Top Ten Countries In Europe With the Best Food


The Top Ten

1 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to more.

Concerning snails, just to remind you that it's eaten in more than 60 countries like Bulgaria, Hungary etc... And Italia included.

And to remind you also that in some Asian countries they are eaten dogs, insects, rats, cats, snakes, monkey brain, penis beef etc.. Etc...

The food there is simple yet good and satisfying, I like the pastries and the desserts the most. Escargot maybe sounds kind of gross to some people, but I still like it.

Such an expansive list of foods that have no competition in terms of flavour, complexity and visual appeal. From pastries, cheese, traditional meals like coq au vin and rich wines.

French food is the best. It's my favorite alongside Japanese.

2 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.

Spaghetti al pomodoro, pizza, risotto and many other: one of the good reasons to live. No way, in the rest of the world you find many good things but in Italy food is like the life itself. I am from Belgium. Ciao a tutti.

Italian cuisine is the BEST in the world but not made by some Tom, Dick or Harry but by someone who really knows how to cook Italian food. Definitely NOT PIZZA WITH PINEAPPLE WHICH IS ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING!

How the Fanculo is France over Italy? Italy has so much better food!

A person who complains about NOT finding many mcdonald's in Italy must probably be obese, smelly, alcoholic, and mentally diseased, basically an example of biological waste

3 Greece Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

Greek food be leng

Country that consumes most vegetables!

The best

Amazing food! Healthy and they know how to enjoy living!

4 Spain Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.

Everyone in Europe eating Spanish fruits will confirm the low quality of them as low-cost production, with massive used of unpaid North-African slaves and huge amount of pesticides.

Best food so far

Behind Italy, not possible, Spanish foods are much better, in Spain there are 40% more tourists and they come for the famous Spanish foods.

Actually I'm not super overwhelmed with Spanish food, but one exception: paella! - ChatonNoir

5 Belgium Belgium Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. A small and densely populated country, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometers (11,787 square miles) and has a population of more than 11 million.

Mmm the Brussels Waffles are extra

Belgian chocolate does it come from here - Aquastar_of_DewClan

They made waffles, moules-frites, and they are known for delicious chocolates. They also invented french fries, but France kind of knicked em.

Belgium and The Netherlands has got the best Food and the best Beers of the World! - Jph

The Moules-frites (mussels and fries) are the best, but it's just a small part of Belgium food. Here in Belgium we offer the best beer of the world ans lots of international food very appreciated by experts.

6 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. more.

German food is way better than I thought it would be. Great variety and also pretty healthy

Real pasta here in Germany made with top of ingredients and with the German expertise, the taste far from the other overrated ones.

A large variety of food from German food to kebab.

Great variety of healthy and delicious food, the best bread, pastries, deli food, cold cuts, cooked meats.
Just come in our fantastic country to discover all our famous food.

7 Portugal Portugal Portugal (est.1152), officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes more.

Just the best food in Europe for a small country they really have a deep cuisine from the seafood to super meaty stews.

I've went to a lot of european countries and I can tell you in my opinion and some others, the best overall countries cuisine it France and Portugal, Italy is also amazing.

TOP 5 at least! Nobody ever tasted portuguese food that's why healthy

The best all around

8 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities. more.

Try to eat cheese everyday, and then you will change opinion. Cheese and potatoes, that's what we get in this country

I could live with cheese and potatoes only. There some of my favorite foods. - AliciaMae

(Almost) Always very high quality ingredients

I love Swiss cheese at subway

I love Swiss. Cheese Fondue, so yummy.

9 Scotland Scotland Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Scotland is the most mountainous, and least densely populated country in the United Kingdom.

If you like fried chicken well it was invented in Scotland!

Because people don't know Scottish dishes, but it's quite normal to be in the top 10. If you knew of this cuisine is famous, you'd change idea about.

Delicious food restaurants in edinburgh, Scotland has it all lovely people, countryside and good food, shame about the weather

Haggis is better than any bland Italian food.

10 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is more.

Worst food ever

Everyone recognize UK, as well as USA, has the best coffee in the world, but not only, the s-called Mediterranean diet is a pure scam, British and American people are effectively more healthy than people from Southern Europe, they are built like rocks, because of their food.

Love it so much



The Contenders

11 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.

Turkey is definitely on top 3 but unfortunately they are not good at advertising their food. Turkey is the cradle of civilizations and they have amazing tastes for anyone in the world. If you are American, you are going to love their meat dishes, if you are Mediterranean, you gonna love their fruits and vegetable and foods made with olive oil. If you like spicy things, you are going to love their South Eastern dishes. I can't believe people add Germany, USA, and England to this list. It must be a joke. Ask any tourist who has been to Turkey and eat their food and listen to what they say. They adore their food. Turkish food should be in top 3 on any internet site and to my surprise many don't even include it in their list. It really is about politics. Most of those people probably never even tried Turkish food whatsoever. Asian food except India has the weirdest food in the world. I can't believe people add Vietnam to a list. Their food is plain horrendous. I tried so many Vietnamese ...more

Turkish Cuisine is the best in the whole world. It has too much varieties. I love Italian food but you know its just pasta and pizza. But Turkish Cuisine has all kinds of food from vegatables to desserts and if you still didn't taste Turkish Delight, well you are missing too much things.

Turkish food influenced Greek food (still there are differences), which is higher, and in my opinion, they should be 2 and 3 ( I don't care which is which), under Italy, then again, seeing I'm Turkish, Greek, and Italian I may be bias

Amazing food. Deserves to be ranked no 1as its much better than italian and French food but its less known which is why ita ranked 5th.

12 England England England, previously the Kingdom of England, is a constituent country of the United Kingdom along with Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. more.

Best pizzas, we are the king of revisited Italian food, like from noodles to pasta in better.

So good fish and chips. Proud about my country and its food, better than southern European countries tend to convince us.

Lovely fish and chips

Natural food

13 Netherlands Netherlands

Try a "Kapsalon" once

Although traditional Dutch cuisine is quite bland (potato and such) the country is also multicultural, which means it has many many dishes from al the guest laborers it had in the past as well as remains of the colonial days (South America and Indonesia). Never seen a country with so much variety and such high quality food!

Netherlands has amazing sweets like stroopwaffel (A cookie and syrup baked in the inside) and it also has a wide variety of seafoods and fancy restaurants.

Stroopwaffel sounds good

14 Poland Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north. With a population of approximately more.

At now (2019) Poland has the very high quality of food in stores and supermarkets. In my opinion, there's a much fresher, more aromatic vegetables and fruits with less fertilizers than in many developed EU countries and not everything is packed in plastic bags. Organic food often without "BIO" or "Organic" badges. It's ideal country to be on a diet and eating large amounts of fruits and vegetables

PIEROGI - kingazpl

Must be a joke for Poland not to be in top 10

Poland should be top 5. Tried pierogi only once and I was amazed!

15 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region. Located at the crossroads between Eastern Europe and Western Asia it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russian Federation, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The country's capital and a largest city more.

Best food in the world!

Visit to Georgia and you see Georgia has best food in Europe and in the world

Georgian food is the best not only in Europe but in the world too but it is little country and The world's people are not familiar with the local cuisine


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16 Sweden Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. more.

Sweden has the best food


Swedish food is known all over Europe for its spicieness but not plain hot - in Sweden the kitchens use all kind of herbals from the nordic nature and combine them with wild animal meat, for ex elfs, chickens without medicals, (I think that Swedes in general are very enviromental observerant
and expecially abort their food), fresh fishes from the big rivers in this country in the north. A verk healthy kitchen, but also much interestered In the global developingen foodmarkets which could influense back and fort.

17 Denmark Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.
18 Norway Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

Poor variety

19 Croatia Croatia Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural more.

I live in Croatia and food is delicious

Food and the sea are the only things that keep me living in Croatia. I enjoy olive oil, seafood, wine, meat products. It is influenced by Italian, Hungarian and Bosnian tradition. I eat delicious fresh and healthy.


Best food ever from dalmatia to slavonia

20 Wales Wales Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Located on the island of Great Britain, it is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south.

I live in wales and the food is proper banger mate.

More good food than people think.
Just come in our wonderful small but beautiful nation.


21 Romania Romania Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres and a temperate-continental climate. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh-most-populous member state more.

It's great food. Uk has the worst food and it's above Romania, who in the world made this list

ONe of the best cuisine! The people that say romanian food is disgusting are probably mad hungarians or americans eating only burgers (no offense) - IvaAstra


Romanian food is generally tasty and substantial. Romanian people love to enjoy a full table of food and a good wine or a strong tuica(a liquor even stronger than vodka). The meals are based on pork and chicken and surrounding Easter they will eat sheep too. You can trully sense the eastern culture in their food and you will definitely enjoy if invited to dine in a romanian home because of their hospitality and desire to please their guest. For those who are not used to eat a lot,the food might seem heavy at first because of the quantity and the fat contained but you can easily choose a borsch instead or a traditional plate based on salumi and cheese. Easter and Christmas are heavenly asocciated with sarmale,mici(small grilled meat rolls) and cozonac(traditional romanian cake).They enjoy sweets,cakes,pastries and chocolate and will drink beer and wines on every ocassion. All in all I think it's a cuisine that wont disappoint you,it tastes good,will fill you up and will cheer your day ...more - Mernaya

22 Finland Finland Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Europe. It has a capital of Helsinki and got independence from the Soviet Union after WWI.

I am from here and we don't have that special stuff - Jufin

Doesn't deserve to be 15 - Jufin

Mämmi is good

23 Austria Austria Austria was Celtic (Hallstadt) then as Noricum, part of the Roman Empire, Alaric, who took over Rome, studied at a monastery near Vienna. In the Middle Ages, the Holy Roman Emperors moved to Vienna, then Austria became separate. Medieval documents from Eastern Europe as far as West Ukraine were often more.


24 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

Very high quality food everywhere, the food standards are just excellent. At any level the food is miles ahead of anything you would find in England.


Best raw produce in the world


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25 Malta Malta Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

Malta has a well established tradition of baking bread. One should particularly try some artisan breads. What I appreciate the most is the fact that they bake different types of bread depending on the season, which remains in compliance with changes in nature. This is a great value today.

26 San Marino San Marino San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino, also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino, is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the northeastern side of the Apennine Mountains.
27 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.

Everybody's choosing Italy because of pizza and spaghetti...Russian cuisine is underrated.

Russia best country best food

28 Czech Republic Czech Republic Czechia, officially the Czech Republic, is a nation state in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.

The food is definitely the worst I tried. They have nothing good, really.

Great food and beer, and wines definitely the best also great small pubs or historic restaurants with beautiful views - pepethefrog

29 Albania Albania Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. more.

We should definitely be positioned higher in the list. A versatile cuisine, with flavors from Balkans and the Mediterranean, but not only. All delicious, fresh and without doubts the cheapest in the area.

Albanian traditional food is so delicious. The traditional food remembers also the turkish, greek and Italian food, our neighbours.

Albania has great food everything is fresh there it is amazing it is like Italian and Greek food together it is awesome

The best EVER!

30 Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus, officially the Republic of Cyprus, is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, off the coasts of Syria and Turkey.

A cuisine so rich as their culture, it is Greek cuisine with Turkish, French, Italian influence basically... It's just cypriot, unique... I travelled to many countries and I grew up in Czech Rep, I studied in the UK for 3 years, and during the summer of 2011 I visited Cyprus with a Greek friend of mine, the beaches the sun are nice, but I really fell in love with their food and MEZE, You have no Idea!

31 Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

Very underrated, ukrainian cousine deserves to be in top 5 due to it's variety and a great taste of allmost all the dishes

Ukraine has some good stuff

very tasty

32 Serbia Serbia Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.
33 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina or Bosnia & Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH or B&H, and, in short, often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.

Amazing food. It is so delicious and healthy as well because most of the ingredients are organic. You should all try Bosnian cuisine.

best food

34 Lithuania Lithuania

You know what?
Lithuanian food is the best food in Europe!
All the food is great and cepelinai are my favorite!

The worst EVER!

35 Macedonia Macedonia Macedonia borders with Greece to the south, Albania to the West, Bulgaria to the East, Serbia and Kosovo to the North. It has a population of over 2 million people which are a mixture of pure Macedonians, Albanians, and Serbians. Macedonian is the language spoken in the country. Macedonia has beautiful more.

Amazing food

36 Hungary Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast.

It is important to distinguish from the Hungarian fast food (which is really not Hungarian but can be found in rest of east europe) I have to give credit to the Hungarian traditional dishes both traditional and modernized, That is some really tasty food with unique spices and well prepared dishes. My advice don't go budget

I did traveled around the whole continental Europa and other continents, the HUNGARIAN FOOD is SECOND to NON! Everyone I talk too they told me : The greatest food on planet Earth.

Amazingly tasty and rich food like gulyás

Best food ever! so many well used spices in food like toltott kaposzta and they taste amazing!

37 Slovenia Slovenia Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia, is a nation state in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.

We have the best food, but tourists who come here don't eat traditional Slovenian food, no. They go in mcdonalds and then say our food isn't good. - marus

38 Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, was established in 681 ad. and since then it never changed it's name, which makes it one of the oldest countries in Europe. Located in the Balkan Peninsula between Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia and Black Sea. The Capital of Bulgaria is Sofia, more.

The wide diversity from food in Bulgaria is spectacular. Everyone should try!

39 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.

If you can actually look beyond the shark and sheeps heads you find a delicious hearty cuisine - From creamy plokkfiskur (Call of Duty and potatoes in white sauce) and humarsúpa (Lobster soup) to succulent roast lamb and rich skyr, Icelandic cuisine is very underrated

Iceland food makes you puke

Yeah that true

40 Vatican City Vatican City Vatican City, officially Vatican City State or the State of Vatican City, is a walled enclave within the city of Rome. It is the smallest nation on Earth, and is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church.

Lol no idea what they have

Lol I don't think they have anything original

41 Moldova Moldova Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south.

Moldova is a really small country which has almost the same food as Romania because they used to be united. In my opinion, Moldovian food is better because it’s not so comercial and it’s raw.

42 Armenia Armenia Armenia is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in Western Asia on the Armenian Highlands, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, the de facto independent Republic of Artsakh and Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and Azerbaijan's exclave of Nakhchivan to the more.

One of the best


43 Slovakia Slovakia

Why isn't this in the top list :(

44 Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Northern Ireland is a constituent unit of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.
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