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AA Guide Changes - 24/04/2016

Unlike many other UK and Ireland food guides, the AA Guide is constantly updated throughout the year. The AA Guide restaurant changes from around 24/04/2016 are detailed below. We list both increases and decreases in AA Rosette awards, as well as complete removals from the AA Guide.

AA Rosettes Increased

Name Location Old Award New Award
The Epicure Experience by Richard Davies at The Celtic Manor Resort Newport - AA RosetteAA RosetteAA Rosette
Tudors Restaurant at the Marygreen Manor Hotel Brentwood AA Rosette AA RosetteAA Rosette
The Coach House Restaurant at Middleton Lodge Middleton Tyas AA Rosette AA RosetteAA Rosette
The Taynuilt Argyll AA Rosette AA RosetteAA Rosette
Gilroy's Dining Room at The Morritt Country House Hotel Barnard Castle - AA RosetteAA Rosette
The Garden Restaurant at Rothay Garden Grasmere - AA RosetteAA Rosette
Kona at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate London - AA RosetteAA Rosette
The Eagle Tavern Faringdon - AA RosetteAA Rosette
The WinePress at The Maids Head Hotel Norwich AA Rosette AA RosetteAA Rosette
Crab and Boar Chieveley AA Rosette AA RosetteAA Rosette
Estbek House Whitby - AA RosetteAA Rosette
Murrays at Whittlebury Hall Towcester - AA RosetteAA Rosette
Sexy Fish London - AA RosetteAA Rosette
The Malvern Malvern - AA Rosette
The Peat Spade Inn Stockbridge - AA Rosette
Lakes Restaurant at Hempstead House Country Hotel Sittingbourne - AA Rosette
Castle Beach Restaurant at the Falmouth Hotel Falmouth - AA Rosette
The Plough Inn Hathersage - AA Rosette
The AA continually inspects restaurants throughout the year. A restaurant can be awarded one or two AA Rosettes at any time, however three and four Rosettes are only awarded twice a year, and five Rosettes only once per year. The above table lists the restaurants that were awarded more AA Rosettes around the date specified.


AA Rosettes Decreased

Name Location Old Award New Award
The Atholl at The Howard Edinburgh AA RosetteAA Rosette AA Rosette
Any restaurant that when inspected, is no longer deemed to meet the standards of a previous AA Rosette award, can have its AA Rosettes reduced at any time. This usually comes in the form of restaurants previously holding two AA Rosettes being reduced to one. The restaurants above had their AA Rosettes reduced around the date specified.


AA Rosettes Reduced To Zero

Name Location Old Award New Award
The Pass Lower Beeding AA RosetteAA RosetteAA RosetteAA Rosette -
The Valley Restaurant at the Rose-in-Vale Hotel St Agnes AA RosetteAA Rosette -
The Wykeham Arms Winchester AA RosetteAA Rosette -
Quadrato Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Canary Wharf London AA Rosette -
The Brasserie at Barnham Broom Barnham Broom AA Rosette -
Fairways Restaurant at the Golf View Hotel Nairn AA Rosette -
CEN at The Celtic Manor Resort Newport AA Rosette -
The Black Horse Kirkby Fleetham AA Rosette -
The Tree At Cadmore Cadmore End AA Rosette -
Restaurants that have their AA Rosettes reduced to zero still appear in the AA Guide, however they may subsequently be removed. AA Rosettes are usually reduced to zero when a change of chef or other major change takes place. Whilst a restaurant has zero AA Rosettes, it will not appear in our database (unless it also holds other awards).


Removed from AA Guide

Name Location Old Award New Award
Anise Restaurant at The Felbridge Hotel East Grinstead AA RosetteAA Rosette -
Hillbark Grill Frankby AA RosetteAA Rosette -
The above restaurants no longer appear in the AA Guide. This is most often due to restaurant closure, however the AA can remove any restaurant from their guide at any time if it no longer meets the required standards to be eligible for one or more AA Rosettes.