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    Michelin Guide 2018: new stars announced

    2 October 2017

    The 2018 Michelin Guide for Great Britain and Ireland has been launched with an event in London at which it was announced that sushi restaurant The Araki, in Regent Street, has been awarded three Michelin stars.

    Bibendum, in Chelsea, was awarded two stars while among those restaurants awarded a single star are The Clock House in Surrey, The Coach in Marlow (run by Tom Kerridge) and Loch Bay in the Isle of Skye. Meanwhile, 14 restaurants, including The Wild Rabbit in Oxfordshire and the Treby Arms in Devon, have had stars removed, mainly due to a change of chef.

    Meanwhile, Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck and Alain Roux’s Waterside Inn, both in Bray, Berkshire, Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester and Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea have all retained their three-star rating in the new guide.

    See below for lists of newly-starred restaurants and those that have had stars removed.

    New three star restaurants

    The Araki, Regent Street

    New two star restaurants

    Bibendum, Chelsea

    New one Michelin-starred restaurants

    The Latymer at Pennyhill Park, Surrey
    Lympstone Manor, Devon
    Coworth Park, Berkshire
    The Clock House, Surrey
    The Dining Room at Whatley Manor, Wiltshire
    Moor Hall, West Lancashire
    The Coach, Marlow
    Paco Tapas, Bristol
    Loch Bay, Isle of Skye
    The Wild Honey Inn, Burren, co. Clare
    A Wong, Victoria
    Jamavar, Mayfair
    La Dame de Pic in the Four Seasons hotel, Ten Trinity Square
    Vineet Bhatia, Chelsea
    Aquavit, St James’s
    Elystan Street, Chelsea
    The Square, London

    2 stars removed

    The Dining Room at Whatley Manor, Wiltshire – change of chef

    1 star removed

    Dabbous, London (closed)
    The Samling, Ambleside, Cumbria – change of chef
    Bath Priory, Bath, Somerset – change of chef
    Turners@69, Birmingham
    Lords of the Manor, Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire – change of chef
    Alimentum, Cambridge
    Ocean, Atlantic Hotel, Jersey – change of chef
    Sir Charles Napier, Chinnor, Buckinghamshire
    The Wild Rabbit, Kingham, Oxfordshire – change of chef
    Treby Arms, Sparkwell, Devon – change of chef
    Isle of Eriska, Argyll & Bute – change of chef
    Kinloch Lodge, Isle of Skye