The English regions gained six new Michelin stars in the 2008 Great Britain and Ireland Guide, released today.
Outlaw is currently in the USA, but Caterer spoke to the privately-owned boutique hotel's general manager, James Coggan.
"We're delighted. We've always wanted to create a top-class, food-led destination and Nathan has been a big part of achieving that goal. Further more, he's great to work with and the most unpretentious, down-to-earth chef I know," he said.
"Last year was our first year and we really learnt a few lessons. We're looking forward to pushing on again and raising the bar further. Padstow has enjoyed a sprinkling of stars over the years, but this is a new thing for Fowey. The town is really on the up."
The other non-London based English restaurants to pick up one Michelin star were West Stoke House in Chichester, West Sussex; Apicuis in Cranbook, Kent; Tean in St Martin's, Isle of Scilly and The Sportsman in Whistable, Kent.
By Daniel Thomas
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