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AA Guide Changes - 03/12/2017

Unlike many other UK and Ireland food guides, the AA Guide is constantly updated throughout the year. The AA Guide restaurant changes from around 03/12/2017 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
Avenue Restaurant at Lainston House Hotel Winchester - AA RosetteAA RosetteAA Rosette
The Bildeston Crown Ipswich - AA RosetteAA Rosette
Penally Abbey Tenby NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Acanthus at Forrester Park Cairneyhill NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Mr Hanburys Mason Arms South Leigh NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Roots Bournemouth NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Nunos at the Caleta Hotel Gibraltar NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Three Tuns Freehouse Marlborough - AA Rosette
The Regency Solihull NEW AA Rosette
The Lifeboat Inn Norfolk NEW AA Rosette
1863 Bistro Pooley Bridge NEW AA Rosette
Smiths Brasserie at Bovey Castle Moretonhampstead 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
The Adderley Restaurant at the Lea Marston Hotel Sutton Coldfield 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.


Removed from AA Guide

Name Location Old Award New Award
Monty's Brasserie Cheltenham AA RosetteAA Rosette -
Drapers Hall Shrewsbury AA RosetteAA Rosette -
Elveden Courtyard Restaurant Thetford 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.