French restaurant Merciel on Dalmaji Hill in Haeundae received a high accolade for their commitment to great food by being included in the 2019 “La Liste”, which selects the 1,000 best restaurants in the world.
The restaurant, which offers spectacular views of Haeundae and Gwangalli beaches from atop Dalmaji Hill, opened in July 2012, specializes in bringing a French dining experience to Busan.
They received an 80.50 score, based on online tourist and gourmet sites, Michelin Guides, New York Times and other world famous restaurant reviews, and global foodservice questionnaires. They were also ranked on the list in 2017.
The project was created by the French Tourism Authority in 2015.
Korea had 16 restaurants on the list, ranking 7th in terms of countries.
La Yeon, at the Shilla Hotel in Seoul, was rated the highest in the country at 86.50.