The North East is in the foodie spotlight once again as the 2019 Michelin Guide is revealed.
Our star chef, James Close, took to Instagram to celebrate the restaurants achievements, posting:
“Amazing again to retain 2 stars in the 2019
#michelinuk. A team effort always. We strive to be better everyday. Thank you to all my chefs over the last year. If you want it you got to really want it #2stars #dontgivein#michelin #northeast1.”
On Twitter, James added:
Chef and owner of House of Tides on the Quayside, Kenny Atkinson, took to Twitter to thank his team and loyal diners:
“The 4th consecutive year we have maintained our star @houseoftides so proud of all the team for their hard work & consistency. Thank you to @MichelinGuideUK and all our guests who have supported us and keep pushing us to be better each day @abbsatkinson.”
Other northern restaurants to retain Michelin stars are: L’Enculme (Cumbria), Rogan & Co (Cumbria), Forest Side (Cumbria), Star Inn at Harome (North Yorkshire), The Man Behind The Curtain (South Yorkshire), Black Swan (North Yorkshire), Yorke Arms (North Yorkshire), Pipe and Glass (East Riding of Yorkshire) and HRiSHi (Cumbria).
It’s safe to say we are a region of fine food. Let’s cheers to that!