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The Sunday Times Food List 2015-2016 is the publications bi-annual guide to the finest 200 restaurants in Britain.

The list represents the view of the food loving general public instead of the usual anonymous inspectors in guides such as Michelin or AA.  It is compiled in association with the Harden’s Guide using 9,000 genuine reports from diners who had been asked to rate the places they have visited.

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The Top 100 Sunday Times Best Restaurants in Britain are:

  1. Restaurant Sat Bains with Rooms, Nottingham (up from 6th)
  2. Midsummer House, Cambridge (up from 21st)
  3. L’Enclume, Cartmel (same position)
  4. Casamia, Bristol (new entry)
  5. Restaurant Martin Wishart (up from 11th)
  6. Gidleigh Park, Newton Abbot (up from 9th)
  7. Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons (down from 2nd)
  8. The Ledbury, London, (down from 4th)
  9. The Araki, London (new entry)
  10. Harry’s Place, Grantham (down from 8th)
  11. Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, Port Issac (new entry)
  12. Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles, Auchterardar (up from 43rd)
  13. One-o-One, London (up from 17th)
  14. Restaurant Story, London (up from 77th)
  15. The Waterside Inn, Bray (down from 10th)
  16. Kitchen Table, London (up from 20th)
  17. Raby Hunt, Darlington (up from 26th)
  18. Le Gavroche, London (down from 16th)
  19. Marianne, London (up from 48th)
  20. L’Ortolan, Reading (up from 46th)
  21. Yorke Arms, Pateley Bridge (down from 19th)
  22. Fraiche, Birkenhead (down from 1st)
  23. 21212, Edinburgh (same position)
  24. Hedone, London (up from 30th)
  25. Hambleton Hall, Oakham (up from 40th)*
  26. The Peat Inn, St Andrews (up from 55th)*
  27. Winteringham Fields, Winteringham (new entry) *
  28. The Black Swan at Oldstead, York (new entry)
  29. Llangoed Hall, Brecon (new entry)
  30. The French, Manchester (up from 61st)
  31. The Fat Duck, Bray (down from 29th)
  32. Hibiscus, London (up from 97th)
  33. The Clove Club, London (up from 92nd)
  34. The Kitchin, Edinburgh (up from 67th)
  35. Drake’s Restaurant, Ripley (down from 31st) *
  36. Pied at Terre, London (down from 28th) *
  37. Matt Gillan at The Pass, Lower Beeding (down from 12th)
  38. Mr Underhill’s at Dinham Weir, Ludlow (down from 5th)
  39. Amberley Castle, Arundel (new entry)
  40. Texture, London (up from 73rd)
  41. The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By, Dunvegan (up from 85th)
  42. The Square, London (down from 35th)
  43. The Five Fields, London (down from 39th)
  44. Fera at Claridge’s, London (down from 25th)
  45. The Dining Room at Whatley Manor Hotel, Malmesbury (down from 41st)
  46. Rasoi, London (down from 7th)
  47. Yashin, London (new entry)
  48. The Harrow at Little Bedwyn, Marlborough (up from 53rd)
  49. Bohemia, Jersey (up from 74th)
  50. The Boat House, Bangor (new entry)
  51. Andre Garrett at Cliveden, Taplow (same position)
  52. Fischer’s Baslow Hall, Baslow (up from 54th)
  53. Petrus, London (down from 34th)
  54. Purnell’s Birmingham (up from 69th)
  55. The Greenhouse, London (down from 41st)
  56. Box Tree, Illkley (new entry)
  57. Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, London (up from 87th)
  58. Michael Wignall at The Latymer, Bagshot (down from 27th)
  59. Ametsa with Arzak Instruction, London (new entry)
  60. The Neptune Restaurant with Rooms, Hunstanton (down from 32nd)
  61. Roux at Parliament Square, London (new entry)
  62. Typing Room, London (new entry)
  63. Northcote, Blackburn (down from 24th)
  64. Stovell’s Chobham (new entry)
  65. Menu Gordon Jones, Bath (new entry)
  66. Simon Radley at The Chester Grosvenor, Chester (down from 14th)
  67. Sushi Tetsu, London (up from 83rd)
  68. Koffmann’s London (down from 47th)
  69. Hakkasan, Mayfair, London (new entry)
  70. Cotto, Cambridge (new entry)
  71. Sketch (Lecture Room and Library), London (re-entry)*
  72. Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Dorchester (new entry)
  73. The Artichoke, Amersham (down from 62nd)
  74. The River Cafe, London (up from 89th)
  75. Applecross Inn, Wester Ross (new entry)
  76. Zuma, London (down from 37th)
  77. Hunan, London (up from 86th)
  78. James Martin, Manchester (new entry)
  79. Roger Hickman’s Restaurant, Norwich (new entry)
  80. Yauatcha, London (new entry)
  81. HKK, London (down from 78th)
  82. Chez Bruce, London (down from 79th)
  83. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, London (up from 84th)
  84. Kai Mayfair, London (down from 22nd)
  85. Roka Mayfair, London (down from 56th)
  86. Lavenham Great House Restaurant, Lavenham (new entry)
  87. Seven Park Place by William Drabble, London (down from 60th)*
  88. Amaya, London (down from 70th)
  89. Adam’s, Birmingham (new entry)
  90. Wilton’s, London (down from 64th)
  91. L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon, London (down from 59th)
  92. Lords of The Manor, Cheltenham (re-entry)
  93. Verveine, Milford On Sea (new entry)
  94. Dinings, London (new entry) *
  95. Walnut Tree Inn, Abergavenny (new entry)
  96. Wedgewood, Edinburgh (new entry)
  97. The Lickfold Inn, Petworth
  98. Marcus, London (down from 81st)*
  99. Bentley’s Oyster Bar and Grill, London *
  100. Benares, London (down from 58th) *






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