Michelin Stars for 2024 in Great Britain & Ireland Announced

Monday 5th January saw the latest restaurants to be awarded coveted stars in the Michelin Guide announced. With one new Three Star restaurant, six new Two Star restaurants and 18 new One Star restaurants take a look at who is in the spotlight in 2024.

First up is the latest addition to the exclusive list of three Michelin Star restaurants in Great Britain and Ireland, The Ledbury, London. This Notting Hill establishment is led by Brett Graham was described in the Michelin Guide as displaying "a technical mastery across dishes that deliver sublime flavours using ingredients of unsurpassable quality. Each mouthful provides considerable depth of flavour, with the consistently harmonious combinations showcasing a streak of originality."

The Ledbury joins five other London restaurants with three stars, making it nine in total on the list - Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, London; CORE by Clare Smyth, London; Fat Duck, Bray; Helene Darroze at The Connaught, London; L'Enclume, Cartmel; Restaurant Gordon Ramsey, London; Sketch, London; The Ledbury, London and Waterside Inn, Bray.

New additions to the list of two star restaurants are British restaurant Brooklands, located on the top floor of the Peninsula Hotel in London and overseen by Claude Bosi and Francesco Dibenedetto. Gymkhana also received its second star, one of two Indian restaurants to be awarded in this way alongside Birmingham's Opheem - the city's first ever Two Michelin Star restaurant, led by Chef-Owner Aktar Islam.

Over in Ireland, County Cork now has another Two Star restaurant thanks to the achievements of Terre, located inside the Castlemartyr Resort. In Scotland, The Glenturret Lalique, based in Crieff, also took its second star. This restaurant is led by Chef Mark Donald who takes a luxury approach to the menu, situated inside a working distillery. Finally, another London restaurant to step up to two stars is Trivet, a collaboration between chef Jonny Lake and Sommelier Isa Bal.

The 18 new one star additions to the list are 1890 by Gordon Ramsey, London; Akoko, London; Aulis, London; Cedar Tree by Hrishikesh Desai, Brampton; Chishuri, London; Crocadon, St Mellion; D'Olier Street, Dublin; Dorian, London; Homestead Cottage, Doolin; Humble Chicken, London; Humo, London; Lake Road Kitchen, Ambleside; Mountain, London; myse, Hovingham; Ormer Mayfair, London; Pavyllon London, in the capital's The Four Seasons Hotel; Sushi Kanesaka, London; and The Bishop's Buttery, Cashel.

View all the Michelin Star restaurants in Great Britain and Ireland on the official Michelin Guide website here.

Alongside the Michelin Star awards, 15 additional British restaurants received Bib Gourmands in the guide, the award which celebrates places serving 'good quality, good value cooking'.

Twelve of these are located in England - Dill, Lewes; Empire Empire, London; Higher Ground, Manchester; Lark, Bury St Edmunds; Les 2 Garçons, London; Palmito, Brighton and Hove; The Bull, Charlbury; The Clifton, Bristol; The Loch and The Tyne, Old Windsor; The Mulberry, Falmouth; The Reindeer, Hoveringham; and The Three Horseshoes, Fordham. One restaurant in Scotland received the award - Tipo, Edinburgh. Whilst one restaurant each in Wales and Northern Ireland was also awarded a Bib Gourmand - Touring Club, Penarth, and Home, Belfast.