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The World's Top 50 Restaurants 2013

El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Catalonia, Spain has won the top spot in the annual S. Pellegrino The World's 50 Best Restaurants List 2013.El Celler de Can Roca

Oh no! The prestigious U.K.'s Restaurant magazine, which does its yearly list of The World’s Top 50 Restaurants was apparently undermined by some overzealous reporters who leaked the list ahead of time. 

Spanish newspaper El Pais had the list up before the official announcement that was live streamed from the U.K. The event is sponsored by San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.

Once you get over the shock, it might be worth it to mention that El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain has taken the top spot from  Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark, which held the crown for three years.  Closer to home, New York City's Eleven Madison Park is now the top-ranked restaurant in the U.S. ranked at 5.  New York's Per Se got bumped to 11 and Alinea's in Chicago snagged number 15. 

The ranking is based on ratings from an academy of over 900 international leaders in the restaurant industry made up of food critics, chefs, restaurateurs and highly regarded ‘foodies’. 

Here's the complete list --which is now official:

1. El Celler de Can Roca, Spain
2. Noma, Denmark
3. Osteria Francescana, Italia
4. Mugaritz, Spain
5. Eleven Madison Park, New York
6. D.O.M., Brasil
7. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, U.K.
8. Arzak, Spain
9. Steirereck, Austria
10. Vendôme, Germany
11. Per Se, New York
12. Frantzén/Lindeberg, Sweden
13. The Ledbury, U.K.
14. Astrid y Gastón, Peru
15. Alinea, Chicago
16. L'Arpège, France
17. Pujol, Mexico
18. Le Chateaubriand, France
19. Le Bernardin, New York
20. Narisawa Tokio, Japan
21. Attica, Australia
22. Nihonryori Ryugin, Japan
23. L'Astrance, France
24. L'Atelier Saint-Germain de Joël Robuchon, France
25. Hof Van Cleve, Belgium
26. Quique Dacosta, Spain
27. Le Calandre, Italy
28. Mirazur, France
29. Daniel, New York
30. Aqua, Germany
31. Biko, Mexico
32. Nahm, Thailand
33. The Fat Duck Bray, U.K.
34. Fäviken, Sweden
35. Oud Sluis, Netherlands
36. Amber, China
37. Vila Joya, Portugal
38. Restaurant Andre, Singapore
39. 8 1/2 Otto E Mezzo Bombana, China
40. Combal.Zero, Italy
41. Piazza Duomo, Italy
42. Schloss Schauenstein, Switzerland
43. Mr & Mrs Bund, China
44. Asador Etxebarri, Spain
45. Geranium, Denmark
46. Mani São, Brazil
47. The French Laundry, Yountville
48. Quay, Australia
49. Septime, France
50. Central, Peru