142 Bib Gourmand Awards awarded from Michelin
Named after Bibendum – the Michelin Man – the Bib Gourmand award highlights restaurants which offer good quality, good value cooking.
There are 27 new Bib Gourmands in the 2019 MICHELIN Guide, bringing the total to 143. London has 42, four of which are new. Petit Pois in Hoxton is a cosy bistro serving French food, whilst Kudu in Peckham offers dishes inspired by its chef’s South African roots. Farang in Highbury focuses on Thai street food, and Sorella brings the Amalfi coast to Clapham.
Newcastle’s Route gains a third Bib for the city, while Brighton adds Italian restaurant Cin Cin. Three new Bib gourmand for Bristol. Two go to restaurants in converted shipping containers on the old wharf Root and another Tare. City institution Bell’s Diner & Bar Rooms is the third recipient.
Six pubs receive the award this year. The old-fashioned Dog and Gun in Skelton, Cumbria; the hugely characterful Compasses Inn in Crundale, Kent, and the rural Crown Inn in Upton.
Scotland scores two Bib Gourmands in this year’s guide with Monadh Kitchen in Glasgow and Sugar Boat in Helensburgh, while beachside bistro Bryn Williams at Porth Eirias wins a third Bib for Wales.
The Republic of Ireland boasts four new Bib Gourmands, bringing its total number up to 24: Clanbrassil House in Dublin, Tartare in Galway, Dillon’s in Timoleague and Brownes in Tuam; while former Michelin-starred chef Danni Barry gains a Bib Gourmand for Northern Ireland at the charming Clenaghans.
Full 2019 Michelin Bib Gourmand Results