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Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants in Britain 2013 – 2014

3rd Nov 2013

sundaytimesfoodlist2The Sunday Times Food List 2013 – 2014 is the publications bi-annual guide to the finest 200 restaurants in Britain.  The top 100 has been published in its 3rd November 2013 edition.

The list represents the view of the food loving general public instead of the usual anonymous inspectors in guides such as Michelin or AA.  It is compiled in association with the Harden’s Guide using 9,000 genuine reports from diners who had been asked to rate the places they have visited.

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The Top 100 Sunday Times Best Restaurants in Britain are:

1.   Gidleigh Park – Devon ( up from 2nd)

2.   Andrew Fairlie – Gleneagles, Scotland  (down from 1st)

3.   The Yorke Arms – Ramsgill, North Yorkshire (up from 28th)

4.   Restaurant Nathan Outlaw – Rock, Cornwall (up from 22nd)

5.   Restaurant Martin Wishart – Edinburgh, Scotland  (up from 8th)

6.   Fraiche – Oxton, Cheshire  (re-entry) 

7.   Le Manior Aux’ Saisons – Great Milton, Oxfordshire  (down from 6th)

8.   The Ledbury – London, W11  (down from 3rd)

9.   L’Enclume – Cartmel, Cumbria  (up from 11th)

10. Restaurant Sat Bains – Nottingham  (up from 21st)

11. The Kitchin – Edinburgh, Scotland  (up from 24th)

12. The Fat Duck – Bray, Berkshire  (up from 15th)

13. Mr Underhills – Ludlow, Shropshire  (down from 10th)

14. The Waterside Inn – Bray, Berkshire  (down from 4th)

15. Le Gavroche – London, W1  (down from 9th)

16. One-o-One – London, SW1  (down from 5th)

17. Pied a Terre – London, W1  (down from 16th)

18. Midsummer House – Cambridge  (down from 7th)

19. Drake’s – Ripley, Surrey  (up from 38th)

20. Hambleton Hall – Rutland  (up from 19th)

21. Via Jante – Bethnal Green, London E2  (up from 41st)

22. The Square – London, W1  (down from 18th)

23. Petrus – London SW1  (up from 76th)

24. HKK – London EC2  (new entry)

25. Rasoi – London SW3  (up from 27th)

26. The Latymer at Pennyhill Park – Bagshot, Surrey  (re-entry)

27. Simon Radley at The Chester Grosvenor – Chester  (down from 19th)

28. Simpsons – Birmingham  (up from 34th)

29. Hakkasan – London W1  (up from 66th)

30. The Shiori – London W2  (new entry)

31. Sushi Tetsu – London EC1  (new entry)

32. The Pass at South Lodge Hotel – Horsham, West Sussex  (new entry)

33. Nobu – Berkeley Street, London W1  (up from 94th)

34. Texture – London W1  (down from 20th)

35. Kitchen Table – London W1  (new entry)

36. Yashin – London W8  (up from 95th)

37. Roka – London W1  (up from 55th)

38. Zuma – London SW1  (up from 48th)

39. Tom Aitkens – London SW3  (new entry)

40. Chez Bruce – Wandsworth Common, London SW17  (down from 31st)

41. Read’s – Faversham, Kent  (re-entry)

42. The Greenhouse – London W1  (down from 25th)

43. Winteringham Fields – Lincolnshire  (new entry)

44. Northcote – Langho, Lancashire  (down from 36th)

45. Dinings – London W1  (up from 46th)

46. Murano – London W1  (up from 69th)

47. The River Café – Hammersmith, London W6  (up from 86th)

48. Marcus Wareing – London SW1 (down from 12th)

49. The Seafood Restaurant – Padstow, Cornwall  (up from 67th)

50. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal – London SW1  (down from 35th)

51. Assaggi – Notting Hill, London W2  (up from 83rd)

52. Story – Bermondsey, London SE1  (new entry)

53. Helene Darroze – London W1  (up from 79th)

54. The Harrow at Little Bedwyn – Marlborough, Wiltshire  (down from 53rd)

55. Bath Priory Hotel – Bath  (down from 32nd)

56. Purnells – Birmingham  (down from 17th)

57. Lumiere – Chelthenham  (down from 37th)

58. Wheelers – Whitstable, Kent  (up from 89th)

59. Paul Ainsworth – Padstow, Cornwall  (down from 50th)

60. The Five Fields – London SW3  (new entry)

61. La Petite Maison – London W1  (down from 56th)

62. The Peat Inn – Cupar, Fife  (re-entry)

63. Umu – London W1  (down from 13th)

64. Le Champignon Sauvage – Cheltenham  (down from 56th)

65. Morston Hall – Morston, Norfolk  (down from 61st)

66. Holbeck Ghyll – Windermere, Cumbria  (re-entry)

67. The Great House – Lavenham, Suffolk  (re-entry)

68. The French – Manchester  (new entry)

69. The Castle Terrace – Edinburgh  (down from 58th)

70. Gauthier Soho – London W1  (up from 71st)

71. L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon – London WC2  (down from 39th)

72. Seven Park Place – London SW1  (new entry)

73. Amaya – London SW1  (up from 87th)

74. Artichoke – Amersham, Buckinghamshire  (down from 52nd)

75. L’Ortolan – Shinfield, Berkshire  (down from 43rd)

76. Gingerman – Brighton  (new entry)

77. Pollen Street Social – London W1 (new entry)

78. The Sportsman – Whitstable, Kent  (down fron 62nd)

79. Roux at The Landau – London W1  (down from 30th)

80. Hunan – Pimlico, London SW1  (down from 40th)

81. Outlaw’s at The Capital – London SW3  (new entry)

82. Trinity – Clapham, London SW4  (down from 59th)

83. The Freemasons – Wiswell, Lancashire  (new entry)

84. Koffmann’s – London SW1  (down from 65th)

85. The French Horn – Sonning-on-Thames, Berkshire  (re-entry)

86. Alyn Williams at The Westbury – London W1  (new entry)

87. Yauatcha – London W1  (down from 68th)

88. The Vanilla Pod – Marlow, Buckinghamshire  (up from 92nd)

89. La Becasse – Ludlow, Shropshire  (up from 96th)

90. The Bingham – Richmond, Surrey  (new entry)

91. Lasan – Birmingham  (down from 49th)

92. Scott’s – London W1  (down from 81st)

93. Benares – London W1  (down from 78th)

94. Sushi-Say – Willesden Green, London NW2  (re-entry)

95. The Cinnamon Club – London SW1  (re-entry)

96. J Sheekey – London WC2  (down from 77th)

97. The Honours – Edinburgh, Scotland  (new entry)

98. Chapter One – Locksbottom, Kent  (re-entry)

99. Ottolenghi – Islington, London N1  (new entry)

100. Wiltons – London SW1  (down from 57th)

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