3 Most Affordable Michelin Restaurants in the World

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The Michelin Guide has long been the gold standard for culinary excellence. And while dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant often conjures images of opulent settings and exorbitant prices, there are a few establishments that break this stereotype. Here are a few top-notch Michelin-star restaurants where gastronomy meets accessibility.

Tim Ho Wan, Hong Kong

Dubbed the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant, Tim Ho Wan began as a humble dim sum eatery in Hong Kong. Its philosophy is simple: offer high-quality, delicious food at a fraction of the price of high-end restaurants. 

Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle, Singapore

This hawker stall made headlines when it became one of the first street food locations to be awarded a Michelin star. The star dish here is the soya sauce chicken rice, priced at just a few dollars. The chef’s dedication to his craft, from selecting the best ingredients to meticulous preparation, has made this stall a must-visit destination for food lovers seeking a Michelin-starred meal without the hefty price tag.

Bulrush, Bristol, UK

Bulrush serves dishes that blend the best of local produce with a unique Anglo-French flair, sprinkled with Japanese influences. With a fine dining feel, it’s a surprisingly affordable, Michelin Star experience.