Whether you want to take the entire fam ... CONTINUE

PIERRE GAGNAIRE by Pierre Gagnaire – Paris

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Regardless of who you ask, Chef Pierre Gagnaire is a cook that marches to the beat of his own drum. His sources of  ... CONTINUE

AMADOR by Juan Amador – Langen

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*** THIS RESTAURANT IS NOW CLOSED *** The rustic exterior and contemporary interior of Amador are reflective of the ... CONTINUE

MAREMOTO by Cristiano Rienzner – Berlin

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*** THIS RESTAURANT IS NOW CLOSED *** At Maremoto, the world-class restaurant offering Italian and Szechuan-oriente ... CONTINUE

FUNKY GOURMET by Hiliadaki & Roussos – Athens

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The Funky Gourmet blends delicious food and innovative presentation. The restaurant opened in 2009, and by 2012 the ... CONTINUE

GLASS HOSTARIA by Cristina Bowerman – Rome

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Glass Hostaria is an ultra-modern gem steps from Piazza Trilussa, in Rome, Italy. The décor is a blend of new worl ... CONTINUE

METAMORFOSI by Roy Caceres – Rome

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At Metamorfosi, Chef Roy Caceres doesn’t want you to just eat his food, he wants you to feel it. He creates his d ... CONTINUE

OSTERIA FRANCESCANA by Massimo Bottura – Modena

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Chef Massimo Bottura offers contemporary cuisine in an elegant but informal eleven table restaurant infused with ... CONTINUE

ARONIA by Yoshiaki Takazawa – Tokyo

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Have you ever eaten in a restaurant with 2 tables? That’s exactly how many there are in one of the best kept secr ... CONTINUE

EDITION by Koji Shimomura – Tokyo

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Koji Shimomura, chef-owner of Edition, strives to offer every diner a combination of service, food and atmosphere t ... CONTINUE

SENSES by Michael Elfwing – Kuala Lumpur

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Amazing molecular gastronomy dishes with Australian and Swedish influence by extremely talented, charming, warm an ... CONTINUE

OUD SLUIS by Sergio Herman – Sluis

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Just a head’s up - if you want to experience Sergio Herman’s traditional yet modern seafood-based menu at Oud S ... CONTINUE

BELCANTO by Jose Avillez – Lisbon

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From his whimsical inverted martini to his delicious pastas and modern translations of ancient Portuguese stews, Ch ... CONTINUE

TIPPLING CLUB by Ryan Clift – Singapore

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Chef Ryan Clift, with over 20 years of experience and having worked with some of the world’s best chefs, delights ... CONTINUE

ABAC RESTAURANT by Chef Jordi Cruz – Barcelona

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 ABaC Restaurant Chef Jordi Cruz has accomplished quite a bit in his few short years. ABaC is definitely one of hi ... CONTINUE

ARZAK by Juan Mari and Elena – San Sebastian

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In a century old building, Juan Mari and Elena Arzak (father and daughter) apply incredible modernist techniques to ... CONTINUE

CALIMA by Dani Garcia – Marbella

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A true spirit of contradiction gives name to its molecular cuisine: avant-garde based on tradition. Chef Dani Garci ... CONTINUE

CAN JUBANY by Nandu Jubany – Barcelona

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Beautiful restaurant serving modern versions of traditional Catalan cuisine. Chef: Nandu Jubany Molecular Meter: hi ... CONTINUE

CAPRITX by Artur Martinez – Barcelona

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An exclusive gastronomic temple serving most creative cuisine based on seasonal, native, ecological and own product ... CONTINUE

EL CELLER de CAN ROCA by Joan Roca – Girona

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The offer includes an excellent Tasting Menu, a Surprise Menu, and a Seasonal Menu. Incredible setting, very creati ... CONTINUE

MARTIN BERASATEGUI – Lasarte-Oria

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The menu comprises 12 neatly presented dishes with multiple modernist techniques but Berasategui stays true to his  ... CONTINUE

MIRAMAR by Paco Perez – Girona

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Innovation, investigation and illusion are the ingredients of this Mediterranean molecular gastronomy restaurant in ... CONTINUE

MUGARITZ by Andoni Luis Aduriz – Errenteria

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Mugaritz has long been considered one of Spain’s most influential restaurants, and Andoni Aduriz one of its most  ... CONTINUE

QUIQUE DACOSTA (EL POBLET) – Denia

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On the beautiful coast near Valencia, Chef Quique Dacosta impresses diners with local produce and seafood transform ... CONTINUE

SERGI AROLA GASTRO by Sergi Arola – Madrid

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Home-made breads, flavoured salts, pates, sausages, butters, a great wine list, signature cocktails and great selec ... CONTINUE

TICKETS by Ferran Adria – Barcelona

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Considered a mini El Bulli opened on January 2011. Albert and Ferran Adriá had made the decision to intensify work ... CONTINUE

VIA VENETO by Carles Tejedor – Barcelona

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One of the best and most cosmopolitan restaurants in Barcelona that offers its guests a remarkable Catalan Modern d ... CONTINUE

THE FAT DUCK by Heston Blumenthal – Bray, Berkshire

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A self-taught chef, Heston Blumenthal's route to the top has been an unconventional one, involving rule-breaking, u ... CONTINUE

Adara by Tre Ghoshal – Montclair, NJ

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Learn more about Adara here Chef: Tre Ghoshal Molecular Meter: high, 5, 7, and 12 course tour menus. Awards: opened ... CONTINUE

ALINEA by Grant Achatz – Chicago, Illinois

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Chef: Grant Achatz Molecular Meter: high, 20 course tasting menu during a 3 hour dinner. Awards: only restaurant in ... CONTINUE

COI by Daniel Patterson – San Francisco

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Chef Daniel Patterson uses the best ingredients in the area and embraces modern techniques. His dishes are animated ... CONTINUE

CORTON by Paul Liebrandt – New York

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The muted colors of Corton work to create an elegant slate that highlights the food and gives the diner a chance to ... CONTINUE

é by José Andrés – Las Vegas

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Chef: Jose Andres Molecular Meter: high Awards: N/A Address: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas / 3708 Las Vegas Boul ... CONTINUE

iNG by Homaro Cantu – Chicago

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ING restaurant is located in Chicago and is the world’s first and only restaurant to specialize in a flavor-chang ... CONTINUE

L2O by Matthew Kirkley – Chicago

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L2O is located in the historic Belden-Stratford building in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago and is as famous for t ... CONTINUE

MANRESA by David Kinch – Los Gatos

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Chef David Kinch frequently changes the menu to highlight the best products from a biodynamic farm he has an exclus ... CONTINUE

MC CRADY’S by Sean Brock – Charleston

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In a beautiful building listed on the National Register of Historic Places and Landmarks, Chef Sean Brock's menu ce ... CONTINUE

MINIBAR by Jose Andres – Washington DC

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Chef José Andrés combines creations based on molecular gastronomy, art and techniques, pushing the limits of our  ... CONTINUE

MOTO by Homaru Cantu – Chicago, Illinois.

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At moto molecular gastronomy is the application of both scientific and artistic principles in cuisine. Equal parts  ... CONTINUE

ROGUE 24 by RJ Cooper – Washington DC

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Chef Cooper and his team work in an open, stage-like kitchen to transform classic dishes into modern works of brill ... CONTINUE

SCHWA RESTAURANT by Michael Carlson – Chicago

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If you’re not careful, you’ll drive right by this culinary treat located on the outskirts of Wicker Park in Chi ... CONTINUE

The Aviary by Grant Achatz – Chicago

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The Aviary is where cocktails and service are given the same attention to detail as a four-star restaurant; where b ... CONTINUE

THE BAZAAR by Jose Andres – Los Angeles, California

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Created by José Andrés under his concept: “Cooking as performance”. Visiting any of The Bazaar’s proposals  ... CONTINUE

THE FRENCH LAUNDRY by Thomas Keller – Yountville

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A uniquely American restaurant inspired in the countryside of France and  focused on making guests happy within an ... CONTINUE

TRU by Anthony Martin – Chicago

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Offering 'progressive French cuisine', Tru gives traditional European culinary techniques a creative American twist ... CONTINUE

WD–50 by Wylie Dufresne – New York

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Opened on Manhattan’s Lower East Side on April 2003.   The restaurant also offers private dining in its wine ce ... CONTINUE