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AA Guide Changes - 11/12/2016

Unlike many other UK and Ireland food guides, the AA Guide is constantly updated throughout the year. The AA Guide restaurant changes from around 11/12/2016 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
Drake's Restaurant Ripley - AA RosetteAA RosetteAA Rosette
The Mulberry Restaurant at The Bishopstrow Hotel Warminster AA Rosette AA RosetteAA Rosette
The Barn at Coworth Park Ascot AA Rosette AA RosetteAA Rosette
Gilbert's Restaurant at Best Western Plus Grim's Dyke Hotel Harrow Weald - 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 Yeovil Court Hotel and Restaurant Yeovil AA RosetteAA Rosette AA Rosette
Old Masters Restaurant at the Murrayshall House Hotel Perth AA RosetteAA Rosette AA Rosette
Craxton Wood Grill at the Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel Chester 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
Lords of the Manor Cheltenham AA RosetteAA RosetteAA 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
Number 50 Alcester AA 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.