AA Restaurant Guide 2013

The AA Hospitality Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, September 26, 2012, at London Hilton Park Lane. A full list of the restaurants awarded AA Rosettes was published in the AA Restaurant Guide 2013.

The ceremony was presented by BBC's Kate Silverton, with entertainment from the string quartet, Siren. The evening opened with a tribute from Heston Blumenthal and Raymond Blanc. Jason Atherton, with help from the London Hilton Park Lane kitchen team, catered for the event. 

Who were the new five AA Rosette restaurants in 2013?

Claude Bosi's London restaurant Hibiscus was awarded the highly coveted five AA Rosettes for 2013.

Who were the new four AA Rosette restaurants in 2013?

New restaurants with the four AA Rosette award were: The Pass Restaurant at South Lodge Hotel, Lower Beeding; Casamia, Bristol; Pollen Street Social, London and Seven Park Place by William Drabble, London.

Who were the new three AA Rosette restaurants in 2013?

21 restaurants in total were newly awarded three AA Rosettes for 2012-2013. These were: Orwells, Henley on Thames; Roger Hickman’s Restaurant, Norwich; Stoke Place, Stoke Poges; Rib Room at Jumeirah Carlton Towers, London; Wolfgang Puck at 45 Park Lane, London; Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham; Cringletie House, Peebles; Alyn Williams at The Westbury, London; The Dining Room at Hillbark, Frankby; Thirty Six by Nigel Mendham at Dukes Hotel, London; One Devonshire Gardens, Glasgow; Gordon’s, Inverkeilor; The Old Inn, Drewsteignton; The James Miller Room at Turnberry; Hipping Hall, Kirby Lonsdale; Rocca Bar & Grill at Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews; Mount Juliet, ROI; The Longridge Restaurant, Longridge; Airds, Port Apin; Isle of Eriska, Argyll and Plas Ynyshir Hall Hotel, Powys.

Who won the AA Hospitality Awards 2013?

The AA Chefs' Chef of the Year was awarded to Pierre Koffmann. Antonio Carluccio OBE won the AA Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Here are the other winners from that year:

AA Hotel of the Year England – Lime Wood, Lyndhurst 
AA Hotel of the Year Scotland – The Torridon, Torridon 
AA Hotel of the Year Wales – Bodysgallen Hall and Spa, Llandudno
AA Hotel of the Year London - Four Seasons Hotel, Park Lane, London W1
AA Restaurant of the Year England – The Church Green British Grill, Lymm
AA Restaurant of the Year Scotland – Rogano, Glasgow
AA Restaurant of the Year Wales – Sosban, Llanelli
AA Restaurant of the Year London – Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, London SW1
AA Pub of the Year England – The Black Swan, Ravenstonedale
AA Pub of the Year Scotland – West Brewery, Glasgow
AA Pub of the Year Wales – The Inn at Penallt, Monmouth

Pierre Koffmann recipes:

The AA Hospitality Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, September 26, 2012, at London Hilton Park Lane. A full list of the restaurants awarded AA Rosettes was published in the AA Restaurant Guide 2013. The ceremony was presented by BBC's Kate Silverton, with entertainment from the string quartet, Siren. The evening opened with a tribute from Heston Blumenthal and Raymond Blanc. Jason Atherton,...