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Most expensive restaurants in Asia – Dinners that will dent your wallets in a good way

Asia is taking its place on the world stage. Gateway cities like Tokyo, Bangkok, New Delhi, Hong Kong are making their mark with fine dining. Here are some of the priciest venues

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The flashy capital of Thailand boasts a dynamic mix of historic and contemporary.

The flashy capital of Thailand boasts a dynamic mix of historic and contemporary.

Among the newer additions to Bangkok is Mezzaluna, known for rolling out one of the most expensive meals of all time. In 2007, a charity event held at Mezzaluna, sold a meticulously prepared ten course meal, the masterpiece of six three-starred Michelin chefs, at a staggering thirty thousand dollars per plate. The restaurant's everyday fare is not too shabby either; its dessert menu features some of the most expensive sweet treats in the world: including a Madagascar Chocolate Cake that is infused with Moet Trés Fine Champagne No. 7, which is priced at $625

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Tokyo has taken luxury dining to another level

Tokyo has taken luxury dining to another level

with an introduction needed to even secure a reservation in some of the finer establishments. The city's Aragawa has two key features: the most expensive slices of Kobe beef and sky high prices. The rare beef is harvested from the black Tajima-ushi breed of Wagyu cattle. The meat has a unique tenderness that is achieved by massaging the cow daily during its lifetime. The delicately marbled meat sells for almost eight hundred dollars a pound.

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Kitcho is also located in Tokyo and much like

Kitcho is also located in Tokyo and much like

Mibu, is among the most exclusive of establishments and also one of the most expensive. You can only dine here by special invitation. The delectable delicacies have only been sampled by extremely select, wealthy guests. While there are detailed reviews containing high praise about this restaurant, you will find that any mentions of the prices charged are notably absent.

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Hong Kong's Krug Room at the Mandarin

Hong Kong's Krug Room at the Mandarin

Oriental hotel has a per head rate of over two hundred and fifty dollars. The 'Room' seats just twelve at a time, right beside the chefs at work, with celebrated Executive Chef Uwe Opocensky at the helm. Guests enter through the back door and are not given a menu to peruse. Instead, the chefs go ahead and prepare a meal of their choosing that consists of ten to fifteen courses.

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The Luxury Travel Channel showcases some of the swankiest dining options around the world;

The Luxury Travel Channel showcases some of the swankiest dining options around the world;

an impressive number of which are in Japan's capital city. Mibu, situated in the trendy Ginza District, is an exclusive venue that admits only dining parties that include a Mibu member. Even members are limited to only visiting the establishment once a month. It is exclusive to the point that you will not find it listed in a phone book or travel guide. Mibu has a total seating capacity of eight and you will find the owner and his wife waiting on you. The restaurant's selection is reflective of the seasons and you will find unique dishes created from only the freshest ingredients of the highest quality put down in front you. Before being concerned about their prices, you would need to figure out how to get a foot in the door.

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