20 UK restaurants that have just been given Michelin stars
You’ve got to be a half decent cook to bag yourself a Michelin star, they don’t just get dished out on a whim. That’s why it’s always a pretty big deal when the latest batch of awardees are announced. Ready for 20 fresh’uns?
Raby Hunt, Summerhouse, England – Self-taught Head Chef James Close cooks simple dishes in modern British style at this 30-seat Two Michelin Star restaurant near Darlington, situated in a Grade II listed building.
The Ninth, London, England – Aptly named as London-based chef Jun Tanaka’s ninth restaurant, this newcomer restaurant received a Michelin Star for its French Mediterranean style dishes.
Trinity, London, England – Clapham’s Old Town has seen the arrival of a number of sought-after eateries over the past few years, the latest being Trinity. Mains like Roast Rose Veal and Roasted Seaweed Gnocchi earned it a Michelin Star.
Céleste, London, England – With five Michelin Stars now between Céleste’s Chef Eric Frechon and Executive Chef Florian Favario, the exquisitely decorated restaurant offering European fine dining is in good hands.
The Wild Rabbit, Kingham, England – A truly cosy and elegant 18th century pub with open fires and hand-crafted furniture, this Oxfordshire hotspot has earned a Michelin Star for classic British dishes and the likes of charcoal-cooked beef from Head Chef Tim Allen.
Veeraswamy, London, England – Open since 1926, Veeraswamy is London’s oldest Indian restaurant. Overlooking Regent Street, it earned a Michelin Star for its mixture of classic dishes, comfort food and modern creations.
Ritz Restaurant, London, England – A piece of London culture throughout history, the cooking at The Ritz is still impressive, which is clear by its first Michelin Star.
The Ritz Restaurant
Tudor Room at Great Fosters Hotel, Egham, England – After opening only three years ago, The Tudor Room has received its first Michelin Star, thanks its “passion for simple cookery with intense flavours” for its success.
Great Fosters Hotel
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House, Windermere, England – The restaurant at this stunning hotel earned its Star for putting an Asian twist on local Cumbrian specialities (think Cumberland sausage, potted shrimps, Grasmere gingerbread and sticky toffee pudding.)
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
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