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Michelin Guide 2012 announcements are out

6th Oct 2011
Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2012
Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2012

Michelin has released its 2012 guide for Great Britain and Ireland today bringing a record number of 151 accredited establishments to the directory.

The Michelin star is an indication for restaurants with excellent cuisine and service standards.  A limited number of the best restaurants achieve the status indicated by one, two or three stars.  There are only 4 restaurants in the Great Britain and Ireland with three stars, 17 with two stars and 130 with one star.

Among those celebrating today as newcomers to a one Michelin star include Dinner by Heston Blumenthal in Knightsbridge, The Pass at South Lodge Hotel in Horsham and John Campbell at Coworth Park in Ascot.

Meanwhile Tom Kerridge’s Hand & Flowers restaurant in Marlow has become the first pub in the country to achieve two Michelin star status alongside the much coveted Restaurant Sat Bains in Nottingham.

New awards are as below and to view the full 2012 Michelin Guide list click here.

New two star restaurants:

Restaurant Sat Bains, Nottingham

The Hand & Flowers, Marlow, Buckinghamshire

New one star restaurants:

In London

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, Knightsbridge

Hakkasan, Mayfair

Pollen Street Social, Mayfair

North Road, Clerkenwell 

In England

The Pass, Horsham, West Sussex

Coworth Park, Ascot, Surrey

Sir Charles Napier, Chinnor, Buckinghamshire

Butchers Arms, Eldersfield, Worcestershire

Tassili at the Grand Hotel, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

The Black Swan, Oldstead, North Yorkshire

Driftwood, Portscatho, Cornwall

In Wales

The Checkers, Montgomery, Monmouthshire

In Scotland

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh

Glennap Castle, Ballantrae, South Ayrshire

Martin Wishart at Loch Lomond, Balloch West, Dunbartonshire

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