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Six Michelin-starred restaurants serving game

Love game? Fancy eating it somewhere with a Michelin star?

The Yorke Arms Dining at the Yorke Arms

The Yorke Arms

Michelin starred restaurants serving game

Dining at the Yorke Arms, Harrogate

Looking to eat game cooked by top chefs, in Michelin-starred surroundings? We’ve searched out six restaurants that are worth investigating. Some are in London, others range from Scotland to deepest Devon.

Six Michelin-starred restaurants serving game


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1. Lyles, London

Located in fashionable Shoreditch, Lyles has been running an annual event, fittingly called ‘Game’. Guest chefs , fresh from a shooting trip in London, serve the best of British game in new ways.  Previous year’s dishes have included: Girolles & Grouse Waffle, Chongqing Fried Pheasant, Satsivi & Hazelnuts.

Game returns on Friday 15th + Saturday 16th September 2017

2. Veeraswamy, London

An Indian restaurant that has been serving classical Indian cuisine for nearly 100 years. The dining room is the stuff of legend. Expect to see venison on the menu – although the menu is constantly adapting according to the time of year, so ask what is being served when you book.

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3. Chapter One, Locksbottom, Kent

The Michelin Guide says: “Cooking is light and delicate, mixing classic and modern flavours. Assured service.” Guinea fowl and pigeon are on the menu when in season.

If you’re aiming for a Michelin star for your own cooking, you might find it useful to attend one of Chapter One’s cookery masterclasses.

4. Gidleigh Park, Chagford, Devon

Get away from it all but enjoy dining in luxurious comfort. This celebrated hotel and restaurant is situated on the edge of Dartmoor and has an impeccable reputation.

Executive Chef Michael Wignall has won Michelin stars in every kitchen he has cooked in. What more can we say?


The Yorke Arms Dining at the Yorke Arms

The Yorke Arms

5. The Yorke Arms, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Awarded a Michelin star back in 2003, the kitchen is led by Frances Atkins, who is considered one of the best female chefs in the UK.

The grouse is of course locally sourced and has been served in the past with a bramble and heather scented jus. As you would expect, the menu changes with the seasons so ring ahead to discover what you can expect to be offered.

6. Number One Edinburgh

In the heart of Edinburgh, at 1 Princes Street within the historic Balmoral Hotel. Glamorous surroundings and a prestigious address.

Head Chef Brian Grigor comes from a family of gamekeepers and grew up surrounded by Scotland’s natural larder. His passion for regional produce saw him crowned Game Chef of the year 2012.

Do you have any Michelin-starred restaurants serving game to recommend?