Running a restaurant business is not as easy as you think. There are many restaurants around the world that remained fashionable for a certain time period before losing out to newer and cooler eateries, and then there are those that are run by the same family for generations. But luckily, there are few iconic restaurants that still exists in the same shape that they were built in.
Here you can see some of the most astonishing restaurants and pubs around the world that stand out in their own artistic way;
Grossi Florentino, Melbourne, Australia
GROSSI established in 1928, is generally divided into three parts: the Cellar Bar, the Grill and the Restaurant, which offers excellent Italian cuisine.
Bar Cordano, Lima, Peru
Established in 1905- Bar Cordano is a must-visit place for the travelers. This place is famous not only for being the oldest surviving bar-restaurant in Peru but for its esteemed clientele over the years, which has included artists, poets, politicians and writers.
L’Europe, St Petersburg, Russia
Established in 1905. It is famous as ‘ The Russia’s oldest continually-serving restaurant’, L’Europe was once favoured by the Russian aristocracy, and is now, a must-see for visitors who wish to experience fine dining in a chic Art setting.
Leopold Cafe, Mumbai, India
Leopold Cafe was established in 1871. It is the most famous eatery in Mumbai, and has garnered a reputation over the years for attracting a Bohemian crowd and has featured in every essential guide to the city.
Rules, London, England
Established in 1798, Rules is one of the most famous and the oldest restaurant in London. It has showcased traditional English fare for more than 200 years. Rules serves the traditional food at its best. It is still the most celebrated restaurant in the world. Throughout its long history, the tables of Rules have been crowded with the famous writers, artists, lawyers, journalists and actors. As well as being frequented by great literary talents – including Charles Dickens, William Makepeace Thackeray, John Galsworthy and H G Wells. Rules has also appeared in novels by Rosamond Lehmann, Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene, John Le Carré, Dick Francis, Penelope Lively and Claire Rayner.
Griswold Inn, Essex, Connecticut, USA
Esquire comes under one of America’s Five Best Restaurants. It is named after an illustrious local family, which had only six owners in its 250-year history and even survived Prohibition. It was a popular establishment in the age of sail and steam, a time when Essex was conveniently located on the Connecticut River, and today, proudly promotes its celebrated links with the past.
Simpson’s, London, England
Established in 1757, it is most probably London’s first chophouse and certainly the oldest one too. Simpson’s Tavern has been a City of London institution for centuries and is still loved for its typical English fare, which is reasonably priced for the area.