Find out which restaurants and chefs gained Michelin stars in the Michelin Guide UK 2021 plus, which restaurants lost stars.

When is the Michelin Guide UK 2021 due to be released?

The 2021 Michelin Guide awards ceremony for the UK and Ireland will take place at 6pm on January 25 2021. It is not yet clear how it will be announced due to Covid 19 restrictions - there will no longer be an event held at a London venue.

Which restaurants received three stars in the Michelin Guide UK 2021?

Will we see a new three star? The Lecture Room & Library at Sketch won three Michelin stars at Pierre Gagnaire’s restaurant in the Michelin Guide UK 2020 joining the likes of Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat DuckAlain Ducasse at The DorchesterGordan Ramsay in London and the Waterside Inn

Which restaurants received two stars in the Michelin Guide UK 2021?

In the 2020 guide Jordan Bailey’s Aimsir went straight in at two stars, but Mickael Viljanen’s Greenhouse in Dublin, La Dame de Pic, Niall Keating’s The Dining Room at Whatley Manor (two years after getting its first) - got two stars also, joining a long list of high-profile chefs and restaurants including The Raby HuntL’EnclumeRestaurant Sat Bains and Midsummer House.

Which restaurants, if any, will be joining the two star club in the 2021 guide?

Which restaurants had their stars deleted in the Michelin Guide UK 2021?

The Araki lost all three stars in the 2020 guide, what suprises can we expect this year?

Which restaurants received one star in the Michelin Guide UK 2021?

The new one star restaurants in 2020 included The Oak Room at Adare Manor in Ireland under chef Mike Tweedie, Aktar Islam’s Birmingham flagship, Opheem, Mana in Manchester under Simon Martin - the first for the city in 40 years - Michael Wignall’s The Angel at Hetton, Pensons in Tenbury Wells under chef Lee Westcott, The Tudor Room under Tony Parkin – after just five months of his tenure there. 

As the number of Michelin-starred restaurants in London continued to grow – including Endo Kazutoshi’s Endo at The Rotunda and Mãos with a single star - elsewhere in the UK was celebrated too: Muddlers’ Club took the fourth star for Belfast under Gareth McCaugher and another single star was given to Variety Jones in Dublin under chef Keelan Higgs, as was Hywel Griffith’s Beach House in Oxwich, Wales.

Michelin broke with convention when it gave a single restaurant – Alchemilla, in Nottingham - a star ahead of the official launch. 

Who will join them this year?