ResDiary’s top 5 Michelin restaurants in the UK

Zopaash Iqbal | Date posted - 02 Oct 2018
Regarded as the creme de la creme of food rankings, Michelin stars are a hallmark of culinary excellence for restaurants all over the world. Despite Japan leading as the world capital of fine dining with the most Michelin starred restaurants, the UK is not one to be left behind serving up some exquisite Michelin starred cuisine. Ready to go on a culinary adventure and need to know which restaurants are most definitely worth a stop? Keep reading for the UK’s top 5 Michelin restaurants according to ResDiary.

Adam's Restaurant

Michelin star rating * Contemporary British dining at it’s finest is what you can expect at Adam’s. With countless awards to its name including a Michelin star, three AA Rosettes and a rating of 7 in the Good Food Guide you can be sure owner and chef, Adam Stokes knows his stuff. Tantalise your tastebuds with our recommendation, the 8 course Tasting menu complete with wine. Trust us you won’t be disappointed.


Michelin star rating ** Named Britain’s best restaurant for the fourth year in a row by the Good Food Guide thanks to the “soaring sophistication” of chef Simon Rogan’s cooking, there is no doubt L’Enclume is a force to be reckoned with! Set in an old ironmongers, L’Enclume is described as a magical Cumbrian hideaway where the surroundings are just as good as the food. This two star Michelin marvel is a riverside restaurant where the menus reflect the heart of chef Simon Rogan’s farm to table philosophy with almost all of the produce coming from the restaurant’s own farm. Don’t forget if you’re travelling a fair distance to experience this marvel, there is on-site accommodation for those wishing to spend the night, sounds like our idea of bliss!

Simpson's Birmingham

Michelin star rating * Michelin star holders since 2000, Simpsons is an informal, contemporary and elegant restaurant that reflects the spirit of fine dining today. By working with the best suppliers in the Midlands and beyond, you can be sure you will enjoy a memorable gourmet experience. The set tasting menu is a delight with the choice of butter poached turbot, Cornish lamb or guinea fowl cooked to perfection. We know where you’ll be stopping next time you’re in Birmingham.

Wilks Restaurant

Situated in Redland Bristol, Wilks is modern, vibrant and offers accomplished cooking in an informal dining room. The cooking at Wilks restaurant is light and modern with an emphasis on clean flavours and seasonal ingredients. Looking to go all out? Wilks offer a 7 course gourmand menu designed for all guests at the table to enjoy, where you can choose from caramelised veal sweetbread, wild turbot fillet or dry aged Hereford beef sirloin.

The Kitchin

Michelin star rating * Opened in 2006 by husband and wife team Tom and Michaela, the Kitchin was awarded a Michelin star just 6 months after opening. The Kitchin presents modern British seasonal cuisine influenced by French cooking techniques and an appreciation of the best quality ingredients available from Scotland’s fantastic natural larder. After a glance at the classic Kitchin surprise tasting menu complete with amuse bouche, main course followed by a delicious millionaire’s shortbread for dessert. If you’re looking for fine Scottish dining, look no further than the Kitchin.
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