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AA Guide Changes - 19/11/2017

Unlike many other UK and Ireland food guides, the AA Guide is constantly updated throughout the year. The AA Guide restaurant changes from around 19/11/2017 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
Restaurant 1896 at the Caer Beris Manor Hotel Builth Wells - AA RosetteAA Rosette
Pullman Restaurant at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel Galway AA Rosette AA RosetteAA Rosette
VL Restaurant at Vaughan Lodge Lahinch NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Askham Hall Penrith NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Devonshire Restaurant at The George Hotel Penrith NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
The Park Restaurant at the Killarney Park Hotel Killarney NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
The Owenmore Restaurant at the Ballynahinch Castle Hotel Recess NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
The Westwood Restaurant Beverley NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Hatherley Manor Gloucester NEW AA Rosette
Tytherleigh Arms Axminster NEW AA Rosette
Terrace Restaurant at The Rock Hotel Gibraltar NEW AA Rosette
The Painswick Painswick NEW AA Rosette
The Signal Restaurant at The Station House Hotel Kilmessan NEW AA Rosette
The Dining Room at Poets House Ely NEW AA Rosette
Sleepy Hollow Newtownabbey NEW AA Rosette
The Royalist Restaurant at the Prince Rupert Hotel Shrewsbury NEW AA Rosette
Kingfisher Bistro at the Celtic Ross Hotel Rosscarbery NEW 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
Charlton House Spa Hotel Bath AA RosetteAA Rosette AA Rosette
The Manor Arms Abberley 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
Ocean Restaurant at The Atlantic Hotel Jersey AA RosetteAA RosetteAA RosetteAA Rosette -
Manchester House Manchester AA RosetteAA 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
The George at Wath Ripon AA RosetteAA Rosette -
The White Swan London AA Rosette -
The Wellington Boot Restaurant at the Best Western Hotel de Havelet Guernsey AA Rosette -
The Pointer Brill - -
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.