AA Restaurant Guide 2016

The AA revealed the full list of restaurants to receive Rosettes for 2016 at the AA Hospitality Awards on October 5, 2015, held at Grovesnor House on Park Lane.

Restaurants wishing to attain Rosette standard must outshine other establishments in the local area as inspectors will be looking for restaurants that carefully prepare their food showing skill and understanding whilst using a fresh set of ingredients. Winners also appear in the AA Hotel, Restaurant and Pub Guides.

Who were the new five rosette restaurants?

Two restaurants received the coveted 5 Rosette standard in the 2015 guide which included Clare Smyth for Restaurant Gordon Ramsay and Tom Kitchin for The Kitchin.

Who were the new four rosette restaurants?

The evening saw eight new restaurants achieve a fourth Rosette including The Burlington Restaurant at The Devonshire Arms, Ynyshir Hall, Stovell's, Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, Flynn Williams at Westbury Hotel (now Alyn Williams at the Westbury), Fera at Claridges, The Ledbury and Fraiche.

Who won what in the other categories?

Picking up the AA Chef’s Chef of the Year award was Daniel Clifford from of two Michelin-starred Midsummer House and Flitch of Bacon. The AA Lifetime Achievement Award went to the PIG chain’s executive chairman, Robert Hutson.

House of Tides in Newcastle Upon Tyne won the AA Restaurant of the Year for England, Tredwell’s won the title for London while Coast Restaurant in Saundersfoot was chosen for Wales and The Gannett in Glasgow won the award for Scotland.

The AA Hotel of the Year is split into five categories; winning the title for England was Cliveden House and Corinthea took home the award for London. Joining them were St George's Hotel for Wales and Ruffets Country House Hotel for Scotland.

The AA Food Service Award went to Belmond Le Manoir aux Quats’ Saisons.

Where were the awards for 2015 held?

The awards ceremony was held at Grovesnor House on Park Lane on October 5, 2015.

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The AA revealed the full list of restaurants to receive Rosettes for 2016 at the AA Hospitality Awards on October 5, 2015, held at Grovesnor House on Park Lane. Restaurants wishing to attain Rosette standard must outshine other establishments in the local area as inspectors will be looking for restaurants that carefully prepare their food showing skill and understanding whilst using a fresh set...