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South West restaurants scoop new stars in the 2022 Michelin Guide

2022 Michelin Guide, Olive Tree in Bath
The Olive Tree in Bath

The eagerly anticipated 2022 Michelin Guide reveals which South West restaurants have retained and scooped the coveted stars

The digital launch of the 2022 Michelin Guide on February 15 and 16 saw a legion of South West restaurants retain stars and must-visit venues earn accolades from Michelin for the first time.

Terroir Tapas in Bournemouth, Wilsons in Bristol and Oak in Bath were all awarded a Green Star for their commitment to sustainable practices and culinary creativity. Coombeshead Farm in Lewannick, Daylesford Organic Farm in the Cotswolds, New Yard in Trelowarren (read our review here), River Cottage Kitchen in Axminster, The Dining Room at Whatley Manor in Malmesbury and The Ethicurean in Wrington all retained their Green Stars.

In addition to the South West restaurants which earned a Green Stars, Andria in Dartmouth scooped a Bib Gourmand in its first inclusion in the fine-dining guide. Root and Box-E in Bristol, Beckford Bottle Shop in Bath, Cornish Arms in Tavistock and The Antidote in Ilfracombe were joined by Cornish venues Rick Stein’s Cafe in Padstow, Kota in Porthleven and The Square at Porthleven in retaining a Bib Gourmand.

Jude Kereama of Kota Porthleven
Jude Kereama of Kota in Porthleven

While there were no new restaurants in the South West to earn a Michelin star, many maintained the accolade. See the full list of the South West restaurants which retained a star below:

  • Bulrush, Bristol
  • Bybrook, Castle Combe
  • Casamia, Bristol
  • Elephant, Torquay
  • Le Champignon Sauvage, Cheltenham
  • Lympstone Manor, Lympstone
  • Masons Arms, Knowstone
  • The Olive Tree, Bath
  • Osip, Bruton
  • Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen, Port Isaac
  • Outlaw’s New Road, Port Isaac
  • Paco Tapas, Bristol
  • Paul Ainsworth at No.6, Padstow
  • Restaurant Hywel Jones by Lucknam Park, Colerne
  • The Dining Room, Malmesbury
  • Thomas Carr 1873, Ilfracombe
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