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AA Guide Changes - 31/03/2018

Unlike many other UK and Ireland food guides, the AA Guide is constantly updated throughout the year. The AA Guide restaurant changes from around 31/03/2018 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
Old Downton Lodge Ludlow - AA RosetteAA RosetteAA Rosette
The Black Rat Winchester AA Rosette AA RosetteAA Rosette
Hammet House Llechryd - AA RosetteAA Rosette
The Milking Parlour at The Moonraker Hotel Trowbridge NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Magpie London NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Isaac at Brighton NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Warwick Street Social Norwich NEW AA RosetteAA Rosette
Blanchette Brick Lane London NEW AA Rosette
No 34 at The Orchid Hotel Bournemouth 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 Millstone at Mellor Blackburn AA RosetteAA Rosette AA Rosette
Porto Windermere 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
Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel Windermere 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
Temple Sowerby House Hotel and Restaurant Penrith AA RosetteAA Rosette -
Bridge House Beaminster AA RosetteAA Rosette -
Castle House Hereford AA RosetteAA Rosette -
The Eagle Tavern Faringdon AA RosetteAA Rosette -
The Riverbarn Fonthill Bishop AA RosetteAA Rosette -
The Bar and Grill at the Waterhead Hotel Ambleside AA Rosette -
Town Hall Tavern Leeds AA Rosette -
Three O Two Restaurant at the H10 London Waterloo Hotel London 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.