Cliff House sees Michelin Star retained for 2020


THE popular House Restaurant at Cliff House Hotel, Ardmore has retained its Michelin Star status in the new Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2020 just published.

Five newcomers join the list of 18 Michelin Star recipients in the Republic of Ireland whose names feature in the 2020 Michelin Guide. They are Two Michelin Star Aimsir in Celbridge and The Greenhouse in Dublin City and the One-Star establishments Variety Jones, also in Dublin City, Bastion in Kinsale and The Oak Room in Adare Manor, County Limerick.

Other restaurants that hold their Michelin Star from previous years are the Two-Star Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud and the One-Star Chapter One and L’Ecrivain in Dublin City and Liath in Blackrock village. Elsewhere, other one-star restaurants are Aniar and Loam (Galway City); Campagne and Lady Helen at Mount Juliet Hotel (Kilkenny); Wild Honey Inn, Lisdoonvarna (Clare); Ichigo Ichie (Cork City) and West Cork’s Mews in Baltimore and Chestnut in nearby Ballydehob.

In addition, Loam in Galway was honoured with the Michelin Sustainability Award 2020, whilst Adare Manor in County Limerick won the Michelin Sommelier Award 2020.

In Northern Ireland, Belfast restaurant The Muddlers Club (Cathedral Quarter) has been awarded a new one Michelin Star while two other Belfast restaurants – Eipic (Howard Street) and Ox (Oxford Street) – have also retained their Michelin Star status.

Meanwhile, the Michelin Bib Gourmand awards recognise those establishments offering good food at prices of €40 or less for a three-course meal.

Newcomers that join the list of 20 Bib Gourmand recipients in this year’s guide are: Thyme (Athlone); Land to Sea (Dingle); Circa (Terenure) and Uno Mas (Aungier Street, Dublin).


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