The Waitrose Good Food Guide Top 50 Restaurants 2017

The UK’s bestselling restaurant guide, The Good Food Guide, has named it’s 50 best UK restaurants for 2017, and for the fourth year in a row Simon Rogan's L'Enclume in North West England has taken the top spot.

Second on the list was Restaurant Nathan Outlaw in Port Isaac, Cornwall (fourth on the 2016 list), the only other restaurant to score a perfect 10 out of 10.

The highest new entry this year was Edinburgh's Castle Terrace (22).

The Waitrose Good Food Guide 2017 Top 50 Restaurants (cooking score out of ten in brackets, previous position and score in square brackets – starred restaurants offer dining benefits to Luxury Restaurant Club members)

1 L’Enclume, Cumbria (10) [2016: =]

2 Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, Cornwall (10) [2016: 4th, 9/10]

3 Restaurant Sat Bains, Nottinghamshire (9) [2016: 6th, 9/10]

4 Pollen Street Social, London (9) [2016: 4th, 9/10]

5 Hibiscus, London (9) [2016: =]

6 The Fat Duck, Berkshire (9) [Back in the top 50 this year]

7 Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, London (9) [2016: 2nd, 10/10]

8 Hedone, London (8) [2016: 37th, 7/10]

9 Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Gleneagles, Tayside (8) [2016: 14th, 8/10]

10 Fraiche, Merseyside (8) (2016: 9th, 8/10)

11 The Ledbury, London (8) [2016: 8th, 8/10]

12 Midsummer House, Cambridgeshire (8) [2016: 7th, 8/10]

13 Le Champignon Sauvage, Glos (8) [2016: 10th, 8/10]

14 Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, London (8) [2016: 25th, 7/10]

15 Fera at Claridges, London (8) [2016: 12th, 8/10]

16 Le Gavroche, London (8) [2016: 13th, 8/10]

*17 Marcus, London (8) [2016: 15th, 8/10]

18 The French, Manchester (8) [2016: 17th, 8/10]

*19 André Garrett at Cliveden, Berkshire (8) [2016: 18th, 8/10]

*20 The Peat Inn, Fife (8) [2016: 39th, 8/10]

21 Whatley Manor, The Dining Room, Wiltshire (8) [2016: 19th, 8/10]

22 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh (7) New to the top 50 this year

23 The Kitchin, Edinburgh (7) [2016: 20th, 7/10]

24 Bohemia, Jersey (7) [2016: 21st, 7/10]

25 The Greenhouse, London (7) New to the top 50 this year

26 The Waterside Inn, Berkshire (7) [2016: 22nd, 7/10]

27 Casamia, Bristol (7) [2016: 28th, 7/10]

28 Paul Ainsworth at No. 6, Cornwall (7) [2016: 27th, 7/10]

29 Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, London (7) [2016: 26th, 7/10]

30 Artichoke, Buckinghamshire (7) [2016: 23rd, 7/10]

*31 Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Oxfordshire (7) [2016: 16th, 7/10]

32 Restaurant Story, London (7) [2016: 32nd, 7/10]

33 Gidleigh Park, Devon (7) [2016: 40th, 7/10]

34 Restaurant James Sommerin, Glamorgan (7) [2016: 24th, 7/10]

35 Simpsons, Birmingham (7) New to the top 50 this year

*36 Sketch, London (7) [2016: 35th, 7/10]

37 Forest Side, Cumbria (7) New to the top 50 this year

38 Murano, London (7) [2016: 33rd, 7/10]

*39 Restaurant Martin Wishart, Edinburgh (7) [2016: 30th, 7/10]

40 Ynyshir, Powys (7) [2016: 34th, 7/10]

41 Adam’s, Birmingham (7) [2016: 29th, 7/10]

42 The Raby Hunt, Durham (7) [2016: 47th, 7/10]

43 Freemasons at Wiswell, Lancashire (7) [2016: 42nd, 7/10]

44 Orwells, Oxfordshire (7) New to the top 50 this year

45 Restaurant Marianne, London (7) New to the top 50 this year

*46 Hambleton Hall, Rutland (7) [2016: 38th, 7/10]

47 The Whitebrook, Gwent (7) New to the top 50 this year

48 Llangoed Hall, Powys (7) [2016: 36th, 7/10]

49 Lake Road Kitchen, Cumbria (6) [2016: 48th, 6/10]

50 The Dairy, London (6) [2016: 45th, 6/10]