Category Archive: Michelin Starred

Overall Best Dishes – 2018

  This list (in no particular order) details the very best dishes I have eaten in 2018. A Nottingham-specific overview will be coming soon!   A visit to Berlin in frosty February took… Continue reading

Nathan Outlaw- Fine Dining – Cornwall (2*, Good Food Guide #1 2018)

The latest Good Food Guide was released in August to the news that Nathan Outlaw’s eponymous restaurant in Cornwall had topped the rankings. Much debate can be had about the validity of any… Continue reading

La Pergola – Fine Dining (3*) – Rome

La Pergola sits in the Waldorf Astoria overlooking the beauty of the city of Rome. It is a picture of opulence. Imagine a five star hotel, cover it in marble and gold and… Continue reading

Fera at Claridges (1*) – FIne Dining – London

Fera is the sister restaurant of Simon Rogan’s L’Enclume (which I reviewed in 2013), an establishment that is amongst the best in the country. In Spring 2014 Fera was Rogan’s first permanent restaurant… Continue reading

Purnell’s – Fine Dining – Birmingham

A couple of weeks ago I visited another Michelin starred restaurant, Simpsons, and had a very nice, if unremarkable, meal. Arguably Birmingham’s biggest food personality of recent years is Glynn Purnell, a common… Continue reading

Simpsons – Fine Dining (1*) – Birmingham

Simpsons has been ever present on the Birmingham food scene for some time, held a Michelin star in the city since 2000. It is out in Edgbaston, a little away from the very centre… Continue reading

Review of 2015 in Michelin Stars

2015’s Michelin Starred restaurants started with a weekend in London at the Clove Club and Dinner. The former is a up-and-coming restaurant in Shoreditch that has been making waves for the last couple of… Continue reading

The Fat Duck – Bray

  When people discover I am a ‘foodie’ this  is THE restaurant I get asked whether I have visited. When the restaurant team returned to the UK following their stint in Melbourne I… Continue reading

John’s House (1*) – Mountsorrel (Loughborough, Leicestershire) – Fine Dining

John’s House have joined a small band of East Midlands Michelin star winners; Hambleton Hall, Fischers and Sat Bains. It is also the only establishment in Leicestershire holding that honour. I will happily admit to… Continue reading

Casamia (1*) – Fine Dining – Bristol

A recent weekend of quality food started in Bristol with a visit to Casamia. I’d wanted to make the trip here for sometime as I’d heard good things from other bloggers about this 1… Continue reading