Michelin Guide 2014: no new stars awarded to pubs

By Jo Bruce

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Tom Kerridge of the Hand and Flowers, Marlow, Bucks, has retained two Michelin stars
Tom Kerridge of the Hand and Flowers, Marlow, Bucks, has retained two Michelin stars
No new Michelin stars have been awarded to pubs in the new Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2014.

Tom Kerridge's Hand & Flowers in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, retains its two stars along with the 12 pubs which continue to hold their one Michelin star status.

These include the Stag at Titley, Herefordshire which was the first pub to gain a star; Heston Blumenthal's Hinds Head at Bray, Berkshire; the Sportsman in Seasalter, Kent and the Royal Oak in Paley Street, Berkshire. There are 142 one star restaurants in the new guide.

There are nine new Bib gourmands for pubs, the award for "an enjoyable and affordable meal for £28 or less"  out of the 27 new ones awarded. There are 143 establishments with this award in the 2014 guide.

These are the Tavern in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire; the Fox & Hounds in Hertfordshire; the Tolcarne Inn, Newlyn, Cornwall; the Killingworth Castle, Wootton, Oxfordshire; the Longs Arms in Upper South Wraxall, Wiltshire; the Bird in Hand, Long Ashton, Bristol; the Red Lion in Britwell Salome, Oxfordshire; the Queens in Belbroughton, Worcestershire and the Hearth of the Ram, Ramsbottom, Lancashire.

Pubs losing their bib gourmands are the Freemasons in Clitheroe, Lancashire; the Mole Inn, Toot Baldon, Oxfordshire and the Sorn Inn, Ayrshire.

There are 577 pubs in the guide which is available from 4 October.

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