Good Food Guide 2016 top 50 restaurants - full list

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 25th August 2015

Here is the Good Food Guide 2016 Top 50 restaurant ranking, which  is highly regarded by chefs and restaurant-goers alike, with particular attention paid to those chefs and restaurants who make it into the Top 10.

The Top 50 recognises the very best talent in the country; a place on the list represents a huge achievement, with each position earned by its score in The Good Food Guide, editor appraisal and strength of reader feedback.

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A top score of 10 means "Just perfect dishes, showing faultless technique at every service; extremely rare, and the highest accolade the Guide can give."

New in the top 10 this year are Fraiche and Midsummer House and new in the Top 50 are Adams, Lake Road Kitchen, The Dairy, Llangoed Hall and Sketch.

1 L'Enclume, Cumbria (10)

2 Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, London (10)

3 Pollen Street Social, London (9)

4 Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, Cornwall (9)

5 Hibiscus, London (9)

6 Restaurant Sat Bains, Nottinghamshire (9)

7 Midsummer House, Cambridgeshire (8) (new in top 10 this year)

8 The Ledbury, London (8)

9 Fraiche, Merseyside (8) (new in top 10 this year)

10 Le Champignon Sauvage, Glos (8)

11 The Square, London (8)

12 Fera at Claridges, London (8)

13 Le Gavroche, London (8)

14 Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles, Tayside (8)

15 Marcus, London (8)

16 Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, Oxfordshire (8)

17 The French, Manchester (8)

18 André Garrett at Cliveden, Berkshire (8)

19 Whatley Manor, The Dining Room, Wiltshire (8)

20 The Kitchin, Edinburgh (7)

21 Bohemia, Jersey (7)

22 The Waterside Inn, Berkshire (7)

23 Artichoke, Buckinghamshire (7)

24 Restaurant James Sommerin, Glamorgan (7)

25 Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, London (7)

26 Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, London (7)

27 Paul Ainsworth at No. 6, Cornwall (7)

28 Casamia, Bristol (7)

29 Adam's, Birmingham (7) (new in top 50 this year)

30 Restaurant Martin Wishart, Edinburgh (7)

31 Pied à Terre, London (7)

32 Restaurant Story, London (7)

33 Murano, London (7)

34 Ynyshir Hall, Powys (7)

35 Sketch, London (7) (new in top 50 this year)

36 Llangoed Hall, Powys (7) (new in top 50 this year)

37 Hedone, London (7)

38 Hambleton Hall, Rutland (7)

39 The Peat Inn, Fife (7)

40 Gidleigh Park, Devon (7)

41 Fischer's Baslow Hall, Derbyshire (7)

42 Freemasons at Wiswell, Lancashire (7)

43 The Hand & Flowers, Buckinghamshire (6)

44 Yorke Arms, Ramsgill, Yorkshire (6)

45 The Dairy, London (6) (new in top 50 this year)

46 OX, Belfast (6)

47 The Raby Hunt, Durham (6)

48 Lake Road Kitchen, Cumbria (6) (new in top 50 this year)

49 The Sportsman, Kent (6)

50 Northcote, Lancashire (6)

>>> Read more on the Good Food Guide 2016 

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 25th August 2015

Good Food Guide 2016 top 50 restaurants - full list