Fifteen restaurants – including nine London establishments – received their first Michelin star today, with two more rising from one to two stars.
Square Meal examines the changes to the gastronomic landscape and talks to the chefs and commentators involved, including L'Enclume's Simon Rogan.
Eight London restaurants – including hot property Dabbous (pictured) – were awarded their first Michelin star today, after the tyre
manufacturer accidentally leaked the news on its website one week early. The only London restaurant to move from one- to two-star status was Sketch: Lecture Room & Library, in Mayfair. Meanwhile, outside London, eight UK restaurants were awarded with one star, and
two were upgraded to two stars.
Seven London restaurants have been awarded their first Michelin star by this year’s judging panel, bringing the total number of Michelin-starred restaurants in the capital to 53. Nuno Mendes’
Viajante and the Galvin brothers’ La Chapelle were among the one-star recipients predicted by Square Meal. Also awarded one star were Kitchen W8 in Kensington, Seven Park Place at the St James’s
Hotel & Club, Gauthier Soho, Petersham Nurseries Café and Pétrus in Knightsbridge.
Looking for some hot foodie debate? Look no further – The 2010 Michelin stars for Great Britain and Ireland have been announced, with eight new stars being awarded in London. The two big winners
are Alain Ducasse, who received three stars at Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, and Brett Graham, who received two stars at The Ledbury, plus one star at the Harwood Arms.