Michelin Guide

Creative process: Stephen Harris talks punk music, creativity and sourcing ingredients locally

Michelin-starred chef claims punk music helps his cooking

By Amelie Maurice-Jones


Stephen Harris, head chef at the Sportsman gastropub in Kent, has shared the creative process behind his dishes. This comes after his pub retained its Michelin star in the 2022 Michelin Guide last week.

Over the moon: Chef-owner of the Dog & Gun Inn shares shock at bagging Michelin star

New Michelin star a 'shock' to the Dog & Gun Inn

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Chef-owner of gastropub the Dog & Gun Inn, which bagged a Michelin star last week, was “over the moon” his small, Cumbrian pub had scored the prestigious award.

Michelin Guide: Two pubs bag Bib Gourmands

New Bib Gourmands awarded this year

By Amelie Maurice-Jones


Two pubs have scored Bib Gourmand awards, which are dished out by the Michelin Guide to recognise restaurants that “will leave you with a sense of satisfaction, at having eaten so well at a reasonable price”.

Award-winning: Two pubs bag Michelin stars

Two pubs awarded Michelin stars

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The Bridge Arms in Canterbury, Kent and the Cumbria-based the Dog & Gunn Inn have scooped their first Michelin stars today (Wednesday 16 February) in the 2022 Michelin Guide.

Double win: the Hand & Flowers has two Michelin stars

Which 17 pubs have Michelin stars?

By Nikkie Sutton

There are now 17 pubs nationwide flying the coveted Michelin star flag, showcasing the culinary talent and skill on offer in kitchens that go against the old pub stereotype of dodgy cheese sandwiches and cheap bar snacks

Steven Smith:

Chef spotlight

Northern powerhouse: the Freemasons at Wiswell, Lancashire

By Helen Gilbert

For the second year in a row, The Freemasons at Wiswell, Lancashire has ranked number one in the Good Food Guide’s Top 50 Pubs. Helen Gilbert catches up with chef-patron Steven Smith to discover what the latest accolade means to him, his Michelin Star...

The Treby Arms: Advance bookings have more than trebled since winning a Michelin star

New Michelin-starred pub in big trade uplift

By Jo Bruce

The Treby Arms, in Sparkwell, Devon – one of three pubs to gain a new Michelin star in the 2015 guide released last month – has seen advance bookings treble since winning the accolade.

Harwood Arms: first London pub to get a Michelin star

Record number of Michelin stars for pubs

By Jo Bruce

Three pubs have been awarded the prestigious Michelin star in the new Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2010. This brings the total of pubs...

Star performers

Star performers

PubChef reports on this year's winners of Michelin stars and Bib Gourmands Two pubs in Kent and Oxfordshire have been awarded a coveted star in the...

Matt Shropshall, Jeff and Ben

Marston's licensees scoop food gongs

By Lucy Britner

Two Marston's Pub Company licensees have scooped Bronze and Merit awards at a Hospitality Show cooking competition. Jeff Thomas, chef patron at the...

Bob Beatty

Great pub chefs - The Good Life

By Jo Bruce

Swapping the fast lane for a more meaningful existence in the country became an easy decision for pub chef Paul Hackett. It just took a motorbike...

By being firm on crime Kishor Patel has won the respect of local residents and staff

Michelin guide pubs - Star spangled dinners

By Nigel Huddleston

The stars of the Michelin Guide are just starting to light up the pubs of Britain. Nigel Huddleston reports on the pioneering days of what will...

Pub food enjoys

Pub food enjoys

boost from guide by Richard Matthews and The PMA Team Six more pubs in the UK have been given a prestigious Bib Gourmand award in the 2003 Michelin...