Italy has world's third-best restaurant | Osteria Francescana - L'osteria di Massimo Bottura. | Italia Mia |

Modena-based Osteria Francescana has once again clinched a top spot in the annual awards for the world’s 50 best restaurants.

The restaurant was third after the Renè Redzepi’s Copenhagen-based Noma and immediately after the Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca.

First opened in 1995, Bottura’s Osteria Francescana was awarded its first Michelin star in 2002, a second four years later, and a third in 2011. Bottura also won the Chef’s Choice award in 2011...