Planning a fancy meal out in 2020? The Great Britain and Ireland Michelin Stars for 2020 were recently announced, with some amazing new restaurants making into the guide for the first time. Here’s our top picks of the new Michelin Star restaurants in London and across England and Scotland.
From the first Star in Manchester in over 40 years to a restaurant in London where 16 guests eat at the same table… The UK’s food scene has never been so strong. Put these places on your food bucket list ASAP, before reservations fill up for the entire year ahead…
Must-Visit New Michelin Star Restaurants UK 2020How do these rankings work?
Type of food on the menu: Surprise tasting menu
What Michelin has to say: “Up to 16 guests dine together around a large table and the multi-course surprise menu offers a masterclass in originality, balance and depth.”
Type of food on the menu: South American with Italian influences
What Michelin has to say: “There are hints of Latin America and Italy. The harmony of flavours and contrast in textures are memorable. The chefs serve the dishes themselves and explain them with zeal.”
Type of food on the menu: Modern British
What Michelin has to say: ” Accomplished cooking respects the classics but is delivered with a well-judged modern touch. Flavours are natural yet vivid.”
Type of food on the menu: Modern Scottish dishes
What Michelin has to say: “Two surprise menus list interesting modern dishes which are confidently prepared and skilfully presented. Flavours are honest yet delicate.”
Type of food on the menu: Modern British using local ingredients
What Michelin has to say: “The team hail from South Africa but the two surprise tasting menus keep their focus firmly on the local area. Skilful dishes show good balance in their textures and flavours, and have a creative, original style.”
Type of food on the menu: Modern European/Nordic
What Michelin has to say: “The menu is a perfect 12-16 course surprise. Exciting modern dishes with Nordic influences are original and complex in their delivery.”
Type of food on the menu: Seasonal and local British dishes
What Michelin has to say: “Scandic-style dishes deliver flavours and foraging, fermenting and pickling all play their part.”
Want to know more about the Michelin guide? Here’s seven facts about Michelin Star restaurants and how to make it onto the list!