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Here Are London’s New Michelin-Starred Restaurants for 2020

London has a new three-Michelin-starred restaurant: Sketch – The Lecture Room and Library

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Icon Pierre Gagnaire, co-owner Mourad Mazouz, and chef Johannes Nuding’s The Lecture Room and Library at Sketch in Mayfair is London’s newest three-Michelin-starred restaurant. It joins Restaurant Gordon Ramsay and Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester as the only restaurants in the capital with the highest honour, after the deletion from of 2018 winner, The Araki from the guide.

That is, then, two of the most famous French chefs in history and perhaps France’s most famous British son being recognised as serving food at the highest level in the capital. Of Sketch, the inspectors said “the array of tastes and textures... were truly memorable.” London also has a new two-Michelin-starred restaurant and four new one-star establishments.

Michelin’s international guide director Gwendal Poullennec, who was joined on stage at the bumpy live event by chef Raymond Blanc and motorsport broadcaster Amanda Stretton, said: “With three Michelin Stars, Sketch joins four other restaurants at this prestigious level.(The Fat Duck and Waterside Inn, both in Bray, are the other two.)

“This Pierre Gagnaire restaurant won its first star in 2005 and its second in 2013. Our inspectors judge the cooking here to be wonderfully complex and highly original, with each element of the meal excelling in terms of structure, composition and, above all, flavour.”

The guide’s only new two-Michelin-starred venue in the capital was Anne Sophie Pic’s La Dame de Pic. That restaurant won its first in the 2018 guide, the London debut for Pic, France’s only current female chef to preside over a three-Michelin-starred restaurant. The inspectors commended the “light and modern style” and “insightful and intuitive cooking” by chef Luca Piscazzi.

Elsewhere, there were four new one-star announcements:

Irish chef Kenneth Culhane’s restaurant Dysart Petersham, a gastropub in an Arts and Crafts house in Richmond, earns a first Michelin star. “The kitchen really cares about everything it does,” the inspectors said.

Endo Kazutoshi’s high-end, 11-seater omakase restaurant, Endo at the Rotunda at the former Television Centre in White City, which explicitly stated its ambition to win stars when it opened, has its first. “The extraordinary quality of ingredients” impressed the critics hugely.

Paulo Airaudo and Rafael Cagali’s Da Terra in Bethnal Green Town Hall in Hackney — a restaurant which arrived in London with serious credentials from the Basque Country, but which has escaped the sort of interest and scrutiny ordinarily reserved for big-name arrivals — also gets a Michelin star for its modern interpretation of Italian and Latin American cuisines. Michelin’s inspectors recognised “the harmony and contrast in flavours” and “captivating cooking.”

Finally, Nuno Mendes and Edoardo Pellicano’s creative and dynamic Portuguese tasting menu kitchen-lounge, Mãos, on Redchurch Street in Shoreditch enters the guide with one Michelin star. Michelin said it had “some great nights” at the restaurant’s 16-seater communal dining table.

Gwendal Poullennec, International Director of the Michelin Guides, said it was a record breaking year for the guide, though a number of the most hotly tipped restaurants — a third star for Claude Bosi at Bibendum; debut stars for Cornerstone, and Kutir, among others — were overlooked.

As a reminder, Michelin’s group of anonymous inspectors award restaurants according to the following criteria: one star (“high quality cooking, worth a stop”), two stars (“excellent cooking, worth a detour”), or three stars (“exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey”).

Here’s the full list of stars for London; new stars are denoted with an asterisk.

London Restaurants With Three Michelin Stars

“Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey”

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

Sketch (The Lecture Room and Library)*


London Restaurants With Two Michelin Stars

“Excellent cooking, worth a detour”

Core by Clare Smyth

Kitchen Table at Bubbledogs

Claude Bosi at Bibendum

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

La Dame de Pic*

Le Gavroche

The Greenhouse

Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

The Ledbury

Umu


London Restaurants With One Michelin Star

“High quality cooking, worth a stop”

Alyn Williams at The Westbury

Amaya

Angler

Aquavit

A. Wong

Barrafina (Soho)

Brat

Celeste at the Lanesborough

Chez Bruce

City Social

Clove Club

Club Gascon

Da Terra*

Dysart Petersham*

Elystan Street

Endo at the Rotunda*

Five Fields

Galvin La Chapelle

The Glasshouse

The Goring (Dining Room)

Gymkhana

Hakkasan Hanway Place

Hakkasan Mayfair

Harwood Arms

Hide

Ikoyi

Kai

Kitchen W8

Leroy

Locanda Locatelli

Lyle’s

Māos*

Marcus

Murano

The Ninth

Petrus

Pied a Terre

Pollen Street Social

Portland

Quilon

Roganic

Ritz Restaurant

River Cafe

Sabor

St. John

Seven Park Place

Social Eating House

The Square

Story

Texture

Trinity

Trishna

La Trompette

Veeraswamy

St. John

26 Saint John Street, , England EC1M 4AY 020 7251 0848 Visit Website

Hakkasan Hanway Place

8 Hanway Place, , England W1T 1HD 020 7927 7000 Visit Website

Hakkasan Mayfair

17 Bruton Street, , England W1J 6QB 020 7907 1888 Visit Website

Story

199 Tooley Street, , England SE1 2JX 020 7183 2117 Visit Website

Alyn Williams at The Westbury

37 Conduit Street, , England W1S 2YF 020 7183 6426 Visit Website

Ritz Restaurant

340a King Street, , England W6 0RR 020 8748 7517

Portland

113 Great Portland Street, , England W1W 6QQ 020 7436 3261 Visit Website

BRAT

4 Redchurch Street, , England E1 6JL Visit Website

Bonhams

101 New Bond Street, , England W1S 1SR 020 7447 7447 Visit Website

Bubbledogs

70 Charlotte Street, , England W1T 4QG 020 7637 7770 Visit Website

Indian Accent

Lodhi Road, CGO Complex, DL 110003 098711 17968 Visit Website

Mãos

41 Redchurch Street, , England E2 7DJ 020 7739 9733 Visit Website

The Clove Club

380 Old Street, , England EC1V 9LT 020 7729 6496 Visit Website

La Trompette

3-7 Devonshire Road, , England W4 2EU 020 8747 1836 Visit Website

Luca

88 Saint John Street, , England EC1M 4EH 020 3859 3000 Visit Website

Elystan Street

43 Elystan Street, , England SW3 3NT 020 7628 5005 Visit Website

Gymkhana

42 Albemarle Street, , England W1S 4JH 020 3011 5900 Visit Website

Pollen Street Social

8-10 Pollen Street, , England W1S 1NQ 020 7290 7600 Visit Website

Sabor

35-37 Heddon Street, , England W1B 4BR 020 3319 8130 Visit Website

London

, , England Visit Website

The Lanesborough

Hyde Park Corner, London SW1X 7TA, London,

Marcus

Wilton Place, , England SW1X 7RL 020 7235 1200 Visit Website

Texture

34 Portman Street, London, W1H 7BY Visit Website

Aquavit

St James's Market, 1 Carlton Street, London , SW1Y 4QQ Visit Website

Galvin at Windows

22 Park Lane, , England W1K 1BE 020 7208 4021 Visit Website

Barrafina

43 Drury Lane, , England WC2B 5AJ Visit Website

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

68 Royal Hospital Road, , England SW3 4HP 020 7352 4441 Visit Website

Quilon

41 Buckingham Gate, , England SW1E 6AF 020 7821 1899 Visit Website

Veeraswamy

99-101 Regent Street, , England W1B 4RS 020 7734 1401 Visit Website

Claude Bosi at Bibendum

81 Fulham Road, , England SW3 6RD 020 7581 5817 Visit Website

José

104 Bermondsey Street, , England SE1 3UB Visit Website

Trishna

15-17 Blandford Street, , England W1U 3DG 020 7935 5624 Visit Website

Le Gavroche

43 Upper Brook Street, , England W1K 7QR 020 7408 0881 Visit Website

Cornerstone

3 Prince Edward Road, London, Greater London E9 5LX +44 20 8986 3922 Visit Website

Tamarind

20 Queen St, London W1J 5PR, London, 440207 629 3561 Visit Website

Jamavar

8 Mount Street, , England W1K 3NF 020 7499 1800 Visit Website

Seven

Brixton Station Rd., Brixton, Greater London, London, 44 0207 998 3309 Visit Website

Angler

3 South Place, , England EC2M 2AF 020 3215 1260 Visit Website

Petrus

1 Kinnerton Street, , England SW1X 8EA 020 7592 1609 Visit Website

Murano

Queen Street, , England W1J 5PP 020 7495 1127 Visit Website

Hedone

301-303 Chiswick High Road, London , W4 4HH Visit Website

Yauatcha Soho

15-17 Broadwick Street, , England W1F 0DL 020 7494 8888 Visit Website

Sketch

9 Conduit Street, , England W1S 2XG 020 7659 4500 Visit Website

Kitchen Table

70 Charlotte Street, , England W1T 4QG Visit Website

The Ledbury

127 Ledbury Road, , England W11 2AQ 020 7792 9090 Visit Website

Lima

2151 Salvio Street, , CA 94520 (925) 309-7774 Visit Website

The Ninth

22 Charlotte Street, , England W1T 2NB 020 3019 0880 Visit Website

Roganic

5-7 Blandford Street, , England W1U 3DB 020 3370 6260 Visit Website

Harwood Arms

2850 North Harwood Street, , TX 75201 (214) 273-5151 Visit Website

Locanda Locatelli

8 Seymour Street, , England W1H 7JZ 020 7935 9088 Visit Website

Le Dame de Pic

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square 10 Trinity Square, London, EC3N 4AJ, London, Visit Website

The Araki

12 New Burlington Street, , England W1S 3BF 020 7287 2481 Visit Website

HKK

88 Worship Street, , England EC2A 2BE 020 3535 1888 Visit Website

Galvin La Chapelle

35 Spital Square, , England E1 6DY 020 7299 0400 Visit Website

The Square

6-10 Bruton Street, , England W1J 6PU 020 7495 7100 Visit Website

River Cafe

1A Station Approach, , England SW6 3UH 020 7736 6296

The Greenhouse

8 Carrer de Bergara, , CT 08002 Visit Website

Da Terra

8 Patriot Square, , England E2 9NF Visit Website

Kitchen W8

11-13 Abingdon Road, , England W8 6AH 020 7937 0120 Visit Website

Trinity

4 The Polygon, , England SW4 0JG 020 7622 1199 Visit Website

Leroy

18 Phipp Street, , England EC2A 4NU 020 7739 4443 Visit Website

HIDE

85 Piccadilly, , England W1J 7NB 020 3146 8666 Visit Website

A. Wong

70 Wilton Road, , England SW1V 1DE 020 7828 8931 Visit Website

Bibendum

81 Fulham Rd, London, Greater London SW3 6RD +44 20 7590 1189 Visit Website

Dabbous

39 Whitfield Street, , England W1T 2SF 020 7323 1544

Social Eating House

58 Poland Street, , England W1F 7NS 020 7993 3251 Visit Website

Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester

53 Park Lane, London , W1K 1QA Visit Website

Club Gascon

57 West Smithfield, , England EC1A 9DS 020 7600 6144 Visit Website

Umu

14-16 Bruton Place, , England W1J 6LX 020 7499 8881

City Social

25 Old Broad Street, , England EC2N 1HQ 020 7877 7703 Visit Website

The Glasshouse

14 Station Parade, , England TW9 3PZ

Kutir

10 Lincoln Street, , England SW3 2TS 020 7581 1144 Visit Website

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

66 Knightsbridge, , England SW1X 7LA 020 7201 3833 Visit Website

Endo at the Rotunda

101 Wood Lane, , England W12 7FR 020 3972 9000 Visit Website

Ikoyi

1 Saint James's Market, , England SW1Y 4AH 020 3583 4660 Visit Website

Chez Bruce

2 Bellevue Road, , England SW17 7EG 020 8672 0114 Visit Website

Core by Clare Smyth

92 Kensington Park Road, , England W11 2PN 020 3937 5086 Visit Website

Clipstone

5 Clipstone Street, , England W1W 6BB 020 7637 0871 Visit Website
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