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Scottish restaurant awarded 3 AA Rosettes for 2023

Only one Scottish restaurant has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes, in an announcement made on 28 February.

Published: February 28, 2023
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Establishments with three AA Rosettes are all outstanding restaurants achieving standards which demand national recognition well beyond their local area, while those awarded four AA Rosettes are considered among the top restaurants in the country.

Joining a stellar line-up of three AA Rosettes for 2023 is One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin, located in Glasgow's west end.

Of this award, Simon Numphud, managing director at AA Media said: "The kitchen of this restaurant continues to aim high and resoundingly hits that target. Seasonal menus, abound with plenty of Scottish produce, are showcased in technically adept modern dishes.

Head chef Gary Townsend said: "Achieving these three rosettes is something that myself and the whole team are extremely proud of.

"It's recognition for hard work, which has been quite challenging these past few years so it's good to see that hard working finally paying off.

The full list of 2023 Rosette winners

New four AA Rosettes: 

  • Amethyst | London

New three AA Rosettes: 

9 Scottish fish and chip shops named as best in the UK in national awards
  • Upstairs by Tom Shepherd | West Midlands
  • The Traddock | North Yorkshire
  • Smoke, Hampton Manor | West Midlands
  • Home by James Sommerin | Wales
  • Karrek, St Enodoc Hotel | Cornwall
  • The Dog and Gun Inn | Cumbria
  • Turnips with Tomas Ludakevicius | London
  • Thornbury Castle | Gloucestershire
  • The Checkers | Wales
  • Ben Wilkinson at The Pass, South Lodge | West Sussex
  • Alex Dilling, Hotel Café Royal | London
  • 263 | Lancashire
  • Restaurant 1890 by Gordon Ramsay | London
  • One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin Glasgow | Scotland
AA Rosettes
Picture: Hotel du Vin

How many 3 AA Rosette restaurants are in Scotland?

One Devonshire gardens joins the following restaurants, which all have 3 AA Rosettes.

  • Douneside House, Tarland
  • Gordon's, Inverkeilor
  • Restaurant at Isle of Eriska, Eriska
  • Airds Hotel and Restaurant, Port Appin
  • Inver Restaurant, Strachur
  • Knockinaam Lodge, Portpatrick
  • The Auldgirth Inn, Dumfries
  • Knockinaam Lodge, Portpatrick
  • Dean Banks at The Pompadour, Edinburgh
  • Timberyard, Edinburgh
  • The Cellar, Anstruther
  • The Peat Inn, Peat Inn
  • HAAR, St Andrews
  • Road Hole Restaurant, St Andrews
  • The Three Chimneys & The House Over-By, Colbost
  • Cail Bruich, Glasgow
  • The Gannet, Glasgow
  • UNALOME by Graeme Cheevers, Glasgow
  • The Three Chimneys & The House Over-By, Colbost, Skye
  • The Cross, Kingussie
  • Kilcamb Lodge Hotel, Strontian
  • Loch Bay Restaurant, Stein
  • The Torridon 1887 Restaurant, Torridon
  • The Dipping Lugger, Ullapool
  • Glenapp Castle, Ballantrae
  • Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa, Pitlochry
  • Glenapp Castle, Ballantrae
  • Crossbasket Castle, Blantyre
  • Cromlix and Chez Roux, Dunblane
  • Roman Camp Country House Hotel, Callander
  • Tamburrini & Wishart, Balloch

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.

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