Seven new Michelin stars have been awarded to Irish restaurants.
Five new establishments made The 2020 Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland list, following a ceremony in London.
Aimsir, based at the Cliff at Lyons in Kildare, was awarded two stars on its debut - an Irish first.
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The Greenhouse in Dublin also received a second star.
Bastion in Kinsale, The Muddlers Club in Belfast, The Oak Room at Adare Manor and Variety Jones in Dublin also entered the guide at one-star level.
We are thrilled to share that The Oak Room has been awarded a Michelin Star at the @MichelinGuideUK awards. "I couldn’t be prouder." - Head Chef Michael Tweedie.
— Adare Manor (@TheAdareManor) October 7, 2019
Other restaurants that hold their Michelin Star from previous years are the Two-Star Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud and the One-Star Chapter One and L’Ecrivain in Dublin City and Liath in Blackrock village.
Elsewhere, other one-star restaurants are Aniar and Loam (Galway City), Campagne and Lady Helen at Mount Juliet Hotel (Kilkenny), Wild Honey Inn, Lisdoonvarna (Clare), House Restaurant at Cliff House Hotel, Ardmore (Waterford), Ichigo Ichie (Cork City Centre) and two West Cork restaurants – Mews in Baltimore and Chestnut in nearby Ballydehob.
In addition, Loam in Galway was honoured with the Michelin Sustainability Award 2020, whilst Adare Manor won the Michelin Sommelier Award 2020.