Michelin star restaurants London 2022: full list and new stars awarded - as Michelin Guide UK published

The new Michelin star winners have been announced - so which London restaurants were awarded coveted stars?

The 2022 Michelin guide has been released, with London adding to its impressive list of Michelin-starred restaurants in the new guide.

Five restaurants in the capital own three coveted stars, which puts them at the top of the tree when it comes to fine dining.

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So which London restaurants have new Michelin stars this year, and which other restaurants in the capital have retained their stars for 2022?

What is the criteria for winning a Michelin star?

According to the official Michelin website, there is a five-step process in order to be awarded a star, and it is as follows:

  • Using quality products
  • Mastery of flavour and cooking techniques
  • Personality of the chef in the cuisine
  • Value for money
  • Consistency of food

Which restaurants in London have been awarded new Michelin stars in 2022?

The Clove Club, Shoreditch

Chef: Isaac McHale

Address: Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London EC1V 9LT, www.thecloveclub.com

The Clove Club has received a second Michelin star, having previously held one. It’s a unique, fine dining restaurant that is a described as “cutting edge” and “using ingredients that are often overlooked”.

The guide says: “Whether it’s hazelwood grilled red mullet with stuffed green pepper, or dry-aged Middlewhite pork with spicy rhubarb, [Isaac McHale’s] plates are imaginative and detailed, but never overcrowded or overly complicated. His food is a joy to eat.”

Ikoyi, St James’s

Chef: Jeremy Chan

Address: 1 St James’s Market, St. James’s, London SW1Y 4AH, ikoyilondon.com

Ikoyi, like The Clove Club, is a new addition to the two-star list, having received a boost from one star.

Chef Jeremy Chan combines local UK produce with West African flavours to create “bold, balanced and inventive dishes full of controlled intensity and free of extraneous theatricals” according to the Michelin Guide.

Evelyn’s Table, Soho

Chef: Luke Selby

Address: The Blue Posts, Cellar, 28 Rupert St, London W1D 6DJ, www.theblueposts.co.uk/evelyns-table

After receiving its first Michelin star, Evelyn’s Table was described as London’s “best kept culinary secret” by Tatler. Located in the beer cellar of The Blue Posts pub, it’s known for Modern European dishes and lesser known wines.

The Michelin Guide states: “Talented Head Chef Luke Selby and his younger brothers Nat and Theo explain each of the sophisticated, original dishes on the perfectly balanced set menu in detail; watch them confidently craft each course using a mix of French and Japanese techniques.”

Frog by Adam Handling, Covent Garden

Chef: Adam Handling

Address: 34-35 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HG, www.frogbyadamhandling.com

Expect theatrical fine dining from this restaurant, which has bagged its first Michelin star. Chef and owner Adam Handling, who started out as an apprentice at the prestigious Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland, is known for using the finest local ingredients on a contemporary British menu.

Jamavar, Mayfair

Chef: Surender Mohan

Address: 8 Mount St, London W1K 3NF, jamavarrestaurants.com

Indian street food restaurant, Jamavar, which has a capacity of 108 guests seated, has won its first Michelin star in 2022. The Michelin Guide states: “Instead of starters there’s an extensive selection of ‘small plates’ that include succulent Malabar prawns – a very popular speciality, along with the robustly flavoured kid goat shami kebab.”

Kol, Marylebone

Chef: Santiago Lastra

Address: 9 Seymour St, London W1H 7BA , kolrestaurant.com

A new addition to the guide, ‘Mexican soul, British ingredients’ is the tagline and niche of this restaurant. The waiting list is fairly long, with May reservations opening in early March.

The Michelin Guide says: “The inventive, talented kitchen team takes recipes rooted in tradition from various regions of Mexico to which they add their own creativity, while using top drawer produce from around the British Isles.”

Sollip, Southwark

Chef: Woongchul Park

Address: Unit 1, 8 Melior Street, London, SE1 3QP, www.sollip.co.uk

Just a four-minute walk from the iconic Shard, this Korean-inspired fine-dining restaurant run by a husband and wife team has just received its first Michelin star.

The Michelin Guide describes Sollip’s food as “not showy or over complicated, just polished and poised” and praises the “cool, calm and contemporary” atmosphere.

NOT Trivet

Trivet, Southwark

Chef: Jonny Lake

Address: 36 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SU, trivetrestaurant.co.uk

Selling “interesting” wines in a retro yet modern setting, Trivet is run by alumni of the Fat Duck.

The Michelin Guide states: “The combinations of ingredients are perfectly balanced, flavours are assured and the execution is faultless. It’s a pleasure eating food of such clarity and confidence.”

Wild Honey St James

Chef: Anthony Demetre

Address: 8 Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5NG, www.wildhoneystjames.co.uk

A new addition to the guide, Wild Honey was launched in Spring 2019, having enjoyed over a decade in Mayfair. The Michelin Guide praises Anthony Demetre’s cooking, saying: “It’s all about the flavours, not the frippery – so while his dishes might look quite simple on the plate, they really deliver in taste and thus reveal his considerable skills.”

What other Michelin starred restaurants are there in London?

One Michelin star

  • Dysart Petersham - 135 Petersham Rd, Richmond TW10 7AA
  • The Glasshouse - 14 Station Parade, London, TW9 3PZ, United Kingdom
  • La Trompette - 3-7 Devonshire Rd, Chiswick, London W4 2EU
  • The River Cafe - Thames Wharf, Rainville Rd, London W6 9HA
  • Chez Bruce - 2 Bellevue Rd, London SW17 7EG
  • Harwood Arms - Walham Grove, London SW6 1QP
  • Endo at the Rotunda - Television Centre, 8th Floor The Helios, 101 Wood Ln, London W12 7FR
  • Kitchen W8 - 11-13 Abingdon Rd, London W8 6AH
  • Trinity - 4 The Polygon, London, SW4 0JG, United Kingdom
  • Elystan Street - 43 Elystan St, London SW3 3NT
  • Five Fields - 8-9 Blacklands Terrace, London SW3 2SP
  • Amaya - Halkin Arcade, Off Lowndes St, London SW1X 8J
  • Petrus by Gordon Ramsey - 1 Kinnerton St, London SW1X 8EA
  • Marcus - The Berkeley, Wilton Pl, London SW1X 7R
  • Muse - 38 Groom Place, London, SW1X 7BA, United Kingdom
  • Dining Room at the Goring - 15 Beeston Place, London, SW1W 0JW, United Kingdom
  • Kol - 9 Seymour St, London W1H 7BA
  • Kai - 65 S Audley St, London W1K 2QU
  • Locanda Locatelli - 8 Seymour St, London W1H 7JZ
  • Quilon - 41 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF
  • Murano - 20 Queen St, London W1J 5PP
  • HIDE - 85 Piccadilly, London W1J 7NB
  • Jamavar - 8 Mount St, London W1K 3NF
  • Ritz Restaurant - 150 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9BR, United Kingdom
  • Benares - 12a Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BS
  • Hakksan Mayfair - 17 Bruton St, London W1J 6QB
  • Seven Park Place - 7-8 Park Pl, St. James’s, London SW1A 1LS
  • Gymkhana - 42 Albemarle St, London W1S 4JH
  • Trishna - 15-17 Blandford St, London W1U 3DG
  • Umu - 14-16 Bruton Pl, London W1J 6LX
  • Pollen Street Social - 8-10 Pollen St, London W1S 1NQ
  • Veeraswamy - Victory House, 99-101 Regent St., London W1B 4RS
  • Sabor - 35-37 Heddon St, London W1B 4BR
  • Wild Honey St James - 8 Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5NG
  • Evelyn’s Table - The Blue Posts, Cellar, 28 Rupert St, London W1D 6DJ
  • Portland - 113 Great Portland St, London W1W 6QQ
  • So l La - 64 Dean Street, London, W1D 4QQ, United Kingdom
  • Barrafina - 26-27 Dean Street, London, W1D 3LL, United Kingdom
  • The Ninth - 22 Charlotte St., London W1T 2NB
  • Pied a Terre - 34 Charlotte St., London W1T 2NH
  • Hakkasan Hanway Place - 8 Hanway Pl, London W1T 1HD
  • Frog by Adam Handling - 34-35 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HG
  • Trivet - 36 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SU
  • Sollip - Unit 1, 8 Melior Street, London, SE1 3QP, United Kingdom
  • Club Gascon - 57 W Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS
  • St John - 26 St John St, Barbican, London EC1M 4AY
  • City Social - Tower 42, 25 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1HQ
  • Angler - South Place Hotel, 3 South Pl, London EC2M 2AF
  • Galvin La Chapelle - 35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY
  • Leroy - 18 Phipp St, London EC2A 4NU
  • Lyle’s - Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JJ, United Kingdom
  • Brat - 4 Redchurch St, London E1 6JL
  • Maos - 41 Redchurch St, London E2 7DJ
  • Behind - 20 Sidworth Street, London, E8 3SD, United Kingdom
  • Casa Fofo - 158 Sandringham Rd, London E8 2HS
  • Cornerstone - 3 Prince Edward Road, London, E9 5LX, United Kingdom

Two Michelin Stars

  • Claude Bosi at Bibendum - Michelin House, 81 Fulham Rd., London SW3 6RD
  • Dinner by Heston Blumenthal - 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA
  • A. Wong - 70 Wilton Rd, Pimlico, London SW1V 1DE
  • Le Gavroche - 43 Upper Brook St, London W1K 7QR
  • Ikoyi - 1 St James’s Market, St. James’s, London SW1Y 4AH
  • Kitchen Table - 70 Charlotte St., London W1T 4QG
  • Story - 199 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2JX, United Kingdom
  • La Dame de Pic London - Four Seasons Hotel at Ten, 10 Trinity Square, London EC3N 4AJ
  • The Clove Club - Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London EC1V 9LT
  • Da Terra - 8 Patriot Square, London, E2 9NF, United Kingdom

Three Michelin Stars

  • Core by Clare Smyth - 92 Kensington Park Rd, London W11 2PN
  • Restaurant Gordon Ramsey - 68-69 Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4HP, United Kingdom
  • Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester - 53 Park Ln, London W1K 1QA
  • Helene Darozze at The Connaught - Carlos Place, London, W1K 2AL, United Kingdom
  • Sketch (The Lecture Room & Library) - 9 Conduit Street, London, W1S 2XG, United Kingdom