But what better proof does the world need than these new figures from Tripadvisor?
Figures show that over half of the British population are planning a gastro holiday in the next year.
The website found that 31% have chosen accommodation based on its culinary reputation alone.
If you’re planning a foodie holiday, why not book a luxury Italy villa and enjoy some Italian cuisine on the Amalfi Coast? Or how about a luxury France villa to experience some French delicacies in St Tropez or a luxury Santa Barbara villa for a taste of California? Top Villas can advise you on the best places to stay. And chances are, we’ve probably eaten in the best restaurants in the area and can give you a first hand recommendation.
Click here to see a list of the top 10 restaurants in the world in 2010. And what’s that at number three? Ahem, it’s a …UK restaurant!