L'Enclume scores Waitrose Good Food Guide hat-trick

By James Wallin

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Simon Rogan's L'Enclume tops the list for the third year running
Simon Rogan's L'Enclume tops the list for the third year running

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Simon Rogan’s L’Enclume has been named the UK’s best restaurant for the third year running in the Waitrose Good Food Guide, writes M&C Allegra Foodservice.

The Cumbrian fine dining restaurant kept Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in second place while Jason Atherton’s Pollen Street Social jumped three places to third.

Robin Gill of the Dairy and the Manor, based in Clapham, south London, won chef of the year.

Steven Smith’s Freemasons at Wiswell pub in Lancashire was the top pub, beating Tom Kerridge’s Hand & Flowers.

The top 50 restaurants were as follows (with food ratings in brackets):

  1. L’Enclume, Cumbria (10) 
  2. Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, London (10)
  3. Pollen Street Social, London (9)
  4. Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, Cornwall (9)
  5. Hibiscus, London (9)
  6. Restaurant Sat Bains, Nottinghamshire (9)
  7. Midsummer House, Cambridgeshire (8) (new in top 10 this year) 
  8. The Ledbury, London (8) 
  9. Fraiche, Merseyside (8) (new in top 10 this year)
  10. Le Champignon Sauvage, Glos (8)
  11. The Square, London (8)
  12. Fera at Claridges, London (8) 
  13. Le Gavroche, London (8)
  14. Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles, Tayside (8) 
  15. Marcus, London (8)
  16. Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Oxfordshire (8)
  17. The French, Manchester (8)
  18. André Garrett at Cliveden, Berkshire (8)
  19. Whatley Manor, The Dining Room, Wiltshire (8)
  20. The Kitchin, Edinburgh (7)
  21. Bohemia, Jersey (7)
  22. The Waterside Inn, Berkshire (7)
  23. Artichoke, Buckinghamshire (7)
  24. Restaurant James Sommerin, Glamorgan (7)
  25. Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, London (7)
  26. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, London (7)
  27. Paul Ainsworth at No. 6, Cornwall (7)
  28. Casamia, Bristol (7) 
  29. Adam’s, Birmingham (7)
  30. Restaurant Martin Wishart, Edinburgh (7)
  31. Pied à Terre, London (7)
  32. Restaurant Story, London (7)
  33. Murano, London (7)
  34. Ynyshir Hall, Powys (7) 
  35. Sketch, London (7)
  36. Llangoed Hall, Powys (7)
  37. Hedone, London (7)
  38. Hambleton Hall, Rutland (7)
  39. The Peat Inn, Fife (7)
  40. Gidleigh Park, Devon (7)
  41. Fischer’s Baslow Hall, Derbyshire (7)
  42. Freemasons at Wiswell, Lancashire (7) 
  43. The Hand & Flowers, Buckinghamshire (6)
  44. Yorke Arms, Ramsgill, Yorkshire (6)
  45. The Dairy, London (6)
  46. OX, Belfast (6)
  47. The Raby Hunt, Durham (6)
  48. Lake Road Kitchen, Cumbria (6)
  49. The Sportsman, Kent (6)
  50. Northcote, Lancashire (6)

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