Michelin Star Restaurants in Somerset

Michelin Star Restaurants in Somerset

For scintillating meals in five-star establishments, look no further than our delectable guide to Michelin star restaurants in Somerset. The best in show, these wonderful eateries fuel luxury getaways and serve the very finest cuisine the county has to offer, all masterfully created by the most talented chefs in the industry. Sprinkled throughout the county, these celebrated restaurants and vibrant bistros curate everything from modern British dishes to sensational international fusions, so there’s always something delicious to savour whatever the occasion.

Helping you on your way, we’ve put together a guide to the county’s leading Michelin star and Michelin green star restaurants in Somerset. Book ahead to avoid disappointment and look forward to divine moments in foodie heaven.

Michelin Star

Osip, Bruton

A beautifully styled dessert served at Osip in Bruton

In the picturesque market town of Bruton, you’ll find Osip. Boasting a prized Michelin star and a Michelin green star, this petite, farm-to-table restaurant on the pretty high street pays homage to its bucolic surrounds with mouth-watering, locally-sourced repasts. Letting the chefs lead the way, the ethos here is all about faith in the kitchen, with menus being replaced by unique dishes carefully planned and cultivated by the chefs. Forever in a state of flavour-filled flux, each daily offering is crafted from the restaurant’s own kitchen allotments and local produce for the freshest tastes. Lending a sense of ceremony, guests are invited to sit back and relax as imaginative dishes are brought to the table and paired with the finest beverages.

Olive Tree, Bath

A plate of beautifully presented food on a white plate at Olive Tree

One of the best places to go for tasters and tipples in Bath, the Michelin star Olive Tree is a place of culinary dreams. Set within a beautiful Georgian townhouse in a historic pocket of the city, it exudes elegance and extends a warm welcome to fine-diners. Inside, attractive interiors with flourishing period details set an atmospheric backdrop, while on the menu, classic flavours meet refined, contemporary techniques to master palate and presentation. To begin, choose from the six or the nine-course tasting menu and relish the incredible dishes brought to you by award-winning Head Chef, Chris Cleghorn. Supported by local suppliers and an oh-so talented kitchen team, you can expect offerings of the finest quality here.

Paco Tapas, Bristol

The working kitchen of Paco Tapas in Bristol

If the sound of incredible, traditional Spanish tapas, flowing cocktails, and a cosy, buzzing atmosphere appeals to you, make way to Paco Tapas in Bristol. For the Spanish experiencia, commence your meal with an aromatic Spanish wine or cask sherry, soaking up the familial, laid back ambience of this Michelin star bistro. When you are ready to tuck in, an array of authentic delights awaits, from cured jamón to woodfired padrón peppers to marinated olives, all ready to transport you to the rolling hills and glittering shores of Andalusia. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a light selection to yourself or a full feast to share with loved ones, pick your favourites and let the flavours sweep you away.

Bulrush, Bristol

A colour ensemble of food at Bulrush in Bristol

Bulrush is a fabulous Michelin star restaurant run by Albert Roux-trained Head Chef, George Livesey. A celebration of gastronomical goodness from around the world, its menus feature classic British, French, Japanese and Scandi-inspired influences, creating original and flavour-packed food. Take a seat in the kitchen-view dining area and await each dish from the deftly prepared set tasting menus. From starter through to dessert, each menu offers the full sweet and savoury package and can be harmonised with a bespoke wine flight for ultimate indulgence. Depending on when you dine, six, eight and nine course tasting menus are available, ready to suit your every occasion.

Michelin Green Star

Oak, Bath

Handmade pasta being prepared at Oak in Bath

Starting life as ‘Acorn’ and evolving into ‘Oak’, this wonderful Michelin green star restaurant on Bath’s North Parade prides itself on its incredible vegan and vegetarian cuisine. Dedicated to sustainable practices and the best of Somerset produce, 40% of Oak’s menu ingredients are sourced from their own kitchen allotments. Combining the art of both growing and cooking their handpicked ingredients, the talented team of artisan chefs at Oak nurture food from the root up and certainly know how to achieve the very best from their dishes. Scribing their menus in accordance with the seasons and the day’s specials, the team deliver a masterclass in sustainable excellence and showcase the finest flavours around.

Wilsons, Bristol

A plate of artisan food served at Wilsons in Bristol

Wilsons in Redland, Bristol, is run by partners Jan Ostle and Mary Wilson. Named after Mary’s family’s eponymous former restaurant in London, Oak combines the culinary and agricultural expertise of the pair, working in harmony with the seasons and championing regenerative farming for food deeply connected with nature. Nourishing and nurturing, the kitchen’s market garden not only produces most of the vegetables and herbs cooked in the kitchen, but also creates a central flow to the entire menu. To taste some of the succulent repasts on offer at Wilsons, secure yourself a table for lunch or dinner. At lunchtime, you can usually look forward to a specialised menu du jour alongside a six-course tasting menu, while in the evenings, choices are reserved for the restaurant’s tasting menus only.

Michelin Bib Gourmand

Queen of Cups, Glastonbury

The atmospheric interiors of Queen of Cups restaurant in Glastonbury

Nestled within a charmingly rustic 17th century coaching inn in Glastonbury is the Queen of Cups. A Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant with a suntrap courtyard, this fine dining establishment is steered by Head Chef Ayesha Kalaji. Of Jordanian descent, Ayesha proffers a menu full of Middle Eastern delights, combining the flavours of her childhood with the best quality local produce to create exciting, flavoursome dishes. Take a seat inside or outside to set your favourite backdrop and pick dishes to enjoy all to yourself or to share as part of a delicious medley. If opting for the latter, the ‘Queen’s Feast’ is top of the menu, especially when accompanied with the restaurant’s Somerset sharing ciders too.

The Chequers, Bath

A mouth-watering chocolate dessert with honeycomb and strawberries at The Chequers, Bath

A wonderful British gastropub in a handsome Georgian building, The Chequers awaits with classic herringbone flooring, wooden pews topped with comfy cushions and traditional chalkboard menus. One of our favourite Michelin restaurants in the Cotswolds, this Bib Gourmand eatery exudes timeless elegance, inviting diners to step into an atmospheric setting where the food, drinks and easy conversation flow in equal measure. Pull up at the bar and browse the selection of traditional ales, full-bodied wine list and winning cocktails, before turning your attention to the menu. From appetising starters through to expertly curated desserts, there is sure to be something to pique your interest and your appetite.

Root, Wells

The dining room of Root in Wells with tables ready for service

A wonderful place to celebrate a special anniversary or lend a sense of occasion to meals, dog-friendly Root was opened in 2017 by Josh Eggleton and Luke Hasell to share great food. With a unique setting within industrial-chic shipping containers on Wapping Wharf and an ethos of “more veg, less meat”, this Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant whisks up the finest sharing plates inspired by the season’s offerings. To make the most of your dining experience at Root, ordering two or three dishes per person is recommended, allowing you to sample a variety of flavours to trill on the tastebuds. With a well-rounded menu, you can anticipate firm favourites and daily specials, including Laverstoke mozzarella, Wye Valley asparagus, Ewe’s curd dumplings and Story Form lamb cutlets.

Marmo, Bristol

The facade of Marmo with tables and chairs under dappled light in Bristol

In the heart of Bristol, the dog-friendly Marmo is a Michelin Bib Gourmand osteria and wine bar radiating character. Wafting irresistible aromas from its busy kitchen, the restaurant promises a concise menu composed of sustainably sourced produce wherever possible, accompanied by a list of the best European wines sourced from organic, biodynamic, and chemical-free vineyards. Settle at your table and admire the lofty ceilings and attractive décor of this charming building, ready to order your plates du jour. Making a table at this sought-after restaurant even more appealing is that Marmo is one of the few Michelin-recommended restaurants in Bristol to welcome well-behaved dogs.

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