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The Good Food Guide 2019 – The Top 50

6 Sep 2018

The 2019 Good Food Guide has just been released and three restaurants were awarded the coveted 10/10 score. Restaurant Nathan Outlaw in Cornwall retained its number one slot, L’Enclume in Cumbria was ranked second and Core by Clare Smyth was the highest-ever new entry in the GFG listings going straight in at number three. Here’s the full Top 50 listing as well as the regional winners:

1 Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, Cornwall
2 L’Enclume, Cumbria
3 Core by Clare Smyth, London (New)

Core by Clare Smyth: 10/10 and the highest-ever new entry at No.3 in the Good Food Guide

4 Restaurant Sat Bains, Nottingham
5 Ynyshir, Powys
6 Claude Bosi at Bibendum, London
7 Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, London
8 Casamia, Bristol
9 Pollen Street Social, London

10 The Fat Duck, Berkshire
11 Moor Hall, Lancashire
12 Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Tayside
13 Adam Reid at the French, Manchester
14 Bohemia, Jersey
15 Le Champignon Sauvage, Cheltenham
16 Restaurant Story, London
17 André Garrett at Cliveden, Berkshire
18 The Ledbury, London
19 Fraiche, Merseyside
20 Roganic, London (New)
21 Midsummer House, Cambridgeshire
22 Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, London
23 The Peat Inn, Fife
24 Marcus, London
25 Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, London

Ynyshir: No. 5 on the list and chef Gareth Ward also picked up the Chef Of The Year award

26 The Kitchin, Edinburgh
27 Forest Side, Cumbria
28 A Wong, London (New)
29 Orwells, Oxfordshire
30 Sketch, Lecture Room & Library, London
31 Hedone, London
32 The Ritz London
33 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh
34 The Three Chimneys, Isle of Skye
35 The Waterside Inn, Berkshire
36 Simon Radley at the Chester Grosvenor, Cheshire (New)
37 Restaurant James Sommerin, Glamorgan
38 Whatley Manor, the Dining Room, Wiltshire
39 Matt Worswick at the Latymer, Surrey (New)
40 The Raby Hunt, Co Durham
41 The Greenhouse, London
42 The Sportsman, Kent
43 Restaurant Martin Wishart, Edinburgh
44 Artichoke, Buckinghamshire
45 Lake Road Kitchen, Cumbria (New)
46 Adam’s, Birmingham
47 Morston Hall, Norfolk (New)
48 Le Gavroche, London
49 The Whitebrook, Monmouthshire
50 Hambleton Hall, Leicestershire and Rutlan

Lake Road Kitchen: New entry at No. 45 for this Lake District venue

Best Local Restaurant 2019
East of England: The Old Bank, Snettisham, Norfolk

Regional winners
Wales: Hare & Hounds, Aberthin, Glamorgan
Scotland: Forage & Chatter, Edinburgh
Northern Ireland: Hadskis, Belfast
Midlands: Harborne Kitchen, Harborne, West Midlands
North East England: The Feathers Inn, Hedley on the Hill, Northumberland
North West England: Joseph Benjamin, Chester, Cheshire
South East England: Pulpo Negro, Alresford, Hampshire
South West England: The Three Tuns, Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire
London: Home SW15, Putney

Editors’ Awards

Chef of the Year
Gareth Ward, Ynyshir, Powys
Chef to Watch
Alex Bond, Alchemilla, Nottingham
Restaurant of the Year
A. Wong, Victoria, London
Best New Entry UK
The Moorcock, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Best New Entry, London
Cornerstone, Hackney Wick
Best for Sustainability
Angela's, Margate, Kent

The Old Bank in Snettisham, Norfolk: Best UK Local Restaurant