Michelin Star UK Irland 2018On the 2nd of October, the list of Great Britain and Ireland's best restaurants was published. Below we will name the restaurants that will enjoy an additional star during 2018.

The Araki gets its third Michelin star

(London), the exclusive Japanese restaurant run by chef Mitushiro Araki, joins the select few restaurants of the British Isles with three Michelin stars (only five including The Araki). The Araki has only nine seats in the restaurant and takes care of every last detail to offer an exquisite gastronomic experience.

Bibendum obtains its second Michelin star

El restaurant Bibendum (Londres) –the name of which is a tribute to the Michelin Guide's mascot– has received its second star and the person behind the stoves is chef Claude Bosi. Bibendum serves contemporary French cuisine, with a clear presence of seafood. The large building is impressive with two very different spaces: one with more casual decor and the other more formal.

16 restaurants obtain their first Michelin star

The Wild Honey Inn (Lisdoonvarna, Irland): Irish bistro cuisine Loch Bay (Isle of Skye, Scotland): Contemporary Scottish cuisine with a French touch Paco Tapas (Bristol, England): Traditional Spanish cuisine with interpretations The Coach (Marlow, England): English cuisine with a French touch Coworth Park (Berkshire, England): English cuisine Moor Hall (Aughton, England): English cuisine Lympstone Manor (Exmouth, England): Modern English cuisine The Latymer (Bagshot, England): English cuisine A. Wong (London, England): Chinese cuisine The Dining Room (London, England): English cuisine Clock House (Ripley, England): English/Scottish cuisine La Dame de Pic London (London, England): French cuisine Elystan Street (London, England): English and French cuisine Aquavit (London, England): English and Nordic cuisine Jamavar (London, England): Indian cuisine Vineet Bhatia (London, England): Indian cuisine In total, the British Isles have five restaurants with 3 Michelin stars, 19 restaurants with 2 Michelin stars and 164 with one Michelin star. Images' source: Official site of Micheli Guide