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Local gem

Local Gems are not scored. These simple cafés, bistros and pubs are among the best neighbourhood eateries in the country.

Score 1

Capable cooking with simple food combinations and clear flavours, but some inconsistencies.

Score 2

Decent cooking, good technical skills, interesting combinations and flavours. Occasional inconsistencies.

Score 3

Good cooking, showing sound technical skills and using quality ingredients.

Score 4

Dedicated, focused approach to cooking. Good classical skills, high-quality ingredients.

Score 5

Exact cooking techniques, balance and depth of flavour. A degree of ambition.

Score 6

Exemplary cooking skills, innovative ideas, impeccable ingredients and an element of excitement.

Score 7

High level of ambition. Attention to the smallest detail. Accurate and vibrant dishes.

Score 8

Highly individual with impressive artistry. There is little room for disappointment here.

Score 9

Cooking that has reached a pinnacle of achievement. A hugely memorable experience.

Score 10

Perfect dishes showing faultless technique at every service. An extremely rare accolade.