Michelin Guide UK 2018: 27 new Bib Gourmands

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 29th September 2017

Ahead of the official release of this year’s guide on Monday, October 2, 2017, the Michelin Guide UK 2018 has released their list of this year’s restaurants to gain Bib Gourmands.

Bib Gourmands are awarded to restaurants recognised for offering "exceptionally good food at moderate prices”. The price limit in the UK is £28 for three courses and €40 in Ireland.

This year’s guide sees 27 restaurants awarded new Bib Gourmands, there were 10 for London and included Kiln, Adam Handling's The Frog E1 and Galvin Green Man. Hot newcomers in the north of England, Skosh in York and Joro in Sheffield were also awarded Bib Gourmands. In Ireland there were seven newcomers, one in Northern Ireland; and flying the flag for Wales is Hare and Hounds. There were no new bibs in Scotland this year.

Take a look at the full list below.

New Bib Gourmands


Smokestak, Shoreditch

Kiln, Soho

Clipstone Restaurant, Fitzrovia

Cinnamon Bazaar, Covent Garden

Plaquemine Lock, Islington

Popolo Shoreditch, Shoreditch

Kricket, Soho


The Frog E1Hanbury St

Galvin Green Man, Howe St

Westerns Laundry, Drayton Park


The Hope and Anchor, Lincolnshire

The Hadleigh Ram, Suffolk

Dastaan, Surrey

Skosh, York

The Staith House, North Shields

Joro Restaurant, Sheffield

Haveli Ponteland, Northumberland


Hare & Hounds, Aberthin

Northern Ireland:

Noble, Belfast


Forest and Marcy, Dublin

Bastible, Dublin

Craft, Dublin

Richmond, Dublin

TwoCooks Restaurant, Dublin

Morrisey's Doonbeg, County Clare

Kai Cafe and Restaurant, Galway

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 29th September 2017

Michelin Guide UK 2018: 27 new Bib Gourmands