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2016 Michelin Stars for Great Britain Announced

Plus: Why Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck isn't on this list.

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Today, the Michelin Guide bestowed a whole new series of stars on London and the U.K. in the new 2016 guides. Notably absent from the guides this year is Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck, which had been a three Michelin-starred restaurant up until its temporary move to Australia earlier this year. Blumenthal will have to win those stars back, as the restaurant did not re-open in time for Michelin's critics to give it a full assessment.

Meanwhile, the guide has awarded 15 new restaurants a single star — which it now describes as "High quality cooking, worth a stop" — including Lyle's, Bonhams, Portland, and the Dining Room at the Goring in London. The Man Behind the Curtain (Leeds); John's House (Loughborough); The Cellar in Anstruther (Scotland); Eipic (Belfast); and the Greenhouse (Dublin) also received a star in this year's guide.

Two new restaurants — Araki and Umu in London — now have two stars each.

There are 25 new restaurants on Michelin's Bib Gourmand list, which highlights casual restaurants worth a trip.

Michelin's new guide to Great Britain and Ireland, as well as its new London Guide for 2016 (which "provides extended text on London's restaurants, with additional photographs and information on all Starred establishments") hits bookstores today. Find the full list below.

The MICHELIN Guide: Great Britain & Ireland 2016

Three stars:

LONDON
Gordon Ramsay
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

BRAY
Waterside Inn

Two stars:

LONDON
Ledbury
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Araki (new)
Hélène Darroze at The Connaught
Le Gavroche 
Greenhouse
Hibiscus
Sketch (The Lecture Room & Library)
Square 
Umu (new)

ENGLAND
Michael Wignall at The Latymer
Midsummer House
Gidleigh Park
Le Champignon Sauvage
L'Enclume
The Dining Room
Hand and Flowers
Restaurant Sat Bains
Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons
Restaurant Nathan Outlaw

SCOTLAND
Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles 

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
Patrick Guilbaud

One star:
Dabbous 
Hakkasan Hanway Place
Kitchen Table at Bubbledogs
Pied à Terre
City Social
Club Gascon
Clove Club 
HKK 
Lyle's (new)
Harwood Arms 
River Café 
Hedone
La Trompette 
St John 
Angler 
Outlaw's at the Capital 
Kitchen W8 
Launceston Place
The Glasshouse 
Story 
Galvin La Chapelle 
Chez Bruce
Amaya 
Ametsa 
Pétrus 
Alyn Williams at The Westbury
Benares 
Bonhams (new)
Brasserie Chavot 
Fera at Claridge's
Galvin at Windows 
Gymkhana 
Hakkasan Mayfair 
Kai
Murano 
Pollen Street Social 
Tamarind 
Wild Honey 
L'Autre Pied 
Lima Fitzrovia 
Locanda Locatelli 
Portland (new)
Texture 
Trishna 
St James's Seven Park Place 
Soho Arbutus 
Barrafina 
Social Eating House 
Yauatcha Soho 
L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon 
Victoria Dining Room at the Goring (new)
Quilon 
The Samling
Fischer's at Baslow Hall 
Bath Priory 
The Park 
The Terrace 
Pipe and Glass Inn 
West House 
Fraiche 
adam's 
Carters of Moseley (new)
Purnell's 
Simpsons 
Turners 
Northcote 
Morston Hall 
Lords of the Manor 
Hinds Head 
Royal Oak 
Casamia 
wilk's 
Alimentum 
Bybrook
Ocean 
Bohemia 
Rankin 
Simon Radley at Chester Grosvenor
Pony & Trap 
Sir Charles Napier 
Ockenden Manor 
Raby Hunt 
Red Lion Freehouse 
Gravetye Manor (new)
Butchers Arms 
Star Inn 
Restaurant Tristan 
The Neptune 
Box Tree 
Cross at Kenilworth 
Masons Arms 
The Man Behind the Curtain (new)
John's House (new)
The Pass 
Mr Underhill's at Dinham Weir
Harrow at Little Bedwyn 
Nut Tree 
Woodspeen (new)
House of Tides (new)
Hambleton Hall 
Black Swan 
Paul Ainsworth at No.6 
Yorke Arms 
JSW 
Outlaw's Fish Kitchen 
Driftwood 
L'Ortolan 
Drakes 
Thackeray's 
Treby Arms 
Room in the Elephant 
The Sportsman 
5 North St 
Black Rat 
Paris House 
The Cellar (new)
Martin Wishart at Loch Lomond
Braidwoods 
Number One
21212 
Kitchin 
Martin Wishart 
Elie Fife Sangster's 
Isle of Eriska 
Albannach 
Boath House 
The Peat Inn 
Kinloch Lodge 

WALES
Walnut Tree 
Tyddyn Llan 
Ynyshir Hall 
The Whitebrook 
The Checkers

NORTHERN IRELAND
Eipic (new)
OX (new)

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
House 
Chapter One 
L'Ecrivain 
Greenhouse (new)
Aniar 
Loam (new)
Campagne 
Lady Helen

Gbi 2016 Award Summary.pdf

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