The Definitive Guide to the UK's Best Restaurants

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EXPLORE THE BEST OF THE UK DINING SCENE

From top tapas bars to fancy fine dining rooms, barnstorming bistros to great gastropubs, Restaurant magazine brings you the top 100 places to eat across the UK as voted for by an elite academy of chefs, restaurateurs and food writers nationwide.

Announced at the Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards each year, this is the list of places that should be on your restaurant hit list. Tuck in.


61

The Clove Club

Shoreditch, London

62

Sticky Walnut

Chester, Cheshire

63

Coombeshead Farm

Launceston, Cornwall

64

Luca

Clerkenwell, London

65

Midsummer House

Cambridge

66

Perilla

Newington Green, London

67

The Walnut Tree

Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

68

The Crown at Burchetts Green

Berkshire

69

Gymkhana

Mayfair, London

70

Outlaw's New Road

Port Isaac, Cornwall

71

The Harwood Arms

Fulham, London

72

Ondine Oyster & Grill

Edinburgh

73

Maison Francois

St James's, London

74

Trinity

Clapham, London

75

Etch

Hove, East Sussex

76

Lympstone Manor

Exmouth, Devon

77

Purnell's Restaurant

Birmingham

78

Lake Road Kitchen

Ambleside, Cumbria

79

The Hand & Flowers

Marlow, Buckinghamshire

80

The Grill at The Dorchester

Mayfair, London

SPECIAL AWARDS

National Restaurant of the Year

Moor Hall

Moor Hall’s idyllic location is a fitting backdrop for chef Mark Birchall’s ambitious and brilliant cooking

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Chef to Watch

Tom Booton

Tom Booton has brought some welcome youth and vitality to an old-school London institution

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Restaurateur Of The Year

Tommy Banks

The young restaurateur has led by example in the most challanging of years

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The Service Award

Davies and Brook

Daniel Humm practices fine dining 'dressed down' at this superb Claridge's hotel restaurant

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The Sustainability Award

Silo

Douglas McMaster’s ground-breaking zero-waste restaurant in Hackney shows that sustainability and high-reaching cooking can go hand in hand

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Chef Of The Year

Andrew Wong

The A Wong chef has shined a light on the clever techniques behind many Chinese dishes and proved there is far more to it than simply flinging a few things in a wok

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One To Watch

The Pem

A rather incongruous setting is unlikely to hold Sally Abé’s new flagship back as she continues to refine her individualistic take on modern British cuisine

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Outstanding Industry Contribution

Tom Kerridge

The popular chef has used his profile to help benefit

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Gastropub of the Year

The Angel at Hetton

Acclaimed chef Michael Wignall has brought a high-end touch to this Yorkshire Dales pub

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Best Restaurant in Scotland

Ondine Oyster & Grill

Despite introducing a meatier menu, chef Roy Brett’s beloved Edinburgh flagship very much remains a ‘proper seafood restaurant’

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Best Restaurant in Wales

Ynyshir

Gareth Ward’s remote venue is the antithesis of the boring country house hotel, offering a tasting menu of in-your-face, Asian-influenced food against a backdrop of 90s hip hop.

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Best Restaurant in Northern Ireland

Ox

A highly qualified pair lead a carefully considered venue that’s right up their with Northern Ireland’s very best

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Cocktail List Of The Year

Hide

Those familiar with Hide and its connections with Hedonism Wines will know all about the Mayfair restaurant’s stellar wine list

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Wine List Of The Year

Noble Rot Soho

The Noble Rot crew have taken home the Wine List of the Year on numerous occasions, but this is the first time for their more recently opened Soho restaurant

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