The 2024 Michelin Guide for Great Britain and Ireland has announced the new stars. At the ceremony held on February 5 at Manchester’s Midland Hotel, 18 new one-star restaurants and 6 new two-star restaurants were unveiled. The MICHELIN Guide, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary in Great Britain and Ireland this year, 1,162 restaurants were included in the selection. Ledbury Restaurant receives three stars, while 6 new two Michelin-starred restaurants are included in the Guide. Michel Roux, one of the pioneers of the British restaurant industry, was honoured with the Michelin Chef Mentor Award.
There are 1,162 restaurants on the list; The Ledbury has been ranked as the Guide’s ninth Three Michelin Star establishment. There are now 18 new One Star businesses and another 6 restaurants that have received a two-star Michelin rating. Six restaurants have been awarded a Michelin Green Star for their dedication to sustainable gastronomy, while on January 29, one week before the Ceremony, it was announced that twenty restaurants had won Bib Gourmand.
The Guide’s 6 new Two Michelin Star restaurants are Opheem and Gymkhana, Tivet, Brooklands, The Glenturret Lalique, and Terre. The Guide’s first-ever two-star Indian eateries, Opheem in Birmingham and Gymkhana in London, are arguably the most notable. Chef-owner Aktar Islam characterizes the former as “progressive Indian cuisine” and says it employs a creative approach, while Siddharth Ahuja at the latter creates amazing interpretations of time-honored classics.
Special Awards from Sustainable Green Stars found their owners. The restaurants have demonstrated the qualities of a Green Star in abundance, and we are pleased to welcome them to our sustainable family. The six new restaurants that were acquired by Sustainable Green Star are; ANNWN, Narberth, Exmoor Forest Inn, Simonsbath, Forge, Middleton Tyas, Interlude, Lower Beeding, St. Barts, London and The Whitebrook, Whitebrook. In 2021, the Green Star was instituted to recognize and honor restaurants that are leading the industry in environmentally conscious practices. These restaurants provide great gastronomic experiences along with notable eco-friendly initiatives. They serve as an inspiration to the hospitality sector overall as well as to keen foodies.
This year The Michelin Guide for Great Britain and Ireland has announced 6 special awards:
Michelin Chef Mentor Award – Michel Roux
Michelin Young Chef Award – Jake Jones from Forge Middleton Tyas
Michelin Service Award – The team from Stage, Exeter
Michelin Sommelier Award – Valentin Mouillard from L’Enclume, Cartmel
Michelin Exceptional Cocktails Award – Ryan McHarg from The Spence, Edinburgh
Resource: Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland