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Michelin stars released by the new Michelin Guide

24 January 2007 by
Michelin stars released by the new Michelin Guide

Michelin's 2008 guide is out now. To view the 2008 winners click here.

Michelin's 2007 guide for Great Britain and Ireland has promoted two restaurants to the coveted two-Michelin-star status.

Both Petrus in Belgravia, London, part of the Gordon Ramsay stable, and the Vineyard at Stockcross, Newbury now hold two Michelin stars, bringing the total two-star restaurants in the guide to 13.

Petrus chef patron Marcus Wareing has been waiting since 2000 to gain an extra star. The Vineyard has also held one star since 2000, but was tipped to win another star by last year's Michelin Guide. Its executive chef John Campbell joined the restaurant in 2002.

There were no new three-Michelin-star restaurants in the guide, but another 13 restaurants were awarded their first Michelin star.

In all the 2007 Michelin guide has 122 establishments with stars. There are also more Rising Stars this year with eight establishments tipped as one star restaurants of the future and one tipped for two stars.

There were 12 restaurants that lost a Michelin star in the new guide.

See Michelin-star rated restaurants for more on Michelin stars.

New two star restaurants:

Petrus, Belgravia, London
The Vineyard at Stockcross, Newbury, Berkshire

New one star restaurant:

Channel IslandsChristophe in Guernsey
Atlantic in Jersey

Scotland
Glenapp Castle, Ballantrae
The Kitchin, Edinburgh

Wales
The Crown at Whitebrook, Monmouth

England The Harrow, Malborough
The Abbey, Penzance
Seaham Hall, Co Durham

London
La Noisette, Chelsea
Benares, Mayfair
Arbutus, Soho
L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Covent Garden

Republic of Ireland Chapter One, Dublin

Rising One Stars:
England
Fraiche, Birkenhead
West Stoke, Chichester
Cotswold House, Chipping Campden
Combe House, Honiton
St Martin's on the Isle, St Martin's, Scilly Isles

Scotland
Linen Room, Dumfries
Abstract, Inverness

London Galvin at Windows, Mayfair

Rising Two Stars
Foliage at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel, London

Deletions

England
The Goose, Britwell Salome
Edmunds, Henley-in-Arden
Pool Court at 42, Leeds
The Longridge Restaurant, Longridge
The Moody Goose at the Old Priory, Midsomer Norton
St Ervan Manor, Padstow
The Horn of Plenty, Tavistock
Orestone Manor, Torquay

Scotland Ballachulish House, Ballachulish
Plumed Horse, Castle Douglas

Wales
Ynyshir Hall, Machynlleth, Powys

London Chapter One, Bromley

Michelin website>>

by James Garner

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