Michelin star chefs have been quaking in their boots since Observer critic Jay Rayner slated Christian Le Squer’s restaurant Le Cinq in his column. As reviews go, he didn’t pull any punches, describing the three Michelin-starred French venue as “bleak and terrible," saying the food was “the stuff of therapy.” Acid tongued criticisms are his calling card; he once described Jason Atherton’s City Social as “all the very worst of the 1980’s revisited.”
But surely he must like the offerings of some tops chefs??
We’ve trawled through Jay's Michelin star chefs reviews, looking for venues that he rated positively. We came up with a list of restaurants that are so good, Jay Rayner didn’t have anything terrible to say about them.