The UK Michelin Guide 2018

The results of the UK Michelin Guide 2018 were announced on Monday 2 October.

Whatever your thoughts on the Michelin guide, it’s the guide that restaurateurs and chefs most revere and the annual announcement brings a storm of anticipation and discussion.

The results of the UK Michelin Guide for 2018 were announced on Monday 2 October.

London has its first new three star restaurant in several years with 9 seater, £300-a-head Japanese restaurant Araki.

Araki joins The Fat Duck, Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, Gordon Ramsay’s Royal Hospital Road, and The Waterside Inn as the only 3 Michelin Starred restaurants in the UK Michelin Guide 2017.

There is one new addition in the 2 Michelin star category with Claude Bosi’s Bibendum in Chelsea.

Elystan Street Restaurant

There are a number of new 1 star restaurants in London including Chinese restaurant A.Wong, La Dame de Pic at the new Four Seasons Trinity Square, Phil Howard’s Elystan Street (pictured above), Nordic restaurant Aquavit and Indian restaurants Jamavar and Vineet Bhatia.

Those who have lost a star include Pidgin in Hackney and Dabbous (which closed in July).

In the Bib Gourmand category for good value, new winners in London include Smokestak and Italian restaurant Popolo in Shoreditch, and Soho restaurants Kiln and Kricket.

Click to read about some of our favourite Michelin starred restaurants in London.

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