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Revealed: the Food Capital of Europe (and it’s not London)

A new report by Wren Kitchens has revealed food capitals of Europe based on the number of Michelin stars per area, restaurant price and the cost of drinks.

From Polish Perogi to Italian pizzas all the way to German bratwurst, Europe hosts some of the most iconic (and delicious) dishes worldwide.

Each year millions of backpackers and holidaymakers touch down on European soil to sample the culinary and cultural delights.

With 48% of holidaymakers now preferring city breaks, choosing a destination can be a difficult decision to make.

However, if you’re a foodie, fear not. A new report by Wren Kitchens has analysed European cities to reveal the food capitals of Europe, using weighted metrics of number of Michelin stars per area, restaurant price, how popular the cuisine is and the cost of drinks.

The food capital of Europe

The research saw Lille, France crowned as Europe’s food capital, followed by Lyon, Toulouse, Montpellier and Paris.Germany also boasts 4 top 10 spots with Aachen, Leipzig, Berlin, Dresden.

Best places to eat in the UK

Liverpool is apparently the best place to eat in the UK, ranked 104th in Europe, followed by Cardiff, ranked 106th.

The cheapest cities to dine in

The cheapest city to eat in Europe is Zaporizhya, and although not your stereotypical tourist destination, the city is a hidden gem, with restaurants serving many local delicacies such as Borscht, a type of hot beetroot soup.
The top ten cheapest areas to eat in Europe can be seen below:

Full details on the report can be seen at Wren Kitchens website: https://www.wrenkitchens.com/kitchens/food-capital-of-europe

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