Noma maintains two stars in 2011 Michelin guide

16 March 2011 by
Noma maintains two stars in 2011 Michelin guide

Rene Redzepi's Noma has maintained its two-Michelin-star status after the French guide decided not to promote the world-famous restaurant in Copenhagen to three stars.

Noma, which was last year named the world's best restaurant, had been widely tipped to gain its third star in this year's guide to the Main Cities of Europe.

Meanwhile Michelin has awarded restaurants in Budapest, Helsinki and Stockholm with new stars in the 2011 guide, which covers 44 cities in 20 countries.

The company has awarded Onyx in the Hungarian capital with a star, a move the group says reflects the rapid growth in gourmet restaurants in Budapest. Onyx, which is only the second establishment in the city to gain a star, serves a modern menu overseen by executive chef Szabina Szulló.

Michelin also awarded a star to Olo in Helsinki, Finland, as well as to Thörnströms Kök in Gothenburg, Sweden, both of which are modern Nordic restaurants.

The 2011 Main Cities of Europe guide, which concludes Michelin's European coverage for this year, lists a total of 1,771 restaurants. It includes 15 three-star establishments, 58 two-starred places, six of which are new, and 284 one-star restaurants of which 39 are new.

Derek Bulmer the Michelin man steps out of the shadows >>

Rene Redzepi - the greatest Dane? >>

Noma - Time & Place in Nordic Cuisine: book review >>

E-mail your comments to Kerstin Kühn here.

If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to jobs
Looking for a new job? Find your next restaurant job here with jobs

[Newsletters For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail newsletters.
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking