The Fat Duck re-enters the Michelin guide Great Britain & Ireland 2017 with three stars, 20 new starred establishments are also coming! Michelin is pleased to unveil the new selection of the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2017, which highlights 20 new restaurants throughout the country. “The British and Irish culinary scene is brimming with life and our inspectors are always eager to discover new places! This selection, which represents several months of work, reflects the unprecedented dynamism of gastronomy in this territory, which has little equivalent in the world. In order to avail various travelling offers you can also visit www.airpaz.com.
3 star restaurants
This new selection includes four three-star restaurants: Gordon Ramsay, Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, Wasterside Inn, and Fat Duck, who re-enters the Michelin guide with three stars. The latter offers an absolutely unforgettable multi-sensory experience, accompanied by an intelligent presentation. “Our inspectors came many times during the year and rediscovered a revitalized, rejuvenated and unmistakably worthy restaurant,” says Rebecca BURR, editor-in-chief of the Michelin guide Great Britain and Ireland.
2 star restaurants
The 2017 Michelin guide selection includes a new two-star restaurant: Raby Hunt at Summerhouse, near Darlington, where self-taught James CLOSE cooks modern, no-frills food.
1 star restaurant
Eighteen new one-star establishments are part of the 2017 Michelin guide selection Great Britain and Ireland, including two pubs: The Wild Rabbit in Oxford shire, with Tim ALLEN in the kitchen, and the Crown in Burchett’s Green, Berkshire, under the direction of Simon BONWICK and his family.
The Lake District has two new Michelin stars, Forest Side and Gilpin Hotel, and Dublin a new star, awarded to Heron & Gray. In Wales, Sosban& The Old Butchers wins a star, as does James Sommerin in Earth.
London confirms its dynamism and vitality with seven newcomers distinguished by a Michelin star. This culinary scene is one of the most varied in the world. The 2017 selection highlights The Ritz Restaurant and Veeraswamy, the oldest Indian restaurant in London, each receiving a star. “These illustrious establishments already have a long history, but their cuisine has never been better than today,” says Rebecca BURR.
This selection also marks the 20th anniversary of Bib Gourmand, a distinction that rewards restaurants offering good value for money. This year, the guide includes more than 140 Bib Gourmand, including 24 new ones.
Useful information that one must keep in mind
The Michelin guide London 2017 is also out today, priced at £ 12.99 (€ 14.99 in Ireland). This guide provides more detailed information on London’s restaurants, with photographs and information on all the starred establishments, as well as an expanding map. It also features a chapter on the best hotels in London, in all comfort categories. Buy this guide online. The Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2017 is available on the Michelin Restaurants application, downloadable on IOS and Android.…